Nicaragua Olympic Team
Sportlight-Week Ahead, Aug. 5-11
By The Associated Press Aug. 04, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Aug. 5 1921 — Radio station KDKA and announcer Harold Arlin provide the first broadcast of a major league game as the Pirates beat the Phillies 8-5 at...
US boxers Davis, Torrez can get revenge, win gold medals
By Greg Beacham Aug. 07, 2021 04:46 AM EDT
By The Associated Press Aug. 05, 2021 11:32 AM EDT
Aug. 6 1958 — Glen Davis of Columbus, Ohio, sets a world record in the 400 hurdles with a time of 49.2 in Budapest, Hungary. ...
Scioscia ejected, US beats Dom Rep 8-6 in Olympic qualifier
Jun. 01, 2021 11:40 PM EDT
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — U.S. manager Mike Scioscia was ejected after Philadelphia prospect Luke Williams hit a two-run triple in a four-run sixth inning,...
Cardinals at Nationals 3/5/2020
May. 31, 2021 11:21 PM EDT
US beats Nicaragua to open 2nd chance at Olympic baseball
May. 31, 2021 10:53 PM EDT
Wieters dropped from US Olympic qualifying roster
May. 30, 2021 11:04 AM EDT
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Catcher Matt Wieters has been dropped from the U.S. roster for Olympic baseball qualifying that starts Monday. ...
Scioscia says US Olympic roster fluid, changes with call-ups
By Ronald Blum May. 28, 2021 12:29 PM EDT
Mike Scioscia was planning on having Alek Manoah for the U.S. rotation for Olympic qualifying next week. Instead, the Toronto Blue Jays called up 23-year-old...
Wieters, Frazier, Kemp on US roster for Olympic qualifying
May. 23, 2021 01:53 PM EDT
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Pitchers Homer Bailey, Edwin Jackson and David Robertson, catcher Matt Wieters, infielder Todd Frazier and outfielders Matt Kemp and John Jay...
US opens 2nd-chance Olympic baseball qualifying vs Nicaragua
Apr. 29, 2021 02:04 PM EDT
CARY, N.C. (AP) — The United States will open its second chance to qualify for the baseball tournament at the Tokyo Olympics when it faces Nicaragua on May 31...
Dave Wallace to be Mike Scioscia's Olympic pitching coach
Apr. 22, 2021 12:22 PM EDT
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Dave Wallace will be Mike Scioscia's pitching coach when the U.S. manager tries to qualify his team for the Olympic baseball tournament. ...
Olympic baseball qualifying in West Palm Beach, St. Lucie
By The Associated Press Apr. 13, 2021 12:23 PM EDT
The United States' delayed second chance at qualifying for the Olympic baseball tournament has been moved to the spring training home of the Houston Astros and...
Scioscia to manage US in Olympic baseball qualifying
By Ronald Blum Apr. 06, 2021 11:51 AM EDT
Mike Scioscia has the tough task of reaching the Olympic baseball tournament with a U.S. roster likely to include players cut during spring training and...
By The Associated Press Jul. 30, 2020 11:51 AM EDT
Aug. 6 1926 — Nineteen-year-old Gertrude Ederle of New York City becomes the first woman to swim the English Channel as she crosses the...