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3 weeks ago

Toronto manager ignites baseball backlash with ‘dresses’ comment

The manager of the Toronto Blue Jays faced a backlash on Wednesday after saying players might have to "wear dresses" because umpires in Tuesday's game enforced a new slide rule designed to take deliberate contact out of baseball.

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3 weeks ago

Day heads stellar cast to set up a Masters special

If a standout movie is guaranteed by a stellar cast, then the Masters is shaping up as one of the best in recent memory with all of the game's leading players having produced superb form over the past three months.

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3 weeks ago

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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4 weeks ago

Peyton Manning good at football, not good at karaoke

The Super Bowl champ joined country singer Lee Brice on stage on Monday night in Nashville and let's just say we don't expect a recording contract to be forthcoming.

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4 weeks ago

Villanova, UNC title game had record-low ratings

It made for exciting basketball. But the NCAA championship game didn't make for great TV ratings.

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4 weeks ago

LeBron tops Power 100 list for third straight year

It marked the third consecutive year that James, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers, topped the list while Stephen Curry, who led the Golden State Warriors to an NBA title last year, shot into second place from 45th.

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4 weeks ago

Five players to watch at the 2016 Masters

Jason Day will arrive at Augusta National as the hottest player in the game.

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4 weeks ago

Patriots fans sue NFL over lost ‘Deflategate’ draft picks

Seven New England Patriots fans sued the National Football League on Tuesday, asking a judge to reverse a decision by the league to strip the team of a first-round pick in this month's draft over allegations of underinflated footballs.

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4 weeks ago

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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4 weeks ago

Watch Kyle Busch surprise a fan in traffic

Coming off a win at the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, the NASCAR driver gives a fellow motorist the surprise of a lifetime.

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4 weeks ago

Twitter to stream NFL Thursday night games

Twitter was bidding against a number of companies, including Verizon, Yahoo, and Amazon to win the deal.

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4 weeks ago

Thirty years since ‘Golden Bear’ turned back Masters clock

Three decades ago, Jack Nicklaus was no longer the 'Golden Bear' and had been labeled the 'Olden Bear' by some.

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4 weeks ago

Nickelodeon star Alex Wolff cast as Boston bomber

The former Nickelodeon star, 18, and newcomer Themo Melikidze will play the Tsarnaev brothers, who masterminded a terrorist attack during the marathon in Boston, Massachusetts in 2013.

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4 weeks ago

MLB: Newcomers span and Murphy have impressive debuts

Denard Span had quite a debut for the Giants in their 12-3 win over Milwaukee.

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4 weeks ago

Dramatic buzzer-beater earns Villanova NCAA title

Villanova beats North Carolina in final of NCAA Tournament, wins first title since 1985.

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4 weeks ago

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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4 weeks ago

Shaq, Iverson, Yao lead Hall of Fame class of 2016

Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Tom Izzo and modern-day basketball pioneers Yao Ming and Sheryl Swoopes headline the 2016 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class announced Monday.

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4 weeks ago

Tiger out of the Masters

Tiger Woods will miss the Masters for only the second time since his tournament debut in 1995, saying he is "not physically ready" for the year's opening major.

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4 weeks ago

Hard-luck Cubs open season as World Series favorites

Though they were ultimately swept by the New York Mets in the National League Championship Series, going deep into the postseason was a victory of sorts for long-suffering Cubs fans.

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4 weeks ago

Herman wins Houston Open to earn Masters invite

American journeyman Jim Herman earned a last-minute invitation to the Masters when he secured a one-stroke victory at the Houston Open on Sunday.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.