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Wagner a major key to Seahawks' defensive success

As is usually the case with Richard Sherman, the politicking on behalf of Seattle teammate Bobby Wagner came completely unscripted. Read more »

Published Dec. 11, 2014

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Alvarez to coach Wisconsin in bowl vs Auburn

rsity of Wisconsin official tells The Associated Press that athletic director Barry Alvarez will coach the Badgers in the Outback Bowl against Auburn on Jan. 1. Read more »

Published Dec. 11, 2014

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Lester, Cubs agree to $155M, 6-year contract

Cubs agree to $155M, 6-year contract Read more »

Published Dec. 10, 2014

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Gary Andersen leaving Wisconsin to take head coaching job at Oregon State

Gary Andersen leaving Wisconsin to take head coaching job at Oregon State. Read more »

Published Dec. 10, 2014

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Johnson leads No. 3 Arizona over Utah Valley 87-56

Freshman Stanley Johnson's 14 points led a balanced attack for No. 3 Arizona in the Wildcats' 87-56 win over Utah Valley on Tuesday night. Read more »

Published Dec. 9, 2014

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Panthers' Newton suffers back fractures in crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers say quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures in his lower back in a car crash in Charlotte. Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton said Tuesday outside a... Read more »

Published Dec. 9, 2014

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Ice bucket, Brazil elections popular on Facebook

Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death... Read more »

Published Dec. 9, 2014

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IOC grants full Olympic recognition to Kosovo

Athletes from Kosovo will be able to compete at the 2016 Summer Games after being granted full recognition on Tuesday by the International Olympic Committee. Read more »

Published Dec. 9, 2014

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Chiefs safety Eric Berry diagnosed with cancer

Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially curable" form of cancer. Read more »

Published Dec. 8, 2014

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Oregon's Marcus Mariota, Alabama's Amari Cooper and Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon named Heisman finalists

The Heisman Trophy finalists would make one heck of an offense. Read more »

Published Dec. 8, 2014

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Southern Cal battles past Utah State 89-84

Nikola Jovanovic tied his career high with 23 points to lead four players in double figures and Southern California edged Utah State 89-84 on Sunday afternoon for its fourth consecutive victory. Read more »

Published Dec. 7, 2014

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Galaxy win MLS Cup 2-1, beat Revs on Keane's goal

Keane scored on a breakaway in the 111th minute, and Donovan won his record sixth MLS title Sunday in the LA Galaxy's 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup. Read more »

Published Dec. 7, 2014

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Park City's Ted Ligety wins Beaver Creek giant slalom

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — Park City’s Ted Ligety caught up to his boyhood idol on a day when no one could come close to catching up to him, even with a broken wrist. The American used... Read more »

Published Dec. 7, 2014

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After snub, Big 12 may reassess how to crown champ

The Big 12 Conference may be reconsidering how to declare its champion after being left out of the four-team college football playoff. Read more »

Published Dec. 7, 2014

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Alabama, Oregon, FSU, Ohio State are in playoff

The Big 12 co-champs, TCU and Baylor, were left out. Read more »

Published Dec. 7, 2014

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Gift Guide: Get better at sports with smart gear

Advances in technology present sports enthusiasts with plenty of options to train better and smarter. Read more »

Published Dec. 7, 2014

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Who's in? Who's out? Tough call for playoff panel

Alabama is in. So is Oregon. That we know for sure about the College Football Playoff after the top two teams in the selection committee's rankings romped in their conference championship games. Read more »

Published Dec. 6, 2014

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US lands in tough group for Women's World Cup

The United States drew seemingly the most difficult group for the 2015 Women's World Cup, with an opener against familiar foe Australia, a match with Sweden and former American coach Pia Sundhage... Read more »

Published Dec. 6, 2014

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Donovan hopes to lead Galaxy past Revs in MLS Cup

Everything is in place for a Hollywood ending to Landon Donovan's career. Read more »

Published Dec. 6, 2014

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Vonn wins 1st World Cup race in nearly 2 years

Vonn punctuated her piercing scream after crossing the finish line by yelling "Yes!!!" Read more »

Published Dec. 6, 2014

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No. 3 Oregon routs Arizona 51-13 to win Pac-12

Marcus Mariota made his final case for the Heisman Trophy, and No. 3 Oregon left no doubt about whether the Pac-12 champions will get a chance to play for the national title. Read more »

Published Dec. 6, 2014

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Playoff scenarios: Who's in if things get weird?

The 12-member College Football Playoff selection committee will gather Saturday in Texas to watch the final weekend of the season play out and then rank the top 25 teams in the country. The top... Read more »

Published Dec. 5, 2014

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Mike Riley gets 5-year deal at Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. — Mike Riley never won a championship at Oregon State. He thinks Nebraska is the place where he can. Riley was introduced as the Cornhuskers' new head coach on Friday, and... Read more »

Published Dec. 5, 2014

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AP source: Florida hires Colorado State's Jim McElwain

After working though a buyout issue, Jim McElwain is leaving Colorado State to become Florida's next head coach. Read more »

Published Dec. 4, 2014

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Ravens' Haloti Ngata draws 4-game drug ban by NFL

Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata was suspended without pay for four games Thursday for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Read more »

Published Dec. 4, 2014

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