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The Early Lead: November, 2012

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Rolando McClain suspended two games by Raiders

The Oakland Raiders decided they were better off without disgruntled linebacker Rolando McClain for two weeks.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:50 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Oakland Raiders, Rolando McClain

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Monte Kiffin resigns from his son's USC team

With Trojans tumbling to a 7-4 record and struggling defensively, Monte Kiffin chose to leave his son's coaching staff.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:02 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lane Kiffin, Monte Kiffin, USC

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Alex Smith: ‘The only thing I did . . . was get a concussion’

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh has made his choice, with Colin Kaepernick starting at quarterback. Alex Smith is making the best of it.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:07 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Jim Harbaugh

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/30/2012

Gregg Popovich rests starters, enrages David Stern

NBA commissioner promises ‘substantial sanctions’ after Coach Gregg Popovich sends top players home before Heat game.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Kevin Garnett defends Rajon Rondo, rips Kris Humphries

After a tussling with Kris Humphries, Rajon Rondo reportedly tells his side of the story to the NBA while Kevin Garnett rips Humphreys and defense Rond.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:53 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Garnett, Kris Humphries, NBA, Rajon Rondo

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Ben Roethlisberger says there's always a chance he could play

The Baltimore Ravens are preparing for both Ben Roethlisberger and Charlie Batch this weekend.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:03 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Roethlisberger, Charlie Batch

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Tina Maze takes aim at Lindsey Vonn

With Lindsey Vonn still recovering from her recent stomach ailment, the World Cup door may be open for singer/skier Tina Maze.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:20 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsey Vonn, Tina Maze

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Andrew Bynum in nasty lawsuit with ex-neighbors

Andrew Bynum's knee problems aren't going away and neither is a lawsuit involving his former neighbors in Los Angeles.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:11 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Bynum, Philadelphia 76ers

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Saints bus egged at Atlanta airport, players say

The rivalry between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons has entered a new stage and it involves eggs.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:51 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chase Daniel, Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Tyrann Mathieu to enter NFL draft, report says

Tyrann Mathieu, also known as the Honey Badger, was kicked off the LSU team last summer.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Les Miles, LSU, Tyrann Mathieu

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Mark Sanchez calls butt fumble embarrassing

On a humiliating day for the New York Jets, one play involving quarterback Mark Sanchez perfectly capture their season. And not in a good way.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:04 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Brawl between Rajon Rondo, Kris Humphries mars Nets-Celtics game

The Nets aren't backing down from a fight while Doc Rivers says the Celtics are soft.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:49 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Garnett, Kris Humphries, Rajon Rondo

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Golf to ban the use of putters anchored to the body

A proposed ban on the technique of anchoring the putter to the body has drawn a mixed reaction within the sport.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:08 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ernie Els, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Ben Roethlisberger: Door is open but return not likely, report says

The return of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger reportedly is more a matter of how well he can throw than of pain tolerance.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:40 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ben Roethlisberger, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Jon Gruden: Is Tennessee out of the picture?

It's Jon Gruden season, when the "Monday Night Football" analyst is linked to every possible job. Your turn, Tennessee Volunteers.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:09 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jon Gruden, Monday Night Football

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Jerry Jones petition nixed by White House

A Dallas Cowboys fan's petition demanding that Jerry Jones be ousted got over 4,000 signatures before the White House removed it from its website.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:29 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, White House

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Jack Pardee battling cancer: Old age plays some dirty tricks

Jack Pardee says he’s suffering from gall-bladder cancer and will enter a Denver-area hospice.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:05 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jack Pardee, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Louisville to ACC to replace Maryland

With Maryland leaving in 2014 for the Big Ten, ACC presidents and chancellors have chosen to add Louisville, according to reports.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:52 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACC, Louisville, Maryland

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Giants sign Ryan Torain ahead of Redskins game

Former Redskins running back Ryan Torain joins the New York Giants just in time for the teams' Monday night game.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:32 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Giants, Ryan Torain, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Jason Babin released by Eagles

Eagles start their roster shakeup by cutting defensive end Jason Babin.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:22 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Babin, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 11/27/2012

