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Athletics doping crisis: Adidas to end IAAF sponsorship deal early

Adidas, the IAAF's biggest sponsor, has told athletics' world governing body it is to terminate its sponsorship deal four years early.

Doping

Super Bowl 2016: Broncos, Panthers ride dominating defenses to title game

The Broncos and Panthers have punched their tickets to Santa Clara and will meet in Super Bowl 50. Here's an early look at the matchup.<p>DENVER -- The …

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Cardinals vs. Panthers: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NFC Championship

Link to Media<p>A season ago, the NFC South was the laughingstock of the NFL, and the Carolina Panthers were in the playoffs at 7-8-1 because the division wasn't competent enough to produce even one team with a .500 record. Now, the Panthers are one victory away from lifting the Lombardi Trophy as …

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Armour: Peyton Manning vs. Cam Newton makes for historic Super Bowl

CHARLOTTE — It’s the perfect intersection of the NFL’s past, present and future.<p>Peyton Manning and Cam Newton, facing off in the 50th iteration of the Super Bowl. A game for all ages, and likely one for the ages, too.<p>Manning trying to win one more title in what would be the storybook ending to what …

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Former NFL quarterback Vince Young arrested for DWI in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former NFL quarterback and University of Texas football star Vince Young has been arrested in Austin on a charge of driving while intoxicated, police said on Monday.<p>Vince Young speaks to the press for the first time as a Buffalo Bill, at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard …

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Denver's defense carries Manning back to the Super Bowl

AP<p>DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning is glad he doesn't have to face Denver's dizzying defense. Tom Brady wasn't so lucky.<p>The Broncos bashed Brady throughout a 20-18 dethroning of the New England Patriots in the AFC championship Sunday that sent Denver to a record-tying eighth Super Bowl.<p>Von Miller's …

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Mike Piazza to Have No. 31 Retired by Mets: Date, Comments and Reaction

Link to Media<p>The New York Mets announced Monday that longtime catcher Mike Piazza will have his No. 31 jersey retired by the franchise on July 30.<p>Adam Rubin of ESPN.com added that Piazza will be only the fourth uniformed team member in Mets history to have his number retired. Piazza played for the …

Major League Baseball

MMBM: Cam Newton disrespected police by calling Peyton Manning "The Sheriff"

What do you expect from our athletes when we've got our President calling out police officers and apologizing to criminals?<p><i>We're required to remind you that these strong takes are SATIRE. Sorry, not sorry. All spelling errors are intentional, we think. -- The editor.</i><p>Wellcome to the Monday Morning …

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Former Longhorns star Vince Young arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

Former football star Vince Young was arrested late Sunday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to multiple media reports.<p>The one-time<p>Texasquarterback, who led the Longhorns to a dramaticRose Bowlvictory over USC for the 2006BCSnational championship, was pulled over by an Austin, …

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Irony of Patriots losing on a PAT? Bill Belichick proposed the rule change

The new extra point rule was Bill Belichick's idea.<p>If Bill Belichick owned a time machine, he'd probably use it to go back in time to March 2014 so …

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Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is the latest to back out of UFC 196

Ultimate Fighting Championshipheavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum told reporters Monday he’s withdrawing from the Feb. 6 UFC 196 card that former champion Cain Velasquez pulled out of with a back injury a day earlier.<p>Werdum first told mmafighting.com that he's been ailing with foot and back …

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Dave DeGuglielmo, Patriots Part Ways: Latest Comments and Reaction

Link to Media<p>The New England Patriots apparently don't take losing well.<p>One day after quarterback Tom Brady took a record four sacks and 20 hits in a 20-18 AFC Championship Game loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, New England and offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo are "parting ways," per Ian …

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