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Seahawks punter Jon Ryan steps aside as Regina Pride's grand marshal

The Seattle Seahawks’ Jon Ryan has decided to withdraw as grand marshal of Regina’s Pride parade, saying the decision came after much thought and conversation with his wife and friends in the LGBT community. “The negativity it’s bringing is the opposite of what pride stands for and as an ally, I want to step aside so that the community has ...

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Seahawks punter Jon Ryan steps aside as Regina Pride's grand marshal

The Seattle Seahawks’ Jon Ryan has decided to withdraw as grand marshal of Regina’s Pride parade, saying the decision came after much thought and conversation with his wife and friends in the LGBT community. “The negativity it’s bringing is the opposite of what pride stands for and as an ally, I want to step aside so that the community has ...

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Boston Celtics hope to put road woes aside vs. Cavs in Cleveland

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Home-court advantage has proven to be a valuable commodity for the Celtics so far this postseason. Boston is 9-0 at TD Garden during these playoffs and has blistered opponents early in games, shooting 47 percent from the field and 39 percent from the 3-point line. It’s often led to cushions that have helped the Celtics sustain opponents’ runs ...

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Taylor Hall puts aside hard feelings to focus on Devils' playoff push

If the two strides back the Edmonton Oilers have taken this season weren’t enough for their fans to deal with, now they have to put up with how well Taylor Hall has played in the past two months. The 26-year-old Hall extended his unofficial points streak to 26 games (he missed three games during the run with a thumb injury) with two power-play ...

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How Tony Romo stepped aside for Dak Prescott

8:55 AM ET FRISCO, Texas — As Tony Romo approached the podium on Nov. 15, 2016, nobody knew what he was going to say. Not the Dallas Cowboys‘ front office. Not coach Jason Garrett. Not his teammates. “Feels like we just did this yesterday,” Romo joked at the news conference, knowing he had not spoken publicly since suffering a compression ...

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Three and easy for Bayern as Celtic ruthlessly brushed aside in Munich

Celtic discovered Bayern Munich are still very much a European force as the Hoops suffered a 3-0 drubbing in their Champions League clash at the Allianz Arena. The German giants had replaced Carlo Ancelotti with Jupp Heynckes following their 3-0 Group B defeat by Paris St Germain last month but any thoughts of demi… UEFA Champions League Football News

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Turnovers aside, Lions took step back against Falcons

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Long before their chances were finally extinguished by a replay review in the final seconds, the Detroit Lions trailed Atlanta by double digits and were in danger of falling behind by more. Then Detroit safety Glover Quin intercepted a pass and ran it back for a touchdown. It was that kind of day for the ...

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Penguins set politics aside, accept invitation to White House

The Pittsburgh Penguins say they will continue the tradition of championship teams attending the White House. The 2016-17 Stanley Cup champions released a statement on Sunday that said the team believes there are other ways to express their political views.   “The Pittsburgh Penguins respect the institution of the Office of the President, and the long tradition of championship teams visiting the White House. “We ...

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