Friday, September 30, 2011

Fox Sports' Joe Buck slowly getting his voice back - Kansas City Star

If all goes right, area sports fans will get their fill of Joe Buck the next few weeks. Buck will make his Cowboys season debut Sunday when they host the Lions on Fox. He'll also be working Fox

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Isiah Thomas coincidentally hosts pro exhibition - CBSSports.com (blog)

By Matt NorlanderWhy, I never!Isiah Thomas is hosting LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Amar'e Stoudemire, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant and a horde of other All-Star players in an exhibition game? You'd almost

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Too early for England return, says Gerrard





Oct 1 (Reuters) - Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard
believes it is too early for him to be considered for

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Too early for England return, says Gerrard





Oct 1 (Reuters) - Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard
believes it is too early for him to be considered for

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Ford CEO pressed to explain anti-bailout ad - Reuters

DETROIT |
Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:48pm EDT


DETROIT (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of a congressional oversight panel has asked Ford Motor Co (F.N) to

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Marshall basketball: Schedule to give Herd better chance at dance - Daily Mail - Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Tom Herrion was a 19-year-old at Merrimack College the last time the Marshall men's basketball program reached the NCAA Tournament. He received a bachelor's degree

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Two-sport athletes face tall order - ESPN

ATHENS, Ga. -- Ray Drew was walking off Georgia's football practice field recently when he noticed Don Babbitt working with a Bulldogs discus thrower nearby.Drew wandered up to Babbitt, who has

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NCAA cites Cincinnati women's hoops, football for violations - USA Today

The NCAA said the university discovered the improper calls and reported them. The NCAA infractions committee found a major violation in women's basketball and secondary ones in football and women's

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Klinsmann gives German-born Williams call-up





* Williams in line for U.S. debut * Central defender Onyewu back in squad
(Adds further Klinsmann quotes) By Simon Evans

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Judge throws out Toyota bellwether case - Reuters

By Moira Herbst

Thu Sep 29, 2011 7:33pm EDT


(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge dismissed on Thursday the first scheduled bellwether case in nationwide

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Atlantic 10 Will Move Tournament to Brooklyn - New York Times

The Atlantic 10 announced that its men’s basketball tournament would move to the Barclays Center, the new Brooklyn home of the N.B.A.’s Nets. The five-year deal starts in 2013.
Last

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin working with noted sports psychologist to improve ... - Washington Post

Many have speculated he’s not been the same on or off the track since the Phoenix race, and Hamlin admitted Tuesday he struggled with the pressure of the championship race.Now he’s working with

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NBA talks break with no deal, resume Wednesday - USA Today

"When I didn't smile the last time I was described as something between dour and surly," Stern said. "This is my smiling face. And we're looking forward to reconvening" Wednesday for resumption of

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Tevez sulks on bad night for Manchester clubs





(Adds bullet points) * City's Tevez refuses to come off the bench * Bayern hand Mancini's side 2-0 defeat * Man United

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Matt Kenseth felt sick over wife's crash - ESPN

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Matt Kenseth looked down the track, fear sweeping over him. His wife had crashed while practicing for a charity race that was supposed to be little more than an easy ride."I had

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Jordan Dumars quits Michigan program - ESPN

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Jordan Dumars, the son of former NBA All-Star Joe Dumars, has left the Michigan basketball program.Dumars, a walk-on with the Wolverines, joined the team after transferring from

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Monday, September 26, 2011

TV legend tips Tiger Woods comeback - Herald Sun

AMERICAN broadcasting legend Jim Nantz predicts Tiger Woods' selection for the Presidents Cup team will be recalled by history as the turning point in the fallen champ's

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US women's basketball team starts 12-day European training camp - Washington Post

With the WNBA playoffs in the conference finals the Americans will be short-handed with only six players from the 26-person national team pool available. Swin Cash, Tina Charles, Brittney Griner,

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Cruzeiro fire Emerson Avila as coach after 22 days





RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Relegation-threatened
Cruzeiro fired Emerson Avila as coach after 22 days in charge

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NASCAR title could be decided on gas mileage, not horsepower - USA Today

"We're making great horsepower, but we're not getting good fuel mileage," Gordon said after finishing fourth in Sunday's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. "Tony has figured out a way to

