Sports - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

Sports

Latest Stories

tournament_of_champions_golf_80762.jpg

tournament_of_champions_golf_80762.jpg

Ryan Moore reacts to missing his birdie putt on the 17th green during the first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)

tournament_of_champions_golf_30517.jpg

tournament_of_champions_golf_30517.jpg

Ryan Moore hits from the 10th fairway during the second round of the Tournament of Champions golf event, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Matt York)

rockies_bettis_cancer_baseball_38408.jpg

rockies_bettis_cancer_baseball_38408.jpg

FILE - This is a 2016 file photo showing Chad Bettis of the Colorado Rockies baseball team. Bettis vowed to be ready for spring training even after being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November and undergoing surgery and he will most certainly be ready to pitch next month. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

rockies_bettis_cancer_baseball_86090.jpg

rockies_bettis_cancer_baseball_86090.jpg

File - In this Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, file photo, Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Bettis delivers a pitch to San Francisco Giants' Denard Span in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver. Always so optimistic, Bettis vowed to be ready for spring training even after being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November and undergoing surgery. Now, he knows for sure: The Colorado Rockies right-hander will most certainly be ready to pitch next month. Cancer-free, too. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

rockies_bettis_cancer_baseball_43532.jpg

rockies_bettis_cancer_baseball_43532.jpg

File - In this Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, file photo, Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Bettis gestures after retiring San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan for the final out in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Denver. Always so optimistic, Bettis vowed to be ready for spring training even after being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November and undergoing surgery. Now, he knows for sure: The Colorado Rockies right-hander will most certainly be ready to pitch next month. Cancer-free, too. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

rockies_bettis_cancer_baseball_33244.jpg

rockies_bettis_cancer_baseball_33244.jpg

File - In this Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, file photo, Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Bettis is shown in the team's dugout in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Denver. Always so optimistic, Bettis vowed to be ready for spring training even after being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November and undergoing surgery. Now, he knows for sure: The Colorado Rockies right-hander will most certainly be ready to pitch next month. Cancer-free, too. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

enforcers_extinction_hockey_83846.jpg

enforcers_extinction_hockey_83846.jpg

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2006, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs' Tie Domi, left, punches New Jersey Devils' Jay Pandolfo in a fight during second period NHL action in Toronto. With the exception of alumni games, such as the one played at last weekend's Centennial Classic in Toronto, and `Slap Shot’ movie reunions, the opportunities have dwindled for enforcers. Their jobs have become outdated in a faster, leaner and far less gap-toothed era. (Kevin Frayer/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

enforcers_extinction_hockey_10080.jpg

enforcers_extinction_hockey_10080.jpg

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2004, file photo, Dave "Tiger" Williams, left, hooks Tony Currie during the first period of the Hockey 2004 Legends Classic in Toronto. With the exception of alumni games, such as the one played at last weekend's Centennial Classic in Toronto, and `Slap Shot’ movie reunions, the opportunities have dwindled for enforcers. Their jobs have become outdated in a faster, leaner and far less gap-toothed era. (Aaron Harris/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

enforcers_extinction_hockey_71343.jpg

enforcers_extinction_hockey_71343.jpg

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2006, file photo, Montreal Canadiens' Sheldon Souray, right, fights with Calgary Flames' Darren McCarty during first period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Canada. With the exception of alumni games, such as the one played at last weekend's Centennial Classic in Toronto, and `Slap Shot’ movie reunions, the opportunities have dwindled for enforcers. Their jobs have become outdated in a faster, leaner and far less gap-toothed era.(Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

enforcers_extinction_hockey_89719.jpg

enforcers_extinction_hockey_89719.jpg

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 1975, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs Dave "Tiger" Williams (22), foreground, lands a left on to the jaw of Montreal Canadiens' Guy Lapointe while being held by the linesman during first period hockey action in Montreal. With the exception of alumni games, such as the one played at last weekend's Centennial Classic in Toronto, and `Slap Shot’ movie reunions, the opportunities have dwindled for enforcers. Their jobs have become outdated in a faster, leaner and far less gap-toothed era. (DMB/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

grizzlies_warriors_basketball_02818.jpg

grizzlies_warriors_basketball_02818.jpg

Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph (50) is defended by Golden State Warriors' Zaza Pachulia during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Memphis won 128-119. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

grizzlies_warriors_basketball_38758.jpg

grizzlies_warriors_basketball_38758.jpg

Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph (50) shoots over Golden State Warriors' David West (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Memphis won 128-119. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

grizzlies_warriors_basketball_15957.jpg

grizzlies_warriors_basketball_15957.jpg

Memphis Grizzlies' Mike Conley (11) makes a basket over Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, right, in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter during an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Memphis won 128-119. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

exchange_blanda_memorabilia_auction_football_25353.jpg

exchange_blanda_memorabilia_auction_football_25353.jpg

ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JAN. 7, AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this Sept. 20, 1973, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback and kicking specialist George Blanda relaxes on his helmet during a workout for a Miami Dolphins game in Oakland, Calif. Blanda died of cancer on Sept. 27, 2010, at age 83, and his family put 50 pieces of his sports memorabilia up for public bidding through SCP Auctions from Jan. 4, 2017, through Jan. 21. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File)

exchange_blanda_memorabilia_auction_football_42960.jpg

exchange_blanda_memorabilia_auction_football_42960.jpg

ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JAN. 7, AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this Dec. 21, 1975, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback and kick specialist George Blanda concentrates on a game against the Kansas City Chiefs after kicking the 2,000th point of his pro career in Oakland, Calif. Blanda died of cancer on Sept. 27, 2010, at age 83, and his family put 50 pieces of his sports memorabilia up for public bidding through SCP Auctions from Jan. 4, 2017, through Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File)

exchange_blanda_memorabilia_auction_84119.jpg

exchange_blanda_memorabilia_auction_84119.jpg

ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JAN. 7, AND THEREAFTER – FILE – In this undated file photo, George Blanda, a quarterback and placekicker for the Oakland Raiders, throws a football. Blanda died of cancer on Sept. 27, 2010, at age 83, and his family put 50 pieces of his sports memorabilia up for public bidding through SCP Auctions from Jan. 4, 2017, through Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo, File)

heat_lakers_basketball_24687.jpg

heat_lakers_basketball_24687.jpg

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lou Williams, center, shoots between Miami Heat forward Willie Reed, left, and Dion Waiters, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. The Lakers won 127-100. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

heat_lakers_basketball_89403.jpg

heat_lakers_basketball_89403.jpg

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, right, and referee CJ Washington, center, hold back guard Goran Dragic, left, after an altercation with Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson (not pictured) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Both Dragic and Clarkson were ejected from the game for the altercation, as the Lakers won 127-100. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

aptopix_heat_lakers_basketball_85502.jpg

aptopix_heat_lakers_basketball_85502.jpg

Los Angeles Lakers center Tarik Black, left, holds back Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic, center, from a fight with Jordan Clarkson, far right, with forward Willie Reed, second from left, and referee Michael Smith's arm holds onto Dragic's uniform, as forward Luol Deng (9), of South Sudan, holds back Clarkson during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Both Dragic and Clarkson were ejected from the game for the altercation, as the Lakers won 127-100. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

australia_tennis_brisbane_international_40219.jpg

australia_tennis_brisbane_international_40219.jpg

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria plays a shot in his semifinal match against Milos Raonic of Canada at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)