Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to make the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his route into the Mets rotation Its the nightmare scenario for pitchers: a blister line drive off the bat of a big leaguer,…

The great Pat Summitt took a fringe game and induced it big | Les Carpenter

Summitts legacy is not just the eight NCAA title trophies, but the popularity of womens basketball and the dreamings of thousands who can aspire to a pro career Pat Summitt was 22 years old, a kid just out of college, when the University of Tennessee constructed her their womens basketball coach-and-four. Looking back, it was…

Khabib Nurmagomedov taps out Conor McGregor then sparks melee in crowd

The unbeaten Russian defended his UFC lightweight title against Conor McGregor, then climbed into the crowd to brawl with the Irishmans team Khabib Nurmagomedov eventually applied the neck crank, and almost immediately Conor McGregor’s right hand struck his left shoulder in succession, a signal of submission, and the proverbial white flag in a war of…

LA is about to discover that republic and the Olympics don’t mixture

A key point often lost in the criticism of the IOCs tolerance of autocracy is that by hosting the Olympics, democracies become more authoritarian On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee will rubberstamp the plan to hand Paris the 2024 Summer Games while Los Angeles will host in 2028. Given the lack of bids from democratic…

Obama hosts NBA champion Golden State Warriors to the White House

President teasings MVP Steph Curry for clowning and says the California teams lineup and playing style is so good its almost not fair Barack Obama welcomed Americas all-conquering basketball champs into the oval office on Thursday and indicated the experiences of a US president and NBA stars are not so different. Standing 6ft 7ins tall…

Steph Curry’s ankle shouldn’t fret the Warriors- but other teams aren’t so lucky

For the reigning NBA MVP, the Warriors are erring on the side of caution. Other teams traumata might end up having a bigger impact in this playoff series This may sound strange, but the Golden State Warriors most logical course of action could involve sitting their best player for the remainder of their series against…

LA is about to discover that democracy and the Olympics don’t mix

A key point often lost in the criticism of the IOCs tolerance of totalitarianism is that by hosting the Olympics, democracies become more authoritarian On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee will rubberstamp the plan to hand Paris the 2024 Summer Games while Los Angeles will host in 2028. Given the lack of bids from democratic…

Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to stimulate the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his route into the Mets rotation Its the nightmare scenario for pitchers: a scald line drive off the at-bat of a big leaguer,…

Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to make the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his way into the Mets rotation Its the nightmare scenario for pitchers: a scalding line drive off the at-bat of a big leaguer,…

Why pitchers won’t wear helmets despite Shoemaker’s 105 mph liner to the head

Since pitchers will never wear helmets on their own, its time to make the decision for them. Plus, Big Papi pastes the Donald, silly September call-ups are back and Seth Lugo spins his way into the Mets rotation Its the nightmare scenario for pitchers: a blister line drive off the bat of a big leaguer,…