New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks with members of the media during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, ahead of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against Los Angeles Rams in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 01, 2019 - 12:32 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Who's No. 1 in football? When it comes to merchandise sales, who else but Tom Brady? According to the NFLPA Top 50 Player Sales List, based on total sales of all officially licensed NFL player merchandise from March-November 2018 — the most updated survey available — the quarterback...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2010, file photo, Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, reacts in the finish area after completing the women's downhill race at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia. Vonn announced Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, that she will retire from ski racing after this month's world championships in Sweden. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, File)
February 01, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Lindsey Vonn has only two races remaining on her aching knees. The women's all-time leader in World Cup wins announced on Friday she will retire from ski racing after this month's world championships in Sweden. The 34-year-old Vonn had been planning to retire in December but changed her plans...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin, right, and Slovakia's Petra Vlhova, left, both winners of an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, celebrate on the podium in Maribor, Slovenia, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin didn't celebrate her shared victory with Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova in the final World Cup race before the world championships on Friday. Shiffrin didn't look at ease right after finishing, bending forward for a while, though in a first reaction on...
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February 01, 2019 - 10:22 am
KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Dustin Johnson shot a 9-under 61 and took a three-stroke lead after two rounds of the Saudi International on Friday. Third-ranked Johnson made seven birdies and an eagle at the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club to be 11 under overall, and faring...
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The sun sets behind Mercedes-Benz Stadium ahead of Sunday's NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots in Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
February 01, 2019 - 10:17 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The FBI says that security officials are being "inundated" with drones flying around the Atlanta stadium that will host Sunday's Super Bowl 53. That's despite an ongoing restriction that bans any use of drones in the area of Mercedes-Benz Stadium downtown. FBI spokesman Kevin Rowson...
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Michael, Buchwald, NFL Senior Counsel, Legal, holds up Super Bowl 53 tickets as he explains the security features on the tickets during a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 01, 2019 - 9:54 am
Pro Football Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins says opening up about depression and suicidal thoughts earlier in his career helped him overcome his issues. Dawkins, a nine-time Pro Bowl safety with the Eagles and Broncos, tells PodcastOne Sports Now guest host Rob Maaddi that "issues become power" when...
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Winnipeg Jets' Adam Lowry (17) chases Columbus Blue Jackets' Seth Jones (3) around the net during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 01, 2019 - 7:58 am
The NHL will celebrate Black History Month for the first time, shifting its focus in February from its wide-ranging "Hockey Is For Everyone" campaign to emphasize racial diversity in the sport. The league and NHL Players' Association will announce the joint initiative Friday morning. It includes a...
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Qatar's forward Almoez Ali celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the AFC Asian Cup semifinal soccer match between United Arab Emirates and Qatar at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
February 01, 2019 - 6:21 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has been cleared to play in Friday's Asian Cup final after a United Arab Emirates protest about possible ineligible players was rejected. Less than three hours before the final, the Asian Football Confederation published the decision of its disciplinary...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, file photo. Bahraini football player Hakeem al-Araibi answers questions from the waiting journalists as he is brought in to a court in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai prosecutors have submitted a request in court for Thailand to extradite to Bahrain a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)
February 01, 2019 - 2:16 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai prosecutors submitted a request in court Friday for Thailand to extradite to Bahrain a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia. Hakeem al-Araibi, a former player on Bahrain's national team, has said he fled his home country due to political repression and...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James stands on the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 123-120. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 01, 2019 - 1:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James looked like his old self, even if he wasn't feeling like it after his first game since Christmas. James had 24 points and 14 rebounds in his return from a 17-game injury absence, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Clippers 123-120 in overtime Thursday night after...
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