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Also Starring in Super Bowl XLIX: Good Football Teams

Lost in the conversation concerning deflated footballs and media refusals is the fact the Seattle and New England are remarkable, expertly designed franchise.

NFLPA to Fight League’s New Personal-Conduct Policy

The NFL Players Association said Thursday that it would fight the league’s newly approved personal-conduct policy, and that it would release its own salary-cap projections to help players get better contracts.

Duke’s Sulaimon Dismissed From Team

In an unexpected midseason move, Rasheed Sulaimon was dismissed from Duke’s basketball team Thursday, coach Mike Krzyzewski said.

Guinea Wins Drawing of Lots at Africa Cup of Nations

Guinea won the drawing of lots for a spot in the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals on Thursday over Mali by choosing a green ball with the No. 2 printed on a piece of paper on the inside.

Drawing of Lots to Decide Who Advances in Africa Cup of Nations

Mali and Guinea drew 1-1 at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday and sheer luck will now decide who makes the quarterfinals. One will progress through the tournament's final tiebreaker rule— the drawing of lots—after both ended on the same points, the same goal difference and the same goals scored to tie for second in Group D.

Drawing of Lots to Decide Who Advances in Africa Cup of Nations

Mali's Modibo Maiga, left, vies with Guinea's Issiaga Sylla vat the Africa Cup of Nations tournament on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Mali and Guinea drew 1-1 at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday and sheer luck will...Show More Summary

The Latest Challenger to FIFA’s Blatter: Luis Figo

World soccer has discovered a new way to register dissatisfaction with Sepp Blatter, the four-term president of FIFA: Challenge him for his job this spring. The latest candidate to enter the May 29 election is Luis Figo, a former Real Madrid, Barcelona and Portugal midfield great.

It’s a Start: Mayweather, Pacquiao Meet

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met—in person. The fighters were both sitting courtside, directly across from one another, at a Miami Heat game on Tuesday night. Mayweather went over to Pacquiao at halftime, the men shook hands and chatted briefly, then exchanged phone numbers.

Marshawn Lynch: ‘I’m Just Here So I Don’t Get Fined’

In a surprise twist, the first Seattle Seahawks player to take the podium at the Super Bowl's Media Day on Tuesday was Marshawn Lynch. His answer to every question: "I'm just here so I don't get fined."

Hope Solo Could Miss Women’s World Cup

There is a chance that star goalkeeper Hope Solo, who was suspended from team activities for 30 days last week, may miss this summer's Women's World Cup, the head of U.S. Soccer said on Monday.

A New Challenger to Blatter for FIFA Presidency

The field of candidates hoping to deny FIFA president Sepp Blatter a fifth successive term grew by one on Monday as the head of the Dutch soccer federation, Michael van Praag, threw his hat in the ring.

Belichick Dials Up the Offense in Deflategate Gameplan

The New England Patriots coach doubles down on his team's innocence and takes responsibility off his quarterback's shoulders.

Ashley Wagner Shines at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships: Analysis

The Journal provides live analysis of the U.S. Figure Skating Championship Ladies Free Skate.

Seahawks’ Sherman: NFL Will Go Easy on Patriots

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman on Sunday alleged that the New England Patriots won't get punished much for "Deflategate" because of the close relationship between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

U.S. Figure Skating Championships Ladies Free Skate: Live Blog

The Journal provides live analysis of the U.S. Figure Skating Championship Ladies Free Skate.

Venus Williams Is Back in Grand Form, While Isner Loses at the Australian Open

The Williams sisters advanced, Novak Djokovic dominated, and the last American men went home. Here’s what happened at the Australian Open on Saturday.

Video: Did Weather Play a Role in Deflategate?

The WSJ Sports team aimed to find out if external elements could affect the air pressure in a football or if a Gronk-like spike would do the trick?

Andreas Herzog to Coach U.S. Under-23 National Soccer Team

U.S. Men's National Team assistant coach Andreas Herzog has been named the head coach of the U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team.

NFL Statement on Deflated Football Investigation

The NFL released a statement on Friday of its investigation into deflated footballs.

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