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  • Rivera: Newton 'probably' will start vs. Browns

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers' Cam Newton will "probably" start Sunday against the Cleveland Browns barring any physical setbacks this week, Carolina coach Ron Rivera said after the quarterback practiced on Thursday. The team increased Newton's workload and Rivera said the...

  • Titans place RB Dexter McCluster on injured reserve

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have placed running back Dexter McCluster on injured reserve with a knee injury, their 15th player put on the list this season. The Titans announced the move Thursday before playing in Jacksonville. McCluster hurt his knee last week in a...

  • Manning limited at practice with thigh injury

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning is over his illness but not his injury. Denver's quarterback was limited Thursday when the Broncos reconvened for their first practice since their 22-10 win at San Diego on Sunday. Manning fought through the flu in that game and strained his...

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Moments in world sports in 2014

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — With the Winter Olympics and the World Cup, there was no shortage of memorable sporting moments in 2014. The World Cup was in Brazil, but the five-time champions couldn't make it past the semifinals, losing big to eventual champion Germany 7-1. For the country itself,...

  • Putin: West wants to defang, declaw Russian bear

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Sternly warning the West it cannot defang the metaphorical Russian bear, a confident-looking President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to shore up the plummeting ruble and revive the economy within two years. While he issued a litany of sharp rebukes against the West,...

  • World War II bomb defused in German city

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — A World War II bomb has been successfully defused in an eastern German city after some 9,700 people were evacuated from the surrounding area and a meeting of a state legislature was interrupted. The 250-kilo (551-pound) bomb was found during construction work Thursday...

  • Couple arrested after girl, 1, falls out of window

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut couple is facing charges after the woman's 1-year-old daughter fell out of a second-story window. Hamden police arrested 25-year-old Katelynn Ruff and 30-year-old Christopher Demange after the girl fell out of the window Wednesday night. They were...

  • Drug supplier pleads guilty in MLB doping case

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — A man who admitted working as a black market chemist at a garage lab in his suburban home pleaded guilty Thursday to being the main supplier of banned performance-enhancing substances in Major League Baseball's most recent steroid scandal. Paulo Berejuk, a 51-year-old...

  • Seattle Seahawks sign Wright to 4-year extension

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have signed linebacker K.J. Wright to a four-year contract extension, keeping one of their key defensive players from reaching free agency. Seattle announced the extension Thursday. No financial terms were immediately available. Wright has...

  • Lions-Bears Capsule

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    DETROIT (10-4) at CHICAGO (5-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Detroit by 4½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Detroit 7-7, Chicago 5-9 SERIES RECORD — Bears lead 96-68-5 LAST MEETING — Lions beat Bears 34-17, Nov. 27, 2014 LAST WEEK — Lions beat Vikings 16-14; Bears lost to Saints...

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