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Daily performances

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:15:11 -0600

Boys Basketball Best Performances from 12/1/2016SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)

Daily performances

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:15:12 -0600

Girls Basketball Best Performances from 12/1/2016SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)

All-Star Game win no longer will be World Series edge

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:58:00 -0600

Cardinals chairman DeWitt likes the change, one of several in the new collective bargaining agreement.

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Prosecutors: Dismissal deal done in Manziel's domestic case

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:37:08 -0600

DALLAS (AP) — Prosecutors say they have an agreement with Johnny Manziel to dismiss a domestic violence charge against the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback.

Alabama-Florida for SEC title looks like massive mismatch

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:30:13 -0600

ATLANTA (AP) — Talk about a mismatch. Alabama's defense is the best in the nation. Florida's offense looks like one of the worst.

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Belichick 'disappointed' on Gronk: 'Nobody's worked harder'

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:18:33 -0600

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's "disappointed" to lose tight end Rob Gronkowski for the rest of the season due to a back injury.

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Greg Gabriel: The problem with declaring early for the NFL Draft

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:10:00 -0600

Right now, there are many college football players who are trying to decide whether or not they should enter the NFL Draft. It’s a tough decision, but my experience tells me that many of these players turn to the wrong…

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Hub Arkush: 2016 NFL playoff predictions; Who wins what division

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:03:00 -0600

With just five weeks remaining in the NFL’s 2016 regular season, there is no shortage of intrigue in at least 10 of the 12 coveted spots to be awarded to the postseason tournament.

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NFL lets players show off creativity, cleats, causes

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:18:00 -0600

DENVER – Players wearing calico cleats during NFL games this weekend won't have to worry about the league's fashion police flagging them for fines over their choice of footwear.

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Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka homicide case returns to court

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:29:59 -0600

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The homicide case involving Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka returns to court six months after a judge ruled the former pro wrestling star mentally incompetent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend.

Tipsheet: Breaking down MLB's new CBA

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:59:00 -0600

Experts are still digesting details of baseball's new collective bargaining agreement, but it appears to be something the Cardinals will be quite comfortable operating under.

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NFL lets players show off creativity, cleats, causes

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:05:01 -0600

DENVER (AP) — Players wearing calico cleats during NFL games this weekend won't have to worry about the league's fashion police flagging them for fines over their choice of footwear.

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Navy, Western Michigan could put bowls on hold if CFP waits

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:03:14 -0600

No. 14 Western Michigan and No. 20 Navy could put a bunch of bowls on hold, depending on what the College Football Playoff selection committee thinks of their performances this weekend.

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Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:35:41 -0600

The Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 132 to 127 on December 1, 2016 at Oracle Arena. Kevin Durant of the Warriors led the game in scoring with 39 points on 12 for 28 shooting. The Warriors' Draymond Green…

Dallas Cowboys at Minnesota Vikings

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:17:29 -0600

The Dallas Cowboys (11-1-0) defeated the Minnesota Vikings (6-6-0) 17 - 15 Thursday in a Week 13 match-up at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. Dak Prescott led the game in passing, completing 12 of 18 attempts for 139 yards…

Missouri top 10 schedule

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0600

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Gordo: Cards wisely trade Garcia, stockpile assets

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:55:00 -0600

The Jaime Garcia Era ended in St. Louis Thursday. The Cardinals moved him to Atlanta for three prospects, improving their organizational depth and perhaps setting up additional trades.

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Through the years with Jaime Garcia

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

Trading a guy who wouldn't have been in your rotation — and getting three of a franchise's top-30 prospects in return? Not bad. Now, to be fair, it's not like the Birds got the Braves' Nos. 1-3, but there is…

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July 20, 2008: First start

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

Jaime became the 16,980th player in MLB history on July 11, 2008 (First strikeout victim? Jason Bay of the Pirates). Nine days later he made his first start. He went five innings against San Diego, and he allowed three runs…

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Aug. 22, 2010: Taming the Giants

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

Jaime pitched a “Maddux!” That's a shutout in fewer than 100 pitches. He needed just 89 to go nine against the Giants, who tallied only three hits.

