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The league is getting soft, NFL LB says

Subscriber onlyGreen Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews spoke out Sunday after getting called for a controversial roughing the passer penalty during a 31-17 loss to the Washington Redskins. Continue reading...

Crowell takes a wipe at his former team

Subscriber onlyAs Isaiah Crowell rubbed the football upon his backside after his second touchdown run Thursday night, so too did he rub a couple of people on the field the wrong way. Continue reading...

Divorce case indicates Rose in poor health

Subscriber onlyAs part of his divorce proceedings from his estranged wife, all-time baseball hits leader Pete Rose said he "can barely walk" and is in "poor health." Continue reading...

Fledgling pros put talents on display at Shootout

Subscriber onlyThe Road to the LPGA Tour returns to southern Arkansas this weekend for the fourth annual El Dorado Shootout, which begins today at Mystic Creek Golf Cub. Continue reading...

Rally squirrel reappears in Cardinals' win

Subscriber onlyAfter being bamboozled by Detroit lefthander Matthew Boyd on Saturday night, the St. Louis Cardinals similarly were flummoxed by Tigers righthander Michael Fulmer for the first six innings Sunday. And then a squirrel made an appearance at the start of the Cardinals' seventh. Continue reading...

Taylor says Bills misled him last year

Subscriber onlyCleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor doesn't believe the Buffalo Bills were entirely forthright when they benched him for Nathan Peterman last season. Continue reading...

Burt Reynolds never strayed far from sports

Subscriber onlyBurt Reynolds mostly will be remembered as a famous, successful actor, but his career in the spotlight began in a role he later portrayed on screen -- as a football star. Continue reading...

Just 10 men for Maryland on first play

Subscriber onlyMaryland lined up for its first offensive play of the season Saturday with 10 players on the field, a tribute to offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who died from heatstroke June 13. Continue reading...

Pitcher goes deep with 2nd chance

Subscriber onlyWith two runners on base during the bottom of the sixth inning Wednesday, Reds relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen was just trying to lay down a bunt. Continue reading...

Thomas: Training wheels off for Lions

Subscriber onlyCedric Thomas had several things in mind when going over his to-do list after he took over as head football coach at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, but there was one thing in particular he knew he had to accomplish if he was going to help end the Golden Lions' downward spiral. Continue reading...

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