- 49ers release McDonald amid further legal trouble
December 17, 20145:39 PM ET
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Citing a pattern of behavior and off-field issues, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke informed defensive lineman Ray McDonald that he was released Wednesday amid a sexual assault investigation by San Jose police.
- Grizzlies outlast Spurs 117-116 in 3 overtimes
December 18, 20141:08 AM ET
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies ended years of frustration in San Antonio, and had to play late into the night to do it.
- Painkillers lawsuit against NFL dismissed; may be appealed
December 17, 20145:46 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by 1,300 former players against the NFL, writing that the collective bargaining agreement between the league and the union was the appropriate forum to resolve claims that teams damaged the players' by routinely dispensing painkillers.
- Two-speed labor system in Qatar for 2022 World Cup
December 18, 201412:55 AM ET
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Men crammed together, dozens to a room, on bunk beds so close they can reach over and shake hands.
- Wisconsin brings Pitt's Chryst home as coach
December 17, 20148:58 PM ET
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Paul Chryst is back at Wisconsin, settling into familiar surroundings in his hometown.
- For MLB, changes in Cuba will take time to sort out
December 17, 20148:39 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Fred Claire can see the day when Major League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba.
- Mack leads surging Hawks to blowout in Cleveland
December 17, 201411:30 PM ET
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers' largest loss of the season didn't sit well with coach David Blatt.
- Pelini ripped Neb's AD in last talk with players
December 17, 20147:35 PM ET
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — On the day he was introduced as Youngstown State's new head coach, the ugly nature of Bo Pelini's departure from Nebraska was revealed.
- Track coach Drummond gets 8-year doping suspension
December 17, 20148:11 PM ET
DENVER (AP) — Over an angst-filled summer of 2012, track coach Jon Drummond and his ailing star sprinter, Tyson Gay, wrestled with whether Gay should use a mysterious medicine that might help him run pain-free at the London Olympics.
- Pump fake still an old standby tool in QB's belt
December 17, 20145:58 PM ET
Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers had first-and-goal at Carolina, poised to break open that September game in the third quarter.