Mitchell Wilcox drilled right in the face in disaster NFL Combine day

It ain’t called a “gauntlet drill” for nothing. Mitch Wilcox found that out the hard way Thursday at the NFL Combine, when the South Florida tight end got drilled in the face with…

UAE coronavirus scare confines Danish champion Morkov to Berlin hotel

Danish rider Michael Morkov faced a long and anxious wait alone in a Berlin hotel room to learn if he can compete in the world track championships, after he was caught up on Friday in fallout from a c...

Former ASU punter stuns at NFL combine with record bench press

Former Arizona State punter Michael Turk stole the show Thursday night at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis when he surprisingly dominated the bench press competition, outperforming most wide receivers and offensive linemen.  

'Don't you dare buy these': Sneaker fans warn resellers as Nike releases pics of special edition Kob

Sportswear giants Nike are set to release a special edition version of their hugely-popular "Kobe 5" basketball shoes to honor the late NBA superstar, but fans are already worried about the cynical motives of the reseller market.

Dublin crowd erupts as Premier League dart player throws first perfect 9-dart leg in 3 years

The crowd erupted at a darts competition in Dublin, Ireland, Thursday when Michael Smith became the first Premier League player in three years to throw a nine-dart leg.

Arizona State punter Michael Turk steals show at NFL Combine

A punter stole the show during Thursday’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. NFL teams may only care about the strength of Michael Turk’s leg, but it was his bench-pressing prowess t…

Swimming: CAS to announce decision in Sun Yang case on Friday

The Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) will announce on Friday whether multiple Chinese swimming champion Sun Yang has been found guilty of a doping offence, it said in a statement on Thursday.

Ex-Seahawk Trevone Boykin sent to prison for beating woman

FORT WORTH, Texas — Former TCU and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges from the 2018 beating of his girlfri…

Rangers defend Jacob Trouba’s crushing hit against Islanders

Jacob Trouba’s hit on Islanders winger Michael Dal Colle on Tuesday night was as bone-crushing as they come, but all within the rules, according to Rangers coach David Quinn. Dal Colle had his head…

Tim Tebow found a new baseball team

Tim Tebow is taking his baseball talents international. The World Baseball Classic announced Wednesday that Tebow would play for Team Philippines in the tournament’s qualifying round. Set to take p…

Ice hockey: Instant celebrity Ayres learning how A-listers live

Part-time ice hockey goalie David Ayres had never been to North Carolina, but he arrived an instant statewide hero, was declared an honorary citizen by the governor, and was suitably feted before the ...

Michael Wacha flashes improved velocity in first Mets outing

LAKELAND, Fla. — Michael Wacha’s two scoreless innings Tuesday were a nice way to start his Mets career, but it’s the 94-96 mph he consistently flashed that resonated loudest. The Mets had no reaso…

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