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07/28/2014, Colts release Rainey for rules violation »»
Running back Chris Rainey, released Monday by the Indianapolis Colts, was let go for a violation of an undisclosed team rule, coach Chuck Pagano said Monday.
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07/28/2014, Ball from McIlroy's Open win up for auction »»
Rory McIlroy's ball that he used during the final round of his convincing Open Championship win earlier this month has been put up for auction by golf auction house Green Jacket Auctions.
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07/28/2014, Steelers GM: Roethlisberger deal can wait »»
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Monday that signing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a long-term contract is just a matter of when, not if.
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07/28/2014, Yankees fan returns lost Red Sox title ring »»
A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.
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07/28/2014, Jordan rules: 'Cool' with No. 23 for LeBron »»
Michael Jordan has no problem with LeBron James returning to No. 23 in his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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07/28/2014, Noah: Bulls can defeat 'big obstacle' LeBron »»
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah knows that in order to win a championship this season, he and his team are going to have to push through an opponent that has repeatedly stood in their way: LeBron James.
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07/28/2014, NFL VP defends length of Rice suspension »»
NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch strongly disagreed Monday that the league's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his domestic violence arrest was too light.
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07/28/2014, Vikings reward TE Rudolph with extension »»
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a five-year extension with tight end Kyle Rudolph, according to a league source.
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07/28/2014, Scott not wasting time: Lakers must play D »»
Byron Scott says for the chance to coach the team he won three NBA titles with as a player, the wait for his hiring will be worth it in the end.
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07/28/2014, LeBron to go back to No. 23 for Cavs return »»
LeBron James will be back wearing No. 23 for his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers next season.
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07/28/2014, Dodgers best Peavy, Giants to cap off sweep »»
Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.
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07/27/2014, Gordon passes Kahne for fifth Brickyard win »»
With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
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07/27/2014, Ortiz's homer reignites Red Sox-Rays rivalry »»
Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hit a three-run, third-inning home run Sunday and punctuated the blast with an impressive bat flip -- a move that didn't sit well with the man that allowed the blast, Tampa Bay pitcher Chris Archer.
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07/27/2014, Redskins fan turning autographs into tattoos »»
Charlie White, a 41-year-old Redskins fan, is getting players to sign his arm so that he can get the signatures tattooed on him.
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07/27/2014, Emotional Thomas, Torre headline HOF class »»
Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
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07/26/2014, Love out for Team USA amid uncertain status »»
Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.
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NFL Headlines
07/28/2014, Colts release Rainey for rules violation »»
Running back Chris Rainey, released Monday by the Indianapolis Colts, was let go for a violation of an undisclosed team rule, coach Chuck Pagano said Monday.
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07/28/2014, Steelers GM: Roethlisberger deal can wait »»
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Monday that signing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a long-term contract is just a matter of when, not if.
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07/28/2014, Panthers send 1st-rounder Benjamin for MRI »»
The Carolina Panthers sent first-round draft pick Kelvin Benjamin for an MRI on Monday after he complained of soreness in his left knee.
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07/28/2014, Lions' Tate off PUP list, expected to practice »»
After being declared physically unable to perform last week, it appears Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate will not miss any practices at all.
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07/28/2014, Vikings reward TE Rudolph with extension »»
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a five-year extension with tight end Kyle Rudolph, according to a league source.
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07/28/2014, Stephen A. Smith Issues Apology »»
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07/28/2014, Jets' Milliner says he is NFL's best cornerback »»
Dee Milliner, who will enter his second NFL season as the Jets' top cornerback, told the New York Daily News that he believes he is the league's best at the position.
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07/28/2014, NFL VP defends length of Rice suspension »»
NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch strongly disagreed Monday that the league's two-game suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for domestic violence arrest was too light.
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07/28/2014, Cobb: Haven't done enough for new deal »»
The Packers' Randall Cobb doesn't think he's done enough for a new contract.
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07/28/2014, 49ers' James suffers dislocated elbow in camp »»
San Francisco 49ers running back/returner LaMichael James dislocated his left elbow in training camp, an NFL source confirmed. He is expected to miss about a month.
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07/27/2014, Arians: Cards won't use Peterson on offense »»
The Patrick Peterson experiment is apparently over. Before the Cardinals held their second practice of training camp, coach Bruce Arians said he won't be using the All-Pro on offense anymore, leaving Peterson to focus on defense and punt returns.
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07/27/2014, Beckham's injury frustrates Giants' Coughlin »»
Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., the New York Giants' first-round pick from this year's draft, missed his fourth straight training camp practice Sunday with a hamstring injury. For Giants coach Tom Coughlin, it's not just disappointing.
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07/27/2014, Redskins fan turning autographs into tattoos »»
Charlie White, a 41-year-old Redskins fan, is getting players to sign his arm so that he can get the signatures tattooed on him.
