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Daily Archives: 6th June 2018

French Swimmer Begins Attempt to Swim Across Pacific Ocean

Ben Lecomte, a French long-distance swimmer, dropped into the water Tuesday at Choshi, Japan, and embarked on his attempt to become the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean, BBC News reports. Six years in the planning, the 5,500-mile effort is expected to take five to … Sports

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Garoppolo not listening to 'noise' about 49ers making playoffs

Jimmy Garoppolo isn’t listening to widespread talk that the San Francisco 49ers could earn a playoff berth in 2018. “People always like to talk about the predictions with the season. Even when the season just ends, they start talking about it,” Garoppolo told reporters on Tuesday, according … NFL | theScore

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Indians' Ramirez itching to compete in HR Derby: 'I would win it'

Over the last several seasons, Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez has developed from a light-hitting utility man into an MVP candidate with tremendous power. Already this season he’s hit 19 home runs – he crushed No. 19 on Tuesday – putting him one shy of the league leaders and leaving him … MLB | theScore

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Raiders install new defense while Mack stays away

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Paul Guenther is installing a new defense for the Oakland Raiders with the most important part of the unit missing. Star pass rusher Khalil Mack remains away from the Raiders in a contract dispute this offseason while Guenther works on rebuilding a defense that has been one of the league’s worst for more than a decade. ”He’s ...

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Wild hire Ferreira as assistant to new GM Fenton

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild have hired Jack Ferreira as an assistant to new general manager Paul Fenton. More Wild coverage The Wild made the announcement on Tuesday about Ferreira, 73, who is a long-time mentor to Fenton. Ferreira was GM of the Minnesota North Stars (1988-90) and San Jose Sharks (1990-92) for two seasons each before five ...

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Report: Popovich, Kawhi to meet before draft

Head coach Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard will meet between now and the June 21 NBA draft in an effort to rebuild the relationship between the San Antonio Spurs and franchise forward, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. <p… NBA | theScore

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Trial begins over Reggie Bush's 2015 injury in St. Louis

A civil trial began in St. Louis on Tuesday to settle a lawsuit filed by former NFL running back Reggie Bush, who’s reportedly seeking at least $ 25,000 in damages for an injury he suffered at Edward Jones Dome (now the Dome at America’s Center) in St. Louis in 2015, according to <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/the-rams-are-long-gone-but-st-louis-could-still/artic… NFL | theScore

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Eagles, Trump trade accusations after Super Bowl celebration cancelled

Taking on the NFL and football’s Super Bowl champs, President Donald Trump gave the boot to a White House ceremony for the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday and instead threw his own brief “Celebration of America” after it became clear most players weren’t going to show up. Both sides traded hot accusations about who was to blame. Trump tried to turn ...

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