DeSean Jackson out for season with broken ribs

Andy Reid reportedly will coach the team Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys, but the Eagles have lost DeSean Jackson for the rest of the season.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:06 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Sean Taylor, five years later, is still a strong presence

From the Redskins to University of Miami players to his younger brother, the legacy of Sean Taylor runs deep.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:32 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sean Taylor, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Jamaal Charles asked Peyton Manning for his autograph

Jamaal Charles drew criticism for asking Peyton Manning for an autograph -- after the Chiefs lost to Manning's Broncos.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:11 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwayne Bowe, Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Dallas Cowboys fan asks White House to remove Jerry Jones as owner, GM

A disgruntled Dallas Cowboys fan has posted a petition on the White House website, asking for the removal of Jerry Jones.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:50 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, President Obama

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Cam Newton has a vintage game at Eagles' expense

cam Newton busts out of his disappointing season with a stellar performance in his "Monday Night Football" debut.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:27 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Knicks, Nets: Battle of the boroughs goes to Brooklyn

The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets kicked off their rivalry with an overtime game -- and an impassioned, glittering crowd in Brooklyn.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:27 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooklyn Nets, NBA, New York Knicks

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 11/27/2012

LeBron James's son is pretty good at basketball

LeBron James's son is no slouch when it comes to shooting a basketball.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:01 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, LeBron James Jr., Miami Heat

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Ndamukong Suh won't be suspended, could be fined

Ndamukong Suh may draw a fine for his kick to Matt Schaub's groin, but he won't miss any games.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:29 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Lions, Matt Schaub, Ndamukong Suh

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Martellus Bennett uses Spidey-sense to save falling fan

Martellus Bennett's "Spidey-sense" saves fan

By Cindy Boren  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Martellus Bennett, New York Giants

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Matt Schaub: Ndamukong Suh isn't Texan-worthy

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub wouldn't want to be a teammate of Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh, who kicked him in the groin on Thanksgiving.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:13 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Matt Schaub, Ndamukong Suh, NFL

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Ray Lewis could rejoin Ravens by Week 15, Yahoo reports

Ray Lewis vowed a speedy return after he tore his triceps and an aggressive rehab may have him back on the field by Dec. 16.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ray Lewis, Terrell Suggs

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Anthony Armstrong signs with Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys, looking for help at wide receiver, sign former Redskins player Anthony Armstrong.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:14 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Armstrong, Dallas Cowboys

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Ben Roethlisberger: It's killing me to watch

With the Pittsburgh Steelers' season on the brink, Ben Roethlisberger wants desperately to play Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:39 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Gilbert Arenas injured in Shanghai debut

Gilbert Arenas's debut in the Chinese Basketball Association is a brief one. He'll be out about a week with a hip flexor.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:07 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gilbert Arenas, Washington Wizards

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Andre Brown suffers broken fibula in Giants' win (updated)

The downside of the New York Giants' victory over the Green Bay Packers? The loss of running back Andre Brown.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Brown, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, NFL

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Peyton Manning passes concussion test after a hard hit

Peyton Manning, in the midst of a sterling season, had a scary moment in the Denver Broncos' victory Sunday -- but he says, "I'm okay."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:59 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Seahawks, Dolphins interrupted by sprinklers

A computer glitch is blamed when sprinklers suddenly come on during the Seahawks-Dolphins game.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:23 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Seahawks, Dolphins fallout: Seattle players face suspensions, report says

Seahawks cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner reportedly will be suspended four games for using Adderall without a prescription.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:26 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Browner, Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/23/2012

Hector Macho Camacho: Family mulls life-support decision

The family and friends of Hector "Macho" Camacho continued their vigil at a San Juan hospital.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boxing, Hector "Macho" Camacho

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Ndamukong Suh kick under review by NFL

The NFL will review whether Ndamukong Suh should be punished for a kick to the groin of Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:20 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Tim Tebow reveals he has broken ribs (updated)

The New York Jets were saving Tim Tebow for an emergency because he has two broken ribs.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Rex Ryan: Can firing the coach fix the Jets?

