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Volquez bounces back from bad start to beat Braves

Volquez bounces back from bad start to beat Braves

June 12th, 2013 6:55 pm by Associated Press

Edinson Volquez struck out a season-high nine in seven innings as he rebounded from the worst start of his career and led the San Diego Padres to a 5-3 victory over the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves on Wednesday and a three-game sweep.

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Idaho high school drops Redskins logo, mascot

June 12th, 2013 6:40 pm by Associated Press

DRIGGS, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho high school will drop its longtime “Redskins” nickname, logo and mascot in a move its top administrator says was made to show respect for Native Americans.

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Bucs' Doane named to NCBWA All-America baseball team

Bucs' Doane named to NCBWA All-America baseball team

June 12th, 2013 6:03 pm by Staff Report

A right-handed pitcher, Kerry Doane was one of 58 baseball student-athletes named to the 18th annual team.

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Parker says he hopes to play Game 4

Parker says he hopes to play Game 4

June 12th, 2013 2:22 pm by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writer

San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker says his sore right hamstring has a "slight elongation" and that he hopes to play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Thursday night.

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ESPN to kill 3-D broadcasts by end of year

June 12th, 2013 12:51 pm by PETER SVENSSON, AP Technology Writer

ESPN will stop broadcasting in 3-D by the end of the year, dealing a major blow to a technology that was launched with great fanfare but has been limping along for years.

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Virginia Tech teams post impressive APR scores

Virginia Tech teams post impressive APR scores

June 12th, 2013 6:05 am by Staff Report

The Virginia Tech athletic teams put together an impressive performance in the NCAA’s APR program, according to data released by the NCAA on Tuesday.

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Big crowd, little controversy greet Saban's arrival in Tennessee

Big crowd, little controversy greet Saban's arrival in Tennessee

June 12th, 2013 5:05 am by EVAN WOODBERY, GOVOLSXTRA

The local chamber was flooded with angry emails, threatened with boycotts and besieged with publicity after it invited Nick Saban to its benefit dinner. In the end, the Alabama coach's arrival produced a record-setting crowd and little controversy.

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Five players, coaches ejected after Diamondbacks-Dodgers brawl

Five players, coaches ejected after Diamondbacks-Dodgers brawl

June 12th, 2013 2:00 am by Associated Press

Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy hit Dodgers starter Zack Greinke with a pitch in the seventh inning Tuesday night, a retaliation throw that caused a heated and prolonged bench-clearing brawl.

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U.S. shuts out Panama in World Cup qualifier

U.S. shuts out Panama in World Cup qualifier

June 12th, 2013 12:45 am by TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer

The U.S. men’s soccer team took over first place in its World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Panama on Tuesday.

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Spurs knock down 16 3-pointers, rout Heat to take 2-1 finals lead

Spurs knock down 16 3-pointers, rout Heat to take 2-1 finals lead

June 11th, 2013 11:41 pm by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writer

Danny Green scored 27 points, Gary Neal added 24 and the San Antonio Spurs set an NBA Finals record with 16 3-pointers in a 113-77 victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night that gave them a 2-1 series lead.

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