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Packers-Saints Capsule

GREEN BAY (5-2) at NEW ORLEANS (2-4) Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Saints by 2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 3-3-1, New Orleans 2-4 SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 16-7 LAST MEETING - Packers beat Saints 28-27, Sept. 30, 2012 LAST WEEK - Packers beat Panthers 38-17; Saints lost to Lions 24-23 AP PRO32 RANKING - Packers No. 6, Saints No. 21 PACKERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25),...
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Braves name Hart president of baseball operations

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves have named John Hart as president of baseball operations. Hart was hired as interim general manager on Sept. 22 and will also continue to serve in that role. It's unclear if Hart's new title means the team no longer will seek a full-time replacement for Frank Wren, the former general manager. Wren was fired last month following a disappointing...
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Arizona near-unanimous pick by media to win Pac-12

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Arizona is the near-unanimous pick by members of the media to the win Pac-12 this season. The Wildcats received 31 of 32 first-place votes in the poll released Thursday. Utah was chosen to finish second and Colorado third by reporters who cover the conference. UCLA, which was picked fourth, received the other first-place vote. Arizona finished one shot shy of...
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Disappointed Dale Jr. to fans: 'I hate we're all going through it'

The past few days undoubtedly haven't been too fun for Junior Nation after watching hero Dale Earnhardt Jr. fail to advance into the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Earnhardt, who needed to win Sunday's race at Talladega to transfer into the Eliminator Round and keep his title hopes alive, finished 31st after a late tap from Greg Biffe sent the No. 88 Chevrolet...
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Redskins-Cowboys capsule

WASHINGTON (2-5) at DALLAS (6-1) Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Redskins 2-5, Cowboys 5-2 SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 64-42-2 LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Redskins 24-23, Dec. 22, 2013 LAST WEEK - Redskins beat Titans 19-17; Cowboys beat Giants 31-21 AP PRO32 RANKING - Redskins No. 27, Cowboys No. 2 REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH...
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Wurth Group returning as a primary sponsor for Keselowski in 2015

The news just keeps getting better for Brad Keselowski. Four days after Keselowski raced way into the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a dramatic win at Talladega Superspeedway, Team Penske announced Thursday morning that one of Keselowski's primary sponsors -- Wurth Group -- is returning next season on the No. 2 Ford Fusion. Under the new agreement, Wurth...
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Lions lineman kept playing despite possible concussion

BAGSHOT, England -- Detroit Lions offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle kept playing after banging his head on the ground late in last week's victory over the New Orleans Saints, even though the team knew a concussion was possible. Waddle was knocked down while blocking during an extra-point attempt after Corey Fuller had scored in the 24-23 comeback win over the Saints. He was then...
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Ravens-Bengals Capsule

BALTIMORE (5-2) at CINCINNATI (3-2-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Bengals by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Baltimore 5-2, Cincinnati 3-3 SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 20-17 LAST MEETING - Bengals beat Ravens 23-16, Sept. 7, 2014 LAST WEEK - Ravens beat Falcons 29-7; Bengals lost to Colts 27-0 AP PRO32 RANKING - Ravens No. 9, Bengals No. 14 RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH ...
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Eagles-Cardinals Capsule

PHILADELPHIA (5-1) at ARIZONA (5-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m., ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Philadelphia 3-2-1, Arizona 4-2 SERIES RECORD - Cardinals lead 57-55-5 LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Cardinals 24-21, Dec. 1, 2013 LAST WEEK - Eagles had bye, beat Giants 27-0 on Oct. 12; Cardinals beat Raiders 24-13 AP PRO32 RANKING - Eagles No. 3, Cardinals No. 5 EAGLES...
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Lions-Falcons Capsule

DETROIT (5-2) vs. ATLANTA (2-5) at London Sunday, 9:30 a.m. ET, FOX OPENING LINE - Lions by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Detroit 4-3, Atlanta 2-5 SERIES RECORD - Lions lead 23-21 LAST MEETING - Falcons beat Lions 31-18, Dec. 22, 2012 LAST WEEK - Lions beat Saints 24-23; Falcons lost to Ravens 29-7 AP PRO32 RANKING - Lions No. 10, Falcons No. 25 (tie) LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH ...
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Lions lineman kept playing despite concussion

BAGSHOT, England (AP) Detroit Lions offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle kept playing after banging his head on the ground late in last week's victory over the New Orleans Saints, even though the team knew a concussion was possible. Waddle was knocked down while blocking during an extra-point attempt after Corey Fuller had scored in the 24-23 comeback win over the Saints. He was...
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South Carolina-Auburn Preview Capsule

