Angels defense hurts Jose Suarez vs. Pirates

ANAHEIM — José Suarez looked toward a faded pink sky in the second inning on Monday and saw absolutely nothing during a moment of helplessness that seemed to stand as a symbol of his hard-luck night. As Josh Bell’s rocket-launch infield popup raced above the glow of the stadium lights ANAHEIM — José Suarez looked toward a faded pink sky in the second inning on Monday and saw absolutely nothing during a moment of helplessness that seemed to stand as a symbol of his hard-luck night. As Josh Bell’s rocket-launch…

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Wiz first-rounder Hachimura scores 35 for Japan

CHIBA, Japan — First-round NBA draft pick Rui Hachimura scored 35 points to lead Japan to a 99-89 win over New Zealand in a World Cup warm-up game at Port Chiba Arena. Hachimura became the first player from Japan to be chosen in the first round of the NBA draft, taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the rebuilding Washington Wizards in June. The former Gonzaga University star played in the NBA’s Summer League for the Wizards and next will take up national duties for Japan at the World…

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Despite setback Jimmie Johnson plans to ‘fight for every point’

Johnson’s already tenuous position on making the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs got a lot worse in Sunday’s Consumers Energy 400. Just 15 laps into the race, Johnson hit the wall off Turn 2, doing considerable damage to his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.  “The right side tires went into the PJ1 (track compound) and as soon as I got my tires in it, I went straight into the wall,” Johnson said. “When you’re aggressive, it doesn’t work and then sometimes you’re cautious and it doesn’t work.  “It…

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Assuncao Remains Focused On Belt

Assuncao has never been one to say too much before or after his fights, preferring instead to keep a low profile and let his performance speak for him. This time around, that has included saying very little about a major change in terms of his preparation for his return on Saturday. “I love playing the game where I’m the quiet, secret guy that’s ‘not talking too much,’” said Assuncao, who did his full eight-week training camp at American Top Team, leaving the comforts of home in suburban Atlanta for the…

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Mostert to chance his arm at Bathurst 1000

Supercars star Chaz Mostert has promised to “throw caution to the wind” at Mount Panorama this year in pursuit of his second Bathurst 1000 title. Mostert will likely have to wait another year for his maiden Supercars title but the Tickford Racing gun says winning Bathurst will “delete” his championship disappointment in 2019. The 27-year-old is yet to transform his prodigious talent into a drivers’ championship but he’s delivered another consistent season with a win and nine podiums from 20 races. Mostert is fourth overall, 540 points behind DJR Team…

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Canes, GM Waddell agree on multiyear extension

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed team president and general manager Don Waddell to a contract extension. Owner Tom Dundon announced the signing of the multiyear deal Monday, but team officials did not disclose its specific length or terms. The 60-year-old Waddell had been mentioned as a candidate for the Minnesota Wild‘s GM vacancy. He has been with the organization since 2014, and the Hurricanes made their first playoff appearance in a decade during his first season as the team’s full-time GM. Dundon says Waddell’s “leadership and experience…

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10 Satisfying Smoothie Recipes for Runners – Women’s Running

Each smoothie recipe has only four to six ingredients. Just throw them all in the blender and in five minutes you’ll have a snack (or meal!). Finding time to prepare and eat uber-healthy can feel overwhelming sometimes. Enter smoothie recipes. They provide a fast and efficient way to boost your daily intake of healthy calories and give your brain and body the fuel you need—and you can make them in minutes. When should you blend them up? Whenever! Pre-workout smoothies supply your body with essential hydration and the quality calories…

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Mark Wahlberg Takes Back Offer to Give Conor McGregor Piece of UFC | TMZ Sports

Mark Wahlberg says his offer to give Conor McGregor a piece of his UFC ownership stake has expired … telling TMZ Sports the dude has already been compensated enough! SUBSCRIBE — About TMZ Sports:Some of the best stories in sports have been off the field and we’re reporting on athletes from NFL, NBA, UFC, WWE, MLB and more! Subscribe to TMZ Sports on YouTube for the latest news, exclusive interviews, clips from TMZ Sports on FS1 and videos of your favorite athletes and celebs. Need More TMZ?TMZ Sports Website: LIKE…

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