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NFL reinstates suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon

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The fact that he is still suspended for another four games after missing the entire 2015 season shows just how tenuous Gordon's reinstatement is at this point. "Gordon is still on some thin ice with this team because he's under a new coaching staff led by Hue Jackson , who has already said he's not going to give Gordon any kind of latitude on this one, and by other sources within the Browns organization who have become tired of all of Gordon's travails throughout his National Football League ... Read More »

Cubs closing on deal with Yankees for Aroldis Chapman

Chapman has 165 saves over the last five seasons with the Reds and Yankees, including 20 this year. Miller, signed through 2018, also could be traded. "They've got a real good team, they just got better", Collins said. Prosecutors declined to file charges, citing conflicting accounts, and Chapman was suspended for the first 29 games of the season, losing $1,856,557 of his $11,325,000 salary. Read More »

NFL investigating possible Aldon Smith video

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For whatever reason, Aldon Smith appears to have done all three. On Sunday, it was reported that a video had surfaced on an account that appeared to be Smith's where the linebacker (whose face does not appear in the video) is smoking a blunt. Read More »

Phil Loadholt To Retire After Meeting With Vikings

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Fusco, who joined the Vikings in 2011, was a starter for the first time during Peterson's epic 2012 season. Prior to his shoulder injury, Loadholt had played (and started) in 89 of 91 possible games since entering the NFL. But, my body is telling me it's time to hang up my cleats", Loadholt said in a statement released by the Vikings. "Phil means a lot to this team and the community. Read More »

Junior Galette done for year with torn Achilles

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He recorded 22 sacks over his final two years in New Orleans in 2013 and 2014 and was looking to do much of the same for the Redskins. Galette had signed a one-year contract with the Redskins last year on March 15. The Redskins won the NFC East without Galette in 2015, but he was expected to be a strong addition to their defense in 2016 after registering 10 sacks with the Saints in 2014 and 12 the previous season. Read More »

Packers: McCarthy opens up training camp on Monday

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You're talking about two players who have thousands of reps invested in their time together. Nelson injured his knee in Week 2 of the 2015 preseason against the Pittsburgh Steelers, catching an eight-yard pass from Aaron Rodgers before falling to the turf without contact. Read More »

Hamilton-rule in Hungary

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Ricciardo was pleased to have beaten his team-mate, Dutch teenager Max Verstappen. LEWIS HAMILTON has described his dramatic crash with Nico Rosberg at the Spanish Grand Prix as the turning point in his season after moving six points clear of his Mercedes team-mate with a record-breaking victory in Hungary. Read More »

Ex-Cat Kendra Harrison plans to chase another world record

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Incredibly, Harrison will not be at next month's Rio Olympics, having finished sixth in the United States trials this month. Stephenie-Ann McPherson also had a strong performance here, clocking 50.40 in the women's 400m, with hotshot Bahamian Shaunae Miller running away with yet another win in world leading and personal best time - 49.55. Read More »

Tennis stars Raonic, Halep withdraw from Olympics, cite Zika

Liu said they are also taking a zero-tolerance approach to doping and have taken "all necessary measures" to ensure that the athletes are clean. The Romanian was the runner-up at the 2014 French Open. Berdych joins a number of leading male players in choosing not to go to the Olympics, 24 hours after Raonic pulled out. Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova will miss the Rio Games because of her doping suspension. Read More »

Popovich bids farewell to Duncan

Duncan , who was the league's rookie of the year in 1998 and twice named the NBA's Most Valuable Player, finishes his career as the Spurs' leader in total points , rebounds , blocked shots, minutes and games played. The duo has more combined wins than any other player-coach partnership in National Basketball Association history. It's clear Popovich and Duncan share a special bond, and the Spurs coach paying tribute to Duncan's strong character was the flawless way to send San ... Read More »

Tim Kaine gets warm welcome from neighbors

Kaine is "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not", said Clinton, formally introducing her low-key Spanish-fluent ally to the crowd at Florida International University, where the student body is more than half Hispanic. of my life". "Wonderful, very experienced, an innovator", she said. Clinton and Kaine met that evening at her Washington home for 90 minutes, and she invited Kaine and his wife, Virginia Education Secretary Anne Holton, to her home in Chappaqua two days later. Read More »

Phil Mickelson hails Open victor Henrik Stenson as 'a great champion'

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Their showdown emerged into a classic Ali vs. Frazier-type confrontation with the quality of jabs - the shots, the punches, the putts, the back and forth. If it wasn't for Henrik Stenson's remarkable 20 under score, Mickelson would be admiring the Claret Jug right now and celebrating the sixth major of his career. Read More »

Results and updates as Roman Reigns returns in world title fight

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Fight forever, this seems to be exactly what Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens are destined to do, their pairing on the same brand was a curveball and turned many people's heads during the draft as this match had been built as being "the last" but with both performers free to clash every night it seems not. Read More »

Crash kills Nebraska punter, former Michigan State punter

The three were attending a weekend punter's camp in Wisconsin. A second passenger, Colby Delahoussaye was transported to Waukesha Memorial Hospital. Foltz was approaching his senior season at Nebraska, and Sadler was an accomplished Michigan State alumnus. Read More »

