Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani strikes out career-high 13 batters in 5-0 win over Kansas City Royals

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani strikes out career-high 13 batters in 5-0 win over Kansas City Royals

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Shohei Ohtani adheres to strict routine in nearly every aspect of his life. When his latest mound start was delayed 12 minutes by a pregame ceremony honoring the Los Angeles Angels’ 2002 World Series champions, his meticulous preparation took a hit before he even threw a pitch. A slightly bumpy beginning still … Read more

Oneil Cruz is the first 6-foot-7 shortstop you’ve ever seen. He might not be the last

Oneil Cruz is the first 6-foot-7 shortstop you’ve ever seen.  He might not be the last

When the Pittsburgh Pirates summoned top prospect Oneil Cruz this week, those attempting to explain the excitement around him had to reach into other realms for comparisons. The Giannis Antetokounmpo of baseball. Aaron Judge’s height with Tyreek Hill’s speed. Anyone who was actually convinced to turn on the Pirates game needed no further analogies. The … Read more

Oneil Cruz is the first 6-foot-7 shortstop you’ve ever seen. He might not be the last

Oneil Cruz is the first 6-foot-7 shortstop you’ve ever seen.  He might not be the last

When the Pittsburgh Pirates summoned top prospect Oneil Cruz this week, those attempting to explain the excitement around him had to reach into other realms for comparisons. The Giannis Antetokounmpo of baseball. Aaron Judge’s height with Tyreek Hill’s speed. Anyone who was actually convinced to turn on the Pirates game needed no further analogies. The … Read more

Straw Grant trade grades: Pistons send forward to Trail Blazers for future first-round pick, per report

Straw Grant trade grades: Pistons send forward to Trail Blazers for future first-round pick, per report

The Detroit Pistons have agreed to trade forward Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for a 2025 first-round pick (via the Milwaukee Bucks and protected Nos. 1-4) and multiple pick swaps, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Most notably, the Pistons and Blazers have swapped second-round picks in this year’s draft. The Pistons now … Read more

New Dallas Stars coach Peter DeBoer ‘getting excited again’ a month removed from losing job with Vegas Golden Knights

New Dallas Stars coach Peter DeBoer ‘getting excited again’ a month removed from losing job with Vegas Golden Knights

DALLAS – Peter DeBoer didn’t really hesitate to jump right back into coaching with the Dallas Stars about a month after he was fired by the Vegas Golden Knights. Now he is ready to try to spark the offense of the only playoff team to get outscored during the 2021-22 regular season. “The Vegas one … Read more

2022 Stanley Cup Final – Best moments, scenes and breakdown from Colorado Avalanche -Tampa Bay Lightning Game 4

2022 Stanley Cup Final – Best moments, scenes and breakdown from Colorado Avalanche -Tampa Bay Lightning Game 4

The Tampa Bay Lightning showed some life in Game 3 of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final against the Colorado Avalanche on Monday. After getting blown out in Game 2, Tampa got goals from six different scorers in a 6-2 win. After allowing 11 goals in the first two games, Andrei Vasilevskiy was back in net … Read more

Charlotte Motor Speedway, NASCAR mogul Bruton Smith has died

Charlotte Motor Speedway, NASCAR mogul Bruton Smith has died

READ MORE Bruton Smith: 1927-2022 Remembering NASCAR Hall of Famer Bruton Smith Expand All Bruton Smith, the visionary and combative executive who helped shape NASCAR into the sport it is today, died Wednesday. He was 95. A Speedway Motorsports statement announcing his death said he died of “natural causes.” Smith was the billionaire founder and … Read more