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Rams make McVay youngest head coach in NFL history

Jan 13, 2017

Rams make McVay youngest head coach in NFL history

The Los Angeles Rams have made Sean McVay the youngest head coach in NFL history. The Rams on Thursday hired McVay, who turns 31 years old on Jan. 24. The Washington Redskins’ offensive coordinator replaces Jeff Fisher, who was fired 13 games into the ...

Jan 12, 2017

JRFU hands Kobe's Nakajima a 10-match ban

Kobe Kobelco Steelers lock Vakauta Isileli Nakajima was handed a 10-match ban by the Japan Rugby Football Union on Thursday for a tip tackle during last weekend’s Top League game against the Kubota Spears. The 27-year-old Tongan-born graduate of Ryutsu Keizai University upended Kim ...

Jan 12, 2017

Sunwolves announce three additions for Super Rugby campaign

The Sunwolves named three more players to their squad Thursday for the upcoming Super Rugby season. Lock Naohiro Kotaki from the Toshiba Brave Lupus, who has won seven caps for the Brave Blossoms, gets a recall having played three games for the franchise last ...

Furyk named U.S. Ryder Cup captain

Jan 12, 2017

Furyk named U.S. Ryder Cup captain

Jim Furyk was appointed Wednesday as the U.S. captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France, where his team will try to win on European soil for the first time in 25 years. Furyk was a unanimous choice by the Ryder Cup committee last ...

Chargers reportedly set to make move to L.A.

Jan 12, 2017

Chargers reportedly set to make move to L.A.

The deadline for the San Diego Chargers to exercise their option to relocate to Los Angeles has been extended for two days, although a media report surfaced Wednesday night that the team plans to move. The Chargers have called a staff meeting for 8 ...

Packers equipped to thrive without Nelson

Jan 12, 2017

Packers equipped to thrive without Nelson

The Green Bay Packers offense appears to be in better shape than last season to be successful without Jordy Nelson. They struggled to hit big plays when Nelson missed the 2015 season with a knee injury. Now, Nelson’s status is in question again for ...

Falcons' Ryan looking to scratch playoff itch

Jan 11, 2017

Falcons' Ryan looking to scratch playoff itch

Matt Ryan’s poise under pressure has produced 25 fourth-quarter comebacks, a “Matty Ice” nickname and his first All-Pro selection. The Atlanta Falcons’ quarterback also is a leading MVP candidate. The glaring void on Ryan’s resume is his 1-4 postseason record. At 31, Ryan may ...

Boedker powers Sharks past Oilers

Jan 11, 2017

Boedker powers Sharks past Oilers

Halfway through the season, Mikkel Boedker managed to double his goal-scoring total in just one game. Boedker scored three goals for his fourth career hat trick to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. “A ...

Jan 11, 2017

Coe asked to give more evidence to British doping inquiry

IAAF president Sebastian Coe has been asked to appear for a second time before British legislators looking into corruption in athletics, following fresh evidence regarding his knowledge of a Russian doping scandal. Coe told a British parliamentary committee in December 2015 that he was ...

Newlywed table tennis icon Fukuhara putting family first

Jan 11, 2017

Newlywed table tennis icon Fukuhara putting family first

Olympic table tennis player Ai Fukuhara, who held her wedding ceremony in Taipei earlier this month, says she will put family first before her sport. Fukuhara, 28, told Taiwan’s Apple Daily in an interview published on Wednesday that she felt for the first time ...