McConnell and McGrath spar over coronavirus and Supreme Court in debate

McConnell and McGrath spar over coronavirus and Supreme Court in debate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Amy McGrath sparred Monday evening over the federal response to the coronavirus crisis, the Supreme Court nomination fight and the Republican incumbent’s decades-long record in a hard-hitting televised debate in Kentucky. McGrath, a retired Marine combat pilot, was aggressive from the outset in blaming the senator for … Read more

Alex Pietrangelo gets $61.6M deal from Knights

Alex Pietrangelo gets $61.6M deal from Knights

Alex Pietrangelo is officially off the market.  The superstar defenseman finalized a seven-year, $61.6 million deal with the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday, the team announced. Pietrangelo, 30, was the most coveted free agent entering the offseason. The contract includes includes a full no-movement clause for the former first-round pick who captained the Blues to … Read more

Filipino UFC fighter follows Pacquiao’s mountain path to glory

Filipino UFC fighter follows Pacquiao's mountain path to glory

Mark Striegl makes his UFC debut in Abu Dhabi this weekend having taken a path forged by centuries of feared Filipino warriors and followed by boxing great Manny Pacquiao. Striegl based himself in the cool mountain climate of Baguio City and it paid off as he became the only Philippines-based fighter on the UFC’s books. “There’s the high-altitude … Read more

Cal Cunningham surprisingly increases lead in North Carolina Senate race in 1st poll period after texting scandal

Cal Cunningham surprisingly increases lead in North Carolina Senate race in 1st poll period after texting scandal

North Carolina’s Democratic Senate candidate Cal Cunningham became mired in a scandal earlier this month when he admitted to exchanging romantic text messages with a woman who is not his wife. Yet a new poll conducted by SurveyUSA showed that Cunningham actually increased his lead over the incumbent Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) after the news … Read more

Padres’ Tommy Pham stabbed outside gentleman’s club

Padres' Tommy Pham stabbed outside gentleman's club

Padres outfielder Tommy Pham is in good condition and expected to make a full recovery after police said he was stabbed in the lower back Sunday night outside a San Diego strip club. The 32-year-old was leaving the establishment when he asked two arguing strangers to move away from his car, San Diego Police department … Read more