Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber to argue for new trial

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client, who was sentenced to death in June for the 2013 bomb attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.


Kentucky remains on top

The Wildcats are off to a 7-0 start and got 59 of the first place votes.


Warriors’ perfect start being put to the test

Golden State extended their NBA record start to 19-0 with a narrow win over the Utah Jazz but that inevitable first defeat of the season may come sooner rather than later.


Ravens beat Browns with touchdown off blocked field goal

Baltimore Ravens safety Will Hill gave up the tying touchdown in the fourth quarter Monday night, but he atoned for that error in a big way.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's sports headlines making news, Tuesday, Dec. 1.


Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win

The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.


Tigers still No. 1, Oklahoma up to third

The 12-0 Tigers picked up 53 of the 61 first-place votes after holding off South Carolina.


Broncos spoil Patriots’ perfect record with OT win

Recognizing the run play that was called likely would go nowhere against the New England Patriots' defensive alignment, Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler audibled to a different one. The result was electric.


Kobe Bryant retiring

Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant, arguably the best player of his generation, announced on Sunday he will retire after the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Monday, Nov. 30.


The weekend sports schedule

From the Associated Press, here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events. All times are listed in…


Cowboys’ Romo ‘done for season’

Dallas Cowboys veteran quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the National Football League season after re-injuring his collarbone for the second time in 10 weeks, according to an ESPN report.


College football: 5 games you can’t miss

Here is a look at some of the top college football games you'll see this week and their implications for the post-season.


Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.


Rangers replace Maple Leafs atop hockey’s most valuable list

The Rangers, who return to the top of the rankings for the first time since 2004, were valued at $1.2 billion


Rams’ Bailey in critical condition after shooting

The suspended Rams wide receiver was shot during an incident late Tuesday night.


Baseball great Willie Mays, 16 others, receive honors from Obama

Yogi Berra, Barbra Streisand, Itzhak Perlman, and among 14 others were given the highest U.S. civilian honor.


Warriors crush Lakers for best start in NBA history

The Golden State Warriors registered the best start in NBA history with their 16th straight victory in a blowout win over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.


NFL ‘Deflategate’ appeal to be heard March 3, after Super Bowl

The federal appeals court in New York will hear the NFL's appeal of the lifting of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" controversy.


FanDuel NFL entries have fallen sharply after New York shutdown

Entries at daily fantasy sports site FanDuel's NFL contests have fallen sharply since New York's attorney general declared the games to be illegal gambling in the state and the company stopped taking money from New Yorkers.

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