| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:03 PM
The San Francisco Giants' Sergio Romo is probably best known for throwing the final pitch that helped the Giants win the 2012 World Series.
But the Giants' closer is also earning a reputation for his political activism. At the team’s victory...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We are gathered here today to discuss two recent controversies about same-sex marriage. One comes from the world of pigskin, the other from the world of chicken fat.
You are surely familiar with the latter. It unfolded a few weeks ago over comments by...
| Aug 4, 2013
Speech isn't free in the NFL.
It routinely comes with a cost. Players and coaches get fined for criticizing officials. Ask Brian Urlacher. The retired Bears linebacker probably still begrudges the $20,000 the league made him cough up in 2008 for...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:29 PM
MANKATO, Minn. -- Finally. Football returns to Mall of America Field today as the Vikings battle the Texans at 7 p.m.
Get excited. But understand the disclaimers. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier isn’t concerned with the score.
"From a win-loss...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Arctic adventurer Barbara Hillary is set to speak to an atheist group on Easter weekend in 2013, American Atheists has confirmed.
“We’re delighted to bring Barbara Hillary to our 2014 National Convention,” said American Atheists...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Tennis—U.S. Open, 10 a.m. (CBS), 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Auto Racing—Drag Racing, NHRA U.S. Nationals, same-day tape, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
PGA Golf—Deutsche Bank Championship, Noon (NBC)
Major League Baseball—Minnesota...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The late Junior Seau was not far from the thoughts of friends and associates in the immediate aftermath of news of a proposed settlement of concussion-related lawsuits between the NFL and more than 4,500 ex-players.
Seau, the former San Diego...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:33 PM
As he put together his postseason report for the 2012 season, Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer said, he felt "very strongly" the team needed to make a change at punter.
Priefer based that on Kluwe’s on-field performance, he said...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
During an hour-long interview with The Baltimore Sun early Friday morning, former Ravens linebacker and special-teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo emphasized that he doesn't believe he was cut from the Super Bowl champions' roster because of his strong advocacy...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo appeared on 'Face the Nation' with Bob Schieffer on CBS Sunday morning. Ayanbadejo was part of a panel discussion on same-sex marriage. Read the complete transcript below.
Bob Schieffer: Good morning, again, this...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is among a group of football players who have put their names and jersey numbers on a T-shirt line that celebrates LGBT Pride Month.
The NFL Players' Association has launched a One Team Pride Shirts T-shirt line meant...