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Miami Hurricanes Fire Coach Al Golden

The University of Miami has fired football coach Al Golden, ending his disappointing five-year reign one day after the worst loss in school history.

Lewis Hamilton Clinches Formula One Championship

Lewis Hamilton seized on a late mistake by Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to win the United States Grand Prix on Sunday and secure his third Formula One season championship.

Timberwolves Coach Flip Saunders Dead at Age 60

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders, who influenced the team in almost every way as its top executive and part owner, died on Sunday, the Timberwolves said. Saunders was 60.

Popovich to Take Reins of Team USA in 2017

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will succeed Mike Krzyzewski as coach of United States men’s basketball national team in 2017

The Blue Jays Teeter on the Brink

The Toronto Blue Jays are still in this thing, no matter how banged up they’ve looked through the playoffs.

Mattingly, Dodgers Part Ways After Five Years

Don Mattingly’s five-year tenure as manager of the Dodgers is finished, according to multiple reports.

Ohio State Will Start Barrett at Quarterback

J.T. Barrett will replace Cardale Jones as the Buckeyes’ quarterback in Ohio State’s game against Rutgers on Saturday

Podcast: Misophonia + Pizza Wars in America

Getting to the bottom of the age old question – New York or deep dish pizza?

DraftKings Says Probe Found Employee Didn’t Use Inside Information

A lawyer hired by DraftKings to investigate allegations that an employee used insider information to win a big game has found no wrongdoing, the company announced.

Coach K Plans to Step Down From Team USA After Rio

Krzyzewski said he plans for there to be a succession plan in place by the Olympics to “keep the continuity of the program going”, and that he thinks his successor should have international experience, regardless of whether they come from the professional or collegiate level.

Gennady Golovkin Continues His Domination, Wants Alvarez-Cotto Winner

In front of a crowd of 20,548 on Saturday night in New York, Gennady Golovkin controlled the bout against David Lemieux from the opening bell until referee Steve Willis stopped the fight at 1:32 of the eighth round.

A Perennial Sadsack in the World Series Is Guaranteed

One nice thing about this year’s MLB playoffs is that no matter what happens, we’re getting a bunch of losers in the World Series.

Why Gennady Golovkin Is Boxing’s Most Feared Fighter

Gennady Gennadyyvich Golovkin is the picture of amicability. But don’t be deceived, the fighter known as "Triple G" may also be the most feared prize fighter on the planet.

Doc Rivers on Coaching, Playing in the NBA

The L.A. Clippers' Doc Rivers is one of the top coaches in the NBA. Riverson when he knew he was going to be a better coach than player.

Dodgers Pin Postseason Hopes on Kershaw, Perennial Playoff Loser

Over the past five seasons, no starting pitcher in baseball has a lower earned-run average than the Dodgers' ace. Yet Kershaw’s playoff starts have become an unlikely bugaboo for the Dodgers.

South Carolina Head Coach Steve Spurrier to Retire

Steve Spurrier plans to retire effectively immediately, according to multiple media reports Monday night, ending the career of the legendary football coach who brought a national championship to Florida, new levels of success to South Carolina and an incredible amount of entertainment to the sport over the last five decades.

Florida Suspends Quarterback Will Grier Indefinitely

Florida quarterback Will Grier was suspended indefinitely Monday for violating NCAA rules on performance-enhancing drugs.

Toronto’s Collapse Interrupted by Possible Texas Collapse

With their bats currently lacking life, the Rangers might not be able to put the clampdown on this desperate Blue Jays team.

Dodgers’ Chase Utley Suspended for 2 Playoff Games

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley could sit out two playoff games after the Major League Baseball penalized him for his takeout slide that broke New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's right leg.

Southern California’s Steve Sarkisian Takes Leave of Absence

Southern California announced Sunday that football coach Steve Sarkisian is taking an indefinite leave of absence.

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