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Scoreboard roundup — 9/18/19
Sep19

Scoreboard roundup — 9/18/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUESeattle 4, Pittsburgh 1San Francisco 11, Boston 3Tampa Bay 8, LA Dodgers 7 — 11 inningsAMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 1, Kansas City 0 — 11 InningsClevelan…

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New Jersey referee suspended after forcing teen wrestler to cut dreadlocks or forfeit match
Sep18

New Jersey referee suspended after forcing teen wrestler to cut dreadlocks or forfeit match

iStock(BUENA, N.J.) — A New Jersey referee who forced a black teenager to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a wrestling match was suspended on Wednesday, concluding a months-long racial bias investigation.The white referee at the center of the December in…

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Reports of sexual abuse, misconduct in Olympic sports up 55% from last year
Sep18

Reports of sexual abuse, misconduct in Olympic sports up 55% from last year

ccahill/iStock(NEW YORK) — Reports of sexual abuse and misconduct rose 55% from a year ago, according to a national Olympic sports oversight center.The U.S. Center for SafeSport, founded by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee in 2017 to investig…

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Scoreboard roundup — 9/17/19
Sep18

Scoreboard roundup — 9/17/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUESeattle 6, Pittsburgh 0San Francisco 7, Boston 6 — 15 inningsLA Dodgers 7, Tampa Bay 5AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 8, LA Angels 0Cleveland 7, Detroit 2To…

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New York Giants name rookie Daniel Jones starting QB for Week Three
Sep17

New York Giants name rookie Daniel Jones starting QB for Week Three

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Giants are turning to rookie Daniel Jones at quarterback for Week Three, ending Eli Manning’s run as the team’s starter after nearly 15 years.”Eli and I spoke this morning,” head coach Pat Shur…

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Pittsburgh Pirates’ Felipe Vazquez arrested on child solicitation charge
Sep17

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Felipe Vazquez arrested on child solicitation charge

Rockard/iStock(PITTSBURGH) — Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was arrested on Tuesday on charges of child pornography and solicitation of a child.In a statement, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said it began an investigation into Va…

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