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DiJonai Carrington mocks Caitlin Clark after fouling her, gets booed at home

The Connecticut Sun, one of the WNBA’s best teams at 9-1, had little trouble dealing with Caitlin Clark and the 3-9 Indiana Fever during the first half at Mohegan Sun Arena.  The Sun took a commanding 55-35 lead into halftime, but the most notable moment during the first half came when Sun guard DiJonai Carrington fouled Clark shortly after Clark received an inbound pass from…

Caitlin Clark should feel ‘physically safe’ amid debate over rookie’s protection, Fever’s Kelsey Mitchell says

Caitlin Clark’s name has been featured in countless sports headlines throughout the first few weeks of her first season in the WNBA.  Much of the conversation about Clark has centered around the level of physicality the rookie has faced during her first handful of professional basketball games.  “I think everybody is physical with me. They get away with things that probably other people don’t get…

WNBA rescinds Angel Reese technical foul that led to 1st career ejection

The WNBA on Wednesday reportedly rescinded Chicago Sky rookie Angel Reese’s second technical foul, which led to her ejection from Tuesday’s game against the New York Liberty. The Chicago Tribune first reported the WNBA’s decision. The league later confirmed to Fox News Digital. The second technical came with less than 3 minutes remaining in the game against the Liberty. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE…

Scottie Scheffler’s attorney gets heated with reporter’s question after charges dropped against golf star

Charges against Scottie Scheffler from his incident with Louisville Police at the PGA Championship have been dropped.  But, while talking about that on Wednesday, Scheffler’s lawyer had a heated exchange with a reporter asking questions about footage of the golf star’s exchange with a police officer.  Steve Romines held a press conference after charges against his clients had been dropped — reports side both sides…

Josef Newgarden wins back-to-back at Indy 500, pulls away from Pato O’Ward in final lap

Josef Newgarden was victorious for the second consecutive year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as he overtook Pato O’Ward in the final lap to win the Indy 500.  Newgarden was also the winner of the 2023 Indy 500, so he became just the sixth driver in the 200-lap race’s history to go back-to-back and the first since Helio Castroneves, who did it in 2001 and 2002….

Angel Reese takes thinly veiled jab at Caitlin Clark’s popularity, impact on the WNBA

Chicago Sky rookie Angel Reese has seemingly reignited her feud with former college basketball rival Caitlin Clark after taking aim at the WNBA’s No. 1 pick on social media Thursday night.  The Sky handed the New York Liberty their first loss of the season with a 90-81 win. Reese, who was selected by the Sky with the No. 7 overall pick out of LSU, added…

Former Red Sox pitcher Austin Maddox arrested as part of underage sex sting operation

Austin Maddox, a former Boston Red Sox pitcher, was arrested in Florida on Monday as part of an underage sex sting.  Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters said Maddox was one of 27 people who were arrested as part of an operation that spanned across multiple agencies.  Maddox and the others arrested are being accused of soliciting sex over the internet from those believed to be children,…

Scottie Scheffler’s arraignment date for arrest at PGA Championship delayed

Scottie Scheffler’s arraignment following his arrest prior to the second round of the PGA Championship has been pushed from Tuesday to June 3.  Steve Romines, Scheffler’s attorney, told ESPN that his client will be pleading not guilty to the multiple charges that stemmed from what the golfer called a “big misunderstanding” while trying to enter Valhalla Golf Club prior to his round.  A conflict in…

Timberwolves overcome 20-point deficit to stun defending-champion Nuggets in Game 7

The NBA Conference Finals are set after the second Game 7 on Sunday saw the Minnesota Timberwolves take down the Denver Nuggets, 98-90. Unlike the league’s earlier Game 7, when the Indiana Pacers made history with their fantastic shooting in a dominant win over the New York Knicks, this one was a dogfight in which Minnesota didn’t pull away until late in the fourth quarter. …

Brawl breaks out between MLS’ Toronto FC and NYCFC following match in wild scene

Soccer matches can get very heated on the pitch, but it escalated into a brawl between Major League Soccer’s New York City FC and Toronto FC during their match Saturday night.  Tensions boiled over following the final whistle of NYCFC ‘s 3-2 win over Toronto at BMO Field, where a massive altercation broke out between the two teams with punching allegations swirling from it.  Though…

