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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.
By United Press International

Winston dominates college football awards

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Alabama's AJ McCarron denied Florida State's Jameis Winston a sweep of the major college football awards Thursday by winning the Maxwell Trophy.

Police officer kills self after taking another officer hostage

JIM THORPE, Pa., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A police officer in a small town in northeast Pennsylvania shot and killed himself after taking another officer hostage, officials said Saturday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 15, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 28, 2013.
By United Press International

After court decision, Jim Thorpe, Pa., may lose body of Jim Thorpe

JIM THORPE, Pa., April 23 (UPI) -- The town of Jim Thorpe, Pa., faces losing its namesake after a court decision allows Jim Thorpe's sons to return their father's body to Oklahoma, a report said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.
By United Press International
Notre Dame's plays way into BCS title game against Alabama

Notre Dame's plays way into BCS title game against Alabama

That Alabama reached the BCS title game isn't a surprise, although the path taken was, but that the Crimson Tide's opponent is Notre Dame, that wasn't expected.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 15, 2012.
By United Press International

Sluman's birdies forge tie with Couples

BILOXI, Miss., March 24 (UPI) -- Jeff Sluman sank four straight birdies Saturday, forging a tie with Fred Couples atop the leaderboard after two rounds of the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012.
By United Press International

Golfer Thorpe begins tax-evasion sentence

MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 1 (UPI) -- Professional golfer Jim Thorpe turned himself in to a federal prison in Alabama Thursday to begin a one-year sentence for failing to pay income taxes.

Golfer Jim Thorpe convicted of tax evasion

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Professional golfer Jim Thorpe was sentenced to one year in prison Friday for income tax evasion.

Cochran, Watson share Champions Tour lead

CARY, N.C., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Russ Cochran, seeking his first Champions Tour win, shared the first-round lead with Denis Watson Friday at the SAS Championship.

Report: Golfer Jim Thorpe owes back taxes

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Champions Tour golfer Jim Thorpe is accused of not paying nearly $1.6 million in taxes, the Tampa Tribune reported Thursday.
Racist letters among FBI sports files

Racist letters among FBI sports files

BOSTON, July 8 (UPI) -- A racist death threat against Boston Celtics coaching legend Red Auerbach is among the recently released FBI files related to New England sports figures.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 28, 2008.
By United Press International

Pate leads seniors at Allianz Championship

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Jerry Pate holed out an eagle from the fairway at 13 and birdied 18 Saturday to take the 36-hole lead in the seniors' Allianz Championship at Boca Raton, Fla.

Pate takes Turtle Bay with a two-under 70

KAHUKU, Hawaii, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Jerry Pate won a windy Turtle Bay Championship in Hawaii Sunday with a two-under 70.

Morgan has two-shot lead in senior golf

KAHUKU, Hawaii, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Gil Morgan managed an even-par 72 in the wind Saturday to maintain his two-stroke lead through two rounds of the seniors Turtle Bay Championship.

Doyle leads Funk at Champions Tour opener

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Allen Doyle turned in a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Fred Funk at the opening tournament on the 2008 senior Champions Tour.

Purtzer leads first '08 Champions tourney

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Tom Purtzer opened the Champions Tour season with a 10-under 62 Friday that left him one shot in front at the MasterCard Championship in Hawaii.

McFadden, Tebow highlight college awards

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Darren McFadden and Tim Tebow, both finalists for the Heisman Trophy, claimed major college football honors Thursday.

Jim Thorpe wins at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Jim Thorpe Sunday won the Champions Tour’s Charles Schwab Cup Championship at Sonoma, Calif., by three strokes over Fred Funk and Denis Watson.

Denis Watson has one-shot lead at Schwab

SONOMA, Calif., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Denis Watson shot a 4-under 68 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the seniors Charles Schwab Cup Championship at Sonoma, Calif.
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