Rusty Deshaun Watson heavily booed on ugly preseason debut

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Deshaun Watson apologized ahead of his preseason debut with the Cleveland Browns, then was well received by opposing fans. Watson apologized on Friday “to all the women I made an impact” after being accused by two dozen women of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions. Potentially facing a one-year suspension, Watson has … Read more

Go the distance: Cubs and Reds play at Iowa’s ‘Field of Dreams’

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — David Bell’s grandfather, father and brother played in the majors. Bell himself spent 12 years in the major leagues and worked as a coach and front office executive before taking over as manager of the Cincinnati Reds. So here is, ” field of dreams”, a film about family and baseball, hits … Read more

Serena Williams says ‘the countdown has begun’ for retirement

Say “the countdown has begun”, 23 times in Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that she was ready to step away from tennis so she could focus on having another child and her business interests, portends the end of a career that transcended sport. In an essay published Tuesday by vogue magazine and … Read more

Earth has broken the record for the shortest day since the invention of atomic clocks

The Earth completed its normal 24-hour rotation with a speed of 1.59 milliseconds on June 29, breaking the record for the shortest day in modern history. (NASA) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes ATLANTA — If it feels like there’s less time in the day, you’re right. Scientists have recorded the shortest day on Earth since … Read more

Mets rack up wins playing old-school baseball

You tell me Buck Showalter couldn’t return to a major league for three years because team owners and new-age front office staff thought the former school principal would demand too much authority. ? Oh my gracious God. The culture shift in Queens has been as dramatic as the Mets’ record turnaround from 77-85 in 2021 … Read more

Clay Holmes makes another save to sink Yankees in loss to Cardinals

The Yankees would have found a way, during the first half of the season, to win the game they played Friday night. It’s not the first part of the season anymore. Closer Clay Holmes struggled for a second straight appearance, coming into the eighth inning and giving up a fielding hit, a walk and a … Read more

Clay Holmes makes another save to sink Yankees in loss to Cardinals

The Yankees would have found a way, during the first half of the season, to win the game they played Friday night. It’s not the first part of the season anymore. Closer Clay Holmes struggled for a second straight appearance, coming into the eighth inning and giving up a fielding hit, a walk and a … Read more

Grieving father erupts at Parkland school shooter trial

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A grieving father erupted in anger Tuesday as he spoke to jurors about the Florida school shooter’s daughter Nicholas Cruz murdered with 16 others four years ago, his voice rising as he recounted his “infectious laugh that I can only watch now on TikTok videos”. Dr Ilan Alhadeff’s moving testimony … Read more

NFL Dolphins investigation finds tampering violations, fines owner Stephen Ross

Miami Dolphins owner and real estate developer Stephen Ross has been fined $1.5 million and suspended until Oct. 17 for violating NFL tampering policies, the league announced. The Dolphins will also lose the team’s first-round pick in the 2023 draft and their third-round pick in the 2024 draft. The penalties mark the conclusion of the … Read more