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Chelsea beats Stoke 2-0 in Premier League

STOKE, England (AP) John Terry scored his first league goal of the season to help Chelsea beat Stoke 2-0 Monday and restore its three-point lead atop the Premier League. Terry put his side ahead in just the second minute with a powerful header from a corner, and Cesc Fabregas doubled the lead in the 78th to make sure Chelsea re-established the gap to second-place Manchester City...
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Freshman Bryant's 25 lead Elon over Kennesaw State 67-65

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Elijah Bryant scored a career-high 25 points on Monday and made a game-saving block in the final seconds to preserve Elon's 67-65 win over Kennesaw State. Elon (7-5) took its first lead of the game at 49-48 and played back-and-forth with the Owls (4-9) until Bryant's 3-pointer and Christian Hairston's free throws made it 66-62 with 20 seconds left. Nigel Pruitt...
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Freddy Adu leaves Serbian team after just six months at the club

Freddy Adu is leaving Serbia's Jagodina after appearing in just one game. The 25-year-old attacker said Monday on Twitter that he's departing following the expiration of his deal. Adu tweets: ''Easy guys I signed a 6 month contract. And it's done now. I didn't get `released'. Knew I was leaving a few months ago.'' Adu made his only appearance when he entered late in the second half...
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Live: Bengals look to clinch playoff spot with win vs. Broncos

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Straight No Chaser to replace Nabors at Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The a cappella group Straight No Chaser will replace Jim Nabors in singing ''Back Home Again in Indiana'' before the start of the Indianapolis 500 in May. The group was founded in 1996 at Indiana University in Bloomington and all 10 members are alumni. They will replace the 84-year-old Nabors, who announced earlier this year that the 2014 race would be his last...
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Dodgers to pay Padres $18M of $32M next year in Kemp trade

NEW YORK (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers owe the Padres $18 million next year as part of the $32 million they agreed to pay in last week's trade that sent outfielder Matt Kemp to San Diego. Los Angeles will give San Diego six $3 million installments in 2015, payable on the first of each month during regular season, according to information obtained by The Associated Press. The Dodgers...
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Will 2015 be another 2012 for Athletics?

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Court records detail assault allegations against 49er Ray McDonald

SAN FRANCISCO -- A woman alleges former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald sexually assaulted her after a night of drinking and after she injured her head in a fall by his swimming pool, according to court documents unsealed Monday. The woman told authorities she has no memory of the sexual encounter that occurred in McDonald's San Jose house, which police say occurred...
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Watch Memphis tight end head-butt his teammates with no helmet

If there's one man excited for bowl season it's Memphis tight end Alan Cross. The junior was, let's just say, a wee bit excited for the Tigers' Miami Beach Bowl showdown with BYU to the point where he started headbutting his own teammates --€“ without a helmet on. This has got to hurt (h/t Reddit CFB): Wouldn't recommend trying that at home...
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Chelsea ease past Stoke to re-open gap at top of Premier League table

Chelsea will spend Christmas three points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League after they regained the cushion with a 2-0 win at Stoke. Cesc Fabregas proved a key influence once again for the Blues, providing the corner from which John Terry converted a second-minute header and then notching a goal himself in the 78th minute, teed up by another impressive performer in...
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Source: Georgia OC Bobo expected to become Colorado St. head coach

Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo is expected to become the new head coach at Colorado State, a source told FoxSports. The 40-year-old Bobo, a former Bulldog QB, had been the Georgia OC since 2007. He has spent almost his entire coaching career in Athens other than one season as the QB coach at Jacksonville State. In 14 seasons at UGA, he has helped the Dawgs to two SEC titles...
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Charity, school offer aid to NYPD officer's sons

NEW YORK (AP) The children of slain New York City police officer Rafael Ramos (rah-fy-EHL' RAH'-mohs) are getting college aid from a charity founded by the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. Silver Shield Foundation Chairman Billy Walters said Monday the organization has set aside $40,000 for the educations of Ramos' two sons. After attending an officer's 1982 funeral...
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George Washington beats Ohio 77-49 in Diamond Head Classic

