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Coaches' Corner: Mike Zimmer, Vikings still have plenty of goals to go

With running back Adrian Peterson seemingly done for the season, this provides closure for the Minnesota Vikings. The players that will "benefit" the most are those that used to back up the Pro Bowler and will now carry the load for the rest of the season, Matt Asiata and Jerrick McKinnon, along with Ben Tate, who was picked up on waivers from Cleveland this week. There was a next...
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Dodgers acquire Peralta from Rays

LOS ANGELES (AP) Reliever Joel Peralta has been acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a four-player trade. The deal is the first major move for Los Angeles since Andrew Friedman left the Rays to become president of baseball operations for the Dodgers. Tampa Bay received right-handers Jose Dominguez and Greg Harris in the trade announced Thursday...
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Perry's SO goal gives Ducks 4-3 win over Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Bo Horvat had a night to remember. Ryan Kesler had one to forget upon his return to Vancouver. It all ended well for Kesler, however, as he and the Anaheim Ducks edged his former Canucks teammates in a 4-3 shootout victory on Thursday night. The loss, which prevented the Canucks from overtaking the Western Conference-leading Ducks, made the rookie...
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Costa finally free of injury trouble, says Chelsea boss Mourinho

Diego Costa has at last shaken off his nagging injury problems ahead of a fixture marathon Jose Mourinho knows could take its toll on Chelsea's star turn. Life at Stamford Bridge has got off to quite the start for the 26-year-old, who has already netted 10 goals for the west Londoners despite battling hamstring and groin issues. Those complaints led to Costa missing Spain's international...
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MSU hopes for happy home finale

The last time Michigan State played at home, the Spartans lost to Ohio State -- a defeat that derailed so many of their hopes for this season. Now, coach Mark Dantonio and his team will return to Spartan Stadium for what they hope will be a happier occasion. This weekend's matchup with Rutgers is a chance to honor the seniors in the year's final home game. "I think it's a great send...
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Despite '15 uncertainty, future looks bright for 'Bubba' Wallace

Last season, Darrell Wallace Jr. made history by becoming the first African-American driver to win a major NASCAR series race since NASCAR Hall of Famer Wendell Scott nearly 50 years earlier. This season, Wallace showed his potential to accomplish even greater things in the sport. While Wallace's driving plans for 2015 are not yet finalized -- he is widely expected to land in a part...
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Mail-it-in Friday: Bears Nation has just about had enough of this

We're back! Another week is just about in the books, so that means it's time we put on our goggles and dive into another edition of Mail-it-in Friday. We've got a few handfuls of entertaining emails and tweets from you dear readers, so there's no time to waste. Today, we'll try and give the Chicago Bears fanbase some oxygen and then listen to a bunch of Packers fans complaining....
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SMU, Brown must resist dwelling on what might have been

DALLAS – Much of the talk surrounding Larry Brown’s Southern Methodist Mustangs leading into this season has involved the guys who won’t be playing for him – instead of the guys who will. Six months ago, after SMU shrugged off its NCAA tournament snub and made it to the final of the NIT, it appeared the 74-year-old Brown was on his way to having a top-10 team this season...
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Bommarito Automotive Group weekend update

There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with over the weekend. This Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key story lines heading into this weekend are ... BLUES IN CANADA The Blues head north for a battle with the Ottawa Senators on Saturday and Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. Don't miss any of the...
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New Jersey high school gridder finds strength after unthinkable tragedy

Holy Cross High School's Chris Liggio could have stepped aside and mourned. Instead, he played on and has crafted one of the most unlikely football seasons. "What this kid has done, it's an amazing story," Holy Cross coach Frank Holmes told Philly.com. "You couldn't write this story. Nobody would believe you." A backup throughout his high school years, Liggio has rushed for 1,364...
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Grocer Food Lion trolls Cowboys and more NFL fan bases while offering Super Bowl tickets

North Carolina-based grocery store chain Food Lion doesn't care that there's six weeks left in the NFL's regular season and volatility in the standings, particular in the NFC South, which happens to cover the same territory as many of its 1,000-plus stores. In a fairly innocent but also misguided and trollish campaign about its 2015 Super Bowl trip giveaway, the company's Twitter...
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Schweinsteiger back in Bayern Munich squad for Hoffenheim test

Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is primed to make his first competitive appearance since helping Germany to win the World Cup. Bayern coach Pep Guardiola says Schweinsteiger is in the squad for Saturday's home game against Hoffenheim although he would not reveal whether he would start the match.  The Spaniard says ''he can help us a lot with his experience.'' Schweinsteiger...
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Wolverines can wrap up bowl eligibility against Terps

