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Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday, Feb. 15

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Feb 15 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday:

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The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427

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National Football League

Free Agent Preview

Joe Flacco is getting marquee attention - with good reason, considering he could cash in as the league's latest $20 million man -- but the 2013 free agent crop has plenty to offer, especially at wide receiver, offensive tackle and linebacker. (FBN-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Howard Balzer, 800 words)

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Falcons GM gives Gonzalez 50-50 chance to return

Veteran tight end Tony Gonzales indicated after the season that retirement was a near certainty, but Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff isn't writing him off just yet. (FBN-FALCONS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 350 words)

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Rams introduce d-coordinator

Head coach Jeff Fisher has hired Tim Walton to serve as the team's defensive coordinator, the Rams announced Friday. (FBN-RAMS-NEWS/, expect by 2000 GMT/3 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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Eagles want to hold onto Foles

The Kansas City Chiefs and new head coach Andy Reid are reportedly interested in acquiring Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles this offseason. The Eagles aren't likely to trade Foles unless they're "blown away by an offer." (FBN-EAGLES-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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NFL draft spotlight: Top 100 prospects

NFLDraftScout.com senior analyst Dane Brugler presents his pre-Scouting Combine list of the Top 100 prospects in the 2013 draft. (FBN-NEWS/, expect by 2100 GMT/4:30 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, by Dane Brugler, 1,000 words)

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NFL notebook

The latest news and notes from around the league. (FBN-NOTES/, expect by 0000 GMT/7 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 600 words)

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College Basketball

Showcase games highlighted below; the Sports Xchange covers all Top 25 games

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Georgetown, Cincinnati in rare Friday faceoff

CINCINNATI - A fifth straight win in the series could catapult Cincinnati back into the thick of an overcrowded Big East race. Georgetown is going for a six-game Big East winning streak. (BKC-CINCINNATI-GEORGETOWN-WRITETHRU/, expect by 0430 GMT/11:30 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, by Jeff Wallner, 700 words)

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CBK Notebook

The latest news and notes from around the league. (FBN-NOTES/, expect by 0000 GMT/7 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 500 words)

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Major League Baseball

Nationals' Gonzalez awaits drug-test result

The waiting game continues for Gio Gonzalez, Mike Rizzo and the Washington Nationals. Gonzalez, alleged to have received PEDs from a South Florida clinic, said he's confident he'll be on the mound to start this season. (BBO-NATIONALS-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 575 words)

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Red Sox Henry: No plans to sell

Making his first public appearance since the end of last season, Red Sox principal owner John Henry arrived at spring training and said in his most uncertain terms yet that he has no plans to sell the team. (BBO-REDSOX-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 550 words)

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White Sox manager Ventura will wait on contract

Ever since the Sox surprised the baseball universe and hired Robin Ventura to be the face that replaced Ozzie Guillen as manager before the 2012 season, there have always been some lingering feelings that Ventura was a short-term replacement. (BBO-WHITESOX-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 550 words)

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Sox are off: Youkilis backtracks, pledges allegiance to Yankees

Kevin Youkilis did some damage control Friday in the New York Yankees' spring-training camp after declaring a day earlier that he would always be a Red Sox. (BBO-REDSOX-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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MLB Notebook

The latest news and notes from the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues. (BBO-NEWS-NOTES/, expect by 0000 GMT/7 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 500 words)

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National Hockey League

Showcase games highlighted below; the Sports Xchange covers every NHL game

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Sharks at Blackhawks

CHICAGO - The Sharks (7-3-3) make their first trip to the United Center this season to meet the 10-0-3 Blackhawks. (HKN-BLACKHAWKS-SHARKS-WRITETHRU/, expect by 0430 GMT/11:30 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 700 words)

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NHL notebook The latest news and notes from around the league. (HKN-NOTES/, expect by 0000 GMT/7 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 600 words)

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National Basketball Association

Showcase games highlighted below; the Sports Xchange covers every NBA game

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Rising stars, celebs in Lone Star State

HOUSTON - NBA newcomers kick off All-Star weekend in the Rising Stars Challenge, which follows a celebrity hoops showcase. (BKN-NEWS-WRITETHRU/, expect by 0345 GMT/10:45 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 600 words)

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NBA notebook

The latest news and notes from around the league. (BKN-NOTES/, expect by 0000 GMT/7 PM ET, The Sports Xchange, 600 words)

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LPGA

Colombian Uribe up one at Australian Open

Mariajo Uribe of Colombia moved past first-round leader Lydia Ko with a 6-under-par 67 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the LPGA Tour's Women's Australian Open in Canberra, Australia. (GLF-NEWS/, moved, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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