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NFL Catch of the Year: In Memes

Ohio State loses a Heisman candidate QB -- again

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State lived through its own personal horror film, and it came out on the other side to discover it can survive the loss of a …

Jonathan Holmes' 3-pointer with 2 seconds left lifts No. 7 Texas

STORRS, Conn. -- Jonathan Holmes wasn't Texas' first option on its final play against UConn.<p>He turned out to be a pretty good one.<p>Holmes hit a …

Nelson Cruz signing 4-year, $57 million deal with Mariners

It's pending a physical, which means it's all but official unless Cruz fails the examination.<p>The Mariners didn't make the playoffs in 2014 because they just couldn't hit, but they might have already helped themselves out in that regard in 2015. El Caribe is reporting free agent Nelson Cruz has …

Texans back J.J. Watt for MVP

Houston players believe Watt impacts the game more than anyone, even the league's best quarterback.<p>The Houston Texans may not even make the postseason, but that doesn't mean they couldn't conceivably have the league's Most Valuable Player on their team. His teammates have noted defensive end J.J. …

Muslim MP: 2,000 Britons fighting for Islamic State

Labour MP Khalid Mahmood says 2,000 jihadists have travelled to Syria and Iraq from the UK - a fourfold increase on official estimates<p>As many as 2,000 Britons are fighting alongside Islamist militants in Syria and Iraq, a senior Muslim MP has claimed.<p>Officials had suggested that the number of …

US air strikes in Syria driving anti-Assad groups to support Isis

US air strikes in Syria are encouraging anti-regime fighters to forge alliances with or even defect to Islamic State (Isis), according to a series of interviews conducted by the Guardian.<p>Fighters from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Islamic military groups are joining forces with Isis, which has …

Poll: Most Americans believe ISIS serious threat

Most Americans now believe ISIS poses at least a somewhat serious threat to the United States and Americans are growing slightly more hawkish on the U.S. strategy to combat the militant group, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Monday.<p>The news comes on the heels of Secretary of Defense Chuck …

NFL Player Breaks Down Crying In Postgame Interview Hours After Daughter's Birth

Hilton's daughter was born early Sunday morning. He stayed at the hospital with his wife and daughter and missed pregame warm-ups, but made it to the stadium in time to play.<p>He ended up having a great game (4 catches, 122 yards, 1 touchdown). He celebrated his touchdown by cradling the ball like a …

Pete Carroll Says Richard Sherman Could Play WR for Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks are struggling in their Super Bowl defense due in large part to a lackluster receiving corps. Now, they're reportedly considering help at the position from the most polarizing member of their vaunted "Legion of Boom" secondary.<p>All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman, who played wide …

Football (U.S.)

James Harden sold his amazing flop by shoving Tyson Chandler

James Harden really is the best/worst.<p>James Harden is one of the best salesmen in the NBA, and this foul by Tyson Chandler looked relatively serious in real-time. But upon further review we see that the Maverick merely tapped Harden on the forehead ... which makes Harden's reaction all the more …

The NBA World Has Never Seen Anything Like Anthony Davis

Davis has been the best player in the NBA over the first 12 games of the season.<p>He has posted a remarkable stat line: 26.3 points (2nd in the NBA), 57% shooting, 11.4 rebounds (5th), 2.2 steals (3rd), and 3.5 blocks per game (1st).<p>He's also ranked No. 1 with a player efficiency rating (PER) of …

Beckham catch is monster highlight for Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. hopes his jaw-dropping, one-handed touchdown catch for the New York Giants on Sunday night isn't the NFL's greatest of all time.<p>The rookie believes there are more great catches to come, including some he can make and celebrate.<p>"I haven't really seen it …

Kobe Bryant Poised to Be Least Valuable Scoring Champion in NBA History

Link to Media<p>Don't make the mistake of thinking scoring is everything that matters in the NBA.<p>Sure, teams win by putting up more points than the opposition, but determining value on the basis of points per game alone is a recipe for disaster. Efficiency matters, as does the manner in which the …