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Tiger Woods Is Working Weekends Once Again

In only his second competitive round after a two-month break, Woods shot a 3-under 69 at the Masters on Friday to move to 2-under for the tournament.

‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard on Mayweather-Pacquiao, Bout With Marvin Hagler

Hall of Fame boxer “Sugar” Ray Leonard said the mega-bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao reminds him of his matchup with “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler in 1987.

Iowa State’s Hoiberg to Undergo Heart Surgery

Iowa State men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg will undergo open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve. The procedure that was expected after he first had open heart surgery in 2005, which ultimately ended his 10-year NBA career...

Seeing the Bulls Through Rose-Colored Glasses

Former MVP Derrick Rose returned to Chicago's lineup on Thursday, and though he flashed some signs of brilliance, optimism will be tempered.

Tributes Pour in for Richie Benaud

The cricket world was in mourning Friday after one of its most beloved characters, Richie Benaud, died at the age of 84. Here are some of the tributes.

Kentucky’s Top Seven Scorers Headed to NBA Draft

Kentucky's top seven leading scorers said Thursday they were leaving college basketball and entering the NBA draft.

Brett Lawrie’s Imperfect Game: 12 Pitches, 4 Ks

Oakland A's third baseman Brett Lawrie accomplished a most unfortunate batting feat on Wednesday: striking out four times in a game on 12 pitches, the minimum possible.

Can Coach K Cash In on Duke’s NCAA Win?

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski took home his fifth championship Monday night with a win over Wisconsin, further cementing his legacy as one of the best coaches in history. But at age 68, does "Coach K" -- who has led Duke for more than 30 years -- still have endorsement potential?

NFL Hires First Female On-Field Official

The NFL has hired Sarah Thomas as its first-ever female on-field official. Thomas, who joins the NFL as a line judge, will become the league’s first full-time female official and only the second woman to officiate an NFL regular-season game after Shannon Eastin, who worked the first three games of the 2012 seasons as a replacement official.

AdWatch: Nike Golf Ad Features Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy

A new Nike Golf advertisement called "Ripple" tells the story of how Tiger Woods' career inspired Rory McIlroy and an entire generation of professional golf players.

Africa Pledges Block of FIFA Votes to Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter now knows that he can count all of Africa's votes when he stands for a fifth consecutive term at the helm of soccer's world governing body this spring.

Tiger: I’m Back, and I’m Ready

Two months after he went on hiatus to fix his ailing golf game, Tiger Woods declared himself ready for tournament competition on Tuesday at a news conference ahead of the Masters.

Tyus Jones, Grayson Allen Lead Duke to NCAA Title — Analysis

The Journal provides analysis of the NCAA men's basketball championship between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Duke Blue Devils.

Wisconsin vs. Duke: NCAA Live Blog

The Journal provides analysis of the NCAA men's basketball championship between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Duke Blue Devils.

Mitt Romney’s Remarkable NCAA Bracket

Mitt Romney’s bracket in ESPN.com's Tournament Challenge is better than 99.8% of the more than 11 million entries on the website.

Duke vs. Wisconsin: As Good as it Gets

The shadowy cabal of well-groomed men and women who overlook television ratings, nodding or frowning in response, must surely be upset about Monday’s college basketball national-championship game. Wisconsin-Duke is a fine matchup between two talented and deserving teams—and yet it’s less than what could have been.

Analysis: Wisconsin Ends Kentucky’s Undefeated Season After Duke Rolls

The Journal provides analysis of Saturday's NCAA men's basketball Final Four.

Live Blog: NCAA Final Four

The Journal provides analysis of Saturday's NCAA men's basketball Final Four.

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