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Charlie Sifford, first black on PGA Tour, dies at 92

Charlie Sifford, who only wanted a chance to play and broke the color barrier in golf as the first black PGA Tour member, died Tuesday night, the PGA of America said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Martin's journey: from appliance warehouse to Yankees

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Martin was as far from the bright lights of the major leagues as could be five years ago, working in a warehouse off Interstate 20 in Arlington, Texas, pushing 650-pound Sub-Zero refrigerators onto dollies for deliveries.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Ekman-Larsson, Doan lift Coyotes past Blue Jackets 4-1

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At the end of a draining, eight-game road trip, the Arizona Coyotes couldn't wait to go home.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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UFC says ex-champ Anderson Silva tests positive for steroids

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has tested positive for steroid use.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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McIlroy reaches settlement in dispute with former agent

 

DUBLIN (AP) — Top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy reached an out-of-court settlement with his former management company on Wednesday, cutting short a multi-million-dollar case that could have exposed the financial dealings of one of the biggest names in sports.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Love struggling with his shot as Cavaliers pile up wins

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nearly an hour after the Cavaliers shook off the feisty Philadelphia 76ers for their 11th straight win, forward Kevin Love was still on the floor of an empty, sedate Quicken Loans Arena.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Judge removes juror from Aaron Hernandez trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez removed a juror Tuesday, saying there was evidence she had spoken about the case in previous years and had an early interest in being seated on the panel.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Brazil official not worried about violence during Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Tourism Minister said Tuesday he's not worried that a recent spike in violence in Rio de Janeiro might deter visitors from attending next year's Olympic Games.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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