LATEST STORIES FROM FOX SPORTS

Alex Morgan: 'Blatter didn't know who I was' at Ballon d'Or gala

Sepp Blatter may have recently declared himself the "godfather" of women's soccer, but U.S. star Alex Morgan is now the latest player to accuse the FIFA president of sexist behavior. In an interview with Time,  Morgan says Blatter and his fellow FIFA executives didn't recognize her when she attended the Ballon d'Or gala in January 2013 as one of three finalists for FIFA Women's...
Via Fox Sports
2 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Karam takes drive toward Indy 500 in stylish pink Camaro

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Sage Karam needs a date - maybe even dates - for a busy social calendar stuffed with appearances at parades, autograph signings and one pretty big race. He's got his eye on a perfect love story, one that includes Taylor Swift. Karam wants Swift to headline next year at the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, so he can then strut out of victory lane with the...
Via AP on Fox
3 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Young Bruins fist-bumping fan named Man of the Year by charity

Remember Liam Fitzgerald, the young Bruins fan who became a smash hit on the Internet last November after fist-bumping members of the Bruins? (If you don't know his full story, make sure you check out this FOXSports.com feature on Fitzgerlad.) The youngster, who has down syndrome, was named Man of the Year by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Thursday. Fitzgerald was honored...
Via Fox Sports
6 minutes ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar's Walker survives tough week with endless questions

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) As Derrick Walker strolled through the Indianapolis Motor Speedway garages one day this week, he was stopped by an old friend. Roger Penske, like everybody else, wanted an update on IndyCar's investigation into the safety of the cars. The topic isn't going away anytime soon for Walker, who has been enduring the toughest week of his two-year tenure overseeing competition...
Via AP on Fox
15 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Indonesia could return to MotoGP schedule in 2017

Indonesia’s dream to again host a MotoGP racing event are now closer to reality after a meeting with CEO Dorna Sports SL., Carmelo Ezpeleta and Managing Director of Events Area, Javier Alonso on Wednesday. "For us, it's a big pleasure to be here. Indonesia has been included in our plans for a long time. This is a great country with high growth in motorcycle sales sector. It's an...
Via Fox Sports
21 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Ebola-free Liberia cleared to host football games again

CAIRO (AP) The Confederation of African Football has cleared Liberia to host international football games again after it was declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organization. It means Liberia will be able to play at home in 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifying, which begins next month, and 2018 World Cup qualifying later in the year. However, CAF's announcement on Friday...
Via AP on Fox
21 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Donald named 18th-best player in PFF's Top 101 of 2014

St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald had one of the best rookie seasons in the NFL. For his effort, he has been selected as the 18th-best player overall in 2014 according to Pro Football Focus. Pro Football Focus charts each NFL player of every play of every game. Here is how they broke down Donald. Donald had an incredible rookie year that he hopes to be able to back up...
Via Fox Sports
25 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers says Clippers will likely offer DeAndre Jordan a max contract

The Los Angeles Clippers face an important offseason this summer, and the future of the franchise may rest in DeAndre Jordan's hands.Jordan will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, where he'll be free to sign with any team he chooses. The Clippers do have an advantage in retaining Jordan, however, as they can offer him $109 million over five years as opposed to the $81...
Via Fox Sports
26 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Threat of storms means early 3-somes Saturday at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) The leaders at Colonial won't get to sleep late Saturday. Due to the expectation of inclement weather, including the possibility of severe storms Saturday afternoon, the PGA Tour said Friday that players in the third round will be grouped in threesomes instead of the normal twosomes and go off both tees Nos. 1 and 10. The last group Saturday is expected to...
Via AP on Fox
27 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Indy 500 broadcast to introduce real-time telemetry to fans

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) During the broadcast of Sunday's Indianapolis 500, fans watching on television will be able to see just how much physical strain is put on a driver's body during the race. ABC has outfitted James Jakes and Sage Karam with sensors near the base of their hearts that will report real-time telemetry, including heart rate, respiration and calorie burn rate, as their...
Via AP on Fox
27 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Leafs still in need of a GM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have their next head coach in Mike Babcock, but they are still in need of a general manager. While team president Brendan Shanahan has emphasized that he is in no hurry to hire one, there is still the need to do so. Or at least that is what would seem logical, but according to The Hockey Writers, Shanahan indicated that the duties of the general manager may...
Via Fox Sports
32 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Canada, land of opportunity: Michael Sam's blueprint to realize NFL dream

Will Michael Sam become the next Cameron Wake in the CFL? I don't think Sam, who signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes on Friday, will have a career that emulates the current Miami Dolphins star. I do think, however, he will be a starter in the league -- but one who will get fewer than 10 sacks in the 18-game CFL season. I believe this because he is with Montreal...
Via Fox Sports
35 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Russia's Drozd beats Janik to defend WBC cruiserweight title

