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Peyton Manning (7 TD passes), Broncos thrash Ravens in opener

DENVER -- Both the NFL opener and Peyton Manning were a little tardy.<p>It was well worth the wait.<p>Manning and the Denver Broncos waited eight long …

Yankees Outfielder Vernon Wells Steals Home for First Time in 15-Year Career

For the first time in his career, New York Yankees outfielder Vernon Wells stole home.<p>Link to Media<p>The steal happened in the bottom of the second inning with two outs against the White Sox. Eduardo Nunez attempted to steal second, but stopped in the middle of the basepath on catcher Josh Phegley's …

Pro-marijuana ad posted outside NFL opener

A pro-marijuana advocacy group hopes to generate PR aplenty from a billboard it posted across from the Denver football stadium where Thursday's NFL season opener takes place.<p>Thursday's NFL season opener just got hit with an end-around PR play from a harsh critic that's ultra-savvy at garnering …

Marijuana Billboard Calls For NFL To Stop Punishing Players For Using Pot (PHOTOS)

A billboard calling out the NFL to stop punishing players for marijuana use has popped up outside Sports Authority Field at Mile High just in time for the Broncos-Ravens NFL season opener.<p>The 48-foot-wide billboard--in Broncos colors, no less--produced marijuana policy reform group the Marijuana …

Darrelle Revis: 'I'll spill the beans'

TAMPA, Fla. -- When the New York Jets traded Darrelle Revis to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in April, they gave up more than just one of the NFL's best …

DeAndre Liggins accused of punching girlfriend in front of 2-year-old son, dropping Xbox on her head

Oklahoma City Thunder reserve guard DeAndre Liggins was arrested on Saturday on complaints of "domestic assault and battery with a dangerous weapon …

UVA, Cville-Based Startup Work to Reduce Patient Readmission

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Thursday, May 17 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:02:33 GMT<p>A University of Virginia graduation …

People, stop washing your chicken! Gross video may finally convince you

Stop washing your chicken. Not only is rinsing your poultry before you cook ineffective at killing germs, it can actually spread them, Drexel University researchers say.<p>Via an animated "Germ-Vision" YouTube clip, the researchers show how the bacteria can ride on the misting water droplets, …

Big deal: McCain caught playing online poker during hearing

Sen. John McCain doesn’t have a very good poker face.<p>Washington Post photographer Melina Mara snapped a photo of the Arizona Republican playing online poker on his cellphone at Tuesday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Syria.<p>McCain quickly addressed the photo via Twitter, admitting he …

Predictions for the 2013 Philadelphia Eagles

Oh, the Philadelphia Eagles. The only team in the famed NFC East without a Super Bowl on its franchise resume and the only team in the division that finished below .500 in 2012.<p>In terms of both their broad history and the "What have you done for me lately?" barometer, the Eagles are the division's …

Football (U.S.)

NFL Odds Week 1: Tough Games You Should Avoid Betting Big

Week 1 of the 2013 NFL season is full of uncertainty.<p>Because of this, Vegas and the offshore bookmakers have been setting plenty of cautious lines with hardly any favoritism after factoring in three points for home-field advantage.<p>By doing so, these line-makers are basically saying that they aren’t …

Fantasy Football Sleepers 2013: Waiver-Wire Options Who Will Bolster Your Squad

The problem with drafting too early is that it can leave fantasy owners looking for players as a result of injuries or unforeseen benchings for some of their picks. However, don't worry, because there are plenty of waiver-wire options to go after before the season begins.<p>It's easy to make those …

Maryland keeps LB's game ball for now over fear of NCAA rule

Terp linebacker Marcus Whitfield was awarded a game ball after his team's win over FIU, but won't get it until after he leaves school.<p>Good things …