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Peyton Manning Retires, Maria Sharapova Fails Drug Test

Monday, March 07, 2016

Fresh off a Super Bowl victory, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning announced he will retire after 18 seasons. Tennis star Maria Sharapova said Monday she failed a drug test.


Soccer Fans Skeptical New FIFA President Will Bring Needed Reform

Thursday, February 25, 2016

World soccer's much-maligned governing body picks a new president this Friday. Much of the soccer-loving public disdains FIFA and is skeptical a new president will bring about positive change.


For Pro Athletes, Knowing When It's Time To Call It Quits

Friday, February 05, 2016

Earlier in the season, many suggested Peyton Manning was through and should retire. He has since rebounded and will lead his Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's NFL Super Bowl.


Buffalo Bills Appoint First Female Full-Time Coach In The NFL

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Buffalo Bills have appointed the first female full-time coach in the NFL. Kathryn Smith will be a quality control assistant coach on special teams. But whether this position means...


NFL Handles Fallout From Violent Pittsburgh-Cincinnati Playoff Game

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The violence that spilled over in the NFL playoff game between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati last weekend was a reminder of the thin line between the controlled mayhem of an NFL game and actual mayhem.


Alabama Wins 4th College Football Title In 7 Seasons

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Alabama beat Clemson 45-40 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night. On the pro side of the sport, there's still fallout from the contentious Pittsburgh-Cincinnati Game.


'Concussion' Forces Football Players To Contemplate Safety Risks

Friday, January 01, 2016

The new film Concussion has many football players thinking about the possible long-term health risks of the game. But that hasn't stopped two brothers from taking the field.


Teaching Grit On The Water: A Top Coach Mixes Rowing With Life

Thursday, December 24, 2015

For more than a decade, a rowing coach in Oregon has been teaching teenagers the value of hard work with tough love that sticks.


FIFA Bans Soccer President Sepp Blatter For 8 Years

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

In a statement, FIFA said Blatter's ban was tied to a $2 million payment he made to FIFA Vice President Michel Platini. FIFA says that Blatter was not able to provide a "legal basis" for that payment.


Major League Baseball Upholds Ban On Pete Rose

Monday, December 14, 2015

Pete Rose will not be eligible for the Hall of Fame, at least for now. Major League Baseball announced Monday it was denying his plea for reinstatement. Rose received a lifetime ban f...


MLB Commissioner To Decide Whether To Reinstate Pete Rose

Thursday, December 10, 2015

One of Major League Baseball's greatest players has been banned since 1989 for gambling on the game. But sports leagues' traditionally hard attitudes toward sports gambling seem to be softening.


Judges To Hear Appeal Over NFL's Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Former NFL players who are fighting the settlement terms will have their say in a federal appeals courtroom in Philadelphia on Thursday. Payouts for the potential $1 billion settlement are on hold.


In A Night Of Terror, A Moment Of Grace On The Soccer Pitch

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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Heading Is On The Way Out For The Youngest U.S. Soccer Players

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

There are new safety rules this week targeting concussions in youth soccer. As part of a lawsuit settlement, the United States Soccer Federation has announced new restrictions on striking the ball with the head.

The new rules eliminate heading for players 10 and under, and limit heading in ...


A Deep-Rooted History Of Activism Stirs In College Football

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

When African-American players on the University of Missouri's football team called for a boycott of games, it was the latest moment in a long history of players taking a stand for civil rights.


The Powerful Player To Watch As The World Series Gets Underway

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Baseball is a team sport. But as the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets prepare to play Game 1 of the World Series tonight, there's a tremendous amount of focus on one player in particular.

And the spotlight is on New York second baseman Daniel Murphy for good reason.



When You Hear The 'Heat,' The Pitcher's Put A Little Extra Mustard On It

Sunday, October 25, 2015

The baseball term for a superfast pitch is a word you'll be hearing often this week: heater. Lots of heaters will be thrown during the World Series, which starts Tuesday night.


More Women Work In Male-Dominated Pro Sports But There's A Long Way To Go

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Some women recently have become pioneers in pro sports leagues that have been the exclusive domain of men. Will the momentum mean more women will find a place in leagues that have long shut them out?


Father Believes Oregon Shooting Victim Saved His Daughter's Life

Monday, October 05, 2015

Lacey Scroggins, 18, was in class in Roseburg when a gunman burst in and started shooting. Her father, Randy, a pastor at New Beginnings Church of God, recounts how Lacey says she survived.


Oregon Community Grapples With Aftermath Of College Shooting

Sunday, October 04, 2015

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