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The FBI’s extensive probe into college basketball corruption has resulted in at least three criminal investigations and could have a devastating impact across the sport in the coming months and years.Hundreds of federal documents that were reviewed by Yahoo Sports showed just how common it is for money and impermissible benefits to be funneled to high school and collegiate athletes. (read more)


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A report from Yahoo Sports revealed major details on the investigation into elicit payments for college basketball players, but Jared Sullinger is confident former Ohio State coach Thad Matta didn’t cause any trouble.Why? Because Sullinger couldn’t even get a free bottle of Gatorade. (read more)

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Ager Aketxe has completed his move to Toronto FC. Ager Aketxe has signed with Toronto FC following his departure from Athletic Bilbao, the MLS champions announced on Friday. (read more)

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Arizona announced on Thursday that star guard Allonzo Trier has been ruled ineligible after traces of a banned substance were found in his system during a January drug test. They also said that they are appealing the decision in hopes that Trier will be made eligible again. (read more)

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Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is set to sign her Monday Night Raw contract on Sunday, in a pay per view WWE event.Rousey made her first appearance at the Royal Rumble, and her first fight at the WWE level doesn’t look to be too far away. (read more)

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The Cowboys could be mulling a decision that would be a Master Troll move, especially as it relates to one of their NFC East rivals.Rumblings suggest that the Cowboys could enter the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes, essentially poaching him from the Redskins, whom he spent his entire career up to this point with. (read more)

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Wizards guard Kelly Oubre Jr. resorted to using an unorthodox method in an attempt to slow down one of his opponents in Thursday’s game against the Cavs. (read more)

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Nationals prospects for their early minor league camp arrive Saturday at the FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. I expect to get that full roster to you as early as next week. (read more)

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Barcelona defender Sergi Roberto says he will always be thankful to Pep Guardiola for giving him his debut at the Camp Nou. MANCHESTER -- Pep Guardiola has confirmed that a private jet containing his family was searched by Spanish police looking for Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont. (read more)

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Arsene Wenger feels Arsenal did the job to qualify for the Europa League last 16, but laments how 'complacent' and 'open' they were against Ostersunds. Arsene Wenger will pick the strongest available squad on Sunday to try to stop Manchester City in an attempt to win his first Carabao Cup in 21 year spell at Arsenal. (read more)

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Zinedine Zidane believes Real Madrid will be able to continue moving up the La Liga table after his team go third with a 3-1 win over Leganes. Gareth Bale is being protected from further injury issues by limiting his playing time and will be a vital player in the remaining weeks of the season, according to Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane. (read more)

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Rays lose Brent Honeywell to torn UCL

23-2-2018 8:30 AM | yardbarker | 1 similar news

The Tampa Bay Rays have had an embarrassing offseason. But that’s been by their own doing. (read more)

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Even on a night when he wasn’t at his best, Russell Westbrook still found a way to make a big impact.Westbrook drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat the Sacramento Kings 110-107 on Thursday night: Westbrook didn’t have his shot for most of the night until then. (read more)

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With the All-Star break over, teams in both conferences have a big couple months ahead. The fate of some of those clubs may come down to the performance of a single contributor. (read more)

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The Carolina Panthers are up for sale, and they’re expected to fetch a handsome amount. According to one report, experts are saying the franchise could be sold for $2. (read more)

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Imagine what the narrative would have been surrounding former No. 1 pick Michael Vick had he entered the NFL in the social media age. (read more)

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Nobody believes Conor McGregor more than Conor McGregor. But Frankie Edgar’s long-time coach, Mark Henry, is calling BS on the Irishman’s latest claims. (read more)

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We usually reboot the rankings every year when the Baseball Prospectus Annual comes out. It’s a good time for any number of reasons. (read more)

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Brock Lesnar is now 40 and has not fought in the UFC in nearly two years, but the WWE superstar’s promoter says Lesnar has not yet closed the book on his mixed martial arts career.In a brief chat with TMZ this week, Paul Heyman was asked if there is any truth to the rumors that Lesnar could soon make a UFC return. (read more)

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Marshall defensive tackle Larry Aaron was struck by a stray bullet during a New Year’s Eve party while shielding his girlfriend. He was paralyzed from the waist down due to the shooting. (read more)

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Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley has pleaded guilty to DWI, which stems from his arrest last November that landed him a one-game suspension.According to Ben Goff of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Kelley was sentenced to 90 days in jail, though 89 of those days were suspended and he was credited with one day already served. (read more)

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In even the craziest of possible scenarios, there’s not a person closely connected to the NFL who would believe that the Dallas Cowboys might make a play for Kirk Cousins in free agency next month.That’s until we realize who is actually running the Cowboys. (read more)

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Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier said in a podcast hosted by Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix (Twitter link) that he intends to play football again and still has Hall of Fame aspirations after sustaining a spinal injury while making a tackle against the Bengals on Dec. 4. (read more)

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We can safely assume that the photographer working with the Toronto Blue Jays is not much of a baseball fan. For proof, all we need to see is his session with Troy Tulowitzki. (read more)

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MLB launching VR home run derby game

22-2-2018 9:29 PM | yardbarker | 8 similar news

Imagine yourself up at the plate at Wrigley Field or Fenway Park with an opportunity to launch the baseball out of those iconic venues. While only a select few elite baseball players have had that opportunity, Major League Baseball is on the verge of making it become a virtual reality for fans the world over. (read more)

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The New York Yankees recently made a trade to acquire Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who will make his Yankees debut on Monday, Feb. 26. (read more)

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Tim Tebow can hit the ball a long way. His power is one of the biggest reasons why New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson thinks the former NFL quarterback will play in the majors one day. (read more)

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McGregor says he’ll fight again for UFC

22-2-2018 10:30 PM | yardbarker | 2 similar news

Conor McGregor hasn’t fought for the UFC since November of 2016. But don’t worry, fight fans–that’s all about to change. (read more)

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