The NFL’s New England Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl 52 on Feb. 4 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
LeBron James and Steph Curry have been named 2018 NBA All-Star Game team captains after winning the fan vote in their respective conferences; since James had the most votes (2.6 million) he’ll get to pick first in the All-Star draft.
Seoul’s Unification Ministry released a statement, Jan. 17, saying North and South Korea plan to parade into the Pyeongchang opening ceremony under the Korean Unification Flag.
More than a dozen women faced former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar during a criminal sentencing Tuesday and told him what his sexual abuse had done to their lives.
After the LA Clippers beat the Houston Rockets, 113-102, on Jan. 15, several Rockets players reportedly tried to storm the Clippers locker room; security guards intervened before the confrontation turned physical, but ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the NBA has launched an investigation.
Jamaica’s women bobsleigh team will be competing in Pyeongchang next month. The team will be the first Jamaican women’s bobsleigh team to compete in an Olympic Games.
Lai Chi-wai, who is paralyzed from the hip down, recently became the first Chinese athlete to be nominated for the Laureus World’s Best Sporting Moment of the month, after climbing the 495-meter Lion Rock.
On Jan. 10, Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant, 29, became the second-youngest player to join the exclusive 20,000-point club.
Saudi women will be allowed to attend sports events in stadiums, as of Jan. 12. The first sporting event will be a football match in the capital Riyadh.
On Jan. 4, the NBA has released the first returns of fan voting for the 2018 All-Star Game, and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo has a roughly 7,300-vote advantage over the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James for the top spot.