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Thursday’s Florida Panthers game vs. Boston Bruins postponed

BOSTON (AP) — The NHL has postponed Thursday night’s matchup between the Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins because of the severe winter storm impacting Boston and the surrounding area. The date and time of the rescheduled game will be announced later. The Bruins say tickets issued for Thursday’s game will be valid for the makeup game.

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Vikings QB Bradford returns to practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The worst-case scenario fear surfaced in Sam Bradford’s mind at midseason, in the aftermath of the 30-year-old quarterback’s latest surgery on his left knee. This procedure was an arthroscopic cleanup, not another reconstruction, but that didn’t quiet the question about whether he’d be able to resume his career. “That was a battle I fought for a ...

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AP Sources: LSU signs assistant Aranda to 4-year, $10m deal

LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda has signed a four-year contract worth $10 million, making him the first assistant coach in major college football to reach $2 million in annual salary, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because LSU had not released financial terms. The person ...

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At 70, Rams’ Wade Phillips leads another dynamite defense

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Rams haven’t been to the playoffs in 13 years. Their roster has only six players with NFL postseason experience, and they’re led by the youngest head coach ever to earn a playoff berth. They’ve also got Wade Phillips, who has done, seen and counter-schemed just about everything that can be accomplished on a ...

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Fight On Forever: QB Sam Darnold declares for NFL Draft

Slingin’ Sammy is off to the next level. USC QB Sam Darnold declared for the NFL Draft on Wednesday, the same day as UCLA QB Josh Rosen did the same. Darnold announced via Instagram. In 27 games (20-4 mark as starting quarterback), the redshirt sophomore passed for 7,229 yards and 57 touchdowns, along with, 322 yards rushing and 7 scores. Darnold ...

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Who’s had the most combined college football and basketball success in the last decade?

Some schools excel on the hardwood. Others, on the gridiron. But to achieve dominance — or even respectability — in both basketball and football is hard. Really hard. We crunched the numbers and tried to come up with the best combined football and basketball schools of the past decade. That’s the 2007 football season through now, and the 2007-08 basketball ...

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Preview: Suns at Nuggets, 6:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

Streaming live on FOX Sports GO The Denver Nuggets didn’t end December with a winning record, but it was an accomplishment they had a chance for that heading into the last game of the month. That chance was a home game against the Philadelphia 76ers — minus Joel Embiid — and Denver came up flat down the stretch. The Nuggets ...

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Saints defense bracing for first test vs Panthers’ Olsen

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — When Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore finished reviewing game video of the latest performance by New Orleans’ defense, he came away unimpressed, but not discouraged. “We didn’t get up for that game and that’s on us. We know we’ve got to step it up,” Lattimore said after practice Wednesday, as the Saints prepared for their postseason clash ...

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