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The NCAA is in Trouble (Part 2)

The NCAA is in Trouble (Part 2)

Top high school prospect Darius Bazley, who decided to skip college and forego his NCAA eligibility, has…

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ESPN Announces Agreement for The SEC Network

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN on Thursday announced a 20-year agreement to operate a SEC network that is scheduled to debut in August, 2014.

SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said the SEC network will produce 1,000 live events each year, including 450 televised on the network and 550 distributed…

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Damian Lillard Wins NBA Rookie of the Year

It’s unanimous: Damian Lillard is the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. No, it never was in question.

Lillard, the sixth overall pick in last June’s draft out of Weber State, led all rookies with a 19-point scoring average. He also averaged 6.1 assists and 3…

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Cubs Owner Threatens to Move Team

The owner of the Chicago Cubs publicly threatened for the first time Wednesday to move the team out of Wrigley Field if his plans for a big, new video screen are blocked, saying he needs millions of dollars in ad revenue to help bankroll the renovation of the storied ballpark…

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Braves Pitcher Tim Hudson Wins 200th Game

Tuesday in Atlanta, Tim Hudson won the 200th game of his marvelous Major League Baseball career.

Hudson became only the 110th pitcher in MLB history to accomplish the feat, according to STATS LLC. For context, 236 pitchers have thrown no-hitters. So, Hudson’s new distinction is more than twice…

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NBA Veteran Jason Collins Comes out as Gay

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA veteran center Jason Collins has become the first active male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay.

Collins wrote a first-person account posted Monday on Sports Illustrated’s website. The 34-year-old Collins has played for six…

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