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Running back Matt Forte done in Chicago after 8 seasons

He will be an unrestricted free agent and can sign with any team beginning March 9.

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7 hours ago

Kobe to headline All-Star Sunday

Kobe Bryant has spent a career tormenting the Toronto fan base and now he is set to entertain it as the NBA's All-Star Weekend descends on Canada for the first time and welcomes Bryant for his swan song.

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8 hours ago

NASCAR revises green-white-checkered finish rule

NASCAR has announced that it is shifting to an unlimited green-white-checkered finish format when late-race cautions come out.

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8 hours ago

Oakland Raiders to stay put for 2016 season

Officials for the Oakland Raiders said on Thursday that they have reached a one-year lease extension agreement, keeping the team in the San Francisco Bay Area city for the upcoming National Football League season.

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Arsenal to face MLS All-Star team in California in July

English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal will face the best of Major League Soccer in the MLS All-Star game in San Jose, California this summer.

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9 hours ago

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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20 hours ago

Report: NFL holds up Burfict’s suspension

Burfict earned the suspension for his hit on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown in a wild-card game on January 9.

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24 hours ago

OKC Thunder assistant coach’s wife dies after car accident

The Thunder issued a statement expressing "deep sorrow" and saying the team would support Williams "in every way possible."

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U.S. to hire disease experts ahead of Rio Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recruiting two infectious disease experts to advise members of the Rio 2016 team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

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1 day ago

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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1 day ago

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

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Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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1 day ago

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines. CAVS WIN, 11 STRAIGHT FOR WARRIORS Kobe Bryant’s final game…

Carolina Panthers' head coach Ron Rivera talks to the media following an NFL wild card playoff football game victory against the Arizona Cardinals in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. The Panthers won 27-16.

2 days ago

Panthers turn page to 2016 after deflating Super Bowl loss

Rivera congratulated his players on a special season Tuesday before they packed their bags and headed out the door, then flipped the page forward to next season.

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, Atlanta mayoral candidate Lisa Borders makes calls to supporters in her office at her campaign headquarters in Atlanta. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2008 as the city's vice mayor, will become the WNBA's fourth president, the league announced, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The move comes three months after former president Laurel J. Richie stepped down. (AP Photo/Johnny Clark, File)

2 days ago

Lisa Borders announced as new WNBA President

The move announced Wednesday comes three months after former president Laurel J. Richie stepped down.

Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson (20) hits an RBI single against the New York Yankees in Game 2 of a doubleheader baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

2 days ago

Donaldson, Blue Jays complete $28.65 million, 2-year deal

Donaldson receives $11.65 million this year and $17 million in 2017 under the deal announced Wednesday.

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2 days ago

Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with Divac positive

Karl said Wednesday before the Kings-76ers game in Philadelphia that he and Divac are on the same page.

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams reacts after a turnover during the first half of Notre Dame’s 80-76 win in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

2 days ago

UNC’s Williams thankful, doing OK after vertigo attack

"I'm alive. I'm kicking. ... I've had some vertigo attacks over the last 17 or 18 years. This is the first time I really had one during a game," Williams said afterward.

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2 days ago

NASCAR changes to franchise model

NASCAR has announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners.

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Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

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The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Zoolander 2’ to battle at the box office

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

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BFFs no more: Kanye West, Taylor Swift feud over his ‘Famous’ song

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Looks like Taylor Swift and Kanye West are never, ever getting back together.

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Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration in the works

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Organizers of the original Woodstock festival are trying to get something together to mark the golden anniversary of the event in 2019.