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NFL passes new pad rules for players

May 22nd, 2012 6:15 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA The NFL made thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for the 2013 season, something the players' union was not pleased with.

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Seau's suicide prompts worries about post-NFL life

May 22nd, 2012 6:07 pm by Associated Press

Junior Seau's suicide is troubling NFL players. No one knows precisely why the 43-year-old Seau shot himself in the chest at his oceanfront home May 2, less than 2 1/2 years after the end of his Pro Bowl career as a linebacker. What is clear and cause fo

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Player safety on NFL owners' agenda

May 21st, 2012 11:18 pm by Associated Press

With the Saints bounty case moving to grievance hearings and court, NFL owners will talk about player safety when they meet on Tuesday.

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Bass erupts for Celtics in 101-85 win over Sixers

May 21st, 2012 10:08 pm by Associated Press

BOSTON Brandon Bass scored 18 of his postseason career-high 27 points in the third quarter on Monday night as the Boston Celtics pulled away from the Philadelphia 76ers to win 101-85 and take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

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Drama of course! in IndyCar again

May 21st, 2012 6:11 pm by Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. This Indianapolis 500 already has plenty of drama: panic over the size of the field, engine shortages, legal wrangling and issues with underperforming Lotus. Toss in $275,000 worth of fines against 13 teams, and IndyCar has a real soap op

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Clemens' accuser wraps up, reveals names

May 21st, 2012 6:03 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON Brian McNamee finally got to name names in front of the jury. Andy Pettitte. Chuck Knoblauch. Mike Stanton. Roger Clemens' accuser also apologized for the medical condition that caused him to take frequent breaks. He came across as a sympathy

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Magic fire coach Stan Van Gundy; general manager also gone

May 21st, 2012 5:58 pm by Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. For months the Orlando Magic have been trudging through the aftermath of a preseason trade request by Dwight Howard that sapped the life out of the franchise as internal team issues quickly affected the product on the floor.

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Manning looks good in Broncos' first OTA workout

May 21st, 2012 5:56 pm by Associated Press

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. His passes were hitting receivers in stride and right between the numbers, not skipping off the ground or whizzing behind their heads like so many of Tim Tebow's.

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Former West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart dead at 59

May 21st, 2012 5:52 pm by Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Former West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart, who was hailed as Rich Rodriguez's successor but wound up leaving the school in a messy split, died Monday of what athletic department officials said was an apparent heart attack. He was

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Braves' Hudson pitches another gem against Rays

May 20th, 2012 8:53 pm by Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Tim Hudson scattered four hits over 7 2-3 innings, David Ross homered and the Atlanta Braves beat Tampa Bay 2-0 on Sunday.

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