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Kobe Bryant Wanted to Sign With Washington Wizards: Report

Michael Jordan (L) of the Washington Wizards and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers embrace before the start of their 12 February 2002 game in Los Angeles, CA. The Lakers won the game, 103-94. (AFP/Getty Images)
Michael Jordan (L) of the Washington Wizards and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers embrace before the start of their 12 February 2002 game in Los Angeles, CA. The Lakers won the game, 103-94. (AFP/Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant wanted to sign with the Washington Wizards around a decade ago, joining his mentor Michael Jordan. Jordan had a minority stake in the...


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    HONG KONG—Hong Kong Tycoons and Macau Aces produced superior performances to consolidate their positions at the top of the Standings going into the year-end break... Read more

  • FILE - This is an April 3, 2014, file photo showing Pittsburgh Penguins' Beau Bennett (19) and Sidney Crosby (87) after a goal by Bennett against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Penguins are worried forward Beau Bennett has mumps. General manager Jim Rutherford said Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, that Bennett has symptoms and the team is awaiting test results before making a diagnosis. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is out for Monday night's game against Tampa Bay after being diagnosed over the weekend. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods, File)

    Penguins Bennett Joins Crosby Sidelined With Mumps

    PITTSBURGH— Pittsburgh forward Beau Bennett has the mumps, joining Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and a dozen other players across the NHL with the disease. The... Read more

  • Gold medalists Catherine Ward (L) and Marie-Philip Poulin celebrate their incredible gold medal victory over the U.S. on Feb. 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    2014 a Year to Remember for Canada in Tennis, Basketball, Hockey

    Looking at the year in sports for 2014, Canada made its mark in tennis and basketball while confirming its dominance in Olympic hockey. Outstanding individual... Read more

  • General view of a goalies helmet worn by the New York Rangers. (Mike Powell /Allsport/Getty Images)

    Hockey’s Roots Go Way Back

    The National Hockey League seasons come and go. There is always a lot of excitement due to various changes in rules, new players, etc. But... Read more

  • Brad Smith (Hong Kong Tycoons) on the attack against the Kowloon Warriors in their CIHL match at Mega Ice, on Saturday Dec 6. Smith slotted in three goals in the first 7-minutes of the game, but that was still not enough to win the match as the Warriors hit back and eventually won the match 7-6. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Table Tightens as Sharks and Warriors Win

    Hong Kong—The two lower teams in the standings, South China Sharks and Kowloon Warriors won their matches last weekend in the CIHL at Mega Ice... Read more

  • An important stop by the Khalsa-A defence during their HKHA Premier Division match against HKFC-A at King’s Park on Sunday Dec. 7, 2014. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Punjab and SSSC Top Standings, Khalsa Hot on Their Heels

    Punjab-A and Singh Sabha Sports Club (SSSC-A) both won against lower level opponents on Sunday Dec. 7, but in the big match of last weekend... Read more

  • NHL commissioner Gary Bettman talks at the beginning of the NHL hockey draft, Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    NHL to Explore Expansion Into Las Vegas

    BOCA RATON, Fla.— NHL commissioner Gary Bettman confirmed that the Board of Governors had no objection to billionaire businessman Bill Foley exploring the level of... Read more

  • Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau speaks to fans during the team’s centennial celebration ceremonies Dec. 4, 2009 at the Bell Centre in Montreal. (Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

    Beloved Montreal Canadiens Legend Jean Béliveau Dead at Age 83

    MONTREAL—It is hard to imagine a classier hockey player, on and off the ice, than Jean Béliveau. A supremely skilled center for 18 seasons for... Read more

  • Hong Kong Tycoons goal scorers Brad Smith (27) and Kory Falite (37) back in defence to help goalie King Ho stave off an attack by the Macau Aces in the CIHL league at Mega Ice on Saturday Nov. 22, 2014. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Tycoons Back on Track with Win Over Aces

    HONG KONG—Important win for Hong Kong Tycoons over the Macau Aces puts them back on top of the league while South China Sharks overcome the... Read more

  • Ernie Banks, infielder for the Chicago Cubs, in 1970.  Banks died at 83 on Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo)

    Beloved Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks Dies at 83

    CHICAGO—Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams,... Read more

  • Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer, second from left, poses for photographs during an introductory news conference at Nationals Park, on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Washington. Scherzer signed a $210 million, seven- year contract to join the Nationals. From left, Nationals manager Matt Williams, Scherzer, Scherzer's agent Scott Boras, and Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Details of Nationals Right-Hander Max Scherzer’s Contract

    WASHINGTON— Because of deferred money, pitcher Max Scherzer’s $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals has a present-day value of $191.4 million by Major... Read more

  • Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer reacts to giving up a two-run home run to Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Boras Finds a Sucker in Washington

    No one is going to argue that Max Scherzer won’t be worth the $15 million that Washington will pay him in 2015. Or 2016 and... Read more

  • Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Detroit, Saturday, July 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Reports Say Max Scherzer, Nationals Agree to 7-year Contract

    WASHINGTON— Various reports say 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer has agreed to a seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals. Neither the Nationals... Read more

  • FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn throws during the second inning in Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the San Francisco Giants in St. Louis. Lynn, among baseball's winningest pitchers over the last three seasons, agreed Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, to a $22 million, three-year contract with the Cardinals. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

