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Brandon Marshall hosts mini combine for draft prospects

MIAMI (AP) — Fifteen years ago, Brandon Marshall barely made the cut for the NFL's Indianapolis combine. A receiver from Central Florida, Marshall was eager to improve his stock with...

Blackhawks' Seabrook calls it a career because of injury

Longtime Chicago Blackhawks defenseman and three-time Stanley Cup winner Brent Seabrook announced Friday he is unable to continue playing hockey because of injury. After surgeries on...

Wife of Taiwanese table tennis star admits to staying in hotel with another man

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reports surfaced Wednesday (March 3) alleging that Japanese table tennis star Fukuhara Ai (福原愛) had stayed overnight with a man who was not her Taiwanese husband, elite pi...

Cavs' Love honored for mental health advocacy, charity work

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love's devotion to raising awareness and advocating for mental health during isolating times has earned him another honor. The Cavaliers forward and five-time ...

Tall order; Pirates 6-7 prospect Cruz adjusting on the fly

Oneil Cruz insists he's a shortstop. One problem: genetics. The Dominican Republic native was 6-foot-1 or so 16-year-old when the Pittsburgh Pirates signed him. The tools — particula...

UConn's Bueckers is Big East player, freshman of the year

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — UConn freshman guard Paige Bueckers was named the Big East's player and freshman of the year on Thursday, joining Maya Moore in 2007-08 as the only women's basketball players ...

NBA star's trustee vote shows race fight in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina’s first African American basketball star, a former NBA veteran running unopposed with the governor's backing, would appear to be a slam dunk for ...

Lawmakers can't cite local examples of trans girls in sports

Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public high schools. Yet in almost every case, sponsors can...

NTNU basketball player calls African-Taiwanese athlete 'N-word'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the closing seconds of a tight University Basketball Association (UBA) game on Saturday (Feb. 27), a Taiwanese athlete allegedly used a racial slur against a player of ...

College football super seniors could change fortunes in 2021

Bret Bielema saw a unique opportunity to accelerate a turnaround at Illinois when he returned to college football as head coach of the Illini in December. The NCAA's decision to gran...

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble. The Los Angeles Lake...

LeBron James hits back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic criticism

A feud between LeBron James and Zlatan Ibrahimovic gathered pace on Saturday after the LA Lakers star hit back at the Swede's criticism of his political activism, promising he will never "shu...

Kansas Supreme Court suspends foul-mouthed judge from bench

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A foul-mouthed Kansas judge accused of bigotry who cursed at courthouse employees so often that a trial clerk kept a “swear journal” documenting his obscene outbursts was on ...

Rights groups target sponsors like Airbnb for Beijing Games

In one corner are the 15 leading Olympic sponsors, many household names like Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Visa, Toyota, Samsung, and General Electric. Together they pay at least $1 billion to the International ...

Hulu sets Mike Tyson miniseries, but the boxer punches back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hulu announced it has ordered a limited series dramatizing the life of boxing great Mike Tyson, who quickly slammed the production as “cultural misappropriation.” ...