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Bucs make “emotionally challenging” call to trade McCutchen

PITTSBURGH (AP) Andrew McCutchen didn’t run from the challenge in Pittsburgh, he embraced it. A rising star on a franchise mired in two decades of losing, McCutchen bet on the Pirates in the spring of 2012 by signing a six-year contract, gambling that he could become one of the game’s best while helping the city reconnect with a team it ...

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Vikings pivot to Eagles, after big break to beat Saints

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Their minds still racing with childlike exuberance over the stunning last-snap victory that sent them to the NFC championship game, many of the Minnesota Vikings remained awake several hours past midnight. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes replayed the video clip of the winning touchdown “about a thousand times” at home, searing the image of Stefon Diggs leaping ...

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SDSU’s Wieneke ready to catch on in NFL

(STATS) – FCS fans wouldn’t be surprised that Cooper Kupp caught two touchdowns in the only meeting between national powers Eastern Washington and South Dakota State. Kupp was a redshirt freshman when Eastern Washington cruised to a 41-17 win in the second round of the 2013 playoffs. The score surely would have been closer if a certain other wide receiver, ...

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Skip Bayless on Tom Brady: ‘He’s as cold-blooded a killer on the football field as Michael Jordan was on the basketball court’

Jan 16, 2018 at 11:35a ET In his reaction to Jalen Ramsey trash talking ahead of the Jaguars – Patriots matchup, Skip Bayless reveals to Shannon Sharpe and Joy Taylor why the rookie corner for Jacksonville should not provoke Tom Brady, detailing that New England’s QB has the same cold-blooded, killer instinct as Michael Jordan. More Undisputed Videos More Undisputed Videos»

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Former MVP Morneau to retire with Twins sendoff

MINNEAPOLIS — Justin Morneau, the 2006 AL MVP and Minnesota Twins first baseman whose career was derailed by concussion symptoms, is retiring after 1,603 hits and 247 home runs in 14 major league seasons. The Twins confirmed Morneau’s retirement on Monday. They scheduled a news conference with Morneau and team officials for Wednesday. Morneau didn’t play in 2017. He appeared ...

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Trial set to begin in ex-NFL player’s road-rage killing

GRETNA, La. (AP) The trial in a road-rage shooting that took the life of former NFL football player Joe McKnight began Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb, where a judge and attorneys were questioning dozens of potential jurors. Ronald Gasser, 56, is charged with second-degree murder in the Dec. 1, 2016, shooting of the player who began his career as ...

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