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Peter Gammons compared Alex Rodriguez to the marathon bombers

In an interview with Mike Lupica on ESPN radio, baseball analyst Peter Gammons was asked about Alex Rodriguez’s erratic behavior lately, which was highlighted by an impromptu interview with Mike Francesca in which A-Rod claimed he “did nothing.”<p>Gammons, attempting to explain Rodriguez’s actions …

The Mystery Of Chessboxing

True to its name, this combines the cerebral, contemplative machinations of a centuries-old board game with the timeless spectacle of two dudes beating each other silly. Now celebrating its 10th anniversary as the only spectator sport to be based on a comic book and presaged by the Wu-Tang Clan, …

NBA A to Z: Billy Hunter says Kobe Bryant wanted CBA

For the first time since Billy Hunter filed his lawsuit against the National Basketball Players Association and Derek Fisher, he revealed on Thursday in court documents who called during the 2011 lockout and told him to accept a 50-50 deal with the NBA because a side deal already been reached.<p>It …

The Secrets To Jerry Rice's Hall Of Fame Football Career Can Be Found In Crawford, Mississippi

If he hadn't skipped class, Jerry Rice may never have played football. An unplanned encounter with the principal at B.L. Moor High School sent a sophomore student running along a path to becoming arguably the greatest player in NFL history.<p>Rice, the Hall of Fame wide receiver who won the Super Bowl …

USGA Announces New Rules Decisions

The USGA announces its latest revision to the Rules of Golf, including a new rule regarding TV call-ins<p>Tiger Woods' drop on the 15th hole in the first round of the 2013 Masters set off a controversy.<p>Starting in January, a ball will be deemed to have moved only if that movement was reasonably …

After What He's Done, Ed Orgeron Deserves a Chance to Be USC's Head Coach

Ed Orgeron is no longer just a good story, a boisterous personality wining and dining his team with chicken, waffles and smiles. We’re past that.<p>He's now a semifinalist for the Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year Award, the first interim coach to ever be recognized this deep in the …

College Football

Updates on James Harden Being Sued for Allegedly Punching a Lakers Fan

Houston Rockets guard James Harden is reportedly being sued by a Lakers supporter after he allegedly punched the fan in Los Angeles.<p>TMZ broke the news:<p>According to the lawsuit, Harden was on his way out of Greystone Manor nightclub in West Hollywood November 3rd—riding in the back seat of some …

Basketball

Breaking down the Texans' breakdown

The NFL is more unpredictable than any other professional league, and even with that understanding, the Texans dramatic drop in 2013 has blindsided their fans and neutral observers. But here are five reasons for the fall.<p>The purpose of every NFL regular season is to confound preseason expectations. …

2014 NFL Draft offensive tackle rankings

The line begins after Jake Matthews of Texas A&M.<p>While the top-tier of offensive tackles in the 2014 NFL Draft may be fairly close in overall rankings, there is a distinctive gap between Jake Matthews of Texas A&M at No. 1 and the rest of the class.<p>Matthews has flawlessly moved over to left tackle …

Ryan Braun rumors: 'Absolutely nothing' true about Mets trade talk

Brewers GM Doug Melvin has quashed the Braun trade rumors, stating that the team's intentions are not to trade the outfielder.<p>Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin has put an early end to the rumor that all-star outfielder Ryan Braun might be traded to the Mets, saying there is "absolutely …

The 25 Highest-Paid Coaches In College Football

While that may not be a surprise, some of the other names among the 25 highest-paid coaches may raise some eyebrows. As college football revenue continues to skyrocket, salaries for coaches continue to go up even at schools that are not traditional powerhouses.<p>USAToday.com has compiled the annual …

College Football

Jameis Winston Will Not Face Sexual Assault Charges Following Investigation

Florida State Seminoles freshman quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged following a sexual assault investigation that began in Dec. 2012.<p><b>Updates From Friday, Dec. 13:</b><p>Winston's accuser's attorney, Patricia Carroll, held a press conference on Friday regarding State Attorney Willie Meggs' …

Football (U.S.)