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Sports | Sports

Can the Patriots use the new kickoff rules to their advantage?

NFL kickoffs are about to be drastically changed by new rules owners are expected to approve next week. Here’s a quick look at how they’ll change and how the Patriots could deal with it.

Sports | Sports

Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer long wondered if he’s related to JFK. At 72, he learned the truth

Adopted in 1945 and raised in privilege, Palmer never thought too hard about his origins during his legendary MLB career. But his wife’s curiosity led to a discovery.

Sports | Sports

Ranking MLB's Best Pitching Rotations as the Season Heats Up | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights

One interesting early trend of the 2018 Major League Baseball season is the comeback of starting pitchers. They've cut their ERA from 4.49 in 2017 down to 4.22...

Sports | NBA

The Celtics shook off a 40-point LeBron triple-double to take a 2-0 lead

Through two games, LeBron's Cavs have been outhustled, outexecuted, outsmarted and roundly outperformed by a Celtics team that looks like it smells blood in the water.

Sports | Sports

The Warriors And Rockets Have Reinvented Modern NBA Defense. Yes, Defense.

HOUSTON — The NBA Finals are the crown jewel of the playoffs for obvious reasons, but it’d be hard to argue with anyone who views this vaunted Western Conferen…

Sports | Sports

This College Dropout Made Almost $1 Billion Betting on Horses. Now He's Finally Telling How He Did It

Beating the odds was so easy that when he won $13 million on a single horse race once, he never bothered to cash the ticket.

Sports | Sports

Oakland A’s Sean Manaea Pitches First No-Hitter Against Boston Red Sox in 25 Years

Left-hander Sean Manaea pitched the first no-hitter against Boston in 25 years, with an overturned call preserving the gem in Oakland’s 3-0 win over the Red Sox.

Sports | Sports

Re-picking every No. 1 NFL draft pick since 2000 | For The Win

Spoiler alert: Tom Brady is the new No. 1 pick in the 2000 NFL draft.

News | Good News

Meet the Arizona nurse who shocked the world by taking second place at the Boston Marathon

Sarah Sellers tells Moneyish how she raced past pros like Shalane Flanagan to take the $75,000 second-place prize at the 2018 Boston Marathon.

Sports | Sports

Everything you need to know about the binge-worthy NBA playoffs

Can Houston unseat Golden State? Is Cleveland a sleeping giant? The storylines are endless as we embark on the NBA's binge-worthy second season.

Sports | Sports

Benches clear twice in Red Sox-Yankees; 2 players, 1 coach ejected

Yankees designated hitter Tyler Austin and Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly were ejected from Wednesday's game at Fenway Park, the result of the second benches-clearing scuffle on the night.

Sports | Sports

The White Sox ballpark in Chicago that never was and could have changed history - CBSSports.com

Things might have been very different for the Chicago White Sox

Sports | Sports

How fatigue shaped the NBA season, and what it means for the playoffs

The NBA made tweaks to reduce the negative effects for tired teams this year. That doesn't mean schedule losses went away.

Sports | Sports

Red Sox-Yankees: Why MLB players say Boston is 'the roughest'

It’s easy to group the Red Sox and Yankees, but no place in baseball is tougher on its own than Boston, according to players who experienced both.

Sports | Golf

Masters 2018: Patrick Reed's real problem might be that people just don't know him - Golf Digest

Patrick Reed's complicated public image could be a reflection of distance more than anything else.

Sports | Golf

Golf - Not for sale - The two homes Augusta National can't buy

Augusta National, home to the U.S. Masters, may be one of the most exclusive and powerful golf clubs in the world but even its mighty coffers do not hold enough money to convince two neighbouring homeowners to relocate.

Sports | Golf

Masters 2018: Let's dissect this photo of the Champions Dinner

We can't say for sure what was discussed, but we can draw some conclusions based on the photographic evidence.

Sports | Sports

Blackhawks Called In An Accountant As Emergency Goalie — And He Crushed It : The Two-Way : NPR

"The initial shock happened when I had to dress," Scott Foster said after the Blackhawks' 6-2 victory. "You just kind of black out after that."

Sports | Sports

The A's relationship with fans has reached a new low

The A's had an embarrassingly small crowd on Opening Day, but Dieter Kurtenbach writes that the fans aren't to blame.

