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Patriots' Tom Brady lone player from 2000 NFL Draft on same team

With 39-year-old placekicker Sebastian Janikowski released by the Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady remains the final player from the 2000 NFL Draft on the team that picked him. Other than Janikowski, defensive lineman John Abraham was the only first-rounder from the Class of 2000 to play until …

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Houston Texans to release LB Brian Cushing

The Houston Texans informed veteran linebacker Brian Cushing that he will be released before the start of the new league year March 14, the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday. Cushing has spent nine seasons with the Texans and would leave as the franchise leader in tackles with 664. The move would …

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Ledecka stuns Alpine skiing women's super-G in Pyeongchang

Feb. 17 (UPI) — Ester Ledecka of Czech Republic shockingly took away the gold medal of Alpine skiing women’s super-G Saturday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. Ledecka finished her race in a leading time of 1 minute and 21.11 seconds. American great Lindsey Vonn sat sixth in the competition …

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Hanyu wins men's figure skating title for Japan's first gold medal

Feb. 17 (UPI) — Japanese icon Yuzuru Hanyu completed his comeback from injury in style Saturday, capturing his second successive Olympic men’s figure skating gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Games while compatriot Shoma Uno won silver. The gold is Japan’s first of the Winter Games in any competition. Victory …

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