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The team presented Obama with the obligatory No. 44 team jersey, since he is the nation's 44th president. "They're the kind of people you want representing a city, representing the National Basketball Association, and the kind of people that you want our kids to be rooting for", he said.
  • Kenny Stabler FINALLY Inducted Into NFL Hall Of Fame

    Kenny Stabler FINALLY Inducted Into NFL Hall Of Fame

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    Earlier this week, it was revealed that Stabler suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy , more commonly known as CTE, the brain disease caused by repeated concussions. He was a flawless quarterback and an ideal Raider. Stabler also played for the Houston Oilers from 1980-81 and the New Orleans Saints from 1982-84, retiring at age 39.
  • Super Bowl 50: Top 5 Super Bowl upsets

    Super Bowl 50: Top 5 Super Bowl upsets

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    During a pregame intro ceremony where former Super Bowl MVPs were announced, Brady was greeted by a loud chorus of boos. The future Hall of Fame quarterback won the first of four Super Bowls when Adam Vinatieri's 48-yard field goal as time expired went through the uprights.
  • Watch Super Bowl 50 at the Home of Carolina Panthers' Roman Harper

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    Both players are a key part of the hounding Panthers defense that is ranked as one of the better ones in the nation. For $5,000 - roughly the same as an average  ticket  to the actual game - one lucky fan can book an overnight stay and watch from Harper's private screening room.
  • Super Bowl Carolina Panthers vs Denver Broncos Start Time, Betting Odds

    Super Bowl Carolina Panthers vs Denver Broncos Start Time, Betting Odds

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    Whether you want to watch on the big screen in your house or the smallest one in your pocket, here's how to catch the Super Bowl Sunday if you're on the go or you've already cut the cord. They can also use the CBS Sports app to stream it to a pretty wide range of connected-TV devices, including Roku set-top boxes, Apple TVs, Google's Chromecasts and Xbox Ones.
  • Cincinnati Reds Hire Former Yankees' Lou Piniella as Consultant, Senior Advisor Role

    Cincinnati Reds Hire Former Yankees' Lou Piniella as Consultant, Senior Advisor Role

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    He won the American League Rookie of the Year award as a Royal in 1969. He was named National League Manager of the Year in 2008. Reds pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training in Goodyear, Ariz. Piniella's final season in the majors was in 1984 with the Yankees. From 2000-02, Price was Piniella's pitching coach with the Mariners. He won the 1977 and 1978 World Series as a member of the New York Yankees.
  • James Hahn gives rowdy Phoenix Open crowd a 'show'

    James Hahn gives rowdy Phoenix Open crowd a 'show'

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    Three-times former victor Phil Mickelson, a popular figure at Scottsdale after attending the nearby Arizona State University, was a distant eight strokes off the pace after carding a 71. Defending champion Brooks Koepka is in that spot along with Danny Lee. He played alongside Watson.... Fowler rebounded from a three-putt bogey on the par-4 17th with the birdie on the par-4 18th.
  • Denver will dab Cam Newton, Carolina's Super Bowl dreams

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    This will more than likely be Manning's final game, and this is Ware's first Super Bowl appearance in his Hall Of Fame career(and who knows if he is thinking about retirement or not?). On the defense, Von Miller is the Broncos beast linebacker and Luke Kuechly is the Panthers interception machine. These three teams were able to find success through the air against the Josh Norman-led Carolina secondary and that's what the Broncos will have to do to come up victorious.
  • Laver tips Djokovic for calendar Grand Slam

    Laver tips Djokovic for calendar Grand Slam

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    The signs were ominous from the beginning for 17-time Grand Slam champion Federer. The world number one dominated the first two sets with some superb hitting, then had to hold off a spirited Federer fightback. A game later, the struggle was over on the first match point. Roger Federer has scolded a reporter for asking a "stupid question" after it was suggested Novak Djokovic will face no great opponents in the future.
  • MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards

    MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards

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    Because he's playing in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Newton was unable to attend Saturday night's NFL Honors, awards show to accept his honors in person. Comeback Player of the Year was Chiefs safety Eric Berry , who battled back after being diagnosed in December 2014 with in December 2014 the All-Pro defensive back had Hodgkin's lymphoma.
  • Hiddink reveals training plans as Chelsea newboy struggles for fitness

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    The iconic centre-back explained he wanted to remain with Roman Abramovich's club, but a new deal had not been forthcoming. I don't notice any difference. "I had some possibilities to go there in the recent past", the  Chelsea  boss said,  according to the BBC . Hiddink also insists he does not fear the prospect of losing players to the aggressive spending of Chinese Super League clubs, despite Jiangsu Suning following up last month's £25 million signing of Ramires with a £58m bid for Oscar ...
  • Which player would you steal from the 2016 Super Bowl teams?

