U-32's Mark Chaplin, one of Vermont's longest-serving coaches, is contending with a new format and new challengers heading into Monday's Nordic skiing state championships at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Corey Conners spent more time grinding out pars than chasing birdies, and that proved to be the right recipe Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational as Bay Hill began to bake under a warm sun.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Jennifer Kupcho and Austin Ernst each shot their second straight 5-under 67 to share the second-round lead Friday in the LPGA Tour's Drive On Championship.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials are allowing people to attend Major League Baseball games and other sports, go to Disneyland and watch live performances in limited capacities starting April 1.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California to allow Major League Baseball, parks like Disneyland, live shows to resume at reduced capacity on April 1.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Domingo Germán pitched two scoreless innings for the New York Yankees in his spring training debut Friday, a week after publicly apologizing for actions that led to his 2019 suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Paul McMullen, a runner who was a member of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team, died in a ski accident in northern Michigan, Eastern Michigan University said Friday. He was 49.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Sam Dyson was suspended for the 2021 season by Major League Baseball on Friday under the domestic violence policy of the league and the players' association.
Israel Adesanya stepped onto the UFC 259 scale in a mask and sweatpants. After weighing in at several pounds below the limit for his light heavyweight title fight, he gestured to his cornerman, who handed him a pizza box.
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — A man found Tiger Woods unconscious in a mangled SUV after the golf star crashed the vehicle in Southern California, authorities said in court documents obtained Friday.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Houston Astros are minus eight pitchers because of COVID-19 protocols, but general manager James Click said there were no plans to pause activity at the team’s spring training camp.
LSU's former athletic director recommended in 2013 that Les Miles be fired as Tigers football coach because of his behavior with female student workers.
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin and the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a contract buyout, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said he's feeling better after getting a pacemaker and said he hopes to return to the team Saturday or Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has hired Maia Chaka as the first Black female official in league history. She will work games during the 2021 season.
Longtime Chicago Blackhawks defenseman and three-time Stanley Cup winner Brent Seabrook announced Friday he is unable to continue playing hockey because of injury.
Washington has informed Alex Smith the team is releasing the veteran quarterback, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision.
TOKYO (AP) — The new president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has begun holding weekly news conferences hoping to win over a doubting Japanese public with the postponed games opening in just under five months.
The pool has long been home to Simone Manuel. Outside of it, the Olympic champion is pushing herself in a new endeavor to boost the profile of women’s sports.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames fired coach Geoff Ward on Thursday night and replaced him with Darryl Sutter, who will lead the team for the second time.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University suspended basketball coach Greg McDermott on Thursday night for using racially insensitive language while addressing the team after a game last weekend.
EAST MONTPELIER — Senior guard Aiden Hawkins was unconscious from 3-point range Thursday and the U-32 boys basketball team gave a Harwood a 74-51 thrashing that the Highlanders won’t forget.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Jared Butler scored 22 points and No. 3 Baylor, fresh off clinching its first Big 12 title on the road two days earlier, beat No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70 on Thursday to end the Cowboys' five-game winning streak.
The economic downturn across college sports caused by the pandemic led Drake to slash its athletic budget, including a quarter of what it spends on men's basketball.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Your eyes won’t be playing tricks on you Friday night when a fleet of trucks at Las Vegas Motor Speedway all look exactly the same.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was discharged from St. Joseph’s Hospital on Thursday, a day after having a pacemaker installed.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda didn't miss a beat four days after her first LPGA Tour title on U.S. soil, outplaying her sister and the world's No. 1 player for a 5-under 67 to share the lead at the Drive On Championship.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — The University of Vermont women’s lacrosse team opened the season in the win column, earning a 17-7 victory over the University of Hartford on Thursday.
JOHNSON – The Norwich University women’s basketball team outscored NVU-Johnson in all four quarters and had five players reach double-figures during an 80-46 victory.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Diamondbacks left-hander Caleb Smith was reflecting on Tuesday's first spring training start when he talked about a valuable lesson he learned when facing the San Diego Padres.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Bay Hill was bustling Thursday morning, just like golf before the pandemic. The fans were limited in numbers but they all wanted the same dose of entertainment provided by Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Thursday he will soon sign a bill to ban transgender athletes from competing on girls' or women's sports teams in the state's schools and universities.
NEW YORK (AP) — They called it the Fight of the Century, and when Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier met for the first time a lot more was at stake than just the heavyweight title. Fifty years later, the fight still reigns undefeated not just as an event but as an iconic moment in time. As part of…
The money was huge — a cool $2.5 million apiece — and so was the stage for Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Their first fight at Madison Square Garden was so epic it was billed as the Fight of the Century, and 50 years later it reigns undefeated.
Marcus Willis, the Everyman’s everyman who was ranked 772nd when he faced Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2016, is ending his playing career and will focus on coaching tennis to help kids learn “that anyone can live the dream.”
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo will be able to stay at home in Turin when Portugal begins its World Cup qualifying program at a neutral venue in Italy because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heart inflammation is uncommon in pro athletes who’ve had mostly mild COVID-19 and most don’t need to be sidelined, a study conducted by major professional sports leagues suggests.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Free-agent outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. is joining the Milwaukee Brewers, agreeing to the parameters of a $24 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Tide hockey coach David Lawrence: "Emily is just a really good athlete. So even though playing hockey wasn't natural to her when she started out as a freshman, she could already skate a little bit. And she has decent skating speed, so she can keep up really well and put herself in good posit…