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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 …

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    Jan. 5, 2014 in Sports on Page C2 Announced Southern California receiver Marqise Lee announced on Friday he’s passing up his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Lee was the nation’s top receiver as a sophomore in …

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    Dec. 29, 2013 in Sports on Page C2 Suspended Cavaliers center Andrew Bynum has been suspended indefinitely from the team for detrimental conduct and banned from all team activities. Bynum, who signed a two-year, $12 million contract with …

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    Dec. 14, 2013 in Sports on Page C2 Readmitted Quarterback Everett Golson has been readmitted to Notre Dame after being suspended for the fall semester for what he termed “poor judgment on a test.” Notre Dame Vice President …

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    Nov. 30, 2013 in Sports on Page C2 Progressing Skier Lindsey Vonn is on the mend and says she might even race in Canada next week. Vonn spoke on Friday after three early-morning super-G training runs. This was …

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    Nov. 23, 2013 in Sports on Page C2 Agreed In their first significant move of the offseason, the New York Mets agreed with Chris Young Friday on a $7.25 million, one-year contract. The agreement is subject to a …

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    Nov. 11, 2013 in Sports on Page B2 Clashed Police used tear gas to disperse rock-throwing fans outside the stadium in Cairo before the African Champions League final Sunday, an outburst that has heightened fears for an upcoming …

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    Sept. 28, 2013 in Sports on Page C2 Out The St. Louis Cardinals have ruled out Allen Craig for at least for the first round of baseball’s postseason. Craig has been sidelined with a mid-foot sprain since early …

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    Aug. 10, 2013 in Sports on Page C2 Offered The Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA have reportedly offered Brett Brown their long-vacant coaching job. Brown, an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs, was in final discussions Friday night …

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    Aug. 3, 2013 in Sports on Page C2 Dropped Nike Inc. confirmed Friday that it no longer has a relationship with Milwaukee Brewers baseball player Ryan Braun following his 65-game suspension related to Major League Baseball’s drug investigation. …

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    July 30, 2013 in Sports on Page B2 Hired The Los Angeles Lakers said Monday they have hired Kurt Rambis and Johnny Davis as assistants for coach Mike D’Antoni. Rambis starred for the Lakers during the “Showtime” era …

  • Newsmakers: CONCACAF bans Klinsmann for Gold Cup final

    July 27, 2013 in Sports on Page C2 Banned U.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann will miss the Gold Cup final Sunday against Panama after drawing a one-game suspension for his tirade during the tournament semifinals. CONCACAF’s disciplinary committee … 1