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NBA Stars Find a Place to Play: A Philadelphia Arena - New York Times

It holds 8,722 fans and reeks like a locker room if attendance ever approaches capacity, which has not been often in recent years. Its primary tenant is the University of Pennsylvania Quakers,

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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Roddick sees 'conversation' of tennis union ahead - San Francisco Chronicle

(09-25) 20:42 PDT Oklahoma City (AP) --
Andy Roddick believes there's a conversation ahead among pro tennis players to consider whether forming a union would be the best way to tackle the sport's

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James, Melo, Paul fall short in Philly exhibition - MiamiHerald.com

PHILADELPHIA --
LeBron James had the superstar trio with him and the crowd against him.September felt like June all over again, especially when another

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Ambitious Malaga held to 0-0 draw at Real Zaragoza





MADRID, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Malaga missed the chance to join
Andalusian neighbours Real Betis at the top of La Liga when

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Stewart Prevails Again as Bowyer Runs Dry - New York Times

Tony Stewart made it 2 for 2 in Nascar’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, pulling ahead Sunday when Clint Bowyer ran out of gas with two laps left to win the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Lights, camera ... waiting for NBA action - ESPN

With Kevin Durant, it always comes back to basketball, even when he's filming his first motion picture.There are lockout casualties -- such as the cancellation of 43 preseason games -- and there are

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Saturday, September 24, 2011

Sport must embrace diversity: Hockey Canada - Vancouver Sun

The hockey world needs to work at being more inclusive to ethnic minorities if it wants to survive, Hockey Canada said Friday - a day after a spectator threw a banana peel at a black player during an

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KU Prepares for Phong Charity Basketball Game - fox4kc.com

Communications Kansas 22 has joined the Jayhawk Television Network lineup for the Sept. 24 Legends of the Phog charity basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse. Metro Sports will televise the game in

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Dutch championship summaries





(Repeats to tabulate)
Sept 24 (Reuters) - Summaries from the Dutch championship on
Saturday
Ajax

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Kyle Busch wins Trucks race at New Hampshire - USA Today

That time is not now — not with sponsors clamoring to sticker his truck with ads. Busch's success drives the corporate dollars that fill the Kyle Busch Motorsports coffers, almost forcing him out

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Newman wins pole for 2nd time this season at New Hampshire Motor Speedway - Washington Post

Kurt Busch wanted them to get going or else his top-five qualifying lap would have been erased, and the washout would have dumped him back into the 30s.The rain eased up, leading to some rare pole

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Can basketball help hope bloom in Englewood? - Chicago Sun-Times

BY RICK TELANDER
rtelander@suntimes.com

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Friday, September 23, 2011

UConn President says all sports will factor in school's decision - USA Today




University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst says there are other considerations than football and basketball over where Connecticut might fit in a

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Calhoun perfectly fine with extended NBA lockout - CBSSports.com (blog)

By Matt NorlanderJim Calhoun sure knows how to get himself into this blog as frequently as possible. That's because he's one of the most opinionated guys in college basketball. And when you operate a

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Gaitan earns Benfica a point in "classico" at Porto





LISBON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Argentine Nicolas Gaitan's late
equaliser earned Benfica a 2-2 draw at Porto in a

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UConn's Calhoun: College game will benefit from NBA labor strife - Chicago Tribune

The labor impasse that likely will affect the NBA season could

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Nobody in Dallas history meant more for his team and his sport than No. 9 - ESPN (blog)

It was the hair and the dimpled smile, the speed and the grace, the sense of humor and the wit, the almost hidden internal drive and the wicked slapshot. They combined to make Mike Modano

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ACC Basketball and Money Rule! - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Some trivia for all of you who are salivating over the ACC.
When was the last time an ACC team was talked about in the final weeks to get to a BCS Championship since 2005?
Um...since their

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Promoted Betis go top after seven-goal thriller





MADRID, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Promoted Real Betis surged to
the top of the table after hanging on to beat Real Zaragoza

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DMV Handing Out Gold Stars - Patch.com

The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles is launching a major new license identity verification program soon for those renewing their driver licenses and identification cards.
Under the

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Good news: It's KU: Standout recruit Perry Ellis chooses Jayhawks - KUsports

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Wichita — Soft-spoken Wichita Heights senior basketball sensation/4.0 student Perry Ellis sat at a table in the Falcons’ gymnasium Wednesday afternoon, his mother,

