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Teams can now choose to enforce celebration penalties on the kickoff or PAT

6 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Celebration penalties may be more costly in the NFL this season, after a new rule that the league passed today. The league announced that the owners approved a rule that...
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Bears-Pack will start season; Pats open on SNF

1 day ago   |   ABC   |   5 articles

The Bears and Packers will kick off the NFL's 100th regular season as the league has elected to forgo having the Super Bowl champs host the first game of the year.
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Ottawa offers runners bevy of race options along historic routes

1 day ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - When Tracy DeWolfe was looking for a place to run her first marathon, she opted to do it not in her hometown of Halifax, but instead in the nation's capital. This year...
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A closer look at the onside kick alternative

3 days ago   |   NBC Sports

At next week's owners' meeting, the NFL will consider an alternative to the onside kick that would allow teams that score a touchdown or field goal - or teams that give up a...
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At Hall of Fame tour, former Orioles pitcher Mike Mussina still soaking in 'surprise' election

5 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Two months after he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Mike Mussina still had a hard time believing his good fortune. “Gratifying is a good word,” Mussina said Thursday...
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Mike Mussina's HOF visit a reminder of his excellence

5 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Two months after he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Mike Mussina still had a hard time believing his good fortune.
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Asian football presidential election down to 2 candidates

5 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The challenge for the Asian Football Confederation presidency is down to two candidates.
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NSSF Q&A: U.S. Rep. Doug Collins

5 days ago   |   NSSF

Editor's Note: We are pleased to post the latest of our occasional Q&A features with an elected official who supports hunting and the shooting sports. NSSF thanks Congressman...
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Evgeny Kuznetsov puts Capitals up by two over New Jersey

7 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

On a 2-on-1 break with T.J. Oshie, Kuznetsov elected to shoot, extending the Caps lead to 3-1 Tuesday against the Devils.
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Patriots, still without a kicker, are looking at limited options

7 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

When the Patriots elected not to put the franchise tag on long time kicker Stephen Gostkowski, a hole opened at the position. It looks like the options for filling it are...
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Top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. reportedly makes Padres' Opening Day roster

Top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. reportedly makes Padres' Opening Day roster

San Diego seems to be passing on the opportunity to manipulate its top prospect's service time and thus gain an extra year of team control. Read more ...

NFL adopts new rule to review pass interference penalties

NFL adopts new rule to review pass interference penalties

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Conor McGregor being investigated for sexual assault in Ireland, report says

Conor McGregor being investigated for sexual assault in Ireland, report says

McGregor announced his retirement from MMA with a shocking social media post earlier Tuesday. Read more ...

AP source: Mets, deGrom agree to $137.5 million, 5-year deal

AP source: Mets, deGrom agree to $137.5 million, 5-year deal

NEW YORK - NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets have agreed to a $137.5 million, five-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The... Read more ...

Giants CEO Larry Baer suspended by MLB after altercation with wife

Giants CEO Larry Baer suspended by MLB after altercation with wife

Saying team leaders should be held to “a higher standard,” MLB commissioner Rob Manfred suspended Giants president and CEO Larry Baer without pay through July 1 after a... Read more ...

Arkansas fires Mike Anderson after 8 seasons

Arkansas fires Mike Anderson after 8 seasons

Anderson went 169-102 during his tenure at Arkansas. Read more ...

Betsy DeVos defends cutting $18M in Special Olympics funds

Betsy DeVos defends cutting $18M in Special Olympics funds

Betsy DeVos defended her proposed budgets cuts at the Department of Education on Monday - including slashing nearly $18 million to the Special Olympics, a report said. The... Read more ...

Djokovic upset in 4th round at Miami Open

Djokovic upset in 4th round at Miami Open

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Top seed Novak Djokovic was upset by Roberto Bautista Agut 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the fourth round of the Miami Open Tuesday. Read more ...

Cain Velasquez joins Mexico's AAA; ex-UFC champ to make pro wrestling debut...

Cain Velasquez joins Mexico's AAA; ex-UFC champ to make pro wrestling debut at Triplemania

Another UFC star is making the move to professional wrestling. Read more ...

The Latest: 2 companies awarded for helmet advances

The Latest: 2 companies awarded for helmet advances

PHOENIX - The Latest on the NFL owners meetings Tuesday : Read more ...