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Clues in Rashaan Salaam death point to heavy burden

USA TODAY - USA TodayUSA TODAYThere was more to him than the Heisman trophy, and the scars from the game haunted him.and more »...

NFL roster-cut tracker: Which big names were released?

Houston Texans: LB Eric Lee, WR Wendall Williams, WR Quenton Bundrage, OT Jeff Adams, OT Andrew McDonald, C Dalton Freeman, CB Robert Nelson, G Karim...

Browns' Gordon grateful upon return to practice field

Sports IllustratedStarting quarterback Robert Griffin III is well aware of the abilities that Gordon mentioned. Having played with the receiver at Baylor, Griffin has seen...

Penalties, anemic running game concern for Redskins

Some of the penalties — namely holding calls on tackles Morgan Moses and Takoby Cofield — could be blamed for hampering the running attack, but...

5 things you need to know Wednesday

"Children face the risk of forced recruitment into the fighting, strict procedures for security screening and separation from their families," said Peter Hawkins, UNICEF's representative...

Roger Federer wins comfortably after last-minute decision to play

Robert hit more than twice as many winners as Djokovic, 33-16, but also committed far more unforced errors, 32-14. Murray never dropped his serve, hitting...

Ranking NFL teams' offseasons 1-32: Patriots, Broncos stumble

Adding Pro Bowl C Alex Mack makes the offense tougher, while new WR Mohamed Sanu creates options. A steadily improving defense got bigger in free...

NFC team needs for the 2016 NFL draft

1 was trying to find a replacement for retired Calvin Johnson, so new GM Bob Quinn signed former Bengals WR Marvin Jones to a five-year,...

NFL DRAFT: Redskins GM not shy about eyeing more picks

They also cut ties with a couple of guys drafted in 2012: Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris. Some things to know about the Redskins'...

NFL free agent tracker: What we know now

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Robert Griffin III could be a consideration. IVORY MONEY: Chris ... FALCONS LAND MACK: Matt Ryan should enjoy some better protection...

Valley roundup: Aztecs dominate Indians in DVL match

Juan Torres led the Arabs with a 41, followed by 43 from Robert Rodriguez. The Saints (2-0) play next on Tuesday at Desert Willow against...

Sock beats Ferrer to reach Auckland final

Sock's opponent in Saturday's final will be another Spaniard, the eight-seeded Robert Bautista Agut, who completed the rout of the top seeds, beating second-seeded Jo-Wilfried...

Top 10 girls basketball teams/players for all 16 regions

Owsley County, 10. Jackson City. * Players: 1. Whitney Creech (Jenkins), 2. Kristen Waugh (Knott County Central), 3. Destiny Peck (Powell County), 4. Jada Higgins...

'Compton' raps $56.1M at weekend box office

Straight Outta Compton and into the history books. The N.W.A. biopic broke records with its $56.1 million haul at the weekend box office, more than...

Steve Torrence wins at Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals

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Cubs young core envisioning playoff run

And knowing the kid, the position, and the makeup," says Jason McLeod, the team's senior vice president of scouting/player development, "he was a no-brainer for...

NHL releases teams' opening-day rosters

Nathan Beaulieu, Michael Bournival, Rene Bourque, David Desharnais, Lars Eller, Alexei Emelin, Alex Galchenyuk, Brendan Gallagher, Tom Gilbert, Manny Malhotra, Andrei Markov, Travis Moen, Max...

NFL Week 2 winners and losers

Saints defense: One week after allowing 568 yards in an overtime loss at Atlanta, New Orleans lost track of Browns WR Andrew Hawkins, whose 28-yard...

Forgotten Flicks: Joseph Gordon-Levitt's obscure roles

Background: Based on the classic Robert Louis Stevenson novel, this movie was the first to be released simultaneously in regular and IMAX theaters. Though it...

Brad Keselowski prevails at Bristol for first Truck Series win

Bob Keselowski won a Truck Series race at Richmond, Virginia, in 1997 after joining the series three years earlier during its inaugural season. "My family...

Photos: What I learned on the set of 'Sesame Street'

On the day I visited, Nurse Jackie also was shooting — I saw a few folks rush by in scrubs — but I thought it...