After the New York Jets' embarrassing performance against the New England Patriots, Rex Ryan really feels the heat.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 07:48 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Kevin Durant kisses fan after pass hits her in the face (Video)

When a courtside pass hits an elderly woman in the head, Kevin Durant makes things better with a quick kiss.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:48 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Jim Schwartz's botched challenge gives Texans a TD

The NFL's pretzel-logic rule trips up Detroit Lions Coach Jim Schwartz and hands the Houston Texans a touchdown.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:50 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Lions, Jim Schwartz, Justin Forsett

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Ndamukong Suh's Thanksgiving kick to Matt Schaub's groin: Intentional?

Last year, Ndamukong Suh was suspended for a Thanksgiving stomp. This year, his kick to Matt Schaub's groin re-ignites the question of whether he's a dirty player.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:07 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Lions, Ndamukong Suh

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Hector Macho Camacho in fight of his life after shooting

Former boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho is on life support after being shot in Puerto Rico Tuesday night.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:26 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boxing, Hector "Macho" Camacho

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Mike D'Antoni is 1-0 as Los Angeles Lakers coach

Mike D'Antoni makes his debut and the Los Angeles Lakers win with a performance that isn't his usual style.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:21 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni

Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Jack Taylor scores 138 points, an NCAA record (Video)

Grinnell guard Jack Taylor's new NCAA scoring record amazes even Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and Kendall Marshall. Dickie V is always amazed.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:53 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA records

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Ed Reed wins appeal; suspension reduced to $50,000 fine

Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed won't be suspended one game for his hit on Emmanuel Sanders after all. Instead, he'll just pay $50,000.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:24 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ed Reed

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Danica Patrick divorcing her husband of 7 years

Danica Patrick announces that she and her husband are divorcing after seven years of marriage.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:57 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Danica Patrick, NASCAR

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Mike D'Antoni to make Lakers debut tonight

Mike D'Antoni says he'll coach his first game with the Los Angeles Lakers tonight against the Brooklyn Nets.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:57 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Ed Reed appeals suspension as NFL seeks to clarify rule

Ed Reed's one-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit was levied largely because he is deemed a repeat offender by the NFL.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:41 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ed Reed

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Plaxico Burress, Brian Hoyer sign with Steelers (updated)

Injuries to Ben Roethlisberger, Byron Leftwich and Jericho Cotchery have the Pittsburgh Steelers trying out quarterbacks and wide receiver Plaxico Burress.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:36 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Rob Gronkowski: Bill Belichick explains why he was still in the game

After a great deal of second-guessing, New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick explains just why tight end Rob Gronkowski was still in the game with a big lead.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:46 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Colin Kaepernick or Alex Smith? Jim Harbaugh isn't saying

With Alex Smith sidelined with a concussion, Colin Kaepernick steps up in a stellar performance and creates a dilemma for San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:53 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Mike Krzyzewski: ACC is vulnerable right now

Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski is concerned about the ACC's future after the departure of Maryland on Monday and the likely exit of Rutgers today.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:54 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACC, Duke, Maryland

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Mike D'Antoni will make Lakers debut Tuesday, report says

Mike D'Antoni has had a delayed debut as Los Angeles Lakers' coach because he's recovering from knee-replacement surgery.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Andy Reid says quitting would be a cop out

Despite the Philadelphia Eagles' struggles, Andy Reid has no intention of stepping down as coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Brad Keselowski wins Sprint Cup, now needs a date

Brad Keselowski wins Sprint Cup on points as Jeff Gordon, Clint Bowyer make peace in final race.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brad Keselowski, NASCAR, Sprint Cup

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Mike Ditka bounces back after minor stroke; I'm Iron Mike.

Mike Ditka, 73, is on the mend and says "I feel good" after suffering a minor stroke Friday

By Cindy Boren  |  12:24 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Mike Ditka

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Willis McGahee out 6-to-8 weeks with MCL tear (updated)

Broncos running back Willis McGahee will have an MRI on swollen right knee today.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:28 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, NFL, Willis McGahee

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Lindsey Vonn training again after hospital stay

Skier Lindsey Vonn quickly resumes training again after her hospitalization last week for "severe intestinal pain."

