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Jim Harbaugh has no interest in being Michigan's 'savior'

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Jim Harbaugh is wearing blue pants -- not khakis -- and that is practically news, because, well, just about everything Harbaugh does these days is news around Michigan. He is a tweeting machine since coming home to his alma mater, with virtually every tweet proving to be cause for celebration for hungry Wolverine fans. He has riled up SEC and ACC coaches for his...
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Private jets, Italian dinners and rookie QBs: NFL teams recruiting La'el Collins

The La'el Collins sweepstakes are heating up. The former Louisiana State lineman is being aggressively pursued by multiple teams. Each club is going at it in their own way. Following a Monday night dinner with Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan, the Miami Dolphins sent Collins' former teammates Jarvis Landry, Kelvin Sheppard and Anthony Johnson to Baton Rouge to visit him, National...
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DW: Dale Jr. growing comfortable with not trying to be his dad

I sat down with Dale Earnhardt Jr. before the season started for a FOX NASCAR interview and we touched on a number of topics. One of the subjects that Dale Jr. was pretty passionate about was adding to the Earnhardt legacy. I never really thought about that until he brought it up. His point was that he wanted to add to the legacy of his grandfather and obviously the legacy that his...
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Corey Perry is prepared for 'boring' game

If you're thinking about tuning into the Ducks-Flames game tonight, you may want to consider a different option if you aren't a hard-core fan. Go ahead and pop on Netflix. There's probably an episode of "Friends" on. Or you can even go ahead and start that marathon of "Pawn Stars" episodes you DVR'rd. Why? Corey Perry does not want to entertain you. "It's going to be a hostile environment...
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Kentucky coach John Calipari hopes to never use platoon system again

Kentucky coach John Calipari says the platoon system is one and done. “If you ask me if I’m ever going to platoon again, my answer is NO,” Calipari said on his website. “Last season was an absolute outlier. It’s just not the way I like to coach. I would rather play seven or eight guys because I believe that gives us the best chance to win. I think we wrote the book on...
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LeBron may be more aggressive against Bulls in Game 2

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) LeBron James says he may have to change his mindset and be more aggressive in Game 2 against the Chicago Bulls. With Cleveland missing starters Kevin Love and J.R. Smith, the Cavs dropped Game 1 on Monday night. James scored 19 points and added 15 rebounds and nine assists, but he often deferred to others instead of driving to the basket and that may have...
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Ravens new tight end Maxx Williams as Super Mario

New Ravens tight end Maxx Williams is already a video game star of sorts.  While the Minnesota product will have to wait until this summer to be in Madden NFL 16, Williams' ability on the field fits in nicely with Super Mario Brothers. Just check out his leaping ability, with sound effects included so make sure you turn the audo on. It remains to be seen if Williams can duplicate...
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Lindholm looks like a special player at just 21

When it comes to defenseman Hampus Lindholm, it's quite easy to see the similarities and familiarities between he and those he looks up to.One defenseman he always kept his eye on was Nicklas Lidstrom, who is Swedish, like Lindholm, and became a legend with the Detroit Red Wings for pure brilliance and excellence on the ice.The other, Scott Niedermayer, serves as one of Lindholm...
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John Gibson will travel with Ducks to Calgary

The Ducks are about to get even better.John Gibson, who played as Frederik Andersen's backup for the regular season, is traveling to Calgary after working out with the team in an optional practice on Friday.Gibson appears to finally be over the flu, which has kept him out of the playoffs so far this season.Andersen has been playing fantastic hockey during the playoffs, with a 1.64...
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Agent: La'el Collins is not meeting with any NFL teams

NEW ORLEANS -- La'el Collins is not meeting with NFL teams about his pro football future at this time, his agent said Tuesday. Collins, who is represented by Deryk Gilmore, is an undrafted free agent because NFL teams decided against selecting the former All-Southeastern Conference offensive tackle from LSU in last week's draft. He was widely projected as a first-round choice. While...
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Tequila Patron ESM to skip remainder of NAEC, focus on FIA WEC

With a challenging start to the year and no points currently on the board, Tequila Patron ESM has decided to forgo the remaining rounds of the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup in order to focus on its full-season effort in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The Scott Sharp-owned team, which debuted its new Ligier JS P2 Hondas in last weekend’s Six Hours of Spa, has...
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Wrigley Field almost back to normal

  Wrigley Field still has yet to be completed, but when the Cubs return home Monday, it'll look a little more familiar. For the first time this season the left and center-field bleachers will be open for Monday's game against the Mets, according to Cubs.com. “The opening of the left- and center-field bleachers will coincide with the Cubs Charities' "Pink Out," presented by Advocate...
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Grizzlies' Allen on MVP Stephen Curry: 'Ain't nothing I ain't never seen before'

