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Browns' Josh Gordon Could Be in Jail Instead on Field For Week 1

Josh Gordon is reportedly in the middle of a brutal child support battle that could land him in jail if he doesn’t pay up.<p>A court has ruled that …

Football (U.S.)

Atlanta Falcons: Calvin Ridley, the next Antonio Brown?

Atlanta Falcons rookie Calvin Ridley has the chance to become a great NFL wide receiver, but could he become the next Antonio Brown?<p>There are only …

Atlanta Falcons

Last call for Dez Bryant

Getty Images<p>It’s may be speak now or forever hold your peace/piece/whatever time for anyone who is interested in receiver Dez Bryant.<p>Although no one …

Dez Bryant

Kyle Shanahan says Johnny Manziel was set up to fail

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel had a forgettable stint in the NFL. While he’s still playing football in Canada, it’s highly …

NFL

Bill Belichick gives brutally honest evaluation of Patriots' 1st half vs. Redskins

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick didn’t sound pleased as he took the field for the second half of Week 1 of preseason.<p>Trailing the Washington Redskins at halftime, 17-3, Belichick told sideline reporter Steve Burton that the Patriots played “38 seconds of good football” in a first half …

NFL

Fantasy: Takeaways from Thursday's preseason games

<i>Get ready for your season with theScore's 2018 Fantasy Football Draft Kit.</i><p>Every game night during the preseason, theScore gets you caught up on the …

Football (U.S.)

Saquon Barkley starts with a bang

AP<p>The Giants waited nearly four months to see running back Saquon Barkley run the ball in a game and they didn’t waste a minute putting that to rest …

College Sports

Watch: Rookie Bo Scarbrough breaks tackle, gets big yardage for Cowboys

Aug 10,2018<p>The Cowboys are playing their exhibition opener without Ezekiel Elliott. That’s nothing new. After fourth-year pro Rod Smith excelled in his absence in the first quarter, rookie Bo Scarbrough took over in the second quarter.<p>After two straight first-down completions to newly acquired WR …

NFL

8 winners and 7 losers from Week 1 of the 2018 NFL preseason

Kirk Cousins had a successful, if short, debut with the Vikings. We hope you didn’t watch any of the Cardinals-Chargers game, though.<p>The first week of league-wide preseason action is in the books, which included the debuts of Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen, Saquon Barkley, and much of the rest of the …

Football (U.S.)

WATCH: Saquon Barkley breaks big run on 1st NFL touch

Widely considered the top overall prospect in the 2018 NFL draft class, Saquon Barkley is wasting little time living up to the hype.<p>Watch the No. 2 overall pick show off his big-play ability on his first NFL touch for the New York Giants:<p>Latest<p>0<p>reply 360 shares<p>10hr<p>Steelers rookie LB Matthew Thomas …

Saquon Barkley

Winners, losers of the 2018 NFL schedule

Wipe the champagne off your mouth. Clean up the windows you broke. The party's over, and now it's time to assess damage from the NFL's annual …

Denver Broncos' Case Keenum: Game Manager or Gunslinger?

The Denver Broncos entered the new league year with multiple roster needs, but arguably the biggest hole was at quarterback. After two...

Didi hits 2 HRs, Stanton hitless vs Marlins, Yanks romp 12-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton was the only Yankees bopper who didn't get in on the hit parade against his former team when New York played Derek …

Miami Marlins

Early-season weather issues have become big problem for MLB

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It could have been Major League Baseball’s worst nightmare, a calamity of epic proportions.<p>Instead, the folks at MLB mercifully …

Baseball

Braves won’t promote Ronald Acuña until he plays better at Triple-A

Braves top prospect Ronald Acuña was a hot topic of conversation last month. The 20-year-old outfielder lit up opposing pitching all spring, batting …

