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Calgary 2026 Winter Olympics bid dead after ‘no’ vote

(Reuters) – Calgary’s hopes of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics were dashed on Tuesday after citizens voted resoundingly against the western Canadian city’s plan to bid for the Games. FILE PHOTO: Samaranch Jr, IOC Vice-President, speaks during the 133rd IOC session in Buenos Aires More than 56 percent of voters ...

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NFL notebook: Season over for Steelers’ no-show Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell did not report to the team before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline, meaning he is ineligible to play the rest of the season. FILE PHOTO: Dec 17, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell (26) runs the ball against New England ...

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NFL pulls plug on Mexico City game over unsafe field conditions

FILE PHOTO: Nov 19, 2017; Mexico City, MEX; New England Patriots fans pose before aN NFL International Series game against the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo (Reuters) – Next week’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams originally scheduled for ...

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Cowboys’ Jones calls Riley interest ‘speculation’

FILE PHOTO: Jul 26, 2018; Oxnard, CA, USA; Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reacts during training camp at River Ridge Fields. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Tuesday denied reports that he is interested in Oklahoma Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley. “That would be ...

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Ohtani named American League Rookie of the Year

FILE PHOTO – Japanese pitching and hitting star Shohei Ohtani works out ahead of his move to the Los Angeles Angels in Kamagaya, east of Tokyo, Japan January 5, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato (Reuters) – Japanese two-way standout Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was rewarded for a tremendous Major ...

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Clinical Djokovic tames Isner, Zverev edges Cilic

LONDON (Reuters) – The last time Novak Djokovic played at the O2 Arena he suffered a chastening defeat at the hands of home hero Andy Murray which confirmed the end of his dominance at the top of the men’s game. Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – ...

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Tennis: Zverev inflicts more ATP Finals pain on Cilic

LONDON (Reuters) – Marin Cilic’s miserable record at the ATP Finals continued as he was beaten 7-6(5) 7-6(1) by Germany’s Alexander Zverev on Monday — his ninth defeat in 10 round-robin matches at the O2 Arena. Tennis – ATP Finals – The O2, London, Britain – November 12, 2018 Germany’s ...

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NHL roundup: 5-goal period lifts Panthers over Senators

Aleksander Barkov scored twice as the Florida Panthers won their fourth straight game, scoring five goals in the second period to defeating the visiting Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. Nov 11, 2018; Sunrise, FL, USA; Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) scores a goal past Ottawa Senators goaltender Mike ...

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NBA Roundup: Harden hot as Houston cooks up home win

Rockets 115, Pacers 103 Nov 11, 2018; Houston, TX, USA;Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) passes against Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) in the first quarter at Toyota Center. Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports James Harden scored a game-high 40 points and Houston won on its home floor for ...

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