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Durant's 27 pace Thunder to 8th straight victory Updated Dec 9, 2012
Kevin Durant scored 27 points, Kevin Martin added 24 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Indiana Pacers 104-93 on Sunday night for their eighth straight win.
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  • Colts notebook: Defense keeps Titans RB Chris Johnson under wraps Dec 9, 2012
    Indianapolis Colts inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman was unaware of the statistics but sensed his defense put the clamps on Tennessee running back Chris Johnson in Sunday's 27-23 triumph at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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  • Tale of 2 halves: Colts offense gets its act together after halftime Dec 9, 2012
    It was enough to make left tackle Anthony Castonzo wonder. A sellout Lucas Oil Stadium crowd of 64,688 and the television audience across corn country wondered with him.
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  • Colts Insider: Just for variety, defense saves the day Dec 9, 2012
    There are, we've been shown over the past three-plus months, different ways to win games. And yes, most of them have involved varying degrees of anxiety.
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  • Bob Kravitz's report card: Defense, special teams get high marks Dec 9, 2012
    Following another dramatic, come-from-behind victory Star columnist Bob Kravitz was yet again generous with his grades for the Indianapolis Colts. In fact, this week's Dopey Report Card was quite a few "A" grades, with none coming from the off…
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  • Luck has edge in more ways than one Dec 9, 2012
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts found more magic in their ninth win on Sunday. The Tennessee Titans found more misery in their ninth loss. Based on the hiring and drafting done by the two franchises and the projected timetable of their rebuilds, …
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  • Bob Kravitz: There may be magic, but the Indianapolis Colts are for real Dec 9, 2012
    It's not smoke and mirrors anymore. It's not all about winning one for the Gipper, or in this case, ailing coach Chuck Pagano. It's not about a young, inspired team playing miles above its bald head.
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  • The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup Dec 9, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the double-bird field goal salute, Rex Ryan digesting a delicious meal and Lee Smith being eaten by Bills fans. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Luck, Colts erase 13-point deficit, topple Titans Dec 9, 2012
    Andrew Luck led Indianapolis back from a 13-point second-half deficit, and Adam Vinatieri made two fourth-quarter field goals as the Colts rallied for a 27-23 victory Sunday over the Tennessee Titans.
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  • Colts fight back yet again, beat Titans 27-23 Dec 9, 2012
    The Colts improved to 8-1 in one-possession games this season, and Andrew Luck passed Peyton Manning for the most passing yards by a Colts rookie quarterback.
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  • Colts come back to beat Titans 27-23

    No one believed in the Colts. Now they’re 9-4, and showing a knack for winning games when it looks like they should lose. Andrew Luck didn’t have his best day, with two cosmetic interceptions (one which should have been overturned, one a Hail Mary at
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  • Colts come back on too-easy pick six Dec 9, 2012
    Jake Locker just threw perhaps the most ridiculous interception return for a touchdown in the history of professional football, and the Colts are back up 21-20. Locker’s threw a quick hitch from his own end zone, apparently oblivious to Cassius Vaughn r
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  • Cowboys' Brent due in court after teammate dies Dec 9, 2012
    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent was due to appear at a court hearing in Irving on Sunday morning, a day after he was charged with intoxication manslaughter in connection with an accident that killed teammate Jerry Brown…
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  • Jake Locker is shredding the Colts Dec 9, 2012
    Colts quarterback Andrew Luck’s stat line is worse than it looks. One of his two interceptions should have been overturned, the other was a Hail Mary before halftime. Titans quarterback Jake Locker, however, is accurately portrayed by what’s in the bo
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  • Lines, Britt have Titans in front at half Dec 9, 2012
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Titans are in control against the Colts because they look like the team they thought they could be when they were put together. An attacking defensive front has knocked around Andrew Luck and the offense has gotten big-play productio…
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  • Pat Angerer is in Colts' starting lineup Dec 9, 2012
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Colts and linebacker Pat Angerer spoke this week about how he wasn’t ever going to get back to himself this season. He broke the fifth metatarsal in his right foot in the preseason and missed the first five games. We speculated about
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Titans-Colts Recap 01:33

    Sunday Blitz: Titans-Colts Recap

    Dec 9
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Colts' 27-23 win over the Titans
  • Video - Thunder Capture Eighth Straight Win 00:59

    Thunder Capture Eighth Straight Win

    Dec 9
    Kevin Martin contributes 24 points off the bench to help Thunder to 104-93 win over Pacers.
  • Video - Sunday Breakdown: Week 14 01:49

    Sunday Breakdown: Week 14

    Dec 9
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen talk about two key plays from week 14 including Cassius Vaughn's interception for a touchdown and Kirk Cousins' 2-point conversion
  • Video - Indianapolis Colts celebrate in locker room after third straight win 01:00

    Indianapolis Colts celebrate in locker room after third straight win

    Dec 9
    Indianapolis Colts interim coach Bruce Arians talks to his team after another close finish lifted the Colts to 9-4 with a matchup against the Houston Texans up next.