NFL: NFL.com Cowboys plan to sign Michael Sam to practice squad The Dallas Cowboys plan to bring free-agent defensive end Michael Sam in for a physical on Wednesday, per Ian Rapoport. If all goes well, Sam ... Niners GM: Due process to 'play out' for Ray McDonald Following Ray McDonald’s arrest over the weekend, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said that, while the team won’t tolerate domestic violence, the defensive ... Brian Waters retires after 13 seasons in NFL Longtime guard Brian Waters has decided to retire. The offensive lineman spent 13 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots and Dallas Cowboys. Colts' Jim Irsay suspended six games, fined $500K The NFL levied a six-game suspension on Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay on Tuesday and fined him $500,000 for violating the league’s Personal Conduct Policy. Tom Brady: 'When I suck, I'll retire' At 37 years old, Tom Brady’s in the tail end of his career — but the New England Patriots QB has no delusions of when ... NFL: ESPN Source: Cowboys to bring in Sam for physical Michael Sam is flying to Dallas on Tuesday night and will take a physical Wednesday and if all goes well they will add him to ... NFL bans Irsay six games, fines him $500K The NFL on Tuesday suspended Jim Irsay for six games and fined him $500,000 after the Indianapolis Colts owner pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count ... Jets to start converted safety Allen at corner Antonio Allen of New York Jets will start at cornerback against Oakland Raiders. Fins' Pouncey 'very close,' but no timetable Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey was optimistic Tuesday about his chances to return to the field soon from major hip surgery. Lions place rookie Van Noy on short-term IR The Detroit Lions will be without their second round pick for at least half of his rookie season NFL: Sky Sports Smith signs new Chiefs deal Just days before the start of the new season, the Kansas City Chiefs secured the future of their starting quarterback Alex Smith by handing him ... Harrison decides to retire Five-time Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison has announced his retirement. Sam fails to make Rams roster Defensive end Michael Sam’s dream of becoming the first openly gay player in the National Football League has been put on hold after he failed ... 49ers star Smith suspended San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for the first nine games of the 2014 season. Goodell admits Rice error NFL commissioner Roger Goodell admitted he regrets the lenient punishment dished out to a player accused of assaulting his fiancée before announcing stricter domestic violence ... NBA: NBA.com FIBA World Cup: Day 4 scores Group C — Bilbao, Spain Nike confirms new deal with Kevin Durant Kevin Durant is staying with Nike. Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge. Preseason features record nine games against international teams The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that three top international teams, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv, Maccabi Haifa and Flamengo, will travel to the U.S. ... FIBA World Cup: Day 3 scores Group A — Granada, Spain NBA: ESPN U.S. dispatches New Zealand, moves to 3-0 Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the United States remained unbeaten at the FIBA Basketball World Cup by beating winless New ... U.S. dispatches New Zealand, moves to 3-0 Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the United States remained unbeaten at the FIBA Basketball World Cup by beating winless New ... Report: Rockets to get Terry in deal with Kings The Rockets will acquire guard Jason Terry in a trade with the Sacramento Kings, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed. Durant signs lucrative deal to stay with Nike With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match ... Sources: Spurs, Clips join race to sign Allen The San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are the latest elite teams to join the race to sign Ray Allen, ESPN.com has learned. MLB: MLB.com Yankees make flurry of moves, recall four The Yankees recalled four players — catcher John Ryan Murphy; right-handers Preston Claiborne, Bryan Mitchell and Chase Whitley — from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, and selected left-hander ... Red-hot Ellsbury named AL Player of Week Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was named the American League Player of the Week for the second time in his career on Monday after batting ... Holliday named NL Player of the Week After leading the Majors in RBIs last week and helping to drive the Cardinals into first place in the National League Central, outfielder Matt Holliday ... Schwarber, Johnson are Pipeline Players of the Month Cubs’ slugger Kyle Schwarber dominated in August, hitting eight homers and 17 RBIs, which was enough to earn him the title of hitting Prospect of ... Tribe gives bench boost with Raburn's return The Indians regained a member of their bench on Tuesday, when the club activated utility man Ryan Raburn from the 15-day disabled list. MLB: ESPN Badge of Honor: Yankees to wear Jeter patch The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that the team will wear a patch of Derek Jeter’s final season logo on all player hats and uniforms ... Verlander addresses photo hacking scandal Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander says he wants to keep his personal life private after nude photos of him and model girlfriend Kate Upton allegedly were ... Tanaka cleared to resume throwing program Masahiro Tanaka once again has been cleared by the New York Yankees’ team doctor to rev up his throwing program in an effort to return ... Cardinals move struggling Masterson to pen Justin Masterson is no longer part of the St. Louis Cardinals rotation, instead moving to the bullpen as his struggles since joining the team continued. Morrow, out since May, comes off DL for Jays The Toronto Blue Jays activated right-hander Brandon Morrow and first baseman Dan Johnson from the disabled list. NHL: NHL.com MacArthur, Senators agree to five-year extension Forward Clarke MacArthur agreed to terms with the Ottawa Senators on a five-year, $23.25 million contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. The contract starts with the ... Seidenberg says he'll be ready for Bruins camp Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg said he will be ready for training camp after recovering from a season-ending knee injury. “I think the more I go ... Jordan Sigalet named new goaltending coach for the Calgary Flames CALGARY – Jordan Sigalet is the new goaltending coach for the Calgary Flames. The 33-year-old from New Westminster, B.C., spent the last two seasons coaching Calgary’s ... Official 2014 free agent signings tracker NOTE: This is the official free agent signings list as of August 19 at 6:25 PM ET. DATE PLAYER 2014-15 TEAM PREVIOUS TEAM AUGUST 19 D Stephane ... Official 2014 list of available free agents NOTE: Below is a list of players, who, effective July 1, became free agents. Players will be removed upon signing with a team. ANAHEIM DUCKS Group 2 ... NHL: ESPN Former Ranger, 6-time All-Star Vadnais dies Former NHL defenseman Carol Vadnais, a six-time All-Star, has died. He was 68. HP: Resurgent Horton key for Columbus Horton’s resurgence would greatly aid Columbus’ road back to postseason Schultz agrees with Oilers after career year The Edmonton Oilers agreed to terms with defenseman Justin Schultz on a one-year deal, the team announced Friday. NHL: Expansion not imminent despite interest The NHL insists expansion is not imminent. Senators ink G Anderson to 3-year extension Goaltender Craig Anderson has signed a $12.6 million, three-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators.