Last Updated Sep 19, 2014 5:01 PM EDT NEW YORK – Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the NFL has dropped the ball on the issue of domestic violence, apologized for mishandling the Ray Rice case and pledged Friday that “now, I will get it right.” “Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much […]
Last Updated Sep 17, 2014 9:29 PM EDT PHOENIX — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, criminal damage and preventing someone from calling 911, Phoenix police said. The allegations stem from two separate alleged incidents at his southeast Phoenix home in late July, Phoenix police Sgt. Trent […]
A U.S. senator says she will introduce a bill to eliminate the NFL’s tax-exempt status because the league has not taken action over the Washington Redskins name. The announcement by Democrat Maria Cantwell of Washington state was one of several initiatives presented Tuesday during a Capitol Hill news conference aimed at increasing pressure on Redskins […]
Seattle Sounders defeated Real Salt Lake 3-2 in overtime.
The Minnesota Vikings reinstated star running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, three days after benching him because he was facing a child-abuse charge in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf said the decision to bring back Peterson for practices and Sunday’s game at New Orleans was […]
Despite matching the Oakland Athletics in hits, the Seattle Mariners fell 4-0 Sunday at Safeco Field in Seattle. They now trail Kansas City by a game and a half for the wildcard spot.
The Washington Huskies dominated the Sept. 13 game against Illinois, winning 44-19.
The Oakland Athletics recorded a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on Saturday, Sept. 13.
Last Updated Sep 12, 2014 5:38 PM EDT Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas for “reckless or negligent injury to a child,” CBS Minneapolis reported. The indictment was made in Montgomery County, Texas. Peterson is expected to turn himself in, according to FoxSports.com. Peterson missed practice on Thursday, an absence that Vikings coach Mike Zimmer described as […]
Last Updated Sep 8, 2014 4:45 PM EDT The Baltimore Ravens cut star running back Ray Rice from their roster Monday afternoon after video emerged earlier in the day appearing to show him punching and knocking out his then-fiancee and now-wife Janay Palmer. The team announced the move on their Twitter feed. Coach John Harbaugh was expected […]
The city of Seattle is asking thousands of Seahawks fans to delay uploading videos or sharing photos during Thursday’s season opener to ensure that 911 calls can get through. A spokesman for Mayor Ed Murray tells KIRO-FM (http://is.gd/XmV9XP ) that football fans can help keep wireless networks clear by waiting to share videos or photos […]
Rob Manfred has been elected baseball’s 10th commissioner and will succeed Bud Selig in January. A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner on Thursday in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years. The 55-year-old, who grew up […]
A sheriff in upstate New York says there are no current plans to interview Tony Stewart for a third time. Authorities talked to the three-time NASCAR champion Saturday night, and again yesterday, concerning the death of a fellow driver during a dirt-track sprint-car race. The other driver, Kevin Ward, had been in a wreck, and […]
Police in Bellevue, Washington, are investigating whether Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was involved in an assault and damage of personal property. The Bellevue Police Department released a statement Monday morning saying that the alleged incident took place around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and that Lynch is alleged to have been involved. Bellevue police stated […]
With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago. Gordon nailed the final restart of the race to pass Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne with 17 laps remaining in Sunday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It was no given because restarts have been Gordon’s […]
Vincenzo Nibali, a 29-year-old Sicilian who calls himself “a flag-bearer of anti-doping,” won the Tour de France on Sunday, the first Italian to do so in 16 years. Nibali won four stages – a feat not equaled by a Tour winner since Lance Armstrong won five a decade ago. The Italian wore the yellow jersey […]
Roush-Fenway Racing says Carl Edwards is leaving the organization at the end of the season. The announcement Sunday was not unexpected. There has been talk for months that Edwards would be moving to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015 to drive a new fourth car for the Toyota team. Roush officials did not comment on Edwards’ […]
Johnny Manziel is No. 2 on Cleveland’s depth chart but No. 1 as the NFL’s top-selling jersey. The league said Monday the rookie quarterback’s No. 2 jersey outsold all others from April 1 to July 17 on NFLShop.com. Manziel is followed on the list by three quarterbacks: Seattle’s Russell Wilson, San Francisco’s Colin Kapernick and […]
The Seattle Mariners are giving starters Hisashi Iwakuma and Felix Hernandez an extra day of rest and will start Erasmo Ramirez on Tuesday against the New York Mets. Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said Monday that he will give the main arms in his pitching staff extra rest when he can. Hernandez has pitched 12 straight […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is announcing new commitments for his initiative aimed at helping boys and young men of color, called “My Brother’s Keeper.” The commitments include an effort by the NBA to recruit 25,000 new mentors and work with at-risk students to increase attendance and performance. AT&T is also announcing an $18 […]