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The Bears Were Allegedly Once Good at Defense

A round-up of the best writing on the NFL's Week 11 which included another heroic win for the Lions and another 50+ points surrendered by Chicago

College Sports’ Financial-Adviser Problem

Several former college-football players told The Wall Street Journal that financial advisers they met while in college offered them money in hopes of landing them as clients.

PredictionMachine’s Pick of the Week: Ohio State at Michigan State

PredictionMachine breaks down Saturday's Big Ten game between Ohio State and Michigan State.

What the Revelations of Alleged Gifts Mean for Nebraska Football

In college sports, it is a violation for players to accept money from any outside party. This raises questions about how the NCAA will handle disclosures by former Nebraska football players that they received gifts from a financial adviser while in college.

At World Chess Championship, a Rematch

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen begins his title defense Saturday against Viswanathan “Vishy” Anand, a four-time undisputed world champion, who lost his crown to Carlsen one year ago.

Two D-League Affiliates to Wear Sponsored Logos

Two teams in the NBA Development League have announced sponsorship deals that involve prominently displaying a corporate logo on their jerseys.

The Cavaliers Will Get Better…We Think

We've been here before. The 2010-11 Miami Heat struggled to begin their season, opening 9-8 before eventually coming within two wins of the NBA championship. Now, the 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-3 even with LeBron James…and already, the locker-room chatter is swirling.

College Sports’ Financial-Adviser Problem

Several current and former football players told The Wall Street Journal that financial advisers they met while in college offered them money in hopes of landing them as clients.

PredictionMachine’s Pick of the Week: Ohio State at Michigan State

PredictionMachine breaks down Saturday's Pac-12 matchup between Oregon and Stanford.

Podcast: Andrew Wiggins, the LeBron Wingman Who Never Was

The latest Sports Retort imagines alternate futures for the Timberwolves rookie and the entire SEC West.

NCAA Wasn’t Sure It Could Punish Penn State, Emails Show

The NCAA imposed a series of unprecedented sanctions on Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal in 2012 despite being privately uncertain about whether it had the authority to do so, according to newly released ema...

NCAA Wasn’t Sure It Could Punish Penn State, Emails Show

NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. Joe Robbins The NCAA imposed a series of unprecedented sanctions on Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal in 2012 despite being privately uncertain about whether it had the authority...Show More Summary

In Mississippi, Football vs. Politics Is No Contest

On Tuesday, as the College Football Playoff committee once again voted Mississippi State as the country’s No. 1 team, its weekly poll had new competition from another election of national intrigue. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant made it clear which one took precedence.

Ray Rice Appeal Set to Begin

Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice has been out of the headlines lately, but that is about to change as the suspended running back’s appeal hearing begins Wednesday in midtown Manhattan.

Ray Rice Appeal Set to Begin

FFormer Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice has been out of the headlines lately, but that is about to change as the suspended running back’s appeal hearing begins Wednesday in midtown Manhattan.

Just How Fast a Marathoner Could Wozniacki Be?

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki stunned the endurance world Sunday when she finished the New York City Marathon in 3 hours 26 minutes 33 seconds. How fast would she be if she tried?

Podcast: Wozniacki’s New York Moment

On the latest Sports Retort, Matthew Futterman tells tales from his New York City Marathon run and Michael Salfino explicates football's fumble pile-up.

In Chicago, the Drinks Are On the Cubs’ New Manager

On his first day as manager of the Chicago Cubs, Joe Maddon made the kind of strategic move that has earned him a reputation as one of baseball’s best tacticians. He bought everyone booze.

Brady Wins Latest Round of Perpetual Brady-Manning Debate

Making use of his less-pedigreed weapons, the Patriots quarterback once again outdueled his longtime rival and statistical freak Peyton Manning

Rain Doesn’t Damper Giants’ Parade

Rain fell on the San Francisco Giants’ World Series parade today, but it didn’t seem to dampen spirits.

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