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Organizers to reveal new plan for Boston
by The Associated Press
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
BOSTON -- Organizers for Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics will release updated plans on Monday for how the city would pay for and stage the games. A spokesman for the private Boston 2024 g...
Timberwolves select Towns with No. 1 pick
NEW YORK -- The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, the first of three straight freshmen chosen. The Timberwolves w...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virginia wins its first CWS championship
OMAHA, Neb. -- Six weeks ago, it looked as though Virginia might not even qualify for its conference tournament, let alone the NCAA Tournament. Look at the Cavaliers now. They're national champions...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backers of Lady Vols nickname rally
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- As Tennessee prepares to eliminate the Lady Vols nickname and logo for all women's sports other than basketball, fans rallied at a board of trustees meeting Thursday to protest ...
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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When Corinth was a baseball mecca
Early Corinth history centered around a mill town located at a crossroads in North Mississippi. Most talk was done on Saturday, the "go to town" day. Corinth history reveals the town was Union occu...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big bodies Towns, Okafor sit atop NBA
NEW YORK -- Karl-Anthony Towns hoisted a child high up toward his shoulders, letting the youngster at an NBA community service event feel what it was like to rock the rim with a dunk. Next up for T...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cavs’ Love options out of contract
CLEVELAND -- Kevin Love is about to find out how much the league values him, and how much the Cavaliers want him. The power forward opted out of the final year of his contract and will be a free ag...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mistrial granted in players' rape case
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A judge has granted a mistrial in the case of two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying "bias has been clearly shown." Criminal...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL schools rookies on being a pro
BEREA, Ohio -- To prepare rookies for life as professionals, the NFL is again providing a crash course filled with seminars, testimonials and advice on how to navigate the pitfalls of fame and fort...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rapinoe, Holiday out for US in World Cup
EDMONTON, Alberta -- The United States has made it through to the quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup but not unscathed. The Americans will have to face China without two key contributors. Midfi...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Players learn at volleyball clinic
James Onikeku was having a good time. So were around 20 high school volleyball players. Onikeku, the volleyball coach at the University of Memphis, was in town Thursday conducting the one-day Cross...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball, softball proposed for Tokyo
TOKYO -- Baseball and softball remain on course to get back into the Olympics. Squash, karate, surfing and four other sports are in contention to get into the games for the first time. Japanese org...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks announce Ferry 'stepping down'
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks have announced that Danny Ferry has stepped down as general manager of the team, ending an indefinite leave of absence that began in August following racially derogator...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nine-time ACT champs lead squad
The Corinth Warriors extended their Alcorn County Basketball Tournament record streak to nine at the 2015 gathering at the Crossroads Arena. They also continued their hold on the annual All-County ...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gators force another CWS bracket final
OMAHA, Neb. -- Richie Martin doubled twice and reached four times, leading Florida to a 10-5 victory over Virginia in the College World Series on Friday. The Gators (52-17) forced a second Bracket ...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spieth sets the target at Chambers Bay
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- One major apparently isn't enough to satisfy Masters champion Jordan Spieth. Spieth set the target Friday at Chambers Bay by surging into the lead with birdies, overcomin...
Jun 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Late Model racing returns Saturday
GLEN – North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway feels the need for speed. Late Model racing is coming to the track Saturday, June 20, according to track promoter Buddy Ayers. “A lot of the top drivers...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bryant shows for last day of minicamp
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dez Bryant has indicated that he would be willing to miss regular-season games without a new long-term contract from the Dallas Cowboys. The unsigned All-Pro receiver still coul...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warriors believe more titles could be ahead
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The parade is not until Friday. The Golden State Warriors are already looking ahead to what could be a promising future. And with their young core under contract and MVP Stephen ...
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early signing proposal tabled
A decision to create an early signing period for college football has been put on hold until the entire recruiting process gets a comprehensive review. At a meeting Wednesday of the Collegiate Comm...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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