With less than two seconds remaining in tonight’s Thunder-Kings game, Sacramento got what seemed like it should be the killer play it needed to seal a trip to overtime: Vince Carter from waywayway back, and Justin Jackson redeeming him with a put-back that tied the game.
Russian 15-year-old Alina Zagitova gave a stunning performance in her free skate to win gold in women’s figure skating, retaining the tiny edge that she earned over fellow Russian and two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva in the short program.
Drexel fell behind 5-0 at the start of tonight’s game against Delaware, and for quite a while, it didn’t look like they’d be able to crawl out of that hole. With a few minutes remaining in the first half, they were down by 34, and by the break, they’d only managed to cut that to 27 points. But in the second half, they…
Arizona guard Allonzo Trier has been declared ineligible by the NCAA following a second failed drug test, after he missed 19 games last season due to testing positive for PEDs in 2016. The university is appealing the decision.
The Warriors won’t be spending any of their upcoming time in D.C. with President Donald Trump, so they’ll reportedly be spending some time on “a private tour of an undisclosed locale” with local children instead.
Kevin Rolland of France suffered an especially nasty fall during the freestyle skiing men’s halfpipe final, landing right on the lip of the pipe and crashing in hard before tumbling backwards.
Seattle Mariners pitcher Rob Whalen spoke at length about his struggle with depression—which caused him to temporarily step away from baseball last season—in an interview published today on MLB.com:
It’s been nearly a month since the last installation of the Engelb Vielma Tracker, which chronicled the many times that the career minor-leaguer was claimed off waivers this offseason. Currently with the Orioles—his fifth club in sixth months—Vielma’s had a busy week. Some important updates:
Pistons forward Blake Griffin is being sued for palimony by Brynn Cameron, his former fiancée and the mother of his two children, who claims that Griffin asked for an unreasonable prenup a month before their wedding, postponed the ceremony when she would not sign, and then quickly began dating Kendall Jenner. The suit…
Behold! The winner of the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: none other than Flynn the bichon frise, pictured above. A very good dog—aren’t they all?—and yet, from my point of view as an idiot completely uneducated on the subject, not the best dog. Clearly not the best dog. Flynn, like any bichon frise, appears…
It’s impossible to avoid money at the Olympics. It’s everywhere: sponsorships, advertising, and evidence of broadcasting rights abound. While it’s well known by this point that host cities and countries typically incur high costs to put on the games, they’re not the ones reaping the major financial benefits—the group…
ACES Baseball Agency is being sued by a former associate, Juan Carlos Nuñez, who says his former bosses encouraged him to make under-the-table payments to players and their families as well as help clients get steroids for bigger contracts. The lawsuit was filed today in New York State Supreme Court in Kings County.
The IOC has reportedly contacted the U.S. women’s hockey team about removing the Statue of Liberty from goalkeepers’ masks because the image may count as a political symbol.
Chloe Kim lived up to the hype during the women’s halfpipe final, putting forth a gold-medal performance on her very first run of the day. With a score of 93.75 there, the 17-year-old American easily jumped out to first place, and no one managed to catch her for the rest of the event:
This winter has held plenty in the way of absurd news about the Miami Marlins; it hasn’t even been two months since a full news cycle was devoted to Marlins Man complaining on the radio about his lack of invite to a season ticketholders’ meeting with Derek Jeter, ultimately receiving an invite to said meeting,…
After a season cut short by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico came from behind to defeat the Dominican Republic last night, 9-4, and win the Caribbean Series.
The trade deadline has come and gone, and to the surprise of no one, the Lakers did not manage to clear any additional cap space by finding someone to take on Luol Deng and the rest of the four-year, $72 million contract that he signed in 2016.
A group of 47 Russian athletes and coaches who challenged the International Olympic Committee’s decision to bar them from participating in this year’s games has been shut down by an appeals court.
This is the first Winter Olympics in which single figure skaters can perform to music with lyrics, allowing for some wonderful creative freedom. Germany’s Paul Fentz has chosen to use it to treat the world to Paul Anka’s swing jazz cover of “Wonderwall.”