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Hall of Famer Jim Brown applauds player protests

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown says he's encouraged to see athletes taking risks by "intelligently protesting" for social change.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Judge: 2012 killings not allowed in Hernandez case

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in a murder case against Aaron Hernandez won't be allowed to tell a jury about two other killings with which the ex-New England Patriot is charged or the final text messages the victim sent to his sister, a judge ruled Friday.

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Old-style swaps dominate MLB winter meetings

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseball's winter meetings ended with an old-style spurt of swaps, with All-Stars switching teams at a rapid pace and executives scrambling to fill roster voids.

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Obama: NFL 'behind the curve' on Rice case

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Ray Rice domestic violence case showed that the National Football League was "behind the curve" in setting policies about athlete behavior. He says new policies now in effect will send a message that there is no place for such behavior.

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Blue Jackets beat Capitals 3-2 in overtime

WASHINGTON (AP) — The game wasn't four minutes old when Columbus fell behind the Washington Capitals for the first time. After making up that deficit, the Blue Jackets found themselves trailing again with just under 11 minutes remaining.

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