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Gunfire injures four at Raptors parade in Toronto

Yu Ruidong/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images(TORONTO) — Four people were injured in Toronto Monday after gunfire erupted during a celebration for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors.Footage from the scene shows thousands of fans running after the gunshots began. More than one million people were said to have crowded the streets of downtown Toronto Monday…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/17/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUECincinnati 3, Houston 2AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 0LA Angels 10, Toronto 5Texas 7, Cleveland 2Boston 2, Minnesota 0Oakland 3, Baltimore 2Kansas City 6, Seattle 4NATIONAL LEAGUEAtlanta 12, NY Mets 3St. Louis 5, Miami 0San Francisco 3, LA Dodgers 2San Diego 2,…read more »

Captain Carli Lloyd leads US to 3-0 win over Chile in World Cup

Catherine Ivill – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images(PARIS) — The U.S. women’s national team celebrated another big World Cup win on Sunday, beating Chile 3-0 in a group-stage match in Paris’ Parc des Princes stadium.With the shutout victory, the U.S. secured a spot in the round of 16.Team captain Carli Lloyd, 36, led the U.S. with…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/16/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUECincinnati 11, Texas 3AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 8, Baltimore 6, 10 InningsTampa Bay 6, LA Angels 5Cleveland 8, Detroit 0Toronto 12, Houston 0NY Yankees 10, Chi White Sox 3Kansas City 8, Minnesota 6Seattle 6, Oakland 3NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 5, Miami 4St. Louis 4, NY Mets 3Atlanta…read more »

Why US soccer star Megan Rapinoe doesn’t sing the national anthem

iStock/artisteer(PARIS) — As the national anthem played before the U.S. women’s national team took on Thailand in the FIFA Women’s World Cup last week, the team stood in a row on the field.A camera panned down the line of players during the broadcast, showing each with her hand over her heart, mouthing along to the…read more »

Babe Ruth jersey breaks record for most-expensive sports memorabilia item

iStock(NEW YORK) — Babe Ruth broke about every record there was in baseball during his Hall of Fame career. Why not add a memorabilia record to the list?A rare game-worn jersey from the Sultan of Swat sold at auction Saturday for a record $5.64 million — the priciest piece of sports memorabilia ever. Of course,…read more »

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