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    President Obama honors the Ohio State Buckeyes at White House (12 photos)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring the national champion Ohio State football team, taking just a little bit of credit for the new playoff system that the Buckeyes mastered. Obama noted that he first supported a playoff to determine college football's national champion during his…

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    Boston Marathon bombings - Two years later (24 photos)

    The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday's running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports' most cherished events. "It's so great to see everyone cheering and being happy," said Jennifer…

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    119th running of the Boston Marathon (31 photos)

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of runners, including some of the world's best, crowded into Boston on a cold, lightly rainy Monday for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon. Security was high near the start line in Hopkinton, along the 26.2 mile (42.16 km) course and around the finish…

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    Tim Tebow - Life off of the football field (17 photos)

    The Philadelphia Eagles brought in Tim Tebow for a workout in March but did not sign him. Now it appears they're ready to pull the trigger. Fox's Jay Glazer is reporting that the team will bring Tebow back to town, this time with pen and contract ready. — Eric Edholm Catch photos of what Tebow…

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    UFC Fight Night at Prudential Center (28 photos)

    For facing a self-professed "idol" in veteran Felice Herrig, Paige VanZant showed a complete lack of regard, or any semblance of respect. From the opening bell, VanZant was relentless with her attack. When the fight went to the mat – a place where the ground-based Herrig was said to have an…

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    Paige VanZant - Rising UFC star (21 photos)

    If anyone was still questioning Paige VanZant's ability after her rousing UFC debut in November of 2014, they won't be anymore. The 21-year-old former ring girl was labeled just a pretty face when she squared off with Kailin Curran at UFC on Fox 15 – when it was over, she was $50,000 richer after…

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    2015 Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge Invites (8 photos)

    The coveted 2015 Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge will be held June 5-7 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The top 100 high school football players are invited to the event for a two-day competition. Here are some of the top athletes that have been invited so far.

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    RCS Charlotte: Top underclassmen (13 photos)

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Rivals Camp Series Presented by Under Armour in Charlotte had plenty of standout performances, but not every prospect can make the overall top performers. Here's a closer look at some of the younger stars turning heads during competition on Sunday.

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    Throwback Thursday - Best players of the 1995 NFL Draft (29 photos)

    Finding the right formula to predict success in the NFL is still an enigma for scouts and NFL personnel. Over the years some of the best players have gone undrafte, while some of the biggest flops were taken in the first round. We’ve taken all of the pro bowlers that came out of the 1995 NFL Draft.…

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    Behind the scenes with UFC fighter Paige VanZant (16 photos)

    Paige VanZant prepares for her Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight match at the Ultimate Fitness gym in Sacramento, Calif. VanZant, 21, will fight Felice Herrig in New Jersey on Saturday.

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    20 athletes sentenced to prison time (20 photos)

    Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murder in the first degree for the 2013 shooting death of Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in prison. Sadly this is not the first case of athletes in the spotlight committing crimes. We’ve compiled a list of some of the more notable athletes…

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    Aaron Hernandez found guilty of murder (25 photos)

    FALL RIVER, Mass. – A jury found Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder in the first degree for the 2013 shooting death of Odin Lloyd, ending forever his life of NFL fame and fortune. A Bristol County jury of seven women and five men deliberated for 36 hours over seven days before reaching a unanimous…

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    Champions League - Porto vs. Bayern Munich (15 photos)

    Champions League quarterfinal first legs continue Wednesday with matchups featuring title contenders: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Barcelona and Porto vs. Bayern Munich.

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    Champions League - Paris Saint-Germain vs. Barcelona (15 photos)

    Champions League quarterfinal first legs continue Wednesday with matchups featuring title contenders: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Barcelona and Porto vs. Bayern Munich.

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    Meet the U.S. women's World Cup team (23 photos)

    United States women’s national team head coach Jill Ellis has announced her Women’s World Cup squad for the 2015 edition up in Canada this summer, doing so a full six weeks before the May 28 deadline. On Tuesday, she announced her 23-woman squad, which is a favorite to claim its third title and its…

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    Behind-the-scenes look at Manny Pacquiao's interview with Katie Couric (25 photos)

    Manny Pacquiao is a Renaissance man. The prizefighter, who is also a politician in the Philippines, is immersed in training for his upcoming showdown with Floyd Mayweather on May 2 in Las Vegas. The boxer also fancies himself somewhat of a singer and is even recording a new album in commemoration…

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    Lewis Hamilton under fire for spraying champagne on hostess (17 photos)

    Celebrating with a champagne party on the podium is one of the longest standing traditions of F1 racing, but a picture from Lewis Hamilton's most recent celebration at the Chinese Grand Prix has the practice – and the driver participating in it – under fire. In the photo (and many others also…

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    Johnny Manziel catches some baseball days after leaving rehab (8 photos)

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel , who left a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center over the weekend, was at Tuesday night's Texas Rangers game in Arlington. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A&M sat in the front row in a VIP area at Globe Life Park.…

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    Boston marks second anniversary of deadly marathon bombing (10 photos)

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston marked the second anniversary of the deadly attack on its annual marathon on Wednesday with a quiet ceremony at the site where three died, unveiling a pair of banners marked with a heart.

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    Boston Marathon - Then and now (9 photos)

    It was two years ago when the world seemed to stop as images of carnage in Boston filled our television sets. Where there was once blood and fear, there is now hope and unity. The tragedy of the Boston Marathon bombings brought the city together. Take a photo journey through the dramatic change in…

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