BananaStock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Tony Stewart will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in this Sunday’s race at Atlanta. He had missed the last three races after his car struck and killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. at an August 9 sprint car race in ups
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- USC running back Anthony Brown announced on Thursday that he is qutting the team after calling head coach Steve Sarkisian a racist. "Sark treated me like a slave in his Office...Can't play for a racist MAN!!!!!
Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Any player that commits a domestic violence crime will be handed a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban for a second offense, the NFL announced on Thursday.NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a
National Football League(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- After a breakout season in 2013, the Tennessee Titans have rewarded defensive lineman Jurrell Casey with a four-year extension.ESPN reports Casey's deal will pay him $36 million over those four years, with $20
Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images(BILBAO, SPAIN) -- In an effort to load up on depth at the guard position, ESPN reports that the Golden State Warriors have agreed to terms on a contract with Leandro Barbosa.Barbosa's deal with the Warriors will be for the
Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Running back Adrian Peterson has been carrying the Minnesota Vikings offense for years, but now he's excited to see how the rest of the team's playmakers have developed heading into the 2014 season.“This is going
Jose Abreu hit a pair of run-scoring singles against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Indians 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a season-high, seven-game losing streak.
Skip Schumaker drove in a pair of runs and the Cincinnati Reds withstood Jorge Soler's first-at-bat homer and an RBI single for a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.
Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday to close in the NL wild-card race.
The Chicago Cubs put outfielders Ryan Sweeney and Justin Ruggiano on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday before the second game of their series against the Cincinnati Reds.
On the eve of their final exhibition game, the Browns had denial turn into reality.
Darrin Klimek/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It didn't take long for defensive lineman Tommy Kelly to find a new team. Three days after being cut by the New England Patriots, Kelly signed a one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals.The move comes on the heels of
Geoff Burke/Getty Images(BLACKSBURG, Va.) -- Virginia Tech extended head football coach Frank Beamer's contract through January 1, 2019 on Wednesday. “We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” V
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE) -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton declared Wednesday he will be ready to start week one of the NFL season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Newton fractured his ribs during last Friday's 30-7 preseason loss
David Lee/Thinkstock(CINCINNATI) -- Linebacker Vontaze Burfict agreed to a four-year, $20.05 million contract extension with the Cincinnati Bengals Wednesday, according to NFL.com.Burfict, who was an undrafted rookie out of Arizona State in 2012, start
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates 3 (69-64) – St. Louis Cardinals 1 (71-61)Texas Rangers 12 (52-80) – Seattle Mariners 4 (72-60)Tampa Bay Rays 3 (65-68) – Baltimore Orioles 1 (75-56)Philadelphia Phillies 8 (61-72)
Banana Stock(LOS ANGELES) -- Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw told school officials that he lied about how he suffered his ankle injuries over the weekend, according to a statement released by the school. He has been suspended indefinitely from al
iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(CLEVELAND) -- Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will miss the entire 2014 season after his season-long suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy was upheld on appeal Wednesday.The 2013 first-team All-P
Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Clippers and head coach Doc Rivers have agreed to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season, the club announced on Wednesday. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. “This i
Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Even though the Kansas City Royals are in the midst of one of their best seasons in decades, manager Ned Yost decided to give the fans a piece of his mind on Tuesday night.Despite their success this season, the te