US basketball star Griner due in Russian court

MOSCOW (AP) — More than four months after being arrested at a Moscow airport for possession of cannabis, American basketball star Brittney Griner is due in court Monday for a preliminary hearing ahead of her trial. The Phoenix Mercury star, considered in some polls to be America’s most gifted female athlete, could face up to … Read more

LIV Golf receiving pushback in Oregon ahead of first US stop

Saudi-backed LIV Golf receives a cold reception in Oregon, its first stop in the United States. This coming week, the series, which pays huge signing fees for players such as Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, descends on Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in the tiny North Plains, nestled in the hills west of Portland. But the … Read more

Talabat celebrates MENA gaming achievements in newly launched regional awards show

The show ‘talabat Great Gamers Awards’ will be broadcast live on multiple streaming platforms on July 16, 2022. Game enthusiasts in the region will be able to vote for their favorite players in 5 categories until July 6, 2022. Cairo, Egypt: talabat, the region’s leading local technology platform, is partnering with GreatGamers Award to launch … Read more

Harrington holds on to edge Stricker, win U.S. Senior Open

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Padraig Harrington birdied a 30-foot putt on the 15th right when the last of his five-stroke lead was about to fade, and he closed with three tough pars for a 1 over 72 to hold off against Steve Stricker and win the US Senior Open on Sunday. Harrington never lost his … Read more

Smith scores twice, US women beat Colombia 3-0 in Colorado

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Sophia Smith scored twice in the second half and the United States Women’s National Team beat Colombia 3-0 on Saturday night to extend its home unbeaten streak to 68 games. Taylor Kornieck added a late goal on his national team debut. On Tuesday night, the teams will meet in Sandy, … Read more

Colorado connections help United States beat Colombia | Sports

COMMERCE CITY — A SaberCat opened the scoring and a Buffalo completed it in the United States Women’s National Team’s 3-0 victory over Colombia in a friendly match Saturday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Sophia Smith, a Windsor native who attended Fossil Ridge High School, scored the first two goals, and Taylor Kornieck, a former … Read more

Soviet Union’s Olympic robbery of US not forgivable 50 years later

Basketball is on rest for now, so now is a good time to recognize that this summer of 2022, our great American sport will celebrate two significant anniversaries – one perhaps the darkest moment in its history (from less with regard to the United States). ); a crowning moment of triumph. The most recent was … Read more

Mercury, Charles agree to part ways after 18 games

PHOENIX (AP) — Tina Charles’ time in the desert was short-lived. The Phoenix Mercury announced on Saturday that it has agreed to terms of a contractual divorce from Charles after 18 games. “After discussions with Tina and her agent, it was best for the two parties to go their separate ways at this time,” Mercury … Read more

Ferrari teams with Next Level Racing to accelerate esports boom

Gold Coast esports has kicked into high gear after a local sim company signed a deal with luxury car maker Ferrari. Key points: Next Level Racing claims their cockpits are already being used in Italy by Ferrari Simulation company Gold Coast has already signed a deal with Boeing Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate says this … Read more

UEFA blocks Sheriff hosting European games in Transnistria

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — The football fallout from Russia’s war with Ukraine saw UEFA blocking Sheriff Tiraspol on Friday from hosting competitive European matches in his home region of Moldova. Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Shakhtar Donetsk played Champions League games last season at Transnistria’s tiny Sheriff Stadium on the border with Ukraine. But the … Read more