National Sports

Scoreboard roundup — 8/17/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEFinal  Tampa Bay  3,  N-Y Yankees 1Final  Texas  8,  L-A Angels  6Final  Minnesota  15,  Detroit  8Final  Kansas City  6,  Toronto  2NATIONAL LEAGUEFinal  N-Y Mets  24,  Philadelphia  4Final  Chi Cubs  1,  Pittsburgh  0Final  Washington  5,  St. Louis  4Final  Colorado  5,  Atlanta  3Final  Philadelphia  9,  N-Y…read more »

Penn State-bound athlete shot dead days before departure to start freshman year

iStock/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — A freshman set to begin his college athletic career at Penn State next week has been shot dead in his home city of Philadelphia.Kristian Marche, a track and field athlete, was shot in the head on his own street Monday night, according to Philadelphia police.Marche, 18, was found in a back driveway and…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/14/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUE Final  Boston       2  Philadelphia   1 Final  Baltimore    6  N-Y Mets       3 Final  Cleveland    8  Cincinnati     1 Final  Arizona      6  Texas          4 Final  Minnesota    5  Pittsburgh     2 Final  Colorado     5  Houston        1 Final  L-A Angels   7  San Diego      3   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  N-Y Yankees     4  Tampa Bay     1 Final  Chi White Sox   6  Detroit      …read more »

Maryland accepts ‘legal and moral responsibility’ for football player who died after practice

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The University of Maryland said it accepts “legal and moral responsibility” for mistakes made in treating a 19-year-old player who collapsed during a practice in May and died two weeks later.Jordan McNair died June 13 from complications related to extreme exhaustion and heatstroke after a May 29 workout, ESPN reported. McNair’s body…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/13/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:       INTERLEAGUE Final  N-Y Mets     8  N-Y Yankees   5 Final  Cleveland   10  Cincinnati    3 Final  Texas        5  Arizona       3 Final  L-A Angels   6  San Diego     3, 10 Innings       AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Detroit       9  Chi White Sox   5 Final  Kansas City   3  Toronto         1 Final  Oakland       7  Seattle         6       NATIONAL…read more »

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