Buried amid the list of hopefuls signed up for the British Open final qualifying — a 36-hole Tuesday at St.]For nearly a decade, McIlroy, McDowell and Darren Clarke had been pushing to bring the Open back to their homeland.
of the Blue Jays in the final of the Home Run Derby on Monday.So are Bryce Harper, Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and every other active former Home Run Derby winner.
Baseball|Mets Go Ahead in 9th, but Lose on Home Run by PhilliesImagePhiladelphia Phillies players mobbed Jean Segura at home plate after he hit a three-run game winning walk-off home run in the ninth inning.He has blown four saves this season, one shy of his career high.
Sports|Yankees Hit Home Run in 27th Straight Game, Tying Major League RecordYankees 10, Blue Jays 8ImageGiancarlo Stanton’s three-run homer in the sixth inning proved to be the winning blow for the Yankees against the Blue Jays on Monday night.CreditCreditMichael Owens/Getty ImagesAaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees’ home run streak to a record-tying 27 games in a 10-8 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night at Yankee Stadium.
Sports|Rays to Explore Making Montreal a Part-Time HomeImageCommissioner Rob Manfred stressed on Thursday that the Rays’ proposal was simply an exploration, for now.In their lease, the Rays have committed to playing all of their home games at Tropicana Field through the 2027 season.
ImageCreditCreditHannah BuckmanI am wearing my best tennis whites and nervously picking at the strings on my wooden Wilson racket.The tennis courts were less than 10 minutes away, by foot, from our house.
ImageThe onetime UEFA president Michel Platini’s ban from soccer is set to expire in October.At some point deep into their exchange the man introduced himself as José María Figueres, the former president of Costa Rica.
Sports|Bullpen Woes Follow Mets Back Home From the RoadGiants 9, Mets 3ImageStephen Vogt hit a two-run double as part of a six-run 10th inning as the San Francisco Giants took the first game of a series against the Mets.The Giants went ahead 2-0, the Mets came back to take the lead and then the bullpen faltered again.
After a rough first month of this season, Happ steadily improved in May.In 31 total starts last season for the Toronto Blue Jays and the Yankees, he allowed a career-high 27.
Sports|Yankees Defeat Red Sox on Gary Sanchez Home RunYankees 5, Red Sox 3ImageGary Sanchez hitting the tiebreaking home run for the Yankees against the Red Sox on Saturday night.After starter Domingo Germán was chased early, six Yankees relievers combined to lock down another victory over the rival Red Sox — the Yankees are 4-0 to start the season series for the first time since 2012.
Movies|‘The Spy Behind Home Plate’ Review: Play Ball, Fight NazisA documentary tells the story of Moe Berg, a major-league catcher who went undercover during World War II.ImageMoe Berg in a scene from “The Spy Behind Home Plate,” a documentary directed by Aviva Kempner.
Sports|Stanley Cup Finals: Bruins Rally at Home for Game 1 WinImageThe Bruins’ Torey Krug leveled Robert Thomas in the third period on Monday night.Brayden Schenn made it 1-0 lead midway through the first period on a third-chance shot.
ImageCharles Leclerc is the first Monegasque Formula One driver to represent Ferrari at his home grand prix.CreditCreditAndrej Isakovic/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesThis weekend, Charles Leclerc, 21, will enter the history books as the first Monegasque Formula One driver to represent Ferrari at his home grand prix.
Hurricanes 2, Islanders 1 | Carolina leads series, 2-0ImageJordan Eberle with one of the Islanders’ four shots that hit the post or the crossbar in the third period against the Hurricanes on Sunday.The Islanders did not deserve to win on Sunday any more than did Carolina, which filched another one-goal victory at Barclays Center, this one by 2-1.
ImageIsha Johansen is the president of Sierra Leone’s soccer federation.On Monday, a court in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, will hear final submissions in a two-year corruption case against Johansen and her top deputy.