• Aaron Rodgers to Appear with Bill Simmons on Any Given Wednesday TONIGHT
Aaron Rodgers to Appear with Bill Simmons on Any Given Wednesday TONIGHT

Rodgers clarified he could call plays, but only because he recited the words through his headset. "The biggest obstacle", Rodgers said , "I think would be the mind-set of players.They watch every player". Rodgers said he instinctively replied that he was fine, even though he doesn't remember doing so. The Packers defeated the 49ers 17-3. The P...

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  • Nationals scratch Murphy with general leg soreness
Nationals scratch Murphy with general leg soreness

Danny Espinosa , who led off with a walk and was on third, took off for home and scored while Strasburg reached first. The Dominican Republic native struggles with his control at times and has issued 58 walks in 92 2/3 innings this season. Jonathan Schoop's solo homer in the eighth inning was the deciding run as the Baltimore Orioles came out of th...

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  • Gregg Popovich sports Tim Duncan shirt while gushing over star
Gregg Popovich sports Tim Duncan shirt while gushing over star

The NBA legend's curtain call on his illustrious career caused nearly the entire city of San Antonio to come out in droves outside the Alamo Dome-the original arena where the Spurs played before moving to the AT&T Center in 2002-like they had just won their sixth NBA title.

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  • Von Miller signs record $114.5M deal with Broncos
Von Miller signs record $114.5M deal with Broncos

That's nearly double the guaranteed money the Broncos were offering him in June. But the Broncos sweetened their offer late last week by dramatically increasing the guaranteed money available to Miller in the first three years of the deal, though it took some haggling over language and structure on Friday afternoon before the deal was signed.

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  • Turkish officials say coup plotters being arrested
Turkish officials say coup plotters being arrested

Supporters started 1,000 schools in more than 100 countries, including about 150 taxpayer-funded charter schools throughout the U.S. In Turkey , they have run universities, hospitals, charities, a bank and a large media empire with newspapers and radio and TV stations.

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  • Mickelson maintains lead on rainy day at Troon
Mickelson maintains lead on rainy day at Troon

Other "champion golfers of the year" at Royal Troon: Arthur Havers (1923), Bobby Locke (1950), Arnold Palmer (1962), Tom Weiskopf (1973), Tom Watson (1982), Mark Calcavecchia (1989), Justin Leonard (1997). The bad news? He's got some work to do to even have a shot this weekend. "The wind will make anyone who is damp cooler; these conditions could...

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  • India's Modi begins four-nation tour of Africa
India's Modi begins four-nation tour of Africa

The Prime Mnister said health care was another area in which India's capacities and Mozambican needs match well. Indian officials believe the country's engagement with Africa hinges more on development, especially in agriculture and technical cooperation.

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  • Tim Duncan thanks Spurs fans in open letter
Tim Duncan thanks Spurs fans in open letter

Nicknamed "The Big Fundamental" early in his career by Shaquille O'Neal, Duncan set the tone for the Spurs with his competitive ferocity and leadership. "I started not enjoying myself as much". Parker said: "Greatest Power Forward Ever!" Where he fits inside that group is up for debate, but he's the starting power forward on any all-time team.

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  • England 64-1 at lunch after Pakistan dismissed for 339
England 64-1 at lunch after Pakistan dismissed for 339

England all-rounder Chris Woakes , however, twice took two wickets in quick succession at both ends of the day. The first test at Lord's also marks the return of Pakistan's Mohammad Amir to the scene of the spot-fixing scandal of 2010, for which he was given a five-year ban.

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  • Sixers close summer league with a win
Sixers close summer league with a win

You've got people coming into the building, they want to watch him play. He's a rookie, and taking selfies and signing autographs. Rodriguez was named the 2013-14 Euroleague MVP after shooting 51 percent from the field (including 50 percent from 3-point range) and 91 percent from the foul line, while averaging 14 points, five assists and two rebo...

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  • Biles, Douglas head United States gymnastics team for Rio
Biles, Douglas head United States gymnastics team for Rio

Usain Bolt's quest for more Olympic gold is back on. Already in the discussion as the greatest gymnast of all-time, Biles punched her ticket to Rio in what has become typically ruthless style outdistancing the rest of the elite 14 women field by a whopping 2.100 points.

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  • Murray beats Raonic for second Wimbledon title
Murray beats Raonic for second Wimbledon title

He already was the second player from his country - man or woman - to reach a Grand Slam final, matching the feat of Eugenie Bouchard, who was runner-up in women's singles at Wimbledon two years ago. Pretty good, although his tally is dwarfed by those of his major rivals Roger Federer (17), Rafael Nadal (14) and Novak Djokovic (12), who may...

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  • At the British Open, it's all about the luck of the draw
At the British Open, it's all about the luck of the draw

As driving rain began to fall on the inward half, Mickelson mixed two bogeys with a solitary birdie. "It's a lot easier having already held it", Mickelson said. "I'm not going to play these tournaments forever and ever". "I haven't been in contention for the last six majors and it was a big, big goal of mine to try and be up there and give myse...

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  • Marcell Dareus doesn't want to face Patriots without Tom Brady
Marcell Dareus doesn't want to face Patriots without Tom Brady

Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has a lot more to deal with in the United States than the fact that some footballs may or may not have been "deflated" in 2015. I would be shocked if Tom Brady and the NFLPA doesn't take this thing to the next level, especially because beyond Tom Brady this is a question of how much power does the commissioner hav...

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  • Major talking points from Conte's first Chelsea press conference
Major talking points from Conte's first Chelsea press conference

But (they must be) players who can reinforce us for the season. The 46-year-old is the permanent successor to Jose Mourinho after Chelsea's miserable Premier League title defence last term, when they finished 10th behind Leicester. "I like to speak to him because he knows the club, the right spirit to play in this club and for me he's an import...

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  • Arrest made in Calgary Amber Alert case; child still missing
Arrest made in Calgary Amber Alert case; child still missing

As of Wednesday night, police took a 46-year-old man into custody in a strip mall. Police say they want to identify the people in the footage and have posted still photos of the exchange on the City of Calgary's website . Police have said Marsman has been co-operative with investigators. The AMBER Alert has now been cancelled. "May Taliyah Mar...

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  • Douglas says ready to improve ahead of Rio
Douglas says ready to improve ahead of Rio

She took much of 2013 off to recover from the ordeal of blossoming into an Olympic champion. Douglas was seventh but may have all but clinched her Olympic team spot previous year, when she finished second to Biles in the all-around at the world championships.

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  • Anderson should have been in England squad for Lord's Test
Anderson should have been in England squad for Lord's Test

The 24-year-old was one of the hottest properties in world cricket at the time and is now playing again after serving his suspension. Pakistan's last two tours of England have ended in controversial - not to mention heavy - defeats: the forfeiture at The Oval in 2006 led to a 3-0 scoreline, while England wrapped up the series 3-1 four years lat...

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  • John Cena delivers hilarious ESPY monologue
John Cena delivers hilarious ESPY monologue

What do you think of John Cena branching out from WWE? "I want to start by commending our athletes for their courageous message at the beginning of this program", he said. "I'm living proof of what you can accomplish when that happens". And let's not forget about the presenation of the Pat Tillman Award for Service to U.S.

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  • 'Hardest decision' for Jordan Spieth
'Hardest decision' for Jordan Spieth

As for his chance this week, when victory would give him a third leg of the career Grand Slam, Spieth said he wished all his focus was on the British Open and not clouded by his Olympic decision . "This was harder than trying to decide what university to go to, whether to turn professional and leave school". "I think his comments are unaccepta...

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