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Sports Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise
The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's Competition Committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.

Ducks

Ducks UO trustee questions 'sexual dancing' of cheerleaders (Video)
“I have seen people become incredibly uncomfortable with the U of O cheerleading, and actually leave the basketball court at intermission because of the overt kind of sexual dancing, whatever you want to call it,” trustee Ginevra Ralph told the university’s board of trustees at a March 4 board meeting.

Beavers

Professional

Professional Mariners in rare position as favorites in AL West
Robinson Cano is one of the few on the Seattle Mariners roster who can speak with certainty about the playoffs. In his previous stop, Cano played in the postseason seven times and hoisted one World Series trophy.

Preps

Sports Photo Gallery: Best sports photos Photo Gallery: Best sports photos (Photo Gallery)
The thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat: the spirit of sports can sometimes be captured in less than a blink of an eye - or a camera shutter. >>> See the Sports Photo Gallery
Sports Coaches no one wants to face finally face each other Coaches no one wants to face finally face each other
On a cold, rainy spring night five years ago, the room was dripping with superstars. The guest of honor was USA basketball boss Jerry Colangelo. The dinner speaker was Mike Krzyzewski. Kobe Bryant sent a video tribute. Jay Bilas served as emcee.
Sports Change to extra points likely in NFL Change to extra points likely in NFL
The NFL's dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season.
Sports Darren Sharper pleads no contest in Los Angeles rape case Darren Sharper pleads no contest in Los Angeles rape case
Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded no contest Monday in Los Angeles to charges of drugging and raping two women in the second of similar criminal cases in four states.