•  Colts wouldn't bring on Ray Rice

    Colts wouldn't bring on Ray Rice

    Despite losing running back Ahmad Bradshaw for the season, the AFC South-leading Indianapolis Colts would have no interest in signing Ray Rice as a potential replacement once the player is reinstated to the NFL, a team source said. Colts coach Chuck Pagano was defensive coordinator of the Ravens…

  •  Joffrey Lupul likely out three weeks

    Joffrey Lupul likely out three weeks

    Joffrey Lupul is expected to miss three weeks because of a broken hand, the Toronto Maple Leafs said Saturday. Lupul was injured Thursday in practice. He has two goals and an assist in nine games this season. The Maple Leafs recalled center Sam Carrick on Saturday from their American Hockey League…

  •  Burrows gets 3 games for illegal hit

    Burrows gets 3 games for illegal hit

    Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows has been suspended for three games without pay by the NHL for his late, illegal check to the head of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin. Burrows slammed into Emelin at 8:23 of the second period of the Canucks' 3-2 overtime victory…

  •  Jordan Nolan suspended for boarding

    Jordan Nolan suspended for boarding

    Los Angeles forward Jordan Nolan has been suspended for two games for boarding Detroit forward Darren Helm during the Kings' 5-2 loss on Friday night. Nolan received a minor penalty for the play at 3:53 of the third period. Nolan, who is considered a repeat offender, loses $17,073.18 in…

  •  Volchenkov banned 4 games for hit

    Volchenkov banned 4 games for hit

    Nashville defenseman Anton Volchenkov has been suspended for four games for an illegal check to the head of Calgary forward Michael Ferland. The NHL announced the punishment on Sunday. Volchenkov also loses $21,505.36 in salary, which goes to the players' emergency assistance…

  •  Taylor Hall goes on injured list

    Taylor Hall goes on injured list

    The Oilers have placed Taylor Hall on the injured list after the winger sprained a knee ligament when he crashed into the Vancouver net. The team said Monday it has recalled 6-foot-6 defenseman Keith Aulie from the AHL's Oklahoma City Barons. Hall sprained his medial collateral ligament in…

  • Barry Trotz rips into Caps after team blows 2-goal lead in loss

    Barry Trotz rips into Caps after team blows 2-goal lead in loss

    Alex Ovechkin and the mistake-prone Washington Capitals were embarrassed by the travel-weary Arizona Coyotes, prompting coach Barry Trotz to keep the locker room doors closed for a few extra minutes after the 6-5 loss on Sunday night to deliver a grim message to his players. "Behavior has to…

  •  Andrew Ference suspended 3 games

    Andrew Ference suspended 3 games

    Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrew Ference has been suspended three games for his check to the head of Vancouver forward Zack Kassian. The NHL said Monday he will be eligible to return for Sunday's road game in New York against the Rangers. Ference will lose $118,902 in salary. He has been…

  •  David Blatt called meeting over debut

    David Blatt called meeting over debut

    Before the Cleveland Cavaliers could go on to earn the first win of their season -- and the first win of David Blatt's NBA coaching career -- he had some lingering feelings about his team's disaster of a debut that he had to share. In lieu of putting the Cavs through a shootaround before…

  •  Russell Westbrook has hand surgery

    Russell Westbrook has hand surgery

    Oklahoma City Thunder star point guard Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair the broken bone in his right hand Saturday and will be sidelined at least four weeks. The team announced that Westbrook had the operation in a news release Saturday morning, stating that the All-Star would be…

  •  Kevin Martin fined $15K for gesture

    Kevin Martin fined $15K for gesture

    The NBA has fined Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin $15,000 for what the league called an "obscene gesture" during the fourth quarter against the Chicago Bulls. The league announced the fine Monday. The gesture came after Martin hit a 3-pointer with just over 90 seconds to play in the game…

