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Matsuda elected to swim Hall of Fame

/ Jul 21, 2018

Matsuda elected to swim Hall of Fame

by Ed Odeven

Swimmer Hitomi Matsuda, a prolific breaker of world records, will take her rightful place among the masters legends of the sport later this year. The International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame this week announced that Matsuda is among its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees. The ...

Kenya's Chepkoech smashes steeplechase world record

/ Jul 21, 2018

Kenya's Chepkoech smashes steeplechase world record

Mission accomplished for Beatrice Chepkoech, who set out to break the 3,000-meter steeplechase world record and broke it by more than eight seconds on Friday. Chepkoech clocked 8 minutes, 44.32 seconds at the Herculis Diamond League meeting, becoming the first Kenyan woman to hold ...

Johnson, Kisner tied for lead

/ Jul 21, 2018

Johnson, Kisner tied for lead

A light rain in the morning that gave way to soft sunlight in the afternoon took some of the sting out of Carnoustie. Just not all of it. Kevin Kisner found that out with one swing that erased his two-shot lead Friday in the British Open ...

Falcons won't offer WR Julio Jones new deal this year

/ Jul 20, 2018

Falcons won't offer WR Julio Jones new deal this year

Stifled by the salary cap, the Atlanta Falcons won't be offering Julio Jones a more lucrative contract. Not this year, at least. Now the question is: Will the star receiver show up for training camp? The Falcons informed Jones several weeks ago that they would not renegotiate ...

Kevin Kisner takes lead at British Open

/ Jul 20, 2018

Kevin Kisner takes lead at British Open

The silver claret jug was on the first tee Thursday morning at Carnoustie, a trophy that Kevin Kisner knows all too well. Kisner flew home from the British Open last year with Jordan Spieth, a flight that was delayed while waiting on Spieth to finish ...

NPB getting on board with boom in esports

Jul 19, 2018

NPB getting on board with boom in esports

by Jason Coskrey

Nippon Professional Baseball is ready to take a swing at esports. This fall, the league will join forces with Konami to launch the Pawapuro Pro League, an esports league that will bring together pro baseball and pro gamers. Players in the league will compete using ...