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The Early Lead: May, 2013

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Tiger Woods vs. Sergio Garcia: Golf official apologizes for 'colored athletes' remark

European Tour chief says, "I deeply regret using an inappropriate word."

By Cindy Boren  |  02:31 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Cincinnati Bearcats do the best postgame interviews (video)

There's jousting with bats and air swimming, among other highlights, going on here.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:40 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bearcats

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Mark Sanchez 'shaking off rust,' throws three interceptions

Jets Coach Rex Ryan is disappointed at first effort to cut down on turnovers.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Carmelo Anthony has partial tear in his shoulder

Treatment for the Knicks forward will first involve rest.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:14 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carmelo Anthony, NBA, New York Knicks

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Tom Brady on Wes Welker: Nothing 'surprises me anymore'

Patriots quarterback has dealt with emotion of seeing his favorite receiver join Peyton Manning's team.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:40 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, NFL, Tom Brady, Wes Welker

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 05/23/2013

LeBron James lifts Heat with game-winner in OT (video)

Pacers Coach Frank Vogel chose -- wrongly -- not to have Roy Hibbert in with 2.2 seconds left.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:03 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA, Paul George

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Michael Crabtree has torn Achilles, report says

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver was hurt during organized team activity.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:13 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Crabtree, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Mike Krzyzewski will return as USA coach in 2016 Olympics

After careful consideration, Duke coach decided to try for a threepeat in Rio.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:53 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Krzyzewski, Olympics

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 05/22/2013

French Open 2013: Andy Murray is out, focuses on Wimbledon

Back injury flared up during the Italian Open last week.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:41 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Murray, French Open, Wimbledon

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Brian Urlacher announces his retirement

Linebacker spent his entire career playing for the Chicago Bears.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Urlacher, Chicago Bears, NFL

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Tiger Woods says it's time to move on; Sergio Garcia apologizes again

What are the chances the sniping between the two has ended?

By Cindy Boren  |  11:06 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 05/22/2013

RGIII: Father talks about his son's injury (video)

Keeping his son healthy will require changes, dad tells WJLA.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:42 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Sergio Garcia apologizes for 'fried chicken' remark about Tiger Woods (updated)

The feud that sparked at The Players Championship takes an ugly turn.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:18 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Vinny Del Negro out as Los Angeles Clippers coach

Disappointing performance in the playoffs

By Cindy Boren  |  03:37 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Super Bowl L awarded to San Francisco

Levi's Stadium will be the site of the golden anniversary game.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:09 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Super Bowl

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Oklahoma high school coach tells of close brush with tornado

His players are safe, but the homes of 16 were destroyed in storm.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:32 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  High school football, Oklahoma tornado

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Kevin Durant donates $1 million to Red Cross for Oklahoma tornado relief

Oklahoma City Thunder star, like Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers, offers a hand.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:38 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Patrick Roy to be named Colorado Avalanche coach, report says

Goalie's brother says final details of an agreement are being discussed.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:28 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colorado Avalanche, Patrick Roy

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Matt Kemp to donate $1,000 for every home run to Oklahoma tornado victims

Dodgers outfielder grew up in Oklahoma, was a teenager there when 1999 tornado struck.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Dodgers, Matt Kemp, MLB

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Michael Jordan to change Bobcats to Hornets, report says

Maybe this will change the fortunes of the Hall of Famer's franchise. Hey, it couldn't hurt.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:58 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlotte Bobcats, Michael Jordan, NBA

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Tiger Woods vs. Sergio Garcia: The sniping continues

Woods isn't calling Garcia, who fires back: "Tiger doesn't make a difference to my life. And I know that I don't make a difference to his life."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:17 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Tony Romo out of OTAs after surgery to remove back cyst

Cowboys quarterback expects to be ready for minicamp, training camp and the regular-season opener.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:11 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, NFL, Tony Romo

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 05/20/2013

NFL, NFLPA close to moving draft to May, report says

The scouting combine would also be pushed back, ESPN reports, in effort to extend league's dominance.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:46 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL calendar, NFL Players Association

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Tim Tebow turned up on 'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice' finale

By Cindy Boren  |  01:27 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dennis Rodman, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

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

Tiger Woods isn't about to make up with Sergio Garcia (video)

Asked if he might call Garcia to clear the air, Woods replies, "No."

By Cindy Boren  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Chad Johnson arrested for probation violation

Former NFL wide receiver, on probation after domestic incident involving ex-wife Evelyn Lozada, is in custody until he posts $1,000 bond.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:35 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chad Johnson, NFL

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Wife throws beer in husband's face, the Cubs edition (video)

That's the thanks he gets for trying to shield her from a Travis Wood home-run ball.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:52 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Cubs, MLB, Travis Wood

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Kobe Bryant denies retirement talk, saying 'soon, but not yet'

As he recovers from Achilles surgery, he has time to ponder what Phil Jackson wrote about him and Michael Jordan.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Phil Jackson

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Preakness 2013: Viewer's guide

Orb will try to win the second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown on Saturday in Baltimore.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:06 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Horse racing, Orb, Preakness, Triple Crown

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Dick Trickle dies of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

Famed NASCAR driver was a short-track legend -- and a staple on ESPN's early broadcasts.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Auto racing, Dick Trickle, NASCAR

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Chad Johnson arrest warrant issued in South Florida

Former NFL wide receiver failed to make probation check-ins related to last summer's incident involving Evelyn Lozada.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:42 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chad Johnson, Evelyn Lozada, NFL

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Boston Marathon invites stopped runners back for 2014 race

Over 5,500 runners who were unable to complete last month's race because of the bombings will get another chance next year.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:12 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Marathon, Running

