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Zirkle maintains Iditarod lead, reaches coast

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Race leader Aliy Zirkle took a two-hour lead out of the Yukon River village of Kaltag on Saturday and became the first musher to reach the Alaska west coast community of Unalakleet in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 March 2014

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Lions owner William Clay Ford dies at 88

DETROIT (AP) — William Clay Ford, the owner of the Detroit Lions and last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford, has died. He was 88.

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 March 2014

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US relay team sets indoor world record for title

SOPOT, Poland (AP) — Perhaps people know Calvin Smith Jr, and even then likely because his father was a famous runner a generation back. And David Verburg ran on the 4x400 world outdoor gold medal team last year.

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 March 2014

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Jefferson, Walker lead Bobcats past Cavs 101-92

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When Michael Jordan speaks, people still listen.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014

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Heisey hits 2 HRs, sends Reds over Mariners

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Chris Heisey is confident in knowing he doesn't have to put a lot of pressure on himself to make the Cincinnati Reds' major league roster out of spring training. A seasoned veteran and valuable fourth outfielder, he can focus on more specialized parts of his game.

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Carrasco strikes out 6, Indians beat Cubs 7-2

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Edwin Jackson allowed three runs and four hits in three innings for the Cubs while Carlos Carrasco struck out six of his 12 batters in leading the Cleveland Indians over a Chicago split-squad 7-2 Friday.

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Joey Logano wins NASCAR pole in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joey Logano believes two facts are abundantly clear after he emerged from the organized chaos of NASCAR's first three-round knockout qualifying session Friday with the pole position at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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Olympic champion Ligety beats Raich to win WCup GS

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Olympic champion Ted Ligety overcame a softening course and a challenge by Austrian veteran Benjamin Raich to win a men's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 March 2014

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