• How Les Miles went from a championship to fired at LSU

    The football culture at Louisiana State University is both a beautiful and terrible thing, perpetually cycling between extremes. The number of ways in which LSU mishandled Miles in the past 10 months is staggering. The backlash was severe enough that the firing was halted at almost literally the…

    Pat Forde
  • WATCH: Yankees, Blue Jays involved in benches-clearing brawl after trading HBPs

    Monday night in Toronto, the Yankees and Blue Jays are wrapping up their season series with the fourth game of a four-game series. The Blue Jays are 12-6 against their division rivals from New York this year, and they've won the first three games of this weekend's series as well. Things got a…

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  • Greg Hardy's drug arrest should close door on faint hopes of a return

    Usually, talented players in their prime get second, third and fourth chances by NFL teams, no matter what has happened to them off the field. Hardy, who had a domestic violence arrest and NFL suspension in 2014 and was reportedly a disruption in the Dallas Cowboys locker room in 2015, barely drew…

    Shutdown Corner
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    Australian Teen Surfer Stable after Shark Attack

    A teenage surfer was in stable condition after he was bitten by a shark on Monday at the same Australian beach where a Japanese surfer was fatally attacked last year, officials said. (Sep. 26)

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  • Huskers' Rose-Ivey: Racist posts show protest is needed

    A Nebraska football player who took a knee during the national anthem before the game at Northwestern on Saturday night said he and his family have received racially charged criticism on social media, and said the responses show why the protest is necessary. Senior linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey read…

    The Associated Press
  • Missy Franklin Will Train Under Dave Durden at Cal

    A month ago, Missy Franklin told Good Morning America that she would be returning to the University of California, Berkeley to resume her studies. She did not specify, however, where she would be continuing her training. Beginning last week, however, she was back on campus and training in the…

    SwimSwam
  • Gregg Popovich Shares His (Very Insightful) Thoughts on National Anthem Protests

    Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich is known as being extremely cerebral and thoughtful, and at the team's media Monday, he offered his thoughts on the national anthem protests inspired by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. His comments were so insightful that a reporter asked him if he'd…

    Esquire
  • Rory McIlroy rallies in playoff to win Tour Championship, FedEx Cup

    Rory McIlroy survived a grueling four-hole playoff against Ryan Moore and Kevin Chappell to win the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup.

    Sporting News
  • Charlotte protesters march for sixth night despite shooting video release

    A couple hundred demonstrators chanted and marched through Charlotte on Sunday, as protests persisted after the release of two videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man by police officers in North Carolina's largest city. Angry protesters have filled the streets of Charlotte every day since…

    Reuters
  • Nelson faces sanctions for McCarthy kick

    Roy Nelson was involved in a controversy on Saturday night at UFC Brasilia when he gave referee John McCarthy a slight push kick for the late stoppage against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. “Big Country” did apologize for it afterwards, but also said he wouldn’t take it back. "I didn't want to hurt…

    Bloody Elbow
  • Trump's debate sniffles are louder than his words

    From the very beginning of the first presidential debate, many viewers began worrying about Donald Trump's sinuses. As the Republican nominee delivered his opening statements and began laying out his merits for finding a new way to boost jobs, he began to audibly sniff in between many talking…

    Mashable
  • LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron teases offensive changes

    There’s no guarantee that LSU’s offense will immediately become explosive after the departure of coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron. Orgeron, speaking to the media for the first time since he was named interim coach after Miles was fired on Sunday, made it clear that LSU would be…

    Dr. Saturday
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Insults Zinedine Zidane's Mother in Las Palmas Draw

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly insulted manager Zinedine Zidane after he was substituted against Las Palmas on Saturday evening...

    Bleacher Report
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    Demonstrators protest outside of Bank of America Stadium (17 photos)

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chanting ”No Justice! No Peace!” as they converged outside Bank of America Stadium, about 100 people peacefully demonstrated the fatal police shooting of a black man. A heavy police presence surrounded the stadium, where officers dressed in black riot gear in preparation for…

    Amber Matsumoto
  • The Latest: Boat in crash was registered to Marlins pitcher

    MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on baseball ace Jose Fernandez's death in a boating accident (all times local):

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  • Jack Nicklaus Remembers Arnold Palmer: 'He Was One of My Best Friends'

    (c) 2016 Time Inc. The Meaning of Arnold Palmer One of the first superstars of the TV age, Arnold Palmer was like nothing the sports world had ever seen before. Perhaps no one in golf has ever come close to matching Arnold Palmer's influence on the modern game, with the possible exception of Jack…

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    LSU Inside Info: Les Miles' Last Message To Tigers

    After LSU fired Les Miles he gave a special farewell message to the team. LSU insider Eric Richey reveals to Campus Insiders' Ray Crawford what Les' message was, how the team received it and why the university deciding to fire Miles now was great timing.

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