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Live: Stuttgart lock horns vs. Hertha Berlin in huge Bundesliga clash

Live: Stuttgart lock horns vs. Hertha Berlin in huge Bundesliga clash
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Nationwide re-ups partnerships with Charlotte, Bristol tracks

Nationwide is continuing its longtime relationship with Speedway Motorsports Inc. by renewing its status as the official insurance company of Charlotte Motor Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway through 2017. "Nationwide's original partnership with Speedway Motorsports Inc. (SMI) in 1999 marked the beginning of our sponsorship efforts within NASCAR," said Matt Jauchius, Nationwide...
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All That and a Bag of Mail

It's time for the mailbag.  Our beaver pelt trader of the week goes to whoever can figure out this Cleveland mystery. Who keeps egging this old man's house? Read this story. It's wacky as hell. Over 100 stealth egg attacks? On to the mailbag. Chris writes: "I don't care about UFC in general, but Ronda Rousey is pretty fun to watch. We've been debating this for the past two weeks...
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Jaguars re-sign exclusive rights free agent Ryan Davis

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed exclusive rights free agent defensive end Ryan Davis. Davis had a career-high 6 1/2 sacks last season, proving to be the team's most versatile pass rusher. After signing as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2012, Davis has played in 24 games in Jacksonville, including all 16 last year. The former Bethune-Cookman standout...
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Arkansas-Pine Bluff routs Mississippi Valley State 94-75

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) Marcel Mosley scored a career-high 34 points and Arkansas-Pine Bluff routed Mississippi Valley State 94-75 on Friday. Mosley was 13 of 20 from the floor and 8 of 13 beyond the arc. Ghiavonni Robinson had 16 points and Tevin Hammond added 13 for UAPB (12-20, 9-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference). The Golden Lions shot 59 percent as a team and went 17 of 29 on...
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Committee tables proposal to change illegal man downfield rule

The NCAA playing rules oversight panel has tabled a proposal to change the illegal man downfield rule from 3 yards to 1. The football rules committee proposed last month to shorten the distance offensive linemen can move forward from the line of scrimmage before a pass is thrown to make it easier for officials to spot violations. The proposed change drew complaints from offensive...
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Souza defeats Berlocq, gives Brazil 1-0 lead over Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Joao Souza defeated Carlos Berlocq 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 Friday to give Brazil a 1-0 lead over Argentina in their first-round Davis Cup tie on clay. Souza failed to convert two set points in the third set, but rallied to win the last two sets in a match that lasted 4 hours, 57 minutes. In the day's second singles between two nations that are bitter...
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When will Jim Harbaugh and Judge Judy stop openly flirting?

Guys, this has gotta stop. Michigan football fans can't afford to have Jim Harbaugh not fully focused on developing better Wolverines during spring practice. The world can't afford to have only partial attention from Judge Judy when she has vitally important court cases to settle, like who stole whose Beanie Babies. The rest of us can't afford to witness love between Jim and Judy...
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Panthers sign OT Oher to replace Bell

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers have signed free agent offensive tackle Michael Oher to a two-year contract. The move was announced Friday but terms were not immediately available. Oher, the subject of the popular movie The Blind Side, gives the Panthers an experienced option at left tackle. Carolina has already informed last year's starting left tackle Byron Bell he will not...
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Board approves Raiders' lease to play at Oakland Coliseum in 2015

The Oakland Raiders' lease to play the 2015 season at the Coliseum has been approved by the board that runs the site. The Joint Powers Authority on Friday approved the extension that had previously been agreed to by both sides. The Oakland City Council and Alameda County Board of Supervisors still must vote on the lease. The Raiders will pay $400,000 in December and an additional...
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Proposed change in Illegal man downfield rule tabled

The NCAA playing rules oversight panel has tabled a proposal to change the illegal man downfield rule from 3 yards to 1. The football rules committee proposed last month to shorten the distance offensive linemen can move forward from the line of scrimmage before a pass is thrown to make it easier for officials to spot violations. The proposed change drew complaints from offensive...
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No. 9 seed Longwood stuns top seed Charleston Southern 68-60

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Shaquille Johnson scored 22 points with 15 rebounds and Longwood became the first No. 9 seed to reach the Big South semifinals by upsetting top-seeded Charleston Southern 68-60. On Saturday, the Lancers (11-22) play the victor of Friday's Radford-Winthrop game. Quincy Taylor added 15 points and Leron Fisher 12. Arlon Harper, though just 3 of 10 on 3-pointers, scored...
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Herbie the Love Bug sold for $32,100