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Finland is officially world's worst rugby team - CBS News

(AP) HELSINKI - As the world's best rugby teams continue their quest for World Cup glory in New Zealand, spare a thought for those players on the other side of the globe — and at the other end of

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Basketball recruit Perry Ellis makes commitment to Kansas - USA Today




Wichita (Kan.) Heights senior power forward Perry Ellis, who was named to USA TODAY's high school basketball All-USA second team last season, said

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Mourinho worried after Real drop more points





MADRID, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Jose Mourinho was left concerned
after his Real Madrid side dropped points for a

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Ford May Not Wait for Investment-Grade to Resume Dividend - BusinessWeek



September 21, 2011, 4:33 PM EDT





By Keith Naughton


(Updates with closing

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Time for 'basketball' schools to unite? - ESPN

"People thought we were crazy. No one thought we could do it. No way."That's what the late Dave Gavitt said about the Big East just three years after he persuaded six other college administrators to

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

EA SPORTS NHL 12 Shatters Records in First Week - MarketWatch (press release)




















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Syracuse, Boeheim ready to move on - Wall Street Journal

Associated Press
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim is wistful about his alma mater's decision to leave the Big East Conference, but he says it's

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Owen double cheers United, Spurs go out





* Manchester United coast into fourth round * Arsenal come from behind to beat Shrewsbury * Tottenham go out on penalties at

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GM Contract Would Increase Entry-Level Workers - Wall Street Journal

BY SHARON TERLEP AND MATTHEW DOLAN
The proposed labor agreement between General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers union points to a future where workers trade the

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Stockholm derby starts in silence as fans protest





By Philip O'Connor STOCKHOLM, Sept 19 (Reuters) - AIK and Djurgarden fans
stayed silent for the first 10 minutes of the

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GM labor deal heads toward UAW vote - Reuters

By Bernie Woodall and David Bailey

DETROIT |
Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:40am EDT


DETROIT (Reuters) - About 48,500 General Motors Co workers at U.S.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Moneyball: Taking stock of ACC expansion - Atlanta Journal Constitution

By Ken Sugiura

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

On the first work day since his league expanded with the intent of increasing television revenue and securing its future, Georgia Tech

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Portuguese championship results and standings





Sept 19 (Reuters) - Results and standings from the
Portuguese championship matches on Monday
Rio Ave 2 Sporting 3

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GM Holding Line on Labor Costs Fails to Persuade Skeptics - BusinessWeek



September 19, 2011, 4:31 PM EDT





By Craig Trudell, Keith Naughton and David

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Coaches react to conference shake-up - ESPN (blog)

Jim Boeheim and Roy Williams squared off in the 2003 national championship game. Now the Hall of Famers will face each other as ... conference opponents? Get used to the sound, college

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Sunday, September 18, 2011

UNC AD: ACC expansion "right thing to do" - CBSSports.com (blog)

Posted by Chip Patterson Conference realignment accelerated on Saturday, with CBSSports.com's Brett McMurphy breaking the news that Pittsburgh and Syracuse are "likely gone" to the ACC. Each school

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Dave Gavitt, Founding Force of the Big East Conference, Dies at 73 - New York Times

His death, from congestive heart failure, was confirmed by his son Dan.
In the 1970s, Gavitt achieved prominence as a highly successful basketball coach at Providence College. But his most

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Man United, Bayern keep on winning





LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Bayern Munich and Manchester
United kept up their winning streaks to stay top in Germany

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Suspect in motor vehicle thefts is nabbed in Meeker County - West Central Tribune






















OLIVIA — A suspect in a series of vehicle thefts was taken into custody today after several days on

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Hint of good vibrations comes out of labor talks - Boston Globe

Layups The Timberwolves hired former Houston, Sacramento, and Portland coach Rick Adelman to lead their young bevy of players. Adelman will run a wide-open offense that encourages up-tempo play,

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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Veteran KYW Newsradio sports reporter Jack O'Rourke, 80, dies - Philadelphia Inquirer
























Veteran KYW Newsradio sports reporter

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Basketball Hall of Fame member Dave Gavitt dies at age 73 - USA Today

