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Parker, Ogwumike lead L.A.'s comeback over Mystics, 93-91

LOS ANGELES (AP) Candace Parker posted her 12th double-double in 15 games and Nneke Ogwumike did the same in her first game back after missing seven games to an injury to power Los Angeles to a 93-91 win over the Washington Mystics on Thursday night. Parker finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds while Ogwumike added 24 points and 10 boards as the Sparks overcame a 15-point first...
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Lockett's early TD sends Seattle to 31-21 win over Oakland

SEATTLE (AP) If there was such an award, Seattle Seahawks rookie Tyler Lockett would be the clear MVP of the preseason. Fellow Seattle rookie Frank Clark would be right behind him. Lockett scored his third touchdown of the preseason on a 63-yard reception from Russell Wilson, Clark had a sack and forced fumble on Oakland QB Matt McGloin that Jordan Hill recovered for a touchdown...
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Pirates-Cardinals Preview

History and time are not on the side of the Pittsburgh Pirates as they try to chase down the St. Louis Cardinals. Pittsburgh's best chance to reel in the NL Central leaders starts with Friday night's series opener at Busch Stadium, a ballpark kind to the Cardinals and not so much to the Pirates this year. Losers of four straight and 6 1/2 games back with a month to play, the Pirates...
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Sirk leads Duke to dominant victory at Tulane 37-7

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Thomas Sirk produced 357 yards from scrimmage and passed for two touchdowns in his first start and Duke beat Tulane 37-7 in the opener for both teams on Thursday night. Directing a read-option offense, Sirk hit 27 of 40 passes for 289 yards, rushed 15 times for 68 yards, was not sacked and did not throw an interception. Sirk converted nine of the 17 third-downs...
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Rodriguez' punt return gives Utah St. 12-9 win over S. Utah

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Andrew Rodriguez scored on an 88-yard punt return late in the fourth quarter to help Utah State beat Southern Utah 12-9 in the season opener for both teams on Thursday night. Rodriguez had eight punt returns for 136 yards, and scored with 4:54 left to play. Southern Utah's Ammon Olsen threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Mike Sharp in the first quarter. The ensuing...
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No. 2 TCU scores fewest points since 2013 in win over Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS -- Trevone Boykin and No. 2 TCU got quite a test from Minnesota in their opener. Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help the Horned Frogs outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night. Boykin started his Heisman push by completing 26 of 42 passes. But he also threw an interception and the Horned Frogs had a difficult time...
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Ellington has 70-yard touchdown catch, 49ers beat Chargers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Colin Kaepernick donned a red cap and sneakers, offered a quick side hug to third-string quarterback Dylan Thompson, then took his spot on the sideline for the San Francisco 49ers' 14-12 win against San Diego on Thursday night. The 49ers will go into the regular season with significant questions about their offense after Kaepernick and the first team unit...
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Oklahoma State rallies to beat Central Michigan

Mike Gundy told his Oklahoma State Cowboys that they weren't going to get an easy win Thursday night against Central Michigan. It took them more than a half to believe him. The Chippewas took a 13-10 lead early in the third quarter before the Cowboys scored the game's final 14 points to escape with a 24-13 win in the season opener for both teams. "We had seen this team on film, and...
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Wozniacki blows four match points, loses to 149th-ranked player

  Four times, 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Caroline Wozniacki was one point from winning. Four times, her opponent in the second round, 149th-ranked Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic, came up with a winner to extend the match. The fourth-seeded Wozniacki failed to convert any of those four match points and lost 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (1) to Cetkovska, who had not won a tour-level main-draw...
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Brown's stop saves Western Kentucky's win over Vanderbilt

Western Kentucky's offense continually bailed out its defense last season. Maybe this year the defense returns the favor. Joe Brown stopped Nathan Marcus a yard shy of the goal line on a two-point conversion attempt with 33 seconds left to preserve Western Kentucky's 14-12 victory over Vanderbilt on Thursday night. Brown made an open-field tackle after Marcus caught Johnny McCrary...
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PHOTO: Sumlin breaks out the Swagcopter to watch recruit play

Kevin Sumlin broke out the big guns Thursday as the Aggie coach made the trip to Houston to watch coveted linebacker prospect Jeffrey McCulloch. Sumlin's preferred method of travel on recruiting visits is of course the Swagcopter, which made its first appearance of the season Thursday.  McCulloch is thought to be leaning toward giving his commitment to Texas, but perhaps the A&...
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Determined defense slows No. 2 TCU, but Gophers fall 23-17 in opener

MINNEAPOLIS -- Trevone Boykin and No. 2 TCU got quite a test from Minnesota in their opener. Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help the Horned Frogs outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night. Boykin started his Heisman push by completing 26 of 42 passes. But he also threw an interception and the Horned Frogs had a difficult time...
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Horse industry worries about plans to curb casino subsidies

