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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The two-touchdown rally Sunday wasn't new to this year's Cowboys, but it was by far the most significant.
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.
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.
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.
The Cowboys wiped out an early two-touchdown deficit to earn a trip to Green Bay, their first postseason visit there since 1967.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Tony Romo's first playoff game in five years is a second chance for the quarterback on the other side, Detroit's Matthew Stafford.
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.