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Tokyo Olympics could still be canceled, top Japanese official says

YUKI IWAMURA/AFP via Getty Images(TOKYO) — With only a few months left to go before the Tokyo Olympics are set to begin, one of Japan’s top officials suggested that the games could be canceled or carried out without fans. “If it seems impossible to go on with the games, they must be definitely canceled,” Toshihiro…read more »

LA Dodgers’ Justin Turner destroys a fan’s nachos during a home run

ABC(LOS ANGELES) — A home run turned into an extra special snack for one fan during the Los Angeles Dodgers’ win Wednesday night. Third baseman Justin Turner hit his third home run of the season straight into Brando Lopez’s plate of nachos, covering the fan in cheese sauce. Turner said that after he rounded the…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 4/15/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle 4, Baltimore 2 Minnesota 4, Boston 3 Cleveland 4, Chi White Sox 2 Seattle 2, Baltimore 1 Texas 6, Tampa Bay 4 Kansas City 7, Toronto 5 Oakland 8, Detroit 4 NATIONAL LEAGUE Atlanta 7, Miami 6 San…read more »

Ralph Lauren reveals Team USA’s Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony uniform

CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For a little over a decade, Ralph Lauren has dressed some of America’s top athletes. This year, the brand has given fans an early look at what Team USA will be sporting for the Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony. The company has also unveiled an associated apparel collection for…read more »

Arizona names Tommy Lloyd as its next men’s basketball coach

cmannphoto/iStock(TUCSON, Ariz.) — The University of Arizona has hired a new men’s basketball coach. Tommy Lloyd, a former assistant coach at Gonzaga University, was chosen to lead the Wildcats, replacing Sean Miller who was fired last week after 12 seasons with Arizona, the university announced on Wednesday. “We are thrilled that Tommy and his family…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 4/14/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto 5, NY Yankees 4 Boston 3, Minnesota 2 Kansas City 6, LA Angels 1 Boston 7, Minnesota 1 Texas 5, Tampa Bay 1 Chi White Sox 8, Cleveland 0 Detroit 6, Houston 4 Seattle at Baltimore (Postponed) NATIONAL…read more »

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