    Lynn Gets $22M Deal From Cards as 21 in Arbitration Settle

    NEW YORK— St. Louis pitcher Lance Lynn was among 21 players who avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to contracts Thursday, reaching a $22 million, three-year... Read more

  • Commissioner of Baseball Bud Selig (L) and Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred speak with the media during a news conference at the Major League Baseball owners meeting, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    Selig Gets Emotional in Final Owners Meeting as Commissioner

    PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz.—Bud Selig concluded his final baseball owners meeting as commissioner after two days of basking in praise for the job he’s done during more than... Read more

  • FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2014, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig speaks before a baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park in Milwaukee. Team owners came together Wednesday, jan. 14, 2015,for their annual January meeting in the desert with one big item on the agenda _ honoring Bud Selig in his final gathering with them as commissioner. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

    MLB Owners Honor Selig at His Last Meeting as Commissioner

    PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz.— Major League Baseball owners gathered Wednesday for their annual January meeting in the desert with one big item on the agenda —... Read more

  • Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist follows through with a double against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

    A’s Get Zobrist, Escobar From Rays for Jaso, Minor Leaguers

    OAKLAND, Calif.— The busy Oakland Athletics have acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher John Jaso and two... Read more

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees John Smoltz, far left, Randy Johnson, second from left, Craig Biggio, second from right, and Pedro Martinez, far right, react laugh during a press conference, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Hall Inductees Share Memories of Long Careers

    NEW YORK— From the moment John Smoltz stood on a chair to place a cap atop 6-foot-10 Randy Johnson’s head, it was clear this gathering... Read more

  • In this Aug. 18, 1999, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds tosses his bat after hitting a two-run home run off Montreal Expos' Javier Vazquez in the first inning of a baseball game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.   It was a baseball venue first, built for the Giants, but became best known for the 49ers and Walsh's dynamic decade. Candlestick begins the end of an era with the 49ers' home opener against Green Bay on Sept. 8. For many, the farewell season will be bittersweet. (AP Photo/Ben Margot/File)

    Halls Deny Entry Again to Those Suspected of Steroid Use

    NEW YORK—It’s not over yet but Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire’s chances to enter the Hall of Fame are dwindling. Baseball... Read more

  • Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew fires the ball to first base for the out on Houston Astros' Brandon Barnes in the third inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    AP Source: Drew, Yankees Closing in on $5 Million Deal

    NEW YORK— A person familiar with the negotiations says infielder Stephen Drew and the New York Yankees are working to finalize a $5 million, one-year... Read more

  • Pedro Martinez #45 of the Philadelphia Phillies speaks to the media during a press conference at Yankee Stadium on November 3, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

    Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio Elected to Hall of Fame

    NEW YORK—Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, the first time since 1955 writers... Read more

  • FILE - From left are Arizona Diamondbacks' Randy Johnson in 2008, Boston Red Sox' Pedro Martinez in 2003 and Atlanta Braves' John Smoltz in 2008. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are the leading newcomers on baseball's Hall of Fame ballot when voting is announced Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/File)

    Trio of Aces Poised to Lead Hall of Fame Class of 2015

    NEW YORK— Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election to the Hall of Fame in what is shaping up... Read more

  • More than 60,000 fans jam Yankee Stadium for Game 3 of the 1927 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Pittsburgh Pirates, October 7, 1927. New York lefthander Herb Pennock took a perfect game into the eighth inning, until Pirates third baseman Pie Traynor singled with one out. Pennock finished the game, giving up just three hits, as the Yankees won 8-1. They went on to sweep the overmatched Pirates in four games for their second world championship. In his career, Pennock went 5-0 in World Series starts, all with the Yankees. (AP Photo)

    Flashback: Yankee Stadium – Twenties

    Jacob Ruppert always insisted “Yankee Stadium was a mistake, not mine, but the Giants.” And in truth, had it not been for the Giants, there... Read more

  • FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout makes a leaping catch on the run of a ball hit by Seattle Mariners' Kendrys Morales in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Seattle.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    MLB Average Salary Exceeds $3.8 Million

    NEW YORK— Major League Baseball’s average salary shot up to more than $3.8 million this year following the steepest rise in more than a decade,... Read more

  • (L-R) Pitchers Jeff Samardzija and David Robertson and free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera don their baseball jerseys while being introduced as the newest Chicago White Sox at a news conference in Chicago on Dec. 16, 2014. It is not just Sox baseball fans who are thinking big this year. So are the Cubs. North Side and South Side, there is a big baseball buzz in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

    Big Moves Bring Big Hope for Chicago Baseball

    CHICAGO—As the cranes and trucks hummed just beyond the chain-link fence along Waveland Avenue, Erika Pflederer stopped to take it all in. She could see... Read more

  • San Diego Padres outfielder Matt Kemp, center, poses for a picture with Padres general manager A.J. Preller, left, and manager Bud Black, right, during a news conference introducing Kemp as part of the baseball club Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in San Diego. The Padres deal for the former the Los Angeles Dodger was the first of three big deals by the new Padres general manager, who also has added outfielder Wil Myers, the 2013 AL Rookie of the Year, from Tampa Bay and All-Star catcher Derek Norris from Oakland. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    What to Know About Friday’s MLB News

