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Adrian Peterson, Saints closing in on deal

Adrian Peterson and the New Orleans Saints appear to be close to signing a one year deal, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening…

The Warriors can breathe for a bit after a first-round series filled with drama

LEADING OFF: Hicks a hit for Tigers, Blach set…

LEADING OFF: Hicks a hit in early test with Tigers, Blach set for another matchup with Kershaw, Keuchel bouncing back well, Yankees and Red Sox resume rivalry

The old guys are coming up big so far in these…

Joe Johnson, Nene and others are showing how much veteran experience matters at playoff time

Report: Jabrill Peppers tested positive for…

Former Michigan standout Jabrill Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample at the NFL combine, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter

Little Big Man: Celtics' Thomas finding stride…

It's been only a week since the death of Isaiah Thomas' younger sister, Chyna Thomas, in a car accident triggered what he has called the "hardest week of my life."

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Marbury in talks with other clubs after Beijing…

Stephon Marbury's agent says they are in talks with several clubs in China after the former NBA All Star parted ways with the Beijing Ducks at the weekend

Aaron Hernandez's family to receive copies of his…

Aaron Hernandez's family will receive copies of the three suicide notes that he allegedly left behind when he killed himself at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center last week, according to The Boston Globe.

Balanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even…

Paul Millsap bounced back from a sluggish start to score 19 points, Dwight Howard had his best game of the postseason and the Atlanta Hawks pulled away from the Washington Wizards 111-101 to even the opening-round playoff series at 2-all

Thames hits 9th, 10th HRs as Brewers beat Reds 11…

Eric Thames homered twice to raise his major league-leading total to 10, Hernan Perez added a three-run shot, Matt Garza pitched for the first time this season and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-7

Lithuanian reliever Neverauskas makes debut for…

Dovydas Neverauskas' long journey from Lithuania to the major leagues finally ended on Monday night when the relief pitcher made his debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates

Former No. 1 pick Jake Long retires

After being the top pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, Jake Long has decided to retire.

Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills - just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season.

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Hawks rally to even series with Wizards, win…

Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in…

Norm Powell scored a career playoff-high 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-93 in Game 5 of their first round playoff series

Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg blasts refs

The trend of NBA head coaches criticizing game officials continued Sunday after the Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg ripped into the way refs handled Game 4 of the Bulls' first round series against the Boston Celtics.

Madison Bumgarner's rented bike slipped near end…

Madison Bumgarner had nearly finished a ride of more than two hours in the mountains an hour outside Denver when his rented dirt bike slipped on the trail and took the pitcher to the ground

John Stevens believes small changes will be big…

The Los Angeles Kings have introduced John Stevens as the 27th head coach in team history

Report: 49ers considering a quarterback with No…

The San Francisco 49ers will consider taking a quarterback with the team's No. 2 overall pick in this week's NFL draft, reports NFL.com's Ian Rapaport.

Jimmie Johnson grabs rare Bristol win after…

Jimmie Johnson has won consecutive races for the 11th time in his career with a rare victory at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee

Serena Williams speaks out against Ilie Nastase

Serena Williams has spoken out against suspended Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase

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Red Sox pitcher Barnes suspended 4 games for…

Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has been suspended four games and fined for throwing a fastball past the head of Baltimore star Manny Machado. The commissioner's office issued the penalty Monday

Media Circus: Preparing for the NFL Draft

In this week's Media Circus, Richard Dietsch spoke to Trey Wingo about taking over for Chris Berman as the host of the NFL Draft show on ESPN.

Cowboys honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo…

Dallas owner Jerry Jones honored DeMarcus Ware with the announcement that the franchise sacks leader would retire as a Cowboy, then engaged in a draft discussion centered largely on finding the team's next dominant pass rusher