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Sports UConn Huskies again star in the underdog role UConn Huskies again star in the underdog role
The Connecticut Huskies lost their coach, their teammates, their chance to play at the NCAA tournament for a year. They were castoffs, unwanted mutts without a home, told they had no chance. Well, look who's woofing now.
Sports Tiger Woods has back surgery, will miss the Masters Tiger Woods has back surgery, will miss the Masters
Tiger Woods chose surgery to heal his ailing back over a quest for another green jacket, announcing Tuesday that he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career.
Sports Emmert: Unionization "grossly inappropriate" Emmert: Unionization "grossly inappropriate"
The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a "grossly inappropriate" way to solve problems in college sports while insisting the association has plans to change the school-athlete relationship.
Sports MLB ticket price average $27.94 after 2 pct rise MLB ticket price average $27.94 after 2 pct rise
Major League Baseball's average ticket price rose 2 percent this season to $27.93, the steepest rise since a 5 percent hike in 2009, according to the Team Marketing Report's annual survey
Sports Will college athletes unionize? A query for NLRB Will college athletes unionize? A query for NLRB
The five-member regulatory board that will ultimately decide if Northwestern University football players can unionize has itself been in the middle of a firestorm.
Sports Trout, Angels agree to $144.5 million, 6-year deal Trout, Angels agree to $144.5 million, 6-year deal
Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed Friday night to a $144.5 million, six-year contract, keeping baseball's brightest young star under club control through 2020.
Sports Security firms watch social media for feisty fans Security firms watch social media for feisty fans
As Minnesota Vikings fans were getting ready for the final game at the Metrodome last December, officials at Whelan Security noticed social media chatter suggesting some of the faithful might rush the field and try to steal a piece of history.