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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014.

Documents: QB Winston cleared in conduct hearing

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared of the allegations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing this month.

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) takes the hand off from quarterback Tony Romo (9) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

NFL playoffs rounding into shape & week 16 scoreboard

All the scores from week 16 in the NFL.

From left, Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, Tyler Ulis, and head coach John Calipari pause for a moment during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Kentucky won 84-70.

No. 1 Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA

Devin Booker had 19 points, and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) looks for a receiver during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. The Chargers won the game 41-38.

Washington & San Diego secure wins on Saturday

The Philadelphia Eagles are on the brink of elimination from the playoff race after a 27-24 loss to the Washington Redskins on Saturday.

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Saturday’s college football bowl game round-up

LA-Lafayette, Utah State, Utah, Air Force and Bowling Green earned bowl game wins on Saturday.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look back at the big sports stories and best photos from this week.

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer (13) celebrates after scoring a three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Friday, Dec, 5, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Rockets won 114-112 in overtime.

AP source: Rockets acquire Timberwolves’ Brewer

The Rockets will receive Troy Daniels, two future second-round picks and Ronny Turiaf, who is out for the season after surgery on his hip.

Atlanta Braves Justin Upton (8) doubles to bring in Andrelton Simmons (19) in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Atlanta.

Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from rebuilding Braves

The Padres already made two huge trades in recent days to get outfielders, acquiring slugger Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers and former AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers from Tampa Bay

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Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

The 18-time gold medalist was arrested on Sept. 30.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here are some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Dec. 19.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.

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Rondo traded to Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks landed point guard Rajon Rondo in a trade with the Boston Celtics.

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Long Todman run helps Jaguars take down Titans

Jordan Todman produced a 62-yard touchdown run to help Jacksonville beat Tennessee.

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Boxing champ Ernie Terrell dead at 75

The former heavyweight boxer, who famously defeated by Muhammad Ali, has died.

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley reacts to a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla.

Jaguars hold off Titans late, win 21-13 in home finale

Tennessee lost its ninth consecutive game and moved a step closer to securing the No. 1 pick in the draft.

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AP Source: Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks

Four-time all-star point guard Rajon Rondo traded to the Dallas Mavericks. The Celtics will get Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and two draft picks.

Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut, left, returns a fist bump gesture from Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, right, as Warriors' David Lee, rear left, and Stephen Curry, rear center, looks on before the start of their NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

Warriors’ Bogut out indefinitely after PRP therapy

The Warriors said that Bogut consulted with the team's medical staff and his personal physician from Australia before deciding on the treatment on his ailing right knee.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.

Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014.

Ray Rice investigation heating up

Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

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Wilson, Seahawks close in on NFC West title

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) looks to pass as Marshawn Lynch (24) blocks against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

The streaking Seahawks closed in on another NFC West title with a 35-6 romp over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night.

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Washington St beats San Jose St

Washington State guard Que Johnson (32) attempts 3-point shot against Idaho State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 80-68.

Josh Hawkinson scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Sunday as Washington State defeated short-handed San Jose State 82-53.

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Documents: QB Winston cleared in conduct hearing

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014.

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared of the allegations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing this month.

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NFL playoffs rounding into shape & week 16 scoreboard

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) takes the hand off from quarterback Tony Romo (9) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

All the scores from week 16 in the NFL.