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Clippers’ Chris Paul to have thumb surgery, out…

Clippers guard Chris Paul tore a ligament in his left thumb in Monday's game against the Thunder and is expected to miss 6–8 weeks.

AP source: Bautista, Blue Jays finalize $18M, 1-year deal

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent outfielder Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to an $18 million, one-year contract with mutual options for more years

Venus Williams through to third round at…

It was inevitable after such an energetic performance in her second-round win over Stefanie Voegele at the Australian Open that Venus Williams would get asked about transcending the generations in tennis

Report: Oregon players hospitalized after intense…

At least three University of Oregon football players have reportedly been hospitalized following a series of intense workouts

Report: Niners offering coaching job to Falcons…

The 49ers will offer their vacant head coaching position to Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, according to multiple reports.

Cloud of steroids hovers above Hall of Fame voting

Raines and Bagwell figure to gain Hall of Fame election and Guerrero and Ivan Rodriguez also could, but many will focus on changing views of steroids-tainted Bonds and Clemens

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Streaking Clippers down another All-Star with…

Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss six to eight weeks

President Obama pardons Willie McCovey of tax…

Among President Obama’s 273 commutations and pardons on Tuesday was MLB Hall of Famer Willie McCovey.

Cowboys' Jerry Jones says he alone will decide Romo's future

Cowboys' Jerry Jones says he alone will decide Romo's future, with 'several cards to be played'

Packers-Falcons NFC matchup expected to produce…

The Georgia Dome may not be big enough to hold the high-scoring offenses of the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers

As Knicks tumble again, Carmelo's future may be…

Carmelo Anthony still believes the Knicks can win and still wants to be in New York when they do

Report: Jose Bautista, Blue Jays agree to…

The Toronto Blue Jays and free-agent right fielder Jose Bautista have agreed to a one-year deal, according to FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman.

Tomlin: Brown "foolish" to livestream postgame…

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin regrets the language he used to describe the New England Patriots but is equally upset with wide receiver Antonio Brown's decision to livestream Tomlin's postgame speech on social media

Islanders fire coach Jack Capuano in his seventh season

The New York Islanders have fired coach Jack Capuano

John Cena Squats Al Roker on 'Today'

WWE superstar John Cena appeared on the 'Today' show, demonstrating the proper way to squat, using host Al Roker as a prop.

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Torn ACL ends season for Creighton star Maurice…

Creighton point guard and national assists leader Maurice Watson Jr. will miss the rest of the season because of a torn ACL in his left knee.

Pursuing a record 23rd major title, Williams…

After starting her quest for a record 23rd Grand Slam title with a 6-4, 6-3 first-round win over Belinda Bencic on Tuesday, Serena Williams wore a black shirt with the word "Equality" printed across the front into her news conference

Tomlin, Roethlisberger criticize Antonio Brown…

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger criticized Antonio Brown on Tuesday after the receiver live streamed the coach's post-game comments following last weekend's 18–16 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Karlovic smacks 75 aces, sets long match mark at…

As Ivo Karlovic and Horacio Zeballos battled deep into the fifth set at the Australian Open on Tuesday night, fans rushed to distant Court 19 to watch as a record unfolded

American skier Ted Ligety ends season for back surgery

Ted Ligety will miss the rest of the ski season because of back surgery, denying him a chance to win a fourth straight giant slalom title at the world championships

Roger Goodell to attend Falcons game for second…

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell plans to attend the NFC Championship Game on Sunday in Atlanta over the AFC Championship Game in Foxboro, according to ESPN's Mike Reiss.

Young Americans coming of age at Australian Open

More than 13 years after Andy Roddick won the 2003 U.S. Open, the last time an American man triumphed at a Grand Slam, the future of U.S. men's tennis appears bright

Federer's 17 majors stack up nicely against…

The 64 players contesting second-round matches at the Australian Open on Wednesday have won a total of 36 Grand Slam singles titles

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LeBron James on Draymond Green foul: ‘I’m All…

Warriors forward Draymond Green steamrolled Cavilers star LeBron James in a controversial play, but the damage paled in comparison to the 126-91 beatdown handed down by the Golden State on MLK Day.

Warriors rout defending champion Cavaliers 126-91…

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors certainly looked ready to trade some more blows with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers come June