[ad_1] COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who allege they were sexually abused by a team physician told The Associated Press on Saturday that most of his clients were football players from the Buckeyes' storied program, including some who went on to play in the NFL.Dayton attorney Michael Wright said the abuse happened during required physical
[ad_1] Franck Ribery strikes for Bayern on his farewell appearance. Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty ImagesBayern Munich made it seven Bundesliga titles in a row as they saw off Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 at the Allianz Arena to take the crown by two points from Borussia Dortmund, who won 2-0 at Borussia Monchengladbach.Veterans Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, on as second-half substitutes, both scored on their final Bayern appearances as Niko Kovac's side recovered from
[ad_1] In just 100 days, Florida and Miami will kick off the 150th season of college football (August 24, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN).It will be a season defined by the quarterbacks, especially those with whom we're already on a first-name basis: Tua and Trevor. And though the Alabama and Clemson signal-callers will get the most attention, there's also Oregon's Justin Herbert, Georgia's Jake Fromm and plenty more.To get you ready
[ad_1] JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith is not happy with the way some people have reacted to his decision to step away from football for the 2019 season.Smith posted an Instagram story on Saturday in which he said he is getting irritated with the criticism and reminded people that there is more to life than football."Why is it so crazy I want to step away from the game?"
[ad_1] JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith is apparently not happy with the way some people have reacted to his decision to step away from football for the 2019 season.Smith posted an Instagram story on Saturday in which he said he's getting irritated with the criticism and reminded people that there's more to life than football."Why is it so crazy I want to step away from the game?"
[ad_1] Lucas Moura netted a hat trick to seal Tottenham's place in the final on away goals. Dan Mullan/Getty ImagesJust 24 hours after Liverpool's heroics against Barcelona, Tottenham sealed a Champions League comeback of their own by hitting three away goals to complete a 3-2 win over Ajax and set up a final against Liverpool on June 1.Lucas Moura struck a hat trick -- including a goal with the final kick
[ad_1] GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will pay for the funeral expenses of Jaylon McKenzie, a promising eighth grade football player who was killed by a stray bullet as he left a party near St. Louis last weekend.Elliott, who grew up in St. Louis, reached out to the family shortly after the tragedy. The Cowboys confirmed Elliott's gesture, but the running back wanted to keep the
[ad_1] VENICE, Ill. -- A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been fatally shot.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quoted police as saying that Jaylon McKenzie, an East St. Louis eighth grader, was shot Saturday night at a party in Venice, Illinois, about 5 miles northeast of St. Louis.Police say they found McKenzie with serious wounds and he
[ad_1] We love fantasy football rankings here at ESPN.Each year after the NFL draft is complete, more than 20 men and women -- including fantasy writers, NFL writers and insiders, researchers and other members of the football operation here at the Worldwide Leader -- spend two full days talking about the game and what to expect in the season ahead. Many topics are discussed from various angles, including the utilization
[ad_1] Now that spring football is over, it's a good time to reassess the Top 25 teams for the coming college football season. Which teams have moved up and which ones still have work to do?We had a panel of 14 experts provide their own lists, then we tallied up the results.Voters: Andrea Adelson, Joel Anderson, Edward Aschoff, Kyle Bonagura, David Hale, Sam Khan Jr., Chris Low, Ryan McGee, Dan