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Chelsea hosts Tottenham in a triple-header on NBCsN

ELP: Big weekend with Chelsea hosting Tottenham

NBC Sports Group continues its coverage of the Premier League with a tripleheader on NBCSN beginning at 7 a.m. ET on Saturday,  with Premier League Live. Coverage is highlighted by a top-tier Premier League match at 12:30 p.m. ET featuring league leaders Chelsea hosting

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Jays staying put while the Nats and Astros like Lake Worth

The game of musical training sites just seems to be getting more and more interesting.  It seems that the Toronto Blue Jays  have informed Palm Beach County leaders that they’re no longer interested in relocating their spring training camp to

Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu won't be cut by the team.

Steelers to keep Troy Polamalu despite cap issues

ESPN is reporting that despite their need for some salary-cap space, the Pittsburgh Steelers will not release veteran safety Troy Polamalu, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday morning. One source said the Rooney family simply is too loyal

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Houston 78 South Florida 69

The star of last night’s show was Houston’s Danuel House. He paced the Cougars with 17 points and nine rebounds as Houston used a late run to beat the visitors from South Florida 78-69. House had some help with

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Premier League has best ratings month ever

Bolstered by lead-ins from the Sochi Olympics as well as heavy promotion within Winter Games coverage, live game telecasts of the Premier League on the networks of NBCUniversal posted the league’s best-ever monthly audience in the U.S. in February. The 17

Harold Reynolds (l.) and Tom Verducci (r.) will join Joe Buck in doing the MLB on FOX

STF talks with Joe Buck on his new FOX MLB team

Yesterday FOX made it official lead announcer Joe Buck will be joined in the broadcast booth by  Harold Reynolds and Sports Illustrated senior writer Tom Verducci. For Buck, who was born in St. Petersburg, this is the first year since 1996

Phoenix International Raceway plays host two week two in NASCAR.

NASCAR: The big boys head west for a desert showdown

Here are some of the fast facts about this weeks big race in Phoenix. Date: Sunday, March 2 Start Time: 3 p.m. ET Site: Phoenix International Raceway — Avondale, Ariz. Track: 1-mile oval Laps: 312 Miles: 312 (500 kilometers) TV: FOX On Radio: Motor Racing Network

Michael Sam NFL Combine

Sam, Collins and the “Further Coarsening of America.”

Michael Sam showed his wares in the NFL meat market, rather the National Football League Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Jason Collins played basketball for the Brooklyn Nets and the sun still rose in the east and set in the

The Mirage Sports Book is one of many that think the Rays are a real World Series contender in 2014.

Vegas likes the Rays as a World Series contender

Today the Tampa Bay Rays will open their Grapefruit League season with a 1 pm game against the Baltimore Orioles at the teams winter home in Port Charlotte. Meanwhile, 2416 miles west in the city of Las Vegas odds makers

Chelsea and the Simpsoms do a marketing deal

The Simpsons and Chelsea FC sign a deal

Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products Wednesday unveiled Chelsea Football Club as the latest acclaimed international soccer team to join the first-of-its-kind campaign featuring a collaboration between THE SIMPSONS and the most popular sport in the world, soccer. Joining FC