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November 21

Blind-sided: Blue Jackets’ Jack Johnson is bankrupt; who led him there is biggest shocker: On the morning of Oct. 7, two days before the Blue Jackets opened the 2014-15 season, Jack Johnson left his Ferrari parked in the garage of his Dublin apartment and drove his BMW to a federal courthouse Downtown to file for bankruptcy.

posted by BornIcon to hockey at 01:00 PM - 8 comments

September 24

Grand Jury Does Not Indict Tony Stewart in Accident: A grand jury in Ontario County, N.Y., decided not to file criminal charges against the Nascar champion Tony Stewart for the Aug. 9 crash that killed driver Kevin Ward Jr.

posted by BornIcon to auto racing at 03:25 PM - 6 comments

June 30

Jason Kidd joins Bucks as head coach: The Milwaukee Bucks have finalized a deal to break Jason Kidd away from his contract with the Brooklyn Nets.

posted by BornIcon to basketball at 11:15 AM - 10 comments

June 08

Miguel Cotto Shows He's Better Than Ever in Dominant TKO Win vs. Sergio Martinez: Miguel Cotto was everything he could be Saturday night. He was fast. He was powerful. He was precise. He was dynamic.

posted by BornIcon to boxing at 09:10 AM - 0 comments

June 06

UNC's McCants: 'Just show up, play': Former North Carolina guard Rashad McCants told ESPN that while he was in school he barely went to class, tutors wrote his term papers and that he took bogus classes in order to stay eligible.

posted by BornIcon to basketball at 08:58 AM - 2 comments

June 05

Don Zimmer was truly a baseball man: Don Zimmer was married at home plate at Dunn Field in Elmira, N.Y., between games of a doubleheader on Aug. 16, 1951. What more do you need to know?

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 08:11 AM - 9 comments

June 03

Dan Marino joins concussion lawsuit against the NFL: Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino is among the latest group of NFL players to file a concussion-related lawsuit against the NFL.

posted by BornIcon to football at 09:13 AM - 1 comment

May 06

Warriors fire coach Mark Jackson: Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson has been fired following a meeting with the team’s ownership group.

posted by BornIcon to basketball at 03:25 PM - 0 comments

May 03

Brain Trauma Extends to the Soccer Field: Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head, has been found posthumously in a 29-year-old former soccer player, the strongest indication yet that the condition is not limited to athletes who played sports known for violent collisions, like football and boxing.

posted by BornIcon to soccer at 12:44 PM - 2 comments

April 18

Craig Sager Has Leukemia, According To His Son: If Craig Sager's son's Twitter is to be believed, the sideline reporter will be starting a treatment for acute leukemia Friday.

posted by BornIcon to basketball at 11:23 AM - 1 comment

April 17

Minnesota State players refuse to practice as coach Todd Hoffner returns: Football players at Minnesota State Mankato refused to practice for their former head coach Wednesday, greeting his reinstatement by an arbitrator by demanding that the interim coach keep the top job.

posted by BornIcon to football at 08:27 AM - 6 comments

April 16

Escape from Cuba: Yasiel Puig's Untold Journey to the Dodgers: What was this gladiator-size man, with the Popeye forearms and the XXL chest, actually worth—to the people bankrolling his defection from Cuba

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 09:43 AM - 2 comments

April 11

Was Michael Pineda caught cheating: It looked brown and sticky and it was all over Michael Pineda's right throwing hand at some point during Thursday's game against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. But what, exactly, was it?

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 09:13 AM - 6 comments

April 04

LPGA players frustrated by Golf Digest cover of Gretzky: With a provocative pose, Paulina Gretzky will be the cover girl in the upcoming issue of Golf Digest. That doesn't sit well with some LPGA tour stars

posted by BornIcon to golf at 10:40 AM - 9 comments

April 01

Tiger Woods out of Masters after back surgery: The world's No. 1 player announced on his web site Tuesday that he will be unable to play in the Masters

posted by BornIcon to golf at 04:00 PM - 5 comments

February 20

Ravens' Ray Rice allegedly knocked out fiancee at hotel: Rice and his fiancee, Janay Palmer, were both arrested Saturday morning and charged with simple assault-domestic violence after an argument at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City. Rice is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 25 at 9 a.m Video

posted by BornIcon to football at 07:59 AM - 1 comment

February 12

Derek Jeter to Retire From Yankees After 2014 Season: Shortstop Derek Jeter, entering his 20th season with the Yankees, announced Wednesday on his official Facebook fan page that 2014 would be his final year playing professional baseball.

posted by BornIcon to baseball at 03:16 PM - 16 comments

January 07

Will Robert Griffin III help or hurt the next Washington Redskins coach?: Previous Washington Redskins coaches only had to deal with one divisive influence at the top of the franchise. Now there are two.

posted by BornIcon to football at 01:23 PM - 14 comments

January 06

MMA fighter Joe Torrez kills armed intruder Sal Garces in New Mexico: Torrez may be charged after he fended off four home intruders, killing one and severely injuring another.

posted by BornIcon to other at 11:27 AM - 17 comments

December 11

Kirk Cousins to start for Redskins in Week 15: Barring a disaster of a performance from Cousins, he will likely be the starting quarterback for the remainder of the season.

posted by BornIcon to football at 09:29 AM - 10 comments

December 05

No criminal charges for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged after an investigation into an alleged sexual battery, State Attorney William Meggs said today.

posted by BornIcon to football at 02:10 PM - 18 comments

November 21

Former OL Shawn Andrews says Donovan McNabb made Eagles locker room a 'living hell': Former Pro Bowl offensive lineman Shawn Andrews says that his former Philadelphia Eagles teammates—led by Donovan McNabb—spread malicious rumors and verbally abused him so badly that he contemplated suicide and eventually underwent psychiatric treatment. Many of the rumors were about his sexual orientation, he said, and they eventually spread to other NFL locker rooms.

posted by BornIcon to football at 07:28 AM - 6 comments

November 15

ROB GRONKOWSKI Mocks Asian Fan WHERE'S THE FRIED RICE? : Maybe New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski hasn't heard what's going on with Richie Incognito -- because he openly mocked an Asian fan over the weekend, calling the guy "Leslie Chow"... and joking about fried rice. Today, Gronkowski apologizes.

posted by BornIcon to football at 02:29 PM - 22 comments

November 14

Raider, 'Renaissance Man' Todd Christensen dead at 57: Christensen, 57, a five-time Pro Bowl tight end with the Oakland/Los Angeles/during his NFL career (1978-1988), died Wednesday at a hospital near his home in Alpine, Utah, from complications during liver transplant surgery.

posted by BornIcon to football at 08:07 AM - 7 comments

November 08

Saying 'I'm not happy at all,' Broncos' John Moffitt quits NFL: John Moffitt wasn't unhappy with a lack of playing time in Denver. He quit the NFL because he'd lost his love for the game and was tired of risking his health.

posted by BornIcon to football at 09:36 AM - 7 comments