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Janay Rice, in her own words

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Editor's Note: This is Janay Rice's story, as told to ESPN's Jemele Hill. On Wednesday, Nov. 5, Jemele interviewed Janay for three hours at the home of Janet Rice, Ray Rice's mother, in their hometown of New Rochelle, New York. Ray Rice was not present. Janay's account of what happened in Atlantic City, and in the months that followed, was written from Jemele's extensive interview, as well as a phone follow-up. No questions were off limits. Janay Rice was given ... more

Ray Rice wins appeal

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Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of an indefinite suspension and has been reinstated to the NFL. Rice is now eligible to sign with any NFL team. U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones, who heard Rice's appeal earlier this month, concluded in her decision, which was obtained by ESPN, that Rice did not lie or mislead NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. "In this arbitration, the NFL argues that Commissioner Goodell was misled when he disciplined Rice ... more

Premier League clubs paid out over £115m in agents fees in past year

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Premier League clubs paid out over £115m in agents fees in past year
• Chelsea alone spend £16,771,328 on agents• Burnley pay out the least with £711,024Premier League clubs paid £115m to agents over a 12-month period that includes the two most recent transfer windows. The figure represents a leap from the £96m spent the previous year.Chelsea gave the most to agents (£16,771,328), followed by Liverpool (£14,308,444) and Manchester City (£12,811,946). Tottenham were the only other club to break the eight-figure barrier, paying out £10,983,011, while Arsenal’s figure was £4,293,407. Continue reading...

Butler, Rose Carry Bulls Past Celtics 109-102

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Butler's 22 points, Rose's 21 lift Bulls past Celtics, 109-102

Rice Wins Appeal, 'Suspension Vacated'

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NFL players unions says Ray Rice wins appeal 'suspension vacated immediately'


Lakers vs. Timberwolves: 10 Things to Know (11/28/14)

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Lakers vs. Timberwolves: 10 Things to Know (11/28/14)
Here is what you need to know before the Lakers take on the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Butler, Rose Carry Bulls Past Celtics 109-102

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Jimmy Butler hit four free throws late in the game and finished with 22 points, Derrick Rose scored 21 points and the Chicago Bulls pulled ... more

Wroten Out At Least A Week; Grant Returns To Practice

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Wroten Out At Least A Week; Grant Returns To Practice
On Friday, the Sixers provided updates on the injury status of two players, Tony Wroten and Jerami Grant.

Chris Paul Faces A Pupil In Houston’s Isaiah Canaan

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Chris Paul Faces A Pupil In Houston’s Isaiah Canaan
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Thunder Welcome Back All-Star Westbrook From Injury

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The struggling Oklahoma City Thunder gained a massive boost with their All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook set to make his return from injury against the ... more
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Former Ravens Running Back Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Is Eligible for League: ESPN

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Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won an appeal of his indefinite suspension and is now eligible to sign with any National Football ... more

Ray Rice Suspension Overturned in Arbitration

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Ray Rice Suspension Overturned in Arbitration
A former federal judge has overturned the indefinite suspension of Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens running back who was videotaped knocking out his then-fiancée.

Browns' Manziel Says He Tried to Avoid Altercation

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Johnny Manziel says he tried to avoid an altercation with a man who was "very aggressive" when he approached the Browns' rookie quarterback in the ... more

Week 13 N.F.L. Matchups

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Week 13 N.F.L. Matchups
This week’s games include a matchup at Lambeau Field between New England, the league’s hottest team, and Green Bay, the game’s best home team.

Sherman's Big Night Leads Seattle Past 49ers Again

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At midfield, Richard Sherman cradled a game ball in his right hand and took a chomp out of a turkey leg with his left.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Daniel Alfredsson Is Expected to Retire in Ottawa

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Alfredsson, a former Senators captain, is expected to announce his retirement in Ottawa, the city where he became an N.H.L. star.

After a Time Without a Team, Ex-Ranger Michael Del Zotto Settles In With the Flyers

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After a Time Without a Team, Ex-Ranger Michael Del Zotto Settles In With the Flyers
Del Zotto has established himself in the Flyers’ lineup after being traded by the Rangers and not finding a role in Nashville.

N.H.L. Roundup: Rangers Fall to Lightning; Islanders Win in Overtime

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N.H.L. Roundup: Rangers Fall to Lightning; Islanders Win in Overtime
Ryan Callahan scored twice against his former team for the second time in 10 days, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Rangers.

Shades of Pond Hockey in A.H.L.'s 3-on-3 Overtime Experiment

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Shades of Pond Hockey in A.H.L.'s 3-on-3 Overtime Experiment
The American Hockey League is testing a new seven-minute overtime, and this rule change in the N.H.L.'s top farm league could be a blueprint for ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Predators Beat Kings in Shootout

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James Neal scored the only goal in a six-round shootout to give Nashville a 4-3 win at home over Los Angeles.

