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Live on FOX Sports 1: USA eye World Cup berth, face rival Mexico

Live on FOX Sports 1: USA eye World Cup berth, face rival Mexico
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Konerko, Rollins first co-winners of Clemente Award

SAN FRANCISCO — Retiring Chicago White Sox star Paul Konerko and Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins are the first co-winners of Major League Baseball's Roberto Clement Award. The annual honor is given for contributions on and off the field that best represent the sport and is named for the Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer, who died on Dec. 31, 1972, in a plane crash...
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Former 800 world champ Mualudzi dies in car crash

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) Former 800-meter world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was killed in a car crash on Friday while traveling to an athletics meet, the spokesman for South African President Jacob Zuma said. He was 34. Presidency spokesman Mac Maharaj said Mulaudzi was killed in an accident while traveling to the meet in Johannesburg. President Zuma released a statement saying...
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Associate wins Belmont feature

NEW YORK (AP) Associate rolled to an easy win against three rivals on Friday in the $80,750 allowance feature at Belmont Park. The race originally drew 10 runners for seven furlongs on the turf. The field dwindled on the switch to the muddy main track. Associate, a 6-year-old trained by Michelle Nevin and ridden by Larry Mejias, posted a 5 1/2-length victory over Great Attack as...
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Attorney: NFL, Ravens not cooperating with union's Ray Rice probe

The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case told The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating. Richard Craig Smith told the AP on Friday night that the NFL has not provided documents and witnesses requested by the NFLPA's investigators, while the Ravens have refused any cooperation...
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Utah will go with Wilson at QB against USC

Nearly two months into the season and Utah coach Kyle Whittingham is still waiting for one of his starting quarterbacks to stand out. Until that time, he will keep rotating between Travis Wilson and Kendal Thompson. Wilson will be the starter when No. 19 Utah (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) hosts No. 20 USC (5-2, 4-1) on Saturday. But Whittingham wouldn't rule out the possibility that Thompson...
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Konerko, Rollins 1st co-winners of Clemente Award

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Retiring White Sox star Paul Konerko and Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins are the first co-winners of Major League Baseball's Roberto Clement Award. The annual honor is given for contributions on and off the field that best represent the sport and is named for the Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer, who died on Dec. 31, 1972, in a plane crash while on a...
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Virginia set to host North Carolina in ACC matchup

The numbers suggest Virginia could find a cure for its offensive inconsistency on Saturday. That's when the Cavaliers (4-3, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) hosts North Carolina, which according to statistics has one of the porous defenses in the country. Virginia struggled last week in a 20-13 loss at Duke, but it's best to look beyond the numbers before expecting a cure-all...
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Friday notebook: Harvick struggles in qualifying at Martinsville

All season long, Kevin Harvick has shown blazing speed in qualifying, with eight poles, two more than he had posted in his entire NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career from 2001-13. But in qualifying for Sunday's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Harvick's No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet struggled mightily, potentially putting the driver in a big...
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Former 800m world champ Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash at age 34

  South African officials say former 800-meter world champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi has been killed in a car crash. He was 34. His death was announced Friday by the South African Olympic committee and the country's ruling ANC party, which called him a "flag bearer of our national pride." Mulaudzi won the world title in 2009. He was also a former Commonwealth Games and...
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Seahawks trying to find right mix to get to QB

RENTON, Wash. (AP) One of the hallmarks of the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl run was the ability to wreak havoc on quarterbacks. Whether it was Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett or Chris Clemons - to name a few - the Seahawks were constantly putting opposing quarterbacks under pressure. This season, Seattle's pass rush isn't close to matching its effectiveness from last year...
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Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe

The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case tells The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating. Richard Craig Smith says the NFL has not provided documents and witnesses requested by the NFLPA's investigators, while the Ravens have refused any cooperation. The union's investigation...
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Cardinals' Wainwright undergoes minor elbow surgery

ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has undergone what the team describes as minor elbow surgery that should not set him back for next season. The Cardinals say Friday's operation was an arthroscopic procedure to trim a small piece of cartilage from the right elbow. The 33-year-old Wainwright is expected to begin physical therapy in two weeks and resume his offseason throwing...
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Pro soccer ref charged with fraud in NY, suspended

