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James Robertson, Detroit man who walks 21 miles a day to work and back, gets new Ford Taurus

DETROIT – Everyman’s hard-workin’, hard-walkin’ commuting hero finally got a car. Detroiter James Robertson, whose daily marathons of walking to a suburban factory job made him an overnight media celebrity, registered total surprise as he walked into the Suburban Ford dealership in Sterling Heights, expecting just to “get some brochures,” said Blake Pollock, the UBS banker who befriended Robertson last ...

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Tiger Woods withdraws because of tightness in lower back

Tiger Woods blades a short pitch shot on the 10th hole on the north course at Torrey Pines during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in San Diego. Woods made a bogie. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods bladed his first chip some ...

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The triangle’s holy war: The offensive system that won Phil Jackson 11 championships is back, but can it silence a growing legion of critics?

The world’s foremost apostle for the Triangle offense does not coach in the NBA. He doesn’t coach in college or American high school, either. He doesn’t coach in the United States at all. His name is Tim Cone, and he is speaking into a cellphone months after securing his 18th Philippine Basketball Association trophy. The victory marked the second time ...

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Eric Dickerson — The Rams Should Move Back to Los Angeles

EXCLUSIVE Sorry St. Louis … the Rams BELONG in Los Angeles — so says Rams legend Eric Dickerson who tells TMZ Sports he thinks it would be “fantastic” if his old squad packs up and heads west.  Of course, Dickerson played for the L.A. Rams from 1983 to 1987 — 7 years before they left for St. Louis — but ...

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The Big Future: Can we bring animals back from extinction?

What if extinction isn’t the end? What if we could take animals from the past — mammoths, goats, anything that’s gone extinct — and bring them back to life in the present day? There’s a new movement afoot among scientists that thinks we could do it, thanks to new breakthroughs in DNA sequencing. Of course, it won’t be easy, and ...

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Is Steven Jackson holding the Falcons offense back?

Big bruising running backs are great in the right kind of offense, but you can’t force a square peg into a round hole. Stephen White tackles the trouble with plodders and a few more random notes from Week 5. I have always been a fan of the “big” running backs in the NFL. As a former defensive player, one thing ...

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Google put its Street View camera on a camel’s back to tour the Arabian desert

Google’s Street View cameras have been carried around on cars, boats, people, and now camels. The company recently set out to capture 360-degree imagery of the Arabian desert, and to “minimize” disruptions of what Google calls a “delicate environment,” the Maps team affixed its Trekker camera onto the back of a dromedary named Raffia. It’s safe to assume that before Google came ...

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NFL Star Orlando Scandrick — BACK ON … With ‘Basketball Wives’ Star

Two big victories for Dallas Cowboys stud Orlando Scandrick … first, he beat the Texans — and then, he GOT BACK TOGETHER WITH HIS EX! Just two months after “Basketball Wives: LA” star Draya Michele kicked him to the curb, the two were back in each other’s arms in Dallas this weekend.  Michele went to the game — rooted for ...

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Scientists Trace HIV Origins Back To The 1920s, Call Conditions For Its Transmission A ‘Perfect Storm’

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS, may have first reached global attention back in the 1980s, but new research in the journal Science has shown that HIV’s origins have been traced back to the 1920s in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Oliver Pybus, a professor at the University of Oxford, led a team of researchers that ultimately ...

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Coughlin wants back with Giants coach in 2014

Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News Tom Coughlin makes it clear he wants to be on the sidelines with the Giants next season. Tom Coughlin just endured his first losing season, going 7-9 and he is the oldest coach in the NFL. But that doesn’t mean he has any intention of riding off into the sunset. RELATED: MYERS: GIVE COUGHLIN ONE ...

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