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Quick gets 301st win as Kings beat Penguins 5-2

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AP Updated 3:09 AM EST Jan 13, 2019 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Quick got another memento to add to the plastic tub in his attic filled with pucks commemorating important achievements. Quick stopped 38 shots to get his 301st win, leading the Kings to a 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday night, snapping the […]

‘Gallagher Premiership should split to separate North and South leagues’: Readers react to the weekend of sport

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‘Separate North and South leagues’ @Sipu Sipu: ”Two Leagues, 8 teams each, North and South. At end of season, top two teams from each league play each other in semi-final and final for the championship.” ‘Premiership needs to be completely revamped’  @A Cook: ”The Prem needs to be ring fenced urgently. Whether that means changing […]

DJ LeMahieu’s departure puts pressure on Rockies’ young trio, Jeff Bridich

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Rockies fan favorite DJ LeMahieu is now a New York Yankee, having agreed to a two-year, $24 million contract on Friday. He’s going to face a new kind of pressure when he plays in the Big Apple. But here in Denver, some other people are also going to feel the squeeze. Either Ryan McMahon, Garrett […]

Alex De Minaur wins Sydney International final against Andreas Seppu, Ash Barty pipped by Petra Kvitova

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Updated January 12, 2019 23:11:34 Photo: Alex de Minaur broke through for his first ATP title. (AP: David Moir) Related Story: Barty stuns world number one Halep at Sydney International Australian teen sensation Alex de Minaur has emerged from a gruelling day on court to win his first ATP title, beating Andreas Seppi 7-5, 7-6 […]

High school star returns as court mulls lawsuit

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Tom Schad USA TODAY Published 11:54 PM EST Jan 11, 2019 An Alabama judge granted an emergency motion Friday that will allow Maori Davenport to play while the court considers a lawsuit filed by her parents against the Alabama High School Athletic Association and its director, Steve Savarese. The motion allowed Davenport, who had been […]

Wada inspectors finally gain access to Russian drug sample data at third time of asking

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A vehicle bearing the insignia of the Investigative Committee, a Russian law enforcement agency, also arrived at the laboratory on Thursday. Following this week’s visit, Wada’s compliance review committee will meet to decide what action to take. Sir Craig Reedie, the Wada president, had previously said “we are continuing to act on the basis” that […]

Nikola Jokic’s latest triple-double features new passing wizardry

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As soon as Nikola Jokic saw that it was cold-shooting Avery Bradley loading for a 3-pointer, he knew the play had potential. Jokic noticed that Jamal Murray had offered a strong contest and was ready to leak out, and just as Bradley, a 30-percent 3-point shooter this year, launched, Jokic readied for the miss. “Yeah, […]

Referees copping ‘vulgar’ abuse on a regular basis at Canberra football games

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Posted January 11, 2019 15:32:24 Photo: Delfina Dimoski has been told she does not belong refereeing men’s football. (ABC News: Isaac Nowroozi) On the pitch Delfina Dimoski has faced rape threats, death threats and verbal abuse — and even after finishing her day refereeing football games she has been stalked and harassed on social media […]

Harbaugh hires Gattis away from Alabama to be Michigan’s OC

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AP Updated 6:25 PM EST Jan 10, 2019 ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan hired Josh Gattis away from Alabama to be Jim Harbaugh’s offensive coordinator. Harbaugh gave Gattis a title Thursday no one had on his staff last year when he said playing-calling was a collaborative effort. The 34-year-old Gattis was a co-offensive coordinator […]

Danny Cipriani to return for Gloucester in Champions Cup against Munster | Sport

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Danny Cipriani has made a timely return from injury and will start at fly-half for Gloucester on Friday night against Munster in a must-win European Champions Cup tie at Kingsholm. Gloucester will start the match at the bottom of the most closely contested of the five groups but they will finish it at the top […]