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Anthony McGill, from Scotland, won snooker’s like-it-or-loathe it shoot-out tournament by beating Xiao Guodong’s in the one frame final. Controversially the tournament carried ranking points for the first time.

NFL News and Rumors: Tony Romo to Denver Broncos?

The Dallas Cowboys have found the quarterback that will lead America's team for the next few years in youngster Dak Prescott, but what are their plans for veteran Tony Romo?

Falcons player seems to blame Lady Gaga for Super Bowl loss

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu is suggesting Lady Gaga and her lengthy halftime show during Super Bowl LI was at least partially responsible for his team's Super Bowl loss to the New England Patriots.

Pele's son turns self in for Brazil prison sentence

The son of football legend Pele turned himself in late Friday after being ordered by a Brazilian court to begin serving a nearly 13-year prison sentence for money laundering and drug trafficking.

New sensors allow for big data to be captured for sports events

New sensors, designed to be embedded in sports equipment, are being developed with the aim of providing real-time analytics to a smartphone. This is part of schemes designed to make big data analytics more accessible.

Snooker: Bingham beats Trump in Welsh Open final Special

Former world champion Stuart Bingham won the Welsh Open snooker championship by beating Judd Trump in a nail-biting final, 9 frames to 8. This was Bingham’s first major victory for several years.

Great Scottish Run is 'too short'

One of the established fixture of the British running calendar, the Great Scottish Run, has been found to be 150 meters too short.

NFL News and Rumors: Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco 49ers?

The San Francisco 49ers where once the most feared franchise in the NFL, but times have changed and now the team has its third head coach in as many years and the talent level is bleak in the bay area.

2017 NFL Mock Draft: Updated first round projections

The 2016 NFL season will go down as one of the best years in league history and with the Patriots winning another Super Bowl, teams must find the right talent to knock New England out of contention in 2017 and it will all start with the players draft.

2017 NBA Mock Draft: First round projections from leading experts

With the NBA All Star game festivities taking the headlines, fans can turn to college hoops to get their fix and take a good look at the next group of young men that will keep the league going strong.

Budapest Olympics firm suspends operations amid bid turmoil

The firm in charge of Budapest's troubled bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024 said Saturday it is suspending operations as long as uncertainty sparked by a referendum drive surrounds the application.

Can the Toronto Blue Jays expect more from Morales?

Many Toronto baseball fans may see the loss of Edwin Encarnacion during the offseason as the great tagedy of the season — even though spring training’s only just begun.

Budapest mulls dropping 2024 Olympics bid — mayor

First Hamburg, then Rome and now Budapest? The Hungarian capital on Friday considered dropping its bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024, after a petition gained enough signatures to force a referendum.

4 NFL players cancel Israel trip in solidarity with Palestinians

Four of the 11 National Football League players scheduled to visit Israel on a goodwill tour have withdrawn from the trip, with one star expressing solidarity with Palestine and saying he did not want to be "used" by the Israeli government.

Snooker: Barry Hawkins wins Grand Prix Special

English snooker player Barry Hawkins continued his good run of form by lifting the World Grand Prix snooker title. Hawkins defeated Welsh player Ryan Day by 10 frames to 7 in the final.

Review: Katerina Stefanidi wins 1st place in pole vault at Millrose Games Special

On February 11, Olympic gold medalist Katerina Stefanidi won first place in the pole vault competition at the NYRR Millrose Games at The Armory.

Thiago Braz da Silva wins 1st place in competition in Rouen

Olympic gold medalist and Brazilian pole vaulter Thiago Braz da Silva won the pole vault competition on Jan. 28 in Rouen, France.

Snooker: Hamilton wins German Masters Special

England’s Anthony Hamilton was the surprise winner of the German Masters snooker tournament, coming from behind to beat the other surprise finalist, Ali Carter, by 9 frames to 6.

Super Bowl ads caught in political whirlwind

The ads appearing during the Super Bowl weren't supposed to be political -- but some brands wanted to make a statement, and others may have been just caught in the crossfire.

Iran denies US wrestling team visas after Trump ban

Iran has refused visas for US athletes due to compete in an international wrestling tournament in response to President Donald Trump's travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries, the foreign ministry said Friday.

Statistician predicts who will win the Super Bowl

A statistician armed with a sophisticated computer program has made a call as to who will win the Super Bowl. He is predicting that the Atlanta Falcons to win the 51st staging of the contest.

