Jake Paul destroys Ben Askren in first-round knockout

Jake Paul destroys Ben Askren in first-round knockout

Jake Paul wasn’t facing Nate Robinson this time, but a decorated MMA fighter, and the result was the same. Paul, a YouTube sensation, knocked out Ben Askren in the first round of their Saturday night pay-per-view cruiserweight bout at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta with a straight right hand to the head. The Triller Fight Club … Read more

New York City FC no match for DC United in opener

New York City FC no match for DC United in opener

WASHINGTON — Brendan Daniel Hines-Ike and Russell Canouse each scored goals late in the first half to lead DC United to a 2-1 victory over New York City FC on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. NYCFC ended its four-game undefeated streak in the series. Hines-Ike scored in the 39th minute with … Read more

Yankees continue to phase out Jay Bruce

Yankees continue to phase out Jay Bruce

Jay Bruce’s phasing out of the lineup continued Saturday in the Yankees’ 6-3 loss to the Blue Jays at the Stadium. DJ LeMahieu started at first base for the second straight game and fourth time in the past six games. Bruce had started the first eight games of the season at first base, with Luke … Read more

Yankees’ Gary Sanchez OK after foul-tip scare

Gary Sanchez is attended to by a Yankees trainer after taking a foul tip off his right hand during the Bombers

The Yankees appear to have avoided the worst with Gary Sanchez. The catcher left Saturday’s 6-3 loss to the Rays after taking a foul tip off his exposed right hand in the fourth inning, but X-rays were negative. The Yankees termed him day-to-day with a contusion to his right index and middle fingers. “I definitely … Read more