Sports

NYPD officer makes epic basketball shot on Bronx court

Amana Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One New York City police officer may want to trade in his uniform for a basketball jersey. Officer Garthlette James was on duty Friday in the NYPD’s 50th precinct, which covers several neighborhoods in the Bronx, when he stopped in front of a basketball court, a now-viral video shows. He then asks for a ball to …

Read More »

Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning dies at age 85

Hunter Martin/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning died overnight at the age of 85, the Philadelphia Phillies announced Saturday. Over a 17-year career, Bunning pitched for the Detroit Tigers, Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1955 to 1971. He was one of only 18 Major League Baseball pitchers to throw a perfect game in recent …

Read More »

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/27/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEMiami 8, L.A. Angels, 5 AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 4, N.Y. Yankees 1Toronto 7, Texas 6Kansas City 6, Cleveland 4Boston 3, Seattle 0Tampa Bay 5, Minnesota 2Houston 2, Baltimore 0Detroit at Chicago White Sox, postponed NATIONAL LEAGUECincinnati 5, Philadelphia 2Washington 5, San Diego 1N.Y. Mets 8, Pittsburgh 1Arizona 4, Milwaukee 2, 10 …

Read More »

Scoreboard roundup — 5/24/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEToronto 8, Milwaukee 4Oakland 4, Miami 1Arizona 8, Chi. White Sox 6Cincinnati 4, Cleveland 3Washington 5, Seattle 1AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 4, Baltimore 3N.Y. Yankees 3, Kansas City 0Tampa Bay 5, L.A. Angels 2Boston 9, Texas 4Detroit 6, Houston 3NATIONAL LEAGUEColorado 7, Philadelphia 2San Diego 6, N.Y. Mets 5Pittsburgh 12, Atlanta 5, …

Read More »

Miami Heat, Chris Bosh working on deal allowing both sides to move on

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — Chris Bosh’s tenure in Miami could be coming to an end. The 33-year-old big man hasn’t played since February 2016 due to repeated issues with blood clots. Sources tell ESPN that Bosh, the Miami Heat, and the NBA Players’ Association have tentatively agreed to a deal allowing both sides to move on. Bosh has remained on the Heat …

Read More »

NBA, NHL finals will feature defending champions

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The NBA and NHL finals were set Thursday night after the defending champions from both leagues advanced to the championship round. The Cleveland Cavaliers continued to dominate the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals, beating them 135-102 to take the series in five games. Cavs forward LeBron James led the team with 35 points, surpassing Michael …

Read More »

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/23/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEWashington 10, Seattle 1Cleveland 8, Cincinnati 7Toronto 4, Milwaukee 3Arizona 5, Chi. White Sox 4Miami 11, Oakland 9 AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 6, N.Y. Yankees 2Minnesota 2, Baltimore 0L.A. Angels 4, Tampa Bay 0Boston 11, Texas 6Houston 6, Detroit 2 NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs 4, San Francisco 1Colorado 8, Philadelphia 2N-Y Mets …

Read More »

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/25/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUESeattle 4, Washington 2Cincinnati at Cleveland, postponed AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 4, L.A. Angels 0Boston 6, Texas 2Houston 7, Detroit 6Kansas City at N.Y. Yankees, postponed NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 9, Atlanta 4Philadelphia 2, Colorado 1, 11 InningsChicago Cubs 5, San Francisco 1San Diego 4, N.Y. Mets 3Arizona 4, Milwaukee 0L.A. Dodgers 7, …

Read More »

Chicago Bears sign Victor Cruz to one-year deal

Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images(CHICAGO) — Wide receiver Victor Cruz signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears on Thursday, officially ending his tenure with the New York Giants. “I’m excited,” Cruz said on ESPN Radio’s Waddle and Silvy. “I’m excited to come and have a fresh start and a new home and a new place.” Cruz called his Giants career “amazing,” …

Read More »