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Boxing’s Hype-Machine Gladly Shifts Into Overdrive

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao's May bout is six years in the making, and it can't come soon enough.

In One Wild Afternoon, the NBA Is Flipped on Its Head

Eleven trades were completed Thursday, reshaping the potential playoff picture for teams trying to slip off the bubble or shore up a would-be title contender.

Kevin Garnett’s Career Comes Full Circle

Kevin Garnett’s reported trade to Minnesota, with Thaddeus Young headed to Brooklyn, provides a potential storybook ending to The Big Ticket’s career.

Tiger Woods Won’t Play in the Honda Classic

Tiger Woods has decided not to play in the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., a tournament spokesman said Thursday.

A Dealing Frenzy at the NBA Trade Deadline

The Phoenix Suns traded brothers Goran and Zoran Dragic to the Miami Heat, Tyler Ennis and Miles Plumlee to the Milwaukee Bucks and Isaiah Thomas to the Boston Celtics. In exchange for an entire lineup of players, Phoenix received Bucks guard Brandon Knight.

Life After Westminster for Miss P

The surprise winner of the 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show has an eventful, if not lucrative, future ahead.

A Drop in Underclassmen for This Year’s NFL Draft

More than 300 prospects will participate in the NFL Scouting Combine this week in Indianapolis. But this year, the NFL’s personnel evaluators will be seeing a lot fewer underclassmen.

Chelsea Holds on for Draw at Paris Saint-Germain

Chelsea held on for a 1-1 draw against Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of a round of 16 Champions League match.

The Knicks Hit the Rebuilding Reset Button Again

It's the end of the Amar’e Stoudemire in New York. Where do the Knicks go from here?

West Is Best in NBA All-Star Game: Analysis

The Journal provides live analysis of 2015 NBA All-Star Game and reflections on the first half of the NBA season.

Ireland Stun West Indies at Cricket World Cup

Ireland has once again claimed a big scalp at a Cricket World Cup, this time beating the West Indies by four wickets at the Saxton Oval in Nelson, New Zealand.

Kyle Lowry Actually Dunks in the NBA All-Star Game

There was some real news in this year's All-Star Game: Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry actually dunked.

NBA All-Star Game: Live Blog

West Team's James Harden, of the Houston Rockets, shoots a basket during practice at the NBA All-Star basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Associated Press The Journal provides live analysisShow More Summary

Highlights From NBA’s All-Star Saturday Night

In Saturday's slam-dunk contest, Minnesota's Zach LaVine outdueled Orlando's Victor Oladipo with a series of jams in which he took the ball between his legs and behind his back. The 19-year-old rookie scored a perfect 50 on both of his first round-dunks.

A Q&A With Thunder Star Russell Westbrook

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is only 26 years old. But he already knows exactly what he's going to do when he's done playing basketball: create a fashion empire.

Anthony Davis: The NBA’s Future

New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis, who is in the middle of what is quietly one of the greatest NBA seasons ever, explains his game, reveals his go-to restaurant and discusses the nature of newfound fame.

Charles Barkley’s All-Star Barbs: An Analysis

Charles Barkley will once again be at the desk for TNT during the NBA's All-Star Weekend. So the Fix watched the Slam Dunk Contest from the past two years to figure out: What can we expect this weekend from the outspoken analyst?

The Chicago Little League Controversy: Was Justice Served?

What are sports about, if not making children cry? To many, that was the logic behind the punishments levied on Jackie Robinson West, the Little League team from Chicago’s South Side that made a darling run to last year’s Little League World Series.

Thunder’s Westbrook Sees Fashion in His Future

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is only 26 years old. But he already knows exactly what he's going to do when he's done playing basketball: create a fashion empire.

At Michigan, a Fuss Over a Proposed Song

When Michigan student Adam Weiss issued a proposal Tuesday night to the university’s Central Student Government for $2,750 in funding for developing a music project, he wasn't expecting the firestorm that came Wednesday. The project,...Show More Summary

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