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New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera becomes first ever to be unanimously voted to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Mike Stobe/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Designated hitter Edgar Martinez, starting pitchers Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina, and who many call the greatest relief pitcher of all time, Mariano Rivera, will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2019 class on July 21.The four star players were voted in by ballots cast by the Baseball…read more »

New Orleans attorney files lawsuit requesting NFL enforce league rule to reverse NFC Championship result after no-call controversy

SeanXu/iStock(NEW ORLEANS) — A New Orleans attorney filed a lawsuit Tuesday morning against the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell, on behalf of New Orleans Saints season ticket holders and its fan base, to compel Goodell to enforce a NFL rule that would allow the result of Sunday’s NFC Championship game to be reversed, replayed in…read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo to pay $21 million fine over tax fraud

fotopress/GC Images(LONDON) — Global soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo has signed an agreement to pay $21.6 million in fines after he pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a Madrid court on Tuesday. The Portuguese striker, 33, now playing in Italy for Juventus, faced tax avoidance charges from his time as a player in Spain at Real…read more »

Report: Rockets agree to send Carmelo Anthony, cash to Bulls

Harry How/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Two months after announcing they would be “parting ways” with Carmelo Anthony, the Houston Rockets have reportedly reached a deal to send the 34-year-old forward to the Chicago Bulls.As part of the deal, Houston will also be sending cash to Chicago, league sources told ESPN.Despite being dealt to the Bulls, Anthony…read more »

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Rockets shipping Melo to Bulls

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Carmelo Anthony has another landing spot, but it’s only temporary. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Rockets are sending the veteran forward and an undisclosed amount of cash to the Bulls. The trade ends a short-lived saga for Anthony, who averaged 13.4 points in 10 games with the Rockets.…read more »


Spartans stay unbeaten in Big Ten play

UNDATED (AP) — Sixth-ranked Michigan State remains the No. 1 team in the Big Ten Conference after cooling off Maryland. Cassius Winston and Kenny Goins each scored 14 points and the Spartans improved to 8-0 in the conference by stifling the 13th-ranked Terrapins, 69-55. Michigan State allowed just 34 percent shooting and limited Maryland’s top…read more »

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Bob Costas exits longtime home at NBC Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC’s prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network’s sports division altogether. NBC Sports said Wednesday that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further details. Sandy Montag, Costas’ manager, said it was handled smoothly. “Everything in this transition was planned…read more »

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