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Jury convicts 2nd man in Taylor murder trial

A Florida jury has convicted a man prosecutors called the ringleader of a botched 2007 Miami-area burglary that ended with the fatal shooting of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor.

posted 2014-06-11 09:48:25 by ESPN.com

Former Athletics ace Welch dies at age of 57

Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner with the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57.

posted 2014-06-11 09:30:42 by ESPN.com

NFL source: PA's Graham beef a 'cash grab'

With Jimmy Graham's grievance hearing scheduled for June 17, a league source indicated that the NFL Management Council will make a strong counterargument against the NFL Players Association's claim that he should be considered a wide receiver.

posted 2014-06-11 09:08:55 by ESPN.com

Follow the O'Bannon-NCAA trial live

The Ed O'Bannon vs. NCAA trial will decide whether the NCAA must pay college athletes for its use of their likenesses in television broadcasts, video games and other consumer products.

posted 2014-06-11 07:56:56 by ESPN.com

Pettine on Manziel's hijinks: 'Not concerned'

Browns coach Mike Pettine continues to stand strong by his position that he will not micromanage the players away from the facility. So Johnny Manziel in Austin, Texas, floating on a swan and spraying champagne at a pool party is…

posted 2014-06-11 07:46:38 by ESPN.com

Angels' Cowgill drops A's with homer in 14th

Collin Cowgill hit a two-out homer in the 14th inning and the Los Angeles Angels outlasted the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.

posted 2014-06-11 03:12:08 by ESPN.com

Rizzo's big game leads Cubs over Pirates

Anthony Rizzo homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 Tuesday night, spoiling Gregory Polanco's much-anticipated debut.

posted 2014-06-11 00:35:59 by ESPN.com


Wainwright hands Rays 3rd straight shutout

Adam Wainwright became the NL's first nine-game winner, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Tampa Bay 1-0 on Tuesday night, the Rays' third straight shutout loss.

posted 2014-06-10 23:57:23 by ESPN.com

Sonnen fails drug test, out of UFC 175 bout

UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test and will not fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 on July 5.

posted 2014-06-10 19:39:46 by ESPN.com

Fisher vows to end title drought for Knicks

In his first day on the job, new New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher put the focus on ending the franchise's 41-year championship drought.

posted 2014-06-10 19:22:22 by ESPN.com

Texans lineman diagnosed with lymphoma

Houston Texans offensive tackle David Quessenberry has been diagnosed with lymphoma and was placed on the team's non-football injury list Tuesday.

posted 2014-06-10 19:03:29 by ESPN.com

D. Sterling reverses: Will sue NBA, oppose sale

In a reversal, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling will pursue a $1 billion lawsuit against the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver, and withdraw his support for the sale of the team negotiated by his wife.

posted 2014-06-10 16:14:04 by ESPN.com

By U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley and Amy Klobuchar It’s vacation season across America.  That means family road trips are underway…
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I’m blessed to be spending part of my holiday weekend with my family and I hope many Iowans are able…
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May 26 is Memorial Day — the day our nation remembers the men and women who died while serving in…
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