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Granderson's broken hand is Yankees' latest bad break

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Just when the Yankees seemed to be getting healthy, yet another injury left the clubhouse stunned on Friday.<p>Ten days after coming back from a broken forearm, outfielder Curtis Granderson broke his left hand on Friday. X-rays at Tropicana Field revealed a fractured fifth …

Canada’s Hearn feels ‘really close’ to notching first PGA Tour victory

Canada's David Hearn came achingly close to his first PGA Tour victory last season.<p>He's had three top-10 results this season and feels ready to put it all together and finally hoist a trophy at the top level.<p>"I feel really close," Hearn said Wednesday. "I got really close last year at the John …

Tony Romo Must Prove to Cowboys He's Worth Massive Contract

Link to Media<p>Tony Romo became one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the league this offseason, but he needs to prove to the Dallas Cowboys that he is actually worth his lofty contract.<p>This offseason, Romo received a six-year contract extension worth $108 million with $55 million guaranteed. …

NFL

Prepare To Be Mesmerized By One Of The Worst Calls In Baseball History

I say this with full awareness that baseball is over a century old. Trust me.<p>H/T to Deadspin's Greg Howard

Baseball

Cowboys' Josh Brent Will Remain Free Before Trial Despite Failing Alcohol Test

Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent, who was involved in a drunk-driving related crash that resulted in the death of teammate Jerry Brown Jr. last December, is back in trouble with the law after reportedly violating the terms of his bond.<p><b>UPDATE: Friday, May 24th at 7:30 p.m. ET by Kyle …

Jerry Brown

Mike Trout crushes Ervin Santana for huge homer

Trout's blast is one of the best of the season, and the opposing center fielder knows it.<p>The Angels hit four home runs against former teammate and current Kansas City Royals starter Ervin Santana on Thursday, but none of them could stand up to the first inning blast from Mike Trout:<p>Dead center, and …

Josh Brent to have added monitoring

DALLAS -- Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent will remain free while he awaits trial for intoxication manslaughter, as a judge on Friday denied a …

Jerry Brown

Alex Rodriguez sells $30M home

Alex Rodriguez is a bit richer today.<p>The New York Yankees third baseman closed on the sale of his Miami Beach home on Friday morning, ESPN.com has …

Real Estate

Anthony McCoy injury: Seahawks TE tears Achilles, according to report

The backup tight end originally hurt himself on Monday during team activities.<p>Seattle Seahawks tight end Anthony McCoy tore his Achilles tendon and will miss at least six months, according to USA Today. The injury occurred during organized team activities, and surgery was already performed on the …

Rob Gronkowski injury: Patriots unsure how bad TE's back is

Rob Gronkowski's forearm looks like it will be fine after four surgeries, but now the Patriots are worried about his nagging back.<p>The struggles for New England tight end Rob Gronkowski continue: although his fourth surgery on his once-broken, eventually infected left forearm appears to have gone …

Miami scandal: NCAA wants to meet with Hurricanes TE Dyron Dye

The NCAA may already be embarrassed thanks to its investigation of Miami athletics, but the college athletics governing body is going back to the well one more time.<p>NCAA investigators want to meet with Miami tight end Dyron Dye to discuss the school's Nevin Shapiro-related scandal, according to Tim …

Mark Teixeira Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Wrist

Mark Teixeira's first World Baseball Classic was a major disappointment, as he was forced out of action due to injury. The New York Yankees' elite first baseman has been out for months.<p><b>UPDATE: Friday, May 31, at 4:00 p.m. ET by Sam Westmoreland</b><p>It's official: Mark Teixeira is going to be re-joining …

New York Yankees

Charles Woodson agrees to one-year deal with the Oakland Raiders

Free agent defensive back Charles Woodson is returning to the Oakland Raiders as Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com reports that the 36-year-old has agreed …

Marshawn Lynch a no-show at Seahawks OTAs

Getty Images<p>Count Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch among the group of players exercising their right to not attend voluntary offseason …

Power Ranking the 25 Fastest Players in the NFL

The NFL is obsessed with the potentially game-changing effect speed can have on the game. This is why we see events like the 40-yard dash garner so much attention. However, truth is that a good 40 time doesn’t always translate to a solid NFL career.<p>This article takes the top 25 40 times since 2006 …

Football (U.S.)

Are Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers Changing the NFL Landscape?

To anyone that has ever regaled the idea of a player-led football team, the San Francisco 49ers are the closest thing since a Jon Gruden-led Buccaneers team in the early 2000-decade.<p>Grounded on fundamentals, grit, bravado and a winning attitude, this is the archetypal <i>Sandlot</i> team in pro …

NFL

NFL Top 100: Players That Deserved Higher Ranking Heading into 2013 Season

The NFL is currently ranking its Top 100 players of 2013, but there are some who should have received better recognition.<p>That said, a wide range of variables certainly have an impact on a player's marketability and overall perception.<p>Suiting up for a smaller-market city or playing with superstars …

Football (U.S.)

Predicting the First New NFL Head Coach to Win the Super Bowl

Exactly one quarter of the NFL's head coaches turned over in the offseason. Coupled with the NFL's "Any Given Sunday" level of variance, it's not unreasonable to presume that we have a 1-in-4 chance of seeing a first-year head coach in the Super Bowl this February.<p>If that were to happen, which of …

NFL

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Each MLB Team's Most Encouraging Signs for the Future

While most MLB fans live in the present, the future must also be taken care of.<p>Whether it's signing a player still in arbitration to a long-term contract or a prospect tearing it up in the minor leagues, every team has shown encouraging signs towards the future already.<p>Here's a look at each team's …

Tampa Bay

Trout likes water.

2013-14 college football bowl schedule released

Clear your calendars now, the 2013-14 college football bowl schedule has been released.<p>The bowl schedule for the upcoming college football season has …

College Football

Charles Woodson signs with Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Free agent defensive back Charles Woodson has signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders to return to his original …

NFL

Suddenly, There's Plenty of Optimism Regarding the Dallas Cowboys

Link to Media<p>Dallas Cowboys fans have for quite some time been immensely passionate and loyal, but also increasingly frustrated with the franchise's inability to reanimate the glory days that slipped away a decade-and-a-half ago.<p>The 'Boys have won only a single playoff game since 1997 and haven't …

NFL

49ers receiver Michael Crabtree has surgery on torn Achilles

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree suffered a torn Achilles tendon during organized team activities Tuesday and has undergone surgery, the team announced Wednesday after a report by USA TODAY Sports revealed the injury.<p>49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Wednesday that Crabtree is not …