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Philadelphia Police Investigating Flyers Mascot, Gritty

Philadelphia police are investigating allegations that Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty punched a 13-year-old boy at a season ticket holder event

  • Russia Dec 9, 2019

    World Anti-Doping Agency Imposes 4-Year Ban on Russia

    Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer’s Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal, although its athletes will still be able to compete if they can show they are clean competitors. The ruling by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s executive committee means that Russia&#...
  • boxing Dec 8, 2019

    Ruiz-Joshua Title Fight Raises Fears of Saudi Arabia ‘Sportswashing’ Human Rights Record

    Anthony Joshua’s status as boxing’s rising star might not have been the only reputation on the line in Saudi Arabia this weekend, NBC News reports. British fighter Joshua on Saturday reclaimed his three heavyweight titles in a unanimous points decision. He had lost them to Mexican-American underdog Andy Ruiz Jr., who stunned the sp...
  • Los Angeles Lakers Dec 6, 2019

    Sex Assault Lawsuit Against NBA Coach Luke Walton Dropped

    At her request, former local sports reporter Kelli Tennant’s lawsuit accusing ex-Lakers head coach Luke Walton of sexually assaulting her at a Santa Monica hotel was dismissed this week.

  • Tim Ryan Dec 5, 2019

    49ers Suspend Broadcaster Tim Ryan After Controversial Lamar Jackson Comment

    The San Francisco 49ers have suspended broadcaster Tim Ryan for one game after his comments about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson earlier this week. During his weekly radio show “Murph and Mac” on Monday, Ryan talked about how Jackson’s “skin color” made him more effective against the 49ers defense....
  • soccer Dec 3, 2019

    Rapinoe, Messi Win Ballon d’Or Awards

    After becoming the first six-time winner of the Ballon d’Or, Lionel Messi said he’s far from finished. “I hope to continue for a long time,” Messi said on Monday in Paris from behind a row of the trophies which honor the world’s best soccer player. “I realize that I am very lucky, even if, one day, retirement will come....

  • Dec 1, 2019

    Charges Filed in Stabbing of Ex-Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor

    A woman was charged with attempted homicide in a Pittsburgh stabbing that critically injured former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who is also facing a charge, police said. Pryor was taken to the hospital just after 4:30 a.m. Saturday following a dispute with “mutual combatants” in an apartment on the city’s North Side, po...
  • Nov 21, 2019

    Garrett’s Suspension for Helmet Attack Upheld After Appeal

    Myles Garrett’s goal was to be NFL’s top defensive player this season. He won’t finish it. Garrett’s indefinite suspension for smashing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a helmet was upheld Thursday by an appeals officer who decided the severe penalty on the Cleveland Browns star defensive end ...
  • Nov 21, 2019

    Snowboard Pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter Dies At 65

    Jake Burton Carpenter, the pioneer who brought snowboarding to the masses and helped turn the sport into a billion-dollar business and Olympic showpiece, has died at 65. He died Wednesday night in Burlington, Vermont, according to an email sent to the staff of the company he founded. Carpenter had emailed his staff this month saying, “You wil...
  • Nov 20, 2019

    Browns’ Garrett Attends Appeal Hearing for NFL Suspension

    Myles Garrett looked composed and casual, a stark contrast to the last time he was seen in public. Stylishly dressed in a bright blue suit and black turtleneck, the Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end met Wednesday with an appeals officer in New York in hopes of getting a reduction to an indefinite NFL suspension that has temporarily ended Garrett...
  • Nov 16, 2019

    Kaepernick Throws Passes for 40 Minutes at Strange Workout

    Colin Kaepernick’s saga took another surreal turn Saturday — a last-minute audible to nix an NFL-arranged workout and a quick dash 60 miles to the other side of metro Atlanta, where the exiled quarterback staged his own impromptu passing display on a high school field in dwindling light as hundreds of fans cheered him on from behind a chain-link fe...
  • Nov 16, 2019

    Why Myles Garrett’s Helmet Attack Likely Won’t Result in Criminal Charges

    The attack was stunning even for a sport known for its violence: With eight seconds left in Thursday’s game, Cleveland Browns star Myles Garrett tore off Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mason Rudolph’s helmet, then hit Rudolph’s head with it in a fit of rage. Had the brawl happened on a street corner, Garrett very well could have been ...
  • Nov 15, 2019

    Browns’ Garrett Suspended for Rest of Season by NFL

    Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason by the NFL on Friday for using a helmet “as a weapon” and striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head. Read More...
  • Nov 14, 2019

    NASCAR, NBC Sports Launching TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold

    NASCAR and NBC Sports are set to launch a new streaming service that will include exclusive motorsports events and an extensive library of archived documentaries and films.

  • Oct 7, 2019

    US Women Counter Soccer Federation’s Assertions on Pay

    U.S. Soccer was misleading when it asserted some players for the women’s national team made more money than their male counterparts, the women’s team players said in court documents filed Monday. The players say in the documents that the men’s pay would have been far greater if they’d had the same success on the field as the...
  • Jul 13, 2019

    Soccer Player Carli Lloyd Celebrates World Cup Win With Dance From J. Lo

    Carli Lloyd of the U.S. women’s national soccer team celebrated her recent World Cup victory with a lap dance from J. Lo. Jennifer Lopez pulled Lloyd from the audience to the stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Friday night, working her sensual moves on the soccer star. After Lopez told the crowd that Lloyd was in...

  • Jul 10, 2019

    Young Soccer Fans Share Their Joy at the US Women’s Soccer Team World Cup Victory Parade in NYC

    Young soccer fans lined the Canyon of Heroes to congratulate the U.S. women’s national soccer team during a ticket tape parade hosted in New York with messages of support for their childhood heroes.

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