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03/31/2015, Sources: Mullin agrees to be St. John's coach »»
Chris Mullin has agreed to a deal to become the next head coach at St. John's, multiple sources told ESPN.
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03/31/2015, Sources: Vols closing in on deal with Barnes »»
Tennessee has offered its vacant coaching job to former Texas coach Rick Barnes, and the two sides are closing in on a deal, two sources with knowledge told ESPN.
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03/31/2015, Ex-Hoosier Buckner: Pulling for UK perfection »»
Quinn Buckner says he and his 1976 Indiana teammates aren't chilling any champagne to uncork in celebration of a Kentucky loss.
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03/31/2015, Sources: Oklahoma State mulling Ford firing »»
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are considering the possibility of firing coach Travis Ford after being ousted in the first round of the NCAA tournament for the third straight year, sources confirmed to ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman.
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03/31/2015, Police: Missing Cal athlete killed on freeway »»
A Cal Golden Bears soccer player who disappeared after a weekend party was killed by a car as he ran across a Los Angeles freeway, police said Monday.
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03/31/2015, UConn overcomes Dayton for Final Four spot »»
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the Final Four for an eighth straight season.
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03/31/2015, Man could win $1 million on Michigan St. bet »»
Almost every day, Derek Stevens likes to stop at the sportsbook at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, located between the two properties he owns, to plunk down a bet.
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03/31/2015, Harrell, Rozier leaving Louisville for NBA draft »»
Junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier are planning to enter the NBA draft, coach Rick Pitino said Monday.
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03/31/2015, Saban: 'Very sorry' for how Taylor played out »»
Alabama coach Nick Saban would not apologize for signing Jonathan Taylor, but he did say Monday that he was "very, very sorry for the way this worked out."
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03/31/2015, Phil makes plea to N.Y. season-ticket holders »»
Phil Jackson has asked Knicks season-ticket holders to "remain optimistic" amid what has been a dismal season for the franchise.
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03/30/2015, DeRozan's 42 propel Raptors past Rockets »»
DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as the Raptors beat Houston 99-96 on Monday night, their eighth straight home victory over the Rockets.
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03/30/2015, Kaminsky highlights Wooden Award finalists »»
The John R. Wooden Award presented to the nation's most outstanding college basketball player has revealed its five finalists, three of which -- Frank Kaminsky , Willie Cauley-Stein and Jahlil Okafor -- are still playing in the NCAA tournament.
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03/30/2015, Debut on hold: Cubs send Bryant to minors »»
Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Cubs to their minor league camp Monday despite his outstanding spring training at the plate, triggering a threat of litigation from the players' association.
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03/30/2015, Falcons fined, forfeit pick for noise violations »»
The Atlanta Falcons have been fined $350,000 and will forfeit a 2016 draft pick for piping crowd noise into the Georgia Dome during home games over the last two seasons.
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03/30/2015, Thomas to skip Manning, Broncos workouts »»
Demaryius Thomas will not attend the Broncos' offseason program and will not take part in workouts at Duke University with quarterback Peyton Manning and the team's other wide receivers.
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02/22/2015, Heat's Bosh out for season with blood clots »»
Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss at least the remainder of the season after developing blood clots on one of his lungs, the team announced Saturday.
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NFL Headlines
03/30/2015, Bradford's ex-coach helped QB to not quit »»
Josh Heupel, a trusted voice from Sam Bradford's past, helped the Eagles quarterback resist quitting football last year after he suffered a second devastating injury to his left knee in a span of nine months.
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03/30/2015, Source: Packers re-sign Raji to one-year deal »»
Hours after the Green Bay Packers struck a deal with Letroy Guion, they reached an agreement to bring back another member of their defensive line, B.J. Raji, according to a source.
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03/30/2015, Fiancee: Trashed box at Hernandez's request »»
The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified in his murder trial that she removed a box from their basement at his request the day after the slaying.
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03/30/2015, Report: Eagles sign WR Austin for one year »»
The Eagles signed wide receiver Miles Austin to a one-year contract, according to a report by the NFL Network.
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03/30/2015, Guion has 1-year deal to return to Packers »»
Letroy Guion is coming back to the Green Bay Packers on a one-year contract, according to a source.
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03/30/2015, Falcons fined, forfeit pick for noise violations »»
The Atlanta Falcons have been fined $350,000 and will forfeit a 2016 draft pick for piping crowd noise into the Georgia Dome during home games over the last two seasons.
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03/30/2015, Thomas to skip Manning, Broncos workouts »»
Demaryius Thomas will not attend the Broncos' offseason program and will not take part in workouts at Duke University with quarterback Peyton Manning and the team's other wide receivers.
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03/30/2015, Eagles add year to linebacker Ryans' deal »»
The Philadelphia Eagles reworked the contract of inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans, adding an additional year to his deal while lowering his 2015 salary cap number.
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03/30/2015, Sources: QB Schaub likely to sign this week »»
Quarterback Matt Schaub is expected to sign with a new team this week, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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03/30/2015, Browns GM suspended, team fined for texts »»
Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer has been suspended without pay for the first four games of next season for sending texts to personnel during games in 2014 and the team was fined $250,000, the NFL announced Monday.
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03/30/2015, Kiper: Safest picks in 2015 NFL draft »»
Williams, Cooper among players who bring certainty as prospects
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03/30/2015, Report: NFL to study Belichick's camera ideas »»
NFL researchers are Monday set to begin studying ways to add fixed cameras on all boundary lines for replay.
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03/30/2015, Saints' Dixon arrested for resisting officer »»
New Orleans Saints cornerback Brian Dixon was arrested in Miami early Sunday morning.
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03/29/2015, LB Magee using Bo's advice with Red Sox »»
Brandon Magee, after being released by the NFL's Buccaneers, is in the Boston Red Sox's minor league camp and keeping in mind everything Bo Jackson has told him as he tries to make the team.
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03/28/2015, Texans' Clowney 'confident' knee is healing »»
Jadeveon Clowney feels "very confident" he can get back to being the player he once was after his rehabilitation from microfracture surgery.
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03/28/2015, Seahawks QB Wilson works out with Rangers »»
Fantasy camp met Major League Baseball camp on Saturday, as for the second consecutive year, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson followed up a Super Bowl appearance with a one-day workout with the Texas Rangers.
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NBA Headlines
03/31/2015, Timberwolves sit Pekovic for rest of season »»
The Minnesota Timberwolves have shut down Nikola Pekovic for the rest of the season because of a lingering right ankle injury, coach Flip Saunders announced Monday.
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03/31/2015, Rockets PG Beverley (wrist) done for season »»
Houston Rockets starting point guard Patrick Beverley will undergo season-ending wrist surgery Tuesday.