    ANAHEIM, Calif.— There was a flurry of news around Major League Baseball on Friday as teams worked to retool before the holiday break. Here are... Read more

  • Former San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson smiles as he waits in the dugout to make his Los Angeles Dodgers organization debut in a baseball game for the Class A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes against the Lake Elsinore Storm on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.  (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

    Dodgers Release Brian Wilson, Eat Nearly $10 Mill

    LOS ANGELES— Brian Wilson was released by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night, three days after the heavily bearded reliever was designated for assignment... Read more

  • Nick Hundley of the Baltimore Orioles and umpire Jeff Kellogg look up at Comerica Park in Detroit on Oct. 5, 2014. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

    AP Sources: Umpires, MLB Reach 5-year Agreement

    NEW YORK— Several people familiar with the deal say Major League Baseball and its umpires have reached agreement on a five-year labor contract. The people... Read more

  • Boston Red Sox's Will Middlebrooks is congratulated by teammates after scoring on double by Xander Bogaerts during the fourth inning of their baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Padres Obtain Middlebrooks From Red Sox

    SAN DIEGO— In yet another move for the retooling Padres, San Diego obtained third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan... Read more

  • Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils walks off the court after the win over the St. John's Red Storm at Madison Square Garden on January 25, 2015 in New York City.Duke defeated St. John's 77-68.Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski recorded his 1,000th win. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    Coach K Gets 1,000th Win as No. 5 Duke Tops St. John’s 77-68

    NEW YORK— Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No... Read more

  • Dan Gavitt, NCAA vice president of men’s basketball, talks about events that are scheduled around the NCAA men's Final Four basketball tournament to be held in Indianapolis in April, during a press conference in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    NCAA Selection Committee Again Facing Challenging Process

    INDIANAPOLIS— NCAA vice president Dan Gavitt sees a disparity between some of this season’s top college basketball teams and everyone else. Selection committee chairman Scott... Read more

  • Pittsburgh's Chris Jones, left, looks to make a pass under pressure from Duke's Tyus Jones, right, as Pittsburgh's Aron Phillips-Nwankwo (15) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 in Durham, N.C. (AP Photo/Ellen Ozier)

    Coach K Claims 999th Win, No. 5 Duke Beats Pitt 79-65

    DURHAM, N.C.— Mike Krzyzewski moved one victory from 1,000 for his Hall of Fame career in No. 5 Duke’s 79-65 win over Pittsburgh on Monday... Read more

  • Kansas head coach Bill Self watches from the bench during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    No. 11 Iowa State Beats 9th-Ranked Kansas 86-81

    AMES, Iowa— Naz Long scored 20 points and 11th-ranked Iowa State held off No. 9 Kansas 86-81 on Saturday night, recording back-to-back wins over the... Read more

  • Arizona guard T.J. McConnell (4) reacts after stealing a pass during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Utah, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    No. 10 Wildcats Dominate No. 8 Utes 69-51

    TUCSON, Ariz.— Stanley Johnson scored all 18 of his points in the second half, T.J. McConnell added 16 points in a rare display of offensive... Read more

  • Texas' Myles Turner (52) is pressured by West Virginia's Elijah Macon (45) and BillyDee Williams, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Austin, Texas.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    No. 20 Texas Muscles Past No. 16 West Virginia, 77-50

    AUSTIN, Texas— Cam Ridley scored 19 points and set the tone with a thunderous early dunk as No. 20 Texas snapped a two-game skid with... Read more

  • T-shirts displayed in the window of the Penn State Student Bookstore, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in State College, Pa., honor the 409 career coaching wins of former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno. The NCAA announced Friday a settlement with the univeristy that will give the school back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and restore Paterno as the winningest coach in major college football history. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Students Rally at Penn State, Happy Paterno Gets Wins Back

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa.— Hundreds of students have rallied at Penn State to celebrate the career of late football coach Joe Paterno and the NCAA’s agreement... Read more

  • Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota talks during a news conference prior to the announcement of the Heisman Trophy winner, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Heisman Winner Marcus Mariota Says He’s Going to the NFL

    Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, whose bold moves and leadership on the field brought the Ducks to the brink of a national championship before falling... Read more

  • Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz, right, celebrates as his defense comes off the field after stopping a Pitt drive during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Iowa won 24-20. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar)

    Iowa’s Ferentz Intends to Keep Coaching Staff Intact in ’15

    IOWA CITY, Iowa— Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz knows the Hawkeyes need to make major step forward next season to appease an increasingly frustrated and apathetic... Read more

  • Kentucky head coach John Calipari yells to his team on during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Eastern Kentucky, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. Kentucky won 82-49. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

    No. 1 Kentucky Has Its Way Against Missouri, 86-37

    LEXINGTON, Ky.— Aaron Harrison scored 16 points including five 3-pointers, and top-ranked Kentucky finally earned a conference victory in regulation by drilling Missouri 86-37 on... Read more

  • Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott (15) celebrates after a nine-yard touchdown run during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Buckeyes’ Elliott and His Linemen Star With Title on Line

    ARLINGTON, Texas— If anybody’s looking for an early Heisman Trophy favorite for next season, look no further than Zeke. He’s already locked up the voting... Read more

