NEW YORK (Reuters) – The owner of a now-closed Florida clinic accused of supplying banned performance enhancing drugs to Major League Baseball players, including the game’s highest paid player, Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees, said in a TV interview that Rodriguez was a long-time drug user.
Anthony Bosch, the main witness whom MLB relied upon to suspend Rodriguez, had previously denied any involvement in selling drugs to players. But he told CBS News “60 Minutes” broadcast on Sunday that he was an expert in doping who only stopped and agreed to speak up because he got caught.
(Reuters) – Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick, two of the hottest young quarterbacks in the National Football League, will go head-to-head on Sunday in a mouthwatering NFC divisional playoff.
Newton will lead a Carolina Panthers team making their first playoff appearance in five seasons while Kaepernick will call the shots for the visiting San Francisco 49ers, who won the NFC last season before losing to Baltimore in the Super Bowl.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – If her surname is any indication of what she can achieve, Arielle Gold really was born to win.
Now, the American teenager has the chance to fulfill her destiny as she prepares to compete in one of the most exciting and dangerous sports at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) – If her surname is any indication of what she can achieve, Arielle Gold really was born to win.
Now, the American teenager has the chance to fulfil her destiny as she prepares to compete in one of the most exciting and dangerous sports at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) – There are still nine weeks to go until the Super Bowl, the first to be played in the New York area, but already there is an air of resignation in the Big Apple.
The 48th Super Bowl, scheduled for February 2, 2014, might be the first to be played outdoors in a cold weather state, but it looks almost certain to continue the same pattern as all the others.
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) – The Kansas City Chiefs suffered their second straight loss of the season on Sunday, falling to the San Diego Chargers on a wild day of upsets, which included a rare tie, in the National Football League.
Just a week after their nine-game unbeaten start came to a shuddering halt, the Chiefs gave up a last-minute touchdown in a 41-38 defeat to the Chargers to slip to 9-2.
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) – The Seattle Seahawks, one of the favorites to win this season’s Super Bowl, chalked up their 10th win of the National Football League season on Sunday.
There are still six weeks to go in the regular season but the Seahawks are already living up to their billing as one of the teams to beat as their main foes falter.
(Reuters) – Ben Roethlisberger, whose future with the Pittsburgh Steelers has been the source of speculation all week, produced one of his best games of the National Football League season on Sunday.
Just hours after his agents shot down rumors he could be traded, the two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback turned in a vintage performance to rally his struggling team to a 37-27 victory over the Detroit Lions.
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) – As the National Football League season passed the halfway point on Sunday, only one thing remained clear. Nothing this season can be taken for granted.
The NFL prides itself on being an evenly-balanced competition and the first nine weeks of the season have lived up to that billing with a series of unpredictable results.
BOSTON (Reuters) – Even with the finish line in sight, Boston took one last deep breath on Wednesday night.
The Red Sox were just one out from clinching the World Series with a seemingly insurmountable 6-1 lead but a history of heartbreak had taught Bostonians that nothing can be taken for granted in baseball.