Climbing at the Tokyo Olympics: Start times, finals schedule, how to watch

Next up for climbing: Men’s finals. Adam Ondra is probably the best climber in the world right now. Traditional climbing takes place outside without a predetermined route. All the qualifiers have taken place. All that’s left is the finals. First up is the men’s finals, which starts at 4.30 a.m. August 5 EDT (1.30 a.m. …

See hospitalized kids ‘run the bases’ at Dodger Stadium, via robots

Take me out to the ball game, bots. Richie visits the baseball field from the hospital. “Turn it that way, there we go,” Dodgers infielder Gavin Lux coached a patient, who was maneuvering the robot around the field from afar, using buttons that direct the bot backward and forward. “Hey, you did a great job …

High jump event at the Tokyo Olympics ends with unprecedented shared gold

Mutaz Essa Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi shared the most heartwarming moment of the Tokyo Olympics so far, Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy celebrates winning gold in the high jump at the Tokyo Olympics. Mutaz Essa Barshim from Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi from Italy were the last men standing in the final of the men’s high jump …

Field of Dreams swings a TV reboot from The Good Place creator

The Kevin Costner classic gets another turn at the plate as Peacock greenlights a TV series written by Michael Schur. Kevin Costner (left) in Field of Dreams. Mike Schur seems like a safe pair of hands, although the material may be a little different from his usual speciality: As well as creating The Good Place, …

Jake Paul beats Tyron Woodley in split decision: Round-to-round fight coverage

Is the rematch on? Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley is live! See below for our round-by-round coverage of the fight. Jake Paul at the press conference earlier this week. And we’re off. Woodley swings wild to open. Is now trying to walk Paul down, but the size difference is noticeable. Paul is trying to lead …

Jake Paul tweets that he’s a ‘retired boxer,’ but sure doesn’t sound ‘retired’

Do retired boxers spend this much time talking about future fights? Plus: Paul says Tyron Woodley can’t cover up his “I love Jake Paul” tattoo. Jake Paul fought Tyron Woodley on Aug. 29, but is he hanging up the gloves? That … seems unlikely. Paul has a multi-fight deal with Showtime. And he has already …

Tokyo Olympics week 2: How to watch, everything to know

Week 2 of the Tokyo Olympics is about to begin. The Tokyo Olympics is here! The Olympics are back on NBC, with a 24/7 stream online if you verify you’re a cable subscriber. NBCSports Gold will have a dedicated Olympics package — pay an upfront fee and you’ll be able to watch anywhere, uninterrupted by …

How 5G played a role in the Phoenix Suns’ historic NBA title run

The wireless technology gave the team an edge when it came to crunching the data on its players to find ways for them to improve. Chris Paul and Devin Booker during the 2021 NBA playoffs. The new tools helped general manager James Jones and the rest of the coaching staff better evaluate player performance and …

Thank you, Tokyo Olympics, for bringing us the ‘beast mode’ we all needed

Many wanted the Tokyo Olympics cancelled, but in the end, they were incredible. The best. Pushing past the flimsiest steel barrier ever constructed, into a restricted area he clearly shouldn’t have had access to, Boxall ripped off his required mask and proceeded to… dry hump a fence like The Ultimate Warrior circa Wrestlemania 6? Like …

Skateboards containing Tony Hawk’s blood sell out almost instantly

But some want to know why they didn’t spark the same outrage the blood-infused Lil Nas X Satan shoes did. Tony Hawk shows off a vial of his blood and a note verifying he’s allowing it to be used in the skateboard series. The bloody skateboard idea was a collaboration with water company Liquid Death …