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ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MARCH 07: Katherine Legge of England, driver of the #6 True Car Dragon racing Lotus Dallara DW12 poses for a portrait the IZOD INDYCAR Series Media day at the Mahaffey Theater on March 7, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Katherine Legge of England, driver of the #6 True Car Dragon racing Lotus Dallara DW12 poses for a portrait.
  • Video: Hope Solo breaks down after being cut from U.S. Soccer

    Hope Solo’s emotional reaction to a six-month suspension and her U.S. Soccer contract termination was recorded for all to see. Solo was part of a documentary series called “Keeping Score,” capturing the Olympic journey of some members of the U.S. women’s soccer team. That meant crews were still on hand when Solo heard about her termination, reports Dana Jacobson of CBS Sports Network.  The longtime U.S. goalkeeper let out her anger to her husband, former NFL player Jerramy Stevens. Solo has announced she won’t play again this year for her club team, the Seattle Reign. “Mentally I am not there yet,” she explained in a statement.  The documentary footage released Tuesday shows a distraught Hope

    CBS News
  • 'I Feel Bad For Whoever's Next'

    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Travis Browne has a warning for all the female bantamweights who think the path to the 135-pound title is free and clear while ex-champion Ronda Rousey is on temporary hiatus. "Hapa" told ESPN that "Rowdy" is suffering no lasting effects from her violent knockout loss to Holly Holm last November, and once she's ready to step back inside the Octagon -- somewhere toward the earlier part of next year -- the first person fed to the Olympic judoka will be toast. Including her own upset loss, the women's bantamweight title changed hands three times over the past 10 months. Holm coughed up the strap when Miesha Tate strangled her into submission at UFC 196, a similar fate for "Cupcake" when she ran into Amanda Nunes last July.

  • Picture of Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough goes viral on Twitter

    The Alabama football program has a great history of running back play, and humongous sophomore Bo Scarbrough figures to keep the tradition alive… The Alabama Crimson Tide are a factory for running backs, but the way they are cranking out these incredibly gifted physical specimen is beyond explanation. If you haven't already, meet sophomore running back Bo Scarbrough, the youngster who is in line to replace Heisman Trophy Winner Derrick Henry as the lead ball carrier for Nick Saban… More from NFL Mocks Minnesota Vikings: Details emerge on Teddy Bridgewater injury1 h ago Chicago Bears: Schedule Prediction Post Bridgewater Injury1 h ago Eagles to Induct Jeremiah Trotter, Merrill Reese Into Hall

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  • Rumor Roundup: Triple H vs. Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns plans, Cesaro injury, more!

    Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favored pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors being churned out by the pro wrestling rumor mill. Important reminder: Rumors are just that -- rumors. None of this has been confirmed as legitimate news or fact, it's just circulating around the pro wrestling rumor mill. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt. Rumors for the Day: Triple H vs. Seth Rollins could be planned for WrestleMania 33, which they may have started building to already on Raw this week. Roman Reigns is expected to pick up his feud with Rusev again now that he lost in the

    Cageside Seats
  • Olympian Meets Girl Who Returned Stolen Gold Medal

    The young girl who found and returned a stolen Olympic gold medal got to meet its rightful owner on Monday, reports WSB-TV Atlanta, a local ABC affiliate. Chloe Smith, now 7 years old, found the medal in a pile of trash two months ago while out walking

    Good Morning America
  • Chargers sign Joey Bosa to four-year contract

    The San Diego Chargers have signed defensive end Joey Bosa to a four-year deal, the team announced on Monday afternoon.

    Sports Illustrated
  • Two MLB teams didn’t even bother to scout Tim Tebow’s showcase

    Tim Tebow’s baseball showcase was about what you’d expect: He was impressive in some moments and he showed 10 years’ worth of rust in others. Twenty-eight of the 30 big-league teams were there to at least see what Tebow had to offer. Some, like the Boston Red Sox, left and quickly announced they’d likely be passing.

    Big League Stew
  • LOOK: Noah Syndergaard is taking a stand against a crowd favorite

    The Mets seem to be in the process of turning their season around. They've gone 8-2 over their last 10 games, and on Tuesday pulled ahead of the Marlins for second in the National League East. That's a good thing, because it changes the tone about every little act and event happening around the team. Take a tweet like this from Noah Syndergaard: The Mets are winning, so it's funny, if odd. Were the Mets losing? Woo boy, you'd have all kinds of debates about whether Syndergaard were taking things seriously -- and why is he getting after the fans, anyway? Thankfully, we can take this as the joke it was intended to be. And hey, even if the Mets were losing, it makes sense for a feller named Noah

