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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.
Minnesota handled football suspensions properly, according to review
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:32:01 -0400
An outside law firm back the school for its actions following a sexual assault accusation.
NFL, NFLPA clash over alleged reports of blaming alleged victim in Ezekiel Elliott case
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:09:16 -0400
The NFL said it had received multiple reports indicating the players' union was maligning the alleged victim in the Ezekiel Elliott appeal.
LeBron James speaks out about Charlottesville at event
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:25:30 -0400
LeBron says it's about "looking in the mirror and saying, 'What can we do to better help change?'"
Kevin Durant slams ESPN for auction draft segment
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:45:58 -0400
Durant was more than "speechless" like Odell Beckham Jr.
College football 2017: Conference USA preview
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:38:16 -0400
Western Kentucky, with new coach Mike Sanford, should again be the class of the conference. Middle Tennessee could provide a challenge.
Lucky poker player wins the easiest $700,000
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:09:18 -0400
The luck is strong with this one.
WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair still in critical condition following Monday surgery
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:17:36 -0400
WWE said he was "resting comfortably" during Tuesday night's "SmackDown Live" broadcast.
HS track coach accused of sex with 8th-grader
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:19:52 -0400
Middle school gym teacher, HS track coach accused of sex with 8th-grader
Cowboys' Dez Bryant defends stance on anthem, says he has 'family to feed'
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:19:26 -0400
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant said of recent anthem protests, "Whatever they got going on with that, that's them," before tweeting more later.
Nevada commission approves 8-ounce gloves for Mayweather vs. McGregor
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:57:39 -0400
The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to allow eight-ounce gloves.
Mayweather gives sexist Jimmy Kimmel interview
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:29:32 -0400
A revolting, sexist interview.
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.
Check out Atlanta's new Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:12:17 -0400
ESPN criticized for fantasy football auction
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:15:30 -0400
Fantasy football auction on ESPN2 included black players, leading some on social media to draw parallels to slave auctions.
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.
If Conor McGregor hangs with Floyd Mayweather, Paulie Malignaggi would consider fight
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:38:59 -0400
Malignaggi retired in March on the 19th anniversary of his first amateur match.
Marshawn Lynch draws support of Raiders teammates, coach Jack Del Rio after anthem protest
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 19:25:56 -0400
Oakland head coach says of his players and new star: "We don't need everybody in the organization to think the same way I think."
Arbitrator Harold Henderson to hear Elliott's appeal of ban
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:53:11 -0400
Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott's appeal of a six-game suspension in a domestic violence case will be heard by arbitrator Harold Henderson, who reduced Greg Hardy's ban when the defensive end was with the Cowboys two years ago
Danica Patrick done proving how much she cares
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:42:05 -0400
Patrick is lacking sponsors for next season, but she's not letting that get to her.
Watch the Bucs cut Aguayo on 'Hard Knocks'
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:12:07 -0400
You can see the moment the struggling kicker was let go.
Watch: Why athletes shouldn't just stick to sports
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:53:47 -0400
SportsPulse: USA TODAY's Trysta Krick believes there's no better time for athletes to speak out.
Napoli beats 9-man Nice 2-0, closes in on Champions League
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:06:56 -0400
Dries Mertens sets Napoli on its way to 2-0 win over nine-man Nice in Champions League playoff
Commissioner Roger Goodell tasks former NFL executive to hear Ezekiel Elliott's appeal
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:00:58 -0400
Harold Henderson, who presided over appeals for Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy, will listen to arguments from suspended Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott.
Angels win again, climb into AL wild card spot
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:03:22 -0400
The Angels won for the seventh time in eight games.
Detroit Lions denounce use of their logo in alt-right Charlottesville protest
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:59:04 -0400
The Lions join the Red Wings as Detroit professional sports teams to have a facsimile of their logo used during the Charlottesville protests.
Kinsler: Umpire 'needs to find another job,' messing with games 'blatantly'
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:25:28 -0400
Kinsler on the longtime ump: “If I get fined for saying the truth, then so be it. He’s messing with baseball games, blatantly.”
Cody Bellinger: Dodgers rookie making history
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:49:36 -0400
Oakland Raiders star Amari Cooper now reading books just as well as he reads defenses
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:08:36 -0400
Oakland Raiders receiving star set personal goal in effort to learn more while also seeking new objectives on field.
Dodgers beat White Sox, move 50 games above .500
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 03:01:57 -0400
The Dodgers rallied with a five-run eighth inning to drop the White Sox 6-1.
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.
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
Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez help Yankees' Gary Sanchez out of his slump
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:31:02 -0400
Gary Sanchez recently had lunch with A-Rod and J-Lo.
Giancarlo Stanton's home run streak ends, Marlins top Giants
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:55:47 -0400
Stanton had homered in a team-record six consecutive games.
Solheim Cup week in Des Moines
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:07:02 -0400
John Franklin III announces he'll transfer to Florida Atlantic
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:30:01 -0400
Former QB and converted WR John Franklin III has informed the Auburn coaching staff of his intention to play his final year of eligibility elsewhere.
N.Y. football player charged in death of mother's ex
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:21:23 -0400
N.Y. football player charged in death of mother's ex-boyfriend
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.
NFL cheerleaders in 2017 season
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 10:48:38 -0400
Bucks' Jabari Parker speaks at anti-racism rally
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:44:38 -0400
Jabari Parker spoke at a rally in Utah to promote diversity and inclusion.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s NASCAR retirement tour
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:40:47 -0400
Red Sox analyst Steve Lyons has domestic violence charges dismissed
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:39:23 -0400
NESN Red Sox analyst Steve Lyons, who had been taken off the air due to the case, said he expects to return to the network.
Odell Beckham reacts to ESPN's 'auction' segment
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:01:28 -0400
An appropriate response.
Best of the 2017-18 Premier League season
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 12:45:12 -0400
Mike Trout, Angels have playoff hopes in reach
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:45:07 -0400
Mike Trout, baseball’s surest thing, and the Los Angeles Angels are in playoff position despite the two-time MVP's five-week absence.
Conor McGregor: Trips to welfare office were source of motivation
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:46:08 -0400
Conor McGregor uses the welfare office in Dublin as a source of pride and motivation.
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.
Cristiano Ronaldo's five-game ban upheld after failed appeal
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:18:04 -0400
The RFEF appeals committee turned down Real Madrid's attempt to overturn his five-game ban.
2017 NFL schedules for every team
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:41:33 -0400
Here are the 2016 NFL schedules for all 32 teams.
Geoff Ogilvy is hopeful as he sits on the bubble in FedExCup standings
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:45:17 -0400
Geoff Ogilvy is No. 125 in the FedExCup standings with a shot at making the playoffs.
Seahawks' Pete Carroll: I support Michael Bennett, but 'we should all stand' for anthem
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:54 -0400
Seattle coach Pete Carroll said that he backs DE Michael Bennett, even if the two have different beliefs on the national anthem.
Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton homers in sixth straight game
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:23:41 -0400
Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton launched a home run for the sixth straight game -- a solo shot in the third inning.
Eight quarterbacks with something to prove in NFL preseason Week 2
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:20:01 -0400
Young passers and established veterans alike face heightened expectations as preseason action heats up.