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The Early Lead: February, 2013

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 02/28/2013

David Garrard works out with New York Jets, report says

Team may also take a look at Brady Quinn as backup to Mark Sanchez, with Tim Tebow expected to be released soon.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:18 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Garrard, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Elvis Andrus out with tattoo soreness, the latest weird baseball injury

Rangers shortstop can't crack the lineup when it comes to the wacky things that have sidelined players.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:43 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elvis Andrus, MLB, Texas Rangers

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Oscar Pistorius: "Man. Superman. Gunman." on Time cover

South African athlete, accused of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend, returns to court June 4.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:28 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Tiger Woods opens Honda Classic with even-par 70

There's no proof that he walked on water, but he did manage to hit out of a hazard on 6.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:02 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Milwaukee Brewers' racing sausage is found. Whew.

Nothing more to see here. Just move along.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, Randall Simon

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Darrelle Revis to the San Francisco 49ers?

Jets reportedly are looking for a trading partner and the Niners could use some help in the secondary.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:18 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrelle Revis, New York Jets, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Stephen Curry scores 54 points in Madison Square Garden (video)

In spite of that, short-handed Golden State falls to Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:09 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carmelo Anthony, NBA, New York Knicks, Stephen Curry

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 02/27/2013

NFL will investigate alleged "impermissible" combine questions

Prospective player says he was jokingly asked "do you like girls?"

By Cindy Boren  |  03:27 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Domonique Foxworth, Manti Te'o, NFL, Nick Kasa

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Tim Tebow: Dallas pastor rips people for "wimping out when it gets a little controversial"

Jets QB cancelled his appearance at Dr. Robert Jeffress's church last week.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:29 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Knicks' Rasheed Wallace to have foot surgery, be out eight weeks

Knicks forward has been out since mid-December with a stress fracture.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:42 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBA, New York Knicks, Rasheed Wallace

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 02/27/2013

And now, the NFL according to British teenagers

The league still has some work before a team is relocated to London.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:19 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL in London

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 02/27/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Adidas brings sleeves to March Madness

Those short-sleeved jerseys Golden State wears? Adidas's schools may be wearing them next month.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:14 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/27/2013

49ers agree to trade Alex Smith to Chiefs, report says

When the trade becomes official March 12, Andy Reid will have his QB in KC.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Tom Brady on new contract: "I really do just want to win"

Brady chooses to speak via email to Boston radio station.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:50 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Roy Hibbert prepared for suspension after Pacers, Warriors fight

Fracas involving Stephen Curry, David Lee and others spilled into the first rows at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:17 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Lee, NBA, Roy Hibbert, Stephen Curry

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Pee wee hockey coach sentenced to jail time for tripping kids

Vancouver coach will serve 15 days as judge says, "Society will not tolerate the assault of children by adults."

By Cindy Boren  |  08:01 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parental misbehavior, Parents behaving badly

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Kyrie Irving out against Bulls with sore knee

Cleveland Cavaliers guard hyperextended his knee in practice.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:41 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cleveland Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving, NBA

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers reworking contract, report says

Agreement on a salary-cap friendly deal could come by the end of the week.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:22 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Roethlisberger, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Alabama offers eighth-grader a scholarship after LSU

Running back/linebacker from Baton Rouge shows promise. But first -- high school!

By Cindy Boren  |  03:02 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Cowboys wouldn't join Redskins in lawsuit, ESPN reports

"We are not involved and we won't become involved," source tells Ed Werder.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:04 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, NFL, Washington Redskins

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Rob Gronkowski has more surgery on left forearm

New England Patriots tight end reportedly had infection in twice-broken forearm.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:48 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 02/26/2013

"Dancing with the Stars:" Aly Raisman, Jacoby Jones, Dorothy Hamill, Victor Ortiz join "DWTS"

Athletes have fared well in the past on the dance competition, which begins March 18.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:29 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aly Raisman, Dancing with the Stars, Jacoby Jones, NFL

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Steven Jackson will void contract with Rams, report says

With his 30th birthday approaching, running back may be too expensive for St. Louis.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:28 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL free agency, St. Louis Rams, Steven Jackson

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Manti Te'o runs the 40 in unofficial 4.81, 4.80

Notre Dame linebacker famously involved in dead girlfriend hoax works out for scouts at combine.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:22 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manti Te'o, NFL, NFL draft

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Star Lotulelei leaves combine for further testing on heart condition

Physical on Utah defensive tackle, a top draft prospect, showed possible heart condition.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL draft, scouting combine, Star Lotulelei

