A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 1.
The gloves the boxing great wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier sold at auction on Thursday.
The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks were given a welcome boost when Marshawn Lynch reported for camp at the team's practice facility.
Rounding out the top five were Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn with the first-ever playoff looming at the end season.
In a statement Thursday from Hambric Sports Management, the 30-year-old Johnson said his leave of absence was effective immediately.
Woods made six birdies Thursday to open with a 2-under 68 at the Bridgestone Invitational, just four shots behind Marc Leishman.
Oakland sends Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for Jon Lester while the Tigers pick up David Price in 3-team deal.
The running back apologizes to his wife for hitting her, vowing to be an "ambassador against domestic violence."
Rice was arrested on assault charges following a Feb. 15 altercation in New Jersey in which he allegedly struck Janay Palmer. Rice has been accepted into a diversion program, which upon completion could lead to the charges being dropped.
A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 31.
Teams are scrambling to finish acquiring difference-making players for this season or possible future stars ahead of Thursday's trade deadline.
The Washington Redskins have hired a public relations firm to help battle criticism that its name is a racial slur.
The Miami Heat officially re-signed of nine-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh.
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The extension signed Wednesday is worth $98 million, pushing the total value of his deal to 10 years and $110 million. Smith gets a $10 million signing bonus and $40 million in guaranteed money.
Masterson, who has struggled with a knee injury, is 4-6 with a 5.51 ERA this year for Cleveland.
CLA's storied Pauley Pavilion is drying out after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood Tuesday.
Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the year's final grand slam.
Maurice Suh helped Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman win an appeal for a suspension in 2012 and will be with Gordon at his appeal hearing in New York on Friday, according to the person familiar with the decision.
Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings.