Also: How Peyton Manning is like the movie Jade.
A familiar set of questions is being asked after a 72-foot catamaran belonging to Artemis Racing capsized in the San Francisco Bay, trapping a British sailor underwater for ten minutes on Thursday afternoon.
Also: How Peyton Manning is like the movie Jade.
Also in sports: another day, another NFL contract worth $100 million.
Syracuse has suspended starting center Fab Melo for the duration of the NCAA tournament, David Cameron is going to get to see tonight's NCAA play-in game, and the NFL is cracking down on violations of unwritten rules
Oddsmakers list the Wildcats as the team most likely to win the NCAA tournament, the crop of March Madness contenders again fails to impress, and Penn State trustees have finally explained the Joe Paterno firing.
Today in sports: Peyton Manning has many suitors, the Los Angeles Lakers have gone rogue, and the Oakland A's hope a convoluted history lesson is their ticket to San Jose.
Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts are officially moving on after 14 years, the Saints braintrust breaks its Bountygate silence, and Joe Gibbs gives a brief bounty history lesson.
The Indianapolis Colts are expected to announce today that they will cut Peyton Manning after 14 years of service, four MVP awards, and a Super Bowl trophy in 2007.
A compelling argument for why fans should be outraged by the New Orleans Saints bounty program, the rich history of soccer chants, and the origins of the Big Ten's methodically-paced brand of basketball
Despite the popularity of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, there's still a major disconnect between the rigorous data mining being presented and the people who can only believe what they see with their own eyes.
Miami Marlins players fret the team's new $2.5 million center-field statue will blind left-handed hitters, the NFL is expanding the investigation into the New Orleans Saints bounty pool, and another legal setback for New York Mets ownership.
Today in sports: Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are in a bad spot in their relationship, the NFL's Friday news dump included the discovery of a massive bounty ring, and Jim Calhoun is plotting his return, but maybe just to say farewell.
Today in sports: Peyton Hillis considered dumping the Cleveland Browns for The Company, U.S. soccer finally shows Italy who's boss, and the bidding war for the right to draft Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III could be wrapping up early.
This weekend's MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference will have over 2,200 attendees; nearly 700 more than last year, with a waiting list in the hundreds. All this to listen to math geeks talk about batting average and rebounds per 48 minutes?
Also: Former Indianapolis Colts president Bill Polian finds a home at ESPN, the NFL accommodates Barack Obama's acceptance speech, and Kobe Bryant may also have a concussion.
Today in sports: Kobe Bryan's injury explains why there's so little defense in the NBA All-Star Game, Nike begins selling a $130 Jeremy Lin-themed shoe, and Mets owner Fred Wilpon speaks.
Ben & Jerry's debuted a new flavor concoction, dedicated to the New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin, which contained pieces of fortune cookie. They have since been removed.
Ryan Braun became the first player ever to successfully appeal a positive drug test, President Obama's NBA-heavy fundraiser generated $2.1 million, and Jeremy Lin is now stimulating the American economy, one eBay auction at a time.
Today in sports: Jeremy Lin and Nike have agreed to extend his endorsement deal, the ACC's empty arena problem, and Maryland football coach Randy Edsall launches another pointless torpedo after a brief moment of clarity.
From the rise of gay sex to the absolute demolition of a New York Times columnist, we've seen and read about Linsanity's far-reaching effects -- so who are the real winners and losers in the Jeremy Lin market?
Are we too quick to judge on the Internet? No question: Absolutely, yes.
Jeremy Lin is renting his second apartment is as many weeks, Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is unhappy with a team billboard, and the state of Wisconsin is close to giving Aaron Rodgers his own ceremonial holiday.
Four hours after GQ tweeted out Michael Silver's oral history of Tim Tebow's 2011 regular season, Denver Broncos backup quarterback, Brady Quinn has announced he's sorry, so very sorry, for what he said.
Following ESPN's groan-inducing Jeremy Lin headline, we'd like like to point out a few more phrases headline writers might want to avoid, not only because they're vaguely racist but also because they're clichéd.
