How to watch 2020 WNBA Finals: Seattle Storm vs. Las Vegas Aces

The WNBA Finals will feature the top two teams in the league when the Seattle Storm and Las Vegas Aces square off in the best-of-five series that starts Friday in the WNBA bubble in Bradenton, Florida.   The teams finished the shortened 2020 season tied for the best record at 18-4. Seattle clinched its ticket to the championship […]

New Jersey suspends betting on Ukrainian table tennis due to match-fixing concerns

Concerns of potential match-fixing on Ukrainian table tennis events prompted the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement to tell sportsbooks in the state to suspend betting on the sport.  According to a notice sent to sportsbooks obtained by ESPN, the Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association alerted New Jersey regulators July 7. The notice said to avoid […]

Play the long game: Fans better off not predicting when they can return to sports

Numbers have always been the backbone of sports, and for going on nearly three months now, its aficionados have gone without RBI and points per game and shots on goal. Even worse, these innocuous and even comforting metrics have been supplanted by horrific measurements like mortality and infection rates, vector transmissions and ventilator availability. From the […]

Let’s celebrate the funniest home run in Major League Baseball history

Sure, some sports are back. But "sports" as we know them are largely still on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. Today is Day 76 without sports. ⚾? History was made 27 years ago Tuesday. Well, sort of.  It was a Wednesday night in Cleveland. A mostly meaningless summer game between the Rangers and Indians. Kenny Rogers was on […]

Five surfers die in the Netherlands after huge layer of sea foam disrupts rescue

Five experienced surfers drowned off the coast of the Netherlands on Monday after a storm left a huge layer of foam in the water to thwart a rescue attempt, Dutch authorities reported.  According to KNRM (Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Organization), a large-scale rescue effort of police, firefighters, the coastguard and emergency workers failed to save a group […]