The best shot putter in history breaks the world record with a new technique at the Los Angeles Grand Prix

Ryan Crouser competes in the shot put during the Los Angeles Grand Prix at UCLA’s Drake Stadium on Saturday. Crouser broke his own world record in the discipline, using a new throwing technique that some call the “Crouser Slide”. (Katharine Lotze/Getty Images) Ryan Crouser has an engineering background, a master’s degree in finance, a nightlife … Read more

The aces receive their championship rings and raise the title banner in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Aces received and showed off their championship rings and hoisted their WNBA championship banner Saturday night in Las Vegas ahead of their matchup with the Los Angeles Sparks. The atmosphere at Michelob Ultra Arena was electric as the defending champions took the stage for the ringside ceremony. Introduced by … Read more

Le’Veon Bell says he was ‘mean’ during Steelers contract stalemate, but wants to retire in Pittsburgh

It’s been more than five years since Le’Veon Bell last played in a Pittsburgh Steelers uniform, and that distance allowed for a lot of thought during the former Pro Bowl running back’s recent appearance on a podcast. Speaking to the Steel Here podcast in an episode posted on Friday, Bell made a number of wild … Read more

Yankees takeaways from Saturday’s 3-2 win over Padres, including departure of Isiah Kiner-Falefa as extras

Isiah Kiner-Falefa singled in the winning inning with one out in the 10th inning Saturday afternoon, lifting the Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the visiting San Diego Padres in front of a sold-out crowd of 46,963. The Yankees haven’t scored much lately – five points in their last three games combined – but it … Read more

Geraint Thomas admits Giro d’Italia hope after Primoz Roglic takes lead on penultimate stage

Geraint Thomas (L) (Primoz Roglic (R) – Geraint Thomas admits the Giro d’Italia hope after Primoz Roglic took the lead on the penultimate stage – Shutterstock/Luca Zennaro Even in extremis, Geraint Thomas appealed to an endearing and dark sense of humor. He had just lost the pink magliaand with it his vision of winning a … Read more