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Andrew Luck Has Soreness from Shoulder Injury; Not Guaranteed to Play in 2017


Andrew Luck has made a slow recovery from his shoulder injury and it appears he is still not close to returning to the field.

Bobby Portis Suspended 8 Games After Practice Altercation with Nikola Mirotic


The Chicago Bulls' 2017-18 season took an unexpected turn before it even tipped off, and forward Bobby Portis was suspended Wednesday as a result.

Nikola Mirotic Out 4-6 Weeks with Face, Head Injuries After Bobby Portis Fight


John Paxson, the Chicago Bulls executive vice president of basketball operations, announced Wednesday that Nikola Mirotic will miss the first four to six weeks of the regular season and needs to clear the NBA's concussion protocol before…

Draymond Green Reportedly Will Undergo MRI on Knee Injury


After leaving Tuesday's season opener against the Houston Rockets in the fourth quarter with a knee injury, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will undergo an MRI.

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Roger Goodell Says 'We Believe Our Players Should Stand for the National Anthem'


After a meeting between NFL owners and players about various social issues impacting the league, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell met with reporters Wednesday to discuss players' protests during the national anthem.

Without Gordon Hayward, Celtics Need More Than Scoring from Kyrie Irving


CLEVELAND — An opening-night capacity crowd of 20,562 people grew loud to cheer on their hometown team, and even louder to troll a former hero.


Carmelo Anthony Says Phil Jackson Was Prepared to Trade Him for a 'Bag of Chips'


Carmelo Anthony has been given a new lease on life after being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, but the 10-time All-Star is still not happy with the New York Knicks for how his time with the franchise came to an end.


Dana White Calls Jon Jones the Biggest Waste of Talent in All of Sports


UFC president Dana White said this week that former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is the biggest waste of talent in the history of sports.

Kobe Bryant Issues Support for Gordon Hayward After Injury in Instagram Post


Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant posted a message of support for Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward after he suffered a gruesome ankle injury Tuesday night in the team's season-opening road game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at…


DeShone Kizer Named Browns' Starting QB vs. Titans over Kevin Hogan


Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson announced Wednesday that rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer will return to a starting role for Sunday's Week 7 game against the Tennessee Titans.


NFL Ratings Down 7.5 Percent Compared to First 6 Weeks of 2016 Season


NFL ratings through the first six weeks of the 2017 NFL season are down 7.5 percent in comparison to ratings over the same time frame last season.

McKayla Maroney Says She Was Sexually Abused by Former USA Gymnastics Doctor


Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast McKayla Maroney tweeted Wednesday that former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused her for years.


10 Burning Questions Entering 2017-18 NBA Season


The bridge between the 2017 Finals and the 2017-18 opener was a steady stream of drama, intrigue and enough activity to almost make you not miss the games themselves.


Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Does Kaepernick Have a Chance to Beat the NFL?


Figuring out what's behind the Kaepernick case, Dwight Freeney gets real, and Aaron Rodgers has a long recovery ahead of him. All that and more in this week's 10-Point Stance.


James Harden, Rockets Rally to Beat Warriors; Kevin Durant Buzzer-Beater Late


The Houston Rockets spoiled the Golden State Warriors' title celebration Tuesday night behind a furious fourth-quarter comeback to down the defending champions 122-121 at Oracle Arena.

Cavs Players on Gordon Hayward Injury: 'I Was Hoping I Didn't See What I Saw'


CLEVELAND — The immediate reactions varied from players turning and covering their eyes in horror to courtside fans with hands over their agape mouths pointing in shock about what just unfolded before them.


Cavaliers Nab Season-Opening Win vs. Celtics as Gordon Hayward Injures Ankle


It took less than six minutes for Gordon Hayward's season to likely end. Six minutes for the Boston Celtics' hopes of unseating the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference to all but vanish. One slight collision, one awkward landing…


Cavaliers Decide Not to Run Kyrie Irving Tribute Video vs. Celtics


The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly opted against running a previously scheduled tribute video for Kyrie Irving during Tuesday night's season opener against the Boston Celtics.


Aaron Judge, Yankees Erase 4-Run Deficit to Stun Astros and Even ALCS at 2


It seems you just can't put the New York Yankees away.

