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Durant, Watt sign with American Family

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Thunder forward Kevin Durant and Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt have signed endorsement deals with American Family Insurance, the company said Tuesday. Durant, the NBA's most valuable player last season, is the first NBA player American Family has signed. American Family is one of the nation's largest insurers. The most recent deals Durant had signed...
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Hornets-Spurs Preview

Coach Steve Clifford isn't denying that Kemba Walker's injury presents a tough situation for a Charlotte Hornets team in the midst of its best stretch of the season, but he's also aware of how well it has played recently with its leading scorer sidelined. Charlotte presses on without Walker looking to win for the 10th time in 12 tries and avoid an eighth straight road loss to the...
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Top 10: A&M, Texas on front lines of 2015's hottest recruiting wars

With Signing Day just a week away, it's time to examine the hottest recruiting battles of the 2015 signing class. 1. Kyler Murray, QB: Texas A&M vs. Texas: There are recruits who are ranked higher by the online sites, but none has sparked more drama than the dynamic dual-threat legacy quarterback down in Texas. The 5-11, 178-pound Murray threw for 45 TDs and ran for 24 more...
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Confirmed: Haas F1 purchases Marussia HQ in Banbury, UK

If the former Marussia team survives the winter, it will have to house itself elsewhere. That is because Haas, F1's new American entrant for 2016, has confirmed reports it has bought the Marussia facility in Banbury from the ailing team's administrators. Haas denied, however, that it is the mystery investor that could revive the backmarker, which is now called Manor following the...
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Ghana rally late to avoid exit; Algeria advance to quaterfinals

MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea -- Ghana came back from the brink of elimination with two goals in the last 17 minutes to beat South Africa 2-1 and make the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals on Tuesday. The four-time champion was heading for a rare early exit at the continental championship after Mandla Masango's spectacular volleyed goal for South Africa in the 17th minute. But a...
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Krzyzewski concerned whether Duke will be ready for Irish

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) After months of talk about how about how Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski would become the first NCAA Division I men's coach with 1,000 victories and weeks of speculation on when and where it would happen, the focus now turns to win No. 1,001. So after all that anticipation and excitement of reaching that milestone victory with a 77-68 win over St. John's at Madison...
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Even 'All-American Boy' Tom Brady once got stuffed in locker in high school

Tom Brady has it all now, and he had it all back in high school, too. Emily Kaplan of MMQB.com caught up with high school and college coaches of many of the NFL stars preparing to suit up for Super Bowl XLIX and asked them to share something about these guys from their younger days.  
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Sherman: Everyone in the NFL should speak weekly -- even Goodell

Why stop at just the players? Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman doesn't mind speaking to the media, but his teammate Marshawn Lynch doesn't enjoy it. As you may know, NFL players are required to speak to the media and face discipline -- in the form of fines -- if they fail to. So, does Sherman feel the league should back off? Quite the opposite: If you can't get the league...
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Would be 'fun' to drive an F1 car, says Kurt Busch

With team owner Gene Haas venturing into Formula One, has Kurt Busch been pleading his owner for a test in one of his new cars? The 2004 NASCAR Cup champion gave his answer Tuesday during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center. “That would be fun, to drive the Formula One car,” admitted Busch, who finished sixth as a rookie in the 2014 Indianapolis 500...
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Mental evaluation ordered for boxer Jermain Taylor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor, who is facing charges in two gun-related incidents, must undergo a mental evaluation, an Arkansas judge said Tuesday. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson granted a request from Taylor's attorneys that Taylor be moved to a state hospital for a full evaluation, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported (http://bit...
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NFL players react to Marshawn Lynch's Media Day performance

Seven words: "I'm here so I won't get fined." That's how Marshawn Lynch answered every single question he was asked during his brief appearance at Media Day on Tuesday. Lynch, who has made it a habit of giving one standard answer for all the questions he's asked by reporters during his press conferences, has a lot of support for his media blackout, from his fellow NFL players. Here...
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Lynch at Media Day: 'I'm here so I don't get fined'

PHOENIX (AP) Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch constantly repeated ''I'm here so I don't get fined'' for five minutes before leaving the podium at Media Day. About 200 reporters crowded around Lynch's podium for at least 15 minutes before he arrived. But Lynch wouldn't answer any questions. He set a timer on his phone, caught a bag of Skittles tossed from the crowd and...
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Howard questionable for Rockets game against Dallas

