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Live World Series Game 1: Royals host Giants in opener

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Experienced, hungry Badgers look to replace Brust

MADISON, Wis. (AP) It's best to get the question out of the way quickly: Yes, the Wisconsin Badgers are hungry to get back to the Final Four. Anything otherwise would have veteran coach Bo Ryan finding a way to get his team aiming for it. Going into his 43rd year in the profession, Ryan has one accomplishment still missing on his resume - a Division I national championship...
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Mississippi-LSU Preview

(AP) - Statistics might not tell the whole story about how good Mississippi's defense has been. But it's certainly a good place to start. The third-ranked Rebels will face a stiff challenge Saturday night when they visit improved No. 24 LSU, which is coming off a dominant victory. Ole Miss (7-0, 4-0 SEC) is giving up 10.6 points per game to lead the FBS, and its 15 interceptions...
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Texas-Kansas St. Preview

Kansas State finds itself leading a tight Big 12 title race ahead of welcoming conference-rival Texas to town. The No. 11 Wildcats (5-1, 3-0) are also on the brink of a milestone, needing a win over the Longhorns on Saturday to mark the 500th in program history. More than one-third of those victories - 183 - have come under Bill Snyder, whom Texas coach Charlie Strong expressed his...
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Norwich player accuses Leeds rival of racial abuse

NORWICH, England (AP) Norwich manager Neil Adams says striker Cameron Jerome accused a Leeds rival of racially abusing him during an English second-tier match. Referee Mark Clattenburg halted the game in the first half at Carrow Road after receiving a complaint from Jerome, who is black, following a verbal clash with Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci. The official addressed both...
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Seminoles line coach Trickett back at practice

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State offensive line coach Rick Trickett has returned to the practice field after missing Saturday's win over Notre Dame due to a health concern. Trickett was actively working with linemen Tuesday as the Seminoles practiced after taking two days off. No. 2 Florida State (7-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) has a bye this week before playing at...
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Call it a comeback: Is Paul George already shooting jumpers?

It's been nearly three months since Paul George suffered a gruesome broken leg on Aug. 1 and he wasn't expected to return to the court for the Pacers this upcoming season by any reports. When George was reportedly walking with only a slight limp at Indiana's media day in September, that was somewhat shocking after he was diagnosed with a break that would likely take 36...
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Call it a comeback: Is Paul George already shooting jumpers?

It's been nearly three months since Paul George suffered a gruesome broken leg on Aug. 1 and he wasn't expected to return to the court for the Pacers this upcoming season by any reports. When George was reportedly walking with only a slight limp at Indiana's media day in September, that was somewhat shocking after he was diagnosed with a break that would likely take 36...
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FSU offensive line coach Rick Trickett returns to practice

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State offensive line coach Rick Trickett has returned to the practice field after missing Saturday's win over Notre Dame due to a health concern. Trickett was actively working with linemen Tuesday as the Seminoles practiced after taking two days off. No. 2 Florida State (7-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) has a bye this week before playing at...
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Conor McGregor makes ballsy comments towards Chad Mendes

Chad Mendes is fighting Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight title this Saturday night from Brazil in the headline bout for UFC 179, but on Tuesday it appeared as if he was ready to catch a plane to Ireland to hand Conor McGregor a beat down instead. Mendes appeared on UFC Beyond the Octagon on BT Sport in England where McGregor was the special in studio guest.  Obviously, Mendes...
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Chargers' Pagano has had success against Manning

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano has had some success containing Peyton Manning. The Chargers, who face the Broncos on Thursday night, won last year at Denver and have kept Manning's offense under 21 points in three straight outings. ''It always comes down to playing a team game,'' Pagano said. ''Special teams, offense, those...
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The World's Series preview

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Broncos are still No. 1 in AP Pro32 rankings

NEW YORK (AP) It's almost unanimous: The Denver Broncos are still the top team in the NFL. Denver received 11 first-place votes Tuesday for the AP Pro32 power rankings, which are decided by a 12-member media panel that regularly covers the league. The Broncos (5-1) are coming off a 42-17 rout of the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night. Peyton Manning had 318 yards passing and...
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Costa Rica tops Martinique in World Cup qualifying

