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NFL owners speak out against Trump’s remarks

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 9:01 pm
The NFL’s players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season. Read More

Sparks, Lynx set for WNBA Finals rematch

No one on the Los Angeles Sparks or Minnesota Lynx really likes to talk about it, but deep down inside most of them knew this is how it was going to end. Read More

Tagovailoa throws for 2 TDs in No. 1 Alabama’s win

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 4:38 pm
Damien Harris ran for a career-high 151 yards and three touchdowns, Bo Scarbrough added two TDs and top-ranked Alabama routed Vanderbilt 59-0 Saturday in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. Read More

Trump’s comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 5:32 pm
President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players alike today. Read More

Knicks agree to trade Carmelo Anthony to Thunder

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 8:25 am
The New York Knicks agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder today for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a draft pick, a person with knowledge of the deal said. Read More

Dodgers beat Giants to clinch 5th straight NL West title

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 1:34 am
They made it look oh-so-easy, and made it seem woefully difficult. Now, these Los Angeles Dodgers figure they’re braced for anything. Read More

NFL commissioner, players’ union angrily denounce Trump

Updated on  September 23, 2017 at 6:23 am
The National Football League and its players’ union today angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest “when somebody disrespects our flag.” Read More

Cowboys’ Elliott will play at least 2 more games

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will play at least two more games under a temporary injunction, blocking a six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy, before a federal appeals court hears his case. Read More

49ers coach Shanahan being realistic after 0-3 start

The San Francisco 49ers took a long-term approach when they overhauled their entire football operation last winter by hiring a new coach and general manager. Read More

Knicks expect Anthony at training camp next week

When training camp opens, the New York Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony right where he’s been — in their uniform and in their starting lineup. Read More

No. 22 San Diego State begins quest for 3rd league title

As San Diego State prepares for Air Force and its triple-option offense, there’s another adversary to ward off — complacency. After back-to-back wins over Arizona State and Stanford, the Aztecs are locked in on chasing their third straight conference championship. Read More

NHL taps new market with preseason game in China

NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China in a step by the league to crack an immense market. A golden dragon was held aloft on poles by skaters, Kobe Bryant appeared on video and NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about. Read More

Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

Updated on  September 21, 2017 at 1:23 pm
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, his lawyer said today in announcing a lawsuit against the NFL and the team for hiding the true dangers of the sport. Read More

Undefeated champ Ward retires, cites lack of desire

Andre Ward decided to end his career on top, announcing he was retiring from because he no longer has the desire to fight. He’s leaving the sport at age 33 with an undefeated record and the light heavyweight championship. Read More

NFL players ask league to support campaign

A group of current and former NFL players has asked Commissioner Roger Goodell for the league’s support for their campaign for racial equality and criminal justice reform. Read More

Heavyweight champ Parker leaves New Zealand to boost profile

In a bid to strengthen his “brand” and gain exposure in the boxing world, WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is hitting the road after fighting in his native country for 12 of his last 13 bouts, with Britain his first stop. Read More

Manfred thinks teams will follow rules for Japanese star

With Japanese star Shohei Otani considering a jump to a Major League Baseball team, Commissioner Rob Manfred said he believes it will be hard for teams to circumvent existing contract rules in pursuit of the coveted two-way player. Read More