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What if the NHL Doesn't Play in 2020/2021?

No fanbase in pro sports is more equipped to handle the disappointment of a season without their favourite sport than the NHL's. In the past 30 years you've endured three lockouts/strikes. The 1994/1995 season was reduced to 48 games, so too was the 2012/

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B/R Staff Roundtable: Predicting Lakers vs. Heat Winner and NBA Finals MVP | Bleacher Report

Six months after the COVID-19 pandemic put the NBA 's regular season and postseason in jeopardy, we've finally made it to the 2020 NBA Finals ...

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The *real* reason Bryson DeChambeau won the 2020 U.S. Open

Yes, Bryson DeChambeau crushes his tee shots, but he didn't win the U.S. Open simply because he's long. Here's how he actually slayed Winged Foot.

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Everything you need to know for final week of the MLB season

Must-see matchups, pennant race-defining moments, potential MVPs. We've got it all covered in 2020's dramatic stretch-drive finale.

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Bowing to pressure, Big Ten will begin eight-game football season in October

Big Ten presidents agreed to a plan Wednesday to move forward with an eight-game season starting Oct. 24 after postponing fall schedule in August.

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Report: Coach K, ACC Coaches to Propose 'All-Inclusive' 2021 NCAA Tournament | Bleacher Report

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski is leading a push for an NCAA tournament that will feature every Division I men's basketball team...

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White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito throws no-hitter vs. Pirates

Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito threw the first no-hitter of the 2020 season in a brilliant outing vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Bubble fatigue cited as mental challenge during NHL playoffs

The hotels might be posh, their amenities and service first rate, and yet life inside the NHL’s two playoff bubbles isn’t exactly glamorous.

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Why the Reds are close to squandering advantage they have over NL Central rivals

Coming into the season, the schedule favored Cincinnati, but that could soon change

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MLB reacts to Joe Kelly's 8-game suspension | theScore

Trending News & Rumors for Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, Soccer & More

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Dodgers' Joe Kelly, Dave Roberts suspended by MLB after Astros incident

Los Angeles reliever Joe Kelly and manager Dave Roberts were suspended following Tuesday night's benches-clearing incident in Houston.

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Winners and Losers of MLB's 2020 Schedule Release

Highlighting the best, worst and quirkiest parts of MLB's unprecedented 60-game slate.

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NBA Announces Revised 2019-20 Season Schedule for Return After COVID-19 Hiatus

As the NBA prepares for its return on July 30, the league has released its schedule for the remainder of the regular season.

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Richard Petty to attend Talladega in support of Bubba Wallace

Racing legend Richard Petty will attend Monday's race at Talladega Superspeedway to support driver Bubba Wallace, sources tell ESPN's Marty Smith.

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Will Empty Bleachers Change the Psychology of Sports? | WIRED

When German and US soccer kick off this summer, there will be no crowds. That might squelch the home-field advantage—and the emotion that drives players.

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'Doomed to fail': 5 takeaways from MLB's proposal to play baseball in 2020

An actual proposal to play the 2020 season has been voted on and approved by owners and will now go to the players. But there is still a lot to work out before MLB starts playing baseball.

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NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24-team Stanley Cup playoff

The NHL’s reopening plan has shifted from completing the regular season to staging a 24-team tournament that would include a best-of-three play-in round

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MLB discussing plan to start season in late June, playing in home stadiums with realigned league

MLB is optimistic this week that it can start the 2020 season in late June, playing at least 100 regular-season games.

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How Tiger Woods is still playing golf during the coronavirus shutdown

Tiger Woods is still able to play golf during the coronavirus shutdown by following specific precautions, he told Jim Nantz.

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NFL free agency 2020: The first grades are in

NFL free agency 2020: The Post graded all 32 teams thus far, and the top seven as a group have one combined Super Bowl win in the past 45 years. Four have not won a playoff game in at least 17 years.

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Current and Former Patriots Take to Social Media to React to Tom Brady's Departure

Social media is peppered with memories and well wishes for No. 12 by his current and former teammates.

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Tom Brady leaving New England Patriots

Tom Brady's career is over with the New England Patriots. The future Hall of Fame quarterback announced his decision to leave the organization Tuesday morning as he officially hits the open market in free agency.

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Cowboys are in major trouble with Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper

With the new CBA being approved by the NFLPA on Sunday morning, the Dallas Cowboys are now in rough shape to re-sign both Day Prescott and Amari Cooper.

