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Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago

Sun Nov 23, 2014

More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said. Full Story

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UMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel

Sun Nov 23, 2014

The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel. Full Story

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Obama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course

Sun Nov 23, 2014

President Barack Obama is playing golf at an exclusive Las Vegas-area course with a retired shortstop, a Democratic Party donor and a newspaper owner. Full Story

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Out of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby

Sun Nov 23, 2014

too much of a thing, really -- a couple of College Football Playoff contenders gave the selection committee something to think about by taking a while to put away big underdogs. Full Story

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Roger Federer's Switzerland wins Davis Cup final

Sun Nov 23, 2014

Roger Federer has now claimed all the big prizes on offer in tennis and, for once, will be happy to share his latest trophy with others. Full Story

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Gonzalez defends WBC flyweight title

Sat Nov 22, 2014

Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua beat Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines with a technical knockout Saturday in the first defense of his WBC flyweight title. Full Story

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$155M plan for Maryland football facility OK'ed

Fri Nov 21, 2014

A University of Maryland Board of Regents committee has unanimously approved a $155 million plan to overhaul Cole Field House. Full Story

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Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier

Sun Nov 23, 2014

Workers digging an underground garage for a new hotel in Everett, Washington, recently struck something big about 30 feet below the surface. Full Story

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The future of D.C. sports under Mayor Bowser

Fri Nov 21, 2014

With issues ranging from the DC United stadium to the proposed Wizards practice facility, mayor-elect Muriel Bowser will have a major impact on the future of sports in D.C. Full Story

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Cavaliers 'in the dark,' fall 91-78 to Wizards

Sat Nov 22, 2014

LeBron James lost the battle for an offensive rebound and stewed in frustration while everyone else ran downcourt, leaving his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates to defend 4-on-5 at the other end while the game was still in the balance in the fourth quarter. Full Story

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49ers host Redskins looking for third straight win

Fri Nov 21, 2014

Before DeSean Jackson signed with Washington this past April, the seventh-year wide receiver seriously considered first taking a formal visit to the San Francisco 49ers. Full Story

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Ovechkin's late goal lifts Capitals over Avalanche

Fri Nov 21, 2014

Alex Ovechkin has scored plenty of pretty goals in his career. He even throws in some scrappy ones from time to time. Full Story

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Pacquiao in need of signature win against Algieri

Sat Nov 22, 2014

Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez. Full Story

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Ravens aim to keep Saints down in the dome

Fri Nov 21, 2014

Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco enjoyed a productive visit to New Orleans when the Ravens met the Saints in a preseason game in late-August. Full Story

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Peterson says 'fresh start' might be best

Fri Nov 21, 2014

Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team. Full Story

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NBA union head: Taylor suspension violates CBA

Fri Nov 21, 2014

The executive director of the NBA Players Association said Thursday the suspension given to Charlotte's Jeffery Taylor by Commissioner Adam Silver is "excessive, without precedent and a violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement." Full Story