• New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez will retire from baseball in 2017

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    Which makes sense, because Rodriguez's contract with the Yankees runs out after that season, and he'll be 42 years old. Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner said. Last season, the Yanks tried to block Rodriguez from receiving contract escalators after passing Willie Mays on the all-time home run list. If it's a repeat of 2015 - adoration at Yankee Stadium, repudiation everywhere else - it's likely that he'll do without the thanks-for-the-memories whistle stops given Derek Jeter and Mariano ...
  • Cleveland Browns sign RG3 to 2-year contract

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    Although it was a step in the correct direction, the Browns knew that they would need to address their quarterback problem pronto. " I'm excited about the opportunity to join the Dawg Pound and help build something here in Cleveland", Griffin said in a release.
  • Will Robert Griffin III Signing Change Browns' Draft Plans?

    Will Robert Griffin III Signing Change Browns' Draft Plans?

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    He is also set to earn up to $11 million in incentives as part of the two-year deal. "I cherish the opportunity to get another chance to play this lovely game". "I'm real excited about that". The Ravens have seen Griffin in action before. Previous year the Redskins named Kirk Cousins as the starter and quarterback of the future and Griffin did not play a snap all season.
  • Duke vs. Oregon Basketball

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    There had hardly been enough time for Duke's players to turn around and watch his highlight. This is best done with a team with depth and presence down low. The team maxed out. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Browns Sign Robert Griffin III

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    Griffin visited Cleveland last week, and apparently impressed new Browns head coach and quarterback whisperer Hue Jackson quite a bit. The former Heisman Trophy victor and second overall pick in the 2012 draft was electric in his first year in the league, leading the Redskins to an NFC East title and was named the Offensive Rookie of the Year.
  • Cleveland Browns sign RG3

    Cleveland Browns sign RG3

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    No I am not insane for saying this, Just hear me out. "If it did (happen), he would have to compete and I don't ever worry about that", Jackson said , according to the Plain Dealer.
  • Andre Smith joining much improved Minnesota Vikings offensive line

    Andre Smith joining much improved Minnesota Vikings offensive line

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    Minnesota signed guard Alex Boone, a four-year starter for the San Francisco 49ers, to a four-year, $26.8 million contract. Do they keep Smith at right tackle or do they try to move him inside to guard? Smith and the Vikings came to agreement on Thursday, a few days after he visited the Twin Cities.
  • Meet Ronda Rousey's Black Grandfather

    Meet Ronda Rousey's Black Grandfather

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    Though she tried to ward him off in the nicest way possible, she's still making headlines because of a quick tidbit from her mom, AnnMaria De Mars . Ronda Rousey is still very much a celebrated star in the UFC , despite the lone blemish on her record as a result of her upset loss to Holly Holm previous year.
  • Browns Expected To Sign RG3, Fueling Wentz-Eagles Trade Rumors

    Browns Expected To Sign RG3, Fueling Wentz-Eagles Trade Rumors

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    Based on film study, the main concerns for Wentz are his internal clock and ability to work through progressions, but those questions won't be answered in a pro day setting. However, the Browns sent head coach Hue Jackson and quarterbacks coach Pep Hamilton to get a close look at the QB that could one day become the face of the franchise.
  • Azarenka beats sloppy Serena, wins title

    Azarenka beats sloppy Serena, wins title

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    While Djokovic dominated Sunday, women's tennis' top-ranked Serena Williams was upset by 15th-ranked Victoria Azarenka. Raonic finished the match landing just 50 percent of his first serves and with four aces. "I couldn't control how she was going to play and she was throwing some bombs there. You really have to go out there and take away because there is nothing coming easy".
  • Browns appear ready to sign Robert Griffin III

    Browns appear ready to sign Robert Griffin III

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    Jackson, who has expressed a "leave no stone unturned" approach to finding a quarterback, echoed a similar sentiment Tuesday. Because Cleveland, under a new head coach, has a wide open quarterback position and an as-of-yet-undetermined away date at FedEx Field next season.
  • Jeff Samardzija reacts to White Sox clubhouse insurrection over Adam LaRoche's retirement

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    I'm not against quitting a job to spend more time with family as a whole, for the record, but I struggle to see how Adam's move is particularly applause-worthy. "I choose the latter". LaRoche said in the statement that before he signed his two-year, $25 million contract last year, "my first question to the club concerned my [son Drake's] ability to be a part of the team".
  • Crosby scores twice, Penguins rally by Hurricanes 4-2

    Crosby scores twice, Penguins rally by Hurricanes 4-2

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    Di Giuseppe took advantage of a turnover by Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz to float a shot between Murray's legs 42 seconds into the game and Nash doubled it less than five minutes later when Jeff Skinner set up behind the net and hit Nash in the slot.
  • Packers moving on from James Jones in favor of younger receivers

    Packers moving on from James Jones in favor of younger receivers

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    Jordy Nelson may have been injured all of the 2015 season, but that is even more of a reason to have a dependable veteran on the roster. The Packers have done so twice in the last two seasons, and heading into the 2016 season it looks like he will be looking for a new home again.
  • Colts, Not Cowboys, Now Closest to Signing Patrick Robinson

