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Billie Jean King, Elton John host tennis in London

NEW YORK (AP) Billie Jean King and Elton John will coach a tennis event at Royal Albert Hall in London, featuring Tim Henman and Andy Roddick. King's annual World Team Tennis Smash Hits will be held Dec. 7 and benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation. WTT announced the full rosters on Tuesday. Team Billie Jean will be led by Henman and Kim Clijsters, Sabine Lisicki and Jamie Murray...
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Tennis Hall of Fame says 'Dodo' Cheney dead at 98

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) The International Tennis Hall of Fame says Dorothy ''Dodo'' Cheney, a member of the Hall and the first American woman to win the tournament now known as the Australian Open, has died at age 98. The Hall says Tuesday that Cheney died Sunday in Escondido, California, following a brief illness. She was inducted in 2004, and was introduced at the ceremony by fellow...
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Utah St.-Boise St. Preview

While Boise State controls its own destiny as it tries to reach the Mountain West championship game, surging Utah State might already know its fate by kickoff. With the Mountain Division title at stake, the high-scoring No. 25 Broncos seek their 13th consecutive home victory and 12th straight win overall over the stingy Aggies on Saturday night. Boise State moved into the Top 25...
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Judge allows Redskins' to file lawsuit to reclaim trademark

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A judge is allowing the Washington Redskins to move ahead with a lawsuit seeking to overturn a cancellation of the team's trademark. The team sued in August after a federal panel, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, ruled that the Redskins trademark should be cancelled because it may be disparaging to Native Americans. The legal challenge over the team name has...
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Hawaii holds off Marist 62-55

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Garrett Nevels scored 18 points to lead Hawaii to a 62-55 win over Marist on Tuesday in the Gulf Coast Showcase. Hawaii had a 21-point lead reduced to one at 46-45 with 9 minutes left in the second half, but the Rainbow Warriors pulled away with a 9-0 run. Aaron Valdes had 10 points and 16 rebounds for Hawaii (5-2) and Mike Thomas grabbed 10 boards as the Rainbow...
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Florida-Georgetown Preview

Injuries have hampered Florida early this season, and things don't look to be improving quickly. The 18th-ranked Gators expect to have only six scholarship players available Wednesday night when they head to the Bahamas to kick off the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament against Georgetown. Guard Eli Carter and forward Dorian Finney-Smith will make the trip with Florida (2-1), but coach...
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Broncos sign K Barth, waive struggling McManus

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos have switched kickers again, waiving first-year pro Brandon McManus and signing Connor Barth, who hasn't kicked in an NFL game since 2012. Barth, 28, won a competition with 38-year-old Jay Feely at the Broncos complex in suburban Denver on Tuesday. The Broncos were in the market for a new kicker after McManus clanked a 33-yard field goal off...
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More seeds for a global tour in golf

The PGA Tour has small circuits in Latin America, Canada and China. Commissioner Tim Finchem spoke in 2010 about golf heading toward a ''world tour,'' even though he wasn't sure what it would look like or when it would all come together. It's worth paying attention to the activity of players over the last month. Brandt Snedeker was in Japan for the Bridgestone Open. Jordan Spieth...
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Distraction alert: Riley Cooper's mouth opens up can of worms during Dallas week

Riley Cooper is raising eyebrows again in Philly, and once again he has his mouth to blame. Only this time he did it on the record. In a day-after scene that should have been anything but drama, the fifth-year wideout -- notorious for the summer controversy in 2013 when Cooper was recorded saying the N-word at a Kenny Chesney concert -- once again inserted his foot in his mouth...
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Kevin Martin to miss 6-8 weeks after wrist surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin will miss the next six to eight weeks after having surgery on his fractured right wrist. The Timberwolves announced on Tuesday that Martin had surgery to repair the injury, which he suffered in a win over the New York Knicks last week. Martin was injured in the first quarter but finished the game and was able to score 37...
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Confidence a clear sign of progress at Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The signs of progress at Minnesota are plentiful. The 22nd-ranked Gophers have cracked the Associated Press poll for the first time in more than six years. They've posted consecutive eight-win seasons for the first time since 2002 and 2003. They've got a chance to go to the Big Ten championship game. The way the players have talked about their performance, their...
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Michigan St.-Penn St. Preview

(AP) - Eliminated from Big Ten title contention, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said Tuesday the Spartans still have plenty to play for. The 10th-ranked Spartans travel to Penn State on Saturday looking to secure a fourth 10-win season in the last five years. "We're a little bit of the forgotten ones right now," Dantonio said. "Got a very good football team, got a chance to win...
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Urijah Faber on fearlessness and productivity

