Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth pleaded guilty to reckless driving Thursday and was sentenced to five days in jail.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and was sentenced to 18 months’ probation under a deal with prosecutors following accusations he assaulted his wife on two occasions, a court spokesman said.
Federal authorities and the National Football League have seized $19.5 million worth of fake sports memorabilia as part of a year-long crackdown on counterfeit goods, they said on Thursday.
The New England Patriots got a rude awakening days ahead of their Super Bowl clash with the Seattle Seahawks as a false fire alarm went off during the early morning hours on Thursday at the team’s hotel.
Kobe Bryant’s NBA season effectively ended on Wednesday after he had surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder that will sideline him for nine months, the Los Angeles Lakers said.
U.S. television network NBC said on Wednesday it sold all the advertising time for Sunday’s Super Bowl telecast, with brands paying up to a record $4.5 million for a 30-second spot to get their messages in front of the year’s biggest audience.
Not long after their courtside meeting Tuesday night at halftime of an NBA game, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao met again, this one in a more private setting and apparently more meaningful.
Most teenagers dread being called to the principal’s office, but for 14-year-old Daniel Duncan, it brought a surprise he won’t soon forget. Daniel got a special phone call from Bobby Wagner, a linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks and one of his favorite players.
The curious tale of Robert Allenby’s bruising ordeal in Honolulu has taken some unexpected twists but the Australian on Tuesday stuck by his original version of events.
If Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao ultimately meet in the ring, it might have been a canceled airplane trip and a chance get-together Tuesday in Miami that helped make the dream megafight a reality.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for inappropriate language toward a fan.
When Ryan Ferguson and his dad travel this week to Glendale, Arizona, for the Super Bowl, it will be a bucket-list experience. And yet for them it will be so much more. For Ferguson, a Missouri native, it’ll be a chance to thank his father, Bill — the man who never stopped fighting for him while he spent 10 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit.
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