Cleveland Guardians win MLB draft lottery, will have No. 1 pick for 1st time in franchise history

Cleveland will have the No. 1 pick in next year’s amateur baseball draft for the first time, winning a lottery on the second try Tuesday after Washington came out with the top spot initially but was ineligible. MLB and the players’ association agreed to the lottery in their March 2022 labor contract, an innovation to … Read more

Argentina, Inter Miami star Lionel Messi named 2023 Time Athlete of the Year

Lionel Messi, the soccer icon who made one of the most impactful moves in the history of the sport in America by signing with Inter Miami of the MLS last summer, has been named 2023 TIME Magazine Athlete of the Year. “For reasons that have been bandied around for decades… the United States, the world’s … Read more

Sweden fails to qualify for Olympics for first time ever, England remains in contention

Sweden’s women’s national team will not compete in the Summer Olympics for the first time ever after losing to Switzerland 1-0 in the UEFA Women’s Nations League on Friday. Switzerland took the lead in the sixth minute on a goal by Atlético Madrid forward Ana-Maria Crnogorčević. Sweden had a handful of opportunities to answer back, … Read more

In college football, it’s the most wonderfully chaotic time of the year

Martin Rogers FOX Sports Insider Thank you for the reminder, Jalen Milroe, even if it only served to tell us what we knew already: that the time of year reserved for wild, dramatic, mind-boggling feats of college football unexpectedness is firmly upon us.  The Alabama quarterback’s last-gasp wonder throw on a fourth-and-goal from the 31, … Read more

Hornets’ LaMelo Ball reportedly to miss extended time due to ankle sprain

The Charlotte Hornets will be without their top star for some time. LaMelo Ball’s ankle sprain is considered to be “serious” and will “likely” force him to miss an extended period of time, The Athletic reported on Tuesday. Luckily, Ball didn’t suffer a fracture, but the Hornets will be “cautious” as he underwent surgery to … Read more

A ceasefire in a time of genocide | Israel-Palestine conflict

The bitter reality for us, Palestinians in Gaza, is that we are alone, beleaguered, under siege, and are seen as undesirables even by some of those who are supposed to be our brethren. Forty-five days of barbaric massacres have claimed the lives of more than 14,000 people, including more than 6,000 children and 3,500 women. … Read more

It is time the US considers Hamas’s survival in Gaza | Israel-Palestine conflict

Three days into the four-day truce between Israel and Hamas, the agreement appears to hold and there is even talk of extending it. By Monday, 50 Israeli women and children are supposed to have been exchanged for 150 Palestinian women and children, with mediators hinting that the deal could continue for a few more days … Read more

Cowboys take care of business, dominating Commanders. Now it’s time for real tests

David Helman Dallas Cowboys Insider Consider the business handled. That’s been the refrain for the better part of a month. During a three-week stretch against unimpressive opponents, all the Dallas Cowboys could do was handle business and hold serve. Having just roasted the Washington Commanders like a Thanksgiving turkey by a score of 45-10, it’s … Read more