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Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- A U.S. government labor group says college football players are "employees" of the schools they play for, and that some restrictions placed on them are illegal.
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The abuse has followed Timo Werner for months, gathering pace as rapidly as the striker has amassed goals.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Earvin "Magic" Johnson didn't mince words when asked why the team traded point guard D'Angelo
Charlie Sheen has revealed himself as the owner of two of the most coveted pieces of Babe Ruth memorabilia, which will be sold Friday. Sheen told ESPN on Monday that it is he who consigned Ba
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.Sebastian Vettel's 'road rage' in Baku was still stirring heated debate 24 hours after he steered his Ferrari into Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes in Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Joel Embiid was the worth the wait. The third overall pick in the 2014 draft, who missed the first two seasons of his career because of injuries, made the NBA All-Rookie First Team on Mo
Usain Bolt, who has amassed eight Olympic†golds†and 13 world championship medals, will take his final bow in August in London.
Lightning re-sign defenseman Andrei Sustr, forward Yanni Gourde; make qualifying offers to 9 others        
Tiger Woods has only played the National twice since 2012 because of injuries, and was not slated to be in the field this year.
Novak Djokovic will have coach Andre Agassi in his corner for as long as required at Wimbledon as the Serb tries to claim back one of his lost grand slam titles.
HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) - New Zealand won the America's Cup on Monday, almost white-washing the U.S. holders with a revolutionary boat and a new superstar sailor to avenge a humbling defeat four y
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - The video assistant referee (VAR) technology being tested at the Confederations Cup in Russia should be refined, the head of refereeing at world soccer's ruling body
EASTBOURNE, England (Reuters) - Romania's Simona Halep said her bitter French Open final defeat by Jelena Ostapenko was still "killing her" as she looked forward to making amends at next week's Wimble
D.J. Wilson will be able to bring the ball upcourt in the Milwaukee Bucks' offense        
Baylor say the school is being investigated by the NCAA in the wake of a sexual assault scandal
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Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Ahman Green was arrested this weekend on suspicion of child abuse.
The 1927 World Series ring of Babe Ruth's is up for bid and should command big money        
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Mexican authorities say the brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez has been killed in his home in western Mexico
New Zealand won Race 9 to clinch the America's Cup match 7-1 against Oracle Team USA.        
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