Scoreboard roundup — 1/17/20

iStock(NEW YORK) —  Here are the scores from Friday’s games:    NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final  Philadelphia  100  Chicago        89 Final ...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020
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San Francisco Giants hire 1st female coach in MLB history

33ft/iStock(SAN FRANCISCO) — The San Francisco Giants announced that Alyssa Nakken will be an assistant on the coaching staff, officially making her the first female coach in Major League Baseball history. Nakken, a four-time Academic All American softball player for...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020
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NFL star Von Miller on eye care awareness and his surprise Super Bowl pick

Scott Clarke/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller never took his health for granted. Entering his tenth NFL season, the seven-time All-Pro has missed just one game since the start of the 2015 season. He watched as his 95 consecutive games played...
Posted On 18 Jan 2020
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Scoreboard roundup — 1/16/20

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhoenix 121, New York 98Milwaukee 128, Boston 123New Orleans 138, Utah 132 — OTL.A. Clippers 122, Orlando 95 Denver 134, Golden State 131 — OTNATIONAL...
Posted On 17 Jan 2020
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Final four teams to battle for a spot in Super Bowl LIV

artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) — This weekend, the final four NFL teams will battle for their chance at the Super Bowl. The Tennessee Titans will take on the Kansas City Chiefs to play the winner of the Green Bay Packers vs. the San Francisco 49ers in the league’s biggest...
Posted On 17 Jan 2020
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Mets manager Carlos Beltran resigns in wake of Astros sign-stealing scandal

33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) — Mets manager Carlos Beltran resigned on Thursday after being implicated in a sign-stealing scandal that’s left three teams without managers just weeks before Spring Training. The 42-year-old is the latest member of the 2017 Houston Astros to...
Posted On 17 Jan 2020
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ALS advocate and former NFL player Steve Gleason awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Amid the historic impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other congressional leaders paused the partisan battle to honor former New Orleans Saints...
Posted On 16 Jan 2020
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New Orleans police issue warrant for Odell Beckham Jr.

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW ORLEANS) — The New Orleans Police Department issued an arrest warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. on Thursday, alleging the Cleveland Browns wide receiver committed “a simple battery” at the College Football Playoff National Championship....
Posted On 16 Jan 2020
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