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Fox Sports
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Giannis Antetokounmpo’s game-winning shot Wednesday sealed the Milwaukee Bucks’ 105-104 win over the New York Knicks, and propelled FOX Sports Wisconsin to its highest ratings of t..
What do you get a professional sports league that just hit triple-digits? It’s a question I’ve asked myself many times but haven’t been able to answer. But as part of the NHL’s cen..
What to watch for in sports this weekend There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with over the weekend. This Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we help..
ST. LOUIS — Fans who can’t make it to Busch Stadium for the One Nation Classic Sunday at Busch Stadium can watch Blues players participate in a Skills Competition and local celebri..
  Sunday, January 8, 2017 Blue Jackets vs. Flyers at 6:00pm | Pregame at 5:30pm Cavaliers @ Suns at 8:00pm | Pregame at 7:30pm   Blue Jackets Blue Jackets Live Prega..
Western Michigan’s P.J. Fleck is expected to become the new Minnesota head coach, a source told FOX Sports on Friday. The two sides are working to finalize the deal today. The 36-y..
We take a look at CBS Sports’ top NFL Draft prospects that are coming out of the Louisville football program in 2017. It was an extremely exciting Louisville football season in 201..
NHL Daily Fantasy Sports: Six games are on the schedule Friday night, including Toronto/New Jersey, Carolina/Chicago, Calgary/Vancouver, and more. We’ve got your DFS picks of the d..
The NBA Cold War is upon us. May the arms race begin. We've known for most of the season that we're just biding our time until the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors squ..
ANAHEIM, Calif. — If the Coyotes are to snap an eight-game losing streak on Friday night against the Anaheim Ducks, it won’t come easily. So says goaltender Mike Smith. “It’s going..
Jeff Gordon sure seems to be having fun getting prepared for the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance race. But if you’re going to try to prank him, you’d better bring your A-gam..
Bill Simmons called Nick Saban a coward because he knows trashing Saban and Alabama gets you attention. Colin Cowherd, Joel Klatt, Tim Brando, and now Bill Simmons. If you’re ..
The College Football Playoff championship game kicks off Monday night and money is being laid down on this game between Clemson and Alabama. Online sportsbooks are showin..
Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips blocked a potential trade to the Atlanta Braves in November by using his no-trade clause, reports FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal. Accordi..
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving are expected to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers’ lineup for their game against the Brooklyn Nets. Coverage begins Friday at 7 p.m. on ..
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Friday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST: – The NFL All-Pro team is released. Announcemen..
The Carolina Hurricanes take on the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at the United Center.  The Hurricanes come into tonight’s game on the tail end of a back to back.  They def..
Nov 18, 2016; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) shoots the ball against LA Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) during the second half at Golden 1 Ce..
Apr 3, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard John Jenkins (23) shoots the ball in the first half against the Utah Jazz at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jennife..
Apr 8, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic (23) reacts next to guard Gary Harris (14) after a play in the fourth quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at the ..
Jan 1, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) warms up before the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA T..
Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout has won the league’s MVP award for the second time in his career. He’s earned another award, and it’s well deserved. Mike Trout is enjoying ..
Invitations for the 2017 NFL Combine have begun to trickle out, with USC football stars, including Darreus Rogers and Stevie Tu’ikolovatu, claiming invites. At least two USC footba..
Dec 5, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown reacts during the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets at Wells Fargo Center. The Denver Nuggets ..
Six straight wins in the bag, four more will send the Lombardi Trophy home with the Green Bay Packers. What must they do to advance past the New York Giants in the wild-card round?..
Following the win over UCLA last weekend and wins over USC and Washington, ESPN Bracketology is giving the Oregon Ducks a better look this week. Joe Lunardi has hit the reset butto..
Oct 1, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh (L) and wide receiver Kamar Aiken (11) celebrate while leaving the field after defeating the Pittsburgh ..
The Tar Heels have won nine straight games at home dating back to last season. Can they make it ten against NC State? What do the Hawks bring to the table? Whew, that was a close o..
Nov 6, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley (11) against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Cowboys won 35-10. Mandatory Credit: Aaron ..
Jan 1, 2017; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs players embrace forward Auston Matthews (34) after he scored the overtime winning goal in a 5-4 win over Detroit Red Wings i..
USA Today
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WASHINGTON — Imagine, just for a second, that you're in a middle school math class. The question in your textbook: If eight of your 12 classmates are right handed, what percen..
Cleveland is beefing up for its title defense, with the Cavaliers on the verge of trading for sharpshooter Kyle Korver from the Hawks. USA TODAY Sports Cleveland is finalizing a de..
The former World No. 1 and 14-time major champion will tee it up with Donald Trump on Friday at the president-elect's Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., a..
USA TODAY Sports' staff make their predictions on what headlines we'll see in 2017. Will Nick Saban crack a smile? Will Romo stay a Cowboy? Will Trump find a cabinet member from #w..
USA TODAY Sports' staff make their predictions on what headlines we'll see in 2017. Will Nick Saban crack a smile? Will Romo stay a Cowboy? Will Trump find a cabinet member from #w..
