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Trump's rhetoric forces NFL teams to take stand as owners, players unite

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:57:02 -0400

The league and its players are often at odds, but not so much after the President's rant Friday.


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Broncos' Von Miller 'shocked' by penalty for joke on Bills' Tyrod Taylor

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:27:52 -0400

Von Miller was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct for extending his hand to help Tyrod Taylor up but pulling the "too slow" gag.


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Takeaways from Week 3 NFL games

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:02:07 -0400

There was plenty of compelling action on field even on a day when reaction to President Trump dominated the conversation.


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How Chiefs teammates discussed conflicting opinions on national anthem protests

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:59:30 -0400

Chris Conley said a pregame meeting helped Chiefs teammates respectfully discuss their views: "We were able to talk, we weren't afraid."


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In wake of President Trumps harsh words, it's time for NFL owners to sign Colin Kaepernick

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:36:43 -0400

Make no mistake about Kaepernick’s impact on the remarkable events Sunday, when an unprecedented number of players staged anthem protests.


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Dwyane Wade, Bulls agree to buyout after one season

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 22:49:05 -0400

Wade averaged 18.3 points in 60 games with the Bulls, but the 35-year-old agreed to the buyout as Chicago begins rebuilding with a younger core.


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Kareem Hunt's historic start helps Chiefs stay perfect with win over Chargers

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:04:53 -0400

The rookie running back is the first NFL player to have touchdowns of 50 yards or more in his first three games.


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NASCAR owners side with Trump, take firm stance against anthem protests

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:43:37 -0400

Richard Petty and Richard Childress among the team owners that were adamant employees should stand for the national anthem.


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Bill Bradley, ex-U.S. senator and Basketball Hall of Famer, condemns Trump protest remarks

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:17:53 -0400

Bill Bradley, a former U.S. senator and Basketball Hall of Famer, urged fans and athletes to reject Trump's comments in a lengthy statement.


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Justin Thomas wins FedExCup title, $10 million bonus; Xander Schauffele wins Tour Championship

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:42:46 -0400

Thomas capped off an incredible PGA Tour season that included five event wins and his first major championship.


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4th and Monday: Sign up for our weekly NFL newsletter!

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:46:37 -0400

USA TODAY Sports is set to help you play Monday morning quarterback with a weekly NFL newsletter that gives you all the inside information from NFL action on Sundays.


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Steelers don't participate in national anthem, with exception of ex-Ranger Alejandro Villanueva

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:42:03 -0400

Former Army Ranger and West Point grad Alejandro Villanueva stands at attention outside tunnel while teammates opt not to take field.


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For A's Bruce Maxwell, protest during anthem a result of careful introspection

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:48:04 -0400

Bruce Maxwell, the first MLB player to kneel during the anthem, pondered his actions for a long time before proceeding.


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Misery Index Week 4: Reality check for Boise State after bad night against Virginia

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:54:03 -0400

A loss to Virginia should have been a wake up call to Boise State fans. The Broncos aren't going to be the same as they were under Chris Petersen.


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Amway Coaches Poll: Georgia rises after beating Mississippi State; Alabama remains No. 1

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:56:58 -0400

A big win against Mississippi State moved Georgia up in the Amway Coaches Poll, while Alabama remained No. 1 followed by Clemson and Oklahoma.


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Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup playoff race at New Hampshire

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:01:22 -0400

Highlights of Sunday’s ISM Connect 300, the second race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.


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Pittsburgh Penguins accept invite to visit White House to celebrate Stanley Cup

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:50:12 -0400

The Pittsburgh Penguins say they will attend White House visit and "respect institution of the Office of the President."


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College football's Week 4 winners and losers

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:52:10 -0400

Gary Patterson's TCU Horned Frogs went into Stillwater, Okla., to beat the Oklahoma State Cowboys to lead the list of winners.


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Snap judgments from college football's Week 4

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:02:24 -0400

Oklahoma State's loss to TCU takes some luster off the Bedlam showdown with Oklahoma, and Florida State's hopes appear to be lost.


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South Korea names all-overseas roster for Russia test

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:21:21 -0400

South Korea has named an entirely overseas-based roster as it starts preparations for the 2018 World Cup with a warm-up game against host Russia in October



South Korea names all-overseas roster for Russia test

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:00:31 -0400

South Korea has named an entirely overseas-based roster as it starts preparations for the 2018 World Cup with a warm-up game against host Russia in October



Postseason field almost set, but HR chases providing drama

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:58:56 -0400

Baseball's postseason field is almost set, so the home run exploits of Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge may be the big source of drama in this final week of the regular season.


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ICYMI in NFL Week 3: Owners, players lock arms for anthems

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:43:03 -0400

The most memorable images of an usual and memorable day for the NFL might very well be teams owners such as Shahid Kahn of the Jaguars or Daniel Snyder of the Redskins locking arms with players during the national anthem


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LEADING OFF: Harper back for Nats? Red Sox, Cubs close in

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:31:38 -0400

LEADING OFF: Harper back for Nationals? Red Sox, Cubs close in on division crowns


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STAT WATCH: Kansas, Stanford backs post top 2 rushing totals

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:31:16 -0400

STAT WATCH: Kansas, Stanford running backs post top 2 rushing totals in nation for season


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AP Top 25 Heat Check: TCU, UGA move up _ but no far enough

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:28:24 -0400

The effects of preseason rankings are still lingering in the AP college football poll, and probably holding back the two newest members of the top 10


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Memorable displays of unity followed by fantastic finishes

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:21:17 -0400

For one of those rare times, the focus at NFL stadiums was on what happened before the games. Then came the fantastic finishes


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Role play: Opportunities available after busy NBA offseason

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 02:13:40 -0400

Several NBA stars changed addresses during the offseason, creating opportunities for players to step into bigger roles on several rosters


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NHL draft 2018: Potential first-round American crop is loaded with sons of former players

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:18:57 -0400

Sorting this season’s American-born NHL draft prospects is like following a trail at ancestor.com.


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NFL fan power rankings: See how you match up to experts

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:12:50 -0400

USA TODAY Sports wants you to cast your vote and compare your picks to our experts' NFL power rankings.


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2017 NASCAR playoffs: Schedule, tracks, time, TV

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:34:59 -0400

What you need to know for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs - including track schedule, time, TV and how elimination rounds work.



Tony Robbins reveals keys to unlocking an athlete’s potential

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:27:18 -0400

Tony Robbins says that patterns of behavior are more important than anything else.


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Breaking it down: Athletes, teams give to Hurricane Harvey funds

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:47:11 -0400

Through fundraising and donations, sports figures are giving big money to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.


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