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07/27/2014, Hardy 'hates' being distraction for Panthers »»
Greg Hardy hates that his legal situation has been a distraction for the Carolina Panthers, but that was the only comment the Pro Bowl defensive end made regarding his May arrest.
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07/27/2014, McCoy, Cole get in scuffle at Eagles' camp »»
LeSean McCoy and Trent Cole got into a fight at Eagles' training camp on Sunday.
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07/27/2014, Jets' Pryor out indefinitely with concussion »»
Rookie safety Calvin Pryor, known for his hard-hitting style, will be out indefinitely with a concussion, the New York Jets announced Sunday.
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07/25/2014, McManus: Ray Rice and the NFL's domestic violence problem »»
The league's two-game suspension of Ravens star Ray Rice is a joke, and sends a terrible message that the NFL doesn't take domestic violence seriously, writes Jane McManus.
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NBA Headlines
07/28/2014, Jordan rules: 'Cool' with No. 23 for LeBron »»
Michael Jordan has no problem with LeBron James returning to No. 23 in his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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07/28/2014, Noah: Bulls can defeat 'big obstacle' LeBron »»
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah knows that in order to win a championship this season, he and his team are going to have to push through an opponent that has repeatedly stood in their way: LeBron James.
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07/28/2014, Noah: Bulls can defeat 'big obstacle' LeBron »»
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah knows that in order to win a championship this season, he and his team are going to have to push through an opponent that has repeatedly stood in their way: LeBron James.
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07/28/2014, Scott not wasting time: Lakers must play D »»
Byron Scott says for the chance to coach the team he won three NBA titles with as a player, the wait for his hiring will be worth it in the end.
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07/28/2014, LeBron to go back to No. 23 for Cavs return »»
LeBron James will be back wearing No. 23 for his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers next season.
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07/27/2014, Millsap invited to Team USA training camp »»
In the wake of multiple withdrawals of frontcourt candidates for the national team, USA Basketball has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to its training camp this week in Las Vegas, it was announced Sunday.
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07/27/2014, Greenberg: Noah's passion for Chicago shows »»
United Center event showcases Bulls star's efforts to change culture of violence
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07/26/2014, Love out for Team USA amid uncertain status »»
Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.
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07/26/2014, Report: NBA considering 7-day All-Star break »»
The NBA is considering extending the All-Star break into a seven-day hiatus next season, according to a report by the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
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07/26/2014, Cavs still out front in Love talks, sources say »»
The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
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07/26/2014, 'Fortunate' Lakers introduce forward Boozer »»
"Fortunate" Lakers introduce newly acquired veteran forward Carlos Boozer.
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07/25/2014, Sources: Casspi, Kings agree to 1-year deal »»
Veteran forward Omri Casspi is returning to the Sacramento Kings, according to sources close to the process.
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07/25/2014, Magic add veteran PG Ridnour to backcourt »»
The Orlando Magic filled out their rotation in the backcourt with the signing of free agent guard Luke Ridnour.
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07/25/2014, Harden's 'cornerstones' belief miffs Parsons »»
A long-distance exchange of words between Chandler Parson and James Harden is heating up the rivalry between Houston and Dallas.
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07/25/2014, Melo: It was 'always Chicago or New York' »»
Carmelo Anthony said it was not the money, but instead his confidence in Phil Jackson and his belief that the Knicks "aren't that far away from contending for an NBA title" why he opted to remain in New York instead of signing with the Chicago Bulls.
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07/25/2014, Paul: Sitting out possible if Sterling remains »»
Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul told ESPN.com that it's "unacceptable" if Donald Sterling is still the owner of the team when the season begins.
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07/25/2014, Cavs ink Wiggins; can't trade him for 30 days »»
The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract on Thursday, meaning he cannot be traded until at least Aug. 23.
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MLB Headlines
07/28/2014, Yankees fan returns lost Red Sox title ring »»
A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.
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07/28/2014, MLB Power Rankings »»
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07/28/2014, Dodgers best Peavy, Giants to cap off sweep »»
Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.
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07/27/2014, Blue Jays win 1st series in Bronx in 2 years »»
Blue Jays win 1st series in Bronx in 2 years
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07/27/2014, Padres to put OF Quentin on DL with sore knee »»
The San Diego Padres say they will put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list on Monday because of a sore left knee.
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07/27/2014, Ortiz's homer reignites Red Sox-Rays rivalry »»
Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hit a three-run, third-inning home run Sunday and punctuated the blast with an impressive bat flip -- a move that didn't sit well with the man that allowed the blast, Tampa Bay pitcher Chris Archer.
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07/27/2014, Dodgers hopeful U.S. reps can help TV deal »»
The Dodgers were hopeful Sunday that a new effort by a group of Southern California lawmakers could break the stalemate that has deprived about 70 percent of the Los Angeles market of the team's local broadcasts.
