Profile picture of NPR
Willie Mays - the 'Say Hey Kid' considered baseball's best all-around player - dies at 93
npr.org/2024/06/18/530056425/willie-mays-the-say-hey-kid-considered-baseballs-best-all-around-player-dies-at-93
Willie Mays - the 'Say Hey Kid' considered baseball's best all-around ...
Quick Glance: Willie Mays - 'Say Hey Kid' Passes Away at 93
  • The legendary baseball player Willie Mays, also known as the 'Say Hey Kid', has passed away at the age of 93. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest all-around baseball players of all time.

  • His impressive Hall of Fame career spanned over two decades, from the 1950s to the 1970s. Mays spent most of those years with the Giants - first in New York and then in San Francisco. With 24 All-Star team selections and winning the National League Most Valuable Player Awards in 1954 and 1965, his achievements were highly valued.

  • Fans are already reminiscing about the unmatched skills and infectious joy the player nicknamed 'The Say Hey Kid' brought to ballparks across the country.

  • Willie Mays played baseball for 22 seasons and was among the best of his time. He placed great importance on his longevity and durability, proudly maintaining a 32-inch waist when entering and leaving the league. Today, baseball fans are honoring '24' - Willie Mays' jersey number and not just 24 - the great 24.
Profile picture of The New York Times
Breaking News: Willie Mays, the spirited center fielder whose brilliance at the plate, in the field and on the basepaths for the Giants led many to call him ... Show more

Willie Mays, Electrifying Ballplayer of Power and Grace, Dies at 93 - The New York Times
Profile picture of The Cincinnati Enquirer
Reds beat Pirates thanks to Nick Lodolo's strong outing: Lodolo again showed his potential to be an ace for the Cincinnati Reds.
cincinnati.com/story/sports/mlb/reds/2024/06/18/cincinnati-reds-pitcher-nick-lodolo-inning-start-leads-to-win-over-pittsburgh-pirates/74139726007/
Reds beat Pirates thanks to Nick Lodolo's strong outing
Profile picture of Southeastern Conference
There are 5 teams left standing in Omaha. 4 are from the SEC. 😤#MCWS x #ItJustMeansMore
Profile picture of The Oregonian
The Portland Pickles will become the first sports team in the United States to legally sell cannabis-based products at live sports events ... Show more

Portland Pickles to become first sports team to legally sell THC products at games - oregonlive.com
Profile picture of ESPN Player
Cameron Brink was carried to the locker room after this play.Los Angeles Sparks
Profile picture of The Cincinnati Enquirer
Elly De La Cruz named cover athlete for 2024 Topps Chrome baseball card set: Reds shortstop Elly De La Cruz will be the cover athlete for the 2024 Topps Chrome ...
cincinnati.com/story/sports/mlb/reds/2024/06/17/topps-chrome-baseball-set-elly-de-la-cruz-cover-athlete-packs-boxes/74126791007/
Elly De La Cruz named cover athlete for 2024 Topps Chrome baseball card ...
Profile picture of Sports Illustrated
Aaron Judge Exits Yankees-Orioles Game After Getting Hit By Pitch in Hand: A worrying sight for Yankees fans.
si.com/mlb/aaron-judge-exits-yankees-orioles-game-hit-by-pitch-hand
Aaron Judge Exits Yankees-Orioles Game After Getting Hit By Pitch in Hand
Profile picture of N-tv
Constitutional protection report: “Ende Gelaender” classified as a suspected left-wing extremist case
n-tv.de/politik/Verfassungsschutzbericht-Ende-Gelaende-als-linksextremistischer-Verdachtsfall-eingestuft-article25022733.html
Constitutional protection report: “Ende Gelaender” classified as a ...
Profile picture of Southeastern Conference
A ROCKET STRAIGHT THROUGH THE WIND 💣Florida Gators Baseball x #MCWS /ESPN
Profile picture of The Philadelphia Inquirer
Nick Castellanos walks it off in the ninth to complete Phillies’ comeback against Padres
inquirer.com/phillies/phillies-padres-score-nick-castellanos-kyle-schwarber-bryce-harper-20240618.html
Nick Castellanos walks it off in the ninth to complete Phillies’ comeback ...
Profile picture of Sports Illustrated
Yankees' Gerrit Cole Set to Make First Start of Season vs. Orioles : The top team in baseball gets their ace back.
si.com/mlb/yankees-gerrit-cole-first-start-of-season-vs-orioles-01j0ktt2761j
Yankees' Gerrit Cole Set to Make First Start of Season vs. Orioles
Profile picture of Sportsnet
The Blue Jays have recalled Orelvis Martinez from Triple-A Buffalo. In addition, Bo Bichette has been placed on the 10-day IL with a right calf strain.
Profile picture of NBC News
Major heat wave to expand from Midwest to East Coast, bringing warnings to 72 million
nbcnews.com/news/weather/epic-heatwave-expand-midwest-east-coast-last-week-rcna157448
Major heat wave to expand from Midwest to East Coast, bringing warnings to ...
Quick Glance: Major Heatwave Sweeps Midwest to East Coast
  • Nearly 72 million people are under extreme heat warnings.

