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Pro wrestler Mick Foley booted for cheating at Wing Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Professional wrestling star Mick Foley has been ejected from Philadelphia's Wing Bowl eating contest after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a fanny pack in an attempt to increase his total. People following Friday's event on social media dubbed Foley's antics ''inflate gate,'' a play on the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots' deflated football controversy...
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McIlroy shoots 64, surges to one-shot lead at Dubai Desert Classic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Rory McIlroy birdied an 18-foot birdie putt on his final hole to surge into a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday. On the Majlis course of Emirates Golf Club, where he recorded his first victory as a professional in 2009, McIlroy enjoyed a superb day of ball-striking as he notched a bogey-free round of 8-under-par...
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Bears K Robbie Gould pranks rookie punter with exploding golf ball

The pranks. That's what we love most about professional athletes. Swing easy. Follow The Buzzer on Facebook or your balls will explode.
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Dana White backs off of Anderson Silva title shot talk

During an interview this week on FOX Sports 1, UFC president Dana White backed off a bit from his earlier statements that Anderson Silva would, like, totally get a title shot if he beat Nick Diaz - a welterweight on a two-fight losing streak - in the main event of UFC 183 this Saturday. White is still pushing the ridiculous notion that "The Spider" is somehow the number one contender...
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IMSA strips Wayne Taylor Racing of 3rd place in Rolex 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Wayne Taylor Racing has been stripped of its third-place finish in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. IMSA issued a statement Friday saying Jordan Taylor violated the series' drive-time rule late in the endurance race. Officials reviewed Taylor's time in the No. 10 Prototype and found he was behind the wheel more than four hours during a six-hour period. IMSA race...
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F1: Ferrari's new F15-T is revealed

Ferrari has unveiled the SF15-T, the car with which Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen hope to reverse the team's fortunes after a difficult 2014 season. It's also the first Ferrari that James Allison can claim full responsibility for, after he joined while last year's car was already under development. The car carries logos from Alfa Romeo and Haas. Suderia Ferrari team principal...
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Gronk + Lynch = hilarity; Teran Hilow is Fox-y

Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski battled each other ina  game of "Mortal Kombat X" on last night's "Conan." The result was 11 minutes of pure hilarity that will hopefully lead to a Lynch-Gronkowski sitcom or buddy movie. THE LOCKER ROOM GUY Another late-night show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" also had a memorable sports bit last night, with Matt Damon and Ben  Affleck, Chris Evans...
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Coyotes-Senators Preview

With their longest slide of the season behind them, the Arizona Coyotes are focused on winning back-to-back games for the first time in a little over a month. In the process, the visiting Coyotes can avenge a rout they suffered earlier this month by beating the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. All-Star defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson recorded a short-handed goal off the opening faceoff...
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Destro relishing chance to impress AC Milan following loan move

Mattia Destro is looking forward to making his AC Milan against Parma at the weekend after he joined the Rossoneri on a six-month loan deal. Milan have an option to make the Italy international's stay at the San Siro permanent at the end of the season by paying a transfer fee agreed with Roma earlier this week. A statement from AC Milan read: "AC Milan announces that it has acquired...
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Watch Austria TV station's awesome 'Terminator'-themed Super Bowl XLIX intro

The Austrian TV network that holds broadcast rights to Super Bowl XLIX, PULS 4, has produced a mesmerizing "Terminator"-styled pregame reel showing Russell Wilson and Tom Brady as robots playing at a post-apocalyptic University of Phoenix Stadium.   Tom Brady's hair is still impeccable even if it only covers the non-robot portion of his head, and each quarterback's computer-generated...
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Wawrinka's Australian Open title defense ends in semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) For the man nicknamed ''Stanimal,'' this was not the way for defending champion Stan Wawrinka to go out of the Australian Open - with a whimper, not a roar. It was the third straight year Wawrinka and Djokovic played a five-set match at Melbourne Park, but unlike their previous two encounters - which lasted a combined nine hours and featured exceedingly...
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Veteran Croatian striker Ivica Olic returns to Hamburger SV

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Hamburger SV has re-signed veteran Croatian striker Ivica Olic from Wolfsburg, five and a half years after he first left for Bayern Munich. Hamburg says the 35-year-old Olic passed a medical on Friday before signing a deal until 2016. Once his playing days are over, he has the option of working with Hamburg's youth sides. Media reports suggest Hamburg is paying...
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Brazilian officials say canceled IndyCar race was too costly

