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Longtime rivals Arsenal, Man U. face crucial showdown to save league title hopes

Rivals Arsenal, Man U. face crucial showdown to save title hopes
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Friday's Sports In Brief

PRO FOOTBALL ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) After days of cabin fever, the Buffalo Bills were finally able to practice. Then they changed clothes at portable lockers in a hallway - a makeshift setup that underscored just how different this road trip is going to be. The Bills arrived in the Detroit area and held practice in the evening at the Lions' headquarters in Allen Park. The team's...
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Ciganda gets tip from Olazabal and shares lead

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Carlota Ciganda needed help with her putting going into the final event of the LPGA Tour season. Being home in Spain had its advantages. Jose Maria Olazabal, the two-time Masters champion and wizard with the flat stick, was just a phone call away. ''He's such an unbelievable golfer,'' Ciganda said. ''I called him and I was struggling with my putting. I was like...
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10-man Perth Glory stay in 1st place with 2-1 win

SYDNEY (AP) First-place Perth Glory played with 10 men for the final half-hour but held on for a 2-1 win over the Wellington Phoenix, while the second-place Melbourne Victory ensured Brisbane's early-season woes continued with a 1-0 win over the defending A-League champions. The Glory led 2-0 in the 63rd minute when substitute Ruben Zadkovich, who had been on the pitch for just...
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Gamba beats Reds 2-0 to extend J-League title race

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) Kodai Sato and Shu Kurata scored late goals as Gamba Osaka beat Urawa Reds 2-0 on Saturday to extend the J-League title chase for at least another week. A win for Urawa would have given Reds the title but Sato scored in the 88th minute and Kurata sealed the win in stoppage time. Gamba improved to 59 points, two behind Urawa with two rounds remaining. Urawa's...
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Rating the Nation: Best Traveling Rivalry Trophies

Sometimes in college football it seems as if everybody gets a trophy. Traveling rivalry trophies are one of the great traditions in college football. From bells to buckets, axes to Apple Cups, the amount of hardware handed out tends to go up at this time of year. And when it comes to trophy games, Minnesota has the best. Ahead of the college football season, The Associated Press...
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Krueger wins men's 1,000 at Ohno Invitational

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) John-Henry Krueger won the men's 1,000-meter race and China's Fan Kexin dominated the women's competition at the Apolo Ohno Invitational on Friday night. Krueger was the only American to win an event, beating Canada's Charles Hamelin and China's Wu Dajing. ''I didn't want to be behind in the race and mess around with collisions, so I took a simpler but harder...
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No. 14 Cal survives Hawaii rally 79-72

HONOLULU (AP) Fourteenth-ranked Cal survived a late Hawaii rally, a hard takedown of Brittany Boyd and a pair of technical fouls to beat Hawaii 79-72 in the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic on Friday night. Coach Lindsay Gottlieb was tossed with 24 seconds to play after floor leader Boyd, who scored 17 points with nine assists, went down hard on a foul. Ashleigh Karaitiana...
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Pelicans-Jazz Preview

The New Orleans Hornets don't use many passes in their halfcourt sets and they rank among the leaders in points in the paint. No team passes the ball as much as the Utah Jazz. The Pelicans have dropped their last five visits to Salt Lake City ahead of Saturday night's matchup of contrasting styles against Quin Snyder's new-look Jazz. New Orleans (6-5) entered Friday averaging...
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Peppers enjoying life with the Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Well into his 13th NFL season and with his third team, Julius Peppers is enjoying life with the Green Bay Packers. ''I haven't really had very much to complain about,'' Peppers said Friday. ''I wake up, I'm happy to come to work every day. So that's a good thing. So far, so good.'' What has Peppers excited and still highly productive at age 34 is being part...
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49ers' Dorsey out of Sunday's game against Redskins

  San Francisco defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey continues to believe he'll play football this season, although it will not be Sunday against the Washington Redskins. Dorsey, who came off the injured reserve list this week, continues to experience problems following surgery to repair a biceps tear. ''I have no doubts,'' Dorsey said Friday after being declared out, along with tackle...
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Blackhawks-Oilers Preview

With Patrick Kane heating up, the Chicago Blackhawks will try to continue their dominance over the slumping Edmonton Oilers and claim another win on their annual circus road trip. Kane has often proved troublesome for the Oilers and will seek to lead the Blackhawks to a fifth consecutive victory in the series Saturday night. Kane's tiebreaking goal in the third period of Thursday...
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Raptors-Cavaliers Preview

The Toronto Raptors unexpectedly own the best record in the Eastern Conference, while LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers' surprise start is more disappointing than anything else. Fresh off their best offensive showing of the season, the visiting Raptors will try to deal James and the Cavaliers a fourth straight loss Saturday night. Toronto (10-2) won the Atlantic Division...
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Hawaii holds off Pittsburgh 74-70

