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USC Footballer Suspended After Admitting He Made Up Rescue Tale
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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 while jumping off a second-floor balcony to save his drowning nephew from a pool, university athletic department officials said. Senior cornerback Josh Shaw told USC's... Watch »

4 hours ago
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
Patriots Trade Mankins to Buccaneers

Patriots Trade Mankins to Buccaneers

Offensive guard Logan Mankins arrived in New England in 2005 and has been a starter ever Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Soccer Star to Play Last Game With Team at Rentschler

Soccer Star to Play Last Game With Team at Rentschler

Soccer star Landon Donovan will make his final appearance with the U.S. Men's National Team at Rentschler Field... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Rookie Garoppolo to Start for Pats Thursday

Rookie Garoppolo to Start for Pats Thursday

Rookie second-round pick Jimmy Garoppolo has been a pleasant surprise this preseason. So much so that there has been... 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
Cochran Says BYU Will be a Challenge

Cochran Says BYU Will be a Challenge

UConn QB Casey Cochran talks about this week's opponent BYU. Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Diaco Looking for Focus in Opener

Diaco Looking for Focus in Opener

Four days and counting until the Bob Diaco era officially begins. BYU is coming to Rentschler Field Friday and... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Huskies' Nnamdi Amilo Awarded Scholarship

Huskies' Nnamdi Amilo Awarded Scholarship

On Monday, coach Kevin Ollie announced that junior Nnamdi Amilo, who spent last season as a walk-on, has... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Diaco Looking to DeLorenzo for Leadership

Diaco Looking to DeLorenzo for Leadership

Ready or not, the season is upon us and the Huskies are about to find out exactly where they stand after... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Diaco Talks About Expectations

Diaco Talks About Expectations

UConn head coach Bob Diaco was even-keeled during his weekly news conference until some of his players walked Watch »

Aug 27, 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
Tapping Out for a Cause

Tapping Out for a Cause

Jon Thomas is the founder and CEO of Tap Out Cancer, a non-profit organization that is using the sport of Brazilian... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Pats' Gostkowski Nails 60-yard vs. Panthers

Pats' Gostkowski Nails 60-yard vs. Panthers

There was plenty to like in New England's 30-7 victory over the Panthers Friday night. Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Whitmer: 'I Will Be Ready When They Call My Number'

Whitmer: 'I Will Be Ready When They Call My Number'

For the last two seasons, Chandler Whitmer began the season as the Huskies' starting Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Players Embrace Cochran's Mullet

Players Embrace Cochran's Mullet

The Huskies' 2014 season begins in earnest Friday when BYU comes to Rentschler Field and quarterback Casey... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Diaco: Can't Wave Magic Wand for Huskies

Diaco: Can't Wave Magic Wand for Huskies

Ideally, a new coach brings a new philosophy and with it a renewed commitment to Read »

Aug 26, 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
Mets Turn Triple Play in Win Over Dodgers

Mets Turn Triple Play in Win Over Dodgers

Lucas Duda homered twice, drove in a career-high five runs and was involved in the New York Mets' first triple play... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Freestyle

Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Freestyle

U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky sliced almost six seconds off her own world mark in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on... Read »

Aug 24, 2014
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