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Northwestern QB says union push was rushed, wrong

Northwestern's Trevor Siemian said Wednesday it was wrong for former quarterback Kain Colter and other players to explore unionization without first taking their concerns to their coach and administrators.

April 09, 2014 4:42 pm

Texas uses double plays to edge Boston

Robinson Chirinos started a five-run third inning with his first homer of the season and the Texas Rangers won 10-7 as the Boston Red Sox hit into five double plays Tuesday night.

April 08, 2014 11:00 pm

Judge's decision means NFL may have to pay more

NEW YORK | The NFL's concussion settlement popped back into the national consciousness Tuesday — and it's no closer to being resolved — just as the league was set for a big couple of weeks.

January 14, 2014 8:00 pm
A-Rod sues MLB, union to overturn drug ban

A-Rod sues MLB, union to overturn drug ban

This Oct. 1, 2013 file photo shows New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrivng at the offices of Major League Baseball in New York. Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled t…

January 13, 2014 4:11 pm
Deng excited about joining Cavaliers

Deng excited about joining Cavaliers

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio | Luol Deng was surprised. His mom was shaken.

January 08, 2014 4:45 pm
Injuries, losses prompt MLB to seek collision ban

Injuries, losses prompt MLB to seek collision ban

White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf, left, and Reds general manager Walt Jocketty chat while leaving baseball's winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Thursday.

December 12, 2013 2:18 pm
Injuries, losses prompt MLB to seek collision ban

Injuries, losses prompt MLB to seek collision ban

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. | Baseball officials are up front about this: They want to ban home-plate collisions to guard their investments.

December 12, 2013 2:18 pm
Another level for Kane, Toews would help Hawks’ quest to repeat

Another level for Kane, Toews would help Hawks’ quest to repeat

CHICAGO | Patrick Kane reveled in being a Sports Illustrated cover boy this week.

September 29, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Deep Blackhawks hoping for 2nd straight title

Deep Blackhawks hoping for 2nd straight title

CHICAGO | The last time the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, the team was dismantled during the offseason and a frustrating title defense ended in the first round of the playoffs.

September 25, 2013 5:00 pm
Deep Blackhawks hoping for 2nd straight title

Deep Blackhawks hoping for 2nd straight title

The Blackhawks' Byron Froese (58) celebrates his first period goal with teammates Brad Mills and Ben Smith, right, during a preseason NHL hockey game against Detroit. Smith is one player who could have a larger role this season.

September 24, 2013 3:53 pm
Astros draft Stanford pitcher Mark Appel at No. 1

Astros draft Stanford pitcher Mark Appel at No. 1

SECAUCUS, N.J. | This time, the Houston Astros couldn't resist drafting Mark Appel with the No. 1 pick.

June 06, 2013 8:53 pm
Former NFL player Dorsey Levens

Former NFL player Dorsey Levens

Former NFL player Dorsey Levens, left, walks to the U.S. Courthouse Tuesday in Philadelphia for a hearing to determine whether the NFL faces years of litigation over concussion-related brain injuries.

April 09, 2013 6:33 pm
Ex-players call NFL brain-injury panel a 'sham'

Ex-players call NFL brain-injury panel a 'sham'

PHILADELPHIA | Lisa McHale wishes her husband had lived long enough to learn more about the links between concussions and long-term brain injuries.

April 09, 2013 6:33 pm
Cuba eyes semi-pro league to reinvigorate boxing

Cuba eyes semi-pro league to reinvigorate boxing

HAVANA | Protective headgear has been the rule of the ring for more than 50 years in Cuba, which banned professional boxing shortly after the 1959 revolution.

March 21, 2013 6:00 pm
Cuba eyes semi-pro league to reinvigorate boxing

Cuba eyes semi-pro league to reinvigorate boxing

Youths train at the Rafael Trejos boxing gym in Old Havana, Cuba, early Thursday. Cuba banned professional boxing shortly after the 1959 revolution. Now the island is on the verge of partially reversing five decades of strictly amateur boxing. While officials caution that no decision has bee…

March 21, 2013 2:23 pm
Emmert prefers NCAA's more common-sense approach

Emmert prefers NCAA's more common-sense approach

NCAA President Mark Emmert, right, speaks at the NCAA's convention keynote luncheon Wednesday in Grapevine, Texas. O'Neal spoke about the importance of education in his life and the value his three degrees bring in his post-NBA basketball career.

January 17, 2013 4:47 am
Emmert prefers NCAA's more common-sense approach

Emmert prefers NCAA's more common-sense approach

INDIANAPOLIS | Mark Emmert is trying to make common sense a common practice in college sports.

January 17, 2013 4:47 am
Colts GM ready to chase free agents who can help

Colts GM ready to chase free agents who can help

INDIANAPOLIS | Now that general manager Ryan Grigson has money to spend in free agency, he's devising a new game plan.

January 15, 2013 7:00 pm
Drop the puck: NHL, players settle labor dispute

Drop the puck: NHL, players settle labor dispute

NEW YORK | They walked into a Manhattan hotel, knowing they were running out of time to save their season.

January 06, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Drop the puck: NHL, players settle labor dispute

Drop the puck: NHL, players settle labor dispute

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, left, and Donald Fehr, executive director of the NHL Players' Association, reached a tentative agreement early Sunday to end a nearly four-month-old lockout that threatened to wipe out the season.

January 06, 2013 4:53 pm
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