Sports | SPORTS

Rusty Staub, beloved Mets icon, dead at 73 - NY Daily News

In every way, Rusty Staub, the beloved Mets' hitting icon, who passed away early Thursday morning at age 73, was bigger than life.

Sports | Sports

The 2018 MLB Preseason Power Rankings - The Ringer

Opening Day is almost upon us, and we’re here to tell you why Your Favorite Team isn’t as good as the Houston Astros

Sports | Sports

KKR Tickets - Kolkata Knight Riders T20 Cricket Matches | IPL 2018

Online ticket booking for Kolkata Knight Riders & see players like Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa playing at Eden Gardens Stadium in the Indian T20 Cricket Premier League 2018 matches against CSK, MI, RR, DD, KXIP, & RCB at Boo

Sports | Sports

7 reasons why this year's tournament has been the craziest ever

Trending News & Rumors for Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, Soccer & More

Sports | College Sports

Loyola Chicago's magical run continues with another late game-winner

Two days after Donte Ingram beat Miami with a 3-pointer at the buzzer, Clayton Custer's jumper took down Tennessee and sent Loyola Chicago to the Sweet 16.

Sports | College Sports

UMBC does the unthinkable, becoming the first 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed

A No. 1 seed finally lost to a No. 16, with UMBC blowing out top overall seed Virginia and redefining NCAA tournament Cinderellas.

Sports | College Sports

Marshall upsets Wichita State, turning a March Madness hunter into the hunted

Wichita State exploded onto the national college basketball scene with a stunning Final Four run in 2013. On Friday, it lost as a favorite to Marshall.

Sports | Sports

5 MLB Sleepers That Will Help Win Your Fantasy Draft

Some very talented MLB players are about to wake up and show off serious fantasy value.

History | History

The Nazis fooled the world for 16 days in 1936—and we’re allowing it to happen again

It's worth remembering today, after North Korea's appearance at the Olympics, and as Russia and Qatar gear up for the World Cup.

Sports | College Sports

March Madness First-Round Upsets Leave Just 0.036% of ESPN Users’ Brackets Perfect

March has again descended into madness — with first-round upsets in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament putting the hurt on millions of fans’ brackets from the get-go. After the first 16 games of the Round of 64 concluded on Thursday, just 6,306 br

Sports | Sports

Loyola-Chicago recalls 1963 champions as it pulls off buzzer-beater win

On the 55th anniversary of Loyola-Chicago's "Game of Change," this year's squad made a memory of its own, pulling off a buzzer-beating upset of Miami in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Loyola's 98-year-old chaplain said she never had a doubt.

Sports | Sports

Charles Barkley’s breakup with Michael Jordan proves his greatness

It still pains Charles Barkley. He and Michael Jordan were once best friends, but they don’t speak anymore. “It’s disappointing and it hurts a lot,” Barkley said. A couple of years ago, Barkley sai…

Sports | SPORTS

Browns' wild 36-hour trading spree reportedly left other NFL teams 'stunned'

The Browns shocked pretty much everyone in the NFL with their rash of trades

Sports | Sports

The Origins of All 30 MLB Team Names

With the Major League Baseball season on the horizon, here's the breakdown of how the league's 30 teams got their names.

Sports | SPORTS

How All Of The NHL Teams Got Their Names

The latest news, analysis and stories from NHL.com, the official site of the National Hockey League

Science & Technology | Tech

Google and NCAA team up on March Madness AI competition with $100,000 in prizes | VentureBeat

Google and the NCAA have teamed up on a $100,000 competition to see who can predict the best March Madness outcomes with machine learning.

Sports | Sports

Why Is Tiny Norway Totally Dominating the Winter Olympics? - The Ringer

With a population of just more than 5 million people, Norway has lapped the U.S. in both gold and total medals. The lesson: Be rich and chill.

Sports | Sports

How did average American skier Elizabeth Swaney make Hungary's Olympic team?

Thanks to consistency in attending events and shortage of competitors, American Elizabeth Swaney made Hungary's Olympic ski team.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

NBA free agency: Klay Thompson wants to stay with the Warriors, but can they keep him? - SBNation.com

Golden State will soon be in a predicament similar to Oklahoma City. The Thunder traded James Harden. What will the Warriors do?

