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Ray Rice wins appeal, can sign with any team

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of an indefinite suspension and has been reinstated to the NFL.

A's trade Donaldson to Toronto for Lawrie

The Oakland Athletics have traded All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays.

Janay Rice: 'Never ... have I seen abuse'

Janay Rice tells ESPN that it's "hard to accept being called a 'victim'" and "never in my life have I seen abuse, nor have I seen any woman in my family physically abused."

Westbrook boosts Thunder with 32 in return

Westbrook scores 32 in return; Thunder beat Knicks

Mom: Missing Buckeye sent concussion texts

A missing Ohio State football player told his mother in a text message the day he disappeared that concussions had his head messed up, according to a report filed with police.

The Boxer: Rourke, 62, wins in ring return

Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout.

Mizzou rallies past Hogs for SEC East crown

No. 17 Missouri takes SEC Eastern Division

Manziel: Intoxicated fan had toyed with him

Johnny Manziel says he and his roommate tried to diffuse tension "at all costs" after a fan approached him aggressively in the lobby of his condo building earlier this week.

Arizona holds off ASU to claim Pac-12 South

Nick Wilson ran for 178 yards and three touchdowns and No. 12 Arizona claimed the Pac-12 South title by holding on for a 42-35 victory over No. 13 Arizona State on Friday.

Texas A&M fires DC Snyder after 7-5 season

Texas A&M is on the hunt for a new defensive coordinator after Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin announced Friday that Mark Snyder has been relieved of his duties.

End of an era? Bears place LB Briggs on IR

The Chicago Bears placed linebacker Lance Briggs on the reserve/injured list Friday because of a groin injury.

Kaminsky guides Wisconsin to Atlantis title

Wisconsin tops Oklahoma 69-56 for Atlantis title

Bulls' Rose: My confidence through the roof

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose isn't lacking for confidence as he continues to make his way back from lingering injuries.

WKU goes for 2, foils Marshall in OT shootout

Western Kentucky beats No. 24 Marshall in OT

St. Louis gets 1,000th point in Rangers' win

Martin St. Louis reached 1,000 career points with a goal and an assist, Cam Talbot made 26 saves and the New York Rangers beat the slumping Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 Friday.