Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail Tuesday by reaching a deal with Texas prosecutors to resolve a child abuse case that revived a national debate about corporal punishment.
Parity is giving way to clarity in the Pac-12 race.
The U.S. government says New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez gave his cousin nearly $1 million last year to keep secret Rodriguez's use of performance enhancing drugs.
The action at the Redskins-Vikings game started Sunday morning outside the stadium in Minnesota, as a crowd estimated by organizers around 5,000 rallied against Washington's divisive nickname.
Last season's NCAA Tournament was one for the ages, filled with massive upsets and brilliant performances, capped by an unexpected champion taking down a powerhouse.
More than 200 former players or their families have opted out of the proposed settlement of NFL concussion claims, fewer than 1 percent of the retirees covered by the deal, according to court documents filed Monday.
Stanford's stout defense had not allowed an opponent more than 30 points in a string of 31 games, the longest streak in the nation.
A reward for information in the whereabouts of a former Harlem Globetrotter who went missing on a road trip to Seattle was announced Saturday.
That's the reality of the NFL these days, when rookies, especially those selected high in the draft, not only are given a chance to prove themselves but are expected to contribute immediately. The salary cap forces it, but so do coaches eager to get more athletic skill on the field.
Indiana freshman Emmitt Holt was cited Saturday for misdemeanor underage drinking after he hit teammate Devin Davis with his SUV, leaving Davis hospitalized with a serious head injury.
When the 49ers play St. Louis, and in this case for the second time in three games, coach Jim Harbaugh demands an extra level of concentration to guard against trickery.
A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise.
An NFL franchise in London could generate more than $250 million a year for Britain, according to a study released Wednesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge's first basket of this season was a bit of a surprise, even to him.
Yuka Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia won the Skate America pairs competition in convincing fashion on Sunday.