• Dallas Cowboys bus involved in accident that killed four near Las Vegas

    The Dallas Cowboys bus that often drives around team owner Jerry Jones in NFL cities was involved in a crash in Kingman, Ariz., an accident that killed four people in another vehicle, according to multiple reports. Jones wasn’t on the bus at the time of the crash and no one on the Cowboys’…

    Shutdown Corner
  • Pirates fan makes a perfect barehanded grab

    On Sunday at PNC Park, one Pittsburgh Pirates fan performed a public service for everyone watching. On the 3-2 pitch, catcher Elias Diaz hit the ball foul, and it careened toward the stands on the first base side. It sailed over the Phillies’ dugout, and it was headed right for a Pirates fan…

    Big League Stew
  • Chris Bosh and the Heat are in another debate over his health

    Chris Bosh saw a second straight season end early due to blood clots last February, but the story of his 2015-16 hardly ended there. While Bosh and the Miami Heat largely kept their disagreements out of the press, reports indicated that player and team were at odds over when he should return to the…

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Iowa State DB Nigel Tribune arrested for OWI

    Iowa State dB Nigel Tribune (34) has started 26 games in three seasons. A starter on Iowa State’s defense was arrested over the weekend. According to the Des Moines Register, defensive back Nigel Tribune was booked for OWI early Sunday morning in Ames.

    Dr. Saturday
  • Chael Sonnen mulling MMA return, unsure whether he'll pass a drug test

    Chael Sonnen’s last fight was at UFC 167 on Nov. 16, 2013. The last time we saw Chael Sonnen compete in the Octagon, it was November of 2013 and Rashad Evans dominated him en route to a first-round TKO at UFC 167. Since then, the self-proclaimed “bad guy” has been on the bench after being suspended…

  • Blues may take ‘half-step back’ to put lead foot forward

    How many conference finalists bid farewell to their team captain and starting goaltender in the following summer? Essentially what he’s talking about is transferring the leadership responsibilities – and in some cases, ice time – to the large collection of under-30 players that now dominate the…

    Puck Daddy
  • Terence Crawford beats Viktor Postol, is Manny Pacquiao next?

    Terence Crawford was simply far too good for Viktor Postol. As Floyd Mayweather would say, it was easy work for the budding superstar from Omaha, Neb. He was faster, more accurate, hit harder and controlled the bout from start to finish to add Postol’s WBC belt to his collection. Crawford now has…

    Kevin Iole
  • New Zealand jiu-jitsu fighter reports Rio 'police kidnap'

    A New Zealand athlete living in Rio de Janeiro has accused armed police of briefly kidnapping him and forcing him to go to an ATM machine to withdraw money. The incident, which the 27-year-old says took place on Saturday, is the latest to raise worries over security in Rio during the Olympic Games…

  • Chris Sale suspended five days after bizarre clubhouse incident

    Chris Sale is suspended five days. The other shoe has dropped on the bizarre clubhouse incident involving Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale. General manager Rick Hahn announced Sunday that Sale has been suspended five days for “violating team rules, insubordination and destroying team equipment.”…

    Big League Stew
  • F1 uber-cautious since Bianchi death - Wolff

    Toto Wolff understands the caution being shown in Formula One, but said: "We have to come back to what motor racing is all about."

  • Watch the Rangers and A's in Free MLB Game of the Day

    For about 30 seconds on Saturday, before the wild news broke about Chris Sale throwing a fit and cutting up his throwback jersey, some baseball fans thought he had been traded to the Texas Rangers. You can stream the game at Yahoo’s Sports Home, MLB index, video home, the Yahoo Sports app and this…

    Big League Stew
  • Video: Dudes can't stop dunking on Andre Drummond at the Drew League

    Andre Drummond hasn’t had this much pie on his face since the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards. Maybe it was payback for the vicious block Andre Drummond unleashed on a Danish child in June. Andre Drummond is a savage.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • 2016 NFL Preview: Jets' quarterback issue clouds everything else

    Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. When these rankings were set, I had no idea what to do with the New York Jets. The Ryan Fitzpatrick standoff is one of the stranger…

    Shutdown Corner
  • ​Two Big Ten punters killed in tragic automobile accident

    Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed in an automobile accident early Sunday morning.

    Sporting News
  • Mike Piazza's Hall of Fame plaque mentions his post-9/11 homer

    There are a lot of outstanding moments from Mike Piazza’s Hall of Fame career that could have been mentioned on his Cooperstown plaque. Led Mets to the 2000 Subway Series, and helped rally a nation one year later with his dramatic home run in the first Mets game in New York following the 9/11…

    Big League Stew
  • New York inspector general faults state boxing commission

    An investigation launched by New York's inspector general after a pro fighter suffered nearly fatal injuries concluded the state boxing commission was plagued by deficient practices, limited oversight and conflicts of interest. Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott said her office's probe into…

    The Associated Press
  • Kuwait top court acquits IOC powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad

    Kuwait's supreme court on Monday upheld the acquittal of Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah -- one of the most powerful men in world sport -- on charges of insulting the judiciary. The ruling, which cannot be appealed, cleared Sheikh Ahmad -- a member of the FIFA executive committee, a top International…

  • Johnny Cueto annoyed with Royals after White House snub

    Johnny Cueto played a key role in the Royals World Series win, but wasn’t invited to the White House celebration. According to the San Jose Mercury News, Johnny Cueto, who pitched a shutout for Kansas City in Game 2 of the World Series before joining the San Francisco Giants in the offseason, was…

    Big League Stew
  • Raikkonen labels F1 rule consistency a 'joke'

    Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was left less than impressed by the Formula One stewards in Hungary.

  • Russia at Rio risks harming Olympic movement: Australia

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Australian government has criticized the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for rejecting a blanket ban on Russian athletes at the Rio de Janeiro Games, saying their participation risks damaging the reputation of the Olympic movement. The IOC rejected…