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Conor McGregor announces retirement on social media

Superstar UFC fighter Conor McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts

21 athletes, 5 sports in focus as doping probe expands

German prosecutors say as many as 21 athletes from five sports may have been part of a doping ring stretching around the world

Is Rob Gronkowski the Greatest NFL Tight End Ever?

After nine NFL seasons, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has decided to retire. Can Gronk be considered the best tight end ever if he played half as many games as the legendary Tony Gonzalez? SI Now's Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell wei

Peterson calls it quits after Lipinets wins via TKO

Sergey Lipinets stopped Lamont Peterson in the 10th round of a brutal welterweight bout on Sunday night, bringing Peterson to declare an end to his career just minutes after trainer Barry Hunter threw in the towel.

Serena withdraws, No. 1 Osaka loses, Federer wins…

Top-ranked Osaka loses in 3 sets at Miami Open; Serena Williams withdraws with knee injury; Federer wins

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How Much Money From The NCAA's March Madness Goes…

The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament has pulled in around $1 billion in revenue, but the players don't get paid directly.

March Madness Will Cost US Employers Around $4B…

However, one employment firm says the tournament can improve office morale.

Diamondbacks RF Steven Souza Jr. injures left knee

Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder Steven Souza Jr. injured his left knee when he slipped on home plate while scoring a run during an exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox

Tokyo Olympics organizers unveil torch for next year's games

Tokyo Olympics organizers unveil torch for next year's games

Did Duke's Scare Against UCF Reveal Its Flaws?

Duke escaped on Sunday by thwarting UCF's upset bid. Is that as close as Duke will get to losing or is it proof that they will lose in a future round? SI College Basketball Insider Jon Rothstein weighs in.

Edwards retains WBC flyweight belt with unanimous win

Charlie Edwards retained his WBC flyweight title by beating former sparring partner Angel Moreno by unanimous decision at the Copper Box Arena

After complaining about fans, Wozniacki returns to Miami

Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki is back at the Miami Open after complaining last year about crowd behavior

New Report Says Americans Will Bet $8.5B On March…

One in five adults are expected to place some sort of bet on the college basketball tournament.

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Japan's Olympic Committee President Quits Amid…

​French prosecutors placed Takeda under formal investigation for “active corruption” last December.

Blazers lose Nurkic to severe leg injury, edge…

Jusuf Nurkic had 32 points and 16 rebounds before suffering a gruesome left leg injury in the second overtime, and the Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the Brooklyn Nets 148-144

Doping in cards? Bridge ban fuels backlash to Olympic link

A doping ban handed down to the top-ranked player in bridge has provoked a backlash in the card game

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Announces Retirement…

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement via Instagram on Sunday.

Irish star Conlan wins again on St. Patrick's Day in NY

Michael Conlan won again on St. Patrick's Day at Madison Square Garden, beating Ruben Garcia Hernandez by unanimous decision

Nadal to return from knee injury on Monte Carlo Masters clay

Rafael Nadal is expected to make his return from a knee injury at the Monte Carlo Masters after being included in the official list of players

Mike Trout Is About To Sign The Richest Contract…

The Angels outfielder is arguably the best player in baseball, and well on his way to being an all-time great.

US Women's Soccer Team Files Gender…

All 28 members of the team signed on to the lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation.

Red Sox to put World Series MVP Steve Pearce on…

Steve Pearce will begin the season on the injured list for the Boston Red Sox

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Huston, Zeuner, Schaar head 1st US skateboarding team

There's always been a rebelliousness and a bit of an attitude to skateboarding, and now there's credibility

Lakers Officially Eliminated From Playoffs in…

Lebron James's Lakers were officially eliminated from playoff contention after suffering a 111–106 defeat to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday.

Spence defends IBF welterweight title with win…

Errol Spence Jr. successfully defended his IBF world welterweight title for the third time, unanimously outpointing previously undefeated challenger Mikey Garcia