World Junior Championship roundup: Czechia defeats Slovakia on late goal

Tuesday was the first day of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship, which is being held at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Day 1 games Czechia 5, Slovakia 4: Gabriel Szturc, a prospect for the 2023 NHL Draft, scored with 1:50 remaining in the third period to lead Czechia in its first preliminary round game in … Read more

Kyle Shanahan: 49ers were ‘locked in’ on Trey Lance and Mac Jones leading to 2021 draft

Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan joined the I Am Athlete podcast and was asked about the process leading to the team selecting quarterback Trey Lance with the No. 3 overall draft pick last year. There was a lot of speculation surrounding who the 49ers were looking to draft after … Read more

NHRA Camping World Series heads to Topeka for Menard’s NHRA Nationals

Known as the House of Speed, Heartland Motorsports Park is again set to host the exciting, must-see action of 11,000-horsepower, 330-mph racing from the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series at the Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor on Aug. 12-14 It is the 14th of 22 races during the 2022 season, and the event … Read more

Serena Williams says ‘countdown has begun’ to retirement

Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion serena williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a career that transcended sports. In an essay released Tuesday by Vogue magazine, and a post … Read more