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Sports Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable' Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.
Sports Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
Sports Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name
The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington Redskins name, while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is "inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession."
Sports Expanded replay might make for better manners Expanded replay might make for better manners
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona calmly exited the dugout on opening night and approached home plate umpire Mike Winters with a rather polite request that he review a collision at the plate.
Sports Clark asks MLB to probe comments on Drew, Morales Clark asks MLB to probe comments on Drew, Morales
Players' union head Tony Clark has asked the commissioner's office to investigate comments attributed to unidentified executives in an ESPN.com story estimating what they would offer shortstop Stephen Drew and designated hitter Kendrys Morales, who remain free agents.
Sports Masters opens with Tiger Woods on the sideline Masters opens with Tiger Woods on the sideline
Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus hit the ceremonial tee shots with fans already lining both sides of the first fairway on a brisk, sunny morning.
Sports Angels' Josh Hamilton out 6-to-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament Angels' Josh Hamilton out 6-to-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament
The 2010 AL MVP was injured during Tuesday night's game against Seattle during a headfirst slide into first base in the seventh inning. He remained in the game but struggled with throwing balls and gripping his bat. Ian Stewart pinch hit for Hamilton in the ninth and struck out with the potential tying run on base in a 5-3 loss.