Dick Enberg

Belichick and Saban: The Stories Behind Football’s Most Powerful Friendship

They agreed to meet in West Point, N.Y., at a little hotel with a name neither can remember. For two men with deep connections to Navy, the locale …

NFL

'Whoa, Nelly!' Keith Jackson, Voice Of College Football, Dies At 89

Keith Jackson was one of sports' great voices, and one of its most popular play-by-play announcers. He was considered the voice of college football by several generations or watchers.<p>Jackson died Friday. He was 89.<p>He began calling college football games for ABC Sports when it acquired the broadcast …

College Football

Divisional Round Snap Judgments

<i>Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an unforgettable divisional round of the NFL playoffs….(Holy Stefon Diggs!)</i><p>* In …

Telvin Smith

Waking up with the Kings: January 14

A 7:56 start time allowed for the drama to build on Bob Miller Celebration Day, and three fights within four seconds less than three minutes into the …

Ice Hockey

CBS Sports Network to air special on UCLA and Houston's epic 'Game of the Century'

'History in the Astrodome: UCLA vs Houston 1968' looks at the game that changed college basketball<p>Incredibly, we are fast approaching the 50-year …

College Basketball

Hoffarth: Enberg’s voice resonates 50 years after the UCLA-Houston ‘Game of the Century’

A college basketball game, ill-fitted for a major domed stadium? It’s become common place today when TV wants to facilitate who should be declared …

Stephen A. Smith

LaVar Ball creating divide between NBA coaches & media

Near the end of a heated and highly enlightening interview on SiriusXM’s NBA Radio, veteran NBA reporter Mitch Lawrence challenged Jeff (Shecky) Van …

LaVar Ball

Dallas Cowboys: Could MNF candidates to replace Jon Gruden include Jason Witten? Jim Nantz on why Tony Romo is a 'dream to work with' | SportsDay

Peyton Manning would be the splashiest hire but he has shown little inclination to be tied to a booth. There could be a Tony Romo-like surprise …

Dallas

Statue, banner reflect permanence, and that means a lot to Bob Miller

Aaron Poole/NHLI<p>For Bob Miller, there has been some recent vacation time mixed in a victory lap to commemorate a beloved, Hockey Hall of Fame career. …

Los Angeles Kings

Ricky Williams' smokey Super Bowl party high-lights week in sports

A little bit about a lot …<p>So, what’s former Hei-sman Trophy winner <b>Ricky Williams</b> of San Diego up to these days? Well, he’s hosting a <b>weed watch party</b> …

Ryan Shazier

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

On Jan. 9, 1982, Angelo Buono Jr., one of the so-called Hillside Stranglers, was sentenced to life in prison for raping and killing 10 women in Los …

Prince William

Hoffarth on the media: NBC’s Al Michaels takes the high road (and fastest route) to the Coliseum for Rams’ NFL playoff game

Maybe the complete depth and breadth of the Rams’ success this past 2017 season could not be truly actualized and validated with Los Angeles TV …

Kirk Herbstreit

Letters: Readers weigh the pros and cons of Darnold and Rosen leaving for NFL

Good luck to Josh Rosen and Sam Darnold as they seek to become Sunday heroes. The pseudo-success they've experienced at their respective schools is commendable, but a far cry from achieving real success as NFL quarterbacks. Just ask people like Cade McNown, Brett Hundley, Tommy Maddox, Dennis …

Sam Darnold

A Ski Spot Without the Glitz---in a Good Way

McCall, Idaho, is no Sun Valley—and many folks hope it stays that way.<p>While the resort town of about 3,000 has the requisite glacial lake and powdery ski slopes, McCall has retained the simple charm and small-town feel that’s less evident in Sun Valley and Ketchum, Idaho, to the southeast. Those …

Real Estate

The Morning Skate, Jan. 2: Happy New Year!

Yes, yes, we took a few day off.We hope you did too.Anyway, it’s 2018, the Skate is still here.I hope you had a lovely time over the last week or two …

Ice Hockey

Celebrity deaths in 2017: Looking back at the famous figures we lost

The world lost acclaimed actors, iconic musicians, beloved comedians and legendary athletes in 2017. Here's a look at the famous figures who passed away. Click through to read full obituaries.<p>Gene Cernan<p>Gene Cernan, 82, the last astronaut to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of …

Entertainment

Pick-6 bettor misses out on $571,000 when jockey falls off horse right before finish line

The Pick-6. It’s the white whale of many a horse track bettor, who can’t help but put down a couple bucks on the rarest of rare chances that they …

A look back at who Michigan lost in 2017

CLOSE<p>A look back at some of the celebrity deaths of 2017.<p>From a titan of sports and entertainment to a man who ran a delightfully quirky arcade, …

Detroit

Top 25 Baseball Stories of 2017 — No. 4: Yordano Ventura, Roy Halladay die in tragic accidents

<i>We’re a few short days away from 2018 so it’s a good time to look back at the top 25 baseball stories of 2017. Some of them took place on the field,</i> …

Baseball

Forget RIP ... 2017 in San Diego sports can RIH

Dick Enberg died in December. By itself, that would have made 2017 a terrible year.<p>But San Diego’s 365 sporting days of 2017 stunk like the inside of …

Rashaad Penny

Holiday with 33, UCLA opens Pac-12 96-82 over Washington St

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Holiday took his game to another level Friday night and led UCLA to an impressive opening night Pac 12 game victory.<p>Holiday scored a career-high 33 points, pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds and had four assists and Jaylen Hands added 19 points to lead UCLA to a 96-82 …

College Basketball

In Memoriam: 83 Stars We've Lost This Year

We lost so many famous figures in 2016, and while we're all hoping that the last couple months of this year are a little brighter, a depressing …

Entertainment

Indiana takes advantage of strong 2nd half to ice Penguins

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana’s Zach McRoberts earned his minutes Friday.<p>He could be on the verge of getting a lot more playing time.<p>The junior forward …

College Basketball

Sketchbook: Remembering the celebrities we lost in 2017

<b>FROM MUSIC</b> to movies, we mourned pioneers and performance icons in 2017.<p>We lost everyone from Batman (Adam West) to Bond (Roger Moore) to Rocket J. Squirrel (June Foray).<p>We lost comedy legends who had worked close to Rat Pack icons (Jerry Lewis and Don Rickles).<p>We lost guitarists who gave us …

Entertainment

Yep, USC has a 7-game winning streak over Ohio State that dates back to 1975

A 23-game series that includes seven Rose Bowls and now a Cotton Bowl has been lopsided since the ‘70s.<p>Gather ‘round, children, and I will tell you a tale of when Ohio State could not beat Michigan. That might seem farfetched, but Ohio State beat Michigan all of twice in John Cooper’s tenure from …

College Football

Roy Halladay, Johnny Bower just 2 sporting legends who left us in 2017

Roy Halladay seemed from another time. He pitched deep into games — complete games, the vanished art — and won a couple of Cy Young Awards along the …

Sports (Canada)

Chester Bennington, Hugh Hefner & All The Stars We Lost In 2017: In Memoriam

They are gone, but they will never be forgotten. So many beloved stars of stage and screen passed away in 2017. From Mary Tyler Moore to Chester …

Entertainment