Tag Archives: US sports

It’s our duty as Americans to protect our national parks for the next hundred years —Alex Honnold

Rock climber Alex Honnold argues we must do more to defend US national parks from a slew of imminent environmental threats Just over eight years ago, I completed a free solo ascent unroped of the one of the most beautiful and challenging climbs in the world: a 350 metre crack called Moonlight Buttress in southwestern … Read More

Bring on Game 7: Dodgers take stimulating World Series to decider after win over Astros

Chris Taylor, Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers sent the twist-and-turn World Series to Game 7, rallying against Justin Verlander to vanquished the Houston Astros 3-1 One of the most intensely and evenly contested World Series ever will be decided on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Dodger thrust a decided seventh competition in the … Read More

Toronto’s Aaron Sanchez reignites inning restriction debate

David Lengel: Aaron Sanchez is the unity of the Blue Jays rotation, at least for one or two more starts Lets start with the obvious: nothing not renowned surgeon Dr James Andrews , not agent Scott Boras , not Washington Nationals and New York Mets general managers Mike Rizzo and Sandy Alderson , not Hall … Read More

Innuendoes and stereotypes: why US pro sports tournaments lack Asian American starrings

Jeremy Lins dominance of the NBA turned out to be brief. But athletes dont need to play for gigantic units to support their worth I‘ll ever recollect 14 February 2012, partly because it was my birthday but likewise because America was in the clutch of Linsanity, a stunning two-week interval during which Jeremy Lin was … Read More

At the Banff Mountain Film Festival, the future of adventure boasts is female

A world-wide movie celebration showcasing the best in undertaking plays promises that 2017 will be full of fibs of enormous female athletes In a 1989 program, David Letterman introduced the greatest climber in the world without saying that the athlete had a lovely little clothing on. Lynn Hill had just come off a several-year move … Read More

Late-night emcees say the memo’s ‘true reason for being is to disrepute the FBI’

Comics, including Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Jimmy Kimmel, discussed the stock market sink, the Nunes memo and the Super Bowl Late-night Tv roundup Late-night legions say the memo’s ‘true reason for being is to refute the FBI’ Comics, including Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Jimmy Kimmel, discussed the stock market fall, the Nunes memo … Read More

Miami Marlins cat plucks off successful flee after daring realm intrusion

The Miami Marlins game against the Atlanta Braves took a brief and unscheduled delay between the fifth and sixth inning when a feline operated on to the field The Miami Marlins game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night took a brief and unscheduled interval between the fifth and sixth inning when a feline led … Read More

‘A beautiful moment’: Blind college football player establishes acquiring entry

Although a rare form of retinal cancer took his display as a child, Olson refused to give up on his dream of playing for his beloved Trojans Jake Olson first dreamt this moment long before he lost his vision to cancer eight years ago. The blind long snapper’s team-mates guided him onto the field. They … Read More

Stephen Curry overcomes slow are beginning to card 4-over 74 in professional golf entry

The two-time MVP bogeyed three of his first five openings but finished strong for a 74 at the Web.com Tours Ellie Mae Classic Stephen Curry gushed his right fist, created his arms in the air with golf-club in hand and made a firm shoulder bulge to caddie Jonnie West, his golf partner on street excursions … Read More

The haughty NHL: tone-deaf and alienating its devotees- for what?

The NHL got itself into a dumb fight over the all-star play, and then Gary Bettman kicked up a rain in Calgary. The league needs to reconsider its commitment to fans Its become an annual tradition every springtime that, when NHL commissioner Gary Bettman steps on the sparkler to present the Stanley Cup-winning team with … Read More

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