All-Pro wide receiver Dez Bryant and the NFL's leader in sacks last season, Justin Houston, were among five players given the restrictive franchise designation before Monday's deadline.
Less than a week removed from a health scare that led to him returning to Missouri for an exam, St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright threw a bullpen session Monday in Jupiter, Fla.
Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman said Monday morning that the Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson have been communicating since last Thursday and the team will continue to have "open dialogue" with their embattled star.
Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly confirmed Monday that Clayton Kershaw will be the Dodgers' Opening Day starter against the San Diego Padres on April 6 at Dodger Stadium.
Chicago Bulls All-Star guard Jimmy Butler will miss at least the next three weeks after suffering an injury to his left elbow Sunday against the Los Angeles Clippers.
DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 35 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 to snap a season-worst five-game losing streak.
Goaltender Cam Talbot stopped 25 shots as the New York Rangers emerged with a 4-1 victory against the Nashville Predators at Madison Square Garden on Monday night.
The Minnesota Wild acquired three players at the trade deadline Monday, adding right winger Chris Stewart from the Buffalo Sabres, defenseman Jordan Leopold from the Columbus Blue Jackets and forward Jared Knight from the Boston Bruins.
To come back or not come back? That is the question former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli posed on Twitter, prompting a raft of replies and retweets.
Forty years ago, one of the greatest boxing matches in history took place in an unlikely setting: the capital of the Philippines. Muhammad Ali's epic win over great rival Joe Frazier in 1975 became known as the "Thrilla in Manila."
Four decades later,...
Former Griz quarterback Jordan Johnson had one of the more prolific careers at the University of Montana ranking in the top three marks in passing yards and passing touchdowns, and now he's preparing for the latest chapter of his football career.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch -- who made the catchphrase "I'm just here so I won't get fined" prior to the Super Bowl -- finally opened up to the media about the infamous play in the game.
Michael Jordan, considered the best basketball player of all time, has just joined the billionaires' club.
White Sox great Minnie Minoso, who was major league baseball's first black player in Chicago, died Sunday morning at the age of 90.
Rodney Purvis endured some difficult moments during his first season at Connecticut. On Sunday at the XL Center, he gave the defending national champion Huskies renewed hope for returning to the NCAA Tournament.
The Golden State Warriors, the team with the best record in the NBA, spotted the Boston Celtics a 26-point, first-half lead but roared from behind and ended the Celtics' three-game winning streak with a 106-101 victory on Sunday night.
The Tampa Bay Lightning made a move Sunday night to bolster their blue line, acquiring defenseman Braydon Coburn from the Philadelphia Flyers.
Jaromir Jagr scored his first goal as a member of the Florida Panthers, helping his new team to a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night at the BB&T Center.
Jimmie Johnson drove from the back to the front to win the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus proved almost unstoppable in a career which netted him 18 major titles but just maybe his then rivals could have disturbed his concentration on course by tempting him with his favorite treat.
Nicklaus -- nicknamed "The Golden...
Rafael Nadal lifted his first trophy since last year's French Open and for good measure equaled a long-standing ATP Tour record Sunday by claiming the Argentina Open crown.
Argentina legend Guillermo Vilas led the way with 46 wins in clay court tourna...
The Columbia Falls boys basketball team won the Northwest 'A' divisional title in Whitefish on Saturday night by beating Polson 62-48 in the championship game.
Chelsea claimed the first silverware of the English domestic season and Jose Mourinho's first trophy of his second spell in charge with a 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Sunday.
Goals either side of halftime from captain John Terry and an ow...
As disgraced running back Ray Rice seeks another shot to play in the NFL, he is attempting to put his domestic violence incident behind him and convince everyone else he is not a "monster."
Longtime NBA player Anthony Mason, who helped the New York Knicks reach the 1994 NBA Finals, died Saturday at the age of 48. He had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure in February.
The Lady Griz beat Eastern Washington 69-59 Saturday afternoon to claim the Big Sky regular season title and the right to host the conference tournament.
A ruthless Roger Federer confidently dispatched World No 1. Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to take the Dubai Tennis Championships title Saturday in little over one hour and 36 minutes.
The Swiss master, appearing in his 126th tour final (of which he has now w...
Maybe the thieves didn't know what they were stealing.
A NASCAR Sprint Cup car stolen from outside the hotel where the team was staying turned up on a rural Georgia road Saturday -- the day before the scheduled race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but not ...
A day after winning his appeal against the NFL, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said Friday that the decision by Judge David Doty "brings me one step closer to getting back on the football field."
Travis Kvapil's orange stock car, the ride he intended to use for qualifying Friday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, was stolen from his hotel parking lot early Friday morning.
On his first official day back with the New York Yankees after a yearlong suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs, Alex Rodriguez blasted a few balls out of the park during batting practice at Legends Field in Tampa, Fla., and generally appeared at ease with the attention surrounding his return.
Earl Lloyd, the first African-American man to play in the NBA, died Thursday at the age of 86.
The Atlanta Falcons released veteran running back Steven Jackson on Thursday, adding to a growing list of rushers who have been or will be released before free agency begins March 10.
The Columbus Blue Jackets dealt injured right winger Nathan Horton to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for veteran right winger David Clarkson in the second of two trades made by the team on Thursday.
Reliever Francisco Rodriguez agreed Thursday to a two-year deal with the Milwaukee Brewers with a team option for a third year.
Goalie Corey Crawford made 20 saves to earn the 12th shutout of his career and his second this season, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night at the BB&T Center.
Former Louisville point guard Chris Jones pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sodomy in court Thursday.
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is scheduled to have surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee on Friday.
Forward Stanley Johnson scored 15 points, and seventh-ranked Arizona beat Colorado 82-54 Thursday night.
Andy Murray got a taste of 18-year-old Borna Coric's pursuit of the extraordinary as the Croatian pulled off one of the biggest upsets of his nascent tennis career with a straight sets victory over the world No. 3.
First the World Cup, now its little brother: FIFA has announced that the Qatari summer will be too hot to hold the Confederations Cup in 2021, and the tournament will thus be moved.
Afghanistan achieved an historic victory Thursday as it beat Scotland to win its first ever cricket World Cup match.
Appearing at the tournament for the first time, the war-torn country beat the Scots by one wicket with just three balls to spare -- s...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson won his appeal Thursday when Judge David S. Doty granted a petition to vacate the indefinite league-imposed suspension handed down by commissioner Roger Goodell.
Two major high school girls basketball teams have been banned from postseason play after allegedly throwing a game.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton, a former drug addict and alcoholic, admitted to Major League Baseball officials Wednesday that he had a relapse involving cocaine, CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported.
Among the NFL roster cuts made Wednesday were bigger names in the likes of Reggie Bush, A.J. Hawk and Jacoby Jones.
The Denver Broncos are working on a revised contract with quarterback Peyton Manning before the team announces his return for the 2015 season, according to a report.
The only thing more frightful than the snowstorm outside Humphrey Coliseum was the play inside of No. 1 ranked and unbeaten Kentucky as the Wildcats defeated Mississippi State 74-56 on Wednesday night in a Southeastern Conference clash.
Center Evgeni Malkin has three assists and center Sidney Crosby added his 20th goal of the season to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night at the Verizon Center.
Forward Paul Millsap had 15 points and eight rebounds to spark the Atlanta Hawks to a 104-87 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday.