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Brennan: What Ravens’ Rice, NFL should do now

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice (27) gets introduced prior to the game against the Cincinnati Bengals in November at MT Bank Stadium.(Photo: Evan Habeeb, USA TODAY Sports) Out of the hundreds of NFL interviews that will take place over … Continue reading

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USA basketball has tight point guard competition

Team USA guard Kyrie Irving takes a shot during a practice session at Mendenhall Center.(Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports) LAS VEGAS – Damian Lillard sized up Bradley Beal on the left wing on Wednesday, the shot clock winding … Continue reading

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Nightengale: Fear factor cools MLB’s trade market

Cliff Lee has been traded three times since 2009, and in return, his teams have received 11 prospects.(Photo: Dan Hamilton, USA TODAY Sports) We never learn. We keep falling in love with them. We just can’t help ourselves. We see … Continue reading

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Poker player loses $1 million on ‘worst beat’ ever

Remember last year during the World Series of Poker main event when this guy’s reaction made us think he’d lost the saddest poker hand ever? Erase that from your memory. This hand right here — from the WSOP Big One … Continue reading

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Philly blockbuster could make noise

Cole Hamels has spent nine seasons with the Phillies.(Photo: Eileen Blass, USA TODAY Sports) The Tampa Bay Rays want to do it, but come on, man, how can they? The Boston Red Sox don’t really want to do it from … Continue reading

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Winston stopped by police at gunpoint in 2012

Jameis Winston and a teammate were held at gunpoint by Florida State police during a 2012 incident involving a pellet gun.(Photo: Chuck Burton, AP) About five hours before Jameis Winston was involved in a BB gun “battle” that damaged the … Continue reading

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NFC’s overlooked story lines: Can Eli reach lofty goals?

NFC’s overlooked storylines 3hr Every NFC team’s most overlooked story line By Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz You already know that all eyes are on Jimmy Graham and that the Seahawks are dealing with cracks in their Super Bowl-winning foundation. What else should you … Continue reading

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Philly blockbuster could rattle quiet deadline

Cole Hamels has spent nine seasons with the Phillies.(Photo: Eileen Blass, USA TODAY Sports) The Tampa Bay Rays want to do it, but come on, man, how can they? The Boston Red Sox don’t really want to do it from … Continue reading

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Denny Hamlin, crew chief hit with major penalties

Denny Hamlin finished third in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 but his No. 11 Toyota encountered issues in postrace inspection.(Photo: Matthew O’Haren, USA TODAY Sports) CHARLOTTE — Denny Hamlin and his No. 11 team received the first major sanctions under NASCAR’s new … Continue reading

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Pauley Pavilion court under water in flood

AP Photo/Paul Phootrakul LOS ANGELES — A broken water main sent water rushing through Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon, flooding parts of Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus, including the historic Pauley Pavilion. No injuries were immediately reported from the … Continue reading

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