Sports | Sports

Jason Botchford: Canucks would be wise to study Bruins’ facelift model | The Province

Fifteen months after losing in a Stanley Cup Final, the Boston Bruins traded one of their core defencemen for picks.No one knew it at the time, but moving Johnny Boychuk was the first play in a string of vets-for-draft picks deals that have helped propel

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Just How Hard Is It to Execute a Triple Axel in Figure Skating? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Sports | Sports

Olympics Day 4: U.S. lands more medals and a historic triple axel; plus, what to watch Monday

The latest from PyeongChang, plus a viewer's guide to what's coming next at the Winter Games.

Sports | Sports

Why Won't Team USA Dip the Flag at the Opening Ceremonies?

America is the only country that refuses to do so.

Sports | My Sporting News

Lakers Rumors: Isaiah Thomas Trade Gives LA Cap Space For LeBron James, Paul George

The Los Angeles Lakers have made a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving them cap space for 2018.

Science & Technology | Tech

A.I. perfectly predicted last year’s Super Bowl score. What happens to betting?

Last year, an artificially intelligent swarm predicted the outcome of the Super Bowl. Before that, it guessed who would win the 2016 presidential election, as well as the Kentucky Derby superfecta. If A.I. can predict these seemingly random events, what d

Sports | Sports

What Happens to the Losing Team's Pre-Printed Championship Shirts? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Sports | Sports

What Is It That Makes Philly Fans So...Unique?

A conversation with Jon Wurster, a.k.a Philly Boy Roy.

Sports | Sports

Where Does the N.F.L. Go After a Season of Division? - The New York Times

A year of protests, backlash and presidential interference has exposed fault lines between the league’s players and its management — and even between the team owners themselves.

Sports | SPORTS

Why do Eagles fans wear dog masks?

You may have noticed Philadelphia Eagles fans wearing (creepy) dog masks at, in or around the Super Bowl. Here's why. The legend of Philly fans wearing dog...

Sports | Sports

Sneaky Stats That Could Decide The Super Bowl

Seemingly everyone has a Super Bowl take or prediction these days — the football media is afforded 14 days to scrutinize two teams and dissect every facet of t…

Sports | Sports

Super Bowl LII: The Reason the New England Patriots Always Come Back - The Ringer

It’s simple: They know how to run. Unlike the rest of the NFL, Bill Belichick’s team practices game-specific conditioning all season long.

Sports | Sports

Former Patriot Logan Ryan on Playing Against Tom Brady for the First Time | SI.com

After practicing against Tom Brady for four seasons, Logan Ryan explains what it was like to face his former quarterback in a game—a rather important game, at that.

News | News

Nancy Kerrigan has very little to say about ‘I, Tonya’ - The Boston Globe

Hollywood’s portrayal of Tonya Harding is “not really part of my life,” said Kerrigan.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

The Importance of Sleep for Young Athletes Who Travel

Not only can a healthy sleep schedule boost performance during a game, but it could also protect kids from getting injured.

Sports | SPORTS

The Browns are as bad as it gets, and other Week 13 thoughts

It’s not exactly breaking news that the Cleveland Browns are a terrible football team. They’re 0-12 after yesterday’s loss, and they’re a near-lock to earn the first overall…

Sports | College Football

UCLA fires head coach Mora after 6 seasons

UCLA fired football coach Jim Mora after six seasons, the school announced Sunday. Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season.

Business & Finance | Asepticsure-Hospital Room Sterilization

Medizone International announces the appointment of David A. Dodd as new Chief Executive Officer

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Medizone International announces the appointment of David A. Dodd as new Chief Executive Officer.

Sports | My Sporting News

Gilbert Arenas and Mia Khalifa will co-host a daily sports talk show for Complex

This looks like a fake D.C. Sports Bog fever dream, but it's actually happening.

Sports | Sports

Chargers blocking off unsold sections in 27,000-seat stadium | theScore.com

Just three home games into their Los Angeles foray, the Chargers are already resorting to placing tarps on unsold sections of their stadium.

Sports | College Sports

Rick Pitino 'effectively' fired at Louisville

In a stunning fall from grace, Rick Pitino has “effectively” been fired as head basketball coach at the University of Louisville, following the earlier firing of athletic director Tom Jurich, meaning the two greatest architects of Louisville’s 21st

Sports | College Sports

FBI brings Armageddon to college basketball, and it's just the tip of the iceberg

This is an entirely different level than anyone has seen before, not a mostly toothless NCAA, but a motivated FBI and U.S. Attorney in New York looking to make a big media splash.

