SPORTS NEWS

Baseball just got longer

By RICK SOLEM
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Instant replay is ruining sports.

Sure, it helps get calls right … eventually … sometimes. But it sure takes a long time to get that call right.

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Norv could run the Vikes' offense

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Vikings have targeted Norv Turner as the offensive coordinator under new coach Mike Zimmer. 

At first glance, you'd think hiring the Cleveland Browns' offensive coordinator is completely foolish. That's what Turner was, until the team cleaned house after the season.

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Thomas comes off bench, Cyclones lose

For the first time this season, freshman Matt Thomas didn't start for the Iowa State men's basketball team.

And for the second time this season - and second consecutive game - the Cyclones lost.

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First rookie of year, now Pro Bowler

The Green Bay Packers have a Pro Bowler ... for now.

Running back Eddie Lacy, who was named the NFL's rookie of the year Tuesday, will now replace Adrian Peterson at the Pro Bowl on Jan. 26.

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UW off to best start in school history

MADISON - It is simply dominant.

A 100-year-old record was broken Wednesday when the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team won its 16th in a row to start the season – the best start since the 1911-12 and 1913-14 teams that went 15-0.

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