National Sports

Royals in playoffs for first time since ’85

Posted On September 27, 2014

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The last time the Kansas City Royals made the playoffs, they won the World Series. That was nearly three decades ago.Nori Aoki, Lorenzo Cain and Billy Butler each drove in a run during a three- run first inning, and that's all the Royals would need as they clinched a postseason berth…

Celtics’ Rondo has hand surgery

Posted On September 26, 2014

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Celtics announced Friday that guard Rajon Rondo underwent successful surgery on a broken hand. The procedure, called a surgical fixation of a left metacarpal fracture, was performed at New England Baptist Hospital this morning. The injury was a result of a fall at his home on Thursday night. The…

Europe leads Ryder Cup after big afternoon

Posted On September 26, 2014

Gleneagles, Scotland (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson won their second match of the day on Friday as they led the Europeans to a big afternoon and a 5-3 lead at the Ryder Cup. The Europeans trailed after the morning four-ball session, but won 3 1/2 points in the afternoon foursomes to grab a…

D-backs dump Gibson, Trammell

Posted On September 26, 2014

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell, the team announced Friday. "Kirk has done an admirable job under difficult circumstances and we are grateful for his professionalism and his dedicated service to the organization over the past eight years," Diamondbacks chief baseball officer Tony La…

Bad Beer Reportedly Sold At FedEx Field

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Landover, MD) -- Not only were the Washington Redskins bad Thursday night at FedEx Field, it appears the beer was too. The "Washington Post" reports that Budweiser brewed for the 2014 World Cup was sold at the 45-14 Redskins loss. The beer had an expiration date of June and a reporter says when he typed the…