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07/27/2014, Emotional Thomas, Torre headline HOF class »»
Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
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07/27/2014, Torre tips cap to Steinbrenner after speech »»
Before he answered a question at the news conference following the Baseball Hall of Fame's induction ceremony on Sunday, Joe Torre addressed someone he regrettably forgot to thank the way he planned in his speech -- George Steinbrenner.
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07/27/2014, Cards' Wainwright gets majors-best 13th win »»
Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a series win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
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07/27/2014, A's bring Callaspo off DL, option 1B Freiman »»
Alberto Callaspo was activated by the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, the first day the infielder was eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list.
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07/27/2014, Yaz: Ortiz is second-greatest Red Sox hitter »»
Aside from Ted Williams, David Ortiz is the best hitter in Boston Red Sox history, according to Carl Yastrzemski.
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07/27/2014, MLB draft spending stays below 2011 record »»
Major league teams increased their spending on amateur draft picks 1.5 percent this year from a similar point last summer, yet the total dollars remained below the record set in 2011 before restraints were put in place
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07/27/2014, Padres' Kennedy to miss start due to oblique »»
Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy will miss his scheduled start against the Braves on Monday due to a left oblique strain.
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07/27/2014, Ten minor leaguers ejected after wild brawl »»
Nine players and Reno Aces manager and former major leaguer Phil Nevin were ejected after a wild, benches-clearing brawl in Saturday's game between the Triple-A affiliates of the Dodgers and Diamondbacks.
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07/26/2014, Tulowhoopski! Rockies botch star's giveaway »»
The Colorado Rockies gave out 15,000 jersey T-shirts honoring its All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on Saturday night, but the shirt on the back read "Tulowizki" instead -- minus the second "T."
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NHL Headlines
07/27/2014, Brassard, Rangers agree on five-year deal »»
The New York Rangers avoided arbitration with Derick Brassard by agreeing to terms with the restricted free-agent center, the team announced Sunday.
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07/25/2014, Reimer agrees to two-year deal with Leafs »»
Goalie James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs avoided salary arbitration, agreeing to a two-year contract Thursday.
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07/24/2014, Eller agrees to 4-year deal with Canadiens »»
The Montreal Canadiens avoided arbitration with center Lars Eller, agreeing to a four-year contract on Thursday.
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07/24/2014, Bruins add NHL vet Sacco to coaching staff »»
The Boston Bruins have hired Joe Sacco as an assistant coach, the team announced Thursday.
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07/24/2014, Islanders, Poulin agree to one-year contract »»
The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with goalie Kevin Poulin.
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07/23/2014, Free agent Sarich injured in cycling accident »»
Free-agent NHL defenseman Cory Sarich is recovering in a Calgary hospital after a cycling accident this week.
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07/23/2014, Kreider, Rangers able to avoid arbitration »»
The New York Rangers narrowly avoided arbitration with restricted free-agent winger Chris Kreider by agreeing to terms Wednesday, the team announced.
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07/23/2014, Avalanche announce 2-year deal for O'Reilly »»
Ryan O'Reilly avoided salary arbitration with the Colorado Avalanche by signing a two-year deal on Wednesday morning, the team announced.
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07/22/2014, Rangers, Zuccarello avoid arbitration with deal »»
The New York Rangers avoided arbitration with Mats Zuccarello by agreeing to terms with the restricted free agent winger, the team announced Tuesday.
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07/22/2014, Kirilenko ends engagement to Caps' Ovechkin »»
Another sports power couple's engagement is off.
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07/22/2014, Ducks bring back Vatanen on 2-year deal »»
The Ducks have signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract coming off his rookie season.
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07/22/2014, Stars agree to four-year deal with Roussel »»
The Dallas Stars agreed to a four-year contract with forward Antoine Roussel on Tuesday, the team announced.
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07/22/2014, Leafs hire analytics guru Dubas as asst. GM »»
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced a front-office shakeup Tuesday, firing assistant general managers Dave Poulin and Claude Loiselle and replacing them with 28-year-old Kyle Dubas.
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07/22/2014, Vanek helping authorities in federal probe »»
Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he's cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester.
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07/21/2014, Leafs, defenseman Franson avoid arbitration »»
The Toronto Maple Leafs and Cody Franson have avoided arbitration, with the defenseman signing a $3.3 million, one-year contract.
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Golf Headlines
07/28/2014, Ball from McIlroy's Open win up for auction »»
Rory McIlroy's ball that he used during the final round of his convincing Open Championship win earlier this month has been put up for auction by golf auction house Green Jacket Auctions.
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07/28/2014, Maguire: Woods' playoff outlook not bright »»
Tiger Woods' playoff outlook not bright
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07/28/2014, Four-Ball: Tiger Woods' playoff hopes iffy at best »»
And who might make a charge to make the U.S. Ryder Cup team?
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07/27/2014, Sucher picks up 1st Web.com Tour victory »»
Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 1-over 72 in windy conditions for a three-stroke victory.
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07/27/2014, Spain sweeps to victory in International Crown »»
Carlota Ciganda breezed to an early victory to set the tone and Spain won all four of its singles matches Sunday to capture the inaugural International Crown.
