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Sports NFL takes away 2 minicamp practices from Seahawks NFL takes away 2 minicamp practices from Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks will forfeit two days of on-field minicamp practices next offseason after being penalized by the league for excessive physical contact during their 2014 minicamp.
Sports After trio of near misses, 49ers chase Super Bowl After trio of near misses, 49ers chase Super Bowl
Three straight seasons of being so close have the 49ers yearning for a Super Bowl championship they believe is right within reach. So now, no more near misses.
Sports Fantasy league explosion spawns big-dollar industry Fantasy league explosion spawns big-dollar industry
When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling operation that may someday rival the millions wagered daily in Las Vegas sports books.
Sports Marino back with Dolphins as special advisor Marino back with Dolphins as special advisor
Marino was announced Sunday as a newly hired special adviser to Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, a move that has been expected for some time. Miami NBC affiliate WTVJ first reported that Marino would return to the team.
Sports Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron
The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that's been talked about for months and on hold for 30 days. Love, arguably the game's best power forward, is headed from Minnesota to Cleveland, where he will join James and instantly make the Cavs NBA title favorites.
Sports Player dies after hit by rock at Algerian game
A player died of a head injury after being hit by a rock apparently thrown by his own fans at a top-flight league game in Algeria and a police investigation will be opened into his death, the Confederation of African Football and the player's club said Sunday.
Sports US Open 2014: Serena chasing major title No. 18 US Open 2014: Serena chasing major title No. 18
Up until a couple of years ago, she practically plugged her ears at any mention of records or firsts. Now she says it out loud: Coming into the U.S. Open, her next goal is matching two tennis greats for the second-most major titles in the Open era with 18.
Sports Mariners score 5 runs with 2 outs in 9th, stun Red Sox Mariners score 5 runs with 2 outs in 9th, stun Red Sox
Austin Jackson's bases-loaded double with two outs in the ninth inning keyed a five-run rally, and the Seattle Mariners sent the Boston Red Sox to their sixth straight loss, 5-3 on Friday night.