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Former Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball dies at age 27

Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball, who played college football at Florida after recovering from brain surgery, has died at age 27.       ...

Former Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball dies at age 27

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Ex-Oakland Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball, 27, dies almost year after suffering brain aneurysm Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball, who played college football at Florida after recovering from brain surgery, died Tuesday, his family and agency announced. He was 27....
16:00 2019-09-11

Ex-Raiders linebacker Neiron Ball dead at 27 from rare brain condition A former NFL linebacker who had been in a medically induced coma after having a brain aneurysm last year has died, relatives said. Neiron Ball, 27, died early Tuesday, nearly one year after being admitted to a hospital in Atlanta with a ruptured blood vessel in his brain, his sister Natalie Ball Myr...
01:00 2019-09-11

Cliff Branch, receiver from Oakland Raiders glory years, dies at 71 Cliff Branch, a wide receiver who was a key player for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders during their glory years of the 1970s and early 1980s, died Saturday, according to reports. He had turned 71 just two days earlier....
13:13 2019-08-04

How Antonio Brown came to be released by the Oakland Raiders: What we know now Antonio Brown forced his way out of Pittsburgh to join the Raiders. So far, that hasn't worked out too well. Here's a recap of all the dramas since.       ...
19:52 2019-09-07

Antonio Brown's kid during Oakland Raiders practice: 'Where's Roethlisberger?' The Oakland Raiders acquired Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers in the offseason and it appears that the wide receiver’s kids still need to get used to their dad’s new teammates....
21:13 2019-08-07

Oakland Raiders' rookie leaves lasting impact on face mask Oakland Raiders rookie Johnathan Abram will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury but made one lasting impression Monday night against the Denver Broncos....
15:26 2019-09-12

Oakland Raiders' Jon Gruden: Antonio Brown practiced in certified helmet Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown participated in Tuesday's practice at the team's facility while wearing a certified helmet, according to head coach Jon Gruden....
06:52 2019-08-21

What we know about Antonio Brown's absence from Oakland Raiders, beef about helmets with NFL Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown appears to be in the middle of a few controversies right now. Here's what you need to know about them.       ...
02:39 2019-08-12

Antonio Brown called Oakland Raiders GM a 'cracker' during confrontation: reports Details behind the incident between Antonio Brown and Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock began to emerge Friday as the wide receiver’s status for Week 1 hangs in the balance....
17:00 2019-09-07

Antonio Brown unhappy with Oakland Raiders for fines; unveils new helmet Star wide receiver Antonio Brown expressed his displeasure with the Oakland Raiders after receiving a letter from the team that detailed about $54,000 in fines....
01:13 2019-09-05

Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown files new helmet grievance against NFL, per reports The Antonio Brown helmet saga continues. The Oakland Raiders WR has filed a new grievance against the NFL, according to reports.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Fan tries his hardest to snag foul ball during Oakland Athletics game Catching a foul ball is one simple pleasure a fan can have at a baseball game and one man tried his hardest to grab a ball that was hit toward him at an Oakland Athletics game Wednesday....
18:39 2019-05-30

NFL suspends Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito two games for personal conduct The NFL will suspend four-time Raiders Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito two games for a violation of the league's personal conduct policy.       ...
03:26 2019-07-13

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown shares gruesome photos of blistered feet Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown has missed a few practices at the start of training camp but pictures shared on social media last week showed the wide receiver had a good reason to take some days off....
18:39 2019-08-05

Oakland Raiders' Jalen Richard vows to keep children unvaccinated, cites his own 'research' Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard opened up a conversation about vaccines on social media Wednesday after he vowed he would not get his children vaccinated....
16:26 2019-07-11

Oakland Raiders spring shock by signing troubled guard Richie Incognito 35-year-old was suspended over bullying former teammateIncognito also accused of threatening funeral home workersThe Oakland Raiders agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito on Tuesday. Incognito’s agent, Ken Sarnoff, tweeted confirmation of the deal, congratulating his client ...
19:13 2019-05-28

Oakland Raiders' Jon Gruden approved Antonio Brown video before release, producer says Toward the end of Antonio Brown’s short stint with the Oakland Raiders, he released a professionally produced video of a private conversation between himself and coach Jon Gruden....
01:26 2019-09-11

NFL flameout compares own career with Antonio Brown's after latest drama with Oakland Raiders Antonio Brown’s latest drama with the Oakland Raiders has raised eyebrows with the start of the season days away and one NFL flameout is starting to draw comparisons to his own career....
16:00 2019-09-06

Oakland Raiders release star wideout Antonio Brown amid melodrama Raiders release All-Pro wideout before he plays game for teamDecision puts end to on-again-off-again summer melodramaBrown’s release voids more than $29m in guaranteed money The Oakland Raiders have granted disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown’s request to be released a day after he was fined for an o...
21:00 2019-09-07

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown offers trade to anyone who finds him certain kind of helmet Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown appears to be turning over a new leaf regarding his helmet situation and is asking social media users for some help along the way....
02:39 2019-08-14

NFL suspends 4-time Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito two games The NFL will suspend four-time Raiders Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito two games for a violation of the league's personal conduct policy.       ...
01:13 2019-07-13

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr wants Adidas to give Nathan Peterman a shoe deal Two days after Raiders coach Jon Gruden said Nathan Peterman was "growing on me," Derek Carr vouched for a shoe deal for the historically bad QB.       ...
02:52 2019-08-02

Oakland Raiders' Gareon Conley suffers scary neck injury, taken off field on stretcher Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley was carted off the field on a stretcher Monday night in a game against the Denver Broncos after suffering an apparent neck injury....
14:39 2019-09-10

The Oakland Raiders Grabbed an Openly Racist Player Out of Retirement and Colin Kaepernick Still Doesn't Have a Job If a raccoon crawled out of the woods and vomited onto a Confederate flag and that pile of Confederacy raccoon vomit was next to newly signed NFL guard Richie Incognito, the untrained eye would have a hard time determining which one plays in the NFL....
21:52 2019-05-29

Opinion: Oakland Raiders only ones who didn't see latest Antonio Brown saga coming There’s a reason the Pittsburgh Steelers were happy to get rid of such a spectacular talent. Antonio Brown hasn't changed his personality.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown on helmet, feet issues: I felt like enemy of the state The Oakland Raiders wide receiver addressed his ongoing battle with the NFL as he tries to wear the helmet he has worn his entire career.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Raiders owner Mark Davis goes on expletive-laced rant at Oakland A's, then apologizes Since Raiders broke lease, Athletics have made changes to Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum that have displaced 2,500 football season ticketholders.       ...
19:26 2019-08-10

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown expresses frustration over fines for missed practice, walkthrough Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown expressed his frustration Wednesday with a notice that the team reserves the right to fine him for missing a practice and a walkthrough last month....
22:39 2019-09-05

Oakland Raiders' Antonio Brown loses grievance over older helmet, looking to get back on field Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown lost his grievance with the NFL on Monday in his battle to use an old helmet that is no longer certified to use for practice or in games....
16:00 2019-08-13

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scandal and multiple run-ins with law enforcement....
22:13 2019-05-29

Green Bay Packers shake up return game by trading Trevor Davis to Oakland Raiders Two days after claiming Tremon Smith off waivers, the Green Bay Packers traded wide receiver/return specialist Trevor Davis to the Oakland Raiders.       ...
12:39 2019-09-19

Antonio Brown released by Oakland Raiders after fractured off-season, reported feud with GM over fines, money Antonio Brown’s future with the Oakland Raiders has become even murkier after the wide receiver called on the organization to release him following reports that he was fined over $215,000, voiding his contract’s guaranteed payout. ...
19:26 2019-09-07

New Orleans Saints' Michael Thomas criticizes Oakland Raiders GM amid Antonio Brown drama New Orleans Saints star Mike Thomas took a subtle shot at Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock in the midst of drama involving wide receiver Antonio Brown on Thursday....
16:00 2019-09-06

How to watch 'Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders' on HBO The Oakland Raiders will be the featured team for the 14th season of HBO's "Hard Knocks," which debuts Tuesday night and runs through Sept. 3.       ...
15:39 2019-08-06

Ex-Lions lineman T.J. Lang blasts Antonio Brown for Oakland Raiders drama: 'Total diva' Former Lions offensive lineman T.J. Lang wrote that he believed Antonio Brown was being held accountable "for the first time in his career."       ...
03:52 2019-09-06

Jon Gruden kept 12 rookies on Oakland Raiders' roster, but not one 'Hard Knocks' star Jon Gruden's 53-man Oakland Raiders roster features 12 rookies. However, one "Hard Knocks" rookie standout isn't among them.       ...
18:39 2019-09-04

Oakland Raiders will be the subject of this season's edition of HBO's 'Hard Knocks' HBO's NFL training camp series "Hard Knocks" will feature the Oakland Raiders and coach Jon Gruden for the in-depth preseason docu-drama.       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

Former Raiders great Cliff Branch dies at 71 A four-time Pro Bowl pick and three-time all-pro selection, Cliff Branch was a part of three Super Bowl-winning teams for the Raiders.       ...
09:13 2019-08-04

Raiders receiving legend Branch dies at 71 Cliff Branch, a three-time All-Pro wide receiver who won three Super Bowls during his 14-year NFL career, all with the Oakland Raiders, has died, the team confirmed late Saturday....
10:26 2019-08-05

Raiders receiving great Branch dies at age 71 The Raiders saluted the life of the late Cliff Branch, saying in a statement Saturday that "his loss leaves an eternal void for the Raiders Family, but his kindness and loving nature will be fondly remembered forever."...
07:26 2019-08-04

Cliff Branch, Raiders’ Elusive All-Pro Receiver, Dies at 71 One of the N.F.L.’s fastest players, he made defenses “afraid that he’d blow by them,” a former teammate said, “and, ultimately, he would blow by them.”...
03:39 2019-08-06

Jim Bouton, former pitcher, "Ball Four" author, dies at 80 Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book "Ball Four," has died at 80       ...
05:52 2019-07-11

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking 'Ball Four,' dies at 80 Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, "Ball Four," attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts, according to media reports. He was 80....
05:00 2019-07-11

6-year-old girl dies after father accidentally hit her with golf ball Tragedy struck Monday when a 6-year-old girl died after she was accidentally struck in the back of the head by a golf ball hit by her father.       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

6-year-old girl dies after father accidentally hits her with golf ball Tragedy struck Monday when a 6-year-old girl died after she was accidentally struck in the back of the head by a golf ball hit by her father.       ...
00:52 2019-07-18

Jim Bouton, ex-Yankees pitcher and 'Ball Four' author, dies Jim Bouton, former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book 'Ball Four,' dies at 80       ...
16:00 2019-07-11

6-year-old girl dies after being struck with golf ball hit by father in 'horrible accident' Kellen Hill and his daughter Aria were golfing at Sleepy Ridge Golf Course in Orem, Utah, on Monday morning. A ball hit Aria in the back of her head.        ...
18:26 2019-07-17

Ball boys and ball girls keep play flowing at Wimbledon Like a blue streak, the ball boys and ball girls scamper across the green grass of Wimbledon as fast as they can, gobbling up tennis balls one after another in order to keep play flowing        ...
19:01 2019-07-05

LaVar Ball assures fans Lonzo Ball is staying with Los Angeles Lakers amid trade rumors LaVar Ball on Tuesday poured cold water on rumors that the Los Angeles Lakers would include Lonzo Ball in trade talks with the New Orleans Pelicans in a deal for Anthony Davis....
20:26 2019-06-05

Lonzo Ball told LaVar Ball that Big Baller Brand is 'demolished' LaVar Ball insists that Big Baller Brand is still a thing. Lonzo Ball, however, does not appear to be in denial about BBB's situation.       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Can This Man Keep the A’s in Oakland? Dave Kaval, the Athletics’ president, has become the face of the franchise by campaigning for a new stadium. But not everyone is lining up behind him....
12:26 2019-05-24

Even If The Warriors Win, Oakland Loses This is the real NBA Finals, the one that transcends Larry O’Brien, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Doris Burke, Woj, Adam Silver, dynasties, the next Why-The-Lakers-Are-On-Fire tell-all, the works. This is Oakland’s last stand with the team it raised from a pup, its last healthy bite of an apple that ...
00:26 2019-05-30

Oakland could decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ Oakland, California, could become the second city in the United States to decriminalize natural hallucinogenics, including “magic mushrooms,” according to a report. A resolution that would instruct police to stop investigating and prosecuting people using the drugs is scheduled for a public he...
16:52 2019-05-28

MLB notebook: Oakland's Montas gets 80-game PED ban Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games without pay on Friday after testing positive for Ostarine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment program....
04:00 2019-06-22

Oakland's Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors' Future OAKLAND — The nostalgia in the building was thick enough to cut with DeMarcus Cousins, so much so that many of the last 19,596 humans shoved into what has always been known by the locals as “The Coliseum” almost forgot that there was a championship to defend, a season to prolong and a summer to defe...
20:52 2019-06-14

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
20:52 2019-07-18

Oakland becomes second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms City resolution cited research linking psychedelics and natural hallucinogens to a range of mental health benefitsOakland has become the second city in the US to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other psychedelics, with a policy that activists hope will spark a national legalization movement.The me...
20:13 2019-06-05

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
20:13 2019-07-17

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms Oakland became the second city in the United States to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other natural psychedelic drugs after the City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday night....
22:13 2019-06-05

'Nobody knows who we are': These anonymous Oakland Athletics roll towards MLB postseason Lacking any household names, the Oakland Athletics have been hot for months and are primed to earn a spot in the AL wild-card game.       ...
01:52 2019-09-17

Oakland becomes 2nd U.S. city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' Oakland, Calif., passed a resolution late Tuesday that makes the city the second in the United States to decriminalize "magic mushrooms," a hallucinogenic substance often compared to LSD....
17:52 2019-06-05

Oakland Becomes Second U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms For people who have not been following the fight to legalize psilocybin, it may seem like the movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms sprung up from the earth overnight.Read more......
19:13 2019-06-05

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelics helped them overcome depression, drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. The City Council voted unanimously to decriminalize the adult use...
10:26 2019-06-05

