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  1. Did NFL run sting operation on Patriots to trigger deflate-gate?
    Dan Wetzel

    Did NFL run sting operation on Patriots to trigger deflate-gate?

  2. Sources: Pistons' Brandon Jennings has torn Achilles tendon
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Pistons' Brandon Jennings has torn Achilles tendon

  3. NHL All-Star Game MVP: Welcome to Ryan Johansen's coming-out party in Columbus
    Nicholas J. Cotsonika

    NHL All-Star Game MVP: Welcome to Ryan Johansen's coming-out party in Columbus

  4. NFL merchandise featuring Marshawn Lynch grab taken down
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    NFL merchandise featuring Marshawn Lynch grab taken down

  5. New commissioner Rob Manfred maintains connection to soul of the game
    Tim Brown

    New commissioner Rob Manfred maintains connection to soul of the game

  6. Sources: Hornets, Nets resume trade talks, this time focusing on Joe Johnson, Lance Stephenson
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Hornets, Nets resume trade talks, this time focusing on Joe Johnson, Lance Stephenson

  7. Best Super Bowl commercial of all-time
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    Best Super Bowl commercial of all-time

  • Azarenka's fun-filled Australian Open comes to an end

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Victoria Azarenka is packing her bags and leaving the Australian Open far earlier than years past, but the two-time former champion sure had fun while she was here.

    Associated Press
  • Eastern Michigan basketball player and fellow student killed

    An Eastern Michigan University women's basketball player and another student were killed early Sunday when their car crossed the center line of a road and hit an oncoming vehicle, authorities say. Heady, of Hazel Crest, Illinois, and her 23-year-old passenger, Jordan Hopkins, an Eastern Michigan…

    The Associated Press
  • We Won't Make Same Mistakes Twice With Next Destiny DLC, Bungie Says

    Bungie explains how it plans to improve the progression system in House of Wolves.

    GameSpot
  • Tennis-Evergreen Venus upsets Radwanska in Melbourne

    Venus Williams advanced into her first grand slam quarter-final since the 2010 U.S. Open with an upset 6-3 2-6 6-1 victory over sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska at the Australian Open on Monday. Williams, however, put pressure on Radwanska's serve throughout, illustrated by the seventh game of the…

    Reuters
  • 2015 NFL Free Agents

    Evan Silva ranks the 2015 NFL Free Agency class at each position.

    Rotoworld
  • Wawrinka dismisses notions of vengeance

    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Having dispatched one of his 2014 grand slam vanquishers to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals, Stan Wawrinka is now getting ready to face another on Wednesday. Wawrinka avenged his early exit at last year's French Open with a 7-6(2) 6-4 4-6 7-6(8)…

    Reuters
  • NFL merchandise featuring Marshawn Lynch gesture taken down

    A photo collage that included an image of the Seattle Seahawks running back's vulgar display that he was fined $20,000 for was initially available for purchase on NFL Shop.

    SportsDash
  • 'Fan coach' helps Serena focus on way to quarters

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams took some coaching advice from a fan sitting in the Rod Laver Arena terraces as she struggled to overcome hard-hitting Spaniard Garbine Muguruza 2-6 6-3 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals on Monday. The 24th seed Muguruza, who stunned Williams in the…

    Reuters
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    Beauty All-Stars Vie for Miss Universe Crown in Miami

    A new Miss Universe will be crowned Sunday night in Miami, with participants from 88 countries taking part. The contestants were narrowed to 15 during Wednesday's preliminary competition, but the results won't be announced until the live show. "Today Show" personality Natalie Morales is hosting the…

    Wochit
  • Anthony Johnson Plans on Giving Jon Jones '10 Times' the Beating Alexander Gustafsson Did

    I was like, ‘I can’t believe I just beat that guy who, in my opinion, beat Jon Jones,’” Johnson said during the UFC on FOX 14 post-fight press conference. With Gustafsson against the fence, “Rumble” showed why he carries that nickname and obliterated Gustafsson, practically rattling the cage with…

    MMA Weekly
  • New commissioner Rob Manfred open to defensive-shift ban

    Manfred says "injecting additional offense" is a high priority and banning defensive shifts could be a good starting place.

    Big League Stew
  • Drogba wants to remain with Chelsea 'family'

    Didier Drogba said he wanted to remain a member of the Chelsea "family" beyond the end of the current English season. The Ivory Coast forward made the announcement as he received the 2015 Football Writers' Association Tribute Award at a dinner at London's Savoy Hotel on Sunday. Drogba returned to…

    AFP
  • Opening statements next in murder trial of ex-Pat Hernandez

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future. At age 23 he had a Super Bowl appearance under his belt and a $40 million contract as a star tight end with the New England Patriots. He and his fiancee had started a family, living in a mansion in the Boston…

    Associated Press
  • Jason Brown wins first US title, holding off Adam Rippon

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jason Brown gushed to Adam Rippon: "Oh my god, it was amazing."

    Associated Press
  • Columbus cannon causes havoc during 2015 NHL All-Star Game

    Even the players in the game seemed to be getting annoyed at the cannon. Team Toews/Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo tweeted mid-game that he wanted the cannon to stop.

    Puck Daddy
  • 'SNL' Mocks Tom Brady and DeflateGate in Cold Open

    "I'm not a science computer," Brady said about why he didn't know the balls were deflated.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Wade, Bosh, Whiteside lead Heat over Bulls 96-84

    Hassan Whiteside bounced around the NBA Development league and played in China and Lebanon, hoping NBA teams were keeping tabs and would give him an opportunity. He then got his chance with the Heat and he's making the most of it. Whiteside had an unconventional triple-double with a team-record and…

    The Associated Press
  • The sound of silence: The January transfer window

    It's been all quiet on the winter transfer front where once again deals have been muted by high prices and Financial Fair Play.

    FC Yahoo