Friday's sports stories


The NFL has an extraordinary grip on America’s media diet

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Jeff Tracy
Jan 14, 2022 - Sports

Ultra-strict lockdowns preview what's in store for Beijing Olympics

A man ice skating on an outdoor rink in Shenyang, Liaoning Province of China.
An outdoor rink in Shenyang, Liaoning Province of China. Photo: Huang Jinkun/VCG via Getty Images
Jeff Tracy
Jan 14, 2022 - Sports

Timeline: The Djokovic saga

Novak Djokovic during a practice session for the 2022 Australian Open n Melbourne, Australia, on Friday. Photo: Daniel Pockett/Getty Images
Novak Djokovic during a practice session for the 2022 Australian Open n Melbourne, Australia, on Friday. Photo: Daniel Pockett/Getty Images
Asher Price
Jan 14, 2022 - Sports

University of Texas football poised to hire former rival coach

Head coaches Steve Sarkisian and Gary Patterson shake hands after a game in 2021
Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian meets TCU head coach Gary Patterson following Texas' 32-27 win over TCU in Fort Worth in October. Photo: AP Photo/Ron Jenkins
Ben Montgomery
Jan 14, 2022 - Sports

Incoming storm could affect Buccaneers playoff game

Buccaneers Offensive Guard Alex Cappa readies for a pass rush.
Here's Bucs guard Alex Cappa, because offensive linemen never get their picture in the paper. Photo: Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
Taylor Allen
Jan 14, 2022 - Sports

Pennsylvania sports betting ranks third in nation

Rebecca Falconer
Updated Jan 14, 2022 - Sports

Australia cancels Novak Djokovic's visa again

 Novak Djokovic of Serbia looks on during a practice session ahead of the 2022 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2022 in Melbourne, Australia.
Novak Djokovic during a practice session for the 2022 Australian Open n Melbourne, Australia, on Friday. Photo: Daniel Pockett/Getty Images
Dave Lawler
Jan 14, 2022 - World

Separatist rebels strike in Cameroon during African Cup of Nations

Security forces at an African Nations Championship game last year in the Anglophone city of Limbe. Photo: AFP via Getty
Kendall Baker
Jan 13, 2022 - Sports

Why Orioles' Camden Yards may see fewer home runs this year

Camden Yards
Jeff Tracy
Jan 13, 2022 - Sports

Judge clears path for potential Denver Broncos sale

Illustration of the Denver Bronco's mascot logo with a "for sale" sign hanging from it's mouth.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios
Kendall Baker
Jan 13, 2022 - Sports

Poll: Patrick Mahomes is most liked NFL skill position player

Picture of Patrick Mahomes
Patrick Mahomes. Photo: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images
Jeff Tracy
Jan 13, 2022 - Sports

World's oldest soccer goalscorer signs another contract

Kazuyoshi Miura during a 2020 match with Yokohama FC.
Kazuyoshi Miura during a 2020 match with Yokohama FC. Photo: Koji Watanabe/Getty Images