49ers' Eric Reid defends taking a knee during national anthem: 'We want to make our country better'

(NEW YORK) -- San Francisco 49ers' player Eric Reid, one of the first players to join teammate Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem, defended the ongoing silent protests on The View.

"We love this country so much t... Read More

NFL teams to review proposed plan of action on national anthem protests next week

(NEW YORK) -- The NFL will address player protests during the national anthem at its annual fall meeting next week, according to a letter commissioner Roger Goodell wrote to all 32 teams.

In the letter obtained by ESPN, Goodell made it cle... Read More

5 things to know about Morgan Hurd, 16-year-old US gymnastics world champ

(NEW YORK) -- Meet the up-and-coming star of the USA women’s gymnastics team who helped keep their long-standing win streak at the World Championships alive in her first-ever appearance at the competition.

Newcomer Morgan Hurd, 16, s... Read More

MLB Playoffs: Dodgers sweep, Astros advance while the Cubs win and Yankees extend their series

(NEW YORK) -- On a day that featured four playoff games, fans saw two teams advance to the Championship League Series (ALCS), one team take control of the National League Division Series (NLDS), and another swing momentum in their favor as they head ... Read More

New York Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall to miss the rest of the 2017 season

(NEW YORK) -- ESPN reports New York Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall will undergo season-ending sur... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/10/17

(NEW YORK) --  Here are the latest scores from yesterday's sports events:

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Houston 5, Boston 4
N.Y. Yankees 7, Cleveland 3

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chi Cubs 2, Washingt... Read More

Miami Dolphins coach resigns after video appears to show him snorting white powder

(MIAMI) -- A video surfaced on Sunday night appearing to show the Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster snorting white powder off a table before a meeting, according to ESPN. On Monday morning, he announced his resignation from the team.... Read More

Oakland Raiders' offensive lineman confronts fans in parking lot

(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn engaged in a verbal altercation with fans after the team's 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The teams were playing in Oakland.

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Father defends decision to let his young son play tackle football: 'It toughens you up'

(NEW YORK) -- A father is opening up about his decision to let his young son play tackle football, despite studies linking the sport to brain damage and concussions, saying he thinks football "toughens you up," and has brought him closer to his son.<... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/8/2017

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

AMERICAN LEAGUE
 Final  Boston 10  Houston 3
 Final  N-Y Yankees 1  Cleveland 0

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATI... Read More

NFL reporter now says he never asked Kaepernick if he'd stand for anthem

(NEW YORK) -- An NFL reporter is now taking back a statement he made live on TV Sunday morning that former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is not planning to continue kneeling in protest during the national anthem if he is given a chance to play i... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/6/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Houston 8, Boston 2
Cleveland 9, N.Y. Yankees 8, 13 Innings

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago Cubs 3, Washington 0
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Cleveland Browns rookie Myles Garrett to make NFL debut this weekend

(CLEVELAND) -- The top pick in this year's NFL Draft is finally ready to make his regular season debut.

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett said he is ready to hit the field this weekend at a Friday press availability. "I'll be ou... Read More

Orlando Magic name Tracy McGrady special advisor to CEO

(ORLANDO) -- Basketball Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady will return to the Orlando Magic, this time in an advisory role, the team announced on Friday.

McGrady played for the Magic from 2000 to 2004 and made four consecutive All-Star Game appea... Read More