National Sports Top Stories

Adrian Peterson

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Legal issues to keep Peterson off the field

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.

Adrian Peterson MVP award

REUTERS

Adrian Peterson loses big Castrol endorsement deal

Adrian Peterson has lost one of his most significant endorsement deals over child abuse charges.

"In light of recent events, Castrol has decided to end our relationship with Adrian Peterson," Paul Giblett, a spokesman for the company said Tuesday.

Ca...

Ray Rice on the field

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

NFL players' union files Ray Rice appeal

Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when the NFL players' union announced it had filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Goodell initially had suspended th...

Tony Stewart 2

Joe Skippe/Reuters

Tony Stewart case goes to grand jury

The evidence gathered after Tony Stewart's race car struck and killed another driver who was walking on the track will be given soon to a grand jury, a district attorney in upstate New York announced Tuesday.

Michael Tantillo, the Ontario County Distr...

Rihanna, 2014 CFDA Awards

Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Rihanna slams CBS for pulling song

After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the song "Run This Town" to air on "Thursday Night Football" this week.

CBS is saying "fine" -- if you don't want the airtime, we won't give it.

"Beginning this Thursday, we w...

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL Draft

Mike Segar/Reuters

NFL scores huge ratings despite scandals

All last week, the NFL was dealing with fallout from the Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice scandals. But when it came to ratings, it was a touchdown.

The NFL had the top three broadcasts in the U.S. last week with Sunday Night Football, Thursday Night Foot...

Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales

Matthew Varga, U.S. Air Force

Anheuser-Busch criticizes NFL: 'We are not satisfied'

Anheuser-Busch is the first major National Football League sponsor to publicly criticize how the league is handling domestic violence controversies.

closeup of basketball seams, ball

Jason Antony/SXC

Charleston settles with ousted coach

The College of Charleston reached a $400,000 settlement with fired men's basketball coach Doug Wojcik.

Baseball home plate

iStock/DegasMM

Appendectomy ends season for Yankees' Prado

New York Yankees infielder-outfielder Martin Prado will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing an appendectomy on Tuesday morning.

Giancarlo Stanton

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Stanton hoping to return yet this season

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton hopes to return before the end of the season after suffering facial injuries when he was hit by a pitch last week.

Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns, October 2013

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Gordon pleads quilty to DWI

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon entered a guilty plea Tuesday in Raleigh, North Carolina, to a driving while impaired charge during the July 4 weekend.

Adrian Peterson

Eric Miller/ Reuters

Minnesota governor: Suspend Peterson

One of the biggest Vikings fans in the state of Minnesota, governor Mark Dayton, called for the franchise to suspend running back Adrian Peterson.

NBA Headlines

NFL Headlines

Adrian Peterson MVP award

Adrian Peterson loses big Castrol endorsement deal

Adrian Peterson has lost one of his most significant endorsement deals over child…

Ray Rice on the field

NFL players' union files Ray Rice appeal

Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday…

Rihanna, 2014 CFDA Awards

Rihanna slams CBS for pulling song

After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the…

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL Draft

NFL scores huge ratings despite scandals

All last week, the NFL was dealing with fallout from the Adrian Peterson and Ray…

Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales

Anheuser-Busch criticizes NFL: 'We are not satisfied'

Anheuser-Busch is the first major National Football League sponsor to publicly…

Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns, October 2013

Gordon pleads quilty to DWI

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon entered a guilty plea Tuesday in Raleigh…

NHL Headlines

NCAA Headlines

closeup of basketball seams, ball

Charleston settles with ousted coach

The College of Charleston reached a $400,000 settlement with fired men's basketball…

Football laces generic

College football roundup: Oklahoma RB Ford out 2-3 weeks

Oklahoma running back Keith Ford is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a slight…

closeup of football laces

Rutgers apologizes to Penn State for fan behavior

On Monday, the Rutgers University apologized for what the school's athletic…

Football laces generic

Health issues force Nicholls State coach to resign

Charlie Stubbs, head coach at Nicholls State since 2010, resigned on Sunday citing…

closeup of football laces

SEC has seven teams in top 15

The SEC hit a new high by having an unprecedented seven teams ranked in the top 15…

Football laces generic

Game roundup: South Carolina holds off No. 6 Georgia

South Carolina proved it can still be a factor in the SEC East race after a…

Advertisement

Local Weather Forecasts

Sign Up for E-News Alerts

  • KEYT-KCOY-KKFX E-News Alerts

    newsletterimage

    Sign up to get Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more delivered straight to your e-mail inbox

Most Popular News Stories

Advertisement