Mike Sharabi to helm Skyline women’s soccer program | Local

Skyline College’s latest coaching hire Mike Sharabi is leaving the No. 1 ranked men’s soccer team in the California Community College Athletic Association to head his first women’s program. Announced as Skyline’s new women’s soccer coach last week, Sharabi will be tasked with reestablishing a program that played its last games in 2019. After the … Read more

Weekend area roundup: HW girls, boys tennis advance to Final Four | Sports

GIRLS TENNIS Hamilton-Wenham 4, Sturgis West 1: The unbeaten Generals (21-0) advanced to the Division 4 state Final Four for the first time in program history in front of a good crowd at Gordon College. Sky Jara cruised at first singles, 6-0, 6-1, Naomi Provost won at second, 6-1, 6-0, and the doubles teams of … Read more

Tonys Latest | Beale Wins Best Actor for ‘Lehman Trilogy’ | Entertainment News

NEW YORK (AP) – The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): Simon Russell Beale has won the Tony Award for best leading actor in a play for his work in “The Lehman Trilogy.” Stefano Massini’s play about what led to the collapse of Lehman Brothers – adapted by Ben Power and directed by … Read more

Mic’d up During ESPN Sunday Night Games Draws Rave Reviews | Entertainment News

By JOE REEDY, AP Sports Writer Major League Baseball has taken its fair share of criticism for changes trying to younger fans interested in the game, but there has been one this season that has generated rave reviews. MLB has expanded letting players being mic’d up and interviewed during games after doing it on a … Read more

Lightning’s Steven Stamkos appears to spit on Rangers Alexis Lafrenière

Steven Stamkos appeared to spit at Jason Lafreniere.Image: Getty Images The NHL Department of Player Safety needs to get to the bottom of this quickly. The video evidence against Lightning captain Steven Stamkos allegedly spitting on Alexis Lafrenière appears damning, yet not conclusive. Why else would he cock his head back and lunge forward with … Read more

Two Rare Shirley Jackson Stories Published This Week | Entertainment News

By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Shirley Jackson had a gift for evoking the depths of anxiety in space it might take to summarize a baseball game. Two very brief and previously unreleased stories, “Charlie Roberts” and “Only Stand and Wait,” were published this week in the summer issue of The … Read more

Richard Jefferson goes on rant about shortening NBA season

Richard JeffersonPhoto: Getty Images Professional sports is not the easiest way to earn a living. That was part of what Richard Jefferson was trying to get at during his viral rant after Adam Silver dained to consider the idea of shortening the NBA season. Jefferson was drafted in 2001 and to his credit, the first … Read more

Alo homers, Oklahoma beats Texas to reach WCWS semifinals | Arts & Entertainment

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma got revenge on Big 12 rival Texas and pitcher Hailey Dolcini. Jocelyn Alo homered and knocked in three runs to help No. 1 seed Oklahoma beat Texas 7-2 on Saturday at the Women’s College World Series. Oklahoma opened the season with 38 wins before Dolcini shut the Sooners down in … Read more

High School Soccer: Cave Spring boys hold off Christiansburg for Region 3D title | High School

No gray hair in Brad Collins’ scalp… yet. But if his Cave Spring boys soccer team keeps dodging last-minute bullets as it did in the Region 3D tournament this week, it might be time to buy stock in Just For Men. Cave Spring staved off repeated salvos from visiting Christiansburg on Friday as the Knights … Read more

Thursday Sports in Brief | AP News

PRO BASKETBALL SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Jaylen Brown fueled a comeback charge and scored 24 points, Al Horford hit six 3-pointers and the Boston Celtics rode the most lopsided fourth quarter in NBA Finals history to a 120-108 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1. Horford finished with 26 points and the Celtics … Read more