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2014-08-21

Schilling: Tobacco led to my mouth cancer

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling revealed Wednesday for the first time the type of cancer he was battling -- squamous cell carcinoma, or mouth cancer -- and detailed the painful treatment and recovery process that caused him to…

posted 2014-08-21 08:41:29 by ESPN.com

Ice, ice baby: Athletes leading ALS challenge

The ice bucket challenge to benefit ALS has spread quickly across the nation over the past three weeks, and it's not just people dumping ice water on their heads and challenging three people they know to do the same within…

posted 2014-08-21 08:09:47 by ESPN.com

Texans' Clowney exits practice after collision

Houston Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney left practice against Denver Broncos following a collision in a 9-on-7 drill.

posted 2014-08-21 07:34:39 by ESPN.com

Auburn's revenge? Updyke into dunk tank

Auburn fans might finally be able to seek their revenge against Harvey Updyke, who poisoned Auburn's beloved oak trees at Toomer's Corner. He has agreed to a charity event in which fans will be allowed to dunk him or throw…

posted 2014-08-21 02:05:07 by ESPN.com

Rose late scratch for Team USA's exhibition

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose was a last-minute scratch Wednesday night from Team USA's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.

posted 2014-08-21 00:25:42 by ESPN.com

2014-08-20

Ex-ref asked off Redskins games due to name

Former NFL referee Mike Carey told The Washington Post that he requested not to work home or away games for the Washington Redskins since 2006 due to the team's controversial nickname.

posted 2014-08-20 23:31:26 by ESPN.com

PAT misses increased during NFL preseason

Reviews have been mixed around the league for the NFL's experiment with longer kicks on extra points.

posted 2014-08-20 21:54:21 by ESPN.com

Stewart to sit out Sprint Cup race at Bristol

Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

posted 2014-08-20 18:10:40 by ESPN.com

Lions' Fairley admits weight led to demotion

Nick Fairley's weight is creeping up again for the Detroit Lions.

posted 2014-08-20 17:22:54 by ESPN.com

RG III vows he'll improve sliding technique

Robert Griffin III understands the fear, owing to a fan base's desire to keep him healthy -- and a coaching staff that wants the same.

posted 2014-08-20 15:56:29 by ESPN.com

Browns decide to start Hoyer over Manziel

The Cleveland Browns have committed to start Brian Hoyer over rookie Johnny Manziel at quarterback to begin the 2014 season, the team announced Wednesday morning.

posted 2014-08-20 14:32:02 by ESPN.com

Ohio St. turns to 'meticulous' Barrett at QB

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is focusing on redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett to step into the void left by injured starer Braxton Miller.

posted 2014-08-20 13:48:58 by ESPN.com

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