    Colts, Not Cowboys, Now Closest to Signing Patrick Robinson

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    The Cowboys also had some interest in Robinson, 28, last offseason before he signed a one-year, $2 million deal with the San Diego Chargers . But Robinson is now weighing his options. They will need to replace Greg Toler and it has become obvious that their defense is not up to par. Ideally, however, that wouldn't be the case (since we still haven't really seen what Smith can do since he spent most of his rookie season injured), which could lead to the Colts adding a corner in free agency ...
  • UEFA opens disciplinary case against United, Liverpool

    UEFA opens disciplinary case against United, Liverpool

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    Running onto the ball wide on the left, he darted towards the area, cut all too easily past Guillermo Varela and, from an acute angle, clipped over De Gea. If we did not concede that goal it was possible, I think". Speaking on ITV , Keane said: "I'm really saddened by what I've seen of United over the year ago or two".
  • BYU uses big 2nd half to clinch spot in NIT semifinals

    BYU uses big 2nd half to clinch spot in NIT semifinals

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    A late surge in the opening half allowed BYU to take control in an 88-82 win over Creighton in the quarterfinal round of the National Invitational Tournament. "We weren't perfect tonight and we probably needed to be against a good BYU team", said Creighton coach Greg McDermott. "I walked through the locker room after the game and saw those three seniors laughing and joking, excited for another game".
  • 'Mounting buzz' Browns add Robert Griffin III

    'Mounting buzz' Browns add Robert Griffin III

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    But if the team doesn't want to go in that direction, Griffin could be a plug-the-gap quarterback while the Browns develop a younger player. That is unacceptable behavior from a head coach and it is understandable why Griffin was frustrated and talking back at his coach.
  • Newcastle United's Rafael Benitez looking for more after first point

    Newcastle United's Rafael Benitez looking for more after first point

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    Cisse says the whole squad has to contribute to the next eight games. Kirchhoff said: "They won their last game, so it's a good feeling for them, but we have got a game more so if we win it, we will go above them". It was just the Serbia international's sixth goal of the season, and Benitez is hoping there are more to come. Benitez said: "I said before that he has the potential.
  • Serena v Azarenka in Indian Wells final

    Serena v Azarenka in Indian Wells final

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    The failure to secure the insurance of a second break proved costly, as Williams' own return game belatedly spluttered into life. However, after the American found her rhythm she claimed four straight games to take control of the set, then continued her run in the second to win the opening three games before her Polish opponent fought back.
  • Seahawks agree to 2-year deal with J'Marcus Webb

    Seahawks agree to 2-year deal with J'Marcus Webb

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    Webb confirmed he was a Seahawk just after 6 a.m. Tuesday with a Seahawks banner on his Twitter feed. Webb becomes the third player Seattle has added in free agency following Monday's deals with offensive tackle Bradley Sowell and defensive tackle Sealver Siliga.
  • Raymond Moore, Indian Wells director, criticizes women's tennis

    Raymond Moore, Indian Wells director, criticizes women's tennis

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    Moore later apologised for his comments that were in "poor taste and erroneous" but the damage had been done by then and Djokovic added fuel to the fire. “Today was closer than the last couple of times against the best player of world, so was a very positive week for me”, Nadal said. "It's been a great comeback here in  Indian Wells , so, I'm excited about that".
  • Serena Williams slams 'offensive' comments

    Serena Williams slams 'offensive' comments

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    He later issued a written apology. Moore's comments were denounced by WTA CEO Steve Simon, who says he is proud of all of the "strong athletes" on the tour. "I am truly sorry for my remarks", he added. Victoria Azarenka defeated Williams 6-4, 6-4. The world's top-ranked men's player, Novak Djokovic, said after winning his final later Sunday that he is "completely for women power".
  • Kevin Harvick Won Yesterday's NASCAR Race By Just 4 Inches

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    For the second time in a month, two cars crossed the finish line seemingly together and no one was sure who won. "He got into me, like he should have", said Harvick from Victory Lane. He took second as soon as the race returned to green. He had led 74 percent of the laps over the past four. "With 100 laps to go at Vegas previously, if you got a pit-road penalty and went to the tail end, I think you were pretty much hopeless".
  • Golden State Warriors suffer rare defeat in NBA record wins chase

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    Bogut (toe) sustained his injury against the Dallas Mavericks. It's the kind of impact that Aldridge was expected to provide after he was signed by the Spurs in the offseason. "I didn't allow us to get comfortable offensively". Yes, the Spurs clawed and carved out an 87-79 victory that just might be a glimpse of what we'll see if the two teams meet up again as everyone expects in the Western Conference finals.
  • Notre Dame ends Stephen F. Austin's Cinderella run with game-winning tip

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    Notre Dame took a 42-41 lead into the locker room at halftime in a scintillating 20 minutes of basketball. "But was I nervous?" The worst thing to happen to Stephen F. "So this counts as volleyball on the backboards". After a sluggish first half in which Maryland led 28-27 at the break, the tempo picked up in the second.