Sports bettor allegedly made death threats against Washington Nationals and New England Patriots players

Acclaimed sports bettor Benjamin “Parlay Patz” Patz is accused of sending violent death threats to professional athletes and their family members with anonymous accounts through Instagram direct messages, according to a release on Wednesday from the Department of Justice. United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez is officially charging Patz with Read more

Mike Fiers says he’s received death threats after revealing Astros’ cheating scheme

For four months now, baseball has consumed by the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. The Astros illegally stole signs during their 2017 World Series championship season and were disciplined by MLB last month. Opposing players believe the punishment was too light, however. When the mild-mannered Mike Trout says he’s lost respect Read more

Ranking NBA’s fringe contenders: Celtics, 76ers, Nuggets among second-tier threats to be taken seriously

With the fall of the dynastic Warriors and Kawhi Leonard’s Los Angeles relocation, the 2019-20 NBA season was billed as the most wide-open championship race in years. The Lakers, Clippers and Bucks, in no particular order, were expected to be at the head of that race, and that’s exactly where Read more