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One year since the terrible accident – keep fighting, Michael !

One year since the terrible accident – keep fighting, Michael !

Formula 1 fans know it better than anyone – it has been over a year since Michael Schumacher devastating accident, when he suffered major head injuries after a skiing crash at the French Alps resort Meribel. It has been a year full of suspense for both Schumacher’s family and fans. They…
Anand hopes his best is yet to come, says he will play for several more years

Anand hopes his best is yet to come, says he will play for several more years

Indicating that he is still hungry for success, five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand today said he is not quitting the game anytime soon and is preparing to play more tournaments in the coming year after a decent performance in 2014. Asked if his best is yet to come, Anand said: "I hope…
UAB prepared to shut down football program

UAB prepared to shut down football program

With UAB's football future hanging in the balance, athletics director Brian Mackin has given indications the program will shut down this week and that Mackin is working on a separation agreement from the university. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the conversations were…
 Bill O'Brien backs Jadeveon Clowney

Bill O'Brien backs Jadeveon Clowney

Whatever the external conversation about Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney, his coach wanted one thing understood on Monday. "This guy has worked extremely hard to recover from injuries," Texans coach Bill O'Brien said. "And I want to be real clear about this with him, as it relates…
Brad Marchand out Tuesday night

Brad Marchand out Tuesday night

Bruins forward Brad Marchand will not be in the lineup Tuesday night against the St. Louis Blues at TD Garden, according to coach Claude Julien. Marchand was on the ice for the morning skate, but exited quickly. "Not well, so he went off the ice," Julien said when asked how Marchand was doing. "He…
 Kevin Love dismisses L.A. rumors

Kevin Love dismisses L.A. rumors

Kevin Love has started to settle into the Cleveland Cavaliers' offense primarily as an outside shooter, but Friday he found himself shooting down rumors. There were three things on the big man's agenda that he sought to clear up: a media report that stated he plans to opt out of his…
 A.J. Burnett enters free agency

A.J. Burnett enters free agency

Veteran starting pitcher A.J. Burnett became a free agent Monday night when he declined to exercise his $12.75 million player option with the Philadelphia Phillies, and he is not ready to retire. Although he had said repeatedly during the season that he was leaning toward retirement, Burnett's…

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Anzhi young player shot head in Dagestan

Anzhi young player shot head in Dagestan

The morning of 4th January came with terrible news in Russia’s North Caucasus, as Gasan Magomedov, a young player of the Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala, was shot dead. How did this awful accident happen? It turns out that Gasan Magomedov was driving to his parents house when his…
Masai Ujiri: Most influential in Canadian sports

Masai Ujiri: Most influential in Canadian sports

Masai Ujiri is our audience's pick for the most influential figure in Canadian sports in 2014. The Toronto Raptors general manager won the final match up against Olympic speed skater Gilmore Junio, earning 51 per cent of votes. Ujiri emerged from a list of eight finalists that were pitted…
 Jags' Marks rips Pro Bowl balloting

Jags' Marks rips Pro Bowl balloting

The Pro Bowl announcement will come Tuesday night and the only Jaguars player with a chance of hearing his name is defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks. But if he makes the list it will have to be because he got a lot of support from the coaches and players, who make up two-thirds of the voting…
 Hochevar hoping to take next step

Hochevar hoping to take next step

Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar hopes to begin throwing off a mound later this month as he continues to rehab from Tommy John surgery that caused him to miss all of last season. Hochevar, who signed a $10 million, two-year deal to remain in Kansas City this week, had the surgery after feeling a…
 Reid on Kelce gesture: 'Immature'

Reid on Kelce gesture: 'Immature'

Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he had heard about -- but not seen -- tight end Travis Kelce's obscene gesture during Sunday night's game against the Denver Broncos. "It sounds like it was a bit of an immature act," Reid said. "I normally don't let those things go by. I'll address…
 Wild place Josh Harding on waivers

Wild place Josh Harding on waivers

The Minnesota Wild activated goaltender Josh Harding off injured reserve Monday, but subsequently placed the 30-year-old netminder on waivers. The team announced the news via its official Twitter account Monday morning. Harding has yet to play a game during the 2014-15 season after suffering a…

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