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Best, worst of Super Bowl XLVIII

Even in the pass-happy era in which we live, the immovable object usually manages to stymie the irresistible force. On Sunday at MetLife Stadium, the …

Patriots' Top Needs & Fits in the 2014 Draft

As the NFL world readies itself for the culmination of its season, the front office for the New England Patriots is diligently analyzing the team's top needs and fits for the 2014 NFL draft.<p>The Patriots currently have seven picks available to them. They have two sixth-round picks and no fifth-round …

Football (U.S.)

Winter Olympics 2014: Mayor of Sochi, Anatoly Pakhomov, Warns Gay Visitors

Anatoly Pakhomov, mayor of Sochi, this year's Winter Olympics host, has warned gay visitors they must "respect Russian law" during their stay.<p>As reported by John Sweeney of BBC News, Pakhomov went on to tell homosexual attendees they must not "impose their habits on others."<p>Pakhomov insisted there …

Russia

Kevin Garnett: Paul Pierce and I Will 'Always Bleed Green'

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce will always be Boston Celtics.<p>Their jerseys may have changed, and they most definitely aren't the same players, but they're still Celtics.<p>That much was clear in the aftermath of their return to TD Garden, this time as members of the Brooklyn Nets. Emotions took over, …

Basketball

Half of Sexual Abuse Claims in American Prisons Involve Guards, Study Says

Allegations of sex abuse across the country's prisons are on the rise, with nearly half of cases allegedly being perpetrated by guards, according to …

No Gay People in Sochi, Mayor Claims

Amid swirling anti-gay sentiment in Russia, Sochi’s mayor claims there are no gay people in his city.<p>“It’s not accepted here in the Caucasus where we …

Penn State hockey player to miss games after donating bone marrow

Penn State sophomore forward David Glen will miss games after undergoing a procedure to donate bone marrow to a total stranger.<p><b>More NHL: Scores |</b> …

College goalie gives up 200-foot game-losing goal while chatting with fans (Video)

The Denver University Pioneers' club hockey team scored a big win over ACHA rivals Utah State University Friday night, thanks to a big overtime goal …

Justin Bieber is a Leafs fan, the Dallas Stars would like to remind you (Photo)

The Toronto Maple Leafs visited Dallas on Thursday, looking for their seventh straight win. Everything has gone their way of late.<p>But the Stars …

Eli to offer advice to big brother

Peyton Manning is heading to New Jersey next week with the Denver Broncos to play the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium, and he'll get a helpful scouting …

The Biggest Concern for Each Los Angeles King Heading to Sochi

The Los Angeles Kings will send six players to the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.<p>Four different teams will benefit from having an L.A. player or two in their lineup in what should be one of the most evenly matched Olympic hockey tournaments since NHL players began participating in 1998.<p>Each of …

Ranking the Top 10 Faceoff Artists in the NHL in the 2013-14 Season

The best faceoff man in the league this year, is it Patrice Bergeron, Jonathan Toews or someone else entirely? These days it seems like most teams have at least one player who can consistently win about 60 percent of his faceoffs, giving his team an instant edge that can correlate directly into …

Bill Belichick calls out Wes Welker

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick called Wes Welker's collision Sunday with New England cornerback Aqib Talib "one of the worst …

John Tortorella suspended 15 days

Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella was suspended for 15 days without pay for an altercation in the hallway outside the Calgary Flames' dressing …

Friend: Gay Redskins TE Jerry Smith coped with 'horrendous existence'

If you grew up near the Washington Beltway, you're likely familiar with former Redskin Jerry Smith. Your age probably determines whether your first memory of Smith is that of a record-setting tight end or a man who died of AIDS at age 43 in 1986.<p>But if you've never heard of Smith at all, NFL Films …

Heroic teen's death draws outpouring of love, support

Sam Berns, whose rare premature aging condition was featured in an HBO documentary, has died.<p>A football team owner, a world-renowned medical researcher and a lot of regular folks are expressing their love and respect for Sam Berns, the teen who on Friday lost his well-publicized battle against the …

Lululemon, Express lower earnings forecasts

Exercise apparel retailer Lululemon Athletica and fashion chain Express were the latest retailers to cut fourth-quarter earnings outlooks Monday after slow January sales.<p>Lululemon was on track with its sales and earnings guidance through December, chief financial officer John Currie said. But the …

Child Found Safe After Mass. Amber Alert, Mother In Custody

FITCHBURG (CBS) – A 6-year-old girl has been found safely in North Carolina about 18 hours after an Amber Alert was issued in Massachusetts, …

Bobby Ryan receives in-person apology from USA GM David Poile

With the Senators in town to face the Nashville Predators, Bobby Ryan got an in-person apology from Team USA general manager David Poile for …

Heat-Nets nickname jersey power rankings

At long last, the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets will play their game featuring nickname jerseys. The two teams have released the full list of the players’ choices, which were subject to league approval for copyright reasons and general appropriateness.<p>Some, as you’d imagine, are better than others. …

Slovenia Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Full 25-Man Roster, Projected Lines, Pairings

The 25 names that will constitute the first-ever Slovenian Olympic hockey team hit the press on Monday, as reported by Nick Zaccardi of NBC Sports.<p>Unlike most Olympic rosters, which are predominately NHL players, Slovenia’s will likely require at least 23 or 24 initial introductions to North …

NHL

Shoalts: Speed and smarts were prerequisites for roster spot on Team Canada

The approach to picking the Canadian men's hockey team for the 2014 Winter Olympics was summed up by its executive director Steve Yzerman in describing the group of forwards that made the grade:<p>"Not necessarily the best 14, but the right 14."<p>Yzerman, head coach Mike Babcock and the rest of the …

Biogenesis scandal set to boil over

Since the day in January when the name "Biogenesis" first appeared in the vocabulary of baseball, we've been waiting for this news, this story, this …

Alex Rodriguez

Penguins vs. Bruins - Game Recap - June 5, 2013 - ESPN

BOSTON -- Blowout or double-overtime thriller, the result is the same for the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference finals: a victory over the …

Ice Hockey

The Once and Future Kings?

Can the defending Stanley Cup champs come back against the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference finals?<p>It started with a flubbed pass and …

Los Angeles

We Might Be One Step Closer to Using Our Devices During Takeoff and Landing

After close to a year of deliberating and researching, a federal advisory committee has recommended to the Federal Aviation Administration that it …

Microsoft Lets You Relive Your Windows 95 Years Through Any Browser

The year was 1995. If you weren't busy watching the OJ Simpson trial or "Seinfeld," you might have been listening to your desktop computer dial up …

Newer Isn't Always Better, Even For iPhones

Apple's golden child, the iPhone 5s, is equipped with a high-end A7 processor that lends it more processing power than any other iPhone. But what …

We Believe?

Is Oakland, a city with some of the most passionate fans in sports, destined to lose its professional teams?<p>The threat was there in April, on the …

7 Workout Habits You Should Drop Now

Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want? Chances are you might have a bad habit or two when it comes to …