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Adrian Peterson, Saints closing in on deal

Adrian Peterson and the New Orleans Saints appear to be close to signing a one year deal, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

The old guys are coming up big so far in these…

Joe Johnson, Nene and others are showing how much veteran experience matters at playoff time

Oakland's Last Major Sports Team Says It's…

As Oakland bleeds pro sports teams, the Athletics say they want a new ballpark — in town.

Jimmie Johnson grabs rare Bristol win after…

Jimmie Johnson has won consecutive races for the 11th time in his career with a rare victory at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee

Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for…

Aaron Hernandez's family have bid their farewells at a private funeral for the former NFL star

Report: Jabrill Peppers tested positive for…

Former Michigan standout Jabrill Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample at the NFL combine, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter

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Larry Bird delivers Pacers' 2021 All-Star bid in…

Indiana wants the NBA All-Star Game and sent Larry Bird to get it _ in an Indy car

Sharks C Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before…

San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton is undergoing surgery on a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee

Aaron Hernandez's family to receive copies of his…

Aaron Hernandez's family will receive copies of the three suicide notes that he allegedly left behind when he killed himself at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center last week, according to The Boston Globe.

Former All-Star Delabar suspended 80 games for…

Former All-Star pitcher Steve Delabar, a veteran of six major league seasons with Seattle, Toronto and Cincinnati, has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program

LEADING OFF: Hicks a hit for Tigers, Blach set…

LEADING OFF: Hicks a hit in early test with Tigers, Blach set for another matchup with Kershaw, Keuchel bouncing back well, Yankees and Red Sox resume rivalry

Penguins-Capitals rivalry highlights playoffs…

A renewal of the rivalry between the Penguins and Capitals highlights the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs

Former No. 1 pick Jake Long retires

After being the top pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, Jake Long has decided to retire.

Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney…

Holocaust survivors say termination of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida golf tournament may boost their efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era Jewish policies

Nastase unrepentant after abusing British players…

Ilie Nastase was unrepentant after being suspended from the Fed Cup for abusing the British team and the referee in a playoff

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Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills - just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season.

Serena Williams at No. 1, despite not playing…

Serena Williams is briefly back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, despite not playing a match since January

Tim Tebow has his best week in minors with 6 hits

Tim Tebow has his best week in the minors, showing some consistency at the plate with two multi-hit games for the Columbia Fireflies

Absences of Marte, Bumgarner could shake up NL

The Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants will both have to overcome some significant adversity to contend for the postseason after losing two of the National League's top players this past week

Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg blasts refs

The trend of NBA head coaches criticizing game officials continued Sunday after the Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg ripped into the way refs handled Game 4 of the Bulls' first round series against the Boston Celtics.

Cavaliers looking forward to respite before…

The Cleveland Cavaliers can finally take a break after a first-round sweep of the Indiana Pacers

Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the…

With coach Steve Kerr ailing, the Golden State Warriors are in capable hands with assistant Mike Brown

Report: 49ers considering a quarterback with No…

The San Francisco 49ers will consider taking a quarterback with the team's No. 2 overall pick in this week's NFL draft, reports NFL.com's Ian Rapaport.

LEADING OFF: MLB sorts out trouble in Baltimore…

LEADING OFF: MLB sorts out trouble at Camden Yards and Target Field, Rizzo tries to extend homer streak, Royals hope Perez heals

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APNewsBreak: Dodgers, Yankees cut projected…

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills _ just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season

MacArthur returns, scores for Sens to beat Boston…

Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal with 6:30 gone in overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games

Media Circus: Preparing for the NFL Draft

In this week's Media Circus, Richard Dietsch spoke to Trey Wingo about taking over for Chris Berman as the host of the NFL Draft show on ESPN.