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Collins, NBA's 1st Openly Gay Player to Retire

Collins, NBA's 1st Openly Gay Player to Retire

Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Auriemma Hopes to Use Loss as Learning Experience

Auriemma Hopes to Use Loss as Learning Experience

UConn's 47-game winning streak is over after the top-ranked Huskies lost 88-86 to No. 6 Stanford in overtime Monday... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
2014-15 Huskies Release Intro Video

2014-15 Huskies Release Intro Video

Defending national champions UConn released its 2014-15 Intro Video on Monday and it begins with a silhouetted Ryan... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Huskies Receive Letters of Intent From 2 Players

Huskies Receive Letters of Intent From 2 Players

In the never-ending recruiting game, UConn landed two more big-time players on Monday. Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Adrian Peterson Suspended for Rest of Season

Adrian Peterson Suspended for Rest of Season

The NFL has suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the rest of the season. The league said Tuesday... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
NFL Hall-of-Famer Jerry Rice Visits China to Promote NFL

NFL Hall-of-Famer Jerry Rice Visits China to Promote NFL

San Francisco 49ers legendary wide receiver and NFL Hall-of-Famer Jerry Rice is in China trying to entice the... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Stanford Stuns UConn 88-86

Stanford Stuns UConn 88-86

The UConn Huskies lost to Stanford on Monday, bringing their 47-game winning streak to an end. Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Canseco May Sell His Shot Finger, Gun on eBay

Canseco May Sell His Shot Finger, Gun on eBay

The former major leaguer tweeted Monday that he'll sell his detached digit, along with the gun with which he... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Stanton Takes Record $325M Deal With Marlins

Stanton Takes Record $325M Deal With Marlins

The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won't be, either. Read »

Nov 17, 2014
Stanford Next Up for No. 1 UConn

Stanford Next Up for No. 1 UConn

UConn's second game of the season will be nothing like their opener. On Friday, Geno Auriemma's team cruised 102-43... Read »

Nov 17, 2014
WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard

WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard

The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Boatright Needs to Work on Body Language

Boatright Needs to Work on Body Language

Ryan Boatright wasted little time making a name for himself in the post-Shabazz Napier era. Read »

Nov 17, 2014
Ollie Looks to Samuel as Defensive Stopper

Ollie Looks to Samuel as Defensive Stopper

Ryan Boatright is the unquestioned leader of the 2014-15 Huskies, but it's an otherwise young group. Read »

Nov 17, 2014
Hero, Nero, Zero for Giants-49ers Game

Hero, Nero, Zero for Giants-49ers Game

From start to finish, Eli Manning was the game’s Most Valuable Player. Read »

Nov 17, 2014
13-Year-Old Mo'ne Davis' Memoir in the Works

13-Year-Old Mo'ne Davis' Memoir in the Works

A memoir when you're still a teenager may seem premature, but not for Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a... Read »

Nov 17, 2014
Jonas Gray Adds Running Game to Pats' Offense

Jonas Gray Adds Running Game to Pats' Offense

Jonas Gray didn't come out of nowhere but it wasn't far from there. He spent six weeks on the Patriots practice... Read »

Nov 17, 2014
Patriots Put Colts in the Gray Area

Patriots Put Colts in the Gray Area

Former undrafted free agent Jonas Gray had four touchdowns in New England's 42-20 victory over Indianapolis. Read »

Nov 17, 2014
DEA Agents Carry Out Surprise Check on NFL Staff

DEA Agents Carry Out Surprise Check on NFL Staff

Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least two visiting NFL teams' medical... Read »

Nov 16, 2014
NFL Roundup: Week 11

NFL Roundup: Week 11

Here's who won and who lost in the eleventh week of the 2014 NFL season. Read »

Nov 16, 2014

Best of NFL: Week 11

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

Nov 16, 2014

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