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KWBG Sports for March 4th

Posted on 04 March 2015 by KWBG

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats continue their bid for a perfect season after turning a nine-point, second-half deficit into a 72-64 victory at Georgia last night. Karl-Anthony Towns had a team-high 19 points for Kentucky and was a beast in the paint during the comeback. Aaron Harrison finished with 16 points and […]

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KWBG Sports for March 3rd

Posted on 03 March 2015 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — A host of NFL players received the franchise tag before Monday’s deadline. Among those getting the franchise tag are Dallas receiver Dez Bryant, Kansas City linebacker Justin Houston, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul and kicker Stephen Gostkowski. Denver receiver Demaryius (deh-MEHR’-ee-uhs) Thomas also received the franchise tag, but a report […]

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KWBG Sports for March 2nd

Posted on 02 March 2015 by KWBG

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson has won the second race of the Sprint Cup season, pulling away following a restart with 13 laps remaining before beating Kevin Harvick by 1.8 seconds. Johnson had the fastest car after starting 37th because of inspection issues before Friday’s qualifier at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was […]

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KWBG Sports for February 27th

Posted on 27 February 2015 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — Adrian Peterson is a step closer to playing in the NFL again after a federal judge cleared the way for the Minnesota Vikings running back to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty has ruled yesterday that an NFL arbitrator “failed to meet his duty” in Peterson’s child abuse case that shook […]

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KWBG Sports for February 26th

Posted on 26 February 2015 by KWBG

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton met yesterday with Major League Baseball officials about a disciplinary issue. Angels spokesman Tim Mead confirmed the meeting took place, but the team declined to give any more specific information. Hamilton was the 2010 American League MVP and has a well-chronicled history of drug addiction […]

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KWBG Sports for February 25th

Posted on 25 February 2015 by KWBG

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose will have surgery on his right knee for the second straight season. The 2011 NBA MVP played just 10 games last year before he had surgery for the same injury in November 2013, shelving him for the year. The Bulls said a timetable for his return […]

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KWBG Sports for February 24th

Posted on 24 February 2015 by KWBG

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez worked out at the team’s minor league complex yesterday before speaking with the media for about 8 ½ minutes. The three-time AL MVP is coming off a season-long suspension for violations of baseball’s drug agreement and labor contract. Rodriguez said he cringes when he […]

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KWBG Sports for February 23rd

Posted on 23 February 2015 by KWBG

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano took the lead on a restart with 19 laps remaining before holding off Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. for his first Daytona 500 victory. Logano surged ahead of the pack on a two-lap sprint to the finish and had command when a wreck behind him brought out […]

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KWBG Sports for February 20th

Posted on 20 February 2015 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — Just ahead of the NBA trading deadline, the Phoenix Suns sent Goran Dragic (GOHR’-uhn DRAH’-gitch) to Miami, getting two first-round picks and a package of players for the Slovenian, a third-team All-NBA selection last season. The Suns filled his spot by acquiring Brandon Knight from Milwaukee in a three-team deal with Philadelphia, […]

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KWBG Sports for February 19th

Posted on 19 February 2015 by KWBG

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the team’s strongest statement yet, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says he expects the star running back to stay with team after his suspension is lifted. Peterson’s last carry came more than five months ago, before the child-abuse case involving his young son became public in his native Texas. PHOENIX […]

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