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Spring camp preview: Clemson, Texas and Big 10

Sports Illustrated's Colin Becht and Pete Mundo discuss the biggest storylines surrounding the Clemson Tigers, Texas Longhorns and more programs that have some big questions to answer when they open their spring practices.

AP source: Matt Wieters, Nationals agree, pending…

A person familiar with the deal says free-agent catcher Matt Wieters has agreed to a $10.5 million contract for 2017 with the Washington Nationals, pending a physical

Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM…

The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations

Soccer star Abby Wambach gets engaged to…

Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach has announced her engagement to Christian writer Glennon Doyle Melton

Sammy Sosa compares himself to Jesus Christ

In a Skype interview with a former Chicago Cubs' media relations employee, Sosa compared himself to Jesus when defending himself against PED accusations.

Reserve keeper resigns after eating meat pie at…

A backup goalkeeper paid the price for eating a meat pie during his team's landmark game against Arsenal, resigning from Sutton United as authorities launched investigations into the apparent betting stunt

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Vail Resorts to buy Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski…

Colorado-based Vail Resorts says it's buying Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski resort for $50 million

Alex Rodriguez says he is retired, has ‘ze…

Alex Rodriguez says he's not making a comeback to baseball and is happy in his role as a Guest Instructor for the Yankees.

Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame…

Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs

ACC clash, battle in Pac-12 highlight week in…

The regular season is winding down and while the bubble teams are fighting for spots in the NCAA Tournament, teams in the AP Top 25 are jockeying for position in the bracket

Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom…

Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, says the 2018 Olympics will usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia

Magic Johnson named Lakers' president of…

The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations as the team sits near the bottom of the Western Conference.

Kings GM on Cousins trade: I had a better deal…

Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac headed into All-Star weekend convinced it was finally time to part ways with ultra-talented center DeMarcus Cousins

Former Derby, Preakness winner Charismatic dies

Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic has died at a thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky

Police searching for Clemson athletics department…

Authorities in Anderson County, S.C., are searching for Clemson's associate athletic director of planned giving after he was reported missing Monday afternoon.

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For Werth, 'whole thing kind of hangs' on deal's…

In many ways, the history of the Washington Nationals can be split into two segments, before Jayson Werth arrived and since he signed his $126-million, seven-year deal that expires after this season

How long should injured pro athletes get workers…

The Illinois Legislature is considering an unlikely subject _ should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn certain worker compensation benefits as long as other workers

SEC features several teams sitting on NCAA…

The Southeastern Conference enters the final two weeks of the regular season with much at stake as it seeks to expand its NCAA Tournament presence

WVU's Huggins falls in apparent health scare…

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees on the court during the Mountaineers' game against Texas on Monday after he says his defibrillator went off.

College hoops' must-watch games to close the…

There are plenty of good matchups left in the final two weeks of a college basketball season already filled with great games

Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in AP poll

For the third straight week, Gonzaga, Villanova and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll

Three Combine story lines to watch

The MMQB's Emily Kaplan takes a look at what to watch out for during the 2017 NFL Combine.

Seminoles' Martin has at least 2 seasons to…

The next milestone for Florida State coach Mike Martin is the NCAA-record 1,975 career wins by the retired Augie Garrido

ICYMI: Upsets galore and one near upset in…

ICYMI: It wasn't a great week to be a ranked team

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Report: Timberwolves, others teams inquire about…

The Minnesota Timberwolves and several other unnamed teams have reached out to the New York Knicks recently to discuss potential trades for Knicks guard Derrick Rose, reports ESPN.com's Ian Begley.

Report: Jaguars Agree to Trade Julius Thomas to…

The Jacksonville Jaguars will trade tight end Julius Thomas to the Miami Dolphins, the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

Vlade Divac Admitted Kings Had a Better Trade…

Vlade Divac defended the Kings' trade of DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, saying that he decided to trade his star forward this weekend despite having a better offer last week.