By Cindy Boren  |  10:37 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Skiing

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Andrew Bynum hurt his other knee while bowling.

Andrew Bynum, who still hasn't played for the Philadelphia 76ers, confesses that he hurt his other knee while was bowling.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:39 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Bynum, Philadelphia 76ers

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Alex Smith won't play for 49ers against the Bears, report says

Quarterback Alex Smith, who suffered a concussion last week, will be replaced by Colin Kaepernick tonight in the San Francisco 49ers' game against the Chicago Bears.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:23 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Gronkowski's broken arm requires surgery (updated)

With New England up by 35 points, Rob Gronkowski broke his left forearm on an extra-point attempt late in the game. He'll be back in 4-to-6 weeks.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:08 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Jason Campbell will start in place of Jay Cutler for Bears

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, who suffered a concussion Sunday, will sit out Monday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:16 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Campbell, Jay Cutler

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Jim Harbaugh treated for irregular heartbeat

A little heart problem forces San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh to take a short break from planning for Monday night's big game against the Chicago Bears.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:05 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Harbaugh, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 11/16/2012

Chamique Holdsclaw arrested; bond set at $100,000

Olympic gold medalist and former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw arrested after incident involving former girlfriend.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:49 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chamique Holdsclaw, Olympics, Washington Mystics

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Andrew Bynum: What's the deal with his hair?

Andrew Bynum's new hairdo is something, all right.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:39 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Bynum, Hair, Philadelphia 76ers

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Alex Smith, Jay Cutler working their way back from concussions

With a big NFC game looming Monday night, Alex Smith and Jay Cutler are trying to recover from concussions they suffered last week.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:45 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Missing Texas A&M player found unharmed

Thomas Johnson, a Texas A

By Cindy Boren  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Texas A&M

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Magic Johnson rips Lakers for not hiring Phil Jackson

After taking a couple of days to think about it, Magic Johnson has nothing good to say about the Lakers' decision t hire Mike D'Antoni and not Phil Jackson.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:04 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Tim Tebow feels frustration sadness over Jets' criticism

Tim Tebow says he won't let the anonymous critics among his Jets teammates get him down. Rex Ryan's reaction was a little more forceful.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:04 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Zlatan Ibrahimovic goal: A nice overhead kick (Video)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores four goals for Sweden against England, but the fourth, on a bicycle kick, leaves everyone breathless.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:33 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FIFA, Soccer

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Hope Solo, Jerramy Stevens marry after incident, reports say

U.S. women's soccer goalie Hope Solo and former NFL player Jerramy Stevens go through with their wedding hours after he was released on a domestic violence assault charge.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:56 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hope Solo, Olympics, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Ben Roethlisberger out with rare, dangerous rib injury, too

Ben Roethlisberger's rib injury is of greater concern than his shoulder injury and there's no timetable for his return.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:08 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Jets rip Tebow, saying he's terrible in Daily News report

The Jets are struggling at 3-6, but that's no reason to change from Mark Sanchez to Tim Tebow, players say.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Miami Marlins hold a fire sale, Toronto Blue Jays clean up

Jeffrey Loria pull off a blockbuster trade that guts the Marlins and beefs up the Blue Jays.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:51 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Miami Marlins, MLB, Toronto Blue Jays

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Ben Roethlisberger is out Sunday for Steelers

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger reportedly will be sidelined Sunday with a shoulder and rib injury. Byron Leftwich will get the start.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:50 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Lindsey Vonn hospitalized for severe intestinal pain

Skier Lindsey Vonn, whose request to ski in a men's downhill event was recently rejected, is hospitalized in Vail.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:51 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Jerry The King Lawler makes emotional return to WWE

Two months after suffering a heart attack during a WWE telecast, Jerry "The King" Lawler makes a touching and triumphant return.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:09 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pro wrestling, Wrestling, WWE

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Ben Roethlisberger questionable with shoulder sprain

Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin says quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sprained his shoulder Monday night, but gave away little more on the matter.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:42 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Phil Jackson learned of Lakers decision in late-night call that was just weird

Phil Jackson said he was awakened late Sunday night and told that he wouldn't be the Lakers' coach. "I wish it would have been a little bit cleaner," he said.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Phil Jackson

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Ben Roethlisberger has shoulder injury; how bad is it?