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03/31/2015, Lakers sink 76ers in OT, endanger draft pick »»
Jordan Clarkson scored 26 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to lift the Los Angeles Lakers past the Philadelphia 76ers, 113-111 on Monday night in a matchup of two of the NBA's worst teams.
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03/31/2015, Blazers light up Suns to clinch playoff berth »»
Damian Lillard scored 19 points before sitting the final quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers secured a playoff berth with a 109-86 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns.
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03/31/2015, Cousins sits vs. Grizzlies; Kings mull options »»
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins missed Monday's 97-83 loss to the Grizzlies to rest nagging injuries as the team contemplates shutting down the All-Star big man for the rest of the season.
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03/31/2015, Harrell, Rozier leaving Louisville for NBA draft »»
Junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier are planning to enter the NBA draft, coach Rick Pitino said Monday.
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03/31/2015, Phil makes plea to N.Y. season-ticket holders »»
Phil Jackson has asked Knicks season-ticket holders to "remain optimistic" amid what has been a dismal season for the franchise.
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03/30/2015, DeRozan's 42 propel Raptors past Rockets »»
DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as the Raptors beat Houston 99-96 on Monday night, their eighth straight home victory over the Rockets.
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03/30/2015, Hunter leaving Ga. State, dad for NBA draft »»
Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter is heading to the NBA, he confirmed to ESPN.
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03/30/2015, StubHub sues Warriors, alleging monopoly »»
StubHub filed a lawsuit against the Warriors and Ticketmaster in California on Sunday, accusing the two of conspiring to create an illegal resale market.
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03/30/2015, Pelton: CP3 has MVP edge over Westbrook »»
CP3 may not edge Curry or Harden, but his durability puts him above Westbrook
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03/30/2015, Texas freshman Turner to enter NBA draft »»
Texas freshman Myles Turner announced Monday he will leave for the NBA on Twitter, and his father confirmed to ESPN that he will send the paperwork to the NBA sometime this week.
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03/30/2015, Arena surfing: Bulls offer night's stay in suite »»
The Chicago Bulls, in conjunction with Airbnb, announced Monday that they would give away a chance to stay in team owner Jerry Reinsdorf's suite.
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03/30/2015, GM Morey: Rockets can 'beat anybody' in a series »»
Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said Sunday night he thinks his team can win the NBA title.
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03/29/2015, TNT reporter Sager has leukemia recurrence »»
Turner Sports reporter Craig Sager has had a recurrence of the leukemia he has battled for much of the past year.
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03/29/2015, Wall, Wittman baffled by wayward Wiz in loss »»
For a team that entered the season with aspirations of winning 50 games and earning home-court advantage in the playoffs, John Wall's Washington Wizards sure are slumping down the stretch.
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MLB Headlines
03/31/2015, Orioles SS Hardy likely to start season on DL »»
Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will likely begin the season on the disabled list because of a strained left shoulder.
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03/30/2015, Red Sox's Uehara likely to start season on DL »»
Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara threw 30 pitches in a bullpen session Monday, and the news is not good.
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03/30/2015, Manfred: Stadium needed for Montreal return »»
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Monday that Montreal needs a new stadium to have any chance of bringing the sport back to the city.
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03/30/2015, Debut on hold: Cubs send Bryant to minors »»
Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Cubs to their minor league camp Monday despite his outstanding spring training at the plate, triggering a threat of litigation from the players' association.
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03/30/2015, Verlander misses start, hopes to pitch April 8 »»
Justin Verlander will miss his scheduled spring training start Thursday but hopes to take his first scheduled regular-season turn for the Detroit Tigers on April 8 against the Minnesota Twins.
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03/30/2015, St. Petersburg won't vote on new stadium plan »»
St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman has decided against asking the City Council to vote on a revised proposal to allow the Rays to search for new ballpark sites on both sides of Tampa Bay.
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03/30/2015, Cards put Martinez in rotation; Garcia to DL »»
The St. Louis Cardinals have picked Carlos Martinez as their fifth starter and put pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list.
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03/30/2015, Martinez rejoins Yankees system as instructor »»
Tino Martinez is back with the New York Yankees as a minor league instructor.
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03/30/2015, Perez's bid to join Brewers ends with release »»
The Brewers have released Chris Perez, ending the former All-Star closer's bid for a setup job in the Milwaukee bullpen.
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03/30/2015, Red Sox acquire Leon; Vazquez to 60-day DL »»
The Boston Red Sox have acquired reserve catcher Sandy Leon in a trade with the Washington Nationals on Monday.
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03/30/2015, Owner Wilpon surprises Mets with rare speech »»
In a move that was described as rare by captain David Wright, principal owner Fred Wilpon addressed the New York Mets on Monday morning.
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03/30/2015, Mets acquire lefties Torres, Blevins in trades »»
The New York Mets addressed a left-handed relief void Monday, trading for Padres southpaw Alex Torres. Minor league right-hander Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named are headed to San Diego.
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03/30/2015, Should MLB bring back bullpen carts? »»
The kitschy closer chauffeurs could help pick up the pace and pump up the fans
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03/30/2015, Reds add room for nursing moms in stadium »»
The Cincinnati Reds are opening a nursing center in their ballpark, believed to be the first such facility inside a sports venue.
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03/30/2015, Will New Pace-Of-Play Rules Affect The Game? »»
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03/30/2015, Source: Mets still open to trading RHP Gee »»
Despite losing Zack Wheeler to a ligament tear that required Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets still may trade right-hander Dillon Gee within the month, an organization source told ESPNNewYork.com.
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03/29/2015, LB Magee using Bo's advice with Red Sox »»
Brandon Magee, after being released by the NFL's Buccaneers, is in the Boston Red Sox's minor league camp and keeping in mind everything Bo Jackson has told him as he tries to make the team.
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NHL Headlines
03/31/2015, Buffalo bounces back in battle of NHL's worst »»
Andrej Meszaros scored two goals for the second straight game, and the Buffalo Sabres ended a five-game losing streak by beating the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 on Monday night in a matchup between the NHL's worst two teams.
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03/30/2015, Lightning handle Habs to lock up playoff spot »»
Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop had two assists, Vladislav Namestnikov scored two goals, and the Lightning clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night.
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03/30/2015, Las Vegas ticket drive turns to corporations »»
The effort to bring an NHL franchise to Las Vegas is now extending to corporate entities including casinos, prospective owner Bill Foley says.
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03/30/2015, OTL: Study finds many hockey helmets unsafe »»
"We don't think anybody should be playing in these [hockey] helmets," said Stefan Duma of Virginia Tech, about the lowest-performing hockey helmets.
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03/29/2015, Pens' Letang out of hospital, has concussion »»
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was released from a hospital Sunday but has been diagnosed with a concussion as a result of a scary hit he received Saturday from Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan.
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03/28/2015, Rangers' Glass fined for shot to McQuaid's face »»
New York Rangers forward Tanner Glass has been fined $3,897.85 for butt-ending Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid, the NHL announced.