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    Shouldn't it be enough that you are winning? Joe Namath predicted victory. Carolina Panthers quarterback  Cam Newton  (1) jokes with teammates during practice in preparation for the Super Bowl 50  football  game Friday Feb. "I'm happy for them", Winder said of seeing his former team go to the Super Bowl again this year. While most will likely watch the game at home or on their computers, some will attend Super Bowl parties, with many sports bars planning to stay open late into the night.
  • Cam Newton runs away with 2015 NFL MVP award

    Cam Newton runs away with 2015 NFL MVP award

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    As for the Rams, it's clear they need quarterback help. "Rams have a young offensive line that still has plenty of developmental work to do and a receiver corps with no top options like Demaryius Thomas or Emmanuel Sanders", Wagoner said.
  • NFL announces comprehensive investigation of Peyton Manning after HGH accusations

    NFL announces comprehensive investigation of Peyton Manning after HGH accusations

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    While Manning won't stand as the sole reason Denver could end up winning Super Bowl 50, a great deal of the focus, for better or worse, will be on the starting quarterback for the Broncos. Palmer surrendered six of seven turnovers, including four interceptions. Newton was the number 1 pick in the 2011 draft, a full 13 years after Manning was the number 1 pick of the Colts, and Newton looks at least 13 years younger than Manning on the field.
  • Zidane: Madrid believe in La Liga

    Zidane: Madrid believe in La Liga

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    The Brazil worldwide has drawn the ire of opposition players in the past, notably parking a brawl in last season's Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao with a piece of skill late in the 3-1 win. Zinedine Zidane's rampant Real Madrid travel to Andalusia for the second  time  in two weeks after having drawn against  Real Betis  in late January, but will be eager to secure all three points this  time  around against José Ramón Sandoval's  Granada  outfit.
  • Panthers' Cam Newton: Named NFL MVP

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    Newton had 18 votes and Brown had 10 from a group of 50 sports professionals. He threw for 3,837 passing yards with a 59.7 completion percentage along with a career-high 35 passing touchdowns and career-low 10 interceptions. The night's most moving moment came when Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry gave an emotional speech thanking family members and friends after being named the comeback player of the year .
  • DeBartolo, Favre, Stabler, Pace, Dungy voted to Hall of Fame

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    They will officially be inaugurated in Canton in early August, when the Hall of Fame ceremony takes place. One of the staples of the weekend of the Super Bowl is the announcement of the newest NFL Hall of Fame class. Louis Rams tackle Orlando Pace, former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, who also played for Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints, and former Detroit Lions and Washington Redskins guard Dick Stanfel .
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame class announced

    Pro Football Hall of Fame class announced

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    I thought: "Maybe it's not so good to be 'The Snake'". Marvin Harrison understandably thought he should have received the call to the Pro Football Hall of Fame the past two years. Ok, talk all you want about his interceptions (he threw 336 of them in his career ) but he put the Green Bay Packers back on the map. There's more Hall of Famers then there are spots but that's what makes it The Hall of Fame.
  • Johnny Manziel dumped by his agent

    Johnny Manziel dumped by his agent

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    And the Browns plan to cut him March 9, when a new league year will give them the salary-cap space needed to make the move. At that point he'll need an agent to help him navigate his options, although it seems unlikely at this point that many teams will have any interest.
  • Manchester United open talks over appointing Jose Mourinho as manager

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    Fierce rivals Manchester City recently announced Pep Guardiola will take charge of the club next season. Now of course, we've heard this one before, and we should take each of these latest round of stories with a grain of salt, but hey, watch this space, maybe Jose Mourinho to Man United might actually happen this time.
  • Panthers' Thomas Davis, Jared Allen set to start in Super Bowl

