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Must-see MLB: 10 pivotal players to watch this spring

The first official report dates are about a week away, but the first <i>reports</i> are already emanating out of Spring Training camps. On Friday, for …

Ryan's 7 best bets to throw a no-no in 2016

Nolan knows no-nos. No doubt about it.<p>Hall of Fame right-hander Nolan Ryan threw a record seven no-hitters during his career -- three more than Sandy …

20 rookies who will impact the pennant race

We've seen young players come in waves the last few seasons. Not just young players, but special players, franchise-changing players -- Carlos Correa …

Which teams will return to postseason?

Spring Training complexes are already humming. Conversations continue between teams and the remaining free agents, but it's time to start the journey …

Mound 1: Opening Day starter decisions

The naming of an Opening Day starter is as much a Spring Training ritual as pitchers and catchers reporting.<p>And sure, ultimately, the Opening Day …

Hale: Greinke undisputed Opening Day starter

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Heading into Thursday's first pitcher and catcher workout for the D-backs, it appears three spots in the rotation are spoken for …

5 teams ready to surprise with postseason jump

We're looking for magic. In that way, the 2015 baseball season spoiled us with all those improbable rides. The Blue Jays returned to the postseason …

Cespedes arrives early, puts on a show

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Moments after Yoenis Cespedes rolled into Mets camp for the first time Sunday morning, hopping down off his cloud-white …

Burning up the bases: Baseball's fastest runners

Think about baseball's fastest runners out of the box, motoring from home to first. You're probably thinking immediately of Billy Hamilton, who has a …

Rollins not first former MVP to take Minors deal

Free-agent shortstop Jimmy Rollins, who earned the 2007 National League Most Valuable Player Award with the Phillies, settled for a Minor League …

Flipboard Expands Business Team in Europe

From the very day we launched Flipboard, we had readers all over the world. Today, we have readers in every country, and our audience in Europe has passed 20 million monthly active readers, nearly on par with our U.S. readership. A growing number of brands from around the world now advertise on …

Mets to wear 1986 throwback jerseys for every Sunday home game

The Mets will wear 1986 throwback uniforms for every Sunday game at Citi Field this season, the team announced on Monday.<p><b>Matthew Cerrone</b> <br>Facebook | …

Jimmy Rollins signs minor league deal with White Sox

The last time Jimmy Rollins made an All Star team, Hurricane Katrina had hit New Orleands. President George W. Bush had just started his second term …

Baseball

Papi's final-season journey officially begins

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- At the end of David Ortiz's first Spring Training workout of his final Major League season, the slugger hopped into a golf cart …

Dodgers aim to keep young talent while winning

PHOENIX -- Can the Dodgers pull off a youth movement and win a World Series at the same time?<p>They have a rookie manager in Dave Roberts, a youthful …

Tyrone Wallace’s flurry helps Cal win 5th straight

PULLMAN, Wash. — The public-address announcer mistakenly announced six starters for Washington State during pregame introductions for Sunday night’s game with Cal. The Cougars only wish they could have used six defenders to try to slow down Tyrone Wallace.<p>Wallace poured in 15 of his 17 points in …

Kobe Bryant happy he got chance to win without Shaq

CHICAGO — The Kobe Bryant-Shaquille O'Neal tandem was one of the most devastating pairings in league history, making their eventual fallout even more jarring.<p>After the Lakers' 3-peat, Shaq eventually demanded a trade and was ultimately moved to Miami. Had they been able to co-exist longer, perhaps …

Roy Williams says CBS’s Doug Gottlieb doesn’t know what he’s talking about

By Matt Bonesteel<p>Matt Bonesteel<p>Reporter for the Early Lead<p>Email Bio Follow<p>So, Roy Williams, what do you think of Doug Gottlieb’s speculation that you are going to retire as North Carolina’s basketball coach after the season.<p>Gottlieb made his comments on CBS’s pregame show before the Tar Heels’ win …

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The Oregon Ducks may be the nation’s quietest Final Four contender

By Matthew Giles<p>For the first time in two seasons, Arizona isn’t a lock to win the Pac-12 regular season title. Oregon started far from the preseason spotlight, and didn’t have that challenging a non-conference slate (wins against Baylor and Valparaiso were within Eugene’s friendly confines), but …

Sleeper Rankings for the 2016 NCAA Tournament

The only thing harder than trying to predict which teams will earn No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament might be picking the schools that have the best shot to knock off those top seeds and make a surprise run.<p>With the way the 2015-16 college basketball season has gone, don't be surprised to see a …

Picking college basketball's best team tough in wild year

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Good luck sorting out who is college basketball's best team this season.<p>Six teams have held the No. 1 spot in the Top 25, …

Kentucky Basketball: Teams the Wildcats Don't Want to See in the NCAA Tournament

Despite some setbacks, the Kentucky Wildcats have what it takes to make a deep run in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. In order for this to happen, though, the Wildcats have to be healthy, play smart basketball and get a fortunate draw in the bracket.<p>Unlike a year ago, the 2015-16 season …

Monday NBA Roundup: Is Everyone Overlooking the Los Angeles Clippers?

Nobody will be all that impressed by the Los Angeles Clippers' 124-84 win against the imploding Phoenix Suns, but that's actually kind of perfect for a Clips team that has been overlooked all year.<p>Link to Media<p>In one sense, there's good reason for that. L.A. is clearly a notch below the NBA's …

Warriors beat Hawks, 102-92, are fastest to 50 NBA victories

Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors became the fastest team in NBA history to 50 victories, beating the Atlanta Hawks, 102-92, Monday night in Atlanta after squandering a 23-point lead.<p>The Warriors (50-5) eclipsed the mark set by the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, who needed one …

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Warriors' Festus Ezeli blocks Blake Griffin's dunk attempt

On a Warriors team full of players who can come up with highlight moments seemingly at will, it can sometimes be hard to get noticed if your name isn't Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson or Harrison Barnes.<p>Well, Festus Ezeli had a highlight moment Wednesday night in Golden State's big game against Blake …

StubHub's Antitrust Lawsuit Against Warriors Dismissed: Details, Reaction

Ticket reseller StubHub brought an antitrust lawsuit against the Golden State Warriors and Ticketmaster, but it was reportedly dismissed Thursday.<p>According to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com, U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney decided StubHub’s arguments “were unfounded.”<p>The crux of StubHub’s lawsuit …

The Warriors plan on easing Andrew Bogut back from his concussion

The Golden State Warriors plan on easing center Andrew Bogut back into the lineup, with the possibility of bringing him off the bench.<p>"It's probably more about easing him back in. He hasn't played in a while now," interim head coach Luke Walton said, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. …