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Police: Ex-Saint Will Smith gunned down in case of road rage

Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed in a case of road rage by a man who had rear-ended his car, police said Sunday. Read more »

Published April 10, 2016

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Olympic venues nearly ready for TV; big worries elsewhere

Olympic inspectors are taking their final look this week at Rio de Janeiro's preparations. Read more »

Published April 10, 2016

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Replica of schooner America set to begin epic tour

Sailor and businessman Troy Sears is heading out on an epic nautical road trip that might not end until he's circled the globe with America, a replica of the schooner that gave the America's Cup... Read more »

Published April 10, 2016

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Former Saints defensive end Will Smith shot and killed

Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed Saturday after a traffic accident. Read more »

Published April 10, 2016

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Golden State Warriors tie Bulls' record with 72nd win, end Spurs' home streak

Stephen Curry had 37 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 92-86 Sunday night for their 72nd victory this season, tying the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls for the single-season... Read more »

Published April 10, 2016

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Spieth stumbles but still keeps Masters lead

What looked to be another march to the Masters for Jordan Spieth suddenly turned into a walk on the wild side Saturday. Read more »

Published April 9, 2016

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Spieth hangs on to Masters lead, but just barely

The final pairing for a weekend at the Masters is what everyone wanted — Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, winners at four of the last six majors. Read more »

Published April 8, 2016

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Prosecutors: Hastert sought to hide sex abuse of 14-year-old

Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to a person the former House speaker sexually abused when the victim was 14 years old and Hastert worked as a high-school teacher and wrestling coach... Read more »

Published April 8, 2016

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Who's your Daddy? Modern baseball may have new founder

Coinciding with the start of the major league season, a set of game-changing documents went up for sale this week. Their authenticity and significance are verified by experts including John Thorn,... Read more »

Published April 8, 2016

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In win for SEC and ACC, NCAA bans satellite football camps

The NCAA has shut down so-called satellite camps, prohibiting college football coaches from holding or working at camps and clinics for high school players on other school's campuses. Read more »

Published April 8, 2016

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Suns end 7-game skid with 124-115 win over Rockets

James Harden perfectly encapsulated the mood of the Houston Rockets after yet another loss dealt a serious blow to their dwindling playoff chances. Read more »

Published April 7, 2016

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Jordan Spieth picks up where he left off at Augusta National

Jordan Spieth atop the leaderboard might be the latest tradition at Augusta National. Read more »

Published April 7, 2016

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Big debacle for Big Easy: A 6-putt 9 to start the Masters

Ernie Els was 2 feet from a par to start the Masters. Read more »

Published April 7, 2016

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Rio Mayor: 'No graft charges against city' tied to Olympics

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes says the city's preparations for the South America's first Olympics have not been touched by the spreading corruption scandal that is gripping Brazil. Read more »

Published April 7, 2016

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Four-Peat: UConn beats 'Cuse for 4th straight national title

Breanna Stewart and UConn stand alone. Geno Auriemma, too, after another flawless season by the dominating Huskies. Read more »

Published April 5, 2016

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NFL picks Twitter to stream Thursday night games

The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday night games. Read more »

Published April 5, 2016

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Syracuse provides tough test as UConn tries to make history

It wasn’t long after UConn’s overwhelming win over Oregon State in Sunday’s national semifinal that the Huskies realized what was next for them. Read more »

Published April 4, 2016

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Villanova tops Carolina 77-74 on Jenkins' buzzer-beater

One good shot deserved another. Read more »

Published April 4, 2016

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Former Utah Stars player Zelmo Beaty joins Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal and Yao Ming in Basketball Hall of Fame

Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal, Tom Izzo, Sheryl Swoopes, Yao Ming and Jerry Reinsdorf have been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Read more »

Published April 4, 2016

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MLB roundup: Royals hold off Mets 4-3 in opening rematch of World Series

The reigning champion Kansas City Royals picked up where they left off in November, beating Matt Harvey and the New York Mets 4-3 on Sunday night in the first opening-day rematch of a World Series. Read more »

Published April 3, 2016

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NCAA Tournament championship: Brotherly battle between Jenkins, Britt for national title

Kris Jenkins and Nate Britt, brothers in every way except blood, are giving each other the silent treatment for about 48 hours. Read more »

Published April 3, 2016

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Syracuse women beat Washington 80-59, reach NCAA title game

Alexis Peterson scored 18 points and Brittney Sykes added 17 to help Syracuse roll past Washington 80-59 and into their first women's national championship game. Read more »

Published April 3, 2016

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Tuck and Stewart lead UConn back to the title game

Morgan Tuck scored 21 points and Breanna Stewart added 16 to help UConn rout Oregon State 80-51 in record fashion Sunday night in the women's Final Four. Read more »

Published April 3, 2016

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Retired soccer star Abby Wambach arrested for DUI in Oregon

Retired World Cup soccer champion Abby Wambach was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence. Read more »

Published April 3, 2016

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Double-digit seed Syracuse loses 83-66 to UNC in Final Four

A double-digit loss for Syracuse, the double-digit seed that made it to the Final Four. Read more »

Published April 2, 2016

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