Calmer Conor McGregor returns to octagon to fight ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC 246

January 17th, 2020
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Conor McGregor became a two-division UFC champion because he was a tremendous fighter. He became the biggest mixed martial artist in the world only because he talked an even bigger game.

1st female NFL coach sees video-game appearance as another sign of progress

January 17th, 2020
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Jen Welter recently became the first female coach in Madden NFL 20, calling it one of her "coolest" recent accomplishments.

Rodgers-Sherman matchup highlights NFC title game

January 17th, 2020

Nine years into his career and a little more than two years removed from a debilitating torn Achilles injury, Richard Sherman is still tormenting quarterbacks on a weekly basis. Sherman had his third career playoff interception last week in a victory over Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings that has sent the San Francisco 49ers into the NFC championship game against the Green Bay Packers. Waiting for Sherman will be the same quarterback he faced the last time he made it to the conference title game five years ago in Aaron Rodgers for the latest matchup between two of the NFL's best who have nothing but respect for each other.

One-armed Canadian amateur Laurent Hurtubise sinks sensational hole-in-one

January 17th, 2020
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One-armed Canadian amateur Laurent Hurtubise made a hole-in-one playing alongside two PGA Tour pros in The American Express pro-am event.

International Olympic, Paralympic committees join Russian doping court case

January 17th, 2020
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The International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee want to have a say on Russia's doping ban.

Kyler Murray on NFL, MLB dual career: ‘I think I could’

January 17th, 2020

Fresh off a strong rookie season as quarterback of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals, Kyler Murray is optimistic about his chance at success if he ever tries to pursue a side hustle in a second sport. Murray, 22, was a two-sport star at Oklahoma University and garnered interest from Major League Baseball clubs. From a talent standpoint, Murray said he believes he could follow in the footsteps of other athletes, such as Deion Sanders, and play in both the NFL and MLB.

McEwen edges Koe with late steal to reach Canadian Open playoffs

January 17th, 2020
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Mike McEwen's Winnipeg rink qualified for the Meridian Canadian Open quarter-finals with a 5-4 win over Calgary's Kevin Koe on Friday.

Canada’s Brooke Henderson tied for lead in LPGA season opener

January 17th, 2020
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Canada's Brooke Henderson parlayed four birdies and a late eagle into Friday's hottest round and a share of the lead at the LPGA's season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions.

Shapovalov, Canadian contingent prepared for 1st round Australian Open men’s singles

January 17th, 2020
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Sometimes a tough loss on the tennis court can feel like a victory in many ways. For Canada's Denis Shapovalov, pushing Novak Djokovic to the brink of defeat at the ATP Cup felt like a significant hurdle cleared.

Titans kicker OK kicking extra points instead of field goals

January 17th, 2020

The Tennessee Titans have found a way to fix the NFL's worst field goal unit: Ignore the kicker and just score touchdowns. The Titans went a measly 8 of 18 on field-goal attempts during the regular season, easily the league's worst making only 44.4%. Greg Joseph, their fifth different kicker this season, has yet to even attempt a field goal through his four games with Tennessee, and the Titans haven't made a kick in six games.