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Red Wings Match Record with 20th Straight Home Win

The Associated Press

February 15, 2012


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DETROIT (AP) — It didn't look like just another night for the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena when a fan hurled an octopus on the ice, an act usually reserved for a playoff game. And, It didn't sound like an ordinary matchup in the regular season when fans stood and chanted, "Let's go Red Win...

Bryant Hits Game-Winner, Lakers Edge Raptors 94-92

The Associated Press

February 15, 2012


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TORONTO (AP) — After leading by 18 points in the first half, the Los Angeles Lakers were staring at a four-point deficit with less than two minutes to play. Metta World Peace wasn’t worried about losing. He was trying to figure out how much the Lakers would win by. Having Kobe Bryant as a teammat...

Mickelson Crushes Tiger and Wins Pebble Beach

The Associated Press

February 15, 2012


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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson rallied from six shots behind to win for the fourth time at Pebble Beach, a final round made even more memorable by the guy in a red shirt who was among the first to congratulate him Sunday on the 18th green. Turns out that Tiger Woods was just along for...

Giants Top Pats for 2nd Super Bowl in 4 Years

The Associated Press

February 8, 2012


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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tom Brady let his final pass fly toward the scrum of players in the end zone, hoping for an incredible finish. Uh-uh, Tom. Not in this city, and not in this game. Indianapolis is a Manning town, whether it’s Peyton or Eli pulling out the wins. And the Super Bowl is sudde...

CAS Bans Contador for 2 Years for Doping

The Associated Press

February 8, 2012


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MADRID (AP) — Sport’s highest court has banned Alberto Contador for two years after finding the Spanish cyclist guilty of doping, a decision that will strip the 2010 Tour de France champion of his title. Spanish cycling federation president Juan Carlos Castano confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Court of Arbitration ...

Gaborik Claims NHL All-Star Game MVP

The Associated Press

February 1, 2012


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OTTAWA (AP) — Marian Gaborik made New York Rangers teammate Henrik Lundqvist pay for passing him up in this year’s All-Star game draft. The high-scoring Rangers forward scored twice in the first period against Lundqvist, completed his hat trick in the second period with another goal, and...

Terry Scores 34, Mavs Beat Spurs 101-100 in OT

The Associated Press

February 1, 2012


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DALLAS (AP) — Jason Terry was more than willing to take the big shots, with Dirk Nowitzki just getting back into the Dallas Mavericks' lineup. Terry made them when they mattered, too. Terry scored the last four points in overtime, after hitting a tying 15-footer with a half-second remaining in reg...

Manning, Giants Heading to Indy to Face Pats Again

The Associated Press

January 25, 2012


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Hey, Indianapolis. A Manning will be playing in your Super Bowl, after all. No, not that one. It'll be Eli Manning leading the New York Giants to a Super Bowl rematch against the New England Patriots — and this time on older brother Peyton's home field. "It doesn't matter to me where you're pla...

Patriots in Super Bowl, Beat Ravens 23-20

The Associated Press

January 25, 2012


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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady got all the help he needed to get the New England Patriots into the Super Bowl. Thank you, Billy Cundiff. The Baltimore Ravens kicker shanked a 32-yard field goal with 11 seconds left and the Patriots escaped with a 23-20 victory in the AFC championship game on ...

At PSU, Tension Over Ouster, Then Grief for JoePa

The Associated Press

January 25, 2012


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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Anguished by an unthinkable scandal that shook a university and tarnished the proud football program, many in the Penn State community rallied around a common cause. They mourned coach Joe Paterno's dismissal and questioned the motives and tactics of school leaders who push...

Manning Rallies Giants Past Cowboys, 37-34

The Associated Press

December 14, 2011


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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eli Manning was steaming. A simple screen pass was tipped, bounced off the shoulder of a linebacker and was intercepted, setting up a touchdown that could’ve buried the New York Giants in this game, and this season. Only, he wouldn’t allow it. Manning channeled his anger into energy, leading the Giants to two touchdowns in the final 3:14 and Jason Pi...

Tebow, Broncos Beat Bears 13-10 in Overtime

The Associated Press

December 14, 2011


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DENVER (AP) — Just when it looked like the Chicago Bears weren’t going to give Tim Tebow the chance to beat them in overtime, they couldn’t play keep away. Chicago won the toss and Caleb Hanie completed three quick passes to put the Bears in field goal range. Then, Marion Barber, fillin...

Criticism of NBA Squashing Paul Trade Pouring In

The Associated Press

December 14, 2011


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*Please note this article was misprinted in The Charger Bulletin. The title is featured on the sports page, but the incorrect article was inserted to go along with this title. Below you will find the correct article that should have been printed. NEW YORK - NBA teams went back to work Friday, which fo...

AP Source: Paterno Fractures Pelvis After Fall

The Associated Press

December 14, 2011


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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Joe Paterno fractured his pelvis again following a fall at his home but will not need surgery, a person close to the family told The Associated Press on Sunday. The former Penn State football coach was expected to make a full recovery after slipping Saturday and was admit...

Rematch: LSU vs. Alabama in BCS Title Game

The Associated Press

December 7, 2011


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If you like sequels, the BCS has a championship game for you: Alabama-LSU II. The Crimson Tide edged Oklahoma State in the final round of voting Sunday and will play the top-ranked Tigers in the BCS national championship game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans. Undefeated LSU is the only team to beat Alabama...

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