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NFL games in Mexico or Germany could happen by 2017

The NFL could be playing regular season games in Mexico or Germany by 2017.<p>When the NFL Spring Meetings ended on May 20, Roger Goodell casually …

LOOK: Seahawks fan starts GoFundMe page to help re-sign Russell Wilson

Seahawks fans really, really, really, want Russell Wilson to stay in Seattle.<p>If the Seahawks aren't willing to meet Russell Wilson's contract …

NY Mets' Bartolo Colon shines with experience and precision pitches | Fox News

Bartolo Colon settled in a chair and threw a rubber ball against his black glove. He repeated the motion several times, then leaned back and threw the ball in the air, mimicking a fielding drill.<p>That was his routine before one of his worst starts since he signed with the New York Mets in 2014. The …

Baseball

Antoine Vermette strikes in 2OT for Chicago's 2nd OT win of West finals

ANA Anaheim Ducks<p>51-24-7<p>4<p>Final/2OT<p>5<p>CHI Chicago Blackhawks<p>48-28-6<p>Toews (Blackhawks - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1<p>Perry (Ducks - RW): Goals: 1, Assists: …

Ice Hockey

Tim Jennings wants a role in Bears secondary, not a secondary role

Tim Jennings gasped and bent forward, a series of post-practice sprints leaving him spent. The Bears' voluntary April minicamp had just finished and the 31-year-old cornerback was intent on getting in some extra conditioning.<p>Just outside Halas Hall, Jennings caught his breath and admitted it all …

Why 2015 Season Is Make-or-Break Opportunity for 49ers' 2013 Draft Class

The San Francisco 49ers have had some pretty good drafts under general manager Trent Baalke. Since he took over as general manager, the Niners have acquired the likes of NaVorro Bowman, Aldon Smith, Colin Kaepernick through the draft, while their 2014 class was widely praised as one of the best in …

Ian Poulter trails Kevin Na at Crowne Plaza Invitational

<b>Ian Poulter wants to answer criticism from peers as he sits two shots off the lead at the Crowne Plaza Invitational.</b><p>The Englishman, 39, produced a three-under-par 67 to move to eight under at the halfway stage at Colonial, enough for second behind American Kevin Na.<p>Rickie Fowler and Poulter were …

Golf

What Everett Golson Must Do at FSU to Establish Himself as Legit NFL QB Prospect

A string of impressive performances early last fall put Everett Golson’s NFL draft stock on a hype train that was traveling full speed ahead. That train derailed down the stretch, however, and left Golson without a starting job at Notre Dame and with a need to improve his play significantly in 2015 …

NBA Draft 2015: Complete 1st-Round Mock Draft and Sleepers to Watch

The luck of the ping-pong balls determines the lottery order in the NBA draft, but the long-term skill of talent evaluation and making the correct picks separates the winners from the lottery regulars.<p>There are bound to be superstars and impact players in the 2015 draft, and they won’t all come in …

Michael Sam signs two-year contract with CFL's Montreal Alouettes

First openly gay NFL player joins Alouettes of Canadian Football League Defensive end was taken in 2014 NFL draft but couldn’t land roster spot Alouettes exec says Sam ‘brings dignity, character, and heart to our team’<p>The Montreal Alouettes have signed Michael Sam to a two-year contract, the team …

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says former Patriots player is running out of money

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is running out of money after hiring a platoon of lawyers for all his criminal cases, his attorney said.<p>Attorney John Fitzpatrick told a judge in New Bedford on Thursday that Hernandez was paid for only one year of his …

Lakers GM: Kobe 'has indicated to me that this is it' - CBSSports.com

Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said that the upcoming 2015-16 season will be the last for perennial All-Star Kobe Bryant, per ESPN.com.<p>"He has …

NFL's Goodell refuses to recuse himself from Brady hearing, ESPN says

(Reuters) - The National Football League has rejected a request from the players union that Commissioner Roger Goodell remove himself from Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension over the “Deflategate” scandal, ESPN reported on Friday, but the league disputed the report.<p>Brady, the star …