The world’s most famous water “bug” has surfaced on Ebay. One of the Volkswagen Beetles built for the “Herbie the Love Bug” movie franchise was sold Thursday on the auction site for $32,100. It was featured in the 1980 film “Herbie Goes Bananas” and was one of two specially built for a scene where it sails through the Panama Canal. According to the seller, the 1963...
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Tennessee's Richardson gears up for his final home game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Josh Richardson didn't know what to expect when he first arrived at Tennessee. Now the senior guard is winding up his college career as one of the Southeastern Conference's most indispensable players. Richardson plays the final scheduled home game of his college career Saturday when the Volunteers (15-4, 7-10) face South Carolina (14-15, 5-12). ''Stepping on...
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Brandon Marshall trade causes Twitter havoc for Brandon Marshall

The Jets reportedly traded for wide receiver Brandon Marshall from the Bears on Friday. Naturally, "Brandon Marshall to the Jets" was trending on Twitter for good portion of the day. However, this caused a little problem for the other Brandon Marshall. It seems that many Twitter users didn't take the time to figure out the difference between the Broncos linebacker and the wide receiver...
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Morgan leads USA to convincing Algarve Cup win over Switzerland

VILA REAL DE SANTO ANTONIO, Portugal -- It was a good night at the Algarve Cup for the United States women's national team, who scored their second straight victory of the tournament by beating Switzerland 3-0. The United States is now on top of the leader board in Group B and look forward to their third and final group game on Monday against Iceland, which should allow coach Jill...
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Trail Blazers-Timberwolves Preview

While the surging Portland Trail Blazers are on the verge of their second-longest winning streak of the season, their latest victory has come at a huge cost with Wesley Matthews lost for the season. Seeking a sixth consecutive win, Portland will try to get by without its third-leading scorer when it visits the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night. Matthews has started all 153...
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New York City FC-Orlando City Preview

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) When Phil Rawlins purchased the minor league Austin Aztex and moved the team to Orlando in 2010, he had the ambiguous goal of growing it into a Major League Soccer franchise within five years. In a city known for its theme parks and palm trees, he shared with anyone who would lend an ear to this thick British accent his dreams of one day transforming the place...
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Morgan's goal sparks 3-0 US win over Switzerland in Portugal

VILA REAL de SAN ANTONIO, Portugal (AP) Alex Morgan redirected Lauren Holiday's free kick for a goal some nine minutes into the second half and the U.S. women's national team went on to defeat Sweden 3-0 on Friday in group play at the Algarve Cup. Amy Rodriguez added a goal in the 72nd minute before Abby Wambach came off the bench to score for the team, which improved to 2-0-0 in...
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Samford signs coach Scott Padgett to 4-year extension

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Samford has given first-year basketball coach Scott Padgett a four-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Athletic director Martin Newton announced the deal on Friday, saying that Padgett ''possesses all of the traits to be a huge success.'' The Bulldogs entered the Southern Conference tournament starting Friday with a 13-18 record and 6-12 league...
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UConn sweeps major awards in American Athletic Conference

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Connecticut, which dominated the American Athletic Conference on the court, has also swept the conference's major women's basketball awards. Junior Breanna Stewart was named player of the year for the second consecutive season, while coach Geno Auriemma earned coach of the year honors. The Huskies' Kia Nurse was selected freshman of the year. The awards, voted...
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Coliseum authority approves Raiders 2015 lease in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders' lease to play the 2015 season at the Coliseum has been approved by the board that runs the site. The Joint Powers Authority on Friday approved the extension that had previously been agreed to by both sides. The Oakland City Council and Alameda County Board of Supervisors still must vote on the lease. The Raiders will pay $400,000 in December...
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Giants' Hunter Pence upbeat in clubhouse despite broken arm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Despite a cast on his left arm, Hunter Pence arrived upbeat in the San Francisco Giants clubhouse on Friday. Pence is scheduled to miss six to eight weeks after a pitch by Chicago Cubs' Corey Black fractured his left forearm on Thursday. Pence says he heals ''pretty fast, generally, usually quicker'' than expected. Pence has played in 383 consecutive games...
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Steelers sign former Clemson QB Tajh Boyd

PITTSBURGH (AP) Former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd has landed a job with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers added Boyd to their offseason roster on Friday. Boyd was taken by the New York Jets in the sixth round of the 2014 draft but was cut during training camp. The 24-year-old Boyd passed for 11,904 yards and 107 touchdowns in four seasons at Clemson. He ran for 1,165 yards...
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Broncos tender exclusive rights on (the other) Brandon Marshall

The Denver Broncos have tendered their three exclusive rights free agents, a group led by top tackler Brandon Marshall, who will receive $585,000 in 2015. Tackle Paul Cornick and guard Ben Garland will each receive $510,000. The Broncos have two more restricted free agents in cornerback Tony Carter and linebacker Steven Johnson, and they must make a decision on them by the start...
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