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 05/16/2013

David Beckham to retire at the end of the season

Legendary soccer player will call it a career at the age of 38.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:23 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Beckham, Soccer

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Tennis player's meltdown at Italian Open is a classic (video)

Serbian Viktor Troicki loses his match, but tells ump: "You always think you're right, but you're not."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:39 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Mark Sanchez looks like Jets' starter, with David Garrard retiring

The biggest challenge is likely to come from Geno Smith, with New York down to four QBs on the roster now.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Garrard, Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, NFL

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Tiger Woods vs. Sergio Garcia: Two more marshals say there was no lie

The flap that flared up Saturday at the Players Championship lives on.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:50 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Players Championship, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Zack Greinke to return tonight against Nationals

Dodgers' high-priced right-hander is about a month ahead of schedule in his recovery from a broken collarbone.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:58 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, Washington Nationals, Zack Greinke

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 05/15/2013

James Harrison spends up to $600,000 on 'body work'

Bengals linebacker says: "My body is what helps me to make money," but that still seems like a lot to spend.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:43 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, James Harrison, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 05/15/2013

OJ Simpson testifies in bid for new trial (updated)

Former football great, serving a maximum 33-year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping. contends that he received poor legal representation.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:00 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  O.J. Simpson

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Seattle man killed dribbling soccer ball to Brazil for World Cup 2014

Private investigator was making the walk to Sao Paulo for charity.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer, World Cup

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Chris Broussard's Jason Collins comments were a mistake, ESPN says

Network President John Skipper says NBA reporter "made personal comments, which was a mistake."

By Cindy Boren  |  08:52 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Jason Collins, NFL

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Jerry Jones wants Tony Romo to have Roger Staubach-like role

With a large contract extension come great expectations from the owner of the Dallas Cowboys.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:36 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerry Jones, Peyton Manning, Tony Romo

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Andrew Wiggins, No. 1 basketball recruit, picks Kansas

Kansas has the advantage of keeping Wiggins close to his brother, Nick, who plays at Wichita State.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:15 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Wiggins, College basketball, Kansas

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Chuck Muncie, former Saints and Chargers running back, dies at 60

After an NFL career shortened by a prison sentence for selling cocaine, he turned his life around.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Muncie, New Orleans Saints, NFL, San Diego Chargers

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Tiger Woods vs. Sergio Garcia: Marshals dispute account

Players Championship officials say they never spoke to Woods to give him the go-ahead to play.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:47 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Players Championship, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Tim Tebow to Jets wasn't in 'anybody's best interest,' Giants co-owner says

Steve Tisch says, "Had another team picked him up, after the Broncos, maybe he'd have a career."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:49 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Giants, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Bryce Harper collision: Baseball's concussion rules in focus

Nationals, agent say outfielder has no concussion; MLB set concussion protocol two years ago.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Bryce Harper, MLB, Washington Nationals

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Tim Tebow gets job offer from Ron Jaworski, Philadelphia Soul

That's two (non-NFL) teams that have shown interest in the former New York Jets QB, if you're keeping track.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:32 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 05/13/2013

After Sergio Garcia melts down at No. 17, do PGA players like the hole?

Sergio Garcia melted down at the difficult hole at Sawgrass on Sunday, but Thomas Boswell says most players like the challenge.

By Missy Rosenberg  |  02:49 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tiger Woods

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 05/13/2013

OJ Simpson returns to court to appeal for new trial (updated)

Former football star, serving a prison sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping, is expected to argue that he received poor legal advice.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:26 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crime, O.J. Simpson

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Sir Alex Ferguson gets royal sendoff from Manchester United

Legendary coach's final game will be Sunday at West Bromwich Albion.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:49 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson, Soccer, Wayne Rooney

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Tiger Woods dismisses Sergio Garcia, turns to U.S. Open

With his 77th tour victory, Woods has the last word in Players Championship.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:09 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Players Championship, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/12/2013

Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia feud in Players Championship

Spanish golfer is right: It doesn't take a "rocket engineer" to see that these guys plain don't like each other.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Players Championship, Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 05/02/2013

8-year-old cancer patient has big game against Portland Timbers (video)

Atticus Lane-Dupre scores four goals as his team wins 10-9.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:41 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, Portland Timbers, Soccer

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 05/02/2013

David Eger, the man who called Masters on Tiger Woods' shot, is former golf official

The identity of the TV viewer who called Augusta National is revealed by Golf.com.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:25 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golf, Masters, Tiger Woods

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Westboro Baptist Church to protest NBA playoff games

Jason Collins' announcement makes targets of tonight's Rockets-Thunder game and Thursday's Nets-Bulls games.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:27 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Collins, Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Tommy Lasorda doesn't seem to be a Psy fan (video)

Former Dodgers manager has a front-row seat for "Gentlemen," but probably prefers to watch Hyun-Jin Ryu perform.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:59 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hyun-Jin Ryu, MLB, Psy, Tommy Lasorda

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Kentucky Derby draw: Viewer's guide

Rosie Napravnik will bid to become the first woman jockey to win Saturday.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:18 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Horse racing, Kentucky Derby

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Church cancels LeRoy Butler speech after Jason Collins tweet

Former Green Bay Packers safety had tweeted "Congrats to Jason Collins" after NBA player announced that he is gay.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:50 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Jason Collins, Leroy Butler, NFL

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Kobe Bryant wants Lakers to keep core together

General Manager Mitch Kupchak cautions, though, that "when you lose, everything is in play."

By Cindy Boren  |  11:11 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Stephen Curry was target of Nuggets' 'hit men,' Mark Jackson says

Denver gets physical with Golden State as series moves back to Oakland.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:37 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Golden State Warriors, Mark Jackson, NBA, Stephen Curry

 

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