From Caitlyn Jenner's 'Sports Illustrated' cover to Melania Trump's lifted speech, the late-night comics took a look at it all from 2016. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers This year ..
Sharpshooter Kyle Korver looks to be on the move to Cleveland. According to USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt, the Hawks and Cavaliers were still finalizing the deal before the Atlan..
A look back at the top moments from this past weekend in the NBA, which saw James Harden tie Wilt Chamberlain's record for most points in a triple-double. USA TODAY Sports USA TODA..
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Peay men's basketball coach Dave Loos began a leave of absence Thursday night as he continues chemotherapy for a cancerous lymph node. "This will b..
Madison Brengle - ranked 72nd in the world - pulled off a huge upset on Wednesday with a win over Serena Williams in New Zealand. Maybe keeping loose on the sidelines helped her. J..
WASHINGTON — Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov was fined $2,000 by the NHL for diving/embellishment. The league announced the fine Thursday. Kuznetsov's fine is his ..
Michael Phelps appears on the cover of the latest edition of Sports Illustrated for a 12th time in his career, this time with all 23 of his record Olympic ..
Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors speaks with the media during a press conference after the Warriors defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104 at ORACLE Arena on April 1..
The start of conference play in men’s college basketball has already dramatically reduced the number of unbeaten squads, and the results caused considerable shuffling in the first ..
North Carolina again faces an NCAA charge for providing improper extra benefits tied to its multi-year academic fraud scandal. The school on Thursday released a third Notice of All..
United States Tennis Association President and CEO Katrina Adams said “it’d be hard to one-up” the 64-acre, 100-court National Campus, a facility that held its ceremonial “first se..
Russian officials have admitted to working a far-reaching doping operation that implicated dozens of Russian athletes at not just the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi but across sever..
Russia has lost speedskating and biathlon events it was due to host this winter following allegations it ran a vast state-sponsored doping scheme. World Anti-Doping Agency investig..
Golf Glance
USA Today
PGA TOUR SBS TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS Site: Kapalua, Hawaii. Course: Plantation Course at Kapalua. Yardage: 7,452. Par: 73. Purse: $6 million (First prize: $1.08 million). Televisio..
Twitter may be worth a fraction of its initial public offering, recently cut 9% of its workforce and its user growth has stagnated, but the social network added the PGA Tour t..
USA TODAY Sports' staff make their predictions on what headlines we'll see in 2017. Will Nick Saban crack a smile? Will Romo stay a Cowboy? Will Trump find a cabinet member from #w..
The Cleveland Cavaliers star, his charitable foundation and James’ business partner Maverick Carter are donating a total of $2.5 million to the new exhibit, "Muhammad Ali: A Force ..
After Anaheim Ducks prospect Troy Terry scored his third shootout goal to put Team USA in Thursday’s gold medal game at the World Junior Championships, jubilant teammates started c..
This month’s critic’s pick is Trump Revealed by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (Scribner, non-fiction, reprint) First released in August in hardcover, this Washington Post effort ..
Oceans Edge Key West Hotel and Marina officially opens in Key West Jan. 12 as the first full service, luxury hotel built on Stock Island, a nearly one mile island located at the ed..
Tiger Woods hasn’t won on the PGA Tour in more than 40 months. NBC Sports and Golf Channel analyst Mark Rolfing said Wednesday the winless drought could end in the next 12 months. ..
If you're missing fantasy football already because the NFL's regular season is over, there are options for the playoffs. The games specifically designed for the playoffs come in a ..
The NBA had its fair share of memorable moments in 2016 — from Kobe Bryant's 60-point finale to the Cleveland Cavaliers' historic Finals comeback to Kevin Durant's decisi..
LONDON  — A Kink, a former Spice Girl, a Vogue editor and a dedicated glassblower are moving up a notch or two in the British social hierarchy. Queen Elizabeth II's annual New..
Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Arkansas at No. 6 Kentucky: Arkansas has lost only twice all season but could b..
Bleacher Report
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As part of United States intelligence investigations into Russia's hacking during the U.S. presidential election, it's believed Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the hack at..
The happiest place on earth will become the happiest running course on the planet with the 2017 Disney World Marathon set to take place on Sunday.  Fans interested in the cour..
La Liga leaders Real Madrid take on second-from-bottom Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday looking to extend their lead over champions Barcelona. Los Blancos lead their bi..
The race for the La Liga title continues as Real Madrid attempt to maintain their three-point lead over Barcelona. Los Blancos host Granada in Saturday's early kick-off in the Span..
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is focused on modernizing the way the league's games can be viewed by increasing availability on mobile devices and creating unique ways to tune in.&nb..
Brandon Phillips is apparently still not ready to leave the Cincinnati Reds.  According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the second baseman used his no-trade clause to block a ..
Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has filed a federal lawsuit against the NFL and NFL Players Association, seeking to vacate penalties levied against him for violating ..
A new year begets a new crop of fresh faces itching to make their mark. Some future superstars successfully joined the sports circle in 2016. After a two-year delay, Joel Embi..
Fake crowd noise didn't work.  Loud music didn't work. Even a random air-horn blast from Tennessee Titans offensive line coach Art Valero failed to prepare us for the Seattle ..