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand......
05:13 2019-07-18

Yankees vs. A’s: Sean Manaea’s return will lift Oakland The A’s made some moves at the trade deadline, but one of their key acquisitions for the home stretch is someone who was neither traded for or signed, but rather a pitcher making his return. Sean Manaea was 12-9 with a 3.59 ERA and hurled a no-hitter against the Red Sox a season ago and......
19:52 2019-09-01

The Warriors gamble their soul as they swap Oakland for San Francisco Franchises relocate all the time, but what Golden State are doing this summer by moving across the Bay Area matters in ways that go beyond sportsThere is no precedent in American pro sports for the relocation that the Golden State Warriors will make this summer from Oracle Arena, their unlovely yet ...
10:39 2019-05-30

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
23:13 2019-07-17

Look: New Balance places Kawhi Leonard billboard in Oakland Shoe company New Balance placed a billboard of client and Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard in Oakland, Calif., as he faces the hometown Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals....
22:13 2019-05-31

The Latest: Oakland 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Oakland voting to decriminalize magic mushrooms (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Oakland has become the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after speakers testified that psychedelics had helped them overcome depression, drug addiction and post-traumatic ...
08:39 2019-06-05

Oakland A's pitcher Frankie Montas suspended 80 games Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games after testing positive for Ostarine, a banned performance-enhancing substance....
03:39 2019-06-22

NBA asked Drake to not attend games in Oakland: report The NBA asked Drake not to attend any games at Oakland’s Oracle Arena during the league finals, according to a report. Officials were afraid that crazed Warriors fans would provoke the diehard Raptors supporter, TMZ said. League honchos reportedly warned the rapper that Golden State fans might taunt...
16:52 2019-06-15

Lynch to launch Oakland arena team as co-owner Marshawn Lynch will be the co-owner of a new professional arena football team in Oakland, California, that will play in the former Oracle Arena starting in the spring....
13:00 2019-09-10

Raptors take second crack at title in Warriors' Oakland farewell OAKLAND, Calif. - - The Toronto Raptors hope to celebrate the closing of Oracle Arena with a party of international magnitude when they take a second shot at the championship Thursday night in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors....
04:26 2019-06-13

Golden State Warriors forgot where they came from, Oakland A's pitcher says Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks slammed his former neighbors, the Golden State Warriors, in an interview published Tuesday, claiming the NBA team was less than nice to him and his fellow teammates after they started to experience success....
18:26 2019-08-28

Laureano, Montas help Oakland snap 5-game losing streak ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ramón Laureano had two hits, including a home run, Frankie Montas threw six solid innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. The Athletics’ center fielder extended the majors’...
07:39 2019-06-05

Oakland A's Sign Pitcher After He Throws 96 MPH At A Ballpark Speed Test Nathan Patterson hasn’t played high-level baseball since his senior year of high school, but after an impressive round at the speed pitch challenge at a Rockies game, where he hit 96 mph on the radar gun, the 23-year-old now has a signed contract with the Oakland A’s....
21:39 2019-08-02

Oakland A's starter Frankie Montas hit with 80-game PED suspension Oakland A's starter Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games for PED use, MLB announced on Friday. He is 9-2 with a 2.70 ERA and 97 strikeouts.       ...
12:00 2019-06-22

With Raptors on verge of NBA history, Canadians in Oakland and beyond react to Game 5 win Cheers in support of the Warriors heard inside Oracle Arena during that first half faded as the second went on. Chants of "We the North" and "MVP" for Kawhi Leonard could be heard in a television broadcast feed shared across the world....
09:39 2019-06-08

'There's no way to stop this': Oakland braces for the arrival of tech firm Square Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has signed a deal to move his payments company to Oakland – which activists say will only exacerbate an already brutal housing crisisPhotographs by Jason HenryThe knocks on Maria Espinoza’s front door became a nightly occurrence.If the 60-year-old Oakland woman wasn’t home, h...
09:26 2019-07-02

The campaign to rename Oakland Airport after a trailblazing female pilot No major US airport is named after a woman. One activist wants to change that, with a campaign to rename Oakland Airport after aviation pioneer Maggie Gee....
17:00 2019-07-17

A requiem for Warriors basketball in Oakland, on the canvasses of East Bay artists The East Bay art scene captured the Warriors' many highs and lows over 47 years at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. As the team leaves for San Francisco, these artists are pouring their feelings into their work....
15:26 2019-06-13

Twins vs. Athletics: Jose Berrios and Minny will skirt Oakland We got the gig! Filing our selections from the International Space Station, where we will be tending bar this weekend. Party time on the ISS as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. So lets see, that’s one small mai tai for Dan … one giant margarita for Dan’s bride. The......
20:52 2019-07-20

'It hurts to see them go': Oakland's sorrow over losing the Warriors to wealthy San Francisco The team’s championship run is bittersweet this time as they prepare to leave their home of 47 yearsIn the days leading up to the final series of professional basketball in Oakland, the yellow and blue of the city’s beloved home team, the Golden State Warriors, shone from every corner.But in just a ...
17:52 2019-06-02

Oakland star Antonio Brown could quit NFL over helmet standoff, report says Brown, 31, insisting on wearing helmet disallowed by NFLStar wideout has not practiced with Raiders since 30 JulyOakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from head to toe, apparently. And if not allowed to use the helmet of his choice, Brown reportedly told ...
07:39 2019-08-10

Oakland's Antonio Brown reportedly felled by frostbite in cryotherapy gaffe Brown, 31, reportedly burned feet in cryotherapy machineStar wideout has not practiced with Raiders since 30 JulyOakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown might have come up with a new reason to miss training camp: frostbite.The issues that have kept the star wideout from the practice field since ...
21:13 2019-08-07

Oakland's Ghost Ship fire: one man acquitted of 36 deaths but jury deadlocked on second Mistrial declared in case of master tenant, who had faced 39 years in prison after 2016 fireAlmost three years after a fire tore through Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse, killing 36 people, a jury has acquitted one man of involuntary manslaughter but was unable to reach a verdict on the master tenant....
05:13 2019-09-06

Fan who scored Oakland A's contract with viral 96-mph pitch makes professional debut The baseball fan who landed a contract with the Oakland A’s after his 96-MPH pitch at a speed-pitch radar booth at Coors Field went viral brought the heat in his professional debut....
17:26 2019-08-19

Police Investigate Possible Noose at Oakland Elementary School: ‘It Was Triggering and Hurtful’ Early Wednesday morning, parents and school administrators came across a tangle of heavy rope hanging from a chainlink fence at Chabot Elementary School in Oakland, Calif. It looked like a noose....
11:13 2019-08-23

Warriors honor Oakland, Kevin Durant with souvenir towel for fans Golden State's creative Game 6 giveaway to fans is a rally towel with the letters K and D highlighted in the word "Oakland."       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Oakland cops collected $30M in overtime pay last year; one officer logged 2,600 OT hours Oakland police officers logged more than $30 million in overtime pay last year despite more than 80 percent of cases missing proper documentation thanks to a system that has virtually no oversight....
15:13 2019-06-13

Watch: Oakland's Matt Chapman hits walk-off home run against Rays Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman's second walk-off home run of the season gave the Athletics a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bays at RingCentral Coliseum....
17:39 2019-06-21

Oakland Athletics' ad in Australian newspaper congratulating All-Star appears to have derogatory meaning Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks appeared in his first All-Star Game on Tuesday and to celebrate the team took out a full-page ad in The Australian newspaper to congratulate him -- but something went awry....
20:13 2019-07-12

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members gathered near the site of the shooting to take a stand against gun violence in the city.Almost 40 p...
19:52 2019-06-21

Southwest adding new $99 Hawaii flights in January: Sacramento-Honolulu, Oakland-Kona Tickets for Southwest's new Hawaii flights, including nonstop service from California to the Big Island, go on sale Thursday for as low as $99.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Oakland A's Unwittingly Feature Naughty Australian Slang In Ad Thanking Liam Hendriks Oakland Athletics reliever Liam Hendriks made his first All-Star team this season, and the native of Perth, Australia, pitched a three-strikeout inning, while he also allowed a solo shot to Charlie Blackmon. To commemorate their pitcher’s all-star debut, the A’s took out a full-page ad in The Austr...
02:39 2019-07-12

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18:00 2019-06-14

Warriors edge Raptors with late surge to force Game 6 back in Oakland Steph Curry and Klay Thompson hit clutch 3-pointers late to help the Warriors beat the Raptors 106-105 and cut Toronto's series lead to 3-2.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Judge orders jury to restart deliberations in deadly Oakland warehouse fire case A judge ordered jurors to restart deliberations Monday in the trial of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 partygoers who died in a fire inside a cluttered San Francisco Bay Area warehouse....
03:39 2019-08-20

Watch: Pitcher Nathan Patterson signs contract with Oakland A's after hitting 90s in viral video Nathan Patterson, a 23-year-old fan, signed a contract with the Oakland A's after a video showed the pitcher throwing mid-90s fastballs while doing the speed pitch challenge at Coors Field....
01:13 2019-08-03

Where Do The Raiders Go From Here? Lost in the exciting new world of Antonio Brown the Patriot (can’t you just see the glint in Bill Belichick’s eye?) is what Brown left behind:...
22:00 2019-09-09

How Do The Raiders Do It? Year after year, move after move, hire after hire, the Raiders outdo their own capacity for abject humiliation, and every time you think they’ve bottom out, they bring in a new excavator. And now, with the start and also pending end of the Antonio Brown era, they can honestly say that the earth’s cr...
21:52 2019-09-06

Raiders GM: Time for AB to be 'all-in or all-out' Antonio Brown has departed Raiders training camp again over his helmet issue, leading general manager Mike Mayock to issue the wide receiver an ultimatum: "It's time for him to be all-in or all-out."...
09:13 2019-08-19

The Raiders Are Fed Up With Antonio Brown It is impressive, frankly, how much has happened in the Antonio Brown helmet saga—how much has been said and done and how much angst has been expended in the Raiders receiver’s battle against the NFL over the rules barring him from wearing his helmet of choice—without the whole thing having moved ev...
01:39 2019-08-20

Raiders release disgruntled WR Brown The Oakland Raiders abruptly released wide receiver Antonio Brown on Saturday, just two days before the team's season opener against the Denver Broncos....
19:00 2019-09-07

The Raiders Will Be The Death Of Hard Knocks I do not consider Hard Knocks a part of my sport-watching schedule, so I come to this conclusion solely without bias and based entirely on the hearsay of others, minimal news reports, Antonio Brown’s balloon arrival, and the law of diminishing returns:...
19:39 2019-08-05

Seems the Raiders might be fed up with the Antonio Brown experience There's seemingly no end to the Antonio Brown saga, and it appears as if the Oakland Raiders are losing patience with the mercurial wide receiver. Here's the latest ...       ...
18:13 2019-08-19

Sources: Raiders to suspend AB after tiff with GM Antonio Brown and Raiders GM Mike Mayock got into it Wednesday, and the team is now planning to suspend its star wide receiver, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
05:39 2019-09-06

The Raiders, believe it or not, are starting to look like a competent NFL team The team seemed in disarray when Antonio Brown was released last weekend, and Coach Jon Gruden was coming off a 4-12 season. But Monday’s season-opening win was full of promise....
18:00 2019-09-13

The Raiders Have Released Antonio Brown It’s finally over. After a seemingly endless month of drama that included nightmare feet, a global search for an acceptable helmet, plenty of missed practices, a heated argument with his GM, a video that may have used an illegal recording of his coach, a hefty fine and loss of $30 million in guarant...
08:00 2019-09-08

Antonio Brown is having fun with his Raiders demise Antonio Brown doesn’t seem to be stressing the fiery end to his Raiders tenure. The polarizing receiver, who was released by Oakland earlier on Saturday, responded to a tweet by the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks inviting him to their training camp, which starts on Thursday – asking if he was in. “See you ...
03:13 2019-09-08

Raiders' Brown at facility; participation unknown Raiders receiver Antonio Brown, who has filed a second grievance against the NFL over his being denied use of his preferred helmet, was at the team's practice facility but his level of participation was unknown....
21:00 2019-08-20

NFL roundup: Raiders handle Rams in opener Mike Glennon and Nathan Peterman combined for 266 passing yards, and Peterman chipped in 56 rushing yards as the Oakland Raiders won their preseason opener 14-3 over the visiting Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night....
16:13 2019-08-11

Jets claim Meander from Raiders in new GM’s 1st acquisition FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have claimed cornerback Montrel Meander off waivers from the Oakland Raiders. The move Wednesday marked the first player acquisition by new Jets general manager Joe Douglas. He said during his introductory news conference Tuesday that he would be actively ...
02:52 2019-06-13

WR Brown takes umbrage with fines from Raiders Wide receiver Antonio Brown voiced his displeasure over social media after being fined $53,950 by the Oakland Raiders for skipping a mandatory walkthrough on Aug. 22 as well as a training camp session four days earlier....
20:00 2019-09-04

NFL notebook: Raiders create chaos before opener The Oakland Raiders plan to suspend wideout Antonio Brown after he "got into it" with general manager Mike Mayock, multiple outlets reported Thursday....
14:26 2019-09-06

Raiders to suspend Brown after Mayock altercation The Oakland Raiders plan to suspend wideout Antonio Brown after he "got into it" with general manager Mike Mayock, multiple outlets reported Thursday....
14:26 2019-09-06

Las Vegas stadium for relocating Raiders gets Allegiant name A $1.9 billion stadium being built for the NFL's Oakland Raiders when the team moves to Las Vegas next year is being named for Allegiant Travel Co., team and company officials said Monday....
16:26 2019-08-06

AB eager to rejoin Raiders after losing grievance An arbitrator was sympathetic to Antonio Brown's argument that he should be allowed to wear his old helmet but ultimately issued a "very kind denial."...
09:26 2019-08-13

Raiders' Incognito docked 2 games for conduct Offensive lineman Richie Incognito has been suspended for the Raiders' first two regular-season games for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy....
23:13 2019-07-12

NFL notebook: Raiders WR Brown reportedly mad about helmet Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from head to toe, apparently. And if not allowed to use the helmet of his choice, Brown reportedly told the Raiders he won't be coming back....
09:52 2019-08-10

