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Jameis Winston says he made 'poor word choice' in…

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he made a "poor word choice" when making comments at an area elementary school.

AP Source: Mavericks get Noel from 76ers for…

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Dallas Mavericks have acquired big man Nerlens Noel from Philadelphia

Bird, Kidd say don't look for OKC's Westbrook to…

Larry Bird and Jason Kidd know firsthand the all-around effort it takes to record a triple-double in the natural flow of the game, and they don't expect Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook to back off down the stretch of the regular season

Kansas guard Graham apologizes after traffic…

Kansas guard Devonte Graham is free on bond after being arrested on a traffic-related warrant

Rick Pitino restrained after verbal exchange with…

Lousiville head coach Rick Pitino had to be restrained from going after a North Carolina as he worked off the court for halftime during the Top 10 matchup on Wednesday.

Power of science: Warriors thrive with chemistry…

All that concern about adding Durant to Warriors' lineup? Golden State has jelled just fine

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UNC: fan ejected after exchange with Louisville's…

North Carolina coach Roy Williams apologized to Louisville's Rick Pitino after the Cardinals coach had a heated verbal exchange with a fan as he came off the court for halftime during Wednesday night's game

Report: Chris Christie Being Considered to…

New Jersey governor Chris Christie could be considered to replace New York sports talk radio host Mike Francesa, according to NorthJersey.com.

D-League getting respect as legit NBA minor…

The NBA Development League has grown from an eight-team, largely overlooked sideshow to a 22-team league inching closer to becoming a legitimate minor league system

As trade rumors swirl, George gets back to work…

Paul George showed up to work Wednesday wearing the same Indiana Pacers uniform he has all season

Truex forced to relive closest 2nd in Daytona 500…

Martin Truex Jr. is reminded everywhere that he was edged by Denny Hamlin in the closest finish in Daytona 500 history a year ago

Ole Miss Announces Self-imposed Bowl Ban for 2017…

Ole Miss announced a self-imposed postseason ban for its football program for the 2017 season on Wednesday. The ban comes after the university received a notice from the NCAA that detailed allegations of eight additional rules violations. 

Brooks' 3 leads No. 6 Oregon past Cal 68-65

Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play to cap a comeback from 16 points down and No. 6 Oregon beat California 68-65 to keep its hopes alive for a Pac-12 title

Gillon's 3 at buzzer lifts Syracuse past No. 10…

John Gillon hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer, and Syracuse upset No. 10 Duke 78-75 as the Orange kept alive their postseason hopes

Wizards Acquire Nets’ Bogdanovic for Nichols…

The Wizards have acquired Nets shooting guard Bojan Bogdanovic and forward Chris McCullough in exchange for forward Andrew Nicholson, guard Marcus Thornton and a 2017 first-round pick, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports.

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Transgender wrestler's state bid spotlights Texas…

A 17-year-old high school wrestler has qualified for the girls state tournament in Texas while transitioning from female to male

#DearAndy: What will conferences look like in the…

Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples answers your Twitter and Facebook Live question about what conferences could look like in the future.

Top-ranked UConn routs No. 23 Temple for 102nd…

Napheesa Collier scored a career high 31 points and top-ranked UConn routed No. 23 Temple 90-45 on Wednesday to extend the program's record winning streak to 102 straight games

Talking 'bout AI: Gaughan recalls Hoya days with…

Brendan Gaughan was the only NASCAR driver to earn a shoutout in Allen Iverson's Hall of Fame induction speech last fall

Lakers' Jeanie Buss says she waited too long to…

In an apperance on Spectrum Sports Net, Lakers executive Jeanie Buss said she probably waited too long to fire her brother Jim and general manager Mitch Kupchak.

Earnhardt wants to win a title then ride into…

Dale Earnhardt Jr. made a comment that has raised questions about the future for NASCAR's most popular driver

Former NFL players union director dies at age 76

Ed Garvey, the lawyer who led the National Football League Players Association through strikes in 1974 and 1982 has died at age 76

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#DearAndy: Which college football coach could win…

Which college football coach could win the governor's race in his state? SI's Andy Staples takes a look at some of the Power 5 coaches that might fit the bill.

'Fire and Ice': Boogie nicknames Anthony Davis…

DeMarcus Cousins was introduced for the first time as a member of the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday, and he came up with a clever nickname for himself and Anthony Davis.

How have MLB games lengthened over the years?

An in-depth look at how Major League Baseball games have lengthened over the past century.