Sports

Philadelphia Flyers forward Jori Lehtera was charged Monday with buying drugs in his native country of Finland. Specifically, the charges allege that the 31-year-old bought eight grams of cocaine at nightclubs in Tampere, Finland, between June and July of 2018, and also that he attempted to buy another gram in May 2018. FILE PHOTO: Dec
0 Comments
(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday said that Russian authorities had failed to provide access to laboratory doping data by WADA’s year-end deadline and that as a result it will consider sanctions against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). FILE PHOTO: Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency, speaks during an interview following
0 Comments
(Reuters) – Nick Kyrgios started his Brisbane Open title defense with a battling 7-6(5) 5-7 7-6(5) victory over American Ryan Harrison in the opening round on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO – Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 7, 2018. Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in action during his third
0 Comments
Safety Eric Weddle has plenty of reason to celebrate after the Baltimore Ravens qualified for the NFL postseason on Sunday. One million bucks worth of reasons in fact. And he wants to share those dollars with his teammates and coaches. Dec 30, 2018; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens safety Eric Weddle (32) celebrates after an
0 Comments
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the dismissal of coach Dirk Koetter after Sunday’s season-ending loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Dec 30, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter looks on during the first quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Koetter went 19-29
0 Comments
Taveion Hollingsworth scored a team-high 22 points and Charles Bassey shot 7-for-8 from the field to finish with 19 points to lead host Western Kentucky to an 83-76 upset over No. 15 Wisconsin in Bowling Green, Ky. Dec 29, 2018; Bowling Green, KY, USA; Western Kentucky Hilltoppers guard Taveion Hollingsworth (11) shoots over Wisconsin Badgers
0 Comments
James Harden scored 41 points as the red-hot Houston Rockets held off the host New Orleans Pelicans 108-104 on Saturday night. Dec 29, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) gives instructions to guard Austin Rivers (1) against New Orleans Pelicans in the second half at Smoothie King Center. Houston Rockets
0 Comments
Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as the host New Orleans Pelicans ended a five-game losing streak by beating the Dallas Mavericks 114-112 on Friday night. Dec 28, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) is defended by Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) in
0 Comments
Patrick McCaw of the Golden State Warriors warms up before his NBA pre-season game against the Denver Nuggets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, U.S., September 30, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam The Golden State Warriors are unlikely to match an offer sheet that restricted free agent shooting guard Patrick McCaw received from the Cleveland Cavaliers, NBC
0 Comments
FILE PHOTO: February 2, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw (0) shoots against the defense of Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford (11) during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The Golden State Warriors will have to make a decision on Patrick McCaw
0 Comments
Anton Khudobin stopped all 49 shots he faced for his first shutout of the season in a record-setting performance, and Tyler Pitlick and Mattias Janmark scored as the visiting Dallas Stars defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 on Thursday. Dec 27, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA; Dallas Stars goaltender Anton Khudobin (35) makes a save during the
0 Comments
The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed forward Jake Guentzel to a five-year, $30 million contract extension, the team announced Thursday. Dec 22, 2018; Raleigh, NC, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Jake Guentzel (59) celebrates after scoring a second period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports The deal runs from
0 Comments
FILE PHOTO: Nov 23, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 16th green during The Match: Tiger vs Phil golf match at Shadow Creek Golf Course. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods has opted against playing in January’s Tournament of Champions, choosing instead to spend “more time
0 Comments
Kawhi Leonard posted a game-high 30 points and added eight rebounds as the Toronto Raptors snapped the host Miami Heat’s five-game win streak with a 106-104 victory on Wednesday night. Dec 26, 2018; Miami, FL, USA; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (right) celebrates with guard Danny Green (left after defeating the Miami Heat at American
0 Comments
Kyrie Irving scored 40 points, including two 3-pointers in the final two minutes of overtime, and the Boston Celtics overcame a five-point deficit in the extra session to defeat the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 121-114 on Tuesday. Dec 25, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) reacts during the second half against the
0 Comments
D.J. Swearinger is heading back to Arizona after being claimed off waivers from the Washington Redskins, the Cardinals announced Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Oct 14, 2018; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins free safety D.J. Swearinger (36) celebrates after a failed fourth down conversion by the Carolina Panthers in the final minute of the fourth quarter at
0 Comments
FILE PHOTO: Russia’s Anton Shipulin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men’s biathlon 4 x 7.5 km relay at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, Russia February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian biathlete Anton Shipulin, who won gold at the 2014 Sochi Olympics in the men’s 4×7.5
0 Comments
Seattle coach Pete Carroll signed a multi-year extension with the club through the 2021 season, the Seahawks announced Monday. Dec 23, 2018; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll yells at head linesman Phil McKinnely (110) during the second half at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated Kansas City 38-31. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY
0 Comments
FILE PHOTO: Dec 2, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA; New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles during the second half against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium. Tennessee won 26-22. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports New York Jets chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson denied Monday that the team plans to replace head coach Todd Bowles
0 Comments
Stephen Curry scored on a drive with .5 seconds left to lift the Golden State Warriors to a 129-127 victory against the visiting Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. Dec 23, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives in ahead of LA Clippers guard Patrick Beverley (21) during the third quarter
0 Comments
With the NFL regular season down to its final week following Sunday, the hot seat seems to be getting warmer for some coaches around the league. But perhaps not as many as most anticipate. Dec 23, 2018; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone looks on during the first half against the
0 Comments
Nov 25, 2018; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon (10) runs with the ball against the New York Jets during the first quarter at MetLife Stadium. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo The New England Patriots had an extensive plan in place to help troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon avoid the
0 Comments
Mitch Marner had two goals and an assist in the third period and the Toronto Maple Leafs held on to defeat the visiting New York Rangers 5-3 Saturday night. Dec 22, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner (16) greets goalie Frederik Andersen (31) after defeating the New York Rangers at Scotiabank
0 Comments