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Redskins-Cowboys Preview

The Dallas Cowboys are rolling to a degree that is even surprising owner Jerry Jones thanks to the productivity of DeMarco Murray and Tony Romo. Their next opponent, the Washington Redskins, isn't even sure who will start at quarterback. The Cowboys seek a seventh straight win Monday night when they host a Redskins team that will likely give third-stringer Colt McCoy his first...
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Report: Oklahoma State takes New Mexico State to court over mascot infringement

Colleges take their mascots seriously. So much so, in fact, that Oklahoma State has reportedly sued New Mexico State over plagiarizing its mascot. According to KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, the Cowboys of Stillwater are claiming the Aggies“ of Las Cruces -- ripped off their Pistol Pete image they've been using for almost 100 years, leading to the federal court case. New Mexico...
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Lincecum missed introductions while vomiting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum missed the pregame introductions before the World Series opener because he was vomiting. The two-time Cy Young Award winner did not line up with his teammates on the third-base side of the field at Kauffman Stadium before the Giants' 7-1 win Tuesday night. ''My trainer, Dave Groeschner, he said he got sick...
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Dodgers righty Dan Haren has surgery on left shoulder

  Dodgers pitcher Dan Haren underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder Wednesday. The team said the 30-minute procedure on Haren's non-throwing shoulder was to clean out bursitis and the AC joint. He will begin his rehab in a week and is expected to be ready by spring training. The 34-year-old right-hander had a 13-11 record with a 4.02 ERA this season. Haren had been...
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Islanders introduce new owners

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The new owners of the New York Islanders have a bold goal for the fallen franchise. ''Fifth ring,'' Jonathan Ledecky said. Ledecky and Scott Malkin were introduced at a news conference Wednesday afternoon at Nassau Coliseum, about three weeks after the sale was approved by the NHL. The pair will spend this season and next as the franchise'...
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Versatile Le'Veon Bell driving Steelers offense

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is second in the NFL in yards from scrimmage and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says the team still hasn't figured out how to get the best out of the second-year back. Bell became the first back in franchise history to top 100 total yards in each of the team's first seven games when he rolled up 145 yards...
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Steelers CB Ike Taylor returns to practice

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor returned to practice on Wednesday just one month after breaking his right arm. Taylor practiced in a limited capacity, running sprints and doing individual drills. He suffered a compound fracture in his right arm when teammate Lawrence Timmons slammed into it with his helmet while trying to make a tackle in a victory over...
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Capitals D Erskine has surgery for disk in neck

WASHINGTON (AP) Capitals defenseman John Erskine has had surgery to repair a disk in his neck. The team announced Erskine's operation on Wednesday, before Washington played a game at the Edmonton Oilers. Erskine is scheduled to start his rehabilitation program in the next few weeks, the Capitals said. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound defenseman has not appeared in a game this season...
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Jets' Enunwa moving forward after charge dismissed

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets practice squad receiver Quincy Enunwa says he is happy to move forward after a domestic violence charge against him was conditionally dismissed in court last week. Florham Park police said Enunwa pulled a woman off a bed in a hotel on Aug. 31 in Florham Park - the town where the Jets practice - and she injured her head and finger. The woman...
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Former Illini coaches speak at McClain's funeral

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) It seems no one knew that former University of Illinois assistant basketball coach Wayne McClain had cancer until just before he died last week. Not even his brother Terry. ''None,'' Terry McClain said at the funeral Wednesday, shaking his head in disbelief. McClain's death at 60 surprised the basketball community in the state of Illinois...
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Personality Quiz: What College Mascot Are You?

