Thursday’s Top 10: Trending Sports News for February 25

By Megan T. Brown on February 25, 2016

Who has fallen from grace on the court? What will spring training bring for this year’s World Series favorites? Get caught up on all the latest sports buzz in our roundup of top trending articles.


Cubs 4-1 favorites to win World Series

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As the Cubs enter spring training, they are the sole team holding World Series odds in the single digits.



Yankees tell players to be less like Cam Newton, more like Russell Wilson

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Each spring, teams practice more than just baseball—they're also schooled on the do's and don'ts of talking to reporters. This year, that crash course comes courtesy of Super Bowl media hits and misses.

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Jordan Murphy lived through theater massacre, now chasing NFL dream

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Murphy credits surviving the Aurora theater shooting for the motivation to chase his goals with more passion than before.

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Report: Knicks Plan to Sign Jimmer Fredette

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Point guard Fredette returns to the NBA after winning D-League All-Star Game MVP.

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Concerning Photo of Delonte West Surfaces

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What went wrong? The former NBA guard was seen barefoot and wearing a hospital gown at a Houston Jack in the Box.

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Hope for Arsenal Fans: Messi Has Never Scored Against Cech

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Arsenal fans, take heart—in six opportunities, Messi has failed to score against Cech. Will the stopper save their chances for a victory?

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Kobe twice mulled Bulls, didn't 'cower' at legacy

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Bryant put to rest rumors that his avoidance of the Bulls stemmed from fears of living up to Michael Jordan's legacy.

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Report: Cowboys done with free agent Greg Hardy after one season

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Hardy's questionable comments and bad behavior has led the team to reconsider earlier intentions to extend his contract.

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Think You Know What Morris Twins Are About? Think Again

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How and why did the Morris twins' dreams of remaining teammates come crashing down?

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Miesha Tate: Suicide has never been an option for me, but I understand loss

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Rousey's longtime rival spoke out about the former UFC bantamweight champion's recent suicide comments.

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