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How a shortened NHL season could affect trades with specific conditions

If the final dozen or so NHL games are canceled and the league decides to move directly into the playoffs, a shortened season could affect trade conditions.

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Emergency goalie David Ayres an unlikely star: ‘I could not ask for much more’ | Toronto Sun

David Ayres will never forget his night in the National Hockey League.And the 42-year-old netminder will never forget when the incredible nature of the once-in-a-lifetime moment dawned on him.

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The Dodgers Have Paid A Huge Price In MLB’s Latest Cheating Scandal

The Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw have had their legacies altered by the Astros and Red Sox cheating.

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The top 25 questions for the second half of the 2019-20 NHL season

The first half of the 2019-20 NHL season is in the books, and not everything went as we expected. There were coaching changes in Toronto, Calgary, Dallas, New Jersey and Nashville, and surprising teams played their way into playoff contention.

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The Patriots are done; but now they are only just beginning

The Patriots offseason is getting started a little earlier than usual. As our Tom E. Curran writes, it gives the organization much-needed time to navigate a challenging path forward.

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NFL Awards 2019: The MMQB’s Picks for MVP, Coach of the Year and More

There’s a runaway pick for this season’s MVP, but what about coach of the year or offensive rookie of the year? The MMQB’s voters cast their ballots.

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49ers Richard Sherman holds ‘bad blood’ grudge against Jim Harbaugh

Richard Sherman's return to Seattle conjured up memories Thursday of his personal feud with former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh.

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Pro Bowl: Tom Brady not selected for first time since 2008

A trying season has left Tom Brady out of the Pro Bowl for the first time since 2008, as he was not one of the three AFC quarterbacks selected.

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7 blockbuster deals to dream of on Black Friday

Black Friday is here, and with it comes holiday shoppers searching for the best deals. Major League general managers have been known to get in on the action, lighting up the Hot Stove with some blockbuster trades on this notorious day of shopping.
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The NFL’s top candidates to be dealt before the trade deadline

It could be a busy trade market ahead of the Oct. 29 deadline and we’ve got a list of players who could be on the move.

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Brady carries unbeaten Patriots past winless Redskins 33-7

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Playing before an appreciative audience in a place far from home, Tom Brady helped the New England Patriots stay unbeaten by picking apart the lowly Washington...

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Every playoff scenario for Cardinals, Brewers on the final Sunday of MLB's regular season | Sporting News

St. Louis and Milwaukee will try to decide the NL Central race and the second NL wild-card spot in their respective Game 162s. They may need a Game 163 against each other.

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Crumbling Cubs lose 5th straight 1-run game

The Cubs lost their fifth straight one run game after blowing another ninth inning lead to lose to the Cardinals 3-2 on Sunday.

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Colorado Avalanche Frustration with Contracts: Mikko Rantanen and Altitude

The Colorado Avalanche have two sticky contract situations -- one with winger Mikko Rantanen and the other with cable providers.

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Which NFL Offense Has the Most Reason to Panic After Week 1?  - The Ringer

For the Bears, Browns, Buccaneers, Falcons, and Steelers, the 2019 season didn’t start as planned. But were their opening-weekend duds just early-season flukes, or a cause for serious concern?

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The 4 most surprising NFL teams, for better or worse, in the first week

The Browns and Steelers laid an egg, but the Cowboys finally have a real offense. Geoff Schwartz recaps the good and bad surprises of Week 1.

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Predicting 10 Perfect Blockbuster Moves of MLB's Upcoming Offseason | Bleacher Report

We're a little less than a month removed from the end of the 2019 MLB regular season with another thrilling postseason to follow...

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Barnwell - Realistic 2019 goals for the NFL's 10 worst teams

What qualifies as a successful season for the 10 teams with the worst playoff chances? Here's what each needs to see.

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What will happen before Wednesday's MLB trade deadline? Our experts weigh in

Which big name will move next? What will we remember about this trade season? And, umm, what are the Mets doing? We answer 10 big deadline questions.

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Absolutely No One Could Stop These Enraged Cubs Fans From Fighting

Every good fan fight has a defining quality, and this one is no different. What we have here is not an alarming display of savagery, or swift and frightening violence, or even anything that rises to slapstick humor. What we have here is simply two women w

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Deal or No Deal: MLB Trade Predictions 1 Month from the 2019 Deadline | Bleacher Report

With MLB trade season set to kick into high gear as July approaches, it's the perfect time for a round of predictions...

