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McCarthy and Dodgers finalize 4-year contract

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After an itinerant major league career, Brandon McCarthy is grateful the Los Angeles Dodgers are giving him the chance to grow with a contender.

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Nebraska AP All-State Football Teams

Here are the 2014 AP All-State Football Teams as voted on by sportswriters and sportscasters throughout the state.

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Raiders place LB Sio Moore on IR

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have placed linebacker Sio Moore on season-ending injured reserve with a hip injury.

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Lester hopes to end Cubs’ century-plus drought

Pitcher Jon Lester speaks to the media as his son Hudson, 4, looks on after Lester was introduced as a member of the Chicago Cubs during a press conference in Chicago, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester insisted there’s no reason the Chicago Cubs can’t contend next year and even capture their first World Series title since 1908, around the time the Model T was rolling off the assembly line.

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