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Kobe Bryant to Mark Cuban: "Amnesty THAT"

Mavericks owner uses Bryant as an example in a CBA discussion and gets his team torched.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:06 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 02/25/2013

49ers close to a deal to trade Alex Smith

Although his destination isn't certain yet, the former No. 1 pick, who lost his job to Colin Kaepernick, could land in Kansas City or Arizona.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:13 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Jerry Jones wants credit when Cowboys win Super Bowl

Owner, who also happens to make the personnel decisions, vows to keep trying to win a championship.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:14 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, NFL

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 02/25/2013

"Dancing with the Stars:" Jacoby Jones latest NFL player to give "DWTS" a try

Will Baltimore Ravens wide receiver, who dances after every touchdown, be the next NFL player to win the dance competition?

By Cindy Boren  |  09:21 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Jacoby Jones, NFL

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Oscars 2013: George Clooney, Ed Reed talk Ravens-Bengals

Baltimore safety makes nice with long-suffering Cincinnati fan.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:28 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ed Reed, NFL

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 02/24/2013

James Franco at Daytona 500: "Drivers and Danica, start your engines"

Well, this an awkward beginning to the Daytona 500.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:52 PM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Danica Patrick, Daytona 500

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 02/24/2013

Daytona 500 scene: Ray Lewis, 50 Cent, Erin Andrews

Celebrities, drivers and Ray Lewis mix on the infield before the race begins.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:25 PM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Daytona 500, Ray Lewis

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 02/24/2013

Daytona 500: Race is on schedule after crash injured fans

NASCAR will look for answers to horrifying crash as fans recover ... and head back to the track.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:44 PM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Danica Patrick, Daytona 500

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Metta World Peace wears Cookie Monster pajamas

Lakers center confronts real cops, summoned to his condo complex because of actors with BB guns, in his jammies.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:35 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, Metta World Peace

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Randy Moss, Alex Smith: 49ers look at their options

General Manager Trent Baalke isn't tipping his hand yet on the players' future.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Smith, NFL, Randy Moss, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013

NBA trade deadline: Dwight Howard won't be traded, Mitch Kupchak says

General manager says that center, who can become a free agent this summer, is the future of the Lakers.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:27 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, NFL

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Tim Tebow cancels appearance at controversial Dallas church

Quarterback had been expected to talk about his faith at First Baptist Church.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:42 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Oscar Pistorius dropped by Nike

Oscar Pistorius dropped by Nike

By Cindy Boren  |  09:43 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Kobe Bryant pays tribute to Jerry Buss -- and Lakers beat Celtics (video)

And the Lakers topped it off by playing one of their best games, with Dwight Howard scoring 24 points.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:47 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Lance Armstrong won't meet with USADA

Disgraced cyclist declines to tell the agency about doping.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:47 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Snow storm suspends Match Play golf in Arizona

Golf in the mountains of Arizona in February. What could go wrong?

By Cindy Boren  |  02:21 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 02/20/2013

NFL logos, redesigned with a wee bit of Britain

It's jolly good amusement to re-imagine the 32 team names and logos.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:56 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Oscar Pistorius: Police say testosterone, needles were found (updated)

Bail hearing is extended another day for South African accused of murdering his girlfriend.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Serena Williams drops out of Dubai tournament

Back injury forces Williams out, just days after she regains No. 1 world ranking.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:33 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Serena Williams, Tennis

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Tiger Woods on golf with President Obama: He could be "a pretty good stick"

His private outing with the commander in chief over, it's time for serious golf in the WGC Match Play.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:09 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 02/20/2013

NBA trade deadline: Kevin Garnett-to-Clippers talk is off, report says

Celtics insist on getting Eric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan in return, Yahoo reports.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:19 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, Kevin Garnett, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Manti Te'o hopes NFL scouts look at his play, not hoax

Notre Dame linebacker heads into scouting combine hoping that his NFL draft stock won't fall.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:02 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manti Te'o, NFL, NFL draft, Notre Dame

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Phil Jackson talks about his future and the Lakers

In an interview before the death of Jerry Buss, the Lakers' former coach discussed what, if anything, is left for him to do in the NBA.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:34 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Phil Jackson

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Andrew Bynum says he'll play this season, still has awesome hair

His health has been disappointing for the 76ers. His hair has not.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:43 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Bynum, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Tim Tebow will speak at controversial Dallas church

Quarterback is drawing heat for decision to go to Dr. Robert Jeffress's church.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:06 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Dallas Cowboys' new bus -- "The Elegant Lady" -- has all the extras

It's kind of like a Cowboys Stadium on wheels, with all sorts of opulent touches.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:03 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, NFL

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Reeva Steenkamp funeral is held as Oscar Pistorius tells of shooting

"Blade Runner" charged with premeditated murder as girlfriend's family mourns her death.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:36 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 02/18/2013

Will Danica Patrick win the Daytona 500?

