Mad Maxine shares seedy side of the sport


Jeannine Mjoseth had a short but memorable career in professional wrestling. She was mentored by The Fabulous Moolah, a legend who held a world title for 28 years. It’s not a happy tale.

Mjoseth prefers a different moniker for the late Moolah, real name Mary Lillian Ellison.

“Pimp,” said the 61-year-old University of South Florida graduate and former Tampa resident now living in Melbourne Beach. “Don’t call her a madame. It sounds too elegant. She was a pimp.”

Mjoseth, who in the 1980s wrestled under the names Mad Maxine and Lady Maxine, said she saw Moolah prostitute female protégés.


Social distancing eschewed with bench-clearing melee at Astros-A’s game | Sport


Benches cleared and even the stands emptied during Oakland’s 7-2 victory over the Astros on Sunday, tempers flaring at last between the AL West rivals months after Houston’s sign-stealing scandal was brought to light by Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers.

The Athletics’ ninth straight win was far overshadowed by what erupted in the seventh inning at the Coliseum.

Oakland’s Ramon Laureano got hit by a pitch – for the third time in the three-game series – this one by Humberto Castellanos with one out in the seventh. Laureano began exchanging words with animated Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron, then left first

Big Ten preparing to cancel fall sports


OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Multiple reports are indicating the Big Ten will cancel its fall sports schedule.

The Big Ten hasn’t made anything official, but ESPN reported Sunday that university presidents reached out to commissioners of other power five conferences to see if they plan to cancel as well.

The Athletic reported that a decision would

College football 2020: ‘ ‘Power Five’ leaders are discussing postponing season amid coronavirus concerns, reports say


No decision has been reached yet, and the discussions are expected to continue over the next few days.

“It’s an ongoing conversation we’ve been having for weeks,” Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby told CBS Sports on Sunday night. “We talk almost every day. I’m not aware decisions have been made.”
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The discussion took place in the same weekend the US crossed 5 million cases of the virus. At least 5,044,864 people have tested positive and 162,938 have died as of Monday morning, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University.

A source within one of the conferences tells CNN that