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8 Straight For the King!

8 Straight For the King!

With another Game 7 victory at stake, LeBron James would not miss. He would not sit out…

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Danica Patrick Wins Pole at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick has won the Daytona 500 pole, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any Sprint Cup race.

It was the biggest achievement of her four-year NASCAR career.

Patrick went out eighth in the qualifying session Sunday and covered the 2 1…

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Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield Meet Again

CHICAGO — Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield stood toe to toe again, only this time there were hugs and smiles – and no bites to the ear.

The ill will that marked the former champions’ rivalry was nowhere in sight. Instead, they were like old friends meeting in a supermarket, which is…

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NFL Commissioner Paid $29 Million in 2011

NFL owners nearly tripled the commissioner’s compensation to $29.49 Million in the 2011 tax year and likely made Goodell the best paid commissioner in U.S. sports.

According to the league’s most recent tax return, much of Goodell’s pay comes in the form of a $22…

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South African Olympian, Oscar Pistorius, Charged with Murder

The South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, who died of gunshot wounds at his home on Thursday morning.

Officials in Pretoria said Pistorius, 26, was due to appear at a correctional services police court at 2pm local time but the…

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Kentucky's Noel Tears ACL, Out for Season

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky received the news it dreaded Wednesday when freshman forward Nerlens Noel was declared out for the season with a torn ligament in his left knee.

Noel tore his ACL on Tuesday night when No. 25 Kentucky lost at Florida. An MRI revealed the injury, and the…

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