Ranking the Top Freshmen in the 2019 NCAA Tournament

Ranking the Top Freshmen in the 2019 NCAA Tournament

0 of 11 Streeter Lecka/Getty Images By the time March Madness rolls around, the freshmen who arrived on campus several months prior as green, inexperienced newbies are now seasoned college basketball veterans. However, the NCAA tournament is a different animal. That's why that mid-major No. 12 seed with a senior-heavy lineup is always such an…
Flames defeat Blue Jackets, extend lead in Pacific, Western Conference

Flames defeat Blue Jackets, extend lead in Pacific, Western Conference

CALGARY -- The Calgary Flames strengthened their hold on first place in the Pacific Division and Western Conference with a 4-2 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday. The Flames lead the San Jose Sharks by three points in each. Johnny Gaudreau, Matthew Tkachuk, Michael Frolik and Andrew Mangiapane scored for…
First funerals for NZ shooting victims

First funerals for NZ shooting victims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The burials have been delayed because of the identification process A father and son from Syria have been buried in the first funerals for those killed in the New Zealand mosque shootings that left 50 people dead. Khaled Mustafa, 44, and Hamza, 16, arrived as refugees to New Zealand last…
Trout Being Trout: MLB’s Quiet Superstar Spurns Spotlight to Stay with Angels

Trout Being Trout: MLB’s Quiet Superstar Spurns Spotlight to Stay with Angels

Elaine Thompson/Associated Press TEMPE, Ariz. — Last week, I joked with Mike Trout that he should answer Bryce Harper's public recruiting pitches by aggressively lobbying for Harper to drop his no-trade clause in Philadelphia and join Trout in Anaheim, California. Trout got a good chuckle out of that and then, as baseball's quiet superstar usually does,…
A tale of two Trumps

A tale of two Trumps

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump swap football shirts in the Oval OfficeJair Bolsonaro's visit to the US was much-heralded, certainly here in Brazil. The fact that it's the Brazilian president's first foreign trip is a sign of just how important he sees his relationship with the US.…
Report: Prosecutors Offer to Drop Robert Kraft’s Solicitation Charges in Florida

Report: Prosecutors Offer to Drop Robert Kraft’s Solicitation Charges in Florida

Steven Senne/Associated Press Florida prosecutors have reportedly offered to drop the solicitation of prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft if he admits he would have been proven guilty had the case gone to trial.  According to Andrew Beaton of the Wall Street Journal, prosecutors have offered the same deal to other men charged with…