Twitter exploded following Tom Brady's four-game suspension being overturned Thursday by U.S. federal judge Richard Berman. St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long summed up the madness by posting, "I declare this day meme Christmas."
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Before Paige VanZant stepped into an Ultimate Fighting Championship cage, comparisons to the sport's biggest star were being made almost every time her name was mentioned in the media. Convincing victories in both of her UFC appearances have only strengthened the hype around the "next Ronda Rousey."
Too many long balls. Too many backward steps. That's how the 51s lost their grip on first place in the Pacific Coast League's Pacific Southern Division after Thursday night's 10-1 loss to El Paso at Cashman Field.
The Huskies have won at least 11 games the past five seasons under three coaches and three quarterbacks. As UNLV prepares to open its season at Northern Illinois at 4:30 p.m. PDT Saturday under yet another regime, the Rebels could do worse than model what's taken place in DeKalb, Ill.
Seven months after winning his fourth Super Bowl, Tom Brady prevailed in another big game with the clock winding down. Again, his opponent was second-guessed and properly portrayed as idiotic.
College football is back in a big way this Labor Day weekend, highlighted by a Saturday slate featuring showdowns between No. 3 Alabama and No. 20 Wisconsin and No. 11 Notre Dame and Texas.
I start today's column with this horse racing news: "American Pharoah is STILL racing!"
A month after athletic director Norwood Teague resigned, Minnesota assistant AD Mike Ellis reportedly has taken a leave of absence as the school investigates recent complaints against him.
Robbie Lawler will defend the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title against Carlos Condit on Jan. 2 at MGM Grand, sources close to the organization confirmed late Thursday.
Timothy Bradley (32-1-1, 12 knockouts) will face Brandon Rios on an HBO card Nov. 7 at the Thomas & Mack Center for Bradley's World Boxing Organization welterweight title.
Quarterback Travis Wilson was 24-of-33 for 208 yards and added 53 yards and a touchdown on the ground to lead Utah to a 24-17 victory over Michigan in the season opener for both teams Thursday in Salt Lake City.
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There's really no mistaking the message stamped in big red letters across Silverstone Golf Club's homepage.
The festivities for UFC 191 officially kicked off Thursday with some of the world's top fighters trading verbal jabs in preparation for Saturday's card at the MGM Grand.
A man found in possession of O.J. Simpson's Heisman Trophy, which disappeared from the University of Southern California in 1994, has been charged with receiving stolen property, Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday.
ESPN will keep baseball analyst Curt Schilling off the air for the remainder of the season after he made a controversial remark on Twitter last month.
Five Rutgers University football players were suspended from the team after being arrested on Thursday, with four accused of assault and one charged in a pair of home invasions, New Jersey authorities said.
The hype has been all about Jim Harbaugh making his debut as Michigan coach in today's college football season opener at Utah (5:30 p.m., FS1 (329). But Las Vegas wise guys don't believe the hype.
Five things to watch for when UNLV opens its football season at 4:30 p.m. PDT Saturday at Northern Illinois.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension was nullified by U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Berman, clearing Brady to get back to football and his starting job with the defending Super Bowl champions.
UNLV didn't have much to celebrate last season while going 2-11, but plenty of honors went wide receiver Devonte Boyd's way.
Northern Illinois junior Drew Hare is the kind of dual-threat quarterback who has given UNLV fits in the past several seasons.
Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was found to be toting a handgun in his carry-on bag last Friday at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport but was allowed to hand it over to an associate after he was detained.
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