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Federer Could Pair With Hingis at Rio Olympics

Roger Federer said a gold medal from the Rio Games “would look good” but it wasn’t his top priority.

Q & A: Mercedes F1?s Toto Wolff

Ahead of Sunday's start of the Formula One season, the Journal spoke with Toto Wolff, the executive director of the dominant Mercedes-Benz team, about the 2015 season and the rivalry between its drivers—Nico Rosberg and defending champion Lewis Hamilton.

Chip Kelly’s New Recruiting Class at the University of Philadelphia

The Eagles coach has managed his roster as though he believes no player is truly essential--a very college way of thinking.

Roger Federer Discusses the Possibility of Pairing With Martina Hingis for Rio Games

Roger Federer said a gold medal from the Rio Games “would look good” but it wasn’t his top priority.

Arsenal Chief: Soccer No Longer ‘Ugly Stepchild’

Soccer is increasingly finding an international audience, says Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis. In an interview with the Journal's Matt Futterman, Gazidis says increased broadcast and outreach–and revenue–can help the sport gro...

Believe It or Not, Boeheim’s Stock Is Soaring

It has been a rough season for Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, but at least one of his side ventures is winning—on Wall Street.

What’s the Market for DeMarco Murray?

As the NFL free agency period officially begins on Tuesday, history suggests DeMarco Murray, the best available running back, is unlikely to duplicate what he accomplished in 2014.

William & Mary: Determined to Dance

Down two to Hofstra in the final seconds of double overtime in the Colonial Athletic Association semifinals, top-seeded William & Mary looked headed toward another soul-crushing defeat. But a three-pointer with a half-second left for a 92-91 victory kept the Tribe’s hope alive for making the NCAA tournament for the first time ever.

The Uneasy Sight of A-Rod

As the snow melts on the sidewalk, as the trees sprout anew, as the birds chirp and skies part and spring comes back into life after a long, brutal winter, so it becomes true: Alex Rodriguez is coming back to baseball. It’s really happening.

The Amazing Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook's streak of four straight triple-doubles, the first since 1989 (Michael Jordan), ended on Thursday night in Oklahoma City's loss at Chicago. But the Thunder star has taken his game to incredible heights, flourishing in the spotlight while teammate and reigning MVP Kevin Durant has missed extended time due to recurring injuries.

The Early Vegas Action Is on Underdog Pacquiao

Ahead of the May 2 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, the MGM has seen 3½ times the number of bets for the underdog Pacquiao than they have for Mayweather.

Giants Tight End Larry Donnell on Delta Jet That Skidded Off Runway

One of the passengers on Thursday's Delta Air Lines flight that skidded off the runway in New York was Giants tight end Larry Donnell.

A Big Loss: Patriots Let Wilfork Hit Free Agency

The New England Patriots are letting one of their biggest assets test the open market. The New England Patriots declined to pick up the option on defensive tackle Vince Wilfork’s contract, just five days before the massive nose tackle was due a $4 million roster bonus. The move will reportedly save the team approximately $8 million in cap room.

India, West Indies in World Cup Clash of the Big-Hitters

India and the West Indies, both two-time winners of the Cricket World Cup, face each other in the tournament on Friday, with the team from the Subcontinent unbeaten and in fine form at the top of Pool B.

The Teams That Have Given Kentucky the Most Trouble

No. 1 Kentucky’s undefeated record remained intact on Tuesday night with a 72-64 victory against Georgia, but not before the Bulldogs put a good scare into the Wildcats.

In Rare Trade, Eagles Ship McCoy to Bills

The Philadelphia Eagles traded running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso.

Lehman Settles Lawsuit Against N.Y. Giants

Lehman Brothers and the New York Giants have settled their long-running dispute over a soured interest-rate swap tied to the financing of the football team's stadium.

Philadelphia Eagles Trade LeSean McCoy to Buffalo Bills for Kiko Alonso

The Philadelphia Eagles traded running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso.

Alonso to Miss F1 Opener After Crash

Fernando Alonso will miss a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time in almost a decade when he sits out the March 15 season opener in Australia on the advice of his doctors.

Will Derrick Rose Ever Truly Return?

Bo Jackson. Brandon Roy. Mark Prior. Gilbert Arenas. There are athletes who have it, until suddenly and brutally, they don’t, ruined by injury and forced to limp around the court, field, pitch, diamond or rink in pale imitation of past self. It might be too soon to include Derrick Rose as a part of that group. It might not be, either.

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