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03/28/2015, Lundqvist feels 'pretty solid' in return to net »»
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was back in action for the first time since Feb. 2, and he fell to 25-12-3 with a 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday afternoon at TD Garden.
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03/27/2015, Capitals forward Wilson fined $2K for diving »»
Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was fined $2,000 by the NHL on Friday for diving.
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03/27/2015, Don't bite the hand: Coyotes analyst arrested »»
Arizona Coyotes radio analyst Nick Boynton has been placed on a leave of absence by the team after being involved in a disturbance at the casino in Buffalo while in town for Thursday night's game against the Sabres.
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03/26/2015, New bylaws make Pronger eligible for HOF »»
Chris Pronger is officially eligible for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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03/26/2015, NHL's motion to dismiss concussion suit denied »»
A judge in U.S. District Court in Minnesota denied the NHL's motion for dismissal in the current concussion litigation facing the league.
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03/26/2015, Blue Jackets' Boll suspended 3 games for hit »»
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jared Boll has been suspended for three games without pay for a check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Maroon.
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03/25/2015, Lanny McDonald to chair Hockey Hall of Fame »»
Lanny McDonald has been a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame since 1992.
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03/25/2015, FBI investigates threats toward Isles' Leddy »»
The FBI is investigating social media threats made against New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy.
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Golf Headlines
03/30/2015, Stricker plans to make his return at Masters »»
Steve Stricker plans to return from back surgery at the Masters next week.
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03/30/2015, Masters field at 99 with one qualifier left »»
One possibility to earn a bid to the Masters remains: winning the Shell Houston Open. Two other opportunities passed on Sunday at the Valero Texas Open, where Jimmy Walker -- who was already in the Masters field -- won his fifth PGA Tour event.
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03/30/2015, Four-Ball: Augusta on horizon »»
Will Tiger return to golf at the Masters, and is Jimmy Walker a green jacket contender?
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03/30/2015, Please Skip The Masters, Tiger »»
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03/30/2015, Tiger out of top 100 for 1st time since 1996 »»
For the first time since 1996, Tiger Woods is not among the top 100 golfers in the world ranking.
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03/30/2015, Homecoming king: Walker wins in hometown »»
Jimmy Walker made himself right at home on the Texas Open leaderboard.
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03/29/2015, Kerr ends LPGA drought at Kia Classic »»
The birdie putts had not even reached the hole when Cristie Kerr marched right after them because she knew they were going in. Sunday at the Kia Classic had a familiar feeling to Kerr, even though so much in her life has changed.
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03/29/2015, Kraft claims Louisiana for first Web.com title »»
Kelly Kraft won the Louisiana Open on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 in windy conditions for a one-stroke victory at Le Triomphe.
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03/29/2015, Frost triumphs as Lehman misses 4-foot putt »»
David Frost survived a one-stroke penalty on the par-3 17th and won the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic on Sunday when Tom Lehman missed a 4-foot birdie putt on the last hole.
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03/29/2015, Ramsay recovers to win Trophee Hassan II »»
Richie Ramsay of Scotland shot a 3-under 69 Sunday to win the Trophee Hassan II by one shot ahead of Frenchman Romain Wattel.
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03/28/2015, Tiger to skip Houston, last event before Masters »»
Although it was never considered a strong possibility, Tiger Woods officially will not play in next week's Shell Houston Open, the last event prior to the Masters.
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03/27/2015, Ryder Cup boss: Italy's 2022 bid needs work »»
Italy's bid for the 2022 Ryder Cup will require overhauling some holes on the Marco Simone club outside Rome.
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03/26/2015, Baddeley holes par-4 birdie -- from tee box »»
Aaron Baddeley's tee shot on the par-4 17th Thursday would have been the second hole-in-one on a par 4 in PGA Tour history had he only taken a mulligan.
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03/26/2015, McDowell (ankle) withdraws from Texas Open »»
Graeme McDowell has withdrawn from the Texas Open after nine holes with a left ankle injury.
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03/26/2015, Tiger helps fund Charlie Sifford scholarship »»
Tiger Woods is helping the University of Maryland Eastern Shore create a scholarship in the name of Charlie Sifford, the African-American golfer who broke golf's color barrier.
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03/25/2015, Stacy Lewis to host mixed event for top juniors »»
Stacy Lewis is hosting a junior event this summer in Arkansas in which boys and girls will play with each other -- and against each other.
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Poker Headlines
03/25/2015, ESPN Now »»
So Dwight Howard returns tonight for the Houston Rockets. Right, coach McHale? "No. He won't play tonight." Fortunately for the Rockets (and NBA fans ...
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03/24/2015, Pitchers Who Play Poker: The In-Game Edge That Mixing Pitches Truly Offers »»
Late in the seventh game of the 1925 World Series, Washington Senators manager Bucky Harris faced a season-defining decision. Starter Walter Johnson w...
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03/16/2015, Kuznetsov caps Capitals' 4-3 shootout win over Sabres »»
Kuznetsov caps Capitals' 4-3 shootout win over Sabres
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03/10/2015, Browns sound ready to discount shop »»
CLEVELAND -- When Browns coach Mike Pettine addressed the media at the Cleveland Auto Show on Monday, he used several buzz words that suggest the Brow...
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03/09/2015, High-stakes poker game continues with Darrelle Revis and Patriots »»
The New England Patriots have declared their intentions to cornerback Darrelle Revis that they will not pick up the option in his contract for 2015, a...
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03/09/2015, Anthony Zinno makes history on WPT »»
Anthony Zinno made history by winning the World Poker Tour's Los Angeles Poker Classic. With the victory, Zinno joined an elite club in WPT history...
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03/06/2015, NASCAR - Racing Live! Las Vegas »»
Racing Live! Las Vegas
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03/06/2015, NASCAR - Ricky Craven breaks down the Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas »»
Sure, Las Vegas Motor Speedway is another mile-and-a-half racetrack, just like Atlanta. But track distance is where the similarities end. In other words, be prepared for a high-speed, high-stakes poker game on asphalt.
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03/04/2015, Poker awards dream a reality »»
Alex Dreyfus, CEO of the Global Poker Index, envisioned the day when he purchased the European Poker Awards two years ago. While the Europeans have ha...
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02/25/2015, True to form, Browns hard to pinpoint with offseason plans »»
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Browns' free-agency plans have been difficult to gauge, which means they flash a mean poker face or have no definitive plan...
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02/25/2015, Poker or chaos? Browns' free-agent plans not clear »»
ESPN reporter Jeremy Fowler discusses Cleveland's free-agent strategy, or lack thereof.
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Autos Headlines
03/30/2015, NASCAR axes group qualifying after uproar »»
NASCAR has again changed qualifying at restrictor-plate tracks, returning to a single-car format at Talladega and Daytona.
