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Monday, March 14, 2016
Kansas is the overall No. 1 seed. North Carolina got another of the top spots. The other No. 1s, Virginia and Oregon, were considered surprises in some circles. The 68-team tournament starts Tuesday.
Monday, March 07, 2016
Fresh off a Super Bowl victory, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning announced he will retire after 18 seasons. Tennis star Maria Sharapova said Monday she failed a drug test.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
World soccer's much-maligned governing body picks a new president this Friday. Much of the soccer-loving public disdains FIFA and is skeptical a new president will bring about positive change.
Friday, February 05, 2016
Earlier in the season, many suggested Peyton Manning was through and should retire. He has since rebounded and will lead his Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's NFL Super Bowl.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
The Buffalo Bills have appointed the first female full-time coach in the NFL. Kathryn Smith will be a quality control assistant coach on special teams. But whether this position means...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The violence that spilled over in the NFL playoff game between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati last weekend was a reminder of the thin line between the controlled mayhem of an NFL game and actual mayhem.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Alabama beat Clemson 45-40 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night. On the pro side of the sport, there's still fallout from the contentious Pittsburgh-Cincinnati Game.
Friday, January 01, 2016
The new film
Concussion has many football players thinking about the possible long-term health risks of the game. But that hasn't stopped two brothers from taking the field.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
For more than a decade, a rowing coach in Oregon has been teaching teenagers the value of hard work with tough love that sticks.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
In a statement, FIFA said Blatter's ban was tied to a $2 million payment he made to FIFA Vice President Michel Platini. FIFA says that Blatter was not able to provide a "legal basis" for that payment.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Pete Rose will not be eligible for the Hall of Fame, at least for now. Major League Baseball announced Monday it was denying his plea for reinstatement. Rose received a lifetime ban f...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
One of Major League Baseball's greatest players has been banned since 1989 for gambling on the game. But sports leagues' traditionally hard attitudes toward sports gambling seem to be softening.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Former NFL players who are fighting the settlement terms will have their say in a federal appeals courtroom in Philadelphia on Thursday. Payouts for the potential $1 billion settlement are on hold.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
There are new safety rules this week targeting concussions in youth soccer. As part of a lawsuit settlement, the United States Soccer Federation
has announced new restrictions on striking the ball with the head.
new rules eliminate heading for players 10 and under, and limit heading in ...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
When African-American players on the University of Missouri's football team called for a boycott of games, it was the latest moment in a long history of players taking a stand for civil rights.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Baseball is a team sport. But as the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets prepare to play Game 1 of the World Series tonight, there's a tremendous amount of focus on one player in particular.
And the spotlight is on New York second baseman Daniel Murphy for good reason.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
The baseball term for a superfast pitch is a word you'll be hearing often this week: heater. Lots of heaters will be thrown during the World Series, which starts Tuesday night.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Some women recently have become pioneers in pro sports leagues that have been the exclusive domain of men. Will the momentum mean more women will find a place in leagues that have long shut them out?
Monday, October 05, 2015
Lacey Scroggins, 18, was in class in Roseburg when a gunman burst in and started shooting. Her father, Randy, a pastor at New Beginnings Church of God, recounts how Lacey says she survived.