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The Early Lead: January, 2013

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Beyonce admits she lip-synced at inauguration, will sing live at Super Bowl XLVII

Beyonce promises she'll perform live in the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:54 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beyonce, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Caleb Moore dies from X Games injuries

Snowmobiler suffered fatal injuries on a jump that was routine for him.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:38 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caleb Moore, X Games

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 01/31/2013

David Beckham to play for free for Paris St.-Germain

Soccer star says that this won't be his last contract.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:59 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Beckham, Soccer

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Dan Marino fathered child in extramarital affair, report says

"NFL Today" commentator says his nearly 30-year marriage remains strong.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Marino, NFL

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Beyonce video shows Super Bowl halftime rehearsal

The singer will face the media today...and is going to have to talk about the lip-sync reports from the Inauguration.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:46 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beyonce, Super Bowl XLVII, Super Bowl XLVII halftime

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Brett Favre joins NFL Network for Super Bowl XLVII

For now, this is just a one-time gig, the former NFL QB says. Really.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:50 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brett Favre, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Super Bowl XLVII: Chris Culliver apologizes for anti-gay remarks

Cornerback regrets comments concerning how he'd deal with a gay teammate.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:20 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brendon Ayanbadejo, Chris Culliver, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was in love with Manti Te'o, Dr. Phil says

First part of interview with man who allegedly pulled hoax on Notre Dame star airs today.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:34 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Ray Lewis: Deer antler allegation is "trick of the devil"

Ravens linebacker plays defense after Sports Illustrated's bombshell.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:34 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ray Lewis, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Jim Zorn interviews for Montreal Alouettes job, report says

Could the Redskins' former coach be headed to the Canadian Football League?

By Cindy Boren  |  02:52 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Zorn, NFL

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Jerry Sandusky loses bid for new trial

The former Penn State assistant, serving a minimum 30-year sentence for child sexual abuse, can now head to appeals court.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:34 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Jerry Sandusky, Penn State

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Lance Armstrong says he's cycling's "fall guy"

Disgraced cyclist says cheating has always been rampant in the sport.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:16 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Ray Lewis's dance: Denver mayor pays off bet (video)

Michael Hancock is no Kenan Thompson, though.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:23 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, NFL, Ray Lewis

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Beyonce offers a glimpse of her Super Bowl XLVII halftime show

Yep, she's ready for some football.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:21 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beyonce, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Super Bowl XLVII: What if game comes down to David Akers?

49ers looked at another kicker as the postseason began with Akers struggling.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:28 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Akers, San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Ed Reed says he has memory loss but "I signed up for it"

Baltimore Ravens safety says "it's always going to be a violent sport"

By Cindy Boren  |  10:03 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ed Reed, NFL

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Caleb Moore X Games crash: "When is enough enough?"

Snowmobiler remains in critical condition in a Colorado hospital.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:20 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caleb Moore, X Games

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Ray Lewis denies report he used deer-antler extract to recover from injury

The product reportedly contains a substance banned by the NFL.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:23 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, NFL, Ray Lewis

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Joe Flacco draws flak for using word "retarded"

Ravens quarterback is no fan of outdoor Super Bowls in cold-weather cities.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:22 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Randy Moss says he's the greatest wide receiver of all-time

San Francisco 49ers WR sets off a debate because of that, you know, Jerry Rice guy.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:01 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Moss, San Francis, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Allen Iverson turns down D-League

He still hopes to return to the NBA, though.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:49 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Allen Iverson, NBA

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Alex Smith says being backup is tough. "I'm not going to lie."

The former No. 1 NFL draft pick isn't terribly happy with his role as backup to Colin Kaepernick.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:13 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, NFL

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Ray Lewis forgives Wes Welker's wife for murder comments

Ravens linebacker cites the Good Book when discussing Anna Burns Welker's Facebook post.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:34 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ray Lewis, Super Bowl XLVII, Wes Welker

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Super Bowl XLVII: Jim Harbaugh, John Harbaugh disagree with Obama

Not surprisingly, neither of the two Super Bowl coaches has an issue with letting his son play the game.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Harbaugh, John Harbaugh, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Tiger Woods is in control; here's how to watch today

With Woods holding a six-stroke lead at Torrey Pines, the Golf Channel, CBS and pgatour.com will carry the completion of the final round.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:41 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Bernard Pollard: NFL won't exist in 30 years

Baltimore Ravens safety says increasing size of players raises fear of a player dying on the field.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:12 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Bernard Pollard, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Pro Bowl: Was NFC rout the last NFL all-star game?

Be honest: Did you watch the game?

