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Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A's…

Ichiro Suzuki drew the loudest ovation back home in Japan and Domingo Santana delivered the biggest hit, launching a grand slam that led the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 in the Major League Baseball opener

21 athletes, 5 sports in focus as doping probe expands

German prosecutors say as many as 21 athletes from five sports may have been part of a doping ring stretching around the world

March Madness Bad Beats: Seton Hall Over Kansas

In the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, Kansas was -4.5 against Seton Hall and seemed to be cruising. But the Pirates eventually crushed Jayhawks bettors with a last-minute three.

Irish star Conlan wins again on St. Patrick's Day in NY

Michael Conlan won again on St. Patrick's Day at Madison Square Garden, beating Ruben Garcia Hernandez by unanimous decision

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Isner returns to scene of 1st Masters 1000 title in Miami

John Isner returns to scene of 1st Masters 1000 title in Miami to practice; initial day of scheduled main-draw play rained out

Japan's Olympic Committee President Quits Amid…

​French prosecutors placed Takeda under formal investigation for “active corruption” last December.

Mike Trout Is About To Sign The Richest Contract…

The Angels outfielder is arguably the best player in baseball, and well on his way to being an all-time great.

Chinese, Croatian national teams joining NBA Summer League

Summer League is going international this year, with China and Croatia joining 30 NBA teams

Tokyo Olympics organizers unveil torch for next year's games

Tokyo Olympics organizers unveil torch for next year's games

Could Oregon Pull An Upset Over Wisconsin?

The Oregon Ducks are strong heading into the NCAA Tournament. Coming off a 20-point win against the UW Huskies in the Pac-12 championship, will the Ducks keep rolling with a first round upset over the Badgers? The Line’s panel has your answer.

Spence defends IBF welterweight title with win…

Errol Spence Jr. successfully defended his IBF world welterweight title for the third time, unanimously outpointing previously undefeated challenger Mikey Garcia

Changeover: Miami Open tennis moves to Dolphins…

Tennis with a football look: Miami Open leaves Key Biscayne for new home at Dolphins' stadium

Dillashaw gives up UFC 135-pound title because of…

TJ Dillashaw has surrendered the UFC 135-pound championship because of an "adverse finding" in his last drug test

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Doping in cards? Bridge ban fuels backlash to Olympic link

A doping ban handed down to the top-ranked player in bridge has provoked a backlash in the card game

The Line: SI’s NCAA Tournament Betting Guide

The Line gets you ready for all your March Madness gambling needs with upset picks, championship futures, best bets and more. Sports Illustrated is your home for 2019 NCAA Tournament betting.

Swedish tennis player suspended, fined for bets on matches

A Swedish tennis player who is a sophomore at the University of San Diego has been suspended and fined after admitting to having bet on tennis matches, the Tennis Integrity Unit says

Defending World Series champion Red Sox on repeat…

Red Sox manager Alex Cora thinks he can squeeze more production out of outfielder Mookie Betts this year by batting him 2nd

Huston, Zeuner, Schaar head 1st US skateboarding team

There's always been a rebelliousness and a bit of an attitude to skateboarding, and now there's credibility

NCAA Tournament Betting: Why LSU-Yale Might Be…

In the East Region, No. 3 LSU is a 7-point favorite against No. 14 Yale. Without coach Will Wade, could the Tigers be vulnerable in the round of 64?

Bruce gets 1st hit of 2019 MLB season, Piscotty…

Jay Bruce of the Seattle Mariners has gotten the first hit of the 2019 Major League Baseball season and Oakland's Stephen Piscotty has connected for the first home run

Japanese Olympic Committee head resigns amid…

Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee, is resigning in a bribery scandal

4 March Madness Underdogs Worth Betting On

The NCAA Tournament is all about upsets, so we’re here to help with a handy list of four underdogs, one from each region, worth betting on.

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AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M…

Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels close to finalizing $432 million, 12-year contract

51 women sue USOC for failing to stop Nassar abuse

51 women sue USOC, its board members and former top officials for failing to prevent abuse by Nassar

NCAA Tournament Futures Bets: Smart Value Plus…

Duke is favored to win the NCAA Tournament, but that doesn’t mean they’re the smartest bet on the bracket. The Line gets you ready to make the most out of March Madness.