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164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record. Read »

46 minutes ago
MLB Trading: Tigers Trade Yoenis Cespedes to Mets

MLB Trading: Tigers Trade Yoenis Cespedes to Mets

Mets have acquired slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit Friday in their strongest attempt yet to boost a... Read »

54 minutes ago
Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Goes for Over $100K at Auction

Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Goes for Over $100K at Auction

An heirloom of a baseball player that is over 150 years old was sold at an auction in Chicago Thursday. The baseball Read »

2 hours ago
Online Viewers Won't Miss Super Bowl Ads Shown on TV

Online Viewers Won't Miss Super Bowl Ads Shown on TV

Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to... Read »

5 hours ago
49ers' Brandon Thomas is Ready to Play

49ers' Brandon Thomas is Ready to Play

As the 49ers prepare to open training camp Saturday with their first full-squad workout, another of those low-risk... Read »

5 hours ago
Cooper Quietly Confident Heading Into First Camp

Cooper Quietly Confident Heading Into First Camp

Cooper already has been compared to some of the game's great pass catchers, without ever having caught an NFL pass Read »

5 hours ago
NFL Player Drove 143 MPH With Child in Car, Sped Away From Cops: Prosecutors

NFL Player Drove 143 MPH With Child in Car, Sped Away From Cops:...

A Jets player already suspended for four games by the NFL for drug use is now facing criminal charges after... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Jenner Olympic Torch Fetches $24,000 at Auction

Jenner Olympic Torch Fetches $24,000 at Auction

The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, sold for just under $24,000... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Giants Upgrade Rotation, Acquire Mike Leake from Reds

Giants Upgrade Rotation, Acquire Mike Leake from Reds

The Giants finally found an upgrade for their rotation after acquiring Reds right-hander Mike Leake. Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Jets Fans Fly 'Cheaters' Banner Over Patriots Practice

Jets Fans Fly 'Cheaters' Banner Over Patriots Practice

The Jets fans behind campaigns to get a former general manager fired and to bring back one of the team’s iconic... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Niners Training Camp Will Test Speedy Receivers

Niners Training Camp Will Test Speedy Receivers

Speedy receivers could add more deep threats to corps of pass catchers Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Raiders Hope to Get Their Money's Worth From Allen

Raiders Hope to Get Their Money's Worth From Allen

The Raiders will have plenty of new faces on defense this season, including Nate Allen, a likely starter at safety... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Mets Player Cries After Hearing Rumors He'd Been Traded

Mets Player Cries After Hearing Rumors He'd Been Traded

Wilmer Flores wiped away tears as he warmed up at shortstop for the eighth inning, thinking he was being traded from... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Five-Run Seventh Powers Giants Past Brewers

Five-Run Seventh Powers Giants Past Brewers

After six scoreless innings, the Giants broke out for five runs in the seventh inning as they beat the Brewers 5-0... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
USOC Exploring Possible LA-SF Joint Olympics Bid

USOC Exploring Possible LA-SF Joint Olympics Bid

With Boston now out of the Olympics race, Los Angeles is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
NFLPA Sues League on Brady's Behalf

NFLPA Sues League on Brady's Behalf

The players union is suing the league after it upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension for deflating footballs. Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Vernon Davis's Future Again Seems Bright With 49ers

Vernon Davis's Future Again Seems Bright With 49ers

Over the entire, long NFL off-season, there have been nothing but positive reports about 49ers tight end Vernon... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Roberts Among the Long Shots Aiming at Raiders Roster

Roberts Among the Long Shots Aiming at Raiders Roster

Small-school wideout has good size, speed and hands Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Rio Olympics: A Year Away, Organizers Count on Sun, Samba

Rio Olympics: A Year Away, Organizers Count on Sun, Samba

Rio de Janeiro conjures clear images of sun, samba and soccer. Organizers of the Olympics that start a year from now... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Patriots Owner: I Was Wrong to Put Faith in NFL

Patriots Owner: I Was Wrong to Put Faith in NFL

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media a day after the NFL's... Read »

Jul 29, 2015

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