James Harden vanishes in Game 6 amid contract uncertainty

James Harden vanishes in Game 6 amid contract uncertainty

James Harden was nowhere to be found in Thursday’s Philadelphia flop. The Sixers point guard—who was traded to Philadelphia at the deadline in February to help Joel Embiid in pursuit of a deep playoff push—was 4-of-9 with 11 points in 42 minutes of action. Harden took just two shots in the second half of Philadelphia’s … Read more

Chargers take Urban Meyer shot in savage video

Chargers take Urban Meyer shot in savage video

The Los Angeles Chargers have officially raised the bar for schedule release videos – and took some impeccable shots at other teams in the process. The team revealed their entire 2022 schedule in a hilarious anime send-up, going through all 17 matchups and animating each of their opponents – with varying levels of savagery. After … Read more

Sidney Crosby forced from Game 5 after high hit

Sidney Crosby forced from Game 5 after high hit

The Rangers-Penguins series may have turned due to an elbow. For sure, Game 5 did. The Rangers’ season seemed all but over deep into the second period Wednesday night, and then Sidney Crosby left the ice a few minutes after he took a Jacob Trouba elbow to the head. Without the services of their superstar … Read more

National avian flu outbreak detected in Utah wild birds for 1st time

A photo of a great horned owl in Utah's wild taken in 2018. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said a great horned owl found dead in Cache County died from the avian flu breakout across the country.

A photo of a great horned owl in Utah’s wild taken in 2018. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said a great horned owl found dead in Cache County died from the avian flu breakout across the country. (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — A great horned owl … Read more

Rangers topple Penguins after Sidney Crosby exit to stay alive

Rangers topple Penguins after Sidney Crosby exit to stay alive

The Resilient Rangers are still here. Staving off elimination in Game 5, the Rangers took advantage of an injury to star Penguins center Sidney Crosby — who left toward the end of the second period — and pulled out a 5-3 win Wednesday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 18.006 at Madison Square … Read more

Utah scientists revive cells in human donor eyes, transforming brain and vision research

Utah scientists revive cells in human donor eyes, transforming brain and vision research

Fatima Abbas and Frans Vinberg are scientists at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. The pair have published a study showing how they were able to revive light-sensing neuron cells in organ donor eyes and restore communication between them as part of a series of discoveries that stand to transform … Read more

Bob Lanier, NBA force who left big shoes to fill, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, NBA force who left big shoes to fill, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA’s top players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73. The NBA said Lanier died after a short illness. The Hall of Famer had worked for the league as a global ambassador. The Athletic reported … Read more

Gio Urshela breaks up Justin Verlander’s shot for fourth no-hitter

Gio Urshela breaks up Justin Verlander’s shot for fourth no-hitter

MINNEAPOLIS — After two frustrating years, Astros ace Justin Verlander was uncertain about his baseball future. The two-time Cy Young Award winner pitched just one game in 2020 and 2021 combined, missing all of last season following Tommy John surgery. Verlander is back to his old self — just like that guy with all those … Read more

Three Blue Jays ejected after Yankees’ Josh Donaldson hit

Three Blue Jays ejected after Yankees' Josh Donaldson hit

After five quiet innings, the Yankees offense exploded in the bottom of the sixth and some fireworks followed against the Blue Jays. Toronto lefty Yusei Kikuchi took a no-hitter into the sixth with the Yankees trailing 3-0. DJ LeMahieu dubbed and Aaron Judge followed with a single. After an Anthony Rizzo fly out ended Kikuchi’s … Read more