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Cavaliers sign C Varejao to contract extension

CLEVELAND (AP) Best known for his wild hair and hustle, Anderson Varejao's heart and hard work got him a new contract with the Cavaliers. Cleveland signed its starting center to a contract extension on Friday. Terms of the deal were not immediately confirmed, but the sides had been discussing a three-year, $30 million contract. Varejao was in the final year of a six-year contract...
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Canucks' Burrows suspended 3 games for hit on Habs' Emelin

  Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows has been suspended for three games without pay by the NHL for his late, illegal check to the head of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin. Burrows slammed into Emelin at 8:23 of the second period of the Canucks' 3-2 overtime victory over the Canadiens on Thursday night. Emelin left after the hit, but returned later in the...
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Maple Leafs say left wing Lupul to miss time with broken hand

  The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without left wing Joffrey Lupul, who broke a bone in his right hand in a fall at practice on Thursday. The team announced the injury shortly before the start of Friday night's game at Columbus. Lupul, who has two goals and an assist in nine games this season, is out indefinitely, according to a post on the team's official Twitter account...
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Canucks' Burrows suspended 3 games by NHL

NEW YORK (AP) Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows has been suspended for three games without pay by the NHL for his late, illegal check to the head of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin. Burrows slammed into Emelin at 8:23 of the second period of the Canucks' 3-2 overtime victory over the Canadiens on Thursday night. Emelin left after the hit, but returned later...
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Breeders' Cup: Lady Eli wins $1 million Juvenile Fillies Turf

  Lady Eli won the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf by 2 3/4 lengths as the 2-1 favorite. Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. earned his first Breeders' Cup victory Friday at Santa Anita, guiding Lady Eli over one mile in 1:33.41. The 2-year-old filly paid $6.80, $4.20 and $3 while improving to 3-0 in her young career. Sunset Glow returned $5.20 and $3.40 for trainer Wesley...
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Maple Leafs say Joffrey Lupul has broken hand

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without left wing Joffrey Lupul, who broke a bone in his right hand in a fall at practice on Thursday. The team announced the injury shortly before the start of Friday night's game at Columbus. Lupul, who has two goals and an assist in nine games this season, is out indefinitely, according to a post on the team's official...
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Lady Eli wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Lady Eli won the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf by 2 3/4 lengths as the 2-1 favorite. Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. earned his first Breeders' Cup victory Friday at Santa Anita, guiding Lady Eli over one mile in 1:33.41. The 2-year-old filly paid $6.80, $4.20 and $3 while improving to 3-0 in her young career. Sunset Glow returned $5.20 and $3...
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One Fielding Bible voter's flawed ballot

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Flashback Friday: Denny Hamlin says he learned lesson in 2010

Four years ago, Denny Hamlin had the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in his hands, only to see it slip through his fingers through his own mistakes and those of his Joe Gibbs Racing team. In 2010, Hamlin won the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway to take what looked like a commanding points lead over Jimmie Johnson into the final two races of the season. At Phoenix International...
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Getafe climb to ninth in La Liga, edge Deportivo La Coruna

Getafe have climbed up to ninth in the Primera Division after they cruised to a 2-1 win over Deportivo la Coruna at the Estadio Riazor. Cosmin Contra's side came through tough conditions in the first half to nip ahead of their hosts courtesy of an own goal from Deportivo goalkeeper Ramirez Fabricio. Angel Lafita doubled their lead 20 seconds into the second half and from there...
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Bronx resident Deba seeks to win NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) The last time a New Yorker won the city's namesake marathon, the race didn't even go through the Bronx. Forty years later, Buzunesh Deba of East 195th Street hopes to run through the five boroughs faster than any of her competitors. Deba came to New York from Ethiopia a decade ago as a 17-year-old. She blossomed into one of the world's top marathoners while...
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Breeders' Cup: Goldencents wins 2nd straight Dirt Mile

  Goldencents defended his title in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, winning by 1¼ lengths despite tiring in the stretch. Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Goldencents ran one mile in 1:35.16 and paid $3.40, $2.60 and $2.10 as the 3-5 favorite on Friday at Santa Anita. It was Bejarano's fifth Breeders' Cup victory and the first for Leandro Mora, who became the trainer...
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Sources: Marcus Ericsson to drive for Sauber in 2015

