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Why 'alcohol monitors' are roaming the crowds at the LIV Golf event in Portland

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — If you walk around one of the hospitality grandstands or through the fan village at the LIV Golf Invitational Series event near Portland, you'll see pairs of people roaming through the crowds and keeping tabs on the fans. You can't miss 'em.…


Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest: Can Joey Chestnut break his own record, again?

Can anyone dethrone defending champion Joey Chestnut in the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on Fourth of July.


Marlin of the Month: June 2022

Alcántara moved to the top of the NL Cy Young race, but teammates Cooper, Chisholm, and Bass were also great for the Marlins. It’s your call!


WATCH: Morgan Hoffmann holes flop shot from thick rough at John Deere Classic

Morgan Hoffmann employed the flop shot and left the putter in the bag at the John Deere Classic.


Apple reportedly wants to get back into the Big Ten rights conversation

Thursday’s shocking announcement that UCLA and USC were joining the Big Ten had an unexpected effect on a company that has nothing to do with the conference’s media operations – Apple. Per the Sports Business Journal, Apple wants to re-enter the conversation about the Big Ten’s media rights. Fox is the conference’s primary media partner Read more... The post Apple reportedly wants to get back into the Big Ten rights conversation appeared first...


Marlins select OF Billy Hamilton, make other moves

The Marlins announced a series of roster moves Friday, including selecting the contract of veteran outfielder Billy Hamilton from Triple-A Jacksonville.


CONCACAF U20 Championship 2022: Tables, schedule, standings, results, TV and live stream

In the first North American youth championship since 2018, there is added significance with 2024 Olympic qualification also on the line. In addition to four berths to the 2023 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Indonesia, there are two spots in the Paris Olympics.


Manchester United transfer news, live! Latest reports, rumors, updates

Manchester United transfer news is always a busy industry in the summer months and this summer will see it at full volume under new manager Erik ten Hag.


Australia vs. England live score, updates, highlights & lineups from the 1st Test as Swain sees red for Wallabies

Live coverage of the 1st Test between Australia and England. The hosts lost Quade Cooper to injury during the warm-up before having Darcy Swain sent off.


Podcast Roundup: All the latest of the BTSC family podcasts

Get the latest BTSC podcast content in the ‘Podcast Roundup’.


Galthie hails young France side after beating heat and feisty Japan

France head coach Fabien Galthie praised his young team for finding "the key to open all the doors" after stretching away in the second half to beat a spirited Japan 42-23 on Saturday in the first Test. The Six Nations champions fielded an inexperienced line-up at a steamy Toyota Stadium and struggled to impose themselves in the first half with temperatures soaring to 33 degrees Celsius. The sides were level 13-13 at half-time and Galthie said...


Why Kobayashi no longer competes in the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Once a staple of the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest -- from his record-setting debut in 2001 until his final competition over a decade ago -- Takeru Kobayashi has since faded from the consciousness of fans of the event…


Ravens' Jaylon Ferguson died of accidental drug overdose

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Maryland said Friday that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson died of an accidental overdose. The drugs involved the combined effects of fentanyl and cocaine, which cost Ferguson his life at the age of 26. Ferguson…


Cricket-India on Cummins' radar after Australia's Galle win

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Australia are on the cusp of a series victory in Sri Lanka and captain Pat Cummins believes the exposure to sub-continental conditions augurs well for their next big target of winning a test series in India next year. Cummins, soon after the team's Ashes victory against England, had announced that Australia must succeed in Asi...


Baseball fans react to Savannah Bananas brawl

Fans attending Thursday’s game between the Savannah Bananas and Florence Flamingos probably weren’t expecting a bench-clearing brawl — but that’s exactly what they got. In the bottom of the fifth inning, Savannah’s Beau Brewer tried to score from third when the ball got away from the catcher. His slide was awkward and he ended up Read more... The post Baseball fans react to Savannah Bananas brawl appeared first on The Comeback: Today’s Top...


With Putellas, Spain tries to break through at women’s Euro

With the best player in the world in the squad, Spain can finally call itself one of the title favorites entering a major women’s soccer tournament. Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas will lead Spain at this year’s European Championship, where the Spaniards will try to break through after years of lackluster appearances on the international stage. The tournament is scheduled from July 6-31 at 10 stadiums in eight cities in England, including the...


Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier: UFC 276 date, fight time, TV channel and live stream

Israel Adesanya's clash with Jared Cannonier headlines a stacked card in Las Vegas.


Ranking the 2022-23 Premier League kits

The 2022-23 Premier League kits are being unveiled and we thought we'd become fashion experts and rank them ahead of the upcoming season.


Ton-up Pant turns the tables on England

Rishabh Pant gave Ben Stokes' England a taste of their own medicine with a superb counter-attacking century as India recovered from a top-order collapse to 338-7 at stumps on Friday's opening day of the Covid-delayed fifth Test. Recalled England great James Anderson and fledgling quick Matthew Potts reduced India to 98-5 at Edgbaston after Stokes won the toss under overcast skies. Pant responded with a brilliant 146 off just 111 balls. The...


Paul Finebaum Suggests College Athletics Realignment Motivated By Money

Paul Finebaum on college athletics: "They're a greedy bunch."


Arenado Becomes First Cardinal Since 2005 to Complete the Cycle

The third baseman accomplished the feat for the second time in his career.


Joe Musgrove shades Justin Turner: 'I don't feel like he's a huge threat'

Joe Musgrove just gave Justin Turner bulletin-board material.


WATCH: Best highlights from Ja'Marr Chase's rookie season

The Cincinnati Bengals went into the 2021 NFL draft hoping to give quarterback Joe Burrow some help, and the No. 5 overall pick gave them multiple options that fit the bill. While many clamored for an offensive tackle, the Bengals opted to reunite Burrow with…


These 10 athletes have promised to donate their brains for research

These 10 stars are among the top athletes who have pledged to posthumously donate their brains for CTE and concussion research, according to HealthMatch.


Are Packers, Colts, Titans destinations for free-agent WRs?

While other teams were also identified as needing wide receiver help, these teams were suggested for veterans, players available on the market who can be key contributors for a team that already has most of the right pieces in place.


Khris Davis, MLB's 2018 home run king, signs with Atlantic League's Kentucky Wild Health Genomes

Davis earned MVP consideration in 2017 and 2018, but he hasn't been an above-average hitter since


Angels promote catching coach Bill Haselman to interim interim interim manager

If you've ever wondered who ranks third the line of succession behind an MLB manager, the Los Angeles Angels are having the kind of season that can give us our answer. And that answer is "catching coach." Specifically, the Angels are turning to catching coach Bill Hasselman to helm their clubhouse on Sunday and Tuesday after manager Joe Maddon's fi...


MLB photo of the day: Best of the 2022 season

Take a look through all the best shots of the 2022 Major League Baseball season from around the USA TODAY Network.


NHL Off-Season Outlook: Buffalo Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres have a lot of cap room to play with, but what will they do with it this summer?


Video: Where does Khabib Nurmagomedov rank in the all-time GOAT conversation?

's legacy can't be denied, and he added another accolade to his resume Thursday. Nurmagomedov, who vacated the UFC lightweight title and retired unbeaten at 29-0 in 2021, was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on Thursday. He closed out his title reign with submissions…


Thomas Davis' Top 4 linebacker tandems in the NFL

Former linebacker Thomas Davis lists his top four linebacker tandems in the NFL going into the 2022 NFL season.


Ireland women's soccer coach Pauw says she was raped

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ireland women's soccer coach Vera Pauw has said that she was raped by a “prominent football official” in 1986 and sexually assaulted by two other men when she was a player in the Netherlands. Pauw made the claims in a report that was published Saturday in respected Dutch newspaper NRC and in a statement she posted on Twitter. The official was not identified in Pauw's statement or the NRC story. “Even those closest...


NBA free agency 2022 live updates: Rudy Gobert, Malcolm Brogdon on the move; latest deals from Friday

NBA free agency is underway with negotiations between teams and players happening around the league. Players can begin signing these deals on July 6. Many of the top players have already agreed to deals or extensions, but there are a few big names still out there. James Harden, who declined his $47.7 million player option on Wednesday, is expected ...


Basketball World Reacts To Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Rumor

At 38 years old and turning 39 next season, Carmelo Anthony may only have one more year of basketball left in him. But there's a rumor that he wants to spend that final season with the team he was once the face of. On Friday, Ian Begley of SNY suggested that the New York Knicks could be a potential ...


