Sports

NBC Universal Plans Company-Wide Layoffs

(CNN) - NBC Universal will make company wide layoffs after the coronavirus has crippled the U.S. economy for months. There is no official word on how many people will lose their jobs. The cuts are expected to extend across…

ESPN Study: Fans Favor Sports Return Without Fans

(CNN) - ESPN says a majority of sports fans are ready for sports to return. The network surveyed more than a thousand sports fans for its coronavirus lockdown fan study. It says 78% were in favor of seeing sports…

Ivy League Cancels Sports For The Fall

(CNN) - Ivy League schools are calling-off all fall sports over coronavirus concerns. In a statement on Wednesday, the conference said it is canceling fall athletic programs because its highest priority is the safety and the well-being of students.…

Coaching In the Middle of a Pandemic

COVID-19 has temporarily shut the sports world down, but competition in sports behind the scenes continues to go at full speed. Teams, players and coaches have had to learn to adjust to the world…

Detroit Tigers' Tribute to Fort Benning

Detroit Tigers' Tribute to Fort Benning Tyler Redmond Willie Horton is not just a former Major League Baseball player, he is a Detroit legend. A 4-time All-Star, he uses his platform to support…

U14 Columbus Cottonmouth's Bring Home A Banner

For the U14 Columbus Cottonmouth hockey team, falling just short in tournaments was an unfortunate theme of the season. However, as the team traveled to Huntsville, Alabama for the Freedom Memorial Tournament they had one of…

Collegiate Kicker Scores Full Scholarship

An Ohio college footall player kicked his way into a full-ride scholarship. Bowling Green State University sophomore Jake Suder was set to play this upcoming football season without school assistance. To his surprise, though, head coach, Mike Jinks, said he…

West Point Lake Stocked with Largemouth Bass Fingerlings

Almost 610,000 new largemouth bass fingerlings now swim in West Point Lake. It's all part of a recent stocking effort by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “In the future, we hope that these stocked largemouth bass…

Auburn Hosts USTA Women's Pro Classic

Twenty years ago, Travis Debardelaben was a nationally ranked tennis player. "I played on the circuit back in 1997 and played some fairly notable people in the juniors," he said. Now a tennis coach and mentor,…

REPOSTED: Sports Director

The NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA is looking for a strong sports journalist to champion our hyper-local coverage strategy, anchor weeknight sportscasts, and report original content on-air, online, and via social media platforms. If you know sports, are dynamic on-camera,…