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Celtics honor police, other 1st responders

April 27th, 2013 9:23 am by Associated Press

The Boston fans cheered for the first responders and booed the Celtics.Not long after a ceremony to honor the police, doctors and other Boston Marathon workers who helped those injured by a pair of bombs at the race's finish line, the crowd at the TD Gar

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Chargers take Manti Te'o in 2nd round of NFL draft

April 27th, 2013 9:11 am by Associated Press

Manti Te'o made it to the NFL a day later than he expected, motivated to play well because he was snubbed in the first round of the draft.Unconcerned about a hoax involving a fake girlfriend and a flop in the national championship game that have dogged Te

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Tigers' Sanchez fans team-record 17 Braves

April 27th, 2013 3:38 am by Associated Press

DETROIT For one night at least, Anibal Sanchez changed the pitching pecking order in the Detroit clubhouse.Sanchez struck out 17 in eight marvelous innings, and the Tigers routed the Atlanta Braves 10-0 on Friday night. It was a dazzling performance by S

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10 things to know about the NFL draft

April 27th, 2013 3:30 am by RICHARD ROSENBLATT, AP Sports Writer

NEW YORK The most exciting few minutes of the NFL draft came on Day 2.In the span of a few minutes early in Friday night's second round, the San Diego Chargers caused draftniks at Radio City Music Hall to let out a roar with the selection of Notre Dame's

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Paul Newberry column: Te'o, Smith, Barkley go pro one year too late

April 26th, 2013 8:42 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writer

The next time some college football fan gripes about his favorite player going to the NFL before his senior season, we'll have a ready reply.Three of them, actually.Manti Te'o. Geno Smith. Matt Barkley.The trio returned for a fourth year of college footba

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'On a different level:' Titans trade up to draft Vols WR Hunter in second round

April 26th, 2013 6:54 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

NASHVILLE The Tennessee Titans added a home-state product in Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter after trading with the San Francisco 49ers to move up six picks in the second round of the NFL draft. Tennessee traded the 40th overall pick, a seventh-rou

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Leader of the Pack: Green Bay gives QB Rodgers elite money

April 26th, 2013 5:44 pm by Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. The Green Bay Packers gave Aaron Rodgers his opportunity when 23 other teams passed.On another late April weekend with the NFL draft unfolding anew, there was Rodgers again, expressing his appreciation of the Packers for their latest sign

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Pittsburgh man gets probation in Hines Ward threat

April 26th, 2013 3:20 pm by Associated Press

A man who pleaded guilty to trying to extort $15,000 from former Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward will spend two years on probation.Joshua Van Auker, 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday in front of an Allegheny County judge to a lesser version of the origin

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UPDATE: NASCAR defends Matt Kenseth penalties; Joe Gibbs balks at severity

April 26th, 2013 2:34 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

RICHMOND, Va. Joe Gibbs Racing was still smarting Friday over the severity of the penalties NASCAR levied this week after an underweight part was found in Matt Kenseth's engine.The issue is not whether the part was illegal. Because one of eight connectin

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Titans first pick: 'power,' 'passion'

April 26th, 2013 9:11 am by Jim Wyatt, The Tennessean

The Titans don't feel they took a chance in the first round of the NFL draft.

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