Boston, MA (Worldwide Gamble) - NFL owners have approved a $200 million loan for
the construction of a new multi-purpose building in Atlanta to become the home
for the Falcons.
News of a stadium agreement between the Falcons and the city of Atlanta came
in March. The team has played in the ...
Philadelphia, PA (Worldwide Gamble) - Nat King Cole first sang about those lazy,
hazy, crazy days of summer back in the 1960s, but America has always been
enamored with beach season.
Whether they're loading the kids into the minivan for a trip down the Jersey
shore, fishing in the Florida Key...
Irving, TX (Worldwide Gamble) - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is expected
to miss the team's offseason training activities as he continues to recover
from back surgery performed last month.
According to the Cowboys' website, Romo had a cyst removed from his back last
month. The tea...
Philadelphia, PA (Worldwide Gamble) - There weren't many people, perhaps not
any, that gave Louisville much of a chance in the Sugar Bowl a year ago.
Though the Cardinals were ranked No. 22 in the country, sported a 10-2 record
and had dominated their league schedule, it was just unthinkable t...
(Worldwide Gamble) - The Boston Red Sox aim to get even with the Chicago White
Sox when the two clubs resume a three-game set Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Red Sox dropped a 6-4 decision in Monday's series opener, as ace Jon
Lester (6-1) lost his first start of the season after he surren...
(Worldwide Gamble) - The Seattle Mariners will begin the final leg of their
nine-game road trip Tuesday, when they open a quick two-game series against
the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
The Mariners have lost four in a row and are only 2-5 so far on the trek. In
Monday afternoon's 10-8 loss ...
(Worldwide Gamble) - Mike Pelfrey struggled against the Atlanta Braves in his
days with the New York Mets. Pelfrey hopes a change in scenery will initiate
progress against his former NL East foes.
Pelfrey is in his first season with the Minnesota Twins and gets the nod
Tuesday in the second m...
(Worldwide Gamble) - The San Antonio Spurs will try to take a commanding 2-0
lead over the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference finals Tuesday night
at the AT&T Center.
The Spurs dominated Game 1 on Sunday with a 105-83 victory. Five San Antonio
players scored in double figures and...
Charlotte, NC (Worldwide Gamble) - The Charlotte Bobcats will reportedly change
their team nickname to Hornets.
The Charlotte Observer reports team owner Michael Jordan will detail a
timetable for the name change at a news conference Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET. The
name change could come as soon as...
(Worldwide Gamble) - The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers will meet in the
postseason for the second consecutive year, but this time, it's in the Eastern
Last year, the Pacers actually held a 2-1 series lead in their semifinal
matchup, but ultimately fell in six...
(Worldwide Gamble) - The San Jose Sharks will try to even their Western
Conference semifinal series when they host the Los Angeles Kings in Tuesday's
Game 4 battle at HP Pavilion.
The Sharks fell into an 0-2 hole in this best-of-seven set after suffering
consecutive losses in Los Angeles. How...
(Worldwide Gamble) - The New York Rangers will try to get on the board in the
Eastern Conference semifinals when they host the Boston Bruins in Tuesday's
Game 3 at Madison Square Garden.
The Rangers lost both Games 1 and 2 in Boston, dropping the opener in overtime
before getting clobbered by...
Lawrence, KS (Worldwide Gamble) - Memphis power forward Tarik Black will
transfer to Kansas and will be eligible to play for the Jayhawks for the
Black, who graduated from Memphis with a bachelor's degree in organizational
leadership, will have one year of elig...
Minneapolis, MN (Worldwide Gamble) - Malik Smith is following his head coach to
The former Florida International guard, Smith, signed his tender to transfer
and play with the Golden Gophers on Monday.
"It was a pleasure to coach Malik last season at FIU and I am excited that ...
Philadelphia, PA (Worldwide Gamble) - Congratulations Steve Alford, you and your
New Mexico Lobos just lost to underdog Harvard in the second round of the NCAA
Tournament, please accept your parting gift of a seven-year, $18.2 million
contract with UCLA.
Granted, this didn't take place in rec...