Nico Rosberg extends contract with Mercedes through 2018

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton may have to fight it out for a seat at Mercedes in 2019 after the German signed a two-year extension with the world champions. Williams now hold the most attractive seats on the driver market with the spotlight on the future of McLaren's Jenson Button. There are still 13 Formula One seats remaining up for grabs in 2017 on the eve of the August mid-season break. Read More »

Agent denies Riyad Mahrez - Arsenal talk

A recent report suggested that Mahrez was on his way to join Arsenal for a $54.9 million fee. Leicester and England forward Jamie Vardy turned down the chance to join Arsenal in June, deciding to sign a new four-year deal at the King Power Stadium instead. Read More »

First Baby With Zika-Related Microcephaly Born in New York City

The Atlanta-based CDC is giving out millions of dollars to stop the spread of the Zika virus . In this Monday, May 23, 2016 photo, Aedes aegypti mosquitos sit inside a glass tube at the Fiocruz institute in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. If you think you have the Zika virus, a blood or urine test will confirm it. To avoid getting infected, health officials advise that pregnant women refrain from unnecessary travel to places where the virus is circulating, as well as abstain from having ... Read More »

Gordon ready to fill in

Five-time race victor Jeff Gordon was 25th at 180.375 in his season debut. After it was officially announced on Wednesday that Gordon would definitely be filling in for Earnhardt Jr., ticket sales immediately spiked. In Earnhardt's situation it could be that if he cannot make it into the Chase that he may elect to sit out the remainder of the season and concentrate on being fully recovered for the start of the 2017 season. Read More »

Russian athletes await key ruling on Olympic track ban

WADA has called for Russian Federation to be banned and is believed to have backing from the US, Canada, Germany, Japan and other nations. International Olympic Committee: the IOC will start disciplinary actions related to Russian Ministry of Sport officials, explore legal options with regard to a collective ban of all Russian athletes, take steps to limit involvement in sports events in Russia , exclude Russian politicians from accreditations in Rio , reanalyze samples from Sochi, ... Read More »

Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

There's no way Mickelson is anything other than a victor this week. Stenson pulled ahead with an 18-foot birdie putt on the par-3 14th hole, and he seized control for the first time all day with a 50-foot putt across the 15th green. Stenson made birdies at 3 and 4, but Mickelson hit a tremendous second shot into the par-5 fourth and tied him with an eagle. Bill Haas, a six-time victor on the PGA Tour who is rarely heard from at majors, was solid with a 69 and alone in third. Read More »

Liverpool seal Georginio Wijnaldum signing

Wijnaldum is a talented player, without a doubt, but after signing Mane and having other talented players around him, it won't be easy for the Dutch global to see a lot of playing time with Liverpool . "It is a fantastic opportunity to come and play at such a big club and one that I couldn't turn down". Wijnaldum signed for Newcastle from PSV Eindhoven for £14.5 million in the summer of 2015 when Newcastle owner Mike Ashley went on a spending spree to improve the club's performance. Read More »

Best I've played and not won, says Mickelson

Troon had the better golf. There's one more major to play before Rio. To compare anything with the 1977 British Open used to be sacrosanct. And, the question has been asked, how does it stack up against Watson and Nicklaus' "Duel in the Sun". Read More »

Draymond Green takes plea deal in assault case

He claims he tried to discuss the matter with Green on Saturday night at which point things escalated and Green slapped him in the face. "The plea agreement reached with Mr. However, USA Basketball has had to deal with distractions before they get ready to defend their gold medal in the tournament. On July 13 Edmondson quit the Michigan State football team. Read More »

HBO Confirms Summer Comeback With 7 Episodes

Winter is coming to " Game of Thrones " but not until summer 2017. Executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have told Variety that they have their eyes set on two shortened seasons to end the popular series based on George R.R. Read More »

International Olympic Committee confirms 45 further failed drugs tests

It brings the number of athletes who have failed tests following the reanalysis of stored samples from the games in Beijing and London to 98. It said the Turkish Olympic Committee "shall notably secure the return to the IOC, as soon as possible, of the medal, the medallist pin and the diploma awarded in connection with the 48kg weightlifting event (Final) to the athlete". Read More »

Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

NASCAR's most popular driver has been battling balance issues and nausea since a July 2 crash at Daytona. Head injuries are not something that one can nor should rush back from. 88 on the track. "I don't know where this is going to go, but it'll go somewhere really, really special". Patrick comes into the weekend after a solid day last weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read More »

Possible 'Manifesto' from Baton Rouge shooter surfaces

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Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams addressed reporters Monday morning as this week's RNC convention was about to get underway, sharing some precautions the force has taken in the wake of the Dallas and Baton Rouge tragedies. "We haven't even buried the officers that we've lost and now we're asking to make wholesale changes to the department that basically was ambushed and murdered in a very horrific scene?" said Mayor Pro Tem Chandler Loupe. Read More »