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03/30/2015, Hamlin's Footwork Contributes To Win »»
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03/30/2015, Hamlin Wins NSCS At Martinsville »»
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03/29/2015, Hamlin edges Keselowski for Martinsville win »»
Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
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03/29/2015, Patrick, crew boosted by seventh-place finish »»
Danica Patrick enjoyed a seventh-place finish in the STP 500 with a little luck, good driving and a good car.
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03/29/2015, Smith to replace Larson in Martinsville race »»
Kyle Larson remained hospitalized after fainting Saturday following an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway and will be replaced by Regan Smith in Sunday's STP 500.
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03/29/2015, Joe Gibbs: 'Courageous' son J.D. is 'my hero' »»
Joe Gibbs called son J.D. his "hero" as the 46-year-old begins treatment for brain issues that impact his speech and processing functions.
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03/28/2015, Logano uses restart to win Martinsville trucks »»
Joey Logano passed Matt Crafton entering the first turn at the start of a two-lap sprint to the finish and won an exciting NASCAR Truck race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.
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03/27/2015, Logano edges Newman for Martinsville pole »»
Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, and Chase Elliott earned the right to make his debut in the series by qualifying 27th.
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03/26/2015, Ambrose says he 'can't deliver' as lead driver »»
Former NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose says he asked to be temporarily replaced as a driver in Australia's V8 Supercars Series because he couldn't "deliver what's expected of me" as a lead driver at DJR Team Penske.
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03/25/2015, RCR crew chief receives 3-race suspension »»
NASCAR suspended Richard Childress Racing crew chief Slugger Labbe for an illegal truck trailing arm on the No. 33 Sprint Cup car.
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03/23/2015, Eldora Speedway founder Baltes dies at 93 »»
Eldora Speedway founder Earl Baltes, who took the land that came with the Eldora Ballroom he purchased and turned it into one of the most well-known and prestigious dirt tracks in the country, died Monday morning at the age of 93.
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03/22/2015, Keselowski wins at Fontana in wild finish »»
Brad Keselowski roared past Kurt Busch on the final lap and held off streaking Kevin Harvick to win at Fontana on Sunday, earning his first NASCAR victory of the season in a wild finish.
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03/22/2015, Caution foils Kurt Busch's first victory of 2015 »»
Kurt Busch appeared set to earn his first Sprint Cup victory of the season before a caution with less than two laps remaining in the scheduled 200-lap race ended up foiling those plans Sunday at Auto Club Speedway.
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03/22/2015, Vickers needs blood thinners, out 3 months »»
Brian Vickers will miss at least three months while he is on blood thinners for clots that developed in his lungs Thursday.
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03/21/2015, Harvick wins at Fontana in dominant fashion »»
Kevin Harvick apparently isn't satisfied with dominating just one NASCAR race series this year.
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03/19/2015, Talladega to install additional SAFER barriers »»
Talladega Superspeedway will add an energy-absorbing barrier to three areas of its inside wall prior to its May 1-3 NASCAR race weekend.
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Tennis Headlines
03/30/2015, Bodo: Isner putting no pressure on himself »»
Despite stifling opponents with massive tennis game, American excels in patience
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03/30/2015, Venus Williams eliminates Wozniacki at Miami »»
A resurgent Venus Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 7-6 (1) on Monday to reach the Miami Open quarterfinals.
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03/30/2015, Djokovic, Raonic, Nishikori, Ferrer, Isner Advance In Miami »»
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03/30/2015, Serena joins 40th year of World Team Tennis »»
Serena Williams will return to the Washington Kastles in the 40th season of World Team Tennis.
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03/29/2015, Nadal eliminated in 3rd round in Miami Open »»
Rafael Nadal was eliminated Sunday in the third round of the Miami Open by fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 2-6, 6-3.
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03/29/2015, Serena Williams dispatches 15-year-old Bellis »»
Seven-time champion Serena Williams needed only 41 minutes to beat 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis 6-1, 6-1 on Sunday in the third round of the Miami Open.
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03/28/2015, Djokovic, Tsonga, Sock winners in Miami »»
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga made a successful 2015 debut Saturday by beating American Tim Smyczek 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at the Miami Open.
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03/28/2015, Williams sisters to play for U.S. in Fed Cup »»
Serena and Venus Williams say they plan to play for the U.S. Fed Cup team next month against Italy.
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03/26/2015, Nadal to end 3-year hiatus from Queen's Club »»
Rafael Nadal says he will play at this year's Queen's Club, ending his three-year absence at the grass-court tournament.
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03/25/2015, ITF fines, suspends 2 for match-fixing violation »»
Two lower-ranked tennis players have been suspended and fined for violating the sport's match-fixing rules.
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03/23/2015, Disgraced coach Bob Hewitt convicted of rape »»
A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. The assaults occurred decades ago, according to the victims who are now grown women.
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03/22/2015, Halep outlasts Jankovic for Indian Wells title »»
Simona Halep beat Jelena Jankovic 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, giving the Romanian the biggest title of her career and a WTA Tour-leading third tournament victory of the year.
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03/22/2015, Djokovic overcomes Federer in 3-set finale »»
Move over Roger Federer, there is another guy with a share of your crown as king of the desert.
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03/18/2015, Odesnik banned 15 years for 2nd PED violation »»
American tennis player Wayne Odesnik was banned Wednesday for 15 years after a second doping violation.
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03/18/2015, Renovation work at Roland Garros on hold »»
The planned renovation of Roland Garros was on hold after Paris city council allowed a new study of the land use on Wednesday.
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03/16/2015, Australia's Kyrgios sidelined with injured foot »»
Nick Kyrgios of Australia says he will be out at least 2 to 4 weeks with a foot injury.
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03/12/2015, Oudin 'probably' needs 2nd heart procedure »»
American tennis pro Melanie Oudin says her heart problems have returned, pushing back the start to her season.
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Boxing Headlines
03/30/2015, Top Rank, truTV partner for live series »»
Top Rank and cable network truTV announced a multiyear deal on Monday for a series of live Friday night boxing cards beginning May 1 in Las Vegas.
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03/29/2015, Russell Jr. takes Gonzalez's featherweight title »»
Nine months after dropping a decision to Vasyl Lomachenko in a vacant world title bout, Gary Russell Jr. dominated featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
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03/29/2015, Gary Russell Jr. Wins By TKO »»
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03/28/2015, Kell Brook Retains Belt, Stays Perfect »»
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03/27/2015, Golden Boy sues Gonzalez on eve of title bout »»
Golden Boy Promotions filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday against featherweight titleholder Jhonny Gonzalez and his Mexican promoter, Osvaldo Kuchle's Promociones del Pueblo, on the eve of Gonzalez's title defense.
