Deshaun Watson, a two-time winner of the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award, understands why some NFL scouts liken him to the reigning NFL Rookie of the Year.
The former Clemson star, one of four O'Brien recipients ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers are closing in on hiring agent Rob Pelinka to be their new general manager, people with knowledge of the situation confirmed to the Los Angeles Times.
And as they worked to finish ...Read more
DETROIT -- The big weekend against the best teams in the Eastern Conference segued into inconsistency against one of the teams standing between the Detroit Red Wings and the playoffs.
The Wings lost, 3-1, to the New York ...Read more
PHOENIX -- Sammy Sosa speaks about as often as the Sphinx these days, but when he does have something to say it's usually over the top and ready to go viral.
On Tuesday, Sosa chose an unusual outlet, a personal blog ...Read more
Candice Wiggins refused to back down Tuesday after stirring a national controversy following her assertions that she was mistreated by gay players in the WNBA because she is heterosexual.
Saying her comments "freed my ...Read more
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Blackhawks' top line of Jonathan Toews, Richard Panik and Nick Schmaltz continued their impressive play of late and led the Hawks to a 5-3 victory over the Wild.
Toews tallied his first hat trick of...Read more
DeMarcus Cousins is still in a daze.
Only days after Kings general manager Vlade Divac told him he would not be traded, Cousins shook his head in somewhat disbelief Tuesday morning at Sacramento International Airport as ...Read more
SHOT DOWN: The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan RuthSteve Snyder
An Amazon #1 Best Seller and winner of 20 national book awards, SHOT DOWN is set within the framework of World War II in Europe and recounts the dramatic experiences of each member of a ten man B-17 bomber crew after their plane, piloted by the author's father, was knocked out of the sky by ...
Fullback Mike Tolbert finished working out Tuesday morning at Bank of America Stadium and was kicking back with a protein shake.
That it was not a Budweiser tall boy or a vanilla shake might surprise some Carolina ...Read more
With the opening of NFL free agency just a little more than two weeks away, the speculation circus is already raising its curtain. And as far as Bears fans are concerned, curiosity over Jay Cutler's status in Chicago will ...Read more
Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond likely will remain with the team past Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline, multiple persons with firsthand knowledge of the organization's thinking have told the Free Press over the past ...Read more
The Bulls will reconvene for a Wednesday evening practice following the All-Star break, a game out of sixth place in the Eastern Conference and two games ahead of ninth.
They will do so as a franchise more focused on a ...Read more
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Before the Texas Rangers opened their first full squad workout of spring training Tuesday morning, manager Jeff Banister held his annual team meeting with players, coaches and support staff.
Besides ...Read more
Florida Panthers received a much-deserved day off Tuesday after earning 10 out of 10 points on their franchise-record best 5-0 road trip, which has catapulted them back into the playoff picture for the first time since the...Read more
Brendan Smith is taking the Thomas Vanek approach: He'd prefer to stay but understands that the NHL is a business.
The Detroit Red Wings' schedule this week shows a date Wednesday night against the New York Islanders (7:...Read more
Dan Craig wakes up and checks his phone. National Hockey League vice presidents of facilities operations -- they're just like us.
Except Craig isn't up at 7 a.m., checking his texts or Twitter. He's up at 2:30 a.m., ...Read more
Goran Dragic didn't make any plans to go away during the All-Star break.
"I'm just going to stay home with family and try to relax as much as I can," the Miami Heat's starting point guard said last Wednesday after the ...Read more
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette isn't normally known for being terribly proactive during the offseason, but he moved so quickly to sign non-tender free-agent catcher Welington Castillo that bringing back Matt...Read more
The Orioles continued to shuffle their spring training roster Tuesday, acquiring left-hander Richard Bleier from the New York Yankees for a player to be named later.
To make 40-man roster space for Bleier, the Orioles ...Read more
JUPITER, Fla. -- It took one week and one day for the Marlins' spring training clubhouse to break out into a full-blown shenanigans session.
Ichiro Suzuki and non-roster invitee Brandon Barnes collided during an outfield ...Read more
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