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35 bowl games, 35 reasons to watch

Starting Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M., and ending Jan. 6 in Pasadena, Calif., 35 bowl games will be played.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013

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Giroux rallies Flyers past Columbus, 5-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Claude Giroux's backhanded, blind, stumbling swing at the puck was only supposed to knock it close to the net.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013

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Figure skating champ Boitano says he's gay

Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano came out Thursday, two days after he was named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi along with openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013

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Rodman holds tryouts for Pyongyang exhibition game

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman held tryouts Friday for a North Korean team to face a dozen NBA veterans in an exhibition game on leader Kim Jong Un's birthday next month — though he hasn't convinced all the players on the American team that it's safe to come to Pyongyang.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013

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Short-handed Spurs outlast Warriors, 104-102

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With or without its star trio, the San Antonio Spurs still play with a championship pedigree.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013

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Buckeyes seek answers on defense as Clemson looms

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Asked after a recent Ohio State practice if he was concerned about Clemson's passing attack in the Orange Bowl, coach Urban Meyer all but laughed out loud.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 December 2013

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Assault charge against Ohio boxer Broner dismissed

CINCINNATI (AP) — A misdemeanor assault charge against Cincinnati boxer and former World Boxing Association welterweight champion Adrien Broner has been dismissed.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 December 2013

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Vanishing spray joins goal technology at World Cup

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — After introducing technology it hopes will do away with phantom goals at the World Cup, FIFA will try to prevent crafty defenders from creeping in on free kicks at next year's tournament in Brazil.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 December 2013

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