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    Feb. 21, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Tested All-Star forward Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat underwent more tests in a South Florida hospital amid concerns that blood clots have worked their way from his legs to …

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    Feb. 8, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Fined Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul has been fined $25,000 for criticizing rookie female official Lauren Holtkamp after a loss at Cleveland. Paul was given the technical in a …

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    Feb. 7, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Resigned An army general who headed the public body that coordinates planning for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro resigned on Friday. In a brief statement, the office of …

  • NHL suspends Flyers’ forward Zac Rinaldo eight games for his on Penguins’ Kris Letanglast

    Jan. 27, 2015 in Sports on Page B2 Suspended The NHL announced Monday it has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo for eight games for charging and boarding Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letanglast last Tuesday. Rinaldo is considered …

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    Jan. 24, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Injured Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten needs surgery for a partially torn ACL in his right knee and is sidelined indefinitely. Wroten was hurt in a game last week against …

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    Jan. 11, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Resigned Hall of Famer Dick LeBeau has resigned as the defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 77-year-old LeBeau had been with the organization for 16 seasons, including serving as …

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    Jan. 10, 2015 in Sports on Page C2 Signed Free-agent outfielder Chris Denorfia signed a $2.6 million, one-year contract with the Chicago Cubs. Denorfia played for San Diego and Seattle last season, batting .230 with three homers and …

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    Dec. 27, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Signed The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with 2B Dan Uggla and veteran reliever Heath Bell on minor league deals with invitations to major league spring training. Uggla, 34, hit …

  • Trial for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez expected to last 6-10 weeks

    Dec. 23, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Hearing The murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is expected to take 6 to 10 weeks, prosecutors in Fall River, Massachusetts, said Monday. Hernandez was …

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    Dec. 6, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Traded In a three-team trade, the Arizona Diamondbacks sent Didi Gregorius to the New York Yankees. The Detroit Tigers acquired right-handed pitcher Shane Greene from the Yankees and sent left-hander …

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    Nov. 25, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Died Former NHL player, coach and executive Pat Quinn has died at age 71. The Western Hockey League’s Vancouver Giants said Quinn, also a co-owner of the team, died Sunday …

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    June 21, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Announced Top prospect Joel Embiid had two screws placed in his right foot during surgery Friday to repair a stress fracture that could cause him to fall in next week’s …

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    June 14, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Injured No. 1 overall draft pick Jadeveon Clowney is recovering from sports hernia surgery. Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien disclosed the procedure Friday and said Clowney had been struggling with …

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    May 31, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Suspended The NFL has suspended Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Daryl Washington for one year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. . Washington, in a statement released by his agent, …

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    May 24, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Charged Broncos safety T.J. Ward has been charged with misdemeanor assault and disturbing the peace for allegedly throwing a glass mug at a female bartender at a Denver strip club …

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    May 10, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Signed Michigan signed 6-foot-6 guard Aubrey Dawkins to a basketball letter of intent. Dawkins is the son of Stanford coach and former Duke star Johnny Dawkins. Wolverines coach John Beilein …

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    April 29, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Exercised The St. Louis Rams have exercised the fifth-year contract option on All-Pro defensive end Robert Quinn, keeping one of the NFL’s top pass rushers in the fold through 2015. …

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    April 26, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Exercised Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is now under contract for the next two seasons. The Panthers exercised the fifth-year option on Newton’s contract, meaning the former No. 1 draft …

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    April 22, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Fired The New York Knicks fired coach Mike Woodson on Monday after his team fell from division champions to out of the playoffs in one season. Phil Jackson, in his …

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    April 5, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Suspended Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders will be suspended without pay for five games for violating the NBA’s drug policy. The suspension will begin next season when he returns from …

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    March 4, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Suspended Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has been suspended by the NHL for two games for boarding Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn. Orlov launched into Schenn during the third period …

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    Feb. 25, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Signed Outfielder Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles finalized an $8 million, one-year contract Monday, a deal that puts him on track to become the team’s regular designated hitter. Cruz, …

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    Feb. 13, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Agreed The University of Texas said it has agreed to pay former coach Mack Brown $2.75 million that would have been owed him if he had been fired, and place …

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    Jan. 31, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Agreed Left-hander Bruce Chen agreed to a $4.25 million, one-year contract Thursday to return to the Kansas City Royals, where he’s spent the past five seasons. Chen became a free …

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    Jan. 27, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Signed Free-agent pitcher Matt Garza signed a four-year contract with Milwaukee on Sunday, boosting the Brewers’ hopes following a disappointing season. A person familiar with the negotiations said the four-year …

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    Jan. 18, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Hired Vanderbilt hired Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason as its new football coach, wrapping up the search in a week. Mason, 44, has spent the past four seasons at Stanford, …

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    Jan. 14, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Declared Arizona All-American Ka’Deem Carey will forgo his final season of college eligibility and enter the NFL draft. The hard-hitting running back led the nation in rushing and was Pac-12 …

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    Jan. 11, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Promoted Western Kentucky announced Friday that it was promoting offensive coordinator Jeff Brohm to head football coach. Brohm is replacing Bobby Petrino, who was named Louisville’s head coach. In Brohm’s …

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    Jan. 7, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Included Winger Jaromir Jagr will play in his fifth Olympic Games. The 41-year-old was included in the Czech hockey team that will compete in Sochi next month. Czech coach Alois …

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    Jan. 6, 2014 in Sports on Page B2 Staying Miami football coach Al Golden said Sunday he is not a candidate for any other job, ending days of silence and speculation about his future with the Hurricanes. Golden’s …