Security is being beefed up at Yankee Stadium this week. It is all part of Major League Baseball's safety plan. Ticketholders going to Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros will notice metal detectors in place at some of the gates. They'll be asked to remove cellphones and large metal objects from their pockets before walking through them. More>>
Three-time Olympian and Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi will run this November's TCS New York City Marathon, a race he won in 2009, New York Road Runners announced recently. Keflezighi, the 2004 Olympic silver medalist in the marathon, will run as Team for Kids ambassador, raising money for the NYRR Team for Kids charity running team as well as his own charity, the MEB Foundation. More>>
The NFL's quarterback brothers are back with another somewhat surreal promotional video. Eli and Peyton Manning have followed up last year's "Football on Your Phone" video ad with a new one called "Fantasy Football Fantasy," which promotes DirecTV's Fantasy Zone Channel.
It's off-season for NBA players, but for one hoops star, it's game on when it comes to helping his community. Brooklyn-born star Sebastian Telfair is relentless about helping kids. He knows how much it took for him to become one of the all-time leading scorers in New York City basketball history, and a city and state champ for Lincoln High School. More>>
Police say charges have been filed against a Cleveland Browns fan who is accused of urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell and posting a video of it on YouTube. Modell died in 2012 at age 87 and is buried at a Pikesville, Maryland, cemetery. More>>
Instead of taking to the field, many kids are learning about soccer, football and other sports through video games. So when and if they decide to play the real thing, they're already experts.John Paul Castallanas has a kinship with the game of soccer. You can see it when he juggles. It's like he can control that ball to do whatever he wants. Kind of like when he controls the players during his other favorite activity: FIFA Soccer, a video game. More>>
Even among high school football players who've never had a concussion, a small preliminary study suggests that changes can still occur to their brains within the course of a single season. More>>
So-called "Tommy John" surgery is very effective at getting Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers back in the game, new research has found. More>>