Steelers Say They Will Let Le’Veon Bell Go but Try to Keep Antonio Brown

Sports|Steelers Say They Will Let Le’Veon Bell Go but Try to Keep Antonio BrownImageLe’Veon Bell warming up for a game in December 2017. He sat out all of 2018.CreditCreditMichael Wyke/Associated PressLe’Veon Bell is free to go. Antonio Brown, maybe not so much.The Pittsburgh Steelers have no plans to place a transition tag on Bell, General… Read More

Zion Williamson Is Injured as No. 1 Duke Falls to North Carolina

Sports|Zion Williamson Is Injured as No. 1 Duke Falls to North CarolinaImageZion Williamson injured his right knee on Tuesday.CreditCreditGerry Broome/Associated PressThe final score of one of the most anticipated college basketball games of the season quickly turned into an afterthought on Wednesday night when the star Duke freshman Zion Williamson left the game with a… Read More

On Baseball: With or Without Bryce Harper, the Phillies Like Their Winter Haul

On BaseballImageBryce Harper after his final home game of the season last year with the Nationals. He has not signed with a team.CreditCreditRob Carr/Getty ImagesCLEARWATER, Fla. — Bryce Harper will soon be the most scrutinized athlete in Philadelphia, or the most hated. Neither role sounds fun. If he signs a record contract with the Phillies,… Read More

Who? Two Seniors Climb Into Top 10 on College Basketball’s Career Scoring List

ImageCampbell point guard Chris Clemons leads Division I basketball in scoring at 29.8 points a game.CreditCreditJason E. Miczek/Associated PressBUIES CREEK, N.C. — With three seconds left in the first half last Wednesday night, Campbell point guard Chris Clemons was fouled on a layup. He banged the floor in frustration as the ball rimmed out, then… Read More

Roundup: Champions League: Leroy Sané Saves Manchester City

Soccer|Champions League: Leroy Sané Saves Manchester CityRoundupImageLeroy Sané held up his hand after scoring in deference to the fans of Schalke, his former club.CreditCreditMartin Meissner/Associated PressMobbed by his Manchester City teammates after scoring a sublime free kick, Leroy Sané held out his left hand in apology to the Schalke fans who once adored him but… Read More

On Baseball: Manny Machado Gets His Payday, but It Won’t Quell Free Agency Gripes

On BaseballImageManny Machado, 26, spent last season with the Baltimore Orioles and the Los Angeles Dodgers, hitting .297 with 37 homers and 107 runs batted in.CreditCreditMike Nelson/EPA, via ShutterstockTAMPA, Fla. — If the San Diego Padres had stayed away from elite free agents this winter, people would have understood. They gave out the richest contract… Read More

At Wisconsin High School, Accusations of Body Shaming at a Cheerleading Banquet

ImageCreditCreditChloe CushmanKENOSHA, Wis. — At an annual banquet last March to celebrate the achievements of Tremper High School’s cheerleading squad, some parents did a double-take when the coaches announced several unconventional awards.There was the Big Boobie award for the girl with the biggest breasts. The coach giving the award, according to several parents among the… Read More