  • Ohio State players celebrate after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Ohio State won 42-20. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Ohio State Riot Photos: Riot in Columbus After Buckeyes Win Championship (+Pictures)

    The Ohio State Buckeyes won the college football national championship on Monday night, and fans are celebrating–but perhaps a little too hard. As in many... Read more

  • Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer and Cardale Jones celebrate after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Ohio State won 42-20. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Ohio State Wins 1st Playoff-Era Title, Beating Oregon 42-20

    ARLINGTON, Texas— Ohio State can add the newest version of the national championship trophy to a case that already has a bunch of the old... Read more

  • Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) dives in for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

    Cowboys Move on With Question of Future of Murray, Bryant

    IRVING, Texas— DeMarco Murray had no interest in discussing his future with the Dallas Cowboys a day after a division-round loss to Green Bay. Dez... Read more

  • Ohio State's Cardale Jones warms up before the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

    Ohio State Buckeyes vs Oregon Ducks: TV Channel, Live Stream, Start Time for College Football Championship

    It’s the Ohio State Buckeyes vs Oregon Ducks in the college football national championship on Monday night. Kickoff is slated for 8:30 p.m. EST, though the... Read more

  • Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones (12) hands off to running back Jalin Marshall during practice at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La., Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Jalin Marshall and Stephen Collier, Backup Quarterbacks to Cardale Jones on Ohio State

    DALLAS—Ohio State has already lost two quarterbacks to season-ending injuries. What happens if Cardale Jones goes down in the national championship game? The Buckeyes’ next option... Read more

  • Cardale Jones #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes talks with the media during Media Day for the College Football Playoff National Championship at Dallas Convention Center on January 10, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Cardale Jones Girlfriend Jeaney Durand and Daughter Chloe (+Photos)

    Cardale Jones is starting for the Ohio State Buckeyes, filling in after the two quarterbacks ahead of him were injured. Cardale is drawing a lot... Read more

  • (Nicole Watase/Flickr)

    Nicole Watase, Marcus Mariota Former Girlfriend: Photos, Pictures, Age, Details

    Nicole Watase is the longtime sweetheart of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota–the pair were dating since high school. But it appears they split sometime last year, as... Read more

  • Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) catches a pass against Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields (37) during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis. The play was reversed. The Packers won 26-21. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

    Complex Process of Catch Not Only Rued NFL Rule

    Hours after Dallas was defeated in Green Bay, the player at the center of that game’s most memorable sequence spoke for millions of other football... Read more

  • In this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington scores against Florida State during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

    Oregon vs Ohio State Game: Latest Odds, Point Spread, Prop Bets

    The Oregon Ducks take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Monday night, and fans are wondering about the betting odds and other related information for... Read more

  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia points to his team after winning over Fernando Verdasco of Spain in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Tradition and Trophies: What to Watch at the Aussie Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia— A place in the quarterfinals awaits the victors Monday when the fourth round is completed at the Australian Open and the second week... Read more

  • Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts as he plays Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    Federer out of Aussie Open in 3rd Round After Loss to Seppi

    MELBOURNE, Australia— For the first time in a dozen years, Roger Federer won’t feature in the Australian Open semifinals after being beaten 6-4, 7-6 (5),... Read more

  • Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after beating Lu Yen-Hsun of Taiwan during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    Ranking the Top Ten Men’s Players of the Open Era

    The Australian Open is in full swing and though the trio of Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic showed some cracks last year (they only had two... Read more

  • Andy Murray of Britain makes a forehand return to Yuki Bhambri of India during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

    Andy Murray Wins 1st-Round Match at the Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia— Two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray beat Indian qualifier Yuki Bhambri 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (3) Monday to begin another quest to win an... Read more

  • Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, returns a shot to Christina McHale, of the United States, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Azarenka Misses out on a Seeding at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia— Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka has missed out on a seeding at the Australian Open after falling in the rankings in the first weeks... Read more

  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, of France, makes a return to Andy Murray, of Great Britain, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian PressaiFrank Gunn)

    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Withdraws From Australian Open

    PARIS— Still hampered by an injury to his right forearm, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has pulled out of the Australian Open. The 12th-ranked Frenchman struggled with the... Read more

  • Scottish tennis player Andy Murray poses with the trophy of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship after winning the competition following the withdrawal of Serbian player Novak Djokovic from the final due to illness in Abu Dhabi, on January 3, 2015. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)

    Andy Murray Starts Year with Win in Abu Dhabi

    Andy Murray gets 2015 off to a winning start as Novak Djokovic pulls out of the Final of the Abu Dhabi Mubadala World Tennis Championship... Read more

  • Micromax Indian Aces player Roger Federer, plays against Musafir.com UAE Royals Novak Djokovic during International Premier Tennis League, in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

    Roger Federer Looks to Have Easy Start to 2015

    Roger Federer will play the winner of a match between a wild-card entry and a qualifier when the 17-time Grand Slam champion begins his new... Read more

  • Gold medalists Catherine Ward (L) and Marie-Philip Poulin celebrate their incredible gold medal victory over the U.S. on Feb. 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    2014 a Year to Remember for Canada in Tennis, Basketball, Hockey

    Looking at the year in sports for 2014, Canada made its mark in tennis and basketball while confirming its dominance in Olympic hockey. Outstanding individual... Read more

