National Sports

Saints' Nick Fairley ruled out for 2017 due to heart issue

Jun 26, 2017

METAIRIE, La. - New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley was placed on season-ending injured reserve Monday, and his career appears to be in jeopardy because of a heart issue. Fairley, 29, has consulted with at least three…

Vikings reportedly support Michael Floyd's kombucha tea defense

Jun 26, 2017

The Minnesota Vikings reportedly are supporting Michael Floyd's claim that any alcohol present in drug tests he took while under house arrest came from drinking?kombucha tea. The Pioneer Press reported S…

Magic: D'Angelo Russell had potential, but Lakers needed more

Jun 26, 2017

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Earvin "Magic" Johnson didn't mince words when asked why the team traded point guard D'Angelo Russell -- the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 draft --…

Charlie Sheen puts Babe Ruth ring, Red Sox sale document up for auction

Jun 26, 2017

Charlie Sheen has revealed himself as the owner of two of the most coveted pieces of Babe Ruth memorabilia, which will be sold Friday. Sheen told ESPN on Monday that he consigned Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series ring and an original copy of the sale…

Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017

Jun 26, 2017

Teemu Selanne and longtime Ducks teammate Paul Kariya headline the Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2017

Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one

Jun 26, 2017

Westbrook turns in MVP-caliber season after Durant's departure

Column: Dale Jr. farewell tour begins, but it isn't goodbye

Jun 26, 2017

Column: Dale Earnhardt Jr. begins his farewell tour at Daytona, but it doesn't really feel like much of a goodbye

Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

Jun 26, 2017

Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the America's Cup by routing software tycoon Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA

McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour

Jun 26, 2017

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour

NHL movement just getting started going into free agency

Jun 26, 2017

Moves made before and at the draft were just the start of some big shakeups around the NHL going into free agency

Appeals court dismisses minor league player suit against MLB

Jun 26, 2017

An appeals court has upheld a lower ruling which dismissed a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages

Vikings player Floyd expected to appear in Arizona court

Jun 26, 2017

Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd is expected to appear in an Arizona court after being flagged for failed alcohol tests that are part of his monitoring for house arrest in Minnesota

CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for title

Jun 26, 2017

CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for national championship

So Yeon Ryu becomes No. 1 in women's golf

Jun 26, 2017

Two-time major champion So Yeon Ryu has a new title _ No. 1 in the world