See hospitalized kids ‘run the bases’ at Dodger Stadium, via robots

Take me out to the ball game, bots. Richie visits the baseball field from the hospital. “Turn it that way, there we go,” Dodgers infielder Gavin Lux coached a patient, who was maneuvering the robot around the field from afar, using buttons that direct the bot backward and forward. “Hey, you did a great job …

Before the billionaires and oligarchs, the unlikely story of football’s first foreign owner

Way before international money flooded in, the first American owner in English soccer came to the rescue of a dying club. Prenton Park, home of Tranmere Rovers. This international spending spree started when Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea FC in 2003, but the largely forgotten first step toward today’s globalized era occurred way back …

NBA Opening Night: How to watch Nets vs. Bucks, Warriors vs. Lakers on TNT

Giannis, Durant, Harden, Curry and LeBron are all in action to tip off the 2021-22 NBA season. And you don’t need cable to watch. Keep reading to see how you can watch both games without cable. And to plan out your pro basketball viewing for the entire regular season, check out our guide for watching …

Skateboards containing Tony Hawk’s blood sell out almost instantly

But some want to know why they didn’t spark the same outrage the blood-infused Lil Nas X Satan shoes did. Tony Hawk shows off a vial of his blood and a note verifying he’s allowing it to be used in the skateboard series. The bloody skateboard idea was a collaboration with water company Liquid Death …

Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley fight purse: How much did the fighters make?

Incredibly, Jake Paul says he took a pay cut. But Tommy Fury — who may be Paul’s next opponent — says that’s not true. Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley at a recent press conference. “It’s coming out of my pockets for sure,” Paul told the Mirror. “Like, directly out of my purse. Everyone on the …

Mint Mobile’s ‘Bobby Bonilla Day’ promotion offers 25 years of service for $2,500

Who knew Ryan Reynolds and his wireless company were such big baseball fans? Bobby Bonilla playing for the New York Mets in 1994. You will need to pay $2,500 upfront to take advantage of the promotion. In the fine print, the carrier notes that it “reserves the right to buy back The Bobby Bonilla Plan …

NFL heads to Twitter Spaces to produce content for the 2021 season

The NFL is taking to Twitter Spaces to talk football throughout the 2021 season and beyond. “The commitment to Twitter Spaces represents another innovative step forward in the longstanding partnership between the NFL and Twitter,” said Blake Stuchin, the NFL’s vice president of digital media business development. “We’re excited to bring NFL fans a new …

Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren memes: Welp, that was quick and weird

After two bizarre minutes, the YouTuber is now 3-0 in boxing matches. The internet questioned the whole bout. Jake Paul defeated Ben Askren in two minutes. Not everyone on social media was thrilled about Paul’s victory. “This the saddest thing I’ve ever seen fam,” wrote one Twitter user. “Ben Askren got KO’d in less than …

UFC 269: Amanda Nunes loses in shock upset, Oliveira defeats Poirier

Amanda Nunes lost in the most shocking of ways. Our main event is on, with both fighters making championship weight. UFC 269┬áis finished and, top to bottom, was one of the most intense night of fights in UFC history. Headlines will almost certainly focus on Amanda Nunes’s shock defeat to Julianna Pena. It could be …

PGA Championship 2021: TV schedule today, how to watch and more

Golf’s second major starts Thursday at Kiawah Island in South Carolina. You can watch all of the action, no cable required. Rory McIlroy is the favorite heading into the PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, where he won this tournament in 2012. Here’s what you need to know to watch the golf this week. ESPN has …