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Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani extends streak of starts without earned run to four

MIAMI — Shohei Ohtani continued his recent run of dominance on the mound, allowing one unearned run while striking out 10 in the Los Angeles Angels’ 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Ohtani has not allowed an earned run over his last 28 2/3 innings pitched, the third longest streak by an …

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Man dies after jumping into lake at SoFi Stadium in California

A man died after jumping into a man-made lake Wednesday morning at SoFi Stadium — the home of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, authorities said. The 45-year-old man was reportedly trespassing on the property of the Inglewood, California stadium at about 6 am when he ventured to the 15-foot-deep lake, swam to the center …

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Iowa women’s basketball commitment, family seriously injured after being struck by car

6:18 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Ava Jones, a rising high school senior from Kansas who verbally committed to Iowa’s women’s basketball team Sunday, was seriously injured …

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Nicki Minaj’s Husband Kenneth Petty Sentenced To In-Home Detention: Report

Petty recently pleaded guilty to charges related to failing to register as a sex offender in California. After tense back and forths regarding whether or not he purposefully failed to register as a sex offender, Kenneth Petty has learned his fate. Nicki Minaj’s husband has been entangled in legal drama after Petty moved to California …

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Center Rudy Gobert says he’s ready ‘to win a championship’ with Minnesota Timberwolves

Rudy Gobert reads Twitter comments, so he’s aware that Minnesota fans didn’t like him very much during his first nine NBA seasons. And he also heard Timberwolves coach Chris Finch complain regularly about the way he sets screens. Those perspectives are probably going to change. “Now we’re on the same side, so I’m excited,” Gobert …

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DT Eddie Goldman latest ex-Chicago Bears player to sign with Atlanta Falcons

Another former Chicago Bears player is headed to the Atlanta Falcons. Defensive tackle Eddie Goldman, who was released by the Bears in March, signed a one-year contract with the Falcons on Wednesday. Atlanta released safety Brad Hawkins in a corresponding move. Goldman becomes the sixth former Bears player to sign with the Falcons this offseason, …

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Rudy Gobert explains why he thinks the Jazz traded him away

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert arrives for Game 3 of the team’s NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks on April 21, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Gobert has been traded by the Jazz to the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Rick Bowmer, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Rudy Gobert …

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Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin says Kirill Kaprizov ‘fine’ amid Russian report

MONTREAL — Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin said he is still gathering information about a Russian media report that star Kirill Kaprizov is wanted by police in a case involving fraudulent military IDs. “With Kirill, I’ve talked to his agent. We’re just trying to find out as much information as we can. We really …

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Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios reach men’s singles semifinals at Wimbledon

LONDON — Wincing from abdominal pain, unable to play his customary relentless style of tennis, Rafael Nadal worried that he might need to stop playing in the Wimbledon quarterfinals against Taylor Fritz. Up in the Center Court stands, Nadal’s father was waving his arms, motioning to the 22-time Grand Slam champion to quit. Not surprisingly, …

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