NHL's international plan includes China but not Olympics 2017-05-30T10:51:17Z 2017-05-30T10:51:13Z 2017-05-30T10:51:13Z The NHL is officially out of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff 2017-05-27T03:07:32Z 2017-05-27T03:07:17Z 2017-05-27T03:07:17Z Texas' Republican House speaker says he won't work anymore on a 'bathroom bill' targeting transgender people, putting the legislation in serious doubt. Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages 2017-05-27T01:06:09Z 2017-05-27T01:06:08Z 2017-05-27T01:06:08Z A federal judge says a lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders fails to provide evidence to support that claim. Vikings coach says if he has to coach with 1 eye, he will 2017-05-26T17:48:27Z 2017-05-26T17:48:17Z 2017-05-26T17:48:17Z Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had a strong message for anyone wondering if his lingering eye issues would shorten his coaching career. ESPN signs Chip Kelly as college football studio analyst 2017-05-26T17:17:16Z 2017-05-26T17:17:16Z 2017-05-26T17:17:16Z Former Oregon coach Chip Kelly is joining ESPN as a studio analyst next season.
Humble Arizona RB on top of list of future merchandise sales 2017-05-26T05:46:55Z 2017-05-26T05:46:53Z 2017-05-26T05:46:53Z David Johnson tops the National Football Players Association list of "Rising 50" players poised to break out as top sellers of merchandise this coming season.
Pick 6: Gary, Evans, Sweat are defenders set to rise in '17 2017-05-24T22:41:01Z 2017-05-24T22:40:59Z 2017-05-24T22:40:59Z Michigan defensive lineman Rashan Gary, Florida State defensive end Josh Sweat or Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans could be college football's breakout defensive players this season. NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations 2017-05-24T21:58:16Z 2017-05-24T21:57:23Z 2017-05-24T21:57:23Z NFL owners shortened the overtime period to 10 minutes after coaches expressed concern too many players were just trying to hang on for the final minutes of the extra period.
Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority 2017-05-24T16:17:13Z 2017-05-24T16:17:09Z 2017-05-24T16:17:09Z Survivors of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert hall say security screening ahead of the Ariana Grande show was haphazard, but it is not clear if rigorous bag screening would have helped prevent the deaths. 3 Michigan State players accused of assault violated policy 2017-05-24T12:11:06Z 2017-05-24T12:11:04Z 2017-05-24T12:11:04Z A lawyer says three football players at Michigan State University have been found in violation of campus policy in a sexual assault investigation.
NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at age 48 2017-05-23T23:44:46Z 2017-05-23T23:44:42Z 2017-05-23T23:44:42Z The Orlando Police Department has confirmed that Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died.
Ford's new CEO promises a fit _ but fun _ company 2017-05-23T23:23:09Z 2017-05-23T23:23:05Z 2017-05-23T23:23:05Z Ford's new CEO promises a fit _ but fun _ company with a clear direction for the future.
NFL moves 2021 Super Bowl to Tampa Bay from LA 2017-05-23T21:31:59Z 2017-05-23T21:26:45Z 2017-05-23T21:31:59Z The NFL wants to put some flair back into celebrations, allowing players to use the football as a prop, celebrate as a group and roll around on the ground again if they choose. Police: Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead 2017-05-23T18:42:01Z 2017-05-23T18:41:54Z 2017-05-23T18:41:54Z The Orlando Police Department has confirmed that Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died. Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations 2017-05-23T18:17:05Z 2017-05-23T18:17:05Z 2017-05-23T18:17:05Z The NFL wants to put some flair back into celebrations, allowing players to use the football as a prop, celebrate as a group and roll around on the ground again if they choose. Vikings' Zimmer takes time off following latest eye surgery 2017-05-23T04:38:49Z 2017-05-23T04:38:48Z 2017-05-23T04:38:48Z Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer will be taking some time away from the team to recover from multiple eye surgeries. Police department names new K-9 after Patriots' Gronkowski 2017-05-22T11:06:37Z 2017-05-22T11:06:31Z 2017-05-22T11:06:31Z A Massachusetts police department has named its new K-9 Gronk after New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.
Tim Tebow ends a weeklong slump with home run, RBI double 2017-05-22T06:43:40Z 2017-05-22T06:43:40Z 2017-05-22T06:43:40Z Tim Tebow may have found his hitting groove once more with his third homer of the season _ and first in six weeks _ for the Columbia Fireflies.
Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86, lead series 2-0 2017-05-20T20:16:16Z 2017-05-20T20:16:14Z 2017-05-20T20:16:14Z LeBron James scored 30 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an NBA record with their 13th straight playoff victory. Buccaneers sign Ryan Fitzpatrick as Jameis Winston's backup 2017-05-20T04:50:47Z 2017-05-20T04:50:46Z 2017-05-20T04:50:46Z The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who will serve as a veteran backup to Jameis Winston.
Top dollar: Browns sign Myles Garrett, 1st overall pick 2017-05-20T04:11:40Z 2017-05-20T04:11:39Z 2017-05-20T04:11:39Z Top overall draft pick Myles Garrett signs rookie contract with Browns.
AP Source: Usmanov bid to buy Arsenal rejected by Kroenke 2017-05-19T20:13:02Z 2017-05-19T20:12:52Z 2017-05-19T20:12:52Z A person familiar with the situation says Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has had an offer to buy out owner Stan Kroenke rejected. Stadium for Rams, Chargers delayed; won't open until 2020 2017-05-19T05:40:08Z 2017-05-19T05:39:55Z 2017-05-19T05:39:55Z The opening date for the $2.6 billion football stadium under construction in Inglewood, California, has been pushed back one year to 2020.
