Sports » Page 6

Villanova players celebrate after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

3 weeks ago

The week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

masters221120167737

3 weeks ago

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

baseballhistory16097597417394

3 weeks ago

Tracing the birth of baseball

Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father.

goldenstatewarriors

3 weeks ago

Watch NBA TV for free this weekend

NBA fans who don't have NBA TV will catch a break — and a chance to see history — this weekend.

tokyoolympics

3 weeks ago

Organizers unveil 4 candidates for logo of 2020 Olympics

The designs were selected from 14,599 entries in a contest open to the public.

15-overlay-5

3 weeks ago

Warriors beat Spurs, sew up home court advantage

The Golden State Warriors clinched home-court advantage through the NBA playoffs on Thursday night, riding a strong defensive performance to a 112-101 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in a historic meeting of the league's top two teams.

arnoldpalmer567857420236

3 weeks ago

Arnie’s Army comes out to salute the ‘King’

Too frail to perform his duties, the 86-year-old Palmer looked on longingly from a white lawn chair as the two other members of golf's "Big Three," longtime rivals and friends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, soldiered on without him to get the year's first major off to an emotional start.

spieth207261086707

3 weeks ago

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at today's sports headlines.

yankeesjohnoliver16098099605716

3 weeks ago

John Oliver sends more ‘riff-raff’ to Yankee Stadium

The premium seats are going for cheap, thanks to the "Last Week Tonight" host.

bluejaysREUTERS

3 weeks ago

Toronto manager ignites baseball backlash with ‘dresses’ comment

The manager of the Toronto Blue Jays faced a backlash on Wednesday after saying players might have to "wear dresses" because umpires in Tuesday's game enforced a new slide rule designed to take deliberate contact out of baseball.

17-overlay-5

3 weeks ago

Day heads stellar cast to set up a Masters special

If a standout movie is guaranteed by a stellar cast, then the Masters is shaping up as one of the best in recent memory with all of the game's leading players having produced superb form over the past three months.

cano602377240745

3 weeks ago

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

BaseballHat1

3 weeks ago

UVA Baseball Routs George Washington

The University of Virginia baseball program had a 15-3 rout of the George Washington Colonials Wednesday at Davenport Field.

16-overlay-4

4 weeks ago

Peyton Manning good at football, not good at karaoke

The Super Bowl champ joined country singer Lee Brice on stage on Monday night in Nashville and let's just say we don't expect a recording contract to be forthcoming.

villanova535825774046

4 weeks ago

Villanova, UNC title game had record-low ratings

It made for exciting basketball. But the NCAA championship game didn't make for great TV ratings.

LEBRONReuters

4 weeks ago

LeBron tops Power 100 list for third straight year

It marked the third consecutive year that James, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers, topped the list while Stephen Curry, who led the Golden State Warriors to an NBA title last year, shot into second place from 45th.

jasonday

4 weeks ago

Five players to watch at the 2016 Masters

Jason Day will arrive at Augusta National as the hottest player in the game.

bradyREUTERS

4 weeks ago

Patriots fans sue NFL over lost ‘Deflategate’ draft picks

Seven New England Patriots fans sued the National Football League on Tuesday, asking a judge to reverse a decision by the league to strip the team of a first-round pick in this month's draft over allegations of underinflated footballs.

UCONNWIN283603160076

4 weeks ago

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today.

25-overlay-1

4 weeks ago

Watch Kyle Busch surprise a fan in traffic

Coming off a win at the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, the NASCAR driver gives a fellow motorist the surprise of a lifetime.

Latest Stories

2 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Cuccinelli Won’t Run In 2017

Haley Nicki Cuccinelli Ken 101613 CC

Former State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has told fellow Republicans he will not run for governor in 2017.

2 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Cruz Prevails In GOP Delegate Count

Cruz Ted 040214 ZZ

Ted Cruz won most of the Republican at-large delegates that were chosen at the Virginia GOP Convention at James Madison University.

3 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Men’s Lacrosse Ends Season

Updated
Starsia Dom 050308

The UVA men's lacrosse program ended its 2016 season with a 7-8 record after a 19-11 loss to Brown University in Kennesaw, Georgia.

13 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Baseball Team Takes Two From Pitt

BaseballHat1

UVA won a Saturday double header over Pittsburgh Saturday, and racked up its 28th and 29th victories of the baseball season.

14 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

Baltimore Ravens Select Canady

FootballUVaHelmet_1

UVA has now managed to have one of its football players drafted by an NFL team for 33 years.