The Red Sox pitcher retires after 17 seasons with the club, how Peyton Manning got backed into a corner this week, and University of Maryland football coach Randy Edsall is not popular with the staff of The Washington Post.
Jeremy Lin won't be dunking during all-star weekend, the 3-point shot isn't just for guards anymore, and the Minnesota Vikings once again think they're close to a stadium deal.
When Jeremy Lin's grandma watches him play basketball from her home in Taipei, she doesn't always understand what's going on: "I only know when Jeremy puts the ball in the basket he has done a good thing."
The Knicks guard is moving to Westchester, despite our warnings, health problems and the always capricious NCAA have this looking like the final spring for one of college basketball's greatest coaches, and Kobe Bryant may not have to pay that $75 million divorce settlement after all.
The rise of Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks' electric, Asian-American point guard is supposed to be a feel-good story, but a recent flurry of racist comments about his success just proves why we can't have nice things.
Today in sports: Penn State's new football coach Bill O'Brien's contract is online in its entirety, why the return of gloomy Gus Carmelo Anthony might not spell the end of Linsanity, and hockey players have discovered yet another wildly dangerous tactic.
A middle school yearbook featuring the Knicks guard can be yours now for only $4,800, Billy Beane signs Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes, and former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss announces plans for a comeback.
Today in sports: Kobe Bryant proves immune to Linsanity, the San Francisco 49ers are demolishing their 2,500 ton fake hill, and another report that Peyton Manning's arm is shot.
Today in sports: Fabio Capello, coach of England's national soccer, quits in messy and public fashion, Brandon Jacobs sort-of apologizes to Gisele Bündchen, and a drug-using Rafael Nadal puppet causes outrage in Spain.
Also: the Jeremy Lin show moves on to D.C. tonight, Duke and North Carolina are playing their least overhyped game in years, and the richest man in Los Angeles has decided he'd also like to buy the Dodgers.
The new Knicks point guard -- and Harvard alum -- is a New York sports folk hero after just two starts, more talk that Peyton Manning's arm is shot, and the New York Observer publisher is one of the nine finalists to land the Los Angeles Dodgers.
New York is chock-full of Giants fans today, reveling and doing what sports fans do best when their teams win: Having a parade! But everyone's not a Giants fan, and not everyone loves a parade.
People are still talking about the middle finger and the marching bands, but now they're finally coming back to the forgotten star of Madonna's halftime show — the flying dude in the toga.
Today in sports: Gisele Bündchen is already blaming husband Tom Brady's receivers for New England's loss, Seattle could be close to landing an NBA team, and expect slow Internet service in London during this summer's Olympics.
As far as shows go, Sunday night's Super Bowl halftime bonanza was a pretty fun one, what with gladiators, glitter, and all that weird 3D stuff happening to the field.
The Players: Roland S. Martin, journalist and frequent contributor to CNN and admitted soccer hater; The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), critics of homophobia and, now, Martin
Cyclist Alberto Contador has been banned from competition for two years and stripped of his 2010 Tour de France victory after being found guilty of using a banned substance during the 2010 race.
Eli Manning guided the New York Giants to a Super Bowl victory, in a game decided by a final-minute touchdown by Ahmad Bradshaw.
Like it or not, Lance Armstrong is not a criminal -- or at least he won't be considered one anytime soon. In a late Friday press release, the Department of Justice announced that it was going to drop its case against the seven-time Tour de France winner.
Also: The Wall Street Journal knows what the Patriots and Giants did last summer, the NFL is adding more Thursday night games, and Peyton Manning's doctor clears him to resume playing.
Also: Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is back on a campus in Ohio, Gordie Howe is sick, and Serena Williams is spending quality time in Paris with Grigor Dimitrov.
The New York Knicks reportedly will fire coach Mike D'Antoni right before the Super Bowl and hope nobody notices, a unique baseball bauble is missing, and baseball's new-fangled playoff format is going to have to wait a year.
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