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Minnesota mom sinks half-court shot, wins half off tuition

 

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota mom says she said a little prayer before hoisting a basketball half-court and sinking her shot to win thousands of dollars off her daughter's private school tuition.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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US celebrates Wambach's final game, but falls 1-0 to China

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Abby Wambach walked off the field for the final time like a rock star — mic drop and all.

It sounded as if she was ready to party like one, too.

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Amid warming with US, Cuban baseball defectors teach youth

HAVANA (AP) — Some of Major League Baseball's biggest Cuban-born stars put dozens of boys through batting, pitching and catching drills in a sunny Havana ballpark, part of a three-day mission meant to warm relations between the U.S. league and this baseball-mad nation.

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Bowl Guide: Best of the season's record 41 bowl games

College football has a record number of bowls, a whopping 41 from Hawaii to the Bronx.

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What a difference a decade (or two or three) makes...

The year of 2015 began with The Ohio State Buckeyes flanked by coach Urban Meyers winning their eighth NCAA DI national football championship and the New England Patriots led by MVP Tom Brady winning the Super Bowl. In the spring, it was Florida State's Jameis Winston who became the NFL's first draft pick for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and here in December, Alabama's Derrick Henry just won the Heisman.

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Tate, Bates-Diop lead Ohio St. past Northern Illinois 67-54

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Although Jae'Sean Tate is a sophomore he is one of the most experienced players for Ohio State and he used his leadership, as well as 17 points and 10 rebounds, to lead the Buckeyes to a 67-54 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday.

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4 Buckeyes reach All-America 1st team

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State football team’s largest collection of All-America first-team selections in eight years will soon be enshrined with four new trees planted in Buckeye Grove.

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Dominant Vonn goes fastest in World Cup downhill training

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Lindsey Vonn was on such good form when posting the fastest time in a downhill training run on Thursday that she eased up before the line.

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