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Tracy, Bell among 7 candidates named by D-Backs

PHOENIX (AP) — Well-traveled former manager Jim Tracy and ex-Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jay Bell are among seven candidates identified by the team to be interviewed to replace the fired Kirk Gibson.

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Giants OT Will Beatty back from broken leg

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Vikings won 41-28. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a disappointing season that ended with a broken leg in the regular-season finale, New York Giants tackle Will Beatty is back in form and smiling a lot this week.

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SEC teams seek offensive balance in title pursuit

Georgia  head coach Mark Richt reacts after a Georgia touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The gaudy rushing, passing and receiving statistics being put up in the Southeastern Conference have grabbed headlines, but offensive balance is what leads to SEC titles.

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Norway government rejects 2022 Winter Olympics

In this Monday May 19, 2014 fie photo, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. left, smiles  as he sits with Norwegian IOC-member Gerhard Heiberg  during a meeting Norway's Minister of Culture, Thorhild Widvey in Oslo. Oslo said it is dropped its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics after the Norwegian government declined Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 to provide financial backing, a move which leaves just two cities in a race that has been decimated by withdrawals. (AP Photo: Hakon Mosvold Larsen / NTB scanpix, File) NORWAY OUT

The Olympics that no one seems to want is down to just two candidates.

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NFL extends ‘Sunday Ticket’ deal with DirecTV

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has extended its contract with satellite provider DirecTV to carry the “Sunday Ticket” package, which allows viewers to watch out-of-market games.

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