BOSTON (AP) Horse track operators and breeders are concerned the good times might be trotting to a close as some states move to rein in a lucrative subsidy that's helped prop up their long suffering-industry. Twenty states divert a slice of casino and slots parlors revenue to help boost horse racing prize money, according to the American Gaming Association. Bigger purses, the thinking...
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Boykin, No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Trevone Boykin and No. 2 TCU got quite a test from Minnesota in their opener. Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help the Horned Frogs outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night. Boykin started his Heisman push by completing 26 of 42 passes. But he also threw an interception and the Horned Frogs had a difficult time...
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night. Boykin started his Heisman push by completing 26 of 42 passes. But he also threw an interception and the Horned Frogs had a difficult time getting their frenetic offense rolling against Minnesota's determined defense...
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Montana State beats Fort Lewis 45-14

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Dakota Prukop threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Montana State opened the season with a win, beating Fort Lewis 45-14 on Thursday night. Prukop scampered in from five yards out with nine seconds left in the half, then connected with Mitchell Herbert on the first possession of the second half and the Bobcats led 21-0. Chad Newell had opened the scoring...
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Cowboys top Texans with late score in preseason finale

Backup Houston quarterback Ryan Mallett was forced into the game unexpectedly when third-stringer Tom Savage went out with an apparent shoulder injury in the fourth quarter of the preseason finale. Instead of handing off three times and heading home after a go-ahead 5-yard run touchdown by Dallas' Ben Malena, the Texans did try to throw twice with Mallett. After a pair of incompletions...
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Chris Johnson helps Cardinals overcome Catanzaro's 2 misses

DENVER -- One veteran running back shook off the rust, the other failed to shake up his roster Thursday night when the Arizona Cardinals beat the Denver Broncos 22-20. Brandon McManus missed a 51-yard field goal in the final minute as the Broncos (3-1) failed to complete a perfect preseason. Playing in a final preseason game for the first time since 2009, Cardinals running back Chris...
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Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit headlines UFC 195 on Jan. 2

The welterweight title will be on the line at UFC 195 when Robbie Lawler meets Carlos Condit in the new main event announced for the Jan. 2 card in Las Vegas. The fight was originally scheduled for UFC 193 in Australia, but Lawler suffered a thumb injury while training and it force him to pull out of the bout. Luckily, Lawler's hand injury wasn't too severe nor did it require surgery...
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2014 US Open runner-up Wozniacki stunned in 2nd round

NEW YORK (AP) Four times, 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Caroline Wozniacki was one point from winning. Four times, her opponent in the second round, 149th-ranked Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic, came up with a winner to extend the match. The fourth-seeded Wozniacki failed to convert any of those four match points and lost 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (1) to Cetkovska, who had not won a tour-level...
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CarGo hits 2 HRs for second straight night, Rockies rout Giants

DENVER — Carlos Gonzalez homered twice for the second straight night, Chris Rusin pitched a complete game and the Colorado Rockies routed the reeling San Francisco Giants 11-3 on Thursday night. Gonzalez hit a pair of two-run homers to take the NL lead with a career-high 35. He finished with four hits and drove in four runs to lead Colorado's season-high 19-hit effort. Nolan Arenado...
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Jake Rudock's Wikipedia page got some rude edits during his Michigan debut

Jake Rudock made his first start at quarterback for Michigan on Thursday night, and things could have gone better. The Iowa graduate transfer threw three interceptions in the Wolverines' 24-17 loss at Utah, the third of which was returned 55 yards for a touchdown that gave Utah a 24-10 lead with 7:58 to go. That sent someone -- we're guessing a frustrated Michigan fan -- to the Internet...
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Sims leads Shock past Storm 85-67 for sixth-straight win

SEATTLE (AP) Odyssey Sims had 24 points and four assists to lead the Tulsa Shock to an 85-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Thursday night. Plenette Pierson scored 17 points, Brianna Kiesel had 13 and Karima Christmas added 10 for Tulsa (16-14), which has won six straight. Seattle (9-21), which dropped three games back of Los Angeles for the final Western Conference playoff spot...
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Ohio dominates Idaho, 45-28

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Derrius Vick completed 13 of 16 passes for 192 yards with two touchdowns to help lead Ohio to a 45-28 victory over Idaho in the season opener for both teams on Thursday night. Brendan Cope had 129 yards receiving on four catches, including a game long 65-yarder, and a touchdown. Daz'mond Patterson added 84 yards rushing and a score for the Bobcats. Ohio scored...
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Coyotes sign 1st-round pick Merkley

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Coyotes signed first-round draft pick Nick Merkley to a three-year, entry-level contract Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 18-year-old right wing, selected 30th in the June draft, had 20 goals and 70 regular-season games last season for assistant last season for Kelowna in the Western Hockey League. He also had five goals...
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