  • Brook Lopez scores 18 in return as Nets rip injury-depleted Thunder

    Brook Lopez scores 18 in return as Nets rip injury-depleted Thunder

    Brook Lopez couldn't explain how happy he was to be back, though his smile said enough. For the Oklahoma City Thunder, it was more misery. Lopez scored 18 points in his first regular-season game in about 11 months, leading the Brooklyn Nets to the biggest home-opening romp in franchise…

  •  Nets' Prokhorov on Kidd: No love lost

    Nets' Prokhorov on Kidd: No love lost

    There's nothing lost in translation about how Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov feels concerning the team's split with former coach Jason Kidd over the summer. "I think there is a nice proverb in English: Don't let the door hit you where the good Lord has split you," Prokhorov…

  • Best gifts to Give to an Athletic Man

    Best gifts to Give to an Athletic Man

    An athletic man is one who likes to be on the move all the time. Such a man is certain to have a huge passion for sports and will be found playing one sport or another in his free time. Athletic men are generally quite appealing in terms of appearance as they have an excellent build and are very…

  • Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods is a professional golfer and was the first African-American to win the US masters challenge at a young age of 21 years. Born in Cypress, California on Dec 30th 1975, Woods won his first mega challenge in 1997 in Augusta with a ground breaking score at the age of 21. In 2009, he took a…

  • Jeremy Lin

    Jeremy Lin

    Jeremy Shu-How Lin is a professional American player related to the sports of Basketball playing for the team of Los Angeles Lakers in NBA. He was born in the state of California in the areas of Torrance and was raised in the family of Christians of Palo Alto. His father named Lin Gie-Ming and…

  • Alex Boone Ends Holdout

    Alex Boone Ends Holdout

    Alex Boone, San Francisco 49ers right guard ended his holdout Monday by attending and passing a physical, the team announced. The 49ers also stated that they received a roster exemption for Boone, that means they didn't have to make an immediate corresponding roster move as it currently…

  • Thunder Trade Thabeet

    Thunder Trade Thabeet

    Oklahoma City traded center Hasheem Thabeet, along with money, to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015. The deal also consists of a trade exception. It is reported that 76ers will receive monetary considerations to take on the contract of Thabeet. The 76ers, are…

  • Yordano Ventura to be skipped Due To Back Soreness

    Yordano Ventura to be skipped Due To Back Soreness

    The Royals have decided to skip Yordano Ventura's next turn in the rotation to rest his sore back.  This move will clear the way for Liam Hendriks to make his debut for the club. Hendriks arrived in a trade from Toronto. Royals manager Ned Yost said before Tuesday night's series…

Trevor van Riemsdyk out 2-3 months

Chicago Blackhawks rookie defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk is expected to miss two to three months with a lower-body injury, according to a source. Van Riemsdyk was hit in the left leg by a shot during the first period against the Dallas Stars on Sunday. He limped off the ice and did not return to…

Kobe: I want another crack at Spurs

In the throes of a rebuilding season and surrounded by new teammates, Kobe Bryant wishes he had stability and continuity. He wishes his situation were like that of Tim Duncan and the rest of the San Antonio Spurs, whom Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers will face Friday night at Staples Center. …

Williams subject to Title IX inquiry

Tallahassee Police Department officials intend to continue their domestic assault investigation of Florida State running back Karlos Williams, according to The Associated Press, and Williams might face a Title IX investigation by the school even if police drop the case. Williams, the No. 2…

Karlos Williams target of probe

The Tallahassee Police Department is investigating an alleged domestic assault involving Florida State running back Karlos Williams, the agency said in a news release issued Monday. Williams, a senior from Davenport, Florida, is being investigated for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, who lives…

Daniel Carcillo out 2-plus weeks

Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo will miss two-plus weeks due to a lower-body injury he suffered during a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, coach Joel Quenneville said after the game. Blues forward T.J. Oshie collided with Carcillo at 5:06 of the third period. Carcillo hit the…

OK State Sues Jeff Wickline

Oklahoma State has sued Texas co-offensive coordinator Joe Wickline for breach of contract, alleging he misled his former employer about his new position at Texas, and the school is seeking more than $593,000 in damages. According to the suit filed in an Oklahoma district court Oct. 17, Oklahoma…

