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Playoff intel: Insiders dish on stopping Gronk, containing Keenum, more

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 08:27
NFL players, coaches and personnel give anonymous thoughts and tips on each team in Sunday's championship matchups.

Tired yet? Simona Halep, Lauren Davis need OT and then some

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 07:39
Halep was tired. Davis was exhausted. The fans watching could hardly catch their breath. It was a marathon moment we won't soon forget.

Parody stripe: Lakers win with record-worst FTs

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 02:45
With three injured starters on the bench, the Lakers shot an abysmal 2-for-14 from the foul line -- the worst percentage in a game in NBA history -- but still managed to beat the Pacers on Friday.

Vikings apply for trademarks after miracle win

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:53
The Vikings have applied to trademark the phrases "Minneapolis Miracle" and "Minnesota Miracle" after the Vikings' improbable win over the Saints in last week's divisional-round game.

Halep survives USA's Davis in 15-13 final set

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 23:24
Unseeded American Lauren Davis took No. 1 Simona Halep to 48 games before Halep claimed victory. Those 48 games are tied for the most total games in a women's Australian Open match in the Open Era.

White won't say if McGregor will lose UFC belt

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:04
UFC president Dana White revealed Friday that the UFC 223 matchup between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will be for the "undisputed" lightweight title, but White declined to say whether he would strip Conor McGregor of his title.

Roy Halladay autopsy reveals traces of drugs

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:00
Roy Halladay had evidence of several drugs in his system when he died in a plane crash off in the Gulf of Mexico last November, an autopsy showed. There is yet to be an identified cause for the crash.

Something has to give in Sharapova-Kerber clash

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:03
Be careful what you wish for, Maria Sharapova. Angelique Kerber is playing like the former Australian Open champion she is.

Porzingis: 'Players know' I'm an All-Star starter

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:00
The Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis said he should be the starting forward in the NBA All-Star Game over 76ers forward Joel Embiid, based on player voting.

Clubs that helped themselves in MLS SuperDraft

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:49
The first day of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft was chock full of trades. So who left Philadelphia with a stronger squad than when they arrived?

NFL: Raiders' Gruden hiring met Rooney Rule

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:31
The NFL said Friday that a review showed the Oakland Raiders conducted "bona fide" interviews with minority candidates and complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring Jon Gruden as head coach.

Trustees give vote of support to MSU president

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:12
Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon was given a vote of support amid heavy criticism for the way she and the university handled sexual abuse committed by Larry Nassar.

Mets again invite Tebow for spring training

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:11
Tim Tebow, who hit .226 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs in 126 minor league games for the Mets last season, has been invited back to spring training in 2018.

What's going on with Tom Brady's throwing hand?

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:35
The fact that the Patriots QB didn't practice Thursday highlights how his right hand injury, suffered Wednesday, isn't something to dismiss outright.

Miller hopes no 'big fight' over pace of play

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:30
Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller is hoping that the players' union and the league can avoid an "ugly showdown'' over pace-of-play talks, which stalled Thursday.

Injured Brady on playing vs. Jags: 'We'll see'

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:03
Patriots QB Tom Brady, wearing red gloves on both hands, said he isn't talking about his injured right hand, saying "we'll see" concerning his status for the AFC Championship Game.

Brady-authorized Super Bowl ring on auction

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:46
A Super Bowl LI championship ring that Tom Brady authorized to have made after last year's title is up for auction through Feb. 17.

Doug Marrone's revival: How one shot, and Tom Coughlin, brought him back

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:43
Three years ago, Marrone was considered the most toxic coach in the NFL. Now he has the Jaguars one win away from the Super Bowl. Here's why he has Tom Coughlin to thank.

What Carson Wentz is doing to help the Eagles during their playoff run

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:32
The Eagles' franchise quarterback hasn't been taking time off during rehab; instead, he has remained focused and involved in Philadelphia's game plans.

Belichick barely addresses Brady injury

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:21
Patriots coach Bill Belichick barely addressed quarterback Tom Brady's injured right hand during a news conference on Friday morning.