Pro Sports

MLB Hall of Fame inductees share lasting memories

Members of the largest MLB Hall of Fame class since 1955 had plenty of anecdotes to share from their playing days during a reflective press conference Wednesday.

Liverpool soccer legend Steven Gerrard joins LA Galaxy

The Liverpool captain will join the defending Major League Soccer champions in July after completing his illustrious career with his boyhood team, the Galaxy announced Wednesday.

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, a trio of star pitchers who dominated in an era of offense, were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Tuesday along with Craig Biggio.

Rating officials: How NFL determines who works postseason

Moving to the current "all-star" approach allows for officials rated highest at each position by supervisors to get the premium assignments. But it also can rob the crews working the critical January and February games of the cohesion developed through a full preseason and regular season.

Why "all-star" officiating crews in playoffs?

A pass interference call that was changed during the Cowboys-Lions game is raising questions about the way officiating crews are put together in the postseason.

Trio of aces poised to lead Hall of Fame class of 2015

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election to the Hall of Fame in what is shaping up as the baseball writers' biggest class of inductees in 60 years.

Cowboys enjoy ending, but will they have more?

The two-touchdown rally Sunday wasn't new to this year's Cowboys, but it was by far the most significant.

Peyton Manning, Brandon Marshall return to Broncos practice

UPDATE: Rams owner Kroenke planning NFL stadium in Los Angeles County

The plan will add to pressure on St. Louis to either strike a deal for a new stadium or watch the team return to Southern California, where it played from 1946 to 1994.

Saints sack leader arrested in domestic disturbance

New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette was booked with misdemeanor simple battery stemming from a disturbance at the player's house in Kenner, Louisiana, a New Orleans suburb.

Seahawks overcome challenge of early bye week

The Seattle Seahawks took the weekend off before returning to practice Tuesday to begin preparations for hosting the Carolina Panthers. And there might not be a team outside the NFC West that Seattle has more familiarity with than the Panthers.

Romo, Cowboys rally past Lions 24-20 in wild card

The Cowboys  wiped out an early two-touchdown deficit to earn a trip to Green Bay, their first postseason visit there since 1967.

Colts pull away from Bengals for 26-10 victory

The Bengals became the first team in NFL history to lose four consecutive opening-round games. They haven't won a playoff game since January 1991.

Colts roll past Bengals 26-10 in AFC wild card

The Colts made a fair share of mistakes, but nothing like the Bengals, who became the first team in NFL history to lose four consecutive opening-round playoff games.

Ravens upend Steelers 30-17 in AFC wild card

Baltimore (11-6) sacked Ben Roethlisberger five times and kept the NFL's second-ranked offense off-balance. Roethlisberger passed for 334 yards, but the Steelers (11-6) settled for field goals while the Ravens kept scoring touchdowns against their AFC North rival.

Colts, Bengals quarterbacks try to change legacies

Andrew Luck and Andy Dalton both have three straight seasons with double-digit wins. Neither has missed the playoffs, and both understand their legacies will be determined by postseason successes and failures.

Alabama's season marred by vulnerable defense

Alabama coach Nick Saban's team fell short of the national championship game and a shot at its fourth title in six years. The group might actually have overachieved in winning 12 games and the Southeastern Conference title simply because of a defense and offensive line that weren't as dominant as they had been in recent years.

Newton, defense lead Panthers past Cardinals

The Carolina Panthers held the Arizona Cardinals to 78 yards and forced three turnovers in a 27-16 win, the franchise's first postseason victory in nine years.

Romo back, Stafford seeks playoff win in Cowboys-Lions

Tony Romo's first playoff game in five years is a second chance for the quarterback on the other side, Detroit's Matthew Stafford.

Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year: No. 1: Michael Sam announces he is gay

Michael Sam brought significant media attention to Missouri when he came out publicly, bidding to become the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL.