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December 19, 2014


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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the football program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has donated his entire allowance, sending a $1 bill with a handwritten note of support.

  • icon Posted: December 19

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Friday 12/19/2014
Parity abounds among women's hoops elite
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 6:00 am

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is sure of two things this season — there's more parity than ever at the top of women's basketball and her Gamecocks likely won't remain No. 1 for long.

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Best of the season's 39 bowl games
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 6:00 am

The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year's three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one.

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39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 3:02 am

Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in between. You should watch them all. Here's why:

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Jones scores 21 to lead No. 2 Duke over UConn
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 1:02 am

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two possessions into the second half, Mike Krzyzewski had seen more than enough from his young and talented Duke team and let them know it in forceful terms that any young man would understand.

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Moore, No. 10 Louisville beat Grand Canyon 65-51
Posted: December 18, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — Mariya Moore scored 17 points and led the decisive second-half spurt that sent No. 10 Louisville over Grand Canyon 65-51 on Thursday night.

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No. 19 Oklahoma State holds off Weber State women 55-49
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 1:02 am

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Roshunda Johnson scored 16 points, including the final go-ahead bucket late in the second half, to lift No. 19 Oklahoma State to a 55-49 win over Weber State on Thursday night.

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Helfrich: Ekpre-Olomu won't play against FSU
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 9:01 pm

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Mark Helfrich confirmed Thursday that the third-ranked Ducks will be without star cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu when they face Jameis Winston and Florida State in their playoff game Jan. 1.

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No-confidence for UAB head over football scuttling
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 8:02 pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Faculty members at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have drafted a no-confidence resolution against the president following his decision to drop the school's football program despite it finishing with its best record in years.

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