  • Warnings indicate potential health impacts, with temperatures expected to reach 105 degrees.

  • The heatwave could last through Friday, with record-breaking temperatures in some areas.

  • Heat alerts have been issued from Iowa to Maine, with potential tropical storms in the Gulf.
Profile picture of Omaha World-Herald
Former Creighton baseball catcher Hogan Helligso transfers to Nebraska: A longtime Creighton hitter who routinely hounded Nebraska the last three years is ...
omaha.com/sports/huskers/baseball/former-creighton-baseball-catcher-hogan-helligso-transfers-to-nebraska/article_815758f2-5450-5aa3-b530-42601d33890f.html
Former Creighton baseball catcher Hogan Helligso transfers to Nebraska
Profile picture of MLB.com
Willie Mays loved baseball. And baseball loved the Say Hey Kid.
Profile picture of USA Today
Seattle Mariners at Cleveland Guardians odds, picks and predictions: The Seattle Mariners (43-31) and the Cleveland Guardians (44-25) begin a 3-game series ...
usatoday.com/story/sports/sports-betting/2024/06/18/seattle-mariners-at-cleveland-guardians-odds-picks-and-predictions-5/74133025007/
Seattle Mariners at Cleveland Guardians odds, picks and predictions
Profile picture of Sports Illustrated
Astros Put Pitcher Justin Verlander on Injured List With Neck Discomfort: The future Hall of Famer has had an up-and-down 2024.
si.com/mlb/astros-pitcher-justin-verlander-injured-list-neck-discomfort
Astros Put Pitcher Justin Verlander on Injured List With Neck Discomfort
Profile picture of Sportsnet
Ernie Clement brings in the first two runs for Toronto. 💪 Watch the Blue Jays vs. Red Sox on Sportsnet One and stream on Sportsnet+.
Profile picture of Sports Illustrated
Willie Mays Will Not Attend MLB Game at Historic Rickwood Field: The 93-year-old began his pro career at the famous Birmingham ballpark.
si.com/mlb/willie-mays-will-not-attend-mlb-game-rickwood-field
Willie Mays Will Not Attend MLB Game at Historic Rickwood Field
Profile picture of Inquirer.net
Celtics look to become first repeat NBA champion since 2018: BOSTON — It took more than a decade, savvy front office and draft moves, and some free agency luck ...
sports.inquirer.net/570912/celtics-look-to-become-first-repeat-nba-champion-since-2018
Celtics look to become first repeat NBA champion since 2018
Profile picture of USA Today
Mookie Betts has left hand fracture after being hit by pitch in Dodgers' win over Royals
usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/dodgers/2024/06/16/mookie-betts-hit-by-pitch-hand-dodgers-royals/74119523007/
Mookie Betts has left hand fracture after being hit by pitch in Dodgers' ...
Quick Glance: Dodgers' Mookie Betts Injured by 98 MPH Fastball, Exits Game
  • Los Angeles Dodgers star Mookie Betts exited the game against the Kansas City Royals after being hit in the hand by a fastball from Dan Altavilla.