News | News

The NFL Won't Forget September 24, 2017 Anytime Soon

What started last year with one player and one knee became something much larger today.

Sports | Sports

This is going to be the wildest October in history

Lucky us: We get to watch a bunch of historically elite teams -- the best group in decades! -- collide in the postseason. Unlucky wild-card teams: We're sorry to inform you that you don't have a prayer.

Sports | Sports

How to Be a Dodger Fan in LA

It's hard to miss the sea of Dodger blue in Los Angeles during baseball season. Our beloved home team takes us to some extreme highs and some intense tests of loyalty. As we ride out the season, we wanted to give you a guide to getting the most out of the

Sports | SPORTS

Boston Red Sox Used Apple Watches to Steal Signs Against Yankees - The New York Times

When confronted by Major League Baseball, the Red Sox admitted they were using Apple Watches in a scheme to gain an edge at the plate.

Sports | Golf

Phil Mickelson asks kid if he should lay up. Kid delivers Phil-esque response - Golf Digest

Phil Mickelson asks kid if he should lay up during the final round at TPC Boston. Kid delivers Phil-esque response

Sports | Sports

Facts That Rams and Chargers Fans Don't Know About Each Other

LA is about to become home to both the Rams and the Chargers! While the teams and fans learn how to play nice, here are some facts you probably didn't know.

Sports | Mixed Bag

US Open - Reality didn't meet the hype for Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova was given royal treatment at the US Open. She just wasn't ready to perform like a star.

Sports | NBA

Lakers are fined $500,000 for tampering with Paul George

The penalty stems from a conversation between Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka and George’s agent, Aaron Mintz.

Sports | Golf

Golfer achieves one-in-a-gazillion feat - Golf Digest

Golfer achieves one-in-a-gazillion feat. What Peggy Lynn Hicks accomplished defies human understanding of probability.

Sports | Sports

Ontario goalie who destroyed hockey player’s face to serve 30-day jail sentence on weekends

‘I get bad headaches. It is hard for me to sleep. I’ve had facial surgeries and reconstructions. The sentence was too lenient. It’s an injustice,’ the victim said

Sports | Mixed Bag

Floyd Mayweather beats Conor McGregor: how the fight unfolded – in pictures

Floyd Mayweather ended his career with a 50-0 record after beating Conor McGregor with a 10th round TKO

Politics | Seriously???

University of Illinois bans 'war chant' during sporting events - Chicago Tribune

Illinois has ended a long tradition of playing what the program has called a “war chant” song during sporting events.

Sports | My Sporting News

Why blockbuster Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas deal is all about LeBron James

In an effort to keep James in Northeast Ohio, the Cavs took a chance on a solid deal and the dream of a better tomorrow.

Sports | Golf

Here's a golf workout you've probably never thought of trying (and definitely can't pull off) - Golf Digest

Here's an unorthodox golf workout you've probably never thought of trying (and definitely can't pull off)

Sports | Golf

The "golf butler" program sounds highly unnecessary - Golf Digest

The "golf butler" program at CordeValle resort in San Martin, California sounds like a highly unnecessary job

Sports | Sports

Sports Advisory - Catalyst Sports & Media

Catalyst’s sports advisory delivers a full array of services for our clients focused on the rapidly changing trends affecting the sports ecosystem. Our experienced management team’s extensive history in sports, media, entertainment and acquisitions pr

Sports | SPORTS

The day the Atlanta Braves signed Satchel Paige so he could get his MLB pension

Satchel Paige reached out to the 20 Major League Baseball teams about the prospect of joining them in 1968. The 62-year-old pitcher needed only 158 days on an a…

History | History

Jewish high jumper barred from 1936 Olympics dies at 103

Margaret Lambert, a Jewish high jumper who was barred from competing at the 1936 Olympics, has died at the age of 103.

