• Champions League: Liverpool-Bayern, Lyon-Barcelona produce drama but no goals
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    Champions League: Liverpool-Bayern, Lyon-Barcelona produce drama but no goals

    All four teams that played Tuesday will have everything on the line when the decisive matches arrive in mid-March.

  • Where does Manny Machado's $300 million contract rank among sports' richest deals?
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    Where does Manny Machado's $300 million contract rank among sports' richest deals?

    Manny Machado's deal with the Padres is huge, but is it the richest contract in the history of sports?

  • Three things we learned from Liverpool v Bayern Munich
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    Three things we learned from Liverpool v Bayern Munich

    Liverpool were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw against Bayern Munich in the Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday. Here are three things we learned from a hard-fought Anfield stalemate: Klopp frustrated by Bayern again Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was back in conflict with Bayern after spending

  • Stricker to be named US 2020 Ryder Cup captain: reports
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    Stricker to be named US 2020 Ryder Cup captain: reports

    Steve Stricker will be named the captain of the US 2020 Ryder Cup team on Wednesday, according to multiple reports, becoming the first American in the role without a major title. ESPN and Wisconsin.golf reported that Stricker, a Wisconsin native whose home state will host the event next year at Whistling

  • Stalemate leaves Liverpool and Bayern plenty to play for
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    Stalemate leaves Liverpool and Bayern plenty to play for

    Liverpool's undermanned defence held out for a precious clean sheet but Bayern Munich will also be confident of progress to the Champions League quarter-finals after a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their last 16 tie at Anfield on Tuesday. Sadio Mane wasted the best chance for the hosts when the Senegalese

  • Fantasy Baseball closer depth chart: Your hub to find saves
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    Fantasy Baseball closer depth chart: Your hub to find saves

    Tracking your team's bullpen? Want to know if your fantasy relievers are in danger of losing their roles, or about to get a promotion in depth chart? We can help.

  • PGA event returns to Puerto Rico after hurricane damage
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    PGA event returns to Puerto Rico after hurricane damage

    The US PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open returns Thursday after Hurricane Maria ripped through the Caribbean island in 2017, causing damage and devastation that reduced last year's event to a charity fundraiser. While the pro-am helped raise money for hurricane recovery efforts, Puerto Rican US PGA

  • NHL Hurricanes owner pays $250 mn for US football league
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    NHL Hurricanes owner pays $250 mn for US football league

    Tom Dundon, owner of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, said Tuesday he has spent $250 million to become chairman of the upstart Alliance of American Football. The eight-team NFL talent development league, which has played two weeks of its inaugural campaign, was in danger of not

  • Reports: Padres, Machado agree to 10-year, $300 million deal
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    Reports: Padres, Machado agree to 10-year, $300 million deal

    The San Diego Padres have reached an agreement with free agent infielder Manny Machado on a 10-year, $300 million deal, according to multiple reports Tuesday. Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler cautioned in an interview with The Athletic the deal was not done. Machado also needs to pass a physical

  • Having Ronaldo is an advantage, says Juve coach Allegri
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    Having Ronaldo is an advantage, says Juve coach Allegri

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says that having Cristiano Ronaldo in his side "is an advantage" ahead of the Portuguese star's return to Madrid for Wednesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg clash against Atletico. Ronaldo won four Champions League titles in five years at

  • Hirscher wins sixth World Cup slalom crown
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    Hirscher wins sixth World Cup slalom crown

    Austrian ski star Marcel Hirscher captured a sixth World Cup slalom crown on Tuesday despite crashing out of the city event in Stockholm in the quarter-finals. The 29-year-old defeated Frenchman Victor Muffat-Jeandet in the first round of the parallel slalom format -- enough to guarantee Hirscher another

  • All-time great Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe dies at 92
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    All-time great Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe dies at 92

    Don Newcombe, the legendary Dodgers pitcher who became an advocate in the fight against alcoholism, died on Tuesday at his home in New Jersey.

