Serena Williams says ‘Countdown has Begun’ on Tennis Career
Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a career that transcended sports. In an essay released Tuesda...
FIFA Takes on EA Sports Video Game in Soccer’s New Rivalry
LONDON (AP) — The name “FIFA” can bring to mind images of the World Cup and soccer’s greatest players, like Pele, Zinedine Zidane or Lionel Messi. The acronym for the sport’s governing body may also remind some of shameless bribery and corruption. For many, though, it’s the video game th...
NBA Virus Numbers Still Rising, Expanded Testing Begins
The NBA's virus numbers continue to rise. By Sunday evening, the number of players disclosed by teams as being in the protocols was up to 116. The real number, considering some teams had yet to update injury reports, was believed to be slightly higher...
UCLA QB Lacks in Stats, But Huge in Big Plays
UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson has seen the Bruins progress from a team that had a school-record 20 true freshmen play during coach Chip Kelly’s first season in 2018 to being ranked for the first time in four years.
Rodgers’ Return vs. Oklahoma Still Resonates 50 Years Later
Johnny Rodgers’ electrifying 72-yard punt return for a touchdown was the signature play of a rare game that lived up to “Game of the Century” billing. Rodgers helped No. 1 Nebraska defeat No. 2 Oklahoma 35-31 in the 1971 classic. Fifty years late...
Jimmy Kimmel to be Title Sponsor of Inaugural LA Bowl
The inaugural edition of the Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl will be played Dec. 18 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, the host announced on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday night.
NCAA Calls Alleged Kansas Basketball Violations “Egregious”
The NCAA struck back at the University of Kansas and its men's basketball program, calling five Level I violations that are alleged to have occurred “egregious”