AP NewsBreak: Miami lineman speaks of his heatstroke ordeal
Hunter Knighton once went a week without sleeping, afraid to close his eyes because the nightmares were inevitable. Panic attacks were common. Memories were hazy. Breathing was a struggle.
With Rio next, Olympics still a major draw on television
The Olympics move at their own pace, when an athlete can go from unknown to celebrity in a matter of hours.
The brain or a game, former player Utecht asks
EDS NOTE: Ben Utecht was a standout tight end for the University of Minnesota who played in the NFL for six years, becoming a starter and winning a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006. He retired in 2009 due to multiple concussions and memory loss. Utecht is now a national speaker, concussion advocate, […]
GM Baalke: 49ers would like to keep Aldon Smith beyond year
San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke said Tuesday night that the 49ers plan to keep Aldon Smith beyond this season and indicated the linebacker would like to re-sign with the team.
Mercury defeat Tulsa on last second shot in overtime
The Phoenix Mercury prevailed in an overtime thriller against the Tulsa Shock by winning 87-84 at U.S. Airways Center on Tuesday night.
Boston mayor wants ban on chewing tobacco at ballparks
From iconic Fenway Park to little league fields in Southie, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh wants to ban the use of snuff and chewing tobacco in sports venues across the city.
Cruz homers in 5th straight game, Seattle beats Rockies 10-4
Nelson Cruz homered for the fifth consecutive game, and the Seattle Mariners spoiled Jon Gray’s major league debut with a 10-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
Rollins returns to Philly, Dodgers lose 6-2
Jimmy Rollins walked to a familiar batter’s box for the first time in an unfamiliar uniform, and the crowd roared.
Cardinals’ linebacker Markus Golden on Dr. Jen Welter: ‘She’s a real good coach’
Rookie linebacker Markus Golden was on the Burns & Gambo show on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Tuesday and talked about what Welter brings to the table as a coach.
Nelson, Brewers beat Padres 4-1
Jimmy Nelson scattered three hits over 6 2-3 solid innings, Khris Davis drove in two runs and the Milwaukee Brewers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.