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer falls to the clay after defeating France's Richard Gasquet and winning the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, northern France, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Federer Leads Swiss Past France for Davis Cup

    LILLE, France— Roger Federer has now claimed all the big prizes on offer in tennis and, for once, will be happy to share his latest... Read more

  • Image Caption: Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the ATP trophy on day eight of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 16, 2014 in London, England. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

    Federer Defaults the ATP London Final, Djokovic Stays the 2014 World Champion

    ATP London Finals—It was supposed to happen like many expected, a dream world tour final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. The match was scheduled... Read more

  • Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych plays a return to Croatia’s Marin Cilic, during their singles ATP World Tour tennis finals match at the O2 arena in London, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Tomas Berdych Bounces Back at ATP Finals

    LONDON— Tomas Berdych recovered from his poor start at the ATP Finals and stayed in contention for a spot in the semifinals by beating Marin... Read more

  • Switzerland’s Roger Federer follows his shot to Japan’s Kei Nishikori during their singles ATP World Tour tennis finals match at the O2 arena in London, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Ageless Wonder: 33-year Old Federer Still Has It

    LONDON— He never stops going. For a player described as a spent force a year ago, Roger Federer is proving he still has it. After... Read more

  • Switzerland’s Roger Federer plays a return to Japan’s Kei Nishikori during their singles ATP World Tour tennis finals match at the O2 arena in London, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Federer Wins 2nd Round-Robin Match at ATP Finals

    LONDON— Roger Federer made the most of Kei Nishikori’s erratic play Tuesday to secure a 6-3, 6-2 victory and move closer to a semifinal spot... Read more

  • Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal talks with the media in front of  the hospital after successfully undergoing an operation to remove his appendix in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014. A month ago, the tennis star tried to play through suspected appendicitis at the Shanghai Masters but acknowledged experiencing discomfort and was ousted in the second round by fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez. Nadal tried to treat his appendix with antibiotics before opting for an appendectomy. Nadal's appendix was removed on Monday using laparoscopy or key-hole surgery, a statement said. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Nadal to Receive Stem Cell Treatment for Back Pain

    BARCELONA, Spain— Rafael Nadal’s doctor says the 14-time Grand Slam winner will receive stem cell treatment on his ailing back. Angel Ruiz-Cotorro told The Associated... Read more

  • Andy Murray of Great Britain and Kei Nishikori of Japan prior to their round robin match during the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena on November 9, 2014 in London, England. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

    London Calling–ATP World Finals Showdown in the O2 Arena

    It’s the final countdown on the man’s ATP tour. The eight best of the world arrived in London and they are hot and ready, to... Read more

  • Brazilian football player David Luiz applauds Serbia's Novak Djokovic (R) after winning the final match against Canada's Milos Raonic at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 indoor tennis tournament on Nov 2, 2014 at the Bercy Palais-Omnisport (POPB) in Paris. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Djokovic Cruises in Paris to His 20th Masters Title

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  • Milos Raonic (L) shakes hands with BNP Paribas Masters champion Novak Djokovic at the Palais Omnisports de Bercy on Nov. 2, 2014 in Paris, France. (Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

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  • Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after he won his final against David Goffin of Belgium at the Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament on October 26, 2014 in Basel. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Serena Williams of the US poses with her trophy after defeating Simona Halep of Romania at the finals of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) finals in Singapore on October 26, 2014. (MOHD FYROL/AFP/Getty Images)

    World No. 1 Serena Williams Wins the World Championship Title in Singapore

    SINGAPORE— The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Finals in Singapore has exceeded all expectations. Held for the first time in Singapore, it is estimated that the... Read more

  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter attends a news conference at the Kubok Sodruzhestva (Commonwealth Cup) youth soccer tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he has received personal assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that the country's economic problems will not affect its ability to host the 2018 World Cup. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter (L) and Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko attend an opening ceremony of the Kubok Sodruzhestva (Commonwealth Cup) youth soccer tournament in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    3 FIFA Sponsors Won’t Renew for 2018 World Cup in Russia

    ZURICH—Three second-tier World Cup sponsors opting not to renew for the 2018 tournament in Russia was normal in sports business, FIFA insisted on Friday. Castrol, Continental and Johnson... Read more

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    The Deloitte Football Money League Explained

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    Hope Solo’s Husband Was Driving Team USA Bus When Arrested for DUI

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  • Sebastian Giovinco (R) tackles Frederik Sorensen during an Italian Cup match between Juventus and Hellas Verona on Jan. 15 in Turin, Italy. Giovinco is Toronto FC’s latest big-name signing after the announcement on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 in Toronto from general manager Tim Bezbatchenko. (Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

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  • FILE - This is a Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 file photo of Nigeria's Emmanuel Emenike as he holds the trophy after they defeated Burkina Faso in the final to win the African Cup of Nations at the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. Morocco has been disqualified from the 2015 African Cup of Nations after refusing to host the tournament because of Ebola, and a new host country will be chosen. The Confederation of African Football said Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014 it has received "some applications" from possible replacement hosts. CAF didn't announce who the candidates were. (AP Photo/Armando Franca, File)