HONOLULU (AP) Kevin Larsen scored 19 points with a career-high 15 rebounds and George Washington beat Ohio 77-49 in the first round of the Diamond Head Classic on Monday. Larsen had nine rebounds during the second half in which GWU (7-3) held Ohio (3-5) to 15 points on 7-of-28 shooting. The Colonials scored 12 straight in the second half to go up 67-45 on Patricio Garino's free...
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Tevez scores after schooling Napoli defender with brilliant dummy

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Arians says he's leaning to starting QB Thomas against 49ers

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) In the wake of Arizona's one-sided loss to the Seattle Seahawks, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says he's leaning toward starting rookie quarterback Logan Thomas in the regular-season finale. Arians insists the decision is not a reflection on how Ryan Lindley played in Sunday's 35-6 home loss to the Seahawks, but that he wants to see what Thomas ''can do for the...
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Blues need to improve their checking to halt two-game slide

Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy is excited that his No. 1 goalie appears set to return. There's a chance Tuesday night's opponent could start the only goalie in NHL history with more wins than Roy. Semyon Varlamov is likely to return from a six-game absence for the Avalanche when they host a St. Louis Blues team that has the option of giving Martin Brodeur the start. Varlamov...
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A cappella group Straight No Chaser to sing at 2015 Indy 500

A cappella group Straight No Chaser will perform "(Back Home Again in) Indiana" during the pre-race festivities for the 2015 Indy 500 on May 24. Jim Nabors has traditionally sung the song prior to each running of the Indianapolis 500, but hung up the microphone in 2014, after performing the song live 35 times since 1972. Straight No Chaser is a world-renowned a cappella group, which...
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Philbin coaching for now despite owner's announcement

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Dolphins coach Joe Philbin had the pressure of coaching for his job lifted by owner Steve Ross, who confirmed Philbin will be the head coach in 2015. That means he can plan for Sunday's final game against the New York Jets with no distractions. Philbin insisted Monday that he was so consumed with preparing his team for the 37-35 win over the Minnesota Vikings and...
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Patriots clinch 5th straight playoff bye despite poor play

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots win that clinched a first-round playoff bye left plenty of room for improvement, Coach Bill Belichick says the team didn't execute very well in any part of the 17-16 win over the lowly New York Jets on Sunday. Tom Brady was sacked four times and had a poorer passer rating than Geno Smith. The Patriots gained just 52 yards in the first...
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Rivers saves Chargers season with comeback win

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers know how fortunate they are to have Philip Rivers as their quarterback. Otherwise, they almost certainly would have lost at San Francisco on Saturday night and been eliminated from the playoff chase. Rivers brought back the Chargers from a brutal first-half performance to lead a rally that resulted in a 38-35 overtime victory. If the Chargers...
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Changes coming to MLBPA agent certification

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Giants second baseman Scutaro has back surgery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has undergone back surgery that could end his career. Giants general manager Brian Sabean announced during a conference call Monday that Scutaro had the fusion procedure performed by Dr. Michael Wang in Miami on Friday to alleviate the troublesome area at level L-2/L-3 of his spine. It will be four-to-six months...
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Brook Lopez wants to be a Wookiee in next 'Star Wars' movie

Brooklyn Nets' 7-footer Brook Lopez is rehabbing his strained lower back for a return to the hardcourt but he's also got another gig on his mind: he wants to be a Wookiee. According to Mitch Abramson of the New York Daily News, Lopez, a self-described huge "Star Wars" fan, made his pitch after practice on Monday: "I really would like to get a part, like a walk-on part, in the next...
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Badgers got 46 applications for head coaching job

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Newly hired Wisconsin football coach Paul Chryst had more competition for the job than thought. Not that most of the 45 other applicants who sought to succeed Gary Andersen ever had a serious shot. Through an open records request, The Associated Press on Monday obtained applications from everyone who applied. As previously known, Wisconsin defensive coordinator...
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Playoff making it tougher to sell Oregon-Florida St. Rose Bowl tickets

Last New Year’s Day, the Rose Bowl celebrated its 100th anniversary with a traditional clash of Big Ten champion Michigan State and Pac-12 champion Stanford. An estimated 60,000 Spartans fans descended on Pasadena for their first Rose Bowl appearance in 26 years, driving the average ticket price to a staggering $678.01. This year brings a new milestone for the Granddaddy of them...
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