Cliff Branch, Raiders legend, dead at 71 Cliff Branch, one of the Raiders’ career-leading receivers who won three Super Bowls, has died. He was 71. Police in Bullhead City, Arizona, say Branch was found dead in a hotel room Saturday. They say an initial investigation revealed no foul play and that Branch died of natural causes. One o...
20:52 2019-08-04

Raiders' Antonio Brown to Ben Roethlisberger: We were 'never friends' Oakland Raiders star wide receiver Antonio Brown responded to comments made by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, saying the two were "never friends."...
02:26 2019-08-28

Raiders sign first-round pick RB Jacobs The Oakland Raiders signed running back Josh Jacobs on Tuesday, the team's first-round draft pick and No. 24 overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft....
17:13 2019-07-10

Raiders' Brown says he settled balcony incident Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown announced Monday night that he had reached a settlement in an incident from April 2018 in which he allegedly yelled at security and threw items off a South Florida apartment balcony....
06:39 2019-07-09

Raiders OL Jackson out 8 weeks with knee injury Oakland Raiders starting right guard Gabe Jackson will be sidelined about eight weeks after injuring his left knee during Thursday's joint practice with the Los Angeles Rams....
23:39 2019-08-09

Raiders' Jackson carted off with left leg injury Raiders coach Jon Gruden was "concerned" after offensive lineman Gabe Jackson was injured during Thursday's practice with the Rams and had to be carted off....
23:26 2019-08-08

What A Foul Ball Can Do Laura Cusik and her husband Richard loved baseball. They loved it so much for so long that it became a part of their marriage. When they had kids, they taught them to love the game, too: to root for the home team (the Braves), and learn the players names, and to stretch in the seventh inning. They w...
19:13 2019-06-27

This Ball Was Called In Then Out Then In John Isner had his second match point over Jordan Thompson, at 6-5 in the third-set tiebreak of their Rogers Cup match, when a Thompson forehand landed somewhere near the left sideline, well out of Isner’s reach. There was no call from the linespeople or ump; Isner used his last remaining challenge....
12:26 2019-08-07

Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg Daniel Carson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8 seconds remaining, and the Oakland Raiders earned a bizarre 22-21 preseason victory over the Green Bay Packers on a field that was shortened to 80 yards over concerns about player safety       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Raiders Of The North Sea Is A Really Good Digital Board Game As I’ve recently put on record here, I think Tokaido is the best digital board game. Its stay at the top might be short-lived, though, because Raiders of the North Sea, out this week on PC, Switch and mobile, is very good....
01:39 2019-08-02

Gruden challenges Antonio Brown during Raiders offseason Antonio Brown's credentials were well established long before he arrived in Oakland as the Raiders new No. 1 receiver after six straight 100-catch seasons in Pittsburgh        ...
15:39 2019-05-29

Reports: Raiders WR Brown loses second grievance hearing Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown still can't convince the NFL that he should be able to wear an out-of-code helmet, losing a second grievance hearing on the matter, according to multiple reports....
03:26 2019-08-26

Raiders Give Richie Incognito His, What, 50th Chance Offensive lineman Richie Incognito, last with the Buffalo Bills, retired before the 2018 season and said his liver and kidneys were “shutting down.” Today the Oakland Raiders convinced him to return to football and take a one-year, prove-it deal. What that means is that if the signing doesn’t work o...
07:26 2019-05-29

Raiders' Brown visits foot specialist, source says Antonio Brown, who has been limited throughout Raiders training camp, visited a foot specialist Saturday. His injury is not believed to be serious and he could resume practicing this coming week....
07:26 2019-08-04

Antonio Brown ‘all in’ as he shows up to Raiders practice with new helmet Raiders general manager Mike Mayock gave Antonio Brown an ultimatum, and it appears for now the star wide receiver is playing ball. The next chapter of the never-ending Helmetgate saga began Tuesday when Brown showed up for Raiders practice with a certified helmet, answering Mayock’s “al...
01:52 2019-08-21

Sources: AB eyed advice to expedite Raiders exit Antonio Brown sought advice from professional social media consultants for ideas on how to accelerate his release from the Oakland Raiders, sources told ESPN....
22:52 2019-09-08

Raiders deliver convincing Antonio Brown response: ‘Get over it’ OAKLAND, Calif. — The night started with Raiders fans derisively chanting at former disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown and ended with coach Jon Gruden celebrating a victory in the Black Hole. The saga that consumed the football world for days didn’t hamper the Raiders a bit. Derek Carr threw a...
16:39 2019-09-10

Patrick Mahomes Only Needed 15 Minutes To Melt The Raiders Jon Gruden’s merry band of football louts began their game against the flamethrowing Kansas City Chiefs yesterday afternoon by surprising everyone and scoring on their first two drives. Derek Carr’s accuracy (as well as a 43-yard pass interference call against Tyrann Mathieu) helped the Raiders to ...
22:00 2019-09-16

Guy Fieri to feed Area 51 raiders with ‘Radioactive Ribs’ The Mayor of Flavortown is gearing up for a close encounter of the food kind. Guy Fieri announced on Twitter Wednesday that he’ll be taking part in the viral Facebook event “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” — and he’s bringing BBQ. “Workin’ on some...
22:13 2019-07-17

Raiders' stadium cost in Vegas soars to $1.9 billion The high stakes for building an NFL stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas continues to rise with the latest cost estimate now coming in at $1.9 billion, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal....
02:00 2019-07-20

Raiders sign C Rodney Hudson to 3-year extension Rodney Hudson once again is the NFL's highest-paid center after signing a three-year contract extension worth nearly $34 million       ...
02:39 2019-08-31

Cost of Raiders stadium in Las Vegas rises to $1.9 billion Officials have raised the budget to $1.9 billion for the 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium being built for the NFL's relocated Raiders and UNLV football       ...
22:13 2019-07-19

Raiders upset Storm to advance to NRL preliminary final Melbourne Storm 10-12 Canberra RaidersStorm now face winner of Eels-Broncos finalCanberra again shocked minor premiers Melbourne to move to within one game of the NRL grand decider after a chaotic qualifying final at AAMI Park on Saturday night.Second-rower John Bateman scored in the 78th minute to ...
14:52 2019-09-14

Report: WR Brown joins Patriots after Raiders release Wide receiver Antonio Brown agreed to a contract with the New England Patriots on Saturday just hours after being released by the Oakland Raiders, ESPN reported....
00:52 2019-09-08

Antonio Brown avoids suspension as Raiders fold All is forgiven. Antonio Brown will play for the Raiders on Monday night against the Broncos, coach Jon Gruden said Friday, a stunning turnaround from 24 hours earlier, when it was believed the team was going to suspend Brown over a tirade against general manager Mike Mayock. According to ESPN, Brow...
22:39 2019-09-06

Report: Raiders G Jackson (knee) to miss at least six weeks Oakland Raiders right guard Gabe Jackson is expected to miss at least six weeks with a knee injury suffered Thursday in a joint practice with the Los Angeles Rams, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported....
09:52 2019-08-10

Antonio Brown not with Raiders amid reports of suspension Star receiver Antonio Brown is not with the Oakland Raiders four days before the season opener amid reports he could be suspended over a confrontation with general manager Mike Mayock       ...
03:52 2019-09-06

Antonio Brown released by Raiders following ‘release me’ Instagram Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown was released just before opening week following a series of social media posts that highlighted his frustration with the organization. This comes after the Raiders revoked a large portion of his contract that was originally guaranteed money....
22:52 2019-09-07

Brown pleads for release from Raiders in Instagram post While Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden expects Antonio Brown to play in the team's season opener against the Denver Broncos, the wide receiver appears ready to walk away from Oakland without playing a snap -- or earning a dime....
18:13 2019-09-07

Report: Raiders WR Brown sitting in helmet standoff Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from head to toe, apparently. And if not allowed to use the helmet of his choice, Brown reportedly told the Raiders he won't be coming back....
09:52 2019-08-10

Antonio Brown’s new bombshell demand: ‘Release me,’ Raiders Antonio Brown’s time in Oakland appears to be nearing its end. In the latest twist of the mercurial star wide receiver’s never-ending saga, Brown on Saturday demanded through Instagram the Raiders “release me.” Brown, who forced his way out of Pittsburgh in March, was fined m...
18:39 2019-09-07

Raiders cut Antonio Brown after drama-filled offseason SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Mike Jones reacts to the news that the Oakland Raiders have cut Antonio Brown after a tumultuous couple of months with the team.       ...
19:52 2019-09-07

Antonio Brown lands with Patriots after Raiders chaos That didn’t take long. Antonio Brown and the Patriots agreed to a one-year, $15 million contract Saturday, according to ESPN, just hours after the Raiders released the 31-year-old superstar wide receiver. Brown — who won’t be permitted to play in the Pats’ Week 1 matchup agai...
03:13 2019-09-08

Raiders release Antonio Brown after hellish offseason After just six months, Antonio Brown and the Raiders have split up. Oakland announced it released Brown on Saturday morning, ending a messy relationship that had appeared doomed for weeks. The 31-year-old, seven-time Pro Bowler is now an unrestricted free agent, though Brown can’t play until W...
18:39 2019-09-07

Raiders sign top draftee Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders signed first-round draft pick Clelin Ferrell on Tuesday. The defensive end from Clemson was selected fourth overall by the Raiders in April. A three-year starter and two-time national champion, Ferrell started in all 44 games he played. He made 166 tackles...
21:00 2019-06-18

Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks on Warriors: 'They treated us like (expletive)' Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks isn't sad the Golden State Warriors are leaving Oakland. "They treated us like (expletive)" he said.       ...
03:00 2019-08-30

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.        ...
20:39 2019-06-02

This Is Not The Best Way To Try And Catch A Home-Run Ball Every baseball fan who buys tickets in the outfield dreams of exactly one thing: catching a home run ball hit by Seattle Mariners catcher Tom Murphy. With that goal so close to his grasp in the fifth inning of Monday night’s Royals-Mariners game, it’s understandable that an overexcited Ichiro suppor...
20:52 2019-06-18

Every Dragon Ball Character, Together Christopher Cayco is an illustrator and artist who figured sure, why the hell not, let’s put every single character from Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super and Dragon Ball GT in a single drawing....
08:13 2019-06-06

Raiders get desperate to bring back Keelan Doss from Jaguars So, you actually can go home again. Even after getting kicked out of the house. After Oakland cut local feel-good story Keelan Doss – the breakout star of this season’s “Hard Knocks” – they plucked him off the Jaguars’ practice squad and brought him back to California. The Raiders ...
16:52 2019-09-09

Sportwatch: Giants edge Lions, Raiders and Sea Eagles win – as it happened AFL: Giants break Lions’ hearts with thrilling winNRL: Raiders stun Storm; Sea Eagles sink Sharks 1.26pm BST Now that was draining. The Lions were perhaps a little unlucky to lose to the Giants, and in the process exit the AFL finals race, but they can look to the future with great enthusiasm, with ...
14:52 2019-09-14

Injury dampens Raiders’ convincing Antonio Brown response OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Carr threw a touchdown pass on the opening drive of the season, rookie Josh Jacobs ran for two scores and the Raiders responded to a tumultuous week surrounding former receiver Antonio Brown by beating the Denver Broncos 24-16 on Monday night. The Raiders (1-0) took out all t...
08:39 2019-09-10

Raiders beat Broncos 24-16 in 1st game after Brown's release Derek Carr threw a touchdown pass on the opening drive of the season, rookie Josh Jacobs ran for two scores and the Oakland Raiders responded to a tumultuous week surrounding former receiver Antonio Brown by beating the Denver Broncos 24-16       ...
10:00 2019-09-10

Raiders give Antonio Brown ultimatum over helmet saga The Raiders sent a strong message to Antonio Brown after the mercurial star receiver skipped practice Sunday due to his continued frustrations with the NFL’s helmet policy. “It’s time for him to be all in, or all out,” a stern GM Mike Mayock told reporters of Brown. The 31-ye...
00:52 2019-08-19

Jerry Rice: Antonio Brown lied to me in Raiders deception Antonio Brown’s purported deception upset Jerry Rice. As Brown’s Raiders exit and Patriots signing unfolded Saturday, the Hall of Fame receiver tweeted that Brown “had us all fooled.” Rice further stated his case Monday while on 95.7 The Game, saying Brown wanted to join the Patriots all...
08:39 2019-09-10

Brown set to play for Raiders after summer of frostbite, fallouts and fines Star receiver reported to have clashed with GM this weekBrown yet to play game for Oakland since arrival from SteelersOakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden said star wide receiver Antonio Brown is back with the team and is expected to play the season opener after a run-in with general manager Mike Mayock...
23:26 2019-09-06

Antonio Brown returns to Raiders, plans to play opener Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden says star receiver Antonio Brown is back with the team and is expected to play the season opener       ...
04:52 2019-09-07

Kelechi Osemele could go from Raiders collateral damage to Jets savior As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
23:13 2019-07-17

Raiders grant Antonio Brown his wish and release the disgruntled receiver The Oakland Raiders granted Antonio Brown his wish and released the disgruntled wideout on Saturday, the team announced on Twitter.       ...
19:52 2019-09-07

Seahawks inquired about Antonio Brown before Patriots signed ex-Raiders WR The New England Patriots weren't alone in their interest on Antonio Brown, as one of their former Super Bowl opponents also looked into the WR.       ...
22:52 2019-09-09

Antonio Brown took absurd measures to force Raiders release Antonio Brown went to desperate lengths to get out of Oakland. The mercurial wide receiver wanted to get released by the Raiders so badly that he reached out to social media consultants for advice on how to speed up the process, according to ESPN, which added that at least one of the consultants cou...
01:39 2019-09-09

Sportwatch: Collingwood v North Melbourne, Eels v Raiders and more – live! Any thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroftSuper Rugby: Crusaders win epic semi-finalAFL: Swans eclipse SunsNRL: Knights slay BroncosCricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan v Afghanistan - live! 11.12am BST AFL: QT: Port Adelaide 1.2 (8) v 3.2 (20) Western Bulldogs and more – live!That would be #AFLPowerDogs....
12:39 2019-06-29

