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Sports Warriors wearing down during season's stretch run Warriors wearing down during season's stretch run
The Warriors are a "no-excuse basketball team," as coach Mark Jackson loves to say. But they are suddenly looking like a worn-down and banged-up bunch at the most pivotal point of the season.
Sports MLB ticket price average $27.94 after 2 pct rise MLB ticket price average $27.94 after 2 pct rise
Major League Baseball's average ticket price rose 2 percent this season to $27.93, the steepest rise since a 5 percent hike in 2009, according to the Team Marketing Report's annual survey
Sports Will college athletes unionize? A query for NLRB Will college athletes unionize? A query for NLRB
The five-member regulatory board that will ultimately decide if Northwestern University football players can unionize has itself been in the middle of a firestorm.
Sports Trout, Angels agree to $144.5 million, 6-year deal Trout, Angels agree to $144.5 million, 6-year deal
Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed Friday night to a $144.5 million, six-year contract, keeping baseball's brightest young star under club control through 2020.
Sports Raiders sign RB Maurice Jones-Drew Raiders sign RB Maurice Jones-Drew
Free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is coming back home to Oakland after signing a three-year contract with the Raiders on Friday.
Sports MLB toughens drug agreement provisions, suspensions MLB toughens drug agreement provisions, suspensions
Baseball players suspended during the season for a performance-enhancing drug violation will not be eligible for that year's postseason under changes to the sport's drug agreement announced Friday.
Sports Security firms watch social media for feisty fans Security firms watch social media for feisty fans
As Minnesota Vikings fans were getting ready for the final game at the Metrodome last December, officials at Whelan Security noticed social media chatter suggesting some of the faithful might rush the field and try to steal a piece of history.
Sports Condors to hold hairy back contest Condors to hold hairy back contest(Video)
The Bakersfield Condors are "back" at it with another offbeat promotion. On Friday night, the team is hosting a hairiest-back contest.
Sports Dodgers top-spending MLB team, ending Yanks' 15-year streak Dodgers top-spending MLB team, ending Yanks' 15-year streak
Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball's payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million for the first time.