Mixed martial arts fighters filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday, alleging the organization is a monopoly that chokes off competition, crushes athletes' earnings and controls the right to market their names even after their deaths.
A South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a conspiracy to smuggle Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba in return for a sizable cut of the outfielder's multimillion-dollar salary.
The Cowboys don't lose on the road, where the Bengals and Colts aren't slouches, either. The Patriots, Broncos, Packers and Cardinals don't lose at home. For most of the other playoff contenders, well, it's who knows?
DaMarcus Beasley, the first American to play in four World Cups, said Monday he is retiring from the U.S. national team after 14 years. The 32-year-old scored 17 goals and made 121 international appearances.
Khris Middleton didn't have a good feeling when the ball left his hand right before the final buzzer sounded. But the craziest shot of his career hit the backboard and hung on the rim momentarily before dropping into the net.
Fans viewed New York's win as costly, with their team falling to sixth in the NFL draft order and maybe out of reach for top quarterback prospects Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston, both Heisman Trophy winners.
NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray has a broken left hand in what could be a damaging blow to the playoff hopes of the Dallas Cowboys. Murray was set for surgery Monday and might be sidelined Sunday at home against Indianapolis, already a playoff qualifier.
Drew Brees threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints beat the Chicago Bears 31-15 on Monday night to grab the NFC South lead. The Saints (6-8) moved into first place ahead of Carolina (5-8-1) and Atlanta (5-9) and came away with the win after dropping four of five.
Tennessee guard Josh Richardson realized he needed to give his team a spark. The 6-foot-6 senior proceeded to produce the kind of pyrotechnics that left No. 15 Butler's four-game winning streak in ashes.
Timothy Bradley fought to a draw against Diego Chaves in a 12-round welterweight match on Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan. It was another disappointing night for the former welterweight and junior welterweight champion who lost for the first time in his pro career in his previous fight against Manny Pacquiao in April.
Roethlisberger threw for 360 yards to surpass his previous high for a season, capping his performance with a third-down pass to Heath Miller that clinched the Pittsburgh Steelers' 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
Wilson Chebet pulled away from a tight pack in the final miles and fellow Kenyan Joyce Chepkirui took control around midway through the course to win the 42nd annual Honolulu Marathon men's and women's races in rainy conditions Sunday.
Unlike his millionaire teammates, Brett Brackett doesn't go to a mansion after work. Home for the Tennessee tight end is a bedroom in an apartment shared with three Titans practice squad players -- any of whom could be gone in 24 hours. He's bounced himself from practice squad to roster and back again with the Titans and Seattle Seahawks nine times since September.
Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry shook off slow starts to finish with a flurry, and the Golden State Warriors extended their franchise-best winning streak to 14 games by beating the Houston Rockets 105-93 on Wednesday night.
Shane Conlan and Derrick Thomas, two of the most dominant college linebackers of the 1980s, are part of a class of 14 former players and two coaches being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
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University of Hawaii-Manoa chancellor Robert Bley-Vroman and athletic director Ben Jay announced Tuesday that Norm Chow would return for his fourth season as head coach of the Rainbow Warriors football team.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon will make the trip to New York for the Heisman presentation after the finalists were announced Monday.
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers turned a close game into a clinic after Prince William and his wife, Kate, grabbed courtside seats to watch them, beating the Brooklyn Nets 110-88 on Monday night.
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Eddie Lacy and Aaron Rodgers powered the Green Bay Packers to another big first half in a home victory. But the Atlanta Falcons' furious late rally provided the Packers' potential playoff foes some hope.
Jim Harbaugh isn't budging, even if his new broken tooth offers a symbolic glimpse into the story of his disappointing year. After two straight demoralizing defeats, Harbaugh's future is the hottest topic around his team.
What if the people who make their living rating teams every day were in charge of seeding the college football playoffs? What if the inaugural playoff season wasn't decided by a group of people with different agendas that might factor into their judgment?
LAS VEGAS >> Prosecutors in Las Vegas might be swayed by findings of a defense investigation into a man's claim that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas Strip nightclub eight weeks ago, a lawyer suggested Monday.
The bowl game is the third straight postseason berth for the Conference USA-member Owls (7-5), who rebounded from three straight losses to open the season. They won six straight at one point before losing two of their final three games.
Three years ago at Isleworth, Jordan Spieth was making the turn in the final round when he looked over at the scoreboard on the 18th fairway that showed he had a big lead. So it was eerie when he caught himself doing the same thing Sunday.
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Alabama is the top seed and will play Ohio State in one semifinal at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Oregon is the second seed and will play Florida State in the other semifinal at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Both games will be played New Year's Day.
Blake Sims threw a pair of touchdown passes, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry each had a couple of touchdown runs, and top-ranked Alabama pulled away in the fourth quarter to win its 24th Southeastern Conference championship with a 42-13 rout of No. 14 Missouri on Saturday.
Tyreek Hill returned a punt 92 yards for a touchdown with 45 seconds remaining to force overtime and Ben Grogan kicked a 21-yard field goal in the extra period to give Oklahoma State a 38-35 victory over No. 18 Oklahoma on Saturday.
The 12-member College Football Playoff selection committee will gather Saturday in Texas to watch the final weekend of the season play out and then rank the top 25 teams in the country. The top four will compete for the national championship in the sport's first ever playoff.
A Faulkner University junior varsity football player was fatally shot during an attempted robbery and three student-athletes who were with him at the time have been charged with murder, Montgomery police said Thursday.
The Dallas Cowboys look like a team that's ready for another first-place showdown. DeMarco Murray ran for a season-high 179 yards and a touchdown, Tony Romo threw for three scores and the Cowboys beat the Chicago Bears 41-28 on Thursday night.
When Johny Hendricks emerged from a bruising, bloodying five-round bout with the UFC welterweight title in March, a significant portion of the mixed martial arts world thought Robbie Lawler got robbed.
Senators from both parties warned the National Football League on Thursday to get rid of a four-decade-old TV "blackout" rule or risk congressional action to restrict the league's lucrative antitrust exemption, which allows NFL teams to negotiate radio and television broadcast rights together.
The University of Alabama-Birmingham said Tuesday that it was terminating its football program, becoming the first university in college sports' top tier to do so in nearly 20 years and providing the most visible sign yet that athletic officials throughout the country are considering radical options in the face of mounting financial burdens.
Senior outside hitter Shih Ting "Stella" Chen added to her career accolades Wednesday when being named the 2014 Ron Lenz Daktronics National Player of the Year as well as an AVCA All-American for NCAA Division II.
Probation was revoked Tuesday on a prior felony conviction against former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, who awaits trial on separate charges that could get him life in prison without parole for allegedly trying to kill his porn actress ex-girlfriend and her friend in the woman's Las Vegas home.
A St. Louis Rams official and a county police chief differed Monday about whether the team had apologized for the actions of five players who raised their hands during pregame festivities in a show of solidarity with Ferguson protesters.
The Wildcats have defeated the Ducks in each of the last two seasons and coach Rich Rodriguez said that's because Arizona has been able to slow Oregon's star quarterback with three things: turnovers, effort and luck.