Kaillie Humphries sworn in as American, officially paving path to Beijing Olympics
Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Sliding: Kaillie Humphries, the reigning world champion in both monobob and women's bobsledding, was sworn in as a citizen in San Diego on Thursday, ending her long saga to become an American and have the right to compete for the U.S. at the Olympics.
Blue Jays' busy off-season comes to screeching halt with MLB lockout
Sports/Baseball/MLB: Several questions about the Toronto Blue Jays' off-season have been answered. The arrival of the Major League Baseball lockout early Thursday means it'll take some time before the rest of the team's 2022 picture comes into focus.
Canada's Broderick Thompson secures 1st career World Cup podium finish in men's super-G
Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Alpine Skiing: Canada's Broderick Thompson made his first career World Cup podium finish, winning bronze in the men's super-G race on Thursday in Beaver Creek, Colo.
Women's Tennis Association's stand for Peng Shuai is unique, but doubts remain of others following suit
Sports/Tennis: WTA President and CEO Steve Simon did not set out to lead the way for how sports should confront China when he announced that the women's tennis tour would suspend tournaments there because of concerns about former Grand Slam doubles champion Peng Shuai's well-being.
Contrasting views between Manfred, Clark could lead to lengthy MLB lockout
Sports/Baseball/MLB: Hours into Major League Baseball's first work stoppage in 26 years, Commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony Clark presented diametrically opposed views of each side's negotiating positions that point to a lengthy lockout.