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07/27/2014, Langer wins Senior British by record 13 shots »»
Bernhard Langer ran away with the Senior British Open on Sunday for his fourth senior major title, finishing a Champions Tour-record 13 strokes ahead of Scotland's Colin Montgomerie.
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07/27/2014, Clark rallies by Furyk to win Canadian Open »»
Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.
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07/27/2014, Horsey wins 1st title on Euro Tour in 3 years »»
David Horsey of England defeated Ireland's Damien McGrane in a playoff on Sunday to win the Russian Open, his first European Tour title in three years.
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07/27/2014, Superal beats Navarro to win U.S. Girls' Junior »»
Princess Mary Superal won the U.S. Girls' Junior on Saturday to become the first Filipino winner in U.S. Golf Association play, beating Mexico's Marijosse Navarro on the 37th hole.
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07/27/2014, Lyle eagles, but 11 back in return to U.S. tours »»
Jarrod Lyle shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday in the Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic, leaving the Australian 11 strokes behind Zack Sucher in his first U.S. event since his second bout with leukemia
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07/26/2014, Zalatoris tops Riley for U.S. Junior Amateur title »»
William Zalatoris won the U.S. Junior Amateur on Saturday, beating Davis Riley 5 and 3 in the 36-hole final at The Club at Carlton Woods.
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07/25/2014, James claims Canadian Women's Amateur »»
North Carolina State senior Augusta James won the Canadian Women's Amateur on Friday, shooting a 2-under 69 for a six-stroke victory.
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07/25/2014, R&A to allow women membership vote by mail »»
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club will hold a postal vote on whether to admit women members for the first time.
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07/24/2014, Nicklaus would pick Tiger for Ryder Cup team »»
If it were up to Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods would be an easy decision as a pick for the U.S. Ryder Cup team.
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07/23/2014, Masters prep? Rory ready to lean on amateur »»
Rory McIlroy plans to lean on Augusta National amateur Jeff Knox in his attempt to compete the career Grand Slam at the Masters next year.
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07/22/2014, Dick's Sporting Goods fires in-store golf pros »»
Faced with a decline in the golf equipment industry, Dick's Sporting Goods, the largest retailer in the United States of TaylorMade and Callaway products, fired all the PGA professionals that it employed in the golf sections of its more than 560 stores.
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07/20/2014, McIlroy completes wire-to-wire win at Open »»
Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.
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Poker Headlines
07/23/2014, Ravens notes: Time to Cowboy Up »»
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- It's time to Cowboy Up, Baltimore Ravens. That is what you could draw from coach John Harbaugh's comments, which have a partic...
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07/15/2014, The Poker Edge »»
Andrew Feldman, Lance Bradley and Tim Fiorvanti wrap up main event coverage from Las Vegas and speak to the November Nine and tournament director Jack...
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07/15/2014, Meet the 2014 November Nine »»
LAS VEGAS -- After 10 days of competition, only nine remain out of the field of 6,683 players in the 2014 World Series of Poker main event. The Novemb...
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07/14/2014, Day 7: 13 left entering Level 33 »»
Felix Stephensen just received a Christmas gift in July. Stephensen moved into contention for the chip lead after knocking out Tom Sarra, Jr., in ...
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07/14/2014, Day 7: 18 players left »»
Bryan Devonshire: Gone. Leif Force: Gone. Kyle Keranen: Gone. Dan Smith: Gone. Scott Palmer: Gone The familiar faces are quickly leaving the Am...
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07/14/2014, Day 7: Dempsey, Roberts out in first hour »»
Tensions are high in the Amazon Room as players at the final three tables battle it out for a chance to become a member of one of poker's most elite g...
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07/14/2014, The Poker Edge »»
Andrew Feldman & Lance Bradley highlight Day 7 and speak with four of the final 27 competitors: chip leader Martin Jacobson, Bryan Devonshire, Leif Fo...
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07/14/2014, Day 6 recap: Jacobson leads final 27 »»
LAS VEGAS -- Martin Jacobson led the WSOP main event after Day 1A and nobody batted an eye. Success isn't automatic for the chip leaders of the early ...
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07/14/2014, The slow road to 36 players »»
There's a pretty substantial pay jump at 36 and for the first time in this tournament, the players seem to recognize it. After a flurry of elimination...
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07/13/2014, Burns looking for help, not tipping hand »»
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- If Revolution general manager Michael Burns was a contestant on the World Poker Tour, it's quite likely he'd be the one at the ta...
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07/13/2014, Day 6: Five tables remain in main event »»
A flurry of eliminations in the Amazon Room late in Level 27 left only 44 players in contention for the $10 million first-place prize at the 2014 Worl...
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07/13/2014, The Poker Edge »»
With 79 players to go after Day 5, Andrew Feldman and Lance Bradley talk to chip leader Mark Newhouse, Maria Ho, Brian Devonshire and David Tuthill.
