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Brock Lesnar re-signs with WWE, postpones potential return to MMA

Former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE Universal champion Brock Lesnar has re-signed with the sports entertainment monolight, the WWE announced Monday. The news came less than a day after Lesnar retained his title in a much-maligned headlining bout against Roman Reigns at Wrestlemania. Terms of the deal were not announced, but Lesnar’s next match […]

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Antonio Brown to return from injury in time for Steelers’ 1st playoff game

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a massive relief when they clinched a first-round bye, because it gave wide receiver Antonio Brown an extra week to recover from his calf injury. Sure enough, Brown returned to practice Monday and plans to start in the Steelers’ Divisional Round opener against the Jaguars, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Brown […]

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LeBron James is using ‘NBA 2K’ to prepare for Isaiah Thomas’ return to the Cavs

LeBron James is like every other Cavaliers fan, excited for Isaiah Thomas to return to action and make his Cleveland debut. That’s coming soon, as Thomas is already playing 4-on-4 in practice. To prepare for another star to enter a cluttered lineup, LeBron has started playing NBA 2K to learn what will and won’t work […]

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Pete Rose probably won’t return to Fox Sports broadcasts this postseason

There are some baseball fans who, at this point, can’t remember Pete Rose as a baseball player but only as a man who was banned from baseball and has spent his years since petitioning to be reinstated and autographing memorabilia. In recent years, Rose started making headlines again for additional legal actions, including an ongoing […]

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Rory McIlroy set to return to PGA Tour at next week’s WGC-Mexico Championship

Rory McIlroy on Sunday played his first “competitive” round of golf since January and pronounced himself fit enough to resume his PGA Tour career next week at the WGC-Mexico Championship. McIlroy, who has been resting a stress fracture in his rib, last played competitively at the South African Open and had scheduled his first post-injury […]

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Taylor Hall’s happy Edmonton return included an elbowing and a sucker-punch

Taylor Hall’s much-anticipated return to Edmonton on Thursday went swimmingly until the third period. Hall, who was traded from the Oilers to the New Jersey Devils last summer in a blockbuster trade, was honored with a tribute video and a nice ovation from the crowd in the first period. And then it went south. Off […]

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Charlie Strong was building a solid case to return, but Texas just cannot lose to Kansas

When Charlie Strong went 11-14 in his first two years at Texas, he only deserved a portion of the blame. The previous head coach, Mack Brown, had left a program short on elite talent, as proved by Texas’ recent NFL Draft production, and long on players Strong felt the need to discipline. He failed to assemble […]