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Lindsey Vonn heads home for world champs in winning shape

Exceeding expectations in her comeback season, Lindsey Vonn now heads to her hometown world championships injury-free and winning races in style. Read more »

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Patriots coach Bill Belichick on deflated footballs: 'We try to do everything right'

Saying his team "followed the rules to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick explained how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that... Read more »

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David Wise picks Winter X over worlds as big events overlap

Freestyle skier David Wise had a title to defend at the Winter X Games and the world championships, within a few days of each other, in halfpipes more than 5,000 miles apart. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Out for the season? Kobe to be re-examined before deciding injury fate

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant's torn right rotator cuff will be re-examined Monday before the Los Angeles Lakers decide whether the superstar guard needs potentially season-ending surgery.... Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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Bill: Doctor would be required at NYC youth football games

The New York City Council is considering legislation that would require a doctor to be present at all youth tackle football games to monitor concussions. Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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Gloves from infamous Ali-Liston rematch going to auction

Boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time. Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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Seahawks fans pull out their wallets for Super Bowl tickets

After watching their team win with a series of improbable moves in the NFC championship game, Seahawks fans are hoping a similar kind of luck will get them Super Bowl tickets. Read more »

Published Jan. 22, 2015

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Brady, Belichick offer no explanation for deflated footballs

The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2... Read more »

Published Jan. 22, 2015

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Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 season

Jeff Gordon, the wildly popular four-time NASCAR champion, said Thursday he will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season. Read more »

Published Jan. 22, 2015

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Hope Solo suspended for 30 days from US national team

Goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended from the U.S. women's national team for 30 days and won't participate in matches next month in Europe. Read more »

Published Jan. 21, 2015

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Deflated balls latest in Belichick's reputation for guile

Add underinflated footballs to the list of incidents giving Bill Belichick a reputation for guile and playing above the rules. Read more »

Published Jan. 21, 2015

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ESPN sues Notre Dame over police records involving athletes

ESPN has filed a lawsuit against University of Notre Dame, alleging the school is violating Indiana's public record laws by withholding police incident reports about possible campus crimes... Read more »

Published Jan. 21, 2015

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Boston 2024 makes Olympic bid info public

Sailing in Boston Harbor. Baseball at Fenway Park. Beach volleyball on Boston Common, the oldest public park in the United States. Read more »

Published Jan. 21, 2015

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FIFA returns $100M to Brazil; World Cup cost $15 billion

Football's world governing body FIFA said Tuesday it had set up a $100 million World Cup Legacy Fund for Brazil, aimed at sports facilities, youth and women's football, and medical and health... Read more »

Published Jan. 20, 2015

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Patriots' Vince Wilfork helps accident victim after AFC title game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady earned his latest Super Bowl berth, then left Gillette Stadium with his supermodel wife. Patriots coach Bill Belichick probably went straight to the film room.... Read more »

Published Jan. 19, 2015

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Broncos announce Gary Kubiak as 15th head coach in franchise history

The Denver Broncos announced Monday that they’ve hired former Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak as their 15th head coach in franchise history. Kubiak agreed to terms on a four-year contract with the Broncos on... Read more »

Published Jan. 19, 2015

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NFL investigating whether Patriots used deflated footballs

is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Read more »

Published Jan. 19, 2015

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Unbeaten Kentucky, Virginia stay 1-2 atop AP Top 25 poll; Utah slips to No. 12

No. 12 Utah each slipped down four spots for the week's biggest fall. Read more »

Published Jan. 19, 2015

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Women's basketball: Pac-12 has logjam atop conference with 3 unbeatens

Arizona State, Stanford and Oregon State all sit at 5-0 in the conference, although that will change Monday with the 11th-ranked Cardinal hosting the No. 13 Sun Devils. The Beavers face Washington... Read more »

Published Jan. 19, 2015

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NBA's D-League becoming a testing ground for new ideas

David Arseneault Jr. thought nothing of the email when it first appeared in his inbox. Read more »

Published Jan. 19, 2015

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All in a day: Lindsey Vonn gets record and surprise visit from Tiger Woods

Lindsey Vonn won a super-G Monday for her record 63rd World Cup victory and celebrated with an embrace from a surprise visitor — boyfriend Tiger Woods. Read more »

Published Jan. 19, 2015

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Patriots rout Colts, punch ticket to Super Bowl against Seahawks

With a trip to the Super Bowl at stake, Bill Belichick and his coaching staff emptied their bag of tricks Sunday night. Read more »

Published Jan. 18, 2015

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Seahawks rally stuns Packers 28-22 in OT to return to the Super Bowl

Plagued by turnovers and outplayed much of Sunday by Green Bay, the Seahawks staged an improbable comeback and beat the Packers 28-22 in overtime. Read more »

Published Jan. 18, 2015

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PGA golfer Robert Allenby beaten, bruised and stunned over Hawaii robbery

Robert Allenby could barely open his left eye Sunday morning. He says it was bruised and swollen from a robbery and beating in Honolulu that he still can't explain. Read more »

Published Jan. 18, 2015

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