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Michael Sam Not Being Signed: On the Media, Excuse-Making and Homophobia

First, let's get this out of the way: When it comes to the Michael Sam story, well, we in the media partially screwed up.<p>It is true that we turned Sam into a nonstop melodrama. The story was unprecedented and historic and deserved a massive amount of attention, but some in the media took it too far.<p>…

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Just Another Week in the Tumultuous World of Tiger Woods

The first 13 years of Tiger Woods' career ran like clockwork.<p>Woods would show up for practice rounds at the crack of down.<p>He employed the same caddie for 12 years and switched swing coaches just once between his junior golf days and his six-win 2009 season.<p>Woods was not victorious every time he …

Golf

Code/red: Apple Wearable Won’t Ship Until Next Year

Plus, more Apple payments chatter and James Brown's Miso soup commercials.<p>// HAPPENING TODAY<p>The 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters.<br>• Beloved cryptographer Hal Finney is being cryopreserved following his recent, tragic death from ALS.<p>Look Daddy! Santa Gave Me an iWatch Raincheck.<p>So that new wearable …

Anthony Brown: Can't play for a racist

LOS ANGELES -- USC senior running back Anthony Brown, who quit the team a week ago, called head coach Steve Sarkisian a racist Thursday.<p>Brown posted …

Josh Shaw case: LAPD investigating possible domestic violence

Los Angeles police said Friday they were investigating whether USC football player<p>Josh Shawand his girlfriend were involved in a domestic-violence incident last weekend.<p>Capt. John McMahon, head of Central Division patrol, said Friday that Shaw, citing his attorney's advice, has refused to be …

'Sports Illustrated' cover features Kaepernick's abs, Russell Wilson's penis

This cover is hilarious in all sorts of unintended (and possibly intended) ways.<p>Here's the latest <i>Sports Illustrated</i> cover. You may need to look at it through a piece of smoked glass.<p>Some important observations:<p>1. Russell Wilson is short.<p>2. Like, really short. Is he wearing lifts? Is he floating? …

Two Steelers face pot charges

The Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount pairing had been an ideal one -- until Wednesday afternoon.<p>The Pittsburgh Steelers running backs will be …

Two rallies, one racial divide over Ferguson shooting | Reuters

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - As the crow flies the two rallies held Saturday afternoon over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white policeman were about 10 miles (16 km) apart, but the racial divide that separated them made that distance seem infinitely greater.<p>Sondra Fifer (C) confronts …

Ex-NFL referee refused to work Redskins games because of team name

Earlier Wednesday<p>Mike Ditkamade the news with his brash comments in favor of theWashington Redskinskeeping their controversial nickname.<p>Now it's time to meet his polar opposite, at least as far as this issue is concerned.<p>Mike Carey, a recently hired rules analyst for CBS Sports, spent 19 seasons as …

One of Destiny's writers is now working on Telltale's Game of Thrones

Joshua Rubin, one of the writers behind Bungie's upcoming shooter <i>Destiny</i>, has left the studio one month prior to its release for a new position at Telltale Games, he announced via Twitter.<p>Rubin will be working on Telltale's upcoming episodic series based on George R.R. Martin's fantasy series <i>Game</i> …

Majority: Johnny Manziel will succeed

Nearly seven in 10 NFL players surveyed by ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine think Johnny Manziel will succeed in the NFL.<p>The survey, conducted by …

NFL

How goalkeepers can use an illusion to save penalty kicks

A sportsperson’s performance on the playing field can alter the way they see things, which in turn can affect their subsequent performance. A football player who scores a goal, for example, will perceive their target as being bigger than it actually is, making it easier for them to score again, …

Browns' Johnny Manziel says he's not 'ready' for season opener

BEREA, Ohio — Johnny Manziel understands his limitations as a rookie quarterback.<p>As he prepares for Monday night's exhibition in Washington, a game that could decide whether he or Brian Hoyer start the regular season opener at Pittsburgh on Sept. 7, Manziel said he's still got a lot to learn.<p>"I …

105 U.S. Banks Are Offering Pot Business Accounts

For marijuana businesses, perhaps nothing more than banking symbolizes their predicament: While a growing number of states are approving the sale of …

Punches between Packers teammates leads to coaches showdown

<b>GREEN BAY, Wis. —</b> It’s a relatively common occurrence to see teammates fighting on the field by the midway point of training camp. Coaches, however, …

Pettine: Brian Hoyer, not Johnny Manziel, will start vs. Redskins

Brian Hoyer, not Johnny Manziel, will be the Browns starting quarterback against the Washington Redskins on Monday night. It will be Hoyer's second …

Redskins Seek to Overturn Trademark Decision, Keep Name

The Washington Redskins filed a lawsuit on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Virginia, contesting a federal decision to cancel the team’s trademark …

Washington Redskins

You Don't Need a Co-Founder For Your Startup

<i>Jay Barnett is the founder of Priority Pickup, an Australia based online passenger services company that offers private chauffeur rentals to customers in Perth, Western Australia.</i><p>One of the most frequently asked questions when I go to startup events here in Perth is why I do not have a co-founder …

Pilot's false arm falls off as he lands passenger plane

It's probably one of the more unusual incidents air traffic investigators have looked into, but the good news is that when a pilot's prosthetic arm fell off during landing, no one got hurt.<p>The 46-year-old pilot lost control in dark and windy conditions while bringing a Flybe airline turboprop plane …