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Olympian Nadia Comaneci helps young Indian duo with viral video score gymnastics scholarships

Twitter/@nadiacomaneci10(KOLKATA, India) — Two children from India, have been promised gymnastics scholarships from the Sports Authority of India after a video of them doing cartwheels and flips on their way to school went viral on social media and was shared by five-time Olympic gold medalist Nadia Comaneci.The video, which captured Jashika Khan, 11, and Mohammad…read more »

Cancer survivor David Quessenberry gets first NFL touchdown catch

33ft/iStock(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — The Tennessee Titans pulled off an epic touchdown pass to offensive lineman David Quessenberry on Sunday, which made his fourth career NFL game extra special for the cancer survivor. The 1-yard pass from quarterback Marcus Mariota notched the offensive tackle’s first touchdown in the NFL.”It was a simple route — any of…read more »

Report: Decision on Roethlisberger elbow surgery expected Monday

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(PITTSBURGH) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will reportedly find out just how severe Ben Roethlisberger’s elbow injury is on Monday.The 37-year-old quarterback had to leave Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks in the second quarter after hurting his elbow following an attempted pass. Mason Rudolph stepped in to fill for Roethlisberger but…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 9/15/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEBoston 6, Philadelphia 3 AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 6, NY Yankees 4Cleveland 7, Minnesota 5Baltimore 8, Detroit 2Houston 12, Kansas City 3Oakland 6, Texas 1LA Angels 6, Tampa Bay 4Seattle 11, Chi White Sox 10NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington 7, Atlanta 0Milwaukee 7, St. Louis 6Chi Cubs 16, Pittsburgh…read more »

‘I almost died’: David Ortiz gives 1st interview after being shot

fstop123/iStock(BOSTON) — Boston Red Sox legend and three-time World Series champion David Ortiz gave his first interview after being shot in the Dominican Republic earlier this year. The retired slugger known as “Big Papi” was shot at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo on June 9. In the interview, he described the moment…read more »

Stan Makita is 1st Hockey Hall of Famer found to have had CTE

iStock/artisteer(BOSTON) — Hockey great Stan Makita is the latest professional athlete to join the list of Hall of Famers diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease CTE.The announcement was made Friday by Dr. Ann McKee of Boston University’s CTE Center, one year after Makita died at the age of 78.Makita, a star of the 1960s who…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 9/12/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUELA Dodgers 4, Baltimore 2Washington 12, Minnesota 6 Cincinnati 11, Seattle 5AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 10, Detroit 4Kansas City 6, Chi White Sox 3Boston 7, Toronto 4Texas 6, Tampa Bay 4Oakland 3, Houston 2NY Yankees 6, Detroit 4NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 3, Miami 2NY Mets 11,…read more »

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