Sports: Professional

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 10:41 PM

Steelers waive LeGarrette Blount

LeGarrette Blount's early exit Monday night cost the volatile running back his job.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Peterson suspended rest of season by NFL

Adrian Peterson's dispute with the NFL reached another level when the league suspended Minnesota's star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season.


Nov. 14, 2014 @ 10:16 PM

NASCAR holds off to act on Busch

NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday no disciplinary action will be taken against Kurt Busch while police in Delaware investigate a claim of domestic assault made by the driver's former girlfriend.


Nov. 13, 2014 @ 08:13 PM

Kevin Harvick close to capturing first NASCAR championship

Long after the checkered flag fell at Phoenix last weekend, where Kevin Harvick's win earned him his first real shot at a NASCAR championship, he found a surprise visitor waiting in his motorhome.


Nov. 12, 2014 @ 11:21 PM

Rivera states Newton is fine

Panthers coach Ron Rivera walked into his news conference Tuesday and, before taking any questions, looked directly at reporters and said "No, he's not injured."


Nov. 11, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

DA not filing charges against 49ers' Ray McDonald

Ray McDonald can continue playing for the San Francisco 49ers without the burden of a domestic violence case that has followed him all season.


Nov. 08, 2014 @ 10:19 PM

Stephenson's buzzer-beater 3 carries Hornets past Hawks in 2OT

With 2.7 seconds left in the second overtime and the game tied, an exhausted Lance Stephenson looked at Steve Clifford and said, "C'mon Coach, draw me up a play."


Nov. 06, 2014 @ 11:01 PM

Panthers need Newton to rebound versus Eagles

Panthers coach Ron Rivera hopes the return of two starting offensive linemen will give Cam Newton more time to make plays in the passing game.


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 09:41 PM

Griner OK following knife attack in China

WNBA star Brittney Griner felt fortunate to be OK after getting cut on the elbow in a knife attack in China.


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

Rodriguez acknowledged steroids use to DEA

A lawyer for the University of Miami's former pitching coach said Wednesday that Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal investigators he used steroids supplied by the owner of a now-closed South Florida clinic.