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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:07:26 ESTThe proposal distributed to schools on Tuesday would eliminate one of the staples of college football in hopes of reducing concussions and other injuries.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:26:54 ESTThe Australian Open’s No. 20-seed sets record in 5-hour, 14-minute win over Horacio Zeballos
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:48:16 ESTThe scariest sight in the NFL playoffs isn’t a team, but a Green Bay quarterback without a weakness.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:03:50 ESTAfter disappointment in Rio, the five-time Olympic gold medalist reflects on her life in the water
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:53:19 ESTIf the oddsmakers are right, Sunday’s NFC Championship showdown between the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons is going to be one of the biggest exhibitions of offensive firepower in NFL history.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:48:48 ESTTim Raines looks like a lock for Hall of Fame enshrinement when the election results are revealed this week. It’s a stunning turnaround from the first year he was eligible.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:03:06 ESTThe National Basketball Association will cease distributing its lowest-priced jerseys to sporting-goods chains beginning next season, the latest shift as sportswear makers aim to sell directly to consumers.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:57:24 ESTThe Chicago Cubs waited 108 years to win the World Series last year—and then raced to the White House to celebrate with the president who called their city home.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:27:44 ESTHow Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers got his team into scoring position on the game’s final drive to set up Mason Crosby’s game-winning field goal to beat the Cowboys.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:38:35 ESTThe Steelers needed to hold off a last-ditch threat by the Chiefs before advancing to face New England next Sunday night for a spot in the Super Bowl.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:43:30 ESTDion Lewis had a 13-yard touchdown reception, a 98-yard kickoff return for a score and a late 1-yard touchdown to help the New England Patriots hold off the Houston Texans and reach an NFL-record sixth-straight conference title game.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:47:18 ESTAtlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan silenced critics on Saturday, extending his career season with a 36-20 win over the Seattle Seahawks in an NFC Divisional playoff.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:58:11 ESTThe top-ranked University of Connecticut women’s basketball team broke its own NCAA record with its 91st consecutive victory, 88-48 at Southern Methodist University on Saturday.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:32:58 ESTAn informal exit poll of voting results for baseball’s Hall of Fame is changing the way writers vote while making others feel the wrath of social media
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:04:48 ESTThe San Diego Chargers on Thursday said the team is moving to Los Angeles, ending the franchise’s 55-year tenure in San Diego and giving Los Angeles its second professional football team after two decades without one.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:23:22 ESTPacific Pro Football is aiming to change the business model of professional football by creating another option to playing in college for athletes hoping to reach the NFL.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:57:57 ESTThe 46-year-old will lead the team in France after helping the Americans win in Hazeltine last fall
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:47:21 ESTThe Clemson coach rallied the Tigers with a fun-loving approach that ultimately toppled the hard-nosed tactician and his Crimson Tide
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:46:53 ESTNew York point guard said he needed to be with his family but didn’t explain his disappearance further
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 04:41:41 ESTProfessional sports’ irresistible urge to expand their most successful events spread to the World Cup with the vote by FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, to add 50% more teams to the tournament starting in 2026.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:21:42 ESTThe instrument is the first thing Alabama players see when they visit the Sabans—and it helps explain the mind of college football’s best coach.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:02:43 ESTHow Clemson and Alabama use the RPO to their advantage is a showcase of what modern college football has become. It may also break the rules of football.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:11:14 ESTBull riders from around the world compete in New York at the annual Professional Bull Riders show
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:10:42 ESTThe coach of upstart Western Michigan will take reins of tumultuous Gophers’ football program.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 21:50:02 ESTLarry Nassar, a former team physician for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, is facing charges of sexual assault and possessing child pornography.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 18:45:58 ESTThe league’s out-of-market package has started airing halftime acts—and it has quickly become a huge hit with fans
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:19:35 ESTBills also name coach, tapping Panthers’ defensive coordinator Sean McDermott to replace Rex Ryan
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:24:25 ESTAs the NFL considers adding a second team in Los Angeles, the Rams urgently need to turn the franchise around. Firing Jeff Fisher was a start.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 13:17:29 ESTRex Ryan, fired on Tuesday, stuck with a conservative style that most math experts say doesn’t add up but remains the league norm.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 17:45:05 ESTThe Houston Texans aren’t likely to garner much respect but like last season’s Super Bowl champion Broncos, have the league’s top-rated defense.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 07:00:07 ESTPosting sweaty workout photos on Facebook helps keep Sheryl Handler-Matasar on track.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:48:48 ESTAmelia Boone, a champion of endurance races used to fighting through injuries, had to change her approach after breaking her femur.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:10:57 ESTLauren Marrus of luxury stationery company Dempsey & Carroll improved her diet and exercise regimen one step at a time.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:30:39 ESTAnne Garrett, an 82-year-old runner, describes her workout and four-day-a-week running regimen, often with the children she meets as an anti-obesity advocate.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:03:01 ESTAfter a career spent training and competing through the pain, the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback got to the core of the problem.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:01:03 ESTDays before the Super Bowl, a one-and-done football league gets a loud revival with an ESPN documentary.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:13:55 ESTAfter a snoozy opening round, what’s next in the football playoffs?
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 17:40:43 ESTThis year’s NFL MVP race is considered a humdinger. Jason Gay explains why Dallas Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott should win the award.
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 13:37:04 ESTThe UFC’s best-known fighter, Ronda Rousey, suffered her second consecutive brutal defeat, this time at the hands of Brazilian Amanda Nunes.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 15:09:43 ESTThere was a Summer Olympiad, and the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead. But nothing approached the triumph for the Cubs and the Wrigley faithful.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 20:25:31 ESTThe college football playoff has rendered the bowl system near-irrelevant so it’s tough to chastise a player for opting out.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:34:41 ESTWith an improved team, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is again riding high—and stirring it up.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:21:34 ESTThe NBA and other sports bet big on an emerging technology; how does it feel to put on those goggles?
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 20:59:43 ESTAlabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington get slots in the College Football Playoff, while Penn State misses out despite a Big Ten title.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:07:47 ESTThe Packers quarterback befuddled America when he disappeared inside a camping tent during Monday’s game.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:43:39 ESTCollege football’s playoff format pleases some, stiffs others and creates a whole new flurry of contradictions.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 21:42:28 ESTBrash Irish UFC fighter Conor McGregor backs up the talk with a decisive victory to take a historic second championship belt.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:45:15 ESTWe counted how many times the TV cameras showed the Texans’ star last week. (Note: He wasn’t actually playing football.)
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:43:25 ESTThe rookie has 800+ yards from scrimmage and scored a touchdown four different ways—no one does this anymore.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:26:30 ESTTexas Longhorns fans are No. 1 in a Wall Street Journal analysis of beer sales in college football.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:16:02 ESTThe Packers are flying and the Lions are reeling but there’s reason to believe this won’t affect their chances in the wild-card round
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:58:04 ESTIf the Jets’ Christian Hackenberg doesn’t play in Week 17, he’ll be only the eighth quarterback taken in the first two rounds since 1990, not to throw a pass in his rookie season.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:18:55 ESTThe Atlanta Falcons’ offense currently averages 6.61 yards per play—the fifth-highest since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:36:00 ESTSwansea manager Bob Bradley was criticized for saying “PK”, but a WSJ study shows he’s been good at avoiding Americanized soccer lingo.