October 20, 2021
“It was a combination of business and pleasure,” McCollum says. “I’m only 6’3″, not that tall or muscular, so I could blend in. But when you’ve played a certain team from Colorado a few times in the playoffs, some people will notice you.” Most in the wine industry shouldn’t be surprised to run into an […]
When midfielder Caz Fields was presented with a chance to move up to the third tier of the women’s pyramid in August, there was excitement – and panic. Brighouse Town were keen to bring in Fields ahead of their inaugural FA Women’s National League Northern Premier Division campaign. The box-to-box player had impressed at FC […]
October 19, 2021
Grady Crenshaw, a career journalist whose more than 20 years as a reporter and editor at The Commercial Appeal encompassed some of the biggest news stories to come out of Memphis, has died. Crenshaw was 96. This means he had been in the newspaper business for more than 80 years, including his job as a […]
“I’m standing with you, I know what’s to come” Chris Powell on the viral moment he offered Bukayo Saka support after the Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy When England lost to Italy in the final of Euro 2020 on penalties there were several iconic images that will remain permanently etched into the narrative of […]
ESPN’s main programming this July will be the Suns vs. Bucks NBA Finals, but on Saturday, the network will utilize a two-day break in the series to host the biggest awards show in sports. Last year, the ESPY Awards were moved to June because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With sporting events postponed and canceled, the annual show […]
A pedestrian walks past a branch of Ladbrokes in London, Britain December 22, 2017. REUTERS/Simon Dawson//File Photo Oct 19 (Reuters) – Ladbrokes owner Entain (ENT.L) said on Tuesday rival DraftKings (DKNG.O . . .
The Boston Red Sox have gained a global sports star as a partial team owner. LeBron James has bought a minor stake in the M.L.B. franchise at the same time that the team’s longtime ownership group received a $750 million infusion from a private-equity firm. It was not clear how much James invested in the […]
EUGENE, Ore. — There’s a certain routine for the top-three finishers in an event at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials, after they secure their spots on Team USA. They’re handed an American flag and a bouquet of flowers. They stand on the podium. They take some pictures. Then they take a victory lap around […]
As the Thomas brothers note, it’s an issue that can be traced back through many decades—even centuries—of racial discrimination. In Jeff Wiltse’s 2007 social history covering the birth and evolution of municipal pools in America, Contested Waters, his research into segregated swimming pools spotlights . . .
The men’s T20 World Cup – Covid-postponed and moved from India to the United Arab Emirates and Oman – kicked off on Sunday afternoon when Scotland tickled big minnows Bangladesh into submission and Oman thrashed Papua New Guinea. England’s involvement will start at the Super 12 stage of the tournament, when they take on the […]