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The Sixers Bring in Reinforcements

The Philadelphia 76ers tapped USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo as the team’s new chairman of basketball operations.

IMG a Winner in Copa América Centenario 2016 Bidding

The team of IMG, the sports-and-entertainment conglomerate, and Soccer United Marketing, the commercial arm of Major League Soccer, won the bidding to sell sponsorship and media rights to the Copa América Centenario 2016 soccer tournament.

The Previously Invincible Patriots Seem a Little More Flawed

The Patriots were undone by the Denver Broncos on Sunday night, reminding NFL fans that the season is still wide open.

Alabama Remains in Position to Roll in College Football Playoff

Based on the latest College-Football Playoff rankings, this is how the Massey-Peabody model sees the matchups as they stand today, which would pit No. 1 Clemson against No. 4 Iowa and No. 2 Alabama against No. 3 Oklahoma and the winners facing off in the national championship game.

5 Things to Know About the Undefeated Golden State Warriors

What makes the Golden State Warriors so good? Here are five Journal stories from the past year that explain Golden State's incredible run.

WSJ Readers Offer Suggestions for a New Porzingis Nickname

We crowd-sourced ideas for what to call the New York Knicks' rookie sensation from Latvia.

Skating’s Grand Prix to Count Early France Results as Final

It's taken international skating officials more than a week to figure out what to do after the Parisian terrorist attacks prompted French officials to cancel the Bordeaux leg of the Grand Prix competition.

Tony Romo Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive for Dallas

The return of Tony Romo to the field, following an abysmal seven-game losing streak, has Dallas thinking the playoffs are not yet a fantasy.

Mike Trout: Too Good to Win MVP?

If it happened to Michael Jordan and LeBron James, it can happen to Mike Trout. Trout is the best player in baseball, but might be too good to win the MVP.

If the College Football Playoff Were Today, the Winner Would Be….

Our mathematical model projects the results of the two semifinal games as they stand today: Clemson vs. Notre Dame and Alabama vs. Ohio State.

Jonah Lomu: Tributes to the New Zealand All Black Rugby Great

Jonah Lomu, the former New Zealand All Black rugby player, has died at the age of 40. Here are some highlights from his playing days, and some tributes from people who knew him.

After a Prolonged Fall, Peyton Manning Finally Hits Bottom

Though Manning set the NFL’s record for passing yards, surpassing a mark set by Brett Favre, he also threw four interceptions and a measly five completions

Curry in a Hurry to Win Another NBA Title

It’s difficult to believe there were ever doubts about Stephen Curry’s ability to play in the NBA.

Free for All: WSJ’s Gerard Baker Recaps the GOP Debate

WSJ's editor-in-chief Gerard Baker discusses moderating the GOP debate on the Free for All podcast.

In Missouri, Political Activism and Sports Cross Paths

Over the weekend, a number of black players on the University of Missouri’s football team posted a statement saying they would no longer participate in football-related activities.

The Ghost of MVP Derrick Rose Is Spotted in Chicago

With his future in Chicago in question, Rose reverted to his excellent self on Thursday night, scoring 29 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Judge Rules in Favor of Orioles in TV Rights Dispute With Nationals

Associated Press The Baltimore Orioles only won 81 games this past season but the franchise got a huge victory Wednesday when a judge in New York threw out an earlier arbitration ruling that would have forced the Orioles-controlled regional...Show More Summary

Free for All Podcast: World Series, NBA Talk, and a Quiz on Drake

Jason Gay and Jim Chairusmi on the aftermath of the World Series. Plus, NBA talk with Ben Cohen, and Jim goes head to head with a special guest for a game of "How Well Do You Know Drake"?

Winners and Losers From the World Gymnastics Championship

The most important thing about this year's world gymnastics championships: What it means for next year. A look at the winners and losers.

Alaska Weighs Curtailing Oil-Tax Perk — Energy Journal

Alaska started offering oil companies tax breaks about 20 years ago to stop a production decline. The oil-reliant state also taxed the oil pumped from its wells. But now that crude prices have plunged and Alaska likely lost $263 million on its oil-production tax program in the past year, Alaskan leaders want to cut back the subsidies, Timothy Puko reports.

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