- Kansas Sports -
The injured big man at least got to meet the Philly press via teleconference on Monday, and the name so often associated with Embiid’s — Hall-of-Fame Houston center Hakeem Olajuwon — came up once again.
It’s not uncommon for Canadian Football League players to hold offseason jobs, just like their NFL counterparts from decades past. For Calgary Stampeders running back Jon Cornish, it helps prepare him for life after football.
KU's all-time single-season rushing leader (1,457 yards in 2006) broke his own CFL record last year by running for 1,813 yards. Kaplan revealed that his MOP season included two six-hour shifts a week at the bank.
- College Sports -
CBS Sports Network and CBSSports.com's Jon Rothstein sat down with Masiello to discuss the coach's crazy offseason, his newfound perspective, and what lies ahead for Manhattan's program during the 2014-15 campaign.
- Professional Sports -
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy says that Canty can apply for a medical exemption to continue wearing the facemask, just like he -- and three other players -- did last year.
Supreme Court Justice Timothy Drury's decision Tuesday clears the way for the lawsuit to move forward.
- World Cup -
I'd call it a bummer, but was it really that unexpected?
Fans who had made the trek south of the equator chanting “I believe that we will win!” could hardly believe they lost, extending a World Cup winless streak against European nations to nine games over 12 years.
Tim Howard made a World Cup record 16 saves, few of which were of the routine variety.
United States striker Chris Wondolowski had a chance to etch his name into American soccer lore Tuesday. Just before the full time whistle, Jermaine Jones' header found Wondolowski's foot right in front of goal.
From Texas and Kansas City to Chicago and California, U.S. fans flocked to public spaces, from wide open parks to sports stadiums to their favorite sports bars, to watch the game.
The plight of African teams at the World Cup has not subsided even after they all have been eliminated. Cameroon’s soccer federation announced late Monday that it would investigate its team for possible match fixing, paying particular attention to a lopsided loss to Croatia in the opening round.
So even though the loss to Belgium was painful, there's a lot to look forward to for U.S. fans new and old as sights move to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Of course, as this team proved, predicting what's going to happen 90 minutes from now is impossible, so trying to predict what will happen four years from now is downright silly. And with that in mind, here's what to look for come 2018.
- In The News -
The letter was lost and only recently found at the Pittsfield post office. Postal worker Michelle Rowell found it and tells the Morning Sentinel she knew it was old because of the 2-cent stamp.
June 30 was the 106th anniversary of a historic explosion that still has no clear explanation.
Here’s why Better Call Saul is not the Breaking Bad prequel you thought it was. According to a new report, the new AMC series, starring Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman, will take place not only before the hit series but during and after Breaking Bad’s finale as well.
When truck driver Brian Miner was pulled over by an Illinois state trooper for honking his horn unnecessarily, it was the trooper who got an earful.
"I watch it once or twice a year," he (Griffey) says, which is probably more than most people who watch it every 10 years.
- Videos of the Day -
Kyle Crockett induced Adrian Gonzalez to hit a short fly ball to left field where a charging Michael Brantley made a routine catch, then threw a one-hopper home to catcher Yan Gomes in time to nab Gordon, who had tagged up. Just when the play appeared over, Gomes spotted Puig bolting for second base. He threw to Jason Kipnis, who applied the tag.
The makers of the video game MLB 14 The Show have hidden a gem in it, in which an umpire shows Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig how to properly showboat immediately after hitting a home run (or a triple?). Here it is.
Catching, Bugs Bunny. Left field, Bugs Bunny. Right field, Bugs Bunny. Pitching, Bugs Bunny.
- Daily Trivia -
Yesterday's question: Danielle McCray was taken seventh overall in the 2010 WNBA Draft.
Today's question: What Jayhawk lit up North Dakota State for 32 points in the opening round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament?