Tuesday's sports stories


Nick Halter
Jan 11, 2022 - Sports

Who could replace Mike Zimmer as Vikings head coach?

Byron Leftwich wears a headset during a game.
Byron Leftwich is a hot head coaching candidate. Photo: AP Photo/Don Montague
Alayna Alvarez
Jan 11, 2022 - News

Colorado ranks among top 6 states for sports betting

China makes a show of opening up the internet for the Olympics

The 5 olympic rings as chat boxes
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios
Kendall Baker
Updated Jan 11, 2022 - Sports

Georgia beats Alabama to win first national title in 41 years

Stetson Bennett (cigar in his mouth) got his storybook ending.
Stetson Bennett (left, with cigar) got his storybook ending. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Noah Garfinkel
Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

U.S. skater Timothy LeDuc calls human rights abuses in China "horrifying"

Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc
Timothy LeDuc and Ashley Cain-Gribble at the Championship Pairs Free Skate in January.

Eli Manning joins private equity firm Brand Velocity Partners

A football near a $100 themed endzone
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios
Kendall Baker
Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

Breaking down Alabama vs. Georgia

Photo illustration of Bryce Young, Nick Saban, Kirby Smart and Jordan Davis.
Photo illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios. Photos: John Bunch/Icon Sportswire, Kevin C. Cox, Marianna Massey, Joe Robbins/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images.
Kendall Baker
Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

Speedskater gives up Olympic spot to teammate

Erin Jackson (L) and Brittany Bowe speak to the media on Sunday.
Erin Jackson (on left) and Brittany Bowe speak to the media on Sunday. Photo: Stacy Revere/Getty Images
Justin Kaufmann
Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

The Matt Nagy era ends with a whimper

Coach looking down
Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy. Photo: Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
Nate Rau
Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

Titans earn No. 1 seed in AFC, first round playoff bye

Tennessee Titans guard Rodger Saffold celerates after the win over the Texans.
Tennessee Titans guard Rodger Saffold celerates after the win over the Texans. Photo: Justin Rex/AP
Jeff Tracy
Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

Sports betting headed for record month

John Frank
Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

Denver Broncos fire Fangio but the real problem remains

Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio. Photo: Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio. Photo: Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
Everett Cook
Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

Buccaneers win NFC South for first time since 2007

Breshad Perriman makes an absurd first down catch Sunday.
Breshad Perriman makes an absurd first down catch Sunday. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Thomas Wheatley
Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

Your guide to the UGA-Alabama championship football game

Photo illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios. Photos: John Bunch/Icon Sportswire, Kevin C. Cox, Marianna Massey, Joe Robbins/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images.
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Jan 10, 2022 - Sports

Novak Djokovic wins Australian visa appeal

Novak Djokovic plays at the 2021 Australian Open.
Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images