2 major league heroes made the ultimate sacrifice

There were many major league baseball players whose careers were interrupted as they served their country during World War II, but only two lost their lives in action. This is their story.

Andrew McCutchen will try to pirate the 3rd Wild Card from the Giants

It was just three nights ago in Seattle that the Pittsburgh Pirates tied a franchise record with 7 home runs in a single game. Their 11-6 win was just their sixth win of May. Maybe you remember that the Pirates were one of the hottest teams in baseball to start the season; but, their 20-9 start has given way to a 6-17 May and what first looked like a resurgence has drifted back towards, “Same old Pirates.” Except! They have Andrew McCutchen back...

UFC Vegas 74 Loses Main Card Bout

UFC Vegas 74 is down one fight.

Tim Tszyu injury: Carlos Ocampo fight to go ahead despite emergency surgery following dog bite

Tim Tszyu’s upcoming fight against Carlos Ocampo won't be scrapped after the Aussie required emergency surgery following a laceration to his right arm.

Nation declares national holiday after beating USA for bronze medal in hockey World Championship

Monday became a national holiday for Latvia after the country’s biggest hockey win ever. The country, whose national sport is hockey, defeated the United States, 4-3, in overtime in the bronze medal game of the IIHF World Championship. The victory was so huge for Latvians that their government decided to make Monday a national holiday. Kristians Rubins scored the medal winner just 1:22 into the overtime period at Nokia Arena in Finland — the...

Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler win tag team titles

"The forecast calls for Internet tears tonight," said Corey Graves.

What Ja Morant told rapper friend Moneybagg Yo after latest gun incident

Rapper Moneybagg Yo believes his friend, embattled Grizzlies guard Ja Morant, will “snap out” of this recent series of troubling events. In an interview with Complex last week, the 31-year-old rapper spoke about his past and a conversation he had with Morant, who was suspended from all team activities by the Grizzlies earlier this month after he appeared to again brandish a firearm in a video on social media. “He’s 23. I feel like it’s just a...

When is the World Test Championship Final? Schedule, Date, time, venue, how to watch and who is playing

Everything you need to know about the ICC World Test Championship final, including the date, venue, how to watch it and who is playing.

MLB umpire mocks challenge on hot mic that ultimately gets overturned: ‘Heads up their ass’

Jeff Nelson forgot to turn off his microphone after announcing a challenge attempt by the Miami Marlins — and it led to his thoughts getting broadcast to everyone at Angel Stadium, and listening to the Bally Sports broadcast, on Saturday. With one out in the 10th inning, Jacob Stallings hit a ground ball to the pitcher, and umpires — including C.B. Bucknor at home plate — had signaled for an inning-ending double play. The Marlins, though,...

Charlie Blackmon Placed On Bereavement List

The Colorado Rockies placed outfielder Charlie Blackmon on the bereavement list on Monday and recalled first baseman/designated hitter Elehuris Montero from Triple-A Albuquerque in a corresponding move. Blackmon could miss anywhere from three to seven days while on the bereavement list, so fantasy...

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Anarchy in the Arena

What star rating does this match deserve?

Who won IPL Final 2023? Indian Premier League champions crowned in sensational decider between CSK and GT

MS Dhoni led his side into the final with a chance to create history for Chennai Super Kings.

Aaron Judge lied during pitch-tipping controversy: Blue Jays’ Chris Bassitt

The Blue Jays aren’t over it. Toronto’s players continue to believe there was shadiness afoot earlier this month when Aaron Judge kept appearing to glance at the Yankees dugout during an at-bat before hitting a towering home run, as Blue Jays announcers Dan Shulman and Buck Martinez wondered aloud what the heck was going on in real-time. Blue Jays pitcher Chris Bassitt joined Chris Rose on Jomboy Media and explained what his team thinks...

Yasmani Grandal To Sit Out On Monday

Chicago White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal is absent from the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Los Angeles Angels. This appears to be a routine day off for the switch-hitting catcher. The 34-year-old has been banged up recently, but appears to finally be back to full health. Seby ...

Fans Are Split Over UFC Jacksonville Poster

UFC Jacksonville poster pic for the Josh Emmett vs. Ilia Topuria-led MMA event on Sat., June 24, 2023 on ABC and ESPN+ at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Florida.