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  • Metro Gallery Sun Source (MGSS) defender Celestanus Chou celebrates their second goal against Southern in the HKFA First Division match at Aberdeen Sports Ground on Sunday Jan 4, 2015. MGSS won the match 4-2 to take them to the top of the division standings. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • FILE - In this July 13, 2014 file photo, Argentina's Sergio Aguero, left, contests a high ball with Germany's Jerome Boateng (20) during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The World Cup tournament placed second on Google's list of 2014's fastest-rising global search requests, the company said Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

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  • The U.S. national soccer team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, from Germany, laughs during a press conference at Fulham's Craven Cottage stadium in London, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.  The U.S. are due to play Colombia in an international friendly soccer match at the stadium on Friday.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    US Rises 1 Spot To 27th In FIFA Rankings

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  • Double Flower winger gets held up by Mark Vrijmoed of Lucky Mile (blue kit) when trying to set up a cross to goal in their HKFA First Division game at Sports Road on Sunday Dec. 14, 2014. Lucky Mile went on to win the match 4-nil. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Eastern Defeat BC Rangers to Stay Top of Premier

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  • Robin van Persie of Manchester United celebrates scoring the third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

    Manchester United Heap Further Misery on Struggling Liverpool

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  • The FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 tournament final draw takes place at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Canada, on Dec. 6, 2014. (Cole Burston/AFP/Getty Images)

    Canada Faces Tough Start at Women’s World Cup 2015

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  • Canadian women’s national soccer team captain Christine Sinclair stands near the Women’s World Cup trophy following a news conference Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 in Ottawa. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Anticipation Builds Ahead of Women’s World Cup Draw in Canada

    OTTAWA—Excitement and anticipation is building ahead of the 2015 Women’s World Cup draw in the nation’s capital for Canadian soccer superstar Christine Sinclair and her... Read more

  • FIFA President Joseph Blatter looks on as he attends the Yemen and Bahrain Gulf Cup football match at King Fahad stadium in Riyadh on Nov. 13, 2014. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)

    FIFA World Cup Bid Corruption Probe: 5 Under Investigation

    GENEVA—Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022... Read more

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    Saving Grassroots Football

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  • Albions Tom Pugh (white kit) heads clear in their 1-nil win over Corinthians in the Yau Yee league first division at Sports Road on Sunday Nov 23.
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    Premier League Leaders Sun Pegasus Draw, Albion Regain Yau Yee League Leadership

    Hong Kong—There was a round of Premier league games played this week, with leaders Sun Pegasus held to a nil-all draw by Wo Foo Tai... Read more

  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter arrives for the movie premiere 'Die Mannschaft' at Sony Center Berlin on Nov. 10, 2014, in Berlin, Germany. (Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    FIFA World Cup Bidding Corruption: UK Mulls Probe, Sponsors Flee

    LONDON—A criminal investigation into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption could be opened in Britain, with authorities urging whistleblowers to come forward with information. The... Read more

  • Max Angelelli in the #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Konica-Minolta Dallara-Corvette has been running strongly for several hours. . (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Rolex 24: Two Hours to Go

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Two hours to go. Teams are getting ready for the final 45-minute stint. The final drivers have been chosen; the engineers have calculated... Read more

  • Max Angelelli in the #10 WTR Dallara-Corvette leads Tony Kanaan in the #02 Ganassi Riley-Ford Ecoboost through the Bus Stop as the Rolex 24 edges towards the finish. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Rolex 24: Four Hours to Go

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Attrition has thinned the field. The weaker cars and weaker teams have lost time and are now working just to finish. And at... Read more

  • The Ganassi cars swapped the lead just before the 15th caution of the Tudor Championship Rolex 24, 18 hours into the race. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch times)

    Rolex 24: Six Hours to Go, Falken Porsche Blows Up

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The sun has risen over the banking at Daytona International Speedway, revealing to the waking fans which cars have survived the night. The... Read more

  • Scott Dixon in the #02 Ganassi Riley-Ford EcoBoost leads the Tudor Championship Rolex 24 after 15 hours. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Ganassi Still Controls Rolex 24 at 15 Hours

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—After 15 hours of racing at the 2015 Rolex 24, the Tudor United SportsCar Championship seems to be well on its way towards... Read more

  • Earl Bamber in the #912 Porsche North America 911 RSR had nowhere to go when the #007 Aston collided with the #911 Porsche immediately ahead of Bamber.(Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Rolex 24: Caution No. 9 as Porsches Collide

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  • The GTLM battle squeezes through GTD traffic: (L-R) #45 GTD Flying lizard Audi, #4 GTLM Corvette, #911 GTLM Porsche, #3 GTLM Corvette, #81 GB Autosport GTD Porsche. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    #01 Ganassi Riley-Ford Leads Rolex 24 at Ten Hours

    Please see Seventh Caution, Wayne Taylor Racing Leads the Rolex 24  The GTLM fight expanded during the next green-flag stint, with Pierre Kaffer in the... Read more

  • Ricky Taylor in the #10 WTR Dallara-Corvette led the race with 15.5 hours left. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Seventh Caution, Wayne Taylor Racing Leads the Rolex 24

    After the sixth caution ended, it was the #10 WTR Dallara-Corvette with Ricky Taylor at the wheel which moved into the overall lead, chased hotly... Read more

