It could be the beginning of the end of sports blackouts.
There's nothing unusual about a San Francisco 49ers billboard celebrating the team's five Super Bowl championships.
J.T. Terrell will be available Thursday when USC's basketball team plays Long Beach State, Coach Andy Enfield said Wednesday.
Matt Barnes was back on the practice court for a shoot-around Wednesday, along with a new set of goggles and a flurry of nicknames.
There were a lot of losers in this month's World Cup draw. The U.S., for example, which was drawn into a Group of Death with Germany, Ghana and Portugal. And England, which was matched with Italy, Chile and Uruguay.
Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, who fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title in
Should Robert Griffin III’s dad be flagged for interference?
Novak Djokovic and Boris Becker have each won six Grand Slam singles championships.
Is time running out on Mike Woodson as coach of the New York Knicks?
The U.S. already has one Olympic megastar -- skier Lindsey Vonn -- battling injury. Now you can add snowboarder Shaun White to the list.
President Obama's decision to send two openly gay athletes to the 2014 Sochi Olympics as part of the U.S. delegation continued to reverberate Wednesday.
The Angels have agreed to terms with Raul Ibanez on a one-year contract to be their designated hitter.
Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva fought a war for the ages on December 7, one of the most spectacular heavyweight bouts in MMA history. The two heavy hitters fought for 25 hotly contested minutes and at the end the bout was declared a majority draw. It’s worth going out of your way to check out a replay.With that in mind, here are the MMA rankings for December:
Floyd Mayweather Jr. left HBO and created the most lucrative pay-per-view fight of all time in September when he defeated Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Showtime.
[For the Record, 4:46 p.m., Tuesday: An earlier version of this post stated that Puerto Rican Indepedence Day takes place on the weekend of June 7. The Puerto Rican Day Parade takes place on that weekend.]
The only part of Texas that UCLA Coach Jim Mora will set foot in in the near future is El Paso, where the Bruins play Virginia Tech in the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Dec. 31.
It was especially frigid in First Niagara Center in Buffalo and Kings goalie Jonathan Quick didn't have much work against the Sabres, going through long periods of inactivity.
The Tennis Channel is set to air 97 hours of live coverage of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells from March 3-16. The channel, for a second year, will also have a live studio show 30 minutes before coverage begins each day.
Change that "Denny's menu" playbook to a "Waffle House."
UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr was named first-team and offensive lineman Xavier Su’a-Filo second-team All-American by the Associated Press.
Dennis Rodman is going through with his plans to return to North Korea this week to train the national basketball team and help celebrate leader Kim Jong Un's birthday, despite the recent execution of Kim's uncle.
Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber probably will be known as the guy who got his jaw broken and a vertebra cracked on national TV from here on out.
The U.S. Olympic Committee has heavily promoted its red, white and blue "Go USA" mittens, hoping for a patriotic marketing success in advance of the 2014 Sochi Games.
When the game was over Monday night, after they had defeated one of the NBA’s better teams in the San Antonio Spurs, the Clippers were trying not to put too much stock in the victory.
It appears the New York Yankees have found their replacement for Robinson Cano: Second baseman Brian Roberts, who has played his entire 13-year major league career with the Baltimore Orioles, has agreed to a one-year, $2-million deal to play in the Bronx.
Heather Mills, the former wife of Beatles singer Paul McCartney, has spent the last two years mounting a serious effort to qualify for the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
In nine games this month, Blake Griffin has done something highly unusual and perhaps unprecedented in his career -- he's averaged 84.2% from the free-throw line.
DETROIT — Justin Tucker's powerful leg kicked the Super Bowl champions into playoff gear.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez could select his next opponent as early as this week, his promoter said Monday, but it will not be former three-division world champion Miguel Cotto.
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USC defensive end Leonard Williams was selected to the ESPN.com All-America team announced Monday.
Miami’s Richie Incognito remains suspended until an NFL investigation into his situation is completed, the Dolphins announced Monday.
The NHL suspended Edmonton Oilers defenseman Corey Potter for two games Monday after he checked Ducks center Nick Bonino from behind into the boards Sunday.
Kings center Colin Fraser has been a fortunate man -- 342 regular-season games played and two Stanley Cups on his resume, one with the Chicago Blackhawks, the other with the Kings in 2012.
UCLA's Shaquelle Evans has some unfinished business, which he intends to wrap up in Alabama.
Mike Shanahan had a change of heart.
College Football Playoff's first three title sites are now set with Monday's announcement that Arizona and Tampa Bay have earned bids to host the national championship games of 2016 and 2017.
Smarty, meet Sparty.
The Clippers just made their long, winding road trip successful by going 4-3, and now they have to come home to face the always-tough San Antonio Spurs on Monday night at Staples Center.
Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant explained Monday that he ran to the locker room before the end of the loss to Green Bay because he didn't want to be seen crying on the sideline.
Everyone in the Pacific Northwest had to love the Seattle Seahawks hitting the road and posting a 23-0 shutout Sunday of the New York Giants.
Stevie Johnson and the rest of the Buffalo Bills hadn't been in Jacksonville long Saturday when he received some devastating news.
American sports fans can breathe a sigh of relief: The U.S. men's curling team has qualified for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Add one more to his list of achievements: Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year.
Sunday brought us another WWE pay-per-view event, this time "TLC", short for Tables, Ladders and Chairs. The main event: Unifying the WWE championship and the World Heavyweight Championship with a match between John Cena and Randy Orton. The results of the entire card:
UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr and offensive lineman Xavier Su’a-Filo were named the team’s defensive and offensive most valuable players.
PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown caught a touchdown pass and returned a punt for a score in a 64-second span in the first quarter, and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals, 30-20, on Sunday night.
CHICAGO — While it’s inevitable that all good things must come to an end, the Kings’ long-sustained excellence ended with a thud Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Blackhawks.
CHICAGO -- Defenseman Willie Mitchell won’t play for the Kings on Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks.
SAO PAULO -- A labor court has halted construction in part of the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus, further delaying the venue that will host the United States vs. Portugal and three other matches next June.
Texas announced Saturday that Mack Brown will resign as football coach after the Longhorns play Oregon in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 30, with an accompanying statement from the 16-year coach saying he felt the "time is right for a change."
Clippers guard Jamal Crawford will start at shooting guard against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night over the struggling Willie Green.
Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton has been suspended for 15 games by the NHL for punching and injuring Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7 in Boston, the longest suspension in the regular season handed down by Brendan Shanahan, the league's chief disciplinarian.
OTTAWA, Canada -- The Kings scored three times in the first period and held off a push by the Senators to earn a 5-2 victory on Saturday at the Canadian Tire Center, extending their winning streak to six and sustaining several other noteworthy streaks.
Shaun White, the two-time reigning Olympic snowboarding gold medalist, finished second in the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships halfpipe event in Breckenridge, Colo., on Saturday after injuring his ankle on the first run.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Former Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions.
It has only been two games, but Stephen Jackson thinks he’s making strides to get where he wants to be.
There are eight -- and there's one active NFL player who will be a shoo-in -- Heisman Trophy winners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
NEW YORK -- The day before Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston likely wins the Heisman Trophy, he was asked innocuous questions about his major, his baseball career and his love of football.
Towson's Terrance West could not be slowed down by freezing temperatures, snow, sleet or Eastern Illinois on Friday night when he set a Football Championship Subdivision playoff record with 354 yards rushing in a 49-39 victory.
Javorius Allen, who emerged as USC's top tailback midway through the season, was announced as the Trojans' most valuable player at the annual football awards banquet Friday night.
The baseball commissioner's office is investigating whether New York Yankees President Randy Levine was guilty of tampering when he said Friday that he would offer Angels outfielder Mike Trout a 10-year contract.
Preston Truman, the former Utah Jazz ball boy who sold a pair of Michael Jordan-autographed Nike Air Jordan shoes from the 'flu game' for a record price, is ready for the spotlight to shine on someone else.
His poor play this season is weighing on Jared Dudley, causing the normally upbeat and gregarious Clippers small forward to take himself to task for his performances.
Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vacated his belt on Friday, saying his life “is a … zoo right now.”
Here's how valuable European soccer has become to sponsors: Now companies are buying advertising space on the inside of team uniforms.
TORONTO — Greetings from Toronto — but first a bit of good news from back in Los Angeles.
The attorney for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault asked Friday for Florida's attorney general to examine the rape investigation and the Tallahassee Police Dept.
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams said Friday it signed Ryan Briscoe to drive its No. 8 car next year in the IndyCar Series.
Tiger Woods' half brother has been arrested in Phoenix for allegedly making a bomb threat at the government building where he works.
It seems that Lance Armstrong has ditched the contrite manner in which he previously admitted to doping throughout much of his illustrious cycling career.
Russian officials are now confident that the mountain venues for the 2014 Sochi Olympics will have enough snow when competition begins in February.
Maybe it was a bit of hyperbole from Chris Paul about the importance of game No. 25 out of the 82 scheduled for the Clippers.
Robinson Cano, who was introduced Thursday at a news conference making his 10-year, $240-million contract with the Seattle Mariners official, has a different definition of respect and effort than most people.
Settle down, Alabama fans, it looks like Coach Nick Saban isn't going anywhere, at least if you believe quarterback AJ McCarron.
USC safety Su'a Cravens was selected to the CollegeFootballNews.com Freshman All-America team.
