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Former NFL running back, University of Texas star Cedric Benson dies at 36

33ft/iStock(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Cedric Benson, a former NFL running back and fourth overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft, died in Austin, Texas over the weekend. He was 36.

Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, told ESPN that he died in   ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 8/18/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

INTERLEAGUE

NY Mets 11, Kansas City 5

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Seattle 7, Toronto 0
Tampa Bay 5, Detroit 4
Boston 13, Baltimore 7
Cleveland 8, NY   ... Read More

3 dead in soccer riot in Honduras as opposing fans attack team bus

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Three people were killed during riots before a soccer match in Honduras late Saturday when opposing fans attacked a team bus and chaos broke out between spectators and police. At least 10 other people were injured,   ... Read More

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s plane bounced at least twice before ‘coming down hard’ in fiery crash: NTSB

guvendemir/iStock(ELIZABETHON, Tenn.) -- NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane bounced at least twice before "coming down hard" on the right main landing gear resulting in Thursday's fiery crash, officials said Friday.Earnhardt, his wife and their 1-year-old daughter were   ... Read More

Army allows West Point graduate to sign with Philadelphia Eagles

skynesher/iStock(NEW YORK) --  A former West Point offensive tackle has been granted an exception by the Army in order to sign a three-year deal to play football for the Philadelphia Eagles, according to ESPN.Brett Toth, an Army second   ... Read More

Serena Williams outburst at 2018 US Open Women’s Final explored in new ESPN series ‘Backstory’

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Twenty-year-old Naomi Osaka faced her childhood hero Serena Williams in the 2018 U.S. Open Women’s Final and won, becoming the first Japanese woman to win a Grand Slam title in a match   ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 8/15/19

iStock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Seattle 7, Detroit 2  
Cleveland 19, NY Yankees 5
Minnesota 13, Texas 6    
LA Angels 8, Chi White Sox 7
Oakland   ... Read More

NFL players help pay bail for immigration activist jailed by ICE after reciting poem against family separations

ChiccoDodiFC/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- An undocumented immigration activist was freed from an ICE detention center in Southern California nearly three months after he was first detained, thanks to the help of some NFL players and multiple organizations, his lawyers said.   ... Read More

Report: Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins hurts knee during workout

Matt_Brown/iStock(NEW YORK) -- DeMarcus Cousins may have suffered a knee injury just a month after signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, ESPN reports.

Sources tell ESPN the 29-year-old center bumped knees with another player while working out in Las   ... Read More

US women’s soccer team ends mediation in equal salary fight, looks forward to trial

Pavel1964/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. women's soccer team rarely loses on the pitch, and it is not about to settle for what they consider an "L" in the courtroom either.

The reigning World Cup champions walked out of mediation   ... Read More

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Former NFL running back, University of Texas star Cedric Benson dies at 36

33ft/iStock(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Cedric Benson, a former NFL running back and fourth overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft, died in Austin, Texas over the weekend. He was 36.

Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, told ESPN that he died in   ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 8/18/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

INTERLEAGUE

NY Mets 11, Kansas City 5

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Seattle 7, Toronto 0
Tampa Bay 5, Detroit 4
Boston 13, Baltimore 7
Cleveland 8, NY   ... Read More

3 dead in soccer riot in Honduras as opposing fans attack team bus

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Three people were killed during riots before a soccer match in Honduras late Saturday when opposing fans attacked a team bus and chaos broke out between spectators and police. At least 10 other people were injured,   ... Read More

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s plane bounced at least twice before ‘coming down hard’ in fiery crash: NTSB

guvendemir/iStock(ELIZABETHON, Tenn.) -- NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane bounced at least twice before "coming down hard" on the right main landing gear resulting in Thursday's fiery crash, officials said Friday.Earnhardt, his wife and their 1-year-old daughter were   ... Read More

Army allows West Point graduate to sign with Philadelphia Eagles

skynesher/iStock(NEW YORK) --  A former West Point offensive tackle has been granted an exception by the Army in order to sign a three-year deal to play football for the Philadelphia Eagles, according to ESPN.Brett Toth, an Army second   ... Read More

Serena Williams outburst at 2018 US Open Women’s Final explored in new ESPN series ‘Backstory’

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Twenty-year-old Naomi Osaka faced her childhood hero Serena Williams in the 2018 U.S. Open Women’s Final and won, becoming the first Japanese woman to win a Grand Slam title in a match   ... Read More

Scoreboard roundup — 8/15/19

iStock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Seattle 7, Detroit 2  
Cleveland 19, NY Yankees 5
Minnesota 13, Texas 6    
LA Angels 8, Chi White Sox 7
Oakland   ... Read More

NFL players help pay bail for immigration activist jailed by ICE after reciting poem against family separations

ChiccoDodiFC/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- An undocumented immigration activist was freed from an ICE detention center in Southern California nearly three months after he was first detained, thanks to the help of some NFL players and multiple organizations, his lawyers said.   ... Read More

Report: Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins hurts knee during workout

Matt_Brown/iStock(NEW YORK) -- DeMarcus Cousins may have suffered a knee injury just a month after signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, ESPN reports.

Sources tell ESPN the 29-year-old center bumped knees with another player while working out in Las   ... Read More

US women’s soccer team ends mediation in equal salary fight, looks forward to trial

Pavel1964/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. women's soccer team rarely loses on the pitch, and it is not about to settle for what they consider an "L" in the courtroom either.

The reigning World Cup champions walked out of mediation   ... Read More

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