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Central Michigan coasts past Maine 76-48

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) John Simmons scored 17 points, Rayshawn Simmons dished out nine assists and Central Michigan opened its home tournament with a 76-48 rout over Maine on Friday night. Austin Keel and Luke Meyer each added 10 points apiece for Central Michigan, which shot an efficient 59.2 percent from the field and hit 13 of 26 3-point attempts. Rayshawn Simmons also had...
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No. 9 Virginia halts George Washington 59-42

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Justin Anderson scored 18 points, Malcolm Brogdon had 15, and No. 9 Virginia put the defensive clamps on George Washington in the second half Friday night on the way to a 59-42 victory. The Cavaliers (4-0) limited George Washington to three field goals in the first 17 minutes of the second half as they turned a 26-22 halftime deficit into a 53-37 lead....
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Oregon defeats Toledo 78-68

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Joseph Young scored 24 points and Oregon parlayed its 20-7 edge at the foul line into a 78-68 victory over Toledo on Friday night. Young shot 7-for-13 from the field and made all seven of his free throws to lead four Ducks (3-0) in double figures. Elgin Cook had one double-double for Oregon with 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Dwayne Benjamin added another with...
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Djurisic, Thornton lead Georgia past Troy

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Nemanja Djurisic and Marcus Thornton each scored 17 points to help Georgia beat Troy 82-60 on Friday night. Charles Mann added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (2-1). Wesley Person finished with 20 points and Chris Bilbo had 10 points and nine rebounds for Troy (1-2). Georgia, which was outrebounded in just eight games last season, had been beaten on...
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AP NewsAlert

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) US judge nixes plan to allow sports betting at New Jersey casinos, tracks ; appeal expected.
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No. 4 Lady Vols breeze past Winthrop 81-48

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Ariel Massengale scored 20 points off the bench and made a career-high six 3-pointers Friday as No. 4 Tennessee breezed to an 81-48 victory over Winthrop. Massengale entered the game with 16:34 left in the first half and went 5 of 5 from 3-point range over the next three minutes. Three of those 3-pointers came in a span of 70 seconds during a 17-0 run that...
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15-1 shot Home Journey wins feature at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Home Journey won the $65,000 Las Damas de Fairbanks Purse by 1 1/4 lengths on Friday at Del Mar. Ridden by Tyler Baze, Home Journey ran five furlongs on the Jimmy Durante turf course in 57.05 seconds and paid $32.80, $11.40 and $7.60 at 15-1 odds. Heat Trap returned $4.60 and $3.20, while Biorhythm was another length back in third and paid $3.80 to show. Stars...
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Hampton cruises past Alcorn St 82-69 in 2K Classic

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Brain Darden scored 18 points and Quinton Chievous added 16 and seven rebounds to lead Hampton past Alcorn State 82-69 in the 2K Classic on Friday. Darden hit four 3-pointers while Jervon Pressley scored 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting for Hampton (1-2). Lawrence Cooks hit a 3-pointer with 8:10 to play, capping a 9-0 run by Hampton and extending its lead to 64-43,...
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Chiefs sign WR Avant, put Jenkins on injured reserve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs signed veteran Jason Avant on Friday to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers, reuniting him with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia. Kansas City cleared roster space by placing A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve. Avant was drafted by the Eagles and spent his first eight seasons there - seven of them with Reid - before...
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'Romo' the dog takes center stage at OHL Classic

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico -- It took until the last tournament of the 2014 calendar year to discover that there might be one thing that golfers all agree on. "There's nothing like a great 'golf course dog,'" Scott Verplank said. "Every club needs one." Can anyone disagree? And if one man's opinion counts, here's a vote for arguably the best "golf course dog" of them all. His name...
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Michael Sam opens up about childhood: 'My brothers were evil people'

Michael Sam’s childhood was no picnic. Sam, who this year became the first openly gay NFL player, discussed his younger days during a recent interview with GQ. The 24-year-old free-agent linebacker revealed he had an especially rocky relationship with his older brothers, who have been in and out of jail over the years. “I still got beat up a lot,” Sam told GQ. “We called...
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West Virginia outlasts Boston College 70-66

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Devin Williams, Juwan Staten and Jevon Carter had 15 points apiece as West Virginia rallied in the second half to top Boston College 70-66 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday. The Mountaineers shot less than 30 percent in the first half, but shot 62 percent in the final 20 minutes. They also had 10 steals while forcing 21 Eagles' turnovers...
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Janzen takes two-stroke lead at Pebble Beach Invitational