The Steelers' usually indestructible quarterbackmay be facing an iinjury he can't play through.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:12 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Roethlisberger, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 11/13/2012

NASCAR brawl results in fine for Jeff Gordon, spices up Sprint Cup finale

Jeff Gordon is docked $100,000 for his role in NASCAR brawl Sunday, a brawl that adds spice to the Sprint Cup finale Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:13 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jeff Gordon, NASCAR

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Lakers new coach is happy, but what about Phil Jackson?

Mike D'Antoni isn't saying much about how and why he got the Lakers' job over Phil Jackson.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Mike D'Antoni, New York Knicks

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Michael Vick has pretty significant concussion, Andy Reid says

Michael Vick won't be able to practice Wednesday, Andy Reid says. Is this the beginning of the Nick Foles era?

By Cindy Boren  |  01:38 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Arian Foster earns respect of Urlacher, Bears defense

The Houston Texans got the better of the Chicago Bears with Arian Foster carrying a big load.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Houston Texans, NFL

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Bears expect to sign Josh McCown, report says

With Jay Cutler's status because of a concussion, the Chicago Bears reportedly will sign Josh McCown.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:56 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, Jay Cutler, NFL

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 11/12/2012

NASCAR brawl overshadows Sprint Cup race

The excitement in Sunday's NASCAR race came from a brawl that included Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer and their pit crews.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:12 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Jeff Gordon, NASCAR, Sprint Cup

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Lance Armstrong cuts ties to Livestrong, stepping down from board

Lance Armstrong cuts his formal ties to Livestrong, the cancer charity he founded.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:07 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Phil Jackson isnt Lakers new coach, Mike DAntoni is

The Los Angeles Lakers quickly hire a new coach -- and it isn't Phil Jackson. It's Mike D'Antoni.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:56 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start

So much for all that talk of patience with the new-look Los Angeles Lakers. After five games and one win, there will be a new head coach in L.A.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:40 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Feds drop Bernie Fine sexual abuse case citing lack of evidence against former Syracuse assistant

Nearly one year after the allegations surfaced, federal authorities have dropped their investigation of sexual abuse claims made against former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:17 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA, Syracuse Orange

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Dirk Nowitzki sings Born in the USA: He should probably stick to basketball. (Video)

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki is trying to keep himself - and others - entertained while he rehabs from knee surgery. Karaoke may or may not be the best way to go about that.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:28 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Maviericks, NBA

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Fantasy Football Week 10: Brian Hartline, Josh Freeman, Emmanuel Sanders on the rise

Brian Hartline and Emmanuel Sanders are two of several wide receivers whose production has increased in recent weeks. Both make solid fantasy options for Week 10.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:28 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fantasy Football, NFL

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Sam Gordon, 9-year-old girl, is already a football star (video)

In Utah, 9-year-old Sam Gordon is the star of her football league -- and a YouTube sensation.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:41 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Kings rookie Thomas Robinson ejected for vicious elbow (Video)

Sacramento drafted Kansas star Thomas Robinson for his toughness, but his violent elbow to the throat of Jonas Jerebko wasn't quite what they had in mind..

By Matt Brooks  |  12:32 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBA, Sacramento Kings

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Jimmy Johnson: Country club Cowboys have no fear

Jimmy Johnson and Jerry Jones spar over who did what back in the days when the Dallas Cowboys were winning Super Bowls.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, NFL

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 11/08/2012

USC fires student manager who deflated balls in Oregon game

Under-inflated footballs couldn't help Southern Cal knock off Oregon, but they did cost one student manager his job.

