The US Women’s World Cup match on Sunday was the most-watched soccer game in the history of the United States. According to the NYT article linked above, more Americans watched Sunday’s game than watched Game 7 of the World Series between the Royals and Giants or the NBA championship final. The victorious US women’s team [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.
“Make it rain” took on a more sinister meaning in Las Vegas Monday night, as play at the World Series of Poker’s Main Event had to be briefly paused due to a rain delay. Severe storms in the area—State of Emergency Alerts rang out on the hundreds of cell phones in attendance—caused a leak in the roof over the Rio Hotel and Casino’s Brasilia Ballroom: Read more...
There was a rain delay at the World Series of Poker. The World Series of Poker's Main Event — No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em — is currently taking place at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, and heavy rain in the area has caused a leak in the corner of one room being used for the event, pausing play briefly on Monday night. Show More Summary
Cubs pitcher Jon Lester has singled for his first major league hit after 66 fruitless at-bats — plus five more in the World Series.
Forget Pete Rose. Even President Obama thinks Major League Baseball should reinstate former Chicago White Sox player Buck Weaver, who was banned for life despite not participating in a gambler-orchestrated fix of the 1919 World Seri...
The San Francisco Giants are in a bit of a free fall recently and that has led to more than a few people thinking the team needs to make a trade sooner rather than later. The team might be the defending World Series champions but they...Show More Summary
This week’s Smart World Series considers how connected […]
Shuffle up and deal. The World Series of Poker Main Event is officially underway at the Rio with thousands of fans expected to enter.
The Sieravuori Masters, stop 2 of the European Cup will kick off tomorrow, with elite athletes in attendance and stunning weather After an epic weekend of racing for stop 1 of the European Cup (and World Series) in Barcelona last weekend, a solid selection of the World’s best have continued their journey onto the beautiful region [...]
Connor Baxter Wins Event #1 of World Series TourThe 2015 Stand Up World Series event in Barcelona was a great way to kick off the World Tour. It was super nice to arrive to Barcelona a week and a half early before the event to relax and unpack my suit case, train and get into a routine.The [...]
The Nationals go for a sweep of the defending World Series champions when they face the Giants on Sunday Night Baseball. Jordan Zimmermann, coming off back-to-back scoreless starts, pitches for Washington. He faces San Francisco right-hander Ryan Vogelsong, who is 6-6 with a 4.19 ERA. Show More Summary
Every team has a certain level of expectation when the season starts. It could be as low as starting a long-term rebuild or as high as deeming the season a failure if the team does not win the World Series. The implementation of the second wild-card berth in each league has shifted expectations in the last three seasons. Show More Summary
This week’s Smart World Series features the latest iOS 9 features to help users track the most personal of data, a fitness tracker’s debut on the New York Stock Exchange, smart trash cans helping to move the Internet of Things (IoT) movement forward, and the findings of a recent report on smart home revenue.For those who missed last week’s […]
I've been chasing some 2013 Red Sox parallel sets, since it's the last season the team was really any good, and I feel like their World Series Championship should be well represented in my collection. In the last COMC order I had shipped, I finally got my hands on some of the 2013 Topps Chrome Purple Refractor parallels I was missing. Show More Summary
Former CBS’ The Early Show and ABC’s Good Morning America Weekend personality Marysol Castro has joined ESPN to host Premier Boxing Champions. Castro will also be a reporter on ESPN’s Little League World Series telecasts and begins work on July 11 at 9 p.m. Show More Summary
Over a career spanning nearly three decades, Damian Strohmeyer has scored 70 Sports Illustrated covers. Five of his images appear in SI’s 100 Greatest Sports Photos of All Time. He’s shot World Series, Super Bowls (27 of them), NCAA basketball, and the Olympics. Show More Summary
If you bet $10 on the Phillies, and they win the World Series, you win $10,000. That seems like a good deal. From the folks at Bovada, we have updated odds to win the 2015 World Series. St. Louis Cardinals - 7/1 Washington NationalsShow More Summary
Score another point for 14-year-old Mo'ne Davis! Originally made famous by her stellar performance at the 2014 Little League World Series, Mo'ne is adding accomplishments to her resumé at a remarkable pace: a shoe line, a memoir, several athletic awards, and most recently, an offer from traveling exhibition basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters. Show More Summary
The Chicago Cubs have been rebuilding for several years now with an unorthodox plan. They seemed ready to become a serious World Series contender last winter when they added two of the biggest free agent prizes in pitcher Jon Lester and manager Joe Maddon. Show More Summary