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Jim Gray calls handling of Ray Rice scandal a 'massive failure of judgment'

Sportscaster and Fox News contributor Jim Gray blasted the NFL, Baltimore Ravens organization and the local prosecutor Tuesday for the mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal.<p>"This is a massive failure of judgment by so many people on so many levels," Gray said on "America's Newsroom" …

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones accused of sex assault; attorney denies

A former exotic dancer has filed a lawsuit against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, accusing him of sexual assault.<p>In the suit filed Monday in Dallas County, Jana Weckerly claims that Jones assaulted her in 2009 and that the Dallas Cowboys knew about and covered up the incident.<p>Weckerly is seeking …

Coach K: Derrick Rose 'had his look'

BARCELONA, Spain -- Derrick Rose has convinced at least one prominent member of the American basketball community that he has turned a significant …

Ray Rice wife-beating controversy turns spotlight on NFL

Pressure is on commissioner Roger Goodell to resign over league's lamentable failure to act on cases of domestic abuse<p>It is viscerally shocking to witness the footage of Janay Rice being knocked unconscious by her husband in the lift of an Atlantic City casino, as her body is then dragged back into …

NFL Week 2 Picks: Game-by-Game Over-Under Predictions

Playing the over-under totals is basically fantasy football for dummies. It doesn't matter who scored—or which team scored, for that matter—just how much they did and whether the total number is higher or lower than the number set by oddsmakers.<p>Think of Vegas as your head-to-head opponent. Most …

Fantasy Football: 5 Wide Receivers with Rising Stock

We can't overreact too much after Week 1 of the NFL season, but there were certainly some interesting occurrences that are worth a closer look.<p>Wide receiver is arguably the most consistent position in fantasy football, but that doesn't mean it isn't tricky to find two or three useful guys for you …

Knowshon Moreno Injury: Updates on Dolphins RB's Shoulder and Return

<b>Updates from Sunday, Sept. 14</b><p>The Dolphins confirm Knowshon Moreno is active for Week 2:<p><b>Updates from Thursday, Sept. 11</b><p>Andrew Abramson of the <i>Palm Beach Post</i> updated Knowshon Moreno's status from Dolphins practice:<p><b>Original Text</b><p>Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno suffered an apparent shoulder …

Golf Course Owned by Donald Trump Denies President Obama Labor Day Tee Time

If President Obama wants a tee time, he gets one.<p><i>Unless</i> it’s a holiday weekend, in which case the nation’s country clubs are free to tell the commander in chief to pound sand.<p>WNBC reports (h/t TMZ) that the leader of the free world was shunned by a number of popular New York golf courses over Labor …

Workout of the Week: 5-4-3-2-1 Long Run

As we head into the heart of the fall racing season over the next 4 to 8 weeks, many runners will soon be putting the finishing touches on their …

How Yoga Can Help Your Running

Roll out a yoga mat to become faster and fitter.<p>Sure, you're time-crunched and, okay, maybe a little intimidated about being the only person who can't touch his toes in a room full of Gumbys. But winter is the perfect opportunity to put excuses aside, when your mileage is likely to take a dip, …

Cam Newton Repeats the Same Answer for Every Question Media Throws at Him

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took a lesson out of Rasheed Wallace's book Wednesday, a few days before his team takes on the Detroit Lions on Sunday.<p>Reporters had multiple questions for Newton, who missed Week 1 with a rib injury.<p>However, Newton provided the following response, or …

Bengals sell at least 1,000 Devon Still jerseys on Wednesday; Saints order 100

Getty Images<p>Wednesday marked Devon Still’s first day back on the Bengals’ roster.<p>It also marked a banner day for the club’s sales of his replica …

Law enforcement official sent Ray Rice video to NFL in April, per report

A new report from the Associated Press refutes the timeline given by Roger Goodell in an interview on Tuesday.<p>The Associated Press is reporting that an unnamed law enforcement official said he sent the NFL a video in April of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee …

2 more NFL players face domestic violence issues

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy has been convicted on two counts of domestic violence and is still …