Antonio Brown returns to Raiders, says injured feet are healing Antonio Brown isn't ready to get back in action just yet as his feet continue to heal, but the Raiders receiver told reporters to "stay tuned."       ...
23:52 2019-08-13

Raiders GM: Time for Antonio Brown to be ‘all-in or all-out,’ get past helmet issue After the NFL shot down Brown's plan to use a slightly more recent model of his favored helmet, the wide receiver stayed away from Oakland's training camp....
04:26 2019-08-19

Raiders’ Richie Incognito suspended 2 games over personal conduct Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito has been suspended without pay by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Incognito pleaded guilty in April to disorderly conduct in Scottsdale, Arizona, after being accused of threatening ...
03:26 2019-07-13

The best Twitter reactions to Antonio Brown’s impending Raiders suspension The Antonio Brown saga took a turn for the worse on Thursday, when news broke that the star wide receiver is expected to be suspended after an argument with Raiders general manager Mike Mayock about fines he received for missing practice and a walkthrough. It’s been a bumpy five months for Raiders f...
23:00 2019-09-05

Raiders suspending Antonio Brown after blowup with GM Mike Mayock The Antonio Brown drama just went to a whole new level. Brown, the star wide receiver the Raiders acquired from the Steelers, is going to be suspended by the team after he got into an argument on Wednesday with general manager Mike Mayock about being fined, according to ESPN. Brown had to be held ba...
23:00 2019-09-05

Antonio Brown Facing Discipline From Raiders as Season Begins A fresh round of drama involving the talented wide receiver could put his guaranteed $30.1 million with the Raiders in jeopardy. The team could also suspend him for up to four games....
00:13 2019-09-06

Raiders reportedly suspend Antonio Brown after 'screaming match' with GM Receiver could face up to four-game suspension from teamOakland are due to start season against Broncos on MondayThe increasingly fractious relationship between the Oakland Raiders and their star wide receiver Antonio Brown has reportedly led to an altercation between the player and the team’s gener...
00:39 2019-09-06

Nathan Peterman runs and throws, Raiders beat Rams 14-3 Nathan Peterman scrambled 50 yards to set up his only touchdown throw and the Oakland Raiders beat the Los Angeles Rams 14-3 in the preseason opener for both teams       ...
15:13 2019-08-11

Antonio Brown signs with New England Patriots hours after Raiders cut him Wide receiver Antonio Brown signed with the New England Patriots Saturday, hours after he was cut by the Oakland Raiders before ever playing a game for the team....
11:13 2019-09-08

Raiders GM Mike Mayock defends Richie Incognito signing The Oakland Raiders signed veteran offensive lineman Richie Incognito despite a litany of off-field incidents, and GM Mike Mayock defended the move.        ...
23:39 2019-05-28

Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer       ...
04:39 2019-08-18

Antonio Brown facing possible suspension or release from Raiders after incident with GM Brown and Mayock had to be separated Wednesday after the wide receiver complained about the team on social media. The team's options include suspending or releasing him....
13:39 2019-09-06

Raiders sign free agent tight end Erik Swoope ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent tight end Erik Swoope. The Raiders released quarterback Landry Jones on Wednesday to make room on the 90-man roster. Swoope had eight catches for 87 yards and three touchdowns in seven games last season with Indianapolis. He entered t...
00:39 2019-05-23

The Raiders Fined Antonio Brown $54K For Missing Practices And He's Pissed Antonio Brown’s reality show of an offseason is nearly over, and within a week, a summer of foot drama, helmet drama, and lawn drama will give way to actual football. Before we get there, though, there are some final details to wrap up, such as the revelation that the Raiders fined the receiver $13,...
21:26 2019-09-04

Raiders bring dysfunction to ‘Hard Knocks’ in dream come true It’s the “Hard Knocks” we’ve all been hoping for. On Monday, the Oakland Raiders made it official, announcing coach Jon Gruden’s misfit crew will star in the all-access HBO show. Football fans have long-wanted an inside look at the machinations of the weirdly run franch...
04:00 2019-06-12

Antonio Brown returns to Raiders after absence for frostbitten feet "I'm extremely grateful to be here," Brown said during a short news conference Tuesday. "I've been dealing with a lot of adversity. I'm excited to be back and see my teammates and get in the groove of things."...
06:13 2019-08-14

Antonio Brown celebrates Raiders release in surreal new video If the Patriots don’t work out, maybe Antonio Brown should give Hollywood his best shot. For the second time in as many days, the seven-time Pro Bowler posted a video to YouTube, with Saturday’s 49-second bit purportedly featuring the moment Brown found out the Raiders had released him earlier in th...
03:13 2019-09-08

Antonio Brown And The Raiders Have Conspired To Ruin Every Goddamn Thing Let us start with a hearty LOL. The Oakland Raiders traded for downfield savant Antonio Brown during the offseason, handed him $30-plus million in guaranteed money, and now stand ready to piss that investment away in the quickest, most Raiders-like fashion possible. Adam Schefter is now reporting th...
01:00 2019-09-06

Sun’s solar wind recreated in lab with aid of Big Red Ball Enlarge / The Big Red Ball is pictured in Sterling Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Oct. 2, 2017. There is no word on whether or not the Big Red Ball contains an unknown glowing green substance which fell to earth, presumably from outer space. (Though it probably does not. Probably.) (...
10:00 2019-08-24

‘Just Come Out and Say It’: Players Want Answers on the Changing Ball The numbers show that the baseball used in the majors is flying farther than before. While M.L.B. insists it wasn’t intentional, players just want to know how — and why — it happened....
01:26 2019-07-10

LaVar Ball is in denial — even about Lonzo The website has been down for months, their co-founder is in legal trouble and the athlete most connected to the Big Baller Brand recently said it was “demolished.” But according to LaVar Ball, everything is fine. LaVar defended the status of his upstart apparel company and downplayed hi...
22:39 2019-09-06

Jim Bouton never let ‘Ball Four’ repercussions ruin him This was during the last and most brutal baseball strike, on an August afternoon in the terrible hot summer of 1994. Baseball was on most people’s hit list, which is the reason I’d gotten in my car and driven to a ballpark in Newburgh, N.Y. Jim Bouton was appearing there that night. It seemed the......
11:26 2019-07-11

Ball boy collapses in Wimbledon scare Not everyone can withstand the intense summer heat. During the first day at Wimbledon, a ball boy collapsed while working Court 11 as Feliciano Lopez took on Marcos Giron. The court is located in an area with no surrounding shade. While the heat only climbed to about 71 degrees Fahrenheit, the extre...
20:52 2019-07-01

There's a new 'Super Monkey Ball' game is on its way A new Super Monkey Ball game will be arriving later this year -- at least, it will in Japan. Game developer Famtisu confirmed this week in a blog post that a new entry in the popular series will be available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.......
20:13 2019-07-16

Goff happy with Rams' work in joint practice with Raiders Rams quarterback Jared Goff made several strong throws against the Raiders defense during joint practices at Oakland's training facility in Napa       ...
02:39 2019-08-08

Packers and Raiders forced to play preseason game on 80-yard field Hold all your Canadian exchange rate jokes, please. Thursday’s Packers-Raiders matchup in Winnipeg, Manitoba, took place on an 80-yard field after the Raiders voiced concerns over patched goal-post holes in an end zone. The posts were moved from inside the end zone, where they’re regulat...
06:26 2019-08-23

Report: Raiders WR Brown issues 'emotional apology,' might play Monday Wide receiver Antonio Brown approached Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock while he was watching practice to initiate the exchange that led to the men being physically separated on Wednesday, ESPN and NFL Network reported Friday....
14:26 2019-09-07

Packers have two players hurt in preseason game vs. Raiders on shortened CFL field Playing on a field shortened due to end-zone turf issues, the Packers had two players get hurt in the preseason game vs. the Raiders.       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Watch: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes lights up Raiders for 4 TD passes in 2nd quarter The Oakland Raiders had a 10-0 lead Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs before quarterback Patrick Mahomes led his squad to a comeback victory with four touchdown passes in the second quarter....
14:26 2019-09-16

Antonio Brown takes aim at Raiders GM Mike Mayock as drama resurfaces Is business still booming after $53,950 in fines? Antonio Brown’s helmet holdout was a costly one and the Raiders wide receiver isn’t hiding his beef over it. Brown took to Instagram Wednesday to post a picture of a letter from Oakland general manager Mike Mayock, informing him of a seco...
21:00 2019-09-04

Raiders move on from Antonio Brown drama with season-opening win vs. Broncos The Oakland Raiders capped a tumultuous week with a victory over the Denver Broncos in their season opener on Monday Night Football.       ...
10:00 2019-09-10

Raiders' Antonio Brown threatens to quit football over new helmet: reports Antonio Brown, the Oakland Raiders' mercurial wide receiver, is reportedly threatening to quit football if he is not allowed to wear his old helmet, according to reports....
14:26 2019-08-10

Raiders’ Antonio Brown denies he planned to quit over helmet fiasco Antonio Brown is almost ready to return to the field. And according to the Raiders star receiver, he never threatened to leave it. Brown, who has yet to suit up for Oakland due to a cryotherapy incident which left him with frostbitten feet, disputed an ESPN report that he considered sitting out if h...
21:00 2019-08-16

Raiders’ Antonio Brown threatens to quit NFL in bizarre helmet dispute Wide receiver Antonio Brown’s tenure with the Raiders is off to a bizarre, shaky start. The super-talented seven-time Pro Bowler, notorious for attacting controversy, may have outdone himself by filing a grievance against the NFL on Friday and declaring that he won’t play football again if he can’t ...
00:00 2019-08-10

Raiders’ Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown amid retirement threat Antonio Brown’s first training camp with the Raiders has been chaotic, and it apparently might be his last if he doesn’t get what he wants, but his head coach is sticking up for him. Jon Gruden defended Brown Saturday after an ESPN report said Brown could quit the NFL if he’s not a...
22:00 2019-08-11

Raiders CB Gareon Conley taken off field on stretcher after neck injury vs. Broncos Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley has been taken off the field strapped to a stretcher after being hit in the head by teammate Johnathan Abram.       ...
10:00 2019-09-10

NFL game a ‘rip-off’; Manitoba fans disappointed by Raiders and Packers pre-season bout Local fans and personalities say Thursday's NFL pre-season match between the Oakland Raiders and the Green Bay Packers at IG Field was disappointing, although the province's premier had kinder words....
01:13 2019-08-24

DraftKings and FanDuel NFL lineup advice for Week 2: Falcons and Raiders offer value The Falcons got stymied by the Vikings in Week 1 but this week’s home matchup against the Eagles should provide Atlanta an opportunity to bounce back....
14:52 2019-09-15

Antonio Brown makes last-ditch effort in Raiders helmet crusade Antonio Brown is trying for the Helmetgate Hail Mary. The Raiders wide receiver is continuing his bizarre fight over which helmet he uses, despite the NFL and NFLPA shutting down his pleas. Brown wants to wear the Schutt Air Advantage that he has always used, but the league has deemed it unsafe. The...
22:52 2019-08-19

Raiders safety Johnathan Abram headed to injured reserve list Oakland Raiders rookie safety Johnathan Abram is expected to be placed on injured reserve due to injuries he sustained during a Week 1 win against the Denver Broncos....
17:13 2019-09-11

Raiders’ horseback riders steal show in ‘Hard Knocks’ premiere The Antonio Brown saga may be one of the biggest storylines of “Hard Knocks” with the Oakland Raiders this season, but rookie safety Johnathan Abram became the talk of Twitter during Tuesday’s premiere on HBO. Abram, this year’s 27th overall pick out of Mississippi State, kicked off the debut episod...
10:00 2019-08-07

For These Tennis Pros, (Basket)ball Is Life A lasting love of the hardwood is evident on the hardcourt for tennis players like John Isner, who has made dribbling the ball part of his pre-serve routine....
02:00 2019-08-29

Texas Rangers fan hit by foul ball, goes to hospital A Texas Rangers fan was taken to the hospital after being hit by a foul ball during a game against the Detroit Tigers at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas....
00:52 2019-08-06

2 senators ask MLB for data on foul ball injuries Illinois' two senators have urged Major League Baseball to be more transparent about fans who are injured by foul balls, saying the lack of data is creating confusion about the extent of the problem       ...
02:39 2019-08-08

Looking Back on Dragon Ball Z's Best Filler Episode When the Dragon Ball Z anime premiered in April of 1989, it was a mere six months behind its Dragon Ball manga source material. For a show that aired every single weekday without fail, this wasn’t much of a gap to fill. It was important to the Dragon Ball Z showrunners that the anime storyline nev...
18:39 2019-08-25

Yes, You Can Use a Soccer Ball as an Air Suspension but It’s a Dumb Idea Lots of automakers these days offer air suspensions, which basically consist of an airbag at each corner, a reservoir, a compressor, and lines between them. There’s also a damper, control arms, and other suspension-y bits, but the main parts are the air springs, which are just bags of air. So is a ...
04:26 2019-07-24

The Juiced Ball Is Going To Mess With MLB's Already Messed-Up Market “Juiced” feels like the wrong word to describe what’s going on with the baseballs currently being put in play and mashed over fences in MLB. Not because what it’s describing isn’t real—it’s real all right—but because it makes it seem like the balls themselves have been injected with some kind of hom...
22:39 2019-09-10

$800 ball python stolen from Florence pet store WCPO FLORENCE, Ky. (WCPO)– Police in Northern Kentucky say that the people caught on camera stealing a python from a pet store could face felony charges. After popping the lock, a male and female are seen on camera sneaking away with Petland Florence’s priciest python. The snake cost abo...
20:52 2019-06-28

Former UA standout Ryan Luther playing pro ball TUCSON – Former U of A forward Ryan Luther has just signed a pro contract with a basketball team in Latvia. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast:...
11:26 2019-08-14

Anthony Santander Threw A Ball Sideways, Somehow Conceded: It is extremely rude that, after Saturday’s loss spurred a blog making fun of the Orioles, Sunday’s thrilling comeback win results in ... a blog making fun of the Orioles. But if you can’t abide being rude to the O’s when they do something like this, then we can’t be friends....
19:00 2019-08-12

