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Illinois starting LB/DE Houston Bates transferring closer to home – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Illinois defense lost one of its returning starters from 2013 this week, as rising senior Houston Bates has decided to transfer closer to his home of Covington, La., to finish his college career. Bates started all 12 games at the LEO position …Houston Bates leaves IlliniESPN (blog)Illini losing starting LB Houston Bates to transferNBCSports.comHouston […]

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Snow, Bitter Cold Forecast for Blackhawks Game Saturday – NBC Chicago (blog)

NBC Chicago (blog)… Bettman didn’t specify in his remarks what the contingency plan would be if weather were to become a factor. If you’re headed to Soldier Field on Saturday, make sure to stay tuned to NBC Chicago and NBCChicago.com for all the latest weather updates.Hard-Hitting Cold, Snow for Outdoor NHL Game in ChicagoAccuWeather.comLeague could […]

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Eagles sign Riley Cooper, Jason Kelce to extensions – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPhiladelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman continued an aggressive week, locking up three critical pieces to coach Chip Kelly’s high-scoring, high-revving offense by signing center Jason Kelce to a six-year, $37.5-million extension and re-signing …Cooper overcomes racial slur scandal to ink big new deal with EaglesNew York Daily NewsEagles give long-term deals to Cooper, […]

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Comcast-Netflix deal represents the death of net neutrality… or does it? РTechnologyTell

TechnologyTellnetflix I admit it, the first thing I thought of when I heard that Comcast and Netflix had reached a deal for smoother streaming was net neutrality. What kind of precedent would this agreement set? So now, if you’re a big content provider, you can pay big internet …Getting a clearer picture on Netflix-Comcast dealThe […]

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Netflix reaches deal with Comcast to ensure TV shows, movies are streamed … – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE — Netflix and Comcast annnounced a deal Sunday to speed up the delivery of movies and television shows to millions of customers. The stunning agreement could usher in a new era in the relationship between content providers like Netflix and …Netflix coughs up to cruise on ComcastRegisterNetflix agrees Comcast streaming […]

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Netflix strikes deal to pay Comcast to ensure online videos are streamed smoothly – Washington Post

Washington PostNetflix has agreed to pay Comcast, the nation’s largest home Internet carrier, to ensure its online videos are streamed smoothly. The arrangement highlights the vast power of Comcast, which is in the middle of an ambitious expansion effort, and how the …Netflix Seeks to Gain Advantage Over Other Streaming Services By Making First …ForbesUPDATE […]

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Productive day for Denver Nuggets at NBA trade deadline – NBA.com

NBA.comAt the NBA trade deadline, the Denver Nuggets had two primary objectives: Find a team for veteran Andre Miller and acquire someone to ease point guard Ty Lawson’s workload when he returns from a rib injury. General manager Tim Connelly accomplished …Nuggets trade Andre Miller to Wizards; Jordan Hamilton to the RocketsDenver PostNuggets get Rockets’ […]

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CSN Houston owes $27 million each to Astros, Rockets, court records show – Houston Chronicle (blog)

CSN Houston owes $27 million each to Astros, Rockets, court records showHouston Chronicle (blog)The Astros and Rockets each claim they are owed more than $27 million in unpaid rights fees by Comcast SportsNet Houston, according to documents filed Monday in the network’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. The teams top a list of the 25 largest […]

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Lilly Singh #AskSuperwoman Hits Twitter Trend Worldwide

Lilly Singh is someone I’d never heard of until after I noticed that the hashtag #AskSuperwoman was trending on Twitter “worldwide.” Given my affinity for Super Women I had to click and see what was going on. I found Lilly, but she really needs to add some biceps to be a Super Woman. That said, […]

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2014 NFL Draft: Johnny Manziel criticism – fact or fiction? – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe quarterback class for the 2014 NFL Draft lacks an Andrew Luck-type of prospect, but it’s also a much deeper group than last year, especially at the top with Central Florida’s Blake Bortles, Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater and Texas A&M’s Johnny …Nike courts possible No. 1 NFL Draft pick Johnny ManzielKATUProspects Who Will Impress at CombineBleacher […]

