fb-pixel Skip to main content

LATEST SPORTS NEWS


BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL
Lions coach Dan Campbell (left) walks onto the field wearing an Oxford (Mich.) High School T-shirt before Sunday's win.

NFL Week 13: In a game that was about more than football, the Lions were big winners

The team paid tribute to the victims of last week's school shooting in Oxford, Mich. before earning its first victory in almost exactly a calendar year.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Hockey
Jake DeBrusk has had himself a productive week, but is his trade value high enough to benefit the Bruins?

What do the Bruins do about Jake DeBrusk? Don’t flip him for pennies, for starters

The Bruins need more secondary scoring and could package DeBrusk to get it, but GM Don Sweeney already has been searching for the right fit.

SPORTS LOG
Viktor Hovland of Norway poses celebrates after winning the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Course on Sunday in Nassau.

Viktor Hovland comes from six shots downs in wild final round to win Hero World Challenge

Viktor Hovland closed with a 6-under 66 in his debut at a holiday event that was filled with pure chaos involving eagles and triple bogeys.

NFL NOTEBOOK
Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady became the second most prolific quarterback-receiver combination in NFL history on Sunday.

Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski take another step up the all-time touchdown list

The former Patriots matched up for two touchdowns on Sunday, their first scores since early in the season.

Buck O’Neil, a champion of Black ballplayers during a monumental, eight-decade career on and off the field, joined Gil Hodges, Minnie Minoso and three others in being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, it was announced Sunday.

Negro Leagues player and ambassador Buck O’Neil elected to Hall of Fame with five others

The six newcomers will be enshrined in Cooperstown, New York, on July 24, 2022, along with any new members elected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

Christopher L. Gasper
New LSU football coach Brian Kelly (right) gestures to fans after his arrival at Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport on Nov. 30. The former Notre Dame coach agreed to a 10-year contract with LSU worth $95 million plus incentives.

In college football, the coaching carousel has spun out of control

More than money and perks drove the seismic shifts of Brian Kelly from Notre Dame to LSU and Lincoln Riley from Oklahoma to USC. At the center of this high-stakes, costly game of musical chairs is the College Football Playoff.

MLS
New York City FC's Maximiliano Moralez, center, celebrates his goal with teammates during the second half of their 2-1 MLS playoff win over the Philadelphia Union on Sunday in Chester, Pa.

New York City FC advances to MLS Cup after defeating Philadelphia Union

New York won its first Eastern Conference championship and will play at the Portland Timbers on Saturday for the MLS Cup.

NFL ROUNDUP
Mark Andrews couldn't reel in Lamar Jackson's 2-point throw in the waning seconds on Sunday, giving Pittsburgh a needed victory against its AFC North rival.

Ravens go for win, come up short to give Steelers life, and Patriots the top spot in the AFC

Baltimore eschewed a tying extra point with 12 seconds to go, but Lamar Jackson's 2-point pass to Mark Andrews was a little wide and bounced off the tight end's hands.