QUINCY – Batters up! The 26th Annual Tony Mora Sr. Memorial Tournament will be held June 27-28 at the Quincy parks. The weekend of local softball will be in a round robin format with upper and lower divisions.
How refreshing that the overriding narrative of the Women's World Cup is no longer: "Gee, isn't it great that stadiums are filling up for a women's sport?" or "Gee, it's amazing how many little girls are playing soccer," or "Gee, some of those ponytailed players are hot."
The U.S. Open Cup match between the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers at Starfire Stadium, which ended with three Sounder ejections, plastic bottles tossed at the visitors and the referees leaving the field via police escort “wasn’t our proudest moment,” Seattle owner Adrian Hanauer said following practice on Thursday morning.
BARCELONA, Spain — A Spanish judge has accepted a legal complaint filed by Brazilian investment fund DIS that alleges it was the victim of a fraud perpetrated in Barcelona's signing of forward Neymar from Santos. DIS, which owned 40 percent of Neymar's rights when he was at Santos, alleges it was paid less than half the cash it was entitled to when the player agreed to join the Spanish and European champions in 2013.
ZURICH, Switzerland — French Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka was scythed back to earth by big-serving South African Kevin Anderson on the Queen's Club grasscourts as the Swiss bowed out of the Aegon Championships on Wednesday.