TORONTO — Five players scored goals as the U.S. women’s hockey team defeated Canada, 5-1, on Thursday night in Calgary to end a three-game losing streak against their biggest rivals.
Defender Sean Franklin, who became eligible for Major League Soccer's re-entry draft when his contract option was declined by the Galaxy, was selected first in that process Thursday, going to D.C. United.
UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr was selected as a Walter Camp All-American on Thursday.
Holy Nikes! A former Utah Jazz ball boy who was given Michael Jordan's shoes after the famous "flu game" in the 1997 NBA Finals has sold the pair for more than $104,000 in an online auction.
The Ducks don’t have any more room to move atop the Pacific Division standings and now their health is returning.
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The father of NBA rookie Shabazz Muhammad has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit federal fraud.
Miami center Mike Pouncey traveled to Massachusetts this week, and it had nothing to do with the Dolphins playing host to New England in a pivotal AFC East game this weekend.
Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler has been cleared to play and will start Sunday against Cleveland, the Bears announced Thursday.
Apparently two wins over the surging Los Angeles Kings wasn't enough to prevent a management shakeup in Calgary.
Remember all those time Mike Scioscia blocked the plate when he was with the Dodgers? The time Jack Clark almost knocked him unconscious when barreling over him during a Dodgers-Cardinals game? The time Dave Parker blasted into Steve Yeager (who held onto the ball, by the way)? Remember when Pete Rose ruined the career of Ray Fosse during the 1970 All-Star game?
Juergen Klinsmann is still six months away from his first World Cup as coach of the U.S. national team. But he's already looking ahead to the next one after agreeing Thursday to a four-year contract extension that will keep him in place through 2018.
The writers for the TV game show "Jeopardy" earned their pay this week with a subtle shot at Barry Bonds.
Hope Solo, who had a Twitter meltdown during the London Olympics, is feuding with a former U.S. women's national team player again after Julie Foudy had the audacity to suggest Solo is not the greatest goalkeeper in the history of mankind.
Andre Ward said he’s confident he’ll return to the boxing ring in the early spring despite the lawsuit he filed Monday attempting to break from his longtime promoter, Dan Goossen.
TORONTO, Canada — The groin injury suffered by Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick has not ruined his chances of being chosen for the U.S. men's Olympic team for the Sochi Games, Team USA General Manager David Poile said Thursday.
President Obama has never tried to hide the fact he is a big sports fan, throwing Super Bowl parties at the White House and filling out his NCAA Tournament bracket each March, but it seems he is not as enthusiastic about the Olympics.
Last season, while Dwight Howard was recovering from back surgery, he also apparently was struggling with another problem -- sugar.
For what it’s worth, the Clippers have held their last four opponents below 100 points.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Angels acquired another pitcher on the final day of baseball's winter meetings — but not the veteran starter they would like to add to their rotation.
Lindsey Vonn is making good on her vow to be careful preparing for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Imagine being days away from a huge payoff, but still knowing you will have to sit through an entire football game, hoping your team will win.
Three decades ago, boxing promoter Dan Goossen managed former nightclub bouncer Mr. T.
TORONTO — The Kings did goaltender Jonathan Bernier a favor when they traded him to the Maple Leafs last summer and he got a chance to become an NHL starter. But on Wednesday, they reminded him of the depth and quality of the team he left behind.
Chivas USA, which has been ridding its roster of players at a record rate, actually added a player Wednesday, acquiring Argentine midfielder Mauro Rosales from the Seattle Sounders in exchange for the rights to forward Tristan Bowen.
The Ducks are middle-of-the-pack in allowing goals, tied for seventh in the Western Conference.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels could use a designated hitter, particularly one that bats left-handed and could spell Albert Pujols at first base.
Juan Manuel Marquez has instructed his Mexico-based promoter that he plans to fight twice more.
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers entered the TD Garden building for his team’s shoot-around Wednesday morning sensing a different feeling.
Andrew McCutchen envisioned telling the world how much he loved his girlfriend from the top of the highest mountain.
Hall of Fame golfer Greg Norman, once ranked No. 1 in the world and a two-time British Open champion, has joined Keegan Bradley, Zach Johnson and Rickie Fowler as well as defending champion Brian Gay in the field for the Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation golf tournament next month in La Quinta.
It’s official: Kirk Cousins is the starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins, and star Robert Griffin III — though he feels healthy enough to play — is on the shelf for the rest of the season.
TORONTO — Goaltender Jonathan Bernier, traded by the Kings to Toronto last summer for goalie Ben Scrivens, winger Matt Frattin and a second-round draft pick, appears to have found a home with the Maple Leafs.
The No. 3 Chevrolet will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next year, 13 years after seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt -- who made the No. 3 an iconic number in stock car racing -- died in a racing crash.
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