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Lee Janzen shot a 4-under 68 on Friday at Pebble Beach for a two-stroke lead over Andrew Putnam after two rounds of the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational. Janzen, a two-time U.S. Open winner, had a bogey-free round. He is at 11-under 133. Putnam, a PGA Tour rookie, followed his 69 at Spyglass Hill with a 66, also at Pebble Beach. PGA Tour rookie Tony Finau...
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Liverpool-Crystal Palace Preview

The pressure is building on a Liverpool side who are without a win in three league games. Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool (4-2-5) have endured a disappointing start, but see Sunday's trip to Crystal Palace as an opportunity to pick up three points against opponents who themselves are without a win in five. The Reds were free-flowing and exciting as they pushed Manchester City close for...
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Postponed Rangers-Sabres game to be played Feb. 20 in Buffalo

  Friday night's game between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres that was postponed due to the large amount of snow in Western New York has been rescheduled for Feb. 20, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET in Buffalo. The Sabres were originally slated to host the Ottawa Senators on Feb. 20, but that game has been moved back to Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. ET. The Sabres said in a release that any fans...
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Janzen leads Pebble Beach Invitational

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Lee Janzen shot a 4-under 68 on Friday at Pebble Beach for a two-stroke lead over Andrew Putnam after two rounds of the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational. Janzen, a two-time U.S. Open winner, had a bogey-free round. He is at 11-under 133. Putnam, a PGA Tour rookie, followed his 69 at Spyglass Hill with a 66, also at Pebble Beach. PGA Tour rookie Tony Finau...
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Two convicted in Delaware soccer tournament shooting killings

WILMINGTON, Del. --  Two gang members who prosecutors say were out to avenge a friend's death and to silence a witness to an earlier killing have been convicted of murder in a 2012 soccer tournament shooting in Delaware that left three people dead. A jury on Friday convicted 38-year-old Otis Phillips and 23-year-old Jeffrey Phillips of first-degree murder in the death of 47-year...
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Towson knocks off Central Connecticut 58-49

WEST LONG BEACH, N.J. (AP) A.J. Astroth scored 14 points to lead Towson to a 58-49 win over Central Connecticut in the College Basketball Experience Hall of Fame Classic on Friday. Astroth, who made 5 of 7 from the field, was the only player in double figures for Towson (2-1). Towson jumped to a 13-4 lead midway through the first half as Central Connecticut (0-3) came out cold....
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No. 8 Florida's Eli Carter out vs. Louisiana-Monroe

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- No. 8 Florida will be without starting guard Eli Carter for its game against Louisiana-Monroe. Carter sprained his left foot in practice Thursday and was ruled out earlier in the day. Carter is a fourth-year junior who transferred from Rutgers in 2013 and missed most of last season while recovering from a broken right leg. He is averaging 14.5 points this...
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Chiefs sign veteran WR Avant, put Jenkins on IR

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have signed veteran Jason Avant to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers. The move reunites Avant with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia. Kansas City cleared roster space by placing wide receiver A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve on Friday. Avant was drafted by Reid's Eagles and spent his first eight seasons there...
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NHL gives Kings salary cap relief for suspended Voynov

LOS ANGELES -- The NHL is giving salary cap relief to the Los Angeles Kings while defenseman Slava Voynov remains suspended indefinitely with pay after being charged with felony spousal abuse. The league announced Friday that Voynov's salary will no longer count against the Kings' salary cap. Voynov's $4.167 million cap hit now may be replaced in the same manner in which players...
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Coyotes-Sharks Preview

The San Jose Sharks have yet to find a groove, but they're hoping their new acquisition can change that dynamic. Brenden Dillon will play his first game for the Sharks as they continue a six-game homestand Saturday night against the Arizona Coyotes. San Jose (10-9-3) dealt defenseman Jason Demers and a future draft pick to Dallas for Dillon on Friday. The 24-year-old defenseman had...
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Tottenham Hotspur-Hull City Preview

There's talk of a crisis at Tottenham Hotspur. Just four wins from the opening 11 games has seen the pressure build on Mauricio Pochettino, as the new Tottenham manager struggles to get to grips with a squad that have yet to move since the departures of Luka Modric and Gareth Bale to Real Madrid. A hugely disappointing showing in a 2-1 defeat to Stoke City prior to the international...
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No. 8 Florida down another starter with Carter out

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) No. 8 Florida will be without starting guard Eli Carter for its game against Louisiana-Monroe. Carter sprained his left foot in practice Thursday and was ruled out earlier in the day. Carter is a fourth-year junior who transferred from Rutgers in 2013 and missed most of last season while recovering from a broken right leg. He is averaging 14.5 points this...
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Luis Suarez trolled by Liverpool bookstore with hilarious gag

Luis Suarez trolled by Liverpool bookstore with hilarious gag
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