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Unstoppable Tide: Alabama routs Ohio St for national title

Tue, January 12, 2021

National_Championship_Football_45789The celebration was at once familiar and unique. The confetti cannons sent a crimson and white shower into the air and Alabama players ran to the sideline to grab their championship hats and T-shirts.

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Triangle DISH subscribers will miss 3 of 4 NFL playoff games this weekend

Tue, January 12, 2021

DISH forced blackouts on 240 local TV stationsYou deserve to get the NBC, FOX and local news programming that you pay for. Call DISH at 1-800-333-3474 and tell them to return WRAL and FOX 50 to their pay-TV service.

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COVID-19 shadows title game as college football season ends

Tue, January 12, 2021

National_Championship_Football_09501The end of the college football season began with a scene that would have looked bizarre 12 months ago — and will likely appear just as strange looking back years from now — but seemed entirely unremarkable Monday night.

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Gonzaga, Baylor remain atop AP Top 25; UConn in at No. 25

Tue, January 12, 2021

Gonzaga_Portland_Basketball_60379Gonzaga and Baylor were the top two teams in The Associated Press preseason men's college basketball poll. After eight weeks of twists and turns, that hasn't changed.

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PGA Championship leaving Trump National in '22 tournament

Mon, January 11, 2021

Trump_21165The PGA of America cut ties to President Donald Trump when it voted Sunday to take the PGA Championship event away from his New Jersey golf course next year.

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Same old Browns? Hardly. Cleveland drills Steelers 48-37

Mon, January 11, 2021

Browns_Steelers_Football_02965So much for the weight of history. Or practicing. Or having your head coach on the sideline. Or an emotional leader on the field.

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No. 1 Alabama looking for 6th title under Saban vs. Ohio St

Mon, January 11, 2021

Rose_Bowl_Football_09386Trying to figure out which of Nick Saban’s Alabama teams is best is akin to picking Michelangelo’s greatest work of art or Ernest Hemingway’s best novel.

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Brees, Saints pull away late for 21-9 playoff win over Bears

Mon, January 11, 2021

APTOPIX_Bears_Saints_Football_74230Drew Brees will get to celebrate his 42nd birthday by preparing for a playoff game that will also feature the one active NFL quarterback older than him.

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Browns advance, Brees to meet Brady, Lamar Jackson a winner

Mon, January 11, 2021

Ravens_Titans_Football_92600The NFC divisional round will give fans a third-time treat: another meeting between old-timers Tom Brady and Drew Brees.

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Under the radar and ready to go, Pesce back with Hurricanes

Mon, January 11, 2021

Brett Pesce Pic-Training CampAfter nearly a year off the ice, healthy Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce prepares to make up for lost time.

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