Sports | Mixed Bag

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer rolls to a record eighth title, 19th Grand Slam win

In front of a crowd of celebrities and supporters, Federer humbles Marin Cilic in straight sets

Business & Finance | Asepticsure-Hospital Room Sterilization

Institutional Investor’s Pro-Medizone International Inc (MZEI) Sentiment In 2016 Q4

Sentiment for Medizone International Inc (MZEI)Medizone International Inc (MZEI) institutional sentiment increased to 2 in 2016 Q4. Its up 1.50, from 0.5 in

Business & Finance | Asepticsure-Hospital Room Sterilization

Home - MediTech

Sports | Sports

Real or not? Best Los Angeles Dodgers team ever, Yankees in trouble - SweetSpot- ESPN

It's a question not of winning 100 but of how many wins above 100. As of now, L.A. is on pace for 107. Meanwhile, the Yankees can't win two in a row.

Sports | Sports

Kevin Durant welcomed Nick Young to the Warriors with a perfect tweet

Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors welcomed Nick Young, formerly of the Los Angeles Lakers, with an amazing tweet.

Business & Finance | Asepticsure-Hospital Room Sterilization

Medizone International Expands Sales Potential by Addressing the - WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authorit

WPSD Local 6 is your local news, weather, and sports authority for Western Kentucky, Southern Illinois, Southeast MIssouri, and Northwest Tennessee.

Sports | My Sporting News

It's the time of year where the Mets pay Bobby Bonilla for being retired

July 1 is Bobby Bonilla's annual payday from the Mets. They'll be paying him for quite some time.

Sports | NBA

Phil Jackson Is Out as Knicks President

Jackson, who won 11 N.B.A. titles as a coach with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, never translated that success to the front office with the Knicks.

Sports | NBA

Sources: Clippers agree to trade Chris Paul to Rockets

Paul agreed to opt in to the final year of his contract, clearing the way for the Clippers to execute a trade with the Rockets and bring back assets for Paul.

Sports | Sports

John McEnroe on controversial Serena Williams comments - Videos - CBS News

Hall of Famer John McEnroe's fiery outbursts on the tennis courts earned him a reputation as one of the most iconic and controversial athletes in history. McEnroe joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book, "But Seriously,"

Sports | MLB

The secret of The Freeze: Meet the speedster behind baseball's runaway hit

Meet The Freeze, the fastest man in baseball.

Sports | Sports

Calcio Storico: Historic Florentine Soccer - Behind the Scenes Interview with Players

http://www.studentsville.it/ project manager Whitney Richelle interviews infamous Calcio Storico (known as one of the most violent sports in the world) playe...

Sports | College Sports

LSU beats No. 1 Oregon St. to reach CWS finals

Michael Papierski became the first player to homer twice in a CWS game since TCU's Bryan Holaday in 2010. He went deep from the left side off Bryce Fehmel in the second and the right side off Brandon Eisert in the fourth.

Sports | NBA

Sources: CP3, Griffin tell Clips they'll opt out

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin will become free agents after deciding not to pick up the player options in their contracts for next season, sources said.

Sports | SPORTS

NBA trade rumors 2017: Knicks thinking about trading Porzingis. Really

The Knicks are reportedly looking for a top-four pick and an established starter in return for Porzingis.

Sports | Sports

San Diego is not a sports town

Look, I don’t doubt that an MLS team would be a great thing for San Diego (especially if we go with that Footy McFooty Face nickname), but let’s be clear about something: San Diego is not a sports town.

Sports | Sports

Calcio Storico Fiorentino 2017: Riot police called in as brawl erupts during brutal football match

A 40-man brawl ensued 15 minutes into the game between La Santa Croce Azzurri (Blue) and Santo Spirito Bianchi (White) when a player punched the referee and refused to leave the pitch.

Sports | Sports

Calcio Storico Fiorentino 2017 Bianchi vs Azzurri seconda semifinale

2017 Bianchi vs Azzurri The match was suspended because some of the Blues refused to leave the field after being expelled (and some of them even physically a...

Sports | Golf

U.S. Open Friday rundown: Fowler flies, stars struggle and a Tiger update - Golf Digest

U.S. Open Friday rundown: Rickie Fowler flies, stars like Rory, DJ struggle and a Tiger Woods update

Sports | Sports

To reach their potential, Warriors had to own their identity

All season, the Warriors heard doubts about whether a 2017 title would be cheapened by their super-roster. But after Kevin Durant and his teammates decided to own their choices, this championship is no less sweet.