    CBS Sports
  • Lindsey Vonn: Most Broncos players don't understand what I do

    Lindsey Vonn is a downhill skier. A very good one. A gold medalist and a four-time overall winner of alpine skiing's World Cup. She's world-famous. People know her. But the Denver Broncos apparently don't really know what she does. Vonn moved from Minnesota to Vail, Colorado when she was 12 years old and has been a Broncos fan ever since. This offseason, she hung out with some of the Broncos (she and Von Miller rehabbed their knees together back in 2013) and it became clear to her that a lot of Broncos mostly don't understand her job. A photo posted by Lindsey Vonn (@lindseyvonn) on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:45am PDT Here, from an interview with DenverBroncos.com: I do take some from them. Not often,

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  • Power Rankings: Harvick holds serve, Larson jumps into the top 12

    As always, Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. 1. Kevin Harvick (LW: 1): What, did you think we were going to put Kyle Larson at No. 1 this week? Harvick finished fifth and when you look at the laps-led chart, it was staggeringly even.

    From The Marbles
  • Report: Three minor leaguers arrested on Sunday after a bar brawl

    Pirates minor leaguers Gift Ngoepe and Dovydas Neverauskas (pictured) were arrested on Sunday morning in Toledo, Ohio after a bar brawl, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports, citing documents provided by the Toledo Municipal Court. Ngoepe was charged with one count of simple assault and two counts of resisting arrest. Neverauskas was charged with two counts of resisting arrest and one count of misconduct. Tigers minor leaguer Warwick Saupold was involved as well and was arrested for simple assault. Saupold allegedly punched Andrey Goncharuk (not a player for either teams’ affiliates) in the face outside of the Bronze Boar bar, which is across from the Toledo Mud Hens’ ballpark.

  • Forde-Yard Dash: Where everyone's optimistic ... for now

    Any arrests, transfers, flunk-outs or NCAA issues you have read about are blown out of proportion. Alabama has recovered from both to reach the College Football Playoff – and won it all last season – but significant emotional distress was visited upon the Tide faithful by the program’s first back-to-back losses to Ole Miss. If it happens a third straight time, heaven help the houndstooth wearers.

    Pat Forde
  • Cesc Fabregas has been offered to Milan

    Milan’s dying transfer window is about to get a shot in the arm. Cesc Fabregas has been offered to the Rossonero and an answer on their decision can be expected at 3pm. Milan have had a dead transfer window. I mean, they are undergoing a takeover - but still. The squad hasn’t been bolstered and coach Montella has to make do with scraps. He’s doing fairly well with those scraps, but it won’t last and he’ll get the blame if it all goes wrong. That might change if Milan bring in the former Barcelona man from Chelsea. There’s no word on a fee, but Chelsea could be kind here considering Fabregas might not have a part to play at Stamford Bridge this year. It’s a good move for Milan, especially if the

    The AC Milan Offside
  • Ex-Nuggets coach recalls NBA's anthem controversy with iffy hindsight

    Reactions to Colin Kaepernick have brought Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf back into the public conversation about sports and activism. The NFL and sports world in general are currently in the midst of a controversy surrounding San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has decided not to stand during the national anthem in protest of a country that “oppresses black people and people of color.” Kaepernick’s political stand has proven divisive, receiving criticism from various corners of the sport and exposing many of the retrograde racial views and practices that the protest is intended to reveal. It’s a complicated issue that is unlikely to go away until Kaepernick chooses (or is made) to stop sitting.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Three questions with Second City Hockey

    Last in our preview of the Central Division is arguably the most successful team of the cap era: the Chicago Blackhawks. Last year they lost in the first round, but that’s been normal for them after winning a Stanley Cup. They’re still going to be a favourite for the Cup this year, especially after picking up Brian Campbell on the cheap. Here’s Stachel Price from Second City Hockey to answer three questions for us. 1. A lot has been made of the Blackhawks' lack of depth on D over the last few seasons. Even when they won the Cup in 2015, they needed an otherworldly Conn Smythe-winning performance from Duncan Keith to survive. Does the cheap signing of Brian Campbell solidify things on defence

    Silver Seven
  • Watch live: Cubs and Pirates meet in Free MLB Game of the Day

    The Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates started out playing a normal baseball game on Monday night, but it ended up as a wacky, wild affair that took 13 innings and more than five hours. It featured three Cubs comebacks and the same player being thrown out at the plate two separate times in extra innings. The second game in this Cubs-Pirates series is Tuesday’s Free MLB Game of the Day on Yahoo Sports, which means you can stream the game for free on on the Yahoo Sports app, Yahoo’s Sports Home, MLB index, video home and this very post.

