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1 week ago

‘Laws of Base Ball’ documents fetch record $3.2 million at auction

A trove of historical documents that shed fresh light on the origins of baseball sold at auction on Sunday for more than $3.2 million, a record auction price for papers related to the sport that became America's "national pastime."

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Golf’s Olympic inclusion questioned after high-profile no shows

After a 112-year absence golf was brought back for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, with the International Olympic Committee eager to tap into new markets and win new viewers.

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Curry injured again as Warriors rout Rockets 121-94

The Golden State Warriors overcame the absence of guard Stephen Curry in the second half, and set another NBA record, routing the Houston Rockets 121-94 in Game Four.

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1 week ago

Dallas grand jury indicts former quarterback Johnny Manziel

If convicted, he could face up to a year in jail.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

Atsede Baysa, left, and Lemi Berhanu Hayle, both of Ethiopia, pose for photos after they won the women's and men's divisions of the 120th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

2 weeks ago

The best sports shots this week

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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2 weeks ago

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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2 weeks ago

Soccer legend Pele debuts biopic

Brazilian soccer star Pele, in New York for the premiere this week of a new movie about his career at the Tribeca film festival, said he hopes the film will inspire a new generation of players.

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2 weeks ago

NFL to help CFL with officiating program

The leagues said Friday that beginning this season, a group of NFL officials will work as part of CFL crews during preseason and regular-season games in June and July.

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2 weeks ago

Nine-hole format could provide shot in the arm game needs

With more and more part-timers finding they have less time for 18-hole golf lasting upwards of four hours, a shorter form of the sport could give the amateur game the shot in the arm it desperately needs.

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2 weeks ago

Kane keeps Blackhawks alive with double overtime winner

Duncan Keith needed only three words to describe the importance of Patrick Kane's goal 3:07 into the second overtime on Thursday that propelled the team to a 4-3 win over the St Louis Blues.

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Lamar Odom offered a chance to return to basketball

The troubled star has launched a comeback after finding himself out of the sport and struggling with substance abuse.

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2 weeks ago

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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Frontier League Discusses Possible — But Not Probable — Springfield Return

Could Springfield once again support a professional baseball league? Maybe someday.

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Pete Rose leads off induction ceremony for Bobblehead hall

Baseball's career hits leader will be the inaugural inductee to the new bobblehead hall on Saturday at a ceremony in a downtown Milwaukee theater.

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2 weeks ago

Flyers avoid elimination, Panthers even series

The Philadelphia Flyers have extended their season by at least one game.

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NFL Draft: Norman suddenly a free agent

Josh Norman is now an unrestricted free agent after the Carolina Panthers surprisingly rescinded their non-exclusive franchise tag offer to the All-Pro cornerback.

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2 weeks ago

Valero Texas Open preview

Past tournament winners Zach Johnson and Jimmy Walker highlight a field of 156 players.

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2 weeks ago

Rio Games countdown starts with Olympia torch lighting

The official countdown to this year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics began on Thursday when the torch was lit at the site of the ancient Games, with organizers hoping it will shift attention away from Brazil's political and financial turmoil.

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2 weeks ago

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today.

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4 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 4

A Grammy Award statuette is photographed, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 in Chicago.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

21 hours ago in Music

Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, dead at 69

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Born Alice Faye Williams, the former Black Panther activist gave birth to the legendary rapper in 1971.

22 hours ago in Entertainment

Jim Beam fills 14 millionth bottle of bourbon

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Jim Beam has filled and sealed its 14 millionth barrel of bourbon since the 1933 repeal of Prohibition, achieving a first in the bourbon industry.

22 hours ago in Music

Fans thirsty for ‘Lemonade’ as Beyoncé breaks Taylor Swift’s chart record

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Beyoncé has shattered Taylor Swifts's Billboard album chart record by landing Hot 100 places for all the tracks from her new album "Lemonade."

23 hours ago in Entertainment, Viral Videos

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ as told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.