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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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MLS commissioner reflects on past season, past 20 years

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says he doesn't believe the MLS Cup final between two small-market teams — Portland and Columbus — is somehow less-than ideal for the league.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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