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  • Alabama, Florida State Highlight NCAA Football Opening WeekendAlabama, Florida State Highlight NCAA Football Opening Weekend
    Each year, the college football season begins with an epic affair and this year's opener should be a great one. The first weekend of the  season begins with the “Game of the Century,” as evenly matched No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 Florida State  face off in a  contest of titans Saturday night.  
  • Former MVP Don Baylor, 68, Dies of CancerFormer MVP Don Baylor, 68, Dies of Cancer
    RepublishReprint Don Baylor, who established himself as both a successful player and manager, died on Monday at the age of 68. According to a statement released by his wife, Rebecca, Baylor had been battling cancer for nearly 14-years, and eventually succumb to the disease. In a statement released by his wife, Rebecca explained of her […]
  • Baseball’s Checkered Past With Gambling No Longer an IssueBaseball’s Checkered Past With Gambling No Longer an Issue
    RepublishReprint As popular as sports are in the United States, one of the driving forces behind the industry is gambling. According to the Nevada Gaming Commission, $3.2 billion was spent on sports gambling in the state’s casinos alone in 2011, with 41 percent of that amount being wagered on football. This is just the tip […]
  • Blue Jackets Coach John Tortorella Gets ExtensionBlue Jackets Coach John Tortorella Gets Extension
    Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella received a one-year contract extension, the team announced Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed by the club for Tortorella, who won the Jack Adams Award last season as the NHL’s coach of the year. He is just the sixth coach in the league to win the award on multiple […]
  • Woeful 76ers Hope Markelle Fultz Can Lead Them Back to RespectabilityWoeful 76ers Hope Markelle Fultz Can Lead Them Back to Respectability
    There was a time when the Philadelphia 76ers were one of the powerhouses of the NBA. This was the team of Julius Erving, Charles Barkley, Moses Malone, Wilt Chamberlain, and Alan Iverson. Times have changed for the 76ers.
  • Royals Halt Astros’ 11-Game Win StreakRoyals Halt Astros’ 11-Game Win Streak
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Moustakas went 4-for-5 with a two-run ninth-inning walk-off homer as the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Houston Astros 9-7 Tuesday night. That ended the Astros’ 11-game winning streak. Moustakas hit his team-leading 15th home run with two out after Salvador Perez had singled. Ken Giles (0-1) took the […]
  • Penguins Survive Late Predator Rally to Win, 5-3Penguins Survive Late Predator Rally to Win, 5-3
    PITTSBURGH — Awakening from a slumber after going 37 minutes without taking a shot on goal, the Pittsburgh Penguins proved that they hadn’t forgotten how to shoot and score, after all. Rookie Jake Guentzel broke a tie by scoring from the right side 16 minutes, 43 seconds into the third period, ending the Penguins’ bizarre […]
  • Colin Kaepernick may be ready  to walk away from the NFLColin Kaepernick may be ready to walk away from the NFL
    There’s been a ton of speculation about Colin Kaepernick and why he remains unsigned. Given his national anthem protest, he’s too controversial. He’s on a vegan diet and has lost weight. He wants too much money. Now, Peter King at MMQB hears another theory that sounds credible: Kapernick is done with the NFL. King wrote: […]
  • Larry Bird Steps Down as President of Indiana PacersLarry Bird Steps Down as President of Indiana Pacers
    The Indiana Pacers officially announced Monday that Larry Bird is stepping down as president of basketball operations. Kevin Pritchard, the team’s vice president of basketball operations/general manager, will assume Bird’s position. Bird will remain with the Pacers in an advisory role. “I felt it was time to step away in a full-time capacity,” Bird said […]
  • Anthony Rendon 3 HRs, 10 RBIs Record Day for NationalsAnthony Rendon 3 HRs, 10 RBIs Record Day for Nationals
    WASHINGTON — Anthony Rendon went 6-for-6 with three home runs and drove in a career-high 10 runs and Matt Wieters had three hits, including two homers and four RBIs, as the first-place Washington Nationals crushed the New York Mets 23-5 on Sunday. It was the first multi-homer game in the career of Rendon, who entered […]

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