University of Maryland fires football coach after backlash

(COLLEGE PARK, Md.) -- The University of Maryland fired head football coach DJ Durkin on Wednesday amid backlash from students and parents over his reinstatement.

The school announced Durkin’s departure late Wednesday, just a day af... Read More

Hall of Famer and Giants legend Willie McCovey dies at 80

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco Giants legend and Hall of Famer Willie McCovey died on Wednesday at the age of 80.

In a statement, the Giants said the former first baseman “passed away peacefully” in the afternoon “after... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/31/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Brooklyn 120, Detroit 119
Minnesota 128, Utah 125
Denver 108, Chicago 107
Indiana 107, N.Y. Knicks... Read More

Yankees re-sign Brett Gardner to 1-year deal

(NEW YORK) -- The New York Yankees announced they re-signed outfielder Brett Gardner to a 1-year deal for the 2019 season.

The deal keeps Gardner as the longest tenured Yankee. He was drafted by the team in 2005 and debuted in 2008. He went on... Read More

Rutgers football player arrested for alleged murder conspiracy

(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) -- A Rutgers University football player was arrested and charged on Tuesday in connection to a murder plot, police said.

Izaia Bullock, a junior linebacker, was accused of initiating a plan to kill "the family members... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/30/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:

  NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
 Final  Sacramento     107  Orlando         99
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Olympian Shaun White apologizes for 'insensitive' Halloween costume

(NEW YORK) -- Olympian Shaun White is owning up to a really "insensitive" choice he made for a recent Halloween costume.

The famed X-Games star, 32, dressed up as Simple Jack, played by Ben Stiller in the movie Tropic Thunder, ove... Read More

Penguins to wear tribute patches for synagogue shooting victims

(PITTSBURGH) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins have found a special way to honor the victims and families impacted by the shooting Saturday morning at Tree of Life synagogue.

Penguins players will wear special "Stronger Than Hate" patches on thei... Read More

Warriors' Klay Thompson sets NBA record with 14 3-pointers

(CHICAGO) -- Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson set an NBA record Monday night for 3-pointers in a game.

The shooting guard knocked down 14 3-pointers during the game against the Chicago Bulls, breaking the record of 13 3-pointers previo... Read More

Red Sox arrive in Boston with World Series trophy

(BOSTON) -- The Boston Red Sox are back home after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games to become the World Series champions.

The team arrived at Fenway Park, along with their championship trophy, Monday night, and were greeted ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/29/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:

   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
 Final  Philadelphia  113  Atlanta       92
 F... Read More

Prince William among those paying tribute to beloved Leicester soccer club owner killed in helicopter crash

(LEICESTER, England) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May and Prince William have led tributes to the owner of a famous Leicester soccer club who died in a helicopter crash after watching his team play.

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivadd... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/28/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:
   
   INTERLEAGUE

 Final  Boston   5  L-A Dodgers   1
   
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Dodgers manager Dave Roberts responds to criticism from Donald Trump: 'That's one man's opinion'

(LOS ANGELES) -- Dodgers manager Dave Roberts received word of an unexpected critic following his team's loss to the Red Sox in Game 4 of the World Series: the president of the United States.

The Dodgers lost the crucial game, 9-6, and fel... Read More