Winning a race would mean she's known for something other than sexy Super Bowl commercials.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:14 PM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Danica Patrick, Daytona 500, Jeff Gordon

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at 80

With Hollywood watching, the franchise won 10 NBA championships.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:26 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerry Buss, Los Angeles Lakers

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Oscar Pistorius: Bail hearing begins Tuesday; bloody cricket bat eyed as evidence

Prosecutors in South Africa are expected to detail why Olympian should be charged with premeditated murder in death of his girlfriend.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Kobe Bryant blocks LeBron James in All-Star Game (video)

The star of All-Star Weekend was Michael Jordan, who did nothing more than turn 50 years old.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:23 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 02/15/2013

Watch: Tubby Smith dances after Minnesota upset Wisconsin. Oh, yes, he does.

Minnesota's coach celebrates the Gophers' upset of Wisconsin in the best way ever.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:07 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Minnesota, Tubby Smith, Wisconsin

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 02/15/2013

Charles Woodson to be released by Packers

Safety's agent says he'd like to play for a contender.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:33 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Woodson, Green Bay Packers

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Michael Jordan: I'll take Kobe Bryant over LeBron James

It's all a matter of rings when Michael Jordan has to choose between Kobe and LeBron.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:37 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Oscar Pistorius: What's next for athlete accused of murder?

"Blade Runner" is charged with premeditated murder in death of Reeva Steenkamp.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Oscar Pistorius and other high-profile athletes who faced murder charges

Oscar Pistorius is hardly the first high-profile athlete to face serious criminal charges.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  12:29 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Oscar Pistorius told of scary incident, love of shooting in New York Times profile

Athlete, charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend, said he went to the shooting range "sometimes when I can't sleep."

By Cindy Boren  |  12:18 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Oscar Pistorius: Nike ad, 'I am the bullet in the chamber,' taken down

Athlete's website drops "I am the bullet" ad after he was charged in connection with the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Oscar Pistorius murder charge: Who was Reeva Steenkamp?

Girlfriend of Olympic sprinter was an aspiring model, TV reality show contestant.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:49 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Oscar Pistorius

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Mariano Rivera isn't talking retirement -- yet

Yankees' closer, coming back after a knee sidelined him most of the 2012 season, says he'll discuss the matter soon

By Cindy Boren  |  03:08 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mariano Rivera, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Nerlens Noel out for rest of Kentucky's season with torn ACL

Kentucky forward was injured in collision with basketball stancheon.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:51 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, Nerlens Noel

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

Will Ferrell kicks Shaquille O'Neal out of the Lakers' game (video)

Comedian worked the Staples Center stands as a red-jacketed security guard.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:13 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Shaquille O'Neal

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Michael Jordan turns 50, gets 50th Sports Illustrated cover

Hey, he doesn't turn 50 every day. (Coverage just makes it feel that way.)

By Cindy Boren  |  11:37 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Jordan, NBA

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Johnny Knox unlikely to play in NFL again but isn't giving up

Chicago Bears cut wide receiver who had suffered one of the scariest back injuries imaginable in 2011.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:22 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Johnny Knox

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Tiger Woods sets schedule that includes Match Play, Honda, Doral

Surprise, surprise. He's going to be seeing a lot of ... Rory McIlroy.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Nerlens Noel injury raises new debate about NBA age limit (updated)

Nerlens Noel knee injury raises new debate about NBA age requirement

By Cindy Boren  |  09:42 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NBA, Nerlens Noel

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 02/13/2013

LeBron James' record: I'm not Michael Jordan

King James is on a remarkable run, which only fuels more comparisons with Air Jordan.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:57 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/12/2013

NFL safety: Should fields be made wider?

Increasing the size of field could reduce jarring hits over the middle, Bill Polian and Warren Moon believe.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL safety

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Lindsey Vonn shares a post-op photo (no sign of Tiger Woods)

Skier says "it's going to be a long and hard road back" but vows a speedy return.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:18 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsey Vonn, Skiing, Tiger Woods

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 02/12/2013

Kate Upton takes the SI swimsuit issue cover again

Like you're going to read this blurb when there's a photo of Kate Upton in this post.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:53 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kate Upton, Katherine Webb, Swimsuit issue

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 02/12/2013

Wrestling in the Olympics: Is there a better sport to drop?

