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NFL injury report: The latest on Cam Newton, Rob Gronkowski

As Sunday approaches, let’s take a whirl around the NFL to see where some prominent injured players stand as of Friday afternoon. — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton practiced fully Friday, the final step in the concussion protocol that sidelined him for Monday night’s game against the Bucs. Carolina officially has listed him as questionable for Sunday’s […]

Nick Saban is just fine with Alabama’s boring uniforms

If you’ve been paying attention to college football over the past 10 years or so, you’ve probably noticed the proliferation of alternate uniforms. Some are subtle updates on classic looks: @UniWatch So fresh and so clean. — Thomas Dobrez (@tdobrezjr) October 13, 2016 And some are from Oregon: Oregon Ducks wearing pink helmets, socks, […]

U.S. now has clear path to host 2026 World Cup after FIFA ruling

The United States’ hopes of hosting the 2026 World Cup — possibly in conjunction with Mexico and Canada — were galvanized Friday after the FIFA Council ruled that countries from the European and Asian soccer confederations would not be allowed to stage the tournament because they will have hosted the preceding two tournaments: Russia in […]

‘Utter shock': NCAA golfer gets letter from Arnold Palmer 12 days after his death

Ranked No. 1,981 in the world amateur golf rankings, Nick Carlson made a surprising run to the semifinals at the U.S. Amateur tournament in August. After that, the 20-year-old returned to University of Michigan, where he’s on the golf team, only to be told that he had mail waiting for him at the Ravines Golf […]

The Chargers finally didn’t choke, and they might have saved their coach’s job

On the one hand, that the San Diego Chargers entered Thursday night’s game against the Denver Broncos with even one victory on the season was something of an accomplishment considering the injuries to wideouts Keenan Allen and Stevie Johnson, running back Danny Woodhead, and cornerbacks Jason Verett (a Pro Bowler last year) and Brandon Flowers. […]

Florida Panthers honor Jose Fernandez before Thursday’s season opener

The Florida Panthers opened their season Thursday night with a 2-1 overtime win over the New Jersey Devils. But before they did that, the team paid tribute to fallen Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez, who died at the age of 24 in a boating accident in late September. The team donned No. 16 uniforms with […]

Coach Ben McAdoo showed the Giants a scene from ‘Step Brothers’ to toughen them up

When your team starts the season 2-0 and reverts to a three-game losing streak, you do what you can to turn things around. In the case of the New York Giants rookie head coach, Ben McAdoo, you show your team a scene from “Step Brothers.” According to the New York Post, McAdoo decided to show his […]

Fox Business host shocked by Curt Schilling’s defense of Donald Trump remarks

Even during his 20-year Major League Baseball career, Curt Schilling called it like he saw it. Now that he’s been out of the game for nine years, he is digging in even further into his beliefs. That was again the case when the 49-year-old spoke to Fox Business Network host Trish Regan on Thursday. Regan and […]

LSU-Florida game rescheduled for November 19 in Baton Rouge

Louisiana State and Florida will play a football game this season. The postponed Southeastern Conference tilt between the two programs that was scheduled to be played in Gainesville, Fla., last Saturday but was called off due to Hurricane Matthew has been moved to Saturday, November 19, the SEC announced. Show More Summary

After Kevin Durant’s ‘cute’ comments, Russell Westbrook is done talking about him

On Monday night, Kevin Durant was part of the Golden State Warriors contingent that showed up to receive an award from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. As part of the ceremony, the crowd of 500 got to lob questions at Durant and Co., and one was about whether he would have joined the Warriors had […]

NFL Week 6 ATS trends: The Falcons are semi-big underdogs again

Just one really awesome week. That’s all I ask. IMPORTANT NOTE: What follows is — at best — a superficial look at each matchup, and if you’re using these trends as the sole basis for your picks then you probably aren’t going to do well. So don’t do that. Instead, add these trends to your overall knowledge base […]

Carson Wentz dropped a $500 tip, then rode off in a ’96 pickup truck

The Wentz Wagon pulled into Fargo during the Philadelphia Eagles’ bye week and it left a nice little story in its wake. Carson Wentz, the Eagles’ rookie quarterback did a typical rookie thing: he headed back to the town in which he went to college and he hosted a party for all his friends. Wentz […]

Auston Matthews’s weird, winding journey to instant NHL stardom

It took Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews all of three periods to become a star Wednesday night, scoring four goals in Toronto’s overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators. It took a rather winding journey through places that aren’t exactly hockey hotbeds for the 19-year-old to get to that point. Born in the Bay Area, Matthews […]

Tim Tebow’s story of helping a stricken fan will melt your cold, cold heart

Tim Tebow’s return to athletic pursuits took a surreal turn that only added to his legend when, after his very first game with the New York Mets’ Arizona Fall League team, he stopped signing autographs to comfort and pray with a fan who had suffered a seizure. Tebow, who became a lightning rod for praise […]

Donald Trump isn’t letting up in his criticism of ‘softer’ NFL

  During his run for president, Donald Trump has been highly critical of the NFL, a sport he sees as growing “soft like the country has become soft” and he repeated that theme Wednesday at a rally in Florida, zeroing in on concussion protocol. A woman fainted during his speech and he took the opportunity […]

After 0-5 start, Browns turn to Art Briles for help

Having burned through five quarterbacks already and averaging just 17.4 points per game, the 0-5 Cleveland Browns need all the help they can get on offense, which is probably why Coach Hue Jackson brought in former Baylor coach Art Briles as a guest coach on Wednesday, even though he’s something of a toxic asset after […]

College football Week 7 TV schedule: Ohio State-Wisconsin is the belle of the ball

NOTE: The East Carolina-Navy game originally scheduled for Thursday night was postponed until Nov. 19 because of the after-effects of Hurricane Matthew. All times Eastern. Home teams listed first unless otherwise noted. Friday, Oct. 14 Time Game TV 7 No. 7 Louisville vs. Duke ESPN 8 Tulane vs. Memphis ESPNU 10 Fresno State vs. San […]

That time Donald Trump wanted O.J. Simpson for ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

In the wake of the 2005 “Access Hollywood” footage that caused a major scandal last week for Donald Trump — and Billy Bush — some reporters and activists have been looking into other recorded comments the presidential candidate made in his many years as an in-demand celebrity. Trump was a frequent guest on Howard Stern’s raunchy radio show, and in […]

Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews scores four goals in NHL debut, most since league began

The Maple Leafs’ rabid but success-starved fans were already looking forward to Auston Matthews’s rookie season. Now their excitement level has to be higher than the CN Tower in downtown Toronto. Matthews, the first overall pick in June’s NHL draft, scored on his first three shots in his first regular season appearance, but he wasn’t done […]

Colin Kaepernick responds to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s criticism of anthem protests

Colin Kaepernick has not been shy about calling out major public figures. He recently described Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as “proven liars.” And when presented Wednesday with some unexpected criticism from Supreme Court Justice...Show More Summary

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