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Steve Ballmer is richest team owner in world, according to Forbes

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Steve Ballmer is richest team owner in world, according to Forbes
Steve Ballmer is the richest team owner in the world, according to a list relesased by Forbes of the world's wealthiest billionaires.

Adrian Leijer swaps Melbourne Victory for Chinese Super League club

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Adrian Leijer swaps Melbourne Victory for Chinese Super League club
Former Victory skipper moves to Chongqing Lifan‘Disappointed to leave during A-League season,’ says LeijerMelbourne Victory have confirmed their former captain Adrian Leijer has signed a two-year deal with Chinese Super League club Chongqing Lifan.Leijer left Melbourne on Thursday to have a medical with the Chinese team. The 29-year-old defender had played 176 A-League games for the Victory since 2005 and was a member of the 2006-07 championship team.Thank you to the Melbourne Victory family for sharing the past decade with ... more

Peterson Just 1 of the Players Left in Limbo by Ruling

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As NFL free agency begins, Peterson, Hardy left in limbo by court ruling

NHL pluses and minuses: Jaromir Jagr is enjoying Florida

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NHL pluses and minuses: Jaromir Jagr is enjoying Florida
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:

To Tag or Not to Tag an NFL Quandary

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To tag or not: Justin Houston, Demaryius Thomas are, Suh isn't


Rivers: Griffin could be back this weekend

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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, who has been out three weeks due to a staph infection, has been running "full-tilt" and could be back ... more

Teletovic (clots) aims for 6-month return

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Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic told reporters Monday the clots are gone, he feels great and he hopes to return in six months.

Power Rankings: Hawks Lurking Near Top After Perfect Week

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Power Rankings: Hawks Lurking Near Top After Perfect Week
The Hawks have measuring stick games against the playoff-bound Rockets and Cavaliers this week before taking on the 76ers on the road.

Pistons recall Miller from D-League

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The Detroit Pistons have recalled forward Quincy Miller from the team's Grand Rapids affiliate in the NBA Development League.

Pekovic out for Wolves against Clippers

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Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic did not play against the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night because of a sore right ankle that has bothered ... more
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Peterson Just 1 of the Players Left in Limbo by Ruling

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There is a defensive end heading for free agency who had 15 sacks in his last full season. The kind of player a team can ... more

Victim's Sister Takes Stand in Ex-NFL Star's Murder Trial

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The sister of a man allegedly shot to death by former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez said on Monday she saw her brother get ... more

To Tag or Not to Tag an NFL Quandary

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NFL games have begun for 2015.

Giants Place Franchise Tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul

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The New York Giants placed the franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul after the 26-year-old rebounded from two injury-plagued seasons.

Cowboys Put Franchise Tag Worth $12.8 Million on Dez Bryant

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Dez Bryant will get four more months to work on a long-term deal with the Cowboys and make $12.8 million next year after the team ... more

N.H.L. Roundup: Islanders’ Trades Bolster Their Roster for the Stanley Cup Push

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N.H.L. Roundup: Islanders’ Trades Bolster Their Roster for the Stanley Cup Push
The Islanders made several deals at the N.H.L.’s trade deadline, most notably acquiring Buffalo goaltender Michal Neuvirth to back up Jaroslav Halak.

N.H.L. Roundup: Rangers Get High-Scoring Defenseman From Arizona and Make Two Other Deals

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The Rangers acquired Keith Yandle, who topped the Coyotes this season with 41 points in 63 games and leads all defensemen in power-play points since ... more

The Nashville Predators Are Hockey’s Improbable Steamroller

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The Nashville Predators Are Hockey’s Improbable Steamroller
Nashville, the home of country music, is singing the praises of its surging N.H.L. team.

N.H.L. Roundup: Hurricanes Top Islanders With Hot Second Period

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Four goals in the second were too much to overcome as the Islanders suffered a home loss.

Former Star, Healthy Again, Adjusts to a Humbler Life in the Minors

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Former Star, Healthy Again, Adjusts to a Humbler Life in the Minors
Until Saturday, when it was announced that his rights had been traded to the Florida Panthers, Dany Heatley, a 13-year N.H.L. veteran and a former ... more

A Yankee Hurler Shows Great Mechanics

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A Yankee Hurler Shows Great Mechanics
Teams may almost universally use live pitching during scrimmages, but Manager Joe Girardi chose not to for the Yankees’ first intrasquad game.

Tigers SS Iglesias Back on Field in Win Over Fla Southern

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Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias played in his first game in more than a year, and the Tigers beat Florida Southern 12-2 Monday at spring training.

