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UConn Falls to Boise State

UConn Falls to Boise State

Grant Hedrick threw two touchdowns to Matt Miller and caught one from the senior receiver on a trick play as... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Ex-Coach Voices Support as Ray Rice Attends Game

Ex-Coach Voices Support as Ray Rice Attends Game

Ray Rice returned to his roots Saturday, watching a football game at his New York high school with his wife... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Peterson Booked on Child Abuse Charges, Out on Bond

Peterson Booked on Child Abuse Charges, Out on Bond

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail early Saturday on a charge... Watch »

Sep 13, 2014
Hawks GM Takes Leave of Absence After Racial Comments

Hawks GM Takes Leave of Absence After Racial Comments

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Gronkowski Excited for More Playing Time

Gronkowski Excited for More Playing Time

After missing the first six games of the 2013 season while recovering from forearm surgery, and playing in... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
UConn's Freshman RBs Impressing

UConn's Freshman RBs Impressing

Max DeLorenzo entered the season with the most experience but it's two rookies -- Arkeel Newsome and Ron Johnson --... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Diaco Hoping for Fan Support at The Rent

Diaco Hoping for Fan Support at The Rent

First-year coach Diaco knows this is a team in transition, one that's become accustomed to losing. In the last three Read »

Sep 13, 2014
Byron Jones Knows He Has to Get Better

Byron Jones Knows He Has to Get Better

Just like BYU in the season opener, Boise State's reputation precedes them. Another week, another... Read »

Sep 12, 2014

Best of NFL: Week 2

Don't miss the most dramatic images from the second week of the 2014 NFL season. View »

Sep 14, 2014
Marlins Slugger Giancarlo Stanton Hit in the Face by Ball

Marlins Slugger Giancarlo Stanton Hit in the Face by Ball

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is on his way to a Milwaukee hospital after being hit in the face with an 88... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Senate Women to NFL: No Tolerance for Domestic Violence

Senate Women to NFL: No Tolerance for Domestic Violence

Sixteen female senators from both parties called on the National Football League Thursday to adopt a zero-tolerance... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Brady, Cassel Remain Close Friends

Brady, Cassel Remain Close Friends

When the Patriots and Vikings meet this Sunday it will be the first time Matt Cassel faces his former Read »

Sep 11, 2014
SEC: No Comment on Mo'ne Davis Infraction

SEC: No Comment on Mo'ne Davis Infraction

Earlier this week, there was a report that Tennessee, which has a long, storied rivalry with UConn, didn't complain... Read »

Sep 11, 2014
Byron Jones: 100% Behind Cochran's Decision

Byron Jones: 100% Behind Cochran's Decision

Senior cornerback Byron Jones had two brothers play for Jack Cochran, Casey Cochran's father, at New Britain... Read »

Sep 11, 2014
Cochran Didn't Want Suffer Long-Term Effects

Cochran Didn't Want Suffer Long-Term Effects

Casey Cochran's college career may have ended abruptly this week when the redshirt sophomore retired from... Read »

Sep 13, 2014
Former FBI Director Will Probe Rice Case

Former FBI Director Will Probe Rice Case

The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it... Read »

Sep 11, 2014
Former Mets Exec's Suit: I Was Fired for Unmarried Pregnancy

Former Mets Exec's Suit: I Was Fired for Unmarried Pregnancy

The Ivy League-educated former head of New York Mets ticket sales sued the club Wednesday, saying she was fired last... Read »

Sep 11, 2014
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Ray Rice Video Sent to NFL in April: AP Source

Ray Rice Video Sent to NFL in April: AP Source

A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive... Read »

Sep 11, 2014
Pats Owner Kraft Supports Goodell

Pats Owner Kraft Supports Goodell

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has come under fire this week for how he and the league bungled the Ray... Read »

Sep 10, 2014
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