  • Betts crumpled to the ground after the 98 mph pitch hit him, visibly in pain and grasping his hand. Manager Dave Roberts and a member of the training staff examined Betts while he was on the ground.

  • Betts did not return to the game and was replaced by Miguel Rojas at shortstop.

  • The Dodgers will be hoping Betts avoids the Injured List, especially after placing star pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto on the IL for a triceps injury.
Profile picture of MLB.com
Trea is back! The Phillies have officially reinstated SS Trea Turner from the IL.
Profile picture of Inquirer.net
Celtics’ Joe Mazzulla goes from Division 2 coach to NBA champion: Joe Mazzulla has been called weird. He’s been called a sicko. He’s been called crazy ...
sports.inquirer.net/570766/celtics-joe-mazzulla-goes-from-division-2-coach-to-nba-champion
Celtics’ Joe Mazzulla goes from Division 2 coach to NBA champion
Profile picture of ESPN
CHAMPIONS FOREVER ☘️ JAYSON TATUM AND JAYLEN BROWN CEMENT THEIR PLACE IN CELTICS HISTORY!Boston Celtics | Jayson Tatum | Jaylen Brown
Profile picture of Sportsnet
As Martinez arrives, new-look Blue Jays drop another game against Red Sox: Orelvis Martinez's arrival signifies more change for the Blue Jays ...
sportsnet.ca/mlb/as-martinez-arrives-new-look-blue-jays-drop-another-game-against-red-sox/
As Martinez arrives, new-look Blue Jays drop another game against Red Sox
Profile picture of The New York Times
Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown’s twisting march to glory: A timeline: With each title-less season, the questions became louder. But the Celtics never blew up the ...
nytimes.com/athletic/5571116/2024/06/18/jayson-tatum-jaylen-brown-championship-timeline/
Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown’s twisting march to glory: A timeline
Quick Glance: Brown, Tatum, Horford, Teamwork Lead Celtics to 18th NBA Championship
  • The Boston Celtics clinched their 18th NBA title after a long wait, breaking records and making history in a memorable victory against Dallas.

  • Their strong performance in offense and defense, along with a focus on 3-point shooting and teamwork, propelled the Celtics to success throughout the playoffs, building on past setbacks.

  • Brown and Tatum played pivotal roles in securing the championship, supported by Mazzulla's coaching philosophy and Stevens' strategic roster building, setting the Celtics up for continued success in the future.

  • With a promising outlook and a foundation of trust and skill, the Celtics, led by Brown, Tatum, and a cohesive team, are in a strong position to compete for more titles under Mazzulla's guidance and Stevens' leadership.
Profile picture of MLB.com
The Birmingham Barons (White Sox) and the Montgomery Biscuits (Rays) are decked out as the Black Barons and the Gray Sox for tonight's #MiLBatRickwood game!
Profile picture of CBS Sports
A classy move from Kyrie Irving 🙏 (VIA: #ESPN )
Profile picture of Associated Press
NBA Finals: Celtics win 18th championship with victory over Mavericks : Jayson Tatum had 31 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds as the Celtics topped the ...
apnews.com/article/mavericks-celtics-score-0cdf7b0fb7bc641a5007c8dff836832a
NBA Finals: Celtics win 18th championship with victory over Mavericks
Quick Glance: Boston Celtics Secure Historic 18th Title
  • The Boston Celtics clinched the 18th title in franchise history on Monday night with a 106-88 Game 5 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.

  • Jayson Tatum shone in Game 5 with 31 points and 11 assists, while Jaylen Brown added 21 points and was named Finals MVP. Boston surpassed the Los Angeles Lakers to hold the most titles in NBA history.

  • The Celtics were the dominant team of the season, winning 64 games in the regular season and prevailing 4-1 in the 2024 NBA Finals against the Mavericks.

