The rise of feminism, gay-rights activism and metrosexuals question traditional masculinity structures. Now, defensive back Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay challenges manhood in the professional sports arena.
Former St Louis Cardinals player Jack Clark retracted comments he made last August alleging former Cardinals star Albert Pujols of steroid use.
Shut-down closers tend to come with risk. Most of them are hard-throwing — Holland certainly qualifies — and prone to injury.
Silver will soon deliver his first state of the league press conference as commissioner, a chance to tell a worldwide viewing audience how he plans to make the NBA bigger and better.
St. Louis prevails in its fourth consecutive overtime game.
The decision was made because Robinson suffered nagging injuries and the cash-strapped Chiefs would save more than $3 million. The Chiefs signed CFL wide receiver Weston Dressler on Friday.
The historic suspension is the longest penalty ever issued related to performance-enhancing drugs.
A judge said prosecutors did not make a sufficient case for her to order the release of Hernandez's jailhouse phone recordings.
The NFL has decided to shift eight of its Thursday night games to a broadcast network this fall, and announced Wednesday that CBS had won the bid to showcase more of television's hottest property.
Nearly two years have passed since Timothy Bradley upset Manny Pacquiao in a hotly disputed split decision. Now with an April 12 rematch confirmed, one fighter seeks to prove that the first fight was an aberration while the other hopes to prove otherwise.
Alexander Bradley, an associate of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, was arrested on charges that he opened fire outside a Connecticut nightclub after an assailant shot him in the leg.
Less than 12 hours after winning the Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll already was talking about getting started on next season.
For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seattle Seahawks' 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos wasn't really competitive.
After a safety 12 seconds in, the Broncos trailed and never recovered on their way to a humbling 43-8 blowout by the swarming Seahawks, a remarkable rout of the highest-scoring team in NFL history.
For a city accustomed to losing not just games, but teams, the Seattle Seahawks' dominant Super Bowl win provided a long overdue catharsis, buoying the spirits of a fan base that hasn't always had much to cheer about.
The Seattle Seahawks gained an early lead against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos then held onto it throughout the game, ending the night with a 43-8 victory.
Malcolm Smith returned Peyton Manning's second interception of the game 69 yards with 3:21 left in the opening half Sunday night to give the Seahawks a stunning 22-0 halftime lead over Denver, the Broncos' biggest deficit of the season
Former Missouri standout Sheldon Richardson of the New York Jets won a close race for the Associated Press honor against Buffalo linebacker Kiko Alonso.
This Super Bowl has just about everything a fan, a player, a coach — and certainly a league — could ask for.
Peyton Manning counts $17.5 million against the Denver Broncos' salary cap this season. For less than double that, the Seahawks pay for their entire starting defense.