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New York TimesGreg Whiteley, who directed “Mitt,” with Mitt Romney at the film’s premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday in Utah. George Frey/European Pressphoto Agency. SALT LAKE CITY — “Mitt,” the documentary about Mitt Romney’s failed quest for the …New film shows flawed, human Mitt RomneyBoston GlobeComing...

Deseret NewsSALT LAKE CITY — George Takei will be hosting a Salt Lake Comic Con pre-event on Friday, Jan. 17, at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City. Takei, who is also in town for the Sundance Film Festival, will meet with fans as a preview to the Salt Lake Comic Con …George Takei uses his voice to go where other gay activists can’t be heardSalt Lake TribuneTakei...

Los Angeles TimesSALT LAKE CITY — This was supposed to be the easy part of the Lakers’ schedule. Simple, really. Get closer to .500 with a slew of games against teams already deeply embedded in draft lottery odds. Also; Lakers are screened out by ESPN and NBA ...

New York TimesLAKE FOREST, Ill. — At Halas Hall, the Chicago Bears’ practice complex, the news trickled in on Thursday afternoon — tweet by tweet, unconfirmed report after unconfirmed report — until it was finally official: The Green Bay Packers had named Aaron …USA TODAY Sports’ Week 17 NFL predictionsUSA TODAYNFL notes: Packers’...

USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Saturday’s Heisman Trophy Award just got a little more drama on Thursday at the Home Depot College Football Awards when Florida State’s Jameis Winston became the second freshman to claim the O’Brien Award for the …Heisman Trophy preview: Predictions, dreams come true for Auburn’s Tre Masonal.comFSU...

ESPNLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Could Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson be a two-sport star? Does he want to play baseball after his NFL career is over? The Texas Rangers made a surprise pick in the minor league phase of the Rule 5 draft, normally …Texas Rangers draft Russell Wilson to play baseballUSA TODAYRangers draft Seahawks QB Russell WilsonWashington...

New York Daily NewsLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — These rules might not be perfect, and they are not yet final, but one prevailing truth makes this a good week for the evolution of our culture: Two tough guys allowed themselves to grow, and spurred change that will make sports …MLB banning home plate collisions starting in 2014USA TODAYBaseball set to eliminate...

ESPN (blog)LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Curtis Granderson slipped on a No. 3 jersey and began his New York Mets career with a playful zinger directed at the fans of his former employer. “A lot of the people I’ve met in New York have always said that true New Yorkers …Curtis Granderson tweaks Yankees, says he’s been told ‘true New Yorkers...

USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Home plate collisions, the type of plays that wrecked the career of former All-Star Ray Fosse and injured Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila in last October’s playoffs, will be banned starting with the 2014 season. New York Mets …MLB instituting ban on home-plate collisionsPhilly.comMLB set to ban home-plate collisions,...

USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The New York Mets trumpeted Curtis Granderson’s gregariousness and comfort with the news media as some of the qualities that made him so appealing to them. The player that news reporters wanted to talk about, though, …Granderson happy to cross town to join MetsWashington PostGranderson jabs Yankees, excited to join...

USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The Arizona Diamondbacks wanted to add power to their lineup this off-season, and there aren’t many hitters in baseball more powerful than the one they added on Tuesday. The Diamondbacks acquired slugger Mark Trumbo from …D-backs shed more pitching to acquire valuable commodity: powerSI.comMark Trumbo to Diamondbacks...

USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Curtis Granderson and the New York Mets have completed a $60 million, four-year contract. The deal with the three-time All-Star outfielder is the team’s most expensive since Sandy Alderson took over as general manager.Granderson tweaks Yanks; 3-team trade discussedWashington PostGranderson to Switch to No. 3 With MetsNew...

North Platte TelegraphLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox spent decades trying to beat each other, no holds barred. On this day, however, they were a mutual admiration society.Joe Torre, the most important manager in Yankees history, earns well-deserved …New York Daily NewsJoe Torre, Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox going to Hall...

USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – They came in around the same time, managed for the better part of three decades and left nearly in unison. It was only fitting, then, that their accomplishments would be recognized together. Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe …Torre Enters Hall as a Winner and Credits the EffortNew York TimesLa Russa’s genius was getting...

Washington PostSALT LAKE CITY — Forwards Derrick Favors and Marvin Williams have been ruled out for Utah’s game against the Sacramento Kings. Favors has a sore lower back and Williams will miss his second straight game with inflammation in his right foot.Jazz try to rebound from 32-point loss vs. SacramentoSalt Lake TribuneRoad Reaction Postgame Show: Sacramento...

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