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Toledo-Arkansas St. Preview

A berth in the GoDaddy Bowl is nothing new for Arkansas State. Having its same coach from the regular season on the sideline for that game will be a little different. As he has throughout the season, Blake Anderson will be there to guide the Red Wolves against Toledo on Jan. 4 when they try to win this bowl for a third consecutive year. Arkansas State (7-5) is making its fourth straight...
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Gordie Howe's family says he's making 'miraculous' recovery

DETROIT -- Gordie Howe's family says the hockey great has made a ''miraculous'' improvement after he participated in a stem cell clinical trial. The 86-year-old Howe had a serious stroke in late October, but in a statement released through the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, his family said his physical therapists have been ''astonished'' by his progress. Executives from Stemedica Cell...
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Rondo wants another title run after being traded to Mavericks

  Rajon Rondo wants another ring and another parade and knew it probably wasn't happening anytime soon in Boston. So when he was on his way to Dallas with Mavericks owner Mark Cuban as the centerpiece of a five-player trade, championship talk dominated the conversation. Rondo said Friday at his introductory news conference that he was ''dying to get a ring again.'' The ninth-year...
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Georgia's Bauerle can return to coaching immediately

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) After being barred from the deck for the past year, longtime Georgia swimming coach Jack Bauerle will return for the team's next meet. Bauerle was sanctioned this week by the NCAA for rules violations involving a star swimmer, but the ruling was not clear on exactly when the coach could return from the suspension. On Friday, the school said Bauerle can coach at...
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Celtics' Ainge says impending free agency sparked Rondo deal to Mavs

  Danny Ainge says a major reason he traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks was the possibility the Boston Celtics would lose the star point guard in free agency after the season. Boston's president of basketball operations also says giving up the best player in the trade is not philosophically what the team likes to do. The Celtics traded Rondo and forward Dwight Powell on...
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Rondo wants another title run in move to Dallas

DALLAS (AP) -- Rajon Rondo wants another ring and another parade and knew it probably wasn't happening anytime soon in Boston. So when he was on his way to Dallas with Mavericks owner Mark Cuban as the centerpiece of a five-player trade, championship talk dominated the conversation. Rondo said Friday at his introductory news conference that he was "dying to get a ring again." The...
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Mizzou's No. 2 WR Hunt out for Citrus Bowl, needs shoulder surgery

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt will undergo surgery for a left shoulder injury and miss the Citrus Bowl. The senior had been day to day before consulting with team doctors, who determined the injury was too painful for him to play in the Jan. 1 game against Minnesota in Orlando, Florida. In 12 games this season, Hunt had 40 catches for 698 yards and seven touchdowns.
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Howe's family reports rapid improvement

DETROIT (AP) Gordie Howe's family says the hockey great has made a ''miraculous'' improvement after he participated in a stem cell clinical trial. The 86-year-old Howe had a serious stroke in late October, but in a statement released through the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, his family said his physical therapists have been ''astonished'' by his progress. Executives from Stemedica...
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Ronaldo, teammates bust a gut after James' brutal touch (VIDEO)

Ronaldo, teammates bust a gut after James' brutal touch (VIDEO)
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Wisconsin warmups from adidas offer fashion faux pas

The Wisconsin Badgers and Cincinnati Bearcats. Not the Wisconsin Bearcats. When Wisconsin received its brand, spanking new warmups from adidas, there was a slight faux pas: Check it out: In case one is wondering, Wisconsin and Cincinnati are not scheduled to meet this season.    
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Missouri WR Hunt to undergo shoulder surgery

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt will undergo surgery for a left shoulder injury and miss the Citrus Bowl. The senior had been day to day before consulting with team doctors, who determined the injury was too painful for him to play in the Jan. 1 game against Minnesota in Orlando, Florida. In 12 games this season, Hunt had 40 catches for 698 yards and seven touchdowns.
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Free Trea Turner: Age-old rule requires Nationals PTBN to stay with Padres till June

Shortstop Trea Turner has been traded from the Padres to the Nationals. Everyone knows he has been traded from the Padres to the Nationals. But because of an antiquated major-league rule, he must remain with the Padres until mid-June. Does this make any sense? No, and Turner’s agent, Jeff Berry of CAA, told Fox Sports on Friday night that he “will vigorously pursue all available...
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Baylor lands 5-star QB Stidham after he decommits from Texas Tech

