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    Red Wings beat Blackhawks 5-4 in shootout

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    DETROIT (AP) — Darren Helm scored on Detroit’s sixth attempt in the shootout and Jonas Gustavsson stopped Andrew Shaw’s shot, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks faced Detroit for the first time since beating them in overtime in...

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    Drake defeats Southern Illinois 57-54

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Hawley scored 19 points and Richard Carter added 12 as Drake snapped a five-game losing streak with a 57-54 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night. Desmar Jackson scored 15 points for the Salukis (6-14, 2-5 Missouri Valley). Tyler Smithpeters added 12 points as did Sean O’Brien, who also...

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    Ex-Cowboy convicted of intoxication manslaughter

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas jury has convicted former Cowboys player Josh Brent of intoxication manslaughter in a wreck that killed a teammate. The jury on Wednesday found Brent guilty in a December 2012 wreck in suburban Dallas that killed Cowboys practice squad player Jerry Brown, who was Brent’s close friend and also his...

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    Bo Jackson joins White Sox as team ambassador

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    CHICAGO (AP) — Former slugger Bo Jackson is back with the Chicago White Sox, this time as a team ambassador. A baseball and football star, Jackson played for the White Sox from 1991 to 1993. In his new job, Jackson will make appearances for the organization and serve as a team representative in the...

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    Cardinals minor league pitcher Pierce suspended

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    NEW YORK (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Andrew Pierce has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for an amphetamine under baseball’s minor league drug program. The suspension, announced Wednesday by the commissioner’s office, will begin with the start of the New York-Penn League season this summer. A right-hander who turns...

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    Bulls sign G Mike James to 10-day contract

    by  • January 23, 2014 • Sports

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have signed guard Mike James to a 10-day contract. The Bulls brought back James on Wednesday with Kirk Hinrich sidelined by a hamstring injury. He will back up D.J. Augustin. James, an 11-year NBA veteran, appeared in seven games with the Bulls this season before he being waived...

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