His next fact could read: Chuck Norris is so influential he got Tim Tebow a job in the NFL. That’s exactly what the tough-guy actor is hoping. In an article he wrote for conservative Web site Newsbusters, Norris lauded the play of the quarterback and pushed for the Jaguars...
Seattle QB Wilson: Harvin's talent off the charts
Rob Ryan figures his firing in Dallas will only help him relate to a Saints defense humbled by a historically bad season.
Former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu has signed a four-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals.
J.R. Smith struggled in the playoffs. Well, he looked great the first couple games but he really struggled after returning from a one-game suspension for an elbow to the head of Boston’s Jason Terry in the first round. Against the Pacers he averaged 14 points a game but on just 29 percent shooting. His play…
Tim Hardaway Jr., Shane Larkin, Steven Adams all significantly improved their draft stock with impressive performances at the NBA draft combine.
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Friday's collection of links.
On the brink of elimination.
Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved to the brink of their second straight trip to the Western Conference finals with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night.
Miguel Cabrera pulled a 2-2 pitch from Twins lefty Scott Diamond in the first inning Thursday and lofted it into the left-field seats for his sixth home run in four games. Cabrera is one game shy of tying the Tigers' franchise record of five straight games with a homer.
TAMPA — Curtis Granderson was the first one back from the disabled list and it appears Mark Teixeira will be the second, with Kevin Youkilis a close third. “He could start a rehab [assignment] Tuesday in Trenton [Double-A],’’ general manager Brian Cashman said yesterday after Teixeira worked out at the Yankees...
DETROIT — Prince Fielder bounced a tiebreaking single off Jared Burton's glove in the eighth inning, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.Omar Infante started the inning with a single and was bunted to second by Torii Hunter. Ron Gardenhire then ordered Miguel Cabrera intentionally walked, but Fielder foiled the plan with a grounder that Burton (0-2) deflected past second baseman Brian Dozier.
Prince Fielder bounced a tiebreaking single off Jared Burton's glove in the eighth inning, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.