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March 31, 2014

PHOTOS: MLB Opening Day

Baseball is back and fans everywhere celebrate Opening Day.

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March 31, 2014

World Cup anthem features Santana, Wyclef Jean, Avicii

The artists will team up for the official World Cup anthem, "We Will Find A Way."

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March 31, 2014

PHOTOS: Basketball’s big dance

From the Elite Eight, a Final Four has emerged.

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March 31, 2014

The stage is set for a bracket-busting Final Four

Seventh seed Connecticut and No. 8 Kentucky have joined Florida and Wisconsin in the NCAA men's basketball Final Four.

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March 31, 2014

Wilson falters as Padres rally for win

San Diego outfielder Chris Denorfia lined a two-run, tiebreaking single, leading the Padres to a season-opening 3-1 home win.

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March 31, 2014

Old baseball cards get ‘vandalized’

In honor of Major League Baseball's opening day, our favorite tweets from the Baseball Card Vandals.

March 28, 2014

This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at the weekend's sports schedule.

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March 28, 2014

Long battle looms for college athletes seeking union

A lengthy legal and political battle could reshape the multimillion-dollar sports business built around unpaid student athletes.

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March 28, 2014

Miller brothers both head to Elite Eight

The head coaches of Dayton and Arizona continue to make March Madness history.

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March 28, 2014

Dayton Flyers reach Elite Eight

Thousands took to the streets late Thursday to celebrate the school's Cinderella story.

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March 28, 2014

Ravens’ Rice indicted on assault charges after fight with fiancée

Ray Rice, known for his anti-bullying advocacy, allegedly struck his fiancée at a Vegas casino last month.

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March 27, 2014

Security firms watch social media for feisty fans

Watch what you tweet, sports fans.

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March 27, 2014

Police: Colts owner had $29K in cash when arrested

The NFL owner was pulled over on suspicion of drunken driving and had more than a little cash on hand.

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March 27, 2014

For two brothers the Sweet 16 is ‘Miller time’

Archie and Sean Miller make basketball a family affair.

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March 27, 2014

PHOTOS: The fans and the bands of March Madness

The action of the NCAA Tournament isn't just on the court.

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March 27, 2014

College athletes can unionize, federal agency says

In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency says athletes can unionize.

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March 26, 2014

Yankees named MLB’s ‘most valuable’ team

The 27-time World Series champion Yankees are valued at $2.5 billion.

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March 26, 2014

Pass rusher Allen signs with the Bears

Free agent pass rusher Jared Allen has found a new home in the NFC North.

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March 26, 2014

Williams wins as Sony Open locked down by bomb scare

Defending champion Serena Williams won as the Crandon Park tennis facility was locked down due to a bomb scare.

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March 26, 2014

NFL owners alter replay

Official reviews should be clearer and quicker next season.

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