HOUSTON (AP) Dwight Howard could miss Houston's game against Dallas on Wednesday night after tweaking his injured right ankle in practice. Howard missed Sunday's game after spraining his ankle on Friday night. He started practice on Tuesday, but left after turning his ankle in the workout. He says he hopes to play but isn't sure if he'll be ready to go. Also on Tuesday, forward...
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Ghana back from brink of elimination to make quarters

MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) Ghana came back from the brink of elimination with two goals in the last 17 minutes to beat South Africa 2-1 and make the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals on Tuesday. The four-time champion was heading for a rare early exit at the continental championship after Mandla Masango's spectacular volleyed goal for South Africa in the 17th minute. But...
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Algeria beats Senegal 2-0 to make African Cup quarterfinals

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) Algeria scored early and late Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations with a 2-0 victory over Senegal. Riyad Karim Mahrez gave the top-ranked team in Africa the lead in the 11th minute and Nabil Bentaleb added the other in the 82nd. The win gave Algeria six points in Group C and a spot in Sunday's quarterfinals. Ghana...
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Kurt Busch focusing on racing amid domestic violence case

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kurt Busch says he is in line for his best NASCAR season ever despite a domestic violence case that could keep him off the racetrack. Busch said Tuesday at NASCAR's annual media tour he is eager for a resolution to the highly-publicized case involving ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll, who claims Busch assaulted her in his motorhome at Dover International Speedway...
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Anderson Silva is finished talking about his broken leg

It's nearly impossible to forget the image of Anderson Silva's leg wrapping around Chris Weidman's knee mid-kick as the former middleweight champion of the world watched his title hopes dissipate while falling down to the mat in agonizing pain. Silva laid on the ground, writhing in misery as doctors and paramedics rushed in to tend to the fighter recognized as the greatest mixed...
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Texas jockey charged after win at Sam Houston Race Park

HOUSTON (AP) A Texas jockey has been suspended during a criminal inquiry into his victory in the $50,000 Richard King Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park. Texas Racing Commission documents Tuesday indicated Roman Chapa's jockey license was suspended amid a review of the Jan. 17 race in Houston. KPRC-TV (http://bit.ly/1y3hcmP ) reports court records show Chapa has been charged with unlawful...
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Brodeur to retire, join St. Louis Blues front office

ST. LOUIS (AP) Martin Brodeur, one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL history, is retiring. Brodeur starred for years with New Jersey and is now with St. Louis. He plans a Thursday news conference to announce that he is retiring and will join the Blues in a management role in hockey operations. The 42-year-old Brodeur wrapped up a 22-year career with St. Louis after signing as a...
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The Bachelor Recap, Episode 4

What if I told you that ABC was going to try and cross promote one of its new TV specials during The Bachelor....would you believe me? This episode was almost too good to be true. I'm having extreme anxiety that I'm going to forget one of the asinine things these chicks said this week. Find Fuhrman A "Bae" Fun Fuhrman Facts are taking an early break this week because I'm going to...
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Raiders hire 4 more assistant coaches

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have hired four more assistant coaches for new coach Jack Del Rio's staff. The team announced the hiring of tight ends coach Bobby Johnson, wide receivers coach Rob Moore, running backs coach Bernie Parmalee and assistant special teams coach Tracy Smith on Tuesday. The main open position left on the staff for the Raiders is a defensive coordinator...
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Petition to disqualify Patriots and play Colts-Ravens AFC championship gets 49K signatures

A disgrunted Baltimore Ravens fan's petition to revise and replay the AFC championship game, substituting the Baltimore Ravens for the New England Patriots, has garnered 49,414 votes and counting. Of course, the premise of Baltimore resident Scott Latshaw's petition is that the Patriots should be disqualified over the underinflated footballs ("Deflategate"), which the NFL began investigating...
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Chelsea host Liverpool in Capital One Cup semifinal second leg

Chelsea host Liverpool in Capital One Cup semifinal second leg
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Robert Allenby on his reported attack: 'I never lied to anyone'

More than a week since Robert Allenby reportedly was kidnapped, robbed and beaten in Honolulu during the Sony Open, the whole truth of the bizarre caper is coming to light. Allenby was not abducted late Jan. 16 and apparently was not beaten, though he certainly was injured and very likely was robbed. Allenby, who is teeing it up at this week's Waste Management Phoenix Open, faced...
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Allenby stands by story, says truth will come out

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Robert Allenby is standing by his story of a beating and robbery in Hawaii, even though he has no memory of a part of that night. Allenby spoke Tuesday at the Phoenix Open, his first tournament since he missed the cut in the Sony Open on Jan. 16. He posted photos of a bloodied forehead and swollen eye to his Facebook account. He says he was beaten and robbed...
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