Former Robinson Secondary School wrestler and football player Kjell Lindgren has emerged as one of NASA’s top astronauts. With plans to join the program’s next mission to the moon, Lindgren will go farther than any Robinson grad has gone before.
Growing up competitive in lacrosse and in life, sisters Caroline, Katherine and Sarah Senich love playing for Langley High School lacrosse. Soon, however, the trio will be split when Sarah leaves for VCU lacrosse while her twin sisters play for Drexel University.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — DraftKings shares jumped in midday trading after announcing that basketball legend Michael Jordan would take an ownership stake in the company in exchange for becoming a special adviser to the sports betting site. Boston-based DraftKings did not release details on the amount of Jordan’s stake in the company. Jordan is […]
Torri Huske, a rising senior swimmer for Yorktown High School, has made physical and metaphorical waves since she first hit the water. Now, after breaking multiple records including the national record for the fastest 100-yard fly, Huske made more waves when she committed to Stanford University’s top-ranked swim and dive team.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The series opener between the Seattle Mariners and the Baltimore Orioles was rained out Monday night. The game was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Tuesday starting at 4:05 p.m. Teams waited through a rain delay of more than 90 minutes before the opener of the four-game series was postponed. LOOKING BACK […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber, Josh Bell and Josh Harrison were reinstated from the injured list Monday by the Washington Nationals, making the team’s roster nearly whole again after a coronavirus outbreak sidelined nine players and caused postponement of four games. That trio had been expected to be in Washington’s opening day lineup — with […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist is abandoning a long-shot attempt to return from open-heart surgery in time to play for the Washington Capitals this season after a checkup last week showed some inflammation. Lundqvist tweeted Sunday that the inflammation around his heart requires a few months of rest and recovery. The 39-year-old goaltender had set […]
BALTIMORE (AP) — J.D. Martinez came off the COVID-19 list and hit three home runs, powering the Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 14-9 Sunday for their sixth straight win. Martinez got a chance at a record-tying fourth homer in the ninth inning and struck out swinging. He is the last of 18 major […]
A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ PITCHING CLINIC A pair of three-time Cy Young Award winners square off when Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers face Max Scherzer and the Nationals in a marquee matchup between the past two World Series champions. Los Angeles is looking for a three-game sweep of its […]
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rafael Devers homered and the Boston Red Sox scored twice in the 10th inning on a wild pitch and an RBI single by Christian Vázquez to extend their winning streak to five games with a 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night. “It’s a good vibe,” Boston manager Alex Cora […]