LATEST STORIES FROM FOX SPORTS

Titans' Zach Brown healthy and motivated

After missing nearly all of last season, Tennessee Titans linebacker Zach Brown is back and ready to make up for lost time. "I feel good, real good, and I just can't wait to get out there again," Brown said, according to John Glennon of the Tennessean. "Last year, I felt like something was taken from me. So this year, I've got something to prove. Last year was the year I felt like...
Via Fox Sports
3 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vinny Del Negro linked to Pelicans' opening coaching position

With a talent like Anthony Davis in the fold, the New Orleans Pelicans should have their pick among the very best head coaching candidates across the basketball landscape. That's a good thing, obviously, but that kind of choice also means doing a lot of homework and making sure that a team does its due diligence. The latest name to come up on the Pelicans' coaching search is former...
Via Fox Sports
14 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones turns two with outfield assist (Video)

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is quietly putting together an outstanding season, both at the plate and in the field. During game one of a double-header, Jones showed off his cannon in centerfield, completing a double play on the tagging runner:If he keeps this up, combined with his fantastic year at the plate, he could be in the mix for an MVP award.
Via Fox Sports
25 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Ducks led nation in 2014 revenue

According to a report by USA Today, the Oregon Ducks' athletic department led the nation in revenue in 2014.The Ducks have one of the most accomplished athletic departments in the nation and also have some of the biggest donors in the country (cough, cough Phil Knight). Oregon brought in $196M in athletic related revenue in 2014, outpacing second place Texas by about $35M.Most of...
Via Fox Sports
26 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Cavs, Warriors have unprecedented wait before playing for title

Golden State coach Steve Kerr was chatting with assistant Luke Walton a few minutes before what became the Warriors' clinching victory in the Western Conference Finals, and a realization popped into his head. ''You know what we do now?'' Kerr asked, somewhat rhetorically. ''We wait.'' Now, we all wait. The NBA Finals won't start until June 4, meaning both the Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via AP on Fox
27 minutes ago  |  Discuss

OC Frank Reich focused on improving the Chargers run game

Frank Reich knows why his offense struggled to run the ball like it did.But heading into 2015, the second-year offensive coordinator is just happy he was given the tools to fix the issue."I’m just thankful that (president of football operations) John Spanos and (Chargers GM) Tom (Telesco) and Mike (McCoy) got us a guy like Melvin Gordon, and added some players to the offensive...
Via Fox Sports
29 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter doesn't want to see his own garden gnome

For those who aren't keeping track, there has been a ton of hype on social media about Buck Showalter's garden gnome. There would be little bits and pieces shown, maybe a shot of the gnome's shadow, but it wasn't fully revealed until recently.However, when the Baltimore Orioles' manager was asked if he has seen the much-hyped gnome, he seemed...disinterested.For those who are, unlike...
Via Fox Sports
31 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Senators GM Murray to make 2015-16 season his last

After eight years as the Senators' general manager, Bryan Murray has begun planning his departure. Murray told CBC in an interview this week that the 2015-16 NHL season will be his last as GM.The 72-year-old is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment for colon cancer, which he was diagnosed with in the summer of 2014. He told CBC's Hallie Cotnam, "I’m not as energized as I...
Via Fox Sports
31 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Washington No. 2 in Pac-12 revenue

According to a USA Today report, the Washington Huskies ranked second in the Pac-12 in 2014 in terms of athletic department revenue.The University of Oregon led the nation in revenue at $196M and the Huskies finished No. 20 in the country by bringing in $100.3M in 2014.The Huskies got $24M in outside contributions, $15M in program related revenue and $28.5 in ticket sales.(h/t Seattle...
Via Fox Sports
33 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Washington faces uncertainty at linebacker

ESPN's Dave Lombardi listed his top linebacker groups for Pac-12 teams and the Washington Huskies were a big question mark for him.Here is what Lombardi had to say about Washington's linebackers:"The Huskies have lost a staggering amount of defensive talent. Shaq Thompson, sack master Hau'oli Kikaha, and leading tackler John Timu are all gone. There's a massive amount of productivity...
Via Fox Sports
33 minutes ago  |  Discuss

TV analyst Dell Curry gets greater role in Hornets organization

  The Hornets have expanded Dell Curry's role, naming him the franchise's ambassador and special projects adviser. He will remain the color analyst for the team's TV broadcasts on SportSouth. The team announced Curry will serve as an ambassador for the team at events related to both basketball and business operations, which include community programs, charity outings and fundraising...
Via AP on Fox
37 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox lefty Rodriguez wins MLB debut, 5-1 at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Eduardo Rodriguez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings to become the youngest Red Sox starter to win in his major league debut on the road since 1967, and Boston beat the Rangers 5-1 to spoil Josh Hamilton's first home game back in Texas on Thursday night. The 22-year-old Rodriguez was already the youngest Red Sox pitcher to make his MLB debut on the road since 21...
Via AP on Fox
40 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Raiders prioritizing size with their new tight end group

