NFL to musicians: Pay us for Super Bowl gig

Halftime at the Super Bowl is arguably the largest stage available to a performer.

Bobcats' D-line under the microscope after back to back Buchanan awards

After back to back Buchanan winners, the Bobcat defensive line discusses the possibility of winning the award for a third straight season

Spartans aiming for return trip to postseason

On the gridiron the Sentinel Spartans are working hard to build off last season's success. Last fall the Spartans made the playoffs for the first time in four years and now they are looking to get back to the postseason and make a run at a state title.

Montana volleyball hoping to carry over momentum

Just like the UM football team, he Grizzly volleyball squad will get their season underway next Friday, August 29th when they take on Cal Poly at home in the Montana Invitational tournament.

Gibbs offers support for Tony Stewart

Joe Gibbs believes that Tony Stewart will eventually overcome the trauma associated with the accident that killed sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. earlier this month.

Report: Ohio State loses QB Miller for season

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, considered a preseason contender for the Heisman Trophy, sustained a dislocated right shoulder in practice on Monday and ESPN reported that he will miss the 2015 season.

Report: Jones 'physically restrained' from drafting Manziel

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones did not deny a report that he was physically restrained in the team draft room from turning in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel as their first-round pick.

Vikings, Kluwe finalize settlement

Former punter Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings reached a settlement that calls for the team to donate to multiple groups that support gay rights.

Maryland to provide lifetime degree guarantee

Football and basketball players and all student-athletes at Maryland will be offered a lifetime degree guarantee, the university announced Tuesday.

Report: Gibson to return as Diamondbacks skipper

Struggling through a disappointing season, the Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to retain Kirk Gibson as manager next year, according to a report.

Teenager Verstappen to make Formula One history

Red Bull's Max Verstappen will make Formula One history in 2015, as the youngest driver in the history of the sport.

Cardinals DT Dockett tears ACL

Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett suffered a torn ACL during Monday's practice and will be lost for the season, the team announced on its website.

Report: Vikings' Simpson may face suspension

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson missed practice Monday to attend a hearing in New York that will help determine whether the NFL will suspend Simpson for his November drunken-driving arrest, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported.

Irsay asks for trial to be delayed

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is seeking a delay in his trial on charges of operating while intoxicated, the Indianapolis Star reported Monday.

White Sox's Dunn ponders retirement

Adam Dunn isn't sure what he will decide to do in the offseason about the rest of his baseball career.

NHL roundup: Leafs sign No. 1 pick Nylander

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed first-round draft pick forward William Nylander to a three-year entry level contract, the team announced Monday.

Report: Ohio State QB Miller reinjures shoulder

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, considered a preseason contender for the Heisman Trophy, reinjured his right shoulder in practice on Monday, the Columbus Dispatch reported.

Manziel struggles, creates controversy

Although he was just 7-for-16 passing, Johnny Manziel managed to create some controversy by extending his middle finger Monday night toward the Washington Redskins bench after a third-quarter incompletion.

Lance Armstrong: 'Day-to-day life is positive'

It's a year and a half since Lance Armstrong sat in front of Oprah Winfrey and admitted it was all a lie, every single word of it. In the fallout, everything that had been built on that lie came crashing down around him.

Game roundup: Angels move into first with win over Red Sox

C.J. Wilson and four relievers combined on a nine-hitter and the Los Angeles Angels took over sole possession of first place for the first time since opening day, 2013, with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.

NBA roundup: Cleamons expected to join Knicks' staff

The New York Knicks will add Jim Cleamons to new coach Derek Fisher's staff, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

Dakota Prukop named Bobcats' starting quarterback

After a lengthy quarterback competition, Rob Ash has named Dakota Prukop as the next starting quarterback for Montana State

Officials needed for fall sports season

On the high school gridiron the start of the season is right around the corner, and our local teams aren't the only ones gearing up for the new season.

Griz defense controls second fall scrimmage

The start of a new season of college football is less than two weeks away, and in the Big Sky Conference teams are putting in their final practices in preparation for week one.

Former Giants RB Wilson jumps into track

Former New York Giants running back David Wilson wants to get his athletics career back on track by pursuing the Olympics.

