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Steelers tag RB Bell

The team announced on Monday that they would use their exclusive franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell, per ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. We have placed the franchise tag on RB Le'Veon Bell. According to reports, the Steelers could finalize a long-term agreement with Brown during the NFL Scouting Combine this week. However, while the Cardinals have slapped pass rusher Chandler Jones with their tag in addition to the Panthers selecting defensive tackle Kawann Short, the veteran rusher in Bell has ... Read More

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Jahlil Okafor 'Will Get Moved' By The Deadline

Seemingly nearly traded last week when he was held out of games, Okafor had since re-joined the team but apparently still doesn't look to be in their future plans. Would the Bulls finally pull off the desired Jahlil Okafor trade? The Bulls now occupy the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, but they could continue their recent struggles in the second half of the season and land in the lottery. Read More

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Warriors earn 10th straight win over rival Clippers

Warriors earn 10th straight win over rival Clippers

In all fairness to the Los Angeles Clippers, they made the Warriors work for the first half and the Warriors came out playing like they were still on the break. And when 3-pointers rained down, the seeds stirred; they then sprouted under the hot plasma of the Warriors cluster of stars. The result was a 12-minute long heat check, the likes of which have rarely been seen in recent seasons. Read More

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Lakers expected to hire Rob Pelinka as next general manager

We can't wait to see what kind of ideas he has for the Lakers. Just hours after the move was announced, Magic and the Lakers traded guard Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a 2017 first-round pick. The Los Angeles Lakers have a dismal 19-39 record this season and are second-last in the Western Conference. Although he had not yet contacted Bryant as of Tuesday afternoon, Johnson said he would like for Bryant to be involved with the organization. Read More

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No. 8 North Carolina tops No. 7 Lousville to stretch ACC lead

No. 8 North Carolina tops No. 7 Lousville to stretch ACC lead

The Cardinals are 5-3 on the road this season. Graduate of the University of North Carolina. Kennedy Meeks added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Tar Heels (24-5, 12-3), who entered the day leading both Louisville and No. For all intensive purposes, the victor of this game will likely go on to be a number one seed in the NCAA Tournament, as well as the ACC-regular season champion, so much is at stake for these blue blood programs. Read More

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NZ beat South Africa by six runs in ODI thriller

After finishing the bowling as the best bowler of the day for South Africa , conceding only four an over with two wickets, while the others all were taken for in excess of five, nearing six, he pulled out a cameo that brought back South Africa right into the game with 52 needed off the last five overs. Read More

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WR Cruz visits with Panthers

Cruz, who played seven years with the Giants, was released last week, saving the team $7.5 million to spend elsewhere. Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman was in the Giants' front office in 2010 when Cruz was signed as an undrafted free agent. Read More

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Michigan State sports doctor Larry Nassar ordered to stand trial

Larry Nassar, 53, the longtime team physician for US gymnastics, was arrested in November on charges of sexually assaulting a child in MI and indicted a month later on federal charges of possession of child pornography. "You don't complain about treatment". They said Nassar touched their vaginas during the medical procedures and during massages when they were young girls at that training facility. Read More

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Giants not trading DRC, Branden Albert headed to Jacksonville

The same is true of the Dolphins, who could use a field-stretching tight end that works well in the red zone but may not want to pay out so much to a player that doesn't stay on the field consistently. Albert told the Sun Sentinel he's a willing participant in the trade and that his new deal is going to "surprise people when it comes out". I honestly believe where I'm going to go is the right fit. Read More

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Cubs made highlight reel of Travis Wood's hitting, fielding … and pitching

Cubs made highlight reel of Travis Wood's hitting, fielding … and pitching

Wood also earned an All-Star nod in 2013 for his 9-13 season with a 3.11 ERA in 200.0 innings pitched as a member of the Chicago rotation. It came down today that the Royals have signed Travis Wood . One of the Cubs' biggest missions will be trying to patch the void left by Wood, who posted a 2.95 ERA in 77 appearances and limited left-handed batters to a.128 batting average. Read More

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Lance Armstrong Must Face $100 Million Lawsuit

Lance Armstrong Must Face $100 Million Lawsuit

District Judge Christopher Cooper, suggests that the Postal Service team's success and the positive media exposure it provided may pose difficulties in winning full damages, primarily because it's hard to determine market value for "personal or professional services like those provided by the bicycle team". Read More

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Michael Jordan Finesses Sit Down With Charles Oakley and Knicks Owner

Michael Jordan Finesses Sit Down With Charles Oakley and Knicks Owner

It was Dolan who was reportedly behind Oakley's ejection from a Knicks game last week, which ended in the former power forward's arrest and a torrent of criticism for the owner, who implied after the incident that Oakley is an alcoholic. Charles Oakley's lifetime ban from Madison Square Garden lasted four days. They've been supportive. One of the things I told the commissioner, I want to have a press conference and I want him to apologize to me and the fans. Read More

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Guardiola admits Agüero may not be at City next year

Guardiola admits Agüero may not be at City next year

The Manchester City boss has treated key personnel in a surprising way in his time at the club. They were edged out of the top four by Saturday's results, when Arsenal and Liverpool went above them with home wins, but City will be firm favourites on the south coast given the contrast between the two teams' recent results. Read More

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4 dead, dozens hurt in magnitude-6.7 Surigao quake

4 dead, dozens hurt in magnitude-6.7 Surigao quake

The epicenter of the natural disaster was 14 kilometers northwest of the city and provincial capital of Surigao. Volcanologists said Intensity 7 was felt in Surigao and dozens of aftershocks had been recorded. Rescue teams were checking for possible casualties in a village called Poknoy in the city of 140,500 people, officials said. "We advise our people to continue to be alert for aftershocks", Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said in a statement. Read More

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Marlins have 'handshake agreement' to sell team, per report

The buyer's net worth is linked to real estate holdings, meaning the deal could involve taking on debt. Loria has owned the team since 2002. Owning sports teams is a popular pastime for NY real estate developers. However, the Marlins have struggled to even make the postseason, let alone post a winning record. By the time the bonds used to fund the stadium are paid back, the City of Miami will have paid over $2 billion for the new park. Read More

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Kyle Shanahan will 'live with the consequences' of Super Bowl play-calling

Kyle Shanahan will 'live with the consequences' of Super Bowl play-calling

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - On Wednesday, we took a closer look at some of the possibilities the San Francisco 49ers will have to consider as they seek both short- and long-term solutions at quarterback. I think if Shanahan doesn't have the 49ers winning by 2019 he may be looking to update his resume. One of the most interesting things said Thursday was by Shanahan when it came to Lynch. Read More

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Manchester United maintain unbeaten run with comfortable win over Leicester City

Manchester United maintain unbeaten run with comfortable win over Leicester City

All in all it was an excellent away performance by Jose Mourinho's men, albeit against a woeful Leicester side who have only won two of their last 10 games. Some have questioned whether the two "Number 10s" can be played in the same team, with one having to be dropped out for the other, but it seems as though both players have answered those doubts very well with goals and some exciting link-up play. Read More

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