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Eagles Player Surprises Teen for Prom
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Eagles Player Surprises Teen for Prom

A Loudoun County, Virginia, teen got the surprise of a lifetime Friday when Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho agreed to take her to prom. Back in January, Hannah Delmonte reached out to Acho on Instagram and asked if he would take her to prom if she got 2,000 retweets... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Purvis Shines in Win Over ECU

Purvis Shines in Win Over ECU

The Huskies improved their record to 16-11 (9-6 in the AAC) with a 60-49 victory over ECU on Wednesday night in... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Is Byron Jones NFL 1st-Round Pick?

Is Byron Jones NFL 1st-Round Pick?

Byron Jones didn't participate in every drill at last weekend's NFL Combine, but what he accomplished in the broad... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Judge Rules For Adrian Peterson on Suspension

Judge Rules For Adrian Peterson on Suspension

A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated. Read »

Feb 26, 2015
UConn Defeats East Carolina 60-49

UConn Defeats East Carolina 60-49

Ryan Boatright scored 16 points and freshman Daniel Hamilton grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds to lead UConn to... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
2-Year-Old Son of NFL Long Snapper Sings National Anthem

2-Year-Old Son of NFL Long Snapper Sings National Anthem

Forget football! The 2-year-old son of Cincinnati Bengals' long snapper showed he is ready for the stage when he... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
NFL Stadium Proposals

NFL Stadium Proposals

For the past two decades, there have been proposals to bring an NFL team to the Los Angeles area, ever since the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
ESPN's Olbermann Off Air After Penn State

ESPN's Olbermann Off Air After Penn State "Pitiful" Tweets

Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn... Watch »

Feb 25, 2015
SoCal City to Mull St. Louis Rams Owner's Stadium Plan

SoCal City to Mull St. Louis Rams Owner's Stadium Plan

A proposal by the owner of the St. Louis Rams to build an 80,000-seat NFL stadium will go before the Inglewood City... Watch »

Feb 25, 2015
Boston Mayor: It's OK for City Workers to Criticize Olympics Bid

Boston Mayor: It's OK for City Workers to Criticize Olympics Bid

It's now OK for city workers to criticize Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics, thanks to a change to the city's deal... Read »

Feb 24, 2015

Top Sports Photos 2015

Click to see dramatic sports photos from the NFL, to basketball, baseball and more. View »

Feb 24, 2015
Tulsa Shock Interested in KML With No.2 Pick

Tulsa Shock Interested in KML With No.2 Pick

Back in December, we first heard that WNBA teams were looking at Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis as a first-rounder. Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Calhoun Making Best of Tough Situation

Calhoun Making Best of Tough Situation

Omar Calhoun's junior season may be going better than his sophomore season, but the bar was set pretty low a year... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Byron Jones Blows Up at NFL Combine

Byron Jones Blows Up at NFL Combine

On Monday, the rest of the world got a glimpse of what Bob Diaco has been saying for months: Byron Jones is legit. Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Wash. NFL Football Team: Canceling Trademark Violates Free-Speech

Wash. NFL Football Team: Canceling Trademark Violates Free-Speech

Lawyers for the Washington football team are telling a judge that the team's free-speech rights will be infringed... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
FIFA Recommends Winter Dates for Qatar World Cup

FIFA Recommends Winter Dates for Qatar World Cup

A FIFA task force has recommended playing the 2022 World Cup in November-December to avoid the summer heat in... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Logano Overwhelmed by Texts After Daytona Win

Logano Overwhelmed by Texts After Daytona Win

Kevin Nathan goes one-on-one with Daytona 500 champ Joey Logano. The 24-year old from Middletown is just the second... Watch »

Feb 23, 2015
Geremy Davis Has Strong Combine

Geremy Davis Has Strong Combine

Geremy Davis' 2014 season didn't go as planned, but that had more to do with the lack of consistency along the... Read »

Feb 23, 2015
UConn Outlasts Tulane, 67-60

UConn Outlasts Tulane, 67-60

The Huskies' roller coaster-ride of a season continued on Sunday when they bounced back from Thursday's loss in... Read »

Feb 23, 2015
Back9Network Suspends Operations

Back9Network Suspends Operations

The Back9Network golf lifestyle network has suspended operations "due to a temporary shortfall in... Watch »

Feb 23, 2015

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