It all comes down to Saturday night as James Madison meets Youngstown State at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, for the 2017 FCS Championship game.  This is an unexpected matc..
Espanyol and Deportivo La Coruna played out a 1-1 draw at the Estadi Cornella-El Prat on Friday to kick off 2017's La Liga action fresh from their winter break. Celso Borges g..
Atlanta Hawks general manager Wes Wilcox has apologized for making a racially insensitive joke during a team event with fans in December. Patrick Redford of Deadspin reported Frida..
I thought we had all agreed to love Justin Bieber. "Where Are U Now" dropped, and we made the joint decision that human beings over the age of 12 were allowed to listen to Bieber s..
How much juice can the National Baseball Hall of Fame hold? We're going to find out. The sea change in the voting for the Hall of Fame can't be ignored. It first became appare..
Manchester United begin their defence of the FA Cup as they welcome Jaap Stam and his Reading side to Old Trafford in the the third round on Saturday. The former Red Devils defende..
Arsenal travel to Preston North End in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday as the Gunners attempt to recapture their best form in England's famous competition. The visitors' ..
The Buffalo Bills are reportedly "planning to move on" from starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor during the offseason. Continue for updates. Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter of ESPN ..
Florida defensive lineman Caleb Brantley announced Friday he's going to skip his final season with the Gators in order to enter the 2017 NFL draft. Brantley passed along word of hi..
One of the most interesting men in sports is on the phone, and almost immediately, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has me thinking, contemplating and laughing. On a ..
Matt and Jeff Hardy are TNA royalty, masters of a self-created kingdom. Should they venture back to WWE, their standing would shift. There's no guarantee they wouldn't sl..
It's not easy to say goodbye, but the biggest names in sports have to fade into retirement at some point. The last few years have offered a harsh lesson in this area for fans. Lege..
The red, white and blue confetti rained down from the Georgia Dome on New Year's Eve. Down below, lost in the latest chapter of Alabama's College Football Playoff triumph, a once-b..
It's only fitting that the final game of the 2016 college football season will be a rematch of one of the best games of 2015. If Alabama and Clemson's clash for the third College F..
Los Angeles Times
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Alemany High School will be the site for a one-day basketball showecase. The schedule: Cleveland vs. Reseda, 11:30 a.m.; Viewpoint vs. Pacifica, 1 p.m.; West Ranch vs. Royal, 2:30 ..
A community baseball festival will take place on Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. at Gardena Serra. Hall of Famer Dave Winfield will be among those participating. Former Serra standou..
A memorial service for Issy Washington, one of the pioneers of the summer club basketball experience, will take place Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Carson Community Center, 801 East Cars..
The viewing habits of sports fans are evolving, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday his league intends to keep up. Sitting on a sports business innovation panel at the C..
California Chrome better watch out. Little does he know the name of his soon-to-be new career is being labeled as offensive. The background is a new high school in horse-farm rich ..
Clark Magnet High students make up some of Glendale's brightest young minds who, year after year, score higher than many of their peers at other local schools in English and math o..
It was a matchup of top City Section basketball teams in a game that had playoff implications and was played with playoff-like intensity. Narbonne fell behind by 14 points to Taft...
Live From Lincoln Center A special New Year’s Eve edition of this performing-arts series features the New York Philharmonic paying tribute to the Broadway duo Rodgers & Hammers..
Below clear blue skies Friday, people in the snow-shrouded ski town of Mammoth Lakes were gleeful that a series of storms on the way to the eastern Sierra Nevada could bring s..
I have been a USC football fan since I was a kid in the ’40s. I have always thought that the greatest college football game I have ever seen was USC’s 55-24 victory over Notre Dame..
It was a season during which the NFL finally returned to Los Angeles, all the buzz surrounding one team, all title hopes pinned to one roster, many of the fans dressing up in one c..
It cost North Carolina jobs and revenue as business and sports leagues launched boycotts. But that hasn’t deterred Texas. Top Republicans there now want to follow North Caroli..
The Kings have experienced a range of emotions throughout an up-and-down season, but goalie Peter Budaj insists frustration has been rare.  Frustration, the 34-year-old vetera..
During a fight this fall, boxer Pablo Rubio dressed in purple and gold. It wasn’t an homage to his favorite basketball team — he doesn’t really follow sports other than boxing. “I’..
Elle Macpherson, at 52, has the kind of physique that teen girls covet. But the supermodel-turned-entrepreneur’s attitude toward her figure -- and her life -- has changed since she..
A Korean, fast-casual chicken restaurant franchise known worldwide is coming to Orange County in January. Bonchon — which specializes in Korean-style fried chicken, made with a spe..
It was a postcard-perfect kind of day in Mammoth Lakes on Friday: The sky was clear. The sun shone brightly. And the snow-covered mountains beckoned to the skiers wh..
Nate Lavers took his first swing at trapeze while on a date 10 months ago. While the relationship didn't last, he continued to learn the art of swinging from the apparatus — a shor..
Public agencies across Northern California are bracing for a weekend of epic rain and snow after meeting with hydrologists from the National Weather Service who warned them that th..
SFgate
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Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack during an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Denver. The Broncos beat the Raiders 24-6. (AP Photo/Joe ..