His death Friday night after a long illness was confirmed by his family Saturday. He died in a hospital near his hometown of Rumford, R.I.Gavitt was a member of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame and

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Merciless Messi hits three as Barca win 8-0





(Adds Sevilla win) * Barca respond in style after consecutive draws * Soldado fires Valencia to top of La Liga By Mark

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GM, UAW agree on profit-sharing in new contract - The Associated Press

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

6 hours ago


DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union won $ 5,000 signing bonuses and the possibility of sweeter profit-sharing checks as part of a

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Spain to play France for European basketball title - San Francisco Chronicle

Tri-level home in Oakland




Luxury condo in SF's Diamond Heights




Let's Go to the Morgue!: Unsung...




Bizarre fashions at New York Fashion...




Updated home on secluded Fairfax...




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Friday, September 16, 2011

Sports editors, leagues spar over access - SI.com

DENVER (AP) - Sports editors and athletic leagues discussing tense negotiations over media access agree that both sides are trying to make money, but both sides are struggling to figure out how

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Basketball: Spain, France reach European finals - Salt Lake Tribune



basketball • Defending champion Spain and France will play for the European basketball title Sunday, giving both nations spots in next year’s Olympics.
Juan

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Klinsmann and U.S. look globally for players





By Simon Evans MIAMI, Sept 16 (Reuters) - United States head coach Juergen
Klinsmann will trawl the globe for

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Affordable Motor Announces That Two Luxury Car Manufacturers Merge on New ... - PR Web (press release)


Brooklyn, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 Affordable Motors of Brookly-one of the leading car dealerships in Brooklyn, New York would like to announce that Nissan Motor Co.

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Las Vegas 'Lockout League' Week 1 notebook - CBSSports.com (blog)

Posted by Ben Golliver. Thursday night marked the end of Week 1 of the Las Vegas "Lockout League" at Impact Basketball. The fourth day of games was probably the week's most spirited, with some new

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

FIFA power broker Worawi denies using its funds on his own land - Washington Post

Worawi said the land had been transferred to the Football Association of Thailand; a body of which he is president.He was quoted in Thai media saying he had already responded to the accusations and

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France, Russia advance to meet in semifinals - Seattle Post Intelligencer

KAUNAS, Lithuania (AP) — David Blatt, Russia's American coach, has given up trying to fit Andrei Kirilenko into a system. Let the forward do what he does best, which is to follow his

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Falcao, Diego score first Atletico goals





By Brian Homewood BERNE, Sept 15 (Reuters) - New signings Radamel Falcao and
Diego scored to give Atletico Madrid a 2-0

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Frankfurt Motor Show 2011 kicks off - Xinhua



FRANKFURT, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Frankfurt Motor Show 2011 (IAA) on Thursday formally opened to public visitors, with a series of novel small, fuel-efficient, intelligent and

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NBA Players Union May Have Another Battle: With Player Agents - New York Times

The labor standoff between N.B.A. owners and players is in its third month, and is now threatening the start of training camps. The latest bargaining session, held Tuesday in New York, ended in

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Top college athletes worth hundreds of thousands - MarketWatch



















By Sam Mamudi, MarketWatch


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JR Smith signs to play in Chinese league - USA Today

Another teammate, Ty Lawson, is taking his game abroad as well, electing to play in Lithuania. Unlike Chandler and Smith, Lawson will be able to cut short his overseas adventure should the lockout

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Osaka win Champions League thriller





MUMBAI - Cerezo Osaka displayed
incredible resilience to beat 2006 champions Jeonbuk Hyundai
Motors 4-3 in a

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UAW, automakers continue talks as deadline nears - The Associated Press

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

2 hours ago


DETROIT (AP) — Negotiators with the United Auto Workers union, General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC were bargaining into the evening

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UAW negotiations go down to wire - The Detroit News



















Bryce G. Hoffman, Alisa Priddle and Christina Rogers/ The Detroit

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Comcast court named for Williams - Diamondback Online









While Gary Williams will no longer patrol the Terrapins men's basketball sidelines, dripping sweat and barking at his players, his legacy will live on

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

NBA, Union Make 'Little or No Progress' in Lockout Talks - San Francisco Chronicle

(Updates with NBA, union comments from third paragraph.) Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- National Basketball Association owners and players made "little or no progress" during five hours of talks aimed

