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MLB playoffs live updates: Cardinals lead after pinch-hit homer; Shane Bieber dominates Rays in Cleveland win

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 20:47:10 +0000

MLB's best-of-three wild card series begin Friday, a quadruple-header to kick off the first year with an expanded 12-team postseason field.


Warriors' Draymond Green deserves harsher suspension for punching Jordan Poole | Opinion

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 19:35:00 +0000

It was vicious, unnecessary and unprofessional, and Draymond Green is lucky he didn't cause a significant injury to his teammate.


Matt Ryan needs to be gone. Eleven fumbles, seven interceptions tell the story

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 18:38:49 +0000

Colts beat Denver in ugly game that revealed the beauty of Alec Pierce, the timelessness of Stephon Gilmore and the hopelessness of QB Matt Ryan.


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Thu, 07 Apr 2022 18:26:48 +0000

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NFL roundtable: With Week 5 underway, which team, coach or player is facing the most pressure?

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 16:05:29 +0000

Week 5 of the NFL season is underway, and the optimism from the early portion of the season is quickly fading for some teams and important figures.


NFL teams with the most diverse coaching staffs

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 15:33:41 +0000

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Is your school skirting Title IX's intent?

Thu, 26 May 2022 12:15:58 +0000

See which colleges inflate their women's rosters to look more balanced.


What we learned: Four key findings from USA TODAY's analysis of NFL coaches

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 20:00:30 +0000

USA TODAY Sports compiled data on all 722 on-field NFL coaches, including age, race, gender, family ties and career paths. Here's what the data shows.



Fri, 08 Nov 2019 04:00:50 +0000

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Fan sues Patriots, says they ruined his Tom Brady-signed flag

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 14:21:41 +0000

A New England Patriots' fan sued the team for causing "irreparable damage" to a U.S. flag signed by Tom Brady.


College football television schedule for the 2022 season

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 17:22:21 +0000

Want to catch all the big games during the 2022 college football season? Here's the complete television schedule from Aug. 27 through Jan. 9.


Former figure skater Bridget Namiotka dead at 32 after coming forward as victim of sexual abuse

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 20:45:20 +0000

Bridget Namiotka had "long struggles of addiction after several very difficult years of dealing with the trauma of sexual abuse," her parents said.


Will Albert Pujols go out on top? Cardinals legend says final MLB postseason is 'why I came back'

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 14:10:50 +0000

Pujols, 42, is a future Hall of Famer and had a second half for the ages, joining the exclusive 700 home run club down the stretch.



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NFL's path to top jobs still narrow, lengthy for coaches of color

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:33:26 +0000

A USA TODAY analysis shows that opportunities for NFL coaches of color are limited by lower-level jobs that don't often lead to top positions.



Fri, 01 Nov 2019 06:27:20 +0000

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USA TODAY Sports' Week 5 NFL picks: Ravens or Bengals with first place in AFC North on line?

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 19:30:03 +0000

Sunday night's winner between Baltimore and Cincinnati will move above .500 and claim at least a share of the division lead.


The NFL has returned alternate helmets in 2022: Ranking all 13 from best to worst

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 11:27:10 +0000

For the first time in a decade, the NFL is permitting teams to add a second helmet to their uniform inventories. Here's a ranking of best to worst.


MLB playoffs: Best photos from the wild card series

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 20:53:17 +0000

The best-of-three series began on Friday.


Shane Bieber, Jose Ramirez lead Guardians to wild-card win over Rays

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 19:11:40 +0000

Shane Bieber pitched 7 2/3 innings and Jose Ramirez belted a go-ahead, two-run home run that proved to be the difference. Game 2 is Saturday.


Top fantasy football performers each week of the 2022 NFL season

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 01:54:40 +0000

A week-by-week look at the players scoring the most fantasy football points during the 2022 NFL season.


'Not a risk at all': Why college football coaches are guaranteed more money than ever

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 19:52:33 +0000

Half the teams in college football lose every Saturday, but schools are guaranteeing coaches more financial security than ever when signing big deals.


Colts edge Broncos in overtime in offensively inept game. Here are the winners and losers.

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 05:17:33 +0000

The Indianapolis Colts got an ugly overtime win over the Denver Broncos on "Thursday Night Football." Here are the winners and losers from the game.


The NFL coaches project

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 18:53:04 +0000

USA TODAY Sports compiled and analyzed demographic data for NFL coaches at every level, head coach to fellow. This ongoing series shares our findings.


'Sick to my stomach:' Fishing experts react to Lake Erie walleye scandal

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 13:21:22 +0000

Portage Lakes fishing experts say Lake Erie fishing tournament cheaters rocked the boat in world of competitive fishing.


Emoni Bates, former five-star basketball recruit, pleads not guilty to gun charges

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 19:51:13 +0000

Former five-star basketball standout Emoni Bates pled not-guilty to two gun charges when he appeared for a probable cause hearing on Thursday.


2022 MLB playoff predictions: 101-win New York Mets are the favorites for wild card weekend

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 14:56:36 +0000

With Major League Baseball's new expanded playoff system, the postseason kicks off with four best-of-three wild card series.


USA TODAY SPORTS' Minor League Player of the Year

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 11:53:45 +0000

USA TODAY SPORTS' Minor League Player of the Year


MLB playoffs: From Mets to Mariners, one question for every team in baseball's wild card weekend

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 21:43:22 +0000

MLB's wild card weekend features four best-of-three series, beginning Friday. USA TODAY Sports asks the big question each team faces.


Victor Wembanyama and Scoot Henderson NBA draft sweepstakes already hot topic

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 15:53:47 +0000

Victor Wembanyama and Scoot Henderson squared off in two games this week, building more buzz. These six NBA teams have the best shot at drafting them.


Tennessee, Utah on upset alert? Our expert picks and bold predictions for college football's Week 6

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 16:27:57 +0000

On a weekend with three matchups of ranked opponents, the headliner comes when UCLA hosts Utah. Our staff picks for the Top 25 and bold predictions.


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