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Sources: Karl draws Kings interest as coach

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 14:12
The Sacramento Kings have fired coach Mike Malone, according to sources, and sources say George Karl is a target to replace him.
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Cowboys RB Murray having hand surgery

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 14:08
Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray will have surgery Monday to repair a broken bone in his hand, team executive vice president Stephen Jones said.
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Rivera: No intention of rushing Newton back

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:51
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will return to the starting lineup Sunday against Cleveland only if he is able to protect himself, coach Ron Rivera said.
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Eagles' Foles (collarbone) not yet cleared

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:45
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles will not be available to play in Saturday's game at Washington, coach Chip Kelly said Monday.
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Penguins' Bennett being tested for mumps

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:52
The Pittsburgh Penguins are worried forward Beau Bennett has mumps.
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Kentucky still unanimous No. 1 in men's poll

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:46
Kentucky is still the unanimous No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 poll.
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Sources: Headley, Yanks agree to 4-year deal

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:07
The New York Yankees have agreed to a four-year deal with third baseman Chase Headley for $52 million, sources told ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney.
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Union sues NFL challenging Peterson ruling

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 08:56
The NFL Players Association has filed a lawsuit against the NFL in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, challenging an arbitrator's decision made Friday to uphold Adrian Peterson's suspension by the league.
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Source: Nats' Harper agrees to 2-year deal

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 08:09
Outfielder Bryce Harper has agreed to a two-year, $7.5 million contract with the Washington Nationals, avoiding a scheduled grievance hearing this week with the team, baseball sources told ESPN.com.
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How NASC Members Can Manage the Impact of the 2015 Small Package Rate Increases

NASC - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 04:00

Both FedEx and UPS announced their annual small package rate increases. The UPS rate increases will take effect on December 29, 2014, while the FedEx rate increases will take effect on January 5, 2015. As always, how much more expensive your particular small package shipments will be in the New Year largely depends on many factors, including shipment volumes, sizes, weights, and modes.

Here are some quick facts:

  • Dimensional weight pricing will now apply to all FedEx Ground and UPS Ground shipments.
  • FedEx Express package and freight rates will increase an average of 4.9% for U.S., U.S export and U.S. import services.
  • FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery rates will increase an average of 4.9%.
  • UPS Ground, Air and International rates will increase an average of 4.9%.

The small package shipping experts at PartnerShip have dug into the details and analyzed the new rate tables to assess the true impact to shippers and help you make sense of these increases. Click here to download the Small Package Rate Increases ePaper.

Now is the time to take full advantage of the benefits available to you through the NASC Shipping Program. When you visit PartnerShip.com/09NASC and enroll in this free program, you receive significant discounts on select FedEx® services – helping to offset these new rate increases.

This tip is brought to you by PartnerShip®, the company that manages the NASC Shipping Program. For more information or to enroll, email sales@PartnerShip.com or call 800-599-2902.


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Sources: Kings fire head coach Mike Malone

ESPN Sports Feed - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:12
The Sacramento Kings have fired coach Mike Malone, according to sources.
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Cowboys rally by Eagles after losing 21-0 lead

ESPN Sports Feed - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 23:10
Dez Bryant caught a career-best three touchdown catches from Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys rallied to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-27 on Sunday night after wasting a 21-0 lead.
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Police eye apology for Hawkins' protest shirt

ESPN Sports Feed - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 23:05
Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins made a strong statement during pregame introductions Sunday, but the statement was criticized by the head of the Cleveland Police Union, who said the Browns owe police an apology.
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Warriors top Pelicans in OT for 16th straight

ESPN Sports Feed - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 20:14
Stephen Curry scored eight of his 34 points in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors won their 16th straight game 128-122 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday.
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Seahawks knock Niners out of playoffs

ESPN Sports Feed - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 20:01
Marshawn Lynch rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown, Russell Wilson threw a touchdown to rookie Paul Richardson, and the Seattle Seahawks ended San Francisco's playoff hopes with a 17-7 win Sunday.
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Kobe passes MJ for 3rd on NBA's scoring list

ESPN Sports Feed - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:11
Kobe Bryant surpassed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list Sunday, moving into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone.
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Kings' Gay, OKC's Perkins exchange barbs

ESPN Sports Feed - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:01
Kendrick Perkins fired back at Kings forward Rudy Gay, who had called the Thunder center a "clown" on Saturday, and said he'd rather be a clown than a virus.
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Sick, sore Peyton leads Broncos to West title

ESPN Sports Feed - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 18:39
Peyton Manning played through a thigh injury and flu-like symptoms and Connor Barth kicked five field goals to lead Denver to a 22-10 victory against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday that gave the Broncos their fourth straight AFC West title.
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Titans DL hits Jets QB Smith, triggers brawl

ESPN Sports Feed - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 17:54
The New York Jets and Tennessee Titans -- a pair of 2-11 teams -- waged a midfield brawl during a TV timeout that, remarkably, didn't result in any player ejections Sunday at LP Field.
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Kerr: Warriors need MJ to reach 72 victories

ESPN Sports Feed - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 17:46
The Golden State Warriors have begun the season 20-2, and are on a 15-winning streak, but first-year Warriors coach Steve Kerr is rejecting comparison to the 1996 72-win Chicago Bulls team on which he played.
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