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan's football program has always had high standards, which is why a bowl appearance may not be enough to save coach Brady Hoke's job. That being said, the Wolverines can find some joy in the fact that they're playing for a postseason berth this weekend, considering how poorly the season started. "One thing about this team, they have been unified. They have...
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Court lifts Zinedine Zidane's coaching ban

MADRID (AP) A Spanish court has lifted Zinedine Zidane's coaching ban, allowing the Real Madrid great to manage its reserve team. The same court had already suspended the ban this month while it considered its ruling. On Friday, it ruled in favor of Madrid's appeal of the three-month ban. The now-voided ban had resulted from a complaint lodged by Spain's national training center...
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Spartans look to deal Loyola 20th straight road loss

Injuries contributed to Michigan State not realizing its full potential last season, and the 2014-15 campaign has gotten off to a similar start for coach Tom Izzo's squad. The 19th-ranked Spartans look to deal Loyola of Chicago a 20th straight road loss in their home opener Friday night. Michigan State (2-1) held the No. 1 ranking early last season and wound up reaching the regional...
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Report: Texas' Isaiah Taylor out 1-2 weeks with wrist injury

Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor will not play in Friday's game against Cal because of a left wrist injury, and he could miss more time than that. Taylor, who 12.7 points and 4 assists last season, is expected to miss 1-2 weeks, ESPN reports. That leaves his status for the No. 10 Longhorns' games at No. 17 Connecticut on Nov. 30 and at top-ranked Kentucky on Dec. 5 in question. Taylor...
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Red Wings-Maple Leafs Preview

An ugly losing streak is in the past, but the Toronto Maple Leafs won't breathe easy for too long. They'll look to build on a much-needed victory while trying to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat to the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Coming off an embarrassing 9-2 home loss to Nashville two nights earlier, Toronto (10-8-2) managed to momentarily right the ship by snapping...
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No. 7 Buckeyes take aim at Indiana's Tevin Coleman

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A week ago, Indiana's Tevin Coleman ran for 307 yards - and the Hoosiers still lost. Now the Ohio State Buckeyes are taking dead aim at the nation's No. 2 rusher, figuring if they can stifle him then it follows naturally that they'll also throttle the Hoosiers. Coleman is averaging 168 rushing yards per game and an astounding 7.84 yards per carry this season...
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Defending champ Stenson leads McIlroy by 2 at Euro Tour finale

  Henrik Stenson birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and two others in the second round of the World Tour Championship on Friday. Stenson's 6-under-par 66 put him at 10 under overall in his bid to defend a title for the first time. The top-ranked McIlroy (70), Scotland's Richie Ramsay (69) and England's Danny Willett (67) were tied for...
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Kansas has been competitive more often than not under Bowen

NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma has turned back the clock, with old-school results. With quarterback Trevor Knight and star wide receiver Sterling Shepard nursing injuries, the 23rd-ranked Sooners have found their identity with an offense heavy on power football and option plays. Three weeks ago, Oklahoma ran for 510 yards in a 59-14 win over Iowa State, the most yards rushing for the...
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De Silvestro focused on America, searching for opportunities

Simona de Silvestro packed her bags and returned home to Switzerland at the end of the 2013 Verizon IndyCar Series season with one goal in mind: Reaching Formula One. Ongoing financial issues within the F1 paddock, and specifically with the Sauber F1 team she worked with, put an end to her aspirations of landing a race seat in 2015. With four years of IndyCar experience to draw...
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Manny Pacquiao in need of signature win against Algieri

MACAU -- Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez. It's also a risky business, and there are some in the sport who believe Pacquiao is taking a big one when he gets up Sunday morning in this gambling enclave for his welterweight title fight with Chris Algieri...
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Indonesia bans 12 players and officials for life

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) Indonesian soccer authorities have banned 12 players and officials for life over an own-goal fiasco in a playoff match. The Indonesian Football Association says three other officials of clubs PSS Sleman and PSIS Semarang have been banned for 10 years. Sleman, which won 3-2, conceded two late own-goals in an attempt to lose, but Semarang then conceded three...
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What to watch for when No. 19 Missouri visits Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The situation is clear-cut for No. 19 Missouri. If the Tigers (8-2, 5-1 SEC) win Saturday at Tennessee (5-5, 2-4) and Nov. 28 against Arkansas (5-5, 1-5), they make a second straight appearance in the Southeastern Conference championship game. If Missouri loses to either of those teams, No. 9 Georgia (8-2, 6-2) earns the trip to Atlanta instead. "We have to go...
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Big Buzz: NFL 'Circle of Parity' completed; Rachel McDonough is Fox-y

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