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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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Timberwolves dominate Bucks in 110-91 win

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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Impact tie Red Bulls 1-1 in CONCACAF play

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) Jack McInerney scored to help the Montreal Impact tie the New York Red Bulls 1-1 on Wednesday night in CONCACAF Champions League play. Evan Bush made one save for the Impact, who had already earned the lone Group 3 berth in the next round. Montreal was 3-0-1 in group play. Connor Lade scored for New York (1-1-2).
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Chargers corner Brandon Flowers out because of concussion

  San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers has been ruled out of Thursday's game at Denver with a concussion. Flowers was hurt in a 23-20 home loss to Kansas City on Sunday on a collision with Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles. The Chargers' secondary isn't in great shape heading into the matchup against record-setting quarterback Peyton Manning. Backup cornerbacks...
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Bochy's hook was quick ... but not quick enough

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Islanders-Bruins Preview

Johnny Boychuk had a feeling the Boston Bruins were looking to move him toward the end of the preseason, but that didn't prevent him from feeling as if he'd experienced a "bad breakup" after being dealt to the New York Islanders. Though his former teammates were sad to see Boychuk go as well, they are more concerned with the defenseman's desire to help the Islanders...
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Anthony scores 30 as Knicks beat Wizards

NEW YORK (AP) Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, including a tiebreaking three-point play with 13.9 seconds left, and the New York Knicks overcame a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat the Washington Wizards 103-100 on Wednesday night. John Wall scored 29 points, hitting 10 of his 16 shots from the field, and Otto Porter Jr. added 22 points in the loss for the Wizards...
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Canucks-Blues Preview

Ryan Miller will be returning to St. Louis for the first time since joining the Vancouver Canucks, but backup Eddie Lack's numbers against the Blues are making their coach's decision a difficult one. Coach Willie Desjardins hasn't said who will start when the Western Conference foes meet Thursday night at the Scottrade Center, though he did hint that it would be difficult...
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Vasquez leads Raptors past Maccabi Haifa, 92-85

TORONTO (AP) Greivis Vasquez had 15 points, Lucas Nogueira scored six straight points in the final 2 minutes and the Toronto Raptors held off Israel's Maccabi Haifa 92-85 on Wednesday night for their sixth victory in seven preseason games. Kyle Lowry and Terrence Ross each had 11 points for the Raptors, whose sole exhibition defeat was a 113-106 loss at Sacramento on Oct. 7...
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Hurricanes-Flames Preview

Following some solid play during a six-game trip, the Calgary Flames stumbled with an overtime loss to open a long-awaited homestand. Now the Flames will try to bounce back Thursday night with their sixth consecutive home win against the injury-ravaged Carolina Hurricanes, who are looking to avoid a club-record six straight losses to open the season. Calgary (4-3-1) allowed just...
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Celtics win preseason finale; 100-86 over Nets

BOSTON (AP) Rookie Marcus Smart scored 16 points and Jared Sullinger had 15 with 17 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 100-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night in the final preseason game for both teams. Gerald Wallace had 12 points for Boston, which finished the preseason 5-3 with its second straight win over Brooklyn. Mason Plumlee led the Nets with 15 points...
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Former GMs Bill Polian, Ron Wolf finalists for Hall of Fame

  Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf were selected Wednesday as contributor finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015. Polian and Wolf were chosen by the Hall of Fame's contributor committee. Inductees will be selected on Jan. 31, the day before the Super Bowl, in Phoenix. Mick Tingelhoff is the senior committee nominee, and there will be...
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Late free throw sinks Magic in loss to Rockets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Adrien hit a free throw with 35 seconds to play as Houston rallied to beat Orlando 90-89 on Wednesday night. Troy Daniels and Isaiah Canaan led the Rockets with 14 points each. Houston (5-2) trailed by 13 entering the fourth quarter and didn't get its first lead of the second half until just over two minutes left in the game. The Magic (3-3) tied it...
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Rockets' late free throw downs Magic 90-89

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Jeff Adrien hit a free throw with 35 seconds to play as Houston rallied to beat Orlando 90-89 on Wednesday night. Troy Daniels and Isaiah Canaan led the Rockets with 14 points each. Houston (5-2) trailed by 13 entering the fourth quarter and didn't get its first lead of the second half until just over two minutes left in the game. The Magic (3-3) tied it at...
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Butler, Escobar rally Royals to 2-1 lead in Game 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar had run-scoring hits off Jake Peavy, and the Kansas City Royals took a 2-1 lead over San Francisco after three innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World Series at a game apiece. Gregor Blanco started the game with a home run for the Giants off hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura, but the Royals came back with...
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Chris Kirk looks to pick up where he left off in FedEx playoffs

  Chris Kirk had a five-week break that featured no Ryder Cup and no complaints. Considering the Americans' ugly loss at Gleneagles and the resulting fallout, it was probably a good one to miss. "It didn't look like a whole lot of fun over there, did it?" Kirk said with a smile. Kirk was left off the Ryder Cup team despite two victories, including a win at the...
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35 players selected for US rugby tour

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Thirty-five players have been chosen for the U.S. national rugby team's tour next month that features a Nov. 1 test against New Zealand in Chicago. USA Rugby announced head coach Mike Tolkin's selections Wednesday. Not all of the players will available for every match. USA Rugby and Premiership Rugby recently reached an agreement to allow leading American...
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AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because details of the appeal have not been made public. The arbiter, former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones, informed the parties of her decision...
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Sources: Roger Goodell forced to testify at Ray Rice appeal hearing

When a judge hears Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension in early November, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be in attendance. And will have to testify. FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo confirmed earlier reports Wednesday that Barbara S. Jones has informed Goodell the he will have to testify at the appeal hearing, scheduled for Nov. 5 and 6. Jones, a former...
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AP source: Arbiter rules NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal

NEW YORK (AP) AP source: Arbiter rules NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal.
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Rams' Fisher has embraced concept of running back by committee

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher has embraced the concept of a running back by committee. Zac Stacy just missed 1,000 yards rushing as a rookie last year, but wasn't in the mix last week because he was hurt and Benny Cunningham and rookie Tre Mason played well in a victory over Seattle. Stacy was nursing a calf injury, so he was limited to one snap. But Fisher plans...
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Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

BOSTON (AP) Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field. In a survey that included responses from 907 of the NCAA's 1...
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Prodigy from Buenos Aires shantytown to play with Angel Cabrera

  Dylan Reales started learning to play golf by swinging a broken broomstick at fruit and vegetables discarded at a temporary market in front of his house in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. Tomatoes, onions and even crushed cigarette packages were his first make-believe golf balls. ''I began hitting everything I came across on the street,'' he said...
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GSP: White, Fertitta did not try to convince me to return

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is back in the gym following ACL replacement surgery earlier this year and being cleared to return to full training just recently. St-Pierre went back to his old stomping grounds at Tri-Star MMA along with coach Firas Zahabi earlier this week following the good news from his doctors.  This was the second time St-Pierre suffered...
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