Five-star recruit Jarrett Stidham, Scout.com's second-ranked quarterback in the Class of 2015, committed to Baylor on Friday, according to multiple reports. Stidham had decommitted from Texas Tech earlier this month. The 6-foot-2, 185-pounder out of Stephenville, Texas, is No. 17 recruit in the country. But is he ready to fill the shoes of senior Bryce Petty, who'll be off to the...
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Ainge says impending free agency sparked Rondo deal

BOSTON (AP) Danny Ainge says a major reason he traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks was the possibility the Boston Celtics would lose the star point guard in free agency after the season. Boston's president of basketball operations also says giving up the best player in the trade is not philosophically what the team likes to do. The Celtics traded Rondo and forward Dwight...
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Kendrick intrigued by Dodgers' offseason overhaul

LOS ANGELES (AP) As a baseball fan, Howie Kendrick is impressed and intrigued by the Los Angeles Dodgers' offseason overhaul. As the Dodgers' new second baseman, Kendrick is grateful he only has to drive a few more miles up the freeway to be a part of it all. The club welcomed Kendrick to Dodger Stadium on Friday, putting a blue cap on the longtime Angels infielder. Kendrick is...
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St. Louis Rams 'Hands Up' players give back at holiday event

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) The St. Louis Rams players who did the ''Hands Up, Don't Shoot'' gesture treated residents of nearby Ferguson to some holiday cheer on Friday. Tight end Jared Cook and wide receivers Tavon Austin, Kenny Britt, Stedman Bailey and Chris Givens donated $10,000 and participated in the inaugural holiday event co-sponsored by the St. Louis Urban League. The players...
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Missouri's Anderson matches wits with Illinois' Groce

ST. LOUIS (AP) Kim Anderson was on the bench alongside Norm Stewart for Missouri's memorable triple-overtime victory over Illinois in the 1993 Braggin' Rights game. He's about to get his first chance running the show. Missouri's new head coach will match wits Saturday with Illinois' John Groce in an otherwise low-wattage matchup in the neutral-site series. ''It's a great game,'...
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Hancock leads Penn State into final vs. BYU

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Micha Hancock could finish a standout career in storybook fashion. The Penn State senior setter will try to win her second consecutive national championship just a few miles from where she played high school volleyball in Edmond. The Nittany Lions (35-3) will face Brigham Young (30-4) on Saturday for the title. Hancock said she has faced extra distractions this...
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Austin Dodge leads Southern Oregon to NAIA title

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Austin Dodge led Southern Oregon to its first NAIA football championship, throwing for 429 yards and three touchdowns in a 55-31 victory over Marian College on Friday. Dodge, the NAIA Player of the Year, was 21 of 39 for the Raiders (13-2). Melvin Mason, Dylan Young and Ryan Retzlaff caught touchdown passes and Mason also ran for 56 yards and three scores...
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Saints' new secondary braces for Falcons

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints cornerback Terrence Frederick and safety Pierre Warren spent offseason practices, minicamp and training camp working together in New Orleans' defensive backfield, only to go their separate ways when the regular season started. Frederick wound up on the Saints' practice squad, while Warren was cut and landed on Minnesota's practice squad. Now they're together...
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Buckeyes set to clash with Tar Heels

Thad Matta's team is set to face a big test Saturday against North Carolina.
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Cowboys RB Murray expected to play despite broken hand

IRVING, Texas -- All signs point to DeMarco Murray playing for Dallas against Indianapolis despite the NFL rushing leader's broken left hand. Murray was listed as questionable Friday a few hours after Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said on his radio show that the team "should be able to count on" him playing. The fourth-year back went through individual drills Wednesday before expanding...
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Cavaliers' Mike Miller returns from concussion

CLEVELAND (AP) Mike Miller is in the Cleveland Cavaliers' starting lineup for the first time this season after missing seven games because of a concussion. Coach David Blatt announced the move before the Cavaliers' game Friday night against Brooklyn. Miller was set to start at shooting guard, while Shawn Marion was tabbed to come off the bench at small forward after starting 21...
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Rookie receivers making their mark in NFL

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay's Mike Evans resists labels that describe him as a football player, especially those that shortchange what he's accomplished as part of an outstanding class of rookie receivers lighting up the NFL. The seventh overall pick in last spring's draft has been much more than a bright spot in an otherwise dismal season for the Buccaneers (2-12), who have the...
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Soccer governing body sues over player images

CHICAGO (AP) A dispute over U.S. soccer players' images has landed in federal court. U.S. Soccer Federation Inc. filed a lawsuit against the U.S. National Soccer Team Players Association this month asking a judge in Chicago to loosen some constraints on the use of players' images. The Chicago-based federation is U.S. soccer's governing body. The association is the union for the...
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