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Report: Cavs C Thompson out 2-4 weeks12/11/2018 9:16:52 PM Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson is expected to miss up to a month with a sprained foot, ESPN reported Tuesday.Steelers QB Roethlisberger expects to play vs. Patriots12/11/2018 9:14:13 PM Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is banged up but hurting ribs won't keep him from playing when the Steelers play host to the New England Patriots on Sunday.Controversy surrounds Seahawks' key FG block12/11/2018 9:10:54 PM The Minnesota Vikings were deprived of three points Monday night when Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner apparently used illegal means to block a fourth-quarter field goal attempt.Varnish accuses British Cycling of applying 'extreme control' over riders12/11/2018 9:06:10 PM Former European team sprint champion Jess Varnish told an employment tribunal on Tuesday that British Cycling used to exert extreme control over their athletes, as she seeks to sue the body for wrongful dismissal and sexual discrimination.Athletics: Minsk to host Europe v U.S. clash next year12/11/2018 7:26:37 PM Europe will take on the United States in a Ryder Cup-style track and field clash in Minsk next year, European Athletics announced on Tuesday.NBA roundup: Celts dump Pelicans for sixth win in row12/11/2018 10:10:39 AM Marcus Morris and Jayson Tatum combined to score 52 points as the short-handed Boston Celtics won their sixth game in a row by defeating the visiting New Orleans Pelicans 113-100 on Monday night.NHL roundup: Stamkos' hat trick leads Lightning12/11/2018 10:02:13 AM Steven Stamkos recorded his ninth career hat trick and first in more than four years, and the Tampa Bay Lightning ran their season-high winning streak to seven games with a 6-3 victory over the visiting New York Rangers on Monday.MLB notebook: Yankees' GM nixes bid for Harper12/11/2018 6:10:55 AM Don't expect to see Bryce Harper donning pinstripes in the Bronx next year.NFL notebook: Raiders fire GM McKenzie12/11/2018 6:02:21 AM Reggie McKenzie is done as Raiders general manager, reportedly eschewing the opportunity to maintain his role through the end of the regular season in Oakland.NBA notebook: Warriors named SI Sportsperson of the Year12/11/2018 5:52:04 AM Sports Illustrated named the Golden State Warriors as Sportsperson of the Year.Quinn: Falcons failed to meet expectations12/11/2018 4:06:49 AM Atlanta Falcons: Coach Dan Quinn isn't hiding from the fact that the Falcons (4-9) are one of the biggest disappointments in the NFL. "As we're sitting here at Week 15, we have four wins," Quinn told reporters. "So you'd better believe we're evaluating everything and doing anything to get it right." Atlanta has dropped its past five games. Early-season injuries began the team's derailment, but mistakes and inconsistent play have continued the decline. "As we're going through it, from players to Reports: Tigers sign RH Ross12/11/2018 3:42:41 AM The Detroit Tigers have signed right-hander Tyson Ross to a one-year contract worth $5.75 million, according to multiple reports.Rondo has fluid drained from hand, return delayed12/11/2018 3:21:26 AM Rajon Rondo's return to the Los Angeles Lakers has been delayed after he had his right hand drained Sunday, coach Luke Walton told reporters.Cardinals giving no thought to sitting Rosen12/11/2018 3:19:21 AM Arizona Cardinals: Despite a completely devastated offensive line and others going down with injuries right and left, the Cardinals do not intend to sit quarterback Josh Rosen. To the contrary, they want him to get as many reps as possible. "To sit him, I don't think it'd be advantageous to do that," head coach Steve Wilks said, adding that he doesn't see Rosen developing bad habits. "(Playing) is an opportunity for him to continue to grow." Wilks remains optimistic about what he's seen from theOutlook of Henry's season changed with epic performance12/11/2018 3:01:14 AM Houston Texans: The team's nine-game winning streak is over and veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph didn't necessarily see it as a bad development. "I hate to lose, but probably was the best thing for this team to lose that game," Joseph said of Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. The way Joseph sees it, a long string of victories makes players forget the pain and torture of losing. "I think it's a learning experience," Joseph said. "Sometimes you think that winning is easy. I'm not sPatriots' Belichick: Loss 'starts with me'12/11/2018 2:45:31 AM Buffalo Bills: In Bills' history, just four players have rushed for 95 yards in three consecutive games: Fred Jackson, Hall of Famers Thurman Thomas and O.J. Simpson, and now rookie quarterback Josh Allen, according to The Buffalo News. He's also the leading rusher on the team this season with 490 after missing a month of the season. And head coach Sean McDermott said that isn't ideal. "We've got to be able to protect the quarterback and run the football," McDermott said Sunday. "I know when youChiefs' Reid marvels at Mahomes' no-look pass12/11/2018 2:43:12 AM Denver Broncos: After a crushing loss to the 49ers on Sunday, head coach Vance Joseph was critical of quarterback Case Keenum for not attacking downfield more often against San Francisco's zone-heavy defense. "Yesterday he was a little cautious with the ball," Joseph said. The bottom line is we got three weeks to play and he's got to make more plays, and sometimes taking some chances allows you to make more plays. ...I want Case to be more aggressive, especially down the seams over those Cover-3Pederson defends call not to go for 212/11/2018 1:50:54 AM Dallas Cowboys: National reports Sunday said the Cowboys had tried to lure tight end-turned-broadcaster Jason Witten out of the "Monday Night Football" booth and back to the field at AT&T Stadium. On Monday, Witten said he's happy what he's doing and also that the Cowboys just don't need him. "There's nothing there," Witten told The Dallas Morning News. "Look, I'm enjoying where I'm at. Those guys are red-hot. They don't need to change a thing with the way they're playing and the way that defensJaguars' Marrone: Fan used racial slur at Fournette12/11/2018 1:32:40 AM Leonard Fournette's sideline spat with fans during Thursday night's loss to the Tennessee Titans in Nashville came after a fan yelled a racial slur at Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone said Monday.USOC failed to protect athletes from sex abuse: report12/11/2018 1:13:24 AM The United States Olympics Committee failed to protect athletes from the threat of sexual abuse, according to a report released on Monday that showed some top executives took no action as the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal was unfolding.