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Reds snap tie against Cardinals, explode for nine runs in 9th

ST. LOUIS -- Shin-Soo Choo is way off the hook.<p>The new Cincinnati center fielder made amends for two botched fly balls, drawing a leadoff walk in a …

St. Louis Cardinals

Antoine Winfield rumors: Redskins remain 'strong option' for cornerback

The Washington Redskins remain a "strong option" for free agent cornerback Antoine Winfield, according to one report. Washington would need to create some cap space to sign the veteran defensive back.<p>The Washington Redskins remain a "strong option" for free agent cornerback Antoine Winfield, …

Jets expected to release Tim Tebow after 2013 NFL Draft

Tebow threw just eight passes during the 2012 season, as the Jets elected to play Mark Sanchez and Greg McElroy instead.<p>After one season with the New York Jets, Tim Tebow isn't expected to stick with the team for much longer. Rich Cimini of ESPN New York reports that the team is expected to release …

Tarik Black transferring from Memphis, says Josh Pastner

Black, currently a junior, can play next season for his new school because he is graduating this spring.<p>With his role on the Memphis Tigers declining, Tarik Black has decided to transfer from Memphis for his senior season. Because he is graduating in the spring, Black does not have to sit out a …

Robert Griffin III Jersey Sets Historic Record Sales

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had an electric rookie season in 2012. He became a hit with fans everywhere thanks to his rocket arm, fantastic speed and charisma off the field.<p>Darren Rovell of ESPN reports that RGIII's No. 10 jersey was not only the best seller in the NFL this …

Football (U.S.)

Eric Winston rumors: Offensive tackle 'frustrated' by free agency

Free agent offensive tackle Eric Winston is "frustrated" by the way free agency has been shaping up thus far.<p>Free agent offensive tackle Eric Winston is frustrated with the way things are shaping up this offseason, the veteran told SiriusXMSports, according to UTSanDiego.com. According to Chris …

Carmelo Anthony Overtakes LeBron James in NBA Jersey Sales

It’s fitting that shortly after Carmelo Anthony passed Kevin Durant as the NBA’s leading scorer, the New York Knicks star overtook LeBron James in jersey sales.<p>According to Kurt Helin of Pro Basketball Talk, the league recently announced the top-selling jerseys across the nation based on sales …

Basketball

Jered Weaver (elbow) put on DL

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jered Weaver will be out for at least a month after the ace broke a bone in his left elbow, …

Dwyane Wade 'making progress'

MIAMI -- Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade will sit out for a fifth consecutive game as he recovers from a knee injury, and Chris Bosh will be …

NBA

Andy Powell to switch rugby codes by moving from Sale to Wigan

The seemingly endless movement of Welsh internationals continued on Tuesday with one crossing a border while another – Andy Powell – was said to be …

Ben McLemore Announces Decision to Enter NBA Draft

Ben McLemore is widely considered to be a top-five pick in this year's NBA draft, and he could even be the top player selected. Thus, it was no surprise when the Kansas star announced his intent to enter the draft on Tuesday afternoon.<p>From Matt Tait of KUSports.com:<p>In his first mock draft of 2013, …

Basketball

Why Another Edmonton Oilers Dynasty May Be Brewing

The competition in the Western Conference is formidable.<p>While the teams at the top—the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks—have commanded most of the headlines this year, there is incredible strength throughout the top eight and beyond.<p>One of the teams that may be a lot stronger in the future …

Ice Hockey

Concussion hearing held in Philly

PHILADELPHIA -- Former NFL players trying to sue the league over concussion-linked injuries argued in court Tuesday that the NFL "glorified" violence …

Dad: Russ Smith to enter NBA draft

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Junior guard Russ Smith will leave Louisville early to enter the NBA draft, according to his father.<p>Russ Smith Sr. said the …

Report: Jay-Z Is Looking To Give Up His Share Of The Brooklyn Nets So He Can Become An NBA Agent

The rapper wants to get officially certified as an agent, and he has to give up his stake in the Nets if he wants to do that.<p>Last week Jay-Z announced last week that he has started a sports agency called Roc Nation Sports. The firm is currently partnered with CAA, meaning agents from CAA will …

Marc Staal's Eye Injury Should Pave Way for Visors

The eye injury to New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal in March should prompt the NHL to implement a rule requiring the use of visors.<p>Staal, who was lucky enough not to suffer a career-ending eye injury when he was hit by a shot against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 5, recently said his vision …

Ice Hockey

New York Jets Sign Safety Dawan Landry

The New York Jets replaced one safety named Landry with another, this time bringing in LaRon Landry's older brother, Dawan Landry, on Tuesday according to Rich Cimini.<p>LaRon Landry—who signed a one-year deal with the Jets last offseason—bolted for a four-year, $24 million contract with the …

Football (U.S.)

Chelsea Transfer Rumors: Pursuing Andre Schurrle Shouldn't Be Priority for Blues

The Blues have some work to do in the summer transfer window, but adding another forward isn’t a necessity.<p>According to Declan Warrington of the <i>Daily Mail</i>, Chelsea are pursuing Bayer Leverkusen forward Andre Schurrle:<p>Chelsea are preparing an offer for Bayern Leverkusen's Andre Schurrle and are …

Soccer

Brady Quinn and Seattle Seahawks Agree to Terms

After spending quite some time searching for a capable backup for Russell Wilson, the Seattle Seahawks have finally decided on Brady Quinn.<p>The team's official Twitter account has the news:<p>This obviously isn't a move that will set the league on fire, but it was one the 'Hawks had to make.<p>After …

Football (U.S.)

Jason Motte's MRI Shows Tear in Elbow Ligament

St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte began the 2013 season on the disabled list, and it's starting to look like he may end it that way.<p>According to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com, Motte underwent an MRI on Tuesday that showed a tear in his ailing elbow ligament. He could have to undergo Tommy John …

Baseball

Referee Steve Mazzagatti Admits He Cost Fighter a Loss in UFC

When it comes to making mistakes, no referee has faced more heat from the MMA community than Steve Mazzagatti.<p>UFC president Dana White, Kenny Florian and Brock Lesnar are just a few of those who have publicly criticized Mazzagatti's officiating abilities.<p>During an appearance on the "Opie and …

Robert Griffin III: Jersey Sales Record Magnifies Pressure on RG3 to Succeed

Robert Griffin III has millions of adoring fans—many of whom purchased his NFL jersey, and all of whom expect big things from the Washington Redskins quarterback.<p>ESPN.com's Darren Rovell reported on RG3's record-breaking jersey sales on Tuesday, April 9:<p>Robert Griffin III not only ended the year …

Football (U.S.)

2013 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: TE Levine Toilolo

Link to Media<p>Stanford tight end Levine Toilolo is an excellent physical talent who would make sense for the Atlanta Falcons to bring in as a red-zone matchup. He fits in best as a secondary tight end.<p>Atlanta has shown interest in the giant tight end sending a contingent to Stanford to work out him …

Jay-Z selling shares of Nets

Brooklyn Nets minority owner Jay-Z has begun the process of selling his stake in the team so that he can become an NBA agent, according to a Yahoo! …

NBA

Rogers Centre has become a home run haven

It's early in the baseball season, but there seems to be something in the air at Toronto's Rogers Centre.<p>The rebuilt Toronto Blue Jays are off to a slow start in the 2013 Major League Baseball season, but their cavernous home stadium has become a launch pad for home-run hitters.<p>There have been only …