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Michael Sam seizes moment at combine – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)But when Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly gay draft hopeful stood before a huge array of cameras, digital recorders and smartphones sending his image to Twitter on Saturday at the NFL’s scouting combine, he simply owned the moment. He was …2014 NFL combine: Examining Michael Sam, the football playerCBSSports.comMichael Sam shows a healthy […]

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Johnson just latest object of fan ire – ESPN

ESPNDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR’s palace is built on a foundation of fan loyalty. Other variables contributed, such as corporate sponsors with deep pockets and relatable drivers with rowdy personalities and, in more recent years, lucrative broadcast …See how Daytona’s new crossover gate worksUSA TODAYDale Earnhardt Jr. sits down with Michael Waltrip before Daytona 500FOXSports.comLive […]

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The 14 most fascinating facts about the final 2014 Winter Olympics medal count – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe competition ended Sunday at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Which nation ruled the medal count? How did the United States fare? Which athletes went home with the biggest haul? And just how dominant was the Dutch speedskating team? For The Win …Winter Olympics 2014: Canada destroys Sweden 3-0 for men’s hockey goldCBS NewsCanada shuts […]

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miami

Miami Heat’s LeBron James likely to wear facemask while nursing broken nose – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comLeBron James likely will wear a protective facemask during games for at least a few weeks after breaking his nose on Thursday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. James was fitted for a mask on Saturday after the Heat’s practice and might sit out …NBA Power Rankings: Miami Heat moves to top spot.The Times-PicayuneLeBron A […]

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Winter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Russia will lead USA entering final day … – SB Nation

Winter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Russia will lead USA entering final day …SB NationWinter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Russia will lead USA entering final day in Sochi. By Scott Coleman  @scottcoleman55 on Feb 22 2014, 1:31p 1. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports. Barring a couple of big upsets, the United States will finish in second […]

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Oakland Raiders’ first priority is finding a quarterback – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsReggie McKenzie finally has gained equal footing with the rest of the NFL general managers, but having a full complement of draft picks and big money for free agents won’t get the Raiders turned around unless he finds a quarterback. Former Heisman …Dennis Allen still looking for Oakland Raiders’ 2014 QBNFL.comDennis Allen: […]

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Sources: Sixers Send Spencer Hawes To Cavs – ESPN

ESPN… Cavaliers, Spencer Hawes, Philadelphia 76ers, Dunk, Must See, Viral. In an effort to add depth to their front line as they chase a playoff spot, the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded for Philadelphia 76ers center Spencer Hawes, the team announced …Cavaliers resist blowing things up at deadline after six-game winning streakSI.comCleveland Cavaliers obtain Spencer Hawes […]

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Hamlin, Kenseth win Budweiser Duels at Daytona – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Joe Gibbs Racing continued to flex its muscle cars by sweeping Thursday’s Budweiser Duels. Matt Kenseth survived a three-wide photo finish with runner-up Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne to win the first 150-mile qualifying heat, …Hamlin, Kenseth give Gibbs a sweep in the Budweiser DuelsKansas City StarMartin Truex Jr. rolls […]

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An Olympic rivalry: USA vs. Canada women’s ice hockey – CBS News

CBS NewsFormer NHL player and coach Kevin Dineen replaced him, but the Americans won four straight times heading into the Olympics. Then, in a rare round-robin matchup between the sports’ two top powers, Canada won 3-2. Switzerland beat Sweden earlier …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 13 Winners and LosersBleacher ReportWinter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Team […]

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Cavaliers resist blowing things up at deadline after six-game winning streak – SI.com

SI.comThis goes a long way toward closing the book on Grant’s last offseason with Cleveland, as the signings of Clark and Andrew Bynum (who was traded in the Luol Deng deal) are gone and many of Grant’s precious stockpiled picks have been dusted off and …Cleveland Cavaliers obtain Spencer Hawes from Philadelphia: NBA Trade …The […]

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Winter Olympics 2014 medal count: Standings after the Dutch dominate speed … – SB Nation

SB NationGermany leads the Olympics with eight gold medals, but it was all bronze on Tuesday, with Viktoria Rebensburg and Fabian Riessle each taking third in the giant slalom and Nordic combined, respectively, to push their country’s count to 15 total. Canada …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 Day 12 Live Streaming Information: Ice Hockey …IBTimes IndiaSochi […]

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Houston Rockets Reportedly Shopping Jeremy Lin, Omer Asik in Trade Talks – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportBreaking into the Western Conference’s top-three conversation has done little to quell the Houston Rockets desire for change. After failing to deal Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin earlier in the season, Yahoo! Sports’ Marc J. Spears reveals the Rockets are …Houston Rockets trade rumors: Will Daryl Morey cut a deal?SB NationHouston Rockets actively shopping […]

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NHL’s Bettman Says 2018 Olympic Decision Could Come in 6 Months – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(See OLY for Olympic coverage.) Feb. 18 (Bloomberg) — A decision on whether National Hockey League players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, could come within the next six months, NHL Commissioner Gary …Gary Bettman: NHL decision on 2018 possible in six monthsUSA TODAYSochi Olympics 2014: NHL would […]

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Meryl Davis and Charlie White win first-ever US gold in Olympic ice dancing – CBS News

CBS Newsdavis-white-ap408155070323.jpg. Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States react in the results area after competing in the ice dance free dance figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb.Meryl Davis, Charlie White win goldESPNWinter Olympics 2014: Meryl Davis and Charlie White Win Ice Dancing Gold […]

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Southbound I-5 down to 1 lane in Seattle this weekend – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)The I-5 express lanes will operate in the southbound direction from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday to alleviate backups and provide drivers with more ramps into downtown Seattle. Comments | More in General news, The Blotter, Traffic …Major weekend closure on southbound I-5 in SeattleKING5.comWSDOT: Traffic headaches ahead […]

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Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick, teammates crash in Sprint Unlimited – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tony Stewart’s return to racing ended in a wreck. A brutal nine-car crash forced a red flag and an 11-minute delay in the Sprint Unlimited, NASCAR’s first on-track competition of the season, Saturday night at Daytona International …Danica Patrick excited to be in Sprint Unlimited with boyfriendSportingNews.comBlown engines in practice, […]

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Top 25 Capsules – Washington Post

Washington PostHARTFORD, Conn. — Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points and No. 24 UConn beat No. 20 Memphis 86-81 in overtime Saturday to sweep the season series from the Tigers. Ryan Boatright added 21 points for UConn (20-5, 8-4 American Athletic …Huskies Win Grueling Battle In OTHartford CourantMen’s Basketball Notebook: UConn takes down Memphis […]

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Top 25 Capsules – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comHARTFORD, Conn. — Shabazz Napier scored a career-high 34 points and No. 24 UConn beat No. 20 Memphis 86-81 in overtime Saturday to sweep the season series from the Tigers. Ryan Boatright added 21 points for UConn (20-5, 8-4 American Athletic …UConn tops Memphis in OTReutersNight Court: Memphis swept in league play for first time […]