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Seahawks' Sherman brings his unique way with words to iPhone app

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is known for his way with words -- whether it be his infamous post-Super Bowl rant or his recent mock press conference where he roasted the NFL. Now, Sherman has brought his wordy ways to a new venue, your iPhone. The NFL star has released an "action-oriented word game" called "Letters of Boom" where players work to rearrange letters and spell...
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Marc Loving's 18 help No. 16 Ohio State roll over Campbell

  Marc Loving scored a career-high 18 points and No. 16 Ohio State again shot well from the field in beating Campbell 91-64 on Wednesday night. D'Angelo Russell led the Buckeyes (4-0) with 22 points, while Shannon Scott and Sam Thompson each had 11 and Amir Williams, back after missing a game with a sore knee, had 10. Williams had a perfect night, making all three of his shots from...
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No. 22 West Virginia beats Evansville 83-39

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Bria Holmes scored 32 points to lead No. 22 West Virginia over Evansville 83-39 on Wednesday night. The Mountaineers (3-1) scored the first seven points of the game and raced out to a 16-3 lead before Evansville could settle in as the Purple Aces (1-3) missed 9 of their first 10 shots. Sara Dickey's layup with 5:14 in the half cut the deficit to seven, but...
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Towson roughs up Goucher 97-43

TOWSON, Md. (AP) Byron Hawkins scored 19 points on 6-of-10 shooting to lead Towson over lower-division Goucher 97-43 on Wednesday. Hawkins was 5 of 7 from beyond the arc as the Tigers (5-1) went 13 of 27 from long range. Mike Morsell and Timajh Parker-Rivera both had 13 points, John Davis added 11 points and 15 rebounds and Four McGlynn chipped in with 10 points. Towson out-rebounded...
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Atletico Mineiro wins 1st Brazilian Cup title

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) Atletico Mineiro defeated rival Cruzeiro 1-0 to win its first Brazilian Cup title with a 3-0 aggregate score. Brazil striker Diego Tardelli netted the winner with a header in first-half injury time at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte. After conceding the goal at home, Cruzeiro needed to score four times to reverse the deficit. Cruzeiro clinched...
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No. 6 Louisville outlasts Cleveland State for coach's 700th win

  Montrezl Harrell had 15 points and 13 rebounds and No. 6 Louisville beat Cleveland State 45-33 on Wednesday night for coach Rick Pitino's 700th college victory. One of five active Hall of Fame coaches and among four in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Pitino is 700-245 overall and 346-117 in 14 seasons with the Cardinals. Chris Jones added 11 points, and freshman Chinanu Onuaku...
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No. 22 Georgia routs Colgate 66-35

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Shacobia Barbee scored 16 points and dished out five assists to lead No. 22 Georgia to a 66-35 rout of Colgate on Wednesday night. Georgia led 19-17 with 6:54 remaining in the first half, then forced eight turnovers during a 13-2 run to build a 32-19 halftime lead. The Bulldogs (6-0) led by double digits the rest of the way, and finished with 16 steals. Barbee was...
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Sears leads Yale past Lafayette 82-60

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Justin Sears scored 17 points, Javier Duren added 15 and Yale dominated the first half and coasted to an 82-60 win over Lafayette on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (5-1) shot 58.8 percent in the first half, including 9 of 16 from 3-point range, to roll to a 51-28 lead. They finished their fifth-straight win at 49 percent (29 of 59), missing all four 3's in the...
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Loving's 18 help No. 16 Buckeyes roll over Camels

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Marc Loving scored a career-high 18 points and No. 16 Ohio State again shot well from the field in beating Campbell 91-64 on Wednesday night. D'Angelo Russell led the Buckeyes (4-0) with 22 points, while Shannon Scott and Sam Thompson each had 11 and Amir Williams, back after missing a game with a sore knee, had 10. Williams had a perfect night, making all three...
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Georgia State holds off late Oakland surge 83-78

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) R.J. Hunter scored 29 points as Georgia State held off a late Oakland surge for an 83-78 victory on Wednesday in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic. Georgia State led by as many as 13 points in the second half, but Kahlil Felder scored Oakland's final eight points to make it a one-possession game late. Felder made three consecutive layups for Oakland, the last to...
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Gibbs pours in 37, Davidson races past UCF 95-69

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Jack Gibbs poured in a career-high 37 points on 15-of-17 shooting and Davidson ran past Central Florida 95-69 on Wednesday night. The Wildcats (3-1) shot 54.4 percent from the field and drained 13 3-pointers. Gibbs' only two misses came on 3-point attempts as he went 5 of 7 from deep, a perfect 10 for 10 inside the arc and 2 of 2 from the free throw line. Tyler...
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Spurs' Popovich undergoes medical procedure

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will miss Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure. Popovich also is expected to miss Friday's home game against Sacramento. Assistant Ettore Messina will run the team in Popovich's absence. "It's not what you want, but the good thing is that obviously it's nothing big or you would...
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Miller-McIntyre leads Deacons past Mountaineers