As the roster currently stands, an average Raiders tight end is 6-foot-4 and 254 pounds.That's no coincidence. Tight ends coach Bobby Johnson said the team went hunting for "bigger humans" at that spot this offseason.“Bigger humans tend to be more durable, more physical and that’s the image and that’s the style of play we’re going to have here," Johnson told the team's official...
Via Fox Sports
41 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Raiders turn to social media to support the Golden State Warriors

O.Co Coliseum is just a parking lot away from Oracle Arena, home of the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors.Oakland Raiders players past and present are justifiably excited to see what Steph Curry and Co. will do against LeBron James in the NBA Finals.https://twitter.com/RAIDERS/status/603773523555811328https://twitter.com/derekcarrqb/status/603720204963586048https...
Via Fox Sports
41 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Schiavone, Kuznetsova endure another Grand Slam marathon

  In a matchup of past French Open champions with similar, grind-it-out-at-the-baseline games, Francesca Schiavone knew she and Svetlana Kuznetsova would wind up playing for hours and hours. They've done it before, once meeting in the longest Grand Slam women's match in history, and they did it again Thursday. Schiavone saved a match point with an off-balance, down-the-line backhand...
Via AP on Fox
53 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Quebec beats Rimouski 5-2 to reach Memorial Cup semifinal

QUEBEC CITY (AP) Jerome Verrier broke a tie late in the second period with his second goal and the Quebec Remparts beat the Rimouski Oceanic 5-2 on Thursday night to advance to the Memorial Cup semifinal. Anthony Duclair, Adam Erne and Marc-Olivier Roy also scored, and Zach Fucale made 30 saves for the host Remparts. They will face the Western Hockey League champion Kelowna Rockets...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Ben Grubbs getting acclimated to his new Chiefs line

The odd man out on Kansas City's line? It's a two-time Pro Bowler.Every other projected starter has two years of experience in Andy Reid's offense. Recently-acquired guard Ben Grubbs does not."It's been a learning process," Grubbs told reporters. "Of course it's different plays, different terminology, but this is what this phase is for."Even top-shelf players like Grubbs need to...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' kicker Cairo Santos explains how the PAT changes his kicks

In the past, kickers might've been able to get away with a half-hearted point-after attemptChiefs kicker Cairo Santos says that won't happen now that those kicks are 13 yards longer."I think (with) the 20-yarder you can get away with miss-hits," Santos told ESPN. "They'll still go in. But (from) 33, it starts to get in that awkward range where a miss-hit might not go in."Lazy boots...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Reid: Stephenson's left tackle reps don't threaten Fisher

Eric Fisher was the top overall pick two seasons ago. On Thursday, the left tackle was demoted to the Chiefs' second-team in favor of Donald Stephenson.But head coach Andy Reid doesn't want people to think Fisher has lost his job for good."It's the only way you can get Donald some reps there," Reid told reporters on Thursday. "We want to make sure that we have everybody covered....
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Sweet, Betsa lead Michigan past Alabama, 5-0

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Lauren Sweet hit a grand slam and Megan Betsa threw a four-hitter help Michigan beat Alabama 5-0 on Thursday night in the Women's College World Series opener for both teams. Betsa struck out six for the third-seeded Wolverines (57-6). Kelly Christner hit a solo home run in the bottom of the first inning, and Sweet connected off Alexis Osorio in the fourth. The...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Stanford linebackers a group of strength

ESPN's Dave Lombardi recently ranked all of the Pac-12 linebacking groups and the Stanford Cardinal were named one of the best units in the conference. Here is what ESPN's Lombardi had to say about Stanford's dynamic linebacking group: "David Shaw's program finds itself in the opposite position of the Sun Devils: The Cardinal must replace nearly all of their 2014 defensive starters...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Stanford chasing down OSU RB commit

Verbal commitments in college football mean nothing. Well, they mean something, but very little. Todd Sibley, a 2017 Ohio State running back commit, is apparently garnering big time interest from other schools.Sibley recently said that Stanford, Michigan State and Notre Dame are showing lots of interest lately and he may be receptive to those schools. There's a ton of time between...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Brewers outright reliever Wooten to Triple-A Colorado Springs

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Brewers have outrighted reliever Rob Wooten to Triple-A Colorado Springs, creating another opening on Milwaukee's 40-man roster as the team juggles its pitching staff. Milwaukee planned to call up a starter from Triple-A to take the rotation spot of Wily Peralta, who could be out at least a month with a left oblique injury. The Brewers are also awaiting the...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Brewers outright Wooten, more pitching moves upcoming

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Brewers have outrighted reliever Rob Wooten to Triple-A Colorado Springs, creating another opening on Milwaukee's 40-man roster as the team juggles its pitching staff. Milwaukee planned to call up a starter from Triple-A to take the rotation spot of Wily Peralta, who could be out at least a month with a left oblique injury. The Brewers are also awaiting the outcome...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Albany's Thompson wins lacrosse's Tewaaraton Award

WASHINGTON (AP) Albany's Lyle Thompson, the career scoring leader in Division I lacrosse history, has won the Tewaaraton Award for a second time. The trophy, given to the best player in the nation, was awarded Thursday night at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian. Lyle shared the trophy last year with brother Miles as they became the first Native...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
Fox Sports
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.