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Firefighter from Massachusetts plays in US Open

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(BROCKTON, Mass.) — Brockton, Massachusetts firefighter Matt Parziale is not only a full time firefighter but a U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship golfer who gave his dad the greatest Father’s Day gift, playing in the U.S Open.After winning the U.S. Mid-Amateur last October, Parziale earned his first U.S. Open start and is the first Mid-Amateur…read more »

Mexican World Cup fans’ ‘massive jumps’ may have set off manmade earthquake

Ian MacNicol/Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) — Mexico’s upset World Cup victory over Germany was literally earthshaking.Super-sensitive earthquake sensors registered seismic activity at two sites in Mexico City that coincided with what proved to be the winning goal by Mexico’s star player, Hirving Lazano, in that team’s 1-0 triumph over defending World Cup champion Germany on Sunday.The…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/17/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:   INTERLEAGUE Final  Baltimore  10  Miami        4 Final  Toronto     8  Washington   6 Final  Texas      13  Colorado    12AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Cleveland   4  Minnesota       1 Final  Tampa Bay   3  N-Y Yankees     1 Final  Detroit     3  Chi White Sox   1 Final  Houston     7  Kansas City     4 Final  Oakland     6  L-A Angels      5, 11 Innings Final  Boston      9 …read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/15/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEMiami 2, Baltimore 0Toronto 6, Washington 5Colorado 9, Texas 5AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 0Minnesota 6, Cleveland 3Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3Houston 7, Kansas City 3L.A. Angels 8, Oakland 4Seattle 7, Boston 6NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 2San Diego 9, Atlanta 3Milwaukee 13, Philadelphia…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/14/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit 3, Minnesota 1Cleveland 5, Chicago White Sox 2Houston 7, Oakland 3N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 3Boston 2, Seattle 1NATIONAL LEAGUESan Francisco 6, Miami 3, 16 InningsPhiladelphia 9, Colorado 3Atlanta 4, San Diego 2Arizona 6, N.Y. Mets 3WOMEN’S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONAtlanta 72, Indiana 67Copyright…read more »

Conor McGregor says he ‘regrets’ melee that got him arrested on assault charges

Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor broke his silence Thursday about allegedly sparking a melee in April in Brooklyn, New York, that left two foes injured – saying he “regrets” his actions in the out-of-Octagon altercation.The 29-year-old Irish cage brawler spoke following a brief hearing in Brooklyn Supreme Court, where…read more »

University of Maryland football player dies after hospitalization

Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images(COLLEGE PARK, Md.) — The University of Maryland football team is in mourning in the wake of the death of one of its young players.Sophomore offensive lineman Jordan McNair died Wednesday, the university said, after he had been taken to a hospital May 29 after an organized team workout.The…read more »