By Cindy Boren  |  09:40 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  JJ Watt, NFL, Peyton Manning

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Kobe Bryant "happy as hell" as Lakers win again

Two games with 14 assists have brought two wins for Lakers.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:55 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Obama uncertain if he'd let a son play football

President also expresses concern for college football players' safety.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:59 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, President Obama

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/28/2013

'SNL': 'Ray Lewis' makes a Super Bowl promise (video)

Kenan Thompson makes a promise that we only wish the real Ray Lewis would deliver.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Ray Lewis, Saturday Night Live

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Duke denies all-night practice, report says

After upset loss to Miami, Mike Krzyzewski tells CBS Sports.com that he didn't hold punishing session.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:07 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Duke, Mike Krzyzewski

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 01/24/2013

John Harbaugh pranks his parents' conference call

Sadly, his mother is interrupted before she can say which son, John or Jim, she likes best.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:38 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Harbaugh, John Harbaugh, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Serena Williams tweets photo of severely sprained ankle

Just how, exactly, did she manage to play on with an ankle this badly hurt?

By Cindy Boren  |  11:45 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Serena Williams, Tennis

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Super Bowl ads: Tracy Morgan curses, VW's llamas are irritated

There's a bleep-fest and no sign of a car. Of course.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:21 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl XLVII ads

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Phil Mickelson takes a mulligan on his tax comments

Golfer has apologized -- again -- for complaining about his increased taxes.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Phil Mickelson

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Tom Brady fined $10,000 for slide vs. Ed Reed, report says

No harm, no foul -- just a little nick in the paycheck for the New England Patriots quarterback.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:35 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Reed, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Kobe Bryant vs. Dwight Howard: Lakers drama continues

Players "went at each other" in a clear-the-air meeting that accomplished little.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:46 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Frank Gore fined $10,500 for uniform violation, report says

That'll teach the 49ers running back not to pull up his socks.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:42 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Junior Seau's family sues NFL over brain injuries

The dangers of repetitive hits to the head were hidden through "acts or omissions," lawsuit alleges.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:25 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Tom Brady slide: Ed Reed says "It's good, man"

While the NFL is reviewing the play, the Baltimore Ravens' safety says he's cool with it.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:31 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Reed, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 01/23/2013

NFL draft bust JaMarcus Russell is attempting a comeback

Quarterback who was one of the biggest busts in NFL draft history is serious about this.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:42 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  JaMarcus Russell, NFL

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Manti Te'o to Katie Couric: "What would you do?"

Brian Te'o says his son is "not a liar. He's a kid."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:42 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Kate Upton Super Bowl ad: It's sudsy

The SI swimsuit model is selling the new Mercedes-Benz. We think.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:58 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kate Upton, Super Bowl ads, Super Bowl XLVII ads

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Serena Williams upset by 19-year-old Sloane Stephens

Back injury and temper tantrum mark loss as Williams's remarkable streak ends.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:25 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Serena Williams, Tennis

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Lance Armstrong support erodes following confession to Oprah Winfrey

Armstrong confesses to Oprah, but loses public support amid scandal over performance-enhancing drugs -- according to new Washington Post poll.

By Jon Cohen and Peyton M. Craighill  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Tiger Woods understands Phil Mickelson's position on taxes

That's why he moved to Florida, which has no state income tax, in 1996.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:31 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Torrey Smith says Patriots fans taunted him about dead brother

AFC championship game between Ravens and Patriots produced a record amount of chatter.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:34 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Super Bowl XLVII, Torrey Smith

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/22/2013

NFL lifts Sean Payton suspension

Yearlong suspension of Saints coach will end a little early.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Roger Goodell, Sean Payton

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 01/22/2013

NFL reviewing Tom Brady's slide

The larger questions: Was the slide dirty? Will the NFL fine him?

By Cindy Boren  |  10:28 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Reed, New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Phil Mickelson apologizes for tax comments

Golfer found himself in the rough after promising "drastic changes" over his increased tax rate.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:54 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Phil Mickelson

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Wes Welker's wife apologizes for ripping Ray Lewis

Anna Burns Welker said her actions were "emotional and irrational."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:17 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Ray Lewis, Tom Brady, Wes Welker

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Kobe Bryant, Lakers are still off-key in another loss

If he can't make beautiful music on a basketball court, there's always a piano.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:42 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 01/21/2013

Tom Brady slide: Was it a dirty play?

