AP Source: Chiefs place franchise tag on All-Pro Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the Chiefs have not announced the move. It was widely expected given the relatively little progress that Kansas City has made with Houston and his representatives on a...
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Bucks-Nuggets Preview

Beginning with a loss at Milwaukee, the Denver Nuggets have gone winless since the All-Star break. Their current struggles at home began well before. The Nuggets can avoid matching the club record of 11 consecutive homes defeats by extending the Bucks' season-high road skid to five games Tuesday night. Denver (20-39) entered the break off a 106-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers...
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Brown's red card overturned after Sunderland appeal succeeds

LONDON (AP) Sunderland has succeeded in overturning the red card shown to defender Wes Brown against Manchester United on Saturday. Brown was dismissed by referee Roger East for an apparent foul on United striker Radamel Falcao in the penalty area, although it appeared on replays that John O'Shea had been the player to impede the Colombian. The Premier League referees' organization...
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Huge brawl erupts at end of Spanish pro basketball game

The game was basically over between Laboral Kutxa and Bilbao Basket of Spain's ACB League on Sunday, but bad blood boiled over after Bilbao's Dejan Todorovic shoved Tornike Shengelia when Shengelia was facing the other way.   Things immediatley got a little Artest-y, which is to say, a large-scale brawl broke out after Shengelia served notice of his dissatisfaction with a punch...
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Lebanon bans basketball fans from games after brawl

BEIRUT (AP) Lebanon has banned basketball fans from attending games after a fist fight broke out between players from rival teams. Sports and Youth Minister Abdul-Muttaleb Hinnawi told the local Al-Jadeed TV on Monday that the decision was taken by the interior minister. The decision came after a Sunday night game between Lebanon's most popular teams, the Christian-backed Sagesse...
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F1: Red Bull 'back in color' for 2015

Red Bull has dropped the RB11's 'camouflage' test livery. Throughout the winter, the 2015 car has been running in a novel black and white color scheme designed to throw rival teams' spy photographers and designers off track. But the livery also proved highly popular among the fans, prompting calls for Red Bull to use it at the 2015 World Championship races too. "It's not the first...
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LeBron James scares fan; Elise Natalie is Fox-y

The best photo of the weekend comes from yesterday's Cavaliers-Rockets game. As you can see, a LeBron James slam dunk caused a woman in the front row to lose her mind. HE'S LOOKING AT THE MAN IN THE MIRROR After going just 3 for 11 from the free-throw line, including two misses very late in overtime, during yesterday's 105-103 loss to the Rockets, LeBron got deep on Instagram...
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Miami Dolphins free agency preview: Get Ryan Tannehill some help

It begins with quarterback Ryan Tannehill and defining if he's the franchise quarterback. The third-year quarterback has had spurts of success and now is the time live up to his first-round billing. How they finished: 2014: 8-8 -- No postseason 2013: 8-8 – No postseason Projected salary cap space as of Feb. 1 (per estimated $7.7 million Potential free agency targets...
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Dale Jr. 'happy' with crew chief Ives after another third-place finish

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had reason to smile and be optimistic following Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.   Earnhardt's second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points race with new crew chief Greg Ives ended exactly the way the first one did, with a third-place finish. And just like the season-opening Daytona 500, Earnhardt finished right behind runner-up Kevin...
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Alexey Shved attempts the worst shot of all time

There was a time in 2012 when people were notably excited about Alexey Shved. The Russian had just shown off major skills in the Olympics and was coming over to the NBA to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the fall. He was going to make an impact. During the first month of the season, he did, but after slowing down and later making pit stops in Philadelphia, Houston and now...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. tries on his dad's 1979 rookie firesuit

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants to know "who wore it better?" On Sunday night, Junior revealed that he recently tried on a firesuit from Dale Earnhardt's 1979 rookie NASCAR season. Take a look.  Count the Washington Redskins and 2015 Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano among those who are loving the vintage look.
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Michael Schumacher's son to drive in Formula 4

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Michael Schumacher's 15-year-old son Mick has outgrown kart racing and is moving up to Formula 4, a series for young talents. The young Schumacher has signed a contract with Van Amersfoort Racing to drive in the Formula 4. ''We have watched his skills in test driving and are looking forward to a successful season,'' the Dutch team's owner Frits van Amersfoort...
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Feyenoord faces racism case for fans' banana incident

NYON, Switzerland (AP) UEFA has charged Feyenoord with racist behavior by fans who threw an inflatable banana on the pitch during a tense Europa League last-32 match against Roma. UEFA says it also charged Roma winger Adem Ljajic with ''provoking spectators'' when celebrating the opening goal in Roma's decisive 2-1 win last Thursday. Dozens of fans were detained in the Netherlands...
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Canadiens acquire Jeff Petry from Oilers for draft picks

