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  • Government to review Northwestern bid … Associated Press - 14 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university … More »Government to review Northwestern bid …

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective bargaining rights.

  • Kosar believes he's off TV for slurred … Associated Press - 16 minutes ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar believes he's been unfairly sacked as a TV broadcaster. More »Kosar believes he's off TV for slurred …

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar believes he's been unfairly sacked as a TV broadcaster.

  • Rossi will be fit for Coppa Italia final - agent
    Rossi will be fit for Coppa Italia final … GOAL.com - 26 minutes ago

    Andrea Pastorello says his client has fully recovered from the knee ligament damage he suffered in January and will be in prime physical condition for this summer's … More »Rossi will be fit for Coppa Italia final …

    Rossi will be fit for Coppa Italia final - agent

    Andrea Pastorello says his client has fully recovered from the knee ligament damage he suffered in January and will be in prime physical condition for this summer's World Cup

  • In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)
    Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, … Associated Press - 39 minutes ago

    BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won't appeal the penalty that … More »Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, …

    In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won't appeal the penalty that will cost him two starts.

  • Butt 'proud' to be part of Giggs's coaching team at Manchester United
    Butt 'proud' to be part of Giggs's … GOAL.com - 40 minutes ago

    The former midfielder, who spent 12 seasons at Old Trafford, admits it will be a "surreal" moment when four members of the 'Class of '92' will be … More »Butt 'proud' to be part of Giggs's …

    Butt 'proud' to be part of Giggs's coaching team at Manchester United

    The former midfielder, who spent 12 seasons at Old Trafford, admits it will be a "surreal" moment when four members of the 'Class of '92' will be in the dugout against Norwich

  • Swimming: Arena Grand Prix
    Phelps wins first race in comeback Reuters - 47 minutes ago

    By Julian Linden PHOENIX (Reuters) - Michael Phelps made an ominous start in his comeback to competitive swimming on Thursday, setting the fastest time in the 100 metres … More »Phelps wins first race in comeback

    Swimming: Arena Grand Prix

    By Julian Linden PHOENIX (Reuters) - Michael Phelps made an ominous start in his comeback to competitive swimming on Thursday, setting the fastest time in the 100 metres butterfly heats at a USA Swimming Grand Prix meet in suburban Phoenix. Racing for the first time since he retired in a blaze of glory after the 2012 …

  • NCAA board endorses more power for big … Associated Press - 56 minutes ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's board of directors endorsed a proposal Thursday giving schools in the five largest football conferences more autonomy and more voting … More »NCAA board endorses more power for big …

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's board of directors endorsed a proposal Thursday giving schools in the five largest football conferences more autonomy and more voting power in changing rules within the organization.

  • Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar stolen in … Reuters - 57 minutes ago

    Avid World Cup sticker collectors in Rio de Janeiro were given a shock this week when a van carrying hundreds of thousands of Panini stickers was stolen during a delivery. … More »Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar stolen in …

    Avid World Cup sticker collectors in Rio de Janeiro were given a shock this week when a van carrying hundreds of thousands of Panini stickers was stolen during a delivery. Thieves made off with some 300,000 of the adhesive stickers featuring players who will appear in the forthcoming World Cup finals in Brazil which start …

  • Oscar Robertson and Carmelo Anthony. (Getty Images)
    Oscar Robertson thinks Carmelo Anthony … Ball Don't Lie - 59 minutes ago

    The Hall of Famer shared his opinion during an interview with Spike Lee for SiriusXM NBA Radio. More »Oscar Robertson thinks Carmelo Anthony …

    Oscar Robertson and Carmelo Anthony. (Getty Images)

    The Hall of Famer shared his opinion during an interview with Spike Lee for SiriusXM NBA Radio.

  • Bayern: We won't apologise to Dortmund
    Bayern: We won't apologise to D … GOAL.com - 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    The Bavarians' vice-president has continued the ongoing dispute between the two clubs over a sum of money loaned to the Signal Iduna Park side during their financial … More »Bayern: We won't apologise to D …

    Bayern: We won't apologise to Dortmund

    The Bavarians' vice-president has continued the ongoing dispute between the two clubs over a sum of money loaned to the Signal Iduna Park side during their financial struggles

  • In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)
    Yankees' Pineda suspended 10 games … Associated Press - 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar to help him grip the ball. More »Yankees' Pineda suspended 10 games …

    In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar to help him grip the ball.

