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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 13 hours ago

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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 »

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Utah State hires Louis Wilson as assistant basketball coach

Utah State has hired Louis Wilson as an assistant coach under Tim Duryea. The university announced the hiring Thursday morning. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Agent: Hawks' DeMarre Carroll has no structural damage in knee

DeMarre Carroll's agent says an MRI on Carroll's left knee showed no structural damage, and Carroll is hoping to play for the Hawks by Friday night's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Judge dismisses domestic violence charges against Ray Rice

MAYS LANDING, N.J. — A judge in New Jersey has dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Former Jazzman DaMarre Carroll hurts left knee as Hawks fall to Cavaliers, 97-89

The Hawks have been here before in this postseason, down 1-0 after losing the opening game of a series at home. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Smith, James lead Cavs past Hawks 97-89 in Game 1

J.R. Smith knocked down a tough 3-pointer, then another. Turning toward the fans, their heckling transformed to groans, he blew off his right index finger and motioned toward his side, like he was... Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Timetable for decision on teams in LA could be moved up

Los Angeles might be in the NFL's future sooner than anyone thought. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Cuban wrestlers prepare to face US in Times Square

Invited to take part in an exhibition against the U.S. in Times Square, top Cuban wrestlers quickly received approval from their government to make the trip. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Former Jets linebacker pleads guilty in 'revenge porn' case

A former New York Jets linebacker pleaded guilty Wednesday to three charges in connection with a domestic dispute that invoked New Jersey's landmark "revenge porn" law. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Curry: Bringing daughter to interview was a last-minute call

Stephen Curry knows he may no longer be the biggest star in his family. At least for one day, that title belonged to his 2-year-old daughter, Riley. Read more »

Published May 20, 2015

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Warriors rally past Rockets 110-106 in Game 1 of West finals

Stephen Curry hit two free throws in the final seconds to finish with 34 points, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from 16 points down in the second quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 110-106... Read more »

Published May 19, 2015

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NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on conversion turnovers. Read more »

Published May 19, 2015

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Kraft: Patriots won't appeal team's fine, draft penalties

Now that Patriots owner Robert Kraft is not appealing his team's punishments in the deflated footballs scandal, only his quarterback's challenge remains. Read more »

Published May 19, 2015

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Everett Golson gets chance to replace Jameis Winston at Florida State

Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year. Read more »

Published May 19, 2015

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Fight of century becomes fight in court as fans sue Pacquiao

Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. Read more »

Published May 19, 2015

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Severely injured vets find healing, hope through sports

As an Air Force crew chief in Afghanistan and Iraq, part of Sgt. Tim McDonough's dangerous mission was recovering the remains of soldiers killed in combat. Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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Expansion LA soccer team plans new stadium on Sports Arena site

The expansion Los Angeles Football Club plans to construct the country’s most expensive privately financed soccer stadium on the site of the Sports Arena in Exposition Park, making it the... Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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Rockets back in conference finals first 1st time since '97

James Harden scored 31 points, Dwight Howard had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Houston Rockets never trailed in a 113-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, sending them to the... Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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McIlroy finishes at 21 under, wins Wells Fargo Championship

Rory McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a dominating seven-shot victory Sunday over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers. Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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Sudden Impact: Quick, early goals doom RSL in road loss to Montreal

RSL never recovered after surrendering goals in the 18th and 20th minute during a 4-1 loss Saturday at Saputo Stadium. Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next

American Pharoah has Bob Baffert back in the Triple Crown groove. Read more »

Published May 16, 2015

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In the NFL, helmet sensors are a sensitive issue

When big-money NFL careers are at stake, the use of impact-measuring sensors in football helmets isn't as routine as one might expect. Read more »

Published May 16, 2015

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Pierce's shot too late, Hawks hold on to beat Wizards 94-91

Kyle Korver was the Atlanta Hawks' closest defender as Paul Pierce shimmied to his left and launched a 3-point try, hoping to extend the Washington Wizards' season by forcing overtime in Game 6 of... Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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Boxing fan accelerates plans to renovate Ali's boyhood home

Muhammad Ali's brother on Friday recalled their wrestling matches while growing up in their family's modest Kentucky home. No punches were supposed to be thrown because their parents wouldn't allow... Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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