The Patriots QB gave a little ninja kick in the direction of the Ravens’ Ed Reed.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:37 PM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bernard Pollard, Ed Reed, Super Bowl XLVII, Tom Brady

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Phil Mickelson says "drastic changes" coming over taxes, hints at retirement

With federal and California tax rates rising, golfer hints at retirement, says he'll talk about his plans later this week.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:35 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Phil Mickelson

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Super Bowl XLVII: Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh

It's brother vs. brother for all the NFL's marbles. Embrace the hype.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:24 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Harbaugh, John Harbaugh, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Terrell Suggs tells "arrogant" Patriots to "have fun at the Pro Bowl"

Ravens linebacker serves up some sizzling smack talk.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:05 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, NFL, Terrell Suggs

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Tom Brady: Bradying becomes a thing

In the middle of the field, it was just a guy sitting there. Alone with his thoughts.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:21 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Tom Brady

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 01/21/2013

AFC championship: Belichick says no to CBS

Shannon Sharpe rips New England Patriots coach for walk-off.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:41 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Tom Brady

Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 01/20/2013

NFC championship 2013: Jim Harbaugh throws a fit

Before his team takes the NFC title, 49ers coach loses his temper, and we win with a classic GIF.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:05 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Harbaugh, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Manti Te'o: Funny or Die plays it for laughs (video)

Turns out that a hoax involving a fake dead girlfriend is comedy gold.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Katie Couric to interview Manti Te'o

Notre Dame linebacker and his family will discuss what he says is a hoax involving a girlfriend who did not exist...and her death.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:39 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Lance Armstrong, Manti Te'o skewered by "Saturday Night Live" (video)

One guy doped, the other was duped. Both probably aren't happy with "SNL."

By Cindy Boren  |  02:04 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lance Armstrong, Manti Te'o, Saturday Night Live, Sports humor

Posted at 08:27 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey Part 2: The Interview

Join us for real-time coverage as we find out what’s left for the disgraced cyclist to say after he confessed to using banned drugs and to being a bully.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:27 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Lance Armstrong: Interview with Oprah Winfrey didn't win anyone over

No one appears to be buying what he was selling in Part 1.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:50 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 08:27 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey: The interview

Just what else will Lance Armstrong tell Oprah Winfrey, besides admitting he was doping?

By Cindy Boren  |  08:27 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o hoax: Teoing, Taiwanese animation and "The Usual Suspects"

The hoax involving Notre Dame's linebacker is a meme, among other things.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:00 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o, representatives missed chance to release story of hoax, report says

After investigation, Notre Dame left it up to Te'o to reveal that his girlfriend did not exist.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:12 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Norv Turner named Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator

Former Chargers coach has a long history with Rob Chudzinski.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:02 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cleveland Browns, NFL, Norv Turner, Rob Chudzinski

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 01/17/2013

LeBron James scores 20,000th point

He's the youngest player to hit the mark and has 5,000 assists to boot. Tonight, he'll play Kobe Bryant and the Lakers.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:40 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o: Dead girlfriend story is a hoax

A Notre Dame legend turns into a truly bizarre story of deception.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:11 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o: NFL player says he met girlfriend

Reagan Mauia says that Lennay Kekua is real.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:29 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 01/16/2013

What channel is OWN?

If you're looking for Oprah Winfrey's interview with Lance Armstrong, here's a guide to where you can find OWN on cable and satellite providers.

By Missy Rosenberg  |  03:59 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, doping, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Carmelo Anthony isn't bothered by Knicks owner's recording devices

After a one-game suspension for an incident last week, the Knicks' owner opted to record his star player on the cord.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:39 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett, NBA, New York Knicks

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Eagles hire Chip Kelly to coach

Oregon coach will see if he can install a high-octane offense in Philadelphia.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:20 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chip Kelly, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Lance Armstrong: IOC will ask for medal back if he admits doping

A bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics would be the next piece of Armstrong's prize haul to go.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Marc Trestman named Bears' coach

Chicago picks an offensive coach known as a quarterback guru to succeed Lovie Smith -- and fix Jay Cutler.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay Cutler, Jimmy Johnson, Marc Trestman, NFL

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Cam Newton goes back to Auburn, to be "a normal student"

How many undergraduates have their own statue on campus?

By Cindy Boren  |  02:31 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auburn, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, NFL

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Miami Heat: Trouble in paradise?

Beware the ides of January -- and long road trips.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:57 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Serena Williams vows to play on despite ankle injury in Australian Open

An off-day should give her a little time to recover before her next match.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:24 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Serena Williams, Tennis

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Mike McCoy expected to be named Chargers coach

Mike McCoy expected to be named Chargers coach

By Cindy Boren  |  10:14 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike McCoy, San Diego Chargers

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Lance Armstrong confesses to doping: Is it enough?

