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Texas A&M football player arrested after threatening to kill several people with rifle, police say

A Texas A&M football player was arrested early Sunday after he allegedly pointed a gun at several people outside an apartment complex and threatened to kill them, officials said. The College Station Police Departm


Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald leaves rivalry game with gruesome injury

Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald suffered a severe injury to his right leg in the first quarter of the Bulldogs' rivalry game against Ole Miss Thursday night. Fitzgerald's leg bent in an awkward p


Sports radio hosts under fire for comments on Halladay death

Two Boston sports radio hosts are being criticized for comments during a Wednesday show about the death of former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay.   “If I die helicopter skiing, you have the r


Shalane Flanagan becomes first American woman to win NYC Marathon in 40 years

Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon on Sunday since 1977, pulling away from Mary Keitany in the last three miles of the race for her first major marathon victory. Keitany


High school football player died of 'blunt force trauma'

The death of a 16-year-old football player has been attributed to “blunt force trauma,” and ruled accidental after he collapsed during a blocking play in an Oct. 20 game. Carlos Sanchez, who played for Moon V


The story behind the massive American flags at sporting events

Freedom isn't free -- it costs about $7,500. That's the price for one of the giant American flags that take center-stage at sporting events around the country, a constant symbol of patriotism even amid the con


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