South Carolina (4-3, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) at No. 5 Auburn (5-1, 2-1), 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network) Line: Auburn by 18. Series Record: Auburn leads 9-1-1 WHAT'S AT STAKE The Tigers are trying to rebound from a loss to No. 1 Mississippi State two weeks ago and might need to win out to have a shot at capturing the SEC West title and making the College Football Playoff. South...
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Rosenthal: Braves to name Hart president of baseball operations

The Atlanta Braves will name John Hart as their new president of baseball operations, FOX Sports 1 Insider Ken Rosenthal reports. Hart took over as the team's interim general manager during the final week of the regular season after then-GM Frank Wren was fired. According to a Yahoo Sports report, Hart then was offered the full-time GM position but turned it down. According to...
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Schrager's Week 8 Cheat Sheet: Colts take five-game win streak to Pittsburgh

Andrew Luck's putting up career numbers, T.Y. Hilton looks like one of the game's best wide receivers, and Trent Richardson is starting to look like the guy Indianapolis traded a first-round pick to acquire. The Colts offense -- Pep Hamilton's brainchild -- leads the league in total yards, passing yards and points. The offense is getting the national media attention it...
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Dynamo-Fire Preview

As Dominic Kinnear prepares for the next stop in his coaching career, the Houston Dynamo hope to give their long-time manager a proper send-off before heading in a new direction themselves. Kinnear coaches his final match with the visiting Dynamo on Friday night against the Chicago Fire. One day after Kinnear announced he would leave Houston (11-16-6) at the end of this season to...
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No. 14 Arizona State-Washington Preview Capsule

No. 14 Arizona State (5-1, 3-1 Pac-12) at Washington (5-2, 1-2), 10:45 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Arizona State by 3 1-2. Series Record: Arizona State leads 16-15. WHAT'S AT STAKE Arizona State controls everything going forward in the Pac-12 South. The Sun Devils have already beaten USC. They still have games remaining with fellow South contenders Utah and rival Arizona. But the Sun...
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Murray beats Fognini to reach Valencia quarters

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Andy Murray eased by the error-plagued Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4 to reach the Valencia Open quarterfinals on Thursday. The third-seeded Murray, who won here in 2009, will face seventh-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa next on the indoor hard court. Fognini served four doubles faults and committed 20 unforced errors in a first set Murray claimed by swatting...
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A look at the 2015 MotoGP grid

The provisional entry list for the premier class for 2015 was released Thursday and the MotoGP grid will have a distinctly different look about it next year. The likes of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda), along with Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), are staying with their current teams, but there has been a reshuffling of the establishment elsewhere...
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Will Bruce Bochy's short roster matter?

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Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to his team. The message was as simple as Hudson's approach on the mound: ''World Series, baby!'' After 16 years, 214 regular-season wins and seven failed trips to the postseason, Hudson...
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PSG pair Thiago Silva and Lucas back in Brazil squad for friendlies

Paris Saint-Germain players Thiago Silva and Lucas are back in Brazil's squad for friendlies against Turkey and Austria next month. It's their first callups by Dunga since he became coach after the World Cup. Lucas was not in the World Cup squad. Brazil will play Turkey on Nov. 12 in Istanbul, and Austria in Vienna on Nov. 18. The list included Neymar, as expected, as well...
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Crystal ballin': Arizona tops my too-early Final Four picks

What you are about to read is a lie. It is a lie because what I am trying to do – predict this April’s Final Four teams in October – is as close to predicting the impossible as you can get. It is a lie because, in October 2013, the eventual 2014 Final Four teams were ranked as follows in the AP Poll: Kentucky was No. 1 – though had to go through one of the sports world...
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New LeBron banner to be unveiled before Cavaliers opener

CLEVELAND -- The new gigantic banner celebrating LeBron James' return to Cleveland will be unveiled Oct. 30 before the Cavaliers open the NBA season. The 10-story, Nike-sponsored banner will hang on the side of Sherwin-Williams Co.'s global headquarters across the street from Quicken Loans Arena, in the same spot where an iconic banner of James hung during his first stint...
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New LeBron banner to be unveiled before opener

CLEVELAND (AP) The new gigantic banner celebrating LeBron James' return to Cleveland will be unveiled Oct. 30 before the Cavaliers open the NBA season. The 10-story, Nike-sponsored banner will hang on the side of Sherwin-Williams Co.'s global headquarters across the street from Quicken Loans Arena, in the same spot where an iconic banner of James hung during his first stint...
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Giants-Royals gets heated; Pia Muehlenbeck is Fox-y

Giants relief pitcher Hunter Strickland allowed two inherited runners to score while giving up another two runs without recording an out last night as the Royals earned a 7-2 win to even the World Series at one game apiece. In a very bizarre scene, Strickland got frustrated with the poor outing and started screaming at Royals catcher Salvador Perez, who was waiting at home plate...
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