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Jimmy Butler booed by Target Center crowd at Wolves' opener

Oct 19, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS -- Disgruntled guard Jimmy Butler was booed when he was introduced and at times when he touched the ball in the Minnesota Timberwolves' home opener Friday night. It was a generally unpleasant mood at Target Center as t…

KU, UK top college basketball preseason power rankings

Oct 20, 2018

The college basketball preseason is just a little bit better when there's a debate for No. 1, isn't it? Last year, the preseason favorite heading into the season was pretty clear. Arizona and Michigan State had strong cases, bu…

Joe Girardi pulls name from Reds' manager search, reports say

Oct 19, 2018

Joe Girardi has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Cincinnati Reds' managerial vacancy, according to multiple reports. Girardi, 54, reportedly was one of three candidates to be considered for second interviews, along with Brad …

Aguilar, Brewers beat Dodgers 7-2, send NLCS to Game 7

Oct 20, 2018

Milwaukee Brewers beat Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 to send NL Championship Series to Game 7

Dodgers' Machado whiffs on chance to silence Game 6 boos

Oct 20, 2018

Los Angeles Dodgers star Manny Machado whiffed on his best chance to silence the boos in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series

New technology only adds to baseball's culture of paranoia

Oct 19, 2018

Stealing signs is as much a part of baseball tradition as stealing bases, but the technology available now could open a whole new frontier of competitive sleuthing

AP Source: Raiders RB Lynch to miss month with groin injury

Oct 19, 2018

A person familiar with the injury says Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch will miss at least a month with an injured groin

Butler leads T-wolves with 33 points in 131-123 win vs. Cavs

Oct 19, 2018

Booed Butler leads Timberwolves with 33 points in 131-123 win over Love, Cavaliers

Kawhi Leonard scores 31 points, Raptors beat Celtics 113-101

Oct 19, 2018

Kawhi Leonard had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Serge Ibaka added 21 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Boston Celtics 113-101 in an early matchup between Eastern Conference contenders

Huberdeau, Panthers beat Capitals for first win of season

Oct 19, 2018

Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal, two assists and the shootout winner as the Florida Panthers recovered after giving up a three-goal lead in the second period and beat the Washington Capitals 6-5 for their first victory of the season

Beckham doesn't like losing, questions on owner or H2O

Oct 19, 2018

There are a lot of things Odell Beckham Jr. doesn't like these days: his team's record, scrutiny over his critical comments or drinking water

Jaguars acquire RB Hyde from Browns in trade for draft pick

Oct 19, 2018

The Browns have traded running back Carlos Hyde to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a fifth-round pick

Texas could be Ferrari's last stand in 2018

Oct 20, 2018

A promising start to 2018 has turned into another season of Formula One frustration for Ferrari