Serena Williams says ‘countdown has begun’ to retirement

Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion serena williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a career that transcended sports. In an essay released Tuesday by Vogue magazine, and a post … Read more

LIV Golf: Sergio Garcia’s WhatsApp messages to Greg Norman about stars ‘s****ing their pants’

Sergio Garcia’s concerned messages about signing up to the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf series have been revealed, stating that some stars were ‘s****ing their pants’. The breakaway event has dominated headlines ever since it was conjured up. Eleven LIV Golf defectors, led by Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau, filed an antitrust lawsuit against the PGA … Read more

Kevin Durant is at an airhead

Kevin Durant (left)photo: AP That is if reports are to be believed, and it would depend on which side this slithered out from. Smart money is on the Brooklyn side, but then again watching Kevin Durant throughout his career, this is the kind of hijinx he would think shines kindly on him. It’s been pretty … Read more

Why sport stars are wealthier than ever — but they still may not be getting their fair share

Indeed, the average professional athlete in the United States is making near record amounts, so it’s tough for us to put ourselves in their shoes. But a look at the data reveals that their share of the sports revenue pie is actually shrinking compared to the owners, and their minor league counterparts continue to make … Read more

Mekhi Becton expected to miss significant time

The Jets initially projected optimism after right tackle Mekhi Becton limped off the practice field on Monday afternoon with a knee injury. By Monday evening, it turned out that optimism had been completely misplaced. Becton suffered an injury to his knee cap and patella, unrelated to the knee injury that kept him out for most … Read more

Weekly Sports League and Franchise Report

by Dan KriegerAugust 8, 2022 – Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) BASEBALL Atlantic League: Preparation of the site that will become home to a new ballpark in downtown Hagerstown (MD) for an independent Atlantic League expansion team is just getting underway, so completion of the ballpark is not expected until 2024. When Hagerstown was announced … Read more

Giants learn hard lessons in fight-filled practice

The Giants are no longer punchless. A brawl broke out Monday at practice that included punches exchanged by center Jon Feliciano and linebacker Cam Brown, offensive line coach Bobby Johnson shoving Brown in a rare break from protocol and both sidelines emptying. Tempers flared for four straight plays, beginning when Saquon Barkley lowered his shoulder … Read more

Rose dismisses sexual misconduct questions at Phillies fete

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Rose dismissed questions Sunday about his first appearance on the field in Philadelphia since the franchise scrapped 2017 plans to honor him because of a woman’s claim she had a sexual relationship with baseball’s hit king when she was a minor. “It was 55 years ago, babe,” Rose told a female … Read more

Legion team from Creighton Prep beats in-state rival for trip to World Series | NE Prep Zone

RAPID CITY, SD — Five Points Bank (Omaha Creighton Prep) overcame a four-run deficit Sunday to punch its ticket to the American Legion World Series. The Junior Jays rallied for a 7-4 victory to capture the Central Plains Regional. Five Points Bank (41-12) will start play Thursday at the eight-team World Series in Shelby, North … Read more