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7:39am

Sun December 28, 2014
Sports

Warriors, Trail Blazers, Spurs Dominate NBA

Originally published on Sun December 28, 2014 11:07 am

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11:10am

Sat December 27, 2014
Sports

King Kong Out To Crush Bigfoot's Claim To Fame As First Monster Truck

Bigfoot 4X4 is a legend in the monster truck world, but another truck is challenging its claim as first car crusher. The bragging rights are big deal in what has become a multibillion-dollar industry.

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7:46am

Sat December 27, 2014
Sports

The Sports World's Biggest Hits And Misses This Year

Originally published on Sat December 27, 2014 11:10 am

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Time now for sports.

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5:17am

Fri December 26, 2014
Sports

Reviewing Sports Stories That Made News In 2014

Originally published on Fri December 26, 2014 7:52 am

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3:24am

Wed December 24, 2014
Sweetness And Light

Deford: It's Hard To Write A Christmas Story About Sport

Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 8:02 am

A sculpture at Britannia stadium in the English city of Stoke-on-Trent commemorates the Christmas Truce, a legendary soccer game played between German and British troops in December 1914.
Rui Vieira AP

Several years ago, I wrote a sports Christmas story. It was about a greedy basketball superstar who, imbued with Yuletide cheer, helps save his small-market franchise.

A big-time producer wanted to make a TV movie out of it. So off I went to Hollywood to turn my story into a script and thereby, in keeping with the Christmas spirit, make a killing.

Let me tell you: It's hard to write a Christmas story about sport.

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4:50pm

Tue December 23, 2014
Sports

Monster Trucks Fight A Monster Battle Over Bragging Rights

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 6:26 pm

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Let's talk monster trucks.

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: Sunday, Sunday, Sunday.

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7:03am

Tue December 23, 2014
Monkey See

Videos Of Ray Rice, Eric Garner Among Biggest Media Moments Of 2014

Originally published on Tue December 23, 2014 1:08 pm

Protesters in Boston during a December demonstration against the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Mo.
Charles Krupa AP

7:04am

Mon December 22, 2014
Sports

School Hearing Clears Florida State's Jameis Winston Of Sex Allegations

Originally published on Mon December 22, 2014 7:37 am

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7:47pm

Sun December 21, 2014
The Two-Way

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Finishes Second In Brazilian Tournament

Originally published on Mon December 22, 2014 7:57 am

United States' Abby Wambach fights for the ball with Brazil's Bruna Benites during a final match of the International Women's Football Tournament in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday. The game ended in a draw, giving Brazil the tournament victory.
Eraldo Peres AP

The U.S. Women's National Soccer team finished its 2014 season with a second-place finish Sunday in the rainy final of the International Tournament of Brasilia. Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw.

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7:47am

Sat December 20, 2014
Sports

What A Thaw In Cuba Relations Means For Baseball

Originally published on Sat December 20, 2014 11:39 am

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How every week I look forward to saying, time for BJ Leiderman's Sports theme.

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