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Son launches campaign to fulfill his dying father's wish of attending Super Bowl

(ATLANTA) -- One Georgia son is trying to fulfill his father's dying wish to go to the big game.Steven Skinner, a loving father of four children and husband to his wife of 32 years, is battling for his life after being diagnosed with glioblastoma, an incurable type of brain cancer.The…... 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 strong ... and you obviously have to be very physically…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 12/9/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONNew Orleans 116, Detroit 108Milwaukee 104, Toronto 99San Antonio 110, Utah 97Charlotte 119, NY Knicks 107NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEVancouver 6, St. Louis 1Winnipeg 7, Philadelphia 1OT Boston 2, Ottawa 1Montreal 3, Chicago 2SO Anaheim 6, New Jersey 5Edmonton 1,…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 12/8/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDallas 107, Houston 104Indiana 107, Sacramento 97Atlanta 106, Denver 98Brooklyn 112, N.Y. Knicks 104Cleveland 116, Washington 101Boston 133, Chicago 77L.A. Lakers 111, Memphis 88Portland 113, Minnesota 105Miami 121, L.A. Clippers 98NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPhiladelphia 6, Buffalo 2L.A. Kings 5,…... 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 and rushing for 892 more. He beat out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa…... 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, teammates and fans for their support. He tallied nearly 4,000 yards and 37 passing…... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup 12/08/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores for Wednesday's sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 117-111 DetroitCharlotte 113-107 DenverIndiana 112-90 OrlandoSacramento 129-110 ClevelandBrooklyn 106-105 Toronto (Overtime)Chicago 114-112 Oklahoma CityMemphis 107-103 New OrleansSan Antonio 133-120 L.A. LakersMiami 115-98 PhoenixGolden State 105-95 Milwaukee NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUESt. Louis 1-0 WinnipegDallas 3-2 San JoseEdmonton 7-2 MinnesotaCarolina…... 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 named Temple University's Geoff Collins their next head coach.Collins led Temple to a 15-10 record and two bowl appearances…... 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 de Lara roster and crashed after playing in a Venezuelan Professional Baseball League game at…... 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 lead the football program at Liberty.Gill, 56, retired on Monday after seven…... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup 12/07/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores for Wednesday's sports events:   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final  Boston    128  N-Y Knicks  100 Final  Portland  108  Phoenix      86 Final  Utah      118  Houston      91   ------   NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final OT  Detroit      5  Toronto         4 Final  Pittsburgh   6  N-Y Islanders   2 Final  Colorado     5  Florida         2 Final OT  Columbus     4  Philadelphia   …... Read More