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A growing concern for college athletes? Social media abuse from gamblers

With the rise of legalized sports betting, college athletes have reported regularly receiving abusive messages from gamblers on social media. ... Continue Reading

On brink of another title, Aliyah Boston's legacy already complete

Aliyah Boston could have gotten lost in A'ja Wilson's shadow at South Carolina. Instead, the Gamecocks senior built her own legend. ... Continue Reading

Justin Bieber collaborates with Maple Leafs

"House of Hockey" makes the game more accessible for all by removing barriers that keep youth out of the sport. ... Continue Reading

Fantasy 30: Can managers count on Bones Hyland?

All the latest fantasy basketball news as well as injury updates from around the NBA. ... Continue Reading

Hamilton: I see myself at Mercedes until my 'last days'

Lewis Hamilton will only leave Mercedes if he feels he has nothing left to give them but would rather see out his "last days" with the Formula One team, the seven-times world champion said on Thursday. ... Continue Reading

What we learned on a wild MLB Opening Day 2023

After a wild winter -- offseason chaos! new rules! the WBC! -- the 2023 MLB season kicked off Thursday. With all 30 teams taking the field and plenty of drama, it was well worth the wait. ... Continue Reading

In race for No. 1 seed, Celtics beat Bucks by 41

Boston cruised to a 140-99 win over the Bucks on Thursday, pushing the race for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference into the final week of the season. ... Continue Reading

Ohtani calls own pitches, K's 10 in Angels loss

Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani, using PitchCom to call his own game in Thursday's season opener, struck out 10 in six scoreless innings, but Los Angeles fell 2-1 to Oakland. ... Continue Reading

LIV's Smith: 'Real golf' talk a Masters motivator

Cameron Smith said Thursday that it's important for he and other LIV golfers to "show a high standard of golf which we know we're all capable of" at the Masters. ... Continue Reading

Bruins wrap up Presidents' Trophy with OT win

David Pastrnak scored his 53rd goal of the season 41 seconds into overtime and the Boston Bruins wrapped up the Presidents' Trophy with their franchise-record 58th victory, 2-1 over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. ... Continue Reading

Rutschman carries O's in historic 5-for-5 opener

Orioles catcher Adley Rutschman became the first catcher with five hits on Opening Day since at least 1900, going 5-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs in Baltimore's 10-9 victory over the Red Sox. ... Continue Reading

Biden lauds Hamlin's 'courage' in W.H. meeting

President Joe Biden praised Bills safety Damar Hamlin for turning "recovery into action," saying after their meeting Thursday that Hamlin's "courage, resilience, and spirit inspired the American people." ... Continue Reading

Rockies closer Bard starting on IL due to anxiety

Rockies closer Daniel Bard will open the season on the injured list because of anxiety. ... Continue Reading

Richardson flips after flashing arm for NFL execs

After showing off his arm for NFL coaches and scouts, QB Anthony Richardson stuck the landing on a roundoff backflip to cap his Florida pro day workout. ... Continue Reading

NBA play-in tournament 2023: Schedule, projections, standings

Want to learn how the NBA play-in tournament works? Check out this 2023 guide. ... Continue Reading

What the March Madness experts got right and mostly wrong in their brackets

A lot of madness had to happen when the Final Four is UConn, Miami, FAU and San Diego State. Maybe you can't fault the experts for not getting all the teams right. ... Continue Reading

Who's advancing to the national title game, according to opposing coaches

The strengths and flaws of the Final Four teams, as described by the coaches who've faced them all season. ... Continue Reading

Ohtani calls own game via PitchCom vs. A's

Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani's decision to call his own game through a PitchCom device Thursday night against Oakland is directly related to the pitch clock. ... Continue Reading

Ohtani calling own game via PitchCom vs. A's

Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani's decision to call his own game through a PitchCom device Thursday night against Oakland is directly related to the pitch clock. ... Continue Reading

Cubs' Stroman called for first pitch clock violation

Cubs starter Marcus Stroman became the first pitcher to be called for a pitch clock violation while Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers became the first player to strike out on a pitch clock violation on Opening Day on Thursday. ... Continue Reading