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NCAA prez's #AskEmmert goes hilariously bad

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St Helens 14-33 Wigan | Super League match report

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St Helens 14-33 Wigan | Super League match report
St Helens 14-33 WiganIt was a pass, and a try, that would deserve to win any derby. Sean O'Loughlin, the Wigan captain who had already stretched over for the game's opening score, was set free just inside the St Helens half, ran diagonally across the field as he searched for support, and "just saw Sarge [Dan Sarginson, the right wing] in the corner of my eye".It took a special player to throw that pass, a good 20 metres to his ... more

Bernard Hopkins ready to write a fresh chapter against Beibut Shumenov

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Bernard Hopkins ready to write a fresh chapter against Beibut Shumenov
Hopkins defends his IBF title at age of 49 against Kazakh Paulie Malignaggi gets another title shot on undercardIt is long odds that Bernard Hopkins had access to the writing of Gabriel García Márquez in 1982, the year the celebrated Colombian writer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Hopkins was a Philadelphia street punk newly delivered into the care of the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution with a rap sheet he'd been working on since he was 14, and, unlike ... more

N.H.L. Playoff Roundup: Third Overtime Is the Charm for the Blues

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Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give St. Louis a 4-3 victory over Chicago in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night.


GAME 1 FEATURED MATCHUP: CHRIS PAUL VS. STEPHEN CURRY

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GAME 1 FEATURED MATCHUP: CHRIS PAUL VS. STEPHEN CURRY

D'Antoni meets with Lakers brass, job intact

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The worst season in Los Angeles Lakers history ended. Two days of exit interviews ensued. And Mike D'Antoni walked out of the Lakers' practice facility ... more

Bobcats' Douglas-Roberts makes most of 2nd chance

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Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts remembers feeling so depressed last year that he didn't want to get out of bed.

Kupchak says Kobe, Lakers on same page

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Kobe Bryant looks to be having an excellent anniversary trip in Paris, judging by the photos posted on his wife's Instagram account.

Jazz win tiebreaker, get No. 4 spot for lottery

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The Utah Jazz have won a tiebreaker with the Boston Celtics, giving them a chance for a better pick in the NBA draft.
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Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Former N.F.L. Star Joins C.F.L.

published about 20 hours ago
The former N.F.L. receiver Chad Johnson, 36, signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

Jets’ Chris Johnson Disputes Report That Knee Is Arthritic

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Jets’ Chris Johnson Disputes Report That Knee Is Arthritic
Running back Chris Johnson, signed on Wednesday, laughed on Thursday when told of the ESPN report and said he wouldn’t have passed the physical if ... more

Jets Add Backfield Spark; Giants Get Insurance

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Jets Add Backfield Spark; Giants Get Insurance
The Jets signed running back Chris Johnson, adding speed to their backfield, and the Giants picked up Josh Freeman to back up Eli Manning at ... more

Concussion Cases Inspire New Course at George Washington’s Law School

published Sun, Apr 13 2014 21:11 GMT
The litigation arising from brain injuries in the N.F.L. has prompted George Washington University’s law school to devote a course to the ramifications of such ... more

Sports Briefing: Browns Retain Pro Bowler Alex Mack

published Sat, Apr 12 2014 00:09 GMT
The Cleveland Browns matched a five-year, $42 million offer from the Jacksonville Jaguars for their Pro Bowl center, Alex Mack.

N.H.L. Playoff Roundup: Third Overtime Is the Charm for the Blues

published about 8 hours ago
Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give St. Louis a 4-3 victory over Chicago in Game 1 of their first-round ... more

Rangers 4, Flyers 1: After a Rookie’s Mistake, It’s Advantage: Rangers

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Rangers 4, Flyers 1: After a Rookie’s Mistake, It’s Advantage: Rangers
Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored on four-minute power play in the third period, propelling the Rangers over the visiting Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1 ... more

Rangers Score 3 in 3rd, Top Flyers in Opener 4-1

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Carl Hagelin's contribution to the New York Rangers' playoff-opening win was etched all over his busted-up mouth.

Power Briefly Goes Out Ahead of Sharks-Kings Game

published about 21 hours ago
Power went out briefly at the SAP Center less than an hour before the scheduled start of Thursday night's playoff opener between the San Jose ... more

In a Reunion, 2 Rangers and a Flyer Recall Glory

published about 22 hours ago
The playoffs will reunite the Rangers’ Brad Richards and Martin St. Louis with a former teammate, the Flyers’ Vincent Lecavalier. The trio formed the core ... more

Innovation: Who Made That Relief Pitcher?

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Innovation: Who Made That Relief Pitcher?
And how a changed statistic changed the bullpen.

