San Francisco 49ers’ Don Jones escorts teen with Down syndrome to prom: ‘You are an awesome guy’

A special needs Alabama teen was escorted to prom by San Francisco 49ers defensive quarterback last weekend.

Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal after 22 seasons with club

Longtime Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will step down at the end of the season after 22 seasons, the club announced Friday.

Alex Rodriguez’s nephew kidnapped in New York City hotel over $600G Lamborghini sale

Alex Rodriguez’s nephew was kidnapped and held for ransom in a New York City hotel early Thursday after a deal involving two people and a $600,000 Lamborghini went bad.

Rob Gronkowski buys stake in Kentucky Derby horse named after him

Rob Gronkowski has a horse in the Kentucky Derby – and it shares his name.

McKayla Maroney: Larry Nassar exploited me when coaches withheld food

Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney said former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar exploited her vulnerabilities when her coaches withheld food — almost to the point of starvation.

New York Yankees superstars respond to girl’s viral video on bullying trauma

New York Yankees superstars rallied around a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose Facebook video about being bullied in elementary school went viral.

TNT reporter asks LeBron James about death of Spurs coach’s wife, gets slammed on social media

A TNT basketball reporter was slammed on social media Wednesday night after asking LeBron James about the death earlier in the day of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s wife.

Erin Popovich, wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, dies at 67

Erin Popovich, the wife of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, has died, the team announced Wednesday evening. She was 67.

Drunk ski jump over a crowd of spectators leads to criminal investigation after 2 injured

An ill-advised, inebriated jump over a crowd of spectators at a ski competition in Colorado has led to a criminal investigation after two people were injured, authorities said.

Florida woman hit in face with puck at NHL playoff game

A Florida woman went to a playoff game to cheer on the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, but unfortunately left the arena with more than she bargained for.

Longtime Spurs fans ‘turned off’ by coach Gregg Popovich’s anti-Trump comments, report says

Once-dedicated fans of the NBA’s seventh-seeded San Antonio Spurs are increasingly spurning the team because of its head coach’s virulent anti-Trump comments, according to a new report.

Boston Marathon winner Desiree Linden first American woman to win since 1985

As she crossed the finish line, Desiree “Desi” Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in more than three decades. Here’s what to know about the athlete.

Ex-Philadelphia Eagles player Daryl Worley charged after police tased, arrested him

NFL cornerback Daryl Worley is out of a job before he ever got a chance to suit up for the Super Bowl champs.

Hal Greer, Basketball Hall of Famer and Philadelphia 76ers legend, dead at 81

Basketball Hall of Famer Hal Greer has died, the NBA announced Monday. He was 81.

Keith Hernandez speeds from work to his Long Island home and police don’t blink an eye, he says

It appears New York Mets legend Keith Hernandez is still beloved across the state — especially by police officers patrolling the highways.

Youth baseball coaches allegedly talked of ‘beaning’ only girl player: report

The parent of the only girl player in a youth baseball league in New Hampshire said he found out that two coaches talked about beaning his 11-year-old daughter in hopes to intimidate the girl so that she would stop playing, Fosters.com reported.

Philadelphia Eagles release CB Daryl Worley after scuffle with police, arrest

The Philadelphia Eagles released cornerback Daryl Worley hours after he was arrested by local police, the team announced Sunday.

Philadelphia Eagles player Daryl Worley arrested after being subdued with stun gun, report says

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Daryl Worley was shocked with a stun gun and arrested Sunday morning when he became combative after police found him sleeping in a vehicle blocking a highway, according to a report.

Philadelphia Eagles player Daryl Worley arrested after being subdued with stun gun, report says

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Daryl Worley was shocked with a stun gun and arrested Sunday morning when he became combative after police found him sleeping in a vehicle blocking a highway, according to a report.

Golfer Kelly Kraft hits bird in flight with tee shot; misses cut by one stroke

Kelly Kraft got a birdie, just not the one he wanted at the RBC Heritage.

Golfer Kelly Kraft hits bird in flight with tee shot; misses cut by one stroke

Kelly Kraft got a birdie, just not the one he wanted at the RBC Heritage.

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo wins Chinese Grand Prix

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo yanked off his right shoe, poured champagne into it as he stood on the podium, and then drank up to his unlikely victory in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix.

Injured Humboldt Broncos get visit from Stanley Cup

Some of the survivors recovering in hospital rooms following the deadly April 6 crash of a Canadian hockey team’s bus welcomed a surprise visitor Friday night — the National Hockey League’s famed Stanley Cup trophy.

Oklahoma City Thunder slams broadcaster for ‘cotton-picking’ comment

The Oklahoma City Thunder slammed a broadcaster Thursday for using the “offensive” term “cotton-pickingâ€� to describe star player Russell Westbrook’s play in the team’s regular season finale.

Cheerleaders for NFL, NBA, NHL teams reveal sexual harassment, ‘handsy’ fans come with the job

Dozens of cheerleaders for NBA, NHL and NFL teams say experiencing endless sexual harassment and unwanted touching by “handsy” fans are a typical part of the job — with one former NFL cheerer going so far as to compare the gig to being an escort.

Los Angeles Lakers’ Andre Ingram, 32, has stunning NBA debut after decade waiting for a call-up

Andre Ingram seized the chance in his decade-in-the-making NBA debut Tuesday night, scoring 19 points in a stunning performance for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Italian commentator’s goal call goes viral after Roma stuns Barcelona

It seemed like AS Roma stunned themselves as much as the world on Tuesday when the Italians knocked out Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals in an unbelievable comeback that saw the Romans score three home goals to beat the Lionel Messi-led team on the away goal rule, 4-4,…

Former NFL player, coach Marlon McCree accused of crashing into ex-wife

Authorities say former Jacksonville Jaguars safety and assistant coach Marlon McCree was arrested over the weekend following a vehicle chase with his ex-wife and crashing his truck into her SUV.

Trump honors Alabama football team at White House after Saban reportedly warns no protests

President Trump hailed Alabama football’s most recent national championship as “one of the greatest victories ever” Tuesday as he welcomed the Crimson Tide to the White House.

Mark McGwire says he ‘definitely’ could have hit 70 home runs without PEDs: report

Mark McGwire thinks he could have hit 70 home runs even without the use of performance enhancing drugs.