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03/27/2015, DeGale, Dirrell to fight for title on May 23 »»
Super middleweight contenders James DeGale and Andre Dirrell, slated to meet for a vacant world title, will do so on May 23 at Boston University's Agganis Arena, DeGale promoter Eddie Hearn said.
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03/27/2015, Olympic champ retires, cites brain injuries »»
Former Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison has retired, saying repeated blows to the head have left him with brain injuries.
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03/25/2015, Bey to make title defense against Shafikov »»
Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe and Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti put the finishing touches on a deal Wednesday for lightweight world titleholder Mickey Bey to make his mandatory defense against Denis Shafikov.
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03/25/2015, Sadam Ali gets co-feature spot on Garden card »»
Rising welterweight contender Sadam Ali has fought many of his fights in and around his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, but his next one will be his biggest so far.
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03/25/2015, Jones Jr. will fight twice in span of 1 month »»
Longtime former pound-for-pound king and four-division titleholder Roy Jones Jr., who fought just three weeks ago, will fight again on Saturday night in a hastily arranged bout.
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03/24/2015, Pearson gets undercard nod via Mayweather »»
Junior middleweight prospect Chris Pearson was not all that surprised when he got the call that he was being given one of the coveted spots on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao undercard.
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03/24/2015, Money fight: Floyd-Manny raising big bucks »»
The money that will be generated by the welterweight title unification fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is growing by the day and could easily surpass $400 million.
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03/22/2015, Pacquiao welcomes Tebow to training camp »»
Manny Pacquiao welcomed a high-profile visitor to his training camp Saturday with ties to his native Philippines: Tim Tebow.
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03/21/2015, Braehmer beats Krasniqi to keep WBA belt »»
Juergen Braehmer of Germany defeated compatriot Robin Krasniqi by technical knockout to retain his WBA light heavyweight belt on Saturday.
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03/21/2015, Gomez gets 10-round decision over Kamegai »»
The all-out war the fans expected never came to be Friday, which played right into the hands of Alfonso Gomez.
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03/20/2015, Pacquiao adviser: Floyd nixes $5M drug fine »»
Michael Koncz, Manny Pacquiao's adviser, told ESPN.com Thursday that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has declined to agree to terms for a penalty that would cost either man $5 million in the event in the event of a failed drug test before or after their May 2 fight.
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Soccer Headlines
03/31/2015, Dani Alves deals with questions by singing them away »»
Strange as it may seem, we here at Toe Poke aren't constantly badgered by hordes of reporters camped out on our doorstep day and night desperate for quotes and photos but we can image that kind of thing gets very old, very quickly. Dani Alves, in his infinite wisdom, seems to have devised a foolproof method of dealing with such relentless hassle. THE TOE POKE: FOOTBALL FUNNIES - Not your typical pitch invader - Ronaldo most popular ... on EARTH - Rooney's KO celebration - Ujah sorry for celebrating with goat - Goalkeeper's dodgy acting - Kamara's retro celebration - Boruc's dance challenge Finding himself being harangued by a clucking gaggle of media bods while attempting to make his way through the airport on Monday, Alves first ignored...
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03/31/2015, Arsenal and Juventus make offers for Palermo's Paulo Dybala - Zamparini »»
Arsenal and Juventus have both made offers for Paulo Dybala, according to Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini. Interest in Argentine striker Dybala is
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03/31/2015, Chris Smalling has survived at Manchester United and is set to stay »»
The ESPN FC crew break down Manchester United's chances of finishing in a top-four spot in the Premier League. You would have been hard pressed to find many people defending Chris Smalling after his sending off in Manchester United's 1-0 defeat to Manchester City in November. The centre-back had received the second of two inexplicably careless yellow cards and at that point his trudge from the field seemed as if it would take him all the way out of the club this summer. MANCHESTER UNITED LATEST - Transfer Talk: Di Maria to PSG for £60m? - Depay agent: No United talks yet - Payne: United must spend more wisely - Mitten: Carrick remains key - Patterson: United better off without Van Persie - Okwonga: Fellaini remains the man for LVG - Recap: Heroes in win at Anfield - Falcao: Goals have boosted my confidence But here's the thing -- Smalling is actually quite good. He is good enough to be linked with Arsenal and for some United supporters to...
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03/31/2015, Southampton hero Matt Le Tissier to go on Countdown »»
Matt Le Tissier was a one-club man and is pictured here scoring against Manchester United -- and those dodgy grey kits -- in 1996. Hit British television quiz game "Countdown" has Matt Le Tissier's number -- he's set for an appearance on the show. The Southampton legend, who won eight caps for England, has already appeared on the show as a guest in "Dictionary Corner" and once solved a maths puzzle that both contestants and expert Rachel Riley couldn't get. Now Le Tiss has bagged a spot as a contestant and he shared the news on Twitter. Passed my contestant audition for @C4Countdown . Be filming in autumn ��...
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03/31/2015, Real Madrid star Gareth Bale owns NBA half-court challenge: 3 out of 5 »»
Gareth Bale is good at football, but it appears that if he ever decides to leave the game behind he can step right into the NBA. The Welshman, who cost Real Madrid a world-record €100 million ($132m) when he joined from Tottenham in 2013, took the NBA's official half-court challenge and managed to sink three out of his five efforts. Nothing but net either! Miami have been looking for a replacement for LeBron James, so perhaps they should sign up LeBale before someone else does.
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03/31/2015, Liverpool won't sell Raheem Sterling despite contract wrangle - sources »»
Liverpool will not consider a deal to sell Raheem Sterling this summer even if he refuses to sign a new contract, sources have told ESPN FC. Sterling, 20, is
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03/31/2015, Real Madrid's Fabio Coentrao: Playing for Man United would be an honour »»
Real Madrid left-back Fabio Coentrao says he would be very interested in a move to Manchester United next season. Coentrao, 27, joined Madrid for €30
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03/31/2015, Spurs flying with Kane but Pochettino must nail summer transfer business »»
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino praised Harry Kane after he scored his first Premier League hat trick in their 4-3 win over Leicester, but admitted his side needed to improve defensively. Tottenham may have eight games to go in the Premier League but the forward planning has already begun -- and boss Mauricio Pochettino recently confirmed he has earmarked potential summer acquisitions. This international break will have given the Spurs hierarchy some time to focus on the upcoming summer window, evaluating the current squad and identifying targets who can improve it. When the club announced their financial results on March 27, chairman Daniel Levy reiterated the plan for player recruitment. He...
