Why Devin Hester is a Pro Football Hall of Famer

The great kick returner was cut by the Falcons. At some point, Canton should be in his future.

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Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst speaks to the media at the Big Ten college football media days, Tuesday in Chicago.

Chryst looking forward to Badgers' opener vs. LSU at Lambeau Field

The Wisconsin Badgers will open the 2016 season Sept. 3 against LSU in Green Bay's Lambeau Field, home of the NFL's Packers.

<p>Aug 29, 2015; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson looks on during warmups prior to the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports</p>

Packers receiver Nelson starts training camp on PUP list

Packers receiver Jordy Nelson says that a "little hiccup" in his rehab from a knee injury is nothing to worry about.

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 13: Devin Hester #17 of the Atlanta Falcons looks to return a punt against the Carolina Panthers at Bank Of America Stadium on December 13, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Devin Hester

Return specialist Devin Hester released by Falcons

Hester is the NFL's leader in career punt return touchdowns.

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 12: Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox throws a pitch during the 87th Annual MLB All-Star Game at PETCO Park on July 12, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Chris Sale apologizes but suggests manager Robin Ventura could have done more

Sale strongly objected to the White Sox's throwback jerseys Saturday

Oct 18, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) celebrates with wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) after scoring a touchdown in the second half against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium. The Jets won 34-20. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Ryan Fitzpatrick finally stopped ignoring Jets WR Brandon Marshall

The two hung out in Chicago after going weeks without speaking.

Look ahead to the fantasy playoffs with these defenses

Robert Griffin III, Sam Bradford and Carson Wentz might help your fantasy defenses score points.

Young Giants fan goes over the wall to make awesome catch

This has got to be the highlight of his summer vacation.

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The Oklahoma City Thunder can't wait on Russell Westbrook

It's not known if Westbrook will re-sign or leave OKC, shining a light on the real truth of NBA superstardom.

Michael Jordan speaks out on police shootings, pledges $2M to building community trust

Michael Jordan finally spoke out on Monday about racial tensions in America in hopes of easing conflicts between blacks and law enforcement.

AP Sources: Dion Waiters to Miami on 1-year deal

Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Miami Heat have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent guard Dion Waiters.

AP source: Lue, Cavs agree to multiyear contract extension

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the contract says Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is getting a multiyear extension with the NBA champions.

Thunder PG Cameron Payne has surgery on broken foot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City guard Cameron Payne is recovering from surgery to repair a broken bone in his right foot.

Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue reportedly agrees to a 5-year contract extension

After helping to guide the Cavaliers to their first ever NBA title, head coach Tyronn Lue has agreed to a contract extension, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo sports.

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Watch Kings and Ducks this season on FOX Sports GO

FOX Sports Regional Networks will begin live streaming local NHL telecasts beginning with the upcoming 2016-17 season, the National Hockey League and FOX Sports announced today.

Anaheim Ducks re-sign F Stefan Noesen to 2-way contract

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Forward Stefan Noesen has agreed to a one-year contract to stay with the Anaheim Ducks.

NHL, FOX Sports regional networks reach agreement to live stream games

St. Louis Blues games televised by FOX Sports Midwest will also be streamed on FOX Sports GO

Flyers avoid arbitration, sign Schenn to $20.5M, 4-year deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Flyers avoided arbitration with Brayden Schenn, signing the forward to a $20.5 million, four-year contract.

Twitter to live stream for free 1 MLB, 1 NHL game per week

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Twitter will live stream for free one Major League Baseball game and one NHL game per week under a new deal.

Panthers sign 2015 fourth-rounder Denis Malgin to entry-level contract

Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations Dale Tallon announced today that the Panthers have signed forward Denis Malgin to a three-year, entry-level contract. As per club policy, terms of the ...

Wild agree to 1-year contract with center Jordan Schroeder

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have agreed to a one-year contract with center Jordan Schroeder.

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Why Devin Hester is a Pro Football Hall of Famer

The great kick returner was cut by the Falcons. At some point, Canton should be in his future.

Broncos rookie QB insists he can win the starting job

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Rookie Paxton Lynch insists he shouldn't be counted out from the Denver Broncos' quarterback competition.

Veteran receiver Anquan Boldin joining Lions via free agency

DETROIT (AP) Anquan Boldin is joining the Detroit Lions, according to messages on the free-agent receiver's Twitter account Tuesday.

Jared Goff leads Rams' rookies into training camp

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) Jared Goff showed up to the UC Irvine dorms a bit ahead of his fellow rookies Tuesday, getting a quick start on his first training camp with the Los Angeles Rams.

Colts move Tyler Varga to reserve-retired list

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts moved running back Tyler Varga to the reserve-retired list Tuesday after initially putting him on the reserve-did not report list.

Boldin joining Lions via free agency

DETROIT (AP) Anquan Boldin is joining the Detroit Lions, according to messages on the free-agent receiver's Twitter account Tuesday.

Chryst looking forward to Badgers' opener vs. LSU at Lambeau Field

The Wisconsin Badgers will open the 2016 season Sept. 3 against LSU in Green Bay's Lambeau Field, home of the NFL's Packers.

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Chris Sale apologizes but suggests manager Robin Ventura could have done more

Sale strongly objected to the White Sox's throwback jerseys Saturday

Blue Jays rally for 3 runs in 12th to beat Padres 7-6

TORONTO (AP) After Devon Travis came within a few feet of a game-winning home run, he found a different way to circle the bases.

