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LaVine shines as US beat World in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves and the United States team holds up his MVP trophy after defeating the World team at the NBA Rising Stars Challenge in Toronto on February 12, 2016Minnesota forward Zach LaVine scored 30 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead the United States to a 157-154 victory over the world team in the NBA's Rising Stars Challenge in Toronto. LaVine was named Most Valuable Player of the contest featuring many of the NBA's top rookies and second-year players, which launched the festivities of All-Star weekend. Sunday's All-Star Game will cap the action at Air Canada Centre, but before then LaVine will defend the title he won last year in Saturday's Slam Dunk contest.


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last updated: Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:14:04 GMT2016-02-13T05:14:04Z

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejía handed first ever MLB lifetime doping ban
• Former Mets closer banned after testing positive for anabolic steroid
• Mejía was already serving 162-game ban after two previous positive tests

Major League Baseball (MLB) issued a lifetime ban on Friday to former New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejía, after he tested positive a third time for a performance-enhancing substance. The lifetime suspension is the longest drug-related ban MLB has issued.

Mejía, 26, tested positive for anabolic steroid Boldenone. He was in the midst of a 162-game suspension after previously testing positive for both Boldenone and Stanozolol.

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last updated: Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:06:07 GMT

Sports Briefing | Soccer: FIFA Official Jérôme Valcke Suspended
Jérôme Valcke, the longtime right-hand man of the suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general.









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last updated: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:46:36 GMT

Brand new show about Formula E
CNN's brand new show about the all-electric race series Formula E, presented by Nicki Shields









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Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed merging with Breaking News
The Fox Sports Top Stories RSS feed is merging with Breaking News. Please use http://feeds.news.com.au/public/rss/2.0/fs_breaking_news_13.xml instead.

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last updated: Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:24:00 GMT

Perth Heat catcher’s Royal deal
PERTH Heat catcher Allan de San Miguel admits his deal with Kansas City Royals “came out of nowhere”.

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last updated: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:45:03 EST

Ranking Air Jordan sneakers 1-XX9
Ranking Air Jordan sneakers 1-XX9

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Zach LaVine highlights Rising Stars with 30 points, 7 boards - ESPN


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Zach LaVine highlights Rising Stars with 30 points, 7 boards
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TORONTO -- Zach LaVine hoisted the MVP trophy above his head, laughing along with Minnesota Timberwolves teammates Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns as he stood on the podium. One win down at All-Star Weekend. One to go. LaVine had 30 ...
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Pirates bringing back yellow jerseys?
NOTE: This is not official. Not even close. But based on this Tweet from Pirates Equipment/Clubhouse Manager Scott Bonnett, it sure looks like it… Bonnett quickly deleted the tweet once people noticed and started to freak out….but you can’t erase the internet. The quick deletion leads me to believe that, yeah, we were on to something. […]

NOTE: This is not official. Not even close. But based on this Tweet from Pirates Equipment/Clubhouse Manager Scott Bonnett, it sure looks like it…

Bonnett quickly deleted the tweet once people noticed and started to freak out….but you can’t erase the internet. The quick deletion leads me to believe that, yeah, we were on to something.

Obviously that shot doesn’t give you the full look, which I would think the Pirates will want to reveal in a more grand fashion. I’m not sure when that would be happening. I’m personally a huge fan, though, and it seems like most people are as well. I do wonder what kind of pants they would pair with those tops…yellow? Black? White? Will there be throwback caps as well? I am looking forward to finding out. I have no doubt this will be a merchandise boon for the Bucs whenever they start selling them.

Unfortunately, based on this image, it looks like the Sunday jerseys from this past year are gone. The rumor is that the new ones will replace those…which is a bummer, but at least they’re being replaced with something equally or even more cool. The camos are back, as are the black, grey, and white jerseys.

In other uniform news, the spring training unis were officially released today:

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