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Defense buys into Belichick's motto

Subscriber onlyFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There's a mantra that players quickly come to learn when they play for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. Continue reading...

Dominicans mourn death of young star

Subscriber onlyLAS TERRENAS, Dominican Republic -- Dozens of children wearing blue T-shirts with the name "Ventura" emblazoned on the back gathered around a coastal home Monday to pay their respects to their idol: Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura. Continue reading...

Rodriguez changed game with arm

Subscriber onlyThe first time Ivan Rodriguez threw the baseball to second base for a member of the Texas Rangers organization, it traveled at 93 mph. The first time he threw it to the base in a major league game, it reached the base before poor, unsuspecting baserunner Joey Cora even started his slide. Continue reading...

Williams reaches quarterfinals

Subscriber onlyMELBOURNE, Australia -- For three rounds and more than a week, Serena Williams wanted to keep all the focus on her primary objective in Australia. Continue reading...

Quinn grasps Super Bowl hype

Subscriber onlyFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Dan Quinn certainly knows who the Atlanta Falcons are playing in the Super Bowl. Continue reading...

Waiters hits three, Heat stun Warriors

Subscriber onlyMIAMI -- Dion Waiters went from air ball to game-winner. Continue reading...

Baseball: Ventura electrified Naturals fans, too

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Justin Cole was hopeful initial reports of the death of Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura were false, but after it was confirmed, his thoughts turned to the young Dominican's family and recollections of his time in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Ventura wowed NWA Naturals fans, too

Justin Cole was hopeful initial reports of the death of Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura were false, but after it was confirmed, his thoughts turned to the young Dominican’s family and recollections of his time in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Patriots heading back to a familiar setting

Subscriber onlyFOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Tom Brady redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl. Continue reading...

Falcons whip Packers as Ryan, Jones shine

Subscriber onlyATLANTA -- Matt Ryan tumbled into the end zone, slammed the ball to the turf with a celebratory spike, and let out a yell that showed how much he wanted this game. Continue reading...

Royals' 'Ace' Ventura killed in Dominican car crash

Subscriber onlyKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yordano Ventura quit school as a teenager so he could begin working a construction job to help his family make ends meet, laboring day after day in the hot sun of the Dominican Republic. Continue reading...

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No. 1 seeds bow out in Melbourne

Subscriber onlyMELBOURNE, Australia -- Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber had much in common heading into the first Grand Slam of the season as the No. 1 seeds. Continue reading...

Warriors’ guards find their range

Subscriber onlyORLANDO, Fla. -- Golden State guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each hit seven three-pointers and the Warriors won their seventh consecutive game, beating the Orlando Magic 118-98 on Sunday. Continue reading...

Notable deaths of active pro baseball players

Subscriber onlyA look at some of the notable deaths of active pro baseball players in recent years Continue reading...

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