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Kobe Bryant: Star to retire at end of season

"My body knows it's time to say goodbye" wrote five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant as he poetically announced his intention to retire at the end of the season.

Tyson Fury

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Fury claims heavyweight crowns from Klitschko

Britain's Tyson Fury ended the nine-year reign of Wladimir Klitschko by claiming the Ukrainian's four versions of the world heavyweight boxing title with a huge upset victory.

Andy Murray, 2015 World Tour Finals opening match

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Davis Cup final: Murray seals British win

Belgium rode its luck this year in the Davis Cup. It faced a Swiss side bereft of Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, a Canadian line-up missing Milos Raonic and Wimbledon quarterfinalist Vasek Pospisil and an Argentina squad devoid of Juan Martin del P...

Jamie Murray and Andy Murray of Great Britain support each other against Steve Darcis and David Goffin of Belgium

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Davis Cup final 2015: Britain takes 2-1 lead

For most of the year, doubles is an afterthought in tennis. Even grand slam finals are played in front of sparse crowds. Yet in the Davis Cup, doubles can be important.

Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, November 2014

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Cam Newton dabs in new Under Armour cleats

Athletes who wear Under Armour apparel are having a pretty good year.

DET vs PHL Week 12

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'Concussion' ads start to air during NFL games

At the end of the first quarter of the Thanksgiving Day Eagles-Lions football game, there was a startling commercial for "Concussion."

Belgium versus Great Britain, Davis Cup trophy

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Belgium on high alert for Davis Cup final

Top tennis players tend to live in a bubble -- they stay in the finest hotels, get chauffeured during tournaments and usually fly first-class.

But the men's stars taking part in this weekend's prestigious Davis Cup final will be all too aware of the ...

Rickie Fowler, Tiger Woods, 2015 US Open

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Why Tiger isn't trendy, but Rickie Fowler is

While he may not have won a major since 2008 -- or any PGA Tour title since 2013 -- Tiger Woods is still by far and away the most recognizable golfer in the United States, according to a new report.

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Family: Frank Gifford suffered from CTE

The family of Frank Gifford says the revered sportscaster and NFL star suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a progressive brain disease linked to the types of brain injuries and head trauma common in football.

"While Frank passed away from...

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FIFA donates $1.4M haul of watches to charity

World soccer governing body FIFA might not be able to turn back the clock on a wave of scandals but it's hoping donating watches worth an estimated $1.4 million to charity will bring some closure -- on one chapter of its recent checkered history at least.

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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart

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Tony Stewart getting new crew chief for final season in '16

Stewart-Haas Racing said Monday that Michael Bugarewicz has been promoted from race engineer for Kevin Harvick's team to crew chief for Stewart.

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch

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Kyle Busch wins first NASCAR Sprint Cup title; Gordon finishes 6th

Busch started the season in a hospital bed in Daytona Beach and ended it with a trip to the championship stage in Homestead.

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin.

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Denny Hamlin to have knee surgery before awards ceremony

Denny Hamlin will have surgery Nov. 30 to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.


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Hamlin, Logano keep title contenders off front row

Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano crashed the championship by sweeping the front row in qualifying Friday for the NASCAR finale Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Ryan Blaney

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Wood Brothers to run full NASCAR race schedule in 2016

NASCAR's oldest team will run a full Sprint Cup season in 2016 with Ryan Blaney as the driver.

Matt Kenseth

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Matt Kenseth meets with Joey Logano prior to NASCAR return

Matt Kenseth met with Joey Logano at NASCAR's request on Friday and now wants to move past the incident that earned him a two-race suspension.

New Roanoke hockey team will be called the Rail Yard Dawgs

Roanoke's new Southern Professional Hockey League team will be known as the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs.

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Panthers increase security at stadium for Sunday's game vs. Redskins

Officials with the Carolina Panthers say security at Bank of America Stadium will be heightened for Sunday's game in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.








Justin Fuente introduced as new Virginia Tech football coach

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