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03/31/2015, Rooney and Van Persie: Louis van Gaal's will to win is 'incredible' »»
Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney have testified to Louis van Gaal's "incredible" will to win as his fellow Dutchman said the Manchester United manager is
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03/31/2015, Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas understands Spain bench role »»
Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas has told Marca he understands why other players get picked ahead of him for the Spanish national team. Fabregas, 27, has won 94
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03/31/2015, Argentina won't risk Barcelona's Lionel Messi in friendly - Gerardo Martino »»
Lionel Messi looks set to miss a second friendly with Argentina this week due to a "mystery" injury in his right foot. Messi sat out his country's 2-0
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03/31/2015, Man City star David Silva open to future La Liga return »»
David Silva says he is happy at Manchester City but could see himself returning to La Liga later in his career, suggesting former side Valencia and hometown
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03/31/2015, Bayer Leverkusen: Bernd Leno transfer links with Real Madrid are just rumours »»
Bayer Leverkusen have not received any offers for goalkeeper Bernd Leno, according to the club's CEO Michael Schade. According to German tabloid Bild,
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03/31/2015, Borussia Dortmund calm over Man United target Mats Hummels »»
Borussia Dortmund are "completely relaxed" about Mats Hummels' future despite reports linking him with a move to Manchester United. Hummels told kicker
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03/31/2015, How the Netherlands lost faith in manager Guus Hiddink »»
The ESPN FC panel discuss Falcao's status in Old Trafford, Guus Hiddink's future with the Netherlands and Harry Kane's rise to stardom. It is desperately sad to watch Guus Hiddink ruining his own legacy. Step by step, he dismantles the image that, at some point, used to be almost perfect. Remember the effort Roman Abramovich made to bring the Dutchman to Chelsea in 2009, even on temporary basis? He was the magician, the man with the Midas touch. Nowadays, it will be quite difficult to find a fan who understands what Hiddink is doing on Netherlands' bench. They want him out. Some openly hate the coach who has long been considered...
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03/31/2015, Atletico Madrid's Koke on the way to being the 'boss' of Spain »»
Koke, right, and Isco, left, represent the future of Spain's midfield. As Spain struggled to make a breakthrough against a robust, if limited, Ukraine side in Seville last week, they were in need of inspiration and a spot of magic. Without the likes of Xabi Alonso and Xavi Hernandez, and with Andres Iniesta's influence waning, a lot was expected from the likes of Isco. It was one of the less mainstream midfielders who took the proverbial bull by the horns and showed that extra bit of quality that has been lacking from La Roja's play until then: Koke. The Atletico Madrid...
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03/31/2015, Neymar not planning on Premier League transfer like Alexis Sanchez »»
Barcelona forward Neymar has said he has no current plans to follow Alexis Sanchez to the Premier League. Neymar, 23, signed for Barcelona from Santos in 2013
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03/30/2015, Marshall: Three hopefuls look to shine »»
<img style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" src="http://a.espncdn.com/combiner/i/?img=/photo/2015/0330/soc_g_vaz_1296x864.jpg&amp;w=100&amp;h=80&amp;scale=crop&amp;site=espnfc" />ESPN FC&apos;s Paul Mariner and Mark Donaldson preview the international friendly between Italy and England in Turin. Argentinian-born Franco Vazquez could make his Italy debut vs. England on Tuesday. Franco V&amp;#225;zquez will become the latest member of Italy&apos;s national team if he takes to the field against England in Turin on Tuesday. The Argentinian-born attacking midfielder, whose mother hails from Padua in northern Italy, has enjoyed an excellent season in Serie A with Palermo with seven goals and nine assists and is expected to make his debut off the bench for Antonio Conte&apos;s side. V&amp;#225;zquez was born in Tanti, C&amp;#243;rdoba province to an Italian mother and Argentinian father. He grew...
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03/30/2015, Paris Saint-Germain to match the money Man United paid for Di Maria? »»
ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno explains why Manchester United's Angel Di Maria has struggled in his first season in the Premier League, while Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez has found considerable success. As the summer window draws ever closer, the transfer rumours and gossip continue to spread... TRANSFERS BY LEAGUE All transfers English Premier League Spanish La Liga Italian Serie A German Bundesliga Major League Soccer PSG offer Man United a way out of Di Maria mess It wouldn't be wrong to say Angel Di Maria hasn't made the happiest of starts to life in Manchester. His performances on the pitch for United have been mercurial at best, and he isn't quite settled off the pitch, either, with -- amongst other issues -- his family being left terrified after armed men attacked his house in early February. It would therefore...
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03/30/2015, Kane to start for England against Italy »»
England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed Tottenham striker Harry Kane will make his full debut against Italy, partnering captain Wayne Rooney up front.
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03/30/2015, Del Bosque praises Spain ahead of friendly »»
Spain manager Vicente del Bosque explains his side must continue their fine attacking form ahead of their international friendly against the Netherlands.
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03/30/2015, ESPN FC Extra Time: Sterling to stay? »»
The ESPN FC panel answer your tweets on Jose Mourinho's future with Chelsea, if Raheem Sterling will stay at Anfield and more.
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03/30/2015, Burley's Boiling Point: That's a bit much, Juve »»
ESPN FC analyst Craig Burley sounds off on Juventus fans for giving death threats to Antonio Conte, Gibraltar scoring their first competitive goal and the wrong national anthem being played during El Salvador's friendly with Argentina.
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03/30/2015, Burley: Bale has to be more assertive »»
<img style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" src="http://a.espncdn.com/combiner/i/?img=/photo/2015/0204/soc_g_alves_b1_1296x864.jpg&amp;w=100&amp;h=80&amp;scale=crop&amp;site=espnfc" />Strange as it may seem, we here at Toe Poke aren&apos;t constantly badgered by hordes of reporters camped out on our doorstep day and night desperate for quotes and photos but we can image that kind of thing gets very old, very quickly. Dani Alves, in his infinite wisdom, seems to have devised a foolproof method of dealing with such relentless hassle. THE TOE POKE: FOOTBALL FUNNIES - Not your typical pitch invader - Ronaldo most popular ... on EARTH - Rooney&apos;s KO celebration - Ujah sorry for celebrating with goat - Goalkeeper&apos;s dodgy acting - Kamara&apos;s retro celebration - Boruc&apos;s dance challenge Finding himself being harangued by a clucking gaggle of media bods while attempting to make his way through the airport on Monday, Alves first ignored...
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03/30/2015, Vazquez could use Italy call-up to prove success isn't limited to Palermo »»
ESPN FC's Paul Mariner and Mark Donaldson preview the international friendly between Italy and England in Turin. Argentinian-born Franco Vazquez could make his Italy debut vs. England on Tuesday. Franco V&#225;zquez will become the latest member of Italy's national team if he takes to the field against England in Turin on Tuesday. The Argentinian-born attacking midfielder, whose mother hails from Padua in northern Italy, has enjoyed an excellent season in Serie A with Palermo with seven goals and nine assists and is expected to make his debut off the bench for Antonio Conte's side. V&#225;zquez was born in Tanti, C&#243;rdoba province to an Italian mother and Argentinian father. He grew...
