Led by Fred Kerley, Americans sweep 100 meters and Chase Ealey gets shot put gold at World Championships

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Gold medalist Fred Kerley, of the United States, center, stands with silver medalist Marvin Bracy, of the United States, right, and bronze medalist Trayvon Bromell, of the United States, after the final in the men’s 100-meter run at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, July 16, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) The American … Read more

Mets sweep Yankees with walk-off win after Max Scherzer dominates

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Eduardo Escobar touched home plate, tossed his helmet and began the sprint to second base to celebrate with teammates. The player they were chasing was Starling Marte, who smacked a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning that gave the Mets a 3-2 victory over the Yankees at Citi Field on Wednesday night for a … Read more

A Rare Cubs Sweep Offers Thoughts for the Future, Top Rookies, Hendricks’ Shoulder, and Other Cubs Bullets

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Just a week away from the BN Trade Deadline Blogathon beginning! We’re so close to raising enough that I’ll have to do the full 41 hours (yes, up from 40 hours). Your generosity for Make-A-Wish is so appreciated! It turns out there was a good reason I couldn’t yesterday think of the Cubs’ other sweep … Read more

Astros close in on best AL record with sweep of Mariners

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Astros beat Mariners for series sweep \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”astros-beat-mariners-for-series-sweep\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.10″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”astros-beat-mariners-for-series-sweep\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.10.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”astros-beat-mariners-for-series-sweep\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.11″:{“content”:”“We were trying to get \\[Valdez\\] to the seventh and trying to give Pressly a day to get acclimated, but we had to call him into service today, and he was good,” Baker said. “He set the record for \\[30\\] consecutive batters \\[retired\\]. I told him congratulations after the … Read more

‘It’s really bad’: 4 takeaways as disjointed Red Sox lose, 8-4, suffer sweep at Fenway

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Red Sox “The brand of baseball we’re playing is awful.” Xander Bogaerts reacts after flying out. Winslow Townson/Getty Images When the series against the Blue Jays began, it felt as though the Red Sox had at least a chance to start fresh and put their inconsistency in the past. Sure, the odds were stacked against … Read more

Scorching Blue Jays get statement sweep, shake up playoff picture

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Takeaways from Blue Jays’ sweep of Red Sox \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”takeaways-from-blue-jays-sweep-of-red-sox\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.4″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”takeaways-from-blue-jays-sweep-of-red-sox\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.4.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”takeaways-from-blue-jays-sweep-of-red-sox\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.5″:{“content”:”Sunday’s 8-4 win featured another comedy of errors from the Red Sox, who continued to treat the baseball like a live snake defensively, while the Blue Jays seemed to find every hole Fenway had to offer. It wasn’t quite Friday’s record-setting 28-5 win, but they all count … Read more

MLB weekend recap: Red Sox trounced by Blue Jays; Aaron Judge extends home run lead; Cubs sweep Phillies

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The first weekend of the second half is in the books and the MLB trade deadline is a little more than a week away, the next few days will be busy in baseball. Let’s dive into what you need to know about this weekend’s action. Highlight of the weekend: The four most interesting runs the … Read more

Fred Kerley runs down astonishing gold as US men sweep 100m at Worlds

When Fred Kerley was a young boy, sleeping on a pallet with 12 other kids in a single room in Texas, he would dream of travelling the world. Instead, on a night of impossible drama in Eugene, he conquered it. In the final desperate strides of this world 100m final, Kerley instinctively stuck his chest … Read more

Fred Kerley leads U.S. medals sweep of men’s 100m at track worlds

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Fred Kerley is the world champion in the 100m, completing an extraordinary journey to the title of world’s fastest man. Kerley, the 27-year-old American who took silver at the Tokyo Olympics, won the crown jewel men’s event of the world track and field championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday night. He prevailed in 9.86 seconds, leading … Read more