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Love, Curry among first-time ASG starters

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 18:46
Stephen Curry, Kevin Love, Paul George and Kyrie Irving have all been voted NBA All-Stars, putting four first-time starters in the Feb. 16 game in New Orleans.
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Goodell not a fan of Sherman's postgame rant

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 18:39
Add NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to the list of those not pleased with Richard Sherman's rant following the Seattle Seahawks' victory in the NFC Championship Game.
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Maddux, La Russa skip logo on HOF plaque

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 17:07
Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have any logos on the caps of their Hall of Fame plaques.
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Lester: 'Absolutely' will take Red Sox discount

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 16:45
Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester, who is eligible for free agency after the 2014 season, emphatically stated Thursday that his desire is to remain with Boston, and he expressed a willingness to take a discount in order to do so.
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Spurs' Leonard fractures right hand vs. OKC

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 15:55
Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs suffered a non-displaced fracture in his right hand and is expected to miss 3-4 weeks, the team announced Thursday.
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Spartans' Dawson out month with broken hand

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 15:50
Michigan State has lost junior starting forward Branden Dawson for the next month with a broken bone in his right hand, the school announced Thursday.
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Browns tab Bills DC Pettine as next coach

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 14:54
Mike Pettine was named the 15th coach of the Cleveland Browns Tuesday night.
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Man gets 57 years in Sean Taylor slaying

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 14:46
The man who prosecutors say fired the shot that killed Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor during a botched 2007 burglary was sentenced Thursday to more than 57 years in state prison.
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Source: Balfour, Rays agree on two years

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 13:59
Free-agent closer Grant Balfour has reached agreement on a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays that will be announced later Thursday afternoon, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com.
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Report: Brewers, Garza agree to $52M deal

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 13:57
The Milwaukee Brewers have reached agreement on a four-year contract with free-agent pitcher Matt Garza, according to multiple reports.
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Revis: Sherman put himself ahead of team

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 13:45
Richard Sherman wasn't thinking about his fellow Seattle Seahawks teammates following their win over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game, according to Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis.
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Jets' Smith receives apology from airline

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 13:36
New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith received an apology Thursday from Virgin America airline, six days after a dispute at Los Angeles International Airport.
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Wade to miss 4th game; Heat not panicked

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 12:58
Dwyane Wade has resumed a conditioning and rehabilitation program on his troublesome knees and will miss his fourth consecutive game Thursday when the Miami Heat face the Lakers.
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Little bro to help: Eli offering tips to Peyton

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 12:39
Peyton Manning is heading to New Jersey next week with the Denver Broncos to play the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium, and he'll get a helpful scouting report from his little brother.
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In Remembrance: John A. ‘Jack’ Hughes, Jan 21st, 1947 — Jan 23rd, 2014

NASC - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 11:20

The NASC is very sorry to announce the death of Jack Hughes, past chairman of the NASC Board of Directors. Jack was an integral leader in the sports tourism industry and will be deeply missed by everyone who had the pleasure to know and work with him.

After a brief and courageous battle with cancer, Jack passed away in his sleep on January 23, 2014 at Haven Hospice in Gainesville, Florida with his loving and dedicated wife Janice at his bedside. Please keep his family in your prayers and thoughts during this difficult time.

A Memorial Service will be at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church at 10am on Saturday, January 25th.

Jack’s wish was to send your support to the Gainesville Fisher House, in lieu of flowers:

Gainesville Fisher House
5106 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
352-514-9761

The NASC Executive Committee and Staff at Columbus Blue Jackets game in January 2006. Front row (l to r): Lori Gamble, Beth Hecquet, and Linda Logan. Back row (l to r): Bill Hanson, Rick Hatcher, Jack Hughes, and Don Schumacher.


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Sources: Pettine to get offer from Browns

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 10:46
The Cleveland Browns are expected to offer their head coaching job to Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, per multiple league sources.
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Seahawks' Thurmond blasts Welker for hit

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 09:40
Wes Welker's hit on Aqib Talib in Sunday's AFC Championship Game didn't sit well with Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond.
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Gomes says Red Sox beards are coming off

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 09:39
The beards that came to symbolize the solidarity and camaraderie on the worst-to-first 2013 Boston Red Sox will apparently not carry over into the upcoming season.
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Wawrinka tops Berdych in Aussie semifinal

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 06:28
Stanislas Wawrinka beat Tomas Berdych after a fourth-set tiebreak Thursday in an Australian Open semifinal to reach his first Grand Slam final.
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Li, Cibulkova to meet in Aussie Open final

ESPN Sports Feed - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 02:59
Li Na has reached the Australian Open final for the third time in four years with a 6-2, 6-4 win over 19-year-old Canadian Eugenie Bouchard.
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