MOSCOW (AP) Russia's Grigory Drozd defended his WBC cruiserweight title for the first time Friday, defeating Poland's Lukasz Janik with a ninth-round technical knockout. Cheered on by a raucous and nationalist home crowd in the Russian capital, Drozd weakened Janik with a succession of body shots before knocking him down in the seventh round. Janik went into a defensive mode as...
Via AP on Fox
37 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Babcock bids emotional farewell in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) A day after being introduced as the new coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike Babcock was back in Detroit, speaking with reporters in the Red Wings' dressing room. In what was something of a farewell address to the organization and the city, Babcock thanked Detroit owner Mike Ilitch, described the past decade as the best 10 years of his life - and said he went back...
Via AP on Fox
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Southampton-Manchester City Preview

The Premier League career of an English football great comes to an end wearing Manchester City blue with the top of the table out of reach, but there's a prize on the line for the side that's trying to play spoiler. Frank Lampard's nearly two-decade run comes to an end Sunday at the Etihad Stadium, but that won't stop Southampton from seeking a result that would qualify them for...
Via AP on Fox
40 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Renard quits as Cote d'Ivoire manager, eyes Lille coaching post

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire --  Herve Renard quit as Côte d’Ivoire coach on Friday, three months after delivering a long-awaited African Cup of Nations title. Renard is expected to take charge of French top-flight club Lille. Côte d’Ivoire's Football Federation said it had agreed to end the 46-year-old Frenchman's contract early. Renard has been linked with the head coach...
Via AP on Fox
40 minutes ago  |  Discuss

American Pharoah gallops in Kentucky, others work at Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah went out for his first gallop since winning the Preakness, covering 1 3/16 miles at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday. Exercise rider Jorge Alvarez said the 3-year-old colt ''didn't seem like he was tired or anything.'' American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby on May 2 and the Preakness last Saturday. He is preparing...
Via AP on Fox
42 minutes ago  |  Discuss

In Monaco, F1 officials make call stronger leadership

MONACO (AP) First there were strategy meetings to discuss how to make Formula One more exciting again. Then came a fan survey this week aimed at gathering even more ideas. What's still lacking, according to teams, drivers and F1 management officials at the Monaco Grand Prix this week, is strong and resolute leadership to actually carry through with the changes. The sport's future...
Via AP on Fox
43 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Harlem Globetrotter great Marques Haynes dies at 89

  Marques Haynes, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters showman often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, has died. He was 89. He died Friday in Plano, Texas, of natural causes, the Globetrotters said. CEO Kurt Schneider said "basketball has lost one of its most iconic figures." Haynes made the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998, the first Globetrotter to be so honored...
Via AP on Fox
43 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Nationals activate reliever Casey Janssen; Solis on DL

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals activated RHP Casey Janssen and placed LHP Sammy Solis on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation. Janssen, 33, missed the first 41 games with right shoulder inflammation. The reliever, who signed with the Nationals as a free agent in February, made six rehab appearances between Single-A Potomac and Double-A Harrisburg. The...
Via AP on Fox
45 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89

PHOENIX (AP) Marques Haynes, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters showman often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, has died. He was 89. He died Friday in Plano, Texas, of natural causes, the Globetrotters said. CEO Kurt Schneider said ''basketball has lost one of its most iconic figures.'' Haynes made the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998, the first Globetrotter to...
Via AP on Fox
45 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Belichick reportedly never believed Brady's Deflategate story

Robert Kraft's decision not to appeal the New England Patriots' punishment for Deflategate left Tom Brady to fight the harsh discipline on his own. According to the Boston Herald's Ron Borges, Brady has been on his own throughout the prolonged incident. Borges was a recent guest on CSNNE's "Sports Tonight" and was asked by host Michael Felger if there was a chance Kraft and head...
Via Fox Sports
46 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay will likely roll out one of the youngest offenses in 2015

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have put together what should be one of the youngest offenses in the NFL in 2015, according to Sander Philipse of Bucs Nation. The full breakdown of the NFL was down by Jimmy Kempski of Philly Voice, which features the Bucs having an average offensive age of 25.73. As Philipse points out, this leaves them tied for the fifth-youngest with the Seattle Seahawks...
Via Fox Sports
49 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kapron Lewis-Moore, Brent Urban eagerly awaiting NFL debuts

Ravens defensive end Kapron Lewis-Moore is chomping at the bit to make his NFL debut two years after being drafted. Devastating injuries have cost Lewis-Moore his first two seasons. He was working his way back from a torn ACL suffered in his final game at Notre Dame when he tore his Achilles tendon during training camp last summer. He screamed in pain and sobbed as he was carted...
Via Fox Sports
50 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Valverde agrees to one-year contract extension with Athletic Bilbao

BILBAO, Spain -- Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde has agreed to a one-year contract extension that will keep him at the Basque club through the end of next season. After a shaky start to the campaign, Valverde has guided Bilbao to the final of the Copa del Rey, where it will face Barcelona at Camp Nou on May 30. Bilbao can also clinch a seventh-place finish in the Spanish league...
Via AP on Fox
50 minutes 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.