A multitude of NFL rookies have taken the league by storm this season, but only a few of them have played well enough to earn consideration for 2013's NFL Rookie of the Year awards. Injuries opened the door for several rookies to get increased playing time this season, and a few of them have largely exceeded expectations. Show More Summary
It’s time to face facts, everyone: Calvin Johnson is over the hill. Or so says Ravens safety Matt Elam, who described the Detroit Lions star wideout as "pretty old" during a recent interview. The Baltimore rookie was fielding questions...Show More Summary
Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams will miss his team's next game after experiencing some soreness in his right knee. Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports reported that the star rookie is listed as day to day: Sixers say...Show More Summary
In an era when it is far too common to hear stories of millionaire athletes going broke, it is refreshing to hear the story of rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers. Carter-Williams is having the salary...Show More Summary
Every Friday on Instagram, the reigning rookie of the year, Damian Lillard, challenges his followers to his #4BarFriday trend where they would have to spit four of their best bars. Many of the NBA's young stars like Paul George and Iman...Show More Summary
At this time last year Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei was a consensus top-three NFL Draft pick. NFL.com wrote an article about whether or not he'd be the first player taken. ESPN's Mel Kiper had him as the third-best player on his big board, and others had him even higher. Show More Summary
Corey ‘Thunder’ Law, the rookie star of the Harlem Globetrotters, smashed the Guinness world record basketball throw on Thursday at the Phoenix Suns’ US Airways Arena. He lobbed the ball a massive 109 feet and 9 inches from one end of the arena to the basket on the court smashing the existing record of 104... Show More Summary
Alfred Morris made a relatively slow start to year two in the NFL. But since Week 6, he has been getting back to the dominant form he showed as a rookie in 2012. Morris initially suffered thanks to defenses not facing the threat of a fully mobile Robert Griffin III. Show More Summary
Now nine games into the NBA season, the Phoenix Suns continue to impress. Despite two consecutive losses and a 5-4 record, the Suns have outscored their opponents by 27 points this season. They have yet to lose a game by a margin of more than six points. But this success has not simply been the result of one or two players. Show More Summary
At some point between running, writing, and starring in her Fox sitcom, The Mindy Project, comedian Mindy Kaling found time to write a heartfelt essay for readers of Tavi Gevinson's Web site, Rookie.
NEW ORLEANS -- As expected, star tight end Vernon Davis and standout rookie safety Eric Reid have been cleared to play Sunday at New Orleans. Both players suffered concussions last week against Carolina. They both quickly recovered and showed strong progress through the week. The 49ers need both players. Show More Summary
Edmonton Oilers phenom Nail Yakupov delivered a strong rookie season in 2012-13, but he is struggling this season. Although it's early, some critics are suggesting he could be a bust as an NHL player. A No. 1 overall selection hasn't...Show More Summary
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A final decision will likely be made Sunday, but it appears the San Francisco 49ers will have star tight end Vernon Davis and standout rookie safety Eric Reid on Sunday in New Orleans. Both players had to leave last week’s game against Carolina with concussions. Show More Summary
On NBC's hit show "The Blacklist," Megan Boone plays an FBI rookie whose career takes a hairpin turn when a master criminal, played by James Spader, becomes an informant at the agency. But the real question fans have for Boone isn'tShow More Summary
An interview with Orlando's star rookie.
Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady. Tony Romo vs. Eli Manning Matt Ryan vs. Drew Brees. Geno Smith vs. EJ Manuel? The two rookie quarterbacks have all the makings of future stars in this league, and they look primed to form an intense rivalry...Show More Summary
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh didn’t offer much in the form of updates Monday on the concussions suffered by star tight end Vernon Davis and standout rookie safety Eric Reid in a 10-9 home loss to Carolina...Show More Summary
Bradley Beal is scary good. After his rookie campaign was overshadowed by the domineering exploits of Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis and personal injury, Beal has started 2013-14 with a bang. And boom. And kapow. Any intimidating sound...Show More Summary
Once again, Panini has produced a line of NHL sketch cards, for which the NHL's young stars were invited to draw whatever they wanted. Here are just a few of the masterpieces they produced: Read more...
Toro Rosso driver Daniel Ricciardo says star MotoGP rookie Marc Márquez is serving as a "role model" ahead of his promotion to the senior Red Bull outfit next season, with the Australian determined to take the fight to future team-mate Sebastian Vettel.