RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18:  U.S Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz (CENTER) and Jack Conger (NOT PICTURED) leave a police station after being questioned on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen were involved in an altercation at a gas station on Sunday, according to published reports.  Bentz and Conger were detained by Brazilian authorities last night while attempting to fly out of Brazil. Their claims of being victims of a late-night robbery were being questioned by police. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Ryan Lochte will be on ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Ryan Lochte may not ever swim professionally for the United States ever again, but he’ll be getting his dance on soon. The 32-year-old, six-medal winner will be taking his talents to the dance floor for the world to see. And it’s part of a “redemption tour,” according to RadarOnline. “Lochte has agreed to season 23 […]

HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 20: Cecil Shorts #18 of the Houston Texans is tackled by Cortland Finnegan #39 of the New Orleans Saints after a reception during a preseason NFL game at NRG Stadium on August 20, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Cortland Finnegan once pulled an epic prank on Rams linebackers

Saints cornerback Cortland Finnegan has a lot of personality, on and off the field. He’s known for being a mouthy cornerback and getting into his opponents’ heads, but he’s also pretty good at playing jokes on his teammates as well. Rams punter Johnny Hekker recently recanted a tale of an epic prank Finnegan pulled as […]

SURPRISE, AZ - FEBRUARY 19:  Starting pitcher Yu Darvish #11 of the Texas Rangers throws during a spring training workout at Surprise Stadium on February 19, 2016 in Surprise, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Yu Darvish crushes first career home run (VIDEO)

Yu Darvish, thanks to interleague play, got the opportunity to hit in the Rangers’ most recent game, and he made the most of it. The Rangers squared off against the Reds on Wednesday night, and rather than being on the bench, Darvish was able to hit. And with a 1-2 count in the fifth inning, […]

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Bryce Harper holds Katie Ledecky’s medals before she threw first pitch

American swimmer Katie Ledecky was invited to throw out the first pitch before Wednesday’s Orioles-Nationals game at Nationals Park, and she brought her four gold medals she recently won at the Olympics in Rio with her. It’s difficult to throw a pitch with four medals hanging around your neck, so Ledecky casually handed her medals […]

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 11: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints sits on the sideline against the New England Patriots late in the first half at Gillette Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Drew Brees still hopeful for new contract before Week 1 deadline

Time is running out, but New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees remains hopeful in getting a new contract completed before his self-imposed deadline of Week 1. “I hope that we can get something done between now and then,” Brees said, via Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. “I’m confident that we can, but you know at […]

NASHVILLE, TN - AUGUST 13:  Running back Derrick Henry #2 of the Tennessee Titans rushes during the first half against of the San Diego Chargers at Nissan Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Titans working on ways to get Derrick Henry on the field

The Tennessee Titans are still working on how to get running back Derrick Henry opportunities behind starter DeMarco Murray. One thing is for sure: The impressive rookie is going to play. “We’ll find ways to get [Henry] on the field,” head coach Mike Mularkey said, via ESPN. “We know what he’s capable of doing … We’re going to […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  (L-R) Joey Bosa of Ohio State holds up a jersey with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being picked #3 overall by the San Diego Chargers during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Contract negotiations between Chargers, Joey Bosa turn ugly

Joey Bosa is still a no-show at San Diego Chargers training camp. The No. 3 overall pick continues to hold out. On Wednesday, the Chargers issued a statement on contract negotiations with the former Ohio State star, which revealed that Bosa’s camp rejected the team’s latest offer. Now, the Chargers intend to restructure their offer […]

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 23:  Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns stands on the sideliens in the first half against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 23, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: Josh Gordon will be restricted free agent after 2016

Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will not be entering unrestricted free agency after the 2016 NFL season. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, Gordon will become a restricted free agent—meaning his team, be it or the Browns or some other franchise—can control his rights for the 2017 season by issuing one of the three […]

Marshawn Lynch works as Cal’s scout-team RB

No, Marshawn Lynch isn’t there so he doesn’t get fined. The former Seahawks running back voluntarily took reps as Cal’s scout-team back during practices in Sydney Tuesday, according to ESPN.com. ICYMI, Marshawn Lynch suited up for

Breshad Perriman says he’ll be ‘worth the wait’

The Ravens drafted Breshad Perriman 26th overall in 2015, and they’ve waited a long time for him to take the field. The wide receiver out of Central Florida told the team’s website that it will be worth the wait and he expects to be ready to go when the Ravens open the season at home […]

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 29: J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans reacts after making a play against the New Orleans Saints in the third quarter on November 29, 2015 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

