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Sports (By Year)

  • Apr23, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Inside a dusty, dimly lit chamber of steel catwalks, Darryl Wilson peers out a square hole and into one of baseball's most revered shrines.

  • Apr23, 2014

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefits.

  • Apr18, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.

  • Apr18, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.

  • Apr17, 2014

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players, coaches and many more beyond the hardwood is to be honored by thousands of her closest friends at a memorial service in East Lansing.

  • Apr17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes essentially are employees of the university and therefore have the right to unionize, bargain collectively and even strike.

  • Apr16, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Organizers and law enforcement officials are urging Boston Marathon spectators to leave backpacks and other bags at home. They also say crowds will be limited at the finish line where two bombs exploded a year ago.

  • Apr16, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia has again denied preliminary approval of the proposed $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims.

  • Apr15, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.

  • Apr15, 2014

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Tickets for nearly two-thirds of the World Cup matches sold out within hours of FIFA opening the final phase of online sales.

  • Apr14, 2014

    Tony Perez was on the road with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966 when he got the call that his first child was on the way. There was no discussion about leaving the team to attend Victor's birth, no such thing as paternity leave.

  • Apr14, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has provided school leaders with a set of talking points about the potential for a college athletes' union.

  • Apr14, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — For all the crazy stunts Bubba Watson does for fun, the green jacket was off limits.

  • Apr14, 2014

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Although expectations are high for Brazil's football team at the World Cup, it's already clear the country didn't do a very good job preparing for the tournament.

  • Apr14, 2014

    Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

  • Apr05, 2014

    Players from other universities have expressed interest in forming unions in the wake of the landmark decision last week involving the Northwestern football team, a union organizer said Friday.