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St. Louis Cardinals Outfielder Oscar Taveras Dies in a Car Accident

Cardinals Outfielder Oscar Taveras Dies in a Car Accident

Originally posted 10/27/2014 07:05AM

Oscar Taveras, the St. Louis Cardinals' outfielder regarded as one of the majors' top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. He was 22.

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Michael Jordan Made His NBA Debut Exactly 30 Years Ago (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/26/2014 03:00PM

On Oct. 26, 1984, a young basketball player named Michael Jordan stepped onto an NBA court for the first time.

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Filed Under: Sports, Michael Jordan
Watch Rarely Seen Footage from LeBron James's Early Days | LeBron James

Watch Rarely Seen Footage from LeBron James's Early Days

Originally posted 10/24/2014 10:55AM

The 2014-15 NBA season kicks off on Oct. 28, and two days later, the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the New York Knicks.

Because this is the first game that will see LeBron James rejoining the Cavs, now is the perfect time to check out these clips from the upcoming special Becoming, all about James's phenomenal career.

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Filed Under: ESPN, Sports, LeBron James
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Michael Sam Cut from Dallas Cowboys Practice Squad

Michael Sam Cut from Dallas Cowboys Practice Squad

Originally posted 10/21/2014 10:10PM

Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.

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Ohio College Moves Up First Basketball Game to Accommodate Terminally Ill Player

Ohio College Moves Up First Basketball Game to Accommodate Terminally Ill Player

Originally posted 10/21/2014 03:45PM

Lauren Hill probably won't score the most points at Mount Saint Joseph University's first basketball game of the season – but she will undoubtedly be the star player.

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NHL Suspends L.A. Kings' Slava Voynov on Domestic Violence Suspicion

NHL Suspends L.A. Kings' Slava Voynov on Domestic Violence Suspicion

Originally posted 10/21/2014 09:45AM

The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely Monday after the two-time Stanley Cup winner's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.

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Derek Jeter Is Already Taking His Next 'At-Bat'

Derek Jeter Launches Website for Pro Athletes

Originally posted 10/01/2014 05:00PM

Just three days after New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter took a bow on 20 years in major league baseball, he's back – as a media mogul out to reshape the press box.

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Derek Jeter Wins His Last Game

Derek Jeter Leaves Yankees with a Hit and 9-5 Win over Red Sox

Originally posted 09/28/2014 06:20PM

The ball, marked and numbered for the occasion, bounced high off the dirt and down the third-base line, where a rookie who was 4 years old when Derek Jeter made his major league debut leaped into the air to attempt a bare-handed play.

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Relive Derek Jeter's Emotional Game-Winning Moment at His Final Home Game (VIDEO)

Originally posted 09/26/2014 12:00PM

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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton: Adrian Peterson's Actions 'Are an Embarassment'

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton: Adrian Peterson's Actions 'Are an Embarassment'

Originally posted 09/16/2014 06:15PM

For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.

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