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Dodgers release reliever Brian Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brian Wilson has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, three days after the heavily bearded reliever was designated for assignment.

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Southeastern Louisiana holds off Winthrop 81-71

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Devonte Upson and Joshua Filmore scored 15 points apiece to lead Southeastern Louisiana to an 81-71 win over Winthrop on Friday night.

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Hancock leads Penn State into final vs. BYU

Penn State's Micha Hancock answers a question for a reporter outside the locker room at  the NCAA women's volleyball tournament in Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Penn State faces BYU in the championship game Sunday. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Micha Hancock could finish a standout career in storybook fashion.

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Actor Stephen Collins denies he’s a pedophile in interview

In this Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, file photo, Stephen Collins arrives at the premiere of "Defiance," during AFI Fest, in Los Angeles. In an interview with Yahoo's Katie Couric posted online Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, Collins said he's not a pedophile and insists he has inappropriately touched a minor just once, describing himself instead as someone suffering from "exhibitionist urges" and "big boundary issues." (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former “7th Heaven” star Stephen Collins declares he’s not a pedophile, and insists he has molested a minor on just one occasion and engaged in sexual misconduct with only three girls in all.

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Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings (7) blocks a shot by Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense as the Toronto Raptors beat Detroit 110-100 on Friday night, handing the Pistons their 12th straight home loss.

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