Sport > World

For softball players, season of ‘shield life' nears an end

26 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ANDREW SELIGMAN
ROSEMONT, Ill. - Cat Osterman can only wonder what the delivery drivers think.
She is not allowed to drop in or hit the drive-thru when she wants a coffee or latte, even though she can walk right over from her hotel. In a COVID-19 world, it can be a tall order.
“I laugh just when we have to order Uber Eats and it's Starbucks right across the street,” said Ostermann, who pitched the U.S. to a softball gold medal at the 2004 Olympics. “I want to know how lazy the drivers think we are.”
Life in a bubble is a bit different for Osterman and the other elite players gathered in...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   World      U.S.      Olympics      Business      Health  


Why is Tua Tagovailoa starting? Dolphins bench Ryan Fitzpatrick for rookie...

Why is Tua Tagovailoa starting? Dolphins bench Ryan Fitzpatrick for rookie QB sooner than expected

The Dolphins will reportedly turn to Tua Tagovailoa as their starting quarterback in Week 8 against the Rams, benching Ryan Fitzpatrick in the process. Here's why that move... Read more ...

Rams sign veteran K Forbath after rookie Sloman's struggles

Rams sign veteran K Forbath after rookie Sloman's struggles

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The Los Angeles Rams have signed veteran kicker Kai Forbath from the Chicago Bears' practice squad after a rocky start to the season for rookie Samuel... Read more ...

Week 7 FanDuel Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for daily fantasy football GPP...

Week 7 FanDuel Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for daily fantasy football GPP tournaments

Our Week 7 FanDuel GPP picks include Kyler Murray, Derrick Henry, Alvin Kamara and DeAndre Hopkins. The stars-and-scrubs approach could make the difference in NFL DFS... Read more ...

Wijnaldum unhappy with 'stupid' tackle that injured Van Dijk

Wijnaldum unhappy with 'stupid' tackle that injured Van Dijk

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum criticized Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford for the “stupid” tackle that has ruled out teammate Virgil van Dijk with a long-term... Read more ...

Why do baseball teams use the shift? How Dodgers, Rays deployed MLB strategy...

Why do baseball teams use the shift? How Dodgers, Rays deployed MLB strategy to reach 2020 World Series

The Rays began MLB's shifting revolution around 2010, and it's taken the Dodgers with them to the World Series in 2020. We broke down MLB's shifting trends and why the Rays use... Read more ...

The Latest: NFL counts 8 new positive tests among players

The Latest: NFL counts 8 new positive tests among players

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Read more ...

NFL picks, predictions against the spread for Week 7

NFL picks, predictions against the spread for Week 7

In our picks and predictions for Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season, the Steelers and Titans meet in a battle of undefeated teams in the 1 p.m. window, while there are seven... Read more ...

World Series DraftKings Picks: MLB DFS lineup advice for Game 1 Dodgers-Rays...

World Series DraftKings Picks: MLB DFS lineup advice for Game 1 Dodgers-Rays Showdown tournaments

The Dodgers and Rays get Game 1 of the World Series underway Tuesday night. We have DraftKings Showdown lineup picks and advice for the final MLB DFS opportunities of the 2020... Read more ...

FanDuel Picks Week 7: NFL DFS lineup advice for daily fantasy football cash...

FanDuel Picks Week 7: NFL DFS lineup advice for daily fantasy football cash games

Our Week 7 FanDuel example lineup includes three Bills because who wouldn't want to play them against the Jets? See the rest of our advice for NFL DFS cash games below. Read more ...

NASCAR Reinstates Racer Kyle Larson After Suspending Him For Using N-Word

NASCAR Reinstates Racer Kyle Larson After Suspending Him For Using N-Word

Kyle Larson was dropped from his racing team and quickly lost sponsors after uttering the N-word in April while playing a livestreamed video game. NASCAR has now lifted his... Read more ...