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Top Sports Stories (Mar 26, 2014)

Beckham, Keppinger will start Sox season on DL

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham and third baseman Jeff Keppinger will start the season on the disabled list, manager Robin Ventura confirmed Wednesday. Marcus Semien will start in Beckham’s place at second and Leury G…

Chicago Tribune March 26, 2014, 4:55 PM (PST)

Chicago Tribune

Northwestern University football players can unionize, federal agency says

In a ruling that could revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency ruled Wednesday that college football players at Northwestern University can unionize. The decision by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board means it agrees fo…

FOX News March 26, 2014, 1:57 PM (PST)

FOX News

USF ends pursuit of Masiello over resume inaccuracies

South Florida officials thought they had found their next men’s basketball coach in Steve Masiello. USF confirmed to the Associated Press on Wednesday that the school had reached a deal with Masiello but that the contract required a ”confirmation of h…

FOX Sports March 26, 2014, 3:30 PM (PST)

FOX Sports

Inside Slant: Jared Allen shakes Bears up

When sports teams encounter disaster, the most predictable solution is a 180-degree turn. Players’ coaches are replaced by disciplinarians. Defensive gurus give way to offensive geniuses. Unassuming players are replaced by fiery personalities. The Bear…

ESPN March 26, 2014, 4:17 PM (PST)


Green light: Hamlin receives medical clearance for Martinsville

Denny Hamlin will race this weekend at Martinsville Speedway after NASCAR received official confirmation from doctors on Wednesday that he has been medically cleared to return to regular racing activities, according to a team release issued by Joe Gibb…

FOX Sports March 26, 2014, 3:30 PM (PST)

FOX Sports

Report: Pirates, LF Starling Marte agree to six-year deal

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates plan on keeping promising left fielder Starling Marte playing alongside National League MVP Andrew McCutchen for years to come. A person with knowledge of the agreement says the Pirates and Marte have agreed to a si…

FOX Sports March 26, 2014, 3:30 PM (PST)

FOX Sports

Henrik Zetterberg of Red Wings aims to return in NHL playoffs

DETROIT (AP) — Henrik Zetterberg says he wants to play in the playoffs. The Detroit Red Wings hope to give their captain what he wants. Detroit would be in its 23rd straight postseason if the regular season ended Wednesday, but it is in a logjam for o…

CNN March 26, 2014, 5:13 PM (PST)


Heat likely to have Dwyane Wade, not Ray Allen vs Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS — Dwayne Wade looks as though he’s ready to play Wednesday night at Indiana. Ray Allen may miss out on one of the biggest games of the NBA season. After a morning shootaround in Indianapolis, Miami coach Erik Spoelstra said final decision…

FOX Sports March 26, 2014, 3:30 PM (PST)

FOX Sports

Tella And Tigers Hope To Keep Streaking

Auburn has won 12 of its last 14 games as the Tigers prepare to take on visiting Missouri in a three-game series beginning Thursday night. Auburn, Ala.–Riding a streak of 12 wins in its last 14 games, including series wins over Texas A&M and Tenne…

Scout March 26, 2014, 5:17 PM (PST)


Indians choose Carrasco for starting rotation

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco has earned a spot in the starting rotation for the Cleveland Indians. The Indians said Wednesday that Carrasco will start on April 5 against Minnesota. Cleveland chose Carrasco over Josh Tomlin. Carrasco joins Ju…

YAHOO March 26, 2014, 2:09 PM (PST)


Top Sports Stories (Mar 26, 2012)

Tiger Woods gets back to winning on his terms

The golf world is a twitter, and we’re not talking about 140 characters on a keyboard. Tiger Woods has won again. For that portion of the population that isn’t referring to flying creatures when it talks about birdies, and is not ashamed to wear white …

Los Angeles Times March 26, 2012, 12:52 PM (PST)

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Frank Martin to leave Kansas State for South Carolina

Kellis Robinett of The Kansas City Star: A source close to Kansas State basketball coach Frank Martin said Monday morning that Martin will become South Carolina’s next coach. The source confirmed a report in The State, a newspaper in Columbia, S.C., …

Collegesportsblog.dallasnews.com March 26, 2012, 12:45 PM (PST)


Arnold Palmer expected to be released from hospital Monday

Arnold Palmer was not at the 18th green, waiting to congratulate Tiger Woods after his win at Bay Hill on Sunday. But the golfing legend’s presence was felt following his namesake tournament. "I know he puts his heart and soul into this event,…

Los Angeles Times March 26, 2012, 12:52 PM (PST)

Los Angeles Times

Tim Tebow meets New York media

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Tim Tebow was introduced Monday as the newest member of the New York Jets, telling a Super Bowl-sized news conference he preferred the Jets over his hometown Jacksonville Jaguars and downplaying a potential quarterback controversy…

ESPN March 26, 2012, 12:45 PM (PST)


Tyshawn Taylor leading Kansas back to Final Four

LAWRENCE, Kan. — There may be no more polarizing star in the history of Kansas basketball than Tyshawn Taylor. The senior guard from Hoboken, N.J., has spent four years putting fans, teammates and coaches through every high and low imaginable. There …

ESPN March 26, 2012, 11:12 AM (PST)

Washington Post

Syracuse should be strong again despite departures

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) – In the end, Syracuse couldn’t overcome its biggest obstacle – winning without star sophomore center Fab Melo. Still, despite more distractions than any other team in America, the Orange had a season to remember. "We had a …

CBS Sports March 26, 2012, 11:33 AM (PST)

Associated Press

ELITE EIGHT: Tennesse & Baylor Battle In Des Moines

Wells Fargo Arena is getting ready for a big crowd Monday night as it hosts a Women’s NCAA Elite Eight game. Over the weekend, Des Moines’ attendance rate was the highest of any regional game, with more than 8,000 fans per game. Monday night, Baylor …

msnbc.com March 26, 2012, 11:41 AM (PST)

USA Today

Calipari faces ultimate test

The most tense, difficult week of John Calipari’s coaching career began with a question about Anthony Davis’ knee, another about his net-cutting technique and a third about the one-and-done recruiting approach that has characterized his three seasons …

FOXSports.com March 26, 2012, 11:41 AM (PST)

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