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US to pitch Salt Lake City as host for 2030 Winter Olympics

US to pitch Salt Lake City as host for 2030 Winter Olympics

iStock(SALT LAKE CITY) — The Winter Olympics may be making a return to Salt Lake City — at least the U.S. Olympic Committee hopes so. The USOC announced on Friday evening that they have chosen Utah’s capital to pitch to the International Olympic Committee as a host for the 2030 […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 12/14/18

Scoreboard roundup — 12/14/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s  sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBoston 129, Atlanta 108OT N.Y. Knicks 126, Charlotte 124Milwaukee 114, Cleveland 102Brooklyn 125, Washington 118Indiana 113, Philadelphia 101Miami 100, Memphis 97Golden State 130, Sacramento 125Denver 109, Oklahoma City 98Portland 128, Toronto 122 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOT New Jersey […]

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New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees gifts commemorative footballs to 174 former teammates, coaches, and others

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees gifts commemorative footballs to 174 former teammates, coaches, and others

Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW ORLEANS) — After he set the NFL career passing yards record earlier this season, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees set out to do something special to recognize all of the players who played a part in the record. So, he surprised nearly […]

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US Olympic Committee chooses Salt Lake City for potential 2030 Winter Games bid

US Olympic Committee chooses Salt Lake City for potential 2030 Winter Games bid

4kodiak/iStock(NEW YORK) — The United States Olympic Committee has selected Salt Lake City to represent the U.S. in a potential bid for the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Salt Lake City and Denver were the two finalists to represent the U.S. after Reno/Tahoe, Nevada dropped out of the running. […]

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Philadelphia Eagles’ Carson Wentz likely out remainder of season with stress fracture in back

Philadelphia Eagles’ Carson Wentz likely out remainder of season with stress fracture in back

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is likely done for the remainder of the season, head coach Doug Pederson admitted Friday, after he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his back. Wentz saw his rookie season end early last year, following a […]

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Suns owner Robert Sarver affirms commitment to keep team in Phoenix

Suns owner Robert Sarver affirms commitment to keep team in Phoenix

stevanovicigor/iStock(PHOENIX) — One day after reports that he had threatened to move the the team elsewhere, Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver said Thursday he is fully committed to keeping the team in place. “I am 100 percent all-in in keeping this team right here where we stand,” Sarver said in […]

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Fired Maryland football coach D.J. Durkin offering input to Alabama coaching staff

Fired Maryland football coach D.J. Durkin offering input to Alabama coaching staff

33ft/iStock(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) — Former University of Maryland football coach D.J. Durkin has been working with the University of Alabama coaching staff this week, ahead of the Crimson Tide’s College Football Playoff game. Durkin was fired by the University of Maryland in October after two investigations into the program — focusing […]

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Sophia Floersch, after terrible crash, looks forward to next F3 season

Sophia Floersch, after terrible crash, looks forward to next F3 season

ISAAC LAWRENCE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sophia Floersch can’t wait to get back on the track. In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Good Morning America, the German Formula Three driver recounted the moment she lost control of her car during the Macau Grand Prix in November, sending it flying over […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 12/13/18

Scoreboard roundup — 12/13/18

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONHouston 126, L.A. Lakers 111San Antonio 125, L.A. Clippers 87Orlando 97, Chicago 91Phoenix 99, Dallas 89 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBuffalo 3, Arizona 1Columbus 4, L.A. Kings 1Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 1Montreal 6, Carolina 4OT Nashville 4, Vancouver 3OT […]

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Former tennis pro Justin Gimelstob facing assault charges

Former tennis pro Justin Gimelstob facing assault charges

zorandimzr/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — Tennis broadcaster and former tennis pro Justin Gimelstob has been charged with assaulting a man he knew during a Halloween night altercation. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced the charges Thursday morning. Gimelstob, 41, is accused of attacking his former friend, Randall Kaplan, while trick-or-treating in […]

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