Top USOC executive fired in wake of searing report on Nassar scandal

(NEW YORK) -- A top official at the United States Olympic Committee was fired on Monday over his delayed response to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.

The USOC fired Alan Ashley, its c... Read More

Report: Lakers seeking to acquire Trevor Ariza from Suns

(NEW YORK) -- The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly trying to add Phoenix Suns small forward Trevor Ariza to their roster.

Citing league sources, ESPN reports both teams are in talks and are looking to involve a third team that would take ... Read More

How Aly Raisman defines 'being strong' since becoming advocate for sexual abuse survivors

(NEW YORK) -- Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman said she has a new definition of strength after becoming an advocate over the last year for survivors of sexual abuse.

"When I was training, strength to me was about being mentally stron... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 12/9/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
New Orleans 116, Detroit 108
Milwaukee 104, Toronto 99
San Antonio 110, Utah 97
Charlotte 119, NY Kni... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 12/8/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Dallas 107, Houston 104
Indiana 107, Sacramento 97
Atlanta 106, Denver 98
Brooklyn 112, N.Y. Knicks... Read More

Oklahoma's Kyler Murray becomes second straight Sooner to win the Heisman Trophy

(NEW YORK) -- Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, ahead of what could be the last football game of his career.

Murray accounted for 51 touchdowns this season, while passing for 4,053 yards an... Read More

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier to skip bowl game, prepare for NFL Draft

(MORGANTOWN, W. Va.) -- West Virginia University quarterback Will Grier will skip his team's game in the Camping World Bowl as he prepares for the upcoming NFL Draft.

Grier announced that decision on Saturday, thanking his coaches, teammat... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup 12/08/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores for Wednesday's sports events:

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Philadelphia 117-111 Detroit
Charlotte 113-107 Denver
Indiana 112-90 Orlando
Sacramento 129-110 Cleveland... Read More

Georgia Tech to introduce Temple's Geoff Collins as next head football coach

(ATLANTA) -- Just over a week after Georgia Tech head football coach Paul Johnson announced he would retire from that job at the end of the season, the Yellow Jackets have Read More

Former MLB players confirmed dead in car crash

(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Venezuelan baseball team, Cardenales de Lara, has confirmed the deaths of Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo, both former Major League Baseball players.

Valbuena, 33, and Castillo, 37, were on the current Cardenales d... Read More

Report: Hugh Freeze agrees to coach Liberty Flames

(NEW YORK) -- Liberty University reportedly has a new head football coach following the retirement earlier this week of coach Turner Gill.

Sources tell ESPN that Hugh Freeze, a former coach for the University of Mississippi, has agreed to ... Read More