  • LaMelo Ball's Spire team involved in benches-clearing brawl with Springdale
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    LaMelo Ball's Spire team involved in benches-clearing brawl with Springdale

    LaMelo Ball returned to the court Monday night after absence due to injury only to hop off of it with a separate injury that may keep him out. Ball’s Spire Institute defeated Springdale Prep, 102-83, at Towson University in Maryland. A Springdale player attempted a shot underneath the rim only to be

  • Shiffrin wins city event, locks up World Cup slalom title
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    Shiffrin wins city event, locks up World Cup slalom title

    Mikaela Shiffrin wrapped up the season-long slalom World Cup title Tuesday, three days after winning her record fourth straight world title in the discipline. Shiffrin won a parallel city event, defeating Christina Geiger of Germany in both runs to win the final by 0.27 seconds. ''Each run

  • Dodgers P Newcombe, 1956 MVP, dies at 92
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    Dodgers P Newcombe, 1956 MVP, dies at 92

    Former National League MVP and Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Don Newcombe, one of the Dodgers franchise's final links to Brooklyn, passed away Tuesday after a lengthy illness. Los Angeles team president Stan Kasten called Newcombe "a role model for major leaguers across the country."

  • Guardiola urges Man City to draw on Newport win at Schalke
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    Guardiola urges Man City to draw on Newport win at Schalke

    Pep Guardiola has urged Manchester City to use the experience of their FA Cup win at lowly Newport when they play Bundesliga strugglers Schalke in the Champions League on Wednesday. Guardiola's high-flying City arrived in Germany as overwhelming favourites to win Wednesday's last 16, first leg

  • Erratic Osaka beaten in first match since Australian Open
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    Erratic Osaka beaten in first match since Australian Open

    Naomi Osaka stumbled badly in her first match since winning the Australian Open and sacking her coach as the world number one went down in a flurry of errors to exit the Dubai Championships on Tuesday. Dubai-based Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic claimed a 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the third round as

  • WATCH: Mix Diskerud Scores Two Quality Goals in AFC Champions League Qualifier
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    WATCH: Mix Diskerud Scores Two Quality Goals in AFC Champions League Qualifier

    Mix Diskerud was once a midfield staple for the U. S. national team and even made the 2014 World Cup roster under Jurgen Klinsmann, but even though he's fallen off the international radar, he's still kicking in South Korea as he continues his club career.

  • Former Cowboys star Romo to play in Byron Nelson PGA event
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    Former Cowboys star Romo to play in Byron Nelson PGA event

    Former NFL Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will play in this year's Byron Nelson tournament on a sponsors' exemption, organizers of the Dallas event said Tuesday. Romo is a member at Trinity Forest, the host course for the tournament which runs from May 9-12. Defending champion Aaron Wise

  • Shiffrin claims record-equalling 14th World Cup win of season
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    Shiffrin claims record-equalling 14th World Cup win of season

    Mikaela Shiffrin powered to a record-equalling 14th win of the World Cup season with victory in the city event in Stockholm on Tuesday. The American, who won two gold medals at the world championships earlier this month, equalled the record for men and women set by Vreni Schneider in the 1988/89 campaign

  • Former Dodgers Ace, World Series Champion Don Newcombe Dies at 92
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    Former Dodgers Ace, World Series Champion Don Newcombe Dies at 92

    Legendary Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe passed away on Tuesday, the team announced. The former National League MVP and World Series champion was 92.

  • 'I'm not willing to sell myself out': Damian Lillard isn't going to ask out of Portland for a championship
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    'I'm not willing to sell myself out': Damian Lillard isn't going to ask out of Portland for a championship

    Damian Lillard, 28, is thinking about far more than himself when it comes to asking for a trade.

  • Klinsmann, Arena settlements seen in US Soccer filing: report
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    Klinsmann, Arena settlements seen in US Soccer filing: report

    Tax filings by US Soccer show final coaching contract settlements for Jurgen Klinsmann and Bruce Arena from the Americans' failed 2018 Russia World Cup bid, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. US Soccer's tax-exempt status filing for the 2018 fiscal year showed the US Soccer Federation paid

  • Colin Kaepernick's grievance with NFL is settled, but league's anthem policy isn't and it reflects poorly on leadership
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    Colin Kaepernick's grievance with NFL is settled, but league's anthem policy isn't and it reflects poorly on leadership

    The NFL is dealing with a potential crisis (in its view) created wholly by its kick-the-can-down-the-road leadership. The league still doesn’t know how to handle players who want to protest.

  • LeBron James Can Add A&R to His Resume With 2 Chainz’s New Album
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    LeBron James Can Add A&R to His Resume With 2 Chainz’s New Album

    LeBron James served as A&R of 2 Chainz's upcoming album, Rap or Go to the League, Def Jam Recordings announced on Tuesday. The album, which will be 2 Chainz's fifth studio set, will be released on March 1.