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Torn Achilles' tendon ends Kobe's season

April 13th, 2013 6:01 pm by Associated Press

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Kobe Bryant had surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles' tendon, ending the season for the Los Angeles Lakers star.Teammates and coaches say Bryant is determined to return quickly from the biggest injury of his career. General manager Mi

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Tebow vows 'great attitude' at workouts

April 13th, 2013 3:27 pm by Associated Press

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow plans to report for offseason workouts Monday with a "great attitude."Speaking at his annual charity event in his hometown Friday night, Tebow offered little insight into his feelings abo

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Vols' QB battle to continue into summer

April 13th, 2013 3:18 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE The end of spring practice next weekend probably won't end Tennessee's quarterback competition.Tennessee coach Butch Jones said Saturday after the Volunteers' third spring scrimmage that he would like his quarterback candidates to keep battling

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McRae to return to Vols for senior season

April 13th, 2013 12:41 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE Tennessee guard Jordan McRae plans to return to school for his senior season rather than entering the NBA draft."I'm not ready for my experience at Tennessee to be over," McRae said in a statement released Saturday by the university announcing

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Woods assessed two-stroke penalty for bad drop but isn't DQ'd

April 13th, 2013 12:01 pm by Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Ga. Tiger Woods got a reprieve Saturday in the Masters when he was given a two-shot penalty for a bad drop but was allowed to stay in the tournament.Woods' shot on the par-5 15th hole of the second round hit the flag stick and bounced back into

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Up for grabs: Richt's Bulldogs have starting roles to fill

April 13th, 2013 3:15 am by Associated Press

ATHENS, Ga. Now that spring practice is complete, Georgia football coach Mark Richt can confirm his starters for 2013, and the list is pretty short.

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Kyle Busch knocks brother Kurt off Texas pole

April 13th, 2013 3:07 am by Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas Move over, brother.The Busch brothers will start on the front row for the second time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after younger brother Kyle set a Texas qualifying record with a lap of 196.299 mph Friday night. That knocked Kurt off

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Lakers win thriller but lose Kobe to likely torn Achilles' tendon

April 13th, 2013 1:45 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Kobe Bryant pushed his fraying body and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates relentlessly through the second half of a vital game until he felt a searing pain in his left heel.Bryant's Achilles' tendon apparently is torn. His season likely is ove

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SEC Network nearly go for launch

April 12th, 2013 6:54 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

The long-awaited announcement of the Southeastern Conference network is days away.The SEC says that it will hold a news conference with ESPN executives on Tuesday in Atlanta. The network is to be launched in a partnership between the SEC and ESPN.

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