A Chicago Cubs fan has been banned indefinitely from Wrigley Field after he was observed making an apparent “white power” gesture behind a black reporter during a live broadcast Tuesday. An investigation into the incident determined the individual used “an offensive hand gesture that is associated with racism,” Crane Kenney,...
President Donald Trump invited the Boston Red Sox to visit the White House on Thursday, but the 2018 World Series team showed up missing nearly all of its black and brown players. “Congratulations on your incredible victory,” Trump said to the group of mostly white baseball players, whose team...
A co-owner of Maximum Security, the horse that was stunningly disqualified from the Kentucky Derby just minutes after being named the first-place finisher on Saturday, said he will appeal his horse’s historic loss. “We are going to file an appeal today with the state racing commission,” Gary West said...
A London marathoner lost a hoped-for “fastest nurse” world record title earlier this year because she wasn’t wearing a dress. Jessica Anderson aimed to be the fastest woman to complete a marathon dressed as a nurse. But Guinness World Records refused to recognize her accomplishment of crossing the finish...
The horse-racing community lamented Maximum Security’s epic loss with a stream of snarky tweets.Maximum Security finished first during Saturday’s Kentucky Derby race but he was quickly stripped of his title when race officials determined that he impeded the path of other horses and disqualified him.Country House, the second...
Olympian Caster Semenya had a two-word response to the Court of Arbitration for Sports ruling she would have to take hormone suppressants to keep competing in events: “Hell no.” Semenya pushed back against a ruling from the CAS that determined her body produces too much testosterone to compete with women....
GENEVA (AP) — Caster Semenya lost her appeal Wednesday against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners. The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s panel of three judges gave a complex verdict and “dismissed both requests for arbitration” from Semenya and the governing body of...
On Monday, USA Gymnastics hired Edward Nyman as its director of sports medicine and science, a newly created position. On Tuesday, the organization reneged on the hiring citing a “conflict of interest” and nothing else. “Dr. Nyman’s employment will not continue due to a conflict of interest, and we will immediately renew our search...
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia recorded his 3,000th career strikeout on Tuesday night as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher John Ryan Murphy swung through a change-up to end the second inning. Sabathia becomes just the 17th member ― and only the third lefty ― in the exclusive 3,000K club, which...
Damian Lillard may have created an unforgettable moment in NBA history with an impressive buzzer-beater last week ― but now he’s getting praise for the insight and perspective he showed in a recently resurfaced 2017 interview. Speaking to Sporting News that year, Lillard was asked whether expectations from the previous...