National Sports

Diverse French team brings home World Cup championship

Shaun Botterill/Getty Images(PARIS) — The French are welcoming home their soccer heroes in Paris on Monday after becoming the 2018 World Cup champions. But what is notable about the squad isn’t just the goals they managed to rack up, but the diversity the players embody.Some 15 of the 23 members of France’s World Cup team…read more »

Serena Williams dedicates Wimbledon run to ‘all moms’

Visionhaus/Corbis via Getty Images(LONDON) — Less than a year after giving birth, Serena Williams captivated the world this month as she soared to the Wimbledon final.She came up short Saturday, losing to Angelique Kerber, but Williams dedicated her impressive comeback at the famed London Grand Slam event to “all moms,” working and stay-at-home.”These past 2…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 7/15/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:   INTERLEAGUE Final  Colorado      4  Seattle         3 Final  Oakland       6  San Francisco   2 Final  L-A Dodgers   5  L-A Angels      3  AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Baltimore       6  Texas         5 Final  Boston          5  Toronto       2 Final  Cleveland       5  N-Y Yankees   2 Final  Detroit         6  Houston       3 Final  Minnesota      11  Tampa Bay     7, 10 Innings Final  Chi White…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 7/13/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEColorado 10, Seattle 7L.A. Dodgers 3, L.A. Angels 2San Francisco 7, Oakland 1AMERICAN LEAGUETexas 5, Baltimore 4Cleveland 6, N.Y. Yankees 5Toronto 13, Boston 7Houston 3, Detroit 0Minnesota 11, Tampa Bay 8Chicago White Sox 9, Kansas City 6NATIONAL LEAGUEPittsburgh 7, Milwaukee 3Philadelphia 2, Miami 0N.Y. Mets…read more »