Erik Karlsson likely out for season

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Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson is expected to miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery Thursday morning to repair his left Achilles tendon that was cut by a skate blade. The Norris Trophy winner last season as the...

Kobe Bryant tweets in China

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He has not uttered one word yet, but Kobe Bryant's mere presence on a Twitter-like Chinese-language microblogging site has stirred plenty of excitement. Sina Weibo has verified that the NBA superstar has set up an individual account on its hugely...

Carmelo may sit out All-Star Game

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Carmelo Anthony said a "deep" right arm contusion he suffered on Wednesday night may sideline him for Sunday's NBA All-Star Game. The New York Knicks forward suffered the injury early in the first quarter of the Knicks' 92-88 loss...

Derrick Rose may sit out season

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Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose reiterated Wednesday night there is a chance he will sit out the entire season as he recovers from surgery to fix a torn ACL in his left knee. Rose said he isn't sure when...

Cliff Avril discusses free agency

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If Cliff Avril remains with the Detroit Lions for next season, it doesn't appear it will come at a hometown discount. The Lions used their franchise tender on the defensive end last offseason but couldn't agree to a long-term contract,...

Bill Callahan checked ego at door

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One day after coach Jason Garrett wouldn't say if he was going to continue calling the offensive plays, offensive line coach Bill Callahan repeated that stance on Thursday. In a news conference introducing the Dallas Cowboys coaches for the 2013...

RG III’s progress encourages team

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Although it is only a little more than a month since Robert Griffin III underwent reconstructive knee surgery, Washington Redskins officials are encouraged enough with his recovery to believe he has a legitimate chance to start in the 2013...

Chelsea pulls away from Wigan late

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Frank Lampard scored his 198th Chelsea goal to seal a 4-1 victory over Wigan, end a four-match winless run and ease the pressure on interim boss Rafael Benitez. When Eden Hazard scored after 56 minutes, doubling the advantage provided by...

Southampton shocks Manchester City

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Inexplicable mistakes by Joe Hart and Gareth Barry gave Manchester City's Premier League title hopes a potentially decisive blow as Southampton secured its first win under Mauricio Pochettino in style. City goalkeeper Hart admitted in the build-up that anything but...

Tottenham wins with Gareth Bale’s brace

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Gareth Bale lived up to his billing as Tottenham's own Cristiano Ronaldo after firing Andre Villas-Boas' side to an entertaining 2-1 victory over Newcastle at White Hart Lane on Saturday. Villas-Boas was at pains to point out the similarities between...