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Special teams could determine Super Bowl champion

New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski walks to a field during practice Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

PHOENIX (AP) — While Russell Wilson was throwing interceptions in the NFC championship game, punter Jon Ryan kick-started Seattle’s rally with his arm.

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Grizzlies’ Vince Carter has injured tendon in left foot

Memphis Grizzlies guard Vince Carter (15) drives against Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies guard/forward Vince Carter has an injured tendon in his left foot and will undergo more evaluation.

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Ko takes lead at LPGA opener, closes in on golf history

Lydia Ko,right, of New Zealand, talks with her caddie on the 18th hole during the second round of the LPGA's Coates Golf Championship, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Ocala, Fla. (AP Photo/The Star-Banner, Bruce Ackerman)

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko is 18 holes from history.

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RHP Alexi Ogando, Red Sox reach deal, pending physical

BOSTON (AP) — Free agent pitcher Alexi Ogando and the Boston Red Sox have reached agreement on a one-year deal, pending a physical.

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Wearing Seahawks gear, lawmakers support fantasy football

State Republican Sen. Pam Roach, back left, listens to a resolution on the Senate floor honoring the Seattle Seahawks, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Olympia, Wash. Roach is sponsoring a bill that would legalize paid fantasy sports leagues. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — On the last weekday before the Super Bowl, legislators wearing Seattle Seahawks gear made noise over a bill to allow Washington state residents to legally play fantasy football.

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