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IAAF drawing bids for events Russia lost over doping

MOSCOW (AP) — Rome and Kiev are among the bidders to host track and field events that were taken away from Russia when it was suspended last month by the IAAF because of a doping scandal.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 December 2015

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Is 8-team playoff a foregone conclusion?

COLUMBUS — By all accounts, the College Football Playoff selection committee got it right. The four-team field of Clemson, Alabama, Michigan State, and Oklahoma was unveiled Sunday free of controversy or drama.

Everyone skips home whistling, right?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Buckeyes draw Notre Dame in Fiesta Bowl

COLUMBUS — Ohio State is headed back to the desert.

And a familiar clover-leafed team and face will be waiting.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Coach David Blatt wants Cavaliers to have ‘greater sense of urgency,’ get back to how they were playing earlier in season

INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers coach David Blatt warned everyone this season would be one of peaks and valleys.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Portland wins MLS Cup, beating Columbus 2-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Portland Timbers had a plan to attack early in their first MLS Cup appearance. They didn't expect it to work to perfection so quickly.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Heisman Trophy finalists: Henry, Watson, McCaffrey

NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama's Derrick Henry and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey are hoping to return to the Heisman Trophy to the running backs. Clemson's Deshaun Watson can keep it with the QBs.

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LeBron James signs lifetime contract with Nike

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has a contract with Nike that will last long after he hangs up his sneakers.

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Storied career of sportscaster remembered

Monday morning musings:

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