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Granlund's second 3-goal game leads Wild past Predators 4-2

Fri, December 29, 2017

As the Minnesota Wild swarmed Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne early, Mikael Granlund was at the center of the action. Granlund's aggressiveness was a sign of things to come for … Click to Continue »

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Utah women rout Arizona 89-55 in Pac-12 opener

Fri, December 29, 2017

Daneesha Provo scored a career-high 24 points to lead Utah in an 89-55 rout of Arizona on Friday night in a Pac-12 Conference opener. Provo was 9-of-19 shooting and made … Click to Continue »

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Compher scores in OT, Avalanche beat Maple Leafs 4-3

Fri, December 29, 2017

J.T. Compher scored a power-play goal 3:25 into overtime to give the Colorado Avalanche a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal … Click to Continue »

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Dennis Smith Jr. has triple-double, Mavs beat Pelicans

Fri, December 29, 2017

The New Orleans Pelicans entered the game as the NBA's top 3-point shooting team. They couldn't match the Dallas Mavericks' long-range shooting Friday night. Rookie guard Dennis Smith Jr. had … Click to Continue »

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Why Panthers’ Cam Newton is ready to make ‘lasting memories’ in Falcons’ new stadium

Thu, December 28, 2017

From winning an SEC championship game, doing a Deion Sanders high step and clinching a pair of NFC South titles, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had some good times in … Click to Continue »

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Providence Day’s Devon Dotson has Kansas in his future, history in his present

Thu, December 28, 2017

On May 1, 2017, a Kansas basketball fan started a Twitter account for a Providence Day high school student. The purpose? To help make 6-foot-1 point guard Devon Dotson choose … Click to Continue »

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What’s the best way for Wake Forest to contain Texas A&M and star Christian Kirk?

Thu, December 28, 2017

Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson said it in jest, but if he could’ve made it a reality, would he? You betcha. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, a day before his … Click to Continue »

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New York Giants hire ex-Panthers GM Dave Gettleman. Will he look here for a coach?

Thu, December 28, 2017

Dave Gettleman is back in the NFL. The former Carolina Panthers general manager was hired by the New York Giants Thursday as the team’s new GM. Multiple national reports from … Click to Continue »

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After ‘stressful’ suspension, Panthers Thomas Davis recoils at ‘dirty player’ label

Thu, December 28, 2017

Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis has been called a lot of things over the years. Three-time ACL surgery survivor. NFL Man of the Year winner. And lately – a dirty player. … Click to Continue »

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Thursday’s boys HS basketball capsules 12.28.17

Thu, December 28, 2017

Hoodies House Results BUTLER 69, CONCORD FIRST ASSEMBLY 68 Concord First Assembly 19 16 16 9 8 -- 68 Butler 14 21 15 10 9 -- 69 FIRST ASSEMBLY 68 … Click to Continue »

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