Blue Jays CF Springer carted off field after scary collision
Blue Jays center fielder George Springer was carted off the field after he collided with shortstop Bo Bichette in the eighth inning of a 10-9 playoff loss to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Springer is “doing OK,” interim manager John Schneider said. Springer and Bichette went hard after the ball, but it landed as the two collided.news.yahoo.com
Trout sets Angels scoring record in 12-0 rout of Blue Jays
Mike Trout hit a two-run home run to become the highest-scoring player in Angels history, Reid Detmers and four relievers combined on a six-hitter, and Los Angeles halted a six-game losing streak by routing the Toronto Blue Jays 12-0 on Friday night. Jo Adell hit two home runs, Andrew Velasquez had a two-run blast, and Shohei Ohtani hit a two-run triple for the Angels, who came in having lost nine of 10. Trout scored his 1,025th run with the Angels with his 27th homer off left-hander Yusei Kikuchi in the eighth.news.yahoo.com
Drew Lock relishing chance for fresh start with Seahawks
Drew Lock went into the offseason expecting change and was prepared for a new opportunity somewhere other than Denver. “I was ready for something to happen and then when I found out that this is what happened, I was really, really excited,” Lock said Monday. For now, Lock appears to be the likely starter going into next season.news.yahoo.com
Free agency an antidote for offensive fireworks, mobile QBs
(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)DENVER – Teams searching for an antidote to the high-octane offenses and mobile quarterbacks that dominate the modern NFL won't have to wait around for the draft. Free agency this year promises a deeper pool of possibilities than usual because the league's lost revenues during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 resulted in the first decrease in the salary cap in a decade. Then, the league scuttled its annual scouting combine in Indianapolis, making it harder still for teams to evaluate the incoming class. Ad“In the draft, you’re just shooting from the hip because you just haven’t really spent any time around players,” former Bucs GM Mark Dominik said. “You talk about being able to deal with all the speed, I love the linebacker group, off-the-ball linebackers," Jeremiah said.
49ers close facility after Bourne’s positive COVID-19 test
The team said the positive test came back Wednesday morning and Bourne immediately went into self-quarantine after getting the diagnosis. The positive test came just days after the 49ers played at Seattle. All we can do right now is test and be aware of the connections.”This is the first positive coronavirus test for the 49ers since the start of the regular season. The Packers are dealing with their own issues with the coronavirus after running back AJ Dillon tested positive on Monday. Running back Jamaal Williams and linebacker Kamal Martin were placed on the COVID-19 list on Tuesday as “high-risk” contacts to Dillon.
“Dukes of Hazzard” star John Schneider attends Carroll County parade against cancer
HILLSVILLE, Va. – A star of the hit show “The Dukes of Hazzard” stopped by Carroll County to attend the Trucker’s Parade Against Cancer event on Saturday. Actor John Schneider and his wife Alicia Schneider, who is currently battling breast cancer, came to participate in the 14th annual parade to meet with families, sponsors and volunteers. The event had about 75 trucks with banners in memory of those with cancer. Organization officials said that the parade raised over $8,700 for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of the Twin Counties.
Round Town: cars and music
Here are some of the events happening Round Town this weekend. New River Valley Fair, DublinTake the family to the New River Valley Fair. Take a look at the cars, enjoy great food and entertainment, provided by Low Low Chariot. Let the kids, climb, touch and explore many different types of vehicles, including bucket trucks, SWAT vehicles, fire trucks and more. Beach Music Festival and Classic Car Show, Buena VistaBuena Vista's Glen Maury Park is home to the Beach Music Festival and Classic Car Show.
It's all about kids at NRV Fair
DUBLIN, Va.- - The New River Valley fair is happening this week in Dublin. Five dollars will get you in the gate to plenty of rides, food and free musical entertainment and livestock shows. "When you look around here at these kids, the kids are what the fair is all about. We have kids here in the barn that are the fourth generation to be at these grounds participating in the fair," said Malcolm Boothe, president of the fair association. "Dukes of Hazzard" star and country music artist John Schneider will be at the fair Thursday night.
Inside 'Dukes of Hazzard' Star John Schneider's Wedding to Longtime Girlfriend Alicia
"Dukes of Hazzard" star John Schneider has tied the knot and Inside Edition was on the guest list! Schneider, 59, wed longtime girlfriend Alicia Allain inside a barn on his property in Holden, Louisiana, on Tuesday. Schneider is still battling his estranged wife, Elvira Schneider, in what has been a five-year-long divorce saga, so the wedding was purely a religious ceremony. "To know that truly the most beautiful woman in the world was walking toward me was the greatest feeling in the world," Schneider said, laughing. RELATED STORIESDad Sells Fireworks to Pay for Daughter's Wedding, Whole Family Helps OutJohn Schneider Searched 'DWTS' Crowd Every Night for Estranged Children'Dukes of Hazzard' Star on the Moment He Reported to Jail: 'I Can't Run, I Can't Hide'