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Former USAG chief accused of evidence tampering

The former president and CEO of scandal-marred USA Gymnastics was arrested Wednesday in Tennessee, accused in a warrant of tampering with evidence in the investigation of allegations of sexual abuse at the Karolyi Ranch near Huntsville, Texas. Steve Penny, former president of USA Gymnastics arrives for a hearing before the …

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Kershaw's strong outing lifts Dodgers to 3-2 NLCS lead

LOS ANGELES – Clayton Kershaw struck out nine over seven innings, and Max Muncy delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers grabbed the lead in the National League Championship Series with a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. Oct 17, 2018; …

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Hamilton says chasing Schumacher's record was never the plan

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton will edge closer to Michael Schumacher’s all-time record if he wins a fifth Formula One world title this weekend in Austin, but he said on Wednesday that chasing the German great was never part of his plan. Formula One World Champion, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton …

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Revamped Davis Cup about teams, not individuals: Pique

MADRID (Reuters) – The focus of the new-look Davis Cup should be about teams and not individuals, Gerard Pique said on Wednesday, brushing aside concerns that top names such as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will not want to participate in next year’s competition. Gerard Pique, FC Barcelona player and …

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USA Gymnastics interim CEO quits after anti-Nike tweet

(Reuters) – Mary Bono resigned as interim chief of USA Gymnastics on Tuesday, only four days into the job, after she drew fire for a tweet she sent criticizing Nike Inc’s (NKE.N) use of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign. Bono’s Oct. 12 appointment was criticized by …

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MLB investigates suspected Astros cheating in ALCS Game 1

Major League Baseball is investigating the Houston Astros after a man affiliated with the team appeared to be shooting video of the Boston Red Sox during Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. FILE PHOTO: Oct 14, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers (11) …

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Athletics: IAAF delays imposing gender rule due to Semenya challenge

LONDON (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Tuesday it will delay the implementation of its new eligibility rules for female classification due to the legal challenge by South Africa’s Caster Semenya. Athletics – Diamond League – Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich, Switzerland – August 30, 2018 Caster …

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