Sports » Page 3


UFC champion fighter Jon ‘Bones’ Jones to appear in court

UFC champion fighter Jon "Bones" Jones is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday for an arraignment hearing on charges stemming from a crash in April.


FIFA bans former VP Jack Warner for life in World Cup bidding probe

FIFA has banned former vice president Jack Warner for life over misconduct following an investigation into the bidding contest for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.


Yogi Berra funeral to be televised on Yankees TV network

The service at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Montclair will be televised live on the Yankees' YES Network available on cable and satellite TV beginning at 10 a.m. today.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Sept. 29.


After dugout brawl, Papelbon suspended for rest of season

Pitcher Jonathan Papelbon will sit out the remainder of the season following his scuffle with teammate Bryce Harper.


Jordan Spieth caps season with $11M double win

Jordan Spieth capped a brilliant season in sensational style as he scored a four-stroke victory at the Tour Championship on Sunday that also won him the FedExCup playoffs title for an $11.48 million pay day.


5 more sports could be coming to the Olympics

Baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sports climbing ,and surfing have been recommended for inclusion at the 2020 Summer Games.


Top 25 Heat Check: What is a win over Ducks worth?

One month into the college football season, determining how the nation's best teams should be ranked largely hinges on what you think of Oregon.


For Blatter, Swiss raid shows FIFA probe moving closer to home

Until last week, all the charges against FIFA and soccer marketing officials had come from the United States, which has expansive and extraterritorial anti-racketeering laws.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, September 28.


This week’s best sports shots

Some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.


MLB to rule on Rose reinstatement by end of year

Major League Baseball (MLB) said on Friday a decision on whether to lift all-time hits leader Pete Rose's lifetime ban will be made by the end of 2015.


NFL’s popularity is really ‘sky-high’

The league has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration for limited use of drones.


‘Fitting in’ in the NBA

Jeremy Lin didn't get this cool overnight.


British NFL plans

The NFL says it would only put a full-time franchise in London if all operational issues are worked out and the league is sure the team would be competitive.


NBA: New format for final series

The NBA is adding additional rest days to its NBA Finals schedule, putting two days in between every game where travel is necessary.


Week 3: NFL games to watch

Here's a look at this week's top five can't-miss games.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, Sept. 25.


Texas football coach suspected of ordering hit on referee loses job

The assistant San Antonio high school football coach thought to have ordered his players to blindside a referee during a game no longer works for the Texas school district that employed him, a school official told an investigation panel on Thursday.

Latest Stories

in Sports

Cleveland appeals ‘jock tax’ ruling to Supreme Court


The city of Cleveland says it is within its rights to tax visiting professional athletes based on the number of games they play a year because taxation is a matter of local jurisdiction.

in Sports

FIFA’s Blatter calls Swiss investigation ‘outrageous’


The outgoing FIFA President said a criminal investigation against him was "not correct" and defended his decision not to step down sooner as head of the world soccer body.

in Sports

Pacquiao planning to retire


Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao, a winner of world titles in eight different weight categories, said he is likely to retire from the sport after one more fight next year.