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) A Major League Soccer referee has been accused of collecting New York unemployment benefits while working and has been suspended. State police say White Plains resident Jose Rivero unlawfully took more than $14,000 in benefits. Rivero was arrested Oct. 6 and charged with two felonies including insurance fraud. Police say they don't know if Rivero has...
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Ted Bishop resigns as PGA president

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) Ted Bishop has been removed as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet directed at Ian Poulter. Bishop was unhappy about comments Poulter made in his book about the Ryder Cup captaincy of Nick Faldo in 2008 and Tom Watson last month. Bishop said Faldo's record stands by itself. Comparing it with Poulter's achievements, he referred...
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Gordon hopes to make most of being last Hendrick driver left in Chase

After advancing to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Jeff Gordon heads to Martinsville Speedway the lone Hendrick Motorsports driver left in championship contention. A rough stretch of races during the Contender Round led to eliminations for defending champion Jimmie Johnson, Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr., as well as Kasey Kahne. Although his teammates...
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PGA president Ted Bishop resigns over sexist tweet

  Ted Bishop has been removed as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet directed at Ian Poulter. Bishop was unhappy about comments Poulter made in his book about the Ryder Cup captaincy of Nick Faldo in 2008 and Tom Watson last month. Bishop said Faldo's record stands by itself. Comparing it with Poulter's achievements, he referred to Poulter as "Lil Girl...
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Not much to say as Lakers move on without Nash

LAS VEGAS (AP) When the Lakers traded four draft picks to sign Steve Nash, his new teammates couldn't wait to talk about what might happen when Nash began distributing the ball to the likes of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol. A day after Nash's season - and possibly his career - ended before the regular season opener there wasn't much said at all about the point guard who...
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Bengals WR Green expected to miss third straight game

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bengals receiver A.J. Green is expected to miss a pivotal AFC North game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday because of an injured right big toe. The Pro Bowl receiver was listed as doubtful on Friday. He's missed the last two games with the injury, suffered during a season-opening win in Baltimore. The Ravens (5-2) can take control of the division with...
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Banged-up Packers defense faces Brees

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) This was one time when guessing wrong didn't hurt a defensive back. Asked in the locker room Friday at Lambeau Field what year Drew Brees last threw an interception against Green Bay, veteran Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush answered 2011. Turns out Bush had to be taken back to his rookie season in 2006 for the correct reply. ''Wow!'' Bush...
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Shorthanded Lens move away from Ligue 1 basement, edge Toulouse

TOULOUSE, France -- Lens overcame its personnel problems to win 2-0 at Toulouse and move off the foot of the Ligue 1 table on Friday as Alharbi El-Jadeyaoui and Benjamin Bourigeaud scored their first top-flight goals. Antoine Kombouare was without several of his regular players, with a trio of suspensions exacerbating his injury woes, so Baptiste Guillaume, Abdoul Ba and goalkeeper...
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News outlets seek access in football hazing case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven New Jersey high school students charged in a football hazing investigation. The AP joined with NJ Advance Media, Gannett New Jersey Newspapers and ABC Inc. in a motion filed Friday. Seven members of the Sayreville War Memorial High School team were...
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Bengals receiver A.J. Green doubtful vs Ravens

CINCINNATI (AP) Bengals receiver A.J. Green is expected to miss a pivotal AFC North game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday because of an injured right big toe. The Pro Bowl receiver was listed as doubtful on Friday. He's missed the last two games with the injury, suffered during a season-opening win in Baltimore. The Ravens (5-2) can take control of the division with a...
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Maxwell, Unger, Walters all out for Seattle

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Seattle Seahawks center Max Unger will miss his third straight game on Sunday with a foot injury, while kick and punt returner Bryan Walters will be out with a concussion. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said the team hopes Unger will be able to return to practice next week. He was hurt during Seattle's Week 5 win over Washington. Walters suffered a concussion...
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