Brazil to host 2021 Copa America after scheduling chaos sees event pulled from Argentina, Colombia

Brazil to host 2021 Copa America after scheduling chaos sees event pulled from Argentina, Colombia

With Argentina and Colombia unable to fulfil their commitments as hosts of the 2021 Copa America due to civil unrest and Covid-19 concerns, Brazil has stepped in to stage elite continental competition. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to cause havoc in South America, and Colombia dealing with anti-government protests, there was a very real threat … Read more

Yankees’ Luis Severino could start rehab assignment Sunday

Yankees' Luis Severino could start rehab assignment Sunday

A timeline for Luis Severino’s return to the Yankees is beginning to come into focus. The right-hander, 15 months removed from Tommy John surgery, was scheduled to throw another simulated game Monday. If everything went well, he would then start a rehab assignment on Sunday, likely with Low-A Tampa. Rehab assignments have a maximum 30-day … Read more

Knicks’ quiet trade deadline could be their playoff undoing

Knicks' quiet trade deadline could be their playoff undoing

The March 25 trade deadline came, passed and the Knicks subtracted instead of added. The Knicks traded combo guard Austin Rivers. They gave up on 2019 second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis. They released the players coming back in the deal, opening two roster spots. According to a source, Tom Thibodeau had hoped for an upgrade, but … Read more

AEW Double or Nothing put spotlight on Jungle Boy, Sammy Guevara

AEW Double or Nothing put spotlight on Jungle Boy, Sammy Guevara

All Elite Wrestling has officially moved out the pandemic era with a “Double or Nothing” pay-per-view that featured long-awaited moments, some fantastic storytelling and matches that set up the company’s future with its raucous crowd back. Jungle Boy, with the fans at Daily’s Place in Jacksonville singing his “Tarzan Boy” theme song, won the Casino … Read more

Video of Kyrie Irving stomping on Celtics logo sparks NBA Twitter debate over ‘classless act’

Video of Kyrie Irving stomping on Celtics logo sparks NBA Twitter debate over 'classless act'

It’s clear that Kyrie Irving still holds some animosity towards the Celtics organization. As Irving scored 39 and saw his Nets push the Celtics to the brink of elimination on Sunday night with a 141-126 victory, things started to get chippier on the floor. And despite Boston never making the game close, the TD Garden crowd continued to … Read more

Suspected Kyrie Irving bottle-thrower identified, charged

Suspected Kyrie Irving bottle-thrower identified, charged

The knucklehead fan accused of hurling a water bottle at Nets star Kyrie Irving after Sunday’s playoff game against the Boston Celtics will be arraigned Tuesday on one count of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, according to multiple reports. Boston police said 21-year-old Cole Buckley of Braintree (MA) was arrested at TD Garden … Read more

Jose Berrios will make it look easy

Jose Berrios will make it look easy

A holiday message from President Biden, speaking at a Virginia military base. “I love those barrettes in your hair, man. I tell you what, look at her, she looks like she’s 19 years old, sitting there like a little lady with her legs crossed.” Happy Memorial Day, America! Mathematically eliminated from postseason play after losing … Read more