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What we’re saying: Syracuse basketball’s dramatic overtime win over Duke (links … – The Post-Standard

The Post-StandardBefore looking ahead to Syracuse’s game on Monday against Notre Dame — you up for some more basketball?!? — a look back at the syracuse.com coverage from the Orange’s 91-89 overtime win against Duke.Syracuse edges Duke 91-89 in OT247Sports (subscription)(2) Syracuse Edges Past (17) Duke In Overtime, 91-89WTMATop 25 basketball: Syracuse, Duke set to […]

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Garcia fails to shine but holds on to world title with routine win over Burgos – Daily Mail

Daily MailMikey Garcia retained his WBO super-featherweight title with a unanimous decision over Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Garcia failed to record a knockout for the sixth time as a professional in a fight that had …Mikey Garcia defeats Juan Carlos Burgos in decision to retain WBO […]

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Tennis Channel Court Report: Australian Open Day 8 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTennis Channel recaps Day 8 at the Australian Open, including an interview with Dominika Cibulkova after she upset Maria Sharapova, and looks ahead to Day 9. Loading… Post to Facebook. Tennis Channel Court Report: Australian Open Day 8 on …2014 Australian Open results and bracket: Maria Sharapova falls to Dominika …Philly.comAustralian Open Day 8 […]

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Syracuse Beats Pitt To Move Atop ACC – New York Times

New York TimesSeton Hall’s Brian Oliver (22) dodged around Georgetown’s Aaron Bowen in the Pirates’ comeback victory on Saturday. Alex Brandon/Associated Press. The freshman Tyler Ennis scored 16 points, making two driving layups and two free throws in the final two …Georgetown vs. Seton Hall: Hoyas again surrender big second-half lead …Washington PostGeorgetown’s upcoming schedule […]

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Analysis: Oscar’s best-picture nominees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Oscar nominations announced Thursday underscore a particularly strong year for Hollywood. USA TODAY’s Scott Bowles examines the nine nominees for best picture and the challenges they face in pursuit of the granddaddy prize. 12 Years a Slave.Oscars 2014: ‘American Hustle,’ ‘Gravity’ top contenders so farSan Jose Mercury NewsIn Three-Horse Oscar Race, Who’s the […]

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Evidence against Alex Rodriguez too strong to fight – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsAlex Rodriguez and his lawyers now say that arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, who announced on Saturday that Rodriguez is gone from the 2014 regular season and the postseason as well, exhibited a “manifest disregard for the law.” Even here, these people can’t …Alex Rodriguez suspension: Scott Boras warns MLB against making deals with […]

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Is Johnny Manziel about to light the NFL on fire or become Tim Tebow? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThere are plenty of reasons Johnny Manziel needed to leave college football behind him. Coming off an absolutely astounding Chick-Fil-A Bowl performance, Manziel’s stock will never be higher. He’s won the Heisman, dominated SEC defenses not once but …Johnny Manziel Leaving Texas A&M for the NFL DraftNew York TimesCollege football news and notes, Jan. […]

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Manziel doubters will eat crow – ESPN

ESPNThe only major surprise in the news that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will enter this year’s NFL draft is that it took so long for the announcement to be made. Everything about Manziel’s behavior this past season pointed to the 2012 Heisman Trophy …2014 NFL Draft: Texas A&M’s Manziel files papers, in 2014 draftCBSSports.comJohnny […]

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Lieberman praises Kerry’s peace efforts, warns of day after deal – Haaretz

HaaretzForeign minister warns of violence that could ensue should Arab states wish to transfer Palestinian refugees to future state. By Barak Ravid | Jan. 3, 2014 | 12:19 PM. Tweet. Foreign Minister Lieberman and U.S. counterpart John Kerry meet in Jerusalem, Jan …Liberman: Influx of refugees to any future Palestinian state would create …Jerusalem PostWhile […]

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Duke loses 21-point lead, Chick-fil-A Bowl to Texas A&M, 52-48 – News & Observer

News & Observer… DUKETEXAS14SP113113CEL. Duke quarterback Anthony Boone (7) reacts after throwing a game-ending interception and Texas A&M wins 52-48 in the Chick-fil-A Bowl at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. CHUCK LIDDY — [email protected] |Buy …A fitting (possible) end for Johnny Manziel and Texas A&MUSA TODAYManziel’s wild TD pass on butt-bootleg leaves lasting memory in […]

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Alan Curbishley and United States captain Clint Dempsey in at Fulham – The Independent

The IndependentAlan Curbishley has been appointed first-team technical director at Fulham as he returns to club football more than five years after leaving West Ham. The announcement came just hours after the Barclays Premier League club revealed United States captain …Dempsey back to Fulham on short-term loan; Michu out for six weeksFirstpostDempsey joins Fulham on […]

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Rangers top Wild – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneNew York, NY Sports.com —. Carl Hagelin broke a tie in the second period and the New York Rangers went on to beat the Minnesota Wild, 4-1, at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Cam Talbot made 24 saves for the Rangers, who improved to 2-4-2 on …Rangers win at home, 4-1, over Minnesota WildNewsdayStruggling […]

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Kessler outshines Carr in Fresno’s second straight bowl struggle – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comDerek Carr threw for just 4.0 yards per attempt. (USATSI) Derek Carr threw for just 4.0 yards per attempt against USC. (USATSI) After the BCS bowl-denying meltdown against San Jose State’s David Fales a few weeks ago, everyone knew that Fresno State …College Football Bowl Game CapsulesChicago TribuneLeaving Las Vegas: Here’s your last USC Trojans […]

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‘Anchorman 2’ barely beats ‘The Hobbit’ sequel with $8.7 million on Friday: Box … – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyRon Burgundy won out by a mustache hair over those pesky hobbits at the box office Friday. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues brought in $8.7 million, while The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug earned an estimated $8.6 million. In the words of Burgundy …Box Office: ‘Anchorman 2,’ ‘Hobbit’ End Friday in Dead HeatHollywood Reporter‘Anchorman […]

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Canucks come back against Chicago, win in shootout – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comThe Vancouver Canucks fought back from a 2-0 deficit to grab a 3-2 shootout win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, taking the latest round in one of the league’s best contemporary rivalries. Kris Versteeg and Patrick Kane made it 2-0, but Zack …NHL Game Of The WeekESPNPowerful Blackhawks host showdown vs. CanucksChicago TribuneVancouver Canucks […]

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Last days for Mack Brown at Texas – CNN

CNNAndy Staples and Pete Thamel discuss Mack Brown’s future at Texas and who could potentially replace him. NEW YORK — As the clock neared midnight on Monday, Texas Coach Mack Brown sipped a drink at the Peacock Alley Restaurant in the Waldorf …Reports: Mack Brown set to step down as Longhorns coachFOXSports.comMac Engel: Like it […]

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Vaughan: Delay in Winston investigation hurt search for evidence – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comThe long delay in investigating a sexual assault allegation against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston hampered the search for evidence and witnesses, according to documents made public Friday. Florida state attorney Willie Meggs ultimately filed no …State Attorney releases documents in Jameis Winston caseUSA TODAYFSU players cope with national title pressure, seek ACC title win […]

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Tom Coughlin would not have been pleased if Giants-Redskins refs stopped … – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comFrom the sidelines, Mike Shanahan paced back and forth, eyes bugged, as he hollered at the officials. Justin Tuck held his arms out wide, confused after what looked to be a routine placement of the ball. Shanahan thought it was first down. Tuck thought it was …Uncertainty Comes Fast for Redskins’ Sure […]