Marlins' 6-1 start is reminiscent of the 1899 Perfectos

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly was talking about this week’s doubleheader sweep at Baltimore that involved a parade of relievers, including several newcomers rescued from unemployment, and after naming three of them he drew a blank. “I’ve got to remember who all we used,” Mattingly said. “Who else pitched today? I don’t know.” CLICK HERE […]

Texas Tech women's coach fired one day after report of abuse

Texas Tech fired women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings on Thursday, a day after a scathing newspaper report alleging a culture of abuse in her program. Athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced the firing in a one-sentence statement while adding that he planned to address the decision Friday. Players made claims of abuse over the past two […]

Quiet please: A PGA with no fans and the new normal for golf

To those overserved boors who insist on screaming “Mashed Potatoes!” every time Dustin Johnson or Brooks Koepka unloads with their driver, we have one simple request for you. Please come back. For this week at the PGA Championship, the same goes for every lunkhead who snapped a photo in the middle of a backswing, every […]

China sentences fourth Canadian to death on drug charges

China has sentenced a fourth Canadian citizen to death on drug charges in less than two years following a sharp downturn in ties over the arrest of an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei. Ye Jianhui was sentenced Friday by the Foshan Municipal Intermediate Court in the southern province of Guangdong. Ye had been found […]

Portland mayor condemns rioters for 'attempting to commit murder'

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Thursday evening condemned the actions of rioters who attempted to set fire to a police precinct and blocked the exits while officers were inside. “When you commit arson with an accelerant in an attempt to burn down a building that is occupied by people who you have intentionally trapped inside, you are not […]

De Blasio ‘grandstanding’ on police reform, so cop unions file lawsuit: reports

A coalition of 18 police unions in New York state has banded together with plans to oppose New York City’s recently approved police reform bill – which one union spokesman described as “political grandstanding” by Bill de Blasio, the city’s Democrat mayor, according to a report. The so-called “diaphragm clause” of the city’s reform law […]

NYC residents complain of drug use stemming from 3 hotels housing homeless

Upper West Side residents say three hotels that are housing hundreds of homeless men during the coronavirus pandemic have turned the area into a spectacle of public urination, cat-calling and open drug use. CHAFFETZ ACCUSES NY AG OF ‘POLITICAL AGENDA’ AGAINST NRA Among those staying at the luxury Belleclaire on Broadway and the Lucerne on W. 79th […]