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 11 points and flirted with a triple-double as Wake Forest pulled away early in beating Mount St. Mary's 83-49 on Wednesday. Cornelius Hudson had 10 points, and Miller-McIntyre added eight rebounds and seven assists for the Deacons (4-2), who also got 42 points from their bench players in winning their second straight. Liam McManimon...
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Gilbert, Chattanooga stuns No. 4 Lady Vols 67-63

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Keiana Gilbert scored a career-high 27 points and made a critical block in the last minute Wednesday night as Chattanooga stunned No. 4 Tennessee 67-63. The score was tied 63-all in the final minute when Tennessee's Andraya Carter made a midcourt steal and drove to the basket, but Gilbert blocked the shot and Chattanooga's Alicia Payne got the rebound and...
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Cowboys put defensive lineman Jack Crawford on IR

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys placed defensive tackle Jack Crawford on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday because of a broken thumb and activated linebacker Keith Smith from the practice squad. Safety Jeff Heath also broke a thumb in last weekend's win at the New York Giants and is listed as doubtful for Thursday's game against Philadelphia. Linebacker Dekoda Watson...
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Notre Dame cruises past Grambling State 81-54

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Demetrius Jackson scored 17 points to lead Notre Dame over visiting Grambling State 81-54 on Wednesday. The teams traded baskets over the first five minutes before the Irish got a big boost from their bench. With the score tied at 10, Notre Dame went on a 16-4 run over a 4:48 span, with 10 of those points coming from reserves Martinas Geben (5), V.J. Beachem...
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Portland State dismisses coach Nigel Burton after 5 seasons

  Portland State has fired coach Nigel Burton after a 3-9 record this season. The Big Sky Conference's Vikings are 21-36 in five years with Burton at the helm. Interim athletic director Valerie Cleary thanked Burton but said it was time for a ''fresh start.'' Burton was defensive coordinator at Nevada when he was hired by Portland State to replace coach Jerry Glanville in 2009....
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Sharks sign emergency backup goalie

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have signed Ryan Lowe to a goaltender professional tryout agreement to be an emergency backup. Lowe will dress for Wednesday night's game against Calgary as the backup to Antti Niemi. Regular backup Troy Groesnick sustained an upper-body injury in practice on Tuesday. Lowe played college hockey at San Jose State and lives in the area. He...
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Defending champ Rory McIlroy opens Aussie Open at 2 under

  Rory McIlroy's defense of his Australian Open title began with a 2-under-par 69 on a cool, overcast and often drizzly morning at The Australian Golf Club. McIlroy, winner of back-to-back majors this year at the British Open and U.S. PGA, began play on the back nine and made the turn at even-par after a birdie and a bogey. He birdied the first hole of his second nine, added another...
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La Salle-Virginia Preview

Virginia has carried last year's strong defensive play into this season with a similar level of success. The eighth-ranked Cavaliers look for their best start in a decade Friday night when they face La Salle in the Barclays Center Classic. Virginia's defense has been stifling through five games, holding opponents to an average of 44.6 points - even better than last year's mark (55...
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Evansville defeats San Francisco 79-72

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) D.J. Balentine scored 23 points and Egidijus Mockevicius added 14 points and 14 rebounds in leading Evansville to a 79-72 victory over San Francisco on Wednesday night and take third place in the Gulf Coast Showcase. Jaylon Brown added 15 points and Mislav Brzoja 11 for the Purple Aces (4-1). Mark Tollefsen had 23 points to lead the Dons (3-2). Matt Glover added...
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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich undergoes medical procedure

  Coach Gregg Popovich will miss San Antonio's game against the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team calls a minor medical procedure. Popovich also is expected to miss Friday's home game against Sacramento. Assistant Ettore Messina will run the team in Popovich's absence. Messina says ''It's not what you want, but the good thing is that obviously it's nothing big or you...
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Blues invite Brodeur to practice

ST. LOUIS (AP) Martin Brodeur will practice starting Friday with the St. Louis Blues, who've lost goalie Brian Elliott indefinitely with a lower body injury. The 42-year-old Brodeur said earlier this month he's been working out and hoped to land a job. The team announced the invitation on its web site and general manager Doug Armstrong said in a brief release that Brodeur had agreed...
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Oregon-Oregon State Preview Capsule

Oregon (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12, No. 2 CFP) at Oregon State (5-6, 2-6), 8:15 p.m. ET (ABC) Line: Oregon by 19 1/2. Series Record: Oregon leads 61-46-10. WHAT'S AT STAKE The Ducks are already headed to the Pac-12 Championship game, although their opponent has not been determined. At No. 2 in the College Football Playoff rankings, it appears fairly certain that if the Ducks can get past the...
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Knicks' Carmelo Anthony sits in Dallas because of back spasms

  New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony missed Wednesday night's game at Dallas with back spasms. Anthony experienced the back issues in the first half of Monday's 91-86 loss at Houston. The Knicks finish a three-game road trip at Oklahoma City on Friday. Anthony's status for that game is unclear. Before re-signing with New York in the offseason, Anthony made stops in Houston...
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