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The complete Breeders' Cup bettors' buffet menu

The Breeders' Cup announced Wednesday the order of races, wagering menu and post times for the 31st Breeders' Cup World Championships, to be held on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1 at Santa Anita Park. There will be a total of 10 races (four Breeders' Cup races) on the Championship Friday program and 12 races on Championship Saturday (9 Breeders' Cup races...
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Down in the dumps? Jimmie and Junior, but not Keselowski

FOX Sports 1 reporter Kaitlyn Vincie joins FOXSports.com editors Joe Menzer and Jared Turner for the latest edition of Bump 'n' Run, where the hottest NASCAR topics of the week are debated. 1. Who should be more disappointed about being knocked out of the Chase -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Jimmie Johnson? Kaitlyn Vincie: I would have to say Jimmie Johnson on this one. I'm...
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Seton Hall's Daisha Simmons has embraced fight for student-athletes' rights

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – It was the day before Daisha Simmons, the Seton Hall transfer who over the past few weeks has become the face of the movement for student-athletes’ rights, had to face a phalanx of reporters at Big East media day this week at Madison Square Garden. She was not looking forward to it. She’s not really much of a talker, but in recent days she hasn’t been...
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Madison Bumgarner grunts his way to a win; Taylor Smith is Fox-y

Hunter Pence and the Giants quickly put an end to the Royals postseason magic by jumping out to a 3-0 first inning lead last night before cruising to a 7-1 win behind Madison Bumgarner. The left-hander gave up just three hits and one run over seven innings. He also grunted a lot during the game. Speaking of Bumgarner, his whole routine of drinking a bunch of beers after series-clinching...
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Earnhardt helps UPMC raise concussion awareness

The Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has teamed with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and catcher David Ross to raise awareness on concussion treatments. UPMC has launched the web site ReThinkConcussions.com to detail the concussion treatments now available. The site features separate videos from Earnhardt and Ross describing their...
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Beaten Giants fan says he wants to walk normally

CAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans says he is happy to be alive and wants to learn to walk and run normally again. Bryan Stow spoke to ESPN on Tuesday from his parents' home in the Northern California city of Capitola, where he watched Game 1 of the World Series between the Giants and...
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NBC promotes Weir, Lipinski to top skating team

  NBC is promoting Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its top figure skating broadcasting team. The network said Wednesday that the two former Olympians and play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon will take over the role starting with this week's Skate America. They replace Scott Hamilton, Sandra Bezic and Tom Hammond. Hamilton will remain a special contributor for NBC. Weir and Lipinski...
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Irish the favorite to win ACC women's hoops title

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Defending champion Notre Dame is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference women's basketball title. The ACC announced its preseason honor roll Wednesday during media day, and the Fighting Irish were the pick by both league coaches and a panel of school representatives and media members. Notre Dame received 38 of 41 first-place votes from...
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F1: Spanish Grand Prix could head to Madrid

Plans are afoot for a F1 street race in the heart of Madrid, Spain's El Confidencial reports. It is reported that Bernie Ecclestone is in talks with a group of Spanish businessmen who want the sport to race on the streets of the large capital city. El Confidencial claims the project is so well advanced that Ecclestone, the F1 chief executive, is already in possession of a detailed...
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Platini, African confederation in spat over Ebola

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) UEFA President Michel Platini is demanding that the Confederation of African Football withdraws an ''insulting'' statement that claimed the Frenchman was interfering in its affairs over Ebola. The spat revolves around a television interview where Platini was asked about next year's troubled African Cup of Nations in Morocco, and if...
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NASCAR reduces 2015 Truck Series fields to 32 drivers

NASCAR on Wednesday announced three key enhancements in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the 2015 season. The updates include: · Beginning next season, the qualifying rule for the NASCAR Xfinity Series (currently the NASCAR Nationwide Series) and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will resemble that of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and will...
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DePaul unanimous pick for Big East women's title

NEW YORK (AP) DePaul is the unanimous choice by the coaches to win the Big East championship. The Blue Demons have four starters returning from a team that won the conference's regular-season and tournament titles and advanced to the Sweet 16. St. John's is second in the poll announced Wednesday, receiving the other first-place vote since coaches can't pick their own...
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Kashiwa beats Gamba Osaka 1-0 in J-League

