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'Grit and grind' carries Grizzlies to 2-1 series lead over Thunder

'Grit and grind' carries Grizzlies to 2-1 series lead over Thunder

May 11th, 2013 10:34 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Marc Gasol scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 1:03 left to put Memphis ahead to stay, and the Grizzlies held off Oklahoma City 87-81 on Saturday for a 2-1 lead in their playoff series.

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Braves' struggles continue in second straight loss to Giants

Braves' struggles continue in second straight loss to Giants

May 11th, 2013 9:30 pm by Associated Press

Justin Upton and the Atlanta Braves had all sorts of trouble with AT&T Park’s tricky outfield. San Francisco pitching posed quite a problem, too.

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Virginia's Long posts back-to-back Late Model wins at Kingsport Speedway (with results)

Virginia's Long posts back-to-back Late Model wins at Kingsport Speedway (with results)

May 11th, 2013 7:24 pm by Staff Report

Adam Long not only outran the field Friday at Kingsport Speedway, but he also beat Mother Nature for his second straight Late Model win.

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Hall of Famer Jack Butler, who revolutionized cornerback play in the NFL, dies at 85

Hall of Famer Jack Butler, who revolutionized cornerback play in the NFL, dies at 85

May 11th, 2013 6:56 pm by Associated Press

Jack Butler, who helped revolutionize the way cornerbacks played in the NFL during his Hall of Fame career with the Steelers, died Saturday. He was 85.

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Gordon proud of NASCAR milestone

Gordon proud of NASCAR milestone

May 11th, 2013 2:30 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Jeff Gordon is proud he has reached 700 straight Sprint Cup starts. He's even prouder he has accomplished the feat while still near the top of the sport.

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'I'll cherish it like gold:' Da'Rick Rogers grateful for getting a shot with Bills

'I'll cherish it like gold:' Da'Rick Rogers grateful for getting a shot with Bills

May 11th, 2013 2:27 pm by JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer

Eager to put behind his troubled past, receiver Da'Rick Rogers is grateful to the Buffalo Bills for providing him a shot at a future.

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One-hit wonders: Miller, Lester both nearly perfect on same night

One-hit wonders: Miller, Lester both nearly perfect on same night

May 11th, 2013 6:00 am by Associated Press

Pitching a one-hitter with no other baserunners in a big league game is rare. Getting two gems in one night, well, that may never have happened in major league history before Friday night.

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Ankle injury leaves Curry, Warriors hobbled after Game 3 loss

Ankle injury leaves Curry, Warriors hobbled after Game 3 loss

May 11th, 2013 3:18 am by JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer

Stephen Curry limped out of the locker room and walked down a long hallway with his sprained left ankle wrapped in black tape and the Golden State Warriors' season possibly in the balance.

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Update: 'Utterly fearless' 15-year-old blind pole vaulter competes in Texas state meet

Update: 'Utterly fearless' 15-year-old blind pole vaulter competes in Texas state meet

May 11th, 2013 1:44 am by JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer

Despite being legally blind, 15-year-old Charlotte Brown of rural Emory Rains High School in Texas was one of the top pole vault qualifiers in girls Class 3A.

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'Warrior' Doane blanks Bears with 10th complete game of year for Bucs

'Warrior' Doane blanks Bears with 10th complete game of year for Bucs

May 11th, 2013 12:15 am by Staff Report

Senior right-hander Kerry Doane provided another "warrior-like" performance for ETSU on Friday when he pitched the Buccaneers to a 1-0 victory over No. 21-ranked Mercer.

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