Roush team president Steve Newmark opened a news conference before Sunday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway by reading a lengthy statement from Newman, who apologized at the start for not being at the track.
One of the greatest moments in American sports history happened Feb. 22, 1980 when the U.S. men’s hockey team defeated the heavily-favored Soviet Union in the medal round of the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.
Prior to the game, Hall of Famer Magic Johnson led a tribute to Kobe Bryant and Commissioner Emeritus David Stern, including an eight-second moment of silence, a nod to the number Bryant wore the first half of his career.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred disciplined the Astros after he found the team broke rules by using electronics to steal signs during its run to the 2017 World Series championship and again in the 2018 season.
Super Bowl LIV is in the rear view mirror and all eyes now shift to the NFL’s offseason. While there are no games to be played until September and even preseason is still six months away in August, there is plenty for fans to monitor in the interim.
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, announced that a date has been set for a ceremony to award former Saints player and ASL advocate Steve Gleason with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can bestow on a civilian.
Umpires agreed to cooperate with Major League Baseball in the development and testing of an automated ball-strike system as part of a five-year labor contract announced Saturday, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.