Frances Tiafoe, who’s played on tennis’ biggest stages in the Olympics and at Wimbledon, can’t fathom that Rafael Nadal, a 20-time grand slam winner, is playing at the Citi Open.
Gandy-Golden said Monday that he recently became vaccinated, citing the team’s information push and eagerness to relax protocols. Unvaccinated players have to follow stricter rules compared to vaccinated players, such as having to wear a mask inside the team facility at nearly all times and being unable to eat inside restaurants.
We knew that Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo could build a baseball team. Now we know he can raze one. … Rizzo is not a big fan of rebuilding. We’ll see if he has the resources that he’s had for this past reign of success.
The race that has long defined Olympic royalty went to a Texas-born Italian who hadn’t cracked 10 seconds until this year. He’s a 26-year-old whose best days before this came in the long jump. He’s a man even the runner in the next lane didn’t really know. At the Tokyo Olympics, Marcell Jacobs is The World’s Fastest Man.
How was it that the Cleveland Indians — check that, Guardians — released a new name before the Washington Football Team?
Russian sports officials are employing the familiar American sports taunt “Scoreboard” against those who would question their athletes about doping.
The Washington Football Team placed defensive tackle Daron Payne on the COVID-19 reserve list Sunday — its seventh player to be put in the league’s protocols. Payne’s addition to the list follows Saturday’s addition of guard Brandon Scherff and tackle David Sharpe.
U.S. track-and-field athlete Raven Saunders raised her arms in a symbolic protest Sunday after winning the silver in the women’s shot put, placing her at odds with the ban on making political statements during the Olympic medal ceremony.
San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane denied claims made by his wife, Anna, that he has a gambling addiction and bet on his own games in a pair of statements posted to Twitter on Sunday.