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IT'S OFFICIAL: LOCK 'EM OUT | Major leagues grind to halt with first lockout in 26 years

Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport's collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day.

The strategy, management's equivalent of a strike under federal labor law, ended the sport's labor peace after 9,740 days over 26 1/2 years. Read more

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OPPOSITE DAY | Cowboys, Saints collide trying to stem midseason slides

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have lost four straight for the first time since 2015 and the Dallas Cowboys have been just one victory better during their past four games.

Those coinciding slides set up a pivotal NFC clash in the Superdome tonight when Dallas (7-4) visits New Orleans (5-6). The game airs on both FOX and the NFL Network; kickoff will be around 7:20 p.m. Read more

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL / RUSSO'S WINNERS & LOSERS | Georgia finally gets by 'Bama; Michigan gets its playoff shot

Those conference championship upsets with the potential to create College Football Playoff chaos scenarios never actually happen.

As AP Top 25 college football poll voter Bret Read more

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Rangers now ranked second in nation

An 10-0 record and a number two national ranking – life is good right now for coach Brian Hoberecht and his Kilgore College basketball Rang… Read more

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Cowboy bummer: No McCarthy Thursday vs. Saints

The Dallas Cowboys’ Thursday night game at the Louisiana SuperDome against the New Orleans Saints just got a lot more interesting – and not… Read more