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Wild, Coyle agree to 5-year, $16M extension

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on a five-year, $16 million contract extension with right wing Charlie Coyle through the 2019-20 season. The deal was announced Wednesday for the 22-year-old Coyle, who is in third season with the Wild. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound former first-round pick by San Jose was acquired by the Wild in a draft-day deal in 2011, when they sent defenseman...
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Another injury puts pressure on Patriots defense

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The ''next man up'' approach will be tested again after another injury to a key defender for the New England Patriots. Maybe this time they'll do better. With top tackler Jerod Mayo missing his first game with a season-ending right knee injury, the New York Jets ran over and around New England last Thursday night. They rushed for a season...
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Raptors increase security after Ottawa shootings

  The Toronto Raptors will have extra security in place for Wednesday night's preseason game after the Parliament Hill shootings in Ottawa. The team is encouraging fans to arrive early for the Raptors' game against Maccabi Haifa so they have enough time to clear security at Air Canada Centre. A Canadian Forces soldier at the National War Memorial was killed Wednesday morning...
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Raiders-Browns Preview

Even though some Cleveland Browns fans were calling for Johnny Manziel following last week's loss, coach Mike Pettine isn't ready to turn things over to his first-year quarterback just yet. Fellow rookie Derek Carr is still trying to put it all together for the winless Oakland Raiders. Cleveland tries to hand the visiting Raiders a 13th consecutive loss as these last-place...
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How the academic scandal worked at UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) The academic scandal at the University of North Carolina unfolded over nearly two decades and involved about 3,100 students, nearly half of them athletes, according to a report released Wednesday by former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein. Here are details about the fake classes that students didn't have to show up for, according to the...
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WATCH: Justin Bieber scores impressive goal in men's hockey league

Say what you want about Justin Bieber, but you have to give credit where credit is due. The Canadian pop star posted a Vine of a goal he scored in his men's rec league on Tuesday, and it was pretty impressive. The pop star makes a move with the puck before unleashing a successful wrist shot. Of course, he also had to brag about his hockey skills.
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Brad Keselowski not concerned with popularity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Brad Keselowski's refusal to be pushed around on the race track has earned him a few comparisons to the late Dale Earnhardt. It's a conversation Keselowski will not participate in out of deference to the Hall of Fame seven-time champion. ''Racing in some ways is like music - you can be influenced as a band by another band,'' he said....
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USA to face Colombia in London on Nov. 14

USA will play Colombia in a friendly in London next month, U.S. Soccer confirmed on Wednesday. The two countries will meet on Nov. 14 at Craven Cottage after U.S. Soccer struck a deal with the Colombian federation to add a second friendly during this FIFA window. USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann said the match against the World Cup quarterfinalists will present a stern test for his...
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Ravens Ngata displaying versatility with Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) There is seemingly no limit to Haloti Ngata's versatility with the Baltimore Ravens. The defensive lineman stops the run, intercepts passes, has served as a blocking back and last Sunday took over as the long snapper for injured Morgan Cox against Atlanta. Ngata calmly stepped in as the emergency snapper on a fourth-quarter extra point and got the job...
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Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce. Johnson believes his...
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Vegas police probe complaint against Clippers star Blake Griffin

  Police are investigating a man's allegation that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend. Officer Jesse Roybal, a department spokesman, said Wednesday that a battery complaint was filed Sunday stemming from an altercation involving the NBA player. No arrest was made. Roybal says the case remains open. Team spokesman...
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Yordan Minev's late goal gives Ludogorets win over Basel

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Yordan Minev scored a late gaol to give Champions League newcomer Ludogorets a 1-0 win against Basel on Wednesday - their first ever victory in Europe's top-tier competition. Minev struck a right footed shot from outside the box into the bottom left corner two minutes into added time. The victory moved the Bulgarian side to three points with Basel and Liverpool...
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Blackhawks-Predators Preview

Antti Raanta was a superb substitute for an injured Corey Crawford in the Chicago Blackhawks' latest game and is expected to make a second straight start with Crawford likely to miss a short road trip. Following his second career shutout, Raanta will try to lead the Blackhawks to their second win in six days against the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Raanta was told at...
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Rodgers criticizes Balotelli for shirt-swap

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has criticized Mario Balotelli for swapping shirts with an opponent at halftime of a Champions League match against Real Madrid. Balotelli exchanged shirts with Madrid defender Pepe as they approached the tunnel on the way to the dressing rooms, moments after the halftime whistle. Rodgers says ''it's not something...
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