KASHIWA, Japan (AP) Tetsuro Ota scored in the 90th minute as Kashiwa Reysol beat Gamba Osaka 1-0, ending the former Asian Champion's seven-game winning streak in the J-League on Wednesday. Ota, who came off the bench in the 78th minute, converted a Kim Chang Soo cross to secure three points for the hosts and deliver a blow to Gamba's title hopes. With five games remaining...
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Platini mulls allowing only women, kids at games

LONDON (AP) UEFA President Michel Platini is mulling whether to allow only women and children into matches rather than completely closing stadiums as punishment for supporters' racist abuse. CSKA Moscow's Champions League match against Manchester City on Tuesday was played without paying fans, the first of three UEFA fixtures the Russian club must play behind closed doors...
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No. 9 Georgia to ask for Gurley's reinstatement

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Georgia says it will file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley's eligibility to be reinstated. Gurley has been suspended for the last two games while Georgia investigated allegations he broke NCAA rules by receiving improper benefits. Coach Mark Richt has confirmed the allegations involved autographs. In a statement released Wednesday morning, Georgia...
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Leverkusen ordered to repay $20.3M from ex-sponsor

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) A court has ruled that Bayer Leverkusen must pay back 15.9 million euros ($20.3 million) to the insolvency administrator of a former sponsor. The Cologne state court ruled Wednesday that the Bundesliga club has to pay back money received between October 2009 and June 2011 under a sponsorship contract with electricity supplier TelDaFax. TelDaFax filed for insolvency...
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Keeper Gianluigi Buffon set to agree Juventus contract extension

Long-serving goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is poised to sign a new contract at Juventus taking him through to 2017. The 36-year-old has been in Turin since completing a reported £23m-move from Parma in 2001, still a record amount for a goalkeeper. His current deal will take him to the end of the season, when he will be hoping to celebrate a fourth successive Serie A title. He then...
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Baseball will miss retiring Detroit Free Press writer John Lowe

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Former Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro under investigation for tax evasion

World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro is under investigation over a suspected major tax fraud, Italian police have confirmed. Cannavaro has had assets worth 900,000 euros seized in connection with a probe into a luxury boat rental business that he ran with his wife. Revenue authorities in Naples are investigating the period 2005-2010 and the prosecutor confirmed the case is "in...
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Stewart-Haas expected to swap teams of Danica Patrick, Kurt Busch

Stewart-Haas Racing is expected to announce that drivers Danica Patrick and Kurt Busch will swap teams and crew chiefs, with the change taking effect prior to the Nov. 2 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. An announcement could come as early as Wednesday. Patrick, who is in her second season as a full-time driver for Stewart-Haas, failed to make the Chase for the Sprint...
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MotoGP: Yamaha riding strong while Marquez aims for comeback in Malaysia

After 2014 MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez’s crash in Australia gave Valentino Rossi the opportunity to notch his second victory of the year, the Repsol Honda rider will be striving for nothing less than a win at Sepang. It is Marquez’s hunger for victory which drove him to this year’s title in fine style with 10 wins from the opening 10 rounds, though since then he has...
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Russian Olympic bobsled champ Zubkov retires

  Two-time Olympic gold medal-winning Russian bobsledder Alexander Zubkov has announced his retirement at the age of 40. Zubkov piloted the Russian two-man and four-man sleds to victory at February's Winter Olympics in Sochi. He also carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony. Zubkov won silver in the four-man bob at the 2006 Turin Olympics and bronze in the two-man event...
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IOC board to consider recognition of Kosovo

LONDON (AP) The International Olympic Committee is considering granting recognition to Kosovo and suspending Gambia. The status of the two countries will be debated Friday during an IOC executive board meeting in Montreux, Switzerland, IOC spokesman Mark Adams said Wednesday. The possible recognition of Kosovo has angered Serbian Olympic officials. Kosovo, a former province of Serbia...
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3 things to watch Sunday: Bears must mend locker room; Seahawks & Bengals face must-wins

Every Wednesday, our FOX Sports NFL Insiders will break down three of the most important storylines you need to watch heading into Sunday. If you have any questions, be sure to hit them up on Twitter: Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) Bears at Patriots: Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman's personality is the antithesis of what occurred in the team's locker on Sunday after the...
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Attorney for Pouncey brothers says no charges will be filed in club fight

MIAMI -- The attorney for NFL offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey says no charges will filed against the twin brothers stemming from a July altercation at a Miami Beach nightclub. Lawyer Jeffrey Ostrow said in an email Wednesday that Miami-Dade County prosecutors informed him the brothers won't be charged in the fight at Cameo nightclub. Maurkice Pouncey plays center...
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