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Coincidence or curse? Looking back on Madden’s troubled cover athletes

Nearly 20 years into the iconic franchise’s history, there’s no escaping the “Madden Curse.” Since Garrison Hearst broke his ankle in 1998, shortly …

PlayStation Network Suffers DDOS Attack, Hackers Claim To Have Grounded SOE President’s Plane

PlayStation Network is currently experiencing mass outages for North American users, and the reason behind the downtime is a DDOS attack for which hacker group Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility. Sony says there haven’t been any personal details leaked in the attack, but the rolling outage …

Report: USC AD Pat Haden hospitalized twice in last two days

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that USC athletic director Pat Haden, also a member of the playoff selection committee, has been hospitalized …

USC Coach Steve Sarkisian preparing to play at least 10 freshmen

USC Coach Steve Sarkisian signed one of the top-rated recruiting classes in 2014, including 18 high school players and a junior-college transfer.<p>He is preparing to play at least 10 of them this season. "There could be some leeway there," Sarkisian said Saturday.<p>Offensive linemen Toa Lobendahn and …

College Football

Mark Sanchez doesn't want to be traded to Rams

The Rams are in need of a reliable arm after Sam Bradford's season-ending injury, but sources say Sanchez has no interest in leaving Philadelphia.<p>Chip Kelly said earlier this preseason that his Philadelphia Eagles would listen if teams came calling for backup quarterback Mark Sanchez. It was only …

Hwang, Choi beat Chicago as South Korea wins LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — In the giddy moments after South Korea won the Little League World Series, outfielder Don Wan Sin realized how he …

Sounders believe win over Timbers puts to rest ghosts of 2013 collapse

Sounders move back atop the Supporters' Shield standings with a resounding 4-2 win over Timbers.<p>The rumblings had started to grow. Maybe not from inside the locker room, but outside of it the talk in MLS circles was a lot about how the Seattle Sounders were looking a little shaky. Well, a lot …

Brittney Griner dunks, shoots 9-for-9 as Mercury finish sweep of Sparks

LOS ANGELES -- Brittney Griner bounced back from a poor performance and helped show why the Phoenix Mercury are such a dominant team.<p>Griner scored a …

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2014 NFL preseason action

Giants cornerback Bennett Jackson (36) forces Patriots running back James White (28) out of bounds after a first-half catch in East Rutherford, N.J. Jim O'Connor, USA TODAY Sports<p>Browns receiver Charles Johnson (80) loses his helmet on a hit from Bears defender Marcus Trice (35) during the second …

Fan on Twitter Promises Free Drinks If Michael Sam Sacks Johnny Manziel

Never make Twitter bets you can't cash.<p>A fan named Fisher King, @SquareKnight, took to Twitter before the St. Louis Rams-Cleveland Browns game claiming if Michael Sam recorded a sack on Johnny Manziel, he'd buy free drinks for the world.<p>Well, bud, it happened.<p>Then the doubts crept into King's …

Report: Cam Newton out for preseason finale with rib fracture

Quarterback Cam Newton will miss the Carolina Panthers’ final preseason game after an MRI on Sunday revealed a hairline fracture in his ribs.<p>Panthers …

Sam Bradford has torn ACL, will miss 2014 season, per report

The Rams lost their quarterback and now must turn to Shaun Hill.<p>St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford has torn the ACL in his left knee and will miss the entire 2014 season, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports. The team will announce the injury later Sunday.<p>Bradford left the Rams' preseason game on …

Usain Bolt Sets World Indoor 100-Meter Record in Warsaw National Stadium

Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt set a world indoor 100-meter record over the weekend in Warsaw, Poland. With a time of 9.98 seconds, Bolt continued his historic career on the track after an injury-plagued season thus far.<p>Bolt finished 0.35 seconds ahead of fellow Jamaican Sheldon Mitchell, The …

LeBron James welcomes Kevin Love to Cleveland

Welcome to "The Land," Kevin!<p>LeBron James took to his social media accounts to welcome his new teammate, Kevin Love, to "The Land" now that the long-anticipated trade has gone official.<p>James followed that up with a quick look at the expected Cavaliers starting lineup:<p>Along with the role players who …

Johnny Manziel Facing No-Win Situation in Cleveland as Pressure Mounts

If you want to know why a Cleveland Browns quarterback battle is interesting for the first time since, well, ever, look in a mirror. If you want to know why there is enough media in Berea, Ohio to overthrow a small government, again, reflection time. If you want to know why you can literally not go …

Magic: L.A. ready for NFL team

Basketball Hall of Famer Magic Johnson says Los Angeles is ready for the return of an NFL team.<p>And he thinks it will happen soon, according to Yahoo! …

Raiders, Cowboys players scuffle again during joint practice

A day after a dangerous incident and an all-out brawl that came within reach of fans at Oxnard, the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys concluded their two days of joint practices Wednesday with another intense session that included a number of small scrums and had both teams excited to possibly …

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