MAUI, Hawaii (AP) Michael Thomas scored 12 points and hit back-to-back baskets - the second one a dunk - late in the game that pushed Hawaii into a slender final lead to beat Pittsburgh 74-70 Friday night. Isaac Fleming led the Rainbow Warriors (4-1) with 15 points, Nequs Webster-Chan and Garrett Nevels added 11 each and Aaron Valdes scored 10. Chris Jones scored 19 to led Pitt...
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Devils-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames had been playing well before running into one of the NHL's better teams. They'll look to bounce back with a fourth consecutive win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Calgary (12-7-2) had won three straight and seven of nine before falling 4-3 to Chicago on Thursday. Sean Monahan scored his team best-tying eighth goal and...
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Spargo leads, Scott 4 strokes back after 3rd round of Aussie Masters

  Adam Scott moved in the right direction Saturday at the Australian Masters, shooting a 1-under 71 to pull to within four strokes of the lead as he attempts to win the tournament for the third consecutive year. Scott got some help from gusty winds that affected the last few groups. He trailed by six when he finished, but an hour later, Paul Spargo, playing in the final group, was...
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Eastern Washington races past Portland St. 56-34

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Jabari Wilson rushed for three touchdowns and Vernon Adams Jr. passed for 309 yards and two more as Eastern Washington scored six TDs after halftime, defeating Portland State 56-34 Friday night and winning its third-straight Big Sky Conference championship. The three-peat is a first for Eastern (10-2, 7-1), which also earns the Big Sky's automatic berth to the...
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Scott 4 strokes behind at Australian Masters

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Adam Scott moved in the right direction Saturday at the Australian Masters, shooting a 1-under 71 to pull to within four strokes of the lead as he attempts to win the tournament for the third consecutive year. Scott got some help from gusty winds that affected the last few groups. He trailed by six when he finished, but an hour later, Paul Spargo, playing...
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Utah State stops San Jose State 41-7

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Quarterback Kent Myers ran for three touchdowns and passed for another as Utah State blew by San Jose State 41-7 on Friday night. JoJo Natson ran for a career-high 124 yards and a touchdown for the Aggies (9-3, 6-1 Mountain West). Utah State totaled a season-high 313 yards rushing to 191 for the Spartans (3-8, 2-5). San Jose State's starting quarterback Blake Zurich...
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Stanford-Duke Preview

A classic matchup between the student and the mentor is on tap Saturday night in Brooklyn. It's not exactly something that Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski are looking forward to. Dawkins will face the man who he played for and coached under for the first time when his Cardinal try to upset the fourth-ranked Blue Devils in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic...
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Long Beach State holds off misfiring Kansas State, 69-60

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Branford Jones scored 14 points, Mike Caffey had 13 and Long Beach State beat Kansas State 69-60 on Friday night. The 49ers (2-2) never trailed and held the Wildcats (2-1) to 33 percent shooting. David Samuels had 10 points and 10 rebounds and Eric McKnight had eight points. Thomas Gipson led Kansas State with 13 points and Nino Williams had 12. The Wildcats...
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Pumphrey leads San Diego St. over Air Force 30-14

SAN DIEGO (AP) Donnel Pumphrey ran for 131 yards and a touchdown, and San Diego State forced four turnovers to beat Air Force 30-14 on Friday night. Pumphrey's 12-yard scoring run capped an 11-play, 84-yard drive to give the Aztecs a 23-14 lead with 2:05 remaining in the third quarter. Calvin Munson had a 56-yard interception return for a touchdown to stretch the Aztecs' lead to...
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Short-handed Bulls lose Gibson to injury in loss to Trail Blazers

  Damian Lillard had 21 points and nine assists before sitting out the fourth quarter as the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead and beat the Chicago Bulls 105-87 on Friday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Blazers, who led by as many as 28 points for their sixth straight victory. Rookie Nikola Mirotic had season highs with 24 points and 11 rebounds...
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Watch Toronto crowd when mic fails during 'Star Spangled Banner'

It's hard to believe what happened in Toronto on Tuesday night would happen if the skate was on the other foot and the same situation occurred in the States. The Maple Leafs were hosting the Nashville Predators at the Air Canada Centre. As is customary in matchups pitting a US team vs. a Canadian team, the visiting squad's national anthem is played first. But when singer Michelle...
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Penguins-Islanders Preview

The New York Islanders have won seven of eight after beating the Pittsburgh Penguins, but they've been nowhere near as effective when hosting them recently. The Islanders attempt to begin changing that and move into a tie with the Penguins atop the Metropolitan Division by sweeping this home-and-home set Saturday night. New York (13-6-0) has followed a 2-5-0 stretch by scoring 25...
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