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Cavs, LeBron hit midseason freeze

Subscriber onlyWith sweat streaking down his face and into his beard, LeBron James was not in a playful mood after practice. Continue reading...

Van Noy's role on rise with Pats

Subscriber onlyNot being in the limelight has never bothered Kyle Van Noy. Continue reading...

Heat, upsets go on during 2nd round

Subscriber onlyWimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza struggled with the heat and Hsieh Su-wei's game before losing 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Day 4 as the upsets intensified at the Australian Open. Continue reading...

Jaguars' Ngakoue demands validation

Subscriber onlyYannick Ngakoue has a knack for the strip-sack, an innate ability to knock balls out of the hands of quarterbacks. Continue reading...

Aggressive Eagles ready for Vikings

Subscriber only Nick Foles threw a deep pass into the wind on the first play from scrimmage against the Falcons, LeGarrette Blount scored the only touchdown on fourth down and wide receiver Nelson Agholor ran 21 yards on a new play. Continue reading...

At the post

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Cole joins Astros aces

Subscriber onlyGerrit Cole is joining a rotation filled with aces. Continue reading...

Dimitrov holds off McDonald in fifth

Subscriber onlyIt was quite a predicament for Grigor Dimitrov, still basking in his triumph at the ATP Finals as he entered his second-round match at the Australian Open against a young American who had never won a tour-level match before qualifying for the first major of the season. Continue reading...

Zimmer the leader of resilient Vikings

Subscriber onlyMike Zimmer was already smiling more than usual, sporting a relaxed look of satisfaction rarely revealed in public during the NFL season, when he really let his guard down a few minutes into his postgame news conference deep inside Minnesota's still-buzzing stadium. Continue reading...

Sharapova sharp in return to Open

Subscriber onlyMaria Sharapova barely missed a beat in her first match at the Australian Open since a failed doping test here in 2016 resulted in a 15-month ban from tennis. Continue reading...

Bones a caddie with a microphone

Subscriber onlyAll it took was one week back on the bag to remind Jim "Bones" Mackay what he always loved about being a caddie. Continue reading...

Jaguars now embrace Marrone's culture change

Subscriber onlyJacksonville's locker room was abuzz late last season. Four guys played table tennis while others crowded around a small table for dominoes. Two 80-inch televisions were tuned to a sports highlight show, and music blared from one corner of the room. Continue reading...

Pederson emerges from Class of 2016

Subscriber onlyDoug Pederson was too close to Andy Reid to get fan approval when the Philadelphia Eagles hired him to replace Chip Kelly. Continue reading...

NFL notes

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Vikes fan, 99, did not throw brick Sunday

Subscriber onlyYou might say the Minnesota Vikings had a good luck charm at the game Sunday night when they defeated the New Orleans Saints with a stunning 61-yard touchdown on the last play. And you probably saw that charm in a few of the cutaway shots during the broadcast. Continue reading...