    Big League Stew
  • Fiji offers land, title, passports to keep rugby sevens coach Ryan

    Fiji has ramped up overtures to sevens coach Ben Ryan giving him land and a chiefly title to keep the popular Englishman in the South Pacific island nation. Ryan has become the most venerated person in Fiji since guiding them to their first Olympic medal when they won the sevens gold in Rio earlier this month.

  • Were Broncos right to release Britton Colquitt?

    The Denver Broncos lost some key players in the offseason in free agency, trades and cuts. Malik Jackson, Danny Trevathan, Owen Daniels, Ryan Clady and now punter Britton Colquitt. AROUND COVER32 Deal: The Chargers finally sign Joey Bosa Twitter Tuesday

  • NBA rookies love Kris Dunn, Ben Simmons – not so much

    Rookie of the Year, best playmaker, best defender and funniest. Kris Dunn even received a vote for best shooter despite his jumper holding him back in pre-draft evaluations. Dunn – the Timberwolves’ No. 5 pick – cleaned up in the NBA’s annual rookie survey. But when it came to the most important question, Brandon Ingram – the Lakers’ No. 2 pick – claimed the top spot: Which rookie will have the best career? 1. Brandon Ingram, L.A. Lakers — 26.7% 2. Kris Dunn, Minnesota — 16.7% 3. Buddy Hield, New Orleans — 13.3% T-4. Dragan Bender, Phoenix — 6.7% Jaylen Brown, Boston — 6.7% Jamal Murray, Denver — 6.7% Ben Simmons, Philadelphia — 6.7% Others receiving votes: Dejounte Murray, San Antonio; Dario

  • Barcelona youth team adorably consoles crying Japanese opponents

    For years, it was the paradigm-shifting senior team that brought so much aesthetic joy to soccer viewers of all stripes. Because, well, what other Barcelona team are you supposed to root for? Well, as of today, Barca’s under-12 team is our favorite Barca team.

    FC Yahoo
  • Greg Cosell's QB Study: Is Dak Prescott ready to shine?

    With one hit on Tony Romo, rookie Dak Prescott went from an intriguing preseason story to the Dallas Cowboys’ starting quarterback. Romo will miss a significant portion of the regular season with a broken bone in his back, so we have to examine Prescott differently. The good news is Prescott has shown some advanced quarterbacking skills, albeit in preseason games.

    Shutdown Corner
  • ESPN: Koulibaly concedes defeat in Chelsea saga

    According to ESPN’s sources, Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly "has given up hope" on becoming a Chelsea player this summer. The 25-year-old had been the club's primary defensive transfer target this summer. Chelsea have been willing to go as high as £50 million for Koulibaly, but Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis, after raising his asking price repeatedly, had settled on wanting nothing less than £60 million. With the Blues refusing to meet De Laurentiis' latest outrageous evaluation, the Senegalese international will have to stay put in Italy. At some point, he might even get a new contract, demands for which kicked off this whole saga back in the spring. Meanwhile, Chelsea are reportedly

    We Ain't Got No History
  • Joel Embiid feels '100 percent,’ is on track to play for 76ers in preseason

    Joel Embiid has fun with Nerlens Noel during warm ups prior to a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jan. 10, 2016. At long last, from the sound of things, fans of the Philadelphia 76ers might this season — possibly, potentially, with a little bit of luck, maybe — actually get a look at that rarest and most imagination-captivating of theoretical beings: a fully healthy Joel Embiid. The 7-foot-2 Cameroonian prospect, whom the Sixers selected out of Kansas with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft despite pre-draft fractures in his lower back and foot, was front and center during the Sixers’ Beach Bash in Avalon, N.J., this weekend.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • 10 deals to look out for on Transfer Deadline Day

    As the seconds tick away, Premier League teams will become more desperate. The summer transfer window for PL clubs closes at 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday and there seems to be plenty of business still to be done by all 20 teams. Below is a look at the top 10 players to keep an eye on in the next 24 hours or so, as deals for them to move elsewhere already seem to be in motion. Jack Wilshere (Arsenal): English midfielder wants to head out on loan. Juventus, Roma are interested, plus several PL clubs. A mercurial talent who just needs to play regularly. Wilfried Bony (Manchester City): Out of the picture completely at City, Bony could head to West Ham, Stoke or Everton. Powerful striker who needs to regain

  • Mike Trout is better than ever. So why aren't enough people paying attention?

    Angels centerfielder Mike Trout has no peers in baseball today. He is, by one measure, the best young hitter born in almost the last 100 years. As impressive as that fact is, it's not as meaningful as these: He keeps getting better, rarely misses a game

    Sports Illustrated