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Pat Patterson, WWE Legend and First Gay Wrestling…

Pat Patterson, WWE Legend and First Gay Wrestling Superstar, Dead at 79. The WWE shared news of his death on Dec. 2. . Patterson joined the WWE in the late '70s and became the first Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion in 1979. After later working in the ring and becoming a color commentator for WWE, Patterson retired in 1984. He then joined Vince McMahon as a WWE executive and came up with the idea for the Royal Rumble in 1988. In 1996, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Patterson came out as gay in 2014 on an episode of 'WWE Legends' House.'. Many in the wrestling world, including John Cena, took to social media to express their appreciation for Patterson upon hearing the news

Lakers-Clippers, Durant-Warriors set for NBA…

Kevin Durant is scheduled to make his Brooklyn debut against his former Golden State teammates before the Lakers begin their title defense in an all-Los Angeles matchup with the Clippers in the NBA’s Dec. 22 opening-night doubleheader

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Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion…

Rafer Johnson, who won the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics and helped subdue Robert F

The Latest: Michigan pauses football, cancels…

Michigan’s football game this weekend against Maryland has been canceled, and the Wolverines are pausing practice until Monday

Popovich knows filling US Olympic roster may be a…

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich knows that the NBA schedule and how it comes very close to the start of the rescheduled Tokyo Games will be a challenge for USA Basketball to navigate next year when choosing the 12 players who will try to win a fourth consecutive men’s Olympic gold medal

No. 7 Kansas overcomes offensive woes, beats No…

Jalen Wilson scored 21 of his career-high 23 points in the second half and posted his first double-double to help No. 7 Kansas get past No. 20 Kentucky 65-62 in the Champions Classic

Watts scores 20, No. 8 Michigan State beats No. 6…

Rocket Watts scored 20 points and Julius Marble had a career-high 12 to help No. 8 Michigan State beat No. 6 Duke 75-69 on Tuesday night in the Champions Classic

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A cautious start to NBA season, as camps open…

The first day of NBA training camp is supposed to be accompanied by brimming optimism, a time for players and coaches all taking those first steps toward what they hope is a championship

Sarah Fuller currently only kicker on…

Vanderbilt has one kicker on the two-deep chart for this weekend's game at No. 11 Georgia, and it’s Sarah Fuller, the first woman to play in a Power Five game

Celtics' Walker gets knee injection, out until…

The Celtics say guard Kemba Walker will be sidelined until at least the first week of January after receiving a stem cell injection in his left knee

The Latest: WVA not allowing basketball fans in…

West Virginia says no fans will be allowed at its men’s and women’s basketball games in December, except for essential personnel and the families of players and staff

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Davis, Brooks help No. 14 UNC top UNLV 78-51 in…

Freshman RJ Davis scored 16 points and No. 14 North Carolina overcame an ugly start to beat UNLV 78-51 in the first round of the relocated Maui Invitational

Ramey, No. 17 Texas beat Davidson 78-76 in Maui…

Courtney Ramey had the go-ahead driving score with 20 seconds left to help No. 17 Texas hold off Davidson 78-76 in the opening game of the relocated Maui Invitational