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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 11:37 PM EST

MLB, Union, Cuba Reach Deal for Players to Sign

MLB, Union, Cuba Reach Deal for Players to Sign

Major League Baseball, its players' association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting, an effort to...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 05:20 PM EST

Senators Bring Bill to Criminalize Vast Doping Conspiracies

Senators Bring Bill to Criminalize Vast Doping Conspiracies

Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would criminalize international doping conspiracies, the likes of which Russia pursued during the Sochi Olympics in 2014. The measure is named after Grigory...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 02:28 PM EST

Franklin Announces Retirement, Cites Chronic Shoulder Pain

Franklin Announces Retirement, Cites Chronic Shoulder Pain

Five-time Olympic champion Missy Franklin is retiring from swimming at age 23. She cites chronic shoulder pain that has affected her for the last 2½ years.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 08:40 AM EST

Adams, Smith Lead UConn Past Drexel 97-65

Adams, Smith Lead UConn Past Drexel 97-65

Jalen Adams and Tarin Smith scored 20 points apiece to lead UConn over Drexel 97-65 Tuesday in nonconference play at the XL Center.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 06:37 PM EST

Ollie Claims Racial Discrimination in UConn Firing

Ollie Claims Racial Discrimination in UConn Firing

Former University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie has filed a lawsuit against the university claiming racial discrimination played a part in his firing.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 11:19 PM EST

NFL's Montae Nicholson Charged in Alleged Drunken Va. Attack

NFL's Montae Nicholson Charged in Alleged Drunken Va. Attack

Washington Redskins player Montae Nicholson is accused of assaulting a man early Tuesday in Loudoun County, Virginia, the sheriff's office says. Nicholson, 23, was charged with assault and battery, and drunk in...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 10:32 AM EST

Hartford Athletic Soccer Team Announces First Players

Hartford Athletic Soccer Team Announces First Players

The Hartford Athletic, a new professional soccer franchise, has announced the first players to sign with the team.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 06:19 AM EST

Daughter Tells of Dad's Unlikely Bond With Charles Barkley

Daughter Tells of Dad's Unlikely Bond With Charles Barkley

A chance meeting in a hotel lobby sparked an unlikely friendship between former NBA star Charles Barkley and a cat litter scientist in Iowa.

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 11:34 AM EST

World Series Champion Sox Owe Nearly $12M in Luxury Tax

World Series Champion Sox Owe Nearly $12M in Luxury Tax

Boston should be happy to pay this tax bill. The World Series champion Red Sox owe $11,951,091 in luxury tax for having baseball's top payroll, according to final calculations by the commissioner's office...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 07:12 AM EST

Patriots Come Up Short in Pittsburgh

Patriots Come Up Short in Pittsburgh

The Patriots lost to the Steelers, 17-10, at Heinz Field.

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