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The Sports Xchange Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones sat out practice for a second straight day on Thursday, but insisted he'll be ready to play in the NFC Championship Game.
The Sports Xchange The Seattle Seahawks could be flagged for a costly penalty long after their season has been completed.
FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman is easy to spot on the New England Patriots’ practice field. He’s the guy at... Read More »
A new Indy car design is on the drawing board and will debut in 2018. It will look a lot like the sleek cars of the 1990s that were popular when Indy-style racing was governed by Championship Auto
BOSTON — Don’t forget about Rafael Devers. Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski has lived up to... Read More »
The Daily Racing Form/National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship will be at the TI from Jan. 27-29.
The Sports Xchange Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison would not likely play for the Green Bay Packers on Sunday if this were a regular-season game.
Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins describes the American League East as being “an animal”. But in bringing back Jose Bautista, Atkins feels his club has enough snarl and fight of their own to contend in 2017.
The Philadelphia Phillies and outfielder Michael Saunders have finalized a one-year contract        
BOSTON — Pablo Sandoval’s Instagram workout videos have generated quite the buzz this offseason. Even among his Red Sox teammates.... Read More »
Julio Jones says there will be "no effect at all" despite missed practices.        
FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots have been inundated with questions this week about the locker-room video Pittsburgh Steelers... Read More »
Antonio Valencia is having an excellent season under new Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho.
The love runs deep in Foxboro. Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe debated Thursday on FS1’s “Undisputed” who’s more valuable to... Read More »
GM Al Avila warned players and fans to expect possible upheaval during the offseason but it didn't come.        
Sale Sharks have terminated the contract of Tom Arscott with immediate affect
When Henry Baines, a young Boro supporter, wrote to midfielder Marten de Roon as part of his school literacy project, he couldn't have imagined the response he would get.
(Reuters) - The National Football League's Oakland Raiders filed paperwork with the league on Thursday to move to Las Vegas following months of negotiations to build a new stadium in Nevada, officials
McClendon said he had good conversations since argument last season with Gose, who was designated for assignment        
Second baseman Ian Kinsler says he's glad that the Detroit Tigers didn't trade him in the off-season. Video by George Sipple / DFP        
This post was first published at www.progressive.org. All too rare is the sporting event that qualifies as a great work of art. And even rarer is the professional sports team that belongs to the publ
Alex ButlerJan. 19 (UPI) -- Four-time All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson has one year left on his mega-deal.
Pittsburgh is allowing fewest yards and points per game of any team left in playoffs.        
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who aggravated a toe injury Saturday, said he expects to play in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday despite missi
Detroit Red Wings forward Steve Ott goes on IR with shoulder injury; goalie Jimmy Howard (knee) moved to LTIR.        
Roosters youngster Nat Butcher says he is now ready to take the next step in his footballing career as he seeks to lock down a spot in the first grade squad.
Health is the key to the season since management decided not to gut the team during the off-season        
Paul Poirier isn’t just competing for a Canadian ice dance title this week, but also campaigning — sort of — for election to the International Skating Union Athletes’ Commission.
J.D. Martinez taking the approach that he could be dealt by the Detroit Tigers anytime between now and trade deadline.        
When it comes to testing a relationship, caddying for your partner in a pro golf tournament must be right up there with teaching your significant other how to drive.
"I'm doing this signing for the people ... who have stuck with me," he wrote.        
The Australian Open’s No. 2 seed is out, and his former coach, Boris Becker, feels a recent shift in the player’s priorities has affected his intensity.
LES SABLES D'OLONNE, France (Reuters) - The biggest challenge facing the Vendee Globe's solo round-the-world racers is sleeping not sailing, according to the gruelling event's doctor Jean-Yves Chauve.
Chelsea have turned down Bournemouth's opening offer for Asmir Begovic and are looking for around £12million. Begovic is wanted by the Cherries but their £10m offer is too short.

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