Gordon Hayward Fractures Ankle, Leg vs. Cavaliers, Stretchered off Court


Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward was forced to leave Tuesday's season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena with a fractured left ankle less than six minutes into the game.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Nikola Mirotic Hospitalized After Fight with Bobby Portis at Bulls Practice


Chicago Bulls forwards Bobby Portis and Nikola Mirotic were involved in a "serious altercation" at practice Tuesday that sent Mirotic to the hospital.

Tuesday, Oct 17

Rappers Reppin' Their Hometown NBA Squads


Rap and the NBA are so intertwined at this point that they practically occupy the same space. Besides sharing a lot of the same fans, their stars attend the same parties, date the same celebrities and suffer from the same vices and…

LeBron James: Kyrie Irving Will Be 'Fine' in Return to Cleveland with Celtics


Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James downplayed Kyrie Irving's return to Cleveland and the reaction he will receive during Tuesday's 2017-18 season-opening game against the Boston Celtics in an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols…

CC Sabathia, Yankees Bats Lead Game 3 Rout and Show ALCS Won't Be One-Sided


Lo and behold, falling into a 2-0 hole was not the beginning of the end for the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series.

CC Sabathia, Yankees Crush Astros in Game 3 of ALCS as Aaron Judge Homers


The comeback New York Yankees are at it again.

Monday, Oct 16

LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs Agree to 3-Year, $72 Million Contract Extension


The San Antonio Spurs announced on Monday they've agreed to a contract extension with LaMarcus Aldridge.

NaVorro Bowman Signs 1-Year Raiders Contract After 49ers Release


Free-agent linebacker NaVorro Bowman and the Oakland Raiders agreed to terms Monday after the four-time All Pro was cut by the San Francisco 49ers on Oct. 13.

Dodgers Beat Cubs on Justin Turner's Walk-Off Home Run in Game 2 of NLCS


The Los Angeles Dodgers are in control of the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs after Justin Turner played hero in Sunday's 4-1 Game 2 win at Dodger Stadium.

Martavis Bryant Trade Rumors: Steelers WR 'Unhappy,' Requested to Be Dealt


Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant reportedly wants a trade after a disappointing start to the 2017 season.

Sunday, Oct 15

Aaron Rodgers Could Miss Rest of Season After Suffering Broken Collarbone


The Green Bay Packers announced Sunday that Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone against the Minnesota Vikings that may end his season.

Colin Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL Owners for Collusion


After remaining unsigned through six weeks of the 2017 NFL season, Colin Kaepernick claims the league is participating in collusion.

Report: Bradford Doesn't Think Injury Is Career-Ending, Bridgewater Ready to Go


While one Minnesota Vikings quarterback may be nearing his comeback to the field, another is looking at a lengthy absence.

Jose Altuve, Astros Score Walk-off Win vs. Yankees to Take 2-0 ALCS Lead


Justin Verlander struck out 13 over nine innings and Carlos Correa delivered a solo home run and the game-ending RBI single as the Houston Astros won 2-1 to take a 2-0 American League Championship Series lead over the New York Yankees at…

Saturday, Oct 14

Carlos Hyde Trade Rumors: 49ers Reportedly Shopping Star RB


The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly considering trade possibilities for running back Carlos Hyde.

CJ McCollum Suspended 1 Game for Leaving Bench in Altercation vs. Suns


The NBA announced Saturday it suspended Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum one game without pay for leaving the bench area during an altercation in Wednesday's 113-104 preseason win over the Phoenix Suns, according to ESPN…

Clemson Upset by Syracuse After Kelly Bryant Leaves with Concussion


The Syracuse Orange stunned the No. 2 Clemson Tigers 27-24 Friday evening at the Carrier Dome as the defending national champions floundered on both sides of the ball and stumbled to their first loss in 11 months.

Kevin Durant Says Giannis Antetokounmpo Can Be Best NBA Player Ever


Kevin Durant's fandom of Giannis Antetokounmpo has been well-documented over the past year, and the reigning NBA Finals MVP heaped more praise on the Milwaukee Bucks stud Friday.