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Milan snatch draw at holders Barcelona





BARCELONA - Thiago Silva powered home a
header in the second minute of stoppage-time to steal a 2-2 draw
for AC

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Ford, UAW Agree to Bargain Past Contract Expiration Tomorrow - San Francisco Chronicle

(Updates with signing-bonus proposal in fifth paragraph.) Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Ford Motor Co. and the United Auto Workers union agreed to bargain past tomorrow's expiration of their current

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Source: Derek Fisher skipping Vegas - ESPN

LOS ANGELES -- After spending the last several seasons juggling his responsibilities as starting point guard on the Los Angeles Lakers and president of the National Basketball Players

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Monday, September 12, 2011

Girl wins bid to play virtual self in EA Sports NHL 12 video game - Globe and Mail

Starting this week, 14-year-old Lexi Peters will be stick handling past men twice her size as she plays in the starting lineup for the Buffalo Sabres. Or the Vancouver Canucks. Or any NHL team the

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Feud Killed Basketball Star - Wall Street Journal

BY SEAN GARDINER AND PERVAIZ SHALLWANI
A New York City high-school basketball star died after being ensared in a longstanding feud between groups of young men from

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Simone named new Monaco coach





PARIS - Former AC Milan striker Marco
Simone was appointed AS Monaco coach on Monday following the
sacking of

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Suzuki seeks to break VW ties; VW not so sure - The Detroit News



















Christine Tierney/ The Detroit News


The chairman of

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NYC girls basketball community remembers, mourns 'Chicken' - New York Post





Tayshana (Chicken) Murphy was always smiling and always providing them.“That kid always found a way to make me laugh,” Nazareth assistant coach Lauren Best said.

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

BC-AP Sports Digest - SI.com

The supervisor is John Nicholson, followed by John Kosik at 1 a.m. The supervisor can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. For photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP

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Nowitzki & Germany bounced from Euro basketball - Houston Chronicle

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — After an off night by Dirk Nowitzki, Germany is out of the European Championship. And that means the NBA finals MVP will not be at next year's

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Roundup-Goals galore for Man United and Bayern, Barca slip up





LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Neighbours Manchester United and
City recorded convincing wins to continue setting the pace

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Volkswagen Says Suzuki Broke Partnership Agreement by Buying Fiat Engines - Bloomberg

Volkswagen AG (VOW) said Suzuki Motor
Corp. (7269) broke the rules of a cooperation agreement by deciding to
purchase engines from Fiat SpA (F) and has given the Japanese
carmaker

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Brazil, Argentina claim Olympic basketball berths - The Associated Press

By VICENTE L. PANETTA, Associated Press

7 hours ago


MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Brazil and Argentina picked up victories Saturday to claim berths in next year's London Olympics.Brazil

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Saturday, September 10, 2011

Sports help Muslims cope with fallout from 9/11 - Houston Chronicle

Led by pioneers such as Muhammad Ali and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Muslims athletes have helped introduce their faith to mainstream America. After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, sports

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US plays in inaugural 3-on-3 youth basketball World Championship - Washington Post

The governing body of basketball feels that not every country can assemble 12-person national teams because of the cost or lack of talent. However, there are many nations that can put together

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Rare Barca slip up allows Real to pull clear





* Benzema double helps Real beat Getafe 4-2 * Barca held to 2-2 draw at Real Sociedad (Updates with more detail, Valencia

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Honda, Subaru recalling 800000 vehicles - The Detroit News



















David Shepardson/ Detroit News Washington

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Liberty Beat Fever - New York Times

Essense Carson scored 18 points, Kia Vaughn had 15 points and 9 rebounds, and the Liberty beat the first-place Indiana Fever, 83-75. Nicole Powell added 13 points, and Plenette Pierson and Cappie

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Friday, September 9, 2011

'Warrior': A sports film with dramatic kick - USA Today

Testosterone is heavy-duty in this sports movie that both adheres to and transcends the formulaic genre. The sport is mixed martial arts — a full-contact hybrid of several styles of unarmed combat

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Jazz's Jeremy Evans heading to Las Vegas for Impact Basketball League - Salt Lake Tribune (blog)





Jazz forward Jeremy Evans will compete in the upcoming Impact Basketball League,

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Two-goal Sam plays it again to put Leverkusen top





