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FSU's Fisher: Game plan won't change 'one bit' over Winston ankle injury

Jimbo Fisher says he isn't concerned about Jameis Winston's ankle injury -- 'pain is temporary.'<p>Usually, an ankle injury (and noticeable limp) …

Hamilton, amid title chase, talks post-racing options | Reuters

AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton is already planning for a life after Formula One even as he zooms in on a second world championship.<p>Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain dons a cowboy hat after winning the F1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas November 2, 2014. …

Cubs make Maddon hire official

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs formally ushered in another new era by introducing former Tampa Bay Rays skipper Joe Maddon as their new manager on Monday.<p>The team also announced that Maddon agreed to a five-year contract in which financial terms were not disclosed, though ESPN …

Patrick Van Aanholt Injury: Updates on Sunderland Defender's Shoulder and Return

Sunderland left-back Patrick van Aanholt is recovering from a shoulder injury picked up against Crystal Palace on Nov. 3.<p>Continue for updates.<p><i>Sunday, Nov. 9</i><p><b>Surgery Required for van Aanholt's Injured Shoulder</b><p>Stuart Vose of SAFC.com provides a statement from Gus Poyet discussing van Aanholt's injury …

Soccer

Marc Trestman: Bears are supportive

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman on Monday addressed rumors regarding his job security on the heels of his team's 3-5 start, …

Former Star Yale Quarterback Says University Sexual Assault Policy 'Nearly Ruined My Life'

Witt gained national attention his senior year when he was faced with the choice of keeping an interview with the Rhodes Scholarship Trust or play in "The Game," the last football game of the season against rival Harvard University — both were scheduled on the same day.<p>When Witt chose to play, …

Kendall Hunter, 49ers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

A season-ending ACL tear for Kendall Hunter wasn't enough to stop the San Francisco 49ers from demonstrating their faith in him.<p>The team's official Twitter account announced Monday that the two sides have come to an agreement on a new contract, keeping the 26-year-old in San Fran through the 2015 …

Football (U.S.)

Southwest Airlines Is Now Offering Free Beats Music

Southwest Airlines is now offering free Beats Music to passengers connected to in-flight Wi-Fi, the Dallas-based airline announced Monday.<p>Flyers will …

Wes Welker day-to-day with back injury, fantasy value dwindling

The Broncos consider Wes Welker day-to-day after the brutal shot he took in Week 9. We break down the fantasy implications.<p>Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker is considered "day-to-day" after suffering a back injury in the team's Week 9 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Head coach …

UCLA's outspoken Myles Jack vows to tone it down against Washington

Before his turn facing questions from reporters Monday, <b>Myles Jack</b> got some advice from a member of UCLA's sports information staff.<p>It took nearly two minutes to go over the ground rules. Clearly, UCLA's football team is playing<p>Washingtonthis week.<p>Jack has been known to be outspoken on the field, …

Two Indiana basketball players reportedly suspended over failed drug test

Troy Williams and Stanford Robinson were expected to be key players for the Hoosiers this year.<p>In the midst of an offseason filled with bad news, the Indiana basketball team got even more bad news on Monday, as ESPN's Jeff Goodman reported that two key players, Troy Williams and Stanford Robinson, …

Miami joins list of schools deploying drones

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — From a camera perched atop a sideline tower on the Miami practice field, it seemed like Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya …

Coach Byron Scott wants Lakers to get their guard up

It's surprising to hear one of the "Showtime" stars continually talk about defense.<p>It's not flashy. Not catchy. Doesn't sell tickets like a shiny, showy offense.<p>But Coach<p>Byron Scottkeeps talking up the need for better defense from theLakers. He has every reason to do it.<p>The Lakers are allowing 118 …

On a run; Record-breaking Roethlisberger fueling resurgent Steelers

Ben Roethlisberger rolled to his left, lobbed one last rainbow on a record-setting night and sent a message in the process.<p>The Pittsburgh Steelers have wholly, finally embraced the NFL's arms race<p>And they're doing it with a quarterback at the peak of his powers and a rapidly maturing group of …

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony reaches 20,000 career points in win over Hornets

Before coming to New York, Carmelo Anthony marveled at the numbers that his Denver Nuggets teammate Allen Iverson had posted over his career.<p>On Sunday night, Anthony joined his former teammate, becoming the sixth youngest to join the NBA's 20,000 point club, with a 28-point performance. Anthony …

Paul Molitor takes over as Minnesota Twins’ manager

The last time Paul Molitor was up for consideration for the Minnesota Twins’ managing job, the Hall of Fame infielder removed his name from consideration because the franchise was being considered for contraction.<p>The team isn’t on the chopping block this time around, but after four straight seasons …

Eagles' Nick Foles out with broken collarbone

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly said quarterback Nick Foles has a crack in his collarbone and linebacker DeMeco Ryans has an Achilles injury. He said both were getting MRIs on Monday afternoon, and he doesn't know the extent of their injuries.<p>But Ryans' injury is expected to be …

Penske: Guys jealous of Keselowski

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Roger Penske on Monday gave his unwavering support to driver Brad Keselowski, who has now been involved in two post-race fights in …

Colts-Giants preview: 13 things to know about Week 9's MNF game

Both the Giants and Colts have been streaky this season, and how they perform Monday night is anybody's guess. The Giants, though, have won six …

Welcome to Chicago, Joe Maddon

The Chicago Cubs introduced Joe Maddon as their new manager today and I joined the oversized media contingent for the festivities.<p>Due to renovations at Wrigley Field, the press conference took place across the street at the Cubby Bear. Maddon took full advantage of the locale, offering to buy …

Lucic faces review for lewd gesture in Bruins loss to Habs

It must be written down in some great celestial rulebook, there can be no such thing as an uneventful meeting between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins.<p>The latest entry in the annals?<p>Boston forward Milan Lucic making a coarse sexual gesture and lifting an invisible Stanley Cup in the …

Notre Dame, FSU live up to billing after 2011 meeting

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- They weren't supposed to be back like this. Not so soon. Not this powerful.<p>Notre Dame and Florida State had entered the 2011 …

Winston's attorney meets deadline

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston is moving forward with an upcoming student judiciary hearing, in which he …

College Football

49ers vs. Broncos preview

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Prime time is the right time for a game between teams that entered the season at the front of the Super Bowl conversation.<p>At …

Giants vs. Royals: Looking ahead to the 2014 World Series

While this isn't your full-fledged World Series preview, let's have a quick first look at Giants vs. Royals in the 2014 World Series.<p>According to …

Kobe: Not motivated by ranking

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant grinned from ear to ear as the question was being lobbed his way, then the Los Angeles Lakers star offered a deep …

VIDEO: Suns owner Robert Sarver apologizes to fans for Spurs resting

Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver got on the mic at the Suns-Spurs preseason game to apologize to the fans. Seriously.<p>The San Antonio Spurs have …

Byron Scott is mad at the Lakers after another blowout

Lakers head coach Byron Scott was asked what he liked about their loss to the Jazz on Thursday. "That it's over," he responded.<p>Byron Scott isn't too …

NFL: Official tapping Dont'a Hightower on Jets FG 'standard'

The Internet is worried about Dont'a Hightower getting help from the officials. The NFL says it's 'standard' procedure for the refs to warn a …