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Mattress salesman bets $3.5M on Astros to win World Series

By Alex Butler  (0) The Houston Astros are the betting favorite to win the 2019 World Series. Photo by Trask Smith/UPI | License Photo Oct. 2 (UPI) -- A Houston mattress salesman bet $3.5 million that the Houston Astros will win the 2019 World Series. Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale placed the big bet Tuesday at Scarlet Pearl Casino in [...]

2019-10-02T14:24:56+00:00October 2nd, 2019|

Tim Tebow practices wedding dance with fiancee Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

By Alex Butler  (0) Tim Tebow spent the 2019 Minor League Baseball season with Triple-A Syracuse. File Photo by Will Newton/UPI | License Photo Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow recently prepared for his upcoming wedding to former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters by practicing for the couple's first dance.Tebow and Nel-Peters posted footage from the dance [...]

2019-09-26T15:41:12+00:00September 26th, 2019|

Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill expected to miss 4 to 6 weeks

By Alex Butler  (0) Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (C) had two catches for 16 yards before leaving in the first quarter of a Week 1 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday in Jacksonville. Photo by Joe Marino/UPI | License Photo Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Kansas CityChiefs star Tyreek Hill is expected to miss at least one month [...]

2019-09-11T14:59:19+00:00September 11th, 2019|

Brewers star Christian Yelich out for season after broken kneecap

By Alex Butler  (0) Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Christian Yelich hit .329 with a career-high 44 home runs, 97 RBIs and 30 stolen bases this season. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/UPI | License Photo Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Brewers star -- and reigning National League MVP -- Christian Yelich will miss the remainder of the 2019 season after [...]

2019-09-11T14:50:49+00:00September 11th, 2019|

Owner David Glass agrees to sell Kansas City Royals for $1 billion

By Connor Grott  (0) Kansas City Royals owner David Glass (R) agreed to sell the franchise to an ownership group led by Kansas City businessman John Sherman. File Photo by Brian Kersey/UPI | License Phot Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Kansas City businessman John Sherman reached an agreement with owner David Glass to purchase the Kansas City Royals, the [...]

2019-08-31T03:20:37+00:00August 31st, 2019|

Lightning strike injures 6 at PGA Tour Championship

By Danielle Haynes  (0) Aug. 24 (UPI) -- A lightning strike during the PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta injured at least six people Saturday, police said. Atlanta police spokesman Carlos Campos told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that four men and a juvenile were seeking shelter under a tree when lightning struck the tree during a storm at East [...]

2019-08-25T14:49:49+00:00August 25th, 2019|

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family safe after plane crash in Tennessee

By Connor Grott  (0) Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were taken to a local hospital with only minor cuts and abrasions after a plane crash in Tennessee. File Photo by Mike Gentry/UPI | License Photo Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Semiretired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family escaped with minor injuries after their private plane ran off [...]

2019-08-16T14:43:39+00:00August 16th, 2019|

Indians’ Yasiel Puig becomes American citizen during suspension

By Alex Butler  (0) Yasiel Puig hit .252 with 22 home runs and 61 RBIs for the Cincinnati Reds before being traded to the Cleveland Indians in July. File Photo by Aaron Josefczyk/UPI | License Photo Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Cleveland Indians slugger Yasiel Puig used his time off during a suspension to become an American citizen. Puig, [...]

2019-08-15T14:42:49+00:00August 15th, 2019|

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, Ciara join Sounders ownership group

By Connor Grott  (0) Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (L) and his wife, Ciara, are among 11 families to join the Seattle Sounders' ownership group. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Seattle Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife, Grammy-winning artist Ciara, are joining the Seattle Sounders' ownership group. Wilson announced Tuesday that the [...]

2019-08-15T14:22:30+00:00August 15th, 2019|

Reds’ Amir Garrett throws leaping punch, sparks brawl with Pirates

By Alex Butler  (0) Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Amir Garrett was in the center of a big brawl during a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday in Cincinnati. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk/UPI | License Photo July 31 (UPI) -- Cincinnati Reds pitcher Amir Garrett charged from the mound and threw a leaping punch near the Pittsburgh Pirates' dugout, sparking [...]

2019-07-31T13:51:16+00:00July 31st, 2019|