Sports

Timbers acquire winger Andy Polo from Liga MX club

Jan 17, 2018

The Portland Timbers have acquired winger Andy Polo on loan from Liga MX club Monarcas Morelia for the upcoming season

Pirates fans urge MLB to force owner Nutting to sell

Jan 17, 2018

Some Pittsburgh Pirates fans are asking Major League Baseball to force owner Bob Nutting to sell that team after decision to trade star outfielder Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants

Cole excited to join Verlander, Keuchel on Astros staff

Jan 17, 2018

Gerrit Cole is excited to join Justin Verlander and Dallas Keuchel on the pitching staff of the World Series champion Houston Astros

Verizon pushes further into sports streaming with NBA deal

Jan 17, 2018

Yahoo users will be able to stream some basketball games for free under a new deal with the NBA

Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

Jan 17, 2018

The rival Koreas are planning their first joint Olympic team in a prominent step toward improved relations

Sports court to start Russian Olympic doping appeals Monday

Jan 17, 2018

The Court of Arbitration of Sport says it will begin appeals hearings on Monday for 39 Russian athletes disqualified from the Sochi Winter Games for doping and banned for life from the Olympics

The Latest: US hopes joint Olympic team helps NKorea change

Jan 17, 2018

The White House says it hopes for a "small taste of freedom" for the North Korean athletes participating on a joint Olympic team with South Korea

Fernandez leads European figure skating championships

Jan 17, 2018

Javier Fernandez took a step toward his sixth consecutive European Figure Skating Championships gold medal by being the only skater in the men's short program to land two quads

Ten Brinke wins 11th Dakar stage, Sainz keeps overall lead

Jan 17, 2018

Toyota driver Bernhard ten Brinke wins the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally, as defending champion Stephane Peterhansel and his Peugeot teammate Carlos Sainz continue duel for the overall lead

Embrace the Bold North in Minneapolis for Super Bowl

Jan 17, 2018

Minneapolis is the northernmost city to host a Super Bowl, and tourism officials are embracing that as they welcome visitors to the "Bold North."

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