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LSU sophomore Jordan Mickey declares for NBA draft

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU sophomore forward Jordan Mickey, who led the nation with 3.65 blocks per game this season, has decided to forego his final two year with the Tigers and enter the NBA draft. "This was a tough decision because I hate to leave my teammates and LSU family. We have been through a lot in the past two years as we have grown as a team. " Mickey said in a statement...
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Florida State's Winston shows off for NFL coaches, GMs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Jameis Winston threw passes for nearly an hour at Florida State's pro day Tuesday, showing off his arm strength, accuracy and stamina for NFL coaches, general managers and scouts. His next public workout might be as the top pick in the NFL draft. Winston sent a strong message - literally - that he should be the first player chosen in April's draft. Asked why...
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Dwight Freeney sues Bank of America, claims $20 million in lost wages

Dwight Freeney isn't going to take it anymore. The former Indianapolis Colts and San Diego Chargers defensive end is suing Bank of America, claiming that he was the target of a fraud scheme that he says was "aided and abetted" by the banking giant. Freeney's attorney released a statement on Tuesday. "In 2010, Dwight Freeney authorized Bank of America to manage his assets, including...
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Cincinnati Reds add nursing suite to Great American Ballpark

Moms who are Cincinnati Reds fans like their team a little bit more today. The team has announced that it's added a nursing suite to Great American Ballpark for the 2015 season. The suite features a changing station, kitchenette area, private bathroom, televisions and a couple of very comfortable looking chairs.
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Lydia Ko rolling toward history on LPGA Tour

The pressure from playing in the first major of the year is clearly getting to Lydia Ko. The 17-year-old sensation already is the youngest golfer, male or female, to be ranked No. 1. She has finished in the top 10 in her last 10 starts on the LPGA Tour, including two victories. She has broken par in 28 consecutive rounds, one short of the record set by Annika Sorenstam in 2004. As...
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The Fighter & The Kid's UFC Fairfax predictions: 'Clay Guida by awesomeness'

After about 45 minutes of lurid, hilarious and all-around nutzo stories from Brendan, Bryan, and Evan The Beard, the Fighter & The Kid podcast crew finally got around to discussing this week's big UFC event. Don't get us wrong, the first half of the episode are about as crazy and fun as it gets, so don't miss it (though, if you're listening at work, maybe turn that down real...
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Panthers sign free agent linebacker Trusnik to 1-year deal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers announced they've signed free agent linebacker and special teams contributor Jason Trusnik to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not released Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 252-pound Trusnik is an eight-year NFL veteran who spent the last four seasons with the Dolphins. He played in all 16 games in 2014 with five starts. He had 39 tackles...
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Cardinals sign quarterback Harnish to 1-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have signed quarterback Chandler Harnish to a one-year contract. Terms were not disclosed. Harnish was a seventh-round draft pick out of Northern Illinois by Indianapolis in 2012. He split his rookie season between the active roster and practice squad with the Colts and was on the practice squad all of 2013. Harnish spent last season on Minnesota...
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Ellsbury returns after missing 2 weeks with injury

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 2 for 5 and played five flawless innings of defense in his first game since being sidelined two weeks ago by an oblique strain. Ellsbury had an infield single and RBI single to left Tuesday for Double-A Trenton in a minor league game. He caught a flyball and cleanly fielded a line single. ''Felt good getting out...
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Alabama RB Tyren Jones arrested for marijuana possession

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama running back Tyren Jones has been arrested on a marijuana charge, the third arrest of a Crimson Tide football player in four days. Tuscaloosa police said in a news release that Jones was charged Tuesday with possession of marijuana 2nd degree and released on $1,000 bond. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban had suspended Jones indefinitely on Feb. 10 ''for...
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Study projects average MLB salary tops $4 million for first time

  Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set. The average salary when opening-day rosters are finalized Sunday will break the $4 million barrier for the first time, according to a study of all major league contracts by The Associated Press. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw tops players at $31 million and Los Angeles projects...
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Was Martinsville a sign that Hamlin, Keselowski hold no grudges?

Over the past several years, Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski have tangled on the track multiple times and taken verbal jabs at each other in the media on numerous occasions. As recently as last October's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, an angry Hamlin tailgated Keselowski through the garage after the race and then had to be restrained from confronting Keselowski...
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One question for Notre Dame legend Knute Rockne: Was 'Gipper' a lie?

