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Ex-Gophers Lineman Tells Of Coming Out As Gay While At 'U'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — “That takes balls, man.”

When the 6’5″ former University of Minnesota Gophers offensive lineman came out to one of his football teammates, that was the response Luke McAvoy says he got. 279 more words

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Hardy Reads Hub Headlines In The Style Of Dick Flavin, Red Sox Poet Lauereate

BOSTON (CBS) — It was a most significant day in Red Sox history on Wednesday.

“What?” you may say. “February 10th? How could February 10th, a day with no trades or signings or games, how could that day be significant?” 160 more words

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Report: The Lakers Once Called The Cavs To Inquire About A Kobe-LeBron Trade

(CBS) As Lakers guard Kobe Bryant continues to wind down the final year of his career, perhaps the best part of his de facto retirement tour is the stories that surface. 316 more words

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Seahawks, Patriots, Steelers Have Best Odds To Win Super Bowl LI

LAS VEGAS (CBSNewYork) — If the Vegas oddsmakers are right, neither the Denver Broncos nor the Carolina Panthers will return to the Super Bowl next year. 276 more words

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Inspired By Rachel Banham, 4 Great Individual Basketball Performances

We all spent most of Sunday getting ready for the biggest game in sports, the Super Bowl. The anticipation builds in the hours before kickoff as we all take our seats at our parties and make sure we have our food and beverages. 617 more words

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Report: Ex-Roommate Of Derrick Rose's Accuser Calls Allegations Against Him A 'Sham'

(CBS) The ex-roommate of the woman who has accused Bulls point guard Derrick Rose of sexual assault in a civil lawsuit brought forth in California has called the allegations “a sham” and an attempt to extort money, … 260 more words

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Jahlil Okafor Is Borrowing Elton Brand's Land Rover

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — When the Philadelphia 76ers signed 36-year-old power forward Elton Brand, everyone knew it wasn’t for on-the-court purposes. The idea, presumably, would be to have Brand around as mentor for the young players — especially for fellow former Duke Blue Devil Jahlil Okafor, who was recently involved in a few troubling incidents. 105 more words

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