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Bobcats coach Steve Clifford checks into hospital after ‘not feeling well’

The Charlotte Bobcats announced Friday morning that coach Steve Clifford checked into the hospital Thursday night after “not feeling well.” Clifford was held overnight as a precaution and is undergoing more tests. His status for Friday night’s game against the New York Knicks is still yet to be determined. If Clifford is unable to coach, Patrick Ewing would likely get ...

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Percy Harvin isn’t practicing on Wednesday, still worth a fantasy stash

Seattle Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin did not practice on Wednesday. He is not expected to play against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. He’s been out for the entire season after suffering a hip injury in the offseason. Harvin was terrific last year before going down due to injury and he was miles ahead of every other receiver in yards after ...

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NBA schedule: Bulls visit Pacers in Central Division showdown

ESPN’s NBA schedule on Wednesday includes a matchup between the Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers, and it closes the night with a Western Conference battle between the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder. The Wednesday night NBA schedule tips off with an Eastern Conference rivalry that has only grown more intense. The Indiana Pacers will try to out-Thibodeau the Tom ...

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Tony Dorsett, Leonard Marshall, Joe DeLamielleure diagnosed with CTE, per report

A three-month UCLA study has revealed that NFL Hall of Famers Tony Dorsett and Joe DeLamielleure as well as All Pro Leonard Marshall have been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, according to a report from ESPN. Researches told “Outside the Lines” they notified the players of their condition Monday. Dorsett has been open about his struggles with depression, memory loss and suicidal ...

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Manchester City vs. CSKA Moscow: Betting odds preview

Manchester City can pretty much assure itself a spot in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League if they can beat CSKA Moscow Tuesday. Man City is the huge home betting favorite in this match, according to the soccer odds monitored by OddsShark.com, and with good reason. They have scored nine goals in their last two matches, seven in ...

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How do you factor age into NHL contract decisions?

It’s the summer of 2011. You’re looking for scoring, and 31-year-old Brad Richards is on the market. He’s averaged better than a point per game over the last few years, so you’re interested. How much should you be willing to pay on a nine-year deal? You can’t just look to the past to answer that question. You need to guess ...

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Bruins vs. Stars: Loui Eriksson expected to play against Dallas

The stage appears set for a proper showing of this summer’s biggest trade. Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson is expected to play against the Dallas Stars, his former team, when the two clubs meet on Tuesday night. Eriksson sustained a concussion after he was elbowed by John Scott of the Buffalo Sabres, which resulted in his missing two weeks and Scott ...

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Brian McCann free agency: Red Sox a possible destination, says agent

Catcher Brian McCann’s agent says the Red Sox are a possible destination for the free agent, reports the Boston Herald. The Red Sox appear to be leaning towards moving on from Jarrod Saltalamacchia behind the plate, having not called the three-year starter about a new contract yet and not making a qualifying offer. With backup David Ross being the only other catcher ...

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Heis Hopes, Week 11: How inertia may cost Jameis Winston the Heisman

The front-runners QB Marcus Mariota, Oregon Ducks Last Week: Bye2013 Season: 144-for-255, 2,281 passing yards, 20 TDs, zero INTs; 511 rushing yards, nine TDs QB Jameis Winston, Florida State Seminoles Last Week: 21-for-29, 325 passing yards, one TD, two INTs; defeated Miami, 41-142013 Season: 149-for-212, 2,502 passing yards, 24 TDs, six INTs; 153 rushing yards, three TDs Jameis Winston had ...

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Texas reportedly hiring Steve Patterson from Arizona State as new AD

The University of Texas is hiring Steve Patterson as its new athletic director, according to Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel and others, prying the surprise name away from the same position at Arizona State. According to Thamel, a Texas official says the deal is “done.” West Virginia’s Oliver Luck had long been considered the top candidate for the position after DeLoss Dodds announced ...

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