UK Olympic hero Farah slams 'prejudice' of Trump border move

British athletics legend Mo Farah on Sunday slammed Donald Trump's immigration clampdown, calling it a policy of "ignorance and prejudice" that could keep him apart from his family.

Olympic gold medalist Dave Schultz remembered 21 years later

On January 26, 1996, the world of wrestling lost one of its finest athletes: world champion and 1984 Olympic gold medalist Dave Schultz.

Katerina Stefanidi will be competing at NYRR Millrose Games in NY

Olympic gold medalist pole vaulter Katerina Stefanidi will be competing at the NYRR Millrose Games in New York next month.

2017 NBA Mock Draft: Toronto Raptors latest projections

Despite a recent losing streak, Toronto is having another solid NBA season as the Raptors sit second in the Eastern Conference, just three games behind front-runner Cleveland.

Usain Bolt loses gold as IOC strip Jamaica of 2008 relay win

Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals Wednesday when the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games after a teammate was caught doping.

Catching up with Thiago Braz da Silva: Olympic gold medalist Special

Olympic gold medalist pole vaulter Thiago Braz da Silva chatted with Digital Journal about his 23rd birthday and plans for 2017.

Dana White getting in the way of proposed Pacquiao-McGregor fight

WBO welterweight champion and incumbent Philippine senator Manny Pacquiao is willing to face Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) superstar Conor McGregor provided the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion agrees to face him in a boxing match and not in MMA fight.

Snooker: O’Sullivan wins seventh masters Special

Ronnie O’Sullivan has broken another snooker record in winning the Masters title for the seventh time. This win took him above the record he shared with Stephen Hendry. In the final O’Sullivan beat Joe Perry 10-7.

Bats is back: Six reasons Bautista is Blue Jays gold

Slugger Jose Bautista is returning to Toronto. After an offseason of big ticket failures for the team, the deal to secure the veteran slugger satisfies a lot of Jays fans’ expectations — and might cement a competitive 2017 team.

2017 NHL Mock Draft: Updated first round projections

With the second half of the 2016-17 NHL season now in full swing, several teams that failed to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season, are in good position to play for a championship later this year.

2017 NFL Mock Draft: First round projections and analysis

With just four teams left vying for the Lombardi Trophy, the 2016-17 NFL season is nearly complete, but for those on the outside, the time is now to find the help that could make next season memorable.

2017 NBA Mock Draft: Updated first round projections

The 2016-17 NBA season is nearly at the halfway mark and college basketball has entered conference play, giving fans plenty to watch heading towards the playoffs and March madness.

Former England football manager Graham Taylor has died

Graham Taylor, who managed the England football (soccer) team, as well as the major league clubs Watford and Aston Villa, has died at the age of 72.

19 anti-doping agencies call for all out Russia ban

The heads of 19 National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) have called for 2018 World Cup hosts Russia to be banned from all sporting activity until a proper anti-doping system is in place.

FIFA approves 48-team World Cup for 2026

FIFA's ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, in a major coup for the body's president Gianni Infantino.

James Kirkland getting in the way of Cotto-Alvarez rematch

James Kirland is out to spoil Miguel Cotto's planned rematch against Canelo Alvarez as the two brawlers start training for their February 25 showdown at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas.

Arum set to discuss next fight with Pacquiao in Manila

Manny Pacquiao's longtime promoter Bob Arum is set to fly to the Philippines in the next few days to discuss his fight plan for Pacquiao when the fighting senator returns to the ring in late April this year.

Op-Ed: Bob Arum likely to grant Pacquiao's $20 million guaranteed prize

While Bob Arum appears to be stunned by a reported $20 million guaranteed prize being floated by Manny Pacquiao's adviser Michael Koncz for a possible title fight against Terence Crawford, chances are he may grant it when he meets with Pacquiao soon.

Op-Ed: Why proposed Pacquiao-Horn fight won't sell

Fight fans were rejoicing with the imminent Manny Pacquiao-Terence Crawford showdown this April when all of a sudden, Pacquiao's longtime promoter Bob Arum named relatively unknown Australian boxer Jeff Horn as Pacquiao's next possible opponent.

Meet Keirsten Sires: Co-founder of Locker Room Talk Special

Sports journalist Keirsten Sires is the co-founder and CEO of Locker Room Talk. She chatted with Digital Journal about how she started her platform, and opened up about her proudest sports interviews.
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