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- Islamic State opens ‘marriage bureau’ for single jihadists
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- Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate
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NEWSMAKERS " WHO'S MAKING HEADLINES THIS WEEK
The coach's decision to pull the then-perfect Colts' starters with a lead in Week 16 shouldn't have been so resoundingly panned. They were leading, after all.
The well-traveled outfielder gets a $66 million payday from the New York Mets, who've never been shy about wasting money.
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What's in the water in Gainesville? A few years ago, Billy Donovan quit and came back to Florida, and now Meyer has done the same in less than 24 hours.
He booted a 61-yard field goal -- the NFL's fourth-longest -- in another Raiders loss. Get Stats Inc. on the horn: How many meaningful kicks has this guy tried?
TWT FIVE >> REMAINING FREE AGENT HITTERS
1. Matt Holliday, OF -- Cream of the crop batted .353 for St. Louis.
2. Jermaine Dye, OF/DH -- Can still mash (27 HR last year in 141 games) when healthy.
3. Orlando Hudson, 2B -- O-Dog is consistent in the field and at the plate.
4. Hank Blalock, 3B -- Former phenom should come cheap, and he has potential.
5. Johnny Damon, OF -- Has aged well with the Yankees (he's 36) and can do a little bit of everything at the plate.
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