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Playoff Breakdown: Packers vs. Falcons

SI.com breaks down the NFC Championship between the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons.

Trevor Plouffe finalizes $5.25M, 1-year deal with A's

Infielder Trevor Plouffe has finalized a $5.25 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics and is expected to be the primary third baseman if he can stay healthy

Justices to hear free speech clash over offensive trademarks

The Supreme Court is considering a First Amendment challenge to a law barring the government from registering trademarks that are deemed offensive

Denied Rio medal, Irish fighter debuts on St…

Michael Conlan wasn't going to take it quietly when judges at the Rio Olympics gave his Russian opponent a controversial decision win

Playoff Breakdown: Steelers vs. Patriots

SI.com breaks down the AFC Conference Championship between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots.

Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror list

Egyptian authorities have added one of the country's all-time greatest soccer players, Mohamed Aboutrika, to a terror watch and no-fly list over accusations he helped finance the Muslim Brotherhood, now banned as a terrorist organization

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Oregon strength coach suspended after players hospitalized

The University of Oregon has suspended football strength and conditioning coach Irele Oderinde one month without pay after three players were hospitalized following a series of intense workouts last week

Siena coach shakes hands with air after Rider…

After Siena beat the Rider Broncs, 78-68, on Tuesday, Saints coach Jimmy Patsos had an interesting exchange with himself.

AP source: Bautista, Blue Jays finalize $18M, 1-year deal

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent outfielder Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to an $18 million, one-year contract with mutual options for more years

Steelers WR Antonio Brown apologizes for…

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has apologized for livestreaming video from the team's locker room following its win over Kansas City

Cloud of steroids hovers above Hall of Fame voting

Raines and Bagwell figure to gain Hall of Fame election and Guerrero and Ivan Rodriguez also could, but many will focus on changing views of steroids-tainted Bonds and Clemens

Wooden Watch: Interview with Duke sophomore guard…

Sports Illustrated's David Gardner is joined by Duke sophomore guard Luke Kennard to discuss his season, Grayson Allen, and who he would select as his Wooden Award winner.

Venus Williams through to third round at…

It was inevitable after such an energetic performance in her second-round win over Stefanie Voegele at the Australian Open that Venus Williams would get asked about transcending the generations in tennis

As Isner falters, Sock poised to take next step…

John Isner has long been accustomed to carrying the torch for U.S. men's tennis, dealing with the heightened expectations at the Grand Slams and the inevitable questions that follow early losses

Antonio Brown apologizes for locker room video

Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown apologized for posting a locker room video after Sunday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs, saying it was the wrong thing to do.

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Topsy-turvy: Seppi posts comeback win over Kyrgios

Three days into the Australian Open, Andreas Seppi's 1-6, 6-7 (1), 6-4, 6-2, 10-8 comeback win over the enigmatic Nick Kyrgios rated as the match of the tournament

The Latest: Venus Williams into 3rd round at Australian Open

Venus Williams, a first-round loser in 2016 at Melbourne Park, is one of the first players into the third round after beating Stefanie Voegele 6-3, 6-2 to begin play at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday

Clippers’ Chris Paul to have thumb surgery, out…

Clippers guard Chris Paul tore a ligament in his left thumb in Monday's game against the Thunder and is expected to miss 6–8 weeks.

Report: Niners offering coaching job to Falcons…

The 49ers will offer their vacant head coaching position to Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, according to multiple reports.

Nathan Chen leads the way at US figure skating…

When reigning champion Adam Rippon withdrew from the U.S. figure skating championships with a broken foot last week, it made Nathan Chen the favorite this week in Kansas City

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Report: Oregon players hospitalized after intense workouts

At least three University of Oregon football players have reportedly been hospitalized following a series of intense workouts

President Obama pardons Willie McCovey of tax…

Among President Obama’s 273 commutations and pardons on Tuesday was MLB Hall of Famer Willie McCovey.

Streaking Clippers down another All-Star with…

Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss six to eight weeks