Sports

NBA Player Signs $80M Deal With Wizards

Point guard John Wall signed an $80 million contract to stay on with the Washington Wizards for five years, the first 2010 draftee to extend his contract. More 

NFL May Get Its First Full-Time Female Referee in 2014

Sarah Thomas could become the NFL's first permanent female referee next year is she completes required training and background checks. More 

The Big Sporting Event Adidas and Nike Are Counting On

Nike and Adidas are looking to cash in on worldwide soccer mania surrounding next year's World Cup tournament in Brazil. More 

NFL Announces Unpopular Purse, Backpack Ban

The National Football League has introduced new rules forbidding the carrying of large bags, coolers and purses into stadiums during games. More 

Redskins’ RGIII Fans Shower QB With Bed, Bath & Beyond Gifts

Washington Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III was criticized after receiving wedding gifts from fans. More 

ESPN Announces New TV Network

ESPN and the Southeastern Conference have announced a 20-year deal to create a network to broadcast conference games and events, starting in 2014. More 

New Drug to Be Tried on Retired NFL Players

A treatment from Neuralstem aimed at fighting depression could be given to retired football players in a trial meant to assess its effect on brain injuries. More