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07/13/2014, Day 6: Maria Ho eliminated, 68 left »»
The World Series of Poker main event began eight days ago with 6,683 hopefuls looking to earn $10 million. Only 68 players are left chasing that dream...
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07/13/2014, Mark Newhouse leads final 79 players »»
The unthinkable is quickly becoming a little more realistic. Mark Newhouse, the ninth-place finisher in 2013, leads the final 79 players after Day 5 o...
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07/13/2014, Final 120 settle in for Level 24 »»
Remember the slow down that we've been talking about for days? It's here. After four hours of rapid eliminations, the past level knocked off less t...
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Autos Headlines
07/27/2014, Jeff Gordon Sunday Conversation »»
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07/27/2014, Gordon passes Kahne for fifth Brickyard win »»
With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
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07/27/2014, Oreovicz: Final restart dooms Kahne »»
Kasey Kahne needed a win more than most Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and it was looking pretty good until he fell flat on the race's final restart with 17 laps to go, writes John Oreovicz.
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07/27/2014, Edwards, Roush parting ways after season »»
Roush Fenway Racing says Carl Edwards is leaving the organization at the end of the season.
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07/27/2014, RTA expects to add more NASCAR teams soon »»
Race Team Alliance chairman Rob Kauffman said Sunday the rest of NASCAR's full-time teams should soon be added to the group that is working on issues facing the sport.
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07/26/2014, Ty Dillon races to 1st career Nationwide win »»
Ty Dillon pulled away from Kyle Busch down the stretch Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to win for the first time in the Nationwide Series.
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07/25/2014, Ambrose mum about future with NASCAR »»
Marcos Ambrose on Friday declined to discuss a report that he's considering returning to Australia to run the V8 Supercar Series for Roger Penske.
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07/23/2014, Wallace Jr. wins Eldora's Mudsummer Classic »»
Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Mudsummer Classic on Wednesday night on the dirt at Eldora Speedway for his second Camping World Truck Series victory of the year.
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07/20/2014, Elliott holds off Bayne for Nationwide win »»
Chase Elliott held off Trevor Bayne to win the Nationwide Series stop at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night.
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07/19/2014, Stewart wins in return to sprint car racing »»
Tony Stewart was back in a sprint car on Friday night, the same series he raced in when he broke two bones in his right leg.
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07/16/2014, Jones docked 10 points following Iowa victory »»
NASCAR Trucks series driver Erik Jones has been docked 10 championships points after his winning truck failed a post-race inspection last week in Iowa.
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07/14/2014, Logano: Shepherd, 72, needs 'driver's test' »»
Morgan Shepherd's senior status has become an age-old problem in NASCAR.
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07/13/2014, Keselowski 1st to sweep New Hampshire races »»
Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white-checkered finish.
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07/12/2014, Keselowski cruises to N'wide win in Loudon »»
Brad Keselowski dominated from the pole and cruised to the win in Saturday's Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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07/12/2014, RTA open for other NASCAR owners to join »»
The Race Team Alliance is not only open for business, the ownership clique is ready for new members.
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07/11/2014, Ky. Busch sets track record, wins N.H. pole »»
Kyle Busch continued the season-long trend of track-record qualifying speeds, turning a lap of 138.130 mph Friday to win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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07/11/2014, NASCAR president: No animosity toward RTA »»
NASCAR president Mike Helton says there is no animosity from the governing body toward the recently formed nine-team Race Team Alliance that will collaborate on initiatives and issues facing the sport.
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Tennis Headlines
07/27/2014, Dimitrov pulls out of Citi Open citing illness »»
Wimbledon semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov pulled out of the Citi Open hard-court tournament, citing the flu and a sinus infection.
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07/27/2014, Top seed Isner wins 2nd straight Atlanta title »»
Top-seeded John Isner overpowered Dudi Sela on Sunday to successful defend his Atlanta Open title, blowing serve after serve past the 5-foot-9 Israeli player in a 6-3, 6-4 victory.
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07/27/2014, Cuevas beats Robredo in Croatia Open final »»
Uruguayan qualifier Pablo Cuevas beat defending champion Tommy Robredo of Spain 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Croatia Open final after ousting top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy earlier the same day.
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07/27/2014, Svitolina repeats as champion at Baku Cup »»
Elina Svitolina of Ukraine successfully defended her title at the Baku Cup, defeating 2012 champion Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia in the final Sunday 6-1, 7-6 (2).
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07/27/2014, Andujar wins Swiss Open to end title drought »»
Pablo Andujar of Spain won his first title in more than two years on Sunday, beating Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-3, 7-5 in the Swiss Open final.
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07/25/2014, Isaacson: 10 questions for Serena Williams »»
Ball's in your court, Serena Williams. Before the world No. 1 takes the court next week for the first time since her bizarre withdrawal from a Wimbledon doubles match, we have 10 questions we need answered.
