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Harbaugh and the 49ers Just Couldn’t Work—Even Though It Did

One look at this impressive collection of meltdowns, and it would be easy enough to remember Jim Harbaugh as a coot without restraint, a perpetual sideline panic attack waiting to happen. But the now-former San Francisco 49ers coach made three conference championship games in a row—apparent evidence that a little crazy can work out for the best. Show More Summary

Podcast: Your Fantasy Team Is Out of Luck, but Are the Colts?

What does Andrew Luck’s fantasy week of doom say about the Colts’ chances to surprise in this year’s NFL playoffs?

Muhammad Ali’s Condition Said to Improve

Muhammad Ali’s condition has “vastly improved” since the retired boxing legend was admitted to the hospital over the weekend, according to a family spokesman.

Hibernation Can’t Come Soon Enough for the Hapless Bears

Chicago Bears plopped a cherry on top of their miserable season by benching Jay Cutler—the franchise boy with recently signed $126 million extension--for Jimmy Clausen, who played OK but couldn't get a win against the Detroit Lions.

The San Diego Padres’ Lineup Gets a Makeover

The San Diego Padres have pulled off three major trades this offseason, completely revamping an outfield that hit a combined 29 home runs last season.

Mavericks Score a Point With Rondo Trade

How to describe Rajon Rondo, the point guard traded by Boston to Dallas? Talented, yes; brilliant, of course; weird, definitely.

Reports: Mavericks Agree to Acquire Rondo From Celtics

In the first major trade of the NBA season, Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been dealt to the Dallas Mavericks, according to multiple reports Thursday night.

New NCAA Official Oliver Luck: Paying Players for Likenesses a ‘Fundamental’ Right

Oliver Luck, the NCAA’s new second-in-command, said Thursday that he favors changing college sports in the very way that the organization has spent years fighting in court.

Should Kentucky Basketball Stick to the Shift? Sports Retort Podcast

Is it smart for a prime basketball recruit play fewer minutes in a rotation at Kentucky on his way to the NBA?

Jabari Parker Is Down, and So Is the 2014 Draft Class

Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL. But besides the obvious loss to the Bucks, Parker’s injury is yet another blow to the once-hyped 2014 draft class.

How a Full-Time Fantasy Sports Professional Hit the Jackpot

A full-time fantasy-sports player profiled by The Wall Street Journal in 2013 won a $1 million football tournament last week.

Johnny Football Deflated, Andrew Luck’s Trash Talk and Chris Christie’s High-Fives: Podcast

Johnny Manziel’s deflating debut, Andrew Luck’s perplexing trash talk and the etiquette on eating gingerbread houses.

Johnny Be Not Very Good

It was never going to be easy for Manziel, but Sunday was a downright debacle, as he had not just one of the worst starts of this NFL season, but in NFL history.

Run of Dominance Continues for the New England Patriots

After a dominant 41-13 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, the New England Patriots clinched the AFC East division title for the sixth-straight season.

Kobe Is Defiant, Outspoken and Little Mean. And Fans Love It.

The more the Los Angeles Lakers struggle, the more Bryant has not been afraid to speak his mind.

No. 1 Kentucky Loses Junior Poythress to Torn ACL

An injury to a key starter is worrisome for John Calipari's Wildcats who had successfully been using platoon system.

Johnny Manziel’s Moment: Sports Retort Podcast

Jason Gay joins the Sports Retort as he prepares for Johnny Manziel’s first start in Cleveland and tells of watching the royals meet Beyoncé and Jay-Z.

College Football Pick of the Week: Army vs. Navy

Army takes on Navy in the lone FBS college-football game this weekend. PredictionMachine breaks down the game.

Warner Scores Emotional Century Against India

As the devastated Australian team returned to the field to play for the first time since Phillip Hughes ’s death, David Warner played what could become one of the most memorable of test innings given the circumstances, scoring 145 off just 163 balls.

College Football Playoff and Why the Royals Are a Nets Gain: Podcast

Breaking down the College Football Playoff, Jim Harbaugh’s coaching options and William and Kate’s royally late arrival to a Nets game.

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