Will any Team be Resting Starters in Week 17

The usual year end worry, a few of the better NFL teams have achieved everything there is to achieve up to this point so there is a risk of a shutdown until the playoffs.

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Josh Brent Car Crash with BAC of .189

The Cowboys nose tackle was driving with a suspended license at the time of his car accident that killed teammate and friend Jerry Brown.

The NHL Hopes to End Lockout with New Offer

The NHL, in hopes to spark a talk to end the long lockout and save the hockey season, made the players’ association a new offer.

Battle Tested Falcons May be the Most Dangerous Team in the Playoffs

The Falcons have been put through it all this year, they have not only won games where they have everything up to speed, but they also, time and time again, win games deep in the trenches, they pull victories from the jaws of defeat.

Pre-Trade Extension Agreed on by Blue Jays and R.A. Dickey

According to a report from Richard Griffin of the Toronto Star, R.A. Dickey and the Blue Jays have reached a compromise for an extension for an estimated $26 million over two years, that will also initiate a seven-player trade that will include t ...

Notre Dame’s Plans After Big East Fallout

Notre Dame is in a delicate spot with the Big East’s seven Catholic basketball schools looming exit.

College Football’s Newest Top 4 Draft Prospects During the Off-season

College football is over but that does not mean that evaluations and prospect discussions have ended as well. Four people have stood out as players that NFL scouts have argued over as being productive in the pro-level.

Jeremy Stevens Jailed For Violating Probation

Although Jeremy Stevens was not charged in a domestic violence arrest in Washington earlier this month, the case prompted Florida authorities to jail the NFL player for violating his probation in a 2010 drug possession case. Stevens’ lawyer tells ...

WWE Announcer Jerry Lawler In Stable Condition After On Air Heart Attack

Popular wrestling announcer Jerry Lawler is being treated in a Montreal hospital after suffering a heart attack during a live broadcast of ‘Raw’ on Monday night. Lawler, 62, is said to be in critical but stable condition. He underwent surgery Tue ...

Lance Armstrong Loses Titles, Gets Lifetime Ban From Pro Cycling

The United States Anti-Doping Agency has stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles following the cyclist’s decision to stop battling illegal doping accusations. The agency says a lifetime ban from professional cycling will also ...

Giants Outfielder Melky Cabrera Receives 50 Game Suspension

San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has been suspended without pay for 50 games after testing positive for testosterone, a performance-enhancing drug

Miami Dolphins Cut Chad Johnson 24 Hours After Domestic Violence Arrest

About 24 hours after his arrest for domestic violence, Chad Johnson, formerly known as Chad Ochoccinco, was cut from the Miami Dolphins. The 34-year-old wide receiver has not commented. He signed with the Dolphins two months ago following his rel ...

Gabby Douglas On Hair Criticism: It’s So Disrespectful

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas has brushed off the controversy surrounding her hair, telling Us Weekly magazine elaborate hairstyles have no place in gymnastics.

8 Badminton Players Kicked Out Of Olympics For Trying To Lose Games

The Badminton World Federation announced Wednesday 8 Olympic players have been expelled from the London games for purposely trying to lose matches so they could play easier opponents. The federation said the four pairs of players are being punish ...

NFL Player OJ Murdock Commits Suicide

O.J. Murdock, an NFL wide receiver who signed with the Tennessee Titans in 2011 as an undrafted player, committed suicide Monday in Tampa, Florida. Authorities say it appears Murdock shot himself outside Middleton High School, his alma mater. He ...

London Olympics Opening Ceremony To Air At 7:30 EDT

The seven year countdown to the London Olympics will come to an end Friday night with a 3 hour opening ceremony at Olympic Stadium. The ceremony, created by Oscar-winning film director Danny Boyle, will kick off at 9 p.m. London time (4 p.m. EDT. ...

Alex Rodriguez Hit By Pitch From Felix Hernandez, Breaks Hand

Alex Rodriguez will be placed on the New York Yankees’ disabled list after an 88 mph pitch from Felix Hernandez broke his hand Tuesday night in the eighth inning of the Yankees second to last game against the Seattle Mariners. Rodriguez will retu ...

Voula Papachristou Expelled From London Olympics Over Racial Joke

Track star Voula Papachristou will no longer be competing for Greece in the London Olympics due to a recent Twitter post in which she joked about African immigrants and the West Nile virus. Greece’s Olympic Committee announced Papachristou expuls ...

Rafael Nadal Withdraws From Olympics

Rafael Nadal withdrew from the London Olympics Thursday citing ongoing knee problems. The 26-year-old, who won gold at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, expressed regret that the honor of carrying Spain’s flag in the opening ceremony of the games “ca ...