Marcus Ericsson is set be a Sauber driver next year, according to sources close to the Swiss team. It appears that the Swede has beaten both Giedo van der Garde and Esteban Gutierrez to the seat alongside Adrian Sutil - assuming that the German's ongoing contract is fulfilled. Ericsson has shown well in recent races after weight saving and brake and aero updates at Caterham made...
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Syracuse, desperate for a win, hosts NC State

Win or stay home. With only four games remaining in the regular season, that's pretty much the mantra Syracuse (3-5, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) has to live by if it wants to reach the required six wins to be eligible to play in the postseason. ''Most of the guys, especially the older guys, know what's at stake,'' senior nose tackle Eric Crume said. '...
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Jets fans create site urging team to fire Idzik

NEW YORK (AP) A few frustrated - and creative - New York Jets fans have created a website urging the team to fire general manager John Idzik just 24 games into his tenure. FireJohnIdzik.com is a creation of a few season ticket holders as the Jets are off to a 1-7 start that includes seven straight losses. It highlights the ''Idzik Hall of Shame,'' criticizing some...
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Chancellor, Okung to be game-time decisions

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks could be without starting safety Kam Chancellor and left tackle Russell Okung for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders. Chancellor (groin) and Okung (calf) were held out of practice Friday and are listed as questionable. ''(Chancellor)'s banged up a little bit. We'll see what happens. He'll be worked out on game...
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Mets strike back at ex-exec's discrimination suit

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets say a former top team executive was fired for legitimate business reasons despite her allegations she lost her job because she had a child without being married. Team Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey Wilpon made his argument on the club's behalf in court papers filed Friday in federal court in Brooklyn. Leigh Castergine sued Wilpon and the club...
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Army hosts Air Force in season's key home game

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Jeff Monken's first year at Army probably hasn't gone the way he envisioned as the Black Knights try to right a season teetering on the brink. At least there are two chances left on the schedule to really shine: service-academy games against Air Force and archrival Navy. Beat them and the brass is happy - and the team gets to take possession of the...
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Cowboys' Romo questionable for Sunday's game against Cardinals

  Dallas quarterback Tony Romo is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Arizona after missing practice all week with a back injury. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and coach Jason Garrett said Friday that Romo would be a game-time decision. He took a direct hit to his surgically repaired back on a sack in Monday's 20-17 overtime loss to Washington. After going to the...
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Payton, Saints proud of their toughness, resolve

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Even as the New Orleans Saints enjoy their return to the top of the NFC South, coach Sean Payton wants his team to remember what it felt like to be 2-4. ''Having been where we've been and knowing how difficult that is, you refuse to go back,'' Payton said Friday while discussing how he hoped the first half of the season had shaped his team...
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Elliott Sadler leaving Gibbs for Roush next year

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Elliott Sadler is headed to Roush Fenway Racing next year in a move that will reunite the team with a former sponsor in NASCAR's second-tier series. Sadler sponsor OneMain Financial announced Friday that it is moving with the driver when he leaves Joe Gibbs Racing after the season. OneMain Financial will be the primary sponsor for all 33 races by the No...
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Goldencents wins 2nd straight BC Dirt Mile

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Goldencents defended his title in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, winning by 1¼ lengths despite tiring in the stretch. Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Goldencents ran one mile in 1:35.16 and paid $3.40, $2.60 and $2.10 as the 3-5 favorite on Friday at Santa Anita. It was Bejarano's fifth Breeders' Cup victory and the first for Leandro Mora, who...
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Johnson: New title format 'has seemed bizarre'

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Jimmie Johnson says NASCAR's new championship format has ''seemed bizarre,'' but the eliminated six-time champion knows he has to think about the big picture for racing. Johnson was among 16 drivers who initially made the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. He's already out of contention for his seventh season title even with three...
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Monaco held to 1-1 draw by Reims

MONACO (AP) Substitute Benjamin Moukandjo scored the equalizer against his former club as Remis drew 1-1 with Monaco in the French league on Friday. Moukandjo put the teams level 10 minutes from time after Elderson Echieljile opened the scoring in the 20th after connecting with a Bernardo Silva's cross. The Remis forward, who scored a last-minute winner in a 1-0 win against...
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Capitals-Lightning Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning are scoring plenty of goals, the Washington Capitals are showing a propensity for allowing them in bunches, and their top player isn't scoring at all. It all points to the Lightning having their way with the visiting Capitals on Saturday night, but that's been anything but the case in recent meetings. The Lightning (7-3-1) have been one of the top...
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