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May 28, 2011: Rocked in Denver

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

Entering this game, Garcia had a 1.93 ERA and a 5-0 record. I was living in Colorado at the time, and I was fascinated to see this guy in person. Could he keep this up and start the All-Star Game?…

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Oct. 27, 2011: Rough start, glorious finish

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

The date might catch your eye. It's the David Freese Game. Earlier in the World Series, Jaime (shown above pitching to the Rangers' Elvis Andrus) pitched exquisitely in Game 2, throwing a scoreless seven. He got the start in Game…

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June 12, 2015: A Royal pain

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

The Kansas City-St. Louis rivalry hadn't been this potent in 20 years. The American League pennant winners came to Busch to take on the Cards – both teams were division-leaders at the time. Garcia went eight, allowing no runs and…

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Oct. 10, 2015: Hard to stomach

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

The infamous Stomach Ache Game. “It’s hard for a pitcher to allow zero earned runs and have a terrible performance,” I wrote at the time, “but Jaime Garcia pulled it off.” In Game 2 of the National League Division Series,…

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April 14, 2016: Garcia in his glory

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

A glorious day and a glorious day-game performance for Jaime. He pitched a shutout against Milwaukee, striking out a season-high 13 batters. He only allowed one hit – while Jaime himself tallied two at the plate.

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Sept. 26, 2016: Red-faced finale

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

His final start for St. Louis was embarrassing. He had shown some hope in a bullpen appearances at, of all stadiums, Coors Field. So the Cards trotted out Jaime in this important home game against Cincinnati. He went one inning.…

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Aug. 19, 2012: Can't win for losing

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 -0600

This was a zany one. Garcia went eight. Struck out 10. Walked none! And he didn't allow any earned runs (though two went unearned). And not only did the guy not win the game, but he also didn't even get…

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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer out vs. Cowboys after eye surgery

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:40:27 -0600

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the first time in his 23-year NFL coaching career, Mike Zimmer wasn't at the stadium with his team.

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Quake scale: Ohio St win vs Michigan rocked stadium the most

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:35:11 -0600

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Geologists measuring vibrations caused by boisterous Ohio State football fans say the Buckeyes' game-winning touchdown in double overtime against rival Michigan had Ohio Stadium rocking more than any other time this season.

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College football notes: Wilson abruptly resigns as Indiana coach

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0600

Indiana coach Kevin Wilson abruptly resigned Thursday, less than a week after the Hoosiers became bowl-eligible for the second straight season.

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Media Views: Game vs. Brady puts Rams back on St. Louis TV

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0600

It has been six weeks since the Rams have shown up on TV in St. Louis, their home for their 21 previous NFL seasons. Their fans here missed only one victory, as the team has gone 1-3 in that stretch…

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Friday's sports on the air

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0600


Daily performances

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:00:08 -0600

Boys Basketball Best Performances from 12/1/2016SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)

Daily performances

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:00:09 -0600

Girls Basketball Best Performances from 12/1/2016SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)

NHL roundup: Blackhawks sting Devils on Hossa’s goal in OT

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:35:00 -0600

Marian Hossa scored his team-leading 12th goal through a screen at 1:31 of overtime to lift the Blackhawks to a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey on Thursday night at the United Center.

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Miami Heat at Utah Jazz

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:35:39 -0600

The Miami Heat defeated the Utah Jazz 111 to 110 on December 1, 2016 at Vivint Smart Home Arena. The game's stat leaders were all Jazz teammates. Gordon Hayward led the game in scoring with 32 points on 12 for…

BC-BKN--NBA Expanded Glance

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:27:05 -0600


Edwardsville rolls past Collinsville in Southwestern Conference opener

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:22:00 -0600

EDWARDSVILLE • The Edwardsville girls basketball team had a grand total of two missteps in its won-loss record last season.

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Los Angeles Clippers at Cleveland Cavaliers

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:05:39 -0600

The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 113 to 94 on December 1, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena. Kyrie Irving of the Cavaliers led the game in scoring with 28 points on 8 for 19 shooting. The Clippers' DeAndre…

Orlando Magic at Memphis Grizzlies

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:59:33 -0600

The Orlando Magic lost to the Memphis Grizzlies 94 to 95 on December 1, 2016 at FedExForum. Evan Fournier of the Magic led the game in scoring with 28 points on 11 for 14 shooting. The Magic's Bismack Biyombo cleaned…

Milwaukee Bucks at Brooklyn Nets

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:14:25 -0600

The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Brooklyn Nets 111 to 93 on December 1, 2016 at Barclays Center. Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks led the game in scoring with 23 points on 7 for 14 shooting. The Nets' Trevor Booker cleaned…

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski to undergo back surgery Friday

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:56:44 -0600

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski's season is likely over.

Smokeless tobacco to take a dip among big league newcomers

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:47:43 -0600

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — That visible circle in the back pockets of big leaguers — typically a sure sign of smokeless tobacco — might be far less common next season.

