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Oneil Cruz, Bligh Madris make dazzling debuts as Pirates crush Cubs

Oneil Cruz promised there were plenty of hard hits traveling long distances to come for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he didn’t disappoint in his long-awaited season debut. The 6-foot-7, 220-pound shortstop put on a dazzling display of speed, arm strength and power at the plate that showed why he was their top prospect, setting some …

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Rueben Owens commits to Louisville: Cardinals land No. 1 RB, continue building historic 2023 recruiting class

Rueben Owens commits to Louisville: Cardinals land No. 1 RB, continue building historic 2023 recruiting class

Louisville pulled off one of its biggest recruiting coups in program history, as five-star running back Rueben Owens II – the No. 1 running back in the 2023 class – committed to the Cardinals Monday over a plethora of offers. Owens, a product of El Campo, Texas, had a list of suitors that included Alabama, …

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Putin spokesman says Griner isn't a hostage, gives no hint of release

Putin spokesman says Griner isn’t a hostage, gives no hint of release

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s top spokesman gave no indication Monday that WNBA star Brittney Griner will be released soon by Russian authorities who say they found hashish oil in her luggage. In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Keir Simmons, the spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, disputed the State Department’s position that Griner is a Russian hostage. …

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Oneil Cruz shows off arm in debut

Oneil Cruz shows off arm in debut

Oneil Cruz shows off arm in debut n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”oneil-cruz-shows-off-arm-in-debut”,”type”:”story”}).parts.4″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”oneil-cruz-shows-off-arm-in-debut”,”type”:”story”}).parts.4.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”oneil-cruz-shows-off-arm-in-debut”,”type”:”story”}).parts.5″:{“content”:”Chavis’ glove remained firmly intact, but there have been other pieces of leather that haven’t lived to tell the tale. Earlier this year, first base prospect Mason Martin said that Cruz broke not one, but two of his gloves. One instance happened during a game with Double-A Altoona. …

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Auburn Tigers, battling stomach bug, rally to eliminate No. 2 Stanford Cardinal at Men's College World Series

Auburn Tigers, battling stomach bug, rally to eliminate No. 2 Stanford Cardinal at Men’s College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — With a stomach bug and nearly seven decades of history working against them, the Auburn Tigers were down to two options Monday when they fell behind to No. 2 Stanford at the Men’s College World Series. Attack or go home. “My job is to [help] a group of players and coaches to …

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2022 Stanley Cup Final - How Game 3 impacts the rest of the series as Lightning strike back at Avalanche with 6-2 victory

2022 Stanley Cup Final – How Game 3 impacts the rest of the series as Lightning strike back at Avalanche with 6-2 victory

TAMPA, Fla. — What a difference 48 hours and a venue change makes. Facing a 2-0 deficit in the 2022 Stanley Cup Final — and coming off a 7-0 loss to the Colorado Avalanche that felt even more lopsided than that score — the Tampa Bay Lightning returned home and threw an epic counterpunch, skating …

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Rays Expected To Place Manuel Margot, Kevin Kiermaier On Injured List

Rays Expected To Place Manuel Margot, Kevin Kiermaier On Injured List

The Rays are likely to place outfielders Manuel Margot and Kevin Kiermaier on the 10-day injured list, manager Kevin Cash told reporters (including Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times). Both players made early exits from tonight’s loss to the Yankees, and Margot in particular seems to be facing an extended absence. Margot had to be carted …

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2022 Stanley Cup Final - Best moments, scenes and breakdown of Colorado Avalanche-Tampa Bay Lightning Game 3

2022 Stanley Cup Final – Best moments, scenes and breakdown of Colorado Avalanche-Tampa Bay Lightning Game 3

The reigning Stanley Cup champions might have been on the ropes. But the Tampa Bay Lightning, winners of consecutive titles, returned home, and cut their two-game deficit down to one, defeating the Colorado Avalanche 6-2. It wasn’t just the two-game deficit in the Stanley Cup Final that had Lightning fans concerned, it’s how the Avalanche …

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Lewis Ludlam of England warms up ahead of the International match between England and Barbarians at Twickenham Stadium on June 19, 2022 in London, England.

International Rugby League bars transwomen from women’s international matches until policy is developed

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Transgender women will be barred from sanctioned women’s international rugby league matches “until further research is completed to enable the IRL to implement a formal transgender inclusion policy,” the International Rugby League (IRL) said in a statement. The IRL’s statement on transgender participation came after FINA, the …

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