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Golf Channel cameramen walk out on coverage amid Sony Open

Updated on  January 14, 2018 at 11:31 am
Union workers for video and audio production at Golf Channel events are walking out over stalled negotiations on a new contract. That means limited coverage is expected for the final round of the Sony Open and two other events today. Read More

Mariota limps away from first playoff loss

Marcus Mariota threw for a touchdown to give the Tennessee Titans an early lead, and had another TD pass that was the final score of the game. Read More

Patriots sack Mariota 8 times in win over Titans

Updated on  January 13, 2018 at 7:55 pm
Tom Brady passed for three touchdowns and 337 yards, and the New England Patriots cruised past the Tennessee Titans 35-14 tonight to advance to their seventh consecutive AFC championship game. Read More

Keith Jackson, sportscaster with ‘Whoa, Nelly! call, dies

Updated on  January 13, 2018 at 4:04 pm
Keith Jackson, whose signature phrases like “Whoa, Nelly!” made him the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a sportscaster, has died. He was 89. Read More

Bobsled diplomacy: Rival Koreas may share sled at Olympics

Bobsled diplomacy could be part of the Winter Olympics. Sliders from North Korea and South Korea may share a four-man sled at next month’s games, with coaching provided by top international officials from Italy and the United States. Read More

Atlanta’s Matt Ryan aims for happy homecoming in Philly

Quarterback Matt Ryan has another shot at a happy homecoming. A berth in the NFC championship game is at stake when Ryan leads the Atlanta Falcons (11-6) against the Philadelphia Eagles (13-3) in a divisional playoff Saturday. Read More

Billie Jean King backs calls to rename Margaret Court Arena

Billie Jean King thinks one of the main venues at the Australian Open should be renamed because of Margaret Court’s comments about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Read More

Travel an extra grind for Division I’s smallest schools

Updated on  January 12, 2018 at 8:25 pm
Travel is one of the most arduous aspects of college basketball. Hours upon hours every season are dedicated to getting to the next town, buses and planes essentially becoming players’ and coaches’ mobile second homes. Some have it easier than others. Read More

Rockies reach $14M, 1-year deal with CF Blackmon

National League batting champion Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $14 million, one-year contract. Read More
Updated on  January 12, 2018 at 12:15 pm

Titans aim to show they’re the real deal in AFC

The general belief is there are four contenders for the Super Bowl in the NFC, two in the AFC. Let’s see if Tennessee or Jacksonville can prove that theory wrong this weekend. Read More

Raiders, Seahawks to play 1st NFL game at new London venue

The NFL is heading to a new destination in London, and the first match-up at English Premier League club Tottenham will be the Oakland Raiders against the Seattle Seahawks in October. Read More

Mets, OF Bruce agree to $39M, 3-year deal

Jay Bruce and his proven bat are headed back to the New York Mets. The free-agent outfielder is set to return to the Big Apple after agreeing to a $39 million, three-year contract, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. Read More