Sports » Page 3

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Vikings, Titans and Panthers sign players

The Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman, free agent wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has signed with Carolina, and the Titans have signed cornerback Brandon Harris.

AP564917773040_12

This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, watches during the Hernandez's murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

Aaron Hernandez fiancee discusses money, gun at murder trial

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee traded expressionless glances Friday as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial.

Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee won in overtime 76-73.

Coaching openings at Tennessee and St. John’s

Donnie Tyndall is out after just one season at Tennessee and Steve Lavin is no longer the coach at St. John's.

playball

This weekend’s sports schedule

A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant answers questions at a news conference in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Durant said he’s been antsy since finding out he will miss the early part of the season with a Jones fracture in his right foot. The reigning NBA MVP spoke to the media Tuesday morning for the first time since the injury.

Durant to have another surgery, will miss rest of season

The team expects Durant to return to basketball activities within the next four to six months

Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Nick Boynton warms up before facing the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008.

Coyotes broadcaster charged with assault in casino fight

Nick Boynton, an Arizona Coyotes broadcaster and former NHL defensemen, faces charges after biting an officer at a Buffalo casino.

Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee won in overtime 76-73.

Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

Tennessee fires coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, amid an NCAA investigation.

Kentucky's Marcus Lee, right, blocks a shot by West Virginia's Jonathan Holton during the first half of a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland.

Kentucky rolls Mountaineers in the Midwest Regional

Top-seed Kentucky advances after defeating West Virginia 78-39 rout of West Virginia in the Midwest Regional.

Arizona forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, left, passes the ball as head coach Sean Miller watches during practice, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles, for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament. Arizona is scheduled to play Xavier on Thursday.

Top-seeded Wisconsin & Arizona hang on to advance to Elite 8

Top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA Tournament.

Kentucky's Dakari Johnson answers questions during a news conference before practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Cleveland, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Kentucky plays West Virginia in a regional semifinal on Thursday.

Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia & Notre Dame beats up Wichita State to move on to Elite 8

Demetrius Jackson scored 20 points and the third-seeded Irish dominated Wichita State 81-70 in the Midwest regional semifinals on Thursday night to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time in 36 years.

NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

NCAA concerned with Indiana religious objections bill

NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, watches during the Hernandez's murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez to be called to testify Friday

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press.

Dayton coach Archie Miller calls out to his team as Devin Oliver (5) listens during the first half of a third-round game against Syracuse in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, March 22. Miller's brother, Sean, coaches the Arizona Wildcats.

Dayton gives coach Archie Miller another contract extension

Coach Archie Miller got three more years added to his contract Thursday after leading Dayton to a second straight NCAA Tournament appearance.

File Photo: Coach Dean Smith at the 21st annual sports legends dinner in aid of the Buoniconti fund to cure paralysis, Waldorf Grand Astoria Ballroom. 2006. 
Credit :	PNP / WENN

Dean Smith’s trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermen

Dean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players — even after his death.

FILE - At left, in a Nov. 18, 2014, file photo, Kentucky head coach John Calipari shouts instructions during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Indianapolis. At right, in a Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins shouts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas in Austin, Texas. Kentucky and West Virginia play on Thursday, March 26, 2015, in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament in Cleveland.

NCAA Tourney: Can Kentucky remain perfect vs. upset minded West Virginia?

Sweet 16: Midwest and West Regional action tonight. Coverage begins at 4pm on KPUG 1170AM.

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens during a motion regarding jail phone recordings during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

Aaron Hernandez trail delayed by bomb threat

A bomb threat has delayed proceedings of the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

edwinjackson

GPS can’t help Cubs pitcher find his way

You've heard of baseball pitchers who have trouble finding the plate. How about a pitcher who can't even find the ballpark?

MLB

The biggest bank accounts in baseball

The Yankees are once again baseball's most valuable team.

odinlloyd

Aaron Hernandez cousin due back on the stand in murder trial

Prosecutors are "about a week or so" away from resting their case, which is beginning its ninth week.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon’s first wife, dead at 75

Fresh
cynthialennon

The first wife of the former Beatle, and mother of Julian Lennon, has reportedly died after a brief battle with cancer.

in Entertainment

The best April Fools’ Day pranks by companies

pacmanmaps

Google Panda, the Samsung smart knife, and more: Because even corporate America likes to pull one over on us.

in Music, Entertainment

Rihanna isn’t dating Leonardo DiCaprio … she swears

rihanna

The "Diamonds" hitmaker and the actor have been spotted at several events together, but she swears she's "too busy" to date.

in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Puppies predict the Final Four

16-overlay

It's a totally unscientific, but completely adorable, way to predict the winner of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.

in Music

That ‘new’ Zayn Malik song is actually an old demo

zaynmalik

The pop star's reported first solo song after quitting One Direction has been revealed as an old demo track by the boy band.