The IOC makes a controversial recommendation to eliminate one of the oldest sports in the modern Games.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:21 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Wrestling

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 02/12/2013

Super Bowl Monday? NFL has contingency plans for snow next year

super bowl, super bowl 2014, 2014 super bowl, super bowl 48, super bowl xlviii, metlife stadium, cold-weather super bowl in outdoor stadium, the early lead, super bowl xlvii, super bowl 2013, 2013 super bowl,

By Cindy Boren  |  09:29 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Super Bowl XLVIII

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Jose Canseco has some questions about Pope Benedict XVI

Among the things the former baseball star wonders: "What all does a pope do?"

By Cindy Boren  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jose Canseco, MLB

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Dwight Howard's Lakers melodrama goes on

Dwight Howard

By Cindy Boren  |  03:19 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Nike's Phil Knight reverses stance on Joe Paterno after family's report is released

The son and widow of the former Penn State hit the talk shows to discuss investigation they funded.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:42 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Jerry Sandusky, Joe Paterno, Penn State

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Braves scrap "screaming Indian" logo for baseball caps

Instead, spring training/batting practice caps will sport a script letter "A."

By Cindy Boren  |  01:37 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 02/11/2013

A Yankee dog heads for Westminster Kennel Club show

Team's president says his Lab is "like Derek Jeter."

By Cindy Boren  |  12:59 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Derek Jeter, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Michael Vick re-signs with Philadelphia Eagles

Will the quarterback flourish under the new head coach, Chip Kelly?

By Cindy Boren  |  12:03 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Vick, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 02/11/2013

LeBron James raises his game to another level

What sets him apart this time is a deadly efficienty.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:03 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Celtics win a triple-OT thriller behind Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce

Winning streak reaches seven for Boston.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:20 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, Kevin Garnett, NBA, Paul Pierce

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Lindsey Vonn has surgery amid rumors of Tiger Woods relationship

Skier undergoes successful repair of ACL, MCL tears after returning home on a private jet believed to belong to Tiger Woods.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:54 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsey Vonn, Skiing, Tiger Woods, Winter Olympics

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Kevin Durant hits another fan, with no kiss this time (video)

The last time this happened, an elderly lady got a nice little smooch on the forehead.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:18 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Ray Lewis III signs letter of intent to play at University of Miami

Earlier this week, his dad won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:05 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, College Football, Ray Lewis

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Alex Collins wavers on Arkansas on national signing day as mom confiscates letter of intent

The family reportedly "just needs more time."

By Cindy Boren  |  02:07 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arkansas, Bret Bielema, College Football

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Ray Rice fell on the Ravens' Super Bowl parade float

Running back landed "in the push-up position, got back up and said, ‘Let's party.'

By Cindy Boren  |  01:06 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ray Rice, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Lindsey Vonn to have surgery next week, vows to be ready for Olympics

Skier will undergo reconstructive knee surgery after frightening crash in Super-G race.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Winter Olympics, Lindsey Vonn, Winter Olympics

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Ryan Braun defends himself against PED suspicions again

Brewers outfielder says he only consulted Miami clinic last year, when he successfully appealed a 50-game suspension.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:53 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, Ryan Braun

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Sidney Crosby hit in face by puck, but keeps playing (video)

Penguins captain is only briefly sidelined after scary moment.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:50 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Rob Ryan expected to land with Saints, report says

It isn't a done deal yet, though, despite famous boast that he'd have another job in "like, five minutes."

By Cindy Boren  |  08:29 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Rob Ryan

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Lindsey Vonn faces reconstructive knee surgery

Skier tears ACL and MCL and has lateral tibial plateau fracture, U.S. ski team says.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:25 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsey Vonn, Skiing

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Video: Ravens celebrate Super Bowl in Baltimore

Watch as Charm City celebrates the Super Bowl XLVII victory.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:31 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Lindsey Vonn hurts knee in skiing crash in Austria (updated)

Skier reportedly hurt her right knee when she lost her balance in Super-G race.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:03 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsey Vonn, Skiing

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Flacco on Letterman: "The time has come" to be paid (video)

Super Bowl MVP says he wants to be a Raven "for life," but his contract is up.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:35 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, NFL

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Gronkowski is dancing shirtless again (video)

The New England Patriots' tight end has a Super Bowl tradition all his own.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Rob Gronkowski

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Super Bowl XLVII in GIFs

Beyonce, the blackout, Jacoby Jones' epic run and more of the best moments from Super Bowl XLVII.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  03:39 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Ravens lost track of Lombardi Trophy briefly after Super Bowl win (updated)

There was a big party to get to and interviews to do and...stuff happens.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:21 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Super Bowl 2013: The curse of the Superdome?

