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Tony Dungy, Tampa Bay pro teams paying to move Confederate statue

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(TAMPA BAY, FL.) — Former NFL Head Coach Tony Dungy challenged Tampa Bay’s professional sports franchises to help pay to move a Confederate statue from a local courthouse. The three teams, the Lightning, Buccaneers and Rays, said they would help. On Wednesday, Hillsborough County Commissioners voted 4-2 to block public funds from being used to move the statue. …

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Scoreboard roundup — 8/16/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEL.A. Angels 3 Washington 2N-Y Yankees 5 N-Y Mets 3Boston 5 St. Louis 4Houston 9 Arizona 5L.A. Dodgers 5 Chi White Sox 4 AMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 7 Oakland 6Seattle 7 Baltimore 6Toronto 3 Tampa Bay 2Texas 12 Detroit 6 Cleveland at Minnesota 8:10 p.m., postponed NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 8 San Francisco …

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Saints fire two team doctors after misdiagnosis

Getty Images(METAIRIE, La.) – The New Orleans Saints have fired team orthopedists Deryk Jones and Misty Suri after they misdiagnosed an injury to cornerback Delvin Breaux. The pair had originally diagnosed Breaux’s fibula injury as a bruise, but it was later discovered that he had fractured the bone. Breaux has a history of injuries and while the team believed he …

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Detroit Tigers’ Ian Kinsler rips umpire: ‘He needs to stop ruining baseball games’

33ft/iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) — Major League Baseball umpire Angel Hernandez is no stranger to controversy, and he was involved once again on Tuesday when Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler unleashed harsh criticisms of Hernandez to a local newspaper. Kinsler told the Detroit News that Hernandez “needs to re-evaluate his career choice,” claiming that the ump is “messing with baseball games.” Hernandez …

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Scoreboard roundup — 8/15/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEHouston 9 Arizona 4N-Y Yankees 5 N-Y Mets 4Washington 3 L.A. Angels 1Boston 10 St. Louis 4L.A. Dodgers 6 Chi White Sox 1 AMERICAN LEAGUETampa Bay 6 Toronto 4Texas 10 Detroit 4Cleveland 8 Minnesota 1Oakland 10 Kansas City 8Seattle 3 Baltimore 1NATIONAL LEAGUESan Francisco 9 Miami 4Milwaukee 3 Pittsburgh 1Cincinnati …

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Retired Tennis Star James Blake to Run in Sunday’s NYC Marathon

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The retired tennis star mistakenly handcuffed by New York City police is returning to the city for this Sunday’s marathon. James Blake had planned to run the New York City marathon long before he was mistaken for a credit card fraud suspect and slammed to a Manhattan sidewalk by an undercover cop. “I’m probably going …

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Retired Tennis Star James Blake to Run in Sunday’s NYC Marathon

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The retired tennis star mistakenly handcuffed by New York City police is returning to the city for this Sunday’s marathon. James Blake had planned to run the New York City marathon long before he was mistaken for a credit card fraud suspect and slammed to a Manhattan sidewalk by an undercover cop. “I’m probably going …

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Freddies to take on Sparta Highland

With tournament play creeping its way up the Fredericktown Freddies are trying to snap out of a funk. The Freddies boys basketball team has lost three straight games going into a road matchup with Sparta Highland Friday. Fredericktown scored just 28 points in a loss versus Loudonville that started the streak and they then fell to Cardington on a buzzer …

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Arck wins a pair of awards

Alex Arck has been the backbone of the Mount Vernon Boys Basketball season and that continued in losses to Delaware Hayes and Olentangy. Arck, for his efforts has been named the Alicie’s Action Figure Frenzy Player of the game for both games. In the loss to Hayes Arck helped the Jackets to a four point halftime lead in an eventual …

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Lou and Gib Ice Arena to host hockey tournament

This weekend the Lou and Gib Ice Arena in Newark will be hosting the the 70-71 Area College Hockey Tournament. Friday and Saturday the tournament will be going on and Sunday is the big day as a pair of semi final games will take place in the morning, the championship game is at 2pm on Sunday. Games on Friday night …

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