(Reuters) – Kjetil Jansrud assumed the role of ‘daddy’ of the so-called Attacking Vikings as he beat fellow Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal to gold in the Alpine skiing world championships on Saturday. Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Men’s Downhill – Are, Sweden – February 9, 2019Read More →

Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Men’s Downhill – Are, Sweden – February 9, 2019 – Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud in action. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Are, Sweden (Reuters) – Kjetil Jansrud led a Norwegian one-two to win gold in a weather-hit men’s downhill at the Alpine skiing world championshipsRead More →

—Connecticut leading scorer Jalen Adams will miss four to six weeks with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee. FILE PHOTO: Feb 6, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Connecticut Huskies guard Jalen Adams (4) holds his leg after an injury during the first half against the Temple Owls atRead More →

(Reuters) – Wade Ormsby will take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Vic Open after holding his nerve in testing conditions in Barwon Heads to card a two-under-par 70 in his third round on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Golf – French Open – Le Golf National, Guyancourt, FranceRead More →

FILE PHOTO: Jan 28, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor talks to reporters during the Seattle Seahawks press conference at Arizona Grand. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor hasn’t played an NFL game since November 2017, but he got a bigRead More →

The Cordoba (Argentina) Open semifinals will have a heavily Argentinian flavor. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 6, 2018 Argentina’s Guido Pella in action during the third round match against Mackenzie McDonald of the U.S. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers Three home-countryRead More →

Anthony Davis returned from a three-week absence to score 32 points before his New Orleans Pelicans teammates took over in the fourth quarter of a 122-117 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Feb 8, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) andRead More →

New Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores has filled out much of his coaching staff, which includes former NFL head coach Jim Caldwell. FILE PHOTO: Dec 24, 2017; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell stands on the sidelines against the Cincinnati Bengals in the second half atRead More →

Celtics president Danny Ainge is confident All-Star guard Kyrie Irving will put a ring on his relationship with Boston this summer, saying the team and Irving have an “engagement.” FILE PHOTO: Feb 7, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) returns the ball against the Los AngelesRead More →

The NCAA ruled that transfer quarterback Justin Fields is eligible to play immediately for Ohio State in the 2019 season, the university announced Friday. FILE PHOTO: Nov 17, 2018; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Justin Fields (1) runs for a touchdown against the Massachusetts Minutemen during the first halfRead More →

Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor will be sidelined seven to nine weeks after sustaining a right calf strain, the team announced Friday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 10, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor (12) looks back to the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the BaltimoreRead More →

Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor will be sidelined seven to nine weeks after sustaining a right calf strain, the team announced Friday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 10, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor (12) looks back to the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the BaltimoreRead More →

JJ Redick scored 34 points to lift the new-look Philadelphia 76ers past the visiting Denver Nuggets 117-110 on Friday. Feb 8, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick (17) shoots the ball past Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee (24) during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center. MandatoryRead More →

(Reuters) – Phil Mickelson’s seven birdies more than made up for three bogeys as the veteran American finished atop the leaderboard with four other players at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in Northern California on Friday. February 8, 2019; Pebble Beach, CA, USA; Phil Mickelson hits his tee shot on theRead More →

Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Dee Ford is approaching free agency for the first time in his career, but general manager Brett Veach indicated the team fully expects to keep him. FILE PHOTO: Jan 24, 2019; Kissimmee, FL, USA; Baltimore Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley (57) and Kansas City Chiefs linebackerRead More →

SOFIA (Reuters) – Gael Monfils doled out another lesson in outstanding tennis, winning 93 percent of points on his first serve, as he reached the semi-finals of the Sofia Open on Friday with a 6-3 7-6(5) win over Greece’s emerging talent Stefanos Tsitsipas. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open –Read More →

(Reuters) – There are two things that Americans love nothing more to do than watch football and bet on it. FILE PHOTO: The logo for the Alliance of American Football League is shown at media event at SDCCU Stadium where the new league introduced a team and head coach toRead More →

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Wendy Holdener defended her women’s combined title with a strong slalom run at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday. Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Women’s Alpine Combined – Slalom – Are, Sweden – February 8, 2019 – Switzerland’s Wendy HoldenerRead More →