Jay Cutler's injury sparks a wave of online criticism
During the 2nd half of yesterday's NFC Championship game, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler left the game with a knee injury. His perceived lack of toughness caused a flurry of online criticism from fans, media members and fellow NFL players.
Kansas Suspends Tyshawn Taylor Indefinitely
Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self announced Monday that junior guard Tyshawn Taylor had been suspended from the team indefinitely for violating team rules.
NCAA Basketball Rankings: Upsets Shake Up The Top Five
There's a new number one in men's college basketball after a week of upsets led to upheaval in the top five.
Nuggets And Nets May Still Make A Deal If Carmelo Anthony Goes To The Knicks (UPDATE: Bluff?)
The Carmelo Anthony trade situation has grown even more muddled as ESPN's Chris Broussard is now reporting that if the Nuggets make a trade with the Knicks, the Nets might still swoop in for a trade with the Nuggets.
In Dave Duerson, Suicide Brings Hope For The Future
Former Chicago Bear safety Dave Duerson committed suicide last week, but in giving up his life, he will potentially save others from making the same decision in the future.
Who Is Daytona 500 Winner Trevor Bayne?
After a surprise victory in yesterday's Daytona 500, at only 20 years old, Trevor Bayne is the new toast of the NASCAR world.
Lions To Lose Draft Pick After Tampering Violation
The Detroit Lions will forfeit a seventh-round draft pick in the upcoming draft after the NFL ruled the team was in violation of the league's tampering rules.
Dennis Rodman And Chris Mullin Top List Of Basketball Hall Of Fame Finalists, Reggie Miller snubbed
The Basketball Hall of Fame announced its list of finalists Friday and the names who made it are just as newsworthy as the one that didn't.
Report: Nets, Nuggets Agree To Carmelo Anthony Trade Pending Contract Extension
According to Bergen Record NBA reporter Al Iannazzone, the New Jersey Nets and Denver Nuggets have agreed in principle to a trade that would send Carmelo Anthony to Newark.
Dave Duerson, Former Chicago Bear, Dies At 50
Dave Duerson, who played strong safety on the 1985 Chicago Bears who won Super Bowl XX, was found dead in his Miami home. He was 50 years old.
ESPN's Bill Simmons Announces Spinoff Website (UPDATE: Added Details)
ESPN.com columnist Bill Simmons announced Friday details of a new website he is launching as well as some of the staff members being added.
NBA All-Star Weekend 2011 Skills Challenge Preview [Slideshow]
It's no secret that the point guard play in the NBA is at one of the highest levels it has ever been. Thanks to an influx of talent in recent drafts, as well as some veterans who haven't yet lost a step, it seems every team that's contending for the title this year has one of the league's best point guards.
Miguel Cabrera Arrested, Suspected Of DUI
Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was arrested Wednesday night on DUI and resisting arrest charges.
Arrest Made In Toomer's Corner Tree Poisoning
Harvey Almorn Updyke Jr. was arrested Thursday morning in connection with poisoning trees at Toomer's Corner, the traditional gathering area for celebrations at Auburn University.
Jewish Soccer League In England Rocked By Identity Scandal
Holy Mount Zion of England's all-Jewish Maccabi Southern Football League has been suspended for league play amid allegations that non-Jewish players were used.
Deadline Passes For Contract Extension As Albert Pujols Rejects Modest Proposal
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols's self-imposed deadline to agree to a contract extension with the club has passed, potentially leaving the Cardinals in the franchise's biggest bind ever.
Chris Rock Opens Up About LeBron James
In an interview with Esquire comedian Chris Rock shared his opinion on LeBron James, from his style of play to The Decision and everything in between.
Colts Look to Lock Up Manning to Record Deal
In the event that the NFL and the NFL Players Association come to an agreement and avoid a work stoppage, the Indianapolis Colts are looking to make Peyton Manning the highest-paid NFL player of all-time by the time he takes the field in 2011.
Yankees Ace CC Sabathia May Opt Out of His Contract
CC Sabathia is among the best pitchers in baseball and firmly entrenched as the Yankees' ace, but could he be on the move after this season?
Watson, The Jeopardy!-Playing Super-Computer, Knows Sports [Video]
IBM and Jeopardy! have teamed up to conduct an exhibition between two former Jeopardy! champions and Watson, a super-computer with advanced artificial-intelligence.
Islanders-Penguins And The Best Hockey Fights Ever [Video]
Last Friday, the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins played knowing full-well that things were likely to turn dicey. What resulted was hockey mayhem.
Top 10 LeBron James Dunks [Video]
There's no denying that LeBron James is one of the best—if not the best—basketball players in the world.
Albert Haynesworth Accused Of Sexual Abuse
Washington, D.C. police are investigating a sexual abuse complaint made against Redskins tackle Albert Haynesworth.
NBA Roundup: Kobe Bryant And Paul Pierce To Miss Time? (UPDATE: Pierce Cleared)
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is a game-time decision Monday and Paul Pierce is schedule to undergo an MRI, but are the two stars going to miss time?
Bill Murray Wins Pro-Am Golf Tournament
Actor Bill Murray and partner D.A. Points won the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am this weekend.
Peter Forsberg Cuts Comeback Short, Retires From Hockey, Again
Peter Forsberg is expected to announce his retirement from hockey Monday after a two-game comeback with the Colorado Avalanche.
Albert Pujols, Cardinals Set Deadline, What Happens if it Passes?
Slugger Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals have set a 12 PM EST Wednesday deadline to agree on a contract extension.
Lockout Grows Closer As NFL And Players Union Talks Stall
After talks Wednesday didn't progress, meetings between the NFL and the NFL Players Union were canceled Thursday because the two sides are too far apart in negotiations.
Norwegian Ski Flier Crushes World Record Twice In One Day
Norwegian ski flier Johan Remen Evensen broke the world record for ski flying twice Friday during the grand opening of Vikersundbakken, the world's largest ski flying hill.
NFL Hands Out More Super Bowl Refunds
The fallout over Super Bowl XLV ticketing is getting progressively worse for the NFL. The league announced they were extending refunds or tickets to a future Super Bowl to an additional 2,000 people.