  • Hand, Magnussen Still Lead Their Classes 7 Hours Into the Tudor Rolex 24

    Joey Hand in the #01 Ganassi Riley-Ford EcoBoost held the overall lead of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship seven hours into the race when caution... Read more

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    Six hours and 190 laps into the Tudor Championship Rolex 24, it was Ganassi one-two, with Joey Hand in the #01 and Indy 500 winner... Read more

  • Sage Karam pilots the race-leading #01 Ganassi Riley-Ford Ecoboost four hours into the Tudor United Sportscar Championship Rolex 24 at Daytoina. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Ganassi Riley-Ford Leads after Four Hours of Tudor Rolex 24, Corvette Leads GTLM

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Oz Negri in the #60 Shank Honda might have won the pole for the Tudor United SportsCar Championship 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona,... Read more

  • Hugh and Matt Plumb drove the #13 Rum Bum Racing Porsche 911 to the overall win in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge BMW Performance 200 at Daytona International Speedway Jan. 24 2015. (Halston Pitman/MotorsportsMedia)

    Rum Bum and Plumbs Win Continental Challenge BMW Performance 200

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge is known for highly competitive racing and the 2015 season opening BMW Performance 200 at Daytona International... Read more

  • Oz Negri in the #60 Michael Shank Racing Ligier-Honda drives into the glare of the setting sun on his way to qualifying fastest for the 2015 Tudor United SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Shank Ligier-Honda Wins Pole for 2015 Tudor Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona—and Why It Matters

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Qualifying for the Tudor United SportsCar Championship 2015 season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona is done; the grid is set. Leading the 53-car field... Read more

  • The #60 MSR Ligier-Honda topped the first practice session for the Tudor United SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Shank Racing Ligier-Honda Leads First Tudor Rolex 24 Practice Session

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The 2015 Tudor United SportsCar Championship season is officially under way; the first practice session for Saturday’s Rolex 24 is over, and for... Read more

  • The #70 Mazda diesel prototype streaks along the Daytona International Speedway banking during the Roar Before the 24, Jan 10, 2015. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Tristan Nunez, SpeedSource Mazda Ready to Reach for Race Wins Again

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—When teenaged racer Tristan Nunez signed on to drive Mazda’s diesel prototype in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship in 2014 he knew it... Read more

  • SpeedSource owner/driver Sylvain Tremblay in the #70 Mazda diesel leads the #10 WTR Dallara-Corvette around a corner at Daytona, Jan. 10, 2015. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    SpeedSource Mazda Finds New Performance for 2015

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—SpeedSource Race Engineering has been developing and racing Mazdas since 1995, so it seemed the obvious team for the factory to pick to... Read more

  • Ron Dennis (R), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, McLaren and Yasuhisa Arai, Senior Managing Officer, Honda R&D Co Ltd; Chief Officer of Motorsport, Honda pose as McLaren-Honda announce its new driver line-up for 2015 on December 10, 2014 in Woking, England. (Steven Tee /McLaren-Honda via Getty Images)

    CNN Announces Multi-year Sponsorship With McLaren F1

    LONDON—Formula One team McLaren and CNN International announced a multi-year partnership deal on Tuesday. CNN branding will appear on the front wing of the car... Read more

  • The #70 Mazda diesel leads the #10 WTR Dallara-Corvette through the East Horseshoe at Daytona International Speedway during the Tudor Championship Roar Before the 24, Jan. 10, 2015. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Tiimes)

    IMSA Releases Tudor Rolex 24 Adjustment of Performance Figures

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  • Porsche's second-generation 919 LMP1-H hits the Weissach test track for its roll-out, Jan. 15, 2015. (presse.porsche.de)

    Next-Gen Porsche 919 LMP1-Hybrid Ready for Testing

    Porsche’s 2015 World Endurance Championship contender, the second-generation 919 Hybrid, will begin official testing on Jan. 18 at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit. According to... Read more

  • Mutli-class Racing: a GTD Ferrari, Prototype HPD-Honda, and GTLM Corvette fight for space around Daytona Speedway's International Horseshoe during the Tudor Championship Roar Before the 24, Jan. 9–11. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Tudor United SportsCar Championship Hires New Series Manager, Forms Technical Committee

    The Tudor United SportsCar Championship is remaking its management structure just eleven days before the start of the 2015 season. Tudor has hired former Pirelli... Read more

  • The #93 Riley Motorsports Viper leads the #2 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-04a around the East Horseshoe during the IMSA TUSC Roar Before the 24, Jan. 10, 2015. These cars, and more than 50 others like them, will be racing in the Rolex 24 Jan. 24–25. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Timers)

    Tudor Championship Announces Rolex 24 TV Schedule

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The Tudor United SportstCar Championship has good news for racing fans who can’t make it to the track for January’s season-opening Rolex 24... Read more

  • Sir Bradley Wiggins celebrates on the podium after winning the Elite Men's Individual Time Trial on day four of the UCI Road World Championships on September 24, 2014 in Ponferrada, Spain. (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

    Ex-Tour de France Champ Bradley Wiggins Launching British Cycling Team

    Bradley Wiggins, the first rider from Great Britain to win the Tour de France, is starting a cycling team to offer opportunities to young British... Read more

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  • ROCKING MONTE CARLO: Street trials rider Danny MacAskill performs at the Red Bull Energy Station ahead of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on May 22nd, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

