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Sports Here comes that word again: CLINCH Here comes that word again: CLINCH
It creeps into everyone's conversation and thoughts as the NFL season winds down. It's a word most coaches and players try to avoid uttering, yet always are aware of.
Sports Adrian Peterson's appeal denied, suspension upheld Adrian Peterson's appeal denied, suspension upheld
An arbiter appointed by the NFL to hear Adrian Peterson's appeal has ruled that the Minnesota Vikings running back will remain suspended until at least next spring.
Sports Arians: Stanton won't need surgery on injured knee Arians: Stanton won't need surgery on injured knee
Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says quarterback Drew Stanton will not require surgery on his injured right knee and "definitely has a chance" to play again this season.
Sports Obama: NFL 'behind the curve' on Rice case Obama: NFL 'behind the curve' on Rice case
President Barack Obama says the Ray Rice domestic violence case showed that the National Football League was "behind the curve" in setting policies about athlete behavior. He says new policies now in effect will send a message that there is no place for such behavior.
Sports Upon review, no replay for disputed Oklahoma game Upon review, no replay for disputed Oklahoma game
The ruling on the field stands: A high school football team from a tiny Oklahoma town is moving on to the state semifinals, having topped an Oklahoma City powerhouse after an improperly enforced penalty with 64 seconds left.
Sports Marlins acquire P Mat Latos from Reds Marlins acquire P Mat Latos from Reds
The Miami Marlins have acquired right-hander Mat Latos from the Cincinnati Reds for pitching prospect Anthony DeSclafani and catcher Chad Wallach, their second big deal in less than 12 hours.
Sports Dodgers get 2B Howie Kendrick, work to add SS Jimmy Rollins Dodgers get 2B Howie Kendrick, work to add SS Jimmy Rollins
The Dodgers acquired second baseman Howie Kendrick from the Los Angeles Angels and were working to obtain shortstop Jimmy Rollins from the Philadelphia Phillies in a remake of their middle infield.
Sports AP Source: Padres acquire Kemp in five-player deal AP Source: Padres acquire Kemp in five-player deal
The San Diego Padres, desperate for a power bat to punch up the worst offense in the majors, have a deal in place to acquire outfielder Matt Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz from the division rival Los Angeles Dodgers for catcher Yasmani Grandal and two pitchers, two people familiar with the trade said Thursday.
Sports Colin Kaepernick working on how he answers media Colin Kaepernick working on how he answers media
Unexpectedly cheerful and far more chatty than the norm, Colin Kaepernick insisted he takes every part of his job seriously and is working at giving more thoughtful public responses even after poor performances.
Sports A's trade pitcher Jeff Samardzija to White Sox A's trade pitcher Jeff Samardzija to White Sox
Jeff Samardzija has played for Notre Dame and the Cubs and now will get to pitch for the White Sox. "Being a Chicago guy, that's one of the craziest things I've thought about," he said Tuesday after Oakland dealt him to Chicago's South Side.