  • The title marks the end of a 16-year drought since their last championship in 2008. Players like Tatum, Brown, and longtime Celtic Al Horford celebrated their first NBA title.
Profile picture of theScore.com
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 16 YEARS, THE Boston Celtics ARE NBA CHAMPIONS! 🏆🍀🚨
Profile picture of San Francisco Chronicle
Warriors play-by-play broadcaster Bob Fitzgerald to call Olympic basketball: Bob Fitzgerald, the television voice of the Golden State Warriors ...
trib.al/NacmInZ
Warriors play-by-play broadcaster Bob Fitzgerald to call Olympic ...
Profile picture of MLB.com
The Yankees headline this week's Power Rankings!
Profile picture of SBNation.com
Kyrie Irving fell flat in NBA Finals when Mavericks needed him the most: Dallas needed Kyrie Irving, and he just couldn’t deliver.
sbnation.com/nba/2024/6/18/24180913/kyrie-irving-celtics-nba-finals-mavericks-terrible-stats
Kyrie Irving fell flat in NBA Finals when Mavericks needed him the most
Profile picture of Inquirer.net
Luka Doncic: NBA Finals loss can be springboard for Mavericks: Dallas star Luka Doncic was still absorbing the bitter blow of NBA Finals defeat ...
sports.inquirer.net/570786/luka-doncic-nba-finals-loss-can-be-springboard-for-mavericks
Luka Doncic: NBA Finals loss can be springboard for Mavericks
Profile picture of MotoGP™
Who will cook the best basic omelette, the most original and the quickest one? 🍳Zarco and Taka put their cooking skills to the test with Lucio and Taramasso ... Show more
Profile picture of FOX Sports
“Must be an Oriole fan.” 😂 (via MASN Orioles)
Profile picture of Newsweek
Yankees Announce Massive Roster Move as 3 Key Players Head to Injured List: The New York Yankees made a massive roster move on Tuesday involving six players ...
newsweek.com/sports/mlb/yankees-announce-massive-roster-move-3-key-players-head-injured-list-1914543
Yankees Announce Massive Roster Move as 3 Key Players Head to Injured List
Profile picture of FOX Sports
The Dodgers are giving away a Shohei and Decoy Bobblehead on August 28 🙌 📷: Los Angeles Dodgers
Profile picture of Star Tribune
Twins shortstop Carlos Correa named American League player of the week: Correa had 17 hits last week as the Twins won six of seven games. Teammate Austin Martin ...
startribune.com/twins-shortstop-carlos-correa-american-league-player-week-austin-martin-matt-wallner-randy-dobnak/600374161/
Twins shortstop Carlos Correa named American League player of the week
Quick Glance: Carlos Correa Leads Twins to Doubleheader Sweep, Key Points Summarized
  • Carlos Correa continued his hot streak by dominating in the doubleheader sweep against the Oakland A's on Sunday.

  • Together with Royce Lewis, Correa led the Twins to victories, showcasing consistent performance.

  • The Twins should focus on reinforcing their starting pitchers to enhance their performance.

  • The team maintains a cheerful atmosphere with new celebration traditions and strong team camaraderie.
Profile picture of MLB.com
Thairo Estrada's 3-run homer propels the Giants to a victory.
Profile picture of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Profile picture of MLB.com
Talk about a star-studded matchup 🤩 This week’s Orioles-Yankees series features some of the best players in baseball. 🔥
Profile picture of FOX Sports
How MLB at Rickwood Field will 'give the Negro Leagues their flowers': While Alabama's Rickwood Field will host its first MLB game this week ...
foxsports.com/stories/mlb/how-mlb-rickwood-field-will-give-negro-leagues-flowers
How MLB at Rickwood Field will 'give the Negro Leagues their flowers'
Profile picture of The Plain Dealer
José Ramírez takes big lead in first All-Star game voting results: José Ramírez is in line to reach the All-Star Game for the sixth time in his career.
cleveland.com/guardians/2024/06/jose-ramirez-takes-big-lead-in-first-all-star-game-voting-results.html
José Ramírez takes big lead in first All-Star game voting results
Profile picture of MLB.com
Tyler O'Neill and Rafael Devers go back-to-back for the Red Sox!
Profile picture of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Snoop Dogg showed up for Brewers game, threw surprise first pitch and FaceTimed Bob Uecker
jsonline.com/story/sports/mlb/brewers/2024/06/15/snoop-dogg-throws-out-first-pitch-at-brewers-game-in-milwaukee/74102268007/
Snoop Dogg showed up for Brewers game, threw surprise first pitch and ...
Quick Glance: Snoop Dogg Surprises Fans at Brewers Game with First Pitch
  • Prior to the Milwaukee Brewers facing off against the Cincinnati Reds, fans at American Family Field were surprised by the unexpected first pitch thrown by the legendary hip hop and entertainment mogul Snoop Dogg, who sported a cream Brewers jersey.

