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Rockies TV reporter hit in head by foul ball, is recovering

May. 19, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — AT&T Sportsnet reporter Kelsey Wingert says she's recovering after being struck in the head by a line drive during the ninth inning of the Colorado Rockies' game against the San Francisco Giants earlier this week. “I took a 95 MPH line drive to my head,”...

Column: Maple Leafs now at 55 years since last championship

May. 16, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

As soon as the NHL expanded to more than six teams, and television sets started showing games in color, the Toronto Maple Leafs were in trouble. Once again, the hockey playoffs are moving on to the second round without the Maple Leafs, who will be watching the rest of the postseason...

Offseason QB moves played big role in NFL schedule

May. 13, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

When the NFL schedule makers started to dig in after the Super Bowl on putting together the complex puzzle of a 272-game schedule, Tom Brady had just retired, Russell Wilson was in Seattle and the free-agent frenzy hadn't even started. After sifting through more than 100,000...

Analysis: Amazon Prime Video gets solid 1st slate from NFL

May. 13, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

A defensive coordinator trying to put together a game plan to stop Justin Herbert or Patrick Mahomes has an easier task than the NFL trying to put together the schedule for Thursday night football. There's trying to put together intriguing matchups, only four teams can play multiple...

Gino Cappelletti, who scored 1st points in AFL history, dies

May. 12, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gino Cappelletti, a former AFL Most Valuable Player and original member of the Boston Patriots who was part of the franchise for five decades as a player, coach and broadcaster, has died. He was 89. Cappelletti died Thursday at his home in Wellesley,...

Jokic's NBA MVP a win for hoops-crazed nations outside US

May. 11, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Maybe it’s the ćevapi, or the souvlaki, or the mbanga soup. Whatever it is, there’s no denying the tinge of international flavor when it comes to the NBA elite with Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic winning the league’s MVP award for a second straight season...

USA Today's Jarrett Bell wins writers' award for service

May. 11, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

USA Today sports writer/columnist Jarrett Bell has won the Bill Nunn Jr. Award for journalistic contributions while covering pro football. Bell, who has covered the NFL since 1981 and has been with USA Today since 1993, was selected by the Professional Football Writers of America. He...

Can you believe it? More people watched Kentucky Derby later

May. 10, 2022 16:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps trying to make sure it really happened, more people watched replays of 80-1 underdog Rich Strike winning the Kentucky Derby than watched it live. NBC said some 36 million people watched the exciting finish of horseracing's premier event on NBC Sports' social...

'ManningCast' comes to golf as PGA gets alternate telecast

May. 10, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

Joe Buck is back in golf at another major, this time the PGA Championship with ESPN. He’ll be sharing his space with the likes of Fred Couples and Charles Barkley, and Peyton and Eli Manning will be sure to drop in. Buck is leading what amounts to a “ManningCast” next week at...

Slime Time: Nickelodeon to broadcast Christmas Day NFL game

May. 10, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

Call it a slime-time matchup: The NFL game on Christmas Day between the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Rams will be broadcast by Nickelodeon. The network, which previously televised two playoff games, and CBS will handle TV duties on Dec. 25 at 4:30 p.m. EST. The Super Bowl champion...