Sports | Golf

U.S. Open 2017: Erin Hills will be physical test; midweek rain could yield low scores - CBSSports.com

Erin Hills is a monster, the USGA is better than you think and Dustin Johnson remains the favorite

Sports | Sports

Raiders sell out 2017 season tickets despite looming move from Oakland to Vegas

Last week, Mark Davis revealed that he had refunded and re-sold about 1,000 tickets

Sports | Sports

How the curveball's resurgence is changing modern pitching

Modern pitching is defined by velocity, right? Not so fast. An ancient, mysterious pitch—the curveball—is an increasingly lethal weapon in the pitcher

Sports | NBA

Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas out for season because of hip injury

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) missed the entire second half of Friday night’s game against the Cavaliers due to a hip strain. BOSTON – The Celtics announced Saturday that All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas will miss the remainder of the season aft

Sports | My Sporting News

Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard (ankle) likely out for Spurs-Warriors Game 2

Kawhi Leonard will likely miss Game 2 of the Western Conference finals after injuring his ankle by landing on the foot of Golden State's Zaza Pachulia.

Sports | Golf

Player cards 127 in U.S. Open qualifier, misses cut by 55 strokes - Golf Digest

Player at an Alabama local U.S. Open qualifier cards 127 at RTJ Trail -- Silver Lakes, misses cut by 55 strokes

Sports | Golf

5 Fundamentals To Better Golf - Golf Digest

Simple tips to score from LPGA Tour rookie Mariah Stackhouse.

Sports | Sports

Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Los Angeles Clippers

This is the moment the Los Angeles Clippers have long been dreading, the one the media have been pointing toward and harping on for months (if not years), the one that’s had the team’s fragile fan base so nervous for so long...

Sports | Mixed Bag

Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko in epic Wembley battle

Anthony Joshua retained his IBF world title and added the WBC ‘super’ belt by stopping Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round of their heavyweight contest at Wembley

Sports | My Sporting News

Nike, Under Armour, Adidas spurn deal with Ball

Nike, Under Armour and Adidas are not interested in completing a deal with potential top pick Lonzo Ball, his father LaVar confirmed.

Sports | NBA

Rajon Rondo of Chicago Bulls out indefinitely with broken thumb

Rajon Rondo, who has averaged 11.5 points and 8.5 assists in the Bulls' two win over the Celtics, is out indefinitely with a fractured thumb.

Sports | My Sporting News

The Pacers were back in the series ... until LeBron James happened

LeBron James contributed one of the finest playoff performances of his career in Cleveland's Game 3 win over Indiana.

Sports | Sports

Remembering Jackie Robinson's first 10 days in Major League Baseball

How Jackie Robinson survived a torrent of pressure and prejudice in his first ten days as Major League Baseball's first black player.

Sports | Golf

What it took for Sergio Garcia to finally win a major - Golf Digest

En route to his Masters title, the once prickly Spaniard figured out his problem hadn’t been a golf thing, but a life thing

Sports | NBA

Westbrook sets NBA triple-double record, kills Nuggets' playoff hopes with winning 3

Westbrook records his 42nd triple-double of the season while scoring 50 points

Sports | Golf

The Masters Golf Tournament up close | Reuters

Golfers from around the world teed up for the 81st U.S. Masters tournament this week, after six-time winner Jack Nicklaus took the opening ceremonial tee shot on Thursday.

Sports | My Sporting News

Russell Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson's NBA record for triple-doubles in a season

Russell Westbrook’s season has taken the NBA by storm this season with triple-double feats we have seen only a few other occasions, if ever. Now he has a share of one of the two records that will seal his 2016-17 as one of the most impressive statistica

Sports | My Sporting News

Why Gonzaga won't blame the officiating for its national title loss to North Carolina

Thirty minutes after Gonzaga’s 71-65 loss in Monday night’s national title game, the photo had already started circulating through a crestfallen Zags locker room. It would have been easy for Gonzaga to bemoan the blown call on a night when the officia

Sports | 2017 March Madness

It wasn't easy (or pretty), but North Carolina got its title-game redemption

Isaiah Hicks stood on almost the exact same spot on the court as he was on a Monday night in April a year ago. Then, Hicks was the closest North Carolina player to Kris Jenkins as his shot sent the Tar Heels into sudden defeat with the national championsh

Sports | Sports

Lessons from Opening Day of the 2017 MLB season

It’s just one game out of 162, but it can still mean something important, dang it.

