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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.

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College Broncos thwart Spartan comeback(Video)
Boise State (22-18, 7-6 MW) picked up the series-opening victory despite being outhit 10-5. The win moves the Broncos a half game closer to conference leader Fresno State (8-4), who is idle this weekend.
College Blue & Orange Game(Photo Gallery)(Video)
The Boise State team defeated the Broncos team 21-7 in front of 13,822 fans at Bronco Stadium in the annual Blue and Orange Spring Game, Saturday.
College Two Bronco games moved to Friday
Boise State is 35-6 all-time in non-Saturday games during the regular season, and 74-16 on national television since 1996.

Professional

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.
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 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 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 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.