Future Dodger? Juan Soto, Lowly Nats Cool off LA in 4-1 Win
Juan Soto’s RBI triple capped a four-run fifth inning and the lowly Washington Nationals defeated the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1.
Griner’s Russian Trial Considers Medicinal use of Cannabis
The drug trial of American basketball star Brittney Griner in a Russian court focused Tuesday on testimony that cannabis, while illegal in Russia, is regarded in other countries as having legitimate medicinal use.
Astros Start Fast, Batter Ray for 3-game Sweep of Mariners
Jose Altuve and Jeremy Peña hit back-to-back home runs off Robbie Ray as the Houston Astros roughed up the Seattle Mariners in an 8-5 victory that completed a three-game sweep.
10 Unvaccinated Royals Players Skipping Trip to Toronto
The Kansas City Royals will be without 10 of the 26 players on their active roster for their upcoming trip to Toronto due to Canadian restrictions on travelers who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19.
LeBron Critical on His Show of US Efforts to get Griner Home
LeBron James is publicly criticizing the United States’ handling of WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner’s case in a trailer for an upcoming episode of his television show:
Silver: NBA Revenue Tops $10 Billion for 1st Time
The NBA is coming off a massive financial year, with revenue topping $10 billion for the first time and basketball-related income reaching $8.9 billion, another record.
Women’s Professional Hockey League Expands into Montreal
Montreal is finally getting its long-promised women’s pro hockey franchise, though the Premier Hockey Federation put the brakes on adding a second expansion team entering its eighth season.
Canadiens Take Juraj Slafkovsky with Top Pick in NHL Draft
The Montreal Canadiens have selected Slovak winger Juraj Slafkovsky with the first pick in the NHL draft. He’s the first player from Slovakia to be taken No. 1.
Jessica Campbell Hired as 1st Female Assistant Coach in AHL
The Coachella Valley Firebirds have hired Jessica Campbell as the American Hockey League’s first female assistant coach.
Pac-12 Accelerates Negotiations for Media Rights Deals
The Pac-12 is pushing up negotiations for its next media rights agreements in the wake of the decision by UCLA and USC to leave for the Big Ten.