Travis Ishikawa Gets HR Ball Back From Fan

A lifelong San Francisco fan had a piece of team history in his hands Thursday night: the home run ball that sent the San Francisco Giants to the World Series. Then he gave it back. Frank Burke, who owns a transmission repair business in Oakdale, said that he wanted the hitter, Travis Ishikawa, to…

DEA Makes Huge Arrest

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents on Tuesday arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs to clinics that distributed them to Major League Baseball players and other athletes. A DEA criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday charges…

David Krejci Makes Return

After missing the first three games of the regular season due to an undisclosed injury, Bruins forward David Krejci returned to the lineup Monday afternoon against the Colorado Avalanche at TD Garden. Krejci, who suffered the injury in the final preseason game, was placed on injured reserve. He…

Stamkos Has Hat Trick For Bolts

Steven Stamkos was a little upset at himself after not scoring a goal in the first two games of the season. He took out his frustration on the Montreal Canadiens. Stamkos scored three times, defenseman Victor Hedman had a career-high four points and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the Canadiens 7-1…

Jonas Brodin Gets A Six Year Extension

The Minnesota Wild signed defenseman Jonas Brodin to a six-year, $25 million contract extension Sunday. Brodin has started his third season with the Wild, who drafted him out of Karlstad, Sweden, with the 10th overall pick in 2011. He joined the team as a 19-year-old, the youngest defenseman in the…

Leafs Beat Rangers

The New York Rangers spent the first part of the night celebrating the success of last season, and the rest of it trying to figure out what has gone wrong so far in this one. Phil Kessel, James van Riemsdyk and the Toronto Maple Leafs broke out of their scoring slumber with five goals in the second…

Dan Boyle Fractures Hand

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Boyle is expected to miss four to six weeks after breaking his hand while blocking a shot in his first game with the team. Rangers coach Alain Vigneault revealed the injury following New York's 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in the season opener Thursday…

Chris Pronger Will Become Part Of Safety Group

The NHL will announce Friday the hiring of Chris Pronger to its Player Safety Department, a source has confirmed to ESPN.com. The hiring won't come without criticism due to the fact he remains under his old player contract for two more years with the Flyers. Pronger hasn't officially…

Roger Goodell Speaks To Media

Commissioner Roger Goodell estimated that five of the nine and a half hours of NFL owners meetings Wednesday were focused on the league's personal conduct policy and issues of "social responsibility." The league plans to announce an overhauled personal conduct policy at some point between now…

Kings Crushed By Sharks

The Los Angeles Kings gathered at center ice while the Stanley Cup was lowered from the scoreboard, and they watched their championship banner raised to the rafters in a stirring pregame ceremony. Those good feelings were largely gone by the time the Kings stumbled back to their dressing room after…

Ole Miss Fans Pay Fines

Ole Miss fans were so thrilled to beat Alabama on Saturday that they're paying for the damage they did and the fine imposed by the SEC. Through a crowd-funding platform, Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork asked fans Tuesday afternoon to help pay for the two goalposts torn down (each cost…

Bills Sale Unanimously Approved By NFL Owners

NFL owners unanimously approved the sale of the Buffalo Bills to Buffalo Sabres owners Terry Pegula and his wife, Kim, on Wednesday. The vote took place in New York City, where NFL owners are meeting. The Pegulas finished ahead of competing groups fronted by rock star Jon Bon Jovi and billionaire…

New Orleans Saints Waive Khairi Fortt

The New Orleans Saints waived fourth-round draft pick Khairi Fortt on Monday - a head-scratching move since the rookie linebacker was on injured reserve with a designation to return after Week 8. So far, no explanation for the move has been revealed. Fortt, who suffered an unspecified leg injury…

NFL: Julius Thomas call correct

A day after his star defensive lineman was sidelined with an MCL strain because of a chop-block, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he believes Denver's illegal hit on Calais Campbell was deliberate. "You'll never convince me it wasn't premeditated," Arians said Monday. "The…