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Yankees' red flags appear amid in rare loss

On Sunday, the Yankees got a bit of a wake-up call from Justin Verlander and the Astros, who pounded the Bombers, 9-4, in The Bronx, preventing a home-team sweep.

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NBA Draft Picks 2019: List of Results, Grades and Analysis | Bleacher Report

The 2019 NBA draft—a day when young hoopers accomplished their dreams of reaching the big league, and teams sent veterans to new homes. The selection process started with two near-locks Thursday evening...

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All-NBA team voting’s actually high-stakes winners and losers - SBNation

The video of Klay Thompson’s reaction says it all. There was a lot at stake for marquee free agents this year.

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USGPA Championship 2019 round two tee times, including Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy

Defending champion Brooks Koepka made an inspired start at the PGA Championship with a dominant display that for several hours seemed destined to give him a big lead after the first round on Thursday.

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The Wisdom of Johnny Miller: A collection of his most candid and provocative commentary - Golf Digest

As he prepares to sign off as NBC's lead golf analyst, Johnny Miller's words about his career and the game still resonate

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Bob Costas Says He’s Done With NBC After 40 Years

The Peacock quietly is losing one of its most colorful, popular and sometimes controversial broadcasters. Forty years after he joined NBC, Bob Costas quietly confirmed today that he’ll no lon…

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Breaking down the 20 new names on the Hall of Fame ballot

Mariano Rivera is a no-doubt first-ballot Hall of Famer. But how much support will the Cooperstown cases of Roy Halladay, Andy Pettitte and others get from voters?

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12 important thoughts on the Lakers vs. Rockets fight

Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo, and Brandon Ingram spent Saturday tossing haymakers. We break it down.

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Tiger Woods Working Down Checklist to Winning Again | Golf Channel

Tiger Woods has passed nearly every test in his latest comeback, and it now only seems like a matter of time before he puts it all together.

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The 2018 Free-Agent Class No Longer Looks Poised to Change Baseball - The Ringer

If Bryce Harper, Clayton Kershaw, Josh Donaldson and others don’t rebound, and teams fail to spend big for another year, it could spell trouble for free agency as we know it

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Why The New Helmet Rule Could Make The NFL Unrecognizable

It's the 2018 season, December in Carolina, and the Panthers are in the postseason hunt. They are playing the division-leading Saints, and quarterback Cam Newton is scrambling...

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Dodgers launch season-high seven home runs in 8–7 win to sweep Mets

Turner hits go-ahead extra-inning home run; Bellinger, Hernández each go deep twice

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The house doesn’t always win: Las Vegas may lose millions on the Golden Knights

Betting on a home team was largely a new experience for Vegas locals. But they bought in early on the Golden Knights, despite the long odds.

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Ranking MLB's Best Pitching Rotations as the Season Heats Up | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights

One interesting early trend of the 2018 Major League Baseball season is the comeback of starting pitchers. They've cut their ERA from 4.49 in 2017 down to 4.22...

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Re-picking every No. 1 NFL draft pick since 2000 | For The Win

Spoiler alert: Tom Brady is the new No. 1 pick in the 2000 NFL draft.

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Everything you need to know about the binge-worthy NBA playoffs

Can Houston unseat Golden State? Is Cleveland a sleeping giant? The storylines are endless as we embark on the NBA's binge-worthy second season.

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Benches clear twice in Red Sox-Yankees; 2 players, 1 coach ejected

Yankees designated hitter Tyler Austin and Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly were ejected from Wednesday's game at Fenway Park, the result of the second benches-clearing scuffle on the night.

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Masters 2018: Patrick Reed's real problem might be that people just don't know him - Golf Digest

Patrick Reed's complicated public image could be a reflection of distance more than anything else.

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Blackhawks Called In An Accountant As Emergency Goalie — And He Crushed It : The Two-Way : NPR

"The initial shock happened when I had to dress," Scott Foster said after the Blackhawks' 6-2 victory. "You just kind of black out after that."

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Rusty Staub, beloved Mets icon, dead at 73 - NY Daily News

In every way, Rusty Staub, the beloved Mets' hitting icon, who passed away early Thursday morning at age 73, was bigger than life.

