Baseball

Willie Mays’ presence felt everywhere at Rickwood Field as Cardinals edge Giants

[ad_1] BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Now batting: No. 24, Willie Mays.Those were the words that brought the Rickwood Field crowd to its feet on Thursday. No one was asked or told to quiet down. The chatter and the music that had just a minute prior filled the ballpark with life, completely and abruptly stopped at those seven words. At once silent and emotional, the 8,332 fortunate to be in attendance brought
Soccer

Serbia threaten to quit Euro 2024 over alleged fan chanting

[ad_1] Rob Dawson, CorrespondentJun 20, 2024, 05:52 PM ETSerbia have threatened to quit Euro 2024 if UEFA fail to take action following alleged chanting between fans of Croatia and Albania.A section of supporters attending the 2-2 draw in Hamburg on Wednesday could be heard taking part in offensive chants aimed at Serbia.Jovan Surbatovic, general secretary of the Football Association of Serbia, has suggested Serbia may not continue at the tournament
Hockey

Panthers’ Paul Maurice: Oilers now have pressure, too

[ad_1] Greg Wyshynski, ESPNJun 20, 2024, 09:20 PM ETCloseGreg Wyshynski is ESPN's senior NHL writer.EDMONTON, Alberta -- Florida Panthers coach Paul Maurice believes the pressure in the Stanley Cup Final has "evened out" now that the Edmonton Oilers have rallied to force a Game 6.The Panthers took a 3-0 series lead before Edmonton won the last two games, thanks in part to back-to-back four-point performances by star Connor McDavid. But
Swimming

Chase Kalisz Dominates Semifinal Field in 200 IM

[ad_1] U.S. Olympic Trials, Day 6 Finals: Chase Kalisz Dominates Semifinal Field in 200 IM Already at these Olympic Trials, Chase Kalisz has become the oldest swimmer to qualify to represent the United States in the 400 IM, with a runnerup finish to Carson Foster in Sunday’s final. Now, Kalisz aims to add the 200 IM to his Paris slate, and he is well-positioned after swimming the top qualifying mark in the
Nascar

Todd Gilliland 1-on-1: On his racing roots, progress he’s made in 2024

[ad_1] Bob Pockrass FOX NASCAR Insider Todd Gilliland should be smiling — he's sitting 20th in the standings and recently signed a contract extension with Front Row Motorsports.The 24-year-old Gilliland is considered one of NASCAR's top prospects after winning back-to-back ARCA West titles in 2016-17 and finishing second in the ARCA East standings in 2017, but it hasn't been an easy road for him.He won just two truck races and finished
Top Headlines

Browns’ Lonnie Phelps arrested after crashing car into restaurant

[ad_1] Jun 20, 2024, 01:19 PM ETCleveland Browns defensive end Lonnie Phelps was charged with drunken driving Wednesday night after police said he crashed his SUV into a Florida restaurant.Phelps also faces a charge for damaging property following the incident at the Red Shoe Island Bistro in Key West.Phelps, 23, was taken into custody after refusing to cooperate with officers, according to a Monroe County Sheriff's Office report obtained by
Top Headlines

Why there will never be another MLB player like Willie Mays

[ad_1] Tim Kurkjian, ESPN Senior WriterJun 18, 2024, 10:34 PM ETCloseSenior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Has covered baseball since 1981One of the greatest players of all time, Frank Robinson, was asked once if Willie Mays was the best player he had ever seen. Robinson got that annoyed look on his face and rolled his eyes, insulted that the question was even asked. After a pause, he answered: "Of
Football

Brandon Aiyuk tells Jayden Daniels – 49ers ‘don’t want me back’

[ad_1] Jun 17, 2024, 03:14 PM ETBrandon Aiyuk added more intrigue to his contract stalemate with the San Francisco 49ers with a post to TikTok on Monday.In the video, Aiyuk is talking via FaceTime with Washington Commanders quarterback Jayden Daniels, his former Arizona State teammate.Aiyuk tells Daniels, "They said they don't want me back."Daniels responds, "That's it?""I swear," Aiyuk said, prompting Daniels to shout, "My boy!"Aiyuk wrote in the caption
Soccer

Euro 2024: Kylian Mbappé says ‘no victories without risks’

[ad_1] Jun 19, 2024, 12:56 PM ETKylian Mbappé returned to light training Wednesday with a bandage covering his broken nose in the first public appearance by the France superstar since his bloody injury that shook the European Championship.A cryptic Instagram post on social media earlier hours might have provided an insight into Mbappé's mindset as the world waits to discover how long he will be out of action."Without risks, there