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Steelers chairman Rooney passes away at 84

/ Apr 14, 2017

Steelers chairman Rooney passes away at 84

Dan Rooney, the powerful and popular Pittsburgh Steelers chairman whose name is attached to the NFL’s landmark initiative in minority hiring, died Thursday. He was 84. The team announced his death but details were not immediately available. Rooney took over operation of the team ...

Alonso to skip Monaco GP to compete in Indy 500

/ Apr 13, 2017

Alonso to skip Monaco GP to compete in Indy 500

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso announced Wednesday that he will race for McLaren at the Indianapolis 500 next month in a surprise switch that means the Spanish driver miss the Monaco Grand Prix on the same day. It will be Alonso’s first time ...

/ Apr 13, 2017

49ers willing to trade No. 2 pick in draft

With just more than two weeks before his first NFL draft as general manager of the San Francisco 49ers, John Lynch said there is interest from other teams about acquiring the No. 2 overall pick. If the right offer comes, Lynch said Wednesday he’d ...

Sunwolves make changes ahead of match against Crusaders

/ Apr 12, 2017

Sunwolves make changes ahead of match against Crusaders

Ed Quirk returns from injury and will lead the Sunwolves against the Crusaders at Christchurch’s AMI Stadium on Friday, in what will be the Japanese franchise’s first game on New Zealand soil. The Australian-born flanker leads a side that shows eight changes from the ...

/ Apr 11, 2017

Goromaru expected to leave Toulon: source

Japan fullback Ayumu Goromaru looks set to leave French first-division club Toulon, a source close to the matter said Tuesday. The source said the 31-year-old Goromaru is considering not renewing his deal with Toulon and is looking for a new club to play for ...

Sunwolves welcome Super Rugby reshuffle

/ Apr 10, 2017

Sunwolves welcome Super Rugby reshuffle

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The Sunwolves responded Monday to the reduction in the number of Super Rugby teams and their move to the Australian Conference, saying the reduced traveling and more favorable time zones will help the side both on and off the field. “We will continue competing ...