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Paterno to have new statue in State College

Two Penn State alumni have received the OK from the borough to install a projected $300,000 life-sized bronze sculpture of Joe Paterno in downtown State College, Penn. And they're hoping the statue, will be installed by fall of next year.

posted 2014-04-23 18:13:34 by

Cubs say absent Sosa must make amends

Former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa was not invited to participate in the festivities commemorating the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field Wednesday, and a team official says he has some work to do before being welcomed back by the organization.

posted 2014-04-23 15:44:29 by

Source: Manziel on Bucs' short list at No. 7

Johnny Manziel is on the short list of players that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are heavily considering with their first-round pick in the NFL draft, a league source told's Vaughn McClure.

posted 2014-04-23 14:12:09 by

Pierce calls Nets soft; KG looks to Brooklyn

A frustrated Paul Pierce felt the Brooklyn Nets were "a soft team" on defense and in the paint during a 100-95 Game 2 loss at Toronto.

posted 2014-04-23 14:10:53 by

Sources: Vogel 'coaching for job' with Pacers

One playoff win has not eased the mounting pressure on Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel.

posted 2014-04-23 14:00:56 by

Desperate Rockets say Game 2 a must win

The Rockets are three losses away from elimination, but that has done little to calm their sense of urgency against the Portland Trail Blazers.

posted 2014-04-23 13:59:08 by

Jackson: Knicks' coach search beyond Kerr

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said Wednesday that he will open up his coaching search beyond Steve Kerr but acknowledged that he and Kerr have a strong "philosophical connection."

posted 2014-04-23 13:17:12 by

Saunders: Coaching Wolves not in my plans

In an interview Wednesday morning with ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders downplayed the idea he might return to the Wolves' bench after this week's retirement of Rick Adelman.

posted 2014-04-23 13:14:54 by

Swinney: We welcome players of all faith

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has issued his first public statement in response to a complaint filed by The Freedom From Religion Foundation earlier this month charging him with "unconstitutional behavior" at the public university.

posted 2014-04-23 13:10:25 by

Suns' Dragic is NBA's most improved player

Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic, who enjoyed a career season, was named the NBA's most improved player, the league announced Wednesday.

posted 2014-04-23 12:15:23 by

Woodley: Raiders 'definitely' a playoff team

LaMarr Woodley, one of several high-profile free agents signed by the Oakland Raiders this offseason, believes that his new team will ends its 11-year postseason drought.

posted 2014-04-23 12:15:15 by

Pujols goes yard twice to join 500 HR club

Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone.

posted 2014-04-23 11:59:50 by

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