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Derek Jeter and Wife, Hannah, Celebrate Birth of First Child, Bella Raine

Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and his wife, Hannah, are celebrating the birth of their first child. Derek, 43, and Hannah, 27, were married in July 2016, less than two years after the 14-time All-Star retired from baseball.... Continue Reading →

Woman Becomes First Full-Time Female Baseball Scout in Over 50 Years

Nearly two years ago, Amanda Hopkins' phone rang. It was a call she dreamt of receiving, one that broke barriers and made her a part of baseball history. Almost immediately, her competitiveness took over. "She put a sign up on... Continue Reading →

Former Vanderbilt Football Player Brandon Banks Sentenced to 15 Years for Rape

Former Vanderbilt football player Brandon Banks was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison for his involvement in the 2013 gang rape of an unconscious female student. Banks had been found guilty of one count of aggravated rape and one... Continue Reading →

Dwyane Wade Reportedly Expected to Reach Buyout with Bulls In ‘Next Few Months’

Dwyane Wade might not see the end of his two-year deal with the Chicago Bulls after all. According to Nick Friedell of, the 35-year-old "isn't long for the organization's future and is expected to reach a buyout agreement at some point in the next... Continue Reading →

ESPN Apologizes for Fantasy Football Scene Resembling Slave Auction

What it intended as an entertaining fantasy football scene, ESPN realized too late, at times bore an uncomfortable resemblance to a slave auction. As part of its 28-hour multichannel, multiplatform "Fantasy Football Marathon" — an effort to play off the popularity of the game... Continue Reading →

How LeBron and Savannah James Are Changing Lives in Their Hometown

If you ever get a chance to tour Akron, Ohio, with Savannah and LeBron James, they might show you the tree-lined street Savannah grew up on with her parents, and the low-income housing where LeBron lived with his mom. Probably... Continue Reading →

Tiger Woods Had 5 Different Drugs In His System When He Was Arrested for DUI

Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in May, according to an ESPN report on Monday. ESPN, which cited a copy of... Continue Reading →

‘You’re a Black Male Athlete. I’m a White Girl. They Are Not Going to Believe You’: Suspended Dallas Cowboys Star Ezekiel Elliott says Ex-Girlfriend who Alleges he Assaulted her Threatened to ‘Ruin’ his Career

Ezekiel Elliott is ready to fight the NFL. The Cowboys beleaguered running back is preparing to appeal his six-game suspension, starting with a hearing with commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday. Elliott received the suspension stemming from domestic-violence allegations levied by former... Continue Reading →

Ezekiel Elliott to File Appeal of 6-Game Suspension on Tuesday or Wednesday

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will file the appeal of his six-game suspension on Tuesday or Wednesday, sources close to him say, with the hope of getting back on the football field as soon as possible. With that in mind,... Continue Reading →

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