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Darius Hamilton in middle of Rutgers D-line

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Shedding the blocks of Big Ten offensive linemen as an undersized defensive tackle isn't the toughest thing Darius Hamilton has faced in his football career. It's shedding the shadow of his father Keith, a New York Giants defensive lineman from 1992-2003. Even as he became a five-start recruit and a top prospect in New Jersey, the high school All-American would...
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Boca Raton Bowl: Conference champs Marshall, NIU ready for showdown

Time: Dec. 23, 6 p.m. Though Marshall won't face a major-conference opponent as some of its fans had hoped, the school believes there's more to be gained from playing perennial Mid-American Conference power Northern Illinois. In the only non-"New Year's Six" matchup to feature a pair of conference champions, the Thundering Herd look to keep the Huskies from an eighth straight victory...
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Time-lapse wrap of Carl Edwards' No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry

We showed you pictures of Carl Edwards' much-anticipated No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry. Now, check out this time-lapse of "Cousin Carl's" new ride getting wrapped. The entire job took more than two hours in real time, but you can watch the entire thing in just under 90 seconds. 
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Ranking the top 10 most viral college football stories of 2014

The end of the year is when people look back on stuff. The best songs/movies/books/TV shows of the year. The most incredible images that took your breath away. The people who “won” [fill in something – literally anything]. Thirty-seven times you felt like a dog on Mondays in 2014. Whatever – it’s just what we do on the Internet to close out a year and prepare for a new...
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Jets-Blackhawks Preview

As the Chicago Blackhawks look to continue surging at home, their hearts remain heavy following the sudden passing of a popular member of the organization. Playing through their grief, the Blackhawks try to win nine straight home games for the second time in three seasons Tuesday night against the Winnipeg Jets. Hours after learning of the death of 34-year-old assistant equipment...
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South Korea forward Ji returning to Augsburg

AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) South Korea forward Ji Dong-won is returning to Augsburg only half a season after he moved to Borussia Dortmund. Augsburg said Monday that the 23-year-old Ji signed a 3 1/2-year contract with the club. Neither team gave details of the transfer deal. Ji moved to Dortmund in the summer but only played for the club's second team in an injury-hit first half to...
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Steve Smith anticipates criticism from 'fat, lazy, sorry couch quarterbacks'

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith has never shied from telling reporters how he really feels. After a playoffs-compromising 25-13 loss to the Houston Texans in which the Ravens' offense struggled mightily, Steve Smith said this: "We expect and understand and anticipate all of the negative feedback and all of the fat, lazy, sorry couch quarterbacks are going to come out....
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Jeremy Bullins to serve as crew chief for Ryan Blaney in 2015

After three years of success at Team Penske, Jeremy Bullins is returning to Wood Brothers Racing to serve as Ryan Blaney's crew chief on the famous No. 21 Ford in 2015. The Walnut Cove, N.C., native began his tenure with the Wood Brothers in 1999, working on Pro Cup and Late Model cars driven by Jon Wood. From 2000 to 2002, he served as the race engineer on the No. 21 Ford before...
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Reports: RHP Hughes agrees to 3-year, $42 million extension with Twins

Right-hander Phil Hughes has agreed to a three-year, $42 million contract extension with the Minnesota Twins, according to reports.  The New York Daily News first reported the details of the deal on Monday morning and notes that Hughes now is signed through the 2019 season, as this deal supersedes the final two years and $16 million of his previous contract. Hughes, 28, went 16...
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31 Moments: No. 10 -- Team Penske's run at the championship

Editor's note: For the month of December, FOXSports.com will count down 31 moments that defined the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. This is No. 10. At the end of the day, teams are ultimately judged by whether or not they win championships. And by that measure, Team Penske came up just a little bit short in 2014. But by any other objective measure, the Roger Penske-owned NASCAR...
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Hernandez back in court for final pretrial hearing

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) Aaron Hernandez is back in court for a final court hearing before the former New England Patriots star's murder case heads to trial. Monday's pre-trial hearing in Bristol County Superior Court is expected to focus on jury issues. Hernandez is in court along with his defense team, state prosecutors and relatives of Odin Lloyd, the man prosecutors say Hernandez...
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Wounded ex-NBA player Carl Herrera improves in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) The team coached by former NBA player Carl Herrera says his condition is improving following a shooting in Venezuela. The Gigantes de Guayana team said in a Twitter post that Herrera is no longer in critical condition and is ''completely out of danger.'' Herrera was shot Saturday during an apparent robbery attempt at a restaurant on Margarita Island off Venezuela...
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Spartans try to regroup against The Citadel