Female fan injured by foul ball at Indians game

CLEVELAND (AP) A female fan has been carried from Progressive Field on a stretcher after being hit in the head with a foul ball by Washington's Daniel Murphy.

Twins interim GM Antony tries to focus on job at hand

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Twins interim general manager Rob Antony has six days before the non-waiver trade deadline to better position a non-contending team beyond an already lost season.

Young slugger Gallo back with Rangers, Martinez starts

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers recalled top prospect Joey Gallo from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday.

New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed reaction

CHICAGO (AP) Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what management told him about off-field ...

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Florida gives defensive coordinator Geoff Collins hefty raise

Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins has a chance to join elite company in college football this season.

With J.T. Barrett back, Ohio State takes a back seat to no one

For all the talk about Michigan, remember one thing: Ohio State has J.T. Barrett and no one else in the Big Ten does. Overlook the Buckeyes at your own risk.

Oklahoma student sues running back Mixon over assault case

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) A University of Oklahoma student is suing the school's running back over a 2014 incident in which the player was charged with punching her in the face.

Woman shares her sexual assault story with Baylor players

WACO, Texas (AP) A woman who said she was raped by two Oregon State football players and two other men in 1998 has shared her story with the Baylor football team.

Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins gets $300K raise

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins has a chance to join elite company in college football this season.

Sun Belt chief envisions stability despite Big 12 expansion

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Sun Belt Conference Commissioner Karl Benson says he can't rule out Big 12 expansion plans affecting his own conference.

Notre Dame is the trump card for the ACC Network's future

All eyes will be on the broadcast future of football for the Fighting Irish.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks recovery: 'This process is going to take a little bit longer'

On his latest weekly podcast, Dale Earnhardt Jr. again cautions that he is going to take a slow as he attempts to recover from concussion-like symptoms.

NASCAR's Hamlin to head to West Virginia for flood aid

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin is heading to southern West Virginia to help out after deadly floods ravaged the region.

See the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry list for Pennsylvania 400

Check out the entry list for this Sunday's Sprint Cup event at Pocono Raceway.

Stewart-Haas Racing to field Xfinity Series team in 2017

Stewart-Haas Racing will field an Xfinity Series team next season when it moves to Ford.

Earnhardt's return to NASCAR could take more time

Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned Monday his return to NASCAR could take longer than planned.

Danny Stockman is new crew chief for RCR driver Paul Menard

Richard Childress Racing shakes up lineup in order to help move Paul Menard toward a Chase for the Sprint Cup berth.

Darlington: Ready, Set, Pokemon Go.

Sprint Cup cars aren't the only things that will go at Darlington Raceway this summer.

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Roger Federer says he is out for Olympics, done for the year

Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and US Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee.

Dozens of Russian athletes banned from Rio so far in doping scandal

At least 85 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have so far been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal.

New Zealand athlete: I was kidnapped in Rio by men in police uniforms

A New Zealand athlete says he was kidnapped and forced to withdraw cash from ATMs by men dressed in police uniforms in Rio de Janeiro.

Seven Russian swimmers banned from Rio Olympics over doping

Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's ...

Rio Athletes Village faces leaks, power outages; Australia refuses to move in

Australian athletes will not move into their rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics until serious plumbing, electrical and cleaning problems are fixed, with the troubled South American games opening in ...

IOC decides against complete ban on Russians from Rio Olympics

DEVELOPING: There will be no blanket ban on Russians competing in the Rio Olympics, the International Olympic Committee decided on Sunday morning, according to the AP, which cited a source.

Brazil police arrest at least 10 in possible ISIS-linked Rio Olympics attack plot

Brazilian police arrested 10 people who allegedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group on social media and discussed possible attacks during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, officials said ...

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Valentina Shevchenko upsets Holly Holm at UFC Chicago

Valentina Shevchenko put on her best performance to date Saturday at UFC Chicago

Edson Barboza crushes Gilbert Melendez with brutal kicks in decision win at UFC Chicago

Edson Barboza dynamic striking was on display Saturday in Chicago

Felice Herrig submits Kailin Curran in the first round at UFC Chicago

Felice Herrig showed off her awesome jiu-jitsu Saturday night in Chicago

Eddie Wineland finishes Frankie Saez with vicious third-round TKO

Eddie Wineland is still walking around with dynamite in his hands.

Watch the UFC Chicago weigh-in

UFC stars hit the scale today in Chicago

UFC announces cast of champions for The Ultimate Fighter season 24

Find out which champions from around the world made the cut

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Sporting Kansas City smartly reject bid for Dom Dwyer

It wouldn't have made sense for Sporting to sell Dwyer to Olympiakos.

Former Chicago high school basketball standout gunned down

CHICAGO (AP) A former Chicago high school basketball standout who went on to play in college was shot to death Monday on the city's West Side, authorities said.

Blame game follows NBA's removal of Charlotte All-Star game

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. ...

OSU officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout

Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, officials said Friday.

The Latest: Medical examiner: Coger died from enlarged heart

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) The Latest on the death of an Oklahoma State basketball player (all times local):

Kentucky basketball got hit with an NCAA violation thanks to Drake

You won't believe what Kentucky did to get themselves in trouble with the NCAA.

The Latest: OSU to examine policies after player's death

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) The Latest on the death of an Oklahoma State basketball player (all times local):

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