• American Nathan Chen wins Rostelecom Cup, beats Yuzuru Hanyu

    MOSCOW — Nathan Chen’s technique trumped Yuzuru Hanyu’s superiority in program components to win the men’s event at the Rostelecom Cup, the first leg of this year’s six Grand Prix figure skating competitions. Chen, the US national champion, reeled off four quads including a spectacular opening quad Lutz-triple toe...
  • Lonzo Ball Puts on a Show with Near Triple-Double in Lakers Win vs. Suns

    Lonzo Ball nearly passed LeBron James to become the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double when he piled up 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 132-130 win over the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Friday night. The...
  • Verlander on the mound facing elimination: ‘This is why I’m here’

    HOUSTON – Justin Verlander joined the Houston Astros in late August with a mandate to pitch high-profile games – and keep an open mind. Top-of-the-rotation starters have to be ready for the pressure of both clinchers and elimination games, and they never know what the October agenda will bring...
  • Carmelo Anthony says ‘no more Knicks talk’ after OKC debut

    As the ’90s band Semisonic once said in the bar classic “Closing Time”: Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. That’s how Carmelo Anthony felt Thursday night after playing his first game with the Thunder, a 105-84 win over the Knicks. Facing his former team in the...
  • Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers 3-2 to cut NLCS deficit to 3-1

    CHICAGO (AP) – Javier Baez sensed he was ready to bust out of his slump and give the Chicago Cubs the lift they needed. As breakthroughs go, this was a big one. Just in time to keep the season going for the defending champs. Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with...
  • 2018 MLS All-Star Game coming to Atlanta!

    ATLANTA – Atlanta will host the MLS All-Star game in 2018 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Wednesday. A news conference has been scheduled for Monday at the stadium. You can watch the news conference LIVE on wsbtv.com and the official...
  • Former NFL Player Thinks BET Brainwashed Athletes Into Kneeling

    According to former NFL safety Burgess Owens, Black Entertainment Network has imposed an “anti-American, anti-flag and anti-white agenda” that has inspired football players to opt out of standing for the national anthem. On FOX’s “Mornings with Maria,” he along with three other commentators discussed the controversy surrounding the players’...
  • Jemele Hill given twitter tips by Keith Olberman….Plus he has a few words for Trump

    The onetime ESPN star and MSNBC firebrand, back with a new book, says cable news “is of no value to me” and advises Hill: “Reconfigure your app so that you can’t read the replies.” Keith Olbermann rose to fame at ESPN before entering the cable news fray at...
  • Minnesota gives Andrew Wiggins a 5-Year $146.5 Million Extension Contract!

    Ever since Andrew Wiggins entered the NBA in 2014 after his freshman year at Kansas, the 22-year-old has been one of the best young players in the league. And in a season in which many expect his team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, to be one of the most improved teams in the...