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    Cubs seek permit to put sign at Wrigley Field

    by  • January 28, 2014 • Sports

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have asked for the city’s permission to put a 650-square-foot sign at Wrigley Field that may partially block the views of the action on the field from rooftops across the street. The rooftop owners have said they will file a lawsuit if the Cubs put up anything that...

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    Ex-players fear dementia based on unproven tests

    by  • January 28, 2014 • Sports

    CHICAGO (AP) — There’s a race going on among scientists to develop ways to diagnose and treat the concussion-related brain disease CTE. The strongest evidence so far says it can only be diagnosed after death. But several former NFL stars have essentially been diagnosed based on an experimental test done at UCLA. Former Buffalo...

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    St. Louis named Final 4 finalist

    by  • January 28, 2014 • Sports

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis is one of eight finalists to host the NCAA men’s college basketball championship — better known to hoops fans as the Final Four. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (bit.ly/M6pYPu ) reports that the city has made the NCAA’s short list for 2017, 2018 and 2020. The other competing cities...

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    Impressive road win for Duke

    by  • January 28, 2014 • Sports

    UNDATED (AP) — Duke prepped for its showdown at undefeated and second-ranked Syracuse on Saturday with an impressive 80-65 win at 18th-ranked Pittsburgh. The 19th-ranked Blue Devils were led by Jabari Parker’s 21 points. Andre Dawkins added 20. The Panthers had been unbeaten at home this season. Amile Jefferson chipped in a season-high 14...

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    Sabres draw blanks in Pittsburgh

    by  • January 28, 2014 • Sports

    UNDATED (AP)— — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 shots for his fourth shutout and Chris Kunitz and Deryk Engelland scored second-period goals, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins blank the Buffalo Sabres 3-0. Kunitz scored his 26th goal and Engelland netted his fourth. Tanner Glass scored his first goal in 26 games, a late empty-netter. Sidney Crosby,...

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