Archive for the ‘Los Angeles Dodgers’ Category

Myles Garrett and Mason Rudolph: meet Juan Marichal and John Roseboro

Friday, November 15th, 2019

That's when Giants ace Juan Marichal, playing the role of Garrett, took a baseball bat to the head of Dodgers catcher John Roseboro, standing in for Rudolph. The Dodgers and Giants are rivals, of course, and in 1965 the two teams were in a pitched battle for the N.L. pennant, with the Dodgers leading San Francisco by a game and a half as the day began. Pitchers in 1965 were a bit more aggressive about claiming the inside part of the plate than they are today, and on that day, everyone seemed cranky.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

France knock holders U.S. out of World Cup medal rounds France caused the biggest shock of the basketball World Cup in China after beating holders the United States 89-79 to reach the semi-finals of the 32-nation tournament on Wednesday. France will meet Argentina on Friday for a berth in Sunday's final while 2006 champions Spain take on Australia, who overpowered Czech Republic 82-70 in the day's other quarter-final. MLB roundup: Dodgers clinch seventh straight division title Corey Seager homered twice in the first three innings and finished with five RBIs as the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night to clinch their seventh consecutive National Lea...

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Police in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo said on Tuesday they had indicted the woman who accused soccer star Neymar of rape, charging her with fraud, extortion and slander, in what could be a major relief for the Paris Saint Germain striker. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international tally to 93 goals when he scored four times to give the European champions a 5-1 win away to Lithuania in their Euro 2020 qualifier on Tuesday. Playing in his 161st international, the 34-year-old notched his eighth hat-trick for his country and the 54th of his remarkable career to help Portugal through what had threatened to turn into a frustrating evening.

Andrew Luck Isn’t Alone: Here Are 8 All-Time Great Athletes Who Retired By The Age Of 30

Monday, August 26th, 2019

The same year Koufax retired, legendary NFL running back Jim Brown hung up the cleats at age 30 after just nine seasons, and left as football's all-time leading rusher at the time. Brown was the league's most valuable player in his last season and led the Cleveland Browns to the NFL title game that year. Brown was late reporting to training camp that year because he was filming a movie, "The Dirty Dozen," and team officials threatened to suspend him.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Athletics: Lyles romps to 200m victory in Paris World championship favorite Noah Lyles stormed to the year's second fastest 200 meters, 19.65 seconds, as he returned to competition at the Paris Diamond League meeting on Saturday. Reigning world champion Ramil Guliyev of Turkey was more than three-tenths of a second adrift in 20.01 and Canadian Aaron Brown finished third in 20.13.

How A’s first-round pick Logan Davidson evokes Dodgers’ Corey Seager

Monday, June 17th, 2019

How A's first-round pick Logan Davidson evokes Dodgers' Corey Seager originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The A's signed 2019 first-round pick Logan Davidson on Monday, and introduced him to the media prior to their game against the Orioles. The Clemson shortstop was joined by his parents, sister, girlfriend and agent Scott Boras at the Coliseum. "I know that the Oakland area likes Clemson people," Davidson quipped.

Friday Sports in Brief

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

He signed with the New York Yankees as a free agent after the 2010 season and spent two seasons in the Bronx before playing two seasons with Pittsburgh and four with Toronto. NFL COSTA MESA, Calif. AP) - The Los Angeles Chargers have signed kicker Nick Rose ahead of Sunday's AFC playoff game against New England.

Most memorable games of 2018 required working overtime

Monday, December 31st, 2018

This was a year when many of the most memorable games required working overtime. There was Alabama's sudden victory in the college football championship, not to mention the U.S. women capturing Olympic gold in a thrilling hockey shootout. Of course, we'll long remember that 18-inning marathon at the World Series.

Most memorable games of 2018 required working overtime

Friday, December 28th, 2018

This was a year when many of the most memorable games required working overtime. There was Alabama's sudden victory in the college football championship, not to mention the U.S. women capturing Olympic gold in a thrilling hockey shootout. Of course, we'll long remember that 18-inning marathon at the World Series.

Most memorable games of 2018 required working overtime

Friday, December 28th, 2018

This was a year when many of the most memorable games required working overtime. There was Alabama's sudden victory in the college football championship, not to mention the U.S. women capturing Olympic gold in a thrilling hockey shootout. Of course, we'll long remember that 18-inning marathon at the World Series.