Sports » Page 5

edsabol

NFL Films founder Ed Sabol dies

Sabol founded the production company in 1964, and helped professional football become a major player in U.S. sports television.

beckham

David Beckham launches ‘7’ fund for kids

The soccer legend wants to change the lives of millions of children.

michaelsam

Michael Sam applies for first-ever NFL veteran combine

The NFL will hold a combine for players with league experience on March 22.

cavs

Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Feb. 9.

griffin

Clippers’ Griffin set for surgery, out indefinitely

Los Angeles Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin will undergo surgery for a staph infection on his right elbow.

deansmith

Legendary UNC coach Dean Smith dead at 83

The coach won two national titles, led the U.S. team to an Olympic gold in 1976, and helped develop NBA great Michael Jordan.

AP626665223689_1

This week’s best sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments.

hernandez

Hernandez jurors to tour his home, crime scene

The former NFL player is accused of the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating his fiancée's sister.

spikelee

Spike Lee goes from director to coach for NBA All-Star

Spike Lee will direct the likes of Kevin Hart, Anthony Anderson, and Mo'Ne Davis — but instead of on a movie set, it will be on the basketball court.

cavs

Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Feb. 6.

tiger

Wounded Tiger quits again

Former world No. 1 Tiger Woods withdrew after 11 holes of his opening round at the Farmers Insurance Open.

mlb

Commissioner expects to face decision on Rose ban

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred opened the door for possible reinstatement of the all-time hits leader for Hall of Fame consideration.

magic

Struggling Magic fire head coach Vaughn

The Orlando Magic have fired head coach Jacque Vaughn on the heels of their 10th consecutive loss.

hawks

Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Feb. 5. HAWKS BOUNCE BACK, BEAT WIZARDS…

dqwelljackson

Colts linebacker Jackson arrested for assault

D'Qwell Jackson, whose interception in the AFC title game triggered the "Deflategate" controversy, was arrested after getting into a fight over a parking space.

13-overlay

The 2015 ‘SI’ swimsuit edition is here and the cover model is …

This year's edition will launch online on Feb. 9.

tiger

Struggling Woods focused on Masters

Tiger Woods, coming off his worst score as a professional, says he is focused on peaking in time for the Masters.

AP73055383155_5

PHOTOS: Patriots parade through Boston to celebrate Super Bowl win

Patriots fans braved cold weather to welcome their team home in style.

geno

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Feb. 4.

patriots

Boston’s Super Bowl parade to draw hearty fans amid massive snow

A little snow won't stop Boston from celebrating the Super Bowl XLIX victors.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Growth Seen In Economic Index

market growing up

The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for February, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, increased from January’s reading.

in Local

Iowa Legislators Move to Budget And Education Issues

Iowa state capital

With the debate over increasing the gas tax out of the way, Iowa legislators now can focus on the budget, and settling on education funding.

in Local

Rounds Still Hopes For Pipeline

rounds

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he hopes the Congressional setback for the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t end up killing it.

in Local

Higher Property Tax Revenue Expected In Nebraska

Ricketts

A report from the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board shows that taxes for the current fiscal year will be more than sixty two million dollars higher than expected.

in Local

State Education Spending Debate Continues

state capitol pierre

State aid to education is a big issue for the South Dakota legislature.