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Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player
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Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and Read »

2 hours ago
Errani's Serve Tops Venus Williams at U.S. Open

Errani's Serve Tops Venus Williams at U.S. Open

In a riveting third-round match of wild momentum swings, the 19th-seeded Williams, a two-time Read »

Aug 30, 2014
San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games

The NFL has suspended San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the 2014 season... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Tony Stewart: Crash

Tony Stewart: Crash "Will Affect My Life Forever"

Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Giants Cap Undefeated Preseason With Win Over Pats

Giants Cap Undefeated Preseason With Win Over Pats

No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale, and Bill Belichick made sure neither the Giants or New... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Jets' Vick Makes Quick Cameo Against Eagles

Jets' Vick Makes Quick Cameo Against Eagles

Michael Vick made it one-and-done in his return to Philadelphia. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Yankees Fall to Tigers 2-3 on Avila's Hit in 9th

Yankees Fall to Tigers 2-3 on Avila's Hit in 9th

Aside from one big inning, this was a forgettable series for the Yankees. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Mets Fall to Braves 1-6

Mets Fall to Braves 1-6

Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
New NFL Rule Bans 2nd Time Domestic Violence Offenders for Life

New NFL Rule Bans 2nd Time Domestic Violence Offenders for Life

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Wheeler Sharp, But Mets Fall to Braves 2-3

Wheeler Sharp, But Mets Fall to Braves 2-3

Zack Wheeler pitched seven innings of four-hit baseball. It wasn't enough to secure the right-hander's... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Yankees Beat Tigers 8-4

Yankees Beat Tigers 8-4

The Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in an eight-run third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
USC Footballer Suspended After Admitting He Made Up Rescue Tale

USC Footballer Suspended After Admitting He Made Up Rescue Tale

A USC football player and co-captain admitted on Wednesday that he lied when he said he hurt his ankles... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Little League's Mo'ne Davis, Taney Dragons Parade Around Philly

Little League's Mo'ne Davis, Taney Dragons Parade Around Philly

Philadelphia city officials, fans and sports superstars celebrated the Taney Dragons' Little League World... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Yankees Run Halted in 2-5 Loss to Porcello, Tigers

Yankees Run Halted in 2-5 Loss to Porcello, Tigers

Rick Porcello pitched eight impressive innings to set a career high for victories, and the Detroit Tigers... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Lagares, Gee Lead Mets to 3-2 Win Over Braves

Lagares, Gee Lead Mets to 3-2 Win Over Braves

Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Judge OKs Tossing Some Evidence in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Judge OKs Tossing Some Evidence in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

A Massachusetts judge has allowed some evidence to be suppressed in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez,... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Alec Baldwin Snags Stray Ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin Snags Stray Ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin took on a new role at the U.S. Open — the actor played a star athlete, snagging a stray ball that flew... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Yankees Rout Royals 8-1 in Makeup Game

Yankees Rout Royals 8-1 in Makeup Game

Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Jets CB Suspended

Jets CB Suspended "Indefinitely" After Going AWOL

Dimitri Patterson ended his puzzling absence after 48 hours — but his future with the New York Jets is... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Sam Mikulak Rallies for U.S. Gymnastics Title

Sam Mikulak Rallies for U.S. Gymnastics Title

Electric at the start and relaxed at the finish, Sam Mikulak surged past Jake Dalton and former champions... Read »

Aug 24, 2014
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