Outlook not so good: why we really don't need a Magic 8 ball movie Mega-producer Jason Blum, whose credits include Get Out and Whiplash, is making a film based on a mysterious toy, an idea that isn’t worth playing withJason Blum is on a hell of a roll right now. More or less everything he touches turns to gold. In Paranormal Activity, he produced the most profitabl...
14:52 2019-06-05

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shimmying midrange work, the perimeter defense. Add a new entry to the list: ball fakes only possible with enormous mitts. Check out this possession in G...
02:26 2019-05-25

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
00:52 2019-06-18

Kyrgios won't apologize for aiming ball at Nadal At his postmatch news conference, Nick Kyrgios wouldn't apologize for trying to hit Rafael Nadal with a ball Thursday. Nadal moved on to the third round at Wimbledon with a four-set victory....
02:39 2019-07-05

The Londoner: Boris hits Al with wrecking ball wit When Boris Johnson and Alastair Campbell met Miley Cyrus/ Theresa and Gavin give a final pep talk/ Dynamo's lofty confession/ Werner Herzog's hidden talent...
19:26 2019-07-24

Russia says it wants a relationship with US on energy but 'ball not in our court' The International Energy Agency expects America to become the world's leading oil exporter, with its shale boom keeping a lid on the crude futures that OPEC and its allies hope to boost....
22:52 2019-09-12

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after getting hit in face with ball This was a painful victory for the Texas Longhorn softball team. Texas pitcher Miranda Elish took a throw to the face in the second inning of the Longhorns’ 7-5 comeback victory over host Alabama at in Friday’s NCAA softball super regional game in Tuscaloosa. Elish was helped off the fie...
11:52 2019-05-25

T-Ball Child Elevates Bat Flip To Deadly Art This young T-baller identified as Abelardo served up a mighty hit, circled around to find a target, and flung his bat directly toward the cameraman, briefly staring him down before trotting off to first base. Max Muncy could maybe learn a thing or two from him....
21:52 2019-06-21

Why Microsoft could be dropping the ball on software piracy Search for “cheap microsoft office” on Bing, Microsoft’s own search engine and you might be surprised to see what gets displayed. Outside the usual Microsoft adverts sand search results are a bunch of websites all vying for your attention.An advert pointing to Getmsoffice.com al...
18:00 2019-07-18

Golfers in war of words after caddie's mom hit by stray ball His drive hit his playing partner's caddie's mom, but Kyle Stanley's refusal to shout "fore" sparked a war of words in the Open at Royal Portrush Friday....
18:26 2019-07-20

"We Have Set Ball Rolling For New India," Says Nirmala Sitharaman Budget 2019 live: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is speaking on the Union Budget 2019 in parliament. "We have set the ball rolling for a new India," she said as she opened her speech. This is the......
09:13 2019-07-05

Ball Boy Encapsulates Mets Fandom A Little Too Neatly The Mets, not too long ago baseball’s hottest team, gave back a little of their late-summer mojo in a recent series loss to the Braves, and find themselves still tantalizingly outside of the second NL Wild Card spot. They’re still whole worlds better than they were in the first half, and as a result...
09:52 2019-08-22

ESPN is done giving airtime to LaVar Ball It appears the LaVar Ball show is coming to an end. At least, for ESPN, that is. The Ball patriarch won’t receive any more air time on any ESPN platform heading forward, according to The Athletic. When asked if Ball would be used as an on-air guest, an on-the-record source, or will have any other......
01:13 2019-06-20

Raiders ram van into Chelsea Hermès store before fleeing with handbags and jewellery worth thousands Raiders smashed a van into a Hermès store in Chelsea, escaping with designer handbags and jewellery worth thousands in the exclusive district's latest ram-raid....
15:00 2019-08-08

Raiders, Packers play on 80-yard field in Canada after safety concerns in end zones Don’t blame the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers if they gave a less-than-100-percent effort in Thursday night’s NFL preseason game: The field was only 80 yards long....
08:26 2019-08-24

Patriots, Raiders unaware of Antonio Brown lawsuit as discussions were ongoing: report The New England Patriots and the Oakland Raiders were reportedly unaware Antonio Brown and his representatives were in discussions over the last few months and agreed to keep those talks confidential before the star’s former personal trainer filed a civil lawsuit against him this week....
15:39 2019-09-13

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr buys Las Vegas home next to coach Jon Gruden Derek Carr bought an under-construction home in the Las Vegas area that will make him next-door neighbors with his coach, Jon Gruden.       ...
19:39 2019-08-05

Packers-Raiders Preseason Game Played On 80-Yard Field Due To CFL Goalpost Issue Thursday night’s Packers-Raiders game is being played in Winnipeg, at the home of the Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Suited though the stadium may be for Canadian gridiron football, it turns out the field is not up to the job of hosting an NFL game, not without screwing around with t...
05:39 2019-08-23

Antonio Brown drops video with Jon Gruden call as Raiders saga gets weirder The Antonio Brown-Raiders saga keeps getting weirder. Just when it appeared the star receiver’s confrontation with General Manager Mike Mayock and the threat of a suspension had been put behind them, Brown ensured he got the last word. Brown posted a nearly two-minute, black–and-white video to his o...
10:52 2019-09-07

Sportwatch: Hawthorn beat Port, Raiders v Cowboys, Bulldogs v Kangaroos and more – live! Hawthorn trounce PortAny thoughts? Email or comment below the line 8.10am BST Super Rugby: it’s all over in the rugby and the final score will not be pleasing to Japanese eyes. It finished Sunwolves 7 - 52 Rebels. 7.58am BST Super Netball: the games are finishing thick and fast around the country. I...
09:26 2019-05-25

Richie Incognito un-retires, joins bizarre Raiders in ‘Hard Knocks’ dream Richie Incognito is back and, naturally, he’s in Oakland. Incognito, who hasn’t played football since 2017 and had announced his retirement, signed a one-year deal with the Raiders, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Because an organization that already features Jon Gruden, Antonio Br...
23:13 2019-05-28

Raiders Void Antonio Brown's Guaranteed Money, So He Finally Demands That They Release Him It was always going to get even worse. While Jon Gruden helplessly did his best to write a happy ending to the saga with his clearly frustrated receiver Antonio Brown by laughing off a taped phone call released by Brown and saying yesterday that Brown will avoid a suspension for Crackergate, it was ...
08:00 2019-09-08

Raiders sending strong message to Antonio Brown: ‘Actions speak louder’ No Antonio Brown, no problem. At least for now. The Raiders struck first Monday night in their Week 1 matchup against the Broncos, capping of an impressive 77-yard drive with a Derek Carr touchdown pass to newly minted go-to receiver Tyrell Williams. Oakland desperately needed to make a statement at...
08:39 2019-09-10

Opinion: Jon Gruden, Raiders send dangerous message by enabling Antonio Brown In welcoming back Antonio Brown to the Raiders, Jon Gruden undermined his own message of accountability to his various players.       ...
04:52 2019-09-07

Antonio Brown airs out frustration with Raiders, posts fine letter to Instagram After clashing with the Raiders regarding a helmet issue, Antonio Brown posted a letter from the team informing of his fines.       ...
02:52 2019-09-05

Raiders WR Antonio Brown forming bonds with Derek Carr, Vontaze Burfict Oakland star receiver Antonio Brown heaped praise on Raiders quarterback Derek Carr and revealed how he's getting along with former rival and linebacker Vontaze Burfict....
04:26 2019-05-29

‘Womb Raiders’ charged with murder of baby they allegedly ripped from pregnant teen The women who allegedly slaughtered a pregnant Chicago teenager and ripped the baby from her womb were charged Thursday in the death of the newborn. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree Figueroa, 24, were already charged for the first-degree murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, whose ...
08:26 2019-07-19

Star wideout Antonio Brown, cut by Raiders, joins Patriots in shock move Patriots pick up All-Pro wideout on day he’s put by RaidersSurprise moves put end to on-again-off-again melodramaBrown’s release voids more than $29m in guaranteed money Antonio Brown agreed to terms with the New England Patriots hours after the Oakland Raiders cut him, going from the NFL’s cellar t...
01:13 2019-09-08

Opinion: Antonio Brown saga must leave Raiders with deep regret for teaming up with WR The Raiders haven't even kicked off their season, yet Antonio Brown's future with the team looks uncertain. How did it all go south so quickly?       ...
03:52 2019-09-06

Antonio Brown called Raiders GM Mike Mayock a ‘cracker’ in heated confrontation Antonio Brown called Raiders general manager Mike Mayock a “cracker” in their heated confrontation on Wednesday, ESPN.com reported. Brown — upset with fines for missing practices — initiated the run-in and unleashed a barrage of curses at Mayock, who tried to defuse the situation. “...
22:39 2019-09-06

Tucsonan dies in ATV rollover, brother dies in rollover searching for him ECKELSON, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota man has died in an ATV crash while searching for his brother, who was killed in a similar crash about 10 minutes earlier. Authorities say the brothers were driving all-terrain vehicles to a farm near Eckelson on Friday night. Forty-three-year-old Kyle Foste...
22:52 2019-09-09

Ball Boy's Face Gets A Painful Reminder Of The Risks Of His Profession This poor Greek kid discovered the dangers of being a ball boy today when Italian midfielder Nicolò Barella accidentally punted the ball straight into the kid’s face in Italy’s match against Greece:...
22:26 2019-06-08

Domingo Santana Caught A Foul Ball And A Fan's Glove Not much is going right for the Mariners these days. Just this week, one player was hit by a pitch that lacerated his spleen while another fouled a ball off himself that ruptured his testicle. So it’s the least we can do to feature a Mariners highlight where no one’s internal organs explode....
21:52 2019-06-08

Brooks Koepka gives ball to adorable fan, goes on roll at U.S. Open Brooks Koepka may have karma on his side in the final round of the U.S. Open as he went on a run of birdies after giving a child his golf ball.       ...
02:26 2019-06-17

Police look for adult brawlers at kid's ball game Police in Lakewood, Colorado have released video showing adults in a fight at a recent youth baseball game. A police spokesman says the fight was sparked because coaches and parents were angry with the 13-year-old umpire. (June 20)        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

Big Boban Engulfs Donovan Mitchell On Jump Ball Team USA lost to Serbia, 94-89, in a consolation round matchup at the FIBA World Cup today, ensuring their worst-ever finish at any international tournament. The underperformance of an talent-depleted national team is less interesting to me than the physical prowess of one of basketball’s very large...
05:39 2019-09-13

Parents are experts at juggling. But here’s what happened the day I dropped the ball. I joked often that eventually the wheels would fall off this overscheduled wagon, yet I managed to always keep us on track. But an unexpected block of free time made me rethink things....
22:13 2019-06-07

Jofra Archer impresses with bat and ball in Sussex second XI match • World Cup winner took six wickets and scored century• Archer set for England call-up for second Ashes TestEngland’s Ashes hopes received a welcome shot of adrenaline on Tuesday when Jofra Archer impressed for Sussex’s second XI in his first red-ball match for 11 months to make a compelling case fo...
00:13 2019-08-07

LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand could be on life support Lonzo Ball has distanced himself from his father LaVar’s Big Baller Brand, and it appears the public has too. The company, which has received an embarrassing failing grade from the Better Business Bureau, appears to be on its last legs. LA Sports Radio tweeted a photo from a local volleyball t...
23:13 2019-07-17

"Mai Tai Guy" Has No Regrets Over Stealing Walk-Off Home Run Ball From Kids The Cubs beat the Reds in dramatic, walk-off fashion on Tuesday night, as Kyle Schwarber hit a 10th-inning dinger to put an exclamation point on a Chicago day that had already seen the capture of notorious alligator Chance the Snapper. And as one minor local reptilian celebrity was consigned to a bu...
03:52 2019-07-18

Senators Call on M.L.B. for More Transparency on Foul Ball Injuries Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth wrote a letter to Commissioner Rob Manfred urging him to release data on which seats at ballparks are most vulnerable to dangerous line drives....
03:26 2019-08-07

Texas Rangers fan struck by foul ball goes to hospital A woman seated in the 25th row at Sunday's Texas Rangers game went to the hospital after a foul ball off the bat of Willie Calhoun struck her.       ...
13:39 2019-08-05

LaMelo Ball’s next risky move comes with NBA draft confidence There is plenty of confidence to go around the Ball family. Days after his brother Lonzo made headlines as part of the blockbuster Anthony Davis trade, LaMelo Ball broke his own news regarding his next stop. “Next year I’ll take my talents to the NBL and play for the Illawarra Hawks,” Ball said on E...
20:52 2019-06-18

'He always filled the ball park:' Colleagues, journalists on Lido Notable quotes from Tuesday night and through the years about former Chrysler CEO and Chairman Lee Iacocca, from former colleagues, journalists and others....
06:00 2019-07-03

Player Recreates The Dragon Ball Z Opening With No Man's Sky Footage The No Man’s Sky community is full of creative players doing interesting things with the game, like making a rudimentary version of Rocket League. One player used footage and assets from the game to recreate the classic opening for Dragon Ball Z, and it’s hilarious....
21:00 2019-08-30

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash Ball’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Cash Ball” game were: 04-13-17-35, Cash Ball: 21 (four, thirteen, seventeen, thirty-five; Cash Ball: twenty-one) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash Ball’ game a...
05:39 2019-05-22

Foul Ball Immediately Becomes Child's Most Prized Possession Yes, yes, we’ve all seen various versions of a video showing a baseball fan grabbing a foul ball in a way that is funny or charming. But have you ever seen a young baseball fan get his hands on a foul ball and respond like he just gained possession of the One Ring?...
17:26 2019-08-22

Tunnels, the ball bunker and The List: Wimbledon curiosities not seen on TV It’s not all about strawberries and Pimm’s if you work at Wimbledon, where knowledge of subterranean passageways and complicated rulebooks is essentialWhile spectators are out watching tennis, eating strawberries and drinking Pimm’s, workers – more than 1,800 of them – pass through underground tunne...
12:39 2019-06-29

Led by QB Caylin Newton, Howard can do a lot with the ball, as long as it holds on to it With explosive targets in seniors Jequez Ezzard and Kyle Anthony, the reigning MEAC offensive player of the year is focused on reducing interceptions....
02:00 2019-08-27

