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NFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated balls

An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least... Read more »

Published 26 minutes ago

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Conley comes back, leads Grizzlies past Warriors 97-90

Mike Conley returned just eight days after having facial surgery to score 22 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies used a smothering defensive effort to beat the Golden State Warriors 97-90 on Tuesday... Read more »

Published 13 hours ago

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Sleepless nights for Woods over Vonn split, father's death

Tiger Woods felt rusty and tired Tuesday at The Players Championship — rust because he has played one tournament in three months, fatigue because of his personal life. Read more »

Published 15 hours ago

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With Wall out, Hawks beat Wizards 106-90 to even series 1-1

Shortly before tipoff, the Atlanta Hawks learned that John Wall wouldn't be playing for the Washington Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Read more »

Published 15 hours ago

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Big 12's Bowlsby backs off title game talk after meetings

The Big 12 has tapped the brakes on the conference championship game talk. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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Juventus tops Real Madrid 2-1 as Champions semifinals start

Alvaro Morata scored against his old team in the ninth minute, helping Juventus beat defending champion Real Madrid 2-1 Tuesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry wins NBA MVP

Some called him too small. Others too fragile. Read more »

Published May 4, 2015

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Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs

The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done. Read more »

Published May 3, 2015

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004

Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to his first win of the season at an old familiar place that has always been good to his family. Read more »

Published May 3, 2015

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Astros win 10th in row, Gattis homers twice to beat Mariners

Evan Gattis homered twice and the Houston Astros won their 10th straight game, boosting the best record in the American League by beating the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Sunday. Read more »

Published May 3, 2015

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Vonn says relationship with Woods is over

The relationship between Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn is over, with both taking to social media to say they were parting ways. Read more »

Published May 3, 2015

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Floyd Mayweather wins decision over Manny Pacquiao in richest fight ever

The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best. Read more »

Published May 3, 2015

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Chris Paul returns from injury, lifts Clippers past Spurs, 111-109 in Game 7

Chris Paul banked in a shot over Tim Duncan with a second left to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 111-109 victory over the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 on Saturday night... Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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American Pharoah gives Baffert 4th Derby win

The win by the sweet-striding colt gave Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his fourth Derby win, and jockey Victor Espinoza his third and second in a row. Read more »

Published May 2, 2015

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Just what kind of fight will Mayweather-Pacquiao be?

Five years in the making, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao meet Saturday night in the richest — and arguably most overhyped — fight in the history of the sport. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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Baffert's 2 bullets take aim at 141 Kentucky Derby

Bob Baffert hopes he's celebrating in the winner's circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn't know which horse or owners would join him. Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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First lady touts academics in Detroit college signing speech

First lady Michelle Obama told more than 2,000 Detroit students they should commit to getting an education beyond high school and celebrate academics like many do sports during a speech Friday at... Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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Warriors GM Bob Myers voted NBA's executive of the year

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers won the NBA's executive of the year award Friday after assembling a roster that rolled to a franchise-record 67 wins and earned the league's top... Read more »

Published May 1, 2015

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Top 2 picks of Winston, Mariota prove importance of QBs

Even with significant off-field baggage, Jameis Winston was the first pick in the NFL draft Thursday night. Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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NFL draft first-round blog: Day 1 under wraps

A pair of quarterbacks, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, went 1-2 to kick off the 2015 NFL draft Thursday night in Chicago. From there, the rest of the first round passed with only two trades... Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins named NBA's top rookie

Andrew Wiggins has been named the NBA rookie of the year. Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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Harbaugh, Lewis, Ravens visit schools in riot-torn Baltimore

Ravens coach John Harbaugh, his players and former star linebacker Ray Lewis visited two Baltimore schools Thursday to help quell tension in the city following days of rioting. Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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Oklahoma City Thunder hire Florida's Billy Donovan as head coach

A person familiar with the situation says Florida coach Billy Donovan has agreed to become the Oklahoma City Thunder's next coach. Read more »

Published April 30, 2015

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Right call? Orioles take the field in riot-torn Baltimore

With rubble and debris looming nearby, and tempers still smoldering in riot-torn Baltimore, the Orioles played a baseball game on Wednesday. Read more »

Published April 29, 2015

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Orioles to play White Sox on Wednesday in closed stadium due to riots

After a pair of postponements caused by rioting in Baltimore, the Orioles and Chicago White Sox will play Wednesday at Camden Yards in what is believed to be the first game without fans in Major... Read more »

Published April 28, 2015

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