Sports Slideshows

Washington Redskins logo blurb

Controversial sports team names

With the Washington Redskins filing an appeal Thursday seeking to overturn a decision stripping the franchise of its trademark protection, take a look at other sports team names and mascots that have drawn controversy over the years.

cal_poly_5_mugs

Slideshow: Five Cal Poly Football Players Arrested

San Luis Obispo Police arrested five Cal Poly football players early Saturday morning. Officers say the student athletes were involved in an armed robbery at the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity on California Boulevard.

Kevin Ward Jr

KevinWardRacing.com

Notable auto racing deaths

Following the tragic death of Kevin Ward Jr., take a look back at other auto racers lost through the years.

Danny Thompson

Brandon Ancil/CNN

What drives Danny Thompson?

This weekend, Danny Thompson will take to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah and try to break the speed record for a piston-engine car, a record his father broke in 1960.

Slideshow: Blondes VS Brunettes Charity Football Game

A charity football game at the Polo fields in Carpinteria pits the Blondes vs Brunettes. The all-women football teams duked it out on Saturday to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association. Both teams fought fiercely but in the end, only one came out the victor.

Photography by Oscar Flores.

Ian Thorpe

Toru Hanai/Reuters

Celebrities who are gay

Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has come out after years of speculation about his sexuality. See some of the other celebrities who are openly gay -- and proud of it.

Germany's Mario Goetze, World Cup 2014

Eddie Keogh/Reuters

2014 World Cup in photos

Germany has won the 2014 World Cup, scoring a 1-0 victory against Argentina in the final on Sunday. Take a look back at all the action from the tournament.

LeBron James dunking basketball

Hans Deryk/Reuters

Twitter reacts to LeBron returning to Cleveland

Twitter exploded when NBA star LeBron James confirmed that he's leaving the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he spent the first seven years of his career. Take a look at some of the most amusing tweets.

brain

What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

The NFL has reached a preliminary settlement in a lawsuit filed over player concussions. Find out more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease several former NFL pros claim they are now suffering from due to hits on the field.

NFL logo sign outside football stadium

Mike Segar/Reuters

NFL players who have died young

A preliminary settlement has been reached in the NFL concussions lawsuit. Take a look at NFL players who have died young, many from brain injuries related to hits on the field.

Things Tim Howard Can Save

Mark Massi/Twitter

The 10 best #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave

It's the Twitter hashtag that's lighting up social media. Here are the 10 best #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave.

National Sports Headlines

National Sports Videos

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

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

Advertisement