Month: June 2021

Timbers coach rings on alleged insult targeting Diego Chara

Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese is upset with how an alleged racist comment directed at Colombian midfielder Diego Chara was handled in a 1-0 loss to Minnesota United on Saturday night. The game was interrupted in the 65th minute when a referee met Chara, Timbers captain Diego Valeri, United...

Timbers coach denounces racial abuse targeting midfielder

Portland Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese said there was a racist taunt aimed at midfielder Diego Chara by a Minnesota United player in Saturday night’s 1-0 loss. The game was stopped in the 65th minute when the players from the woods surrendered to the officials alleging the taunt. “I...

Orioles place SS Freddy Galvis (quadriceps) on IL

The Baltimore Orioles placed shortstop Freddy Galvis on the 10-day injury list on Sunday with a strained right quadriceps. The Orioles also recalled outfielder Ryan McKenna and infielders Domingo Leyba and Ramon Urias from Triple-A Norfolk. They picked pitcher Konner Wade and infielder Stevie Wilkerson for the Tides. Galvis...

Sticky substances have more ‘direct effect’ than steroids

SAN DIEGO — Former slugger David Segui can’t help but laugh at the irony. He remembers the public’s outrage learning about the rampant use of steroids in baseball during his career, but now that Major League Baseball is cracking down on pitchers for using illegal foreign substances, the league...

Verstappen dominates Styrian GP for 4th win of F1 season

SPIELBERG, Austria – Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has won half of the races this Formula One season. And if that did not worry his rivals enough, his car keeps going faster and faster. The championship leader dominated the Styrian Grand Prix on Sunday to win back-to-back races for...