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Former tennis pro Justin Gimelstob facing assault charges

Former tennis pro Justin Gimelstob facing assault charges

zorandimzr/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — Tennis broadcaster and former tennis pro Justin Gimelstob has been charged with assaulting a man he knew during a Halloween night altercation. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced the charges Thursday morning. Gimelstob, 41, is accused of attacking his former friend, Randall Kaplan, while trick-or-treating in […]

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Jose Canseco expresses interest in being Trump’s next chief of staff

Jose Canseco expresses interest in being Trump’s next chief of staff

Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Cheryl J. Kagan PR(NEW YORK) — Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco is throwing his hat in the ring for President Donald Trump’s next chief of staff. Canseco, 54, tweeted to Trump Wednesday evening, saying he needs a “bash brother for Chief if (sic) Staff.” The Cuban-born […]

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Reports: Relief pitcher Jeurys Familia returning to Mets

Reports: Relief pitcher Jeurys Familia returning to Mets

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — It appears relief pitcher Jeurys Familia is heading back home to Queens. Multiple reports say the Dominican right-hander has agreed to a three-year deal with the New York Mets. The deal, which is pending a physical, is for $30 million. Familia, 29, joined […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 12/12/18

Scoreboard roundup — 12/12/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONIndiana 113, Milwaukee 97OT Boston 130, Washington 125Cleveland 113, NY Knicks 106Charlotte 108, Detroit 107Brooklyn 127, Philadelphia 124New Orleans 118, Oklahoma City 114Memphis 92, Portland 83Dallas 114, Atlanta 107Utah 111, Miami 84Sacramento 141, Minnesota 130Toronto 113, Golden […]

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NASA invites Stephen Curry to tour lab after controversy

NASA invites Stephen Curry to tour lab after controversy

LaserLens/iStock(HOUSTON) — Stephen Curry said on a podcast this week that he doesn’t believe the United States has ever completed a moon landing, and NASA has set out to prove otherwise to the NBA player. NASA has invited the Golden State Warriors star to visit the Johnson Space Center in […]

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Oakland sues Raiders, NFL over team’s planned move

Oakland sues Raiders, NFL over team’s planned move

domnicky/iStock(OAKLAND, Calif.) — The city of Oakland, California is suing the Raiders and the NFL over the team’s planned 2020 move to Las Vegas, calling it illegal. Last year, the Raiders announced it would be moving from Oakland after the city was outbid by Las Vegas. In a tweet Tuesday, […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 12/11/18

Scoreboard roundup — 12/11/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONHouston 111, Portland 104San Antonio 111, Phoenix 86Toronto 123, L.A. Clippers 99 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEToronto 4. Carolina 1OT Buffalo 4. L.A. Kings 3Vancouver 3. Columbus 2Boston 4. Arizona 3Washington 6. Detroit 2Minnesota 7. Montreal 1Nashville 3. Ottawa […]

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Simone Biles reveals she takes anxiety medicine, goes to therapy after speaking out on sexual abuse

Simone Biles reveals she takes anxiety medicine, goes to therapy after speaking out on sexual abuse

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles revealed for the first time publicly that she is taking medicine to treat anxiety after revealing she was sexually abused by disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. “I’m on anxiety medicine now because I had a lot of ups and downs throughout […]

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LeBron James, Dwyane Wade square off for what could be last time

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade square off for what could be last time

Harry How/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Former teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade faced off on the court Monday night for what could be the final matchup between the two in their careers. James scored 28 points, helping his team, the Los Angeles Lakers, beat Wade and the Miami Heat, 108-105. […]

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Top USOC executive fired in wake of searing report on Nassar scandal

Top USOC executive fired in wake of searing report on Nassar scandal

sportpoint/iStock(NEW YORK) — A top official at the United States Olympic Committee was fired on Monday over his delayed response to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. The USOC fired Alan Ashley, its chief of sport performance, in the wake of a searing report that claimed he failed to protect […]

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