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5:30 PM: Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said on Wednesday about current Bears QB Jay Cutler: "Financially, he is one of the elite guys in the NFL .... He just hasn't produced like an elite quarterback."

5:15 PM: A French doctor who treated Michael Schumacher after his skiing accident said the former Formula 1 driver is out of a coma but may take 1-3 years to fully recover.

5:00 PM: The Toronto Blue Jays' official Twitter account notes that it was 21 years ago today that Joe Carter hit his World Series-winning home run against Phillies pitcher Mitch Williams.

4:45 PM: UCLA defensive end Takkarist McKinley says of facing Colorado's offensive line this Saturday: "They try to chop-block you. They try to tear your ACL. To me, that's dirty. But to them, they're just trying to do their job."

4:30 PM: Safety John Boyett was released from the Denver Broncos' practice squad on Thursday a day after his arrest on third-degree assault charges in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

4:15 PM: Comcast SportsNet Houston broadcasted its last studio shows Wednesday night after two years on the air and the past year in Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

4:00 PM: MMA fighter Ralph "Plexin Texan" Garcia Jr. was sentenced to 28 years in prison for the October 2011 shooting death of Maxie Flowers. Garcia reportedly hunted down Flowers after the two had an argument the day before.

3:45 PM: A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that the body of Jim Thorpe can remain in the Pennsylvania town that bears his name. Thorpe's surviving sons have been trying to get their father reburied in Native American land in Oklahoma.

3:30 PM: KCCI profiles Jill Vento, an employee at the Des Moines International Airport who managed to lose over 200 pounds in a year & a half by taking daily walks around the terminals.

3:15 PM: The Syracuse-based Empire Brewing Company is being sued by Lucasfim over Empire's attempt to trademark "Strikes Bock" beer. Lucasfilm claims the name would infringe on their own trademark and confuse consumers.

3:00 PM: The University of Cincinnati's News Record profiles Lucy, the school's live bearcat mascot who sometimes attends games when she's not at the Cincinnati Zoo.

2:45 PM: From The Onion: "Football Hall Of Fame Acquires Peyton Manning's Record-Breaking Touchdown-Throwing Arm"

2:30 PM: The Milwaukee Brewers announced on Thursday that boy band One Direction will be performing at Miller Park next August 25.

2:15 PM: According to a police report released Wednesday, Florida QB Treon Harris had texted the female student who accused him of raping her: "Don't tell nobody bout nothing." Harris was not charged after the student withdrew her complaint.

2:00 PM: Maria Sharapova lost to Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-2 at the WTA Finals in Singapore on Thursday, hurting Sharapova's chances to end the season ranked #1.

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