Tag: Sports officiating

Kremlev confident AIBA will return to Olympic role in Paris

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The International Boxing Association's new president is confident his beleaguered organization will be welcomed back into the Olympic family after the Tokyo Games. ...

Mariners’ Santiago ejected as part of foreign substance rule

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CHICAGO — Seattle Mariners pitcher Hector Santiago became the first player to be ejected as part of Major League Baseball’s new foreign substance protocols...

No fuss: Scherzer goes 6 to help Nationals beat Marlins 5-1

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MIAMI — Max Scherzer allowed one run in six innings and passed two umpire inspections without a fuss, helping the Washington Nationals beat the...

LHP Santiago ejected, glove confiscated during Mariners’ win

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CHICAGO — Seattle reliever Hector Santiago was ejected after he was checked by the umpires as part of baseball's new sticky substance protocols, and...

Umpire in minors ejects manager during wardrobe malfunction

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A minor league umpire who was trying to change a broken belt on his pants during a game threw out a...

England and Germany to renew epic rivalry at Euro 2020

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LONDON — One of the great rivalries in international soccer will be renewed on Tuesday at the European Championship when England plays Germany in...

UEFA praises VAR for rise in penalties given at Euro 2020

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GENEVA — Expect referees to keep awarding lots of penalties at major soccer tournaments in the VAR era. ...

Refs facing new pressure to keep count on Giannis at FT line

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Giannis Antetokounmpo's lengthy free-throw routine might be too long to be legal. ...

Rays stop 7-game skid, beat AL East-leading Red Sox 8-2

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Austin Meadows, Mike Zunino and Brandon Lowe homered to help the Tampa Bay Rays stop a seven-game losing streak by...

Cole’s strikeouts, spin rate down, Royals rally past Yanks

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NEW YORK — Gerrit Cole’s strikeouts and spin rate dropped as he pitched for the first time since Major League Baseball’s crackdown on sticky...