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The Montreal Canadiens are already dominating the Atlantic Division. Over the next five weeks, they have a chance to run away from their division foe. The Montreal Canadiens have a firm grasp on first place in the Atlantic Division. They currently have an eight point cushion on the Ottawa Senators and Boston Bruins who are…
01.21 / 01:50
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Missed during all the Greg Byrne buzz in the Arizona Athletic Department Sunday was a quiet, come-from-behind victory by the Arizona Women’s Basketball team. The win over visiting Washington State by a score of 56-55 may not be one for the ages.  But it was Coach Adia Barnes second Pac-12 victory and the closing minutes sent a statement.…
01.21 / 01:49
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After the pomp and circumstance of Gov. John Carney’s inauguration Tuesday, the new governor and lawmakers were are work Wednesday in Dover. Carney started his term by signing his first executive order, creating a taskforce to look at replace the state’s Economic Development Office. He also offered a transition report this week that he intends to help guide the first few months of his administration. Meanwhile, the State Senate passed a bill addressing the way Delaware handles abandoned pro…
01.21 / 01:37
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DOVER — The unemployment rate in the state is holding steady at 4.3 percent, as it has over the past several months, according to the Dec. 2016 Labor Review released by the Delaware Department of...Read the whole s…
01.21 / 01:30
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DURHAM, N.C. — Maybe a week off will have been good for No. 18 Duke. The Blue Devils, who have been in the spotlight during the past month despite a decline in the national rankings, are back in action for Saturday night’s game against visiting Miami. Duke had a week between games and that’s valuable…
01.21 / 01:12
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As promised, President Trump got to work on "Day One," spending some time in the Oval Office in between the inaugural parade and a trio of formal balls. Trump signed an executive order Friday night directing government agencies to "ease the burdens" of Obamacare while the new administration and Congress work toward repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus presented Trump with the order, which he described as: "An executive order minimizing…
01.21 / 00:59
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Who really is the best running back on the Cincinnati Bengals’ roster? With injuries to Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard , there could be a shift in power. With three of the Bengals’ running backs getting a solid amount of carries during the 2016 season, questions about which back it truly the best have been…
01.21 / 00:37
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Ric Flair has a message for Aaron Rodgers heading into Sunday’s NFC championship game (3:05 p.m. ET on FOX and FOX Sports GO). Sporting Atlanta Falcons gear, the Nature Boy posted this “PSA” on behalf of his new adopted team. PSA: @AtlantaFalcons pic.twitter.com/pmbSgGl0KH — Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) January 19, 2017 “We didn’t want Dallas, we wanted…
01.21 / 00:36
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic have inducted Penny Hardaway into the franchise’s Hall of Fame. Hardaway, a game-changing point guard at 6-foot-7, becomes just the fifth player in franchise history to be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame. He was enshrined during a pregame ceremony Friday and will be honored during a…
01.20 / 23:59
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There’s been a lot of talk over the past week about a potential showdown between UFC champion Conor McGregor and retired boxing king Floyd Mayweather. The back and forth banter has included a $50 million purse split equally between the fighters offered by UFC president Dana White, Mayweather laughing at the amount of money and…
01.20 / 22:46
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Silent films of Brandywine Springs Park from the early 1900s were recently…
01.20 / 22:32
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The Milwaukee Bucks have had success against the Orlando Magic recently thanks in large part to their inside play. The Bucks are 4-1 in their last five games vs. the Magic, averaging 58.4 points in the paint per games in those contests (Orlando is averaging 43.6 points in the paint). This shouldn’t be a surprise…
01.20 / 22:10
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MADISON, Wis. –  A suspect is charged with killing a western Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy in October and endangering the safety of several other officers as they were arresting him. According to the criminal complaint filed Friday, Doug Nitek fatally shot Rusk County Sheriff’s Deputy Dan Glaze the night of Oct. 29 after Glaze drove his…
01.20 / 22:09
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The New York Jets would be wise to not believe all the hype around the top quarterbacks available in the 2017 NFL Draft and address a major need on defense. Leading a team to win the National Championship against the top-seeded, Nick Saban-led, undefeated Alabama Crimson Tide is quite an impressive achievement. Being nominated for the…
01.20 / 21:32
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It’s never easy to accept a loss, but the Florida Gators men’s basketball team shouldn’t be discouraged by the result against the South Carolina Gamecocks. The Florida Gators men’s basketball team is in the midst of a resurgence under second-year head coach Mike White. It’s emerged as one of the Top 25 teams in the country…
01.20 / 20:56
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Apple Inc. is suing Qualcomm Inc., alleging the smartphone-chip supplier demanded onerous terms for its technology and that it sought to punish Apple for cooperating in a Korean regulatory probe into Qualcomm’s licensing practices. Continue Reading Below The suit, which Apple said it filed Friday in federal district court in the Southern District of California,…
01.20 / 20:55
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Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman faces a 17-count indictment and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted, said Robert Capers, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, in a news conference before the arraignment. The 59-year-old drug kingpin appeared Friday in a federal courtroom in the New York…
01.20 / 20:19
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Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is going from the batter’s box to the penalty box. The All-Star will live out a lifelong dream on Friday when he serves as an off-ice official when the San Jose Barracuda meet the San Diego Gulls. NEWS: @SDGullsAHL have hired Baltimore @Orioles outfielder Adam Jones (@SimplyAJ10 ) as an…
01.20 / 20:18
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Retail REIT Realty Income (NYSE: O) gave investors several reasons to smile in 2016. Just to name a few, the stock’s dividend grew by about 6% throughout the year, the company acquired twice as many properties as it expected, and at record-low costs of capital. Realty Income’s 8.6% total return in 2016 was fairly strong.…
01.20 / 19:42
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A jovial, recently dethroned Vice President Joe Biden arrived at an eerily quiet train platform Friday to take his beloved Amtrak from Washington’s Union Station back home to W…
01.20 / 19:28
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