National Sports

Virus in Italy affects Olympic meetings, soccer games

Feb 24, 2020

The first board meeting for the Milan-Cortina Olympics was being held by video conference as authorities sought to contain the spreading virus that has made northern Italy the focal point of the outbreak in Europe

Survey finds Olympic, elite athletes struggling financially

Feb 24, 2020

500 elite athletes spread across 48 countries were surveyed.

K League season kick off postponed because of viral outbreak

Feb 24, 2020

South Korean soccer authorities have indefinitely postponed the start of the 2020 domestic season

Sherpa team to attempt to scale Everest in 5 days in winter

Feb 24, 2020

Four experienced Sherpa guides are attempting to climb to the top of Mount Everest in less than a week during the final days of winter to set a new climbing record on the world's highest peak

Patrick Reed plays better as the accusations get louder

Feb 24, 2020

Patrick Reed was in the news even before he hit a shot in the Mexico Championship

Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year

Feb 24, 2020

The NFL's annual gathering of top college talent is going to look a whole lot different this year

Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

Feb 24, 2020

Thousands of mourners will gather in Staples Center on Monday to say farewell to Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Love of basketball put Bryant, others on final fatal flight

Feb 24, 2020

The six passengers traveling with Kobe Bryant and his daughter in the helicopter that crashed into a Southern California mountainside last month were joined by their love of basketball

Karlsson's hat trick, Theodore's OT goal lift Knights in OT

Feb 24, 2020

William Karlsson completed his third career hat trick, Shea Theodore scored in overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 6-5 victory over the Anaheim Ducks

Timeline of events for the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Feb 24, 2020

Thousands of mourners will gather in Staples Center on Monday to say farewell to Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Flames start road trip with 4-2 win over Red Wings

Feb 23, 2020

Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan scored in the first period, and the Calgary Flames started their road trip with a win, beating the Detroit Red Wings 4-2

Bucks first to clinch playoff spot — after just 56 games

Feb 23, 2020

The Milwaukee Bucks have a spot in the postseason, only a week after the All-Star Game

McCollum, Anthony carry Blazers past Pistons, 107-104

Feb 23, 2020

CJ McCollum had 41 points, a career-high 12 assists and nine rebounds, Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Detroit Pistons 107-104

Holiday, Williamson keep Pelicans rolling in 115-101 win

Feb 23, 2020

Zion Williamson had 28 points and seven rebounds, Jrue Holiday scored 11 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away late to beat the Golden State Warriors 115-101

Blues win fourth straight, dominate Wild 4-1

Feb 23, 2020

Oskar Sundqvist had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnington made 32 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1