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LSU RB Leonard Fournette declares for NFL draft

LSU running back Leonard Fournette will enter the 2017 NFL draft, he announced on Twitter on Monday.

Seattle loses safety Earl Thomas for rest of the…

The Seattle Seahawks will be without safety Earl Thomas for the rest of the season due to his broken lower left leg, no matter how far the team advances in the playoffs

Will E-sports Be The Next Big Olympic Competition?

It wouldn't be easy to make video gaming the next Olympic sport, but it would add something important to the tradition.

Jackson, Watson likely to be among Heisman…

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is expected to be among the finalists for the Heisman Trophy and Clemson's Deshaun Watson is hoping to make it for a second consecutive season

Chicago Bulls suspend guard Rajon Rondo 1 game…

The Chicago Bulls have suspended Rajon Rondo for one game for conduct detrimental to the team

Report: Bryce Harper asking for record deal worth…

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper has started talks for a contract extension but is asking for a record-breaking deal that will exceed 10 years in length and pay him more than $400 million, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale.

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The Latest: Jury selection begins in Saints…

Jurors have begun filing into the courtroom for the beginning of jury selection in the Will Smith shooting-death case

Winter meetings heat up: Melancon to Giants, Hill…

Albeit too late to save them this year, the San Francisco Giants got their closer

Report: Kings' Barnes accused of choking woman at…

The New York City Police Department is looking to question Sacramento Kings forward Matt Barnes concerning an incident at an NYC nightclub early Monday morning, according to multiple media outlets.

Melancon, Giants reach $62M, 4-year deal pending…

The San Francisco Giants say they have agreed to a $62 million, four-year contract with closer Mark Melancon, pending a physical

Scherzer, Posey, McCutchen commit to play for US at WBC

NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and previous MVPs Buster Posey and Andrew McCutchen are among the top players confirmed to play for the United States at the 2017 World Baseball Classic

Nats GM Rizzo dodges question on long-term talks…

If Bryce Harper's representatives have had real discussions about a long-term contract with the Washington Nationals, general manager Mike Rizzo is not tipping his hand

Jayson Williams: I was a 'coward' for covering up…

Former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams says he was “being a coward” when he tried covering up the drunken “terrible accident” in which he shot his limousine driver to death, he told Sports Illustrated's Jon Wertheim in a new 60 Minutes Sports interview.

Man known as Pete Rose's ex-bookie found dead in his home

A man found dead in his Ohio apartment last month has been identified as a former bookie for baseball hits leader Pete Rose

Dodgers keep free-agent pitcher Rich Hill with 3-year deal

The Dodgers have signed free-agent pitcher Rich Hill to a three-year contract after he went 3-2 with a 1.83 ERA in six starts with the team he joined at the trade deadline

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NBA Power Rankings: DeMar DeRozan leads Raptors…

This week's SI.com NBA Power Rankings feature the Raptors trending up, the Nets struggling, and the Hawks caught in the middle.

Rivera not worried about losing team after…

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he's not worried about losing the locker room after his decision to bench reigning league MVP Cam Newton for the start of Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks

AP source: Benoit, Phillies agree to $7.5M…

Person familiar with negotiations tells AP that Benoit, Phillies agree to $7.5 million, 1-year contract

Villanova back at No. 1 in AP Top 25 men's hoops…

Villanova, which ended last season as national champion, is No. 1 for the second time in school history

Redskins coach Jay Gruden rips players after loss…

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden scolded his team after Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals, saying he didn't like how the team started the game.

FANTASY PLAYS: Crazy week a sign of more chaos to…

Week 13 of the NFL regular season saw the slow destruction of logic and well-laid plans

UConn new No. 1 in AP women's basketball poll…

UConn is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll, moving ahead of Notre Dame on Monday

Cam Newton doesn't start, Seahawks crush Panthers…

The Seahawks rolled the Panthers 40-7 on Sunday Night Football, but Cam Newton stole the headlines after being benched to start the game for violating the team dresscode.

Brohm leaving Western Kentucky to take…

Jeff Brohm is leaving Western Kentucky to take the head coaching job at Purdue

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Bach, Reedie clear air over Russian doping scandal

The presidents of the IOC and World Anti-Doping Agency have met to work out their "perceived differences" over the Russian doping scandal

Ohio State, Michigan dominate AP All-Big Ten team

Ohio State and Michigan dominated the selections for The Associated Press All-Big Ten football team

The NFL is too violent for 18 games

The MMQB's Peter King shares his thoughts on expanding the NFL season to an 18 game schedule.