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Danish soccer star Christian Eriksen collapses on field during Euro 2020 game

Danish soccer star Christian Eriksen collapses on field during Euro 2020 game

Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images(COPENHAGEN) — Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed during the 43rd minute of Denmark’s opening game of the Euro 2020 tournament against Finland on Saturday. Medics ran onto the field shortly after and gave Eriksen CPR. In a tweet, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) said that Eriksen has…read more »

Danish soccer star Christian Eriksen collapses on field, in stable condition

Danish soccer star Christian Eriksen collapses on field, in stable condition

Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images(COPENHAGEN) — Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed during the 43rd minute of Denmark’s opening game of the Euro 2020 tournament against Finland on Saturday. Medics ran onto the field shortly after and gave Eriksen CPR. In a tweet, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) said that Eriksen has…read more »

NBA names five finalists for its Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award

NBA names five finalists for its Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award

cmannphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — The NBA announced on Friday its five finalists for the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award. The contenders are: Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris, Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday and Golden State Warriors forward Juan Toscano-Anderson. The new award, which…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/10/21

Scoreboard roundup — 6/10/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 8, Seattle 3 Chi White Sox 5, Toronto 2 Boston 12, Houston 8 Minnesota 7, NY Yankees 5 Kansas City 6, Oakland 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE LA Dodgers 6, Pittsburgh 3 Milwaukee 7, Cincinnati 2 Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 3…read more »

Report: LeBron James to go from No. 23 to No. 6 next season

Report: LeBron James to go from No. 23 to No. 6 next season

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — LeBron James’ uniform will reportedly look a bit different next season. Citing a team source, ESPN reports the Los Angeles Lakers forward will go from wearing No. 23 on his uniform to No. 6 for the 2021-22 season. James is no stranger to the number 6. He wore it while…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/9/21

Scoreboard roundup — 6/9/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Texas 4, San Francisco 3 Oakland 4, Arizona 0 NY Mets 14, Baltimore 1 St. Louis 8, Cleveland 2 Washington 9, Tampa Bay 7 AMERICAN LEAGUE Houston 8, Boston 3 Seattle 9, Detroit 6 NY Yankees 9, Minnesota 6 Toronto…read more »

Bjorkgren out as Pacers coach after one season

Bjorkgren out as Pacers coach after one season

Will Newton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that the Indiana Pacers have fired head coach Nate Bjorkgren after one season. The team finished 9th in the Eastern Conference with a 34-38 record and missed the playoffs for the first time in six seasons after losing to the Washington Wizards 142-115 in the play-in tournament. …read more »

Gauff falls to unseeded Krejcikova at French Open

Gauff falls to unseeded Krejcikova at French Open

Tnani Badreddine/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images(PARIS) — 17-year old Coco Gauff fell short at the French Open after losing 7-6 (6), 6-3 to unseeded Barbora Krejcikova in the quarter-final on Wednesday. Gauff led early in the first set 3-0 but could not convert the five set points she held, allowing Krejcikova to comeback and take the…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 6/8/21

Scoreboard roundup — 6/8/21

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Baltimore 10, NY Mets 3 Tampa Bay 3, Washington 1 Cleveland 10, St. Louis 1 San Francisco 9, Texas 4 Oakland 5, Arizona 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 5, Seattle 3 Houston 7, Boston 1 NY Yankees 8, Minnesota 4 Chi…read more »