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South Africa allowed to change African Cup game venue to honor slain captain Senzo Meyiwa

JOHANNESBURG -- South Africa has been allowed to move its next African Cup of Nations qualifier to the hometown of slain national team captain Senzo Meyiwa as a tribute. South African Football Association President Danny Jordaan made the announcement on Thursday and also promised a statue of Meyiwa would be built to stand outside SAFA's headquarters at the country's main...
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Auburn's Pearl aims to bring in wins not just fans

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Bruce Pearl has hobnobbed with the students, courted fans and generally been selling Auburn's basketball program to anyone who would listen. Now comes the real challenge for the Tigers' new coach: Winning. ''I'm not going to be having any fun if we don't win,'' Pearl said. ''Right now we haven't won anything.''...
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F1: 'Everything was ready to finish the season,' says former Caterham boss

Former Caterham F1 team principal Manfredi Ravetto has expressed his frustration at the way the problems of supplier Caterham Sports have led to the team missing the US GP. After Caterham Sports went into administration, the administrator Finbarr O'Connell took control of 1MRT, the actual race team and owner of the entry, and announced that the team would not go to Austin. Ravetto...
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Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6 p.m. The short-handed Washington Wizards were thin in the frontcourt as they again fell in a season opener. With Nene and DeJuan Blair likely back from one-game suspensions Thursday night, the Wizards will try to bounce back by continuing their recent success against the Orlando Magic. Among Washington's notable absences...
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Pistons look to spoil Timberwolves' series streak Thursday

Though the youth-laden Minnesota Timberwolves came up short in their opener, there was a lot to like about their performance against a playoff stalwart. The Detroit Pistons looked much less promising -- and could be in for another tough night without Greg Monroe. Minnesota looks to claim the longest winning streak in series history Thursday night when it hosts Detroit (7:30 p.m....
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Martin hopes Gamecocks experience leads to success

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina coach Frank Martin hopes the new found experience and depth finally brings the Gamecocks some wins. Martin and the Gamecocks have struggled his first two years in charge, 28-38 overall and 9-27 in the Southeastern Conference. He believes his program is turning the corner, especially with how the Gamecocks finished a year ago with four victories...
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IndyCar to run 17 races over 5 months next season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) IndyCar will have 17 races next season and two new venues as part of a 2015 schedule that begins on a street course in Brazil in March and wraps up at the end of August on the road course at Sonoma. The schedule features six ovals, six road courses and four temporary street circuits. IndyCar will open in Brasilia on March 8. The next race is March 29 at St. Petersburg...
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After shooting, safety concerns for Napoli-Roma

ROME (AP) Security will be tight when Roma meets Napoli on Saturday for the first time since clashes that led to a fan's death from a shooting before the Italian Cup final in May. Roma fans have been barred from traveling to Naples for the game but there are still concerns of reprisal attacks. Napoli fan Ciro Esposito died 50 days after he was allegedly shot by Roma fan Daniele...
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Bianchi family says injured driver still critical

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The family of injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi said Thursday he is still in critical condition but stable one month after his crash at the Japanese Grand Prix. The French driver sustained a severe head injury when his car hit a mobile crane that was inside the trackside barriers to collect another car. He remains in a hospital in Japan. The family statement...
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Brazilian swimmer Silva banned for 2 years for doping

SAO PAULO -- The Brazilian swimming federation says it has suspended Evandro Vinicius Silva for two years for doping. The federation says the swimmer tested positive for the banned substances methyltestoterone and chlorthalidone in September after finishing third in the 400-meter individual medley in a meet in Brazil. Silva, who competed in the United States at the University of...
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IndyCar releases 17-race 2015 schedule set to kick off in March

INDYCAR’s long off-season has been shortened by close to one month as the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season will begin March 8 at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in Brazil’s capital city of Brasilia. The 17-race season will conclude on Aug. 30 at Sonoma Raceway – one week before the Labor Day Weekend holiday. A proposed street race in Dubai is not on the 2015 schedule...
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Philadelphia Flyers at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. The surging Philadelphia Flyers have quickly turned things around after a disappointing start. A fourth straight win, however, could prove difficult against the Tampa Bay Lightning, who have dominated this series in recent years. The Flyers try to avoid a seventh consecutive road loss to the Lightning as the Eastern Conference...
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How many beers did Madison Bumgarner chug; Davina Rankin is Fox-y

After downing six beers at once following the Giants' NLCS win, Madison Bumgarner downed six beers at once. Everyone expected the dominating left-hander to go for seven after winning the World Series, especially after throwing five innings of shutout baseball after two days rest. However, Bumgarner threw everyone a curve ball and only chugged five beers at once last night. People...
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Which states produce the most NFL players?

