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    (Marcio Jose Sanchez — The Associated Press)
    Seahawks, 49ers renew rivalry on Thanksgiving

    NFC West rivals meet for first of two important games in three-week span
    11/27/2014 08:49 AM EST
    SANTA CLARA, CALIF. >> Richard Sherman's leaping deflection of a pass headed for Michael Crabtree in the corner of the end zone was the defining moment to seal last January's NFC championship game that sent the Seattle Seahawks on their way to a Super Bowl win. The tip landed right in the hands of Malcolm Smith for the interception. 
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    Cowboys, Eagles meet on Thanksgiving for first time in 25 years
    11/27/2014 08:41 AM EST - ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo still talks about wishing he had been on the field instead of at home following back surgery when the Cowboys lost a playoffs-or-bust finale to Philadelphia last season. Eleven months and yet another back injury later, the Dallas quarterback will be out there Thursday against Mark Sanchez when these NFC East rivals play on Thanksgiving for the first time in Full Story

    RED SOX
    Reports: Red Sox snag Ramirez, may have Sandoval, too

    Free agents Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval have both agreed to deals with the Red Sox, several media outlets reported Monday. Full Story
    PATRIOTS
    (Jim Mone — Associated Press)
    Fast starts by Packers a concern for Patriots

    Green Bay has outscored last four foes 128-9 in first half
    FOXBOROUGH >> The New England Patriots are one of the NFL's best teams in the first half. Full Story
    CELTICS
    Red-hot Blazers wear down the Celtics

    BOSTON (AP) -- LaMarcus Aldridge likes the attitude the Portland Trail Blazers have during this winning streak. Full Story




     
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    (Marcio Jose Sanchez — The Associated Press)
    Seahawks, 49ers renew rivalry on Thanksgiving

    NFC West rivals meet for first of two important games in three-week span
    11/27/2014 08:49 AM EST
    SANTA CLARA, CALIF. >> Richard Sherman's leaping deflection of a pass headed for Michael Crabtree in the corner of the end zone was the defining moment to seal last January's NFC championship game that sent the Seattle Seahawks on their way to a Super Bowl win. The tip landed right in the hands of Malcolm Smith for the interception. 
    Full Story
    Cowboys, Eagles meet on Thanksgiving for first time in 25 years
    11/27/2014 08:41 AM EST - ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo still talks about wishing he had been on the field instead of at home following back surgery when the Cowboys lost a playoffs-or-bust finale to Philadelphia last season. Eleven months and yet another back injury later, the Dallas quarterback will be out there Thursday against Mark Sanchez when these NFC East rivals play on Thanksgiving for the first time in Full Story

    Lions face Bears in start of crucial homestand
    11/27/2014 08:40 AM EST - DETROIT >> This is a familiar situation for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions: They are in decent position to make the playoffs, but after a couple of poor performances, that's hardly a certainty. The 2013 Lions wasted this type of opportunity, and the 2014 team is looking just shaky enough to leave its frustrated fan base feeling antsy. Full Story

    Washington to bench Griffin for McCoy
    11/27/2014 08:41 AM EST - ASHBURN, VA. >>Move over, RG3. It's Colt vs. the Colts. The Washington Redskins will start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, the latest development in a stunning slide for the 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. "My job is to do everything we can to win. Full Story

    NCAA teams leading rebirth of ground game
    11/27/2014 08:49 AM EST - There goes Melvin Gordon, ripping off another long run. And there's Samaje Perine piling up yards in punishing fashion. Oh, look, here comes Tevin Coleman — and there he goes, sprinting away from a bunch of flailing defenders. College football teams have been running wild this season, averaging more yards per carry and per game than at any time in recent years. Full Story

    US cities urged to keep price tags down for 2024 Olympic bids
    11/27/2014 08:41 AM EST - COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. >> The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion. Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have all submitted spending plans under that mark for their bids to host the Olympics. Keeping the price tag down is a key goal of any future Olympic bid. Full Story

    For first time, NFL might not have to 'flex' Sunday night games
    11/27/2014 08:41 AM EST - NEW YORK >> For the first time since flexible scheduling came to "Sunday Night Football" in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it. No way Cowboys-Eagles gets swapped out in Week 15. NFC East showdowns are huge ratings draws even if both teams are struggling, and this one might decide the division title. Full Story

    Alaska pot backer ordered to comply with subpoena

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A campaign finance investigation is moving forward against an Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana. Full Story