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2 weeks ago

Dancer who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombings will run it

Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost her left leg below the knee in the April 2013 attacks, which killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during the first half of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Cavaliers defeated the Celtics and take a 3-0 lead in the series.

2 weeks ago

LeBron says criticism he undermines coaches is unfair

James says people get his influence "misconstrued because I'm a smart basketball player and I've voiced my opinion about certain things."

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton watches action from the sideline in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the New England Patriots Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass.

2 weeks ago

Cam Newton: ‘I’m an African American QB that scares people’

Newton says, "People are going to judge, and have opinions on things I don't have control over."

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Newton’s jersey sales not so super

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton is expected to be named the NFL's MVP this season after leading the Panthers to Super Bowl 50, but in terms of jersey sales, "Superman" is a mere mortal compared to the league's other elite signal-callers.

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2 weeks ago

Federal judge approves revised NCAA concussions settlement

A federal judge in Chicago gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to a revised NCAA $75 million settlement that aims to end a large class action over the college athletics association's handling of head injuries suffered by student athletes.

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2 weeks ago

Tennis to review anti-corruption unit

Tennis' governing bodies have announced they will commission an independent review of their anti-corruption unit to restore "public confidence in our sport" following media reports that possible evidence of match-fixing was not properly investigated.

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MLB eyes in London in 2017

MLB, which has opened its season in a non-traditional market abroad seven times, would not confirm specific details mentioned in a report on its website that stated any games in London are expected to be part of a mid-season trip.

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2 weeks ago

Probe of Manning HGH claim won’t be completed by Super Bowl

The National Football League (NFL) said on Tuesday their review of allegations that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had HGH sent to his house will not be completed before he competes in the Super Bowl on Feb. 7.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

FILE - This is a Jan. 13, 2016, file photo showing Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin on the bench during the first half of an NBA game against the Miami Heat, in Los Angeles. Blake Griffin hurt his hand in an altercation with a member of the Los Angeles Clippers' staff on the team's current road trip and will be sidelined just as he was nearing a return from another injury. Coach Doc Rivers said Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, that the team would be releasing a statement about the incident and that it would be addressed more fully before the Clippers' evening game in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

3 weeks ago

Blake Griffin out for up to six weeks with broken hand

The star forward underwent a procedure and was treated by an orthopedic surgeon after returning early to Los Angeles from a five-game road trip, the team said Tuesday. He has a spiral fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand.

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning watches the AFC championship trophy presentation following the NFL football AFC Championship game between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Denver. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 20-18 to advance to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

3 weeks ago

Peyton Manning to Belichick: ‘This might be my last rodeo.’

The five-time MVP's season ends Feb. 7 in the Super Bowl against Carolina.

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3 weeks ago

NASCAR releases 2016 schedule

Here's a look at the major scheduling changes for the upcoming race season.

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3 weeks ago

Super Bowl: Panthers’ Davis has surgery, Broncos are wearing white

The Broncos have chosen to wear their white road uniforms in Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers for a simple reason.

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3 weeks ago

MLB Commissioner Manfred on his first year

On the anniversary of becoming baseball commissioner, Rob Manfred reflects on his first year and looks ahead to possible changes to the game.

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Serena maintains hex on Sharapova to reach semis

Reigning champion Serena Williams ramped up the power in the second set to vanquish fifth seed Maria Sharapova for the 18th match in a row and reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-4 6-1 victory on Tuesday.

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3 weeks ago

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 weeks ago

Newton excited for Super matchup against Manning

Considered a front-runner for NFL MVP honors, Newton will lead his team against five-time MVP winner Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl.

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3 weeks ago

Oklahoma stays No. 1 in AP poll, North Carolina right behind

The Associated Press Oklahoma, despite losing to Iowa State last week, remains No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball…

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3 weeks ago

Former QB Vince Young arrested in Texas

The former NFL star was pulled over and arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated.

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3 weeks ago

Rivera: LB Davis has surgery, expected to play in Super Bowl

Davis broke his arm in the second quarter of Carolina's 49-15 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in the NFC championship. Davis said after the game he fully expected to play in the Feb. 7 Super Bowl because, "I believe in me."

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The teenager shot the victim because he was wearing shorts from a rival gang.