In this Jan. 4, 2017, photo, construction work continues in the snow at the site of Colorado State University's new football stadium in Fort Collins, Colo. With a new, $220 million..
Tom Fenton was in a barber's chair when he got the call. Nathan Schoenfeld was giving his 5-week-old twin boys a bath. Eric Semborski was teaching kids to play hockey at a suburban..
The Associated Press 2016 NFL All-Pro Team is showing off the new wave of stars. Three rookies among 17 first-time selections highlight the team, including Dallas running back Ezek..
Kentucky's Malik Monk, right, looks for an opening on Texas A&M's Admon Gilder (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Lexingto..
DETROIT (AP) — Fresh off a record year for U.S. auto sales, carmakers meet in Detroit next week to show buyers what's coming next — and ponder their own future under a Trump admini..
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals were interested in Seattle right-hander Nathan Karns going back to the winter meetings, but the Mariners were reluctant to give up a power arm un..
Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver, right, greets forward Thabo Sefolosha who comes to the bench in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in New Orleans, ..
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2016, file photo, New York Giants' Landon Collins, left, and Green Bay Packers' Ha Ha Clinton-Dix exchange jerseys after an NFL football game in Green Bay, W..
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) celebrates with tight end Levine Toilolo (80) after connecting for a touchdown in the second hal..
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback Connor Cook passes against the Denver Broncos in the first half of an NFL football game in Denver. The ..
Photo: Steven Senne, AP Remember, Patriots fans: It's not paranoia if they really are out to get you. So while most NFL fans see the upside in their quarterback being named a secon..
FILE - These are file photos showing players selected to The Associated Press 2016 NFL All-Pro Team defense. Top row from left are Oakland's Khalil Mack, Atlanta's Vic Beasley Jr.,..
FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2016, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott (4) throws a pass in the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, in Arlington, Texas. T..
FILE - In the Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, people watch TV screens show the live broadcast of South Korean President Park Geun-hye's address to the nation at the Yongsan Electronic sto..
This photo provided by POP-I shows a backpack from POP-I. The backpack has a built-in digital screen that displays photos you just snapped or something from your photo gallery. The..
Tampa Bay Times
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Rays spring training tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Jan. 13 exclusively at raysbaseball.com/spring. They will be available at 10 a.m., Jan. 14 at the Charlotte Sports Park box offi..
With Monday's College Football Playoff national title game approaching, the sports betting site Bovada has given out a ton of random betting odds. A sampling (which I post for ente..
Tom Fenton was in a barber's chair when he got the call. Eric Semborski was teaching kids to play hockey at a suburban rink. Within hours, each was wearing a mask, pads and an NHL ..
LOREN ELLIOTT | Times (2016) Television advertising during Monday night's College Football Championship is expected to cost an estimated $1 million for 30 seconds. Buying 30 second..
TAMPA — The buzz around college football's biggest showcase gets louder today, as multiple fan events kick off around Tampa Bay in advance of Monday's Clemson-Alabama game at Raymo..
If you know a Florida high school student, you know about the state's mandated one-credit Health Opportunities through Physical Education, or HOPE, class.  It's the class most..
After reviewing many forecasts and predictions of business trends likely to arrive or accelerate in 2017, let's boil them down to ten that are most likely to influence the Tampa Ba..
TAMPA — To understand the behind-the-scenes work that goes into Alabama and Clemson chasing each other around Raymond James Stadium for a college football national championship on ..
Here’s a dilemma: You’re the lead singer of one of the biggest bands to come out of South Carolina. And you also happen to be named after Paul “Bear” Bryant. When Clemson plays Ala..
College Football Championship Playoff Playlist Live: Flo Rida: Part of the lead up to the national football championship game. This free, outdoor concert series featuring a variety..
College Football Championship Playoff Playlist Live: Usher: Part of the lead up to the national football championship game. This free, outdoor concert series featuring a variety of..
This week's collection of the best news photos features a happy homecoming in Norfolk, New Year's celebrations from Beijing, Singapore and Virginia, an amazing snow sculpture, two ..
• Rain is likely late Friday and we may even get some nasty storms early Saturday as a huge cold front moves through the area. The cold air could drop temperatures to the low 40s b..
The Seattle Times
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The first RPI rankings were released Friday by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association. You can view them here. Two Metro League teams are top the Class 3A rankings. ..
The Associated Press 2016 NFL All-Pro Team is showing off the new wave of pro football stars. Three rookies among 17 first-time selections highlight the team, including Dallas runn..
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The snow-covered construction site is thousands of miles and more than a few degrees removed from Monday night’s national-title game. In six months, thou..
Tom Fenton was in a barber’s chair when he got the call. Nathan Schoenfeld was giving his 5-week-old twin boys a bath. Eric Semborski was teaching kids to play hockey at a suburban..
Site also selected junior, sophomore, and freshman teams where Sumner linebacker Ben Wilson and Archbishop Murphy defensive back Kyler Gordon are among the local players tabbed for..
DETROIT (AP) — Fresh off a record year for U.S. auto sales, carmakers meet in Detroit next week to show buyers what’s coming next — and ponder their own future under a Trump admini..
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Korver could soon be hoisting shots for the NBA champions. The Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to finalize a deal to acquire Korver, one of the league’s elite ..
