- Tyson calls proposal to allow pros in Olympics 'ridiculous'
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 08:49 AM
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson says a proposal to let professional fighters compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is "ridiculous" and "foolish."
- Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles Selected to Host Super Bowls
NY Times, Tuesday - 05/24/2016 - 04:04 PM
The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one.
- Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors to 105-99 win over Cavaliers
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 05/24/2016 - 12:02 AM
Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 in Game 4 on…
- Gov. McAuliffe takes state plane to Final Four, Cuba
Kansas City Star, Monday - 05/23/2016 - 12:04 PM
Records show that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has used a state airplane to fly to Cuba and a University of Virginia basketball game in Chicago, among other destinations. …
- Sandor Tarics, oldest former Olympic champion, dies at 102
Miami Herald, Monday - 05/23/2016 - 10:32 AM
Sandor Tarics, a water polo gold medalist for Hungary at the 1936 Berlin Games and the oldest living Olympic champion, has died. He was 102. …
- Tom Brady to appeal 'Deflatgate' suspension again
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 05/23/2016 - 10:32 AM
Tom Brady will appeal his four-game suspension by the NFL, seeking a second hearing before the 2nd U. S. Circuit Court.
- Donovan, Kerr took very different paths to NBA coaching
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 05/21/2016 - 10:47 PM
Billy Donovan is trying to accomplish the improbable and lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a championship as a first-year NBA coach, just as Steve Kerr did guiding Golden State to its first title in 40 years last June in his rookie season running the Warriors. These two have become friends along the way during their drastically different journeys to the NBA bench.
- 2 horses die in first 4 races on Preakness Day undercard
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saturday - 05/21/2016 - 01:14 PM
Jockey Daniel Centeno broke his right collarbone
- Zhou Qi's potential could lead to much NBA draft intrigue
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 05/21/2016 - 12:47 AM
Zhou Qi needs someone to help him communicate at workouts with NBA teams, simply because he does not speak English well enough to understand most instructions. His game, however, translates just fine. In an NBA draft class that will likely have LSU's Ben Simmons and Duke's Brandon Ingram as the first two picks and then much uncertainty with the remaining 58, Zhou may draw plenty of intrigue.
- Thunder will try to bounce back after big loss to Warriors
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 05/20/2016 - 06:35 PM
The Oklahoma City Thunder have valuable experience bouncing back from disaster.
- Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case
Associated Press, Thursday - 05/19/2016 - 01:23 PM
The professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission said was unfairly earned on a tip from an insider trading scheme conducted by a former corporate director and a professional gambler.
- Crosby, Kessel help Penguins beat Lightning 4-2 in Game 3
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 05/19/2016 - 06:47 AM
Sidney Crosby, Phil Kessel and Chris Kunitz scored third-period goals, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night. Carl Hagelin snapped a scoreless tie late in the second period and Matt Murray had 26 saves for the Penguins, who took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 4 is Friday night at Amalie Arena. Crosby's power-play goal restored a two-goal lead midway through the final period.
- Curry dazzles again, Warriors even series with Thunder 1-1
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Thursday - 05/19/2016 - 12:49 AM
Stephen Curry scored 15 straight points in less than 2 minutes during one dazzling third-quarter stretch, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-91 on Wednesday night to even the Western Conference final at one game apiece.