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Smith-Pelly calls racial taunts 'disgusting'

Washington forward Devante Smith-Pelly said Sunday that it was "disgusting" and "sad" that fans in Chicago used racial taunts toward him during Saturday's game.

Mets GM: Tebow will be in majors at some point

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said he believes Tim Tebow is going to play in the major leagues at some point, and the Mets want to get him there as quickly as possible.

Michigan honors plane crash survivor Hatch

Plane crash survivor Austin Hatch suited up and was honored by Michigan on senior day.

Silver floats possible playoff format change

In mulling a possible postseason format change, Adam Silver offered a compromise: both the Eastern and Western conferences still send eight teams apiece, but 1-16 seeding would mean the best two teams, regardless of conference, make the Finals.

Huggins hacked off by 35-2 disparity at FT line

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins was ejected for arguing with officials in the final minute of Saturday's loss at Kansas. Afterward, he revealed the main source of his ire: the disparity in the teams' number of free-throw attempts.

Family version of Brady SB ring sells for $344K

A family version of the New England Patriots' Super Bowl LI championship ring with "Brady" on it sold Sunday morning for $344,927, a record for a football ring.

Can you draft an All-Star champ? Assemble your own superstar roster

Assume the role of All-Star captain, assemble your team and choose a coaching style. Do you have what it takes to defeat Team LeBron or Team Steph?

How to fix the All-Star Game? Our experts have the answer!

We get it. It's an exhibition game. That's fine. We don't want injuries either. But is it too much to want some reasonably watchable basketball? We asked five of our NBA experts to dish on how to amp up the Sunday-night snoozer.

Follow live: Bowman on the pole for 60th Daytona 500

Busch navigated a multicar crash to capture the first stage of the season.

The journey, not a medal, is biggest reward for Goepper, Kenworthy

Four years after making history, teammates Nick Goepper and Gus Kenworthy hit rock bottom. But Sunday, after returning to the Olympic men's ski slopestyle final, both know success in life outweighs any medal.

Figure skating coach Brian Orser is a master of costume changes

Brian Orser has no shortage of jackets in Pyeongchang. As a figure skating coach to Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu, Spain's Javier Fernandez and South Korea's Cha Jun-hwan, he has a jacket for every occasion -- and he's used to the quick change.

Preview: Canada's Virtue and Moir eye ice dance gold; USA vs. Finland in women's hockey semis

Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir go for a second gold in their final Olympics and USA takes on Finland in the women's ice hockey semis.

Mitchell leads the class in throwback dunk contest

Kevin Pelton slams out grades for every player in a contest that included tributes to three legendary dunkers.

Kansas' wild win sets up a huge week in the Big 12

The Jayhawks are able to control their fate in the Big 12 race once again, after rallying to defeat West Virginia at home on Saturday.

Tar Heels have found their hustle as calendar nears March

After going 4-5 in January, North Carolina has won five in a row in February by making the type of plays that win games in March.

Eric Hosmer striking it rich in San Diego is crazy enough to work

A front-loaded, eight-year deal for $144 million put one of this winter's biggest free agents in a Padres uniform. How could this calculated risk also make sense?

Olney: Patience doesn't pay for free agents who sit out spring training

Unsigned veterans such as Logan Morrison might be tempted to wait to sign after Opening Day, but it's a gambit without guarantees -- or recent success.

Three outside-the-box answers to baseball's extra-innings issue

Due up: Bryce Harper, Bryce Harper and Bryce Harper! As MLB experiments with pace of play, there are more intriguing ways to add spice to bonus baseball than by simply starting innings with a runner on second base.

CC Sabathia is the old man in Yankees' rotation but a new man on mound

No longer the staff ace, the 37-year-old is content with helping turn his young Yankees teammates into contenders.

LeBron doubles down on talking social issues

LeBron James made his first public comments Saturday since Fox News host Laura Ingraham criticized the Cavaliers star for speaking out on the state of race relations in America and his view of the leadership in the White House.

How the Greek Freak's hustle shapes his story

Giannis Antetokounmpo has made it as the face of an NBA franchise and an international superstar. But he won't forget where he came from as he journeys through stardom.

Lowe's 10 things: The epic NBA tank battle is coming

This week's highlights include James Harden's defense, Jaylen Brown, a gorgeous Nuggets play and bad teams being very bad.

Think you're tough? Justin Olsen returns to bobsled days after appendectomy

No, having an emergency appendectomy just days before the opening ceremonies is not the way to start an Olympics. But American bobsledder Justin Olsen shares how he was able to fight through it and return to the track for Team USA.

Best trick wins! Snowboard big air event set to make Olympic debut

The thrills and spills of snowboard big air will grace the Winter Olympics for the first time this week. What should you be looking out for? Alyssa Roenigk breaks it down.

Jets have enough cap cash ($73M and climbing) to win offseason

The Jets are estimated to have the second-most salary-cap space this season and should have plenty of money to go after the top free agents.

Why Saints, Drew Brees have hard deadline for new contract, and what's next

The free-agent quarterback will be in New Orleans in 2018. But the deal the two sides need to work out is tricky and has to be set before March 14.

Tiger Woods will play back-to-back because practice isn't enough

Even before he missed the cut at the Genesis Open in California, Tiger Woods announced he would play in Florida next week. If Woods wants to be ready for Augusta, he doesn't have much choice.

The Cavaliers face a record-smashing, $300 million future

If LeBron James stays in Cleveland and the Cavs keep the players they acquired at the deadline, owner Dan Gilbert's team could be looking at an enormous payroll and tax bill next season.

Lonzo is no longer the Lakers’ savior – because they no longer need one

Last year, the Lakers went all-in on Lonzo Ball -- and all that came with him, including his outspoken father, LaVar. Now, with Lonzo sidelined and LaVar across the globe, the Lakers are finding their way on the court, with or without them.

Power Rankings: Red-hot Bruins keep climbing

Vegas remains No. 1 -- while Tampa Bay and Nashville round out the top three -- but Boston's recent run has shaved the Lightning's lead in the Atlantic Division to just one point.

Weekly Reader: Ranking all 31 NHL GMs into tiers

While players get all the attention during trade season, what about the men pulling the strings in the front office? We slot all of them into one of eight tiers, from Golden Boys to Disaster Artists. Plus, Jersey Foul of the Week, Hall for Hart and more.

Best trade destinations for Evander Kane

Sabres winger Evander Kane is one of the biggest names on the market. Could we see Jumbo Joe Thornton feathering passes to him with the Sharks? Will the Predators pounce if they don't land Rick Nash? And would Kane be a good fit on the Kings' top line?

Clemson stays atop post-signing-day Way-Too-Early Top 25

With a top-ranked recruiting class, Georgia has moved into the top three of our Way-Too-Early rankings, but Clemson still leads the way.