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Adrian Peterson, Saints Closing in on Deal

Adrian Peterson and the New Orleans Saints appear to be close to signing a one year deal, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Oakland's Last Major Sports Team Says It's…

As Oakland bleeds pro sports teams, the Athletics say they want a new ballpark — in town.

Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening…

The Warriors can breathe for a bit after a first-round series filled with drama

LEADING OFF: Hicks a hit for Tigers, Blach set…

LEADING OFF: Hicks a hit in early test with Tigers, Blach set for another matchup with Kershaw, Keuchel bouncing back well, Yankees and Red Sox resume rivalry

Report: Jabrill Peppers tested positive for…

Former Michigan standout Jabrill Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample at the NFL combine, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter

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The old guys are coming up big so far in these…

Joe Johnson, Nene and others are showing how much veteran experience matters at playoff time

Little Big Man: Celtics' Thomas finding stride…

It's been only a week since the death of Isaiah Thomas' younger sister, Chyna Thomas, in a car accident triggered what he has called the "hardest week of my life."

Aaron Hernandez's family to receive copies of his…

Aaron Hernandez's family will receive copies of the three suicide notes that he allegedly left behind when he killed himself at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center last week, according to The Boston Globe.

Marbury in talks with other clubs after Beijing…

Stephon Marbury's agent says they are in talks with several clubs in China after the former NBA All Star parted ways with the Beijing Ducks at the weekend

Balanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even…

Paul Millsap bounced back from a sluggish start to score 19 points, Dwight Howard had his best game of the postseason and the Atlanta Hawks pulled away from the Washington Wizards 111-101 to even the opening-round playoff series at 2-all

Thames hits 9th, 10th HRs as Brewers beat Reds 11…

Eric Thames homered twice to raise his major league-leading total to 10, Hernan Perez added a three-run shot, Matt Garza pitched for the first time this season and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 11-7

Former No. 1 pick Jake Long retires

After being the top pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, Jake Long has decided to retire.

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Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills - just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season.

Hawks rally to even series with Wizards, win…

Jimmie Johnson grabs rare Bristol win after…

Jimmie Johnson has won consecutive races for the 11th time in his career with a rare victory at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee

Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg blasts refs

The trend of NBA head coaches criticizing game officials continued Sunday after the Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg ripped into the way refs handled Game 4 of the Bulls' first round series against the Boston Celtics.

Serena Williams speaks out against Ilie Nastase

Serena Williams has spoken out against suspended Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase

Red Sox pitcher Barnes suspended 4 games for…

Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has been suspended four games and fined for throwing a fastball past the head of Baltimore star Manny Machado. The commissioner's office issued the penalty Monday

Report: 49ers considering a quarterback with No…

The San Francisco 49ers will consider taking a quarterback with the team's No. 2 overall pick in this week's NFL draft, reports NFL.com's Ian Rapaport.

Cowboys honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo…

Dallas owner Jerry Jones honored DeMarcus Ware with the announcement that the franchise sacks leader would retire as a Cowboy, then engaged in a draft discussion centered largely on finding the team's next dominant pass rusher

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Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for…

Aaron Hernandez's family have bid their farewells at a private funeral for the former NFL star

Media Circus: Preparing for the NFL Draft

In this week's Media Circus, Richard Dietsch spoke to Trey Wingo about taking over for Chris Berman as the host of the NFL Draft show on ESPN.

Messi’s heroics carry Barcelona in epic Clasico…

Lionel Messi's goal at the death gave Barcelona a 3-2 win over Real Madrid at an electric Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, with the visitors blowing open La Liga's title race for the season run-in.