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Hail Mary helps Packers close in on NFC North lead

DETROIT (AP) — It's a play Mike McCarthy says the Packers practice every Saturday — because they've been victimized by this type of desperation heave in the past and want their defense to be prepared to stop it.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 December 2015

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UCLA upsets No. 1 Kentucky 87-77

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Alford barely mentioned last year's 39-point drubbing by Kentucky and showed no video of it in preparing UCLA for the rematch.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 December 2015

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Prison looms for Oscar Pistorius after murder conviction

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was convicted of murder on Thursday by a South African appeals court that described the once-glittering story of the double-amputee Olympian and Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed in his home in 2013, as "a human tragedy of Shakespearean proportions."

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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Kyrie Irving nearing return with Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving is fully cleared to practice and says he's made "the biggest step" in his comeback from a broken left kneecap.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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US indicts 16 more in probe of world soccer corruption

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five current and former members of FIFA's ruling executive committee were among 16 additional men indicted on corruption charges Thursday as part of U.S. prosecutors' widening investigation into soccer corruption.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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Jones, Tamborello set to work first Ohio title game

Reaching the state championship game isn't just the dream of players and coaches.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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Italian federation backs athletes accused of evading tests

 

ROME (AP) — The 20 active athletes facing possible doping suspensions should continue training for next year's Olympics, the president of the Italian athletics federation said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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Browns' Pettine: 'I'm full speed ahead to getting it fixed'

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns coach Mike Pettine says he has had "blunt" conversations with owner Jimmy Haslam and remains committed to fixing his team.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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