Warner Once Used "Substances" To Deteriorate Condition Of Ball: Cook After David Warner proved his mettle in the 50-overs format during World Cup 2019, everyone expected him to score plenty of runs in the Ashes series but he has failed so far....
17:52 2019-09-10

LaMelo Ball to play in Australia before likely entering NBA Draft Young basketball prodigy LaMelo Ball announced Monday he was going to play professional basketball in Australia while he prepares to enter the 2020 NBA Draft....
21:00 2019-06-18

Child struck by foul ball in Houston, taken to hospital A line-drive foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. missed the netting protecting fans down the third base line and struck a child in the crowd of Houston's Minute Maid Park on Wednesday. The child was then carried out of the stands for medical care and taken to a hospita...
06:26 2019-05-30

India is already the big winner from the Cricket World Cup even before a ball has been bowled The Cricket World Cup is one of the biggest sporting events this year. Host nation England start the tournament as favorites, but India is hoping to not only take home the trophy, but a big share of the returns....
15:00 2019-05-29

Down to his last ball, Tiger avoided disaster and still won the 2000 U.S. Open by 15 He won by 15 shots. It was mind-blowing then. The legend of it has only grown since. But there's a secret about that tournament even Tiger didn't know until months after history was made....
16:13 2019-06-11

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rated as one of the best U.S. high school basketball p...
05:00 2019-06-18

Astros park, where ball hit child, to extend nets Minute Maid Park, where a 2-year-old was injured when she was struck by a foul ball, is getting expanded safety netting this month, the Astros announced....
19:26 2019-08-08

Source: Ingram, Ball full participants in workouts Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram and guard Lonzo Ball have been full participants in the team's voluntary offseason workouts in New Orleans, a source told ESPN. Neither player has been restricted by the injuries that shut them down last season....
13:52 2019-09-18

Led by QB Caylin Newton, Howard can do a lot with the ball, as long as it holds onto it With explosive targets in seniors Jequez Ezzard and Kyle Anthony, the reigning MEAC offensive player of the year is focused on reducing interceptions....
02:00 2019-08-27

Todd Mitchell, Scott Harvey win US Amateur 4-Ball Todd Mitchell and Scott Harvey won the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship on Wednesday, beating Logan Shuping and Blake Taylor 2 and 1 on Bandon Dunes Golf Resort's Old Macdonald Course        ...
07:13 2019-05-30

Rob Ball's Funland: British seaside towns – in pictures “To me, the seaside is heady and joyous all year round,” says photographer Rob Ball. “We have memories of family holidays or time spent by the coast, so we all have a connection to it.” Ball has published three books of coast-based photos since moving to Whitstable on the north coast of Kent more th...
15:00 2019-05-21

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Gets The Anime Right, Down To The Unbalanced Showdowns In the original Dragon Ball Z anime, fights are not balanced. Goku and his pals often end up in situations where they are outmatched by a far stronger and more experienced opponent. The series has had frequent fighting game adaptations, most recently Dragon Ball FighterZ, in which all of the charact...
22:39 2019-06-17

Georgia attorney killed man after golf ball hit Mercedes, DA says ATLANTA (NBC News) – An Atlanta attorney has been charged by a grand jury with murder after he allegedly drove into a man who he believed had thrown a golf ball at his Mercedes-Benz, authorities said. Bryan K. Schmitt, 48, was indicted Friday on allegations of murder, felony murder and aggrava...
22:13 2019-08-25

British Open drama after caddie’s mom is struck by ball Kyle Stanley says he was “caught off guard” after being criticized by a playing partner for not alerting spectators to an errant tee shot, and described the incident as a “non-issue.” Robert MacIntyre said after his round on Friday he was angry with Stanley for not yelling &#...
03:26 2019-07-21

Nissan developed a golf ball that can’t miss the hole (and I want it) Nissan has developed a golf ball that could turn anyone into Tiger Woods. The ball, shown today in a promotional video, allows anyone to sink jaw-dropping putts with little more than the ability to strike the ball. Nissan, if you were wondering, isn’t getting into the sporting goods business. The ba...
02:26 2019-08-28

Summer Heat b-ball tourney a success at Pueblo TUCSON – The Summer Heat basketball tourney helped raise hundreds of dollars for Pueblo High School athletics.  A number of former college athletes (and U of A standouts) suited up this weekend.  The “Phoenix Elite” took home the title.   Here’s more from Sunday’s sport...
07:13 2019-07-22

One hundred years into live ball era, is baseball a better game? Big league baseball today is nothing like it was in 1919 -- or is it? We look at what has changed, what has stayed the same and which era would be more entertaining....
14:52 2019-09-06

Ball python slithers out of toilet, bites Florida man on arm CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a ball python slithered out of a toilet and bit a South Florida man on the arm. Coral Springs police spokesman Chris Swinson said the man was treated at the scene after the 4-foot (1.2-meter) snake bit him when he lifted the toilet seat on Sunday morn...
07:13 2019-05-29

Deserve's Got Nothing To Do With It When Adults Lose Their Minds Over A Foul Ball Foul ball and dinger retrieval rights shouldn’t necessarily be decided by merit. The most qualified person in a given section to score a game ball is generally going to be an adult with a baseball glove and a disconcertingly high threshold for self-humiliation. By contrast, the least qualified perso...
09:13 2019-05-30

Young Venezuelan ball players 'wanted to stay' in U.S. While playing for Venezuela in baseball's Little League World Series in the United States last month, 12-year-old Adrian Salcedo ate tacos and Chick-fil-A, donned a virtual reality headset to envision himself hitting home runs in big league ballparks and marveled at the lush grass of the fields....
01:13 2019-09-19

Fan at Globe Life Park struck by foul ball The female fan at Globe Life Park struck by a Willie Calhoun foul ball Sunday during the Texas Rangers' 9-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers was taken to the hospital....
23:00 2019-08-05

Raiders' Gareon Conley Carted Off With Apparent Head Injury After Scary Collision With Teammate Rookie Raiders safety Johnathan Abram made a number of noisy and violent hits Monday night. Late in the third quarter, with his team up 14–3, Abram drew a 15-yard penalty for lowering his head to initiate contact on a tackle of Broncos running back Royce Freeman, who was slowed up on the sideline b...
07:39 2019-09-10

Watch: Derek Carr, Josh Jacobs lead Raiders over Broncos in season-opener Quarterback Derek Carr and rookie running back Josh Jacobs teamed up to lead the Oakland Raiders over the Denver Broncos in a season-opening AFC West matchup in Oakland....
15:52 2019-09-10

Raiders WR Antonio Brown's frostbite joins list of most bizarre recent sports injuries Antonio Brown has missed part of Raiders training camp due to a bizarre frostbite injury ... which got us thinking about some other weird ways athletes have gotten hurt....
23:39 2019-08-07

NFL fans react to Antonio Brown's release from the Raiders with Bill Belichick jokes What’s next for Antonio Brown? Fans on social media are dreading the day when Bill Belichick adds Brown to a loaded Patriots roster.       ...
04:52 2019-09-08

Antonio Brown avoids suspension as Raiders plan to play receiver in opening game The Raiders plan to have Antonio Brown in the lineup after all despite reports of a heated confrontation with general manager Mike Mayock.       ...
23:52 2019-09-06

Watch: Derek Carr, Josh Jacobs lead Raiders over Broncos in season opener Quarterback Derek Carr and rookie running back Josh Jacobs teamed up to lead the Oakland Raiders over the Denver Broncos in a season-opening AFC West matchup in Oakland....
19:39 2019-09-10

Week 3 fantasy football deep sleepers: Vikings' Kirk Cousins could have field day vs. Raiders Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins will go up against the Oakland Raiders, who have the NFL's bottom-ranked passing defense.       ...
00:00 2019-09-21

Raiders WR Antonio Brown files grievance, seeks to wear helmet not certified by NFL, NFLPA Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown has filed a grievance, seeking to wear a helmet that is more than 10 years old and banned by the NFL.       ...
19:26 2019-08-10

Opinion: The Raiders did their part — now it's time for Derek Carr to step his game up Surrounded by an upgraded roster and armed with greater familiarity and confidence, Raiders QB Derek Carr needs to regain difference-maker form.       ...
19:26 2019-08-10

Five ways to makeover your home with a Farrow & Ball Colour Consultant Farrow & Ball original Colour Consultant Joa Studholme shares her expert advice on bringing out the best in every room to create a colour scheme tailored to you...
12:26 2019-06-18

| Teen NBA prospect LaMelo Ball signs with Australia's Hawks LaMelo Ball, rated among the top US high school prospects and the brother of NBA guard Lonzo Ball, has signed with the Illawarra Hawks of Australia's National Basketball League....
09:13 2019-06-18

Doomed Throwable Camera Ball Now Wants Owners to Pay an Extra Fee Every Time They Use it It’s been almost eight years since a younger version of myself first reported on the Panono: a camera covered ball that snaps 360-degree photos when tossed in the air. It’s been a bumpy ride for the Panono since then, and even a bumpier one for those who purchased and actually received their cameras...
03:26 2019-08-07

Watch A Dude Make Dragon Ball's Goku From Wood Workshop Au Lac Wood Art does highly-detailed, traditional wood carvings in its native Vietnam. Instead of watching artisans carve a Buddhist deity, let’s watch one make a Goku!...
17:00 2019-08-12

Man's Life Peaks After Getting The Ball From DJ LeMahieu’s Ground-Rule Double Given the grey on this baseball attendee’s beard, it’s safe to assume that he’s got a fair bit of experience living life. Yet, none of those moments could have possibly prepared him for the joy that holding the ball from DJ LeMahieu’s ground-rule double would give him on Sunday....
21:13 2019-06-30

Illinois man left seriously injured after vicious bowling ball attack Police in Illinois are on the hunt for a suspect who was caught on video smashing another man's head with a bowling ball Wednesday night, an attack that briefly left the victim in a medically induced coma....
04:26 2019-09-08

'Dragon Ball Project Z' is now 'Kakarot,' arriving early 2020 If you've been jonesing for a Dragon Ball Z game that wasn't a straight-up 2D fighter, you're in luck. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (formerly Dragon Ball Project Z) is coming to the Xbox One and PC sometime in early 2020. There aren't many details availabl......
11:13 2019-06-10

'Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot' arrives on January 17th, 2020 When Bandai Namco said Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was coming in early 2020, it was clearly being conservative. The action RPG is now slated to punch its way to PC, PS4 and Xbox One on January 17th. On top of that, completists should be happy -- the gam......
22:52 2019-09-17

Why Dragon Ball Super's Fight Scenes Have Looked Different On Toonami The original Japanese versions of the Dragon Ball Super fight scenes are quick and relentless. However, on Toonami, they were edited and slowed down with dropped frames....
15:26 2019-06-10

Wilson's Triniti Tennis Ball Looks Like a Straight Sets Win For the Environment If you walk to your nearest public tennis courts, you’ll probably find a smattering of discarded balls that have been used once, as well as a bunch of discarded plastic cans and metal lids that are probably destined for landfills at best, or like, the local river or whatever at worst....
11:13 2019-09-19

Hundreds party like Marie-Antoinette at Versailles costume ball Hundreds of guests donned soaring wigs and elaborate 18th-century dress to indulge their royal fantasies at a ball at the Palace of Versailles on Monday, themed around one of its most infamous......
16:39 2019-05-28

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been having to say everywhere I go that there is no planet B, there is no escape hatch, there is no second Earth; this is the only planet we have.” If you’re a ...
01:39 2019-05-27

Breaking Down The Animation Of Guilty Gear and Dragon Ball FighterZ With games like Guilty Gear Xrd and Dragon Ball FighterZ, Arc System Works has managed to basically make playable anime games. It looks like hand-drawn animation even if it’s really complex 3D. Daniel Floyd of YouTube channel NewFramePlus took a closer look at how it all works. It’s a fascinating di...
18:00 2019-07-31

Shaq had a secret Lakers signal to keep the ball away from Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant recently claimed he could have won 12 NBA titles if Shaquille O’Neal had a better work ethic. Little did Bryant know how hard the Hall of Fame center worked to keep the ball out of his hands. In response to Bryant bringing up his old gripe about the big man being out of......
23:26 2019-08-30

MLB examining netting policy after Cubs fan hospitalized by foul ball HOUSTON — Major League Baseball said Thursday it will keep examining its policy on protective netting at stadiums a day after a young fan was struck by a foul ball and hospitalized. The girl was hit during Wednesday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros, an incident MLB called “ex...
23:13 2019-05-30

Watch: Justin Upton tries home run rob, horribly misjudges fly ball Los Angeles Angels outfielder Justin Upton wildly misjudged a fly ball during a loss to the Houston Astros, attempting a home run robbery at the wall as the ball landed in the outfield....
20:52 2019-07-18

Ump Hallion leaves Giants-Mets game after hit by foul ball NEW YORK (AP) — Plate umpire Tom Hallion was forced to leave the game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets on Tuesday night soon after he was hit in the mask by a foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier with one out in the fourth inning. Hallion was hurt on Madison Bumgarner’s 3-1 ...
06:26 2019-06-05

MLB not ready to change nets after young girl is stuck by ball SEATTLE — Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he does not expect teams to make changes to the protective netting around ballparks during the season, although he expects conversations to continue about whether netting should be extended. Manfred’s comments on Tuesday came less ...
04:39 2019-06-05

Italian PM’s threat to quit leaves ball in Salvini’s court Bickering between the League and M5S has intensified since European elections The fate of Italy’s coalition government lies with the far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, a day after the prime minister threatened to resign if Salvini’s League and its coalition partner, the Five Star Movem...
02:26 2019-06-05

LaVar Ball: Lonzo trade will be Lakers' worst move LaVar Ball ripped the Lakers after learning his son Lonzo Ball will be part of a trade for Anthony Davis, predicting that it will be "the worst move" the Lakers have ever made and guaranteeing that they "will never win another championship."...
07:52 2019-06-16

Christian Yelich Fractures Kneecap With Foul Ball, Is Done For The Season Well, this blows. The Milwaukee Brewers are very much in the hunt for the second National League Wild Card spot, trailing the Cubs by just a game and a half. But their pursuit from this point on will no longer include the services of reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich, who has been ruled out for the ...
14:00 2019-09-11

