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George W. Bush Surprises Jeter in Rangers Farewell
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George W. Bush Surprises Jeter in Rangers Farewell

Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony Wednesday night. Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Bosh Signs 5-Year, $118M Deal With Heat

Bosh Signs 5-Year, $118M Deal With Heat

Chris Bosh has signed his $118 million, five-year contract to stay with the Miami Heat. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Manchester Native Sets English Channel Swim Record

Manchester Native Sets English Channel Swim Record

Making it across the English Channel has been called the Everest of open water Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Diaco Excited to Start Practice

Diaco Excited to Start Practice

Bob Diaco has a plan, one that he's been putting in place since December, when the University of Connecticut... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
UConn QB Battle Begins in Earnest

UConn QB Battle Begins in Earnest

The biggest issue facing Bob Diaco as he begins his first training camp is who will be the team's... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Aresco Expects Big Things From AAC

Aresco Expects Big Things From AAC

If nothing else, you have to respect the unbridled optimism American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
ESPN Suspends Smith for Abuse Victim-Blaming

ESPN Suspends Smith for Abuse Victim-Blaming

ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Shabazz on the NBA Learning Curve

Shabazz on the NBA Learning Curve

UConn legend Shabazz Napier was back in the state to coach at a summer basketball camp and talked about... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Huskies Picked 9th in Preseason Poll

Huskies Picked 9th in Preseason Poll

By now, we're used to it. Doesn't mean we have to accept it, but the reality is that the Huskies football... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Napier Working Camps, Ready for Heat

Napier Working Camps, Ready for Heat

Shabazz Napier is now a member of the Miami Heat but he's on a short break between the summer league schedule... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Will Change Rules

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Will Change Rules

The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Derek Jeter Passes Yaz on Hits List

Derek Jeter Passes Yaz on Hits List

Derek Jeter remembers the playoff games in Texas — the good and the bad. Now the Yankees captain has... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Sterling Loses in Court as Judge OKs Clippers Sale

Sterling Loses in Court as Judge OKs Clippers Sale

A judge tentatively ruled against Donald Sterling and in favor of his estranged wife Shelly on Monday, in the trial... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Yankees Fan Finds, Returns Lost Red Sox Title Ring

Yankees Fan Finds, Returns Lost Red Sox Title Ring

A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
New UConn Practice Gym Close to Finished

New UConn Practice Gym Close to Finished

One of the best basketball programs in the country -- in the men's and women's game -- deserves a practice facility... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Over 25,000 People Compete in San Francisco Marathon

Over 25,000 People Compete in San Francisco Marathon

Thousands of people from all over the country winded their way through the streets of San Francisco bright and early... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace's Missing Brother Found

Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace's Missing Brother Found

Olympian bobsledder Noelle Pikus-Pace‘s brother, Jared Pikus, and three of his children, who went missing... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali Wins Tour de France

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali Wins Tour de France

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali has won the Tour de France, becoming the first Italian to win cycling's greatest race in 16... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Jerry Reinsdorf Hospitalized in New York

Jerry Reinsdorf Hospitalized in New York

Chicago Bulls and White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf was hospitalized Friday night after an "episode... Read »

Jul 26, 2014
Not Your Average Athlete

Not Your Average Athlete

Ryan Martin plays professional basketball in Spain but is not your typical athlete. Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
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