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07/24/2014, Canadian Bouchard withdraws from Citi Open »»
Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard withdrew Thursday from the Citi Open next week.
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07/24/2014, Mayer (groin injury) pulls out of U.S. Open »»
Florian Mayer has pulled out of the U.S. Open.
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07/22/2014, Kirilenko ends engagement to Caps' Ovechkin »»
Another sports power couple's engagement is off.
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07/21/2014, Wozniacki routs Vinci in Istanbul Cup final »»
Caroline Wozniacki overpowered second-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 Sunday to win the Istanbul Cup final and clinch her first WTA title of the year and 22nd overall.
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07/21/2014, Mayer upsets Ferrer in Hamburg for 1st title »»
Argentina's Leonardo Mayer upset top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 6-7 (3), 6-1, 7-6 (4) in the Hamburg Open final on Sunday to win his first ATP title.
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07/20/2014, Barthel tops Scheepers, wins Swedish Open »»
Germany's Mona Barthel beat Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the final to win the Swedish Open on Sunday.
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07/18/2014, Almagro out of US Open due to hurting foot »»
Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from the US Open.
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07/17/2014, Aussie police arrest 6 over match-fixing ring »»
Australia's Victoria state police say six men have been arrested over an alleged international tennis match-fixing syndicate.
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07/17/2014, J. McEnroe's son charged with drug possession »»
The son of tennis star and ESPN analyst John McEnroe and actress Tatum O'Neal has been charged with drug possession.
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07/17/2014, Fognini apologizes for ethnic slur during match »»
Italy's Fabio Fognini has apologized for using an ethnic slur toward Serbian opponent Filip Krajinovic during a second-round loss at the Hamburg Open.
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Boxing Headlines
07/28/2014, Boxing Champions »»
Reigning Champions
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07/27/2014, Golovkin Wins By Third-Round TKO »»
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07/27/2014, Jennings defeats Perez, earns shot at title »»
NEW YORK -- Heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings pulled out a split decision against Mike Perez on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden to earn a world title shot.

Jennings and Perez put on a snoozer of a fight on the undercard of the Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale middleweight world title fight, but Jennings will take the result -- one that he was able to pull out when Perez lost a point for hitting on the break in the 12th round.

"It doesn't matter as long as I get the win," Jennings said.

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07/27/2014, Golovkin stops Geale in 3rd round, retains title »»
Gennady Golovkin's already burgeoning legend will continue to grow after what he did to Daniel Geale on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
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07/26/2014, Fury withdraws at last minute for family reason »»
Just hours before British heavyweight contender Tyson Fury was to face last-minute substitute opponent Alexander Ustinov on Saturday, he pulled out of the fight in a stunning development.
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07/25/2014, Tapia denied license, fight vs. Larbi canceled »»
Junior middleweight Glen Tapia was denied a boxing license on Friday by the New York State Athletic Commission, forcing his fight on the Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale undercard Saturday night at Madison Square Garden to be canceled.
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07/23/2014, Mayweather's company gets promoters license »»
Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s Mayweather Promotions was given a promoters license on a unanimous vote by the Nevada State Athletic Commission at Wednesday's monthly commission meeting.
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07/23/2014, Boxer Evans banned from Commonwealth »»
Olympic silver medalist boxer Fred Evans of Wales has been denied accreditation for the Commonwealth Games.
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07/22/2014, Ruenroeng-Arroyo title bout slated for Sept. 14 »»
Puerto Rican flyweight contender McWilliams Arroyo's mandatory shot at world titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng will come Sept. 14 at the Liptapanlop Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
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07/22/2014, Tyson to present Holyfield at Hall induction »»
Former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield have come a long way since 1997, when Tyson bit off a piece of Holyfield's ear in the third round and was disqualified in their infamous heavyweight championship rematch.
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07/21/2014, Pacquiao to fight Algieri in China on Nov. 22 »»
Manny Pacquiao versus Chris Algieri is a done deal.
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07/21/2014, Macklin to face Heiland in 160 title eliminator »»
Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin will face Jorge Sebastien Heiland in a world title eliminator on Aug. 30 in Dublin.
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07/20/2014, Abraham to defend belt vs. Smith on Sept. 27 »»
Super middleweight Arthur Abraham will next defend his world title against Paul Smith on Sept. 27, Sauerland Event promoter Kalle Sauerland announced on Sunday.
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07/19/2014, S. Martinez forgoes retirement to fight »»
Former middleweight world champion Sergio Martinez, who has been relaxing in Spain, has made his decision: He will fight on.
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07/19/2014, Rigondeaux stops S. Kokietgym in first round »»
Guillermo Rigondeaux stops Sod Kokietgym in Round 1
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07/17/2014, Jones Jr. to return to ring July 26 in Latvia »»
Former pound-for-pound king and four-division titleholder Roy Jones Jr. is scheduled to fight again.
