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Ex-NFL Player, 10-Year-Old Girl And Her Mother Killed In Fire

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Former NFL player Quentin Omario Moses, along with a 10-year-old girl and her mother, were killed in a Walton County, Georgia, house fire on Sunday, according to CBS Atlanta affiliate WGCL. The cause for the fire is unknown. When firefighters entered the flame-engulfed home, they found Moses, 36, unconscious on the floor, and the bodies of Jasmine Godard and ...

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Gabriel: Scouting Clemson QB Deshaun Watson

By Greg Gabriel– (CBS) Over the next several weeks, I’ll be breaking down a handful of players the Chicago Bears could be interested in taking early in the upcoming NFL Draft. Last week, I scouted Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer, while today we focus on another highly touted quarterback: Clemson’s Deshaun Watson. What first sticks out about Watson is that he comes up ...

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Jerry Remy Being Treated For Relapse Of Lung Cancer

BOSTON (CBS) — Jerry Remy is being treated for a relapse of his lung cancer, but he says this latest bout will not keep him from the Red Sox broadcast booth. Remy, entering his 30th season as the Red Sox color analyst on NESN, Tweeted out Monday that his cancer is “under control.” The 64-year-old, who signed a multi-year extension ...

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Keidel: Terrell Owens Hall Of Fame Snub No Big Deal

By Jason Keidel So instead of forming a symbolic circle around the newly minted NFL Hall of Fame inductees — a grand band that includes long-deserving, incredibly good guys, like Kurt Warner and Terrell Davis — the group hug has been broken by mass indignity over the one man omitted. Turns out Terrell Owens won’t be fitted for the gold ...

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Keidel: Terrell Owens Hall Of Fame Snub No Big Deal

By Jason Keidel So instead of forming a symbolic circle around the newly minted NFL Hall of Fame inductees — a grand band that includes long-deserving, incredibly good guys, like Kurt Warner and Terrell Davis — the group hug has been broken by mass indignity over the one man omitted. Turns out Terrell Owens won’t be fitted for the gold ...

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Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo Walks Red Carpet At Grammys

(CBS) Anthony Rizzo’s celebrity has continued to rise since his Cubs broke their long championship drought last November with a World Series title. On Sunday, that included walking the red carpet at the Grammys with his girlfriend, Emily Vakos, a few days before he’ll have to report to spring training with the rest of his Cubs teammates. While Rizzo enjoyed the night, it ...

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Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo Walks Red Carpet At Grammys

(CBS) Anthony Rizzo’s celebrity has continued to rise since his Cubs broke their long championship drought last November with a World Series title. On Sunday, that included walking the red carpet at the Grammys with his girlfriend, Emily Vakos, a few days before he’ll have to report to spring training with the rest of his Cubs teammates. While Rizzo enjoyed the night, it ...

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Hartnett: Lundqvist Could End Up Being Considered Greatest Ranger Ever

By Sean Hartnett» More Columns Henrik Lundqvist was already the generational goaltender of his era, the all-time winningest European netminder and the only goalie in NHL history to record 20 wins in each of his first 12 seasons. The shot-stopping Swede added another impressive feather to his cap Saturday by becoming the fastest netminder in league history to reach 400 wins. ...

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Thomas Leads No. 16 Miami To 81-57 Win Over Clemson

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The University of Miami women continue to build momentum as the faithful month of March draws closer. Jessica Thomas scored 18 points, Adrienne Motley added 15 and No. 16 Miami throttled Clemson 81-57 on Sunday for its second-straight win. Erykah Davenport’s layup with 6:07 left in the first quarter gave Miami (19-6, 8-5 Atlantic Coast ...

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Fred Toucher Rips ‘Sweet Caroline’ Carpool Karaoke At Grammys

BOSTON (CBS) — Fred Toucher did not watch the Grammys on Sunday night, and that’s a good thing. Fred doesn’t like a lot of things, but nothing gets him going like James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke.” Then you add in celebrities singing “Sweet Caroline” and it’s enough to make him forget about all that snow we’re currently dealing with. .@FredToucher looks like ...

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Bernstein: Cubs Spring Training Just More Uncharted Waters

By Dan Bernstein–CBSChicago.com senior columnist (CBS) This is all new and different and — if we are really being honest with ourselves — more than a little weird. As spring training commences in the swamps and deserts and major league teams convene to catalog their rosters and lay out the grand plans for the next eight months, here’s a Cubs ...

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Derek And Hannah Jeter Expecting First Child

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Derek Jeter and his wife are going to be parents. Former Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model, Hannah Jeter, announced that she’s expecting a girl in an editorial in The Players’ Tribune. The 26-year-old said they’re looking to the future and that the retired Yankees shortstop already has a name in mind. “He’s set on it. We’ll see,” ...

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Hokies drop Hoos in double overtime

BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech guard Seth Allen made a driving shot in the lane with three seconds left in double overtime to give the Hokies a 80-78 upset victory over No. 12 Virginia in an Atlantic Coast Conference game on Sunday night in Blacksburg, Va. Virginia’s London Perrantes shot a 3-pointer from just past midcourt as time expired, but the ...