Nissan creates self-driving golf ball that always finds the hole Nissan engineers created a golf ball with an internal guidance system that never misses, no matter the path. The self-driving ball showcases Nissan’s ProPilot 2.0 self-driving system, set to release next month in Japan.       ...
17:13 2019-08-28

Nissan develops golf ball that finds the hole every time Nissan placed an overhead camera to detect the position of the golf ball and cup. When the ball moves, a monitoring system calculates the correct route and adjusts its trajectory....
14:00 2019-08-28

UA Freshman b-ball player skipping playing for the Wildcats & heading to pro’s TUCSON – Arizona basketball commit Terry Armstrong is declaring himself eligible to play professional basketball and will -not- attend U of A on a hoops scholarship. He’ll most likely play overseas or in the NBA’s G League. Here’s more from Wednesday’s sportscast: ...
12:26 2019-06-20

Attorney charged with murder after running over man for throwing golf ball at his car An Atlanta-area attorney is charged with multiple counts of murder after he ran over a man who threw a golf ball at his Mercedes, police said. Bryan Keith Schmitt, 47, was indicted on charges of murder, felony murder and aggravated assault over the death of Hamid Jahangard, 60, of Sandy Springs, Geo...
19:00 2019-08-24

MLB Fines Trevor Bauer Over Ball-Chucking Meltdown [Update] Trevor Bauer was fined by Major League Baseball Tuesday for his tantrum on the mound Sunday, when Bauer chucked the ball over the wall in center at the end of a brutal outing against the Kansas City Royals. Bauer apologized for the meltdown after the game, but MLB apparently still felt he needed to ...
19:52 2019-07-31

Ball-gagged man says he couldn’t call for help as Grindr hookup robbed him A Greenwich Village man was allegedly robbed by a date he met on Grindr — but told cops he couldn’t scream for help because he had “a jock strap and ball gag in his mouth,” police sources said Monday. Police responded to a call of a home invasion robbery around 3 a.m. Saturda...
19:13 2019-06-03

A Georgia attorney thought a man hit his Mercedes with a golf ball. He ran him over and killed him, DA says An Atlanta attorney has been charged with murder after he allegedly struck and killed a real estate investor he says hit his car with a golf ball.        ...
01:52 2019-08-26

Aggravated assault charges dropped for 10-year-old boy who hit his classmate with a ball Charges have been dropped for a 10-year-old Michigan boy who was accused of throwing a ball at a classmate's head on purpose.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Bryce Harper exits early after fouling ball off his foot PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper left the Philadelphia Phillies’ game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night after he fouled a ball off his right foot. Harper nicked one off his foot with the Phillies leading 11-1 in the fifth inning. He continued the at-bat and flied out to center. Har...
19:26 2019-05-30

Watch: Steve Smith Leaving Ball Is One Of The Funniest Things You'll See Steve Smith's unique style of leaving the ball is already well known but the Australian right-hander took it to a whole new level on Day 3 of the 2nd Ashes Test....
11:26 2019-08-17

A Foul Ball, an Injured Little Girl and Another Cycle of Anguish Without Answers Despite additional netting at baseball parks, spectators remain vulnerable, and some players and fans are wondering what it will take to spur more change....
14:39 2019-06-01

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after ball hits her in face: reports A pitcher for the University of Texas women’s softball team was said to be “doing well” Friday night after being hit in the face with the ball during an NCAA regional tournament game in Alabama, according to reports....
09:13 2019-05-25

| Archer's 'heart skipped a beat' after ball hit Smith's neck England fast bowler Jofra Archer insisted he had no intention to hit Australia's Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test, saying "everyone's heart skipped a beat"....
13:26 2019-08-18

‘I Love Lucy’ is hitting the big screen for Lucille Ball’s birthday Attention all “I Love Lucy” fans still cruising the channels for reruns: five uncut episodes of the classic TV sitcom will hit the big screen this summer for one night only. In honor of iconic slapstick comedian Lucille Ball’s 108th birthday, “I Love Lucy: A Colorized Celebration” is screening...
19:52 2019-06-05

Lonzo Ball says he found out Lakers traded him to Pelicans on Twitter In a radio interview, Lonzo Ball told host Big Boy that he found out he was traded to the Pelicans the same way everyone else did: on Twitter.       ...
13:00 2019-09-03

Homes: 'We wanted a house where we could dance underneath a disco ball' Design aficionado Thorsten van Elten has turned a 70s bungalow in East Sussex into a playful homeThree days before Christmas, in 2015, Thorsten van Elten and his partner Karl swapped central London for rural East Sussex. “I was fully ready for a change,” says the German-born design retailer, who had...
15:52 2019-08-31

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Baseball surrounding such instances and the league's response to them....
18:52 2019-08-07

‘Q Ball’ explores Kevin Durant’s side gig with San Quentin prisoners In basketball, rehabilitation generally keeps a player off the court. For San Quentin’s Warriors, the court is the rehab. “Q Ball” is a moving and dynamically shot portrait of the Northern California prison’s basketball team, which is sponsored by the NBA champion Golden State Warriors. (Kevin Duran...
21:39 2019-05-24

Sportwatch: Tigers beat Lions, Raiders fall to Sea Eagles, Port smash Dockers and more – as it happened Super Netball - Magpies reach finals with derby winNRL - Storm survive Titans scare; Manly hold on in CanberraAFL - Bulldogs reach finals; Tigers beat Lions; Port down Dockers 10.32am BST Final thoughtsOr maybe that should be finals thoughts. A weekend of sliding up and down ladders leaves the Bulld...
21:26 2019-08-25

Sportwatch: Tigers beat Lions, Raiders fall to Sea Eagles, Port smash Dockers and more – live! Any thoughts? Email richard.gadsby.casual@guardian.co.ukSuper Netball - Magpies reach finals with derby winNRL - Storm survive Titans scare; Manly hold on in CanberraAFL - Bulldogs reach finals; Tigers beat Lions 10.15am BST And the final siren sounds on the home-and-away season. A strong finish to ...
11:26 2019-08-25

Fantasy Football Instant Reaction: Antonio Brown dumped by Raiders, but lands comfortably with Patriots Antonio Brown's release from the Raiders opened the door for a couple of players to become Fantasy contributors, but landing with the Patriots alters one of the best teams in the league....
01:13 2019-09-08

Raiders' Gareon Conley Carted Off With Apparent Head Injury After Scary Collision With Teammate [Update] Rookie Raiders safety Johnathan Abram made a number of noisy and violent hits Monday night. Late in the third quarter, with his team up 14–3, Abram drew a 15-yard penalty for lowering his head to initiate contact on a tackle of Broncos running back Royce Freeman, who was slowed up on the sideline b...
11:52 2019-09-10

Francisco Lindor hits foul ball that sends 3-year-old to hospital Cleveland Indians star Francisco Lindor hit a foul ball that injured a child in a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals       ...
20:01 2019-07-22

Woman hit in head by foul ball at Texas Rangers game, taken to hospital A woman was taken to the hospital Sunday during a game between the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers after being struck by a foul ball during the game....
03:13 2019-08-06

Assault charge dropped against black boy who beaned white classmate with ball Charges have been dropped in a racially charged assault case involving a 10-year-old black boy — which caught the attention of comedian D.L. Hughley, Michigan prosecutors said Wednesday. The boy was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault for allegedly beaning his 9-year-old white classmate in...
20:52 2019-07-31

Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick drives ball off tee hanging out of caddie's mouth Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick is among the former celebrities and athletes taking part in the American Century Championship this weekend in Lake Tahoe....
20:13 2019-07-12

New 'Overwatch' Lego sets feature Wrecking Ball, Junkrat and Roadhog The Overwatch buzz shows no sign of slowing down, and Blizzard is keen to cash in on the enthusiasm with a range of merchandise including action figures, monopoly, nerf guns and apparel. Now, even more Lego sets are being released so you can build ti......
23:26 2019-06-27

Two EKU Baseball Players in Cape Cod Summer Ball League, Others Playing Throughout the Country EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Thirty-one Eastern Kentucky University baseball players are playing in summer baseball leagues throughout the nation and two Colonels are playing in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. Junior to be Daniel Harris IV is playing in the infield for the Brewster White...
01:13 2019-06-15

LaMelo Ball, age 17, opts for Australian league ahead of 2020 NBA draft The point guard, who had NCAA eligibility concerns, follows RJ Hampton in helping forge a path for young players who want to go pro straight out of high school....
09:26 2019-06-18

UA women’s b-ball coach Adia Barnes gets raise & contract extension TUCSON –  University of Arizona head women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes will be in Tucson for many years to come. She led the Wildcats to 24 victories last season and a WNIT championship. Barnes was recently offered a contract extension through the 2023-2024 season. Arizona Athletic Di...
07:00 2019-06-19

‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too How should we fight climate change? The most progressive Democrats say the answer is something like the Green New Deal, a massive government program aimed at reorienting American society. A more traditionally conservative answer is something like a carbon tax, making greenhouse gases more expensive ...
20:39 2019-07-12

The magnetic north pole is moving and a liquid-metal ball explains why The pole is racing towards Siberia - but why? It's a mystery with huge implications, and to solve it, we're building an explosive model of the planet's core...
19:39 2019-06-27

Lonzo Ball ‘excited’ by Lakers, Anthony Davis trade he was waiting for Lonzo Ball is embracing his new basketball reality. The point guard was dealt from the Lakers to the Pelicans in the long-awaited Anthony Davis blockbuster earlier this summer, and the 2017 second-overall pick is looking forward to starting over again with another young team in New Orleans. “I...
02:26 2019-07-15

Watch: Rockies ball boy flooded by Coors Field sprinkler system A ball boy for the Colorado Rockies found himself surrounded by water while sitting in foul territory during a game against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field in Denver....
18:26 2019-06-17

Dodgers fan taken to hospital after being struck by Cody Bellinger's foul ball A woman at Dodger Stadium was taken to a hospital for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a Cody Bellinger foul ball.       ...
02:00 2019-06-24

LaVar Ball blaming ESPN’s Molly Qerim for very awkward moment LaVar Ball doesn’t care about his reported ESPN ban, but is defending the comments that spurred plenty of backlash. Basketball’s most famous father got himself into some hot water after ESPN’s “First Take” host Molly Qerim said she was “switching gears” to the next question during the show last Mond...
02:39 2019-06-24

LaVar Ball vows Lakers will 'never win another championship' after team reportedly trades his son LaVar Ball condemned the Los Angeles Lakers after the team reportedly acquired Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans in a package that included his son, Lonzo....
22:39 2019-06-17

Fan struck in head by foul ball at Dodger Stadium, rushed to hospital A woman was hospitalized Sunday after she was struck in the head by a foul ball off the bat of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger at Dodger Stadium....
04:39 2019-06-24

Plate ump O’Nora hit by foul ball, exits Cards-Mets game NEW YORK (AP) — Plate umpire Brian O’Nora has left the St. Louis Cardinals-New York Mets game after getting hit in the groin by a foul ball. Matt Carpenter fouled off a pitch from New York starter Noah Syndergaard in the third inning Saturday night, and the ball bounced up and hit O’Nora...
05:52 2019-06-16

Pakistan Wants "Talks On Equal Terms", Says Ball In India's Court: Report Pakistan will hold talks with India on the "basis of equality" and in a "dignified manner", and it is up to New Delhi whether to engage with Islamabad to resolve all outstanding issues, Pakistan's......
13:26 2019-06-15

The 2-Year-Old Who Was Hit By A Foul Ball At An Astros Game Suffered A Skull Fracture On May 29, a two-year-old girl was struck by a foul ball during a game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston. In the first update about the child’s condition since then, an attorney representing her family revealed today that she suffered a fractured skull when she was struck by the ball....
19:13 2019-06-27

Francisco Lindor upset after foul ball sends 3-year-old to hospital CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor wasn’t thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sunday. Instead, the All-Star shortstop was only concerned about the young child who was struck by a line drive he hit. In the latest instance this season around the...
15:52 2019-07-22

Kentucky gas line erupts in ball of flames, killing one and igniting homes A natural gas line erupted in a ball of flames that could be seen for miles over a residential community in rural Kentucky on Thursday, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
04:52 2019-08-02

Molly Qerim waiting for one thing after ‘inappropriate’ LaVar Ball comment Molly Qerim is still waiting on an apology from LaVar Ball. Addressing the comment made by the Big Baller Brand patriarch during his appearance on “First Take” on Monday, in which he told Qerim she could “switch gears with me any day,” the ESPN co-host said she has yet to hea...
16:13 2019-06-19

Watch: Cookie Monster sings 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' at Wrigley Field The Chicago Cubs called on "Sesame Street" staple Cookie Monster to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh inning stretch before completing a series against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field....
15:39 2019-06-28

Wimbledon’s Wally Downes: ‘There’s a massive snobbery if you play the ball long’ His club pulled off an extraordinary escape in League One and now prepares to meet its bitterest rivals MK Dons in the Carabao CupWally Downes has been dissecting moments from an unprecedented six months that will forever live in AFC Wimbledon’s history for almost an hour when conversation sticks on...
18:26 2019-08-12

The tiny town from "The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota" really does love Weird Al Although the majority of the pop culture world knows him for his various parody songs—many of them related to, featuring, or just generally in close proximity to, food—die-hard fans know that “Weird Al” Yankovic has a wide and varied catalog of original songs in his back pocket. Among these—and igno...
08:52 2019-08-29

Adult fan at Big Ten baseball tournament celebrates after taking foul ball away from child An Iowa fan at the Big Ten baseball tournament snatched a ball away from a young Ohio State fan who was also going for it, then celebrated it.        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

Rihanna Continues to Shine a Light on Global Activism With Her Diamond Ball The year is 2019, marking the fifth annual Diamond Ball hosted by Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty’s Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF). The CLF foundation was founded by Rihanna in 2012, in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite....
11:13 2019-08-23

A Sneaky Hidden-Ball Trick Sent Trine To The D-3 Softball World Series The Trine University (Indiana) Thunder made use of what was either a sublimely inventive or sneakily underhanded play to get the last out against Geneseo on Saturday and advance to the Division III Women’s College World Series. Whatever your opinion on it, I believe a hidden-ball trick of this varie...
15:13 2019-05-21

