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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) gets set against the Jacksonville Jaguars during a preseason NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

Johnson shines in Detroit’s win over chicago

The Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday.

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A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

NFL offers Thanksgiving tripleheader on KPUG

Tripleheader: Lions beat Bears, Eagles at the Cowboys and the Seahawks at the 49ers in the finale! Tune it all in NOW on KPUG.

Arizona head coach Sean Miller speaks during a news conference at the NCAA college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. Arizona is scheduled to play San Diego State on Thursday in a regional semifinal.

Wildcats beat Aztecs 61-59 for Maui title

Stanley Johnson had 18 points and nine rebounds, helping No. 3 Arizona gut out a 61-59 victory over No. 15 San Diego State on for its second Maui Invitational title.

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola (51) during player introductions before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field in Detroit, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.

Lions C Raiola fined $10,000 by NFL

The play was on a third-and-9 from the Detroit 35 with 57 seconds remaining. He struck the Patriots' Zach Moore.

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Source: Redskins to start Colt McCoy over RG3

The Washington Redskins plan to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.

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50 years later, skating team claims Olympics bronze

Fifty years after Vivian and Ronald Joseph skated at the Innsbruck Olympics, the American pair officially got their medals.

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Messi strikes again

Barcelona's Lionel Messi has set a new Champions League record by scoring his 72nd goal.

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Ex-NFL player charged with domestic assault

Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with domestic assault.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III passes the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

RG3 benched: Redskins to start Colt McCoy vs. Indy

Robert Griffin III, the 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. demoted to back-up QB in D.C.

Arizona guard Gabe York (1) shoots a free throw during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.

Maui Invitational semifinals

It's an Arizona vs. San Diego State Maui Invitational final on Wednesday and you can hear on KPUG starting at 6:30pm

Alabama head coach Nick Saban seems frustrated during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged — Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State — heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.

Newly acquired Boston Red Sox free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval smilies as he and Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington pose with a team jersey as Sandoval is introduced to the media at Fenway Park Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 in Boston.

Red Sox finalize agreement with Sandoval

The Red Sox have finalized their five-year contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the first of two big signings

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates with teammates scoring his side's 2nd goal during a Champions League Group F soccer match between APOEL and FC Barcelona at GSP stadium, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

Messi sets European record with 74 goals

Barcelona's Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to shatter the Champions League goalscoring record on Tuesday by taking his tally in the competition to 74

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Dude Perfect: Seattle Seahawks edition

Super Bowl QB Russell Wilson hits insane targets, draws a Seahawk, sings "Sweet Home Alabama" and more!

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Giants set record with $388,606 postseason shares

A full postseason share for the World Series champion Giants was worth a record $388,606.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 25.

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Bills punish Jets in postponed game

Buffalo overcame the loss of home ground advantage and a lack of practice to trounce the Jets 38-3.

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Longtime NHL coach Pat Quinn dies at age 71

Pat Quinn, a longtime NHL coach who twice reached the Stanley Cup finals, has died at the age of 71.

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NFL: Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry could have lymphoma

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has a mass on the right side of his chest that team officials said could be lymphoma.

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