Which states produce the most NFL players?
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Arizona Coyotes at Florida Panthers game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. The Arizona Coyotes' positive vibes from ending a three-game losing streak were short-lived, but they'll get another chance against the team they beat most recently. The Coyotes look to extend their dominance over the Florida Panthers when they continue a four-game road trip Thursday night. Arizona (3-4-1) used...
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F1: Bianchi still critical but continues to fight, says family

Jules Bianchi remains in a critical but stable condition, his family said in an official statement on Thursday. They said that he continues to fight at the hospital in Yokkaichi, near Suzuka. “It will be four weeks this coming Sunday since Jules’ accident and he remains in the Mie General Medical Center in Yokkaichi. His condition continues to be classified by the medical professionals...
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SAfrica changes game venue to honor slain captain

JOHANNESBURG (AP) South African Football Association President Danny Jordaan says the country has been allowed to move its next African Cup of Nations qualifier to the hometown of slain national team captain Senzo Meyiwa as a tribute. Jordaan says SAFA was given special permission by the Confederation of African Football to switch the venue for next month's game against Sudan...
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A non-race winner Sprint Cup champion in 2014? Don't rule it out

Of course all the talk this week has been about Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning at Martinsville Sunday. Dale Jr. winning is one topic but the bigger topic is that he is a non-Chase driver now and it really changes the scenarios of possibilities for the eight remaining Chase drivers. I see two things coming out of what happened Sunday. The first is while we thought we had seen urgency...
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Navas to take legal action against spying agents

MADRID (AP) Keylor Navas says he will take legal action after 24 government agents of Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Department used a database to access personal information about the Real Madrid and national team goalkeeper. Navas says on his website ''I feel outraged, my privacy and that of my family have been violated. ... I have asked my lawyers in Costa Rica...
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Bill Nye the 'Science Guy' gives physics lesson on controversial World Series play

San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik made a phenomenal stop on Eric Hosmer's grounder up the middle in the third inning of Wednesday night's World Series Game 7, then flipped it shortstop Brandon Crawford for a shot at a double play. The umpire initially called Hosmer safe, who tried to beat the throw by diving for the bag, but the call got reversed after review...
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Schalke extends Atsuto Uchida's contract

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) Schalke has extended the contract of Japan defender Atsuto Uchida by three years until 2018. Uchida has been at Schalke since 2010 and has two goals in 132 games. Schalke's director of sports Horst Heldt says Uchida is ''incredibly reliable'' and has been playing ''at a consistently high level for a long time.'' Uchida...
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Hang on! Take a ride on the back of Jimmie Johnson's No. 48

Hang on tight and take a ride on the No. 48.  During Wednesday's testing session at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Jimmie Johnson hitched a camera to the back of his Chevrolet SS for a completely different perspective. He posted the video to his Instagram account. It's absolutely amazing how close he gets to the wall.  
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Redknapp buries the hatchet with QPR midfielder Taarabt

Harry Redknapp will consider selecting Adel Taarabt for Saturday's clash with Chelsea after burying the hatchet with the midfielder. The QPR manager got involved in a public spat with Taarabt earlier this month, claiming the Moroccan was "three stone overweight" and not fit for first-team football. Taarabt responded by posing topless in a newspaper interview and questioning...
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Real Madrid legend Raul signs long-term deal with New York Cosmos

The New York Cosmos have announced the signing of former Real Madrid striker Raul. The club, which plays in the North American Soccer League beneath Major League Soccer, said the 37-year-old Spaniard had signed a multi-year contract, starting from the 2015 season, and would also serve as a technical advisor for the club's new academy, which is due to open next year. "Everyone...
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