SFGate San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree tore his right Achilles tendon Tuesday during the team’s organized team activities. Crabtree felt a kick in the back of his right ankle as he pushed off to run his route during a 7-on-7 drill. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a kick but a
Fomer Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher officially announced his retirement from the National Football League on Wednesday.
Urlacher made the announcement via Twitter, saying, “It was an honor to play my entire career for the Chicago Bears.”
“After spending a lot of time this spring thinking about my NFL future, I have made a decision to retire,” Urlacher said in...
Several Washington Nationals players wore a T-shirt around the clubhouse on Tuesday with a photo of pitching coach Steve McCatty from a Playgirl photo shoot he did in the early 1980s. Right-hander Dan Haren had the shirts made, which said
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has been selected as driver of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Pace Car at this weekend's Indy 500.
The spat between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia, which started when the two were paired together in the third round of The Players Championship, continued Tuesday during the European Tour Awards dinner in London. Garcia was on stage with the rest of the victorious 2012 European Ryder
Cornerback Charles Woodson has agreed to terms with the team that drafted. According to FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer, the Oakland Raiders and Woodson have agreed to terms on a one-year contract. Charles Woodson is returning to the Raiders. He’s agreed to a one-year deal — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) May 22, 2013 The 36-year-old Woodson was greeted by about 100 Raiders fans on Tuesday...
New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola learned Tuesday, the second day of organized team activities, just how talented of a quarterback Tom Brady is. Amendola and Brady worked out together this offseason in Southern California, but that doesn’t mean he’s use to catching a ball from the future Hall of Famer.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talked on Tuesday after the team’s OTA session and said he’s excited to be the veteran leader in the quarterback room. “I’m excited to be that guy that is a leader for those guys,” said Roethlisberger,
Seattle Seahawks coaches and players are already impressed with their new talent at wide receiver as the first day of organized team activities got underway on Monday. Percy Harvin, who was acquired via trade with the Vikings, reportedly put a series of moves on third-year cornerback
The USGA and the R&A announced Tuesday morning that starting Jan. 1, 2016, players competing under USGA/R&A rules will no longer be allowed to “anchor” the putter to their bodies. New Rule 14-1b prohibits strokes made with the club or a hand gripping the club held directly against the
Former NHL goalie Patrick Roy will be named the Colorado Avalanche’s next coach, according to the Denver Post citing his brother, Stephane. “They’re discussing the final details of an arrangement. Colorado is going to be very happy. Patrick is looking for
Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods spat that began at the Players Championship continued Monday as Garcia made the claim that Woods hasn’t been honest in the last 15 years. “He called me a whiner. He’s probably right,” Garcia said Monday to Golf.com’s Paul Mahoney at Wentworth, England, at the start of the week of the BMW PGA Championship.
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Fab Five, MLB Power Rankings. It’s been an interesting week for some of baseball’s best. The Rangers, Cardinals and Yankees have been able to continue plugging the holes caused by their numerous injuries,
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker participated in his first organized training activities as a member of the team on Monday. “It was good to get out there and get some work in,” said Welker. The former New England Patriot agreed with the
The U.S. Golf Association will announce its final decision on whether to ban anchored putting (belly putter and long putters that are anchored against the body) at a news conference on Tuesday. Tiger Woods is in favor of the proposed ban.
Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel said Monday that he does not consider the Miami Heat “just another team.” Vogel said Saturday night after the Pacers beat the New York Knicks to clinch their Eastern Conference finals date against the defending champions that, “
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is extremely pleased with the state of his game heading into his 14th season, saying, "I've never felt better throwing the football."
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant said he was planning a major announcement on his Facebook page this weekend, but it was not about retirement as many thought it might be. Bryant wrote Saturday on his Facebook page that, “You won’t want to miss the
Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback EJ Manuel said Sunday during a radio interview from the NFLPA Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles that the Bills offense has been much easier to learn than the system he used at Florida State. “The funny thing is it’s easier to learn than the offense
For anyone who hasn’t yet discovered that there is a 20 year old in Baltimore playing the hot corner like a young A-Rod, while drawing comparisons to the big league’s resident young phenoms Mike Trout and Bryce Harper, let this be your official notice. Orioles’ Manny Machado has not only performed as though he were a perennial All-Star on almost a daily basis
J.R. Smith will become a free agent this offseason but said after Saturday night’s 106-99 season-ending loss to the Indiana Pacers that he hopes to return to the New York Knicks. “I want to retire a Knick,” Smith said when asked about his future
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Oxbow upset Orb to win the 138th Preakness Stakes, ending Orb's bid to win the Triple Crown. Watch a replay of the race.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote said he’s “pissed off” about not making the playoffs last season and for having to watch the Baltimore Ravens, the Steelers biggest rival, win the Super Bowl. “We’re pissed off
NFL wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth, who found out Friday that he has been cleared to resume football activities following a hot air balloon accident, had a brush with the CIA after the former Washington Redskins wideout snapped a picture standing in front
Superstar Sidney Crosby’s hat trick on Friday night helped the Pittsburgh Penguins secure a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Crosby notched his second career hat trick in the