(CALIFORNIA) -- The son of former MLB player Steve Sax was one of five Marines killed when their military aircraft crashed during routine flight training this week, the family confirmed Saturday. Capt. John J. Sax, 33, and four other Marines from the 3rd Marine Aircraft... Read More.
(NEWARK, N.J.) -- A United Airlines employee was fired and a former NFL player was arrested following a physical altercation at Newark Liberty International Airport last week. Brendan Langley, former player for the Denver Broncos, was charged with simple assault and released on his own... Read More.
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Adreian Payne, a former first-round NBA draft pick and star collegiate basketball player at Michigan State, was shot and killed early Monday in Orlando, Florida, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Payne was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks at No. 15... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A college softball star from James Madison University has died at the age of 20, the university announced Tuesday. Her death marks the third of a female college athlete since March. Lauren Bernett, a sophomore biology major from McDonald, Pennsylvania, was named... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- The Boston Bruins retired the jersey of Willie O’Ree, the first Black NHL player, on Tuesday night -- 64 years to the day of his professional hockey debut. Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018 and currently in line to be... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A high school ice hockey player has died after sustaining a skate injury during a game, in what school officials called an "unimaginable tragedy." The accident occurred Thursday evening during a junior varsity game at Brunswick School, a preparatory school in Greenwich,... Read More.
(MADISON, Wis.) -- When a tornado ravaged his hometown in Kentucky, University of Wisconsin basketball player Chris Vogt was preparing for one of his team's biggest games of the season. But instead of focusing on setting screens and rebounding, the 7-foot tall center said his... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- A former NFL player who police said gunned down six people in April had CTE -- a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated head trauma -- at the time of the mass shooting, the Concussion Legacy Foundation said Tuesday, citing neuropathologists at... Read More.
(OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich.) -- Family and friends are gathering Tuesday to remember 16-year-old football player Tate Myre, who was killed one week ago in a shooting at his Michigan high school. Myre, a junior, was one of four students killed in the Nov. 30 shooting... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS) -- NFL wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was driving 156 mph seconds before he slammed his Corvette into the back of a Toyota SUV in Las Vegas early Tuesday morning, killing the driver, according to a police report. Ruggs, who was released by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Family members of a former NHL player who had cocaine and fentanyl in his system when he died are now speaking out to warn people about the risks of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid. Jimmy Hayes, a 31-year-old father of two who... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread. More than 714,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.8 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled... Read More.