The NFL announced that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month's Super Bowl in Tampa.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month's Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida.
Baseball legend Hank Aaron died Friday, Jan. 22 at age 86. Here's a look back at his public life and career in photos.
The Atlanta Braves say baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died at 86.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves say baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died at 86.
TOKYO (AP) — The postponed Tokyo Olympics are due to open in just six months. Local organizers and the International Olympic Committee say they will go ahead on July 23. But it’s still unclear how this will happen with virus cases surging in Tokyo and elsewhere around the globe.
He was an executive of a sports league. He seemed old to me, but I was young then, just starting out in a business in which women were rare and their presence was generally unwelcome.
Although the women's national team will line up against Colombia for the second time in five days Friday, the U.S. won't really be playing against the Colombians.
BALTIMORE — John Harbaugh wants a Ravens offense with a historically good rushing attack. He wants an offense with improved line play and a more accurate passing game. He wants an offense in which receivers get open more often and catch the ball more regularly. He wants an offense that has more diversity and scores more points. What John Harbaugh wants from his 2021 offense, as outlined in ...
Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, Jan. 22.
DUBLIN (AP) — Conor McGregor has been sued in Ireland by a woman who accused the mixed martial arts star of assaulting her.
Three of the four NFL teams left standing to reach the Super Bowl have plenty of experience playing in snow – and clearing it.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is publicly adamant that it will stage its postponed Olympics this summer. But to pull it off, many believe the vaccination of its 127 million citizens for the coronavirus is key.
TOKYO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Online sports betting and casino games will start in Michigan at noon Friday, an expansion of options for gamblers who now wager through offshore sites.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Iditarod, the world’s most famous sled dog race, has lost another major sponsor as it prepares for a scaled back version of this year’s race because of the pandemic, officials said Thursday.
Alice Hoagland, a beloved figure of the gay rugby movement that her own son, Mark Bingham, helped set in motion shortly before he perished in the 2001 terrorist attacks as one of the heroes of Flight 93, has died. She was 71.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Justin Fields is leaving for the NFL, which reveals a curious oddity that bodes well for Ohio State next season and beyond. Two former Michigan quarterbacks won NFL playoff games on Sunday; Tom Brady with Tampa Bay and Chad Henne with Kansas City. Ohio State’s most successful NFL quarterback was Mike Tomczak. Yet Michigan at the moment can’t find a top-level QB to save its ...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Transgender kids would be banned from playing on school sports teams for the gender with which they identify under a GOP-backed bill that advanced Thursday in Montana, one of more than a dozen states where lawmakers are proposing restrictions on athletics or gender-confirming health care for trans minors this year.
Johnny Dawkins came close to the unthinkable two years ago in Columbia, coming within a fingertip of becoming the first of Mike Krzyzewski’s former players to defeat their Duke mentor in what would have been one of the greatest upsets in NCAA tournament history.
COVID-19 didn’t keep Miami center Bam Adebayo out of any games last season, even though he tested positive for the virus not long before the N…
GENEVA (AP) — Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter spent a week in an induced coma after having heart surgery in December, his family said Thursday.
Much to Mike Krzyzewski’s consternation, the process of putting together this year’s Duke basketball team to help it play at its best is taking far longer than the coach would prefer. The staff had a week between losing 74-67 at Virginia Tech on Jan. 12 and Tuesday night’s loss at Pittsburgh. Poor play early against the Hokies left Duke in a double-digit hole it actually climbed out of before ...