Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Women’s Downhill – Are, Sweden – February 10, 2019 – Bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. celebrates. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec swept to gold in the women’s downhill at the Alpine Ski World Championships on Sunday,Read More →

Jacob Markstrom stopped 44 shots through overtime and all three attempts in the shootout as the host Vancouver Canucks claimed a 4-3 shootout win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Feb 9, 2019; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) blocks a shot by Calgary FlamesRead More →

In the second matchup between the top 5 teams in less than a month, No. 2 Duke prevailed again over host No. 3 Virginia, 81-71, on Saturday night in Charlottesville, Va. Feb 9, 2019; Charlottesville, VA, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson (1) shoots the ball over Virginia CavaliersRead More →

The matchup between Anderson Silva and Israel Adesanya was billed as a battle of old vs. new, the greatest striker in UFC history taking on the man anointed as The Next One. Feb 9, 2019; Melbourne, Australia; Israel Adesanya (red gloves) and Anderson Silva (blue gloves) during UFC 234 atRead More →

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Briton David Law produced a sparkling eagle on the 18th hole to snatch a one-stroke victory at the Vic Open in Barwon Heads, Australia, and claim his maiden European Tour title on Sunday. The 27-year-old Scot’s six-under 66 at 13th Beach Golf Links left him with anRead More →

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker underwent emergency surgery to repair a hernia, an injury that sidelined the Australian from his title defense at UFC 234 in Melbourne. Whittaker was slated to headline the event in a much anticipated bout with Kelvin Gastelum at Rod Laver Arena. However, Whittaker complained ofRead More →

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Pierre-Hugues Herbert each won in straight sets on Saturday to set up an all-French final at the Open Sud de France in Montpellier. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Second Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 17, 2019. France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in action during theRead More →

(Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha fell one-hundredth of a second short of the world indoor mile record and Kenya’s Michael Saruni clocked the third fastest indoor 800m of all-time as young Africans lit up the NYRR Millrose Games in New York on Saturday. Feb 9, 2019; New York, NY, USA;Read More →

(Reuters) – Paul Casey opened a three-stroke lead over Phil Mickelson after the third round of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Saturday, a cushion the Englishman hopes will be enough to prevent his American rival from winning the storied tournament a fifth time. Feb 9, 2019; Pebble Beach, CA, USA;Read More →

(Reuters) – Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha missed tying the world indoor mile record by one-hundredth of a second and Kenya’s Michael Saruni clocked the third fastest indoor 800m of all-time as young Africans highlighted the NYRR Millrose Games in New York on Saturday. Kejelcha raced home in three minutes, 48.46 secondsRead More →

Zach Parise scored the tiebreaking power-play goal against his former team early in the second period and the visiting Minnesota Wild stopped a four-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils Saturday afternoon. Feb 9, 2019; Newark, NJ, USA; Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise (11)Read More →

SOFIA (Reuters) – Big-hitting Daniil Medvedev stole the show at the Sofia Open on Saturday as he punched his way to an emphatic 6-2 6-4 victory over former world number six Gael Monfils to set up a final clash against Hungarian Marton Fucsovics.  The Russian delighted the crowd in ArenaRead More →

While Anthony Davis’ playing status for the New Orleans Pelicans’ Saturday road game against the Memphis Grizzlies is uncertain, the fact that the team is playing him at all might be due to the NBA’s intervention. Feb 8, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23)Read More →

While Anthony Davis’ playing status for the New Orleans Pelicans’ Saturday road game against the Memphis Grizzlies is uncertain, the fact that the team is playing him at all might be due to the NBA’s intervention. Feb 8, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23)Read More →

PARIS (Reuters) – French seventh seed Pierre-Hugues Herbert downed Czech Tomas Berdych 6-2 7-5 to reach the final of the Open Sud de France in Montpellier on Saturday. Herbert breezed through the opening set but Berdych offered more resistance in the second, only for the former world number four toRead More →

(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 →