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Falcons hoping for 0-0 fresh start in playoffs

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons players have been wearing 1-0 shirts in recent weeks as a reminder to focus on one game instead of their ugly record. The winner of Sunday's game between the Falcons (6-9) and Carolina (6-8-1) will clinch the NFC South and have a home playoff game. Wide receiver Julio Jones says the losing record won't matter because ''when you get to the...
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Records detail allegations against Ray McDonald

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) New documents detailing sexual assault allegations against former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald show that a woman claims the attack happened at his home after they drank together and she injured her head in a fall near the player's swimming pool. A search warrant unsealed Monday includes a text-message exchange that police set up between McDonald and the alleged...
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Bears to start Jay Cutler as Jimmy Clausen (concussion) is sidelined

The Chicago Bears made a high-profile quarterback change a week ago. Now, they'll be doing it again. Quarterback Jimmy Clausen sustained a concussion in Week 16's game against the Detroit Lions and has been ruled out for this week. Jay Cutler will get the start against the Minnesota Vikings, Marc Trestman confirmed on Monday. Clausen was diagnosed with a concussion well after the...
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Titans lead Bucs for top pick

You can win for losing in the NFL. The Tennessee Titans are proving it. Thanks to a nine-game slide, the Titans (2-13) are in line for the top overall pick in next spring's draft. They hold the edge on equally inept Tampa Bay because of strength - uh, make that weakness - of schedule. Under first-year coach Ken Whisenhunt, the Titans have compiled their awful record against opponents...
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Bears say Clausen will miss finale because of concussion

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen will miss the final game of the season because of a concussion, and Jay Cutler will move back into the lineup. The Bears say Clausen was injured on a helmet-to-helmet hit by Detroit's Ezekiel Ansah while scrambling late in Sunday's loss to the Lions. Ansah received an unnecessary roughness penalty. Clausen will miss...
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Correction: Coyotes-Kings story

LOS ANGELES (AP) In a story Dec. 20 about the game between the Los Angeles Kings and Arizona Coyotes, Kings defenseman Alec Martinez was credited for a power play goal in the third period. The team announced an official scoring change Monday, crediting the goal to Jeff Carter and giving him two for the game. A corrected version of the story is below: Kings score twice on PP to beat...
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Jose Aldo: 'We get paid way less than we deserve'

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson may be happy with his new UFC contract, but featherweight champion Jose Aldo is not. That is, Aldo still isn't happy with his pay. Ever since UFC president Dana White began taking swipes at quite possibly the best fighter in the world, pound for pound, Aldo has seemed to get more vocal about what he says is lacking compensation for the promotion's fighters...
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Dwight's letter to a young Doctor

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Lions center Dominic Raiola likely to be suspended for one game after stomp

Lions center Dominic Raiola will likely to be suspended for one game after stomping on a member of the Chicago Bears on Sunday, according to FOX Sports 1 insider Mike Garafolo. Raiola stepped on the right ankle of Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson, who was injured on the play but later returned.
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Race walker Schwazer plea bargains in doping case

BOLZANO, Italy (AP) Former Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer was handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence Monday under a plea bargain deal with prosecutors investigating him for doping, and he hopes to compete again. Schwazer will also pay a 6,000-euro ($7,350) fine as part of the deal. Schwazer, who won the 50-kilometer walk at the 2008 Beijing Games, failed...
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Kentucky unanimous No. 1, Big 12 has 7 ranked

There is no doubt so far about Kentucky's standing as the unanimous No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 poll. The Wildcats (12-0) got every first-place vote for the third week in a row Monday, the latest balloting coming two days after their 83-44 romp over UCLA. Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points and led 41-7 at halftime in the matchup of teams with the most NCAA championships ...
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Bruce Arians leaning towards starting Logan Thomas vs. 49ers

The quarterback situation in Arizona could be headed for more changes. Head coach Bruce Arians said on Monday that he is leaning towards starting rookie quarterback Logan Thomas for Week 17's matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. Arians made sure to say no final decision has been made, though. Thomas would get the nod over Ryan Lindley, who got his first start since 2012 against...
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Takter, Gingras win trainer, driver of year awards

