Prices of professional sports teams keep going up, inflation or not

Inflation doesn’t hurt sports team owners’ funds. In fact, it might help. While the ultra-wealthy will have to pay a little more for eggs at the grocery store — just…

Alex Ovechkin scores 790th goal, Capitals beat Flyers in overtime

WASHINGTON — Sonny Milano tied the game with less than three minutes left in the regular season and Alex Ovechkin scored the 790th career game-winner in overtime The Washington Capitals…

Lowry scored 28 points and the Heat reversed the Wizards 113-105

MIAMI — Kyle Lowry scored 24 of his 28 first-half points and Tyler Herro made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as the Miami Heat beat the Washington Wizards 113-105…

U.S. beats Georgetown for first time since 1982

WASHINGTON — Johnny O’Neal scored 16 points and Jeff Sprouse added 15 as the Americans beat Georgetown 74-70 on Wednesday for their first victory over the De La Hoyas since…

Budweiser’s unsold World Cup beer to go to champion

Budweiser, the official sponsor of the World Cup in Qatar, is gifting stacks of unsold beer to the winner of the quadrennial football tournament. Budweiser initially planned to sell it…

Arizona Cardinals assistant Sean Coogler fired after Mexico incident

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals have fired offensive line coach and run game coordinator Sean Coogler. The Cardinals have yet to confirm Coogler’s firing, but the coach’s name was…

NHL slammed on social media for claiming ‘trans women are women’

The National Hockey League sparked a skirmish on Tuesday when it tweeted that “transgender women are women,” prompting a pushback from biologically male enemies involved in women’s sports if they…

Devils record 13-game winning streak

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils can no longer sneak up on the team. This once laughable underdog has gone from missing the Stanley Cup playoffs nine times…

World Cup lore: Saudi Arabia beat Messi’s Argentina 2-1

RUSAL, Qatar (AP) — Saudi Arabia beat Lionel Messi’s Argentina 2-1 on Tuesday in one of the biggest World Cup upsets ever. Messi’s bid to win the only Grand Slam…

Virginia cancels Virginia Tech game after football player’s death

Virginia canceled Saturday’s scheduled game against rival Virginia Tech after three football players were killed on campus a week earlier. The university made the announcement Monday night, a day after…