Stories by Eddie Pells

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Horschel holds on for title at BMW Championship

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. - Billy Horschel gave up the lead, then took it back, and ended up with a two-shot victory over two-time Masters Tournament champion Bubba Watson at the BMW Championship.
By Eddie Pells

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Daily, weekly fantasy football games raise legal questions

Some of the newest incarnations of fantasy football look a lot more like gambling than intricate, outsmart-your-opponent strategy games.
By Eddie Pells

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

NFL seeks answers regarding marijuana use

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it.
By Eddie Pells

Monday, July 28, 2014

U.S. Olympic Committee will pay price if a U.S. city lands the 2024 Olympics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning.
By Eddie Pells

Friday, June 27, 2014

U.S. fans caught by lure of soccer

A new generation of American-born soccer fans has made its presence felt at this World Cup.
By Eddie Pells

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

USOC trims list of cities for 2024 Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Committee pared its list of possible hosts for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and expects to use the next seven months to decide whether to bid.
By Eddie Pells

Monday, June 2, 2014

California Chrome's greatness a product of 'luck and timing'

For all the buzz California Chrome's feel-good run at the Triple Crown is generating for horse racing, his too-good-to-be-true story has virtually no chance of repeating itself..
By Eddie Pells

Monday, April 7, 2014

UConn wins national championship

ARLINGTON, Texas - Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift seventh-seeded Connecticut to a 60-54 win over Kentucky's freshmen and a national title hardly anyone ...
By Eddie Pells

Friday, April 4, 2014

Wildcats, Badgers bring vastly different styles

ARLINGTON, Texas — They play the same game, though they come at it from opposite sides of the court.
By Eddie Pells

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Wildcats advance to Final Four after thriller

INDIANAPOLIS - Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky and its freshmen to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.
By Eddie Pells

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Kentucky has been up to the task so far

INDIANAPOLIS - If the crew of growing-on-the-job freshmen at Kentucky find themselves in Dallas next week, nobody can tell them they didn't take the toughest path possible.
By Eddie Pells

Monday, March 17, 2014

Mathematicians hold key to $1M bracket

Warren Buffett looks at his offer to pay $1 billion to anyone who fills out a perfect NCAA Tournament bracket as nothing more than a matter of having the numbers in his favor. And mathmaticians ...
By Eddie Pells

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Florida, Wichita State, Arizona, Virginia grab top seeds

Virginia joined Florida, Wichita State and Arizona as a No. 1 seed Sunday when the selection committee announced the pairings for the NCAA Tournament.
By Eddie Pells

Monday, March 10, 2014

Teams still trying for the bubble

Here's a Pick Six of bubble teams, how they did over the weekend and what they need to accomplish in the upcoming conference tournaments.
By Eddie Pells

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

American Wise takes Olympic gold on halfpipe

American skier David Wise cut through rain and snow to take Olympic gold on the halfpipe in Sochi.
By Eddie Pells

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

Americans sweep podium in slopestyle skiing

Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper swept the podium for the United States on Thursday in slopestyle skiing, each throwing down versions of their sport's vaunted triple-cork jump to ...
By Eddie Pells

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

American Shaun White fails to medal

In an Olympic stunner, snowboarding icon Shaun White fell to Iouri Podladtchikov, of Switzerland, in Tuesday's halfpipe final. 
By Eddie Pells

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

American reigns in slopestyle

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - There was a lot of ugliness out on that supersized Olympic slopestyle course Sunday. As she so often does, Jamie Anderson made things look beautiful again.
By Eddie Pells

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

White says he's at peace with decision to skip slopestyle

White says he's at peace with a controversial decision to skip the brand new slopestyle event to focus on an attempt at winning a third consecutive gold medal in the halfpipe competition.
By Eddie Pells

Kotsenburg wins Sochi's first gold for United States

Sage Kotsenburg won Sochi's first gold medal for the United States on Saturday. And he certainly did it his own way with buzz-worthy creativity while outscoring competitors who many say landed ...
By Eddie Pells
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