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National Football League

College football star comes out, could be first openly gay player in NFL

Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.

Monday, 10 February, 2014, 10:50am

Hundreds of thousands greet Super Bowl heroes in Seattle

Hundreds of thousands of notoriously loud Seahawks fans cranked up the volume Wednesday, cheering, chanting and going berserk during a parade to celebrate the first Super Bowl victory in the history of the franchise.

6 Feb 2014 - 10:48am

Seahawks, Patriots one step closer to Super Bowl

LeGarrette Blount ran the New England Patriots into their third straight American Football Conference championship game, while Marshawn Lynch ran for 140 yards and two touchdowns as the Seattle Seahawks won their National Football Conference playoff.

12 Jan 2014 - 2:48pm

Wild NFL finish looms as teams chase final play-off spots

One of the wildest and most unpredictable regular seasons ever in the National Football League will conclude in gripping “what next?” fashion on Sunday with 10 teams still in the hunt for the last four play-off spots.

27 Dec 2013 - 11:19am

Sport Digest, February 4, 2013

Briton Stephen Gallacher ended his nine-year wait for a second European Tour golf title in stunning fashion with a three-shot victory at the Dubai Desert Classic yesterday. 

4 Feb 2013 - 3:30am

Short Sport, February 3, 2013

The Japanese Olympic Committee says it will investigate the alleged abuse of elite female judo competitors by former national coach Ryuji Sonoda, and broaden the investigation to other sports. 

3 Feb 2013 - 4:00am

Right field: Te'o has no one to blame but himself

For those of you who don't have electricity, Te'o has either been ensnared in or has perpetuated one of the most bizarre hoaxes in the history of sports.

27 Jan 2013 - 4:44am 1 comment

Thriller in Denver as Ravens beat Broncos

Welcome to NFL immortality, Joe Flacco.

Somewhere up there in the all-time play-off archives near the "Hail Mary" by Roger Staubach and the "Immaculate Reception" by Franco Harris now lives the "Flacco Fling" by the Baltimore Ravens quarterback.

14 Jan 2013 - 4:37am

Junior Seau's brain showed signs of disease

When he ended his life last year by shooting himself in the chest, Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease often linked with repeated blows to the head.

12 Jan 2013 - 3:19am

Alabama win back-to-back title 42-14 over Notre Dame

At some point, this much success should have brought joy, or at the very least, a deep sense of satisfaction. It's only made Nick Saban chase each win more relentlessly than the last. If nothing else, it will be interesting to see him try to top this one.

9 Jan 2013 - 3:04am