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  1. Johnny Football is AP player of year

    Wire reports

    Johnny Manziel ran for almost 1,700 yards and 30 touchdowns as a dual-threat quarterback his senior year of high school at Kerrville Tivy. Who would have thought he'd be even more impressive at Texas A&M when pitted against the defenses of the Sou...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  2. BBAO: Packers secondary still unsettled

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: It appears the Green Bay Packers are taking their training camp competition at right cornerback, as well as nickel safety, down to the wire. Reports from Green Bay suggest that the candidates for both spots haven't b...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  3. UGA's Schmitt wins gold in London

    Staff, wire reports

    LONDON -- UGA's Allison Schmitt set an Olympic record to win the 200-meter freestyle Tuesday at the London Games, becoming the first Georgia swimmer to win gold in an individual Olympic event. The American clocked 1 minute, 53.61 seconds, shaving ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  4. Pebble Beach possibility: Tony Romo-Tiger Woods pairing wire reports

    It is widely speculated that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will be the amateur paired with Tiger Woods at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Feb. 9-12. PGA Tour pro Ryan Palmer, who lives in the Metroplex and is friends with Romo, confirme...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  5. Pirates lure Jesuit slugger Bell away from UT

    Staff and wire reports

    The Associated Press reported that the Pittsburgh Pirates gave a $5 million deal to second-round pick Josh Bell, the slugging outfielder from Dallas Jesuit who had said he was committed to attending the University of Texas. The deal was struck jus...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  6. Die-hard Detroit Lions fan hopes to inspire team

    Wire Reports

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Joe Paquette Jr. says he walked some 400 miles from his home in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to the Motor City because he's a die-hard fan of the Detroit Lions. Paquette arrived at team headquarters Wednesday and was greeted by co...

    Blog | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  7. Jim Furyk 'kicking myself' for oversleeping

    Wire Reports

    PARAMUS, N.J. -- Jim Furyk picked a bad time to sleep in. Furyk overslept Wednesday after his cell phone alarm clock lost power overnight, causing him to be late for his pro-am tee time in The Barclays. That left PGA Tour officials no choice but to ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  8. Chad Ochocinco fined $25,000 for tweeting

    Wire Reports

    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco was fined $25,000 Tuesday for violating two NFL game policies -- possession of an electronic device and posting messages on a social media site -- during the Bengals preseason win over the Philadelphia ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  9. Dwight Howard, Chris Paul in Bowling Hall of Fame?

    Wire Reports

    Justin Bieber wouldn't stand a chance on the court against the likes of New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul and Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard. But the teen pop music star is challenging those NBA stars in an online popularity contest to deci...

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2010
  10. LeBron James fan thrown out of Indians game

    Wire Reports

    CLEVELAND -- A fan wearing a Miami Heat jersey of LeBron James drew the ire of the crowd at a Cleveland Indians game and was escorted out of the ballpark. Fans in the left-field bleachers chanted obscenities and pointed at the man Wednesday night du...

    Blog | Conversation | July 29, 2010
  11. FIFA president defends vuvuzela tradition

    Wire Reports

    JOHANNESBURG -- FIFA has defended South African fans' right to blow their vuvuzela horns at World Cup matches despite global criticism from television viewers of the constant blaring noise. "I have always said that Africa has a different rhythm, a d...

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2010
  12. Reliving the shame of Spain

    Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger

    The death of former Germany coach Jupp Derwall provoked mixed feelings in a prolific Uli.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2007
  13. FCD News Recap

    Briefly - Star Telegram - Wire Reports Carlos Ruiz sera el capitan del FCD - - Jaime Uribarri Nombran capitan del FC Dallas al 'Pescadito' Ruiz - Diario La Estrella - Sandra Velazquez TV and radio to air all 30 FCD regular s...

    Blog | April 03, 2007
  14. Sign on the dotted line ...

    Some of the expected free-agent signings now that the NBA's moratorium has expired.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2004
  15. Aqib Talib takes shot at New England Patriots

    Jeff Legwold

    An already bubbling rivalry got a little more spice tossed in Wednesday when newly-minted Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib said he did not have a hip injury this past season despite being listed on the Patriots' injury report as having one.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  16. 2013 NFL playoffs -- Ryan Mathews, Nick Hardwick of San Diego Cha...

    Eric D. Williams

    As expected, running back Ryan Mathews did not practice on Wednesday for the San Diego Chargers.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014