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RGIII Prepares for Heavier Preseason Workload

RGIII Prepares for Heavier Preseason Workload

Unlike last summer, when Robert Griffin III played sparingly in three preseason contests and attempted only 20... Read »

Aug 12, 2015
Internet Reacts to Tom Brady's Courtroom Sketch

Internet Reacts to Tom Brady's Courtroom Sketch

A courtroom artist whose gaunt sketches of Tom Brady at the first "Deflategate" civil suit hearing in Manhattan... Read »

Aug 12, 2015
EA Sports Pulls Patrick Kane From Cover of NHL 16

EA Sports Pulls Patrick Kane From Cover of NHL 16

Kane was set to appear on the cover of NHL 16 with team captain Jonathan Toews. The photo was supposed to show the... Read »

Aug 12, 2015
Redskins Optimistic That 'Organized Chaos' Will Be Stout

Redskins Optimistic That 'Organized Chaos' Will Be Stout

The Redskins expect an influx of new talent and new coordinator Joe Barry's energetic style to improve the defense. Read »

Aug 11, 2015
Ex-NFL Star Irving Fryar Speaks Out After Mortgage Fraud Conviction

Ex-NFL Star Irving Fryar Speaks Out After Mortgage Fraud Conviction

Former Philadelphia Eagles star Irving Fryar is speaking out for the first time since he was found guilty Friday of... Watch »

Aug 12, 2015
NFL Draft to Return to Chicago for 2016

NFL Draft to Return to Chicago for 2016

Chicago will once again host the NFL Draft. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the... Watch »

Aug 11, 2015
Lawyer: Civil Suit Against Redskins Linebacker Dropped

Lawyer: Civil Suit Against Redskins Linebacker Dropped

A civil suit against Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette has been dismissed, his lawyer said. Read »

Aug 11, 2015
Locker Room Fight Breaks Jets' QB's Jaw

Locker Room Fight Breaks Jets' QB's Jaw

Jets quarterback Geno Smith needed surgery to repair a broken jaw after he was punched in the face during a... Read »

Aug 12, 2015
Fan Beans Yankees' Gardner with HR Toss-Back

Fan Beans Yankees' Gardner with HR Toss-Back

A teenage fan at Yankee Stadium showed off quite an arm Sunday – at the expense of All-Star outfielder Brett... Read »

Aug 10, 2015
All Clear After Wrigley Field Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

All Clear After Wrigley Field Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

Wrigley Field was evacuated for nearly an hour after Sunday's Chicago Cubs game due to a bomb threat, according... Read »

Aug 9, 2015
Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford Dies at 84

Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford Dies at 84

Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, who led the New York Giants to a league championship in 1956 and later... Watch »

Aug 10, 2015
Bettis, Seau Lead Eclectic NFL Hall of Fame Class

Bettis, Seau Lead Eclectic NFL Hall of Fame Class

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis headlined the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015 on Saturday... Read »

Aug 9, 2015
Phelps Swims Fastest 200-Meter Butterfly of 2015

Phelps Swims Fastest 200-Meter Butterfly of 2015

Removing any uncertainty about how ready he'll be for the Rio Olympics, Michael Phelps turned in his fastest time in... Read »

Aug 8, 2015
South Dakota Tribe Returning $25K Donation From Redskins

South Dakota Tribe Returning $25K Donation From Redskins

A Native American tribe from South Dakota will return a $25,000 donation from a charitable arm of the NFL's... Read »

Aug 7, 2015
Family of Killed Driver Files Suit Against Tony Stewart

Family of Killed Driver Files Suit Against Tony Stewart

The lawsuit filed Friday in Lewis County accuses the NASCAR driver of gross negligence, saying he gunned his engine... Read »

Aug 7, 2015
49ers Release Aldon Smith After DUI, Hit-and-Run Arrest

49ers Release Aldon Smith After DUI, Hit-and-Run Arrest

The San Francisco 49ers released Aldon Smith Friday after the linebacker was arrested on suspicion of DUI... Watch »

Aug 7, 2015
F1 Driver, Wife Likely Gassed by Burglars

F1 Driver, Wife Likely Gassed by Burglars

Burglars have ransacked the rented French Riviera villa of Formula One driver Jenson Button and his wife, Jessica —... Read »

Aug 7, 2015
Comedian Kevin Hart to Host Run in Georgetown Friday

Comedian Kevin Hart to Host Run in Georgetown Friday

Funny man Kevin Hart is hosting a 5K along the Potomac River Friday morning. Read »

Aug 6, 2015
Va. Tech Sells Naming Rights to Basketball Court

Va. Tech Sells Naming Rights to Basketball Court

Virginia Tech has sold the naming rights to the basketball court at Cassell Coliseum for $5 million to Roanoke-based... Read »

Aug 6, 2015
Ex-LA Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Files for Divorce

Ex-LA Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Files for Divorce

Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sought a divorce from his wife of nearly 60 years on Wednesday as... Read »

Aug 5, 2015

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