A Bally Sports logo at Roger Dean Stadium, Saturday, March 4, 2023, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP)

Bally Sports parent company files for bankruptcy protection

The owner of Bally Sports has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as analysts watch to see if it's a sign of what's to come for the industry.

 | Scripps News Staff

Dick Fosbury, of the United States, clears the bar in the high jump competition at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics

Revolutionary Olympian Dick Fosbury has died at age 76

Fosbury died over the weekend at age 76 from lymphoma. But the "Fosbury flop" lives on, practiced by high jump athletes around the world.

 | Clayton Sandell

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant.

Grizzlies' Morant reportedly enters counseling following gun incident

The Memphis Grizzlies have not given a timeline for the NBA All-Star's return.

 | Gage Jackson

Ryan Redington greets fans in Anchorage, Alaska

Grandson of race co-founder wins the Iditarod sled dog race

Ryan Redington won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. He is the grandson of Joe Redington Sr., who helped co-found the arduous race across Alaska.

 | AP

Puerto Rico's Francisco Lindor, rear, hugs teammate Enrique Hernandez after a World Baseball Classic win over Israel.

Puerto Rico pitches first-ever WBC perfect game in 10-0 rout of Israel

The game ended in mercy-rule fashion after just eight innings.

 | Gage Jackson

March Madness bracket

Betting on March Madness expected to quintuple in 2023

Betting on NCAA's March Madness has always been a popular pastime, but with the expansion of legalized betting, it could explode in 2023.

 | Justin Boggs

Mexico's Joey Meneses celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run against the United States.

Meneses madness: Mexico stuns US 11-5 in World Baseball Classic

Mexico's Joey Meneses blasted two home runs to propel his team past the defending tournament champions during pool play.

 | Gage Jackson

Former English soccer star Gary Lineker.

BBC reverses Gary Lineker suspension for Twitter post

Lineker, one of England's most lauded soccer players, was suspended for a tweet comparing the U.K.'s migration policy to Nazi Germany.

 | AP

Alabama forward Darius Miles looks to pass the ball.

Ex-Alabama player Miles indicted on capital murder charges

Darius Miles was charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Jamea Harris, who was sitting in a car when she was struck by a bullet.

 | AP

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin

Mikaela Shiffrin gets record-tying 86th World Cup victory

Shiffrin's win matched the overall record set by Swedish great Ingemar Stenmark 34 years ago.

 | AP

Former Seattle SuperSonics forward Shawn Kemp.

Former NBA star Shawn Kemp arrested in connection to drive-by shooting

The former Seattle SuperSonics star was booked in a Washington state jail after being charged for a drive-by shooting in Tacoma.

 | Gage Jackson

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant.

NBA player Ja Morant won't face charges in firearm case

Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant won't face charges after video circulated online showing him allegedly brandishing a firearm at a bar.

 | Scripps News Staff

Chloe Ricketts

15-year-old is National Women’s Soccer League’s youngest player

The sophomore’s excellence on the field just earned her a contract with the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League.

 | Marie Rossiter

Baseball fans hold national flags of Cuba, Taiwan and Netherlands at a World Baseball Classic game.

World Baseball Classic returns after 6-year hiatus

The international tournament will feature 20 teams, up from 16 in previous years, and be played over a longer period of time to allow for more games.

 | Gage Jackson

World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic

DeSantis urges Biden to let unvaccinated Djokovic into the country

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis believes Djokovic, who is not vaccinated against COVID-19, should be allowed to enter the country to play in the Miami Open.

 | Scripps News Staff

TV host Malika Andrews speaks during an NBA basketball game

All-female ensemble set for broadcast of NBA game on ESPN

It's the second year ESPN has orchestrated an NBA game led by an all-female broadcast crew, with this year's being held on International Women's Day.

 | AP

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver K.J. Osborn.

Minnesota Vikings' K.J. Osborn helps save man from burning car

Osborn posted a photo on Twitter with three other people who helped him pull the driver from the wreckage.

 | Gage Jackson

Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley.

NFL reinstates Jaguars' Calvin Ridley after gambling suspension

The star wide receiver was suspended for the entire 2022 season for violating the league's gambling policy by placing bets on NFL games.

 | Gage Jackson

Members of the Dominion Derby Girls roller derby team

Why roller derby has become a beacon for female empowerment

Roller derby is a sport dominated by women, while men create many of the rules in much of the sporting universe.

 | Dan Grossman

Boston Red Sox Justin Turner rolls on the ground after being hit in the face by a pitch.

Red Sox Justin Turner released from hospital after scary wild pitch

The third baseman said he is "very fortunate" and recovering after being hit in the face by a fastball during Monday's spring training game.

 | Gage Jackson

Emergency defibrillator

Elite athletes with heart defect face minimal risks, study finds

A study followed 78 top athletes for seven years to determine whether they faced any adverse effects from their condition.

 | Scripps News Staff

Attentive sled dogs await the start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race's ceremonial start

33 Iditarod sled dog race mushers to trek across Alaska

The race to Nome has 33 mushers this year, which is the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race's smallest field ever.

 | AP

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant.

NBA investigating Grizzlies' Ja Morant over video showing apparent gun

Morant, since then has apologized in a statement, saying he takes “full responsibility” for his actions.

 | Scripps News Staff

Fisk University gymnastics team

Women make history as first gymnastics team at HBCU

A conversation between a young gymnast and her uncle led to the creation of Fisk University's gymnastics team.

 | Elizabeth Ruiz

Police gather outside the Unico supermarket, Rosario, Argentina, Thursday, March 2, 2023.

Gunmen threaten Argentine soccer star Messi

Police said gunmen left a threatening message for soccer star Lionel Messi and shot at a supermarket owned by his family.

 | AP

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions.

Aaron Rodgers still undecided about NFL future after darkness retreat

Following four days in darkness, the Green Bay Packers quarterback is still contemplating whether he will return to the NFL for another season.

 | Scripps News Staff

Georgia defensive lineman Jalen Carter

Georgia star DT Jalen Carter charged with racing in fatal accident

The crash occurred just hours after the Bulldogs celebrated their second straight national championship, killing a Bulldogs player and staff member.

 | AP

Vanessa Bryant, center, Kobe Bryant's widow, leaves a federal courthouse with her daughter Natalia, and others.

Kobe Bryant family settles photo lawsuit for $28.5 million

Los Angeles County agreed to pay Vanessa Bryant and her daughters $13.5 million on top of the $15 million that jurors awarded her in August.

 | AP

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, left, drives to the basket on Houston Rockets forward Jabari Smith Jr., right

Blazers' Damien Lillard has 71 pts and 13 3s, then gets drug tested

Lillard made 71 points — tied for the most in the NBA this season — and 13 3-pointers in the Portland Trail Blazers' 131 -114 victory over Houston.

 | AP

Jake Paul, right, and Tommy Fury, in action during their boxing match.

Jake Paul takes first ring defeat by split decision to Tommy Fury

Fury is the first professional boxer Paul has fought. He built his lucrative second career by taking on mixed martial artists and a fellow YouTuber.

 | AP