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  • Manti Te'o tackles hoax questions; says issue is 'embarrassing'

    Manti Te'o tackles hoax questions; says issue is 'embarrassing'

    azcentral.com Updated Feb 23, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS -- They don't keep news conference attendance records at the NFL scouting combine, but Manti Te'o set an unofficial one Saturday. And it's a certainty that he's the first player in combine history who had to address a fake dead-girlfriend c…
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  • Is there more magic in NFL draft?

    Is there more magic in NFL draft?

    azcentral.com Feb 23, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS -- It's both unfair and inevitable that this year's class of rookie NFL quarterbacks will be compared to that of 2012. Eight drafted quarterbacks started regular-season games. Three helped their teams make the playoffs. It's early, obviousl…
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  • Boston Celtics 113, Phoenix Suns 88 - Another blowout

    Boston Celtics 113, Phoenix Suns 88 - Another blowout

    valleyofthesun.com Feb 23, 2013
    PHOENIX โ€” Lindsey Hunter called a timeout exactly a minute into the game. The Phoenix Suns had ushered two Boston Celtics to the hoop for layups and fallen behind 4-0. They held it together against...
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Sports Columnists

  • Adande: Kobe Bryant now stands alone as the last prominent connection to L…

    Feb 23
    With the passing of Dr. Jerry Buss, Kobe Bryant became the organization's last prominent and active link to a storied past
  • J.A. Adande -- Kobe Bryant now stands as the last major link in Lakerland …

    Feb 23
    With the passing of Dr. Jerry Buss, Kobe Bryant became the organization's last prominent and active link to a storied past
  • Don Banks: Composed and honest, Te'o impresses in combine press conference

    Feb 23
    INDIANAPOLIS -- He's had way more than his 15 minutes of infamy since, as he so delicately put it, "January 16th happened,'' but Manti Te'o used his 15-minute session with the NFL media wisely Saturday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium.
  • 2013 NFL combine -- Alec Ogletree's issues, Ezekiel Ansah charms and more

    Feb 23
    While the offensive linemen impressed on the field Saturday, defensive players tried to impress the media off of it, writes John Clayton