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Former quadriplegic runs, walks to show others they can

The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first,... Read more »

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Victims of FIFA's scandal: small clubs, youth, local leagues

The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as... Read more »

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Blatter says FIFA corruption probe won't lead to him

Having come through another FIFA election largely unscathed, Sepp Blatter was in a typically defiant mood Saturday when addressing the challenges that still lie ahead. Read more »

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What would happen if Western powers boycotted World Cup?

What would happen if Sepp Blatter hosts a World Cup and most of Europe, several South American powers and the United States don't show up? Read more »

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Bengals' Devon Still asks for prayers for sick daughter

Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still is asking for prayers for his daughter, Leah, who's had a setback in her fight against cancer. Read more »

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Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup

The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create. Read more »

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Magic hire former player Scott Skiles as head coach

The Orlando Magic have hired former player Scott Skiles as their next head coach. Read more »

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Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption. Read more »

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South Africa shaken by FIFA corruption probe

In the spring of 2004, a frail, unwell Nelson Mandela ignored his doctor’s advice and flew halfway around the globe to meet with a prominent soccer official. Read more »

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Chicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau after 5 seasons

Chicago advanced to the Eastern Conference finals that season, but it's the only time the Bulls have made it past the second round under Thibodeau, whose relationship with the front office was... Read more »

Published May 28, 2015

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Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA's affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country. Read more »

Published May 28, 2015

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Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over... Read more »

Published May 27, 2015

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Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finals

It is really hard to wear out Duncan Keith. He just keeps going and going and going. Read more »

Published May 27, 2015

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$150M in bribes, dozen schemes: US prosecutors' FIFA case

The leaders of soccer federations corrupted the sport for nearly a quarter century by taking $150 million in bribes and payoffs, U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday as they laid out a sweeping case... Read more »

Published May 27, 2015

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Coach says Peterson can play for Vikings or not play at all

Adrian Peterson has spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings. Read more »

Published May 27, 2015

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Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

The Swiss investigation against "persons unknown on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and of money laundering" again throws into the doubt the integrity of the voting. Read more »

Published May 27, 2015

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Swiss police detain soccer officials ahead of FIFA congress

The Swiss Federal Office of Justice says six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich. Read more »

Published May 26, 2015

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LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday... Read more »

Published May 26, 2015

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Brassard, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Lightning 7-3

Derek Brassard had a hat trick and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 shots in another season-saving performance as the New York Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 Tuesday night to force Game 7 in... Read more »

Published May 26, 2015

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Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden... Read more »

Published May 25, 2015

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LeBron's triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by beating... Read more »

Published May 24, 2015

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Juan's World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

Juan Pablo Montoya insisted he had the best car in the Team Penske stable — even to his three teammates, who all believed they were legitimate contenders to win the Indianapolis 500. Read more »

Published May 24, 2015

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Curry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 lead

Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy, beating the Houston Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Read more »

Published May 23, 2015

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Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions

Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he'd done hundreds of times. He adjusted a tight rope on his left hand, found his balance and signaled he was ready to... Read more »

Published May 22, 2015

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Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets 99-98 to take 2-0 lead

Stephen Curry scored 33 points to turn back another spectacular performance by James Harden, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 99-98 on Thursday night to take a 2-0 lead in... Read more »

Published May 21, 2015

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