Liam Hendriks makes emotional return for White Sox months after cancer battle

Just a few months after he revealed his cancer diagnosis, Liam Hendriks returned to the mound on Monday night in Chicago. The White Sox closer made his season debut in their 6-4 loss to the Los Angeles Angels in what was an incredible, emotional scene at Guaranteed Rate Field. Hendriks, who announced in January that he had been diagnosed with non-H...

Chandler Explains ‘Clinically High’ Testosterone

UFC lightweight Michael Chandler, who will coach TUF 31 opposite Conor McGregor on ESPN, has a very good explanation for his "clinically high" testosterone.

IPL prize money for winner, runner up, man of the match, Orange and Purple Cap as CSK claim 2023 title

We take a look at the prize money on offer for the winning team of the 2023 Indian Premier League season, as well as how much the Orange and Purple Cap, and man of the match winners, will earn.

Jimmy Butler’s Bold 2022 Guarantee Goes Viral After Heat’s Game 7 Win

The star guard called Miami’s shot exactly one year after getting eliminated by the Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals.

Bob Myers’ end-of-season press conference scheduled for tomorrow at noon PST

A decision will be made with significant ramifications.

Bernie Bickerstaff shares biggest regret from Denver: “Not re-signing Dikembe Mutombo”

The Nuggets let Mutombo walk away in 1996.

Bubba Wallace shoved by Aric Almirola during argument while Coca-Cola 600 under red flag

Tempers flared Monday as Aric Almirola shoved Bubba Wallace while the two argued on pit road with the race under red.

Astros RHP Lance McCullers has setback

Houston Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. is no longer throwing off the mound and is back to throwing on flat ground in his bid to return from a muscle strain in his forearm.

Denny Hamlin accuses Chase Elliott of intentionally wrecking him at Coca-Cola 600: 'Shouldn't be racing next week'

Two of NASCAR's best racers locked horns, culminating in a harrowing crash that sent both cars to the garage.

NHL playoff bracket schedule, scores for conference finals

The NHL Stanley Cup playoffs conference finals are getting underway with Vegas Golden Knights-Dallas Stars and Carolina Hurricanes-Florida Panthers.

Tom Brady-Raiders speculation emerges after Jimmy Garoppolo injury news

It didn’t take long for the Tom Brady buzz to start building in Sin City. In light of the recent news surrounding Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo — who underwent foot surgery this offseason after joining the team in March on a three-year, $67.5 million deal, which reportedly includes a waiver clause — speculation is already mounting as to who could potentially be the next man up. The Las Vegas Review-Journal outlined an option for...

Alex Rodriguez’s Former Teammate Says Yankees Legend is ’Going to Die a Lonely Man’

It sounds like the bond has been lost between the two.

Ryan Blaney pulls a 'Newgarden,' celebrates Coca-Cola 600 win & Penske sweep with run into Charlotte stands

Team Penske secured a Memorial Day weekend double with wins in the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600. The winning drivers celebrated their achievements in an eerily similar way.

Anthony Rizzo Not Playing Monday

New York Yankees first baseman Anthony Rizzo (wrist) is not listed in the starting lineup for his team's Monday matchup against the Seattle Mariners. Rizzo was initially expected to be good to go for the series opener against Seattle but he will sit out after leaving Sunday's game early. The ...

Gilbert Arenas Opens Up On Destroying LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, And Carmelo Anthony In 2004 Olympics Practice

Gilbert Arenas gets real on the time he destroyed multiple superstars in an Olympics practice.

Look: Deion Sanders Hype Video Will Have You Ready to Run Through a Wall

The Colorado coach knows how to make his team feel hyped.

Midnight Mania! Bantamweight’s ‘Wannabe Knockoff McGregor’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight!

Public bettors hammering Heat ahead of Game 7 vs. Celtics

The Boston Celtics are attempting to do something that has never been done before in the history of the NBA on Monday night. With a win over the Miami Heat, the Celtics would erase a 3-0 series deficit, something that no NBA team has ever done. Teams are currently 0-150 when facing a 3-0 series d...