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have made the first major move on the morning of the NHL's trade deadline day by acquiring Jeff Petry from the Edmonton Oilers for draft picks. The defenseman was considered one of the most likely players to be dealt before Monday's 3 p.m. EST deadline. Petry can become an unrestricted free agent this summer. In exchange for the 27-year-old player...
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A-Rod set to play in intrasquad game

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Alex Rodriguez is ready to play for the New York Yankees. A-Rod is listed as the designated hitter in Monday's intrasquad game. Suspended for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor contract, Rodriguez missed all of last season and is trying to return as his 40th birthday approaches in July. Rodriguez was not on the travel roster for Tuesday's exhibition...
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Brooklyn Nets finish February as winners

How do you ensure you'll be nine games under .500 heading into March? Just don't go on any hot streaks.  The 24-33 Brooklyn Nets have gotten quite good at that, as noted by Andy Vasquez of the Bergen Record. At the very least, the Nets are playing better of late. They're coming off an impressive win in Dallas over the Mavericks, they recently destroyed the Denver Nuggets on the...
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Preview: Timberwolves vs. Clippers

After relying on some terrific defense to grind out two impressive road wins, the Los Angeles Clippers could have a tougher time pushing the pace than it might seem in the finale of a four-game trip. Continuing to play well without Blake Griffin, the Clippers look for a seventh win in nine games Monday night and an 11th straight victory over a last-place Minnesota Timberwolves team...
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Michael Schumacher's 15-year-old son to drive in Formula 4

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Michael Schumacher's 15-year-old son Mick has signed a contract with Van Amersfoort Racing to drive in the Formula 4, a series for young racing talents. The Dutch team's owner Frits van Amersfoort says "we have watched his skills in test driving and are looking forward to a successful season." Mick Schumacher finished second in the German kart championship...
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Amir Johnson slams on Cole Aldrich

Years of being underrated and days of losing can make a guy angry. Saturday, Amir Johnson seemed to take out most of his aggression on Cole Aldrich (h/t to Bleacher Report). In the end, the Toronto Raptors lost to the New York Knicks, dropping for the fifth straight time and falling to 37-22 on the season, only a half a game better than the Chicago Bulls and one game better than...
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Brandon Bass dunks on Andrew Bogut

The Warriors may have the best record in the NBA, but that doesn't mean the Celtics were ready to get pushed around in their game against the championship favorites over the weekend.  Brandon Bass certainly agrees with this statement. Bass went for 15 points and 12 rebounds against Golden State, but it would be hard to argue anything he did was better than the poster he made with...
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More woes for Inzaghi: Montolivo and De Jong injured

MILAN (AP) AC Milan has lost key midfielders Riccardo Montolivo and Nigel de Jong to injury, adding to the woes of embattled coach Filippo Inzaghi. Both players were hurt in Saturday's goalless draw at relegation-threatened Chievo. Milan says Montolivo injured a hamstring muscle and will undergo more medical tests in a week, while De Jong hurt the back of his thigh and will be re...
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NFL Franchise Tag Tracker: Lions won't tag Ndamukong Suh

The NFL never sleeps, as Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline to franchise tag players will surely keep teams busy. Two major decisions have already come down, and we will keep you abreast to all things NFL. -Lions: Detroit announced it will not tag Ndamukong Suh, who will likely command a pretty penny on the free agent market if he can't reach a deal with the Lions by Tuesday. -Chiefs: In...
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British police launch new probe into racist chanting of Chelsea fans

Police have launched an investigation after reports of racist and abusive behavior from Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester on Sunday night. British Transport Police said they were called to meet the train as it entered Stoke station, and asked four men to leave the train. Four others left of their own accord. It follows an alleged racist incident involving Chelsea...
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Kevin Harvick has 'a lot of fun' on way to another second-place finish

When statisticians look back at Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, they will see defending Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick started the day second and ended it second. However, there is much more to the story. With one of the fastest cars all weekend long, Harvick blew an engine in Saturday's final practice after posting the fastest lap of the...
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25 years ago, Hank Gathers died, but his memory hasn't left those close to him

It was one of the most public tragedies in American sports history: March 4, 1990 -- somehow, almost impossibly it seems, 25 years ago this week, while at the same time seeming like it happened yesterday. Loyola Marymount University, one of the highest-scoring, most exciting teams college basketball had ever seen, was rolling through the West Coast Conference tournament, en route...
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