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Dallas Mavericks at Charlotte Hornets

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:41:33 -0600

The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Charlotte Hornets 87 to 97 on December 1, 2016 at Time Warner Cable Arena. Kemba Walker of the Hornets led the game in scoring with 18 points on 7 for 19 shooting. The Mavericks'…

Indiana coach Kevin Wilson abruptly resigns after 6 seasons

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:24:40 -0600

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — When Indiana athletic director Fred Glass woke up Thursday morning, he knew the Hoosiers' football program would be turned upside-down.

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How a blocked field goal changed Penn State's season

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:17:57 -0600

The double thump of foot hitting ball and then ball hitting hand. A perfect bounce. A race for the end zone barely won.

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Preview notebook: Whitfield begins road to regaining Class 1 team crown

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:26:00 -0600

The Whitfield wrestling team has been chomping at the bit. And veteran coach Charlie Sherertz was right there, too.

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Only on AP: NFL plans to hire 17 full-time officials

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:32:24 -0600

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Get ready for some full-time NFL officials to start throwing yellow flags next year.

PFW's Week 13 Matchup Spotlight: Houston Texans DBs vs. Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:15:00 -0600

In order to end a two-game losing skid and stay atop the AFC South, the Texans have to beat the Packers in Green Bay, and it’s a Packers team coming off a stellar performance in Philadephia on Monday night.

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Review: 'Man Down' waits too long to deliver worthy message

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:57:57 -0600

"Man Down" carries a poignant message about American veterans' mental health needs, but you may give up on the movie before it gets there. Nothing is clear until the film's final moments, which hit with a gut punch just before…

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NFL examining schedule for teams playing on Thursday night

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:26:27 -0600

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NFL is re-evaluating its scheduling process in a bid to avoid the short turnaround of having teams playing on Sunday night and then travel to play on Thursday, Troy Vincent told The Associated Press.

Expect the NFL to hire 17 full-time officials, Troy Vincent tells AP

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:02:00 -0600

BUFFALO, N.Y. – NFL executive Troy Vincent tells The Associated Press he expects the league to hire as many as 17 full-time officials for the start of next season.

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Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie: 'We built this thing to last'

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:53:58 -0600

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Reggie McKenzie took a methodical approach to rebuilding the Oakland Raiders when he was hired as general manager in 2012.

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Missouri dismisses Dilosa from team after assault arrest

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:37:21 -0600

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Tigers have dismissed wide receiver Keyon Dilosa from the team after he was accused of punching a woman in the face.

Metro League all-conference

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:34:00 -0600

Metro League 2016 girls golf all-conference:

'La La Land' leads Critics Choice Awards with 12 nominations

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:13:08 -0600

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles romance "La La Land" has landed 12 nominations from the Critics' Choice Awards, including best picture, best director for Damien Chazelle and nods for its stars, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.

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NFL updates: Former "St. Louis" Rams

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:14:00 -0600

A total of 32 former "St. Louis" Rams have been on NFL regular-season rosters this season, sprinkled all over the league. Twenty-one have started at least one game, a couple are playing at Pro Bowl levels, and one _ Josh…

Fantasy Football Buzz: 1 area of intrigue for every team in Week 13

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:17:00 -0600

Welcome to Pro Football Weekly's Fantasy Buzz, where we'll hit on the most pressing topic for every team, every week to try and help you make the most informed daily and weekly roster decisions.

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Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler to have season-ending surgery

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:15:00 -0600

Jay Cutler’s season is over, as the Bears quarterback will undergo surgery Saturday to repair his labrum.

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Jackson Berck, Francis Howell Central

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:00:00 -0600

Berck came out of nowhere last February to win three matches in overtime, including one in the semis to knock off previously unbeaten Jalen Martin of Jefferson City, and then came up with a late reversal in a 4-3 win…

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Chase Bittle, Althoff

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:00:00 -0600

A junior, Bittle already has reached the title match at state twice, winning the Class 1A title at 120 as a sophomore to cap a perfect season. Bittle, who has been wrestling since he was 4, is a year-round wrestler…

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Jack Flynn, Francis Howell

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:00:00 -0600

A junior who placed fifth at 152 as a freshman and fourth at 170 as a sophomore, Flynn took a major step forward last spring when he won the sophomore division of the National High School Coaches Association tournament in…

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Malik Johnson, CBC

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:00:00 -0600

Already a two-time state champion as he enters his junior season with the Cadets, Johnson became a Cadet Greco-Roman national champion and went on to represent the U.S. at the 2016 Cadet World Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia, this fall. After…

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Mike McAteer, Whitfield

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:00:00 -0600

Another two-time champ entering his junior season, McAteer went undefeated as a freshman champ at 106 and followed up by winning at 113 a year ago. McAteer is one of three former state champs (J.R. Ditter, Max Darrah) in the…

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CBS, NFL reach a deal to stream live games

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:57:00 -0600

NEW YORK – CBS says NFL games are coming to its CBS All Access subscription service, making it a little easier for "cord cutters" to watch football without a pricey cable subscription.