WASHINGTON (AP) Costa Rica, on track to qualify for the Women's World Cup for the first time, wrapped up group play Tuesday with a 6-1 win over Martinique in the CONCACAF championship. Fabiola Sanchez, Carolina Venegas and Wendy Acosta scored in the first half, and Raquel Rodriguez Cedeno tallied twice in the second half. Venegas capped the Costa Rica scoring with a spectacular...
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Michigan-Michigan St. Preview

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The question would have seemed ludicrous seven years ago when Mark Dantonio was in his first season as Michigan State's coach. But after five victories in the last six years over rival Michigan, it seems fair to ask: Do the Spartans risk losing the chip on their shoulder? ''We have to keep our edge regardless of who we play. If we can't...
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Spartans downplay being heavy favorites in rivalry

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) The question would have seemed ludicrous seven years ago when Mark Dantonio was in his first season as Michigan State's coach. But after five victories in the last six years over rival Michigan, it seems fair to ask: Do the Spartans risk losing the chip on their shoulder? ''We have to keep our edge regardless of who we play. If we can't do...
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Texans focused on eliminating mistakes

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans made mistakes in almost every area in Monday's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Whether it is turnovers, penalties or problems on defense, the Texans must limit these errors if they hope to bounce back from three straight losses on Sunday against Tennessee. Coach Bill O'Brien is concerned about all the problems his team is having, but there...
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Bulls G Butler to miss final preseason game

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler will miss their final preseason game with a sprained left thumb. Butler was injured when he deflected a pass in the first quarter of Sunday night's 101-96 victory over Charlotte. The Bulls announced on Tuesday that an MRI and subsequent examinations had confirmed the diagnosis of sprained thumb ligaments. Butler will miss...
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Summary of Oklahoma St allegations

Below is a list of allegations from Sports Illustrated regarding Oklahoma State, published in 2013. The findings are from independent investigator The Compliance Group (TCG) and the results of an NCAA Notice of Allegations sent to Oklahoma State: Allegation: Student-athletes were paid by boosters and assistant football coaches in part through a ''bonus'' system based...
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Dolphins DE Jordan rejoins team after serving two suspensions

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Defensive end Dion Jordan has rejoined the Miami Dolphins rested, recharged and ready to start his season after a forced layoff. The 2013 first-round draft pick sat out the first six games without pay for twice violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. With his suspension lifted, Jordan returned to practice Tuesday and might be activated for Sunday's...
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Federer, Dimitrov to play MSG exhibition in March

NEW YORK (AP) Roger Federer will take on the guy known as ''Baby Fed'' in an exhibition match at Madison Square Gardeon on March 10. Grigor Dimitrov, whose style of play reminds some of Federer, will face the 17-time major champion in the eighth edition of the BNP Paribas Showdown. Dimitrov reached his first Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon in July, losing in that...
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World Series Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts. The Royals will send out rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura, who is from the Dominican Republic, grew up idolizing Pedro Martinez and now talks to him nearly every day. The Giants will counter with veteran Jake Peavy, the right-handed hired gun who helped Boston win the World Series...
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Despite problems, Patriots have won 3 straight

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) A three-day break gave the New England Patriots time to savor three straight wins. Now they can focus on fixing the problems the winning streak couldn't hide. A suspect run defense. A mediocre offensive line. Replacing injured players. The Patriots returned to practice Tuesday hoping to solve all that - and soon. After a home game against the Chicago Bears...
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South Carolina-Auburn Preview

(AP) - Gus Malzahn is hoping Auburn can be a second-half team again. The fifth-ranked Tigers return from a midseason open date hoping to emerge stronger for the stretch run, much like last season. They're also trying to rebound from a loss to No. 1 Mississippi State that left Auburn almost certainly needing a 6-0 finish to have a legitimate shot at winning the Southeastern Conference...
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Chad Mendes: T.J. Dillashaw, Urijah Faber would fight 'if the situation is right'

Team Alpha Male is one of the best gyms in MMA. T.J. Dillashaw is the UFC bantamweight champion, Chad Mendes is the No. 1 contender for the featherweight title, Joseph Benavidez is one of the best flyweights in the world and patriarch Urijah Faber is one of the most successful and accomplished lighter weight athletes in MMA history. The camp is so good that one weight class -- bantamweight...
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