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Panthers' Newton to have shoulder surgery

/ Mar 22, 2017

Panthers' Newton to have shoulder surgery

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s offseason “sabbatical” is going to be a little longer than expected. Newton will undergo surgery on March 30 to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder, according to team spokesman Steve Drummond. Drummond said Tuesday that ...

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

/ Mar 21, 2017

Hall of Famer Sayers has dementia

Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Chicago Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. His wife, Ardythe Sayers, tells The Kansas City Star that her 73-year-old husband was diagnosed four years ago and she blames Sayers’ football career. He ...

/ Mar 21, 2017

Former 49ers great Dwight Clark diagnosed with ALS

Dwight Clark revealed Sunday that he has Lou Gehrig’s disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness. Clark, 60, announced on Twitter that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that attacks cells that control muscles. The former San Francisco 49ers wide ...

Brady's Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico

/ Mar 21, 2017

Brady's Super Bowl jersey found in Mexico

Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots’ locker room — but the mystery isn’t over. The NFL said the jersey was found in “possession of a credentialed member of the international media,” ...

Maple Leafs score crucial victory over Bruins

/ Mar 21, 2017

Maple Leafs score crucial victory over Bruins

Nazem Kadri called Monday’s game a “must-win” for the Maple Leafs if they were to have any hope of chasing down the Boston Bruins for third place in the Atlantic division. It took until the 58th minute before the Leafs pulled in front, Tyler ...

/ Mar 20, 2017

Federer beats Wawrinka in Indian Wells final

Forget the comeback talk. Roger Federer is back. He defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open title in an all-Swiss final Sunday to go with his record 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January after ...

/ Mar 19, 2017

Onozuka makes halfpipe history

Ayana Onozuka became the first Japanese male or female to win a halfpipe gold medal at the freestyle skiing world championships on Saturday. Onozuka qualified for the women’s final with the second-best mark. The Sochi Olympic bronze medalist produced a score of 89.80 points ...

Federer sets up final clash with Wawrinka

/ Mar 19, 2017

Federer sets up final clash with Wawrinka

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka set up an all-Swiss showdown for the ATP Indian Wells Masters title on Saturday with straight-sets semifinal victories. Federer, who won his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, subdued 17th-seeded American Jack Sock 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) to ...

Jets sign injury-plagued cornerback Claiborne

/ Mar 19, 2017

Jets sign injury-plagued cornerback Claiborne

Morris Claiborne is getting a chance to revive his career and give the New York Jets’ secondary a boost. The former Dallas Cowboys cornerback signed a one-year deal with the Jets on Saturday. Claiborne, the No. 6 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, ...

/ Mar 18, 2017

Stars to honor Bolt in Jamaica

Britain’s Mo Farah and Kenya’s David Rudisha are among the athletes who will compete in the Racers Track Club Grand Prix on June 10, the final Jamaican competition for superstar Usain Bolt, organizers said Friday. The two are part of a star-studded international athletics ...