Initial reaction shows that the road to redemption won't be an easy one for the disgraced cyclist.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:20 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 07:48 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Brent Musburger and that "smokin' " comment (updated)

A week ago, ESPN apologized for the veteran announcer's comments about Katherine Webb.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:48 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brent Musburger, College basketball, College Football, ESPN, Katherine Webb

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Lance Armstrong apologizes to Livestrong staff, report says

Livestrong staff listens as disgraced cyclist reportedly chokes up.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:33 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Jovan Belcher legally drunk when he killed girlfriend and himself, autopsy shows

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker shot his girlfriend nine times.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:34 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jovan Belcher, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Rob Gronkowski breaks forearm again, will have surgery, reports say

The New England Patriots have a number of options at tight end, but losing Gronk would be tough.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:04 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 01/14/2013

A brief history of Lance Armstrong denying doping allegations (video)

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the disgraced champion is expected to change his tune.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:32 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy in a Nike ad that could crack up Tommy Lee Jones

This all started with a series of playful jabs in 2012.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:23 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Kaepernicking craze heads for NFC championship game

Tebowing and Griffining are, like, so over.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colin Kaepernick, Kaepernicking, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Lance Armstrong: What comes after Oprah interview?

An expected confession to doping is only the beginning of a campaign to try to restore his image.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:05 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 01/13/2013

Lance Armstrong "ready to speak candidly" to Oprah Winfrey

Disgraced cyclist may confess to doping, but isn't expected to go into specifics.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:34 PM ET, 01/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 01/13/2013

RGIII will be just fine, but rehab will be tough, Adickes says

Surgeon who did RGIII's first ACL repair is a former Redskin who knows firsthand about knee injuries.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:50 PM ET, 01/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 01/13/2013

Peyton Manning's postseason legacy takes another hit

A remarkable comeback season meets the same fate as so many others for the quarterback.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:02 PM ET, 01/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, NFL, Peyton Manning

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Andray Blatche "not worried at all" about incident

Woman claims she was sexually assaulted in the Nets player's hotel suite.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:08 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andray Blatche, Brooklyn Nets, NBA

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Greg Oden plans comeback, perhaps to Heat, report says

Miami Heat reportedly are most likely to roll the dice on the big man.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:38 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Nick Saban has "closed the door" on the NFL. He means it.

The Alabama coach swears he's staying put. Really. He means it.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:38 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Dunk of the year? Jamaal Franklin throws down his own alley-oop (video)

San Diego State guard is his own best teammate.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:04 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Lakers turmoil continues; could they miss the playoffs?

Playoffs? Playoffs??? The team slips to its fifth straight loss and a 15-20 record.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:36 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Mike D'Antoni, NBA, Steve Nash

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Tim Tebow: No regrets about Jets

The quarterback admits that he doesn't know what the future holds for him.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:31 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Junior Seau's brain showed signs of CTE

The family of the former linebacker struggles to reconcile his love of the game with the price he paid for playing it.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:12 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Junior Seau, NFL, San Diego Chargers

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Lance Armstrong and Oprah Winfrey: Will he admit guilt?

Reports have indicated that the disgraced cyclist is considering an admission that he was doping when he won the Tour de France races.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:56 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Tom Brady on RGIII injury: "I wouldn't wish that on anybody"

The News England Patriots' quarterback knows how awful it is to have reconstructive knee surgery.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:46 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Robert Griffin III, Tom Brady

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Katherine Webb says ESPN apology for Brent Musburger wasn't necessary

Brent Musburger's commentary boosted former Miss Alabama's fame and drew criticism.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. McCarron, College Football, Katherine Webb

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Rob Ryan fired, says he'll have a new job "in like 5 minutes"

That job isn't likely to be in New York, with his twin, Rex Ryan.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:25 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, NFL, Rob Ryan

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Bill Cowher will return to coaching but when?

The former Pittsburgh Steelers coach minces no words when asked if he'll coach again someday.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Cowher

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 01/08/2013

ESPN apologizes for Brent Musburger's comments about Katherine Webb

He wasn't the only one distracted by Katherine Webb, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:53 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. McCarron, Brent Musburger, Katherine Webb

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Carmelo Anthony says Kevin Garnett crossed a line

Knicks forward says he doesn't think he deserves a fine or suspension.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:26 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Rex Ryan explains his tattoo. Also says he knows he must do better.