Forget that "abnormality in the system." According to local legend, an old curse caused the Superdome blackout.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  02:51 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Super Bowl 2013 commercials: Oreo had a slam-dunk response to blackout

With a simple little tweet, the cookie company dominated the day-after conversation.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:50 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl XLVII ads

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Super Bowl 2013: Ray Lewis teaches Mary J. Blige the squirrel dance

The Ravens celebrate their Super Bowl at a lavish party thrown by Steve Bisciotti.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:10 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Ray Lewis, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 02/04/2013

How the Obamas watched Super Bowl XLVII

Even though the Chicago Bears didn't make the playoffs, the Obamas hosted friends and family for the game.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  12:11 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Photos: Ravens fans celebrate Super Bowl victory

Hundreds of Ravens fans flooded the streets of Baltimore and New Orleans last night, singing, drinking, dancing ... and climbing news van antennas.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  10:57 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 02/04/2013

The best and worst commercials of the 2013 Super Bowl

Which was the best? Clydesdale? The farmer? Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd? How bout the worst? Go Daddy? Doritos? and Volkswagen?

By Maura Judkis  |  10:38 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl ads

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Super Bowl 2013 sets preliminary rating record, CBS says

Beyonce and a power outage that contributed to a second-half rally were a big boost.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:37 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Beyonce's Super Bowl performance: Jay-Z, Oprah and RG III react

The verdict is unanimous. She rocked halftime, even if she might have caused the power outage.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl XLVII, Super Bowl XLVII halftime

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Super Bowl 2013: Joe Flacco expects a payday and a baby

The Ravens' quarterback is likely to be among the game's highest paid. Which is handy with his second child on the way.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:23 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Super Bowl 2013 blackout: Blame it on Beyonce?

In the end, maybe the power outage was for the best, as a rout turned into a classic in the Superdome.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:37 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Super Bowl blackout, Super Bowl XLVII, Super Bowl XLVII blackout

Posted at 06:54 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Super Bowl 2013: Michael Phelps cheers on Ray Lewis, Ravens

Olympian is a Baltimore native who may be the Ravens' biggest fan.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:54 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Michael Phelps, Ray Lewis, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 06:43 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Super Bowl 2013: Cary Williams says he "just reacted" when he shoved ref

Ravens cornerback said that he couldn't see who it was he was pushing in second-quarter scrum.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:43 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Cary Williams, Super Bowl XLVII ads

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 02/04/2013

The 5 worst Super Bowl commercials of 2013

Go Daddy, Doritos and Volkswagen were among the advertisers who lost their mojo.

By Maura Judkis  |  06:30 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/04/2013

The 5 best Super Bowl commercials of 2013

The 5 best Super Bowl commercials of 2013

By Maura Judkis  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 02/03/2013

Opening 49ers drive ends quickly

Opening 49ers drive ends quickly

By Rick Maese  |  06:37 PM ET, 02/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 02/03/2013

Super Bowl 2013: Obama addresses football safety again

In Super Bowl XLVII interview, president admits he'd miss big hits, but says the game must evolve.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:59 PM ET, 02/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/03/2013

Super Bowl 2013: Ravens vs. 49ers

Super Bowl 2013: Live blog

By Cindy Boren  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowl XLVII

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 02/03/2013

Super Bowl 2013: How to catch the game online, on TV and on radio

Not everybody can go to a party or flip on the TV. This is for them.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:31 PM ET, 02/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl XLVII

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

Roger Goodell on changing the Redskins' nickname

NFL commissioner says he sees both sides of the issue.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:31 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roger Goodell, Super Bowl XLVII ads, Washington Redskins

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Roger Goodell addresses safety issues, diversity hiring, HGH testing

NFL commissioner addressed the state of the game.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Roger Goodell

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Super Bowl XLVII: Jim Harbaugh will coach against his son, too

Jay Harbaugh is an intern on his uncle John's Baltimore Ravens staff.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay Harbaugh, Jim Harbaugh, John Harbaugh, NFL

 

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