* Leverkusen beat Augsburg 4-1 * Ballack in good form for leaders

(Updates with quotes, details) BERLIN, Sept 9

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UAW Said to Seek Record $10000 Signing Bonuses in Talks With Automakers - Bloomberg

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Stoudemire and Designer Team Up on Fashion Line - New York Times

The event, called Hoops for a Cause, raised money for the Amar’e Stoudemire Foundation, which helps at-risk youth. The clothing is available only at Macy’s and is part of Roy’s secondary

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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Open Mikes: Alternate college unis a good marketing tool? - USA Today

They not only showed up on sports TV highlight shows, but also on TV shows that normally don't cover sports and generated lots of traffic online and on Twitter and proved to be catnip for sports

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Missouri Valley Conference schedule gets a bit easier for UE basketball team - Evansville Courier & Press

The Missouri Valley Conference has made life a little easier than it was a year ago for the University of Evansville men's basketball team.

The Aces will play two of their first three

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Juventus hope for new era with stadium opening





MILAN, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Juventus began what they hope will
be a brighter era for the club by opening a new stadium with

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World's Largest Solid Rocket Motor Ignites in Utah Desert Test - Space.com



















PROMONTORY, Utah — A

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Stoudemire Touts the Benefits of School - New York Times

Stoudemire emphasized the importance of reading and staying in school, but put an interesting twist on popular culture, equating swagger with intelligence.
“If you want to have swag, you

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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Runway Forecast: Mix of Sun and Sport - Wall Street Journal (blog)

One sign of a retreating storm is a rainbow.

Fall Fashion Sketches


Diane von Furstenberg
A sketch from Diane von

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Michigan State Basketball Releases Full 2011-2012 Schedule - The Only Colors

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llas Cowboys the league's most valuable team - Forbes





(No change to copy, different Forbes link at end of story) NEW YORK, Sept 7 (Reuters) - The Dallas Cowboys will end
2011

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Single-Molecule Motor Spins 50 Times a Second--We Know; They Counted - PCWorld

Diagram of molecular motor setup from Sykes Laboratory at Tufts, showing the copper surface (orange), the LTSEM tip (grey), and the methylsulfanylbutane molecule, with spin direction indicated in

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Justin Bieber's Latest Charity Project Involves Basketball - BSCkids










Justin Bieber recently participated in a basketball game for charity. He was playing on Ludacris’s team to raise money

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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

How Youth Sports Makes Children Fat - Forbes




To paraphrase Homer Simpson, organized youth sports is the cause of, and solution to, childhood obesity.
From KARE-TV in Minneapolis-St.

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Daylong fight led to basketball player's murder, police say - Sarasota Herald-Tribune


The call came during a daylong fight that started as the two women bathed together, but escalated to violence early Sunday, according to a report.After her arrest on a murder charge Sunday,

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Portuguese championship result and standings





Sept 6 (Reuters) - Portuguese championship result and standings
on Tuesday
Uniao Leiria 2 Porto 5 Standings

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Smallest electric motor now just a nanometer wide - CNET

Way back in the early days of 2011, the world's smallest electric motor was so...big. At 200 nanometers wide, it was a whopping 1/300th the size of a human hair.
Now, chemists at Tufts University's

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Basketball player J.T. Terrell leaving Wake Forest after DWI charge - Winston-Salem Journal



The men's basketball player who scored more points in a game than any freshman in the ACC last season won't be back for an encore.
J.T. Terrell, a 6-foot-3 guard for

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Monday, September 5, 2011

Koscheck: 'If Hughes is man enough, he'll step up' - USA Today


If welterweight Matt Hughes gives the nod, Josh Koscheck will be waiting for him at the Ultimate Fighting Championship's next show."I'm a big-name fighter, so he can take that and run with it,"

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Wake Forest player leaves program - Shelby Star

Burlington’s J.T. Terrell, whose first season with the Wake Forest men’s basketball team included highlights and lowlights, has left the program after a

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Manolev withdrews decision to quit Bulgaria





SOFIA, Sept 5 (Reuters) - PSV Eindhoven defender Stanislav
Manolev rescinded on Monday his decision to quit the

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A nano-sized electric motor - msnbc.com