South Korean MLB Prospect Choi Banned for Doping

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Seattle Mariners prospect Choi Ji-man has been suspended for 50 games after the first baseman tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, Major League Baseball said ... more

Roundup: Dodgers Edge Giants; Puig Returns to Lineup

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Yasiel Puig was 1 for 4 in Los Angeles’s win amid reports that smugglers who helped him leave Cuba had been threatening him.

Yankees 10, Rays 2: Sabathia Overcomes an Ace and a Dome, With Help From a Triple Play

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Yankees 10, Rays 2: Sabathia Overcomes an Ace and a Dome, With Help From a Triple Play
C. C. Sabathia, in his best start this season, allowed two runs, only one of them earned, in seven innings. He gave up seven hits ... more

McCutchen, Alvarez Lead Pirates Over Brewers

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Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs, Pedro Alvarez had a three-run shot and pinch-hitter Josh Harrison broke ... more

JAMIE CARRAGHER: Don't attack Alan Pardew, he's doing a good job at Newcastle

JAMIE CARRAGHER: Don't attack Alan Pardew, he's doing a good job at Newcastle
Nobody could ever accuse North East football of lacking emotion but that, at times, is a hindrance and Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was right when ... more

Adam Lallana: I've no pace or power but my magic feet took me to the top with Southampton and England

Adam Lallana: I've no pace or power but my magic feet took me to the top with Southampton and England
NEIL ASHTON: Adam Lallana is a ball player, making things happen for club and country by drifting across the front three positions, always looking for ... more

Jamie Carragher's top five cup final goals: Steven Gerrard's strike against West Ham in 2006 tops the list

Jamie Carragher's top five cup final goals: Steven Gerrard's strike against West Ham in 2006 tops the list
Gareth Bale could not have secured his first medal at Real Madrid in more spectacular style and it left me thinking about the best goals ... more

Nico Rosberg v Lewis Hamilton: Which Mercedes star is in driving seat for Formula One title?

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Nico Rosberg v Lewis Hamilton: Which Mercedes star is in driving seat for Formula One title?
PHIL DUNCAN: The drivers’ championship already looks like a straight duel between Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. So, how do the pair match ... more

Paul Lambert calls on Aston Villa fans to get behind their team against Southampton

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Paul Lambert calls on Aston Villa fans to get behind their team against Southampton
Paul Lambert has pleaded with Aston Villa supporters to create a positive atmosphere for the visit of Southampton on Saturday — but conceded fans are ... more

VIDEO: Highlights: Glasgow 27-9 Ulster

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Highlights from Glasgow's 27-9 win over Ulster in the Pro12 at Scotstoun.

AUDIO: Post-match: Leicester boss Cockerill

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Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill speaks to BBC Radio Leicester after Friday's 24-20 defeat at Harlequins

Glasgow Warriors 27-9 Ulster

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Glasgow Warriors illustrate their play-off credentials by beating Ulster and moving up to third in the Pro12.

Moores to be new England coach

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Peter Moores is to be named England coach for a second time, BBC Sport understands.

Newcastle v Saracens (Sun)

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Team news as Newcastle host Saracens in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Kingston Park (15:00 BST).

Choi Leads Rain-Delayed RBC Heritage

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K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.
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Korean K.J. Choi Beats Bad Weather to Take Heritage Lead

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South Korean K.J. Choi wielded a hot putter to vault into the clubhouse lead during the second round at the $5.8 million RBC Heritage in ... more
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Haas Withdraws With Wrist Injury

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Former FedEx Cup champion Bill Haas withdrew Friday from the RBC Heritage with a wrist injury.
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Westwood Surges Clear in Malaysia as Larrazabal Dives for Cover

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Lee Westwood surged four shots clear at the halfway stage of the European Tour's Malaysian Open on Friday after an eventful second round where Spain's ... more
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Larrazabal Jumps in Water Trap to Avoid Hornets

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Spain's Pablo Larrazabal has been forced to dive into a water hazard to avoid attacking hornets during his second round in the Malaysian Open on ... more
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Moores to be new England coach

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Peter Moores is to be named England coach for a second time, BBC Sport understands.

ECB set to announce new England coach

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The England and Wales Cricket Board will announce the identity of the new England coaching team at 10:30 BST on Saturday.

Trott to take break from cricket

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England batsman Jonathan Trott is to take a break from cricket because of a recurrence of his anxiety issues.

Lancashire announce £3.5m profit

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Lancashire County Cricket Club announce a record operating profit of £3.5m for the year ending December 2013.

Injured Pietersen out of IPL opener

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Kevin Pietersen will miss Delhi Daredevils' IPL opening game against Bangalore on Thursday with a finger injury.
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