Sports

This Dec. 18 photo shows construction underway on the former Hollywood Park site in Ingewood, California, where St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke proposes to build an NFL stadium.

St. Louis stadium plan sent to NFL; Chargers, Raiders in mix

A task force empaneled by Missouri’s governor made its formal financing pitch Tuesday to the National Football League for a billion-dollar stadium along the Mississippi… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2015
  • By JIM SUHR
This Dec. 18 photo shows construction underway on the former Hollywood Park site in Ingewood, California, where St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke proposes to build an NFL stadium.

Browns coach to talk with Manziel about latest video

CLEVELAND — Johnny Manziel’s latest video appearance has the Browns concerned.The second-year quarterback is expected to have a conversation with Cleveland coach Mike Pettine after… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2015
  • By TOM WITHERS

Sports on TV for Dec. 30

COLLEGE BASKETBALL8 a.m., ESPNU — West Virginia at Virginia Tech9 a.m., ESPN2 — Indiana at Rutgers10 a.m., ESPNU — Houston at South Florida11 a.m., ESPN2… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2015

Today in Sports History for Wednesday, Dec. 30

1956 — The New York Giants win the NFL title with a 47-7 rout of the Chicago Bears.1962 — The Green Bay Packers beat the… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2015

Local Sports Calendar for Dec. 30

Today, December 30JDHS, 1 p.m., Kenai v. Sitka (girls)JDHS, 3 p.m., Hydaburg v. Sitka (boys)JDHS, 5 p.m., JDHS v. Chugiak (girls)JDHS, 7 p.m., JDHS v.… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2015
Juneau-Douglas' Georgia Robinson makes a pass against Sitka' Hailey Denkinger during the 2015 Princess Cruises Alaska Airlines Capital City Classic at JDHS on Monday. Juneau won 34-31.

JDHS rallies late against Sitka

The Crimson Bears girls rallied late by scoring 14 fourth-quarter points to defeat visiting Sitka on Monday during the first round of the Capital City… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015
Juneau-Douglas' Georgia Robinson makes a pass against Sitka' Hailey Denkinger during the 2015 Princess Cruises Alaska Airlines Capital City Classic at JDHS on Monday. Juneau won 34-31.
Juneau Douglas' Kolby Hoover, right, tries to steal the ball from Hydaburg's Will Peele during the 2015 Princess Cruises Alaska Airlines Capital City Classic at JDHS on Monday.

Crimson Bears roll over Hydaburg

The Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team started this week’s Capital City Classic by showcasing its offensive firepower.The Crimson Bears exploded for 22 first-quarter points… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015
  • By CHARLES L. WESTMORELAND
Juneau Douglas' Kolby Hoover, right, tries to steal the ball from Hydaburg's Will Peele during the 2015 Princess Cruises Alaska Airlines Capital City Classic at JDHS on Monday.

Photo: Capital City Classic

Juneau-Douglas’ Erica Hurtte shoots a layup over Sitka’s MacKenzie Campbell during the opening round in the 2015 Princess Cruises Alaska Airlines Capital City Classic at… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015

Reynolds leads Navy over Pittsburgh 44-28

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Keenan Reynolds wrapped up his record-setting college career at Navy in spectacular fashion, running for three touchdowns and throwing for another Monday… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015
  • By DAVID GINSBURG

Michigan State again No. 1, with conference play coming up

This is the week conference play begins so it’s so long to mismatches and guarantee games. Now it’s a neighborhood thing, and that means plenty… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015
  • By JIM O'CONNELL

Week 16 provides more questions, not answers

Just when you thought it was safe to look toward the playoffs, Week 16 of the NFL schedule threw a bunch of stuff out of… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015
  • By BARRY WILNER
This March 9 photo shows the University of Oklahoma football team and coaches lining up wearing all black in the Everest Training Center in protest of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma’s playoff journey began with stand against racism

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — On a balmy morning in south Florida, Baker Mayfield and his Oklahoma teammates goofed around beneath the swaying palms as they… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015
  • By PAUL NEWBERRY
This March 9 photo shows the University of Oklahoma football team and coaches lining up wearing all black in the Everest Training Center in protest of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma.

Local Sports Calendar for Dec. 29

Today, December 29HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALLJDHS, 1 p.m., Sitka v. Chugiak (girls)JDHS, 3 p.m., Hydaburg v. Kentlake (boys)JDHS, 5 p.m., JDHS v. Kenai (girls)JDHS, 7 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015

Today in Sports History for Tuesday, Dec. 29

1926 — Merlyn Phillips of the Montreal Maroons scores five seconds into the game at Chicago for an NHL record for the fastest goal from… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015

Sports on TV for Dec. 29

BOXING5 p.m., FS1 — Premier Boxing Champions, Omar Douglas vs. Frank De Alba, junior lightweights, at Bethlehem, Pa.COLLEGE BASKETBALL9 a.m., ESPNU — Tulane at Memphis9… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2015
Thunder Mountain's Ava Tompkins and two Chugiak players collide as they go for the ball on Saturday.

Photos: Thunder Mountain vs. Chugiak

Thunder Mountain's Ava Tompkins and two Chugiak players collide as they go for the ball on Saturday.… Continue reading

Thunder Mountain's Ava Tompkins and two Chugiak players collide as they go for the ball on Saturday.

Sports on TV for Dec. 28

COLLEGE BASKETBALL2 p.m., ESPNU — UNC-Greensboro at North Carolina3 p.m., BTN — Mass.-Lowell at Rutgers3 p.m., FS1 — Penn at Villanova3 p.m., FS2 — IUPUI… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2015

Today in Sports History for Monday, Dec. 28

1944 — Maurice Richard has five goals and three assists to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 9-1 rout of the Detroit Red Wings.1947 —… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2015

Local Sports Calendar

Monday, December 28HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALLJDHS, 1 p.m., Kenai v. Chugiak (girls)JDHS, 3 p.m., Kentlake v. Sitka (boys)JDHS, 5 p.m., JDHS v. Sitka (girls)JDHS, 7 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2015
Member of the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team react to a dunk by teammate Bryce Swofford during the ducking contest at the Capital City Classic at JDHS on Sunday. Swofford won the event. Other winners included Caitlin Pusich and Molo Maka, both of JDHS, in the free throw competitions. Chugiak's Nicole Pickney and Kent Lake's Michael Alar won their respective three-point contests.

Photos: Capital City Classic

Juneau-Douglas' Molo Maka shoots to win the boy's free throw contest at the Capital City Classic at JDHS on Sunday. … Continue reading

Member of the Juneau-Douglas High School boys basketball team react to a dunk by teammate Bryce Swofford during the ducking contest at the Capital City Classic at JDHS on Sunday. Swofford won the event. Other winners included Caitlin Pusich and Molo Maka, both of JDHS, in the free throw competitions. Chugiak's Nicole Pickney and Kent Lake's Michael Alar won their respective three-point contests.