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Crimson Tide-tinted friendship of Landon Collins and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix will be tested on Sunday at Lambeau Field. Two of the game’s top young safeties ha..
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — P.J. Fleck is leaving Western Michigan to take over a Minnesota program reeling from a threatened player boycott of a bowl game and the handling of a --- assa..
NFL teams ran the ball less than ever in 2016, yet six playoff teams had a 1,000-yard rusher. Ezekiel Elliot (Cowboys), Jay Ajayi (Dolphins), Le’Veon Bell (Steelers), LeGarrette Bl..
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals were interested in Seattle right-hander Nathan Karns going back to the winter meetings, but the Mariners were reluctant to give up a power arm un..
Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware is the team’s top tackler and a lightning rod for criticism on Twitter. Some of the tweets cuss him out, others he laughs off. But one was way out o..
It’s that time again. The Seahawks are back in the playoffs for the fifth straight season and the sixth time in the last seven. Unable to secure the No. 2 seed and a bye in the wil..
Detroit Free Press
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Jan 5, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Red Wings right wing Anthony Mantha celebrates after scoring a goal in the third period against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center.  Ki..
Visit Freep.com today from your phone, tablet or other mobile device to find the latest news, sports, photos, weather, traffic and more. For an optimized experience on your smartph..
Jan 5, 2017; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum (5) gets defended by Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (5) and center Andre Drummond (right) ..
In this week's "Talkin' Lions," Dave Birkett, Carlos Monarrez and Shawn Windsor dive deep into the matchups and storylines of the Lions-Seahawks wild-card playoff game. Recorded Ja..
P.J. Fleck will row his boat to Minneapolis. The Western Michigan coach, who engineered a turnaround in Kalamazoo and a Cotton Bowl bid this season, will leave to take the job at M..
From Michigan natives to players currently playing for Michigan teams to Detroit Red Wings draft picks, there was local intrigue at the 2016-17 world junior championship. Take a lo..
Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy praises effort of Boban Marjanovic in his team's 115-114 win over the Hornets on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. Video by Perry A. Farrell, DFP. Give Boban Mar..
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — P.J. Fleck is leaving Western Michigan to take over a Minnesota program reeling from a threatened player boycott of a bowl game and the handling of a --- assa..
Will he stay or will he go? That is the question Western Michigan fans have been asking regarding the future of football head coach P.J. Fleck, and it's a question that has been as..
In this week's "Talkin' Lions," Dave Birkett, Carlos Monarrez and Shawn Windsor dive deep into the matchups and storylines of the Lions-Seahawks wild-card playoff game. Recorded Ja..
In this week's "Talkin' Lions," Dave Birkett, Carlos Monarrez and Shawn Windsor dive deep into the matchups and storylines of the Lions-Seahawks wild-card playoff game. Recorded Ja..
ESPN USA
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Cornerback Teez Tabor will skip his final year of college eligibility at Florida and enter the NFL draft. "I write to you today to say that I'm ready to begin the next chapter in m..
Arsene Wenger has told beIN SPORTS that Alexis Sanchez wants to stay at Arsenal, while he remains "convinced" that the club can reach an agreement with the forward on a long-term c..
Atlanta Hawks general manager Wes Wilcox has apologized for making a racially charged joke during a team-oriented discussion with close to 200 season-ticket holders and club member..
Atlanta Hawks general manager Wes Wilcox has apologized for making a racially charged joke during a team-oriented discussion with close to 200 season-ticket holders and club member..
The Associated Press 2016 NFL All-Pro Team is showing off the league's new wave of stars. "It's special," Elliott said. "Just to be able to come into this league my first year and ..
The 2017 NBA All-Star Game is scheduled to take place on Feb. 19 in New Orleans, and on Thursday fans got their first look at what the players will be wearing, as a photo of the un..
Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more r..
In his fourth year in the NBA, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is putting up numbers reminiscent of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Wilt Chamberlain. Here's a look a..
Bolton Wanderers were seventh in the Premier League, with European qualification secured for the second time in three years, when Sam Allardyce called time on his eight years as ma..
There is one iconic piece to Tampa's Raymond James Stadium known to just about every football fan who has tuned in to watch past Super Bowls or Bucs games, or bowl games for that m..
9:08 AM ET It has been a fun two seasons for the Toronto Blue Jays. They ended a 22-year playoff drought in 2015, winning the AL East thanks to a memorable 24-5 stretch in late Jul..
Burlington Free Press
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In the final full episode of 2016, Free Press staff writers Austin Danforth and Alex Abrami look back at the biggest stories of the year in Vermont sports in the latest "After The ..
In the first episode of "After The Whistle" for 2017, Austin Danforth and Alex Abrami recap the big-hitters of the holiday break: UVM men's basketball finishing its non-conference ..
After a couple weeks away from the microphones, Austin Danforth and Alex Abrami return for "After The Whistle" to recap UVM men's hockey team's high-profile weekend series with No...
The process is similar every December. The discussion starts right around when the days begin to get longer, it finishes with the publication of our traditional year-ender col..
Gary Pine, the athletic director at Azusa Pacific University, discusses the difficult task of finding common ground between religious beliefs and --- identies. Less than a year ..
