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The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable team in the NFL for the 12th straight year, according to the franchise value rankings published by Forbes magazine on Thursday. The publication said the Cowboys are worth $5 billion, $1.2 billion more than the second most-valuable team, the New England Patriots ($3.8 billion). The New York Giants ($3.3 billion), Los Angeles Rams ($3.2 billion) and Washington Redskins ($3.2 billion) round out the top five. The average franchise value for a team in the league is now $2.57 billion, but Forbes notes the 2 percent increase from last year is the smallest year-over-year increase since 2010. The magazine says it's because the values are now so high that there are fewer people who could create a bidding war. There's not a direct correlation between winning and franchise value. In fact, seven of the top 10 teams (Cowboys, Giants, Redskins, San Francisco 49ers, Chicago...
Week 3 of the 2018 NFL season is upon us, as the New York Jets visit the Cleveland Browns. Here are our best bets on the game from Preston Johnson, Mike Clay and Warren Sharp. Note: Odds courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook as of Thursday morning. New York Jets at Cleveland Browns (-3) Total: 40.5 PickCenter public pick: 63 percent on Cleveland Johnson: The Browns are the favorites this week in a football game -- and they deserve to be. My raw number projects them to win this game 66 percent of the time, which equates to roughly a -194 favorite on the money line. I elected to treat this bet like a money line wager in baseball and took the Browns at -160. While there is still an edge betting the Browns at -3 (3.3 percent edge), the expected ROI is actually higher playing the money line...
Despite protests, WADA ends suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency
Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver Antonio Brown says he doesn't want to be traded and admitted he's got to do a better job of limiting distractions going forward
In a concession to women's soccer, FIFA will start funding business-class flights for some of the Women's World Cup teams traveling to France for next year's tournament
Two AFC teams might be showing some interest in the free agent quarterback
Live scores, updates, analysis and highlights from East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta
The last-place Rangers will miss the postseason for the second straight season
The Predators and Lightning lead the pack with the best odds, while the Senators rank last in the NHL
Domi's cheap shot came in the third period of Wednesday's preseason Canadiens-Panthers game
Loads of stats for you to consider when setting your Week 3 lineups, plus a list of calls the TMR would like you to forgive him for.
Antonio Brown addressed the media for nearly 10 minutes from his Steelers locker Thursday. He said coach Mike Tomlin knew he wouldn't be at work Monday and that the team's winless start has him fed up.
Ohio State standout DE Nick Bosa, who has four sacks in three games this season, had surgery to fix a core muscle injury and will not play against Tulane on Saturday.
Forbes magazine ranks the Dallas Cowboys, worth $5 billion, as the NFL's most valuable team for the 12th straight year.
Montreal's Max Domi, who punched Florida's Aaron Ekblad in the nose when the Panthers star showed no interest in fighting, was suspended for the rest of the preseason.
The Philadelphia Eagles signed Jordan Matthews on Wednesday, giving the veteran wide receiving a second stint with the reigning Super Bowl champions.
Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien on Wednesday blasted a Texas school superintendent after the official criticized quarterback Deshaun Watson in a racially tinged social media comment, saying “you can’t count on a black quarterback.”
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes and domestic violence awareness as part of the NBA's investigation into workplace conditions with his franchise.
The Red Sox remain one win away from clinching the American League East, and the usual championship banner will be hung at Fenway Park if it happens.
New York Mets outfielder and minor league All-Star Tim Tebow is expected to be back with the organization next season, a team official said Tuesday.
Antonio Brown said he doesn't want a trade from the Steelers but is "pissed off" by the team's 0-1-1 start to the season.
Follow Tiger Woods' opening round at the Tour Championship, the final PGA Tour event of the season and the finale of the FedExCup Playoffs.
The Cubs, with two rainouts, rain delays totaling nearly 11 hours, and a doubleheader, played 29 games in 30 days. They got to rest on day 31.
NASCAR teams have found that the strength, mobility and speed of football players fits well with the need for rapid pit stops.
USA TODAY Sports' Week 3 NFL picks include split opinions on Monday's Steelers-Bucs game and the NFC South clash between Atlanta and New Orleans.