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  • Today in the News: Pro Bowl no longer AFC vs. NFC


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  • Quote of note

    "As players, we wanted to keep the Pro Bowl to honor excellence in individual performance and connect with the fans in a different environment. To do that, I worked with a group of players to map out new ideas." - NFL Players Association president and former player Domonique Foxworth, talking about changes to the Pro Bowl, which were announced today. Instead of being NFC vs. AFC, the game will take on a fantasy team feel, with the top vote-getters drafting their teams with help from experts.  

    News to know

    O.J. Simpson, who is serving a 33-year sentence for his 2008 armed robbery and kidnapping convictions, was granted parole today - but he won’t go free just yet. Because his sentences are to be served consecutively, he’ll have to spend at least four more years in prison.

    Hot video: Video captures Arkansas inmate escape

    Surveillance video captured the escape of 33-year-old Derrick Estell, an inmate in Garland County, Ark. Authorities say he had help in his escape and should be considered armed and dangerous.

     

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