An eight-days-and-running dispute between corporate giants is sidelining some football fans hoping to catch Saturday’s NFL Wild Card playoff game between Seattle and Detr..
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, University of Vermmont soccer standout Brian Wright became one of four college seniors to sign a contract with Major League Soccer ahead of the league's Su..
Fitness for the new year
Burlington Free Press
About four years ago, after the holiday season, Colchester resident Rick Hawkins decided to jump in and try an activity growing in popularity: pickleball. ♦ Hawkins, 69, mulled the..
The University of Vermont men’s hockey team has one item of unfinished business to handle before charging back into the Hockey East race when the 13th-ranked Catamounts play their ..
Change the names, the faces, the dates. Graduate close to 4,000 points worth of all-state talent. Say goodbye to one of the state’s most successful high school basketball coaches. ..
Digital Trends
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They’ve helped you in your car, and now they’ll help you on your run, too. TomTom has launched a new TomTom Sports app, which promises to bring not only activity data, but insights..
Twitter is bringing professional golf live-streams back to its platform thanks to its latest partnership with the PGA Tour. The deal will see Twitter stream 70 hours of live compet..
Referees are human and will miss calls, but the NFL wants to make them the best that they can be.  That’s why the NFL is testing the use of immersive technology such as virtua..
With GoPro, sharing epic moments has never been easier. Still, there is always more you can do to really showcase your adventure. Polar heart rate sensors allow you to put even mor..
Artificial intelligence has been making its way into sports wearables thanks to PIQ Sport Intelligence. Now it has teamed with Everlast, the world leader in boxing gear, to bring&n..
With potential access to millions of songs via your phone, you no longer need to load up cars with piles of CDs or make mix tapes to carry around. However, this brings a probl..
Outdoor and fitness watchmaker Suunto has announced a new addition to its popular line of Spartan watches. At the Consumer Electronics Show this week, the company revealed the Spar..
Asus’ Zenfone 3 Zoom sports a dreamy camera and massive battery, making it one to watch. If you want anyone to take notice of your smartphone at CES 2017, it needs to have two..
Chances are you haven’t heard of Vuzix, an augmented reality startup that focuses principally on heads-up displays. That’s because the self-proclaimed “world leader in video e..
While displays aren’t as glamorous or exciting as new CPUs, GPUs, virtual reality (VR) gaming, and augmented reality (AR) systems, they’re nevertheless the things that we stare at ..
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For all the talk about about how kids in sports are pampered (participation trophies, anyone?), there is a more pressing issue that is the opposite of children being spoiled. In fa..
It is a 200 mile drive from Midtown Manhattan to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.  But, for die-hard sports fans living in the Big Apple, there ..
'Wrestle Kingdon 11' has come to a conclusion and, for the most part, fans have given rave reviews for the event. One match that is being talked about is the IWGP heavyweight champ..
Perhaps one of the more exciting all-star games/weekends in the world of professional sports, the NBA has always been able to generate viable interest in it's mid-season competitio..
Airstream has teamed up with Tommy Bahama to create a special travel trailer paired with an Airstream Interstate coach, based on the excellent Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van. Twenty-ei..
CES 2017 is in full swing over in Las Vegas and wearable tech – in particular new smartwatches – has definitely been one of the main themes of the show. We’ve seen not only Android..
This year’s Super Bowl LI will be an anniversary of sorts for me, as it marks the 20 consecutive year that I will have taken part in the host city celebration of the NFL’s final ga..
The takeaway sound bite was cringe worthy. “I own this football team. You don’t dismiss owners. I’m sorry that’s the facts and that’s the case, but that’s the fact.” Those were the..
It's been over a decade since the internet transformed print media Very quickly the web's ability to rapidly disseminate news, and articles, made newspapers and magazines obsolete...
Welcome to a special year-end addition of our monthly product update feature. We'll take a look back at some what we accomplished in 2016, and project ourselves into the future to ..
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Nov 27, 2015; Toledo, OH, USA; Western Michigan Broncos head coach P.J. Fleck pumps his fist during the first quarter against the Toledo Rockets at Glass Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Ra..
Three rookies among 17 first-time selections highlight The Associated Press 2016 NFL All-Pro Team, led by Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott and Kansas City's Tyreek Hill, a unani..
Nov 19, 2016; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Florida Gators defensive lineman Caleb Brantley (57) celebrates the win over the LSU Tigers at Tiger Stadium. The Gators defeat the Tigers 16-10..
Tom Fenton was in a barber's chair when he got the call. Nathan Schoenfeld was giving his 5-week-old twin boys a bath. Eric Semborski was teaching kids to play hockey at a suburban..
11 Photo: Less than a year after the Minnesota Vikings declined to pick up his fifth-year contract option, wide receiver and return specialist Cordarrelle Patterson is a member of ..
SEOUL, South Korea –  A lawyer for South Korea's disgraced president has compared her impeachment to the deaths of Jesus Christ and the ancient Greek thinker Socrates. While t..
Here are 10 of the biggest standouts at CES 2017, from a $9,000 curved screen gaming laptop to an underwater drone for “immersive” fishing. Acer Predator 21 X giant gaming laptop:&..