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Ike Reese: Sixers Misled The Public About Joel Embiid’s Injury

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – SportsRadio 94 WIP’s Ike Reese says the Sixers misled the public about the severity of an injury to Joel Embiid’s knee and betrayed the public’s trust following the emergence of a video in which Embiid is dancing on stage with rapper Meek Mill that forced a more accurate assessment of his injury status. Reese told Chris Stigall on ...

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Phillies Spring Training Is Here

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — What a beautiful sight. Mornin’ everyone! pic.twitter.com/V0aPum9PDZ — Phillies (@Phillies) February 13, 2017 Related: A Sign Of Spring: Phillies Truck Day Phillies pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Spring Training on Tuesday at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida for the first official workout. The first unofficial workout began today. First official unofficial workout of 2017. pic.twitter.com/wkNbkzgRJU — Phillies ...

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Sports Final: What Can Red Sox Expect Out Of Pablo Sandoval?

BOSTON (CBS) — Pablo Sandoval reported to Spring Training early and in shape, a stark contrast to last season when he looked quite rotund when he reported for duty in Fort Myers, Florida. Sandoval played just three games in 2016 before undergoing shoulder surgery, but with David Ortiz’s bat missing from the Boston lineup and Travis Shaw traded to Milwaukee, the ...

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What You Need To Know: 141st Westminster Kennel Club Show

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Be it a boerboel or basenji, a Swedish vallhund or Norwegian elkhound, all eyes in dogdom will be on Madison Square Garden this week. The 141st Westminster Kennel Club show is back in town, and for owners who spend well over $100,000 a year to present their prize pooches to the fans who shell out $40, ...

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Heat Host Slumping Magic Looking To Begin New Winning Streak

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami/SportsDirect) – Streaks are nice, but the Miami Heat know that reaching the postseason is the main goal. The Heat’s run of consecutive wins finally came to an end on Saturday in the finale of a four-game road trip, but the team is still feeling good about itself with two games leading into the All-Star break. The ...

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Robert Kraft Not Concerned About Patriots Players Skipping White House

BOSTON (CBS) — Six Patriots players have publicly declared their intentions to skip the Super Bowl LI champions’ White House visit, for various reasons. It’s far from the first time that there would be players absent from the team’s trip – but Donald Trump’s polarizing presidency has led anyone’s decision to avoid the White House to draw more scrutiny than ...

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Report: Eagles ‘Likely’ To Trade Mychal Kendricks

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Eagles believe there will be trade interest around the league for linebacker Mychal Kendricks, a player they are willing to part ways with according to PhillyVoice.com. Kendricks, 26, was a second-round pick of the Eagles in 2012 out of UC Berkeley. Related: Report: Eagles To Pursue WR Alshon Jeffery Kendricks has had his role reduced significantly throughout his five NFL ...

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Bruins Rumors: Don Sweeney Seen Talking With Avalanche GM Joe Sakic

BOSTON (CBS) — Showing signs of rejuvenation under interim head coach Bruce Cassidy, might the Bruins be angling toward making a trade that they think can propel them into the playoffs? It’s certainly possible, and news from the Garden on Sunday night will only work to further fuel that speculation. The Boston Globe’s Fluto Shinzawa reported that Bruins GM Don ...

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Roche: Seven Storylines To Follow During Red Sox Spring Training

FORT MYERS, FLORIDA (CBS) — First off, I’d like to thank the Patriots for an incredible Super Bowl run that garnered Robert Kraft his fifth title. Super Bowl LI was the greatest single game I’ve ever seen. The Patriots also helped get us through winter and now it’s “On to Spring Training” for the 2017 Red Sox. Pitchers and Catchers report ...

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Jahlil Okafor Does Not Travel Amid Trade Rumors, Per Report

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Jahlil Okafor did not travel with the Sixers to Charlotte on Monday as trade rumors heat up, according to multiple reports. #Sixers‘ center Jahlil Okafor did not make the team plane to Charlotte for Monday’s game vs. #Hornets, according to sources. — Keith Pompey (@PompeyOnSixers) February 12, 2017 Okafor, 21, did not play in Saturday’s night win over ...

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Cyrus Jones Reflects On ‘Disappointment, Embarrassment’ Of Rookie Year With Patriots

BOSTON (CBS) — At Alabama, Cyrus Jones was a dynamic punt returner in 2015, returning 42 punts for 530 yards and four touchdowns for the best college team in the country. In New England, Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola were reliable returners from the Patriots. But considering the beating that both men take as part of the offense, Bill Belichick likely ...

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Tom Brady Reveals Coach-To-QB Pre-Snap Communication, Imitation Of Peyton Manning In Super Bowl LI

BOSTON (CBS) — Tom Brady has authored some truly remarkable Super Bowl comebacks in recent years. But he’s willing to share the credit. The future Hall of Fame quarterback sat down with MMQB’s Peter King for an in-depth look of exactly how last Sunday’s Super Bowl comeback happened. Among the many choice snippets was Brady’s explanation of what took place ...

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Palladino: Mets’ D’Arnaud Desperately Needs A Breakout Season

By Ernie Palladino» More Ernie Palladino Columns If you’re Noah Syndergaard or Matt Harvey or Jacob deGrom, or anyone on the Mets’ pitching staff for that matter, you probably couldn’t wait to report to Port St. Lucie on Sunday. Just getting there means an official start to what the Mets’ strength hopes will end with baseball deep into October. The ...

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