Rihanna Knows How to Throw a Party. One Successful Night at Her Diamond Ball Is Proof The ladies’ bathroom at Cipriani Wall Street in downtown Manhattan is a palatial marble space. But the stalls are small. Rihanna, in a black velvet gown with a dramatic trumpet-flared hem that stuck out several feet, didn’t seem bothered by the constraints. The singer, fashion and beauty...
22:52 2019-09-13

Watch: Giant rugby ball sets Guinness record in Britain A British sporting goods manufacturer broke a Guinness World Record when it created a nearly 20-foot long rugby ball designed to official specifications....
11:00 2019-09-17

Goal start: Sporting under-17s score opener without touching the ball – video A bizarre moment from a Portuguese under-17s match saw hosts Sporting go 1-0 up after just 13 seconds – without even touching the ball. Opponents União Almeirim played the ball back from kick-off and it eventually found their goalkeeper, who failed to make contact with his clearance, letting the bal...
04:39 2019-08-22

Iggy Azalea Is "a Ball of Negative Emotions" After Topless Photo Leak Iggy Azalea has spoken. This week, the star noticeably deactivated her social media accounts, seemingly over leaked photos of the rapper. On Monday, the Grammy nominee issued a......
09:26 2019-05-28

'You're the guy with the ball to the crotch': The inside story behind the funniest baseball card ever made Thirty years ago, Keith Comstock turned a routine minor league baseball card shoot into an unforgettable baseball-to-the-groin image. This is how the legendary card came to be, in the former pitcher's own words....
17:52 2019-08-21

Ball in Europe's court on nuclear deal's future: Iranian state TV It is up to Europe to shield Iran from U.S. sanctions and prevent it from further scaling back its compliance with its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, Iranian state TV said on Saturday, with only days left on Tehran's ultimatum....
20:26 2019-06-29

Venus Williams orders coffee at US Open, and confused ball boy tries to deliver it to her A ball boy tried to deliver Venus Williams coffee during her second-round match at US Open but ended up confused, lost as she walked to locker room.        ...
18:00 2019-08-29

Yankees, Mariners fans fight for home run ball in absurd scene Two fans, one ball. On Tuesday night in Seattle, a Yankees fan and grabber-holding Mariners fan fought for a Brett Gardner home run ball during the third inning. After about a 30-second struggle, the unidentified Yankees fan dangled himself over the right-field wall — where only a small divider sepa...
11:39 2019-08-28

Rihanna Hosts 2019 Diamond Ball: See Cardi B and More Stars As They Arrive Rihanna's Diamond Ball is the place to be tonight in New York City. Now in its fifth year, the annual gala benefits the star's Clara Lionel Foundation, which she founded in 2012......
08:26 2019-09-13

Watch: 'Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot' to arrive in January, new trailer released Publisher Bandai Namco announced during the 2019 Tokyo Game Show that "Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot" will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on Jan. 17....
19:39 2019-09-12

Governor’s Ball attendees left fuming over delays, cancelled acts Governors Ball was way out of tune on Sunday. Scores of music fans were left to bake in the sweltering sun as the final day of the three-day festival was delayed for more than six hours — with early acts cancelled altogether — due to “forecasted thunderstorms.” “It’s f—ed up man,” fumed...
02:39 2019-06-03

The broken dreams and promises of LaVar Ball’s failed basketball league “Where’s our money?” It was early August 2018 and the Junior Basketball Association (JBA) — the college-alternative pro league that LaVar Ball created — was holding its first-ever playoffs at tiny Eagle’s Nest Arena, the home of California State-Los Angeles. And Alan Foster, the no...
19:13 2019-09-20

Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez home run ball doesn't appear to land Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez hit two home runs against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night, and at least one of the moonshots may have actually reached the lunar surface....
01:26 2019-09-11

Browns Lineman Ejected For Treating Opponent's Head Like A Soccer Ball Cleveland Browns left tackle Greg Robinson had his day end in the second quarter when unwisely decided to boot Titans safety Kenny Vaccaro in the head. Way to be a dick, Greg....
22:00 2019-09-08

Former Indianapolis Colts, Ball State player killed in Florida shooting Former Indianapolis Colts and Ball State player Eric Patterson was shot to death Saturday in Tampa, Florida.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

'The ball's in our court': Archer says heroic win may have swung Ashes England's way – video Jofra Archer believes the England cricket team have "planted a few seeds of doubt" in the minds of Australia's players with their incredible win at Headingley.Asked on Wednesday if the momentum is now with England going into the fourth Test, paceman Archer said: "We don't have to be optimists. I thi...
20:26 2019-08-29

Here's why Endgame didn't have Thanos chucking Cap's severed head around like a bowling ball Given how many character deaths, grief counseling sessions, and openly weeping Thors it features, this summer’s Avengers: Endgame is a weirdly upbeat movie; certainly, it’s got more pure “fun” moments than its lead-in, Avengers: Infinity War. Much of that has to do with the movie’s “time heist” midd...
08:39 2019-08-10

Fyre Festival-like fiasco at Governors Ball leaves fans fuming Organizers of the weekend’s disastrous Governors Ball offered refunds Monday for its canceled final day of performances as furious fans fumed about getting “Frye Fest’d” — and vowed to never again attend the chaotic event. After the last day of the three-day music festival on Randall’s Island ...
00:00 2019-06-04

Atlanta attorney allegedly killed man with Mercedes after golf ball hit his car, prosecutors say A Georgia attorney who allegedly drove his Mercedes into a man who accidentally hit his car with a golf ball was indicted on a murder charge last week....
19:00 2019-08-25

Antonio Brown asks for 'release' in Instagram post after Raiders reportedly void $30 million in guaranteed money Rick Scuteri/AP Antonio Brown asked for the Oakland Raiders to "release" him in an Instagram post. Brown's post comes after reports that the team had voided $30 million in guaranteed money on his contract due to conduct detrimental to the team. It's been a wild week for Brown and the Raiders, and n...
00:52 2019-09-08

Shaq Makes Sleazy Low-Ball Reverse Pitch For Cheap Content For New TNT Show Shaq, that lovable character you can’t get enough of in his capacity as the grumbling grouch on TNT’s NBA studio coverage, apparently has a new docuseries—a fancy word that means “reality television show”— coming up on TNT. The show, apparently already hard-up for content, is hoping to put together ...
09:39 2019-08-29

Watch: Alligator with soccer ball stuck in mouth rescued in South Carolina A pair of wildlife trappers were called to a South Carolina retention pond for an unusual rescue involving an alligator with a soccer ball stuck in its mouth....
22:39 2019-07-09

LaVar Ball makes tasteless remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim LaVar Ball went on ESPN’s First Take on Monday to discuss the trade that sent his son, Lonzo Ball, from the Lakers to the New Orleans Pelicans.       ...
19:13 2019-06-18

The director of Blumhouse's Truth Or Dare is making a Magic 8 Ball horror movie The Transformers movies were printing money for a while there, leading every toy company to believe that every toy and board game should also be made into a movie, but most of those thankfully never made it past the “Hey, Playmobil should be a movie!” stage. That being said, some toys really do lend...
03:13 2019-06-04

US Open: Jordan Spieth takes blame after ball hits hidden rake on No. 2 Jordan Spieth, who expressed frustration with his caddie on Thursday, says, "That's on me," after he hit rake Friday during shot at Pebble Beach.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Nick Kyrgios says he deliberately tried to hit Rafael Nadal with ball at Wimbledon, won't apologize Nick Kyrgios admitted to attempting to hit Rafael Nadal with a ball during their Wimbledon match and said he won't be saying sorry to him.       ...
16:13 2019-07-05

Cricket World Cup: England dropping the ball so early is a powerful reality check One of the many excellent things about England's opening Cricket World Cup win against South Africa on Thursday was that it took the game to cricket's much-vaunted wider audience. Ben Stokes' catch gave a fine England win on a sunny day the 10 o'clock news moment it needed....
16:13 2019-06-04

Are tennis players at the French Open allowed to scrape the mark where the ball landed? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWatching the French Open tennis being played at Roland Garros, I saw a player scrape the clay court with his foot to indicate to the umpire where ...
19:39 2019-06-04

Watch Chrissy Teigen Hilariously Fall Into a Ball Pit and Avoid a Wardrobe Malfunction Careful, Chrissy Teigen! The 33-year-old celeb took to Instagram on Thursday to share a hilarious video of herself tumbling into a ball pit while trying to avoid a near-wardrobe......
17:26 2019-08-22

GO1 Breaks Down In Tears After Defeating SonicFox, Winning Dragon Ball FighterZ At Evo 2019 Dragon Ball FighterZ is in a very different place than it was in 2018, especially when it comes to the Evolution Championship Series. The shine has worn off the game a bit due to various factors, and attendance dropped considerably compared to 2018, relegating the once-beloved game to a Saturday fin...
15:39 2019-08-04

Steve Smith: England’s short deliveries soften the ball and play into my hands • Joe Root and Trevor Bayliss deliver scolding to England team• ‘It’s satisfying to get a big score’ after Headingley, says SmithEngland face an uphill battle to keep their Ashes hopes alive after a scolding from Joe Root was followed by the agony of watching Steve Smith pile on a masterful double-c...
00:39 2019-09-06

Watch: Cubs' Albert Almora Jr. distraught after striking child with foul ball Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. was emotionally distraught after hitting a child in the stands with a foul ball during a win against the Houston Astros....
17:52 2019-05-30

Lonzo Ball Says His Big Baller Brand Basketball Shoes Were Flimsy Pieces Of Crap In news that will come as no sort of shock to anyone whose admiration of the Ball family does not rise to the level of actual cartoon swirly eyes, the wildly expensive ZO2 shoes that were the foundation of the failed Big Baller Brand apparel line were apparently utter piles of shit, totally unsuited...
02:53 2019-09-05

Paranormal Activity: Paul DeJong Bends Foul Ball With His Mind (REAL!) A couple of explanations for this very strange, uh, “base hit” in the first inning of tonight’s Giants-Cardinals game. One: Paul DeJong, being a very science-minded fellow with sincere, demonstrated interest in the way external forces affect the trajectory of a baseball, figured out a split-second b...
10:52 2019-09-04

LaVar Ball calls Lonzo ‘damaged goods’ as Big Baller Brand crumbles LaVar Ball is directing his nonsensical bluster at his sons these days. In a scene on “Ball in the Family,” which airs on Facebook Live, LaVar and Lonzo get into an argument over the Big Baller Brand. Lonzo suggests they consider changing the name of the failing apparel company, which La...
17:13 2019-09-17

Watch: 'Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD' coming to PlayStation 4, Switch Sega has announced that a remastered version of 2006's "Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz" is coming to the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC....
21:26 2019-07-16

LaVar Ball Reappears On First Take After Lonzo's Trade, Makes Molly Qerim Uncomfortable Now that Lonzo Ball has been traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, LaVar Ball has reemerged from what was a pleasant absence to loudly boast about his son and be rude to female TV hosts. Today, he acted a little creepy toward Molly Qerim on First Take....
01:52 2019-06-18

Teen has huge hair ball removed from stomach after 10 years of chewing her barnet A TEENAGER had a giant clump of hair removed from her stomach after she spent a decade chomping on her barnet. The patient suffers from Rapunzel Syndrome....
14:13 2019-05-30

Watch: Michigan company's 690-pound lint ball sets Guinness record Guinness World Records said a Michigan company's bid to set a new world record was successful when it amassed a ball of lint weighing in at 690 pounds....
03:13 2019-09-21

Fortnite Fortbyte 53 Location How to raise the disco ball at mountain top villain lair Accessible by helping to raise the disco ball at an abandoned mountain top villain lair is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
16:00 2019-06-29

Bristol City write to clubs explaining new policy of not kicking ball out of play ‘We’re going to let the ref manage the game,’ says Lee JohnsonFollows flashpoint against Leeds when City played onBristol City have written to every Championship club to tell them that they will not kick the ball out of play for any opposing player unless they have suffered a head injury.The club’s ...
21:26 2019-08-06

Watch Patrick Mahomes show off pinpoint accuracy by hitting a moving drone with a ball Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes displayed his pinpoint accuracy by hitting a drone on the practice field.       ...
18:52 2019-08-11

Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Cubs-Astros Game [Update] During the fourth inning of tonight’s Cubs-Astros game, Chicago outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a foul ball into the seats on the third base side of the Houston ballpark. According to those present at the game, that ball hit a small child, who was quickly brought up the stairs by an adult....
09:13 2019-05-30

Orioles' DJ Stewart suffers concussion after taking ball to head following missed catch Orioles outfielder DJ Stewart took a ball to the head, and was later removed from the game, after misplaying a fly against the Yankees.       ...
11:13 2019-08-07

Tacko Fall, NBA’s tallest player, loves Dragon Ball Z and his fans who dress up like tacos The Senegalese basketball player recently returned to his homeland to tout the NBA’s upcoming Basketball Africa League, which he hopes will boost players who have potential but lack resources....
21:52 2019-07-31

Albert Almora in tears after striking child with foul ball in Cubs-Astros game Outfielder’s line drive enters stands and hits girlCubs player consoled by teammates after accidentA young fan at Wednesday night’s game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr, shaking up the Chicago center fielder.Almora hit a fourth-inning line drive into the...
06:39 2019-05-30

UA b-ball greats enjoy game at “East Coast Subs” alongside dreamer fans TUCSON – The Lute Olson Fantasy Basketball Camp allows die-hard fans to get “up close & personal” with some of the best Arizona hoops stars of all time.   Apart from play with them on the court, fantasy campers got the chance to watch the U of A football game with the Wildcats at &...
15:26 2019-08-25

‘Fools:’ Jalen Rose jumps into spiraling Molly Qerim-LaVar Ball controversy Jalen Rose is trying to end the spiraling controversy between his wife Molly Qerim and LaVar Ball. Ball was banned from ESPN after an inappropriate back-and-forth with the “First Take” host. Qerim said, “can I switch gears with you for a second?” to which Ball responded, “you can s...
18:26 2019-06-28