As the NBA world continues to heap praise on the newly-minted league MVP Stephen Curry, not everyone is quick to laud the All-Star guard. Defensive-minded Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen thought Curry was a solid choice for MVP but isn't blown away by the rising star. "I don't get a vote, but I acknowledge his MVP status," Tony Allen told CSNBayArea. "It's well deserved, I wasn...
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Chicago White Sox Robin Ventura hot seat fired Jose Abreu

Despite the front office's best efforts to put together a winning team this past offseason, the White Sox once again find themselves in last place in the AL Central. With such a talented roster, Chicago's surprisingly slow start has a lot of people wondering, is it time for manager Robin Ventura to go? According to FOX Sports' Jon Paul Morosi, Ventura is now sitting on one of the...
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Rejected North Dakota nicknames include 'Fightin' Tom Hanks' and 'Black Mambas'

The University of North Dakota has unveilved a complete list of suggestions it received for a new nickname to replace its retired "Fighting Sioux," and boy were some of the names positively ridiculous. You can check here for the list of names still in contention, but let's take a closer at some of the amusing names -- with shoutouts to Kobe Bryant, "Game of Thrones" and "South Park...
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Young Buck could be fourth-round steal

When Javorius 'Buck' Allen declared for the 2015 draft, he was projected as a second- or third-round pick, which is why the Ravens could have themselves a steal.  Baltimore used a fourth-round selection on Allen, who rattled off 1,947 yards from scrimmage last season for USC with 12 touchdowns. Allen is a good combination of size (6-foot, 221 pounds) and speed (4.53 4o-yard dash...
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Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson retires

The Arizona Cardinals are losing a tight end to retirement for the second straight season. Last year, tight end Jake Ballard retired during training camp and this year tight end John Carlson has decided to hang it up after six years in the NFL.   Carlson only played one year in Arizona, but played in all 16 games and caught at least one pass in each game last season. He issued a...
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MLS Power Rankings: D.C. United climb to the top after Week 9

D.C. United climbed to the top of the Inside MLS Power Rankings after Week 9 with a 2-0 victory over Columbus Crew SC on Saturday.
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Aldon Smith is taking on a leadership role

San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith is taking on a role he has never experienced before as a professional.  With Patrick Willis retiring and Frank Gore leaving in free agency someone needed to step up and take on the extra responsibility. Smith told the 49ers official website he feels comfortable in a leadership role. “It’s a role I’m comfortable with,” Smith...
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Georgia Tech's Zach Laskey, Synjyn Days cherish their NFL opportunities

Zach Laskey and Synjyn Days were key ball-carriers for the Yellow Jackets, but that didn't make them high-profile draft prospects. Neither of the two Georgia Tech products were selected in any of the seven rounds over the weekend.After the draft, however, both Laskey and Days signed with teams as free agents. Laskey is now a St. Louis Ram and Days is a Dallas Cowboy. "It was an...
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Baffert preps American Pharoah for 'fun leg'of Triple Crown

Trainer Bob Baffert describes the Preakness as the "fun" leg of the Triple Crown. As he sees it, much of the pressure is off now that American Pharoah delivered on his vast potential by providing Baffert with his fourth Kentucky Derby winner on Saturday, tying him with D. Wayne Lukas and "Derby Dick" Thompson for second all-time behind "Plain Ben" Jones, who swept six editions from...
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Wizards' playoff success comes at the expense of Nene

He's one of the most agile big men in the NBA. He piles unreal strength on top of it. Few defenders can move him out of position in the paint. But when it comes to Washington's postseason success so far this year, Wizards big man Nene is on the outside looking in.There hasn't been a huge dip in Nene's playing time in the postseason so far; after averaging just less than 26 minutes...
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Otto Porter making a name for himself in playoffs as Wizards' x-factor

The regular season didn't quite go the way that Otto Porter probably hoped, but the Washington Wizards wing is making a name for himself when it counts.Porter's numbers during the postseason don't blow you away; he's averaging 9.6 points, 8.0 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game in the playoffs. But those marks are all increases on his regular season production, and they...
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Ex-Husker Randy Gregory gets huge Cowboys tattoo

The now former Nebraska Cornhuskers DE/OLB is the newest member of the Dallas Cowboys. He had to feel good to get picked to such a big time franchise even if he was disappointed that his stock plummeted during the draft.Gregory decided to show just how excited he was to be a Cowboy when he got this huge tattoo on his arm. There should be no questions now on whether or not he is committed...
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Webber believes Schumacher crash, first child slowed Vettel in 2014

Mark Webber says Ferrari's return to competitive form is a good boost for Formula 1 – although he still contends that the sport isn't where it should be in terms of interest. “It's better than last year, but it's all relative,” said the Aussie. “Obviously last year it was just two drivers fighting for victory, and when they slipped up Daniel did a phenomenal job and made...
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