When and how to watch skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics

Here’s what you need to know. Skateboarding is at the Tokyo Olympics and it’s been awesome so far. The park discipline will feature a course that resembles a large basin with lots of dips, twists and turns. The Park event takes place on the 4th and 5th of August. The women’s Park Qualification takes place …

How to watch the All-Star Game 2021 tonight without cable

Baseball’s best will be on stage in Denver this evening. Here’s how you can watch all of the All-Star action without cable. Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels will be the first player in baseball history to hit and pitch in the All-Star Game. For the National League, the starters are: For the American …

Facebook eyes sports for its next push in online events

A pay-per-view-like option for sports leagues wouldn’t be out of the question, apparently. The next sports event you watch may be on Facebook. The social network launched its paid online events product last summer, inviting some people running Facebook pages to use tools designed to create, promote, host and monetize virtual live events. Since launch, …

Amazon to stream 21 regular-season Yankees games on Prime Video

After skipping last year, Amazon plans to broadcast Yankees games on Prime this season, for fans in the New York area. Aaron Judge and his New York Yankees will be on Amazon Prime Video this season. Other notable Prime-broadcasted matchups include a Subway Series game against the New York Mets on July 2 and rivalry …

Field of Dreams swings a TV reboot from The Good Place creator

The Kevin Costner classic gets another turn at the plate as Peacock greenlights a TV series written by Michael Schur. Kevin Costner (left) in Field of Dreams. Mike Schur seems like a safe pair of hands, although the material may be a little different from his usual speciality: As well as creating The Good Place, …

Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers to take part of salary in Bitcoin

The MVP quarterback is partnering with Cash App to facilitate the crypto payment. “I’m excited about the future of cryptocurrency, and am a big believer in Bitcoin,” Rodgers said in a release from Square, the parent company of Cash App. Cash App is an app-based money transfer service that allows people to send and receive …

Fans take a swing at Cleveland Indians changing name to Cleveland Guardians

“Yup, we named our team after bridge statues,” said one Twitter user. One of the Guardians of Traffic sculptures on the Hope Memorial Bridge near Progressive Field, where Cleveland’s baseball team plays. There was some positive social media reaction to the new name, though some people had fun with it, and others didn’t like the …

Jake Paul announces he’ll fight former UFC champ Tyron Woodley

The two clashed at Jake Paul’s last fight. Now Woodley says he’ll “take out the trash.” Jake Paul will fight Tyron Woodley on Aug. 28. Woodley gave as good as he got, making fun of Jake Paul’s bragging about snatching Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s hat at a press event for the upcoming June 6 fight between …

Tokyo Olympics to be held under state of emergency, won’t allow spectators

Rising COVID-19 cases in Japan’s capital have led to a third state of emergency for the city, one that will last throughout the Olympic Games. The Olympics were postponed from 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “New cases in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area have been rising since June,” Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga was reported …

NCAA women’s basketball championship: How to watch Arizona vs. Stanford today without cable

The women’s college basketball tournament concludes on ESPN and you don’t need cable to watch. Here’s what you need to know to watch without a cable or satellite subscription. The Arizona Wildcats celebrate after defeating the UConn Huskies in the Final Four semifinal game on Friday. Yes. And you’ve got options. Each of the five …