Report: Marion to sign with Cavs

Forward Shawn Marion informed the Cleveland Cavaliers that he intends to sign a free-agent deal with them this month, even though the team can only pay him the league's minimum salary, according to ESPN.com.

QB Hill named starter at Texas A&M

Texas A&M named sophomore Kenny Hill as its starting quarterback.

Seminoles top AP preseason poll

Defending national champion Florida State is on top of the Associated Press preseason poll, which was released Sunday.

Owner: Panthers' future in Florida uncertain

Florida Panthers owner Doug Cifu recently told Fox Sports that he is uncertain of the team's future in the state.

Inbee Park retains LPGA title in playoff

She'd spent all year hoping to win her first British Open, but Inbee Park has bounced back from last month's crushing disappointment.

Injured Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal will miss the U.S. Open after the reigning champion couldn't recover in time from a right wrist injury.

Game roundup: Rockies sweep two from Reds

Drew Stubbs' three-run homer capped the Rockies' five-run ninth inning, and Colorado rallied for a stunning 10-9 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday in the first game of a doubleheader at Coors Field.

Rodgers encouraged by Packers' preseason performance

With a little more than five minutes elapsed on the game clock in the Saturday matinee at St. Louis' Edward Jones Dome, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took great comfort that this preseason is already more encouraging than last year's.

Game roundup: Broncos blast 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers opened new Levi's Stadium with a thud Sunday, losing 34-0 to the Denver Broncos in a preseason game at Santa Clara, California.

Gordon overtakes Logano to win at Michigan

Jeff Gordon got out in front of Joey Logano on a restart just inside 20 laps to go in the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Sunday and remained up front the rest of the way to claim his third win of the season.

Athletes part of Notre Dame academics probe

Several University of Notre Dame students, including four football players, are being investigated over academic fraud allegations, the university said.

Notre Dame Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick confirmed Friday that the football players are wid...

F1's Daniel Ricciardo is daring to dream

Daniel Ricciardo is daring to dream -- just not too big yet.

Halfway through a sensational first Formula One season with reigning constructors' champion Red Bull, it is easy to see why the Australian is in reflective mood.

Ricciardo returns to the trac...

Montana weightlifting club helping crossfit athletes on eve of Showdown

Montana crossfitters joined up with Team Montana Weightlifting club to work on their form on the eve of the Bridger Crossfit Showdown

Eagles pick up where they left off

Friday was an exciting day for local high school football teams as the first official practices started up.  One of those teams who got things underway with the first of their two-a-day practices was Missoula Big Sky.

Skateboard legend Jay Adams dies

Former Z-Boys skater Jay Adams died Thursday after a heart attack while vacationing in Mexico with his wife. He was 53.

Report: Notre Dame dismisses four starters

Four Notre Dame starters were dismissed from the school for academic fraud after an internal investigation this summer was completed, Fox Sports reported Friday.

George wants to play in '16 Olympics

Injured Indiana Pacers forward Paul George said Friday he is not done playing for the USA Basketball Men's National Team.

Team USA cancels Africa trip over Ebola concerns

USA Basketball canceled a scheduled trip to Senegal due to concerns over the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

Chiefs WR Bowe suspended one game

The NFL suspended Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe for one game, the team confirmed Friday.

Playoff selection committee announces policy

The College Football Playoff selection committee announced that nine of its 13 members have been recused from voting for certain schools.

Rockies' Gonzalez faces knee surgery

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is scheduled for knee surgery on Monday that likely will end his season.

Redskins appeal trademark ruling

The Washington Redskins on Thursday filed an appeal seeking to overturn a decision that stripped the franchise of its trademark protection.

Professional football headed to China

China will get a taste of American-style professional football when the China-American Football League kicks off in 2015.

Browns give Hoyer another start over Manziel

Brian Hoyer will start Monday's preseason game at Washington, the second time the Cleveland Browns have gone with the veteran quarterback over popular rookie first-round pick Johnny Manziel.

NASCAR prohibits drivers from exiting cars

Drivers are prohibited from exiting their cars barring "extenuating circumstances," NASCAR vice president Robin Pemberton announced Friday.