Between March 4, 1888, when he was born in Norway, and March 31, 1931, when he died in a plane crash in Kansas, Knute Rockne became known for many things. He was an iconic football coach at Notre Dame, who coached the "Four Horsemen" of 1924 --€“ Harry Stuhldreher, Don Miller, Jim Crowley and Elmer Layden. He helped popularize the forward pass, catching throws from quarterback...
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Points harder to come by for NHL's top scorers this season

DENVER (AP) When it comes to scoring, Sid the Kid's pace this season is no match for the greatest by the Great One. Pittsburgh forward Sidney Crosby is in line to win the scoring title with what can be projected to be about 85 points. That's a number Wayne Gretzky reached by midseason when he accumulated 215 during his record-setting year in 1985-86. Granted, a much different time...
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Ravens sign veteran QB Schaub to back up Flacco

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens have signed quarterback Matt Schaub to a one-year contract. The 33-year-old Schaub has 90 career starts but is expected to contend for backup to Joe Flacco. Tyrod Taylor served behind Flacco for four years before leaving for Buffalo as a free agent. Schaub played with Oakland last season, throwing only 10 passes as a backup. He began his...
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Ravens sign QB Matt Schaub to 1-year contract

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens have signed quarterback Matt Schaub to a one-year contract. The 33-year-old Schaub has 90 career starts but is expected to contend for backup to Joe Flacco. Tyrod Taylor served behind Flacco for four years before leaving for Buffalo as a free agent. Schaub played with Oakland last season, throwing only 10 passes as a backup. He began his...
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Mavericks-Thunder Preview

The slumping Dallas Mavericks haven't been anywhere near their best of late, and they may have to get by without Monta Ellis again. Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder have managed to take care of business despite a slew of injuries. Dallas tries to avoid a winless three-game road trip as both teams look to inch closer to locking up playoff spots Wednesday night. The...
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Oilers-Ducks Preview

The Anaheim Ducks have a shot at winning the Presidents' Trophy, though they insist that is not the priority. Completing a sweep of the Edmonton Oilers could be more difficult than it would appear to be on paper. The Oilers can match a season high with a fourth straight victory when they try to end the Ducks' three-game home win streak Wednesday night. Anaheim (49-22-7) has an NHL...
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AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

NEW YORK (AP) Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set. The average salary when opening-day rosters are finalized Sunday will break the $4 million barrier for the first time, according to a study of all major league contracts by The Associated Press. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw tops players at $31 million and Los Angeles...
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Heritage Edition Ford GT meets electric pole

A limited edition Ford GT crashed last Saturday in Brazil, reports AutoEvolution.com. This Gulf-painted Ford GT Heritage Edition was just one of 383 built. A 51-year-old driver was reportedly driving the rear-wheel-drive supercar (which doesn’t feature any driver aids) through a turn when the rear end stepped out and he overcorrected … straight into an electric pole. The surrounding...
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Georgetown junior Smith-Rivera declares for NBA draft

WASHINGTON -- Georgetown guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is skipping his senior year and will submit his name for the NBA draft. Coach John Thompson III announced Smith-Rivera's decision Tuesday via a press release. The school said Smith-Rivera plans to sign with an agent. As a junior, Smith-Rivera led Georgetown in scoring average at 16.3 points and assists at 3.2 per game and was...
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Cubs will track noise so Wrigley rehab doesn't disturb fans

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs are promising to monitor dust and noise to ensure Wrigley Field renovation work doesn't spoil games for fans or players. Vice President of Ballpark Operations Carl Rice updated reporters Tuesday on the $575 million, multi-year project to renovate the 101-year-old stadium. He says the huge video board in left field will be operational by opening night...
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Swimming coach Tierney-Walker fired by Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona State has fired swimming coach Dorsey Tierney-Walker after six seasons. Sun Devils athletic director Ray Anderson made the announcement Tuesday. Arizona State's women have finished no higher than sixth in the Pac-12 under Tierney-Walker and the men no better than fifth. Mark Bradshaw will remain as diving coach. Anderson has made five coaching changes since...
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Mets RP Jerry Blevins uses new MS paint Twitter avatar, catches heat from Brandon McCarthy

We have a very important news update from the world of Twitter, where relief pitcher Jerry Blevins, traded Monday from the Washington Nationals to the New York Mets, needed to update his Twitter avatar to reflect his uniform change. So what to do? He asked fans for help, and in response, Amazin' Avenue writer Steve Schreiber delivered... something resembling Blevins that he conceived...
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Better Call Saul, Episode 9

I worked my ass off to get where I am, and you take these shortcuts and you think suddenly you're my peer? You don't slide it into it like a cheap pair of slippers and then reap all the rewards. -- Chuck McGill Sometimes in the world of television, a specific program has a recurring theme. Occasionally, the theme manifests itself in a variety of ways. On Monday night, Better Call...
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