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Trial opens for man charged in murder of Adrian Peterson’s son

A South Dakota jury heard opening statements in the trial of a man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in 2013.


McIlroy, Spieth keep ‘to-and-fro’ going in battle for No. 1

The back-and-forth between Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth at the top of the world rankings shows no sign of slowing down with a further change possible after this week's BMW Championship.


Titans wide receiver’s trial set to begin in Virginia Beach

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter's trial for assault and battery arising from a July bar brawl is set to begin Tuesday in Virginia Beach.


Lance Armstrong disgrace revisited as crime movie in ‘The Program’

The rise and fall of Lance Armstrong, from cancer-beating Tour de France champion to admitted drug cheat, gets the crime story treatment.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Sept. 15.


When it comes to NFL cash, Cowboys are the MVP

The average NFL team is now worth $2 billion, the highest value in the 18 years team values have been tracked.


U.S. expects more criminal charges in FIFA corruption probe

U.S. authorities have expanded their investigations into corruption within global soccer and expect to file additional criminal charges, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Monday.


Floyd Mayweather hangs it up

The boxing champ announced his retirement from the ring after successfully defeating Andre Berto to take his record to 49-0.


WATCH: Top fantasy performers of NFL week 1

Is your fantasy team already off to a rocky start? Check out this week's biggest impact players, and don't worry ... it's only week 1.


Mariota makes memorable NFL entrance

Rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota threw four touchdown passes in the first half, looking like a pro in his NFL debut as the Tennessee Titans had an easy opener, throttling the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jameis Winston 42-14 at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday.


Djokovic conquers Federer at U.S. Open for tenth major title

Novak Djokovic closed out the grand slam campaign in style beating long time rival Roger Federer to claim the U.S. Open, leaving the Serb a hair away from one of the greatest seasons of all-time.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Monday, Sept. 14.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.

This week’s best sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.


Serena’s Grand Slam bid ends after shock U.S. Open semi-final defeat

The bid for a rare calendar-year Grand Slam has come to a shuddering halt.


Holyfield: Mayweather legacy a ‘numbers game’

Should Floyd Mayweather Jr end his boxing career on Saturday as planned, his legacy will be underpinned by the extraordinary numbers he has brought to the sport and his controversy out of the ring.


Congressional bill aims to get NFL to change the name ‘Redskins’

The bill to strip the NFL of its federal antitrust protection as long as it allows Washington's football team to use the name "Redskins," a moniker some see as racist.


NFL long snappers important, often overlooked

The job of an NFL long snapper is one of the most tenuous in sports because each snap needs to be perfect on punts and field goals.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines making news, Friday, Sept. 11. BRADY SHARP IN SEASON OPENER…


Ronda Rousey to star in ‘Road House’ remake

The UFC fighter has landed the starring role in a remake of 1989 Patrick Swayze film.

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Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing


Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.

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McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed


McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.

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NFL: More in Europe, and maybe L.A. as well


You are going to see more NFL games played overseas.

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Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer by FIFA’s ethics body


FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said.