• Olympic skater who made controversial comments is out as leader within USOPC, U.S. Figure Skating By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    OLYMPIC SKATER WHO MADE CONTROVERSIAL COMMENTS IS OUT AS LEADER WITHIN USOPC, U.S. FIGURE SKATING

    Mark Ladwig made controversial comments defending a pairs figure skater suspended for alleged sexual abuse.

    Olympics
  • Every NFL team's all-time leading rusher, ranked by total yardage By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    EVERY NFL TEAM'S ALL-TIME LEADING RUSHER, RANKED BY TOTAL YARDAGE

    Take a look at the all-time leading rushing leaders for every NFL franchise, ranked by total yardage with their respective team.

  • Wes Unseld: Louisville legend remarkably strong, singularly unselfish in basketball and life By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    WES UNSELD: LOUISVILLE LEGEND REMARKABLY STRONG, SINGULARLY UNSELFISH IN BASKETBALL AND LIFE

    Wes Unseld, the Hall of Fame center who died Tuesday at 74, was remembered for his power and his example.

  • Clemson Tigers assistant football coach Danny Pearman apologizes in statement for using racial slur at practice By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    CLEMSON TIGERS ASSISTANT FOOTBALL COACH DANNY PEARMAN APOLOGIZES IN STATEMENT FOR USING RACIAL SLUR AT PRACTICE

    Clemson assistant coach Danny Pearman released a statement Tuesday night after former player Kanyon Tuttle took head coach Dabo Swinney...

  • Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga tests positive for COVID-19 after attending protest By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    OKLAHOMA STATE LINEBACKER AMEN OGBONGBEMIGA TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AFTER ATTENDING PROTEST

    Amen Ogbongbemiga said in a tweet Tuesday night that he had tested positive for the coronavirus after attending a protest in Tulsa.

  • Opinion: As former Clemson player calls out Dabo Swinney, now is time for open race discussions By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    OPINION: AS FORMER CLEMSON PLAYER CALLS OUT DABO SWINNEY, NOW IS TIME FOR OPEN RACE DISCUSSIONS

    Ex-Clemson receiver Kanyon Tuttle broke the cone of silence around one of America's top college football programs, tweeting about Dabo...

  • By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    CARLIN RACING UNABLE TO FIELD SECOND CAR FOR INDYCAR SEASON-OPENER AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

    Due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Carlin Racing was unable to come up with the driver and funding to enter two cars...

  • IndyCar officials confident in Texas opener after collaborative work with NASCAR By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    INDYCAR OFFICIALS CONFIDENT IN TEXAS OPENER AFTER COLLABORATIVE WORK WITH NASCAR

    Both series typically run independently, but the circumstances surrounding the pandemic have forced IndyCar and NASCAR to work closely,...

    Running, NASCAR
  • The future of IndyCar: Juggling Ferrari, other engine suitors and the next Dallara chassis By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    THE FUTURE OF INDYCAR: JUGGLING FERRARI, OTHER ENGINE SUITORS AND THE NEXT DALLARA CHASSIS

    With companies across the motorsports landscape scrambling, IndyCar has to rethink its short and long-term developmental goals and...

    Motorsports
  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell instructs clubs to hold training camps at team facilities, bans joint practices By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    NFL COMMISSIONER ROGER GOODELL INSTRUCTS CLUBS TO HOLD TRAINING CAMPS AT TEAM FACILITIES, BANS JOINT PRACTICES

    NFL memo instructs team to hold training camps at their own facilities and that there will be no joint practices.

  • Major League Soccer owners extend deadline for lockout until Wednesday By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER OWNERS EXTEND DEADLINE FOR LOCKOUT UNTIL WEDNESDAY

    Amid tough negotiations with its players about changes to the collective bargaining agreement, Major League Soccer extended a deadline...

    Soccer
  • FC Cincinnati: How Jaap Stam describes his head coaching style By USA Today   -   Jun 3, 2020

    FC CINCINNATI: HOW JAAP STAM DESCRIBES HIS HEAD COACHING STYLE

    Jaap Stam's move to FC Cincinnati is a bet on himself and the unique way he plies his trade.

  • James Dolan takes heat for avoiding topic of America's unrest By USA Today   -   Jun 2, 2020

    JAMES DOLAN TAKES HEAT FOR AVOIDING TOPIC OF AMERICA'S UNREST

    What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Network's Vincent Mercogliano discusses backlash that Knicks and Rangers owner James Dolan is receiving...

  • Sacramento Kings, radio announcer Grant Napear part ways over 'all lives matter' Twitter comments to DeMarcus Cousins By USA Today   -   Jun 2, 2020

    SACRAMENTO KINGS, RADIO ANNOUNCER GRANT NAPEAR PART WAYS OVER 'ALL LIVES MATTER' TWITTER COMMENTS TO DEMARCUS COUSINS

    Grant Napear lost his job with the Sacramento Kings over his "all lives matter" social media comment directed at former Kings player...

  • Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh protests police brutality By USA Today   -   Jun 2, 2020

    MICHIGAN FOOTBALL COACH JIM HARBAUGH PROTESTS POLICE BRUTALITY

    Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, who has previously spoken out on George Floyd's death, attended a protest Tuesday with several members of...

  • Ex-Clemson football player Kanyon Tuttle calls out coach Dabo Swinney, tells him to 'take a stand' on racism By USA Today   -   Jun 2, 2020

    EX-CLEMSON FOOTBALL PLAYER KANYON TUTTLE CALLS OUT COACH DABO SWINNEY, TELLS HIM TO 'TAKE A STAND' ON RACISM

    Ex-Clemson player Kanyon Tuttle told coach Dabo Swinney to "take a stand" on racism. Tuttle claimed a coach for Tigers once called...

  • Opinion: NFL teams participating in BlackoutTuesday is too little, too late By USA Today   -   Jun 2, 2020

    OPINION: NFL TEAMS PARTICIPATING IN BLACKOUTTUESDAY IS TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE

    NFL teams joined millions in highlighting BlackoutTuesday on social media, but they have come up short ever since Colin Kaepernick...

  • Opinion: Knicks owner James Dolan reaches new low by refusing to speak out on George Floyd By USA Today   -   Jun 2, 2020

    OPINION: KNICKS OWNER JAMES DOLAN REACHES NEW LOW BY REFUSING TO SPEAK OUT ON GEORGE FLOYD

    Knicks owner James Dolan has refused to release a statement George Floyd's death, telling employees the team is not qualified to speak...

  • Trump is no 'ally of peaceful protesters,' whether it's NFL players or citizens By USA Today   -   Jun 2, 2020

    TRUMP IS NO 'ALLY OF PEACEFUL PROTESTERS,' WHETHER IT'S NFL PLAYERS OR CITIZENS

    President Trump declared support for peaceful dissent, yet he attacked NFL players for taking a knee and is now calling on force to...

  • By USA Today   -   Jun 2, 2020

    BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMER WES UNSELD DIES AT 74

    Hall of Fame center Wes Unseld, who overcame a lack of size with a bruising style of play and court vision to earn five All-Star bids,...