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Alabama defeats Georgia, 35-28, securing the top seed in the four-team college football championship tournament

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs past Georgia linebacker Walter Grant (84) during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Top-ranked Alabama stormed back from a 14-point deficit to defeat Georgia, 35-28, and secure the top seed in the four-team college football championship tournament. The No. ...

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Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty surprises wedding party

FILE – In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, the Philadelphia Flyers new mascot, Gritty, takes to the ice during the first intermission of the Flyers’ preseason NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Philadelphia. What better way to surprise a Philadelphia wedding party than with Gritty? CBS Philly reports newlyweds were shocked when the buck-eyed, 7-foot mascot for ...

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Skateboarder Cory Kennedy gets 4 years in prison for fatal DUI crash

“This will forever be the biggest mistake of my life,” skateboarder Cory Kennedy said at Friday’s sentencing hearing, a report says.  (Facebook) Cory Kennedy, a popular pro skateboarder who has appeared in the films “Pretty Sweet” and “Beware of Sasquatch,” has been sentenced to four years in prison in connection with a fatal DUI crash. Kennedy, 27, was behind the ...

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Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr thankful to have WR Jordy Nelson in fold

Quarterback Derek Carr is thrilled the Oakland Raiders secured the services of veteran wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Carr glowingly shared his feelings about the offseason acquisition to the East Bay Times recently. “I can’t say enough good things. I can’t believe Green Bay let him go, but I’m glad he’s here,” the 27-year-old Carr said. The Packers released Nelson in ...

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Kansas City Royals ship All-Star Mike Moustakas to Milwaukee Brewers

July 28 (UPI) — The Kansas City Royals have traded two-time All-Star Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee and Kansas City announced the pact late Friday night. The Royals acquired outfielder Brett Phillips and right-handed pitcher Jorge Lopez in exchange for the veteran third baseman. Moustakas hit .249 with 20 home runs and 62 RBIs in 98 games this ...

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Chargers fear CB Verrett has torn Achilles

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett could miss the 2018 season after he was injured during Friday’s conditioning test, the NFL Network reported. The 27-year-old Verrett sustained what is feared to be a torn Achilles tendon, according to multiple media outlets, and is undergoing further testing. It marks the latest in a series of devastating injuries to Verrett, who was ...

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