The Seattle Seahawks may lose their second-round pick in the 2017 NFL draft as a result of their failure to disclose a knee injury to Pro Bowl cornerback Richard Sherman, league sources tell ESPN's Chris Mortensen. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll revealed Monday during an interview on 710 ESPN radio that Sherman was dealing with an MCL injury for the second half of the season. The Seahawks are cooperating with the NFL's investigation. Sources say the club is contending that because Sherman never missed a snap during the season, the team should not be severely penalized
The Oakland Raiders have filed their paperwork to relocate to Las Vegas, the league announced Thursday. The team's relocation to Las Vegas must be approved by three-fourths of the NFL's team owners. The vote for relocation is expected to take place at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix on March 26-29
I had to have a baseball player at my bar mitzvah. That was my wish to my dad as that day, June 15, 1991, was fast approaching.Knowing that I was an avid reader of Baseball America and Minor League Baseball Card Monthly, my dad was looking to find some prospects for the celebration.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Alibaba Group jointly announced a long-term partnership through 2028. Joining The Olympic Partner (TOP) worldwide sponsorship program, Alibaba will become the official “Cloud Services” and “E-Commerce Platform Services” Partner, as well as a Founding Partner of the Olympic Channel.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation’s leading integrated health systems, will hold the second annual Total Health Forum on Thursday, Jan. 26 in Los Angeles. Participants include NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, NBA All-Star Chris Paul, Hall of Famer Jerry West, NBA Legends Rick Fox and James Worthy, and two-time WNBA Champion Sue Bird. The forum, emceed by ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, will conclude NBA FIT Week 2017 presented by Kaiser Permanente (Jan. 18-26) during which all 30 teams will host fitness clinics and events in the community.
A second former Title IX officer at Baylor University has filed complaints with federal officials saying she faced discriminatory treatment and intimidation while she tried to investigate sexual assault cases -- especially those involving football players -- during her seven months at the university. Gabrielle Lyons told Outside the Lines this week that she left Baylor in November 2015 after senior administrators ignored her and other investigators' complaints that they were short-staffed and needed mental health services to cope with the emotional stress of having to hear so many stories of abuse.