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Going deep: Need to 'cheat' drove SNF analyst & ex-NFL receiver Cris Collinsworth to invest in Pro Football Focus

Cris Collinsworth is in the business of providing "deep data" to those in need of such information to go with their football. But that's not on the job where you best know him. It goes far beyond the comparative mostly light and folksy nuggets the game analyst shares with NBC's prime-time NFL audiences. Show More Summary

Storied career: Ex-Cowboys announcer and WFAA-TV sports anchor Verne Lundquist made SEC football his legacy

Back in 2000, CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus pulled Verne Lundquist off the network's No. 2 NFL team and reassigned him to Southeastern Conference duty on Saturday afternoons. Dick Enberg replaced Lundquist on the NFL, leaving Lundquist to feel as if he had been demoted. Show More Summary

After record year, Centrowitz isn't afraid of expectations

Olympic champion Matthew Centrowitz made U.S. track and field history in Rio.        

Slovenia’s Stuhec wins World Cup downhill at Lake Louise

Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec claimed her first World Cup victory.        

Norway's men sweep top spots in super-G

Kjetil Jansrud and Aksel Lund Svindal finished 1-2 in a World Cup super-G in France.        

Saturday's TV/Radio listings (Dec. 3)

TODAY'S TV Event Time TV NBA Chicago at Mavericks 7:30 FSSW Denver at Utah 8:00 NBATV College basketball Wake Forest at Richmond 11 am ESPNU UCLA at Kentucky 11:30 a Ch. 11 Oklahoma at Wisconsin noon BigTen Saint Joe's at Villanova noon CBSSN West...Show More Summary

LA 2024 Olympics organizers find less expensive route

The city is competing with Paris and Budapest to stage the 2024 summer event.        

Bach: 'Rational arguments' favor NHL going to Pyeongchang

IOC President Thomas Bach says "it is in interest" of all parties for NHL players to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea        

LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed

The Los Angeles bid committee for the 2024 Olympics is projecting a $5.3 billion budget, a number that would be less than half the cost of the recently completed Rio de Janeiro Games        

Prosper's Buescher gets new ride for NASCAR's top series

Chris Buescher has changed teams and will drive in NASCAR's premier series next season for JTG Daugherty Racing. Buescher, of Prosper, raced for Front Row Motorsports as a Cup rookie this season. It was part of a technical alliance with Roush Fenway Racing, which has developed Buescher. Show More Summary

IOC will not sign off on Tokyo's $20b budget for 2020 Games

Calling Tokyo's proposed budget unacceptable, IOC vice president John Coates urged Japanese organizers on Friday to find ways to make the 2020 Olympics more affordable        

Cost reductions, venue plans dominate Tokyo 2020 meetings

Further efforts to cut costs and the location of venues for five new sports were the focus of a coordination commission review of the Tokyo Olympics that wrapped up on Friday        

Cowtown shows locals the cash; marathon organizers hope prize money will attract top area runners

The Cowtown has expanded its Elite Runner Program to include the 10K along with the full, ultra and half marathons this year. The Cowtown, the largest multi-event in North Texas, will offer $20,000 in prize money to the top 10K and full,...Show More Summary

Trump voices support for L.A. bid to IOC chief

Trump spoke with IOC President Thomas Bach "to express his strong support" of the Games.        

Donald Trump speaks with IOC chief to voice support for 2024 Los Angeles bid

Trump spoke with IOC President Thomas Bach "to express his strong support" of the Games.        

Friday's TV/Radio listings (Dec. 2)

TODAY'S TV Event Time TV NBA Cleveland at Chicago 7:00 ESPN Houston at Denver 9:30 ESPN College basketball Alabama at Texas 8:30 ESPNU, SEC College football Ohio vs. Western Michigan 6:00 ESPN2 Colorado vs. Washington 8:00 Ch. 4 Rugby Sale Sharks vs. Show More Summary

Olympic body loans Hickey money to meet Brazilian bail

The Association of National Olympic Committees says it loaned former IOC member Patrick Hickey bail money so he can be released from legal custody in Brazil        

Trump speaks with Bach to express support for LA Olympic bid

President-elect Donald Trump has spoken with the head of the IOC to voice his support for Los Angeles' bid to host the 2024 Games        

World cycling body signs China deal with Wanda Sports

The International Cycling Union has announced broad plans to develop the sport in China in partnership with Wanda Sports        

Katherine Grainger wins Olympians' Olympian award at Team GB ball

Scottish rower Katherine Grainger wins the Olympians' Olympian award at the 2016 Team GB ball in London.

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