Fans attending Sunday afternoon’s San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks game at Petco Park were met with a surprise and illegal aerial guest in the form of a GoPro Karma drone. The incident occurred despite new drone regulations being passed last month in order to improve safety for the area. Drones are prohibited items at all of our ballparks,” according to a Major League Baseball spokesperson.
May 22, 2017; Nashville, TN, USA; The Nashville Predators celebrate after defeating the Anaheim Ducks in game six of the Western Conference Final of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena. Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports When the Nashville Predators won the NHL’s Western Conference Finals on Sunday, it wasn’t just the culmination of a tough series. It was the result of a 19-year process, one that included building an entire hockey culture from scratch, creating a team identity several times over, saving the franchise from relocation, and dealing with a brutally tough conference and division. These challenges and more, however, aren’t necessarily new ones for expansion teams. To varying
Joe Ross pitched eight strong innings in his return to Washington’s rotation. Washington right-hander Joe Ross stumbled out of the blocks this year, allowing 13 earned runs over three April starts for the Nats, resulting in a demotion to Triple-A. He wasn’t exactly lights-out at Syracuse, either, but he was there to adjust his arm slot and recover lost velocity. Run support was plentiful for Ross — Washington scored eight in the fourth inning — not that he needed much help.