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How football unlocked heart of autistic boy

"Well, that took about five minutes...probably less."

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Raiders earn first win in over a year

In a game in which a new running back prospect burst onto the scene,…

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LeGarrette Blount signs with the Patriots

LeGarrette Blount walked out on the Pittsburgh Steelers right back…

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Can Roger Federer recover for Davis Cup final?

It's one of the most individual sports, yet it sometimes demands…

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How football unlocked heart of autistic boy

"Well, that took about five minutes...probably less."

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LeGarrette Blount signs with the Patriots

LeGarrette Blount walked out on the Pittsburgh Steelers right back into a contract with the New England Patriots, who signed the veteran back to a two-year deal Thursday.

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Can Roger Federer recover for Davis Cup...

It's one of the most individual sports, yet it sometimes demands that fierce rivals unify to compete against other countries in what could be called the World Cup of tennis.

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Reigning champ Nigeria crashes out of...

The final round of qualifiers for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations threw up a few surprises, the most notable of which being holders Nigeria bowing out.

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NHL roundup: Penguins' Dupuis has blood clot

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis has been diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung and will be out of the lineup for at least six months while undergoing treatment with blood thinners.

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NFL: League wants to 'extend' Peterson's...

NFL executive vice president Jeff Pash defended the suspension of Adrian Peterson and said the league isn't trying to end the Minnesota Vikings running back's career.

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Reports: Concussion could sideline Garman

Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman has concussion symptoms and his status against Baylor is questionable, according to reports Wednesday.

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Lakers stun Rockets with late rally

Nick Young's return from injury singularly sparked the Los Angeles Lakers to two victories that doubled their previous season total.

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NBA game roundup: Spurs hold off Cavs

Tim Duncan scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held on for a 92-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night when Cleveland forward LeBron James turned the ball…

Giancarlo Stanton

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Stanton: $325M contract 'toughest decision...

Most people, had they been offered a $325 million contract spread out over 13 years, would agree to it immediately. But not Giancarlo Stanton.

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Hornets' Taylor suspended for 24 games

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffrey Taylor was suspended for 24 games without pay on Tuesday because of his involvement in a domestic violence case.

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Vikings pick up RB Tate

The Minnesota Vikings claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers on Wednesday, one day after he was let go by the Cleveland Browns, and waived tight end MarQueis Gray.

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Tiger Woods furious at parody interview

Tiger Woods is back on the prowl -- and this time he's after a journalist who has had the temerity to poke fun at him.

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NFL VP says league not trying to end...

NFL executive vice president Jeff Pash defended the suspension of Adrian Peterson and said the league isn't trying to end the Minnesota Vikings running back's career.

Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch, Super Bowl media day

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Seahawks' Lynch fined $100,000 for silence

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been $100,000 for not talking to the media following Sunday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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