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The 2018 MLB Preseason Power Rankings - The Ringer

Opening Day is almost upon us, and we’re here to tell you why Your Favorite Team isn’t as good as the Houston Astros

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Loyola-Chicago recalls 1963 champions as it pulls off buzzer-beater win

On the 55th anniversary of Loyola-Chicago's "Game of Change," this year's squad made a memory of its own, pulling off a buzzer-beating upset of Miami in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Loyola's 98-year-old chaplain said she never had a doubt.

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Charles Barkley’s breakup with Michael Jordan proves his greatness

It still pains Charles Barkley. He and Michael Jordan were once best friends, but they don’t speak anymore. “It’s disappointing and it hurts a lot,” Barkley said. A couple of years ago, Barkley sai…

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Browns' wild 36-hour trading spree reportedly left other NFL teams 'stunned'

The Browns shocked pretty much everyone in the NFL with their rash of trades

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NBA free agency: Klay Thompson wants to stay with the Warriors, but can they keep him? - SBNation.com

Golden State will soon be in a predicament similar to Oklahoma City. The Thunder traded James Harden. What will the Warriors do?

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Golfer achieves one-in-a-gazillion feat - Golf Digest

Golfer achieves one-in-a-gazillion feat. What Peggy Lynn Hicks accomplished defies human understanding of probability.

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Tiger Woods arrested - Tiger Woods is lost, in every literal and figurative way

Tiger Woods has again reduced himself to a punchline and reminded the world how reckless he can be. Now, we are left to wonder if and how he will find his way back.

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MLB players with improved Trade Deadline value

Make no mistake: Deals turned before this year's non-waiver Trade Deadline on Aug. 1 will have a lasting impact, vaulting contenders toward October and rebuilders into a brighter future. Within the next few weeks, clubs will really begin to wheel and deal

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Another whopper trade! Eagles move to No. 2, Browns slide to No. 8

The Eagles are the latest to make a bold move in the draft. They're now picking second overall.

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The NFL is fine with its confusing catch rule - SBNation.com

The league will tweak the rules on chop blocks and horse collars and institute an automatic ejection for players who get two personal fouls in single game, but no changes are coming on how to determine whether or not a player caught a football.

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The Riskiest Signings of NFL Free Agency so Far | Bleacher Report

The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

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Tate rips title from Holm in 5th round at UFC 196

Challenger Miesha Tate took the bantamweight championship from Holly Holm with a rear-naked choke submission in the fifth round at UFC 196 in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

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The 1 Move Each NFL Team Would Be Most Wise to Make This Offseason | Bleacher Report

The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

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After falling into coma, former Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson dies at 29

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson has died due to catastrophic organ failure, according to multiple reports. Hanson fell into a coma on Monday. Born in Tulsa, Okla., Hanson was raised in San Bernardino County, Calif. He was a 22nd-round draft pic

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Kansas City Royals Win First World Series In 30 Years

The Royals beat the New York Mets 7–2 in Game 5 of the series on Sunday.

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How Very Polite Canadians Do a Sports Riot

When the Toronto Blue Jays clinched a spot in the American League Championship Series on Wednesday, their fans naturally wanted to engage in some public celebration—so they took to the streets. But there would be no fires or overturned cars.

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NBA Season's Most Intriguing Matchups

The NBA released the full schedule for 2015-16 on Wednesday night, and fans are already marking their calendars for the big-time matchups to watch...

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Australia's Jason Day birdies the last to win the Canadian Open by one shot at Glen Abbey golf club - ABC News

Australia's Jason Day holes a seven-metre birdie putt on the last to win the Canadian Open by one shot from American Bubba Watson.

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Latest NBA Rumors, Buzz After Draft

Following the barrage of rumors involving teams possibly looking to move up in the draft, the NBA focus shifts to trades involving players and free agency...

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Report: Notebook pages show Pete Rose bet on baseball as player

Pages from a long-hidden notebook published on Monday show Pete Rose bet on baseball as a player, contradicting his long-standing claim that he bet only as a manager.

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Wilson Did Its Job, Says A Seamstress Who Handed Off to the N.F.L. for 48 Years

Jane Helser recently retired from working at the Wilson Sporting Goods factory in Ada, Ohio, where employees accustomed to precise specifications see the Patriots’ deflation scandal as a distant issue.

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Mark McGwire on Jose Canseco: ‘I don’t care to ever speak to him again.’ |

The current Dodgers hitting coach won't forgive his former teammate for a tell-all book.