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Yard Goats Gain Loyal Following on Social Media

Yard Goats Gain Loyal Following on Social Media

Next spring, the Hartford Yard Goats hope to develop a solid fan base for minor league baseball, but already, the... Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson Dies After Head Injury

IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson Dies After Head Injury

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has died from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono... Read »

Aug 24, 2015
Olympic Gymnastics Coach Suspected of Molestation

Olympic Gymnastics Coach Suspected of Molestation

An Olympic gymnastics coach was arrested early Monday morning in Indianapolis on suspicion of child molestation,... Read »

Aug 24, 2015
USC Coach Apologizes for Profanity at Kickoff Event

USC Coach Apologizes for Profanity at Kickoff Event

Several people who attended the event Saturday night tweeted that the second-year Trojans coach appeared to be drunk... Read »

Aug 24, 2015
Jets Rookies Prove Maccagnan Has Eye for Talent

Jets Rookies Prove Maccagnan Has Eye for Talent

Halfway through their preseason slate, the New York Jets’ first-teamers haven’t exactly performed like a juggernaut... Read »

Aug 24, 2015
Gatlin Defends Mom From Podium at Worlds

Gatlin Defends Mom From Podium at Worlds

If you heckle Justin Gatlin's mom, he will respond -- even if he's in the middle of an awards ceremony. Read »

Aug 24, 2015

Top Sports Photos 2015

Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more. View »

Aug 24, 2015
Oldest Pearl Harbor Veteran Throws 1st Pitch at Padres Game

Oldest Pearl Harbor Veteran Throws 1st Pitch at Padres Game

The oldest survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor threw the ceremonial first pitch Sunday before the... Read »

Aug 24, 2015
IndyCar Driver Airlifted From Race After Being Hit With Debris

IndyCar Driver Airlifted From Race After Being Hit With Debris

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit... Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Fan Struck by Foul Ball, Taken Off on Stretcher at Wrigley

Fan Struck by Foul Ball, Taken Off on Stretcher at Wrigley

A fan was struck by a line-drive foul ball and taken away on a stretcher in the first inning of Sunday's game... Watch »

Aug 23, 2015
Bolt Edges Gatlin to Retain 100-Meter World Title

Bolt Edges Gatlin to Retain 100-Meter World Title

Bolt was trailing for almost all of Sunday's race, but with gritted teeth, the two-time Olympic champion clawed back... Read »

Aug 23, 2015
Logano Defends Bristol Victory to Hold Off Gibbs Drivers

Logano Defends Bristol Victory to Hold Off Gibbs Drivers

Refusing to get rattled, Joey Logano stuck to what worked for him Saturday and won the Bristol night race for the... Read »

Aug 23, 2015
Olympic Events Could Be Moved From Polluted Bay

Olympic Events Could Be Moved From Polluted Bay

The head of sailing's governing body threatened Saturday to move all Olympic sailing events out of polluted... Read »

Aug 22, 2015
Connecticut Open Returns to New Haven

Connecticut Open Returns to New Haven

Join NBC Connecticut at the Connecticut Open through Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale. Read »

Aug 22, 2015
Woods Shares Lead With Rookie With Playoff Spot in Play

Woods Shares Lead With Rookie With Playoff Spot in Play

Tiger Woods has the most recognizable name in golf. Far fewer people know about rookie Tom Hoge, including Woods... Read »

Aug 22, 2015
Kyle Busch Races to 8th Xfinity Victory at Bristol

Kyle Busch Races to 8th Xfinity Victory at Bristol

Chris Buescher ran out of gas on the restart of a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish Friday night. Read »

Aug 22, 2015
Astros' Fiers Throws No-Hitter Against Dodgers in 3-0 Win

Astros' Fiers Throws No-Hitter Against Dodgers in 3-0 Win

Mike Fiers has pitched the second no-hitter in the major leagues in nine days, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-0... Read »

Aug 21, 2015
'Never About the Money': Michael Jordan Awarded $8.9M in Case

'Never About the Money': Michael Jordan Awarded $8.9M in Case

A jury on Friday ordered a defunct grocery store chain to pay Michael Jordan $8.9 million for using his name without... Watch »

Aug 21, 2015
Watch: Swiss Cliff Jumper Laso Schaller's Epic Plunge

Watch: Swiss Cliff Jumper Laso Schaller's Epic Plunge

Famed jumper Laso Schaller made headlines for "setting a new cliff-jump world record" when video of him... Read »

Aug 21, 2015
Diaco Sets Sights High for UConn This Season

Diaco Sets Sights High for UConn This Season

UConn coach Bob Diaco has different expectations for the upcoming season than those who picked his Huskies to finish... Read »

Aug 21, 2015

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