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Fantasy football position rankings: Top 40 quarterbacks
Tue, 8 Aug 2017 13:16:30 -0400
As expected, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady lead the way, but the surprises begin at No. 3.
Two former gymnasts call for USA Gymnastics board members to step down
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:03:50 -0400
Two women who said they were sexually abused by the longtime team physician are calling for board's overhaul.
After years of tumult, Yasiel Puig finds his way into Dodgers' good graces
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:26:12 -0400
After taking criticism too personally, Yasiel Puig has learned to listen and flourish in this record-setting season for the Dodgers.
Sure-handed Max McCaffrey making Packers' WR decision even tougher
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:24:41 -0400
If you were charting all the receptions during Green Bay Packers' training camp, the leader wouldn’t be Jordy Nelson or Randall Cobb or Davante Adams.
Solheim Cup isn't best golf in the world, just look at who's absent
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:45:57 -0400
Twelve of the top 15 golfers in the women’s world rankings aren't eligible for the Solheim Cup.
Floyd Mayweather plans career move after Conor McGregor fight
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:42:47 -0400
After his Aug. 26 fight against Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather is planning a chain of gyms with training programs based on his workouts.
Virginia football team responds to Charlottesville violence with resolve to inspire unity
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:33:30 -0400
Last weekend controversy and carnage roiled the idyllic town and its university’s campus. Virginia football players hope to help heal it.
Passionate Dale Earnhardt Jr. dismayed over Charlottesville, Barcelona tragedies
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:03:18 -0400
Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday that he was gratified to see a number of athletes speak out about last weekend's events in Charlottesville.
USA Taekwondo athlete allowed in Rio Olympics training gym after ban for sexual misconduct
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:18:37 -0400
American taekwondo governing body suspended athlete for sexual misconduct, did not tell USOC or world governing group, so athlete continued in sport
NFLPA president Winston on NFL accusation: 'We're going to go right at 'em.'
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:31:25 -0400
NFLPA president and Bengals lineman Eric Winston said union will go at the league over its public comments.
Best of NFL preseason 2017
Thu, 3 Aug 2017 21:15:23 -0400
Alex Smith on former teammate Colin Kaepernick: 'Crazy to think he’s not playing'
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:11:30 -0400
Chiefs quarterback opens up on the plight of his former 49ers teammate.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s NASCAR retirement tour
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:40:47 -0400
Behold one of the craziest box scores ever
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:57:06 -0400
When the Mets were forced to put a catcher at third base, some crazy stuff happened in the field.
College football: Projecting the 2017 records of all 130 FBS teams
Mon, 7 Aug 2017 16:59:11 -0400
Expect some classic showdowns in the ACC, Big 12, Pac-12 and Mountain West, but look for only one team to finish the regular season unbeaten.
Giancarlo Stanton considers 61 as true HR record
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:47:02 -0400
Giancarlo Stanton is trying to beat Roger Maris -- not Barry Bonds.
Transcript: Fantasy baseball advice for Week 20 lineups
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:53:26 -0400
Steve Gardner offers opinions and advice for your weekly lineups.
Meet the 2017 ALL-USA Preseason Football Offense
Wed, 9 Aug 2017 07:54:47 -0400
2017 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Football Team: Offense
USA Gymnastics looks for its Generation Next
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:13:15 -0400
Competition for U.S. women's junior title will be fierce at P&G Championships
Veteran performers finding increased fame in WWE
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:01:06 -0400
Samoa Joe is part of a veteran showcase of wrestlers at WWE's second biggest event of the year, SummerSlam.
2017 NFL schedules for every team
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:41:33 -0400
Here are the 2016 NFL schedules for all 32 teams.
Raiders CB Sean Smith arrested, charged with felony assault on sister's boyfriend
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:13:19 -0400
Sean Smith "beat and then stomped" the head of his sister's boyfriend, the prosecutor said.
College football 2017: Toledo looks like the class of Mid-American Conference
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:38:06 -0400
Toledo, which hasn't been to the MAC title game since 2004, is the team to beat in 2017.
Coach among 12 arrested in human trafficking sting
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:16:08 -0400
Middle school coach among 11 men arrested in human trafficking sting
Kirk Cousins facing more drama in Washington than just his contract and new receivers
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:37:44 -0400
Franchised Washington QB, who may cash in elsewhere in free agency next year, must first cope with new-look receiving corps and major life change.
