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Apr 23

TROY: UFC: Jon Jones Winning Fights is Best for Business

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None of my casual MMA fan-friends know who Glover Teixeira is. They do, however, know who Jon Jones is, whether it’s from word of mouth or they’ve watched a UFC pay-per-view with me that featured the man himself.*It was almost the same last July, when we gathered to watch Chris Weidman challenge Anderson Silva. They …

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Apr 23

The Sports Bank.net: Kentucky big man Dakari Johnson returning to school

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Freshman center Dakari Johnson will return to the Kentucky for the 2014-15 season. “After looking at the information provided to me by Coach Cal and the NBA committee, my family and I made the decision for me to return to UK for my sophomore year,” Dakari Johnson said. “Returning to school allows me to build …

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Apr 23

The Sports Bank.net: Wrigley Field 100 was a birthday as Cublike as the Cubs can be

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Today was Wrigley Field 100, the “party of the century” as the Cubs marketing called it. Well, someone narced on your party and told the campus police to come and break it up. For Cubs fans, the ending was even worse than the weather. And that’s saying something given how the temperature was in the …

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Apr 22

UCLA true sophomore Myles Jack secured a $5 million insurance policy

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UCLA two-way football star Myles Jack has obtained a large disability policy with a value in excess of $5,000,000 that includes a “loss of value” rider, a source close to the situation told Yahoo Sports. View photo http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?p=539040#post539040

Apr 21

Bengals exercise WR Green’s 2015 option

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals exercised a 2015 contract option for receiver A.J. Green on Monday, letting them turn their focus to an extension for quarterback Andy Dalton. Green was the fourth overall pick in the 2011 draft and was entering the final season on his deal. The collective bargaining agreement allows teams to exercise …

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Apr 21

Bulls’ Noah the Defensive Player of the Year

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LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (AP) — There were some emotional moments and some funny stories as Joakim Noah accepted the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award on Monday, like this one. The Chicago Bulls‘ center recalled a grueling workout with coach Tom Thibodeau. ”I told Thibs, ‘If we weren’t winning games, I would really, really hate …

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Apr 21

Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson

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NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Woodson had the Knicks on top of their division and in the second round of the playoffs, destinations that had become unreachable and practically unimaginable in New York. A year later, he was out of job. Phil Jackson fired Woodson and the entire coaching staff on Monday, making his first …

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Apr 20

The Sports Bank.net: 2014 FULL Seven Round NFL Mock Draft 4-21-14

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Here is our seven round NFL mock draft. It’s not written by me, it’s authored by a website reader who wishes to remain anonymous. I will tell you he puts a whole lot of work into it. And of course because a seven round NFL mock draft is a ton of work. And this version …

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Apr 19

Raiders plan to cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him

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One way or another, Terrelle Pryor will no longer be an Oakland Raider by the close of business Monday. That’s the word from Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, who reports that the Raiders will cut Pryor on Monday if they can’t trade him before then. That’s not a big surprise; it had already been clear …

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Apr 19

Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

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In this September 1941 photo provided by Dick Felumlee, Kenneth and Helen Felumlee pose for a photo nearly three years before their marriage in February 1944. The Felumlees, who celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary in February, died 15 hours apart from each other last week. (AP Photo/Felumlee family) http://news.yahoo.com/ohio-couple-ma…145159516.html

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