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article April 28, 2017

Cubs At Sox: Best Matchup In Sports?

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This weekend, two of the most stories franchises in baseball will meet when the Cubs take on the Red Sox at Fenway Park. It's a special matchup -- and rare. We took a look at other unique showdowns that are epic events. More»
jordan-favre article April 27, 2017

Biggest Sports Retirement Comebacks

Marshawn Lynch is back, returning from retirement to play for the Oakland Raiders. He's not alone in making such a move. Plenty of other greats have made returns to their sport after retiring. How did their second acts play out? More»
AP_05042305599 article April 27, 2017

The Craziest NFL Draft Moments Ever

Every year, the NFL Draft gets harder to predict. But no matter what, there's always one guarantee: There will be drama. So before Thursday night's first round, let's look back on the wildest moments that stand out in the draft's history. More»
GettyImages-648269598 article April 25, 2017

Garrett Talent Can Be Seen For Myles

With freakish athleticism, Myles Garrett has been projected as a potential top NFL Draft pick for years. Now, that dream is about to become a reality, but even the most certain stars can't help but be faced with uncertainty at the next level. More»
GettyImages-621680786 article April 20, 2017

Mahomes Is Where The Heart Is

Quarterbacks in Air Raid offenses are often met with skepticism in the NFL, and that's certainly true for Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes. But with undeniable raw talent, Mahomes is set on answering critics and breaking through to NFL stardom. More»
CarewReuland article April 14, 2017

Heart of Gold: Reuland's Gift to Carew

Back in September 2015, legendary Hall of Famer Rod Carew suffered a major heart attack. Carew ended up needing heart and kidney transplants, and he received them from former NFL tight end Konrad Reuland, who died in December. More»
unbreakable-records article April 10, 2017

Most Unbreakable Records In Sports

For a second time in two seasons, an "unbreakable" record in the NBA faced erasure from the history books and lost thanks to Russell Westbrook's 42nd triple-double. So which sports records still feel impossible to break? More»
GettyImages-183694999 article April 6, 2017

Stars Injured Before The Big Game

The day before the Masters tournament began, the top golfer in the world, Dustin Johnson, injured his back to the point where he couldn't compete. Painful -- but he's not alone. Here are some other star athletes who suffered injuries on the eve of big moments. More»
RomoSports article April 5, 2017

The Tony Romos In Other Sports

Tony Romo's career is done ... for now. Which got us thinking: Who are the good-to-great players in other sports that ended their careers without winning a ring and also inspired strong opinions (some more informed than others, of course)? More»
GettyImages-526912756 article April 4, 2017

Team Icons Who Return as 'Saviors'

Patrick Ewing is returning to Georgetown as its new head coach. But he's far from the first franchise face to become a coach, front office executive or administrator to rebuild a fallen team. How have others fared? More»
Gamecocks1-NCAAW article April 3, 2017

Dawn of a New Day For South Carolina

Dawn Staley has been a stalwart in women's college basketball for nearly three decades, reaching three consecutive Final Fours as a player at Virginia from 1990-92, but came home empty-handed each time. On Sunday, she got that elusive title coaching South Carolina. More»
GettyImages-152732550 article April 2, 2017

The Weirdest Endings In Sports

North Carolina made its claim to history in the Final Four on Saturday: Who misses four free throws in the final six seconds -- while nursing a one-point lead -- and lives to tell the tale? The Tar Heels did, joining a list of other strange endings in sports history. More»
AP_17091163903744 article April 1, 2017

UGone! MSU Wins Stunner, Ends Streak

One of the greatest winning streaks in sports history is over. Mississippi State shocked UConn in the NCAA women's Final Four on Friday, as Morgan William hit a buzzer-beater to lift the Bulldogs to victory and snap the Huskies' streak at 111. More»
finalfour-coaches article March 30, 2017

First-Timers' Final Four Challenges

While North Carolina's Roy Williams is a Final Four veteran, that isn't the case for the other three coaches in the NCAA Tournament's national semifinals. For Dana Altman, Mark Few and Frank Martin, there's a lot to learn in a short amount of time. More»
GettyImages-50966955 article March 30, 2017

Alumni Take Pride in Gonzaga's Rise

Two decades ago, few college basketball fans knew who Gonzaga was. Now, in their 19th straight NCAA Tournament appearance, the Zags are in their first Final Four, and nobody feels more pride than the former players who made Gonzaga into a power. More»
GettyImages-517209492 article March 27, 2017

March Madness' Best Final Minutes

Everyone who was watching knew that the final minute made North Carolina's win over Kentucky in the Elite Eight an instant classic. While the NCAA Tournament is known for buzzer-beaters, the final minutes of some memorable games can be just as thrilling. More»
Oregon-Ducks1 article March 26, 2017

Mighty Ducks! Oregon Stuns Kansas

Kansas was an understandable touchdown favorite in its Elite Eight matchup vs. Oregon. But the Ducks' shocking 74-60 win on Saturday means they are the Midwest Region champions and headed to the Final Four for the first time since 1939. More»
ZagsFF article March 26, 2017

Final-ly Four! Zags Going to Phoenix

The 'Dogs had their day, at last. After nearly two decades of NCAA Tournament appearances without a Final Four berth, Gonzaga finally broke through, dominating No. 11-seed Xavier, 83-59, in the Elite Eight to punch its ticket to Phoenix. More»
GettyImages-657519020 article March 25, 2017

Buzzworthy! Gators Chomp Wisconsin

Chris Chiozza, welcome to NCAA Tournament lore. Florida's junior guard provided the most memorable moment of this year's tournament, sinking a game-winning three at the buzzer to beat Wisconsin in a wild overtime Sweet 16 game. More»
GettyImages-657479520 article March 25, 2017

Gamecocks Roll To First Elite Eight

Baylor had dreams bigger than a Sweet 16, but South Carolina refused to comply, eliminating the No. 3 seed Bears with a 70-50 win behind suffocating defense to secure the first Elite Eight trip in the history of the Gamecocks. More»

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