Posts in category: Sports
TOP 25 REWIND: Losses hit top tier of AP Top 25 poll

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- This time, it was the top tier’s turn. The headliners in the AP Top 25 couldn’t avoid the stumbles that had befallen their lower-ranked poll peers a week earlier, from top-ranked Duke’s home loss to Syracuse to the nation’s last two unbeaten teams — No. 2 Michigan and […]

Bowman's 37 leads BC to 87-82 win over No. 11 Florida State

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- With just over a minute left and No. 11 Florida State rapidly closing the gap, an unlikely contributor popped onto the court to help Boston College hold on for a victory. Running back AJ Dillon, the Atlantic Coast Conference’s preseason football player of the year, got out of […]

Dwyane Wade Day: Marquette gets in on the 'Last Dance'

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Dwyane Wade’s last dance went back to college. The Miami Heat guard — who has dubbed his 16th and final NBA season “One Last Dance” — was the guest of honor at Marquette’s game against Providence on Sunday. Wade starred for the Golden Eagles during the 2001-02 and […]

Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Even as his uninterrupted dominance of yore dissipated, even as he took the occasional break, Roger Federer always mattered more often than not in the closing days of Grand Slam tournaments. Until lately, that is. Until, at age 37, he was outplayed in the Australian Open’s fourth round […]

Henry Cejudo knocks out TJ Dillashaw to retain UFC flyweight title

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The stoppage came at the 32-second mark of the bout, tying it for the fifth-fastest knockout or TKO in a title fight in UFC history. Cejudo (14-2) made his first defense of the flyweight belt he won in August by upsetting longtime division champion Demetrious Johnson. Dillashaw (16-4), […]

Cubs to launch their own sports network

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- President of business operations Crane Kenney said the team hopes to have it running in time for spring training next year. He said the Cubs will have a “strategic partner,” though he wouldn’t reveal any names, and teams from outside Chicago could be involved with the network. Kenney […]

Phil Mickelson maintains 2-shot lead in Desert Classic

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Phil Mickelson has barely stopped smiling since he teed off Thursday morning in the Desert Classic. “It’s so fun,” Mickelson said. “I just love being in contention, having a chance to win, being in the final group, feeling the nerves, feeling that excitement, the opportunity. It’s just, it’s […]

George lifts Thunder past 76ers 117-115

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid tangled once again. Then Paul George stole the show. George converted a four-point play with 5.1 seconds left, sending Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 117-115 victory over Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. George’s clutch shot capped a wild […]

Dillashaw, Cejudo set for champ vs. champ UFC fight

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- T.J. Dillashaw has dropped to the 125-pound weight class to fight flyweight champion Henry Cejudo in the main event of UFC’s debut card on the ESPN networks. Dillashaw, the 135-pound champion, is trying to join Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier and Amanda Nunes as the only UFC fighters to […]

Veteran safety Morgan Burnett wants release from Steelers

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Burnett told NFL Network that a release would help him return to his natural position of safety instead of as a dime linebacker with the Steelers. Burnett missed four of the first six games of the season, and the Steelers continued to start rookie Terrell Edmunds in his […]

UFC Fight Night Broklyn undercard recap

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- BROOKLYN — A multitude of undercard fights with major implications are taking place before UFC Fight Night Brooklyn’s main event between Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw on Saturday at the Barclays Center. We recap all the action here as it goes down. Cory Sandhagen defeated Mario Bautista by first-round […]

RJ Barrett leads No. 1 Duke past No. 4 Virginia 72-70

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- No. 1 Duke and fourth-ranked Virginia kept trading baskets — and the lead — down the stretch of another classic at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Here’s the difference: The Blue Devils had RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and a defense that —even without key on-the-ball defender Tre Jones— flipped the […]

The Latest: Petra Kvitova into Australian Open quarterfinals

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is the first player into the Australian Open quarterfinals after beating 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova 6-2, 6-1 to open play Sunday at Rod Laver Arena. Kvitova, who had a WTA […]

Aqib Talib is cornerstone of Rams' efforts to rein in Saints

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Los Angeles Rams realize they’re heading into one of the NFL’s most intimidating environments when they visit the top-seeded New Orleans Saints in the deafening Superdome for the NFC championship game. Leave it to Aqib Talib, their voluble veteran cornerback, to remind his teammates about the upside […]

Presidents of Texas, Texas A&M support renewing rivalry

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- The Aggies and Longhorns haven’t played each other since 2011, when Texas A&M left the Big 12 for the SEC. “It’s a storied rivalry,” Texas president Greg Fenves said during the interview with the Statesman. “We’ve told our ADs to figure out a plan and bring it to […]

Pelicans' Anthony Davis suffers left index finger sprain

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Davis suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of Friday’s game against Portland, when he finished with 27 points and seven rebounds in a 128-112 loss to the Trail Blazers. For the season, Davis, a five-time All-Star selection, is averaging 29.3 points, 13.3 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per […]

How much can Kenneth Faried help James Harden and the Rockets?

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Friday that the Houston Rockets are expected to add big man  Kenneth Faried, who has reached a buyout with the Brooklyn Nets, according to sources. Can Faried help fill the void left by Clint Capela’s absence due to thumb surgery? Since Capela suffered […]

Day 7 Australian Open preview: Federer, Sharapova, Tiafoe looking for spots in quarterfinals

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Plenty of other former winners are in action, too. World No. 2 Rafael Nadal meets Tomas Berdych, Angelique Kerber faces 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova, while Maria Sharapova and local hope Ash Barty clash on Rod Laver Arena. Day session ESPN3 & ESPN+: Starting at 7 p.m. ET ESPN2: […]

Rockets' Clint Capela to miss 4-6 weeks after surgery on right thumb

Digital Resource Sports News – Urandir News- Capela suffered the injury while getting hit on a lob play during Sunday night’s loss to Orlando. He underwent an MRI in Houston on Monday. After signing a five-year, $80 million contract extension this summer, Capela has career-high averages of 17.6 points and 12.6 rebounds to go with […]