CHICAGO. - More than 90 women filed lawsuits on Wednesday against the FBI, accusing former agents at the agency of botching the sex abuse investigation into onetime USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, one of the law firms handling the case said.
TORONTO. - Canada will host Panama this weekend in place of the cancelled friendly with Iran that led the national governing body to announce a review of its process for scheduling international matches.
New York. - Back from the brink of five elimination games, the resilient New York Rangers say they are battle-tested ahead of the Eastern Conference Final against reigning champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
New York. - It took Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez just 10 minutes and 33 seconds to lay a beat down on the German fighter Dominic Boesel as the champion from Mexico forced an immediate stoppage after a 4th round knockdown. Taking control of the match early was Zurdo, relying on early uppercuts which broke through Boesel's guard, the German fighter to receive warnings for repeated holds. Much of the match remained in Ramirez's favor, with the waning seconds of the second round being used to focus on the body versus the head. The repeated body blows nearly ended the match between the second & third rounds, as the referee and physician opted to continue the match but felt that a stoppage was possible.
TORONTO. - After two absolutely phenomenal semi-final series, we have our 2022 championship round set. The Buffalo Bandits will face the Colorado Mammoth. Game one is this Saturday night June 4th, at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY.
New York. - The calendar is turning from May to June, which means the NBA and NHL Stanley Cup playoffs are heating up. While the NBA has the biggest stage, the Stanley Cup playoffs fly somewhat under the radar in the United States by comparison. While there might be a slight deficit in media attention, there’s plenty of fun to go around for both sports!