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Soccer-Disastrous Dortmund end year with loss at Bremen

* Dortmund beaten 2-1 * Wolfsburg outfox Cologne (Updates with more quotes, Wolfsburg win) By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Borussia Dortmund continued their spectacular implosion this season, losing 2-1 at struggling Werder Bremen on Saturday, their 10th defeat in 17 league games sending them into the winter break in 17th place and [...]

Slip of the tongue: Obama shouts out Flacco

During Friday’s year-end White House news conference, President Barack Obama said it was a mistake for Sony to cancel the release of “The Interview” because of the threat of violence from North Korea, adding that he loved actor “James Flacco.” View full post on – NFL

Report: Dodgers pass Yanks in owing most tax

The Dodgers have ended the Yankees’ 15-year streak as Major League Baseball’s biggest spender and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax. View full post on – MLB

Cincy coach Cronin (aneurysm) out indefinitely

Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it. View full post on

Soccer-La Liga top scorers

Dec 20 (Infostrada Sports) – Top scorers of the La Liga on Saturday 25 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 15 Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 11 Neymar (Barcelona) 10 Carlos Bacca (Sevilla) 8 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) 7 Joaquin Larrivey (Celta Vigo) Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) 6 Mario Mandzukic (Atletico Madrid) Leo Baptistao (Rayo Vallecano) Jonathas (Elche) Alberto [...]

Kapur, Tangkamolprasert share Dubai lead

India’s Shiv Kapur holed out from the fairway for eagle on the par-4 first hole and finished with a 6-under 66 on Friday for a share of Dubai Open lead. View full post on – GOLF

Cowboys RB Murray still undecided on status

Cowboys star running back DeMarco Murray will probably wait until Sunday morning to make a final decision on his playing status for Dallas’ home game against the Colts. View full post on – NFL

Giants fill Sandoval hole, trade for McGehee

The Giants have acquired third baseman Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins for a pair of right-handed minor league pitchers, finding their replacement for departed slugger Pablo Sandoval. View full post on – MLB

Louisville’s Harrell ejected for throwing elbow

Louisville junior Montrezl Harrell has been ejected from the fourth-ranked Cardinals’ game at Western Kentucky for throwing an elbow. View full post on

Soccer-Dutch championship top scorers

Dec 20 (Infostrada Sports) – Top scorers of the Dutch championship on Saturday 11 Michiel Kramer (ADO Den Haag) Mark Uth (Heerenveen) 10 Luuk de Jong (PSV Eindhoven) 9 Luc Castaignos (Twente Enschede) Ruud Boymans (Utrecht) 8 Arkadiusz Milik (Ajax Amsterdam) Michael de Leeuw (Groningen) Tomas Necid (PEC Zwolle) Memphis Depay (PSV Eindhoven) Bartholomew Ogbeche [...]

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