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MJ's $33M contract goes to auction
The Chicago Bulls' original copy of Michael Jordan's $33 million contract -- the most valuable single-season contract in NBA history -- has hit the auction block.
Justin Blackmon arrested for 3rd time
Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested a third time, this time in Edmond, Oklahoma, where police have charged him with possession of marijuana.
'Credible' Terror Threat in Norway, US Officials Say
There is a "credible" threat of a terror attack in Norway in coming days, U.S. officials said today following a stark warning from a top Norwegian intelligence official.
Josh Gordon to appeal ban on Aug. 1
Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. 1, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Algerian Airliner With 116 Aboard Missing Over Mali Desert
An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people has vanished from the radar in a desert area of Mali, authorities said today.
French foreign minister: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."
Jon Lester contract talks tabled
Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino confirmed Thursday morning that the team and ace Jon Lester have agreed to table contract negotiations until after the season.
Theo Epstein: Cards don't need 'gift'
The St. Louis Cardinals were unlikely winners Wednesday when they secured a bonus draft pick in Major League Baseball's competitive-balance lottery. Theo Epstein, for one, couldn't deny feeling a tad bitter about the Cardinals' good fortune.
Sources: Ray Rice gets 2-game ban
The NFL will suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for the first two games of this season, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Man operating business out of NW Houston apartment shot during robbery
Initial reports hint that the suspect broke into the apartment and shot the man. The bullet, one officer said, appears to have gone through the victim's head.
Two Texas WRs face felony charge
Texas wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander have been charged with felony sexual assault. Their arrests are pending.