Tuesday’s Sports Digest: Southampton helped with quickest-ever Premier League goal

SOCCER Shane Long scored the quickest-ever Premier League goal as Southampton edged another point closer to safety with a 1-1 draw at Watford on Tuesday. Long scored after 7.69 seconds – more than two seconds quicker than Ledley King managed for Tottenham in 2000 against Bradford. The goal came from Watford’s kickoff. Roberto Pereyra played […]

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Here’s How You Play the World’s First Sport Designed by AI – and It’s Apparently Pretty Fun

Artificial intelligence has just surpassed yet another impressive milestone by inventing a new team sport – and it’s apparently pretty fun. The new game, which is being called Speedgate, is being hailed as the first sport ever designed by artificial intelligence. It was developed as a side project by Portland-based innovation agency AKQA. The designers […]

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‘A special kind of athlete’: How students handle physical, mental toll of two spring sports

CLOSE Terry and John O’Connor discuss the effect the lacrosse community has had on their family since their son, Brendan, died suddenly this past September. Matt Allibone, mallibone@ydr.com Hit with injuries and a stomach bug, the Spring Grove lacrosse team had 15 players dressed before their game against Dallastown on April 16 at Papermakers Stadium. […]

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Sports The Thrones: Tormund stands out in a decidedly un-athletic ‘Game of Thrones’ episode

Last week, we introduced Sports The Thrones, a weekly review that would seek to find great sports/athletic moments in the final season of “Game of Thrones.” The goal is to check in every Monday during the show’s final stretch to rank the most impressive athletic achievements showcased during the previous night’s episode.  On the heels […]

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What a shot! 31 amazing sports photos

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