An unfamiliar feeling came over Mikaela Shiffrin at the first slalom of this past season, about one minute before she would push out of the gate as the last racer in the final run. “Oh my gosh, I’m going to throw up,” Shiffrin recalled last week of a World Cup stop in Levi, Finland, on Nov. 12. Shiffrin
David Kaplan of NBC Sports Chicago reports that Joe Girardi will not return as manager of the New York Yankees next season. After the initial report, Girardi himself issued a statement saying “With a heavy heart, I come to you because the Yankees have decided not to bring me back,” making it clear that
VOORHEES, N.J. — Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds spent a good portion of his Wednesday night watching the nonstop CNN coverage regarding race relations in the United States and how the politicization has worked its way into the arena of sports centered around kneeling during the national anthem. “All
A man dressed as a police officer leveled a fan at the Road World Cycling Championships men’s time trial in Bergen, Norway, on Wednesday.
The second round of the Japan Golf Tour’s ANA Open was temporarily suspended after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the country. According to reports, the missile, the second North Korea has fired over Japan airspace, reached an altitude of 470 miles and travelled 2,300 miles before landing
In episode one of this Friday Night Lights parody, watch as Coach Larry Stanton deals with week one fantasy football pressures from the fine folks of Draftsville.
Lewis Hamilton has become the all-time record holder for Formula 1 pole positions after topping qualifying for the 69th time in his career in a crazy, three-hour long session ahead of the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday afternoon. After tying with Michael Schumacher’s record for 68 poles last weekend
The process of finding a horse that could eventually become a star is actually very similar to what an NFL head coach and general manager experience at the yearly NFL scouting combine.
Warholm, a 21-year-old from the harbor town of Ulsteinvik, was the surprise champion on a chilly, rainy Wednesday evening at the 2012 Olympic Stadium in London. Warholm prevailed in the slowest winning time in world championships history — 48.35 seconds — by leading essentially from the gun and holding
The date switch has been rumored for months, and reportedly could be discussed by PGA of America officials this week at Quail Hollow. A move to May would also include The Players Championship shifting back to March, when the tournament was played prior to 2007. PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua explained
Kirk Cousins might not seem like a rapper at first, but when he gave it a shot at Redskins training camp, well, he confirmed that perception. During a mic’d up practice, Cousins was heard rapping a song from the Broadway musical Hamilton. By the end, Cousins was talking about trying to see the show
Riding a yellow bike to match his jersey, defending champion Chris Froome finished off his fourth Tour de France title on Sunday. The 32-year-old British rider started from Montgeron in the Essone suburb south of Paris as he headed to the finish 103 kilometers (64 miles) away on Paris’ famed Champs-Elysees
Chris Froome has virtually sealed a fourth Tour de France victory on the penultimate stage, stamping his authority on the race in a time trial in Marseille streets. Froome, the last rider to set off from the Stade Velodrome, finished third in the 22.5-kilometer stage won by Maciej Bodnar, and increased
Chris Froome moved one step closer to his fourth Tour de France title by finishing in the same time as his rivals in the 19th of 21 stages on Friday. Now, Froome focuses on a 14-mile time trial in Marseille on Saturday, where he is heavily favored to defend his 23-second lead over Frenchman Romain Bardet
French rider Warren Barguil triumphed on the barren slopes of the fearsome Col d’Izoard climb in the Alps, winning his second stage of the 104th Tour de France while Chris Froome successfully defended his overall race lead on Thursday, putting him within touching distance of a fourth Tour crown. On
German Marcel Kittel crashed out of the Tour de France on Wednesday while wearing the green jersey as the top sprinter. Kittel, who won five of the first 11 stages in this year’s Tour, was caught up in a crash in the first 15 miles of Stage 17. NBC Sports’ Steve Porino reported that Kittel suffered
Mollema received plenty of support back home as his son went absolutely crazy watching his “papa” push to victory in Stage 15. Amidst the blood, sweat and tears that have made up the 2017 Tour de France, Mollema’s adorable 2-year-old son, Thomas gave the internet something to smile about. The Tour
The yellow jersey race at this year’s Tour de France is the closest in history. The green jersey standings are tightening, too. Australian Michael Matthews won Stage 16 in a photo finish on Tuesday for his second stage victory of this year’s Tour.
LE PUY-EN-VELAY, France (AP) — Chris Froome fought back from a bike breakdown to cling onto his race leader’s yellow jersey on the tricky Stage 15 of the Tour de France, won Sunday with a courageous solo breakaway by Bauke Mollema of the Netherlands. The back wheel of three-time Tour champion Froome
Chris Froome retook the Tour de France overall lead from Fabio Aru as Australian Michael Matthews won Stage 14 on Saturday.