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EJ Manuel out rest of preseason

Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel will miss the remainder of the preseason after an MRI revealed swelling in his left knee, the team announced …

Football (U.S.)

LeBron James Gets a Police Escort to a Concert on the Wrong Side of the Road

When you're the King, you don't have to suffer through traffic like the rest of us.<p>While on his way to a Jay Z and Justin Timberlake concert in Miami, LeBron James received a police escort on the wrong side of the road to beat the traffic. James shared the experience in an Instagram video with the …

Kevin Durant Gives Out Ice Cream in Brooklyn

Kevin Durant has a pretty cool new summer job. No, we're not talking about dominating summer leagues and pro-ams: He's an ice cream man.<p>Lucky kids in the Brooklyn area had the chance to get ice cream from the NBA All-Star, who handed it out as part of a promotion with Nike for their "Summer Is …

WWE 2K14 '30 Years of WrestleMania' roster revealed

<i>WWE 2K14</i>'s 30 Years of WrestleMania mode will include more than 40 wrestlers, according to the SummerSlam livestream reveal on Twitch.<p>The new mode is a way for players to "relive the greatest moments and matches of WrestleMania history." Players can access more than 45 famous matches. The roster is …

Texas law means Johnny Manziel scandal could get brokers in trouble too

An obscure state statute could allow the university to pursue legal action against the autograph brokers that snitched on Johnny Manziel if he ends up losing time.<p>Frequently during discussions of potential NCAA violations, people will say (correctly) that NCAA rules are not the law. However, when …

This man ran 163 miles without sleeping to honor Boston Marathon victims

Adam Scully-Power ran 163 miles without sleeping.<p>It took him 41 hours and 33 minutes and he did it to raise money for cancer and to honor Boston Marathon victims. He only stopped to stretch his legs, eat and change his shirt. Otherwise, he kept going, all the way across Massachusetts.<p>Scully-Power, …

Strict new bag policy surprises, frustrates NFL fans as football season begins

For many football fans this month, the excitement of seeing their favorite side play the first game of a new season will likely be teamed with frustration over strict new regulations governing what types of bags can be brought into stadiums.<p>Less than a month after April's deadly Boston Marathon …

Houston Texans' new HD scoreboard is even wider than the Cowboys'

Everyone at the August 17th NFL preseason game in Houston's Reliant Stadium will be treated to humongous images of sweaty athletes, thanks to the venue's monstrous scoreboard. According to Reliant's officials, the new HD monitor isn't just any enormous display, but <i>the</i> widest one in professional …

Suns unveil new uniforms

The Suns held a press conference turned fashion show to introduce the world to their new home, away and alternate jerseys. Yes, the alternates are sleeved.<p>The Phoenix Suns revealed their new home, away and alternate jerseys for the 2013-2014 NBA season in a live streamed press conference Thursday …

Associated Press News

Kobe Bryant injury: Lakers star unsure he'll be ready for opening night

Kobe Bryant spoke with Jimmy Kimmel in a wide-ranging interview on Thursday.<p>Kobe Bryant remains ahead of schedule in his rehab from surgery on a torn Achilles tendon, but he's unsure if he'll be ready to play in the Los Angeles Lakers' season opener on Oct. 29. However, one thing Bryant is sure …

Bud Selig calls Alex Rodriguez's suspension 'eminently fair'

The commissioner said that he "wouldn't second-guess" his decision to give Rodriguez a 211-game suspension.<p>Baseball commissioner Bud Selig defended his decision to issue Alex Rodriguez a 211-game suspension to a group of reporters Thursday, telling Mike Mazzeo of ESPNNewYork.com the punishment was …

Fifth Vanderbilt football player indicted in rape case

Three more people — including a star wide receiver on Vanderbilt University's football team — were indicted Friday in connection with the ongoing investigation into the rape of a 21-year-old unconscious woman at a campus dorm this summer.<p>Commodores wide receiver Chris Boyd, 21, is charged with one …

Braun ready to come clean, admit to mistakes

Milwaukee Brewers embattled left fielder Ryan Braun plans to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.<p>Braun, according to people who are familiar with his plans, is ready to soon admit that he used performance-enhancing drugs in parts of the 2011 season, the reasons why he did it …

Ryan Braun sued by longtime friend

A longtime friend of Ryan Braun's filed a lawsuit against the suspended slugger last month, charging that Braun defamed him after the friend provided …

Ryan Braun

Bolt remains a world apart in Moscow

When Usain Bolt means business, he is still all alone out there.<p>Bolt coasted to his third straight 200-meter world title on Saturday with the race basically wrapped as soon as he entered the finishing straight.<p>Jamaican teammate Warren Weir never got close to Bolt's world leading time of 19.66 …

Ricky Williams blasts fellow Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel

1998 Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams, who rushed for 75 touchdowns in his four years with the Texas Longhorns, knows a thing or two about media scrutiny. Williams led the NFL in rushing yards in 2002, but will likely be remembered for his off-the-field activities, multiple failed drug tests …

MLB moves on instant replays while A-Rod allegations stoke PED scandal

Commissioner Selig has shifted on replays for blown calls, but he's staying steady on Alex Rodriguez's 211-game ban<p>Major League Baseball is on a path to extend its use of instant replays, in time for the 2014 season. Pending approval by owners, the MLB Players Association and the World Umpires …

Tony Romo would like to be an offensive coordinator some day

AP<p>Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is expected to get more involved in the game planning this season. Some day, he’d like to be the person who’s in …

Josh Freeman: I want to be known as one of the best ever

Getty Images<p>Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman has lofty goals.<p>Freeman, who has played very well at times but also been a disappointment at times in …

Report: Von Miller suspension not for a positive drug test

AP<p>Broncos linebacker Von Miller is in the process of appealing a four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, but …

Garrett says Romo won’t play in Hall of Fame game

AP<p>For the Hall of Fame game, seeing starters play usually is a blink-and-you-missed-it proposition. As to Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, you may be …

Maurkice Pouncey talks hat, says Mike couldn’t

AP<p>While his brother Mike has avoided the topic, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has again apologized for wearing a “Free Hernandez” hat.<p>Maurkice …

How an NBA Rookie Gets a Shoe Deal

NBA rookies have a lot to figure out once they get into the league. They work all summer with coaches and veterans to assimilate into the team's offense and defense. One of the things they have to decide for themselves is which sneaker sponsorship they go with.<p>Is it better with Nike, Adidas or …