Tag: Sports

Steelers maintain Super Bowl expectations despite turnover

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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers experienced a significant amount of turnover during the offseason, yet they opened training camp on Thursday with the same...

Russian Olympic archer loses consciousness in Tokyo heat

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TOKYO — Russian archer Svetlana Gomboeva lost consciousness during a competition at the Tokyo Olympics in intense heat Friday. ...

Unvaccinated US swimmer sparks debate as Olympics start

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TOKYO — A debate is brewing between former gold medalist Maya DiRado and some American swimmers over U.S. medal threat Michael Andrew’s decision not...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

George Young: HS teacher to architect of Giants’ Super Bowls

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — In an era when NFL teams chose general managers from the ranks of former players, coaches and personnel executives, George...

‘The greatest honor’: Osaka lights Olympic cauldron

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TOKYO — What a moment for Naomi Osaka. For the new Japan. For racial injustice. For female athletes. For tennis. ...

American winger Chris Mueller to join Hibernian in January

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American winger Chris Mueller will join Hibernian in January. The...

Sean Manaea fans career-best 13, Oakland tops Seattle 4-1

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SEATTLE — Sean Manaea struck out a career-high 13 in seven strong innings, Ramón Laureano drove in a two runs and the Oakland Athletics...

Olympics ceremony uses music from Japanese video games

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TOKYO — The athletes of the Tokyo Olympics were greeted by a few familiar notes Friday night. ...

The Latest: US athletes enter the Tokyo opening ceremony

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...