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Kansas City Chiefs CB Marcus Peters back from suspension

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro cornerback Marcus Peters sat out Sunday’s game against Oakland with a one-game suspension handed down by head coach Andy Reid. Peters earned the penalty for a series of incidents during and after last week’s loss to the New York Jets, including an on-the-field meltdown and alleged altercation with a coach on the ...

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Chris Bosh's mother subject of drug trafficking case

Freida Bosh, the mother of 11-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh, has been named as a person of interest in a drug trafficking case after his DeSoto, Texas, home was raided by police Friday morning. No arrests were made, but according to WFAA-TV in Dallas and police reports a “large amount of drug paraphernalia” was found inside the house. The DeSoto ...

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New Orleans Saints loss to Atlanta Falcons tightens NFC South

METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints had an opportunity to take control of the NFC South. But when they lost to the Falcons, 20-17, on Thursday night in Atlanta, the division race tightened. The loss dropped New Orleans to 9-4 as Atlanta improved to 8-5. Those teams meet again in New Orleans on Dec. 24. Carolina (8-4) also is ...

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Figure skating: Nathan Chen scrapes to gold at Grand Prix Finals

Dec. 8 (UPI) — Nathan Chen took gold at Friday’s Grand Prix Finals in a narrow figure-skating victory over Japan’s Shoma Uno. Despite many of the world’s top men missing from the competition, including Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu, it was still a tight contest. Chen, known for his extensive quad arsenal, skated a clean short program on Thursday, but only ...

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Brooklyn Nets respond to NYC Mayor after diss

Dec. 7 (UPI) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dissed the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night at a Town Hall meeting. The team didn’t wait long to respond. A man stood up wearing a Brooklyn Nets jacket to ask a question at the session in Queens. “I’m from Brooklyn too, but this Brooklyn Nets idea has not been ...

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New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons: Prediction, preview, pick to win

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (9-3) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (7-5) GAME SNAPSHOT KICKOFF: Thursday, 8:25 p.m. ET, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, TV: NBC, NFLN, Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth, Heather Cox (field reporter. SERIES HISTORY: 96th regular-season meeting. Falcons lead series, 50-45. Atlanta has won the last two meetings, including the last one, a 38-32 triumph in the Georgia Dome in the 2016 regular-season finale. ...

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Cleveland Indians; RHP Dan Otero lands two-year deal

The Cleveland Indians avoided arbitration with Dan Otero, signing the right-handed reliever to a two-year contract on Tuesday. The deal includes a team option for the 2020 season, the Indians announced. Otero posted an 8-1 mark with a 2.14 ERA in 114 relief appearances for the Indians the past two seasons, including a 3-0 record in 2017. The Indians acquired ...

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