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Maria Sharapova Through to Australian Open Semifinals
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Maria Sharapova Through to Australian Open Semifinals

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova put the brakes on Eugenie Bouchard's quest for a first major title, beating the young Canadian 6-3, 6-2 Tuesday to advance to the Australian Open semifinals. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
5 Key Factors for Super Bowl XLIX

5 Key Factors for Super Bowl XLIX

Seahawks can't repeat their turnover problems from NFC Championship Game Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Patriots Owner Strongly Defends Team

Patriots Owner Strongly Defends Team

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a strong defense Monday night of his team's actions and integrity... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Lance Armstrong Says He'd Probably Cheat Again

Lance Armstrong Says He'd Probably Cheat Again

Lance Armstrong admitted in a new interview with BBC Sport that if presented with circumstances similar to those... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Lakers Talk Nick Young Benching

Lakers Talk Nick Young Benching

Nick Young played less than nine minutes against the Houston Rockets, and Lakers coach Byron Scott explained why at... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Kobe Bryant to Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Kobe Bryant to Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Kobe Bryant is set to have surgery on his torn rotator cuff, the Los Angeles Lakers said Monday. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Bill Nye Knocks Belichick

Bill Nye Knocks Belichick

The writers of "Saturday Night Live" weren't the only ones taking a shot at the New England Patriots' explanation... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Boston Hosts Send-Off Rally for Patriots

Boston Hosts Send-Off Rally for Patriots

The New England Patriots plans to leave Logan Airport in Boston at 12:30 p.m. on Monday for the Super Bowl in... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
NFL Launches YouTube Channel

NFL Launches YouTube Channel

Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game? They'll be available, legally, straight from the... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Williams Advances to Australian Open Quarterfinals

Williams Advances to Australian Open Quarterfinals

Serena Williams avenged her heaviest Grand Slam defeat with a comeback 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Garbine Muguruza on... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
Lakers Fall to Houston

Lakers Fall to Houston

James Harden led the Houston Rockets in a rout over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night at Staples Center Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Cubs' Ernie Banks Died from a Heart Attack, Family Attorney Says

Cubs' Ernie Banks Died from a Heart Attack, Family Attorney Says

The family of Ernie Banks announced in a press conference Sunday that the famous Cubs player died after suffering a... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
NHL All-Star Game Hits Highest Scoring Game Record

NHL All-Star Game Hits Highest Scoring Game Record

John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals, and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
Man Loses Super Bowl Credential After Facebook Post

Man Loses Super Bowl Credential After Facebook Post

An Arizona man who had a chance to be on the field at the Super Bowl will have to watch it on TV — all because of... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Seahawks Take the Trash-Talk Lead Over Patriots

Seahawks Take the Trash-Talk Lead Over Patriots

This Super Bowl between the New England Patriots (14-4) and Seattle Seahawks (14-4) will feature some epic yapping... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Ashley Wagner Wins 3rd Skating Title

Ashley Wagner Wins 3rd Skating Title

American figure skater Ashley Wagner won her third U.S. title Saturday, following through on her promise to up the... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
Retired MLB Pitcher Charged With Insurance Fraud: Report

Retired MLB Pitcher Charged With Insurance Fraud: Report

Former Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly has been charged in California with three felonies related to... Read »

Jan 24, 2015
Belichick: We

Belichick: We "100 Percent" Followed Rules

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said at an unscheduled Saturday press conference he believes "100... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
Chicago Cubs Legend Ernie Banks Mourned

Chicago Cubs Legend Ernie Banks Mourned

Ernie Banks is a Chicago legend who touched many lives, both on and off the field. He embodied the spirit of the... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015

Life and Times of Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks is a baseball legend, the first African American to play for the Chicago Cubs and the first black... View »

Jan 24, 2015

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