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Holzhauer extends ‘Jeopardy!’ run with $89K day

[ad_1] James Holzhauer, the Las Vegas sports bettor who's on a historic run on "Jeopardy!," returned to the airwaves Monday and got right back to business.Holzhauer won his 23rd consecutive game in Monday's episode, racking up $89,229 to close in on past champion Ken Jennings' all-time regular-play winnings record. It was Holzhauer's first appearance on "Jeopardy!" in two weeks due to a teachers tournament.Holzhauer has won $1,780,237 during his run.

Florida judge blocks video in Kraft-related case

[ad_1] A Florida judge on Monday ruled that prosecutors cannot use surveillance video in a case related to the solicitation case of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.Palm Beach County Judge Joseph Marx ruled to suppress the video evidence in the case against the owner and manager of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Fla.Spa owner Hua Zhang and manager Lei Wang face several counts related to prostitution.

Telfair’s sister charged with threatening witness

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- The sister of former NBA player Sebastian Telfair was accused on Monday of threatening a woman who testified against him at his New York City gun-possession trial.Octavia Telfair was charged in federal court in Brooklyn with transmitting an interstate threat. There was no immediate response to an email seeking comment from her lawyer.Sebastian Telfair, a once-highly-touted point guard with a disappointing NBA career and a history
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WNBA preseason favorite — Washington Mystics are the 2019 front-runner

[ad_1] 10:34 AM ETMechelle CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.Mike Thibault has been at this a long time. He started his WNBA coaching career in 2003 after more than 20 years in coaching, scouting and front-office work in men's professional basketball. He knows that just because things
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Karolina Pliskova powers past Johanna Konta to take Rome title

[ad_1] Karolina Pliskova ended Johanna Konta's hopes of landing a first clay-court title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory in the Italian Open final in Rome on Sunday.The Czech world No. 7 did not drop a single service game as she secured the third clay-court title of her career and her first in Rome in one hour and 25 minutes.1 RelatedBritish No. 1 Konta struggled to trouble Pliskova on serve as
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Wilder settles Breazeale feud with 1st-round KO

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- In the acrimonious lead-up to heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder's defense against mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale, Wilder spent a lot of time talking about how much he wanted to hurt him.Wilder even accentuated that he could legally kill his opponent in the ring, saying a few days before their Saturday night fight that boxing "is the only sport where you can kill a man and get
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War of Will gets ‘fair shot,’ wins 144th Preakness

[ad_1] BALTIMORE -- War of Will bounced back from a bumpy ride in the Kentucky Derby to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, holding off a field that included a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.Trainer Mark Casse got his first Triple Crown race victory, with War of Will unfazed starting from the inside No. 1 post position for the second consecutive race.
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Bodexpress runs entire Preakness without jockey

[ad_1] Two weeks after a wild finish at the Kentucky Derby, the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes got off to an unusual start.Bodexpress bucked Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez just moments after racing out of the starting gate, dodged an outrider who tried to corral the riderless colt and ended up doing two laps around the Pimlico track."He wasn't behaving well,'' said Velazquez, who added that he is
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War of Will finishes first in 144th Preakness

[ad_1] War of Will has won the 144th Preakness Stakes, just two weeks after being involved in the controversial disqualification of Maximum Security at the Kentucky Derby.War of Will was the horse most directly affected when Maximum Security came out from the rail at the Derby, when the two almost clipped heels but averted disaster. Maximum Security crossed the finish line first but was disqualified, and War of Will crossed
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FSU softball 1st to hit 4 straight HRs in tourney

[ad_1] Defending NCAA softball champion Florida State became the first team in NCAA tournament history to hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back home runs in its 12-1 five-inning win over South Florida on Saturday in the Tallahassee Regional.The four straight homers ties the NCAA Division I record for all games. It was done most recently by South Dakota State in 2016.Zoe Casas, Cali Harrod, Carsyn Gordon and Sydney Sherrill hit solo home runs a