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Rowdy Roddy Piper

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Pro wrestling's 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61

Roddy Piper, arguably professional wrestling's all-time top bad guy, has died in his sleep at the age of 61, agent Jay Schachter told CNN Friday.

Piper, whose real name was Roderick George Toombs, was inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment (W...

Russell Wilson, Super Bowl XLIX

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Seahawks, Wilson agree to 4-year, $87.6M extension

The Seattle Seahawks signed quarterback Russell Wilson to a four-year contract extension Friday, making him the second-highest paid player in the NFL.

Kyle Busch, 2015 Daytona 500 qualifying

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Fourth straight win would put Busch in exclusive company

If Kyle Busch were to win the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, he would join an exclusive club reserved primarily for NASCAR Hall of Fame members.

Junior Galette, New Orleans Saints

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Redskins sign OLB Galette to one-year deal

Outside linebacker Junior Galette signed a one-year contract with the Washington Redskins on Friday after being released by the New Orleans Saints because of off-field problems.

Jameis Winston on field FSU

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Bucs name Winston starting quarterback

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith named Jameis Winston as the team's starting quarterback on Friday

Nancy Lieberman, 2012

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Kings to hire Lieberman as assistant coach

The Sacramento Kings have offered Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman a job as an assistant coach, which would make her the second female assistant coach to join an NBA staff.

Mark Lowe, Seattle Mariners

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Blue Jays add RHP Lowe to bullpen

The Toronto Blue Jays made a move Friday to solidify their bullpen by acquiring right-hander Mark Lowe from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for three minor league pitchers.

Jonathan Broxton, Milwaukee Brewers

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Cards acquire RHP Broxton from Brewers

The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton and cash considerations from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday in exchange for minor league outfielder Malik Collymore.

Gerardo Parra, Milwaukee Brewers

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Orioles acquire OF Parra from Brewers

The Baltimore Orioles got a boost to their lineup by acquiring outfielder Gerardo Parra from the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league pitcher Zach Davies just hours before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.

Chung Mong-Joon, June 2015

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Chung Mong-Joon joins FIFA presidency race

Could a billionaire be the man to drive reform at the top of world football?

South Korean Chung Mong-Joon, who is head of the Hyundai Group, is joining the race to replace Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA, an aide told CNN Thursday.

The 63-year-old ty...

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