J.J. Watt tops ESPN’s NFL player rankings for second straight year

J.J. Watt remains the NFL king, at least in the eyes of the analysts and reporters at ESPN. The Houston Texans defensive end and three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year was voted as the site’s top NFL player for the second consecutive season. Watt edged out Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, New England […]

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James Harden’s’ new signature shoe looks like garbage

Houston Rockets star James Harden has been talking up his first signature shoe from Adidas, and in retrospect, that was probably a bad idea. Photos of the aforementioned Adidas Harden 1 “Triple Black” recently hit the Twitterverse, and the shoe is pretty ugly looking. To me, the shoe looks like a poorly-crafted “Lugz” boot that […]

SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Josh Norman #24 of the Carolina Panthers defends a pass intended for Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Demaryius Thomas has perfect response to Josh Norman’s criticism

Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was held to just one catch in Super Bowl 50, and Josh Norman, who had him in coverage, is still boasting about it. Thomas was targeted six times, but only had one reception, and Norman hasn’t forgotten about it. He recently declared himself “the best cornerback on Earth,” and […]

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Bradley Beal #3 and and John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards talk during a free throw in the first half against the Phoenix Suns at Verizon Center on March 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

John Wall: Bradley Beal and I ‘dislike each other on the court’

When the Washington Wizards selected Bradley Beal with the third overall pick in the 2012 draft, it was said that the team had the potential to have the best backcourt in the NBA. But they’ve been anything but. Beal has struggled to stay healthy, playing in 55 games last season, and failing to play in more than […]

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 23:  Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns stands on the sideliens in the first half against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 23, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Josh Gordon wants to remain with Cleveland Browns

Multiple teams have reached out to the Cleveland Browns about the possibility of trading for wide receiver Josh Gordon, but he doesn’t want to go anywhere. Gordon will serve a suspension and is set to sit out the first four games of the season, as he is eligible to return in Week 5 against the Patriots. […]

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  (L-R) Josh Doctson of TCU  holds up a jersey with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being picked #22 overall by the Washington Redskins during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Jay Gruden: ‘Total expectation’ rookie WR Josh Doctson plays Week 1

The Washington Redskins are still not worried about the early season availability of rookie receiver Josh Doctson, who head coach Jay Gruden expects to be ready for Week 1. “He did the route tree today, which is very positive – not 100 percent yet obviously – he’s not running full-speed, but he’s doing a lot […]

ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 30: Tre Mason #27 of the St. Louis Rams celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter at the Edward Jones Dome on November 30, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Tre Mason’s mom: Son like ’10-year-old’ from football injuries

Tre Mason’s mom recently shared some scary details regarding why her son acts like he does, with the cause being injuries he has sustained playing football. Police have been called to Mason’s home six times in the last five months, for various reasons. Most recently, on July 27, he ran from Palm Peach Police on […]

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 21:  NFL player Josh Norman attends the Roc Nation Summer Classic Charity Basketball Tournament at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on July 21, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)

Josh Norman opens up about multiple NFL talking points

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman didn’t hold back in an interview with ESPN’s Kevin Van Valkenburg. The 28-year-old All-Pro stirred things up with his comments on multiple NFL talking points. After getting into a near brawl with New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. last season, Norman says Beckham has lost the respect of his peers […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 18: Josh Reddick #11 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hands his helmet to first base coach George Lombard #27 after hitting a long fly for the last out of the top of the third inning of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park on August 18, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Josh Reddick injured while holding the door open for room service

Josh Reddick did not play against the Cincinnati Reds Monday because of something that happened in his hotel room Sunday night. The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder injured a finger on his right hand when holding open a hotel room door, the Los Angeles Times reports. Reddick was holding the door open for room service when his finger […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: A general view of U.S. Bank Stadium before the International Champions Cup match between AC Milan v Chelsea on August 3, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vikings say U.S. Bank Stadium will be louder than Metrodome

The Metrodome was one of the loudest stadiums to ever host an NFL game. The Minnesota Vikings believe their new home—the recently completed U.S. Bank Stadium—will be louder. “The Vikings say the clear plastic material that HKS used on the roof — a polymer called ETFE — is more acoustically reflective than the Metrodome’s Teflon […]

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 20:  Quarterback Mark Sanchez of the Denver Broncos passes against the San Francisco 49ers in the second quarter of  a preseason NFL game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 20, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Broncos can save draft pick and cap space by cutting Mark Sanchez

There are draft capital and salary cap incentives for the Denver Broncos to cut Mark Sanchez, who appears to be slipping in the team’s three-way quarterback battle. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Broncos traded nothing more than a “conditional” draft pick to the Philadelphia Eagles for Sanchez back in March. If Sanchez doesn’t make […]

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