- 3 Hawks, Durant and Westbrook are NBA All-Star reserves
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 01/29/2015 - 08:32 PM
Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections. …
- Sharapova reaches Australian Open final for 4th time
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 01/29/2015 - 12:17 AM
Maria Sharapova has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makaraova 6-3, 6-2 in a lopsided semifinal on Thursday. The second-ranked Sharapova needed 10 minutes to hold in her opening service game, fending off two break points.
- NFL players who started young show more thinking problems
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 01/28/2015 - 04:02 PM
NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednes…
- Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 01/28/2015 - 02:47 PM
Hundreds of people gather every year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash thrown in the Super Bowl's host city. But instead of heading to a trendy nightclub or swanky restaurant, organizers this year are throwing the party inside a private home.
- Tony Stewart acquires national sprint car series tour
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 01/28/2015 - 10:17 AM
Tony Stewart has purchased the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, one of the oldest, traveling winged sprint car tours in the country. Stewart has also reached a separate deal with Rob Hunter and Shane Helms, principals of the Renegade Sprint Series, that will merge both series together under the All Star Circuit of Champions banner beginning this year. The acquisition is just the latest in Stewart's growing portfolio. The three-time NASCAR champion also owns Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, and fields two World of Outlaws cars out of Tony Stewart Racing.
- Meet Coco: China's next Li Na
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 01/28/2015 - 08:36 AM
China has begun its search for the next Li Na, and one of the juniors with the talent to replace the country's two-time Grand Slam champion may speak better English than she does Chinese. Xu Shilin, who just turned 17 and goes by the English name Coco, was the first Chinese girl to be No.
- Column: FIFA hopeful is Trojan horse for gambling industry
Associated Press, Wednesday - 01/28/2015 - 06:43 AM
Don't laugh. There's nothing funny about the gambling industry's latest wheeze to sink its teeth even deeper into football and its fans.
- Lynch at Media Day: 'I'm here so I don't get fined'
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 01/28/2015 - 12:47 AM
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch constantly repeated "I'm here so I don't get fined" for five minutes before leaving the podium at Media Day.
- Wilson recalls watching as a kid while Brady won Super Bowls
Associated Press, Tuesday - 01/27/2015 - 08:30 PM
Tom Brady began winning Super Bowls when Russell Wilson was still a teenager, tuning in to see the big game on TV.
- Deflated topic: air pressure in footballs
Associated Press, Tuesday - 01/27/2015 - 06:59 PM
Patriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl media day and, well, deflated it.
- Murray beats local hope Kyrgios in 3 sets at Australian Open
Kansas City Star, Tuesday - 01/27/2015 - 06:32 AM
Andy Murray ensured there would be no five-set comeback for local hope Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday night, beating the 19-year-old Australian 6-3 7-6 (5), 6-3 in a quarterfinal match at the Australian Open. …
- Reporter's marriage proposal for Tom Brady tops zany list
Associated Press, Monday - 01/26/2015 - 07:32 PM
Tom Brady already had a child with actress Bridget Moynahan and was dating supermodel Gisele Bundchen when a Mexican television personality created one of the wildest moments in Media Day history here in Arizona before the 2008 Super Bowl.