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Coyotes-Wild Preview

While they continue to lock up their up-and-coming players for the long term, the Minnesota Wild hope their latest signee can help spark an offensive turnaround as they return from a three-game road swing. A day after giving Charlie Coyle an extension, the Wild will try to avoid a third straight loss Thursday night against an Arizona Coyotes team that has struggled defensively. Minnesota...
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Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants' brilliant bullpen and even the World Series. Perez broke Game 2 open with a two-run double in a five-run sixth inning, and the Royals' own cast of clutch relievers kept the Giants in check for a 7-2 victory Wednesday night that spiced things...
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Blue Jackets-Sharks Preview

Home games have been a rarity for the San Jose Sharks, and it will remain that way until the middle of November. They'll try to take advantage of a second opportunity on home ice Thursday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who certainly can't claim any sustained level of success in San Jose. The Sharks (4-2-1) open the season playing 16 of 21 on the road, and after...
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Butler delivers 2 big hits, KC evens World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A big-and-burly thumper still has a place on these flash-and-dash Kansas City Royals, it seems. Especially if he can deliver clutch hits in the World Series, the way Billy Butler did Wednesday night. Butler stroked a hard, RBI single in the first inning that his team desperately needed, then lined a loud, tiebreaking single in the sixth to send the Royals past...
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Rockets-Magic preseason postgame interviews

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Texts from last TUF: Episode 5 edition

With the assistance of comedian Adam Hunter of MMA Roasted, FOX Sports has obtained the transcript of a private group text message that transpired during The Ultimate Fighter Episode 5. The texts were exchanged between Dana White, Heather Jo Clark, Felice Herrig and more. Warning: the screenshots below contain strong language and extremely poor taste.
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Giants' bullpen melts down in 7-2 loss to Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Giants manager Bruce Bochy signaled to his bullpen and got no relief. Over and over. While the Kansas City Royals showed off their late-inning heat, San Francisco's relievers melted down. Given a sixth-inning tie to preserve, Jean Machi allowed Billy Butler's go-ahead single. Rookie Hunter Strickland then allowed Salvador Perez's two-run double...
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Saborio, Beckerman lead Salt Lake past Chivas 2-0

SANDY, Utah (AP) Alvaro Saborio and Kyle Beckerman scored to give Real Salt Lake a 2-0 victory over Chivas USA on Wednesday night in its last game of the regular season. Salt Lake (15-8-11) moved into third place in the Western Conference - two points ahead of FC Dallas, which hosts Portland on Saturday. Saborio scored on a penalty kick in the 36th minute after being pushed down...
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UFC legend B.J. Penn threatens MMA diet guru Mike Dolce on Twitter

Well, this escalated quickly. B.J. Penn and Mike Dolce have both spoken publicly about how things went sour between them back in July. Penn hired Dolce, an MMA fitness and nutrition guru, to help him make 145 pounds for his bout with Frankie Edgar at the TUF 19 Finale. That's about all the two can agree on at this point -- and Penn took things to the next level Wednesday. Penn...
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Royals even World Series with 5-run sixth inning vs. Giants

  Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece. A night after the Giants opened with a 7-1 victory for their seventh straight Series win, Gregor Blanco led off the game...
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10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports. Images this week include a soccer game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea in the English Premier League and the Royals defeat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series. This gallery contains photos published Oct. 15-22. ...
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Hawks wrap preseason by beating Spurs

SAN ANTONIO -- Jeff Teague scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks closed their preseason schedule with a resounding 117-107 victory over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Mike Scott added 19 points while Kyle Korver had 18 for Atlanta (4-3), which shot 52 percent from the field. Tony Parker had 17 points and seven assists, Cory Joseph added 14 points and...
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Cavaliers fall to Grizzlies 96-92 in preseason finale

