• Amar'e Stoudemire retires from the NBA after 14 seasons

    Amar’e Stoudemire of the Phoenix Suns slam dunks the ball against the Los Angeles Lakers on December 28, 2009. Amar’e Stoudemire, a six-time All-Star, five-time All-NBA selection and Rookie of the Year whose pick-and-roll finishing and rim-rocking dunks made him one of the game’s most electric…

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  • Watch the in-car camera from Brad Keselowski's head-on testing crash (Video)

    Brad Keselowski is tied for the Cup lead in wins with 4 (Getty). Brad Keselowski was evaluated and released from the Watkins Glen care center after a nasty wreck during testing on Tuesday. Keselowski hit the wall head on in turn 1, which is a downhill 90-degree right-hand turn after a long…

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  • How Rio is helping its stray cats and dogs leading up to the Olympics

    A stray dog approaches a Russian worker in front of the Olympic rings before the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. When Olympic athletes returned home following the 2014 Sochi Olympics, many brought more than just medals – they brought dogs. Some of the most memorable and heartwarming stories of the…

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  • Redskins corner brings puppies to training camp

    Bashaud Breeland prefers to travel in packs to training camp.

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  • Aroldis Chapman doesn't recall talking to Cubs about his behavior

    The Chicago Cubs will do anything to win a World Series. They made that much clear when they went all-in to acquire New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman in a blockbuster deal.

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    7:10 PM EDT
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  • Reports: Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law kidnapped in Brazil

    Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone’s eventful life has taken a scary turn. According to reports, Ecclestone’s mother-in-law was kidnapped in Brazil. Per Veja, the kidnappers of 67-year-old Aparecida Schunck are requesting a ransom of more than $36 million.

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  • Michael Bennett's contract complaints could signal trouble for Seahawks

    It’s still in the early stages but there might be some contract trouble brewing in Seattle. Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is unhappy with his current deal. Bennett made that clear in a recent interview with the Huffington Post.

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  • Undefeated boxer's $70,000 purse stolen from luggage

    Jonathan Guzman is 22-0 with 22 knockouts in his professional career. Knockout artist Jonathan Guzman scored a scintillating 11th-round KO against Shingo Wake to claim the vacant IBF World super bantamweight title along with $70,000 in cash for his purse back on July 20. Guzman’s promoter,…

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  • Eagles linebacker Nigel Bradham arrested following umbrella dispute

    Eagles linebacker Nigel Bradham was arrested after allegedly assaulting a worker at a hotel on Miami Beach last Thursday, according to NBC Miami. Bradham reportedly turned himself in to police on Monday. According to statements described by NBC, Bradham and friends got into an argument with an…

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  • Rory McIlroy likes his chances to win a third PGA Championship this week

    Rory McIlroy sounds like a guy who is salivating at the opportunity in front of him. This week is the season’s final major, the PGA Championship, in which he’s won in each of the last two even-numbered years. “There’s no real hidden secrets to it,” McIlroy said Tuesday of the PGA of America’s…

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  • Upset over contract status, Chiefs' Eric Berry won't report to camp

    In the days leading up to the July 15 deadline for teams to sign their designated franchise players, the Kansas City Chiefs and safety Eric Berry were reportedly “miles apart” on a deal. Since Berry has not signed his franchise tag, and is therefore not under contract, he cannot be fined by the…

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  • Packers' Jordy Nelson suffers 'hiccup' in other knee; timetable unknown

    Wide receiver Jordy Nelson spent the first day of Green Bay Packers training camp watching his teammates run around, unable to practice because he’s on the PUP (Physically Unable to Perform) list to start out. Nelson suffered a torn ACL in his right knee that ended his 2015 season prematurely. …

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  • Bettman condemns CTE ‘fear-mongering’ in letter to U.S. Senator

    Back in June, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. He wanted to know why the League had been “dismissive and disappointing” in its reaction to an NFL official linking concussions with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, earlier this year.

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  • Puck Lists: 7 RFAs who should be signed by now

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  • Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers not sure if they'll talk about PEDs with NFL

    Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, two Green Bay Packers defenders named in a report that claimed they used performance-enhancing drugs, said Tuesday they don’t know if or when they’ll meet with the NFL to discuss the allegations. The NFL sent word that it wanted to meet with both players on the…

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  • Rudy Gay has 'no idea' what the Sacramento Kings are doing

    Rudy Gay’s no stranger to trade rumors. The latest round of rumors came a couple of weeks back courtesy of ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, who reported that the Sacramento Kings “are actively seeking to move Gay as well as big man Kosta Koufos and guard Ben McLemore” as they look to shuffle up their roster…

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  • Blue Jays add depth with Melvin Upton trade; Andrew Cashner next?

    The San Diego Padres are visiting Toronto for the first time in franchise history, so what a perfect opportunity for the Blue Jays to strike a trade with their unfamiliar interleague opponents. Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was sent to the Blue Jays on Tuesday morning in exchange for minor-league…

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    Tue, Jul 26
    7:07 PM EDT
    San Diego at Toronto
    Preview Game
  • U.S. Ryder Cup captain Love prepared to go deep to find picks with chemistry

    The U.S. Ryder Cup team will start to come together in a month’s time, after The Barclays kicks off the PGA Tour playoffs. Several potential captain’s picks have been injured for significant stretches this year, including the recent injuries to Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger that have put them on…

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  • Power rankings: PGA Championship

    The PGA Championship comes a little early this year, moving up to the end of July to accommodate golf’s return to the Olympics. Baltusrol Golf Club’s Lower Course in Springfield, N.J., is the host for the first time since Phil Mickelson won his second major title in a fascinating Monday finish.…

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  • Dennis Wideman and the ‘concussion defense’ slippery slope

    When the NHL gets litigious, it’s usually because it’s desperately trying to maintain the status quo against an interloper that threatens it. Like when Jim Balsillie attempted to use bankruptcy court to circumvent NHL rules and obtain ownership of the Phoenix Coyotes. The NHL fought him in court,…

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