Aug 6, 2013
Sanchez to start preseason opener
Locked in a tightly contested quarterback competition with rookie Geno Smith, Sanchez got the nod from coach Rex Ryan on Tuesday to be under center for the New York Jets in their preseason opener Friday night at Detroit.
Texas A&M opens camp amid controversy
Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says the university is gathering facts after a report that quarterback Johnny Manziel was paid for signing hundreds of autographs in January.
Teen pleads guilty in Utah ref death
A teenager charged with killing a Utah soccer referee over a call during a game pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of homicide by assault in a case that brought new attention to the issue of violence and sportsmanship in athletics.
UFC 163: Aldo vs Zombie fight recap
Jose Aldo retained his UFC Featherweight Title after 'The Korean Zombie' suffered a brutal injury that led to his TKO in the 4th round.
Aldo retains title with TKO at UFC 163
Mike Chiappetta has documented the fast-growing sport of mixed martial arts since 2006 for news organizations including SB Nation, NBCSports.com, FIGHT! Magazine, AOL and ESPN.