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KWBG Sports for February 25th

Posted on 25 February 2014 by KWBG

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and its players have adopted a rule limiting home plate collisions this season, although the one-year rule experiment allows collisions if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct path to home plate, and if the catcher goes into the base path to field a […]

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KWBG Sports for February 24th

Posted on 24 February 2014 by KWBG

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. waited out a rain delay of more than six hours before capturing his second Daytona 500 victory and his first since 2004. Earnhardt led for 54 laps and finished 0.092 seconds ahead of Denny Hamlin for his first victory in 56 races. Brad Keselowski was third, followed […]

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KWBG Sports for February 19th

Posted on 19 February 2014 by KWBG

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge will be out for a week because of a left groin strain. The Blazers say their three-time All-Star will be reevaluated at the end of the week. He has been bothered by the injury since Portland’s victory over the Timberwolves earlier this month. BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) […]

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KWBG Sports for February 18th

Posted on 18 February 2014 by KWBG

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Pierre Vaultier of France held off hard-charging Nikolay Olyunin of Russia to win gold in men’s Olympic snowboardcross on Tuesday. The competition also gives the United States another medal as Alex Deibold grabbed bronze after narrowly edging teammate Trevor Jacob in the semifinals. In women’s Giant Slalom, Julia Mancuso of […]

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KWBG Sports for February 17th

Posted on 17 February 2014 by KWBG

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Eastern Conference has its first All-Star game victory in four tries after MVP Kyrie Irving provided 31 points and 14 assists to lead the East past the West 163-155. LeBron James had 22 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the winners, who trailed by 18 at one point and […]

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KWBG Sports for February 14th

Posted on 14 February 2014 by KWBG

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko (ehv-GEH’-nee pluh-SHEHN’-koh) was forced to withdraw from the Olympics with an injury. The four-time Olympic medalist then announced his retirement from competitive skating. He ends his Olympic career with a gold and two silvers in singles skating and a gold from this year’s first-ever team competition. […]

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KWBG Sports for February 13th

Posted on 13 February 2014 by KWBG

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The top-ranked Syracuse Orange survived a big-time scare last night in Pittsburgh. Freshman Tyler Ennis delivered a game-winning 35-footer at the buzzer to give the 24-0 Orange a 58-56 victory over the 25th-ranked Pitt Panthers. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Rabid Duke and North Carolina fans will have to wait another week […]

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KWBG Sports for February 12th

Posted on 12 February 2014 by KWBG

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — An Olympic rarity is one of the highlights of the women’s downhill event today — a tie and double gold award. Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland both won Olympic gold medals when they completed the downhill course in 1 minute, 41.57 seconds. Lara Gut of Switzerland […]

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KWBG Sports for February 11th

Posted on 11 February 2014 by KWBG

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Dara Howell continued Canada’s dominance at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, soaring to Olympic gold in women’s slopestyle skiing today, while the U.S. added the silver medal to its total from Devin Logan. Another Canadian Kim Lamarre earned bronze. Canada has claimed seven medals in four days of snowboarding and freestyle […]

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KWBG Sports for February 10th

Posted on 10 February 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL. Sam told ESPN, The New York Times and Outsports that he came out to his teammates and coaches at Missouri in August. The 255-pound Sam participated in the Senior Bowl […]

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