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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.

Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in…

Norm Powell scored a career playoff-high 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-93 in Game 5 of their first round playoff series

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.

Madison Bumgarner's rented bike slipped near end of ride

Madison Bumgarner had nearly finished a ride of more than two hours in the mountains an hour outside Denver when his rented dirt bike slipped on the trail and took the pitcher to the ground

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

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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John Stevens believes small changes will be big…

The Los Angeles Kings have introduced John Stevens as the 27th head coach in team history

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

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.

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

David Ortiz to address grads at Rhode Island tech…

Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will deliver the commencement address at a private Rhode Island university

Serena Williams speaks out against Ilie Nastase

Serena Williams has spoken out against suspended Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase

Former No. 1 pick Jake Long retires

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

Red Sox pitcher Barnes suspended 4 games for…

Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has been suspended four games and fined for throwing a fastball past the head of Baltimore star Manny Machado. The commissioner's office issued the penalty Monday

Cowboys honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo…

Dallas owner Jerry Jones honored DeMarcus Ware with the announcement that the franchise sacks leader would retire as a Cowboy, then engaged in a draft discussion centered largely on finding the team's next dominant pass rusher

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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.

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

Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for…

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Penguins-Capitals rivalry highlights playoffs…

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

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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

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.