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Paterno to have new statue in State College
Two Penn State alumni have received the OK from the borough to install a projected $300,000 life-sized bronze sculpture of Joe Paterno in downtown State College, Penn. And they're hoping the statue, will be installed by fall of next year.
Cubs say absent Sosa must make amends
Former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa was not invited to participate in the festivities commemorating the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field Wednesday, and a team official says he has some work to do before being welcomed back by the organization.
McGrady makes Skeeters' roster as pitcher
Former NBA star Tracy McGrady has made the opening day roster of the Sugar Land Skeeters as a pitcher, manager Gary Gaetti told KRIV-TV in Houston on Wednesday.
Marrero, oldest ex-MLB player, dies at 102
Family members say Conrado Marrero, the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died in Havana. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.
Source: Manziel on Bucs' short list at No. 7
Johnny Manziel is on the short list of players that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are heavily considering with their first-round pick in the NFL draft, a league source told ESPN.com's Vaughn McClure.
Pierce calls Nets soft; KG looks to Brooklyn
A frustrated Paul Pierce felt the Brooklyn Nets were "a soft team" on defense and in the paint during a 100-95 Game 2 loss at Toronto.
Sources: Vogel 'coaching for job' with Pacers
One playoff win has not eased the mounting pressure on Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel.
Desperate Rockets say Game 2 a must win
The Rockets are three losses away from elimination, but that has done little to calm their sense of urgency against the Portland Trail Blazers.
Saunders: Coaching Wolves not in my plans
In an interview Wednesday morning with ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders downplayed the idea he might return to the Wolves' bench after this week's retirement of Rick Adelman.
Swinney: We welcome players of all faith
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has issued his first public statement in response to a complaint filed by The Freedom From Religion Foundation earlier this month charging him with "unconstitutional behavior" at the public university.