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December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Thomaswick continues to thrive on the links and life through his love of golf

Brett Thomaswick’s first love wasn’t golf, but a chance happening helped cultivate a love that far exceeded anything even he would have expected.  More...

Steelers’ Smith- Schuster, Bengals’ Iloka each banned 1 game

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two players carted off, two others suspended, many fines to follow. One of the NFL’s nastiest rivalries set new lows in prime time, forcing fans to avert their eyes.  More...

Former Braves GM Coppolella apologizes for rule violations

ATLANTA (AP) — Banned from baseball for life, former Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella apologized Tuesday for rules violations that led to major sanctions against the team and “cost me my dream job and my future in the game t More...

Rivals Manning, Spurrier enter College Hall of Fame together

NEW YORK (AP) — After the class picture of the latest Hall of Fame inductees was taken, Peyton Manning made his way over to Steve Spurrier for another handshake and some chit-chat before heading off in opposite directions to do media interviews More...

Mayfield, Jackson, Love are Heisman Trophy finalists

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield made Heisman Trophy history just by being selected as a finalist.  Mayfield, reigning Heisman winner Lamar Jackson of Louisville and Stanford running back Bryce Love were chosen as finalists for the 83rd Heism More...

LEADER TIMES SPORTS FACT OF THE DAY

The Houston Rockets did not discover until the 14th game of the 1984–85  NBA season that their home arena rims were set at 9-feet, 7-inches.   More...

Steelers LB Shazier remains in hospital with back injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier remained in a Cincinnati hospital on Tuesday while dealing with a back injury that left his teammates shaken but cautiously optimistic. More...

Minus Lundqvist, Rangers edge Penguins, 4-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ondrej Pavelec stopped 41 shots while filling in for late scratch Henrik Lundqvist to help the New York Rangers to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday.  More...

Youngster’s First Buck

Trent Stadtmiller (above), harvested his first buck at age 10, shot on Dec. 2 at 7:40 a.m. The buck was a seven point. More...

Beyonce presents Kaepernick with SI’s Muhammad Ali Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, and Kaepernick promised that “with or without the NFL’s platform, I will continue to work for the people. More...

Man charged with 2010 slaying of NBA player Lorenzen Wright

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities charged a man Tuesday in connection with the slaying of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, more than seven years after Wright’s bullet riddled body was found decomposing in a Tennessee suburb.  More...

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