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At NFL Owners Meetings, Much to Discuss

What was supposed to be a quiet quarterly meeting of the NFL owners turned busy Tuesday, with the Patriots accepting their "Deflategate" penalties, the Raiders and Chargers announcing a land deal near Los Angeles and the NFLPA battling the league over the Adrian Peterson case.

At NFL Owners Meetings, Much to Discuss

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO—What was supposed to be a quiet and somewhat uneventful quarterly meeting of the NFL owners turned stunningly busy Tuesday. The agenda called for discussions about the league’s efforts to move a team—or...Show More Summary

Experts Were Way Off on the American League

A quarter of the way into the season, all three division leaders in the American League have been a bit of a surprise.

Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks: May 19

Tuesday's best options for daily fantasy using a combination of metrics

Florida State Lands Notre Dame’s Golson

Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson will transfer to Florida State for his final season of college football, where he will attempt to replace 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston as the Seminoles’ starter.

Rockets Blast Into Conference Finals Despite Being Outscored

The Houston Rockets are the first team since the 1982 San Antonio Spurs to reach the conference finals despite being outscored.

On Soccer and Identity: An Expat Recounts Sons’ Belgian ‘Football’ Experiences

An expat family's quest to find a good youth soccer team in Belgium offered a surprising, sometimes uncomfortable, and ultimately gratifying lesson in identity and belonging -- one that might resonate with other families living outside their countries of origin and trying to figure out where they fit in.

The Clippers Magically Transform Back Into the Clippers

The story is simple enough for a kindergartener: The Clippers were bad for a very, very long time. Recently, they looked kind of good, but not good enough.

Boca Juniors Kicked Out of Tournament for Fan Violence

Argentine soccer club Boca Juniors has been kicked out of the Copa Libertadores tournament as punishment for the fan violence that caused Thursday’s round-of-16 clash against rival River Plate to be abandoned.

Belmont Horses Ready to Spoil American Pharoah’s Triple Crown Run

As many as eight rivals are possible to take on American Pharoah in the June 6 Belmont Stakes.

The Preakness Stakes: Sights and Sounds

The festival in the Preakness infield is also nicknamed "The People's Party." Here are some sights and sounds from the day at Pimlico.

Video: Jorge Posada on the Alex Rodriquez Controversy

Jorge Posada found himself in the midst of a mini-controversy this week when he said former teammate Alex Rodriguez should not get into the Hall of Fame because of his performance-enhancing drug use. Thursday he backed away from those comments.

College Basketball Nears 30-Second Shot Clock

The new shot clock will hopefully increase the tempo of men's college basketball; number of timeouts also reduced

How to Make Money on the Preakness

There are three horses getting overlooked in the Preakness with a chance to give you a big payday, even just by mixing them in under American Pharoah in exactas and trifectas.

Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks: May 15

Friday's best options for daily fantasy using a combination of metrics

Unlike Mayweather-Pacquiao, Triple G Will Not Disappoint

Gennady Golovkin, who fights Willie Monroe Jr. in Los Angeles Saturday, boasts the highest knockout percentage of any middleweight champion in history.

The Chicago Bulls Go Down Without a Fight

Instead of being motivated to force a Game 7, the Bulls were impossibly anemic in Game 6 and were eliminated by LeBron James for the fourth time in six seasons.

Ohio State Names New Band Director Amid Crisis

Ohio State will give an insider a shot at rebuilding the university's acclaimed marching band, nearly a year after an investigation into potential hazing practices resulted in the firing of the band’s popular director.

IOC Strips U.S. of 2012 Relay Medals

The International Olympic Committee took away the silver medal the U.S. won in the men’s 4x100-meter relay in the wake of Tyson Gay’s admission to using performance-enhancing drugs before the London Olympics.

Juventus Gets Draw to Advance to Champions League Final: Analysis

Analysis of the Champions League semifinal second-leg match between Real Madrid and Juventus. Juventus beat Real Madrid 2-1 in the first leg in Italy.

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