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ABC News

ABC News


Dez Bryant visiting with Browns, 'trying to work some things out'
08/16/2018 3:16pm

Free agent wide receiver Dez Bryant, in Cleveland for a visit with the Browns, stopped by the team's radio station Thursday and sounded optimistic about possibly working out a deal. Bryant said on Cleveland Browns Daily that he likes the city, thinks he would look good back in the orange he wore at Oklahoma State and said "we are just trying to work some things out." He retweeted a photo of him signing autographs in Cleveland's airport. Several Browns have been lobbying Bryant, including quarterbacks Tyrod Taylor and Baker Mayfield and receiver Jarvis Landry. Bryant, 29, was released by the Cowboys after eight seasons in April. The three-time Pro Bowl was the franchise leader in touchdown receptions He turned down a three-year contract offer from Baltimore, preferring a one-year deal where he can re-establish himself and get a bigger payday next season.

Maryland regents to hold special meeting over Jordan McNair's death
08/16/2018 4:06pm

The University of Maryland board of regents has called a special meeting Friday to receive updates about the school's actions in the wake of the June 13 death of football player Jordan McNair. The meeting will take place in closed session via conference call. The regents elected to close the meeting, citing the following statute: "The appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom it has jurisdiction," as well as to consult with university counsel and staff about potential litigation. A statement from the board is expected following Friday's meeting. Wallace Loh, president of the University of Maryland-College Park, on Tuesday said the school accepts "legal and moral responsibility for the mistakes" made on May 29, when McNair fell ill during a team workout and was later taken to a Washington hospital. McNair died...

As time off stretches to three weeks, Aaron Judge feeling frustration
08/16/2018 2:36pm

NEW YORK -- As his injured wrist continues healing slower than doctors originally thought, Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge said Thursday that he hates still being away from the field and out of the lineup. "I'm not frustrated with the pace [of the healing]. I'm frustrated with being out," Judge said. The outfielder has been out of action for exactly three weeks. He suffered a chip fracture in his right wrist when a 94 mph fastball hit him July 26. Hours after Judge suffered the injury, the Yankees announced an approximate three-week recovery period. On Wednesday, general manager Brian Cashman told WFAN 101.9 FM's Mike Francesa that timeline may have been a bit too optimistic. "We thought maybe three weeks would cover it, but it's going to be longer than that," Cashman said. "So we missed on the time frame." Cashman also said Judge received a cortisone shot Monday. "It's something they said that I might have to do at some point,"...

Giants' Beckham: 'Back in love with what I've always loved'
08/16/2018 1:38pm

Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. looks fully recovered from ankle surgery

'Really cool feeling': Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham
08/16/2018 1:13pm

"I don't do this every day": Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham, the 10th on PGA Tour to break 60

CBS Sports


LOOK: Here's how the Eagles used preseason jerseys to troll the Patriots about Super Bowl LII
08/16/2018 3:56pm

That makes two times the Eagles have beaten the Pats in the last six months

Ranking the new NBA jerseys that have been unveiled this offseason: Lakers' uniform game is strong
08/16/2018 3:44pm

The Lakers, Nuggets, Hornets, Magic and Hawks are among the teams that have announced new unis

MLB scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Snell dominates Yankees as Rays take series
08/16/2018 3:42pm

Keep it right here for all of Thursday's MLB action

Hawks bring back awesome retro jerseys to celebrate 50th anniversary of moving to Atlanta
08/16/2018 3:48pm

The Hawks will wear their original 1968 jerseys as throwback alternates this season

College football will struggle to define 'integrity' in the age of legalized sports betting
08/16/2018 3:32pm

It's a whole new world for college sports, and football gets the first taste of it this season

ESPN

ESPN


Chip Kelly is back and looking to dominate
08/16/2018 8:47am

Kelly doesn't do much talking, even those closest to him will tell you that. But it's one of the reasons why Kelly's decision to take over at UCLA makes perfect sense.

The Pac-12 players, games and teams you need to know
08/16/2018 8:48am

Check out Pac-12 Heisman hopefuls, who made our all-conference team, players to know, new coaches and more before kickoff.

Elway: Kap had chance to be Bronco, 'passed'
08/16/2018 3:59pm

If the Broncos decide to sign a veteran backup to quarterback Case Keenum, it won't be Colin Kaepernick. "He's had his chance to be here. He passed it," John Elway said Thursday.

Dez: Got to 'work some things out' with Browns
08/16/2018 4:05pm

Three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Dez Bryant is visiting with the Browns in Cleveland, and he said the two sides are "just trying to work some things out."

Parents of McNair: Terps' Durkin 'needs to go'
08/16/2018 4:58pm

The parents of Jordan McNair, the Maryland player who died after suffering heatstroke, said Terps football coach DJ Durkin "needs to go" after failing to protect their son.

Fox News

Fox News


Keith Hernandez slammed for defending Marlins pitcher for plunking Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr.
08/16/2018 12:51pm

Tempers boiled over on the field Wednesday night after an opposing pitcher fired a baseball into the left elbow of Rookie of the Year frontrunner Ronald Acuna Jr. -- and emotions continued to flare off the field Thursday as many fans slammed a New York broadcaster who defended the plunking.

Aretha Franklin remembered across sports world
08/16/2018 11:22am

Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” died Thursday of advanced pancreatic cancer at the age of 76 -- and the sports world took a turn paying tribute to the legendary singer.

Serena Williams reveals why she suffered historic first-round loss
08/16/2018 10:46am

Tennis superstar Serena Williams has run into a few roadblocks since returning to the court following her pregnancy and related health troubles, including a huge upset loss to Johanna Konta in California.

Johnny Manziel's comeback in CFL put on hold after he's placed in concussion protocol
08/16/2018 8:31am

Johnny Manziel’s comeback attempt was put on hold Wednesday when his Canadian Football League team placed him in the concussion protocol after the ex-college star missed a second straight practice due to concussion-associated symptoms.

Ex-coach Rick Pitino, linked to stripper scandal, denies naming horse Party Dancer
08/16/2018 4:45am

Former University of Louisville men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino -- fired over a scandal involving strippers hired to entertain the team's players -- claims he had nothing to do with choosing "Party Dancer" as the name for a racehorse he co-owns.

USA Today

USA Today


John Elway: Colin Kaepernick 'had his chance' with Broncos and 'passed' on contract offer
08/16/2018 3:33pm

John Elway said the Broncos won't be giving Colin Kaepernick a shot after a 2016 trade attempt didn't pan out.        

Tiger Woods' caddie paid heckler $25 to get lost
08/16/2018 2:02pm

This is why LaCava is a great caddie.        

Blue Lives Matter group turns down partnership offer from Jets
08/16/2018 1:28pm

The founder of pro-police group Blue Lives Matter highlighted player protests as a reason he did not want to partner with the Jets.        

Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston? It's not that complicated
08/16/2018 9:42am

Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston, the top two picks in the 2015 NFL draft, will face off in a preseason game. But one is clearly ahead of the other.        

Brandt Snedeker shoots 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history at Wyndham Championship
08/16/2018 12:41pm

Snedeker started on the back nine and shot a 3-under 32 before getting on a roll and finishing 8-under 27 on the front nine.