Comedian Andrew Schulz believes Tom Brady’s anger toward Jeff Ross for Robert Kraft joke was ‘100% real’

Netflix’s “The Greatest Roast of All Time: Tom Brady” saw comedians and sports figures ripping into every aspect of Brady’s life.  However, when “roast master” Jeff Ross made a joke about New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Brady immediately got off his seat and was heard saying, “Don’t say that s— again,” to him at the podium.  Well, comedian Andrew Schulz, who was one of…

Tom Brady appears angry with Jeff Ross’ Robert Kraft joke during Netflix roast: ‘Don’t say that s— again’

Tom Brady knew that everything was on the table for his live Netflix roast on Sunday night, including the ending of his marriage to Gisele Bündchen. But when “roast master” Jeff Ross said a joke about New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Brady seemed quick to shut it down.  During Ross’s joke presentation, he mentioned Brady being taken 199th overall in the NFL Draft, and…

Joel Embiid ‘disappointed’ with Knicks fans taking over 76ers arena

As Jalen Brunson stood at the free throw line at the end of the New York Knicks’ Game 4 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, a roar of “MVP” chants filled Wells Fargo Center.  A large contingent of Knicks fans traveled about two hours south of Madison Square Garden to support their New York team, and they were rewarded with a 47-point performance from…

Yankees iconic radio voice John Sterling retiring immediately, team announces

Legendary New York Yankees radio voice John Sterling is retiring effective immediately, the team announced in a statement on Monday.  Sterling, 85, is reportedly retiring due to health concerns, per The Athletic. He said in an interview with the outlet last month that he was “near the end” of his career, though he didn’t give a timetable. Sterling will be honored by the Yankees on…

Max Holloway levels Justin Gaethje with epic knockout blow in final seconds of UFC 300 fight

Max Holloway and Justin Gaethje went blow-for-blow in their lightweight bout in UFC 300 on Saturday night, and the fight proved to be one of the top moments of the night. Time trickled down in the fifth and final round of the bout. Holloway and Gaethje were moving around the cage when Holloway challenged Gaethje to move to the middle of the Octagon. The two…

Masters, IBM enhancing fan experience with Hole Insights to track tournament shots in real time

Whether it’s your 10th time playing or your first, the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club is a daunting task for every golfer. It’s the only major of the golfing season that’s continuously played at the same course, yet golfers sometimes take weeks off between tournaments just to prepare for it. And that preparation isn’t just dialing in the swing or working on nailing putts. …

Pitch clock to blame for pitchers’ elbow injuries, MLBPA exec says

Major League Baseball’s two top pitching stars – the Cleveland Guardians’ Shane Bieber and the Atlanta Braves’ Spencer Strider – were among those who suffered elbow injuries within the first few days of the season. Not to mention, the New York Yankees’ Jonathan Loaisiga, the Miami Marlins’ Eury Perez and the Oakland Athletics’ Trevor Gott also suffered elbow injuries. Gerrit Cole was forced to miss…

Emmanuel Acho responds to critics who ‘respectfully reprimanded’ him over his Angel Reese comments

Former NFL linebacker-turned-television sports analyst Emmanuel Acho faced some backlash due to recent comments about college basketball star Angel Reese. During Tuesday’s edition of the Fox Sports show “Speak,” Acho and the panel began discussing Reese’s emotional press conference when the All-American opened up about some of the criticism she dealt with over the past year. “I’ve been through so much,” Reese said. “I’ve seen…

NBA investigates Raptors’ Jontay Porter over ‘prop betting’: report

Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter is reportedly under NBA investigation after the league found “multiple instances of betting irregularities.”  The investigation reportedly stems around prop bets involving Porter on two games — Jan. 26 against the Los Angeles Clippers and March 20 against the Phoenix Suns. according to ESPN.  The Raptors declined to comment to Fox News Digital. The NBA  did not immediately respond to…

NFL bans controversial hip-drop tackle despite objections

The NFL made a significant rule change on Monday that will significantly impact defensive players and anyone else trying to make a tackle during games during the 2024 season and beyond. The league’s competition committee voted at the annual league meeting to ban hip-drop tackles and penalizes anyone who decides to use the technique during play. The committee was unanimous in its decision, according to…