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  • Harrison set to rejoin Steelers

    James Harrison watches the Pittsburgh Steelers warming up prior to a game against the New England Patriots, at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 30, 2011Washington (AFP) - The injury-hit Pittsburgh Steelers are apparently poised to bring former NFL defensive player of the year James Harrison out of his short retirement.

  • Bears hold off Jets to win again

    Quarterback Jay Cutler of the Chicago Bears looks to pass against the New York Jets during a game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on September 22, 2014East Rutherford (United States) (AFP) - Jay Cutler threw for two touchdowns and the injury-riddled Chicago Bears held off the New York Jets 27-19 on Monday to wrap up week three of the NFL season.

  • Bears strike early to hold off Jets

    NFL: Chicago Bears at New York JetsSep 22 (Reuters) - The Chicago Bears struck early and never trailed as they rode two Martellus Bennett touchdowns to a 27-19 win over the New York Jets on Monday. The Jets trailed 14-0 early on and while the home side battled hard to come back, getting within five points in the fourth quarter, the Bears were able to hold them out. The Jets had marched into the red zone in the final minute and at fourth and five from the nine-yard-line, quarterback Geno Smith connected with Jeremy Kerley at the back of the end zone, but the wide receiver failed to keep his feet in bounds. ...

  • Jeter drives in three runs in Yankees win

    Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees smiles prior to their game against the Baltimore Orioles, at Yankee Stadium in New York, on September 22, 2014New York (AFP) - New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter is doing everything he can to extend his last Major League Baseball campaign.

  • Former NFL kicker reported missing night he died in crash: The Tennessean

    File photo of Tennessee Titans' kicker Rob Bironas celebrating after he kicked a 40-yard field goal to lead the Titans to a win in their NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Nashville(Reuters) - Former NFL kicker Rob Bironas was reported missing by his wife the night he died in a crash in Nashville because she found it unusual for him to leave without telling her, The Tennessean newspaper reported on Monday. The newspaper also posted on its website a recording of a call made to emergency dispatchers that had the voice of another driver who said Bironas, a former kicker with the Tennessee Titans, tried to run her and her husband off the road. ...

  • NBA to review policies in wake of NFL woes

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver commences the 2014 NBA Draft at Barclays Center, in New York, on June 26, 2014New York (AFP) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Monday the league will review its policies on domestic violence, trying to head off the kind of crisis now facing the NFL.

  • Ryder Cup jousting gets underway

    Team Europe Captain Paul McGuinley (L) and US Team Captain Tom Watson at a press conference in Gleneagles on September 22, 2014, before the start of the Ryder CupGleneagles (United Kingdom) (AFP) - The guessing game gets going in earnest at the Ryder Cup on Tuesday as players set out in groups for their first practice rounds at Gleneagles.

  • Ravens owner apologizes for not demanding Ray Rice video

    File of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice warming up during the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII football practice in New OrleansBy Eric Kelsey (Reuters) - The owner of the National Football League's Baltimore Ravens apologized on Monday for not demanding the graphic video of former star running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiance, saying it "never crossed my mind" and he was "deeply sorry." Stephen Bisciotti offered the mea culpa at a news conference the team called to address an ESPN report that alleged the Ravens had advocated for lenient punishment for Rice and knew about the contents of the video early on. ...

  • Unlucky leap sees Lions lose Tulloch for season

    Glover Quin and Stephen Tulloch of the Detroit Lions tackle Jerricho Cotchery of the Carolina Panthers during their game on September 14, 2014Los Angeles (AFP) - Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch will miss the rest of the new NFL season after tearing a knee ligament in a sack celebration gone awry, the team said Monday.

  • Football chant, Fowler's haircut inspire US team

    Rickie Fowler of the US Team is pictured during a practice sesson on the Gleneagles golf course in Gleneagles, Scotland, on September 22, 2014, ahead of the Ryder Cup match between Europe and the United StatesGleneagles (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Rickie Fowler has shaved a "USA" into the side of his head and American captain Tom Watson has already selected a motivational chant for a Ryder Cup that doesn't even start until Friday.