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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - The class was held just last week in Professor Bud Selig's classroom at the University of Wisconsin. The topic of the day, in the professor's "Baseball in American Society" curriculum, was a whopper: steroids and baseball. Oh,

2016-12-05 13:07:31.047

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - The class was held just last week in Professor Bud Selig's classroom at the University of Wisconsin. The topic of the day, in the professor's "Baseball in American Society" curriculum, was a whopper: steroids and baseball. Oh,



We've embarked on tennis' "offseason," but just to keep things in perspective, consider this: The time between the end of the 2016 Davis Cup competition and the start of ATP World Tour play on Jan. 4, 2017, is almost exactly the same as the length of

2016-12-05 11:39:09.137

We've embarked on tennis' "offseason," but just to keep things in perspective, consider this: The time between the end of the 2016 Davis Cup competition and the start of ATP World Tour play on Jan. 4, 2017, is almost exactly the same as the length of



The events of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup season came to a close Friday night in Las Vegas. Plenty of questions remain until the 2017 green flag. The biggest question surrounds the biggest driver name in the sport, Dale Earnhardt Jr., wh

2016-12-05 12:07:38.693

The events of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup season came to a close Friday night in Las Vegas. Plenty of questions remain until the 2017 green flag. The biggest question surrounds the biggest driver name in the sport, Dale Earnhardt Jr., wh



NASSAU, Bahamas -- It's no secret that Patrick Reed grew up idolizing Tiger Woods. He often wears a red shirt on Sunday afternoons to pay homage and his recent Ryder Cup success can be at least partially credited to a desire to strut his stuff in fro

2016-12-04 09:43:17.997

NASSAU, Bahamas -- It's no secret that Patrick Reed grew up idolizing Tiger Woods. He often wears a red shirt on Sunday afternoons to pay homage and his recent Ryder Cup success can be at least partially credited to a desire to strut his stuff in fro



A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Paisley, Scotland Billy Joe Saunders W12 Artur Akavov -- Fight recap Retains a middleweight title Scores: 116-113, 116-112, 115-113 Records: Saunders (24-0,

2016-12-05 06:51:16.507

A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Paisley, Scotland Billy Joe Saunders W12 Artur Akavov -- Fight recap Retains a middleweight title Scores: 116-113, 116-112, 115-113 Records: Saunders (24-0,



My colleagues Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun had control of the power rankings for the first two months. Now it's my turn to let the masses disagree with my choices -- and that means there's plenty of movement this week. 1. (Last week: 2) Montreal

2016-12-05 06:46:25.503

My colleagues Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun had control of the power rankings for the first two months. Now it's my turn to let the masses disagree with my choices -- and that means there's plenty of movement this week. 1. (Last week: 2) Montreal



What do you need to know about the weekend's big stories? Joe McDonald gives us his take on the biggest and best. This is where we say, "Morning, Joe." Gaudreau's return provides boost: After breaking his finger on Nov. 15, Calgary Flames forward Jo

2016-12-05 05:42:10.467

What do you need to know about the weekend's big stories? Joe McDonald gives us his take on the biggest and best. This is where we say, "Morning, Joe." Gaudreau's return provides boost: After breaking his finger on Nov. 15, Calgary Flames forward Jo



The College Football Playoff selection committee has announced its final rankings, and we have our New Year's Six bowl matchups. Here's the latest recruiting news for those teams: Numbers reflect final College Football Playoff rankings College F

2016-12-04 11:10:22.963

The College Football Playoff selection committee has announced its final rankings, and we have our New Year's Six bowl matchups. Here's the latest recruiting news for those teams: Numbers reflect final College Football Playoff rankings College F



The best thing about college football is that we all feel like we own it. That's occasionally the worst thing, too. But the passion that the sport engenders is what separates it from the NFL, thank goodness. This has been an unusual year, from the ub

2016-12-04 16:58:49.733

The best thing about college football is that we all feel like we own it. That's occasionally the worst thing, too. But the passion that the sport engenders is what separates it from the NFL, thank goodness. This has been an unusual year, from the ub



NASSAU, Bahamas -- Tiger Woods walked off the 18th green at Albany Golf Club on Sunday, completing a 72-hole tournament for the first time in 15 months. It was an achievement that was always going to mean more than his swing, his score and his standi

2016-12-04 09:41:18.180

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Tiger Woods walked off the 18th green at Albany Golf Club on Sunday, completing a 72-hole tournament for the first time in 15 months. It was an achievement that was always going to mean more than his swing, his score and his standi



NASSAU, Bahamas -- Comparisons to legends are rarely fair, and comparisons to a legend that dominated this week's news cycle and handed over the trophy as tournament host are even less so. And yet, there was Hideki Matsuyama, just minutes removed fro

2016-12-04 09:44:28.103

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Comparisons to legends are rarely fair, and comparisons to a legend that dominated this week's news cycle and handed over the trophy as tournament host are even less so. And yet, there was Hideki Matsuyama, just minutes removed fro



With all due respect to Ronald Reagan's George Gipp on his deathbed, Denzel Washington's Herman Boone at Gettysburg or even Robert Loggia's halftime talk with the Texas State Armadillos, Hollywood's greatest football speech was Al Pacino's in "Any Gi

2016-12-04 09:34:50.350

With all due respect to Ronald Reagan's George Gipp on his deathbed, Denzel Washington's Herman Boone at Gettysburg or even Robert Loggia's halftime talk with the Texas State Armadillos, Hollywood's greatest football speech was Al Pacino's in "Any Gi



Ohio State lost once. Penn State lost twice. The Buckeyes beat three teams that are currently ranked in the top 10 of the College Football Playoff rankings, including two of them on the road. The Nittany Lions defeated two teams that are currently ra

2016-12-03 12:29:25.677

Ohio State lost once. Penn State lost twice. The Buckeyes beat three teams that are currently ranked in the top 10 of the College Football Playoff rankings, including two of them on the road. The Nittany Lions defeated two teams that are currently ra



INDIANAPOLIS -- When the top four teams won this weekend, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee won a reprieve. The 12 representatives who will bask in the glow of their computer screens on Selection Day don't have to choose among eq

2016-12-03 23:13:01.823

INDIANAPOLIS -- When the top four teams won this weekend, the College Football Playoff Selection Committee won a reprieve. The 12 representatives who will bask in the glow of their computer screens on Selection Day don't have to choose among eq



NASSAU, Bahamas -- At precisely 1:15 p.m. ET on Saturday, you could sense it was happening again. Not just from the modest gallery here at the Hero World Challenge, which roared with approval as Tiger Woods holed a greenside bunker shot for his fourt

2016-12-02 10:43:52.573

NASSAU, Bahamas -- At precisely 1:15 p.m. ET on Saturday, you could sense it was happening again. Not just from the modest gallery here at the Hero World Challenge, which roared with approval as Tiger Woods holed a greenside bunker shot for his fourt



LAS VEGAS -- Jimmie Johnson didn't need to see highlights of his seventh Sprint Cup championship celebration at Homestead-Miami Speedway to tug at his heart during the 2016 awards banquet Friday night. He has a pretty good idea of all that happened

2016-12-03 09:49:44.540

LAS VEGAS -- Jimmie Johnson didn't need to see highlights of his seventh Sprint Cup championship celebration at Homestead-Miami Speedway to tug at his heart during the 2016 awards banquet Friday night. He has a pretty good idea of all that happened