Board OKs conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas 2017-05-19T03:09:41Z 2017-05-19T03:09:40Z 2017-05-19T03:09:40Z The board that's building a new stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas has unanimously approved a lease after months of talks.
Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year 2017-05-18T15:53:25Z 2017-05-18T15:53:16Z 2017-05-18T15:53:16Z Gisele Bundchen says her husband Tom Brady suffered a concussion last year, a season in which he started all the games he was eligible to play in while quarterbacking the Patriots to another Super Bowl title. Lawsuit: Baylor football players recorded gang rapes 2017-05-18T12:41:07Z 2017-05-18T12:41:02Z 2017-05-18T12:41:02Z A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dogfights in a program that fostered sexual violence.
10 Things to Know for Thursday 2017-05-18T04:37:14Z 2017-05-18T04:36:50Z 2017-05-18T04:36:50Z Among 10 Things to Know for Tuesday: Who will lead the probe into possible Trump-Russia collusion; Travelers ponder laptop ban on flights from Europe to U.S. Battery complaint dropped against Browns draftee Brantley 2017-05-18T02:31:25Z 2017-05-18T02:28:07Z 2017-05-18T02:31:25Z Prosecutors dismiss battery complaint against Browns rookie defensive lineman Caleb Brantley.
LeGarrette Blount joins the Eagles on 1-year contract 2017-05-17T21:59:46Z 2017-05-17T21:59:37Z 2017-05-17T21:59:37Z The Eagles and running back LeGarrette Blount have agreed on a one-year contract.
Pick 6: Kelly, Rodriguez, Mora in need of improvement in '17 2017-05-17T21:17:42Z 2017-05-17T21:17:42Z 2017-05-17T21:17:42Z The hot seat in college football can be defined as a coach who is danger of being fired if his team does not improve upon last season. Leonard Marshall, Matt Hasselbeck pledge brains to research 2017-05-17T20:57:52Z 2017-05-17T20:57:44Z 2017-05-17T20:57:44Z Leonard Marshall and Matt Hasselbeck have pledged their brains to CTE research. Bon Jovi surprises grads, guests with commencement show 2017-05-17T08:16:16Z 2017-05-17T08:16:11Z 2017-05-17T08:16:11Z Rock band Bon Jovi surprises Fairleigh Dickinson grads, guests with impromptu commencement performance.
No problems reported in minute before deadly jet crash 2017-05-16T23:34:10Z 2017-05-16T23:33:52Z 2017-05-16T23:33:52Z Federal investigators will be at the site of a deadly jet crash near a small airport outside New York City on Tuesday, working to determine what caused the aircraft to go down.
Fiancee says Aaron Hernandez denied rumors he was gay 2017-05-16T23:13:35Z 2017-05-16T23:13:25Z 2017-05-16T23:13:25Z The fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez is expected to publicly respond to rumors about his sexuality.
Cardinals QB Palmer to ease way up on offseason throwing 2017-05-16T22:29:19Z 2017-05-16T22:24:53Z 2017-05-16T22:29:19Z Quarterback Carson Palmer only stood and watched as the Arizona Cardinals went through their first offseason workout.
Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones pleads guilty to 1 charge 2017-05-16T21:14:54Z 2017-05-16T21:14:46Z 2017-05-16T21:14:46Z A judge plans a pretrial hearing in the case of Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones, who faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, over an altercation at a Cincinnati hotel. Peyton Manning to host ESPY Awards in July 2017-05-16T20:14:12Z 2017-05-16T20:14:01Z 2017-05-16T20:14:01Z Peyton Manning will take the stage to host the ESPY Awards.
ESPN's Mowins set to be 1st woman to call NFL game since '87 2017-05-16T18:53:48Z 2017-05-16T18:53:37Z 2017-05-16T18:53:37Z ESPN has tapped Beth Mowins to call the second part of a season-opening "Monday Night Football" doubleheader in September, making her the first woman do play-by-play duties on an NFL game in 30 years.
Penguins knot series with 1-0 Game 2 victory over Senators 2017-05-16T18:43:58Z 2017-05-16T18:43:54Z 2017-05-16T18:43:54Z Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their Eastern Conference final against Ottawa with a 1-0 victory in Game 2.
Conan jokes may have killed, but he stands accused of theft 2017-05-16T15:53:02Z 2017-05-16T15:53:01Z 2017-05-16T15:53:01Z An unusual lawsuit accusing Conan O'Brien of stealing jokes is moving forward. No laughing matter: Writer claims Conan O'Brien stole jokes 2017-05-16T14:43:10Z 2017-05-16T14:43:01Z 2017-05-16T14:43:01Z An unusual lawsuit accusing Conan O'Brien of stealing jokes is moving forward. CFP title game adds halftime concert, but bands will play on 2017-05-16T13:13:14Z 2017-05-16T13:13:09Z 2017-05-16T13:13:09Z The College Football Playoff is bringing a Super Bowl-style halftime shows to the national championship game without bumping the marching bands. Aaron Hernandez's fiancee: I don't think death was a suicide 2017-05-16T04:12:26Z 2017-05-16T04:12:23Z 2017-05-16T04:12:23Z The fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez is speaking out publicly for the first time.
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