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    When we think of street trials and bike stunts, a whole set of images automatically come to mind: Danny MacAskill conquering every available obstacle on... Read more

  • Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of France leads Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan during the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)

    Caterham & Marussia Back on 2015 F1 Roster

    PARIS—Caterham and Marussia have both been included on next year’s entry list for the Formula One world championship despite recently going into administration. Both teams... Read more

  • Marussia's Max Chilton drives during the inaugural Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom in Sochi on October 12, 2014.(Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

    F1’s Marussia Files Bankruptcy

    LONDON—Marussia has become the second Formula One team in four days to be placed into bankruptcy protection and will not race at the United States... Read more

  • Roman Kreuziger of Team Tinkoff-Saxo rides during the Stage Six time trial of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco on April 12, 2014 in Markina, Spain. (David Ramos—Velo/Getty Images)

    UCI, WADA Appealing Kreuziger Case

    PRAGUE—Cycling’s governing body is joining forces with the World Anti-Doping Agency in an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after Czech rider Roman... Read more

  • Kazakhstan's Astana WorldTour cycling team compete in the men's team time trial at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada on September 21, 2014.(Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images)

    Astana’s UCI License Under Review Due to Doping

    AIGLE, Switzerland—The governing body of cycling will ask its license commission to review the Astana team’s status after a series of doping cases. The UCI... Read more

  • First Aid for Bikes: Fixing a Puncture

      Punctures are just one of those things in life—they happen to everyone sooner or later. If you’re out for a ride, you need to... Read more

  • Saved by the Bell—keeping Pedestrians Safe

    When we think of safety when cycling, we normally think of wearing helmets to protect the cyclist, or of inconsiderate car drivers knocking someone off... Read more

  • The bike rack—Transporting your bikes

    If you’ve got a car, a bike rack is an essential accessory for widening your biking horizons. It can help you get out of the... Read more

  • Sky's Christopher Froome competes during the 15th stage of the 69th edition of the Vuelta a España on September 7, 2014. Froome will be riding for Great Britain in the Worlds. (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

    Fast Facts About the Road Cycling World Championship

    MADRID—With the Grand Tours over and done with, it’s time to get ready for the road cycling world championships. Many of the biggest names in... Read more

  • Movistar's Nairo Quintana chats with race leader Alberto Contador of Tinkoff-Saxo before the start of Stage 11 of the 69th Vuelta a España. Quintana crashed after 14 minutes of racing and had to withdraw. (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

    Movistar’s Nairo Quintana Crashes Out of Vuelta a España

    Former race leader and General Classification favorite Nairo Quintana of the Movistar team crashed early in Stage 11 of the 69th Vuelta a España cycling... Read more

  • Tinkoff's Alberto Contador crosses the finish line of the Stage Ten of the Vuelta a España, a 36,7 km individual time trial from Real Monasterio de Sta. Maria de Veruela to Borja on September 2, 2014. ( Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

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    The first individual Time Trial of the 2014 Vuelta a España was expected to shake up the General Classification but other than the stage win... Read more

  • Chris Froome of Team Sky climbs the Col du Beal during Stage Two of the Criterium du Dauphine, on June 9, 2014. If he is healthy, the Sky leader has the best chance to win the Vuelta. (Kristof Van Accom/Getty Images)

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    The 69th Vuelta a España, the final Grand Tour of the 2014 cycling season, kicks off Saturday, August 23 with a team time trial in... Read more

  • Chris Horner (L) rides during Stage 17 of the 2014 Tour de France on July 23, 2014 in Saint-Lary Pla d'Adet, France. (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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    American cyclist Christian, Horner, winner of the 2013 Vuelta a España, will not get a chance to defend his title because of ongoing health problems—and... Read more

  • Nairo Quintana wears the pink jersey of the overall leader during Stage 18 of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, May 29, 2014. Movistar says Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde will share leadership roles for the team at the Vuelta a España. (AP Photo/Fabio Ferrari, File)

    Nairo Quintana Might Be Vuelta a España Favorite; Rivals Still Mending

    BARCELONA, Spain—With his rivals banged and bruised, Colombian climber Nairo Quintana is viewing the Spanish Vuelta as an excellent opportunity to win his second grand... Read more

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    Acupuncture Secrets of Tour De France Winner

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  • Ivan Basso of Cannondale chats with future teammate Rafal Majka of Tinkoff-Saxo during Stage One of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2014 in Aspen, Colorado. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

    Ivan Basso Follows Peter Sagan to Tinkoff-Saxo Cycling Team

    Two-time Giro d’Italia champion Ivan Basso is the latest Cannondale star to make the move to Tinkoff-Saxo, signing a two-year deal to ride with multiple... Read more

  • Nairo Quintana of Movistar on his way to winning the nineteenth stage of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, a 27km Individual Time Trial. (Bryn Lennon—Velo/Getty Images)

    Quintana, Valverde Co-Leading Movistar at Vuelta a España

    Giro d’Italia winner Nairo Quintana will start his first Grand Tour as a team lead—but Movistar’s climbing specialist will have to share that role with... Read more

  • Alberto Contador (L) rides in the pack during the Stage Seven of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 11, 2014. (Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)

    Alberto Contador Contesting Stage Wins in the Vuelta

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