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Final Four: Gonzaga beats South Carolina to advance to national title game

The scoreboard read Gonzaga 65, South Carolina 51. The midway point of the second half neared. Gonzaga responded to the 16-0 run with a 7-0 spurt of its own, and held on down the stretch for a 77-73 victory. The Zags will advance to Monday’s national t

Sports | NBA

Russell Westbrook clinched a playoff berth with the highest-scoring triple-double ever

Try as they might, nobody in Orlando could touch Russell Westbrook on Wednesday night. When Westbrook checked back into Wednesday’s game after his customary rest to start the fourth quarter, the Orlando Magic led the Thunder 89-79. A minute and a half l

Sports | NBA

The Lakers are officially Jeanie Buss' team, so what will she do?

The Lakers are now officially Jeanie Buss' team, so what will she do first?

History | Historic Los Angeles

Dodger Stadium: The ultimate guide to LA’s ballpark - Curbed LA

The Dodgers return for opening day on April 3, and we’ve got the lowdown on which games to see, where to eat, and more.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

8 Habits Fast Cyclists Swear By | Bicycling

Coach Brandon Davis shares the habits he sees in his speediest cycling clients.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Watch Surfers Ride Freezing Waves in Ireland

See the trailer for a film that dives into the ocean—and intimate family lives—of some of the best surfers in Ireland.

Sports | NFL

Raiders' move to Las Vegas approved by NFL owners

The Raiders got the official OK to relocate to Las Vegas as NFL owners reportedly voted 31-1 on Monday in approval of the franchise’s move from Oakland, Calif., a place the team has called home for 45 of its 58 seasons of existence in the AFL and NFL. T

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Oregon stuns Kansas to reach first Final Four in 78 years

Tyler Dorsey (middle) and Jordan Bell (right) were the protagonists in Oregon’s upset of Kansas. The smile came from Oregon’s Dillon Brooks as he strutted back down the Sprint Center floor. Then he looked up to the crowd and saw those stares. A year

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Having reached Final Four at last, Gonzaga's Mark Few says, 'Might as well win it all'

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Once it became clear that his program had achieved the one milestone that had eluded it the past two decades, Gonzaga coach Mark Few walked from one end of his bench to the other congratulating the players who made history Saturda

Sports | College Sports

Indiana hires Dayton's Archie Miller as new coach

Dayton’s Archie Miller is expected to get a seven-year contract with Indiana. Dayton’s Archie Miller has accepted a seven-year contract to become Indiana’s new head coach. Miller met with Dayton administrators Saturday and released a statement that

Sports | 2017 March Madness

The Wildcats finish off the Bruins, 86-75

The nation’s highest-scoring team found out what it felt like to get overrun at the worst possible time.UCLA was trampled in the second...

Sports | 2017 March Madness

March Madness 2017: Florida downs Wisconsin with stunning OT buzzer-beater (Video)

It wasn’t easy, but Florida made sure New York City would become the unofficial tournament home of the Southeastern Conference, beating Wisconsin 84-83 in overtime on the buzzer-beating shot of the tourney to advance to the Elite Eight. After blowing a

Sports | 2017 March Madness

UNC vs. Butler: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017

North Carolina showed championship form Friday in the Sweet 16, blowing past fourth-seeded Butler 92-80 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee...

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Behind stellar defense, South Carolina beats Baylor to advance to Elite Eight

South Carolina guard Rakym Felder (4) reacts in the second half against Baylor during an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 24, 2017, in New York. NEW YORK – South Carolina punched its ticket to

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Xavier's stunning late rally ends Arizona's season two wins shy of Final Four

Only a couple weeks ago, Xavier needed another win or two just to secure its place in the NCAA tournament. Now the Musketeers are a victory away from the Final Four. Eleventh-seeded Xavier rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final four minutes agai

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Gonzaga clamps down late to hold off West Virginia

Before the defensive stand that sent Gonzaga to the Elite Eight, Nigel Williams-Goss approached Silas Melson with a last-second adjustment. Williams-Goss asked to guard Jevon Carter, the West Virginia guard who led the Mountaineers in scoring this season

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Kansas did something not seen in 22 years. Oregon, beware...

Another 90-point game has the Jayhawks easily into the Elite Eight. Oregon, beware

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Short-handed Oregon powers way back to the Elite Eight

The Ducks missed big man Chris Boucher against Michigan but came up big without him in the Sweet 16