Royals Trade Crow to Miami; Give Frasor $1.8M Deal

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Former first-round draft pick Aaron Crow was traded from the Kansas City Royals to the Miami Marlins for left-hander Brian Flynn and right-hander Reid Redman.

Batsman's Death Turns Attention on Helmets

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A week ago, cricket was considered one of the safest games in the world, a sport that anyone can play without any real fear for ... more

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Cuban Defector Yasmani Tomas Signs With Arizona Diamondbacks

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Yasmani Tomas, a 24-year-old outfielder who defected from Cuba last summer, has signed a six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to multiple reports.

AP Source: Tomas in Process of Deal With Arizona

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Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to a person familiar ... more

Panda Heads Put Away With Sandoval's Departure

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Those oversized panda heads are being put away — at least the ones seen in the first row at AT&T Park. Pablo Sandoval's bamboo-eating buddies ... more

Michael Schumacher's Benetton F1 car that he drove to his first ever podium finish in 1992 is set to fetch £300,000 at auction

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Michael Schumacher's Benetton F1 car that he drove to his first ever podium finish in 1992 is set to fetch £300,000 at auction
The Benetton Formula One car that launched the career of legendary multiple world champion Michael Schumacher is set to be auctioned off.

West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal: match preview

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Burnley v Aston Villa: match preview

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Chris Eubank Jnr gets pep talk from his father in spine-tingling promo video ahead of Billy Joe Saunders bout: 'I gave you your name, son. Now, write it into history again'

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Chris Eubank Jnr gets pep talk from his father in spine-tingling promo video ahead of Billy Joe Saunders bout: 'I gave you your name, son. Now, write it into history again'
Twenty four years ago last weekend, Chris Eubank ensured his place in British boxing history by winning a gruelling war with Nigel Benn for the ... more

Premier League clubs spent an astonishing £115 MILLION on payments to agents in the last two transfer windows

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Premier League clubs spent an astonishing £115 MILLION on payments to agents in the last two transfer windows
Premier League clubs spent an eye-watering £115 million on payments to agents in relation to deals that happened in the last two transfer windows according ... more

No World Cup significance - Farrell

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England backs coach Andy Farrell says Saturday's meeting with Australia will have no bearing on the World Cup.

Two banned for abusing gay referee

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Two people are banned from Twickenham for the homophobic abuse of Welsh referee Nigel Owens during England v New Zealand.

England’s midfield minefield

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England have tried a staggering 43 centre combinations since the 2003 World Cup. Tom Fordyce asks if they are any nearer to solving their midfield ... more

Lancs to update helmets - Giles

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Lancashire cricket director Ashley Giles orders new helmets for his team after the death of Phillip Hughes.

Wales doubts on Phillips and Jarvis

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Scrum-half Mike Phillips and prop Aaron Jarvis could be doubts for the Wales' bench against South Africa on Saturday.

Chambers Leads With McIlroy Lurking, Scott Revived in Sydney

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Australian Greg Chalmers held a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Australian Open on Friday but defending champion Rory McIlroy was well-positioned for ... more
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McIlroy to Cut Out 'Bad Stuff' After Rollercoaster Round

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World number one Rory McIlroy said all he needed to do was cut the "bad stuff" out of his game for a really low score ... more
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Chalmers Takes 2nd-Round Lead at Australian Open

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Two-time former champion Greg Chalmers took a one-stroke lead Friday at the Australian Open after a 5-under 66 while marquee attractions Rory McIlroy and Adam ... more
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Thai Danthai Makes Booming Start to Professional Golf

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Thai teenager Danthai Boonma made a blistering start to the professional golf ranks by firing a bogey free six-under-par 66 in the opening round of ... more
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Rory, Adam Have Contrasting Australian Open Starts

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Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players ... more
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Lancs to update helmets - Giles

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Lancashire cricket director Ashley Giles orders new helmets for his team after the death of Phillip Hughes.

Derbyshire sign Lancashire's White

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Lancashire all-rounder Wayne White re-joins County Championship Division Two side Derbyshire on a one-year deal.

Fastest New Zealand ton for McCullum

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Brendon McCullum hits a century off 78 balls against Pakistan at Sharjah, the quickest ever by a New Zealander in Tests.

VIDEO: Cricket has never been safer - Cook

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England captain Alastair Cook says that cricket has "never been safer" and does not believe bouncers should be outlawed following the death of Phillip Hughes.

Lewis retires to Sussex bowling job

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Sussex appoint former England seamer Jon Lewis as bowling coach after he decides to retire from playing, aged 39.
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