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) Jimmy Takter has been named the trainer of the year in harness racing for the fourth time and Yannick Gingras has won the driver of the year award. The U.S. Harness Writers Association announced the selections on Monday. Takter received 84 of 140 votes, finishing ahead of Ron Burke, who got 56 votes. Gingras was the only driver nominated by the association's...
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Report: Jets owner preparing to hire Charlie Casserly as consultant

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is preparing to add to his staff as Black Monday looms. Johnson is set to hire former Texans and Redskins GM Charley Casserly as a consultant in the event the team makes any changes, according to an ESPN Adam Schefter report. Head coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik have both been long-rumored to be in jeopardy.
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LIVE: Premier League leader Chelsea take on lowly Stoke City

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Steelers hardly satisfied with playoff spot

PITTSBURGH (AP) Ramon Foster never stopped believing. Not after the embarrassing meltdown against Tampa Bay. Not after the debacle in Cleveland. Not after the New York Jets pushed the Pittsburgh Steelers around six weeks ago. The Steelers were a playoff team. Foster was sure of it. The self-assured guard figured it would simply take a little time for things to come together, particularly...
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Seahawks on board with Mariners' carpool-to-Arizona idea

After five consecutive wins and a 35-6 thrashing of division rival Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, it's beginning to look a lot like the Seahawks may shake the curse of the Super Bowl Hangover. Currently locked into the No. 1 seed in NFC with one week to go in the regular season, the Seahawks' potential path to Super Bowl XLIX on February 1, 2015 might run directly from Seattle to University...
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Player sent off for warning teammates of "dogs***" on the pitch

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Rayo Vallecano coach cut down by his own player, takes it like a champ

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Marshawn Lynch follows epic run with another interesting press conference

Marshawn Lynch gave us Beast Quake 2 on Sunday night in Glendale, where his 79-yard touchdown run rocked the Cardinals. Unfortunately, Lynch, who doesn't like speaking with the media, gave us another one of his silly, one-retort press conferences. Rather than elaborate on his own accomplishments, Lynch gave us what you see in the video above.
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More Penguins players being tested for mumps

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins just can't seem to shake the mumps. The team sent backup goaltender Thomas Greiss and forwards Brandon Sutter and Steve Downie home from Florida on Monday to undergo testing for the virus. All three will remain in isolation until the test results are known. Teammates Sidney Crosby, Beau Bennett and Olli Maatta have already dealt with the illness...
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Presenting the first wrecked Dodge Challenger Hellcat

If you keep up with automotive news, you’ve probably heard of the 707-horsepower 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. Perhaps you saw the video of the all-American red, white and blue Hellcat burnout or watched one sell for $825K at Barrett-Jackson? Good news: These beasts are now on the road! Bad news: We’ve already lost one of them. Last weekend, the state of Colorado received its...
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FSU coach Fisher: QB Jameis Winston being cleared 'a relief'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says there's a sense of relief after quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of any student code of conduct violations. A two-day hearing was held this month to determine whether the 2013 Heisman winner violated sections of the conduct code-- two for sexual misconduct, two for endangerment. Former Florida Supreme Court Justice...
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Robin Lopez hilariously reponds to Khloe Kardashian dating rumors

After gossip columns linked him with reality star (and Lamar Odom's ex), Khloe Kardashian, Portland Trailer Blazers center Robin Lopez addressed the rumor head on and it was magnificent. The six-year veteran from Stanford gave his comment to the Blazers' official site, with tongue planted firmly in cheek. His statement: "You know, I'm not exactly certain of the veracity of those...
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Florida State's Fisher relieved after Winston ruling

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says there's a sense of relief after quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of any student code of conduct violations. A two-day hearing was held this month to determine whether the 2013 Heisman winner violated sections of the conduct code- two for sexual misconduct, two for endangerment. Former Florida Supreme Court Justice...
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