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Scoreboard roundup — 6/1/21

iStock (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Toronto 5, Miami 1 Detroit 10, Milwaukee 7 Kansas City 10, Pittsburgh 5 Colorado, 3 Texas 2 LA Angels, 8 San Francisco 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 6, Chi White Sox 5 Baltimore 7, Minnesota 4 NY Yankees 5, Tampa …

Major League Baseball makes pitch in NFT market

33ft/iStock (NEW YORK) — Major League Baseball plans to expand its repertoire in the arena of nonfungible tokens this fall, partnering with a company to offer collectible digital elements, ESPN reports. The partnership is reportedly the result of months of planning, and will be different from other sports-related NFTs. MLB does not plan to go …

Scoreboard roundup — 5/31/21

iStock (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE Milwaukee 3, Detroit 2 San Francisco 6, LA Angels 1 Kansas City 7, Pittsburgh 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay 3, NY Yankees 1 Minnesota 3, Baltimore 2 Chi White Sox 8, Cleveland 6 Houston 11, Boston 2 Seattle 6, …

NHL upholds Kadri’s eight game suspension

Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has upheld the eight-game suspension from Colorado forward Nazem Kadri.  During game two of the Avalanche-Blues first-round series, Kadri hit St. Louis defenseman Justin Faulk with an illegal check to the head. The hit occurred at the 6:26 mark of the third …

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open

Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images (PARIS) — Tennis star Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open saying she does not want to be a distraction.  pic.twitter.com/LN2ANnoAYD — NaomiOsaka大坂なおみ (@naomiosaka) May 31, 2021 She wrote that since the 2018 US Open final she has been suffering from long bouts of depression and that she has social …

Naomi Osaka says she will withdraw from 2021 French Open

Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images (PARIS) — Tennis star Naomi Osaka said she’s withdrawing from this year’s French Open. Osaka posted a statement to Twitter on Monday with her intention to withdraw from the Grand Slam tournament. It follows the controversy surrounding her decision to skip press conferences for the duration of the competition. “This …