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Sponsors concerned about NFL’s handling of off-field issues

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

On Tuesday several major NFL sponsors expressed their disapproval of how the league is handling off-field issues involving its players. Anheuser-Busch is the biggest name to publicly condemn the league, but none of the NFL's top sponsors have taken the step of pulling advertising yet. Anheuser-Busch said it has spoken with ...

Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana II: Live Blog

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather will square off with Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana for the second time this year. The bout will be for Mayweather’s WBA (Super), WBC and The Ring welterweight titles, and his WBC light middleweight title. Their last fight was a ...

Sources: Jim Mora was never offered Texas job

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

With UCLA and Texas set to square off this weekend at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, several stories have popped up about UCLA head coach Jim Mora and how - if circumstances had been different - he might be the head coach of the Longhorns. While Mora has consistently claimed that ...

Report: Miami Marlins to offer Giancarlo Stanton record deal

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The Miami Marlins have a dubious reputation when it comes to retaining their best players. But a new report from Bob Nightengale claims the organization plans to change that image this winter. The team with the lowest payroll in baseball is ready to open up its purse and spend to win. ...

June Jones resigns as SMU head coach after 0-2 start

Monday, September 8th, 2014

When SMU brought in June Jones as its head football coach back in 2008, it was supposed to be a sign that the school was once again taking the sport seriously. Almost seven years later the team's supposed turnaround has fallen flat and as a result, Jones resigned from his ...

Jadeveon Clowney to have surgery, out four to six weeks

Monday, September 8th, 2014

The Houston Texans won their opener on Sunday 17-6 over the Washington Redskins, but in the process they lost something big. No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney went down with a knee injury late in the second quarter and had to leave the game. The prognosis isn't good. Clowney tore the meniscus ...

Arizona Diamondbacks fire general manager Kevin Towers

Friday, September 5th, 2014

His team's awful play finally caught up with Kevin Towers, who was relieved of his job as the general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. Tony La Russa, the franchise's chief baseball officer, delivered the long-expected news in a statement Friday morning, as the D-backs currently boast a record ...

Police show media video of Joe Mixon punching woman

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Until now Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon and his lawyer have claimed that when he assaulted a young woman outside a restaurant in July he was acting in self defense. On Thursday, police showed surveillance video of the incident to members of the media and it appeared to completely ...