Washington State's Mike Leach: The world's most interesting football coach weighs in
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:43:12 -0400
Washington State coach Mike Leach, college football's disruptor, doesn't shy away from any topic -- even those that have nothing to do with his sport
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:46:37 -0400
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Meet the 2017 ALL-USA Preseason Boys Soccer Team
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:51:21 -0400
2017 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Boys Soccer Team
BYU LB Francis Bernard to redshirt due to personal reasons
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:29:20 -0400
BYU linebacker Francis Bernard is redshirting this season due to personal reasons
The best stadium food around the NFL in 2017
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:13:25 -0400
Marshawn Lynch sidesteps questions on national anthem protest with odd responses
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:32:50 -0400
The Raiders running back gave two odd responses when asked about his decision to sit during the national anthem.
Jay Cutler shakes off rust in brief Dolphins debut
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:32:11 -0400
Jay Cutler only saw two series of action in his preseason debut
Jeff Van Gundy: 'Easy' decision to coach USA Basketball for World Cup qualifiers
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:19:30 -0400
Jeff Van Gundy will help coach USA Basketball through its World Cup qualifiers.
College football bowl schedule for 2017-18
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:30:00 -0400
A complete breakdown of all the matchups which starts Dec. 16 at the New Orleans Bowl.
Ten non-QBs in spotlight for NFL preseason Week 2 games
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:26:42 -0400
These players will be closely monitored upon the second round of exhibitions.
Messi, sports world mourn attack in Barcelona
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:55:20 -0400
"We will not surrender."
Clemson, Oregon State basketball teams safe in Barcelona after van crash
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:27:52 -0400
Clemson coach Brad Brownell confirmed his team is fine after a van crashed into a crowd near its Barcelona hotel. Oregon State also reported no issues.
Red Sox owner John Henry, citing racist past, wants to change name of Yawkey Way
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:15:15 -0400
The Red Sox were the last major league team to integrate, and current owner John Henry would like to distance the club from that past.
DeMaurice Smith: NFL lockout or strike in 2021 is 'virtual certainty'
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:29:57 -0400
NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith warns of expectation of work stoppage.
Cardinals' Mike Matheny pops off on umpire: 'It's not your show, man'
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:08:51 -0400
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny ranted at the home plate umpire after the ump called time in the ninth inning against the Red Sox.
World Cup soccer at Lambeau Field? It's not wide enough
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:47:26 -0400
The Packers' football field isn't wide enough for World Cup soccer match, though other events could be held here.
Chuck Pagano on the Colts: 'We've got a long way to go. We need work.'
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:46:23 -0400
Injuries, sloppy practices and poor quarterback play plagued the Colts as training camp comes to a close
Ric Flair: The Nature Boy
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:28:17 -0400
Top 200 fantasy football rankings for 2017: How far does Ezekiel Elliott slide?
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:20:46 -0400
Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott falls down draft board in 2017 fantasy football rankings after his 6-game suspension was announced.
Tampa Bay Rays, Buccaneers, Lightning donate funds to remove Confederate statue
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:15:13 -0400
Tampa's three major sports teams, and former Bucs coach Tony Dungy, are donating funds in an effort to remove Confederate statue in downtown Tampa.
Jeter not allowed to remove Marlins' HR sculpture
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:26:46 -0400
It's staying for good.
Build-up to Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing bout
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 22:43:21 -0400
Warriors' Kevin Durant says he won't go to White House
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:53:33 -0400
"That's just me personally, but if I know my guys well enough, they'll all agree with me."
NFL cheerleaders in 2017 season
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 10:48:38 -0400
Floyd Mayweather thinks Conor McGregor will fight 'extremely dirty'
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:17:54 -0400
Mayweather insisted many of McGregor's moves and tactics in his training stretched the bounds of boxing’s strict regulations.
2017 NFL position group rankings for every team
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:59:16 -0400
Take a look at every position group and how all 32 teams stack up.
10 craziest stadium foods for 2017 NFL season
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:43:44 -0400
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred: Don't expect robot umpires anytime soon
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:01:38 -0400
Just when we thought the good ol’ fashion arguments between managers and umpires were gone, replaced by replay, baseball is going old-school on us.
Victoria Azarenka on being a working mom, possibly missing U.S. Open
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:07:58 -0400
Victoria Azarenka is in legal proceedings with her ex-boyfriend over custody of their child.