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Babe Ruth hat sells for more than $300K

A baseball hat Babe Ruth wore during his 1934 tour of Japan just sold for $303,277 on the site Grey Flannel Auctions.

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What's really going on inside world of soccer?

Just what happened on Dec. 2, 2010, when football's world governing body FIFA decided to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 tournament to Qatar?

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49ers cut Ray McDonald amid sex assault allegations

The San Francisco 49ers released defensive end Ray McDonald on Wednesday amid allegations of sexual assault.

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Report: Michigan makes sizable offer to Harbaugh

Michigan offered San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh a six-year, $48 million deal to return to his alma mater, according to reports Wednesday.

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Penguins goaltender Fleury mumps-free

Starting goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury tested negative for mumps and is cleared to play on Thursday night against the Colorado Avalanche, when the Pittsburgh Penguins could also get Sidney Crosby back in the lineup.

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Reports: Royals agree to deal with Volquez

Securing a rotation replacement in anticipation of right-hander James Shields' likely exit, the Kansas City Royals reportedly agreed to a contract with free agent right-hander Edinson Volquez on Wednesday.

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Reports: Padres land OF Myers in three-team deal

The San Diego Padres continue to restock their outfield, agreeing on a three-team, 11-player trade that will bring in Wil Myers, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday.

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College football roundup: Wisconsin confirms Chryst hiring

Paul Chryst, a former Wisconsin Badgers assistant, was hired Wednesday as head coach, replacing Gary Andersen.

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Reports: Mavs in talks to acquire Rondo

The Boston Celtics are engaged in trade talks that could result in point guard Rajon Rondo heading to the Dallas Mavericks, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday.

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Top 25 roundup: Cincinnati upsets San Diego State

The Cincinnati Bearcats upset the No. 19 San Diego State Aztecs 71-62 at Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati on Wednesday.


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