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Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $600,000 for tanking comments
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:03

DALLAS (AP) -- The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $ 600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast wi...

Russian curler to return Olympic medal over failed drug test
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:57

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the ...

The perils of live microphones tripping up NBC's Olympics
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:48

NEW YORK (AP) -- Every two years, a miracle of technology unfolds: televising and streaming an Olympics with miles of cable, hundreds of camera...

The One Sport That Made Replay as Exhilarating as the Sport Itself
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:58

By luck or design, short-track speedskating has created double doses of suspense with its use of replay review. There’s the finish, then the review....

Super rugby team by team preview round 2
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:48

Ihaia West of the Blues is tackled by Marty Banks of the Highlanders in a Super Rugby match Super Rugby gets into full swing in round 2 as the Austral...

Sports of The Times: U.S. Skaters Stumble Again. Is Their System Broken?
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:51

The American women, without a medal since 2006, produced their worst performance in Olympic short program. “Sometimes life and puberty get in the wa...

PAPN: Brent Venables’ ambitions, Les Miles’ future, and ... global warming?
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:54

Brent Venables is always mentioned as a candidate for various head coaching gigs, but has he actually shown any interest in being a head coach? Today ...

Winter Olympics digest: Team GB coach branded a ‘traitor curler’
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:50

Winter Olympics Wed 21 Feb, AT 15:20 Team GB women’s coach branded a ‘traitor curler’ Women’s curling team reach t...

Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda critical after cardiac incident
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:43

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants say Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac inci...

Everything you need to know about Marty Hurney, the new Panthers GM
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:41

Here’s why the Panthers hired Hurney and what led up to it. After a tumultuous few weeks, the Panthers have decided that Marty Hurney will be the t...

Jake Wilshire’s rapid equaliser
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:55

Football: Sydney FC wasted no time in responding to Obafemi Martins' opener in the ACL, with a Jake Wilshire equaliser just over a minute later. Spor...

Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) -- As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herse...

Column: A bronze that feels golden for Lindsey Vonn
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:55

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- Over coffee last November at Lindsey Vonn's home in Colorado, Sofia Goggia of Italy asked her friend fo...

Final game, love-all, play: the probability of winning a deciding game
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:49

Nearly 30% of all badminton matches over the past 4 years went to 3 games.  Of course, there is an even chance of winning a third game but if we look...

Vonn 3rd in last Olympic DH; her pal Goggia of Italy wins
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:39

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) -- Lindsey Vonn knew that the bronze medal she earned Wednesday came in her final Olympic downhill, the signature e...

U.S. Wins First Cross-Country Gold Ever
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:47

Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins won gold in the women’s team sprint freestyle, the first U.S. medal in cross country since 1976. NYT > Sports

‘I didn’t take a performance-enhancing substance’
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:44

SPRINTER Jessica Peris is claiming there were “substantial flaws” in the drug test which came back positive and forced her withdrawal from the Com...

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