Finally, the New York Jets coach breaks his silence and talks about his future.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:56 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Andray Blatche questioned in sexual assault inquiry, reports say

Complaint alleges incident occurred at the Four Seasons at 4 a.m.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooklyn Nets, NBA

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Tony Romo caught in Twitter fight between Cowboys, Stars

Cowboys quarterback isn't to blame, at least this time.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:27 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Tony Romo

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Jets fire Tony Sparano; Rex Ryan to address media

Among other things, the Jets' coach is going to have to explain his Bahamian vacation. And his tattoo.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:40 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Rex Ryan, Tony Sparano

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 01/08/2013

A.J. McCarron, Barrett Jones spat spices up Alabama's BCS title win

With a four-touchdown lead, Alabama could afford a little infighting.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:05 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AJ McCarron, Alabama, Barrett Jones

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Carmelo Anthony looks for fight with Kevin Garnett

There figure to be repercussions over Anthony's decision to hang around the Celtics' team bus.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:49 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Pete Carroll rips FedEx turf

Seahawks come away with a costly victory in Washington.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:47 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, NFL, Pete Carroll, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard nearly fought, report says

Team chemistry may be a bigger problem for the Lakers than their advanced age.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:41 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 01/07/2013

RGIII injury: A guide to the QB's knee and the Shanahan criticism

The QB has faced recovery from a knee injury before. His coach is less accustomed to being second-guessed.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:02 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 01/07/2013

Chris Clemons's agent blames "crappy" FedEx field for Seahawk's injury

The Seattle Seahawks may have lost their top pass rusher for the rest of the playoffs to an ACL injury.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:59 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Clemons, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 01/06/2013

Bruce Arians to miss Colts' game against Ravens

Offensive coordinator who had the flu last week is hospitalized in Baltimore.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:51 PM ET, 01/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Luck, Bruce Arians, Chuck Pagano

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Does Rex Ryan have tattoo of his wife in a Mark Sanchez jersey?

And you thought odd stories about the New York Jets would end when their season did. Silly.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:33 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Bill O'Brien will stay at Penn State

NFL teams will just have to wait as coach says, "I'm not a one-and-done guy."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:08 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Brien, College Football, Penn State

Posted at 07:48 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Stephen Jackson injured by Mayor Bloomberg's waitress (video)

Those courtside seats can be dangerous. Just ask Larry David and Shaq O'Neal.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:48 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, Stephen Jackson

Posted at 06:40 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Phil Jackson, Jeanie Buss engaged

For a change, the Zen Master is in headlines for something other than coaching rumors.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:40 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Ray Lewis, ESPN close to a deal, report says

When the Baltimore Ravens' season ends, their prized linebacker will head to TV.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:17 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, ESPN, Ray Lewis

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Andy Reid, Chiefs on verge of a deal, reports say

Former Eagles coach may be first of this year's fired coaches to find a new job.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:59 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Bill Cowher, Tony Dungy, Jon Gruden: Will they return to coaching?

Three of the biggest names in coaching are sitting out the NFL coaching carousel...so far.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:40 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Cowher, Jon Gruden, Tony Dungy

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Tim Tebow sidesteps questions about future at Sugar Bowl

New York Jets' occasional quarterback cheers on Florida, which loses to Louisville

By Cindy Boren  |  09:34 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Oregon's Chip Kelly to interview with three NFL teams

Fiesta Bowl game against Kansas State is the first order of business for Oregon's coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:03 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chip Kelly, NFL, Oregon

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Rex Ryan leaves Jets for "personal" trip

Days after his team's disappointing season, Rex Ryan has had nothing to say.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:39 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Kobe Bryant says the Lakers are old

If he wants to feel even older, he should consider that he's 34 and has played 17 years in the NBA.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:56 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Nick Saban to NFL? He says no, report says.

Remember, though, that Alabama's coach has said he isn't leaving before.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:09 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Ray Lewis to retire after playoffs

The 37-year-old Ravens linebacker says of his 17th NFL season, "this will be my last ride."

By Cindy Boren  |  12:31 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, Ray Lewis

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Andy Reid to interview with Chiefs before flying to Arizona

There are seven coaching vacancies in the NFL and the Eagles' former coach will interview for two of them. For starters.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:03 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Arizona Cardinals, Kansas City Chiefs

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 01/02/2013

Son of Donald Sterling found dead in Malibu

Drug overdose is being investigated in death of Clippers owner's 32-year-old son.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:31 AM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donald Sterling, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 01/02/2013

Jadeveon Clowney: Only the NFL can stop him

South Carolina defensive end's devastating hit lights up the internet but isn't enough to get him out of another college football season.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:35 AM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jadeveon Clowney, NFL, South Carolina

 

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