The Oakland Raiders didn't want rookie quarterback Connor Cook to start Saturday's playoff game -- the team's first since 2002. That job belonged to Derek Carr. And then it belonge..
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) When the New York Giants signed Damon Harrison as a free agent in the offseason, they got more than one of the NFL's top defensive tackles. The 343-pound..
**Want FOX News Halftime Report in you inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Planned Parenthood fight roils ObamaCare debate - Star recruit Mattis said to clash with..
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Former Southern Miss men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall was interviewed by "60 Minutes Sports" recently. The full interview airs at 7 p.m. Tuesday on Showtime. Video courtesy "6..
TV sports schedule for Jan. 5
Hattiesburg American
THURSDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL •6 p.m.: ESPN — Purdue at Ohio St. ESPN2 — UConn at Memphis ESPNU — Davidson at George Washington •8 p.m.: BTN — Iowa at Nebraska CBSSN — Fairleigh ---..
NEW YORK (AP) — Hulu is teaming up with CBS to add three of the network's channels to its upcoming live TV streaming service. The service will cost under $40 a month, Hulu CEO Mike..
Former Bassfield coach Lance Mancuso was named the head coach and athletic director of the new Jefferson Davis County High School Friday. Jefferson Davis County High School is the ..
Up and Coming: Hunter White
Hattiesburg American
Meet Hunter White, 24, of Hattiesburg, an account executive with Southern Miss IMG Sports Marketing. He is a former account executive with the Hattiesburg American. He is..
The new year is starting to peek over the horizon, and you probably have begun pondering resolutions to make on New Year’s Eve. Top of the New Year’s resolution lists are typically..
Bassfield football coach Lance Mancuso was named the head coach and athletic director of the new Jefferson Davis County High School on Friday. Jefferson Davis County is the merging..
After - as he puts it, two-thirds of his adult life as the face of the NFL on ESPN - Chris Berman is taking a step back with a changed role at the network, ESPN announced on Thursd..
The Associated Press 2016 NFL All-Pro Team is showing off the new wave of pro football stars. Three rookies among 17 first-time selections highlight the team, including Dallas runn..
The convictions of the Rev. Kenneth Fairley and Charles and Linda Bolton. The battle over Hattiesburg’s annexation plans. The demotion of five Hattiesburg firefighters for allegedl..
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Cleaning, tidying and helping out with kids - nearly 12 hours a day, 6 days a week. Hong Kong's army of domestic helpers have little time for fun and games. But when Sunday comes a..
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaks during a television interview during London Fashion Week Men's 2017 in London, Britain January 6, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall LONDON London relaunched..
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: London kicked off its menswear fashion week on Friday (January 06) with a new name and plenty of the quirky and classic for male wardrobes ..
(The Sports Xchange) - The Columbus Blue Jackets fell one game short of matching the National Hockey League record of 17 straight victories when they fell to the Washington Capital..
(The Sports Xchange) - Russell Westbrook repeatedly had his way with the Rockets defense, torching it to the tune of a Toyota Center scoring record for an opponent before three lat..
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaks during a television interview during London Fashion Week Men's 2017 in London, Britain January 6, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall A model presents a creat..
SAO PAULO Israeli businessman Amos Genish was vital to Vivendi SA's (VIV.PA) successful foray in Brazil a few years ago. Now the French media company has turned to him to create a ..
BRUSSELS Jan 6 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS -- U.S. conglomerate Koch Ind..
A view of the construction site where Ford Motor Co cancelled a $1.6 billion plant in Villa de Reyes, on the outskirts of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, January 4, 2017. REUTERS/Christin..
A view of the construction site where Ford Motor Co cancelled a $1.6 billion plant in Villa de Reyes, on the outskirts of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, January 4, 2017. REUTERS/Christin..
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  In a move designed to "restore the integrity of high school sports," an New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association committee is proposing a significant change to ..
Since the Camden Youth Soccer Club expanded to two playing fields last year, the organization has exploded, organizers said. The league registered 336 children to play last fall, a..
Comcast and the Yankees have made peace after a nasty spat. The company will relaunch the Yankees-airing Yes Network on 950,000 Comcast homes in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connec..
To help colleges tackle a binge-drinking epidemic linked to 1,825 student deaths and 97,000 --- assaults annually, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recentl..
Union sporting director Earnie Stewart's connections in the Netherlands reaped rewards on Thursday as the team got itself some important defensive depth. Giliano Wijnaldum, a 24-ye..
The phrase "student-athlete" will be repeated with chanting monotony during the college football national championship week, so let's pause to consider that talcum-dull term. It wo..
Roxborough High's spartan football press box was cold and dark. On a brisk November day in the early 1960s, five or six of us were packed inside. It was one of my first press box v..
  Timber Creek football scored one final victory on Friday. Five weeks after finishing a perfect season with a triumph in the South Jersey Group 4 championship game, the Charg..
Nazir Streater was nervous. "I was getting stressed," Streater said. "It's January and signing day [Feb. 1] is getting close." Streater isn't nervous anymore. He knows he will atte..
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  Sarah Scotford is not only a model but also has done  stunt work for top actresses, including Piper Parabo, Margot Robbie, Gretchen Mole and Toni Colette (in the upcomi..
Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips blocked a potential trade to the Atlanta Braves in November by using his no-trade clause, reports Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. Accordi..
Read about the latest sports tech news, innovations, ideas and products that impact players, fans and the sports industry at SportTechie.com. Glover Quin is a durable safety for th..
Sunglasses are cool to wear, but now they might also help you keep your cool. Over the last year, Italian eyewear giant Safilo has been working with consumer brain-sensing company ..
A declassified intelligence report on Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election, released by the CIA, FBI, and NSA on Friday afternoon, references the Russian..
NFL Playoff Gear Guide
Sports Illustrated
Back in August, when this column kicked off, it started with: New Season, New Shirt. That made sense. But I know some of you diehard fans are shaking your heads at the idea of..
Keep up with all the latest in college basketball recruiting news, rankings, and highlights at Scout.com. Five-star shooting guard Hamidou Diallo is the No. 10 player in the class ..
TAMPA — Soon after Charlie Strong got fired at Texas in late November, he isolated himself in the office of his Austin-area home. He occupied his time and thoughts by scribbling id..
The one thing that remains puzzling about the Blue Jays’ handling of Edwin Encarnacion is the team’s quick pivot to sign Kendrys Morales in free agency. If Encarnacion’s agent..
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Updated 1 hour ago As John Nelson Sr.'s Army company battled with German soldiers during World War II, he looked up to see a German tank advancing on his foxhole. “He told us he di..
Updated 2 hours ago Bailey Cartwright will be remembered as an electrifying goal-scorer at Greensburg Central Catholic when she heads off to Notre Dame to continue her soccer caree..
Updated 30 minutes ago Don't go to Primanti Bros. this weekend for a fish sandwich — you won't be able to get one. To send good vibes to the Pittsburgh Steelers for their playoff g..
Updated less than a minute ago Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was a repeat selection on the Associated Press 2016 NFL All-Pro Team, which was announced Friday. Three rookies ..
In a November 2000 photo, George Blanda poses for a photo in La Quinta, Calif. Blanda, who played longer than anyone in pro football history and racked up the most points in a care..
Updated 2 hours ago Coach Mike Tomlin said the Steelers treat the week leading to a playoff game, as opposed to one in the regular season, as “business as usual.” Except, apparentl..
Updated 2 hours ago Winning at least 20 games in each of the last four seasons, the North Allegheny girls basketball team has certainly grown accustomed to winning. The Tigers carr..
Steelers tight end Ladarius Green eludes the Bengals' Karlos Dansby during the fourth quarter Sunday Dec. 18, 2016, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Updated 10 minutes ago Lada..
Updated 10 minutes ago He isn't the record-breaking All Pro in the Steelers locker room, nor is he the future Hall of Fame quarterback, the snarly former defensive player of the ye..
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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The award has already been named in his honor, so LeBron James isn't ever going to win our cleveland.com Player of the Year Award. He's going to set the standard..
By Bud Shaw, cleveland.com, January 6, 2017 CLEVELAND, Ohio - You Said It was created on the premise that the only thing Cleveland sports fans needed more than a championship was a..
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cavaliers accomplished something no other major professional Cleveland team could for a half-century. Yeah, the Larry O'Brien trophy is shiny, but what about..
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Golden Age of Television is now.  So many choices. So many ways to watch. So much that is really, really good. But how do you cut through the noise? The..
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A new year is full of new promise. While it remains true that Northeast Ohio and Cleveland need more entrepreneurs, an influx of capital and additional startup a..
Services for the four members of the Fleming family -- John, Sue, Jack and Andrew -- will begin with calling hours Sunday between 3 and 6 p.m. at the Canfield Presbyterian Church i..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The one for the other thumb will tie the Bear. That might happen Monday night when Nick Saban could win his sixth college football championship when his Alabama C..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The sports world in 1917 included a few milestones and anomalies: Born * The famed horse Man o' War - who won 20 of 21 races - lived 1917-1947. * Larry O'Bri..
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Real Madrid have no interest in trying to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli, according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balagué. Following Alli’s incredible rise at Spu..
A Sky News presenter was left awkwardly trying to change the subject after his phone went off during a live discussion – about mobile phones.  Sports presenter whose --- self..
Tyron Woodley believes Michael Bisping is any easy fight for him as the two UFC champions lobby for a super fight. Rousey's destroyer Amanda Nunes aiming to emulate Conor McGregor ..
David Haye has assured Tony Bellew he will never find out if he will quit after the fourth round because he has zero chance of making it to the fifth. Hearn explains why Joshua ver..
Ed Sheeran returned from a year in the wilderness earlier today and appeared on the Radio 1 breakfast show to talk about the two brand new singles that he’s just released. But asid..
The ever-popular Ed Sheeran has triggered a police warning, thanks to an ill-judged lyric from his new track Castle On The Hill. Ed Sheeran showed off THAT scar on his ch..
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is struggling to handle the pressure of the Premier League, according to former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson. It's no dab: Pogba goes full P..
After weeks of rumours, independent wrestler Chris Hero has now officially returned to WWE after appearing at a live NXT event last night. Hero, who competed as Kassius Ohno in NXT..