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Georgia Tech's Thomas 1 of ACC's breakout stars

ATLANTA (AP) Justin Thomas's will to win has helped Georgia Tech get off to an impressive start in what has been a memorable first month as the Yellow Jackets' starting quarterback. Thomas, who has back-to-back 100-yard rushing games, is one of the Atlantic Coast Conference's new names in starring roles. Among the ACC's other breakout stars: Louisville safety Gerod...
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Bengals to get Marvin Jones, Vontaze Burfict back for Week 5

The Bengals are in position to get better in the one area where they're lacking on offense. Receiver Marvin Jones is back this week as the Bengals (3-0) get ready to play at New England (2-2) on Sunday night. Jones is one of Cincinnati's best options close to the goal line. He had 10 touchdown catches last season, becoming one of Andy Dalton's favorite targets with his...
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It's a Bowyer! Clint and Lorra welcome their bundle of joy

Congratulations to Clint and Lorra Bowyer on the birth of their baby boy.  The couple hasn't revealed a name yet, but that didn't stop fellow NASCAR drivers from offering their congrats. 
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Spartak punished over racist abuse of Hulk

Spartak Moscow fans have been banned from their team's Russian league game this weekend after supporters racially abused Zenit St. Petersburg's Brazil striker Hulk. The Russian Football Union acted after Hulk said Spartak fans had directed monkey chants at him during a goalless draw on Saturday. Hulk told local media that the chanting came from ''a large group of...
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IOC on Rio 2016 Olympics preparations: 'Lot of progress' but schedule 'tight'

  The head of the International Olympic Committee inspection team says that preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have made ''a lot of progress'' in the last six months. Nawal El Moutawakel, who ended a three-day visit to Rio on Wednesday, said ''the schedule remains tight'' - but she was upbeat in nearly all her comments. This contrasts...
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Might pace-of-game changes help the hitters?

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F1: Mercedes boss admits driver lineup may be different in 2015

Team boss Toto Wolff is not 100 percent sure Mercedes will head into the 2015 season with an unchanged driver lineup. With Nico Rosberg already under contract into the longer term, his teammate Lewis Hamilton is among those drivers speculatively linked with a sensational switch to the new Honda era at McLaren beginning next year. Recently, a slight disagreement between Briton Hamilton...
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Ravens-Colts Preview

The Baltimore Ravens have overcome numerous challenges to put together a three-game winning streak, but now must navigate the most difficult portion of their schedule. They'll try to continue shaking off last year's uncharacteristic road struggles as they look to slow down the Indianapolis Colts and the league's top offense Sunday. Baltimore (3-1) continues to deal with...
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Which legendary Alabama coach are you?

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Which Yankee Great are You?

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CBJ's Boone Jenner out 5 weeks with broken hand

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Columbus Blue Jackets forward Boone Jenner is expected to be sidelined approximately five weeks with a broken left hand. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen (YAHR'-moh kehk-uh-LYN'-uhn) said Jenner underwent successful surgery on Wednesday. Jenner, who had 16 goals and 33 assists as a rookie a year ago, was struck by a puck during practice on Sunday. He...
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Joey Logano Foundation donates $5,000 to Carolina Breast Friends

As Charlotte Motor Speedway was kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness month by painting the pit road wall pink, Team Penske driver Joey Logano was on site to lend a hand and offer up some support for the widespread disease. Standing in Victory Lane surrounded by breast cancer survivors, families and supporters, Logano presented a $5,000 check to Carolina Breast Friends on behalf of...
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Cheick Tiote announces that he wants to leave Newcastle United

Cheick Tiote has revealed his desire to leave Newcastle for a "new challenge", with the midfielder keen to remain in the Premier League. The Ivorian was linked with a move to the Emirates during the summer, and his eagerness to leave St James' Park will come as a further blow to under-pressure manager Alan Pardew. Tiote was understood to have been unsettled in the summer...
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Francesco Totti says Roma goal was inspired by Manchester City tweet

Roma captain Francesco Totti has thanked Manchester City for giving him extra motivation to score on Tuesday. The 38-year-old forward was reminded through City's official twitter account hours before his team's Champions League encounter at the Etihad Stadium that he had never scored in England. So Totti made sure to put things right when he cancelled out Sergio Aguero'...
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Marlins' Jose Fernandez begins throwing program

