NEW YORK - A songwriting team sued country singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), saying they stole a song and "slightly modified" it to introduce "Sunday Night Football" to viewers last season.The lawsuit in Manhattan federal ...
Jun 20, 2019
BART Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi on the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that ruled the 1960s and ushered in the NFL as America's most popular sport.The quarterback's graceful throws helped turn ...
May 27, 2019
PORTLAND, Oregon - A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Oregon, high school before anyone was injured.Keanon Lowe, who is now a football and track coach and a ...
May 18, 2019
ATLANTA - Jared Goff trudged to the Los Angeles Rams' bench, his face a mask of confusion and despair while the Patriots celebrated their interception behind him.Sean McVay left the sideline and leaned into his ear. The coach didn't ...
Feb 4, 2019
ATLANTA - Atlanta got a mere spritzing of rain on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), hours after a winter weather forecast prompted authorities to close government offices, shutter schools and cancel flights in anticipation of icy streets.But the southern city was experiencing abnormally ...
Jan 30, 2019
It's no secret that the name "Tom Brady" is up there with sports legends Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, and Wayne Gretzky as athletes considered the G.O.A.T. in their respective sports.But Brady may have had the most unique ...
Jan 22, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom Brady's brilliance.The five-time NFL champion guided the Patriots 75 yards after winning the overtime coin toss, and backup ...
Jan 21, 2019
NBA
MIAMI - Karl-Anthony Towns had a perfect day, unlike many Minnesota fans.His beloved Philadelphia Eagles earned the chance to defend their Super Bowl title - and got that postseason berth because Minnesota lost its season finale, which kept the Vikings from the ...
Dec 31, 2018
BARRING ties in Week 17 - and there are some wild scenarios should certain games end in draws Sunday - the road to the playoffs is quite straight in the NFC. The path to a first-round bye in the AFC has a bunch ...
Dec 26, 2018
PHILADELPHIA - As Colin Kaepernick watched from the apparel giant's headquarters in Oregon, Nike aired its highly anticipated ad featuring the quarterback known for his social protests during the NFL season opener Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).The spot highlighting the ...
Sep 7, 2018
OCEANPORT, New Jersey - A Philadelphia basketball legend is betting on Philadelphia's football team to repeat as champs.Julius Erving, better known to Philadelphia 76ers fans as "Dr. J," marked the start of legal sports betting in New Jersey by putting $ ...
Jun 15, 2018
NBA
MILWAUKEE - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner.The Bucks made the announcement Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) between the first and second quarters of Game 3 ...
Apr 21, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who has struggled with mental health issues after a 2013 bullying scandal that shook the NFL, was taken into Los Angeles police custody on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) after a threatening Instagram post ...
Feb 24, 2018
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is making his PGA Tour debut next month in the Dominican Republic.As a player, not a broadcaster.Romo, now the lead NFL analyst for CBS Sports, has received a sponsor's ...
Feb 8, 2018
FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts - Tom Brady is staying mum on his status for the AFC championship game after suffering a right hand injury earlier in the week.Brady said a bit contentiously only "We'll see" on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) when asked ...
Jan 20, 2018
PHILADELPHIA - Jake Elliott kicked a 48-yard field goal with 22 seconds left, and the Philadelphia Eagles clinched the No. 1 seed for the NFC playoffs with a sloppy 19-10 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time). ...
Dec 26, 2017
RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks have been fined $100,000 for not properly following concussion protocol with quarterback Russell Wilson during a game in November.The NFL and NFLPA announced their decision on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) following an investigation that lasted ...
Dec 22, 2017
NEW YORK - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has threatened to sue the NFL over a proposed contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell, a dispute apparently sparked by star running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence, a ...
Nov 9, 2017
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Yogurt-maker Dannon has cut ties with spokesman Cam Newton following what the company perceives as "sexist" comments the Carolina Panthers quarterback made to a female reporter.Company spokesperson Michael Neuwirth released a statement on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) ...
Oct 6, 2017
BOSTON - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, his lawyer said on Thursday in announcing a lawsuit against the NFL and the team for hiding the true dangers of the ...
Sep 22, 2017
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