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The Players Championship is the richest purse in golf, giving its winner a payout of $1.71 million - almost $700,000 more than the guy who finishes in second.
Tiger Woods is tantalizingly close to absolutely crushing the competition - three birdie putts have lipped out - but he's two-under through five holes on Sunday, and is in sole possession of first place at the Players Championship.
A calf injury won't keep Spurs star Tony Parker out of the lineup as San Antonio looks to expand its series lead in Oakland.
Jordan Webb and Alex Lewis, both key players for Colorado during the 2012 season, were booked Saturday on second-degree felony assault charges.
Ben Crane wants to be mentioned amongst the best at The Players Championship, with four birdies in his first five holes in the final round placing him amongst the leaders.
Tim Herron is playing well early in the final round at TPC-Sawgrass, but everybody's just waiting on a duel.
Starting in front is of utmost importance at Darlington, something Jimmie Johnson understands after winning last year's race from the outside pole position, his third victory at the track.
Penn State is putting together a strong recruiting class despite NCAA restrictions, a trend that continues with four-star safety Marcus Allen.
The odd configuration at Darlington gives it a rough reputation, but Jeff Gordon, Greg Biffle, and Jimmie Johnson have all twice won races there, with Johnson taking the 2012 edition of the Bojangles' Southern 500.
Tiger Woods birdied four holes in a row around the turn, which has him tied for fourth. A double bogey has Phil Mickelson a little bit lower down the leaderboard.
Amar'e Stoudemire will come back to the Knicks, as he's scheduled to play 10-15 minutes on Saturday night against the Pacers. But that just leads to questions about how the team will integrate the six-time All-Star into their rotation.
Daniel Snyder doesn't mind the objections to his team's racially charged nickname; he says the Washington Redskins will remain the Washington Redskins so long as he's in charge.
Luol Deng tried to shoot after being released from the hospital following complications from a spinal tap, but felt too physically weak, having lost 15 pounds in under two weeks.
Northwestern-Illinois hate doesn't take a day off. Tim Beckman co-opted Northwestern's acronym, and Snoop Dogg forgot which side of a bitter hatefeud he finds himself on.
Stage 6 of the Giro D'Italia is flat and straight forward, but should be interesting around the final few minutes.
Mike Moser will try to replace a bunch of rebounding talent leaving Oregon, as the former UNLV star -- and one-time UCLA bench player -- will join Dana Altman's squad, hoping to repeat the success of a Sweet 16 squad.
Will Muschamp talked about Bob Stoops and revealed he doesn't know what those things with the number signs on Twitter are.
Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spelman says QB Christian Ponder's middling sophomore season had just as much to do with the franchise's postseason appearance as Adrian Peterson's near-record-setting year.
A pair of Ohio State players called out the SEC, saying the look forward to breaking the SEC's streak of national championships after they were ineligible to appear in the title game despite a perfect season in 2012.
Tre' Williams is the second four-star linebacker from Mobile that Dameyune Craig has convinced to join Auburn, and he's the fifth member of Gus Malzahn's Class of 2014.
Northwestern will reportedly head to North Carolina - sup, Chris Collins! - as they play the Wolfpack in Raleigh in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
A lot of Northwestern sports stuff in here, including a new head of basketball operations, John and Juice in France, and lots of collected talk about next year's football team, which should be good.
Carmelo Anthony deserves much of the praise for the Knicks' Game 2 thumping of the Indiana Pacers, but Pablo Prigioni, Kenyon Martin and Iman Shumpert deserve a nod as well.
USA Today combed through a horde of college finances to produce data on which schools make and spend the most money. We comed through it to figure out who's making and spending the least.
Robb Akey is bitter over Idaho's decision to fire him midway through the season and withhold the $105,000 he would have been paid had he coached out the year. He's suing to get that money from the school.
Tre' Williams has narrowed his college choices down to the two SEC squads in his home state. Wednesday, the 4-star linebacker from Mobile will reveal whether he's Roll Tide or War Eagle.
Drake Dunsmore is no longer in the NFL, retiring at 24, hopefully not related to a medical condition he had at Northwestern. Oh, BTW, we have a page keeping track of NU players in the NFL, if you're interested.
A look at all the former Northwestern Wildcats currently on NFL rosters, constantly updated as NU alumni switch teams.
Kevin Durant and Kevin Martin had 60 of Oklahoma City's 93 points in a Game 1 win, including Durant's eventual game-winner. Can the Memphis Grizzlies shut them down, or will they get buckets regardless?