Wednesday , 20 June 2018

Jon Kerns

The Latest: Ovechkin, Quick, McDavid to put up stat trophies

The Latest on NHL awards show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (all times local): 5:29 p.m. A few trophies awarded in Las Vegas carried no suspense because they were earned based on statistical achievements in the regular season. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin won his seventh Richard Trophy as the NHL’s top goal-scorer, and Los Angeles’ Jonathan Quick …

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Trade grades: Who wins the Nets-Hornets Dwight Howard deal?

Nets get: Center Dwight Howard Hornets get: Center Timofey Mozgov, 2018 second-rounder (No. 45) and a 2021 second-rounder Get more trade grades for every deal here From the Nets’ standpoint, this is an interesting exchange of cap space this summer for more of it in 2019. At $23.8 million in the final year of a three-year contract that has already taken …

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Phanatic's flying hot dog leaves Phillies fan with facial injuries

That changed Monday night. Using his customary launcher, the Phanatic sent a hot dog to fans behind home plate, where Kathy McVay was sitting. Battling a shoulder injury that will require surgery, McVay was unable to catch or deflect the hot dog, which was wrapped in duct tape so it wouldn’t disintegrate upon launch. The hot dog struck McVay in …

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Cavs won't renew contracts of Jim Boylan, Phil Handy

The Cavs will not renew the contracts of assistant coach Jim Boylan and player development coach Phil Handy, multiple league sources told ESPN. This bench shuffle comes on the heels of big-man coach Vitaly Potapenko leaving Cleveland to join the Memphis Grizzlies‘ staff last week, as first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The coaching staff changes have made way for …

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Already a pro, Doncic set to join college stars in NBA draft

Luka Doncic is about to become an NBA player, though he’s unlike the other top prospects who will be drafted. He’s already a pro. He’s already a champion. And he might just be the most accomplished and intriguing player in this class. After capping his brilliant stay in Spain with another title, the Slovenian guard heads the list of international …

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How AMC Theatres plans to compete with MoviePass

AMC Theatres introduced a new subscription-based program on Wednesday aimed at giving MoviePass some competition. AMC Stubs A-List, which rolls out June 26, will allow members to see three movies each week for a monthly fee of $19.95. Each subscription comes with a three-month commitment, and permits users to make advance reservations and see movies in all formats, including 3D …

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Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

Peter Fonda apologized Wednesday for a late-night Twitter rant in which he suggested 12-year-old Barron Trump should be ripped from “his mother’s arms and put in a cage with pedophiles.” The all-capitals tweet in the wee hours went on to call President Donald Trump an expletive. The actor later deleted the tweet and drew sharp rebukes from first lady Melania …

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Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0

Whether they were making neat grabs or nailing runners at the plate, the Chicago Cubs came through with one sparkling play after another. It was just what Jon Lester needed. The four-time All-Star won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday. “That’s …

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Goatee & goals turn this into Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo walked out for warmups at sun-splashed Luzhniki Stadium with diamonds affixed to each earlobe and a new goatee sprouting from his chin — like a goat, get it? Greatest of All Time. He sparkled, even before the opening whistle of Portugal’s World Cup match against Morocco. And then he validated his flashy look with another glittering goal. Gems …

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Kluber is first to 11 wins, Indians rout White Sox 12-0

Corey Kluber shut down the White Sox and became the first pitcher with 11 wins this season. So what else is new for the reigning AL Cy Young winner? Kluber allowed one hit over seven dominant innings and retired his final 14 batters Wednesday as the Cleveland Indians routed Chicago 12-0. The right-hander struck out seven and issued a lone …

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