NFL

Derrick Rose's Return a Silver Lining for Chicago Bulls' Disappointing Season

CHICAGO — It didn't end the way he wanted it to, but Derrick Rose will take it. After everything he's been through, finishing a season on two legs is enough of a win.<p>Yes, the Chicago Bulls got blown out at home by the Cleveland Cavaliers in embarrassing fashion to end their season Thursday night. …

After one impressive inning, Kenley Jansen says he's ready to close

Any more dramatic and he would have been MacArthur at the Philippines. Batman returning to Gotham.<p>Kenley Jansenwas supposed to make his first appearance of the season in a non-stressful, comfortable inning.<p>“It looked pretty comfortable to me,” said<p>DodgersManagerDon Mattingly.<p>Jansen was summoned in …

D'Angelo Russell thinks he is the best player in the NBA Draft

D'Angelo Russell is a confident young man.<p>Projected to be a top-five pick, D'Angelo Russell is also considered to be the best shooting guard in the …

Paul Pierce, 37: 'These seasons get harder and harder every year'

WASHINGTON -- After seeing his would-be, overtime-forcing 3-pointer waved off at the end of Game 6, Paul Pierce walked off the floor wondering how …

Basketball

Rising NFL Stars to Keep an Eye On in 2015

With the NFL draft behind us and offseason practice sessions about to start across the league, who are the "rising stars" we should focus on heading into the 2015 season?<p>Here are five players on my list, guys who are in a prime position to become household names in the years to come, based on their …

Ottawa Senators appeal for liver donor to save owner Eugene Melnyk

Spring is traditionally a time when professional hockey teams appeal to season-ticket holders to renew for next season - not save the owner's life.<p>But that is exactly what happened Thursday when the Ottawa Senators called a most unusual news conference to ask for potential donors to step forward …

Bill Simmons is done working at ESPN

ESPN president John Skipper last week announced he was not renewing Simmons' contract. While the contract runs through September, Deitsch reports Simmons will not write, podcast, or appear on TV for ESPN.<p>From Deitsch:<p>There will be no farewell columns, podcasts or television appearances for Bill …

Media Industry

2015 NFL depth charts: Mariota, Green-Beckham could start from Day 1 for Titans

The Tennessee Titans grabbed potential starters at quarterback, wide receiver and offensive line with their first three picks in the 2015 NFL Draft.<p>The Tennessee Titans were well behind the Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans in the AFC South last season, despite most preseason predictions …

Houston Rockets crush L.A. Clippers 124-103 to stay alive

James Harden had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, Dwight Howard added 20 points and 15 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets bounced back at home from two lopsided losses to avoid elimination with a 124-103 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night in the Western Conference …

Don Shula burns the Patriots over Deflategate

Investigator Ted Wells’ report on Deflategate found that the Patriots deliberately deflated footballs and that quarterback Tom Brady was “generally aware” of what was going on, drawing reactions from Chris Christie to Jon Stewart and nearly everyone in between.<p>Legendary NFL coach Don Shula, who led …

ESPN historian reveals inside story of the network's breakup with Bill Simmons

ESPN announced earlier this week that Bill Simmons, arguably the network’s biggest star, will be leaving the company at the end of his contract. ESPN president John Skipper told the <i>New York Times</i> that ESPN and Simmons “weren’t going to [agree] to terms” on a new contract, and announced Simmons’ …

Rickie Fowler answers critics by winning the Players Championship

- Overrated? Think again.<p>Turns out golfer<p>Rickie Fowlermerely was overdue.<p>With even his peers questioning his elevated place in the game, Fowler silenced his doubters Sunday with an exciting finish at the<p>Players Championship.<p>Fowler rolled in a five-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass …

Players Championship 2015: Leaderboard Scores and Highlights from Sunday

The story of this year's Players Championship was changes, as no one seemed to want a victory. Rickie Fowler won a sudden-death playoff over Kevin Kisner on the first hole after a three-hole aggregate playoff that also included Sergio Garcia.<p>The difference turned out to be Fowler's mastery of the …