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South African appeals court convicts Pistorius of murder

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African appeals court on Thursday convicted Oscar Pistorius of murder, overturning a lower court's conviction of the double-amputee Olympian on the lesser charge of manslaughter for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to death in 2013.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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USA Swimming and USADA to press FINA on doping issues

Actively seeking to avoid the kind of doping scandal engulfing track and field, USA Swimming is teaming up with the man who brought down Lance Armstrong.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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FIFA VPs Napout, Hawit arrested as bribery suspects

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA vice presidents Juan Angel Napout and Alfredo Hawit were arrested Thursday as part of the U.S. Department of Justice's widening bribery case that has rocked soccer's scandal-hit governing body.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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Bengals ho-hum about chance to clinch early playoff berth

CINCINNATI (AP) — The only thing that matters to the Bengals is finally winning a playoff game.

They're on the verge of getting another chance.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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Woods opens up on failed marriage, future in golf

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods says he has a "fantastic" relationship with his ex-wife and he has taken steps to explain to his two children what happened to their marriage.

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Indians acquire outfielder Collin Cowgill from Angels

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have acquired outfielder Collin Cowgill from the Los Angeles Angels for cash.

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Curry scores 40, Warriors top Hornets 116-99 to go 20-0

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets broadcaster Dell Curry told his son before Wednesday night's game, "do not ruin my night."

"He didn't make any guarantees," Curry said with a smile.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015

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76ers suspend center Jahlil Okafor for 2 games after fight

NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers suspended rookie Jahlil Okafor two games Wednesday after the release of a second video provided details of his fight in Boston he hadn't revealed to them.

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