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Michael Phelps

Olympian Michael Phelps Arrested on DUI Charge

SPORTS | By Juliet Linderman | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

IOC Adds Non-Discrimination Clause to Olympics Charter

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 25
After the widespread criticism the International Olympic Committee faced over Russia's anti-gay laws during the recent Games, the IOC has added a non-discrimination clause to their charter, preventing future contracts with any cities that discriminate.

Bill Simmons

ESPN Suspends Bill Simmons 3 Weeks for NFL Comments

SPORTS | Sep 25
ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast.

Kuwait's Karam Altaf competes in women's singles squad A bowling competition at Anyang Hogye Gymnasium at the 17th Asian Games in Anyang, South Korea.

Goodbye 300? World Bowling Eyes Radical Changes

SPORTS | By Eric Talmadge | Sep 24
Will there be a radical overhaul of the rules of bowling?

Mike Priefer

Vikings Reinstate Special Teams Coach Priefer

SPORTS | By Jon Krawczynski | Sep 15
Suspended special teams coach Mike Priefer is rejoining the Minnesota Vikings staff as soon as possible.

Oscar Pistorius, right, arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

Judge: Pistorius is Guilty of Culpable Homicide

INTERNATIONAL | By Gerald Imray and Christopher Torchia | Sep 12
A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder.

McGuirk the jerk

Fox News Wonders, "What If Ray Rice Had Punched a Gay?"

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 12
A guest host on Fox News this Tuesday, September 9 used the discussion about player Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for knocking his wife out cold to rant and rave about punishments for anti-gay hate crimes.

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice

Strong Reactions to Rice Video, Player's Release

SPORTS | By Arnie Stapleton | Sep 9
Football is a fraternity, and NFL players rarely criticize each other publicly, especially when it comes to matters of discipline.

Janay Rice, left, looks on as her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, speaks.

Ravens Cut RB Ray Rice After Release of Video

SPORTS | By David Ginsburg | Sep 8
Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released that appears to show the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.

Dallas Cowboys practice squad player defensive end Michael Sam (46) jogs on the field during team practice Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Irving, Texas

Column: NFL Still Not Ready For Openly Gay Player

SPORTS | By Paul Newberry | Sep 6
If history is any guide, Michael Sam should be getting ready for his first NFL game. Instead, he's stuck on the practice squad with the Dallas Cowboys. The league, it would seem, isn't quite ready for its first openly gay player.

Martina Navratilova

Navratilova Proposes On Big Screen At U.S. Open

SPORTS | Sep 6
Tennis great Martina Navratilova proposed to her girlfriend on the big screen of Arthur Ashe Stadium between the U.S. Open men's semifinals.