Sports Merchandise After leading the Utah Jazz to a first-round upset of the Oklahoma City Thunder in the playoffs last year, it was inevitable Donovan Mitchell would return this season with a target on his back. But after struggling for much of the early season, Mitchell is now outperforming his rookie year and has led
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Top Rank has finally made official what has been in the works for some time — it signed light heavyweight world titleholder Artur Beterbiev to a promotional deal, and he will defend his belt for the second time against “Hot Rod” Radivoje Kalajdzic. The fight will headline the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN card on
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TJ Dillashaw relinquished his UFC bantamweight title championship Wednesday after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and the New York State Athletic Commission informed him of an “adverse analytical finding” in a drug test dating back to his most recent fight, in January in Brooklyn. The NYSAC issued him a one-year suspension and $10,000 fine. The decision
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Alabama is back in front of Clemson — in football coaching salaries. The University of Alabama’s board of trustees on Wednesday approved contracts and salaries for Nick Saban’s coaching staff, including seven new assistants. From the Sweet 16 on, we conclude our college football tournament by crowning one champion in an Alabama-Georgia title-game rematch. The
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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Victoria Azarenka won the first match on the stadium court at the new site of the Miami Open by beating Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. The unseeded Azarenka is a three-time Miami Open champion. After a one-day delay because of rain, the tournament started Wednesday at the Miami Dolphins’ complex. The
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Goaltender Jimmy Howard was the subject of trade rumors leading up to the deadline, but the Red Wings held on to him, and they’ll have him for another year as well. The 34-year-old signed a one-year contract extension with Detroit on Wednesday and will return to the only NHL team he’s ever known for a
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PALM HARBOR, Fla. – Dustin Johnson and his brother, Austin, need to avoid rental homes with stairs. Two years ago, Dustin Johnson slipped on stairs in his Augusta, Georgia, rental home on the eve of the Masters, eventually withdrawing from the tournament. Now it’s his brother who suffered a similar fate, although he is still
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Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury. The team announced Girardi’s status Wednesday before visiting the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. Girardi has missed the past five games. Coach Jon Cooper says the 34-year-old’s absence means the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Lightning will continue to rely on midseason acquisition Jan
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