Canucks, Brock Boeser agree to three-year extension

The contract carries a total value of $19.95M and will take Boeser to unrestricted free agency in 2025.


WWE's newest Superstar Logan Paul through the years

WWE's newest Superstar Logan Paul through the years


Miles Bridges charged with felony domestic violence

Charlotte Hornets restricted free agent


Liga MX 2022 standings table, scores and updated schedule of games for Apertura season

The Liga MX 2022 Apertura which kicks off in July will see Atlas of Guadalajara going for a historic three-peat with the likes of Club America, Tigres, Cruz Azul, Pumas, Monterrey, and Clausura finalist Pachuca all attempting to pry the trophy away from Los Zorros.


Peyton Manning: Career retrospective

Before he was in seemingly every other commercial during an NFL game, Peyton Manning was putting together a Hall of Fame career. Manning is considered one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history, and he has the stats, and rings, to prove it.


Freddie Freeman saga not doing him any favors with Los Angeles media

The Freddie Freeman saga with his former agent and the Atlanta Braves is already wearing thin with the Los Angeles media. Freddie Freeman was among the most beloved sports figures in Atlanta, as he spent the entirety of his career with the Braves and helped the team win the World Series last seas...


Allen Robinson talks joining Cooper Kupp, Matthew Stafford with Rams

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Allen Robinson III talks about what it's like adjusting to becoming teammates with wide receiver Cooper Kupp and quarterback Matthew Stafford on the defending Super Bowl LVI champion Los Angeles Rams.


Suns sign Damion Lee, Steph Curry’s brother-in-law, away from Warriors

Coming primarily off of the bench, Damion Lee played in 63 games for the Golden State Warriors during the 2021-22 season. Now, he’s headed to another Western Conference contender. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported on Friday night that Lee is headed to the Phoenix Suns. Free agent guard Damion Lee has agreed to a one-year Read more... The post Suns sign Damion Lee, Steph Curry’s brother-in-law, away from Warriors appeared first on The Comeback:...


U.S. Men’s Soccer Qualifies for First Olympics for Since 2008

The U-20 squad beat Honduras 3–0 to punch a ticket to Paris in 2024.


Phoenix Suns reportedly Kevin Durant’s preferred destination: Why a trade must include Deandre Ayton

The Phoenix Suns are reportedly the team that Kevin Durant would most like to go to next. However, to land such a massive superstar, the Suns and Brooklyn Nets will probably have to get Deandre Ayton involved in a trade to make it possible.


Jock jams: The 25 best songs about sports

There are plenty of songs about sports out there. From ball game staples that have spanned generations to parody offerings to made for TV/film moments.


Rashidi Ellis thrilled that his career is back on track

Rashidi Ellis thought he’d be a world champion by now. The one time amateur star from a fighting family has elite boxing ability and speed but, even at 29 years old, he hasn’t had opportunities to show what he can do against the top welterweights. That can be attributed in…


Cricket-England white-ball captain Buttler downplays talk of test role

(Reuters) - England's new white-ball captain Jos Buttler has downplayed the prospect of becoming an opener for the England test team after he was touted for the role by ex-Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara. Sangakkara this week said Buttler, who top-scored in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season with 863 runs, could be a perfect fit for t...


White Sox bring 1-0 series lead over Giants into game 2

Chicago White Sox (36-39, third in the AL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (40-35, third in the NL West) San Francisco; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dylan Cease (6-3, 2.56 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 121 strikeouts); Giants: Logan Webb (7-2, 3.04 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 81 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Giants -140, White Sox +119; over/under is 7 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox take a 1-0 lead into the next game of the...


Mets' Max Scherzer to return from injured list on Tuesday

Scherzer has been sidelined for the last six weeks with an oblique injury


Kyle Larson makes Xfinity return to add Road America laps to resume

For the first time since 2018, Kyle Larson will compete in a NASCAR Xfinity Series event Saturday — and he will also start the race from the pole position in Hendrick Motorsports‘ No. 17 Chevrolet. Larson won P1 Friday at Road America, posting a top qualifying speed of 108.495 mph and completing a lap around […]