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Scoreboard roundup — 8/17/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events: AMERICAN LEAGUEFinal Tampa Bay 3, N-Y Yankees 1Final Texas 8, L-A Angels 6Final Minnesota 15, Detroit 8Final Kansas City 6, Toronto 2 NATIONAL LEAGUEFinal N-Y Mets 24, Philadelphia 4Final Chi Cubs 1, Pittsburgh 0Final Washington 5, St. Louis 4Final Colorado 5, Atlanta 3Final Philadelphia 9, N-Y Mets 6Final Arizona …

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Penn State-bound athlete shot dead days before departure to start freshman year

iStock/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — A freshman set to begin his college athletic career at Penn State next week has been shot dead in his home city of Philadelphia. Kristian Marche, a track and field athlete, was shot in the head on his own street Monday night, according to Philadelphia police. Marche, 18, was found in a back driveway and taken to a …

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Parents of University of Maryland football player who died call for firing of head coach

ABC News(COLLEGE PARK, Md.) — The parents of the college football player who died after a grueling practice are calling for the firing of the head coach. Jordan McNair, a 19-year-old offensive lineman for the University of Maryland’s Terrapins football team, collapsed during an outdoor workout on May 29. The scholar-athlete died on June 13 from complications related to extreme …

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NASCAR Brendan Gaughan Praises Ohio Fans, Rare Start

One of the most popular drivers in the NASCAR garage is Las Vegas driver Brendan Gaughan. His personality and on track “take no prisoners” attitude has always brought the fans out to watch, no matter if it was the Truck Series, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, or his time in the Xfinity Series. Brendan Gaughan loves road racing, and this …

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Spin To Win, Allgaier Uses Fresher Tires To Win Mid-Ohio

For 69 of the 75 laps of the Rock ‘n Roll Tequila 170 it was a battle for second behind Austin Cindric.  Then a caution with 7 laps to go and Jason Burdett called Justin Allgaier to pit road for new tires. Allgair said after the race that he wanted to come and get tires after getting spun and had …

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NASCAR CEO Brian France Arrested On DUI Charges

Reports began swirling early Monday morning that Brian France, Chairman and CEO as well as grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. was arrested in the Hamptons. First reports came from TMZ about the arrest, then confirmed by NASCAR officials who have declined comment on the situation. The reports state that The 56-year-old France was was initially stopped in Sag Harbor, NY …

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Mid-Ohio President Talks New Sponsor, Fan Benefits, Upcoming Race (AUDIO)

The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will have a new official tequila as a track partner, as well as the title sponsor of the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity race at the Lexington Ohio road course. Track president Craig Rust spoke in length with our own Steve Conley yesterday about the new deal, and what it will mean for both the track and …

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The Most “Obscure” Sports Are Back With ESPN 8-The Ocho

If we know nothing more than the handful of quotes from our favorite sports anylysts Cotton McKnight and Pepper Brooks. We know ESPN 8 “The Ocho” from the movie Dodgeball, and it’s coming back. ESPN turned ESPN 2 into “The Ocho” last year for a day, and broadcast the movie as well as some of the worlds most obscure sports, …

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Rock N Roll Tequila Joins Mid-Ohio And NASCAR Xfinity Series

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course today announced a new title sponsor for the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series race event on August 10-11, 2018. The three year agreement gives  Rock N Roll Tequila entitlement. It also gives them official Tequila of Mid-Ohio rights. The Rock N Roll Tequila 170 Presented by Amethyst Beverage will be the final race of the 57th season at the …

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Buffalo Bills QB Jim Kelly Emotional Speech, Jimmy V Award

Buffalo Bills hall of fame quarterback, Jim Kelly has gone through many trials in his life after football. His son, Hunter was diagnosed with globoid-cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe disease) shortly after his birth on February 14, 1997. Hunter passed away from the disease at the age of 8 on August 5, 2005. Kelly has also battled cancer on 3 separate occasions. The first …

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