Countdown On as Baseball Readies for Pace of Play Rules

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During his playing career, Mike Hargrove's unique routine at the plate went something like this: step into the batter's box, adjust gloves, brush lip, tap ... more

Brad Hand Helps Marlins Beat FIU 7-2

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Brad Hand needed only nine pitches in a perfect first inning Monday for the Miami Marlins, who beat Florida International 7-2.

A's Switch-Pitcher Hopes to Find Spot With Oakland

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Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the ... more

England are a work in progress, but Stuart Lancaster is running out of opportunities to establish some World Cup momentum

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England are a work in progress, but Stuart Lancaster is running out of opportunities to establish some World Cup momentum
Events in Dublin on Sunday served as a jolting indication that England remain a work in progress and are running out of opportunities to establish ... more

Padraig Harrington wins Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens as Paul Casey and Ian Poulter let victory slip through their fingers

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Padraig Harrington wins Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens as Paul Casey and Ian Poulter let victory slip through their fingers
DEREK LAWRENSON -WORLD OF GOLF:A golden opportunity to register a rare victory on the PGA Tour slipped through the fingers of Paul Casey and Ian ... more

Winston Reid looks set to snub Tottenham and Arsenal and sign new deal at West Ham

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Winston Reid looks set to snub Tottenham and Arsenal and sign new deal at West Ham
Winston Reid is ready to sign a new contract with West Ham after all, following his latest round of talks. The New Zealand defender is ... more

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo goes berserk after boyhood club Estudiantes win derby against Gimnasia

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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo goes berserk after boyhood club Estudiantes win derby against Gimnasia
Marcos Rojo surrendered his Manchester United allegiances for the evening as he watched his local boyhood club Estudiantes in action against Gimnasia in the fierce ... more

Carl Froch wants Andre Ward unification battle at Nottingham Forest's City Ground 

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Carl Froch wants Andre Ward unification battle at Nottingham Forest's City Ground 
JEFF POWELL: Carl Froch is challenging Andre Ward to cross the Atlantic for the first time in his career and face him at Nottingham Forest’s ... more

Should England expect to win Slams?

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After hopes of a Six Nations clean sweep slip by for another year, Tom Fordyce asks whether English rugby fans should expect more.

VIDEO: Trimble lauds Sexton after Irish win

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Ireland wing Andrew Trimble praises the performance of team-mate Jonathan Sexton in Sunday's 19-9 victory over England in the Six Nations.

Which counties want Kevin Pietersen?

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Kevin Pietersen needs to score runs in county cricket to have any chance of an England return, but do any counties want him?

Worcester bring in Vuna and Lewis

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Worcester Warriors sign Australia international Cooper Vuna, as well as Ospreys' Sam Lewis, for the rest of the season.

Wakefield defeat 'a horror show'

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Head coach James Webster describes Wakefield's 58-16 Super League loss to Widnes as a "horror show" and a "nightmare".

On Golf: Padraig Harrington Beats Daniel Berger in Honda Classic Playoff

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On Golf: Padraig Harrington Beats Daniel Berger in Honda Classic Playoff
Harrington, 43, a three-time major winner ranked 297th entering the tournament, topped Berger, 21, on Monday on the second playoff hole at the P.G.A. National ... more
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Harrington Clears Mental Hurdle to Return to Winner's Circle

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Padraig Harrington's drop down the rankings ended with a playoff win over Daniel Berger at the Honda Classic on Monday, the Irishman keeping those barren ... more
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Berger So Close to Remarkable Rookie Win

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Rookie Daniel Berger came from nine strokes behind the lead to enter a playoff for the Honda Classic on Monday but lost out on the ... more
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Harrington Ends Seven-Year Wait With Honda Victory

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Padraig Harrington ended a seven-year title wait on the two main tours when he won the Honda Classic in a playoff with American rookie Daniel ... more
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Harrington and Berger in Honda Playoff

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Ireland's Padraig Harrington sank a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to force a playoff against American rookie Daniel Berger after the final round ... more
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Which counties want Kevin Pietersen?

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Kevin Pietersen needs to score runs in county cricket to have any chance of an England return, but do any counties want him?

'Irish relishing South Africa showdown'

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Ireland wicketkeeper Gary Wilson believes the boys in green can add South Africa to their list of World Cup scalps.

Atherton calls on England to change

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Ex-captain Mike Atherton says England must make changes to turn their World Cup form, calling for Alex Hales to play.

What have we learned at World Cup?

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With the Cricket World Cup just over halfway through the group stage, what have we learned from the tournament so far?

South Africa aware of Irish strength

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Former Ireland coach Adrian Birrell will ensure South Africa know everything about Tuesday's World Cup opponents.
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