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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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LeBron Sets and NBA Record

When LeBron James first heard about this streak of games with at least 30 points and 60 percent shooting, he did not immediately think about who was on the list.

In NBA history, only Adrian Dantley and Moses Malone had put together five straight 30-point, 60-percent efforts – that…

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$175M Deal Makes 'King' Felix Hernandez Highest Paid Pitcher in MLB

Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners have reached agreement on a $175 million, seven-year contract that will make him the highest-paid pitcher in baseball.

The Mariners announced the sides had reached agreement on the deal Tuesday afternoon. Hernandez and general manager Jack Zduriencik will hold a news conference…

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IOC Drops Wrestling from 2020 Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.

The IOC executive board decided to retain modern pentathlon – the event considered most at risk – and remove wrestling instead from its list…

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"It's Gotta Be the Shoes" A Tribute to Michael Jordan at 50

Long ago, a shoe endorsement was the pinnacle of an athlete’s commercial success. Then, Michael Jordan arrived and became the first athlete to be a “brand.” After the first pair of Nike “Air Jordan” basketball shoes rolled out, the former Chicago Bulls guard elevated his profile from superstar to…

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Joe Paterno's Family Releases Report

Findings that the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno conspired to cover-up child sex abuse carried out by Jerry Sandusky have been slammed as “fundamentally flawed” in a new report commissioned by Paterno’s family.

The report, by a team led by the former US attorney general Dick Thornburgh…

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