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Jason Collins Retires

Jason Collins, the first up-front homosexual competing in one of North America’s big four professional sports leagues, has announced his retirement. The Brooklyn Nets celebrate Collins at Wednesday night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Barclays Center. Collins struggled

Jason Collins Retires

NFLPA Decries Unfairness of Peterson Punishment

The NFL Players Association decried Roger Goodell’s indefinite suspension of Adrian Peterson as unfair. The commissioner indefinitely suspended the Minnesota Vikings running back on Tuesday morning. Peterson’s hiatus, according to the league, will last at least the rest of this

NFLPA Decries Unfairness of Peterson Punishment

Roger Goodell Suspends Adrian Peterson Indefinitely

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for at least the remainder of 2014 on Tuesday morning.  The indefinitely-long exile comes in the aftermath of Peterson’s plea deal in his child-abuse case. The agreement put a

Roger Goodell Suspends Adrian Peterson Indefinitely

DEA Blitzes NFL with Surprise Drug Inspections at Sunday Games

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) crashed NFL games on Sunday to search for narcotics. The DEA questioned team medical staff and inspected bags in an effort to determine whether teams illegally distribute drugs to players. The San Francisco 49ers and

DEA Blitzes NFL with Surprise Drug Inspections at Sunday Games

Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw Win MVP Awards

Two Southern California baseball stars claimed MVP awards from the two big leagues on Thursday. Mike Trout won a unanimous vote of the Baseball Writers Association of America to snag his first MVP award after finishing as the runner-up the

Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw Win MVP Awards

Clayton Kershaw, Casey Kluber Win Cy Young Awards

A familiar ace, and an unfamiliar face, won the National and American Cy Young Awards on Wednesday. Clayton Kershaw won his third National League Cy Young Award. The Dodgers ace went 21-3 allowing an anemic 1.77 earned runs per game

Clayton Kershaw, Casey Kluber Win Cy Young Awards

BBWAA Names Rookies of the Year

The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) unanimously voted Chicago White Sox first basemen Jose Abreu the American League Rookie of the Year. The Cuban smashed 36 home runs, accumulated 107 RBIs, and hit .317 in his inaugural campaign. No

BBWAA Names Rookies of the Year

Brittney Griner Details Knife Attack in China

WNBA star Brittney Griner chronicled the bizarre knife attack on her and a teammate last week in Shenyang, China, in a conversation with ESPNw.  A Chinese man chased Griner, who plays on the Beijing Great Wall team, on a team

Brittney Griner Details Knife Attack in China

Muslim Player Calls Skipping National Anthem 'Big Misunderstanding'

A Muslim teammate of LeBron James calls reports that he skipped the national anthem at Wednesday’s game “a big misunderstanding” after initially telling reporters he bowed out for religious reasons.  “It’s because of my religion,” Dion Waiters told Cleveland.com of

Muslim Player Calls Skipping National Anthem 'Big Misunderstanding'

Bitter Bookie Levies Point Shaving Allegation against Jameis Winston

The University of Alabama-Birmingham has, according to TMZ, opened up a point-shaving investigation into Chris Rabb, an associate of Jameis Winston who plays on UA-B’s football team.  Rabb allegedly placed a $5,000 bet on the Louisville-Florida State game last week.

Bitter Bookie Levies Point Shaving Allegation against Jameis Winston

PA Gov. Says Paterno 'Probably' Should Not Have Been Fired

A Pennsylvania public official instrumental in the firing of Joe Paterno now says that Penn State “probably” shouldn’t have axed their longtime coach. “They probably shouldn’t have fired him,” Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett told the Philadelphia Inquirer in their Thursday

PA Gov. Says Paterno 'Probably' Should Not Have Been Fired

President Obama Fires Back at Michael Jordan

President Obama fired back at Michael Jordan’s characterization of him as a “hack” golfer. Jordan “wasn’t very well informed about this” the president told Earl Stokes of Milwaukee’s WJMR regarding the NBA Hall of Famer’s ridicule of him as a

