76ers Embiid fined for Game 6 altercation

76ers Embiid fined for Game 6 altercation

(ATLANTA) -- Philadelphia center Joel Embiid was fined $35,000 for his actions during Friday's playoff game against Atlanta, the NBA announced on Sunday. With 4:02 left in the fourth quarter, Embiid was called for an offensive foul while attempting a layup and fell on Hawks forward John Collins. Collins shoved…
Scoreboard roundup — 6/20/21

Scoreboard roundup — 6/20/21

(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday's games:    ------    INTERLEAGUE Final  Pittsburgh   6  Cleveland   3    ------    AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  N.Y. Yankees   7  Oakland             5 Final  Minnesota      3  Texas          …
Scoreboard roundup — 6/17/21

Scoreboard roundup — 6/17/21

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 10, Baltimore 3 NY Yankees 8, Toronto 4 Houston 10, Chi White Sox 2 LA Angels 7, Detroit 5 Seattle 6, Tampa Bay 5 NATIONAL LEAGUE San Francisco 10, Arizona 3 Chi Cubs…
Motorcycle daredevil Alex Harvill dies in crash practicing for world record jump

Motorcycle daredevil Alex Harvill dies in crash practicing for world record jump

(MOSES LAKE, Wash.) -- Daredevil motorcycle rider Alex Harvill died in a crash Thursday while practicing for a record jump. Harvill, 28, was practicing at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Washington, when the accident occurred, according to the Grant County Coroner's Office. The record jump was set…
Longtime Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle resigns

Longtime Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle resigns

(DALLAS) -- Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has informed owner Mark Cuban that he will not be returning to coach the team next season, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Carlisle had spent 13 years as the head coach of the Mavericks, coaching them to an NBA title in 2011…
Scoreboard roundup — 6/16/21

Scoreboard roundup — 6/16/21

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Boston 10, Atlanta 8 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 6, Kansas City 5 Chi White Sox 8, Tampa Bay 7 Oakland 8, LA Angels 4 NY Yankees 3, Toronto 2 Cleveland 8, Baltimore 7 Houston 8, Texas…
NBA Star LeBron James tweet’s he saw injuries coming

NBA Star LeBron James tweet’s he saw injuries coming

(LOS ANGELES) -- In a tweet thread Wednesday afternoon, Lakers star LeBron James said he knew what was going to happen to players following a shortened off-season.  The thread comes after news that Clippers star Kawhi Leonard will miss Wednesday's game and possibly more after sustaining a right knee injury…
Simone Biles poses with mom, sister for Athleta ‘Power of We’ campaign

Simone Biles poses with mom, sister for Athleta ‘Power of We’ campaign

(NEW YORK) -- Athleta debuted its first major campaign with Simone Biles on Wednesday, and it's centered around those nearest and dearest to her. The retailer's latest "The Power of We" launch, shot in Biles' hometown of Spring, Texas, captures portraits of the gymnast alongside her mother, sister, teammates and…