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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers drops back during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis.

Packers rally to beat Cowboys

Green Bay rallied from an 11-point deficit as Aaron Rodgers threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Dallas 26-21 Sunday in an NFC divisional-round playoff.

Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green (8) brings the ball up the court in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.

AP Source: Grizzlies, Pelicans, Celtics agree on Green trade

A person familiar with the situation says the Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics and New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-player trade that would send forward Jeff Green from Boston to Memphis.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) winds up for a pass in the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 55-31.

Brady throws 3 TD passes, Patriots advance to AFC Championship

The Patriots reached their fourth straight AFC championship game with a 35-31 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday.

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North Dakota State wins 4th straight FCS championship

The Bison became the first team to win four straight FCS championships with a thrilling 29-27 victory Saturday.

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Ben Zobrist, left, waits for the throw as New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (2) steals second in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

A’s get Zobrist, Escobar from Rays for Jaso, minor leaguers

The busy Oakland Athletics have acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers.

Diageo, the world's leading premium drinks business, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a new multiyear marketing partnership that will make Diageo the exclusive spirits partner of the league. (PRNewsFoto/Diageo) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

Roy Tarpley, drug-plagued former Mavericks center, dies

A Tarrant County medical examiner's report says Tarpley died Friday afternoon at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. No cause of death was given in the online report

The Oregon Duck does a set of pushups during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Ducks WR suspended for national championship game

A person with direct knowledge of test results told The Associated Press that Carrington tested positive for marijuana. Team spokesman Andy McNamara confirmed that Carrington is not with the team but would not indicate why.

Former Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel is carried on the shoulders of his 2002 national championship between quarters of an NCAA college football game between Ohio State and Michigan Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio.

Tressel, Snyder selected to College Football Hall of Fame

Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel and Kansas State coach Bill Snyder have been selected for induction to the College Football Hall of Fame.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo, left, talks to referee Karl Hess during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Kansas won 61-56.

AP source: Ref Hess won’t work any more ACC games this year

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that controversial basketball official Karl Hess will not work any more Atlantic Coast Conference games this season.

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2015 file photo, Ohio State's Evan Spencer, left, pulls in the onside kick as Alabama's ArDarius Stewart fails to recover it in the second half of an NCAA college football game in New Orleans. While many might pick hulking sackmaster Joey Bosa, 1,600-yard rusher Ezekiel Elliott or one of a dozen others, head coach Urban Meyer says the team MVP is Spencer.

Who’s Ohio State’s MVP? Probably not who you think it is

Urban Meyer says the team's MVP is its ninth-leading receiver, 11th-leading rusher, a guy who's tied for 10th on the team in scoring: wide receiver Evan Spencer.

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Former Chargers linebacker Seau among HOF finalists

Late NFL great Junior Seau was among 18 finalists announced for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Jury selection to begin in first murder trial of Hernandez

The former New England Patriots star faces the first of two murder trials.

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Report: NFL should have sought more in Rice case

The probe concluded that the league should have done a better job investigating the incident.

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Boston to bid for 2024 Olympics

Boston will be the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Summer Games.

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WATCH: High school baller’s chin-above-the-rim dunk

This dunk will leave you speechless.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) warms up before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Minneapolis.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers returns to practice for Packers

Aaron Rodgers has returned to practice for the Green Bay Packers after sitting out with a left calf injury.

Atlanta Hawks mascot Harry the Hawk performs for the crowd during a timeout in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 109-105.

Winning is apparently not enough in Atlanta

The Atlanta Hawks are hot, winning 20 of their last 22 games. They are also for sale.

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Dallas Cowboys ‘Doomsday Defenseman’ Jethro Pugh dead

Former defensive tackle Jethro Pugh, who played in five Super Bowls, has died at the age of 70.

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Aaron Rodgers wins 2nd NFL Most Valuable Player

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers drops back during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis.

Aaron Rodgers has won his second Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in somewhat surprisingly easy fashion.

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Seau, Bettis, Brown, Haley, Shields voted into Hall of Fame

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Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Lenny Kravitz will be rooting for Seahawks on Sunday

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Pitbull is picking the New England Patriots, while Lenny Kravitz likes the Seahawks

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Late rally lifts No. 4 Duke past No. 2 Virginia, 69-63

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski

Tyus Jones scored 17 points and hit a clinching 3-pointer with about 10 seconds remaining.

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Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19th major title

Serena Williams, of the United States, looks up at the scoreboard during her match against Francesca Schiavone, of Italy, in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in New York.

he 33-year-old Williams, the oldest winner of the Australian women's title in the Open era, clinched the match on her third match point with an ace.

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