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07/16/2014, Mayweather on Rousey: Not sure who 'he' is »»
Whether offensively sincere or simply uninformed, Floyd Mayweather Jr. doesn't think much of the UFC's Ronda Rousey.
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Soccer Headlines
06/01/2014, Villa confirms Atletico Madrid exit »»
Transfer news
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06/01/2014, Qatar bid team denies wrong-doing »»
2022 World Cup news
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06/01/2014, Varane: Not the time to talk Chelsea »»
Varane: Not the time to talk Chelsea
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06/01/2014, Diego Costa hopes to face El Salvador »»
Spain news
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06/01/2014, Ghana's Akaminko out of World Cup »»
Ghana's Akaminko out of World Cup
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06/01/2014, Deportivo La Coruna back in top flight »»
Spain news
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06/01/2014, Report: 'Probable' 2010 friendlies fixed »»
World Cup
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06/01/2014, Moyes: Era of long-term planning over »»
Manchester United news
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06/01/2014, Italy's Montolivo ruled out of World Cup »»
Italy news
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06/01/2014, WC warm-ups: RVP on target, Montolivo blow »»
World Cup warm-ups
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06/01/2014, Friendlies: Spain control Bolivia, England hit three »»
International friendlies
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06/01/2014, Cop, Bubnjic and Pasalic cut from Croatia squad »»
Croatia news
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05/31/2014, No surprises in Netherlands squad »»
Netherlands news
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05/31/2014, Uruguay's Forlan wants fully fit Suarez »»
Uruguay news
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College Basketball Headlines
07/24/2014, UNC inviting athletes back to finish degrees »»
North Carolina is inviting former scholarship athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.
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07/23/2014, C-USA chief: 'Second 5' will still be relevant »»
Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky knows at least one thing won't change with autonomy for the five power conferences to make their own bylaws.
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07/23/2014, Ex-Baylor star Austin: NBA offered job too »»
With a job offer from Adam Silver, the NBA will take its affiliation with Isaiah Austin further than the ceremonial pick extended in the past month's draft if all goes according to plan.
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07/23/2014, Telander: What happened to playground hoops? »»
Basketball was made for the playground. Yet the game is disappearing from the asphalt, leaving a hole -- in the playgrounds and in our hearts.
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07/22/2014, Big 12 chief rips NCAA, says 'cheating pays' »»
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby says "cheating pays" in the NCAA these days and doesn't foresee things getting much better in the future.
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07/22/2014, Source: Mudiay signs deal to play in China »»
Point guard Emmanuel Mudiay will play in China during the upcoming season, according to multiple media outlets.
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07/22/2014, Creighton's Chatman set for thumb surgery »»
Creighton point guard Austin Chatman will have surgery to repair a ligament in his right thumb and is expected to be fully recovered before the season.
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07/22/2014, Wake Forest adds Greece's Mitoglou to roster »»
Wake Forest has added Greek forward Konstantinos Mitoglou to its basketball roster.
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07/19/2014, Florida loses Walker to season-ending injury »»
Florida guard DeVon Walker is expected to miss next season because of a knee injury.
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07/19/2014, Source: Kentucky among 4 in Miami event »»
The Hall of Fame will debut a new event in Miami in 2015 in which Kentucky will play South Florida and Memphis will face Ohio State, an industry source told ESPN.
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07/18/2014, NCAA to vote on changes to governing body »»
The NCAA's board of directors will vote Aug. 7 on a modified proposal to change how the governing body works.
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07/18/2014, Oklahoma AD will chair basketball committee »»
Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione will chair the NCAA Division I men's basketball committee for the 2015-16 school year.
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07/18/2014, Cuse fan has image of Boeheim tattooed on leg »»
Syracuse Orange fan Richard Miner has image of coach Jim Boeheim tattooed on leg.
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07/17/2014, Source: Wojcik heads out on recruiting trail »»
College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik headed out on the recruiting trail on Thursday, a source close to the situation told ESPN.
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07/17/2014, NCAA supervisor of officials to retire in 2015 »»
NCAA supervisor of officials John Adams, who helped engineer rule change reform in college basketball, will retire following the 2015 Final Four, the NCAA announced today.
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07/16/2014, Memphis hires dad of 3 elite recruits to staff »»
Memphis coach Josh Pastner hired high school coach Keelon Lawson -- who is also the father of three elite recruits -- as an assistant on his staff Wednesday.
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College Football Headlines
07/27/2014, Ohio St. fires band director in harassment probe »»
Ohio State fired its band director on Thursday following a two-month investigation into sexual harassment of students, according to the Columbus Dispatch.
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07/27/2014, Former Cal AD Barbour hired by Penn State »»
Former Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour was named Penn State's athletic director, the school announced Saturday.
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07/26/2014, UGA frosh Bellamy faces DUI, speeding charges »»
Georgia freshman outside linebacker Davin Bellamy has been arrested by Athens-Clarke County police on charges of driving under the influence and speeding.
