Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500. Logano took the lead in the white-knuckle race following a restart with 19 laps remaining on Sunday. Once out front, his Ford was stout and he seemed to have the race in control until a caution […]
Ryan Stassel will be on the shelf for a while. The Anchorage native and Service High School graduate announced on his Facebook page that he broke his collarbone training for a event in Canada. Stassel shocked the snowboarding world by winning a gold medal for slopestyle at the world championships in Austria last month.
Last Updated Jan 21, 2015 2:26 PM EST The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing, after a report Tuesday night claiming the league found 11 of 12 balls were under-inflated. Troy Vincent, the NFL’s executive vice president for football operations, told The Associated […]
Russell Wilson hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 28-22 victory over Green Bay in the NFC championship game. The Seahawks became the first defending champion to make the Super Bowl in 10 years, and will play the winner of the AFC title game […]
The 34-year-old Anchorage native has signed with the team that drafted him in 1998 — the New Jersey Devils. Spending seven of his first NHL seasons with the Devils, Gomez helped the team win the Stanley Cup in 2000 and 2003. He has also played for the New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, San Jose Sharks and […]
Texas prosecutors have filed a motion to revoke Adrian Peterson’s bond and have him re-arrested after the Minnesota Vikings running back allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana while he is awaiting trial on a felony child abuse charge. In a motion filed Thursday, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office accused Peterson of smoking marijuana while out […]
Former Brooklyn Dodger George “Shotgun” Shuba’s legacy will forever be intertwined with Jackie Robinson. On Monday, Shuba passed away in Ohio at 89. Dave Goldman remembers the man and an iconic moment that helped set history on its course.
NEW YORK – The perfect script. Derek Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning, the latest – and perhaps last – storybook moment in his charmed and illustrious career, to give New York a 6-5 victory Thursday night over the Baltimore Orioles. Serenaded with adoring […]
Last Updated Sep 19, 2014 5:01 PM EDT NEW YORK – Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the NFL has dropped the ball on the issue of domestic violence, apologized for mishandling the Ray Rice case and pledged Friday that “now, I will get it right.” “Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much […]
Last Updated Sep 17, 2014 9:29 PM EDT PHOENIX — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, criminal damage and preventing someone from calling 911, Phoenix police said. The allegations stem from two separate alleged incidents at his southeast Phoenix home in late July, Phoenix police Sgt. Trent […]
A U.S. senator says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL’s tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name. The announcement by Democrat Maria Cantwell of Washington state was one of several initiatives presented Tuesday during a Capitol Hill news conference aimed at increasing pressure on Redskins […]
Seattle Sounders defeated Real Salt Lake 3-2 in overtime.
The Minnesota Vikings reinstated star running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, three days after benching him because he was facing a child-abuse charge in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf said the decision to bring back Peterson for practices and Sunday’s game at New Orleans was […]
Despite matching the Oakland Athletics in hits, the Seattle Mariners fell 4-0 Sunday at Safeco Field in Seattle. They now trail Kansas City by a game and a half for the wildcard spot.
The Washington Huskies dominated the Sept. 13 game against Illinois, winning 44-19.
The Oakland Athletics recorded a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on Saturday, Sept. 13.
Last Updated Sep 12, 2014 5:38 PM EDT Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas for “reckless or negligent injury to a child,” CBS Minneapolis reported. The indictment was made in Montgomery County, Texas. Peterson is expected to turn himself in, according to FoxSports.com. Peterson missed practice on Thursday, an absence that Vikings coach Mike Zimmer described as […]
Last Updated Sep 8, 2014 4:45 PM EDT The Baltimore Ravens cut star running back Ray Rice from their roster Monday afternoon after video emerged earlier in the day appearing to show him punching and knocking out his then-fiancee and now-wife Janay Palmer. The team announced the move on their Twitter feed. Coach John Harbaugh was expected […]
The city of Seattle is asking thousands of Seahawks fans to delay uploading videos or sharing photos during Thursday’s season opener to ensure that 911 calls can get through. A spokesman for Mayor Ed Murray tells KIRO-FM (http://is.gd/XmV9XP ) that football fans can help keep wireless networks clear by waiting to share videos or photos […]
Rob Manfred has been elected baseball’s 10th commissioner and will succeed Bud Selig in January. A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner on Thursday in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years. The 55-year-old, who grew up […]