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    Come winter, many lakes and rivers can start to freeze over, presenting a beautiful, but potentially deadly situation. Here's what you need to know about ice safety.

    LOS ANGELES — When Tyriq McCord joined NASCAR as a pit crew member a little more than three years ago, his knowledge of what made a car go fast stopped and started with the gas pedal. "I didn't even know how to change the tire on my car," he said. But he could bench-press 225 pounds and run 40 yards in 4.5 seconds and those were the kinds of skills Phil Horton was looking for. A former ...

    Nathan Mensah scored 17 points for No. 22 San Diego State, which raced past Boise State 72-52 in a showdown of the Mountain West Conference’s top two teams despite an off night by leading scorers Matt Bradley and Darrion Trammell. Keshad Johnson added 10 for SDSU, which regained sole possession of first place. 

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Spencer Lee won his 50th consecutive match and Bettendorf's Bradley Hill became the sixth true freshman to compete in the varsity dual lineup for Iowa this season in the Hawkeyes' 18-13 victory at Minnesota.

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    The Philadelphia Eagles are trying to win their second Super Bowl in franchise history. They went 14-3 this season largely on the play of quarterback Jalen Hurts. He is a finalist for AP NFL MVP, Offensive Player of the Year and tied a franchise record with 33 total touchdowns. Hurts is only 24 and could be rewarded with a new contract in the offseason. His only focus now is beating the Kansas City Chiefs next week in the Super Bowl.

    PHILADELPHIA — In 1917 — roughly 104 years before Nick Sirianni entered the NovaCare Complex, hopped on a Zoom call with a couple of dozen reporters, and flunked Public Speaking 101 — a scholar named Walter Brandenburg published a book called The Philosophy of Christian Being. Despite its thrilling title and themes, Brandenburg’s tome was not the Fifty Shades of Harry Potter: Inside Donald ...

    DENVER — The Denver Broncos officially have their new head coach. Former New Orleans coach Sean Payton signed his contract with the franchise Friday, three days after the franchise finalized a trade with the Saints for the rights to his services, the Broncos announced. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed, but a source told The Denver Post that Payton’s contract is for five ...

    The Philadelphia Eagles are playing for another Super Bowl title because they weren't afraid to make difficult decisions following a disastrous 2020 season. Just three years after hoisting the Lombardi Trophy for the first time in franchise history, the organization was at a crossroads following a 4-11-1 finish in the pandemic-altered season. Owner Jeffrey Lurie and general manager Howie Roseman decided to fire coach Doug Pederson and move on from quarterback Carson Wentz. Those moves worked out when they brought in coach Nick Sirianni and drafted quarterback Jalen Hurts in the second round.

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