Baseball

Don Mattingly Isn't Sure If Giancarlo Stanton Can Handle Boos

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly said he's not sure whether Giancarlo Stanton can handle the negativity that sometimes comes with playing for the New York Yankees.<p>Mattingly, who played his entire 14-year career with the Bronx Bombers, said Monday it's tough to gauge how a player will perform …

Check out the sweet throwback jerseys that the White Sox will wear Tuesday night

May 27, 1968 – Frank Thomas born in Columbus, Georgia<p>June 5, 1989 – Frank Thomas drafted 7th overall (out of Auburn) in first round of 1989 MLB …

Harper snaps bat in half on home run

Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer had a heated exchange in the Nationals dugout Friday night.<p>It was another not-so-great moment in an otherwise …

Washington Nationals

Postponements will force Cubs to identify a sixth starting pitcher

The postponement of Monday night’s Cubs-Cardinals game because of inclement weather allowed first baseman Anthony Rizzo more time for his tight lower back to recover.<p>But there might not be much more rest for the Cubs rotation, which eventually will need at least one extra starting pitcher in the …

C.J. Anderson reacts to being cut by Broncos

After being released by the Denver Broncos, C.J. Anderson is expected to draw plenty of interest as a free agent. One team that makes sense is the Miami Dolphins, who tried to trade for Anderson earlier this offseason.<p>Adam Gase, Miami’s head coach, used to serve as Anderson’s offensive coordinator …

39-year-old NFL veteran James Harrison announced his retirement and then immediately went to the gym to work out

You would perhaps forgive most NFL players for taking some time off from working out at the end of a 15-year career, but James Harrison never was most players.<p>Harrison announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday morning with a post on Instagram.<p>"I've missed way too much for way too long...and …

New England Patriots

Why the Broncos cut C.J. Anderson after a 1,000-yard season

Denver will move forward with Devontae Booker as their feature back.<p>C.J. Anderson was the first Broncos rusher to top 1,000 yards in a season since 2013. But that wasn’t enough for Denver to keep him around. Anderson has been released and will hit the market as a free agent, according to NFL …

Boy plays hooky for Cubs' home opener, runs into principal at Wrigley Field

Normally, if you ditch school to attend opening day at Wrigley Field, you keep a low profile.<p>Tucker Steckman, a fourth-grader at Wells Elementary …

Baseball

Cubs' Anthony Rizzo blames Cincinnati bed for back injury, will take fewer swings in order to heal

Rizzo believes his back tightness stems from a bad hotel room bed<p>On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs placed first baseman Anthony Rizzo on the disabled list …

Aaron Judge slams 444-foot homer off Chris Sale

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge smacked a 444-foot homer for his team's only run in a 14-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox.

Boston Red Sox

Andre Johnson almost pulled out of Texans’ Ring of Honor ceremony over McNair comments

Getty Images<p>Last season, the Houston Texans made former wide receiver Andre Johnson the first member of the franchise’s Ring of Honor. But Johnson …

Miami Dolphins NFL Draft day hat and no more color rush jerseys

The Miami Dolphins will hand out their team hats to their draft picks and to their families when their new player is called to the stage. They won’t …

Shohei Ohtani Rookie Card Sells for $6,725 as His Memorabilia Market Soars

Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani has started his rookie season on fire, and the sports memorabilia world has taken notice.<p>According to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com, an autographed Topps rookie card of Ohtani sold for $6,725 on Monday.<p>"His autographed cards have tripled or quadrupled in the last …

Sister Jean tossed the ceremonial first pitch prior to Cubs game

CHICAGO (AP) — Sister Jean did just fine on the diamond, too.<p>The popular 98-year-old chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the Final Four switched sports Tuesday, throwing out a first ball before the Cubs' home opener.<p>Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt drew a big cheer at Wrigley …

Chicago Cubs

New York mayor Bill de Blasio explained his loyalty to the Red Sox on The Jonah Keri Podcast

de Blasio wants to remain true to himself, he says<p>On Wednesday, New York mayor Bill de Blasio appeared on the Jonah Keri Podcast. In addition to …