President Obama Fires Back at Michael Jordan

Jameis Winston's Lawyer Names Accuser in Tweet

Jameis Winston’s lawyer named his accuser in a November 4 tweet. The social-media posting remains on David Cornwell’s account despite public outcry. The tweet juxtaposed the quick approach of the November 17 school disciplinary hearing faced by the Seminoles quarterback

Jameis Winston's Lawyer Names Accuser in Tweet

Oregon Moves into Top 4 of CFB Playoff Rankings

The College Football Playoff rankings lost an SEC team in its fab four and gained a Pac-12 team in the wake of the weekend’s slate of games. The four team’s at the top of the rankings at season’s end will

Oregon Moves into Top 4 of CFB Playoff Rankings

Adrian Peterson Reaches Plea Deal in Child Abuse Case

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has reached a plea deal in his child abuse case, ESPN reports. The agreement puts a reckless assault misdemeanor charge on the running back’s record. The charge to which Peterson pleads guilty makes no

Adrian Peterson Reaches Plea Deal in Child Abuse Case

Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Terrapins Refuse Penn State's Handshakes

A Big Ten school elicited charges of smallness for refusing to give their opponents five. The captains of the University of Maryland football team refused to shake hands with their counterparts for Penn State at the coin toss of Saturday’s

Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Terrapins Refuse Penn State's Handshakes

Missing Broncos Fan Found

Did he mistake a Peyton Manning “Omaha” for a “Pueblo”? A missing Denver Broncos fan has been found 112 miles from Mile High. “He said he had his fill of football and that he likes to walk and wander,” Pueblo

Missing Broncos Fan Found

NBA Championship Odds

The 2014-2015 NBA season started where the 2013-2014 season left off: with the Spurs winning. But Vegas Insider sees the season ending differently: with the Cavaliers, a team that has missed the playoffs for four straight years, winning it all

NBA Championship Odds

Rookie Breaks Leg in NBA Debut

In his NBA debut, Julius Randle, the first-round pick of the Los Angeles Lakers, broke a leg–literally. Sad moment, watched Kobe Bryant cradle Julius Randle’s head, as Randle said to Kobe, “[expletive] hurts man. It hurts” — Serena Winters (@SerenaWinters)

Rookie Breaks Leg in NBA Debut

MLS Ends Chivas USA

Chivas USA joins the Chicago Stags, Cleveland Spiders, and Montreal Maroons as an answer to a trivia question about defunct teams. Chivas USA, Major League Soccer’s second Los Angeles franchise and a little brother affiliate to a Guadalajara team, couldn’t

MLS Ends Chivas USA

Don Lemon: Charles Barkley Has a Point

CNN’s Don Lemon thinks that Charles Barkley has a point about successful African Americans enduring the slings and arrows from less successful African Americans. Discussing the controversy over Russell Wilson’s Seattle Seahawks teammates allegedly dubbing him insufficiently black, and the

Don Lemon: Charles Barkley Has a Point

Report: NFL to Play 5 Games in London in 2015

The NFL has evolved from holding one game a year at London’s Wembley Stadium to two games in 2013 to three games this season. A report from the Daily Mail contends that the NFL already has five games in the

Report: NFL to Play 5 Games in London in 2015

Cardinals Outfielder Oscar Taveras, 22, Dies in Car Accident

A St. Louis Cardinals outfielder who launched his major-league career by launching a home run in his first game won’t be able to fulfill the promise he showed during his 2014 rookie season. Oscar Taveras died in a single-car crash

Cardinals Outfielder Oscar Taveras, 22, Dies in Car Accident

Charles Barkley Bashed for 'Brainwashed' Blacks Comment

Charles Barkley told a Philadelphia radio station that “one reason [black people are] never going to be successful as a whole is because of other black people.” The Hall of Famer’s words came in reaction to reported criticisms of Seattle

Charles Barkley Bashed for 'Brainwashed' Blacks Comment

Serbia Awarded Win in Disrupted Drone Game

The UEFA has awarded Serbia a 3-0 victory in their game with Albania halted by a bizarre, drone-flown banner. Earlier this month, chaos ensured in Belgrade when a drone flying a “Greater Albania” flag hovered over the field in the

Serbia Awarded Win in Disrupted Drone Game