By Matt Brooks  |  11:21 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, NCAA, Oregon Ducks, Southern Cal, USC

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Kobe Bryant is steamed as Lakers fall again

The Lakers reloaded during the offseason, but they've misfired in a 1-4 start that has Kobe Bryant seething.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:25 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Champions League: Celtic stuns Barcelona and Rod Stewart cries

Celtic's stunning 2-1 win over Barcelona brought out the waterworks from at least one longtime supporter.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barcelona, Celtic, Champions League, International Soccer, Soccer

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Bradley Wiggins, Tour de France champion, hit by car while riding

Bradley Wiggins, a national hero in England after his Tour de France win and Olympic gold medal, is recovering from broken ribs after his bicycle and a car collided.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:31 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Tour de France

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Michael Vick says he had serious heart-to-heart with Marcus

After Marcus Vick's Twitter tirade during the Philadelphia Eagles' game Monday, Michael Vick says it won't happen again.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:07 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Tigers OF Delmon Young pleads guilty to harassment

Seven months after he allegedly attacked a group of men while yelling anti-Semetic slurs, the soon-to-be free agent outfielder was ordered to enroll in tolerance training.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Tigers, MLB

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Andrew Luck, Colts shave their heads for Chuck Pagano

With their coach battling leukemia, the Indianapolis Colts -- and quarterback Andrew Luck -- show solidary by shaving their heads.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:19 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Luck, Chuck Pagano, Indianapolis Colts

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier arraigned

Penn State's former president faces eight charges relating to the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal but maintains that he is being framed for a political motive.

By Matt Brooks  |  11:38 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, NCAA, Penn State, Penn State scandal

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Darrell Royal, legendary Texas coach, dies at 88

Darrell Royal, the former Texas coach who died after a battle with Alzheimer's, was known for his folksy comments and bruising football teams.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:16 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Texas

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Blake Griffin playing with burst bursa sac in elbow

Clippers forward is playing through the pain but his production appears to be suffering as a result.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:48 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Jimmy Farris loses bid in Idaho; sports other election-night winners, losers

Former Redskins player Jimmy Farris falls short in his bid for office in Idaho.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:37 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Jay Cutler votes for more offense, Mitt Romney

Chicago's quarterback wants his offense to step up to the level of the Bears' D.

By Matt Brooks  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, NFL

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Lance Armstrongs ex-teammate fails doping test

David George, a South African cyclist who was Lance Armstrong's U.S. Postal Service teammate, has tested positive for EPO.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:19 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Jerry Jones says Jerry Jones (the GM) is safe

Jerry Jones does some explaining about how the Dallas Cowboys are structured and he says he isn't about to fire himself

By Cindy Boren  |  02:32 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, NFL

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Steve Blake fined $25,000 for cursing at fan

With the Lakers struggling, Steve Blake aimed some profanity at a fan -- and will pay for it.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Rex Ryan: Just another overrated New York Jet, NFL players say

The brash boss of the New York Jets was voted the league's most overrated coach by an anonymous player poll.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:31 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Andy Reid and the trick play that didnt save the Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles and Michael Vick trip up again in loss to New Orleans. If only that trick play had worked ...

By Cindy Boren  |  01:14 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Sean Landez returns missed field goal 109-plus yards for TD (Video)

Sharyland's Sean Landez returned a missed field goal 109-plus yards for a score nearly five years to the day after Antonio Cromartie set an NFL record with his 109-yard return.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:21 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  High School Sports

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Doug Martin cant outrun Muscle Hamster

Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back, has been on a tear. Now if only he can expunge that nickname.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:59 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 11/06/2012

J.J. Barea, Donald Sloan are NBAs first floppers

The NBA cites the first two players under its anti-flopping rule. Congrats -- or something --to J.J. Barea and Donald Sloan.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:31 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Marcus Vick doesnt want to see Michael Vick with brain problems by the time he 45

Michael Vick absorbed seven more sacks in Monday's loss to the Saints and left his brother, Marcus, begging for Philadelphia to trade him.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:17 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Obama, Romney talk sports on Monday Night Football

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney chat with Chris Berman during halftime of "Monday Night Football."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:13 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, NFL

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Percy Harvin has a sprained ankle, wants to score points

Minnesota's dynamic receiver is frustrated with the Vikings' futility through the air.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:10 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Minnesota Vikings, NFL

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Jim Durham, longtime NBA broadcaster, dies

Jim Durham, longtime NBA broadcaster and voice of the Chicago Bulls during some of the the Michael Jordan years, dies

By Cindy Boren  |  03:47 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, NBA

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Chuck Pagano inspires the Colts, Andrew Luck with emotional speech (video)

Coach Chuck Pagano, watching his team play for the first time since his leukemia treatment began, delivers an emotional postgame speech.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:36 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Blake Griffin is a flopper and David Lee wants everyone to know it (Video)

Golden State's center called out one of the NBA's most notorious floppers for doing just that.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:21 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Jerry Jones got locked out of the Cowboys locker room. Accidentally. Really.