Chiefs: Meet the 4 players jockeying to get into Patrick Mahomes’ inner circle

Who wouldn’t want to catch passes from the reigning NFL and Super Bowl MVP? The Chiefs have some intriguing wide receiver prospects. He comes off one of the greatest seasons by a quarterback in league annals. The Kansas City Chiefs rallied to beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 38-35, in Super Bo...

Brawny ‘Baddy’ Back In The Gym After Surgery

Paddy Pimblett removed his boot after ankle surgery and has already returned to gym training ahead of his UFC return later this year (or early 2024), promising to be faster and stronger than ever.

Stanley Cup Final schedule is set. Time, dates, TV for Golden Knights vs. Panthers.

The Vegas Golden Knights will take on the Florida Panthers in a matchup of the top team in the West vs. the bottom playoff seed in the East.

Former GM gives Russell Wilson a cold-hearted reality check on future

Mike Tannenbaum sees this year as a prove-it season for Russell Wilson as the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback. With Sean Payton taking over the Denver Broncos, former NFL general manager Mike Tannenbaum knows that nothing will be handed to Russell Wilson after this season. Tannenbaum...

Luke Voit designated for assignment by Brewers in latest post-Yankees tenure twist

Luke Voit’s tenure with the Brewers has ended — and his post-Yankees career, once again, will lead him to a different team. Milwaukee designated Voit for assignment Monday, according to multiple reports, after he hit .221 with a .548 OPS across 22 games in the majors this season. He didn’t hit any homers, one of his featured contributions with the Yankees for parts of four seasons. In the shortened 2020 campaign, Voit led the majors with 22...

Waiting is Wearing Down Trail Blazers Fans

Portland will take assets and decisions into the summer, but that’s not always assuring.

76ers hiring Nick Nurse all but spells the end of James Harden in Philly

The Philadelphia 76ers are hiring Nick Nurse as the next head coach, but could that foretell the end of James Harden with the franchise? Just days after the Bucks hired former Raptors assistant Adrian Griffin to be the team's next head coach, the Philadelphia 76ers also looked north of the U...

Dodgers 2023 game results

Detailed information and every story about every single Dodgers game during the 2023 season and postseason, all organized in one place.

Scottie Pippen says Michael Jordan was 'horrible player' and 'horrible to play with'

Former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen didn't hold back about Michael Jordan's play, saying his main priority was scoring and he was "horrible."

Liam Hendriks Receives Huge Ovation, Allows Two Runs In Season Debut

The results of his outing were nowhere near as important as its meaning for Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Liam Hendriks in Monday's 6-4 loss to the Angels. Making his 2023 debut after recovering from non-Hodgkins lymphoma, Hendriks received several ovations throughout the evening. He pitched the...

Tyler O'Neill "At A Standstill"

St. Louis Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol said that outfielder Tyler O'Neill's (back) rehab is "at a standstill." O'Neill has been out since May 5 with a lower-back strain and has been shut down from baseball activities three times because of persistent pain. The 27-year-old power/speed threat ...

Michigan’s Adam Fantilli caps off historic year with gold medal at 2023 World Championships

The Wolverine picks up more hardware to cap off an incredible year of hockey.

Badgers offer long 6’2 DB in 2025 class

The Badgers are targeting a long, rangy defensive back in the 2025 class.

Skip Bayless Says Wife Won’t Speak to Him After He Threw Fit Over Celtics-Heat Game 6

His antics in the aftermath of the game got him in trouble.

Stroman's one-hitter, Tauchman's sac fly lift Cubs over MLB-best Rays 1-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched a one-hitter, and the Chicago Cubs beat the major league-leading Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Monday. Stroman (5-4) dazzled in his fourth complete game and second shutout in nine major league seasons. His only other shutout was against the Cubs during his 2014 rookie season with Toronto. He set a season high with 105 pitches and matched his high with eight strikeouts. The right-hander walked one in winning his...

Lance McCullers Jr. No Longer Throwing Off Mound

Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. (forearm) is no longer throwing off a mound in his rehab, according to manager Dusty Baker. "We have to take it slow with Lance until we know that he's 100 percent. That's where it is right now," Baker said. The Astros have backed off McCullers ...

Reports: Padres claim C Gary Sanchez off waivers

The San Diego Padres claimed catcher Gary Sanchez off waivers from the New York Mets, several outlets reported Monday. The Mets designated Sanchez for assignment Thursday after a brief stay with the club.