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Marc Gasol had 16 points and nine rebounds, Kosta Koufos scored eight of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-92 on Wednesday night. Quincy Pondexter added 15 points for Memphis and Zach Randolph had 11 points. Mike Conley, Nick Calathes and Jon Leuer each had 10 points. The Cavaliers played without...
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No SEC surprise: Kentucky, Florida picked to finish 1-2

  Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings believes the Southeastern Conference can play with any of the so-called best basketball leagues in the country. Leading the way once again this season will be the SEC's Final Four teams of Kentucky and Florida. The star-filled Wildcats and defending champion Gators were picked by the media to finish 1-2 in the league in voting released Wednesday...
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Teague helps Hawks beat Spurs 117-107

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Jeff Teague scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks closed their preseason schedule with a resounding 117-107 victory over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. Mike Scott added 19 points while Kyle Korver had 18 for Atlanta (4-3), which shot 52 percent from the field. Tony Parker had 17 points and seven assists, Cory Joseph added 14 points...
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Sources: Titans to start rookie QB Mettenberger against Texans

Another rookie QB will be given the chance to show what he's made of in the NFL, as the Tennessee Titans plan to start QB Zach Mettenberger against the Texans on Sunday, sources tell FOX Sports NFL Insider Mike Garafolo.  If true, the move could be a sign of the end for QB Jake Locker in Tennessee, who has missed the last two games with a thumb injury. Coach Ken Whisenhunt had...
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Yost's seventh-inning blunder

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Wolves overwhelm Bucks, 110-91

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Shabazz Muhammad had 19 points and Nikola Pekovic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday. Chase Budinger also scored 15 for the Timberwolves, who started the game on a 12-1 run and never trailed. The Timberwolves (4-2) opened the third quarter on a 10-0 run to build a 16-point lead. Milwaukee...
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Gasol leads Grizzlies past Cavaliers 96-92

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Marc Gasol scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Kosta Koufos tallied eight of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-92 Wednesday night. Quincy Pondexter added 15 points for Memphis and Zach Randolph had 11 points. Mike Conley, Nick Calathes and Jon Leuer each finished with 10 points for the Grizzlies...
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Goals by Umberger, Read help Flyers rally past Penguins

  R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night. Umberger, a Pittsburgh native, beat Marc-Andre Fleury 6:50 into the third to break a tie and Read followed with a backhander to help the Flyers improve to 12-2-1 at Consol Energy Center since the arena opened in 2010. Sean...
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TUF Talk: Felice Herrig is finally done with Heather Clark for good

Felice Herrig picked up her second win over Heather Clark, but this one moved her forward in The Ultimate Fighter tournament where the winner will be crowned the first ever UFC women's strawweight champion. Herrig and Clark had one of the most intense rivalries going into the show and things only got more heated as the series picked up steam.  With Herrig now 2-0 against Clark...
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Timberwolves overwhelm Bucks, 110-91

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Shabazz Muhammad had 19 points and Nikola Pekovic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday. Chase Budinger also scored 15 for the Timberwolves, who started the game on a 12-1 run and never trailed. The Timberwolves (4-2) opened the third quarter on a 10-0 run to build a 16-point lead. Milwaukee...
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Flyers rally past Penguins, 5-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night. Umberger, a Pittsburgh native, beat Marc-Andre Fleury 6:50 into the third to break a tie and Read followed with a backhander to help the Flyers improve to 12-2-1 at Consol Energy Center since the arena opened...
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Celtics' TD Garden to host six Boston-area teams in tripleheader

  Six Boston-area college basketball teams are coming back to the TD Garden for the Coaches vs. Cancer tripleheader. The three Nov. 16 games will feature Boston College against UMass, Harvard against Holy Cross and Northeastern vs. Boston University. It's the second year of the event at the Celtics' home. Coaches and players said at media day Wednesday it's an honor...
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Clippers coach: Griffin police case no distraction

LAS VEGAS (AP) Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says he trusts player Blake Griffin, and a police investigation of a man's complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub shouldn't distract the team. The Clippers issued a statement from Rivers before the team's home exhibition game against the Phoenix Suns. He says...
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