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Sports Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76 Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.
Sports Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig from Cuba Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig from Cuba
The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.

Blazers

Blazers Trail Blazers planning playoff viewing parties
The Portland Trail Blazers start the 2014 NBA Playoffs on the road, but the Blazers are hosting viewing parties at the Rose Quarter, so it can feel like a home game.
Blazers Damian Lillard stars in new Foot Locker commercial
One day after finalizing a new shoe contract with Adidas that was reported to be the third-most lucrative in the NBA, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard appeared in a new commercial released by Foot Locker.

Watch the commercial below.

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Sports Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team
Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million.
Sports Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable' Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.
Sports Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
Sports Trail Blazers topple Jazz 111-99 Trail Blazers topple Jazz 111-99
Wesley Matthews had 21 points and Damian Lillard scored 14 of his 16 points in a key fourth-quarter run to rally the Portland Trail Blazers past the Utah Jazz 111-99 on Friday night.
Sports Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name
The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington Redskins name, while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is "inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession."
Sports Expanded replay might make for better manners Expanded replay might make for better manners
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona calmly exited the dugout on opening night and approached home plate umpire Mike Winters with a rather polite request that he review a collision at the plate.
Sports Clark asks MLB to probe comments on Drew, Morales Clark asks MLB to probe comments on Drew, Morales
Players' union head Tony Clark has asked the commissioner's office to investigate comments attributed to unidentified executives in an ESPN.com story estimating what they would offer shortstop Stephen Drew and designated hitter Kendrys Morales, who remain free agents.
Sports Masters opens with Tiger Woods on the sideline Masters opens with Tiger Woods on the sideline
Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus hit the ceremonial tee shots with fans already lining both sides of the first fairway on a brisk, sunny morning.