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Ben Morse, CNN

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New York Mets pitcher Jorge López throws glove into crowd after being ejected, then delivers postgame rant

New York Mets pitcher Jorge López threw his glove into the crowd following his ejection from a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday – and then followed that up with a post-game rant for the ages that multiple reports say is expected to end his season with the team.

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Dallas Mavericks one win away from NBA Finals as they go up 3-0 on the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, 116-107, to move to 3-0 in the series and knock on the door of their first NBA Finals appearance in 13 years.

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A week after his sister had a seizure and brain surgery, Davis Riley wins first individual PGA Tour event

Davis Riley paid tributes to his sister, who is recovering from brain surgery to remove a tumor, and his former colleague Grayson Murray after winning the Charles Schwab Challenge on Sunday.

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Mother sues NBA star LaMelo Ball for allegedly hitting son with car

A mother is suing LaMelo Ball and his team, the Charlotte Hornets, after the 22-year-old NBA star allegedly hit her son with his car.

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College sports could see a dramatic change. Here’s what you need to know

College athletes could soon get dramatically different paychecks.

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2024 WNBA season: How to watch as a new era of women’s basketball dawns

Never before has there been such anticipation ahead of a WNBA season. With the established talent already in situ and an exciting crop of players arriving from the college scene, it promises to be an intriguing time.

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Why the Bills picked a player in NFL Draft who has never played football: he’s 6-foot-7 and runs a 4.79 second 40-yard dash

The transition from rugby to football has proven tough in the past. Jarryd Hayne and Christian Wade both left rugby near the peak of their powers to try their hand on the football gridiron, with both failing to make it long term.

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2024 NFL Draft: How to watch the next generation of football stars find their professional homes

The free agency frenzy has come and gone. The next big milestone in the NFL calendar is the draft. And 2024’s edition looks to be a blockbuster one, with heaps of highly-touted quarterback talents, a potentially all-time wide receiver group and overall value throughout.

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South Carolina’s three titles in seven years speak volumes of Dawn Staley’s remarkable tenure as coach

Caitlin Clark’s last dance in the NCAA dominated conversation ahead of Sunday’s women’s national championship game.

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Women’s March Madness: How to watch Final Four games as Caitlin Clark looks to cap off historic season in style

Between all the shocks, the tremendous skill on show on the court and the drama off it, it’s been quite the women’s March Madness in 2024.

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Tiger Woods on player list for The Masters; longtime friend concerned over him walking 72 holes

Tiger Woods is on the player list for The Masters later this month, but according to a longtime friend of the 15-time major champion there are concerns regarding the physical challenge of navigating 72 holes over four days.

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Sweet 16: How to watch and everything you need to know about the men’s and women’s tournaments

68 teams begin March Madness on both the men’s and women’s brackets. But now, it’s down to just 16 on each side.

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MLB Opening Day: 2024 regular season kicks off in full with Shohei Ohtani cloud looming

Although fans have been treated to a glimpse of MLB action, the 2024 season kicks off in full on Thursday with Opening Day. The Seoul Series saw the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Deigo Padres officially raise the curtain on the new calendar with a two-game series in South Korea, but the rest of MLB begins their campaign this week. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Opening Day.

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No. 1 Houston survives OT upset scare after dramatic buzzer beater from No. 9 Texas A&M with Sweet 16 now set

The No. 1 seeded Houston Cougars survived an overtime upset scare in the men’s March Madness after the No. 9 seed Texas A&M Aggies hit a dramatic buzzer-beating three-pointer at the end of regulation on Sunday.

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Charles Barkley tears into Barack Obama’s March Madness bracket as fans bid to beat the near-impossible odds once again

It’s that time of year again, when anyone and everyone turns into a college basketball expert. It’s one of the few things in sport that has never been done before, but that doesn’t stop fans from across the world attempting to successfully complete their perfect March Madness bracket every year.

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Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce announces he is retiring from the NFL

Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce is retiring from the NFL, the 36-year-old announced at an emotional news conference Monday.

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Iowa’s Caitlin Clark becomes NCAA Division-I all-time leading scorer for men’s and women’s basketball

Iowa Hawkeyes superstar guard Caitlin Clark became the NCAA’s Division-I all-time leading scorer in basketball – male or female – in a win over the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday, passing Hall of Famer “Pistol” Pete Maravich.

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San Francisco 49ers players admit they didn’t know new Super Bowl overtime rules following loss to Chiefs

Super Bowl LVIII came down to the wire. Sixty minutes of action couldn’t separate the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers and so the Super Bowl went to overtime.

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Travis Kelce: "Push on Chiefs head coach Andy Reid was ‘definitely unacceptable’"

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce said on Wednesday that his push of head coach Andy Reid during Super Bowl LVIII was “definitely unacceptable.”

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San Francisco 49ers admit they didn’t know new Super Bowl overtime rules, following loss to Chiefs

Super Bowl LVIII came down to the wire. Sixty minutes of action couldn’t separate the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers and so the Super Bowl went to overtime.

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Kansas City Chiefs on brink of rare achievement with back-to-back Super Bowl titles in sight

The Kansas City Chiefs are already in rarefied territory.

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Are Kansas City Chiefs newest NFL dynasty?

The NFL is no stranger to a dynasty. And there is no better example than the New England Patriots.

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NFC downs AFC in NFL Pro Bowl after flag football game in display of future Olympic sport

Flag football is enjoying a renaissance of kinds and Sunday was evidence of the feats elite athletes can achieve in the non-contact version of the sport.

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Social media is abuzz with Super Bowl LVIII logo theory

There are 18 weeks of action and then three rounds of playoff games to decide which two teams will compete in the Super Bowl.

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Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva banned for four years by Court of Arbitration for Sport

Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva has been found guilty of an anti-doping violation by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and has received a four-year ban from competition.

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Lamar Jackson in a league of his own; most thrilling quarterback in NFL

“Man, give him the trophy now and his (flowers).”

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Known for heartbreak/unwanted records/curse, Detroit Lions banish demons with landmark playoff run

Sixteen years ago, the Detroit Lions made history – but for all the wrong reasons.