1. Toronto Raptors Clinch Playoff Berth with Victory over Dallas Mavericks

    The Toronto Raptors are going to the playoffs for the fourth straight season. The Raptors clinched their spot in the postseason Saturday with a 94-86 victory over the Dallas Mavericks ...

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  2. Former 49ers Player Clay Matthews Sr. Dies at Age 88

    Former San Francisco 49ers player Clay Matthews Sr. died Thursday at the age of 88. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle , Matthews Sr. died in South Carolina after dealing with a long illness...

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  3. J.D. Martinez to Miss 3-4 Weeks with Foot Injury, Won't Need Surgery

    Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez will miss the start of the regular season due to a sprained ligament in his foot...

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  4. Wyking Jones Agrees to Contract with Cal to Replace Cuonzo Martin as HC

    The California Golden Bears have found their new head basketball coach. On Friday, the team announced it has promoted assistant coach Wyking Jones to the head coach position...

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  5. Kelvin Benjamin's Contract Option to Be Picked Up by Panthers

    Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman said Friday the team will pick up the fifth year on wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin 's contract, per Max Henson of the team's official website...

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  6. Arthur Jones Released by Indianapolis Colts After 3 Seasons

    On Friday, the Indianapolis Colts announced they released defensive lineman Arthur Jones after three seasons with the team. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media noted Jones was set to have a $7...

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  7. Brian Quick, Redskins Agree to Contract After 5 Seasons with Rams

    Wide receiver Brian Quick finished a career season in 2016 as a member of the Los Angeles Rams . The Washington Redskins rewarded him for the effort Friday, the team announced ...

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  8. Arizona vs. Xavier: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017

    There may be a No. 11 seed next to the Xavier Musketeers' name in your bracket, but this is no darling Cinderella story...

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  9. Mark Sanchez Signs Contract with Bears After 1 Year with Cowboys

    The Chicago Bears added quarterback Mark Sanchez , the team announced Friday. Tom Pelissero of USA Today reported the one-year deal is worth $2 million, including $1 million guaranteed, with an extra $2 million in incentives...

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  10. NFL Owners to Vote on 15 Potential Rule Changes, Including Overtime Length

    NFL owners will vote on 15 possible rule changes during the NFL spring league meeting in Phoenix. On Thursday, Ricky Henne of the Los Angeles Chargers' official website shared all 15 proposals...

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  11. Pat Kelsey Asks for Release from UMass Contract Day After Being Announced as HC

    Pat Kelsey won't be the head coach at UMass after all. According to ESPN.com , Kelsey—who coached Winthrop the last five seasons—asked to be released from his contract Thursday...

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  12. Russell Westbrook 1st Ever To Triple-Double Without Missing Shot, Free Throw

    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook bolstered his MVP candidacy Wednesday with some history in a 122-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers ...

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  13. USA, Marcus Stroman Beat Puerto Rico for World Baseball Classic 2017 Title

    In 2013, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman tweeted his desire to represent his mother for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic ...

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  14. Tyler Lydon Declares for 2017 NBA Draft

    Syracuse Orange forward Tyler Lydon declared for the NBA draft Wednesday on his Twitter page: Lydon was a sophomore during the 2016-17 season and averaged 13.2 points and 8...

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  15. Ian Kinsler Contrasts US Playing Style with Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

    Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler apparently isn't a fan of the passion the Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic teams have displayed during the 2017 World Baseball Classic ...

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  16. Christine Michael Re-Signs with Green Bay Packers

    Running back Christine Michael hasn't yet fulfilled expectations at the NFL level, but he will have an opportunity to do so again with the Green Bay Packers after he re-signed with the team Wednesday, per ESPN's Field Yates ...

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  17. Mychal Rivera, Jaguars Agree to 2-Year Contract After 4 Seasons with Raiders

    On Wednesday, the Jacksonville Jaguars announced they signed tight end Mychal Rivera . Mike Garafolo of NFL Network noted it was a two-year deal that can be worth as much as $6...

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  18. USA vs. Japan: Score and Reaction from World Baseball Classic 2017

    The United States has never won a World Baseball Classic championship, but it is one victory away from changing that following Tuesday's 2-1 win over Japan in the semifinals at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles...

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  19. Mark Sanchez Reportedly Will Visit with Chicago Bears

    The Chicago Bears already signed quarterback Mike Glennon this offseason, but they are reportedly eyeing Mark Sanchez for depth purposes. On Tuesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported Sanchez will visit the Bears on Thursday...

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  20. Fabian Moreau Suffered Torn Pectoral at UCLA's Pro Day Ahead of 2017 NFL Draft

    UCLA cornerback Fabian Moreau suffered a torn pectoral Tuesday while preparing for the 2017 NFL draft at the Bruins' pro-day workout, per Tony Pauline of DraftAnalyst.com...

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  21. 3 Minnesota Football Players Cleared of Sexual Harassment Allegations by School

    On Monday, Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press reported three University of Minnesota football players were cleared of sexual harassment allegations, but two others had their suspensions upheld regarding sexual assault allegations...

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  22. Netherlands vs. Puerto Rico: Score and Reaction from World Baseball Classic 2017

    It took 11 dramatic innings, but Puerto Rico earned a spot in the World Baseball Classic championship game Monday with a 4-3 victory over the Netherlands in the semifinals at Dodger Stadium...

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  23. Adam Silver Calls Resting Star Players 'Significant Issue' in Memo to NBA Owners

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver is apparently tired of teams resting their marquee players. On Monday, Ramona Shelburne of ESPN...

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  24. Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook and More Involved in Warriors vs. Thunder Scrap

    Kevin Durant may be injured, but there was still plenty of drama-filled tension during Monday's tilt between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder ...

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  25. Jay Cutler Reportedly 'Not an Option' for Houston Texans

    Don't expect to see Jay Cutler in a Houston Texans uniform this season. Ian Rapoport of NFL .com reported Monday his "understanding is the Texans aren't an option" for the free agent quarterback...

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