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03/30/2015, Understated Michael Carrick remains a key Manchester United player »»
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal says Michael Carrick is his second captain, and a very important player for the team as he signs one year contract extension. The ESPN FC crew break down Manchester United's chances of finishing in a top-four spot in the Premier League. Given how footballers, including Manchester United's players, often make the front pages as well as the back ones, here's a tale that won't make headlines. Take this recent night out for midfielder Michael Carrick. Along with his wife Lisa, the Carricks turned up at a local pub near Woodford in Cheshire for a 60th birthday party for Nev Jennings, a pub regular. "They're lovely people, very down to earth," another guest told us in words which definitely won't be making any tabloid front pages. "They...
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03/30/2015, Dutch And Spanish Renew Their Rivalry »»
"Play negatively = lose. Play positively = win." Does that explain what happens to Netherlands when they take on Spain? Recent World Cup encounters between the two countries suggest there's more to it. Michael Cox &#187;
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03/30/2015, Harry Kane's dream season for Tottenham and England continues »»
England left back Leighton Baines poured praise on Harry Kane, after the Tottenham forward came on as a substitute to score on his international debut against Lithuania. Tottenham's emerging star striker Harry Kane continued his dream season by scoring on his England debut Friday against Lithuania. He's also currently tied with Chelsea's Diego Costa atop the Premier League scoring chart with 19 goals this season. Here are five notes on this hurricane of season from Kane: * According to The Guardian, Kane is the 17th player to score on his England debut. At 79 seconds, his strike was the third-fastest goal by an England debutant after Bill Nicholson in 1951 (19 seconds)...
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03/30/2015, Brazil not ready for Copa America yet but impress with win over Chile »»
LONDON -- Unless you were vacationing at the International Space Station last summer, you will remember just how Jorge Sampaoli's Chile was one of the
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03/30/2015, Brazil not ready for Copa America yet but impress with win over Chile »»
Our football experts discuss Brazil's eight-game winning streak since the 2014 World Cup with Dunga at the helm. LONDON -- Unless you were vacationing at the International Space Station last summer, you will remember just how Jorge Sampaoli's Chile was one of the sensations of the 2014 World Cup. They acquired that status by running rings around Spain in Rio and pretty much confirming the end of La Furia Roja's dominance. Yet Alexis Sanchez and co almost caused a much bigger upset when only the crossbar in the dying minutes of extra time prevented them from dumping hosts Brazil on a dramatic afternoon in...
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03/30/2015, England vs. Italy may be a friendly but it remains crucial for Roy Hodgson »»
Perspiration dripped from Roy Hodgson's forehead as he delivered his verdict on England's 2-1 loss to Italy in Manaus, their opening match of the 2014 World
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03/30/2015, England vs. Italy may be a friendly but it remains crucial for Roy Hodgson »»
England manager Roy Hodgson says in-form forward Danny Welbeck is among a host of names who will be unavailable for Tuesday's friendly with Italy due to injury. Perspiration dripped from Roy Hodgson's forehead as he delivered his verdict on England's 2-1 loss to Italy in Manaus, their opening match of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. But he was not sweating on suffering a defeat. The Amazonian heat was oppressive for fans and journalists. His players' drop in energy levels in the second half was wholly understandable considering the 84.2 degree Fahrenheit temperature and 88 percent humidity, but the English had taken heart from a spirited performance. There...
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03/30/2015, Verratti struggles to escape Pirlo's shadow in Italy's midfield »»
For La Gazzetta dello Sport, it was "Verratti Time". Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Bulgaria in Sofia was anticipated as the moment for the "little
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03/29/2015, Should Theo Walcott leave Arsenal to get his career back on track? »»
It's been another season of injuries and frustrations for Theo Walcott. Theo Walcott will probably start for England against Italy on Tuesday, largely thanks to injuries to Danny Welbeck and Raheem Sterling. Frankly, Walcott was fairly lucky to be selected for the squad in the first place given his relative lack of action this season, and will now get his chance due to others being indisposed. At the moment, that looks like the only way he's going to get into the Arsenal team too. Since returning from injury in November, Walcott has found himself some way down the pecking...
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College Basketball Headlines
03/31/2015, Sources: Mullin agrees to be St. John's coach »»
Chris Mullin has agreed to a deal to become the next head coach at St. John's, multiple sources told ESPN.
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03/31/2015, Sources: Vols closing in on deal with Barnes »»
Tennessee has offered its vacant coaching job to former Texas coach Rick Barnes, and the two sides are closing in on a deal, two sources with knowledge told ESPN.
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03/31/2015, Ex-Hoosier Buckner: Pulling for UK perfection »»
Quinn Buckner says he and his 1976 Indiana teammates aren't chilling any champagne to uncork in celebration of a Kentucky loss.
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03/31/2015, Sources: Oklahoma State mulling Ford firing »»
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are considering the possibility of firing coach Travis Ford after being ousted in the first round of the NCAA tournament for the third straight year, sources confirmed to ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman.
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03/31/2015, NCAA president 'anxiously' eyes Indiana law »»
NCAA president Mark Emmert said Monday he's keeping a close eye on possible changes -- if not a total repeal -- to a new Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians before it is scheduled to go into effect in July.
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03/31/2015, Butler gives Holtmann extension through '21 »»
Butler has given men's basketball coach Chris Holtmann a contract extension after he led the Bulldogs to the NCAA tournament's second round in his first season.
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03/31/2015, Man could win $1 million on Michigan St. bet »»
Almost every day, Derek Stevens likes to stop at the sportsbook at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, located between the two properties he owns, to plunk down a bet.
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03/31/2015, Harrell, Rozier leaving Louisville for NBA draft »»
Junior forward Montrezl Harrell and sophomore guard Terry Rozier are planning to enter the NBA draft, coach Rick Pitino said Monday.
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03/30/2015, Huskers' Pitchford skips final year of eligibility »»
Walter Pitchford says he's giving up his final season of eligibility at Nebraska to concentrate on finishing his degree.
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03/30/2015, Hunter leaving Ga. State, dad for NBA draft »»
Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter is heading to the NBA, he confirmed to ESPN.
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03/30/2015, Kaminsky highlights Wooden Award finalists »»
The John R. Wooden Award presented to the nation's most outstanding college basketball player has revealed its five finalists, three of which -- Frank Kaminsky , Willie Cauley-Stein and Jahlil Okafor -- are still playing in the NCAA tournament.
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03/30/2015, L'ville sophomore Gill says he's transferring »»
Louisville sophomore guard Anton Gill will transfer at the end of the semester.
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03/30/2015, Iowa State's Niang returning for senior year »»
Iowa State Cyclones junior Georges Niang told ESPN he will return for his final season in Ames.
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03/30/2015, Texas freshman Turner to enter NBA draft »»
Texas freshman Myles Turner announced Monday he will leave for the NBA on Twitter, and his father confirmed to ESPN that he will send the paperwork to the NBA sometime this week.
