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Gulati: 2026 North American World Cup would reap big profits

TORONTO – Outgoing U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati says a 2026 World Cup hosted by Canada, Mexico and the U.S. would financially be “by far the most successful” in tournament history....

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Alexis Pinturault beats Luitz, Hirscher for 20th career WCup win

VAL D’ISERE, France – French skier Alexis Pinturault delighted his home crowd by winning a men’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, his 10th career victory in the discipline and 20th overall....

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn treated for back injury after World Cup super-G

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – Lindsey Vonn finished a World Cup super-G in extreme pain and was treated by race doctors for a back injury on Saturday. The American star crossed the finish line in...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Injured Olympic snowboard medalist Karl doubtful for games

VIENNA – Two-time Olympic snowboard medalist Benjamin Karl could miss the Pyeongchang Games after breaking a bone and tearing two ligaments in his right ankle in a training crash on Saturday. The...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Yankees set to reel in MVP Giancarlo Stanton from Marlins

MIAM – After helping the New York Yankees to five World Series titles, Derek Jeter might help them win another. The Yankees and Jeter’s Miami Marlins have agreed to a trade that would send NL MVP...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 26 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos skid at 8 games, home underdogs vs. Jets

ENGLEWOOD – Vance Joseph just may get doused on the sideline should the Denver Broncos finally win again Sunday. It would be out of relief, with the team mired in an eight-game slide – the longest...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

With ski halfpipe win, David Wise takes step in Olympic title defense

COPPER MOUNTAIN – David Wise took a major step in his bid to capture back-to-back Olympic gold medals Friday, winning a World Cup ski halfpipe competition that counts as an Olympic qualifier. Wise...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

New York Jets (5-7) at Denver Broncos (3-9)

TV: 2:05 p.m. Sunday, CBS OPENING LINE: Pick-em RECORD VS SPREAD: Denver 2-9-1, New York 7-4-1 SERIES RECORD: Broncos lead 19-15-1 LAST MEETING: Broncos beat Jets 31-17, Oct 12, 2014 LAST...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos hurting along both lines with Jets up next

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos are hurting in the trenches as they try to halt their longest losing skid since the AFL-NFL merger. Coach Vance Joseph on Friday ruled right guard Ronald Leary (back)...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Women’s World Cup combined canceled because of thick fog

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – A World Cup combined event was canceled because of thick fog on Friday, soon after Mikaela Shiffrin was fastest in the opening slalom run. The poor conditions wiped away...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vonn mixes sport and politics ahead of Olympics

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – Lindsey Vonn says she won’t stop expressing political views, though her main goal is regaining the Olympic downhill title. The ski star says after a World Cup race, “it’s...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

USOC aims to go to Olympics unless ‘physically impossible’

The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee says the plan is to take a team to the Pyeongchang Games “unless it’s legally or physically impossible.” CEO Scott Blackmun spoke Friday after a board...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports