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Video: Danny Garcia Preps to Take on Rod Salka

Undefeated junior welterweight world champion Danny Garcia discusses his fight on Saturday against Rod Salka.

MLB Owners to Vote on Successor to Selig Next Week

Major League Baseball owners plan to vote to elect the successor to commissioner Bud Selig at their quarterly meeting next week in Baltimore, according to two high-ranking MLB executives.

Podcast: Johnny Football and the Search for NFL Surprises

Are you ready for some football? We go on a training camp tour of the NFL with Kevin Clark.

A Meaningful Injury Mars a Meaningless Game

After a gruesome injury in a Team USA inter-squad scrimmage, it looks like Paul George will probably miss all of next NBA season, and the rest of the league is wondering if he should’ve even been playing the first place.

Predicteform Analysis of the Whitney Handicap

Here is Predicteform's in-depth analysis of Saturday's Whitney Handicap at Saratoga Race Course, including Pace Figures and Form Cycle Pattern of each starter.

Moneyball or Not, Billy Beane Goes for Broke at Deadline

The Oakland Athletics general manager is like the electric car: undoubtedly innovative, and unlikely to ever dominate thanks to the system that’s already in place.

5 Reasons Why This Gold Was So Great

David Katoatau has become the first medalist for the remote Pacific island nation Kiribati after winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Sports Retort Podcast: Millennial Repellent

Jason Gay joins the show for a completely unscientific discussion on which sports have a harder time appealing to kids and young adults.

The NFL’s Punishment Problem

A two-game suspension for the Ravens' running back Ray Rice for alleged domestic abuse ignited another heated debate over the NFL's moral responsibilities.

Nibali’s Secret to a Tour de France Win: Acupuncture

VIERZON, France—The mere mention one of Vincenzo Nibali’s secrets on his way to victory at the Tour de France on Sunday is enough to make any cycling fan nervous: Needles on the bus. Almost every day. We’re talking about acupuncture...

Oleg Tinkov a Visible Presence at the Tour de France

Lots of sports owners like to pretend they’re actually on the team—or at least coaching it. Some wear the jersey, some yell at refs, and they’re always on hand for a locker-room celebration.

Podcast: Baseball Stuck in the Mud

On the latest Sports Retort, we use the Yankees’ trouble with tarps as a springboard for a more basic question: Why can’t baseball deal with mud? And why does tarp technology seem stuck squarely in the 20th century?

Predicteform Analysis of the Haskell Invitational

Here is Predicteform's in-depth analysis of the Haskell Invitational, featuring Kentucky Oaks winner Untapable.

Gennady Golovkin: A Contender for the Pound for Pound Throne

Floyd Mayweather is generally considered by most boxing experts to be the reigning “pound for pound” king. But Gennady Golovkin is emerging as one of the sport's emerging stars.

The Tony Dungy ‘Distraction’ Distraction

Rams defensive end Michael Sam practices during the first day of NFL football training camp for rookies on Tue., July 22, 2014. Associated Press In a week with a Super Bowl, Wimbledon, or even Westminster Dog Show, what Tony Dungy had...Show More Summary

Podcast: Baseball Stuck in the Mud

Grounds crew members unroll the tarp during a sudden rainstorm in the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Rangers and Yankees on Wednesday. (AP Photo) AP On the latest Sports Retort, we use the Yankees’ trouble with tarps asShow More Summary

Podcast: Baseball’s Unwritten Rules, Ivan Drago and Sport’s Pancake Test

Baseball’s unwritten rules, putting athletes to the pancake test and sympathy for Ivan Drago.

McIlroy and Wozniacki Win. Love Loses.

As Rory McIlroy notched his third major golf title on Sunday by winning the British Open, his former fiancee Caroline Wozniacki won a tennis tournament in Istanbul.

Video: Jadeveon Clowney Talks Spurrier, Health, Houston

Jadeveon Clowney, the star pass rusher selected first overall in this year’s draft, is days away from starting his first NFL training camp, yet he can’t stop the questions about his final year in college.

Predicteform Analysis of the Coaching Club American Oaks

Here is Predicteform's in-depth analysis of Sunday's Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga, including Pace Figures and Form Cycle Patterns for each starter.

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