Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(BOSTON) -- The Boston Bruins will be without one of the most imposing players in the NHL for the foreseeable future as defenseman Zdeno Chara will miss the next 4-6 weeks with a tear to the posterior cruciate ligament in
Brian Blanco/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon won't be returning in 2015. Maddon exercised his opt-out clause in his contract and is leaving the team."We tried diligently and aggressively to sign Joe to a third contract ex
Nick Laham/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Bears (3-4) will travel to New England to take on the Patriots (5-2) on Sunday.Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall lashed out on the team's offensive play after their 27-14 loss to the Dolphins last Sunday,
Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) -- St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis received some high praise from future Hall of Famer Brett Favre this week.Favre spoke with ESPN's Ed Werder and compared the Southern Miss alumni to another future Hall of F
Istockphoto(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- Fourth ranked Alabama (6-1) is expecting everything they can handle against Tennessee (3-4) on Saturday.Alabama head coach Nick Saban called the game this week "one of the great rivalry games in college football. [It] cert
James Neal scored a natural hat trick, and the Nashville Predators edged the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night to become the last NHL team still unbeaten in regulation this season.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler insists receiver Brandon Marshall did not single out him or anyone else during his outburst following the loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Northwestern cornerback Dwight White has decided to stop playing football.
Joe Robbins/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- Former major league all-star Chili Davis was hired to be the Boston Red Sox hitting coach Thursday.Davis joins the Sox after serving the previous three seasons as the Oakland Athletics' hitting coach. He also served in
iStockphoto(PHILADELPHIA) -- The Philadelphia Phillies signed outfielder Grady Sizemore to a one-year, $2 million contract Thursday.Sizemore, 32, joined the Phillies last June after he was released by the Boston Red Sox. He played in 60 games for Philadel
NBA via Los Angeles Lakers(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) -- Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will miss the rest of the season due to a recurring back injury, the Lakers announced Thursday."Being on the court this season has been my top priority and it is d
(DENVER) -- Emmanuel Sanders caught a career-high three touchdowns to lead the Denver Broncos past the San Diego Chargers 35-21 Thursday night.Sanders finished his big day with nine catches for 120 yards and those three touchdowns."Every week we don't kn
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NFL: Denver 35 (6-1) - San Diego 21 (5-3)NCAAF: (18) East Carolina 31 (5-1) - Connecticut 21 (1-5)Miami (FL) 30 (5-3) - Virginia Tech 6 (4-4)NHL: New York Islanders 3 (5-2-0, 10 pts) - Boston
Tom Szcaerbowski/Getty Images(ATLANTA, GA) -- John Hart has accepted a permanent role as president of baseball operations with the Atlanta Braves.The team announced that Hart has signed a three-year deal that will run through the 2017 season.Atlanta fired
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, TN) -- A new era is likely beginning in Tennessee, as the Titans have announced rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger will start this Sunday against the Houston Texans.Mettenberger, a sixth-round pick out of LSU, will r
Steve Dykes/Getty Images(SEATTLE) -- Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman still believes his team has what it takes to get back to serious football in January.Despite dropping back-to-back games against the Cowboys and Rams, Sherman said the team's spirit
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(AUBURN, Ala.) -- Fifth-ranked Auburn is preparing for a South Carolina team that came into the season ranked in the top-ten, not the current one that sits at 4-3.Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn said this week that he believes South
David Dermer/ Diamond Images/ Getty Images(EAST LANSING, Mich.) -- Eighth-ranked Michigan State will look to add a sixth victory in the in-state rivalry between Michigan under head coach Mark Dantonio on Saturday.Since coming over to East Lansing, Dantoni
The University of Illinois will add a medical staffer in the press box at football games to help spot potential injuries.
People who gathered to remember basketball coach Wayne McClain say it was like him not to reveal he was ill with cancer.