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NFL looking at changing schedule for teams playing on Thursday night

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:51:00 -0600

BUFFALO, N.Y. – NFL executive Troy Vincent tells The Associated Press the league is re-evaluating its scheduling process in a bid to avoid the short turnaround of having teams playing on Sunday night and then travel to play on Thursday.

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Coaching group 'concerned' over lack of minority hires

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:03:48 -0600

A group representing and advocating for minority coaches in college sports says it is concerned the football hiring season will pass without a single minority candidate filling an open position.

Olympic hero Michael Phelps looks to dip his toes in tech

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:59:47 -0600

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur.

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APNewsBreak: All-Star Game no longer determines Series start

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:45:54 -0600

NEW YORK (AP) — The league that wins baseball's All-Star Game no longer will get home-field advantage in the World Series, which instead will go to the pennant winner with the better regular-season record.

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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski undergoing back surgery, which could sideline him for rest of season

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:32:00 -0600

Rob Gronkowski is undergoing back surgery Friday for a herniated disc that is expected to sideline the four-time All-Pro tight end at least a few weeks, per multiple reports.

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PFW Matchup Breakdown: Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:25:45 -0600

The Indianapolis Colts are hoping 10 days rest is a tonic for their banged up club that last played Thanksgiving night, losing 28-7 at home with Andrew Luck on the sidelines in the concussion protocol.

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PFW Matchup Breakdown: Carolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:14:26 -0600

The Carolina Panthers have been fighting the good fight ever since a disastrous 1-5 start, but last Sunday’s 35-32 loss to the Raiders dropping them to 4-7 was most likely the last straw.

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Hurts brings more big plays than freshman mistakes to Bama

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:15:21 -0600

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jim McElwain never had a quarterback at Alabama quite like Jalen Hurts.

Rested, resolute Bison begin bid for 6th straight FCS title

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:16:36 -0600

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State quarterback Easton Stick sat in a deer stand. Defensive end Greg Menard enjoyed home cooking. Offensive lineman Zack Johnson watched Netflix. Running back Lance Dunn did nothing, as in what he called "zero…

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Chiefs' offense keeps floundering _ until the end

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:04:15 -0600

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Every football fan has been through the experience: They watch their favorite team flounder around on offense for most of four quarters, then they slice up a defense with the two-minute drill.

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Top 10 linebackers in Pittsburgh Steelers history

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 -0600

It really would be unfair to dig up that old quote by James Harrison from the first day he reported to practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the spring of 2002.

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Foster, Venables bring top schemes to ACC title game

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:01:54 -0600

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — When Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables learned the Tigers were facing Virginia Tech for the Atlantic Coast Conference title, he had a strong message for his players.

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PFW Matchup Breakdown: Washington vs. Arizona Cardinals

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:56:03 -0600

Washington will be well rested, 10 days after their last game, a disappointing 31-26 loss at Dallas on Thanksgiving day. Kirk Cousins threw for 449 yards, 3 TD’s and 0 picks but the ground game could only pitch in 19-56,…

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'La La Land' named best film by New York film critics

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:50:49 -0600

NEW YORK (AP) — Damien Chazelle's Los Angeles musical "La La Land" has been named best film of the year by the New York Film Critics Circle.

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PFW Matchup Breakdown: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. San Diego Chargers

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:46:03 -0600

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers pretty much shocked the world last Sunday, defending their home turf against the Seattle Seahawks in a defensive struggle, 14-5.

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Steen will be back in Blues' lineup tonight

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:45:00 -0600

The forward will switch back to center against Tampa Bay; 700th game for Stastny; Bishop not in goal for Tampa Bay

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PFW Matchup Breakdown: New York Giants vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:36:31 -0600

The New York Giants are 8-3 after trouncing the Browns 27-13 in Cleveland last Sunday for their sixth consecutive win of the year, but the only thing close to a quality win was their opening day 20-19 victory in Dallas.

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