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez is throwing again, 4 1/2 months after he underwent season-ending Tommy John elbow surgery. Fernandez made 25 throws of 30 feet - half the distance from the mound to the plate - and said he felt great after the brief workout Wednesday at Marlins Park. The 2013 National League Rookie of the Year was cleared last week to begin a throwing...
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Extra innings boost audience for AL wild-card game

ATLANTA (AP) Extra innings boosted viewership for the American League wild-card game. The Kansas City Royals' comeback 9-8 win in 12 innings over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday averaged more than 5.2 million viewers on TBS. The network said Wednesday that's up 14 percent from the nearly 4.6 million for last year's NL game between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh to open the...
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Monaco emerge from Russia trip with draw versus Zenit St. Petersburg

Substitute Yannick Carrasco came closest to snatching victory as Monaco emerged from their trip to Zenit St. Petersburg with a point after a 0-0 draw. Carrasco saw his deflected 73rd-minute effort come back off the post on a night when the two clubs, who had both opened their Champions League Group C campaigns with victories, could not be separated at the Petrovski Stadium. The visitors...
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Obama salutes 2013 MLS champs, Sporting KC

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama has saluted the 2013 Major League Soccer champions Sporting Kansas City. He credits the ''dedicated fans'' of Kansas City for helping the sport grow in the United States. Obama paid tribute to the team Wednesday for winning the MLS trophy 10 months ago in a freezing penalty kick shootout. Obama singled out Kansas City defender...
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IOC on Rio: 'Lot of progress' but schedule 'tight'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The head of the International Olympic Committee inspection team says that preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have made ''a lot of progress'' in the last six months. Nawal El Moutawakel, who ended a three-day visit to Rio on Wednesday, said ''the schedule remains tight'' - but she was upbeat in nearly all her comments...
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New York Islanders season capsule

NEW YORK ISLANDERS LAST SEASON: 34-37-11, 79 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing eighth in Metropolitan Division and 14th in Eastern Conference. COACH: Jack Capuano, fifth season with Islanders (118-120-39). ADDED: G Jaroslav Halak, G Chad Johnson, C Cory Conacher, RW Jack Skille, LW Harry Zolnierczyk, C Mikhail Grabovski, LW Nikolai Kulemin. LOST: G Evgeni Nabokov, D Radek...
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Knicks fan suing team over ejection from MSG for heckling Carmelo Anthony

A 42-year-old former ING broker from Brooklyn is suing Madison Square Garden after he was ejected from a Knicks game on Jan. 7 for heckling Carmelo Anthony, according to the "New York Post." Anthony Rotondi was not only was he thrown out of the arena, but security also had him arrested, which cost him his job. Rotondi was sitting in the fourth-row at the Pistons-Knicks...
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New York Rangers season capsule

NEW YORK RANGERS LAST SEASON: 45-31-6, 96 points. Finished 2nd in Metropolitan Division, 5th in Eastern Conference. Lost to Los Angeles Kings in Stanley Cup finals. COACH: Alain Vigneault, 2nd season with Rangers (45-31-6); 13th overall in NHL (467-319-102). ADDED: D Dan Boyle, D Mike Kostka, D Matt Hunwick, C Chris Mueller, LW Tanner Glass, G Cedrick Desjardins, C Matthew Lombardi...
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Wacha in bullpen to start NL division series

ST. LOUIS (AP) Michael Wacha, who starred in the postseason as a rookie last fall, will be in the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen for the start of the NL division series. Manager Mike Matheny said Wednesday he'll go with Adam Wainwright, Lance Lynn, John Lackey and Shelby Miller the first four games against the Dodgers. The best-of-five series starts Friday in Los Angeles....
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Sochi figure skating pairs champions Volosozhar, Trankov to miss Grand Prix

The Russian Figure Skating Federation says Olympic champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov will miss this year's Grand Prix events due to injury. The federation said Trankov was suffering from a shoulder injury which had "prevented (him and Volosozhar) from preparing for the start of the new season at full strength." The Russian duo, who won Olympic gold in the...
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Steroid bust nets prison guards, would-be NFLer

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Pennsylvania authorities say they have broken up a mail-order steroid ring whose participants included three prison guards, a probation officer and football player who signed with the Dallas Cowboys this year and was recently cut. The state attorney general's office on Wednesday announced charges against 13 people, including Brian Clarke, an undrafted free...
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