SAO PAULO (AP) Brazilian organizers say the IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March was canceled after public prosecutors warned the race would cost too much to the government agency in charge and would be a waste of public funds. The agency in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia said prosecutors recommended the cancellation because there was a ''clear inversion in the priorities...
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F1 unveiling: Sauber goes blue with C34

Sauber has unveiled its new C34, which will be driven this year by the new pairing of Marcus Ericsson and Felipe Nasr. As announced in November, Nasr's longtime sponsor, Banco do Brasil, features heavily in the new blue and yellow livery. However the lack of other major sponsorship is very apparent, and the team says that the car currently uses many C33 parts, which will be replaced...
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Shattenkirk makes amends, lifts Blues past Predators in shootout

ST. LOUIS -- Kevin Shattenkirk took the blame for allowing the tying goal in the final minutes of regulation. He also took advantage of a chance to make up for it later. The Blues defenseman, who also celebrated his 26th birthday on Thursday, scored the winner in the shootout to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators. ''I felt like that last goal late...
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Nick Diaz on Nick Diaz: 'I'll do what I've got to do'

LAS VEGAS -- After thirty five professional fights, two years out of competition, and with a fight against a much bigger opponent, who also happens to be perhaps the best MMA fighter of all time, Nick Diaz says that his only priority is being as ready for that bout as possible. Everything else, including the theater of open workouts, signing UFC posters, and excessive media obligations...
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Brazil, Chile to play friendly in London

LONDON (AP) Brazil will play Chile in an all-South American international friendly in London on March 29. The game will take place at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium. The Premier League club announced the fixture on Friday. The countries met in the last 16 of the World Cup last year, with Brazil winning a penalty shootout after the game finished 1-1 after extra time. Chile's top player...
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Man United midfielder Carrick out for four weeks with muscle injury

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has been ruled out for around four weeks with a ruptured muscle. Carrick was injured during pre-season and missed the start of the campaign before returning for the Manchester derby, which saw United lose 1-0 to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 2. The 33-year-old has played 14 times in total for Louis van Gaal’s side...
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Marseille targeted by bank transfer scam

MARSEILLE, France (AP) French league club Marseille was defrauded of about 700,000 euros ($790,000) in an international bank transfer scam last year. Marseille filed a lawsuit and a preliminary investigation has been opened by a court in Marseille. The club said Friday it has already recovered some of the money that was lost. Police investigators have yet to identify and arrest...
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1950s Hungary great Jeno Buzanszky buried in Budapest

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Jeno Buzanszky, a defender on Hungary's Golden Team of the 1950s, has been laid to rest in St. Stephen's Basilica. Buzanszky died on Jan. 11 aged 89. He was the last surviving member of the team which won the gold medal at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki and was runner-up to West Germany at the 1954 World Cup. Buzanszky played 49 times for Hungary from...
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African confederation: Stadiums will be full for knockouts

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) The Confederation of African Football says it has no doubt the stadiums will be full for all of the knockout games at the African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, even if the host team is eliminated. CAF spokesman Junior Binyam says on Friday ''we will have stadiums full (and) packed'' for the quarterfinals, semifinals and final. The African Cup...
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Cilic delays return again, withdraws from Zagreb Indoors

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) Defending champion Marin Cilic says he is withdrawing from the Zagreb Indoors because of the lingering right shoulder injury which also forced him to miss the Brisbane International and Australian Open. The U.S. Open champion says on Friday, ''My injury is improving, but my arm still has not healed enough, so I will have to continue with the treatment for a...
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Marathon champ Rita Jeptoo banned 2 years for doping

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) Athletics Kenya says on Friday it has banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo two years for doping. Jeptoo has won the Boston Marathon three times, and her second Chicago Marathon in October. But traces of the banned blood-booster EPO were found in her out-of-competition test in Kenya on Sept. 25.
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Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo banned for two years for doping

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo banned for two years for doping.
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United boss Van Gaal confirms Fletcher in talks with West Ham

Darren Fletcher looks set to sign for West Ham after Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal confirmed the midfielder is in London for talks with the club. Fletcher was named United vice-captain at the start of the season, but has been unable to break into Van Gaal's first team and now looks set to move to the London side. "Darren Fletcher is now in West Ham, I believe," Van Gaal...
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