• Antonio Brown, facing sexual assault allegations, cut by Patriots after 1 game
    by Leighton Schneider on September 20, 2019 at 9:52 pm

    littleny/iStock(BOSTON) -- Antonio Brown played just one game for the New England Patriots before the team released the star wide receiver, who's facing multiple sexual assault allegations.Brown seemed to confirm his release in a tweet, writing, […]

  • Nike drops Antonio Brown amid sexual misconduct allegations
    by CJC on September 20, 2019 at 10:19 am

    Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) --  Nike has cut ties with Antonio Brown amid assault allegations against the Patriots wide receiver. The company hasn't expounded on its decision to end the contract, but told The Boston Globe Thursday, […]

  • Scoreboard roundup -- 9/19/19
    by CJC on September 20, 2019 at 10:16 am

    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUE Boston 5, San Francisco 4Seattle 6, Pittsburgh 5 -- 11 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUE NY Yankees 9, LA Angels 1Toronto 8, Baltimore 4Cleveland 7, Detroit […]

  • Yankees pitcher Domingo German suspended for domestic violence
    by Dana Schaeffer on September 19, 2019 at 9:40 pm

    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Yankees pitcher Domingo German has been suspended by Major League Baseball under its domestic violence policy.The Yankees pitcher, who is currently second in the majors in wins with 18, has been suspended for seven days, "barring […]

  • ESPN, Special Olympics extend broadcast agreement through 2027, will continue to promote 'inclusion'
    by CJC on September 19, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- ESPN and the Special Olympics have extended their broadcast agreement for another eight years into 2027, ensuring the continuance of dynamic storytelling to portray the journeys of the thousands of athletes […]

  • Scoreboard roundup -- 9/18/19
    by JTP on September 19, 2019 at 10:27 am

    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUESeattle 4, Pittsburgh 1San Francisco 11, Boston 3Tampa Bay 8, LA Dodgers 7 -- 11 inningsAMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 1, Kansas City 0 -- 11 […]

  • New Jersey referee suspended after forcing teen wrestler to cut dreadlocks or forfeit match
    by Dana Schaeffer on September 18, 2019 at 9:57 pm

    iStock(BUENA, N.J.) -- A New Jersey referee who forced a black teenager to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a wrestling match was suspended on Wednesday, concluding a months-long racial bias investigation.The white referee at the center of the December […]

  • Reports of sexual abuse, misconduct in Olympic sports up 55% from last year
    by JTP on September 18, 2019 at 10:48 am

    ccahill/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Reports of sexual abuse and misconduct rose 55% from a year ago, according to a national Olympic sports oversight center.The U.S. Center for SafeSport, founded by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee in 2017 to […]

  • Scoreboard roundup -- 9/17/19
    by JTP on September 18, 2019 at 10:31 am

    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUESeattle 6, Pittsburgh 0San Francisco 7, Boston 6 -- 15 inningsLA Dodgers 7, Tampa Bay 5AMERICAN LEAGUENY Yankees 8, LA Angels 0Cleveland 7, Detroit […]

  • New York Giants name rookie Daniel Jones starting QB for Week Three
    by Louis Milman on September 17, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The New York Giants are turning to rookie Daniel Jones at quarterback for Week Three, ending Eli Manning's run as the team's starter after nearly 15 years."Eli and I spoke this morning," head coach Pat […]