In a new short video feature (above), Urijah Faber (31-7) and his Team Alpha Male mates talk about their ambitions to turn their stable into the best MMA team in the world. The squad, founded and run by Faber out of his Ultimate Fitness gym in Sacramento, is already one of the elite MMA teams in the world. When the former world champ Faber started Team Alpha Male, however, few would...
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Eagles defense choosing between Dallas' run, pass

PHILADELPHIA (AP) In his perfect world, Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis would plan a scheme to stop both Dallas' running game and get pressure on quarterback Tony Romo. Realistically, Davis is hoping his unit can stop one or the other during the NFC East showdown on Thursday. The Eagles battle the Cowboys in Dallas on Thanksgiving Day, with first place in the...
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Wizards forward Nene sits out with foot injury

WASHINGTON (AP) Wizards forward Nene is sidelined with a right foot injury. Nene missed Tuesday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks with plantar fasciitis and could also miss Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Nene left with six minutes remaining in the first quarter of the Wizards' win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday. He did not practice on Monday and was...
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New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. Martin St. Louis seems certain to be remembered fondly years from now in Tampa for his multiple personal accolades and the role he played in helping the Lightning win the 2004 Stanley Cup. Presently, though, fans still may feel uneasy about St. Louis demanding a trade in March after 12 1/2 seasons in Florida. He returns to...
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Judge allows Redskins to go forward with name case

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) A judge is allowing the Washington Redskins to move ahead with a lawsuit seeking to overturn a cancellation of the team's trademark. The team sued in August after a federal panel, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, ruled that the Redskins trademark should be cancelled because it may be disparaging to Native Americans. The legal challenge over the team name...
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British executive risks jail on return to Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) A British executive charged in an alleged World Cup ticket-scalping scheme could be sent back to jail if he returns to Brazil. Ray Whelan, an executive of Match Services - the hospitality and ticketing partner of football's world governing body FIFA - was arrested on July 14. That was the day after Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 in the World Cup final. Brazil...
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Tsarnaev lawyers lose bid for info in '11 slayings

BOSTON (AP) A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to order prosecutors to turn over evidence about his older brother's possible participation in a 2011 triple killing. The defense was seeking details of statements from Ibragim Todashev about Tamerlan Tsarnaev's role in the unsolved killings of three men in...
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Sporting Lisbon topple Maribor in Champions League

LISBON, Portugal -- Sporting Lisbon moved into the second qualifying spot in Champions League Group G with a 3-1 win over Maribor on Tuesday that put the Slovenian club out of the tournament. With one game left to play, Sporting improved to seven points. Maribor has three, with Schalke on five. In the last group game Sporting travels to group leader Chelsea, which has already qualified...
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Judge delays Aaron Hernandez double murder trial

BOSTON -- A judge on Tuesday agreed to delay the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men after his lawyer said Hernandez's defense team is busy trying to prepare for his trial in a 2013 killing. In the 2012 case, Hernandez is charged with murder in the fatal shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after a chance encounter...
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Mississippi St.-Mississippi Preview

(AP) - Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott is already a part of Egg Bowl lore thanks to his performance in last season's comeback overtime victory. That win brought with it bowl eligibility and bragging rights, and another this season could mean a whole lot more for the No. 4 Bulldogs. Mississippi State travels to face No. 18 Mississippi at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford...
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Rangers-Lightning Preview

Martin St. Louis seems certain to be remembered fondly years from now in Tampa for his multiple personal accolades and the role he played in helping the Lightning win the 2004 Stanley Cup. Presently, though, fans still may feel uneasy about St. Louis demanding a trade in March after 12 1/2 seasons in Florida. He returns to Tampa on Wednesday night for the first time since the deal...
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Chiefs' Berry has support from all corners

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Wide receiver Jason Avant arrived in Kansas City a few days ago, a mid-season signing by the Chiefs. He was leaving his hotel Tuesday when a woman mustered up the courage to approach him. She didn't want to welcome him to the team. Or wish him luck on Sunday. ''She said, `My grandson came downstairs crying, saying Eric Berry may have cancer,''' Avant recalled...
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Elon comes back to edge Morgan State 74-73

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) Luke Eddy made the game-winner with 6 seconds left to lift Elon to a 74-73 victory over Morgan State on Tuesday in the Mayan Division of the Cancun Challenge. Elijah Bryant made a jumper with 50 seconds left to give Elon a 72-71 lead. Then Blake Bozeman's basket gave Morgan State a one-point advantage with 15 seconds remaining. Bryant led Elon (2-2) with 18 points...
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