After the Dallas Cowboys fell to 3-5 after a loss to the Atlanta Falcons, their owner accidentally found himself on the outside looking in.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:09 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, NFL

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Steve Nash may be out up to four weeks, report says

One of the Los Angeles Lakers' prized off-season acquisitions, Steve Nash, may be out longer than expected with a non-displaced fracture of his fibula.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:19 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Charles Tillman and the Bears are playing stifling defense. Again.

The Chicago Bears are winning with a suffocating defense. Now if they can just get an offense to match it...

By Cindy Boren  |  10:32 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bears, NFL

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Doug Martin has an amazing run into the history books with 3 TDs of over 45 yards

After rushing for 31 yards in the first half, Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin keeps his head up -- and cannot be stopped.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:52 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Saints RB Darren Sproles out vs. Eagles after hand surgery

New Orleans will be without its speedy, all-purpose back when it hosts Philadelphia on Monday night.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:54 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Orleans Saints, NFL

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Steelers make Giants game a day trip due to Sandy aftermath

Power outages and a shortage of hotel rooms will force the Pittsburgh Steelers to fly to New Jersey hours before their Sunday game against the New York Giants.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:36 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Giants, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Steve Nash doubtful as winless Lakers host Clippers

The 0-2 Lakers will be without their starting point guard when they host the Clippers on Friday night.

By Matt Brooks  |  11:03 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 11/02/2012

New York City Marathon backlash growing days before race

With New York City residents still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has declared the marathon must go on.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:28 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hurricane Sandy, New York City, New York City Marathon

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Patriots add CB Aqib Talib in trade with Buccaneers

New England made a move to bolster its struggling secondary by acquiring the the suspended cornerback.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:54 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Curt Schilling sued by Rhode Island agency over $75 million loan guarantee

Curt Schilling declared bankruptcy for his 38 Studios video game company months ago, but the state of Rhode Island will not let the former Boston Red Sox pitcher off the hook that easy.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:22 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Red Sox, MLB

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Is Norv Turner coaching to keep his job against Chiefs?

Tonight's matchup of the San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs is mostly important because of what it means for the future of the teams' coaches.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:54 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kansas City Chiefs, San Diego Chargers

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Jerry Sandusky moved to a maximum-security facility

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, convicted of child sex abuse, has been moved to the maximum-security prison in which he will serve his sentence.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:58 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Fantasy Football Week 9: Titus Young, Eric Decker, Randall Cobb reward patience

Three wide receivers are rewarding owners who exercised patience early by delivering big games of late.

By Matt Brooks and Gene Wang  |  12:17 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Fantasy Football, Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Graham Spanier charged in Penn State scandal; charges added against two other administrators

Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly charges former Penn State president Graham Spanier in Jerry Sandusky scandal, adds to charges against two other administrators

By Cindy Boren  |  12:15 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 11/01/2012

James Harden goes from sixth man to leading role with Rockets

A super sub of the bench in Oklahoma City last season, James Harden made a splash in his starting debut with the new-look Rockets.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:46 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Houston Rockets, NBA

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Lance Armstrong: IOC investigates Olympic medal; English town plans a burning in effigy

The IOC will look into whether it should strip Lance Armstrong of his Olympic bronze medal while an English town plans to burn him in effigy.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Graham Spanier faces charges in Penn State scandal, report says

Graham Spanier, former president of Penn State, is expected to be charged in connection with the Jerry Sandusky scandal, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:07 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerry Sandusky, Penn State

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Colts Coach Chuck Pagano has leukemia, unlikely to coach this season

Indianapolis Colts Coach Chuck Pagano has a treatable form of leukemia; offensive coordinator Bruce Arians will coach the team Pagano has treatment.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Pagano, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

 

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