MLB 2019 predictions: Harper to lead Phillies to World Series glory

April 9, 2019

Will Mike Trouts mega contract with the Angels drive him to greater statures? Who will win the Cy Young? Our novelists have their say on the new season I’m most excited by … The influx of young knack, but specifically . The son of The Impaler, one of the greatest right-handed bats of all-time, is the top potential in all of baseball. Since he fought in spring instruct, it’ll be…


Business owners, hedge your March Madness bets: its costing you $13.3bn | Gene Marks

March 26, 2019

The NCAA tournament will cause businesses to lose billions in productivity, a report says but that doesnt mean we should ban basketball from the office If youre a business owner and putting some bets on your favorite college team during the NCAA tournament, you might want to up the ante. Youre going to need those winnings to pay for all the money youre about to lose. Thats because your company…


Rugby United New York prepares for its debut season

January 24, 2019

( CNN) Bringing professional rugby to the Big Apple has been no mean feat. So when Rugby United New York takes to the field for its first competitive game in Major League Rugby, away to San Diego Legion on January 27, there will be a smile on one man’s face. Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018


Buckner and Burns blunder their way into inglorious sporting immortality | Andy Bull

October 22, 2018

Thirty years after his wrongdoing in the 1986 World Series, people still talk of pulling a Buckner. Might Doing a Freddie travel the same direction? It was the one last wafer-thin witticism that shaped Bill Buckner snap. On 4 July 1993 he was signing autograph in a parking lot outside McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, and when a boy passed him a ball to sign a human extending behind them said:”…


Matildas suffer late heartbreak as USA salvage Tournament of Nations draw

August 17, 2018

The Matildas were left heartbroken after a late Lindsey Horan goal cancelled out Chloe Logarzos opener and salvaged a draw for the worlds best team An injury-time equaliser saved the United States now 18-game unbeaten record as the Matildas came within seconds of repeating last years Tournament of Nations victory over the current World Cup holders. Australia coach Alen Stajcic came to the University of Connecticuts Rentschler Field a 40,000-capacity…


The world’s first ski descent of K2

August 6, 2018

( CNN) High-altitude adventurer Andrzej Bargiel has become the first person to ski down from the summit of K2, descending from the world’s second-highest mountain on Sunday. “I have managed to ride down from the summit of K2, directly to the base camp. It’s a very technical descent, conducting down the middle of the face, so I’m very happy it turned out well, because I’m here for the second time,…


Eugenie Bouchard was icy but the road to Wimbledon is slippery | Jacob Steinberg

July 8, 2018

The 2014 finalist was brusque last week at qualifying but she knows the path to a grand slam is littered with pitfalls The longer the interview gone on, the more it seemed that nothing was going to elicit an interesting answer from Eugenie Bouchard. The Canadian had trodden off court with an important victory in the bag but it was difficult to tell from her icy demeanour as she responded…


Iceland in bullish mood as they shed underdog status against Nigeria

July 3, 2018

Iceland manager Heimir Hallgrmsson said he expected his side to thump Nigeria in their unfamiliar persona as favourites Heimir Hallgrimsson squandered little time with the first issue, dollied up as usual by Fifa’s local media attache, of his press conference previewing the challenge posed by Nigeria. What did the Iceland manager expect to happen on Friday afternoon?” We expect to win ,” he said before turning now to his captain,…


Laird Hamilton’s age-busting 10-point plan to supercharge your body

June 15, 2018

Laird Hamilton determined notoriety and luck surfing “the worlds” biggest breakers. But, as he tells Tim Lewis, his daredevil streak could easily have led him down even more dangerous tracks as a young man. Plus, he uncovers his life secrets for biding ahead of the curve Laird Hamilton has gone many of the tallest, heaviest, fastest and longest waves ever defeated by a human being. Even people who don’t like…