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Optimistic 49ers Undeterred by Close Loss to Raven on Road

BALTIMORE — The San Francisco 49ers proved Sunday they can hang with an elite team on the road. Next step? Showing they can beat the NFL’s best away from home. “Hopefully, we can earn an opportunity to maybe get the chance to play them some other time ag...
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Busy Night of Trades Early in NBA Draft

NEW YORK — It was a dizzying night of trades at the NBA draft. "I didn't know they were going to trade up to the fourth pick. I know they were trying to do something to get earlier in the draft." — De'Andre ...
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4 Years of CFP Rankings Show Importance of Good Start

If form holds, two of the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff ranking of the season will go on to play in the national semifinals. "You know, it's like John Wooden said, and I can't remember the exact quote, but basically: Don't let critici...