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'You're not in Kansas anymore': The pressure that could define the 2018 Red Sox

March 27, 2018 - 7:17am
Like J.D. Martinez's sister told him, it's a whole different ballgame in Boston. Here's why that's truer than ever this season.

Jim Irsay should feel confident Andrew Luck's shoulder has 'turned the corner'

March 27, 2018 - 7:14am
When the Colts owner spoke with optimism about his quarterback last year, it sounded (and proved to be) unrealistic. This year is different.

'McDaniels Rule' would allow teams to hire coach, under contract, during playoffs

March 27, 2018 - 7:13am
The Patriots' eleventh-hour bid to retain offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels might not be possible next year if the NFL approves a new hiring rule.

Teddy Bridgewater a gamble, but Jets GM happy to take that bet

March 27, 2018 - 7:13am
The Jets suspect Bridgewater will be ready for offseason practices, but the QB has missed almost two full seasons with a knee injury.

Johnny Manziel’s two-year football drought is ending, but it’s a long road back to NFL

March 27, 2018 - 6:39am
It's been two years since Johnny Football last played competitive football. Here's a play-by-play of what's happened between his last snap for the Browns and the Spring League, and why he faces an unprecedented path back to the NFL.

Australia stumble into cricket's moral maze

March 27, 2018 - 4:28am
While doctoring a ball isn't new and crosses sporting lines -- baseball players in the U.S. have been known to practice taboo tricks -- the Australian cricket team's scuffed ball scandal cuts deep in a country that believed only others did it.

Schneider: Seahawks 'resetting,' not rebuilding

March 27, 2018 - 2:29am
Seattle GM John Schneider has seen the most significant upheaval of the Seahawks' group of core players since he arrived in 2010, but he said Monday that the team isn't rebuilding but, rather, was having a "little reset."

Why you shouldn't be put off that the Final Four is full of No. 1 seeds

March 27, 2018 - 12:18am
Don't let the chalk fool you. Yes, all four No. 1 seeds -- UConn, Louisville, Mississippi State and Notre Dame -- advanced to Columbus. But remember: You thought last year's Final Four was a foregone conclusion, too.

Resilient Notre Dame headed to Final Four

March 26, 2018 - 11:39pm
After losing four players to ACL tears this season, Muffet McGraw's team is used to adversity. When the Fighting Irish found themselves down at halftime to Oregon in the regional final, they didn't panic. They adjusted. And they won.

Hot-handed Dangerfield leads Huskies to 11th straight Final Four

March 26, 2018 - 10:56pm
Crystal Dangerfield hit all five of her 3-point attempts in the first half to help UConn pull away from South Carolina. Now the Huskies, who routed the defending NCAA champions 94-65, are headed to their NCAA-record 19th Final Four appearance.

Odds-breakers: Knights to playoffs in first year

March 26, 2018 - 10:54pm
The Vegas Golden Knights, who entered the season with the worst odds to win the Stanley Cup at 500-1, defeated the Avalanche 4-1 on Monday night to become the first NHL team to clinch a playoff berth in its inaugural season since 1979-80.

UConn headed to 11th consecutive Final Four

March 26, 2018 - 7:50pm
Gabby Williams scored 23 points and Crystal Dangerfield added 21 as top-seeded UConn routed defending NCAA champion South Carolina to punch its ticket to Columbus, Ohio. This will be the women's NCAA-record 19th Final Four appearance for the Huskies.

A meaningful Martinsville win for Clint Bowyer

March 26, 2018 - 7:25pm
The slump that the 38-year-old busted on Monday was about much more than statistics. It was about past controversies, mishandled fury and reigniting passion from within.

Ex-Nassar boss Strampel arrested in Michigan

March 26, 2018 - 7:25pm
William Strampel, who served as the dean of Michigan State's osteopathic medical school for most of Larry Nassar's time with the university, was listed as an inmate at Ingham County Jail on Monday night.

KU fan Bowyer: Wife said no to Final Four trip

March 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Kansas native Clint Bowyer asked his wife for permission to go to the Final Four in San Antonio to watch his beloved Jayhawks. He said, "It's KU." She replied, "Don't care."

Yanks have 7th-highest payroll; Red Sox on top

March 26, 2018 - 5:37pm
While the Red Sox top the major leagues with a projected payroll of $223 million, the Yankees are seventh at around $167 million -- their lowest payroll since 2003 and their lowest payroll ranking since 1992.

NFL Insiders predict: Does Suh give Rams the best defensive line?

March 26, 2018 - 5:26pm
Suh unites with Donald in Los Angeles to form a powerhouse duo of interior linemen. Our panel of experts weigh in on the best D-line, plus which team is the favorite in the NFC West.

Rams add Ndamukong Suh, sending message to QBs: Throw it; we dare you

March 26, 2018 - 5:07pm
Adding the former Miami DT to an interior line that already features Aaron Donald promises to make the Los Angeles defense tough to crack.

The real reason Jets pulled one-year offer to Suh

March 26, 2018 - 4:57pm
The Jets rescinded their one-year offer. They said it was because they imposed a deadline, but it might have been to save face.

Expect offensive fireworks for Irish, Ducks

March 26, 2018 - 4:55pm
Stopping the opposition's backcourt will be key for Notre Dame and Oregon in their Elite Eight matchup. And if Irish guards Marina Mabrey and Arike Ogunbowale and Ducks guard Sabrina Ionescu are somehow slowed, both teams can look inside.