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NHL: Goalie Pads Too Big

Arizona GM Don Maloney said: “It’s unanimous across the board: You want to make sure the goalies are protected, but you have to look at pictures now versus 10 years ago, it’s too much.” Goalie pads too

Coach Writes Letter to Ravens After Teammate Crash

In the aftermath of a motorbike crash that has critically injured Ravens cornerback Tray Walker, coach John Harbaugh has written a letter to his entire team regarding life choices. Harbaugh’s open letter to Ravens contains good advice for all players Via

White Sox Clubhouse Drama Over Child Grows

White Sox DH Adam LaRoche opted to walk away from baseball because a new team policy prevented him from bringing his 14-year-old son Drake into the clubhouse on an everyday basis Report: White Sox nearly boycotted game over Adam LaRoche’s son Via

March Madness Schedule Day 1

The NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament tips off Thursday, with a full slate of 16 games, beginning just after noon ET. 2016 March Madness schedule: Thursday’s NCAA Tournament times, TV guide Via www.usatoday.com Everything you need to know

Pats Trade Gets Bennett From Bears

The Patriots weren’t very active when free agency started on March 9, but they’re making up for it big time in the trade department. Patriots pull off huge trade, obtain TE Martellus Bennett from Bears Via www.cbssports.com Bears tight

NFL Links Football with Brain Disorders

After years of the N.F.L.‘s disputing evidence that connected football to degenerative brain disease found in nearly 100 former players, a top official for the league for the first time acknowledged the link.  N.F.L. Shifts on Concussions, and Game

FIFA Asks US Prosecutors for Claw Back $$

AP says that FIFA is aiming for restitution for more than $190 million forfeited by individuals involved in the corruption case. FIFA says that money was seized by U.S. federal prosecutors. Report: FIFA admits World Cup bribes,

Obama Releases Bracket – Picks Kansas

For his last NCAA men’s basketball tournament while in office, President Barack Obama picked Kansas to win it all over North Carolina. Obama picks Kansas in final NCAA tournament bracket as president Via ftw.usatoday.com For his last

Pats Trade Jones After Law Troubles

The Patriots traded star defensive end Chandler Jones to the Cardinals in a blockbuster move Tuesday, getting back offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper and a second-round pick. Patriots trade Chandler Jones in stunning exit after pot incident Via