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Grobstein, Chicago reporter who got Elia's rant, dies at 69

Jan. 17, 2022 14:36 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Les Grobstein, a longtime Chicago sports radio reporter and talk show host who recorded Lee Elia's famous profanity-laced postgame rant about Cubs fans, has died. He was 69. WSCR-AM reported Grobstein died Sunday at his home. No cause was given. ...

Ex-Alabama QB Jay Barker charged with domestic violence

Jan. 16, 2022 01:12 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker, who is married to country music singer Sara Evans, was arrested Saturday on a felony domestic violence charge, Tennessee authorities said. Barker, 49, was booked into a Nashville county jail early Saturday morning,...

Announcers fired for mocking weight of high school athletes

Jan. 15, 2022 10:53 AM EST

HOULTON, Maine (AP) — Two radio announcers calling a Maine high school girl's basketball game were fired after they mocked players for being overweight. The comments were made by two broadcasters on the Houlton radio station WHOU-FM on Thursday evening during a game between teams...

Slime Time: Nickelodeon ready for 2nd NFL playoff broadcast

Jan. 14, 2022 19:31 PM EST

Encores are tougher to pull off after receiving overwhelming acclaim for trying something new. However, Nickelodeon and CBS Sports feel as if Sunday's kids-focused broadcast of an NFL playoff game will be better than last year. “I feel like it has been a year in the...

Jets' Echols surprised by criticism over Brady INT autograph

Jan. 07, 2022 14:01 PM EST

Brandin Echols had a feeling something special was going to happen. The New York Jets rookie cornerback could picture it throughout practice last week: Tom Brady would throw a pass in his direction and he'd take care of the rest. “I was like, 'Yeah, I'm going to get...

Boxer Frank Gore open to becoming NFL running back again

Dec. 17, 2021 13:09 PM EST

Frank Gore is open to returning to the NFL for a Super Bowl run after he makes his boxing debut. The five-time Pro Bowl running back faces former NBA All-Star Deron Williams on Saturday night on the undercard of the rematch between Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley. ...

Utah's Whittingham unanimous AP Pac-12 Coach of the Year

Dec. 10, 2021 13:39 PM EST

With everything Utah endured — and accomplished — this season, it's no surprise coach Kyle Whittingham was named The Associated Press Pac-12 Coach of the Year for 2021. Utah is going to the Rose Bowl for the first time after defeating Oregon in the Pac-12 championship, a game...

His Cause: NFL broadcaster's shoes will show damaged brain

Dec. 03, 2021 16:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — NFL player turned broadcaster Ross Tucker will wear shoes showing an image of a traumatized brain to raise money for the families of players who suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy. As part of the NFL’s “My Cause My Cleats” initiative,...

Man's obit urges betting a bunch on the Huskers

Nov. 24, 2021 10:30 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Milton Andrew Munson's obituary recalled his life as an Air Force veteran, a pharmacist, husband and father, and as a Nebraska football fan. That was evident in one line in the obit: “In lieu of flowers, please place an irresponsibly large wager on Nebraska beating...

Jets' Saleh on Ryan criticism: 'He knows where to find me'

Nov. 15, 2021 19:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Saleh is hearing plenty of criticism these days — from the fans, media and now, the always boisterous Rex Ryan. The current Jets coach was ripped Monday morning on ESPN Radio by Ryan, who led the team from 2009-14, for New York's 2-7 start...