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Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The winter has been cruel to the injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets. Three of the team’s top forwards and a defenseman went down in December, followed by another key forward this month. Coach John Tortorella has moved players around and patched together lines with help from the team’s AHL affiliate in Cleveland. The lack of depth has been ...

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Resilient Vikings have taken their cue from Zimmer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Mike Zimmer was already smiling more than usual, sporting a relaxed look of satisfaction rarely revealed in public during the NFL season, when he really let his guard down a few minutes into his postgame news conference deep inside Minnesota’s still-buzzing stadium. “Hey, let’s open these things up!” Zimmer blurted out mid-sentence, prodding a Vikings ...

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Heisman runner-up Bryce Love returning to Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Heisman Trophy runner-up and Doak Walker Award winner Bryce Love is returning to Stanford for his senior season. Love released a statement through the school Tuesday saying he will be back next year while continuing to work on his degree in human biology. Love set a Stanford record with 2,118 yards rushing this season, set an FBS ...

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Kevin Sumlin says coaching Arizona is ‘the right challenge’

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Kevin Sumlin calls the head coaching job at Arizona ”the right place and the right challenge.” He made the comment at a news conference introducing him as coach on Tuesday. Sumlin said that when he spoke with Wildcats athletic director Dave Heeke about the job, talk inevitably turned to the Rose Bowl. Arizona is the only one ...

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Sumlin says coaching Arizona is ‘the right challenge’

TUCSON, Ariz. — Kevin Sumlin calls the head coaching job at Arizona “the right place and the right challenge.” He made the comment at a news conference introducing him as coach on Tuesday. Sumlin said that when he spoke with Wildcats athletic director Dave Heeke about the job, talk inevitably turned to the Rose Bowl. Arizona is the only one ...

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Guidry remaining as McNeese’s coach

(STATS) – McNeese’s Lance Guidry is remaining the Cowboys’ coach after he was in recent talks for a position on Willie Taggart’s new staff at Florida State. “I’m truly grateful to Coach Taggart for his interest in me for a position on staff at Florida State,” Guidry said Tuesday. “However, at this time, it just didn’t work out for either ...

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WR Stepherson among 4 Notre Dame players dismissed from team

Notre Dame wide receiver Kevin Stepherson, who was suspended for the Fighting Irish’s Citrus Bowl against LSU after being accused of shoplifting, and three other players have been dismissed from the team. Athletic department spokesman Michael Bertsch said Tuesday night that Stepherson, sophomore running backs Deon McIntosh and CJ Holmes and junior defensive tackle Brandon Tiassum were no longer with ...

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