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Turkey has national day of mourning for 38 killed, 155 hurt by blasts

USA TODAY 580 sources

At least 38 people were killed and 155 more were wounded after twin blasts near a soccer stadium Saturday night.

The Seattle Sounders' MLS Cup title is the most unlikely in history

FOX Sports 76 sources

They had no business winning MLS Cup. And yet they're the champs.

Tokyo Breaks Ground on New 2020 Olympics National Stadium

Bloomberg / News 14 sources

Tokyo (AP) -- Tokyo held a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday for a $1.5 billion National Stadium to host the 2020 Olympic Games. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

Michigan can't keep up with No. 2 UCLA, loses a track meet to Bruins

MLive.com 14 sources

The Wolverines had it tied at the half, 50-50, but the Bruins pulled away late.

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Sounders’ keeper stymies Reds to win MLS championship

TFC Captain Michael Bradley and defender Justin Morrow couldn’t get the ball past Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei in the shootout


Utah Jazz: Jazz beat Kings 104-84

Only two players in the NBA average more points per game than Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins, so Jazz coach Quin Snyder figured his team would have its hands full dealing with the mercurial big man Saturday night.


No. 2 UCLA embarrasses Michigan, 102-84, to send a message they're back

The familiar letters echoed through the building in the final moments, making it feel like old times again for the basketball school that had resembled something else in recent years.


UFC 206: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

Bleacher Report 28 sources

UFC 206 is here after its drama-filled trek to our living rooms.


Heisman Trophy winner 2016: Lamar Jackson becomes youngest to win award

CBSSports.com 85 sources

Jackson is the first Louisville player to win the Heisman


Turkish official: 15 killed, dozens wounded in Istanbul bombings

CTV News 803 sources

Two bombs exploded outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home Saturday night, killing 15 people and wounding dozens, a Turkish official said, citing health ministry figures. One of the blasts was thought to be a…

Anthony Joshua defends his heavyweight crown by stopping Eric Molina in third round as Wladimir Klitschko bout is confirmed

Mirror Online 103 sources

The 2012 Olympic champion made his second successful defence by outclassing the American


Trump takes shot at quality of the football at Army-Navy game

NY Daily News 66 sources

Donald Trump took the handoff from Verne Lundquist and ran with it.


Jamie Vardy hat-trick leads Leicester demolition of Manchester City

Leicester have performed like a wan tribute act for most of the domestic season but here they showed the qualities of which they are really made, and it was Manchester City who looked bogus. Jamie Vardy scored a hat-trick and Andy King…


Stanford University band suspended after being accused of 'systemic cultural problem'

Los Angeles Times 9 sources

The notoriously irreverent Stanford band will be suspended through next spring after administrators found “a systemic cultural problem” in the student group that has “not been taken seriously by the band or its leadership.”


Pitt’s Conner enters 2017 NFL Draft

Pitt running back James Conner, who recovered from cancer and a season-ending knee injury to rush for 1,060 yards this year, announced through his Twitter ...


No. 1 Villanova still undefeated after surviving scare from No. 23 Notre Dame

CBSSports.com 30 sources

Senior guard Josh Hart scored a career-high 37 points in Villanova's 74-66 victory

Explosion outside Istanbul's Besiktas stadium stadium leaves 20 people injured in suspected car bomb

Mirror Online 403 sources

A car bomb exploded outside the Vodafone Arena, home to Turkish football club Besiktas J. K


Colin Kaepernick's parents support their son: 'We are very proud' of him

USA TODAY / Sports 9 sources

His parents spoke out Friday after previously declining to comment on QB's stance.

Saturday, Dec 10

Broncos LB Brandon Marshall on racist, vulgar and threatening letter he received: “Racism still exists”

The Denver Post 26 sources

Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall knew his national anthem protest, which consisted of him silently kneeling while the song was being played before Denver's first eight games, would cause a lot of controversy and anger. Marshall didn't…

New plan to keep Raiders in Oakland includes $350 million public contribution

OAKLAND — A long-awaited plan to keep the Raiders in Oakland was unveiled late Friday by city and Alameda County officials. In a news release issued late Friday afternoon, local officials touted the plan for a new $1.3 billion stadium and…

Cardinals believe Fowler brings 'infectious' personality to club

Club hopes Fowler can make big difference.

Friday, Dec 9

Chiefs end Raiders’ 6-game win streak, bump them from 1st place

SFGate / Sports 102 sources

Oakland dropped a bunch of passes, and their special teams handed over 10 points in a 21-13 loss to Kansas City that knocked them out of first place in the AFC West.

Dexter Fowler signs with Cardinals: 'I’ll be forever grateful I was a Cub'

The reality of watching Dexter Fowler in an opposing uniform will come soon enough for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs will face Fowler on April 2 in the season-opener against the rival St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. “It will be weird,”…

More than 1,000 Russian athletes benefitted from state-sponsored doping

The Guardian 296 sources

More than 1,000 Russian athletes across over 30 sports – including football – were involved in or benefitted from state-sponsored doping between 2011 and 2015, it has been revealed.

Applewhite named new University of Houston football coach

ABC13.com 58 sources

Major Applewhite has been named head coach of the University of Houston's football team, the university has said on Twitter.

Thursday, Dec 8

Nats trade prospect Lucas Giolito to White Sox in deal for Adam Eaton

ABC News / Sports 51 sources

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder Adam Eaton from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for three pitchers Wednesday. In return for Eaton, the Nationals sent right-handed pitchers? Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo…

Yankees sign Aroldis Chapman to a massive five-year deal

FOX Sports 123 sources

Chapman returns to the Bronx after being traded in July.

UH still mulling coaching options, no offer yet

Houston Chronicle 20 sources

Contrary to a published report, the University of Houston has not made a decision on its next football coach, a source with knowledge of the process said Thursday morning.

Wednesday, Dec 7

Emanuel has 'very good' meeting with Trump in New York

Chicago Tribune 19 sources

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks with members of the media after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York on Dec. 7, 2016. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks with members of the media after meeting with ...

Giants get the JPP news they were dreading

New York Post 43 sources

If the Giants are going to build on their strong season and finally make it into the playoffs for the first time since 2011, they are going to have to do it without Jason Pierre-Paul. Wednesday morning, the star defensive end underwent…

The future is now for the Red Sox after dealing prospects for Chris Sale

FOX Sports 181 sources

Dave Dombrowski's aggressiveness again is on display

Oregon hires South Florida's Willie Taggart as coach

ABC News / Sports 75 sources

Oregon has hired South Florida's Willie Taggart as its next football coach, the school announced Wednesday. Taggart will be officially introduced at a press conference Thursday morning.? Taggart replaces Mark Helfrich, who was fired by…

Tuesday, Dec 6

Man accused of killing Joe McKnight jailed on manslaughter charge

New York Post 158 sources

Ronald Gasser, the man who allegedly fatally shot former New York Jet Joe McKnight on Thursday, has been jailed on a count of manslaughter, according to a report. Gasser, 54, was released by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office last week…

Rashaan Salaam, ex-Bears RB and Heisman Trophy winner, dead at 42

NY Daily News 135 sources

Heisman trophy winner and former NFL running back Rashaan Salaam has died at the age of 42.

Michigan's Jabrill Peppers among Heisman finalists

The Detroit News 92 sources

The winner will be announced Dec. 10 in New York.

Red Sox acquire ace Chris Sale from the White Sox in a blockbuster trade

FOX Sports 181 sources

Boston is sending a package of prospects to Chicago