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Magic Johnson named Lakers' president of…

The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations as the team sits near the bottom of the Western Conference.

Play vs. Rest: For many NBA teams, it's still a…

Finding the right time to rest NBA players is a conundrum that many coaches have wrestled with for years

Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM…

The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations

Soccer star Abby Wambach gets engaged to…

Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach has announced her engagement to Christian writer Glennon Doyle Melton

Police searching for Clemson athletics department…

Authorities in Anderson County, S.C., are searching for Clemson's associate athletic director of planned giving after he was reported missing Monday afternoon.

Reserve keeper resigns after eating meat pie at…

A backup goalkeeper paid the price for eating a meat pie during his team's landmark game against Arsenal, resigning from Sutton United as authorities launched investigations into the apparent betting stunt

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Vail Resorts to buy Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski…

Colorado-based Vail Resorts says it's buying Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski resort for $50 million

WVU's Huggins falls in apparent health scare…

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees on the court during the Mountaineers' game against Texas on Monday after he says his defibrillator went off.

Deshaun Watson lands another award as NFL draft…

Another completion for Deshaun Watson: Clemson quarterback honored with Davey O'Brien Award

Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame…

Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs

ACC clash, battle in Pac-12 highlight week in…

The regular season is winding down and while the bubble teams are fighting for spots in the NCAA Tournament, teams in the AP Top 25 are jockeying for position in the bracket

Three Combine story lines to watch

The MMQB's Emily Kaplan takes a look at what to watch out for during the 2017 NFL Combine.

After Huggins' scary moment, No. 12 WVU beats…

After West Virginia coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees and clutched his chest in a scary moment shortly before halftime, Jevon Carter finished with 24 points to lead the 12th-ranked Mountaineers to a 77-62 win over Texas

Kings GM on Cousins trade: I had a better deal…

Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac headed into All-Star weekend convinced it was finally time to part ways with ultra-talented center DeMarcus Cousins

Report: Timberwolves, others teams inquire about…

The Minnesota Timberwolves and several other unnamed teams have reached out to the New York Knicks recently to discuss potential trades for Knicks guard Derrick Rose, reports ESPN.com's Ian Begley.

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Brown's 3 lifts Miami over No. 18 Virginia, 54-48…

Bruce Brown made a 3-pointer with 23.8 seconds left in overtime and Miami beat No. 18 Virginia 54-48 for the Cavaliers' fourth straight loss

Former Derby, Preakness winner Charismatic dies

Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic has died at a thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky

How long should injured pro athletes get workers…

The Illinois Legislature is considering an unlikely subject _ should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn certain worker compensation benefits as long as other workers

Report: Jaguars Agree to Trade Julius Thomas to…

The Jacksonville Jaguars will trade tight end Julius Thomas to the Miami Dolphins, the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

SEC features several teams sitting on NCAA…

The Southeastern Conference enters the final two weeks of the regular season with much at stake as it seeks to expand its NCAA Tournament presence

College hoops' must-watch games to close the…

There are plenty of good matchups left in the final two weeks of a college basketball season already filled with great games

Vlade Divac Admitted Kings Had a Better Trade…

Vlade Divac defended the Kings' trade of DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, saying that he decided to trade his star forward this weekend despite having a better offer last week.

Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in AP poll

For the third straight week, Gonzaga, Villanova and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll

Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in…

Egypt's highest appeals court has upheld the death sentences against 10 people convicted over a soccer riot in 2012 that killed over 70 fans, becoming one of the world's deadliest soccer disasters

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Seminoles' Martin has at least 2 seasons to…

The next milestone for Florida State coach Mike Martin is the NCAA-record 1,975 career wins by the retired Augie Garrido

Ex-WNBA player Candice Wiggins rips league's…

Former WNBA player Candice Wiggins says the league's culture is "very harmful" and adds that she was bullied throughout her career.

ICYMI: Upsets galore and one near upset in…

ICYMI: It wasn't a great week to be a ranked team