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Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has reportedly been suspended for two games after accusations that he beat his former fiancée Janay Palmer unconscious and dragged her out of an elevator.

Op-Ed: Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto a war waiting to happen

Somebody said that in boxing skills pay the bills and ringside models and beautiful women sell tickets. But skill alone is a gift often unappreciated. Welcome Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto, willing to stand toe to toe and go to war.

Denver Broncos boss steps down, keeps franchise in the family

On Wednesday, the sports world reacted with a resounding show of remorse and respect in response to news that Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is relinquishing control of his beloved team due to Alzheimer's disease.

Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 Special

Today, July 23, sees the start of the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow. In temperatures surprisingly warm for the Scottish city, athletes, spectators and citizens have been enjoying the build up to the opening ceremony due to take place this evening.

Robbie Rogers: Young openly gay soccer star inspires sitcom idea

Stranger things have happened but, apparently, the life of Robbie Rogers, the professional soccer player who came out as gay early last year, has inspired an idea for a new sitcom, it has been revealed.

NFL News and Rumors: Top position battles to watch in camp

NFL action begins on August 3 with a preseason clash between Buffalo and the NY Giants, but for several teams, these games will decide who gets the starting nod when the regular season begins in September.

2014 NFL Power Rankings: Sleeper teams to watch this season

It's that time of year again as NFL teams begin the start of training camp and football fans get geared up for the upcoming season.

Op-Ed: Bob Arum could be grooming Chris Algieri as next cash cow

Top Rank Promotions owner Bob Arum could be taking chances with WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri in his frantic effort of looking around for a possible replacement for retirement- bound Manny Pacquiao.

Toronto Maple Leafs hire 'innovative thinker' and fire Poulin

The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a new hire, inking the now former G.M. of the OHL Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Kyle Dubas. The club's new assistant general manager, Dubas is just 28 and was hailed by Leaf G.M. Dave Nonis as an "innovative thinker."

Op-Ed: SF Giants playoff aspirations face big challenges

Yes, I know Tim Lincecum is on the up-and-up. Yes, I realize that the Giants are currently tied for first place in the NL West. And, yes, I am painfully aware that we just signed three-time All-Star Dan Uggla to a minor league deal.

Review: WWE Battleground somehow worse than last year

Over the years, the world has been treated to some truly awful professional wrestling involving the likes of Heidenreich, Nathan Jones, The Shockmaster and more.

Op-Ed: Why Pacquiao-Algieri match needs massive promotions to sell

WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri needs to introduce himself quickly to the boxing community to help his promoters sell his upcoming fight against Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao scheduled for Nov. 22 in Macau, China.

INDYCAR: Conway calls for tires and races to win in Toronto

It all came down to a drag race on Sunday afternoon on the streets of Toronto and Mike Conway had a little extra in the tank for the rest of the field, going on to win Race 2 in the Honda Indy Toronto.

Zou Shiming gears up to major title fight in November

After only five professional fights to his credit, two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming could be in for a major title fight before the end of the year.

INDYCAR: Bourdais wins postponed Race 1 on the streets of Toronto

Sebastien Bourdais had waited some time for a win after his return to IndyCar racing last year. The wait is over after the four-time champion in an IndyCar series won the first of two races making up the Honda Indy Toronto.

Gina Carano may fight Ronda Rousey in December

Dana White, the president of the UFC, said that he will be meeting with Gina Carano on Monday and she should be signed by next week. IF she signs, she could fight Ronda Rousey in December.

Suns and Bledsoe still not close on deal

With most free agents being picked up since the signing of LeBron James in Cleveland, the Phoenix Suns and their star Eric Bledsoe are still not close on a deal.

Watch Amir Khan blow out eight candles with a single punch

Boxer Amir Khan proved that he can still pack a powerful punch when he threw one single punch to blow out numerous candles.

Green Bay Packers linebacker AJ Hawk tackles fan

The start of the 2014 NFL season may be over a month away, but players and fans are already chomping at the bit to get underway.

Zou Shiming survives 10-rounder fight against Luis De La Rosa

China's two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming, who turned pro just last year and with only four fights to his credit, won a unanimous decision against Luis de la Rosa of Colombia Saturday at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China.

Brian Viloria stops Jose Alfredo Zuniga via 5th round knockout

Former WBO and WBA Flyweight champion Brian Viloria has earned his second win against Jose Alfredo Zuniga after losing to Juan Francisco Estrada of Mexico in April 2013. Viloria's last fight as against Juan Herrera which he won via a unanimous decision.

