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Roquan Smith: Missing camp “just the business side of things”

AP<p>Roquan Smith missed his entire rookie training camp while he and the Bears haggled over his contract, but he said upon arriving that he didn’t …

Roquan Smith

Hue Jackson has no concern about practice scuffle between Jarvis Landry and Terrance Mitchell

AP<p>It’s the season of training camp fisticuffs, and while the Browns have been largely immune to winning, they’re not immune from fighting.<p>Receiver …

Hue Jackson

Lane Johnson hopes Patriots fans “raise hell” when he plays in New England

AP<p>The Eagles play at New England on Thursday night, and Philadelphia offensive lineman Lane Johnson is hoping for a rude welcome.<p>Johnson, who ripped …

NFL

LeSean McCoy, Delicia Cordon settle eviction dispute

AP<p>While the legal matters between Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy and his former girlfriend Delicia Cordon appear to be far from over, one …

Home Invasion

Puig takes swing at Hundley, both ejected as benches clear

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig took a swing at San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley and both players were ejected …

Baseball

Report: Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny has hand injury, broken finger

AP<p>Seahawks first-round pick Rashaad Penny left practice early on Monday. According to Bob Condotta of the <i>Seattle Times</i>, the reason for his departure …

Football (U.S.)

Roger Federer advances in Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio (AP) Roger Federer advanced to the third round of the Western & Southern Open with a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Peter Gojowczyk on …

Tennis

Broncos claim receiver DeAndrew White off waivers from Texans

Getty Images<p>The Denver Broncos claimed wide receiver DeAndrew White off waivers from the Houston Texans on Tuesday.<p>White was waived by the Texans on …

Football (U.S.)

Corey Coleman asked Hue Jackson to trade him, and Browns complied

AP<p>Corey Coleman asked Hue Jackson to trade him, and the Browns complied.<p>Coleman and Antonio Callaway stole the second episode of <i>Hard Knocks: Training</i> …

Football (U.S.)

Angels acquire Odrisamer Despaigne from Marlins

The Angels announced on Tuesday night that the club acquired pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne from the Marlins for cash considerations. Pitcher Dayan Diaz …

Baseball

Texans activate tight end Jevoni Robinson from PUP list

Getty Images<p>Tight end Jevoni Robinson was activated from the physically unable to perform list of the Houston Texans on Tuesday after passing his …

Football (U.S.)

Texas Tech quickly reels in Texas transfer John Bonney

That certainly didn’t take long.<p>Earlier Tuesday, <b>John Bonney</b> was one of two players who it was announced had decided to transfer from Texas. Not even …

College Football

James Paxton exits in first inning after taking comebacker off of pitching arm

Mariners starter James Paxton was forced out of Tuesday night’s start against the Athletics after being hit by a Jed Lowrie line drive on his …

James Paxton

Sonoma Raceway celebrates 50th anniversary of its groundbreaking

<i>Sonoma Raceway media release</i><p>Sonoma Raceway and key figures from the founding of then-Sears Point Raceway came together today to mark the 50th …

Motorsport

Serie A 2018-19: Empoli, Parma, Frosinone make return

MILAN (AP) The Italian league begins this weekend with Parma returning to the top flight only three years after being declared bankrupt.<p>Empoli and …

Soccer

Geeking out on NBA prospects: R.J. Barrett almost dunks from free throw line, Zion Williamson does

Duke is stacked this coming season. STACKED. They should have three lottery picks in next year’s draft. (Does that mean they are the team to beat in …

Basketball

Donnie Abraham abruptly resigns as Illinois’ CBs coach

This would most certainly qualify as coming from out of the blue.<p>In exactly 18 days, Illinois will open the 2018 season at home in Champaign against …

College Sports

VAR at the World Cup cemented its place in our soccer brains

Feel how you will about Video Assistant Referee, but this summer’s World Cup changed how we feel when we watch club soccer.<p>That’s not a slight or a …

Bills G.M.: “Nothing’s changed” regarding LeSean McCoy’s status

Getty Images<p>On Monday, word emerged of a lawsuit against Bills running back LeSean McCoy arising from the attack on his former girlfriend, Delicia …

Fantasy Football

Nancy Lieberman says more women need to follow coaching footsteps in NBA

Whenever we discuss women assistant coaches in the NBA, the topic is usually Becky Hammon getting job interviews or being moved to the front row of …

Basketball

Brandon McCarthy to retire after the season

Braves pitcher Brandon McCarthy said he will retire at the end of the 2018 season, MLB.com’s Mark Bowman reports. McCarthy has been on the disabled …

Chicago White Sox

Anthony Barr reiterates his desire to remain in Minnesota

Getty Images<p>Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr reiterated Tuesday that he wants to remain with the Vikings long term. It remains unknown whether the …

Football (U.S.)

NFLPA: Kaepernick summary judgment effort “is in the hands of the arbitrator”

Getty Images<p>The NFL has filed a motion for summary judgment in the collusion case filed by Colin Kaepernick, with the goal of getting the claim …

Football (U.S.)

Zach Smith spent ‘several hours’ Tuesday answering Ohio State investigators’ questions

As Ohio State’s investigation into its head football coach seemingly winds its way toward a conclusion, another noteworthy individual has taken his …

College Football

Sarri relaxing rules around Chelsea to court players

Several reports out of Arsenal have the Gunners getting accustomed to big changes in coaching style from longtime boss Arsene Wenger to new manager …

Soccer

Ronald Acuña hits leadoff home run for third consecutive game

Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña hit leadoff home runs in both games of Monday’s doubleheader against the Marlins, becoming the first hitter to …

NL East

In no-brainer move, Nets reportedly guarantee Spencer Dinwiddie’s $1.65 million contract

Spencer Dinwiddie has worked hard at his game — I remember seeing him struggle some at his first Summer League and someone I trust telling me “watch …

NBA

Barry Sanders (and his OL) to serve as grand marshals for Oklahoma State homecoming

Thirty years ago, <b>Barry Sanders</b> authored perhaps the greatest individual season any college football player has ever had. The eventual Heisman winner …

College Football

Martavis Bryant misses another practice with migraine

Getty Images<p>Raiders receiver Martavis Bryant missed a second day of practice with “really bad migraines,” Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports.<p>The …

Jordy Nelson

Wilson Ramos could join Phillies on Wednesday

Phillies catcher Wilson Ramos could join the team in Wednesday for the last game of the club’s two-game set against the Red Sox, Matt Breen of the …

Baseball