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    But now the Panthers will be staring down a Denver Broncos offense led by future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning on the NFL's biggest stage. With lineman Kawann Short and Jared Allen up front, linebackers Kuechly and Thomas Davis in the middle and defensive backs like Norman, Roman Harper and Kurt Coleman, there are no weaknesses in the Panthers defense.
  • Manchester City 1-3 Leicester City

    Manchester City 1-3 Leicester City

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    It is an insane Premier League", Ranieri told BT Sport. Centre-back Robert Huth opened the scoring from a third-minute Riyad Mahrez free-kick and headed in Leicester's third goal on the hour after Mahrez had doubled the visitors' lead with a brilliant solo goal.
  • Cam Newton: Super Bowl 'bigger than black, white or even green'

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    Via Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review , Newton connected this week with the family of Scot Sieczko, who succumbed to cancer in 2014, before he was able to check meeting the Panthers quarterback off his bucket list . The following day, a reporter asked Newton how he's changed since his auto accident one year ago. I didn t think both were being treated the same. "Yeah, it meant a lot", Oher said emphatically Monday night.
  • United refuse to comment as Mourinho reports gather pace

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    In the last 48 hours, rumours have intensified with regards to Mourinho and United. Despite his recent staunch approach to media speculation over his own future, Van Gaal is expected to leave the club a year earlier than his United contract ceases this summer.
  • Pro Bowl Game: You Know You're Watching; Don't Be Ashamed

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    The first was to Julio Jones for 14 yards and the other was to Devonta Freeman for a six-yard score to jump to a 14-7 lead, which is how the first quarter ended. The NFL is always anxious about the appetite for Pro Bowl content. However, the league has incentivized the players with different payouts for winning and losing.
  • Iowa State suspends Jameel McKay for violating team rules

    Iowa State suspends Jameel McKay for violating team rules

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    He blocked 37 shots, and is the reigning Big 12 Conference defensive player of the year. ISU is 5-4 in the Big 12 and has dropped its past two games. The Cyclones are already missing guard Naz Mitrou-Long, who is out for the season with a hip injury. Their first test without McKay will come on Saturday at Oklahoma State.
  • Peyton Manning Explains Why He Shouts 'Omaha' All the Time

    Peyton Manning Explains Why He Shouts 'Omaha' All the Time

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    After the AFC Championship Game, he told Tom Brady and Bill Belichick this could be his " last rodeo " and wanted them to know how much he respected them. After coming back from a complicated neck surgery in 2011, Manning continues to struggle with injuries over the last four seasons. "I've tried to stay in the moment, tried not to look back", Manning said Monday in the opening minutes of his session at the Super Bowl 50 media night.
  • Illness sees Klopp miss Sunderland clash

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    Andy Gray is backing Liverpool to keep a clean sheet and ease to victory over Sunderland at Anfield in Saturday's Premier League clash. Writing on his blog for Paddy Power , Gray said: " Liverpool are long odds on, but I'm not sure if their mentality is right considering they are still in the three cups".
  • Koeman explains tunnel spat with Arsenal manager

    Koeman explains tunnel spat with Arsenal manager

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    Wenger s side travel to face Bournemouth on Sunday looking for a first league win in five games. Southampton manager Ronald Koeman insists his relationship with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has not been negatively affected by their recent touchline bust-up.
  • Manchester City smarting over Sunday date for Chelsea FA Cup clash

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    With Chelsea playing their Champions League game on the Tuesday before the FA Cup tie, City want the game switched to Saturday, to ensure they have the same amount of time between games as their London opponents. Distances are less here". If we play on the Sunday, we have to put Manchester City's interests first. You cannot think you're champion if you win and if you lose, there are lots more points.
  • Peyton Manning looks the best 'he's looked all year' in Broncos practice

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    This season, Cam Newton has had 2.83 seconds - on average - to get rid of the football. There's a lot we don't know about the Carolina Panthers. This means that a win by Peyton Manning and the Broncos on Sunday would keep the stock market in negative territory for the rest of the year. Of course, the Panthers have an advantage at tight end, as Greg Olsen has exceeded 1,000 yards in two straight seasons.