  • Brazil to play Turkey in November f … Reuters - 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil will play an international friendly against Turkey in Istanbul on November 12, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday. It … More »Brazil to play Turkey in November f …

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil will play an international friendly against Turkey in Istanbul on November 12, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday. It is the second post-World Cup friendly to be announced by the CBF. Brazil will also face Argentina at the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing on October 11. …

  • Michael Phelps warms up in the practice pool during day one of the Arena Grand Prix at the Skyline Aquatic Center on April 24, 2014 in Mesa, Arizona
    Phelps tops 100m fly qualifying in  … AFP News - 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    Olympic superstar Michael Phelps cruised out of retirement on Thursday, clocking the top qualifying time in the 100m butterfly at the Mesa Grand Prix, his first race … More »Phelps tops 100m fly qualifying in  …

    Michael Phelps warms up in the practice pool during day one of the Arena Grand Prix at the Skyline Aquatic Center on April 24, 2014 in Mesa, Arizona

    Olympic superstar Michael Phelps cruised out of retirement on Thursday, clocking the top qualifying time in the 100m butterfly at the Mesa Grand Prix, his first race in 20 months. Phelps, competing for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics, won his heat in the morning's best time of 52.84sec to launch a comeback …

  • MLB: Spring Training-Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels
    Angels' Ibanez, 41, still going … Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    At this late stage in Raul Ibanez's career, an All-Star season culminating in a World Series championship may be the only thing that could lure the 19-year major league … More »Angels' Ibanez, 41, still going …

    MLB: Spring Training-Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels

    At this late stage in Raul Ibanez's career, an All-Star season culminating in a World Series championship may be the only thing that could lure the 19-year major league veteran into retirement. Then again, the affable Los Angeles Angels outfielder is having so much fun he just might stick around another season. "I'm happy …

  • Michael Phelps warms up prior to competing in the 100-meter butterfly during the Arena Grand Prix, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz. It is Phelps' first competitive event after a nearly two-year retirement. (AP Photo/Matt York)
    Michael Phelps wins 100 fly heat in … Associated Press - 1 hour 18 minutes ago

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps has qualified fastest for the 100-meter butterfly final in his first competition since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics. More »Michael Phelps wins 100 fly heat in …

    Michael Phelps warms up prior to competing in the 100-meter butterfly during the Arena Grand Prix, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz. It is Phelps' first competitive event after a nearly two-year retirement. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps has qualified fastest for the 100-meter butterfly final in his first competition since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics.

  • MLB: Chicago Cubs at New York Yankees-Game Two
    Pineda's use of pine tar exposes … Reuters - 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    A pitcher using pine tar to improve his grip in cold weather appears to be a common practice in Major League Baseball, but smearing it on your neck for easy access is … More »Pineda's use of pine tar exposes …

    MLB: Chicago Cubs at New York Yankees-Game Two

    A pitcher using pine tar to improve his grip in cold weather appears to be a common practice in Major League Baseball, but smearing it on your neck for easy access is a no-no, as New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda found out. Pineda was ejected from a game against the arch-rival Red Sox in Boston on Wednesday after …

  • Mel confident 37-point target will keep West Brom up
    Mel confident 37-point target will keep … GOAL.com - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    With the Baggies falling to within three points of the relegation zone, the manager feels four points from their final four games will see them secure their top-flight … More »Mel confident 37-point target will keep …

    Mel confident 37-point target will keep West Brom up

    With the Baggies falling to within three points of the relegation zone, the manager feels four points from their final four games will see them secure their top-flight status

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    This video of Maradona's joyous go-karting … Dirty Tackle - 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    A video of Maradona's go-karting experience in Dubai was posted to his official Facebook page and it will probably make you giggle along with him. More »This video of Maradona's joyous go-karting …

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    A video of Maradona's go-karting experience in Dubai was posted to his official Facebook page and it will probably make you giggle along with him.

  • Greek riot police line up in front of Panathinaikos supporters during a Greek Super League football match at the Athens Olympic stadium on March 18, 2012
    Top security for Greek Cup final AFP News - 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    Heavy security measures were announced by Greek police Thursday for Saturday's Greek Cup final between Panathinaikos and PAOK at the Athens Olympic Stadium. Mass gatherings … More »Top security for Greek Cup final

    Greek riot police line up in front of Panathinaikos supporters during a Greek Super League football match at the Athens Olympic stadium on March 18, 2012

    Heavy security measures were announced by Greek police Thursday for Saturday's Greek Cup final between Panathinaikos and PAOK at the Athens Olympic Stadium. Mass gatherings have been banned in central Athens and more than 4,000 police officers will be placed around the Greek capital and at the stadium in order to keep …

  • Sharapova advances to Stuttgart qua … Associated Press - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Maria Sharapova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to set up a Porsche Grand Prix quarterfinal with top … More »Sharapova advances to Stuttgart qua …

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Maria Sharapova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to set up a Porsche Grand Prix quarterfinal with top seed Agnieszka Radwanska.