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07/25/2014, TCU's Fields surrenders to assault warrant »»
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has surrendered to authorities on a misdemeanor assault warrant.
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07/25/2014, Sources: Longhorns kick four more off team »»
Texas football coach Charlie Strong has kicked at least six players off the team, in addition to suspending the two Longhorns players Thursday after they were arrested for sexual assault.
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07/25/2014, Washington QB Miles suspended for opener »»
Washington quarterback Cyler Miles has been suspended for the team's season opener against Hawaii, according to a school spokesman.
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07/25/2014, Ex-FSU, NFL LB Humphrey arrested for assault »»
Former Florida State and NFL linebacker Deon Humphrey has been arrested in an assault on his girlfriend.
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07/24/2014, UNC inviting athletes back to finish degrees »»
North Carolina is inviting former scholarship athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.
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07/24/2014, Longhorns WRs charged with sexual assault »»
Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
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07/24/2014, Bowling Green gets former Baylor WR Rhodes »»
Former Baylor wide receiver Robbie Rhodes is transferring to Bowling Green, his father told ESPN.com.
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07/24/2014, Auburn's Marshall pays pot possession fines »»
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation.
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07/24/2014, Mack Brown joins ABC as studio analyst »»
Former Texas coach Mack Brown will serve as a studio analyst for college football games on ABC.
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07/24/2014, NCAA's top cop: Cheaters 'will be found out' »»
Jonathan Duncan understands that a perfect NCAA enforcement division won't catch every cheater in college sports. He still believes his team is getting the job done.
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07/23/2014, Stoops bashes Saban's 'consolation' remark »»
Bob Stoops responded to Alabama coach Nick Saban's comments about the Sugar Bowl being a "consolation game" as quickly and decisively as the Sooners' did in last season's 45-31 upset of the Tide.
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07/23/2014, NCAA infractions chair: Reasons for inactivity »»
The chairman of the NCAA's infractions committee says a number of factors could be the cause for the lack of activity by the group that prompted Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby to call the enforcement program "broken."
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College Sports Headlines
07/27/2014, Ohio St. fires band director in harassment probe »»
Ohio State fired its band director on Thursday following a two-month investigation into sexual harassment of students, according to the Columbus Dispatch.
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07/27/2014, Former Cal AD Barbour hired by Penn State »»
Former Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour was named Penn State's athletic director, the school announced Saturday.
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07/24/2014, UNC inviting athletes back to finish degrees »»
North Carolina is inviting former scholarship athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.
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07/23/2014, C-USA chief: 'Second 5' will still be relevant »»
Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky knows at least one thing won't change with autonomy for the five power conferences to make their own bylaws.
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07/23/2014, Teen HGH use up sharply, according to survey »»
Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.
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07/22/2014, Big 12 chief rips NCAA, says 'cheating pays' »»
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby says "cheating pays" in the NCAA these days and doesn't foresee things getting much better in the future.
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07/22/2014, Ex-UNH hockey coach charged with assault »»
Former University of New Hampshire women's hockey coach Brian McCloskey has been charged with assault in an encounter during a game last year.
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07/21/2014, UMass men's soccer coach Koch dies at 59 »»
Massachusetts men's soccer coach Sam Koch (coke), who led the Minutemen to a berth in the 2007 College Cup, has died after a two-year battle with sinus cancer.
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07/18/2014, Former Hoosiers rower among plane victims »»
Karlijn Keijzer, a member of Indiana University's Varsity 8 boat in 2011, was among those killed when Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Eastern Ukraine.
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07/18/2014, UConn settles for $1.3M in sex assault lawsuit »»
The University of Connecticut will pay $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit by five women who alleged the school did not take seriously their claims of sexual assaults on campus.
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07/18/2014, College athletics holds its breath as it awaits ruling in O'Bannon trial »»
Determining the NCAA's control of the marketplace and players' piece of the pie
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07/18/2014, NCAA to vote on changes to governing body »»
The NCAA's board of directors will vote Aug. 7 on a modified proposal to change how the governing body works.
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07/17/2014, Bama coach to leave after 6 gymnastics titles »»
Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson is stepping down after leading the Crimson Tide to six national titles in 36 seasons.
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07/17/2014, Kentucky's Reed winner of Golden Spikes Award »»
Pitcher/infielder A.J. Reed of Kentucky won the Golden Spikes Award as the top amateur baseball player in the U.S., becoming just the third two-way player to receive the honor.
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07/16/2014, Michigan gets grant for mental health initiative »»
The University of Michigan has received a grant from the NCAA to develop and evaluate a program for supporting mental health initiatives for student-athletes.
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07/14/2014, Emmert paid $1.7M as NCAA revenues go up »»
NCAA President Mark Emmert received $1.707 million in compensation in 2012-13, a year in which the governing body turned a $32 million profit.
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06/25/2014, NCAA trial: What you need to know »»
It's time to focus on the basics as the Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA trial heads to a close
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