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James rebounds, leads Cavaliers past Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) -- Never mind that sluggish opener....

Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria
CHICAGO (AP) -- Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers....

Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll
The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship....

Brandon's exit may not be only change at Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Less than a year after taking over Michigan's athletic department, Dave Brandon hired Brady Hoke to be his football coach....

Third victory parade in 5 years charms Giants fans
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Giants celebrated a third World Series victory in five years with a ticker-tape parade, and it seemed everyone had a story about brought them to rainy downtown San Francisco....

Untapable wins Breeders' Cup Distaff
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Rosie Napravnik was riding with a secret, and she couldn't keep it any longer once Untapable won the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff....

RG3 can't wait to get started again
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- After six-plus games on the sideline, Robert Griffin III is back as the quarterback of the Washington Redskins....

Griffin scores 39, Clippers beat Lakers 118-111
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin used a banking analogy to describe his dominant performance against the Lakers on Friday night. And most of the time the Clippers got the ball to him, he was right on the money....

Column: Seminoles a team everyone loves to hate
Admit it. You're rooting against Florida State....

Phillies, Burnett both decline $15M mutual option
NEW YORK (AP) -- A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies both declined their $15 million mutual option Friday, leaving the pitcher to decide whether to exercise his $12.75 million player option....

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