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Report: Jim Fregosi, former All-Star, longtime manager, dies at 71 – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comJim Fregosi, 71, died early Friday morning in Miami surrounded by family and friends, according to a report from MLB.com’s Tracy Ringolsby. Fregosi was hospitalized in Miami after suffering a stroke in the Cayman Islands last weekend while on an MLB …Jim Fregosi, Braves exec and former All-Star, dead at 71Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFormer manager, All-Star […]

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Free Agency vs. NFL Draft: How Should NFL Teams Attack Each Position in 2014? – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportIf any team exemplifies the opposite approach to winning—draft and develop—it’s the Seattle Seahawks. The newly minted champions feature a host of home-grown talent, though they will have to start paying them the big bucks as they take turns hitting …Nike courts possible No. 1 NFL Draft pick Johnny ManzielKATU2014 NFL Draft: Johnny Manziel […]

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Super Bowl XLVII daily briefing: History is against Peyton Manning following NFL … – Philly.com

Philly.comThe last four MVP winners to play in a Super Bowl in the same season have lost. SB Nation 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage. If Saturday night was any indication of the type of weekend Peyton Manning is scheduled to have, the Seahawks better be worried.Peyton Manning wins 2013 NFL Most Valuable Player awardUSA TODAYSuper Bowl […]

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George Zimmerman Apparently Wants to Get Knocked Out, Signs On for … – TheUrbanTwist.com

TheUrbanTwist.comWe all know by now how the Trayvon Martin story ended…unfortunately. And so much has happened since then with George Zimmerman, as he still walk the streets a free man. He gets in fights with his girlfriend. He apparently also threatens her life. He’s also …Man acquitted of Trayvon Martin ‘murder’ to fight in celebrity […]

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Durant has triple-double, Thunder top 76ers 103-91 – Washington Post

Washington PostPHILADELPHIA — Kevin Durant had 32 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in his return from a shoulder injury to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to their seventh straight win, a 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Durant was …Kevin Durant returns with triple-double in Thunder winUSA TODAYDurant leads Thunder past […]

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Iginla, Chara lead Bruins over Flyers – SI.com

SI.comJarome Iginla and Zdeno Chara each had two goals, Tuukka Rask made 25 saves and the Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-1 Saturday. Reilly Smith and Patrice Bergeron also had goals for the Bruins. The defending Eastern Conference champions are …Chara, Iginla score twice, Bruins blast FlyersReutersFlyers taking their break a little earlyPhilly.comFlyers Captain Claude […]

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Preview: Bobcats at Knicks – Reuters

ReutersThe Charlotte Bobcats came out of one of their most challenging homestands of the season with a winning record. They’ll look to build on their strong showing as they travel to Madison Square Garden for a Friday night showdown with the New York Knicks.Carmelo Anthony breaks Knicks record with 62 points in rout of BobcatsFOXSports.comCarmelo […]

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Phillies sign Bobby Abreu to minor league deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Outfielder Bobby Abreu has signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies and will be invited to spring training. The 39-year-old Abreu was a two-time All-Star with the Phillies in 2004-05. He was traded to the New York …Phils sign Abreu to minor-league dealPhilly.comBobby Abreu returns to PhilliesESPNAbreu returns to […]

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Ten things that intrigue me from NFL Championship Game Weekend – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comPatriots QB Tom Brady vs. Broncos QB Peyton Manning — Does it get any better than seeing these two matched up for a shot at the Super Bowl? They’ve met three times in the playoffs, and Brady leads 2-1. Manning won the last playoff meeting. Can he make …The Playbook: Previewing Broncos-Patriots, Seahawks-49ersSI.comAFC, NFC championship […]

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Charging at issue in Internet case – The Lawton Constitution

The Lawton ConstitutionNEW YORK (AP) Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require? A court ruling this week gives providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable …Why FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler isn’t big on net neutrality rulesVentureBeat7 Net Neutrality […]

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Net neutrality is dead. Bow to Comcast and Verizon, your overlords – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAdvocates of a free and open Internet could see this coming, but today’s ruling from a Washington appeals court striking down the FCC’s rules protecting the open net was worse than the most dire forecasts. It was “even more emphatic and disastrous than …‘Network Neutrality’ Ruling Gives FCC a Chance to Revise RegulationseWeekWill […]