For the second time this postseason, an umpire appeared to blow a call at a key moment in a game which may well have impacted the final outcome.
While Sam Holbrook's invoking of the infield fly rule in the Wild Card playoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves wasn't universally condemned -- largely because it's a judgement call up to interpretation --...
Add this video to the "wow" department.
In a Florida youth football game on Saturday, West Park Saints assistant coach Dion Robinson charged the field after an official flagged his team for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. He was restrained from official Andrew Keigans following the flag, but couldn't be contained.
Robinson continued to pursue...
Eric Decker will be kicking himself tonight -- if he doesn't trip first.
The Broncos' wide receiver was well on his way to an 85-yard touchdown when he tripped over the 45-yard-line and was quickly brought down by Chargers defenders. The Broncos were trailing 10-0 at the time.
To add insult to injury, three plays later Peyton Manning threw an 80-yard pick...
Jared Sullinger has shown that he is a good player and, if
he stays healthy, he should spend many years as a solid pro.
After three solid preseason games inspired talk of Sullinger
cracking the Celtics' starting lineup during the regular season, along came
Monday's exhibition game in Philadelphia. Sullinger played like the rookie he
is in nine uneven minutes...
Complain about the Patriots' players all you want, but it may not be their fault that New England can't defend the pass.
The Patriots tried to address their struggling secondary over the offseason, adding Tavon Wilson, Alfonzo Dennard and Nate Ebner in the draft and Steve Gregory and Marquice Cole in free agency. So far, it hasn't panned out the way...
Brad Ausmus is also on Boston's interview list.
A New England native, the former catcher and current special
assistant to the San Diego Padres is expected to interview on Wednesday. Like
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny and White Sox skipper Robin Ventura, he has no
prior managing experience.
But the risk worked out well for the two franchises. As the
This is only Carlos Beltran's third postseason experience.
In 15 seasons in the majors, the seven-time All-Star has
only savored the October exhilaration on three occasions –– in 2004 with the
Astros, 2006 for the Mets and now 2012 as a member of the Cardinals.
During his limited stints in the postseason, Beltran has
demonstrated that he's suited for...
Brandon Lloyd gave everyone a scare on Sunday.
The Patriots' receiver dove for a Tom Brady pass that flew just right of the Patriots sideline, then stayed down on the turf favoring his shoulder. It turns out the injury was just a bruise according to Chris Mortensen on Monday Night Countdown.
Lloyd returned to the game for the final two snaps and should be good...
"Richard Sherman, who?"
That was the prevailing sentiment among Patriots fans following Sherman's taunts tweeted on Sunday night directed at Tom Brady. If you didn't know who Sherman was before Sunday afternoon, you sure do now.
The thing is, Sherman isn't a nobody. He's been one of the best cover cornerbacks in the NFL this season, and...
Back in May, it was reported that Curt Schilling's post-career business venture, the gaming company 38 Studios, was under heavy financial duress, and filed for bankruptcy shortly thereafter.
A month later, it came out that the U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI were launching simultaneous investigations into the company's business dealings -- the studio cost the state...
Hunter Pence could have a future as a pastor. Since Game 3 of the National League Division Series, the Giants outfielder has delivered inspirational pregame messages to teammates in a group huddle. The team credits Pence's sermons to rallying back from a 0-2 hole against the Reds. Giants third-base coach Tim Flannery lauded Pence's speeches and documented some of the emotional...
Ryan Tannehill was the third quarterback taken in the 2012 NFL Draft, but his play this season has earned him praise from teammates and opposing coaches alike.
The Dolphins sit at 3-3 and in a four-way tie atop the AFC East after earning a 17-14 win over the Rams. Tannehill put up solid numbers -- 21-of-29 for 185 yards and two touchdowns -- but what really impressed...
DeMarlo Hale is slated to interview with the Red Sox on
spending the 2012 season as the third-base coach for the Orioles, Hale is
eyeing the opportunity to return to the Red Sox, where he was once the bench
coach under Terry Francona.
As Red Sox
general manager Ben Cherington and company prepare to interview Hale, let's
take a look at the...
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An overseas star has become the first professional athlete to cross the 50 million 'Likes' threshold on Facebook.
As frustrated as Patriots fans were following Sunday's shocking defeat, all hope is not lost in New England.
The Patriots may be tied for the top -- and bottom -- of the AFC East, but they should still be able to take the division by the end of the season -- right?
The Bills were looked at as the Patriots' biggest competition due to a re-tooled defensive...
The Timberwolves' Kevin Love has clearly developed into one of the top players in the NBA. He currently holds the record for most consecutive games with double digits in points and rebounds since the NBA-ABA merger, won a gold medal with Team USA at this summer's Olympic Games and is they keystone of the Minnesota franchise.
The only thing that can stop him? His bed, apparently...
On just his first play back
on the field for the Patriots on Sunday, Aaron Hernandez immediately made his
A short eight-yard pitch and catch
from Tom Brady on the game's very first play from scrimmage was all it took for
Hernandez to reassert himself within the Patriots offense.
The end result may not have
rendered the triumphant return anticipated...
Tony Pena is interviewing with the Red Sox.
coach for the Yankees since 2009, Pena took advantage of the team's day off on
Monday –– since they're in the middle of the American League Championship
Series –– to become the second candidate to interview for the position.
While the Red Sox evaluate Pena's
status for the managerial vacancy...
The subheadline of the article is simple, direct and to the point. It reads: "Within two years of retiring, three out of four NFL
players will be one or more of the following: alcohol or drug addicted;
divorced; or financially distressed/bankrupt. Junior Seau was all three."
On Monday, the San Diego Union-Tribune released a lengthy, intensely reported article on the...
Standard Liege boss Ron Jans, who coached Oussama Assaidi at Heerenveen and Luis Suarez at Groningen, has offered Reds fans an insight into the potential of their new Moroccan winger.
While Kopites are all too familiar with the trickery and guile of Suarez, they are still catching their first glimpses of Assaidi, who impressed against Young Boys in Switzerland before putting in...
The Celtics have returned from their overseas trip, and the surprises are already out for this year's squad.
Promising rookie Jared Sullinger has begun to earn some buzz for his strong play and his high basketball IQ, Doc Rivers is considering shaking up his starting lineups and the rest of the Celtics lineup continues to sort itself out as the players get more opportunities...
Red Sox tickets are not going up in price after yet another disappointing season on the field.
The club announced Monday that there will be a price hold on tickets -- both season tickets and individual game tickets -- for the 2013 season. They will remain at the same price in 2013 as they were in 2012.
"It was abundantly clear this year that we should hold the line on ticket...
The injury problems continue for the Baltimore Ravens on the defensive side of the football.
FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reported that Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis had suffered a complete tear of his tricep, and he is expected to be done for the season. Glazer reported the news via Twitter on Monday afternoon.
MRI on Ray Lewis showed a complete tear after all of...
The Buffalo Bills knew something had to happen after posting back-to-back weeks of some of the worst defensive performances in NFL history.
Signing a retread who couldn't make the cut in training camp may not be it, but it's certainly a start.
Shawne Merriman, who was cut coming out of camp despite saying he was in the best shape in years, is reportedly...
It's all fun and games until someone shatters the backboard. You might remember Ivan Johnson as the guy who clashed with Kevin Garnett during last season's Celtics-Hawks playoff series, or you might know him for one of several other instances of questionable behavior. Now, going forward, you can think of him as the guy who put an abrupt stop to practice because the backboard...