Sykes Laboratory-Tufts UniversityChemists have developed the world's first single molecule electric motor. It was powered by electricity from a state of the art, low-temperature scanning tunneling

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Police: FAMU basketball player stabbed in the neck, killed - CNN International

(CNN) -- Students at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee held a vigil Sunday night to remember a basketball player who was stabbed to death earlier in the day. Police found Shannon

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Sunday, September 4, 2011

War veterans conquer disability, renew tryst with extreme sports - Times of India

KETCHUM, IDAHO: Searching for ways to keep his adrenaline pumping after a motorcycle accident forced him out of the military and into a wheelchair, Darol Kubacz recast himself as something of a

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Florida A&M women's basketball team member killed - Sacramento Bee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Authorities say a student athlete at Florida A&M University died after she was stabbed in the neck, and another young woman has been arrested.The

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Brazilian championship results and standings





Sept 4 (Reuters) - Brazilian championship results and
standings on Sunday
America-MG 4 Vasco da Gama 1

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Kyle Busch predicts 'crash fest' for Atlanta Cup race - SportingNews.com

HAMPTON, Ga.—Despite outstanding racing in Saturday night’s Great Clips 300 Nationwide Series

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Kings go through hoops to score Bogut during the US lockout - Sydney Morning Herald

Kings target ... NBA star Andrew Bogut. Photo: Getty Images





THE Sydney Kings are chasing the

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Saturday, September 3, 2011

Accustomed to Wheels, Thrill-Seeking Injured Veterans Take Wing - New York Times

First he took up downhill skiing, racing and jumping with such abandon that he broke his spine a second time. After a painful rehab he started mountain biking and scuba diving, and even hauled his

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Deng helping liberated South Sudan, Great Britain basketball team find their paths - ESPN

PANEVEZYS, Lithuania -- As midnight chimed, gunfire rang out through the night air, accompanying the chorus of horns from every car. Young men clambered onto their roofs as they passed by,

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Brazilian championship results and standings





- Sept 3 (Reuters) - Results and
standings from the Brazilian
championship matches on Saturday

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Kasey Kahne wins pole on Atlanta's slippery track - San Francisco Chronicle

(09-03) 16:51 PDT ATLANTA, (AP) --
Atlanta Motor Speedway's slippery track made an impression Saturday during qualifying for Sunday night's Sprint Cup race.
Kasey Kahne won the pole but made his

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Five for the Weekend: Did UConn's Bradley take one for team? - CBSSports.com

Saint Joseph's is breaking tradition and moving more games on campus. In the meantime, Bruce Pearl is completely out of basketball, and Jim

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Friday, September 2, 2011

A Sport Fails in the Most Important Category: Integrity - New York Times

Even when reputations are tarnished, fans who witnessed the games in person or on television will still have their hazy recollection of watching Reggie Bush or Cam Newton or Terrelle Pryor

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Kemba and Maya Keeping Busy Post-UConn - NBC Connecticut (blog)

























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ine championship results and standings





- Sept 2 (Reuters) - Results and
standings from the Argentine
championship matches on Friday

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Lutz formally rejoins GM as part-time consultant on 'anything and everything' - The Detroit News



















Christina Rogers and David Shepardson/ The Detroit

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Magic Trying to Help Former Teammate Jay - WILX-TV (blog)



How well those in my generation around here remember the high school basketball days of the 1970s-- Earvin Johnson at Everett and Jay Vincent at Eastern. In a

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Thursday, September 1, 2011

PGA Tour signs 9-year extension with networks - The Associated Press

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

12 hours ago


NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Even without Tiger Woods dominating golf, the PGA Tour announced its longest network television deal in history Thursday

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Drummond Officially On UConn Roster; Bradley Gives Up Scholarship - Hartford Courant

The UConn men's basketball program tied up the last of the loose ends and

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World Cup workers go on second strike in two weeks





RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - World Cup construction
workers at the Maracana went on strike on Thursday for

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Sales for U.S. automakers up; Toyota, Honda fall for August - The Detroit News



















Alisa Priddle, Bryce G. Hoffman and Christina Rogers/ The Detroit

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Calhoun tells UConn president he will not retire - USA Today

Kyle Muncy, assistant director of athletics, said in an e-mail that the 69-year-old Calhoun informed university President Susan Herbst that he will coach this coming season.Calhoun had not set a

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