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Pumping breast milk during a half marathon turned one runner into an inspiration

Anna Young was thrilled to be running in her first race since giving birth to her first child, a daughter, five months ago. A former high school and college runner, the 27-year-old was determined to complete the Revel Big Cottonwood half marathon in Salt Lake City on Sept. 9. But in the middle of the […]

Duke, North Carolina to headline new Nike-sponsored college basketball tournament

Kentucky won't participate in the Nov. 2017 event due to scheduling conflicts, according to Coach John Calipari.

Cam Newton on police killings: 'My big thing is always holding people accountable'

The Carolina Panthers quarterback derided the justice system in America, before walking back his remarks slightly.

Chris Bosh, still waiting on Heat to clear him, likens himself to a Phoenix rising

"Even the Phoenix came from the fire," the Miami star said on Wednesday. "I'm just hoping this fire goes out very soon."

Cam Newton's straw hat earned him all the Internet jokes

Online jokesters teed off on the quarterback's latest eye-catching lid.

Former NFL player says he played his best games while stoned

Eben Britton estimates "over 50 percent and it could be as high as 75 percent" of NFL players use weed.

Warrant issued for arrest of Josh Gordon in paternity case

Wide receiver allegedly has not responded to several months of subpoenas.

Are the Patriots pressuring Jimmy Garoppolo to be ready for Thursday's game?

They reportedly have reminded him that Tom Brady has played through pain in the past.

Antonio Brown promises he won't become a 'Key and Peele' sketch

Steelers receiver pledges to not go full-out Hingle McCringleberry.

Rutgers AD is very sorry that he was filmed drinking a beer at a student tailgate

He was only doing it because the tailgate was getting out of control, or something along those lines.

Tim Tebow with the Mets has two Blue Jays players LOLing

Tim Tebow officially began his baseball career on Monday when he had his first workout with the New York Mets at the club’s instructional-league camp in Florida. And while Tebow is taking his second sports career seriously, it appears some of his possible future competition is not. Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman chimed in on […]

LeSean McCoy sued by off-duty police officers over Philadelphia bar fight

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy was not criminally charged for his role in a Feb. 6 bar fight with two off-duty Philadelphia police officers, with the city’s district attorney’s office saying in April it couldn’t prove who started the brawl and the state attorney general’s office later supporting that decision. But McCoy’s legal issues […]

Baylor bans an ex-player accused of sexual assault from locker room, games

A former Baylor football player who is under indictment for sexual assault has been banned from the team’s locker room and road-game sites after he turned up Friday night in the locker room after the game at Rice. Shawn Oakman was indicted in July for felony second-degree sexual assault, one of several athletes involved in […]

Tom Brady isn’t worried about the Patriots’ quarterback situation

With quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo possibly/maybe/definitely out for Thursday night’s game against the Houston Texans with a shoulder injury and with Tom Brady only two games into his four-game Deflategate suspension, the New England Patriots are down to one completely healthy quarterback in rookie Jacoby Brissett. The team does not plan on signing an emergency quarterback […]

Serena Williams lets her coach ponder the future on her one-day vacation

All things considered, Serena Williams would rather not talk about a tennis season in which she won only one Grand Slam tournament and was knocked from her perch atop the world rankings. Although she wasn’t blaming injuries for an uncharacteristic season, she did admit that the season took a toll. “I’m tired of playing tournaments unhealthy […]

It’s not easy being Jay Cutler

Even by Jay Cutler’s standards, the Chicago Bears’ game Monday night was a ragged one. The quarterback was yelled at by a teammate, suffered the in-game social media barbs that are typical of his starts and, worst of all, ended up with an injury in the Bears’ 29-14 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Cutler left […]

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