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MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference at uncertain time for college athletics. Read more »

Published Aug. 19, 2014

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Johnny Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

Manziel raised his middle finger toward the opponents' bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter of Monday night's 24-23 loss to the Washington Redskins. Truth be told, it was... Read more »

Published Aug. 19, 2014

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Johnny Manziel struggles in Browns' loss to Redskins

Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn't make Mike Pettine's decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach. Read more »

Published Aug. 18, 2014

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Rose hears cheers as US beats Brazil 95-78

Derrick Rose heard the cheers and showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Chicago product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. beat Brazil 95-78 on Saturday night in a tuneup for the... Read more »

Published Aug. 16, 2014

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Chicago's Jackie Robinson West creating LLWS buzz

Win or lose, youngsters from Chicago will leave a lasting impression on the Little League World Series. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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AP source: Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Rob Manfred has been elected baseball's 10th commissioner and will succeed Bud Selig in January. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Olympic swimmer heading home '1,000 times better' after spinal cord injury

Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen rolled through the hospital doors in her sleek-looking purple wheelchair, her familiar smile on her face and her bubbly personality ready to be unleashed. Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth,... Read more »

Published Aug. 14, 2014

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Lions' Ansah getting ready to return

There's a bit of turmoil on the inside of the Detroit Lions' defensive line. Read more »

Published Aug. 13, 2014

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Air Force coaches told to help curb assaults

The superintendent of the Air Force Academy said Wednesday she has told athletic coaches to take a bigger role in preventing sexual assaults, pulling them into the years-long campaign at the school... Read more »

Published Aug. 13, 2014

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Sterling loses appeal to block LA Clippers sale

Donald Sterling's latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was shot down Wednesday by a California appeals court. Read more »

Published Aug. 13, 2014

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Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through

Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Read more »

Published Aug. 12, 2014

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Pacers believe Paul George will make full recovery

The Indiana Pacers expect Paul George to make a full recovery from his gruesome injury — they're just not planning on having him in the lineup next season. Read more »

Published Aug. 12, 2014

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Utah State opponent preview: Inexperience, schedule could hamper Tennessee

Tennessee believes it's on the way to recapturing its former status as an perennial Southeastern Conference contender. Read more »

Published Aug. 12, 2014

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Mostly positive reviews for NFL's new tablets

Adjusting to new technology just isn't easy for some people, even in the NFL where everyone is trying to find that winning edge. Read more »

Published Aug. 11, 2014

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Probe: No sign of criminal intent in Tony Stewart crash

The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. Read more »

Published Aug. 11, 2014

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Bad behavior on social media can cost recruits

Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, the high school that produced Crimson Tide quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Jake Coker, there's a new preseason ritual for football players: the social media... Read more »

Published Aug. 11, 2014

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After 3 boring majors, Rory McIlroy wins riveting PGA

Rory McIlroy won his second straight major championship and fourth of his young career, rallying on the back nine in the PGA Championship. Read more »

Published Aug. 10, 2014

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How will 13-member panel pick the College Football Playoff teams?

How will the new panel decide on top teams? Will so-called great teams still be left out? As its first season unfolds, the group could create an all-new set of questions about whether the process... Read more »

Published Aug. 10, 2014

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As probe begins on fatal collision, Tony Stewart steps away from the track

The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. Read more »

Published Aug. 10, 2014

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Bill Self: Andrew Wiggins wants to be traded to Minnesota

Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future. Read more »

Published Aug. 10, 2014

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Tony Stewart pulls out of NASCAR race after fatal crash

Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the darkened... Read more »

Published Aug. 10, 2014

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LeBron says he'll stay with Cavs beyond contract

LeBron James is home and he's not leaving again. Read more »

Published Aug. 8, 2014

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Rory McIlroy in a familiar spot in final major

Rory McIlroy is making this PGA Championship feel like 2000 all over again at Valhalla. Read more »

Published Aug. 8, 2014

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Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

In a landmark decision issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled in favor of former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon and 19 others in a lawsuit that challenged the NCAA's regulation... Read more »

Published Aug. 8, 2014

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