Bizarre ending for Rigondeaux-Kokietgym fight in Macau

Unbeaten ex-Cuban Olympian Guillermo Rigondeaux needs only one round to finish Sod Kokietgym of Thailand in a shocking and bizarre ending that left audience surprised and stunned in disbelief.

Op-Ed: Floyd Mayweather could be aiming a trilogy with Manny Pacquiao

Unbeaten welterweight and five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather could be targeting a possible trilogy against Filipino star Manny Pacquiao starting as early as May next year.

Op-Ed: Why Chris Algieri could suffer first career loss against Pacquiao

The upcoming fight between Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquaio and WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri could turn out a bit like a replay of the Pacquiao-Margarito fight in 2010 at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Op-Ed: No way Cavs will trade Wiggins or Bennett for Kevin Love

The nonsense that issues forth from the NBA rumor-mill can be as absurd as the nonsense that spews out of the mouth of T.O. Mayor Rob Ford or the Tea Party's Sarah Palin. Two first overall picks, Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett - for Kevin Love?

Ex-Olympian Guillermo Rigondeaux risks titles against Kokietgym

Unbeaten ex-Cuban Olympian Guillermo Rigondeaux is placing his titles on the line Saturday in Macau, China against Sod Kokietgym of Thailand in an action-packed boxing event featuring China's boxing superstar Zou Shiming in the main event.

Zou Shiming gears up for pretitle fight Saturday in Macau

Former Chinese Olympian Zou Shiming is set to tangle with Luis de la Rosa of Colombia Saturday at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian Resort in Macau, China for his final test as a pro leading up to his next flyweight title fight.

Op-Ed: Concussion care should be determined by doctors

Calls for doctors to have the last word on whether soccer players will return to the pitch have escalated after recent World Cup events.

Blackpool still only have 8 players as Riga faces sack

With three weeks to go before the start of the new Championship season, Blackpool remains incapable of fielding a full XI, as manager Jose Riga and chairman Karl Oysten continue to be at loggerheads over transfer policy.

Ozil donates World Cup winnings to help 'Brazilian kids'

Mesut Ozil decided to donate a decent chunk of his World Cup winnings to operations for 23 children in Brazil. Reports say the midfielder for Germany spent all of his winnings but have conflicting views on where the total sum ended up.

Mayweather beats Pacquiao in 2014 best fighter ESPY award

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather has once more triumphed over Manny Pacquaio outside the ring after bagging the 2014 Best Fighter ESPY award in ceremonies held Wednesday at the Nokia Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Op-Ed: My top 10 World Cup 2014 moments

The sun has set on another World Cup, the best in recent memory, and as many may have predicted, the Germans have won in typically ruthless fashion. As a result, we have a lot to take away and cherish, and this is my list of memories.

Nick Parker’s leadership key to turnaround for Bracken County Special

Bracken County running back and defensive back Nick Parker was named team captain for his football team this season. He hopes to lead his team to a turnaround from last year when they finished 2-9.

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquaio agreed to face Chris Algieri in the ring

Despite opposition from longtime trainer Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao has given his consent to promoter Bob Arum to close a deal with Chris Algieri as his opponent for his return fight on Nov.22 in Macau, China.

FIFA World Cup actually boosted productivity at work

The whole world’s attention was on the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The television ratings scored huge points during the games as a significant portion of world population turned their television on for the games.

Chris Algieri to share spotlight with Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 22

WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri could not let a rare life-changing opportunity pass, as he accepted Bob Arum's offer for him to face Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 22 in Macau, China.

England cricketer James Anderson charged with misconduct

The ICC (International Cricket Council) has decided to charge England bowler James Anderson with misconduct following an incident with Ravindra Jadeja, the Indian all-rounder.

FIFA's U-20 Women's World Cup is ready to take over Canada Special

The World Cup may have reached its conclusion Sunday afternoon, but the soccer craze surfacing throughout the country will remain for the rest of the summer, as Canada is set to host the seventh edition of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

Over 100 Duquesne student-athletes make Atlantic-10 Honor Roll

A total of 97 women and 28 male student- athletes from Duquesne University made the Atlantic-10 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll the conference announced recently.

Op-Ed: Why Floyd Mayweather could lose to Marcos Maidana in rematch

Unbeaten and five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather will clash anew with former WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina on Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

Riots in Buenos Aires following Argentina's World Cup heartache

All day on Sunday, excitement had been building up to a fever pitch in Buenos Aires. It seemed that every fan who had not made the journey north into Brazil and onto Rio had gathered on the Plaza San Martin in the heart of the Argentine capital.
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