Erin Jackson becomes first Black American woman to win World Cup speedskating race

TOMASZOW MAZOWIECKI, Poland — Erin Jackson became the first Black American woman to win a World Cup speedskating race. She won the 500 meters Friday at the season opener in Poland, finishing in 37.613 seconds. Defending Olympic champion Nao Kodaira of Japan was 0.13 seconds behind. The field included all Read more

MLB qualifying offer: Breaking down candidates, including Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander

The 2021 World Series is complete and the 2021-22 offseason is already underway. Over 100 players became free agents Wednesday morning, and soon teams will have to make decisions about contract options and qualifying offer. Here’s a breakdown of all the important upcoming offseason dates. The qualifying offer entitles teams Read more

NBPA president Chris Paul confirms that players want to finish season, but for now, ‘virus is in control’

As we speak, the NBA and the players union are planning a potential resumption of their suspended season. That doesn’t necessarily mean everyone is on board, though. Given the health risks involved, the minimal stakes for certain players and teams and the impact of pushing back next season, there is Read more

NBA will not allow fans at games if season resumes; decision could stretch into June, report says

The NBA is slowly but surely figuring out what it would take to finish the 2019-20 season in light of the coronavirus pandemic still sweeping across the globe. On Friday, just as teams reopened their practice facilities for individual workouts, commissioner Adam Silver held a conference call with players that Read more