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Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Rob Gronkowski (87) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla.

Tom Brady wins Super Bowl No. 7, Buccaneers beat Chiefs 31-9

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Rob Gronkowski (87) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla.

February 7, 2021, 7:26pm Latest News

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady made his seventh Super Bowl title look familiar - despite moving south to a new team and conference during a pandemic. Read story

Nearly four years after Colby Stevenson suffered a fractured skull he was on top of the freestyle world.

Top skier Colby Stevenson takes time to ‘celebrate life’

Nearly four years after Colby Stevenson suffered a fractured skull he was on top of the freestyle world.

January 31, 2021, 8:02pm National Sports

ASPEN, Colo. — Every May 8 for the last four years — and, he vows, every one going forward — freestyle skier Colby Stevenson could be found in a similar setting: hanging out with friends, usually on top of a mountain somewhere. Read story

Mitch Haniger never saw the field in 2020 for the Seattle Mariners. He barely saw the field in 2019. He's nearly three years removed from being an All-Star, but the Mariners believe that with Haniger now full healthy he can once again be that caliber of player.

Haniger healthy, hopes to regain All-Star form for Mariners

Mitch Haniger never saw the field in 2020 for the Seattle Mariners. He barely saw the field in 2019. He's nearly three years removed from being an All-Star, but the Mariners believe that with Haniger now full healthy he can once again be that caliber of player.

January 29, 2021, 2:25pm National Sports

When the Mariners gather for the start of spring training next month in Arizona, they expect Mitch Haniger to reclaim his spot as their everyday right fielder and a place in the middle of the batting order. Read story

Temple coach John Chaney in 2006. He was one of the nation's leading Black coaches and a commanding figure during a Hall of Fame basketball career at Temple. He died at age 89. His death was announced by the university Friday, Jan. 29, 2021.

Temple’s commanding basketball coach John Chaney dies at 89

Temple coach John Chaney in 2006. He was one of the nation's leading Black coaches and a commanding figure during a Hall of Fame basketball career at Temple. He died at age 89. His death was announced by the university Friday, Jan. 29, 2021.

January 29, 2021, 2:12pm National Sports

John Chaney, one of the nation’s leading basketball coaches and a commanding figure during a Hall of Fame career at Temple, died Friday. He was 89. Read story

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2007, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Curt Schilling pitches against the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of the baseball World Series at Fenway Park in Boston. Like many baseball writers, C. Trent Rosecrans viewed the Hall of Fame vote as a labor of love. The results of the 2021 vote will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, and Rosecrans was not alone in finding the task particularly agonizing this time around. With Schilling's candidacy now front and center -- and Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens still on the ballot as well -- voters have had to consider how much a player's off-field behavior should affect his Hall of Fame chances.

Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2007, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Curt Schilling pitches against the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of the baseball World Series at Fenway Park in Boston. Like many baseball writers, C. Trent Rosecrans viewed the Hall of Fame vote as a labor of love. The results of the 2021 vote will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, and Rosecrans was not alone in finding the task particularly agonizing this time around. With Schilling's candidacy now front and center -- and Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens still on the ballot as well -- voters have had to consider how much a player's off-field behavior should affect his Hall of Fame chances.

January 26, 2021, 3:53pm National Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball Hall of Fame won’t have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits — on-the-field or off — for enshrinement in Cooperstown on this year's ballot. Read story

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) scrambles up field ahead of Buffalo Bills defensive end AJ Epenesa (57) during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo.

Reigning champion Chiefs dump Bills 38-24 in AFC title game

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) scrambles up field ahead of Buffalo Bills defensive end AJ Epenesa (57) during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo.

January 24, 2021, 7:33pm Latest News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took the Kansas City Chiefs five frustrating decades to make their second Super Bowl appearance. Read story

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Scott Miller catches a 39-yard touchdown pass against Green Bay Packers' Kevin King during the first half of the NFC championship NFL football game in Green Bay, Wis., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.

Road warriors: Bucs win 31-26 at Green Bay, reach Super Bowl

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Scott Miller catches a 39-yard touchdown pass against Green Bay Packers' Kevin King during the first half of the NFC championship NFL football game in Green Bay, Wis., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.

January 24, 2021, 3:52pm Latest News

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ road magic have them heading home to the Super Bowl, the first team to play in one on their home field. Read story

The NBC Sports Network, which is best known for its coverage of the NHL and English Premier League, will be going away at the end of the 2021, the network announced on Friday, Jan.

NBC to shut down NBC Sports Network at end of 2021

The NBC Sports Network, which is best known for its coverage of the NHL and English Premier League, will be going away at the end of the 2021, the network announced on Friday, Jan.

January 22, 2021, 2:31pm National Sports

The NBC Sports Network, which is best known for its coverage of the NHL and English Premier League, will be going away at the end of the year. Read story

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron at the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y. Aaron died early Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. He was 86. The Atlanta Braves said Aaron died peacefully in his sleep. No cause of death was given.

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron at the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y. Aaron died early Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. He was 86. The Atlanta Braves said Aaron died peacefully in his sleep. No cause of death was given.

January 22, 2021, 8:47am Latest News

Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86. Read story

The International Olympic Committee, led by President Thomas Bach, is pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled and will not open on July 23. The Tokyo Games were postponed 10 months ago at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and now their future appears threatened again.

Amid cancellation talk, Tokyo Olympics ‘focused on hosting’

The International Olympic Committee, led by President Thomas Bach, is pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled and will not open on July 23. The Tokyo Games were postponed 10 months ago at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and now their future appears threatened again.

January 21, 2021, 7:33pm Nation & World

IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled. Read story