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  • Bobby Petrino fired after mistress scandal

    4/10/12 10:23 PM

    Arkansas fired coach Bobby Petrino on Tuesday, publicly dressing him down for unfairly hiring his mistress and intentionally misleading his boss about everything from their relationship to her presence at the motorcycle accident that ultimately cost him his job.

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  • Never meant to be: Lamar Odom leaves Dallas Mavericks

    4/9/12 1:45 PM

    Lamar Odom is officially done playing with the Dallas Mavericks. The announcement comes less than one season into the deal, but follows career-low game numbers for Odom.

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  • Bubba Watson wins Masters

    4/9/12 8:12 AM

    Bubba Watson was able to pull off the impossible when the pressure was boiling over at the Masters on Sunday--taking home the win.

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  • Tebow draws big crowd to Texas Easter service

    4/8/12 1:05 PM

    A devout Christian, Tebow has a flock of fervent fans due as much to his public faith as the former Heisman Trophy winner's football skills.

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  • High School Sports April 6, 2012

    4/8/12 9:01 AM

    Watch which games we covered this week as well as what we thought the best plays and games were

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  • Caps beat Rangers in finale, but Florida wins, too

    4/8/12 7:09 AM

    The Caps beat the Rangers 4-1 Saturday night. But when Florida won later, they clinched the division lead and kept the Caps as the seventh seed in the playoffs. Florida will be seeded third. 

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  • Wizards fall to Nets 110-98

    4/6/12 10:56 PM

    John Wall had 18 points, six rebounds and four assists for the Wizards (12-44), who have dropped five straight and 10 of 11.

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  • Famed Arkansas coach Petrino put on leave after admitting relationship

    4/6/12 7:41 AM

    Bobby Petrino's image of perfection has come to a sudden and surprising end at Arkansas less than seven hours after his boss learned Petrino had failed to disclose he had been riding with a female employee half his age when his motorcycle skidded off the road over the weekend.

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  • Caps clinch playoff berth

    4/5/12 9:50 PM

    In a wacky game that included three goalie changes in a 6-minute stretch in the second period, the Capitals raced to a 3-0 lead with goals from Jay Beagle, Alex Ovechkin and Brooks Laich.

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  • Robert Griffin III meets with Washington Redskins

    4/10/12 3:01 PM

    On Tuesday Robert Griffin III came to Washington for an official meeting with the Redskins, according to his agent. Andrew Luck is scheduled to arrive in Washington Tuesday night, ESPN reports.

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  • Goodell upholds penalties in Saints bounty case

    4/9/12 1:27 PM

    That penalty begins April 16. The Saints now must find an interim coach from candidates including top assistants as well as retired coach Bill Parcells.

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  • Nats' late rally falls short this time, Cubs win 4-3

    4/8/12 9:34 PM

    A Nats' rally in the ninth fell short after they had pulled out two dramatic wins against the Cubs' bullpen in the first two games of the season.

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  • Play of the Week

    4/8/12 9:02 AM

    Check out this week's amazing Play of the Week.

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  • Is Tiger Woods a poor sport?

    4/8/12 8:20 AM

    Tiger Woods kicked his club some 15 yards. The tantrum received plenty of attention at Augusta National, and it prompted a sports analyst to say that Woods had "lost his game ... and lost his mind."

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  • Nats rally again, beat Cubs 7-4

    4/7/12 5:27 PM

    Adam LaRoche homered and matched a career-high with four hits, and the Nationals again rallied late, scoring five runs in the eighth to beat the Cubs 7-4 on Saturday.

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  • The Caps are in - now, who do they play?

    4/6/12 10:51 AM

    The Capitals' 4-2 win over Florida on Thursday night, coupled with Buffalo's 2-1 loss in Philadelphia, clinched Washington's 5th straight trip to the playoffs. Their first round opponent, though, is still up in the air.

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  • Wizards rally falls short, Pistons win 99-94

    4/6/12 12:44 AM

    The Wizards rallied in the fourth quarter, and started intentionally fouling Ben Wallace. He had missed his first four free throws and was shooting 26 percent for the season, but hit five of six shots from the line in a 16-second span.

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  • Strasburg dominates as Nats beat Cubs 2-1

    4/5/12 5:23 PM

    After Stephen Strasburg dominated for seven innings, Ian Desmond singled in the go-ahead run in the ninth Thursday to give the Washington Nationals a season-opening 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.

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