  • Snoop, currently in town for a concert as part of the Potowatomi Casino's Amplified Series, received a warm welcome and delivered a precise throw to Brewers coach Quintin Berry.

  • Following this, the 52-year-old artist made his way through the Brewers tunnel and into the service level of American Family Field, engaging in a FaceTime conversation with Brewers broadcaster Bob Uecker.

  • Additionally, he had a meet-and-greet with the team in the clubhouse before the game, posing for photos and signing autographs.
Profile picture of MLB.com
The Dodgers take the first game against the Rockies.
Profile picture of Devon Live
Playing fields out of action as Travellers arrive: A group of Travellers parked up their caravans at King George V Playing Fields on Saturday ...
devonlive.com/news/devon-news/travellers-arrive-exeter-playing-fields-9347712
Playing fields out of action as Travellers arrive
Profile picture of Bleacher Report
Celtics pass the Lakers as franchise with THE MOST championship titles (18) in NBA history 🏆🔥
Profile picture of Sports Illustrated
Reds’ Elly De La Cruz Left MLB Fans in Awe With His Stunning Move vs. Brewers : This was incredible.
si.com/mlb/reds-elly-de-la-cruz-scores-from-second
Reds’ Elly De La Cruz Left MLB Fans in Awe With His Stunning Move vs ...
Profile picture of Sportsnet
Blue Jays fall to Red Sox in battle of teams with the same uncertainties: The Red Sox beat the Blue Jays in a battle of two teams facing the same uncertainties ...
sportsnet.ca/mlb/blue-jays-fall-to-red-sox-in-battle-of-teams-with-the-same-uncertainties/
Blue Jays fall to Red Sox in battle of teams with the same uncertainties
Profile picture of Sports Illustrated
The Celtics Should Thank the Lakers and 76ers for Their Latest Championship: Bad draft decisions by two rivals helped the Celtics win a title.
si.com/nba/celtics-should-thank-lakers-76ers-for-latest-nba-title
The Celtics Should Thank the Lakers and 76ers for Their Latest ...
Profile picture of thedailybeast.com
Fox News Declares Caitlin Clark the ‘Jackie Robinson of the WNBA’ After Hard Foul
thedailybeast.com/fox-news-declares-caitlin-clark-the-jackie-robinson-of-the-wnba-after-hard-foul
Fox News Declares Caitlin Clark the ‘Jackie Robinson of the WNBA’ After ...
Profile picture of Sports Illustrated
Shohei Ohtani Celebrates Famed Dog Decoy's First Birthday With Adorable Photos: Happy birthday to this very good boy.
si.com/mlb/shohei-ohtani-celebrates-famed-dog-decoy-first-birthday-adorable-photos
Shohei Ohtani Celebrates Famed Dog Decoy's First Birthday With Adorable ...
Profile picture of MLB.com
What a throw by Dylan Carlson to protect the Cardinals lead! (MLB x Casamigos)
Profile picture of Bleacher Report
CELTICS WIN THE NBA FINALS 🔥 BOSTON IS BACK ON TOP 🏆☘️
Profile picture of MLB.com
Each year MLB honors three legendary players with special days to commemorate their lives and contributions to our game and society ... Show more
Profile picture of MLB.com
Zach Neto hits his 3rd home run over his last 6 games en route to an Angels win.