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Packers move up to no. 2 with win, 49ers loss

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Green Bay Packers' Ryan Grant reacts as he runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 55-7. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Getting a week off sounds great to the Green Bay Packers. It’s looking even better now, too. The Packers moved up to the No. 2 seed in the NFC on Sunday with their 55-7 thrashing of the Tennessee Titans and Seattle’s victory over San Francisco. Beat the Minnesota Vikings next weekend, and the Packers (11-4) can spend the first week of the playoffs parked on the couch.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Mixed-up McIlroy makes late arrival at Ryder Cup

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Next time the Illinois State Police are looking for donations, their first call should be to Rory McIlroy. The world’s No. 1 golfer needed a police escort to make it to the first tee on time Sunday after mixing up his time zones. He made it with 10 minutes to spare, giving him just enough time to eat an energy bar, take a few strokes on the putting green and hustle to the tee.

Posted: October 1st, 2012 in Golf,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Chinese women get 1st gold, Yang wins vault title

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TOKYO – Sui Lu gave the Chinese women their first gold medal at the world gymnastics championships, winning the balance beam title Sunday. Sui’s routine was practically flawless, earning her a 15.866 that put her in front of teammate Yao Jinnan. All-around champ Jordyn Wieber of the United States won the bronze for her third [...]

Posted: October 16th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

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