Coach Tom Izzo has donned many costumes for Midnight Madness at Michigan State: A member of Kiss, Iron Man, an astronaut and a Spartan from the movie "The 300." Coming off a shocking loss, though, Izzo may be channeling his inner Grinch as the Spartans - all but certain to drop out of the Top 25 when the poll is released Monday - try to regroup in a home matchup with The Citadel...
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Battle of hot goaltenders as Predators come to Columbus

Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators leads the NHL in victories. No goaltender has won more games in December than Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets haven't suffered a regulation defeat since losing to the Predators to close out November, and these goalies figure to oppose each other Monday night in Columbus. Nashville (21-8-2) has been one of the...
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Spain defender Ramos calm over new Real Madrid contract

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos insists he is in no rush to sign a new contract at the Bernabeu. The Spain international has held talks with the European champions with a view to remain with Los Blancos after June 2017, when his current deal expires. "We've had meetings to speak about the contract extension but I'm not in a hurry," Ramos told Spanish radio station Cadena Ser. ...
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CFB AM: Winston isn't free of legal trouble, but FSU football now is

There was some significant news Sunday in the college football world: Jameis Winston was cleared of any wrongdoing in his Florida State student conduct hearing. The decision was rendered by retired judge Major Harding, who wrote in a statement addressed to Winston, “In sum, the preponderance of the evidence has not shown that you are responsible for any of the charged violations...
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Fiorentina fear Neto exit amid links with Liverpool and Roma

Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle fears losing Norberto Neto with the Brazilian goalkeeper strongly linked with a move away from Florence in January. Neto, 25, has reportedly turned down a three-year contract extension with the Florence outfit with his current deal ending next summer, with both Roma and Liverpool touted as potential destinations. "Neto has been elusive and...
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Cold-shooting Kobe could get a rest, Lakers coach hints

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant might be getting a break for the holidays. Following Sunday's 108-101 loss to the Sacramento Kings, Lakers coach Byron Scott hinted that he might rest the 36-year-old Bryant --€“ before seemingly talking himself out of the idea. "It's probably not that much of an option, really," Scott told reporters, according to The Associated Press. "I just...
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A dozen football fans injured in lightning strike

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) A dozen people are recovering after they were injured by an indirect lightning strike at Raymond James Stadium after a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers. Tampa Fire Rescue officials say the lightning strike happened Sunday afternoon as fans were walking back to their cars in Lot 14. The department received a 911 call at 4:11 p.m. Rescue...
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Germany midfielder Kramer extends contract with Leverkusen

Midfielder Christoph Kramer has penned a two-year contract extension at Bayer Leverkusen. The Germany international, who is currently on a season-long loan at Borussia Monchengladbach, is now tied to Leverkusen until the end of June 2019, with his previous deal due to expire in the summer of 2017. Kramer helped Gladbach end the year in fourth place and his recent performances have...
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Yedlin reportedly secures work permit to join Spurs in January

DeAndre Yedlin will join Tottenham in January after securing a work permit, according to reports. The north London club announced in August that Yedlin had agreed a four-year deal to move from Seattle Sounders for £2.5m ($3.91m), but he did not meet the requirements to work in the UK. Yedlin, 21, subsequently pursued a Latvian passport due to heritage in his family but it is understood...
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No. 10 Jayhawks seek ninth straight victory with win at Temple

Kansas' two marquee freshmen have struggled to find their footing, though they flashed their potential in the last victory. Two transfers made an immediate impact in their debuts for Temple. The 10th-ranked Jayhawks seek a ninth straight victory when they visit the Owls on Monday night. Coach Bill Self landed two of the top players in the class of 2014 when he signed McDonald's All...
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Newcastle's Gutierrez to play in friendly after cancer treatment

Jonas Gutierrez is set to feature in an under-21 fixture having returned to training following his battle with testicular cancer, Newcastle have announced. The 31-year-old was diagnosed in 2013 and underwent surgery in his native Argentina before moving on loan to Norwich for the remainder of last season. Gutierrez did not make his health issues public until September and since...
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Jose Mourinho admits some players are unhappy at Chelsea

Jose Mourinho accepts there are frustrated and even unhappy individuals in the Chelsea dressing room but is confident such players are ready to help the team during this hectic festive period. An exceptional start to the season means the west Londoners head to Stoke today at the top of the Premier League and, in theory, able to win an unparalleled quadruple. Mourinho joked the only...
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Seattle could be back in Arizona for Super Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The way they are playing, the Seattle Seahawks could well be back in Arizona in a month or so. The Super Bowl will be played in the same stadium where the Seahawks dominated the Cardinals 35-6 on Sunday night. ''I had a freaking blast tonight,'' Seattle coach Pete Carroll said. Seattle won its fifth in a row with a record-breaking offensive performance and a...
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