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03/30/2015, Kaminsky, Okafor lead AP All-America team »»
Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky is a unanimous selection for the 2014-15 AP All-America team, while Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received all but one first-team vote.
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03/30/2015, Daily Word: Who did the best coaching job? »»
Who did the best coaching job of the four coaches left?
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College Football Headlines
03/31/2015, NCAA president 'anxiously' eyes Indiana law »»
NCAA president Mark Emmert said Monday he's keeping a close eye on possible changes -- if not a total repeal -- to a new Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians before it is scheduled to go into effect in July.
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03/31/2015, Saban: 'Very sorry' for how Taylor played out »»
Alabama coach Nick Saban would not apologize for signing Jonathan Taylor, but he did say Monday that he was "very, very sorry for the way this worked out."
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03/30/2015, LaRue, former Arizona head coach, dies at 89 »»
Jim LaRue, who coached Arizona's football team for eight seasons and guided the Wildcats to an 8-1-1 record in 1961 and a share of the Western Athletic Conference championship in 1964 before becoming an NFL assistant, has died. He was 89.
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03/30/2015, Oklahoma WR Smallwood injures left ACL »»
Oklahoma wide receiver Jordan Smallwood has suffered a left ACL injury and could miss the first two games of the season.
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03/30/2015, Sooners suspend Ford for multiple violations »»
Oklahoma Sooners running back Keith Ford has been indefinitely suspended for academic and team rules violations, coach Bob Stoops confirmed Monday.
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03/30/2015, Sources: Tucson, Little Rock pursuing bowls »»
Tucson will apply for a new bowl game this season, while Little Rock has "strong interest" in also adding a game, sources tell ESPN.
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03/30/2015, Spring spotlights battles, off-field issues and new stars »»
With spring ball underway, here are the 10 things we've learned so far
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03/27/2015, Trojans AD: Documents hint at NCAA hypocrisy »»
Documents filed by the NCAA that revealed private communications among committee members related to the investigation of USC's football program "are cause for concern about the NCAA's own institutional control," Trojans athletic director Pat Haden said.
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03/27/2015, A. Manning leaving CFP selection committee »»
Archie Manning is leaving the College Football Playoff selection committee and will be replaced by former Vanderbilt coach Bobby Johnson.
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03/27/2015, Bling kings: Buckeyes get 1st of 3 title rings »»
Ohio State football players received their College Football Playoff championship rings on Friday morning, the first of three rings that the school will give the players.
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03/27/2015, Report: Man guilty of killing assistant coach »»
The man accused of fatally shooting a Missouri Southern assistant football coach has been convicted of first-degree murder.
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03/27/2015, Vandy QB Robinette quits game, cites health »»
Vanderbilt quarterback Patton Robinette has decided to end his playing career, citing health concerns and his desire to enter med school.
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03/26/2015, Ex-Card Lyons reuniting with Harbaugh at UM »»
Former Stanford cornerback Wayne Lyons will be finishing his career with his old head coach, Jim Harbaugh, at Michigan, Wolverines assistant Mike Zordich said.
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03/26/2015, Pocket passer Costello commits to Stanford »»
The quarterback dominoes in the 2016 class continued to fall Thursday, as No. 4 pocket passer K.J. Costello announced his commitment to Stanford.
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03/26/2015, Tennessee's Thomas arrested on theft charge »»
Tennessee offensive tackle Coleman Thomas has been arrested on a felony theft charge and removed from all team activities.
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03/25/2015, Ohio St. looking into potential Miller violation »»
Ohio State is looking into a potential NCAA rule violation with quarterback Braxton Miller after he posted a photo of himself promoting health supplements on Instagram.
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College Sports Headlines
03/31/2015, NCAA president 'anxiously' eyes Indiana law »»
NCAA president Mark Emmert said Monday he's keeping a close eye on possible changes -- if not a total repeal -- to a new Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians before it is scheduled to go into effect in July.
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03/31/2015, Police: Missing Cal athlete killed on freeway »»
A Cal Golden Bears soccer player who disappeared after a weekend party was killed by a car as he ran across a Los Angeles freeway, police said Monday.
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03/31/2015, Princeton's Dietrick to focus on WNBA, not lax »»
Princeton point guard Blake Dietrick won't play lacrosse for the Tigers this spring, and instead will concentrate on preparing for the WNBA draft next month.
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03/30/2015, 2015 Division I men's ice hockey championship schedule »»
2015 NCAA tournament schedule and results
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03/30/2015, OTL: Study finds many hockey helmets unsafe »»
"We don't think anybody should be playing in these [hockey] helmets," said Stefan Duma of Virginia Tech, about the lowest-performing hockey helmets.
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03/30/2015, University rugby team suspended over chant »»
The University of Mary Washington has suspended activities for its men's rugby team after officials there said an audio recording captured some team members chanting a song with violent and sexually explicit lyrics.
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03/30/2015, Providence skates past Denver into Frozen Four »»
Tom Parisi broke a tie on a power play with 5:01 left and Providence beat Denver 4-1 on Sunday night in the NCAA East Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four.
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03/29/2015, Nebraska-Omaha shuts down RIT for berth »»
Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the first time.
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03/29/2015, Nebraska-Omaha shuts down RIT for berth »»
Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the first time.
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03/29/2015, North Dakota tops St. Cloud for Frozen berth »»
Drake Caggiula scored his team-leading 18th goal of the season, Zane McIntyre stopped a handful of point-blank shots and North Dakota beat St. Cloud State 4-1 on Saturday night in the West Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four.
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03/29/2015, Texas dominates to claim 11th team swimming title »»
Joseph Schooling won the 200-yard butterfly and Will Licon took the 200 breaststroke Saturday night to help Texas run away with its 11th NCAA men's swimming title.
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03/28/2015, RIT upsets No. 1 seed Mankato in hockey »»
Josh Mitchell broke a tie in the third period and Rochester Institute of Technology beat top-seeded Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 on Saturday in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.
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03/28/2015, BU reaches Frozen Four with win over UMD »»
Getting sent home from the NCAA Tournament rarely is a good thing.
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03/28/2015, Longtime Wazzu baseball coach Brayton dies »»
Chuck "Bobo" Brayton, the long-time Washington State baseball coach and college Hall of Famer who had 1,162 career wins, has died at the age of 89.
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03/27/2015, Minn. school cancels baseball season over hazing »»
St. Olaf College is canceling the rest of its baseball season because of hazing.
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03/26/2015, Stanford's Nolan breaks U.S. 200 IM record »»
Stanford's David Nolan broke his own U.S. record in the 200-yard individual medley Thursday night on the opening day of the NCAA meet, finishing in 1 minute, 39.98 seconds.
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03/25/2015, Longtime NCAA executive Berst to retire »»
Longtime NCAA executive David Berst, perhaps best known for announcing SMU football would receive the "death penalty" in 1987 and then fainting, will retire this summer.
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