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11:15 AM: The Montreal Canadiens held a pre-game tribute to former captain Saku Koivu before Thursday night's game against the Anaheim Ducks, who Koivu also played with for five seasons before retiring in September.

11:00 AM: Two days after defeating the Washington Capitals in an NHL-record 20-round shootout, the Florida Panthers needed only six shootout rounds to beat the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday night.

10:45 AM: Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said the Jacksonville Jaguars' offensive line was "holding the crap out of us" during Thursday's game, won 21-13 by the Jaguars.

10:30 AM: The family of a woman who fell down a Fenway Park elevator shaft & suffered serious injuries has filed a lawsuit against the Boston Red Sox.

10:15 AM: Former Kansas State & New England Patriots defensive end Steve Clark said he was the victim of racial profiling by stadium police at the Wildcats' November 1 home game against Oklahoma State. Clark was questioned by police about a series of pickpocket robberies at the stadium.

10:00 AM: On the last play of Thursday night's game, Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks sacked Tennessee Titans QB Charlie Whitehurst - a sack that earned Marks a $600,000 bonus.

9:00 PM: Tennis player Simona Halep was the top-searched subject by Google users in Romania this year.

8:45 PM: Chris Erskine of the L.A. Times profiles Ann Schranz, a 58-year-old Unitarian minister who has taken up boxing as a hobby.

8:30 PM: The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle notes that the Rochester Red Wings were the last American baseball team to play in Cuba before the U.S. embargo began in 1960. The July 25 game against the Havana Sugar Kings ended in a 3-3 tie after fans began firing weapons to celebrate Fidel Castro's revolution.

8:15 PM: A Lee County, Alabama judge on Thursday ordered Toomer's Corner tree poisoner Harvey Updyke to pay Auburn $700 by February 11 or be thrown in jail for contempt of court. Updyke owes Auburn over $800,000 in restitution for the tree poisonings.

8:00 PM: After The Independent reported that AFC Bournemouth soccer player Baily Cargill "lost his wig" during Wednesday's match against Liverpool, Bournemoth officials clarified that Cargill actually lost a head bandage that was covering his stitches.

7:45 PM: KTNV reports police in Las Vegas are dressing up officers as Santa Claus to help catch drivers who don't yield to pedestrians at crosswalks.

7:30 PM: Dion Earl - owner, coach & player of the Seattle Impact FC indoor soccer club - is a facing a lawsuit on accusations that he sexually assaulted two members of the club's dance team.

7:15 PM: The Chicago Sun-Times reports city officials are trying to stop three private parking companies that have been using city-owned lots near the United Center without paying rent or taxes.

7:00 PM: Boston College announced on Thursday that Eagles football coach Steve Addazio has received a contract extension through the 2020 season.

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