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  • Obama says if he owned Redskins he would consider changing name

    Obama says if he owned Redskins he would consider changing name
    President Obama said that if he owned the Washington Redskins, he would consider a change for the NFL team's controversial nickname. Native Americans have protested the use of the name in the past, although owner Daniel Snyder has been adamant that he's...
  • ESPN's David Pollack: Women don't belong on college playoff committee

    ESPN's David Pollack: Women don't belong on college playoff committee
    Oh brother (but not sister), here we go. I knew the college football selection committee was going to be controversial, but I didn't think it would happen before the panel was actually announced. News that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is...
  • Edmund B. Fitzgerald dies at 87; known for baseball, shipwreck ties

    Edmund B. Fitzgerald dies at 87; known for baseball, shipwreck ties
    Baseball historians know him as a businessman who helped bring Major League ball back to Milwaukee, but Edmund B. Fitzgerald is better known for his family connection to one of America's most famous shipwrecks. All 29 sailors on the freighter Edmund...
  • Americans go 1-2 in gymnastics world championship all-around

    Americans go 1-2 in gymnastics world championship all-around
    Simone Biles and Kyla Ross gave the U.S. women's gymnastics team the top two places in the all-around competition Friday in the 2013 World Championships at Antwerp, Belgium. Biles scored 60.216, just ahead of the 59.332 by Ross, a 16-year-old from Aliso...
  • Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series

    Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series
    ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans. Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
  • Dale Sveum is fired as Cubs manager

    Dale Sveum is fired as Cubs manager
    Dale Sveum was fired Monday as manager of the Chicago Cubs, who finished last in the National League Central for the first time in seven years. "It's absolutely imperative that we create the best environment possible for young players to come up here,...
  • Sewage backup highlights need for new Oakland stadium ... again

    Sewage backup highlights need for new Oakland stadium ... again
    OAKLAND—The Oakland Athletics’ need for a new stadium was highlighted again Tuesday night when a sewage backup from a bathroom adjacent to the A’s dugout forced players and coaches to watch the final three innings of their 2-1 walk-off...
  • Former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and School of You Gotta Be Kidding

    Former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and School of You Gotta Be Kidding
    OK, stop laughing. No, really, you must stop laughing. Frank McCourt, bless his generous little heart, is feeling magnanimous. He just gave $100 million to Georgetown University to found the McCourt School of Public Policy. I absolutely demand you...
  • Major League Baseball's worst call ever: Expanding instant replay

    Major League Baseball's worst call ever: Expanding instant replay
    Good news, sports fans: Baseball is about to get even more boring. On Thursday, Commissioner Bud Selig announced that Major League Baseball plans to expand the use of instant replay, allowing managers to challenge virtually any umpire's call aside...
  • MLB is set to suspend Alex Rodriguez through 2014

    MLB is set to suspend Alex Rodriguez through 2014
    Major League Baseball is likely to announce Monday a suspension of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez through the end of the 2014 season for using banned performance-enhancing drugs. The discipline, however, might not keep baseball's active home...
  • Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore

    Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore
    With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed. In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...