MLB threatens pitchers with 10-game bans for altering balls
Pitchers will be ejected and suspended for 10 games for using illegal foreign substances to doctor baseballs in a crackdown by Major League Baseball that will start Monday.
NFL loosens safety restrictions for fully vaccinated players
The NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed on a new set of health and safety protocols for the 2021 season, with one very clear message — get vaccinated or be prepared for a very inconvenient season.
1st community meeting held to discuss Jaguars’ plans to develop Shipyards
The Jaguars made their public pitch in a news conference. Now they’re taking their dreams on the road throughout the Jacksonville area.
Feds investigate discrimination complaint over St. Johns County Schools dress code
The U.S. Department of Education has launched an investigation into a complaint that the St. Johns County School District discriminated against female students through its enforcement of the dress code.
Pregnant mother shot in front of her 3 children, in critical condition
A pregnant woman is in the hospital after she was shot outside her home on Woodbine Street near Andrew Jackson High School.
Sophia and Juliana Hilliard honored as All-Star Athletes
Sophia and Juliana Hilliard are twin sisters and seniors on the varsity soccer team at Fletcher High School. Both also play for a travel soccer team at Jacksonville FC.
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Hawks rally from 26 points down, stun 76ers in Game 5
Trae Young scored 39 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-106 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
DeGrom pulled with shoulder issue from Mets' 6-3 win vs Cubs
Jacob deGrom was pulled from a second straight start with an arm injury, this time leaving after three perfect innings with right shoulder soreness, but the New York Mets bullpen stepped up to finish a three-hitter in a 6-3 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Mets' deGrom pulled with shoulder soreness amid another gem
Mets ace Jacob deGrom left his start with right shoulder soreness after three perfect innings, yet another injury scare for the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner amid a historic start to this season.
Hornets' LaMelo Ball selected NBA Rookie of the Year
Charlotte Hornets point guard LaMelo Ball’s versatility as a passer, scorer and rebounder earned him NBA Rookie of the Year honors despite missing 21 games with a fractured wrist.
Italy impress again in 3-0 win over Switzerland at Euro 2020
Manuel Locatelli scored two goals and Italy beat Switzerland 3-0 to advance to the last 16 of the European Championship with a game to spare.
Harden available, Irving out for Nets as they try to advance
The Brooklyn Nets will continue to play without Kyrie Irving and don’t know exactly what they can expect from James Harden as the star players deal with injuries.