Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease.
Mikaela Shiffrin already was assured of earning her third career medal, each in a different event, when Lindsey Vonn prepared to propel herself out of the starting gate as the final starter in the final race of her Olympic career.
The Washington Nationals have a lot invested in Max Scherzer — a seven-year, $210 million contract signed two years ago — but Scherzer had a lot invested in the Nationals’ future as well.
The Hoyas fell short of winning their third straight game and have just three regular season dates remaining.
The Cavaliers mark the beginning of a stacked five-games in seven nights stretch for the Wizards.
The Astros’ World Series title last fall and the Philadelphia Sixers’ uptick (currently seventh in the Eastern Conference), have amplified discussions about teams tanking. If it works, copycats will follow.
Diggins dug deep, remembering all the years of training, and of all her teammates waiting for her at the finish line to bring home the United States’ first medal ever in women’s cross-country skiing — and then she let loose.
Ty Jerome scored 18 points and top-ranked Virginia held off depleted Georgia Tech 65-54 on Wednesday night, clinching the regular season title and top seed next month in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.
“It is home in a plastic bag. I am going to use it for something later,” Rendon said of his newly cut hair.
Among the Washington Nationals relievers who threw live batting practice Tuesday in West Palm Beach were right-hander Brandon Kintzler and lefty Sean Doolittle. Right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley threw off one of the mounds in a practice field bullpen.
The Winter Olympics now will get the real Ivanka Trump.
The Capitals traded a 2019 fifth-round pick Wednesday to the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman Jakub Jerabek.
Marit Bjoergen and Kikkan Randall have shared a special bond since competing against each other at their first Olympics in Salt Lake City 16 years ago.
The NBA has fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving.