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What to watch; your weekend racing schedule

It’s a Texas-sized racing weekend this weekend with NASCAR in action at Texas Motor Speedway and Formula One at Circuit of the Americas. All times below are ET and subject to change. Remember to put your clocks back an hour Sunday morning! Friday, October 31: ·      11a: Formula One practice | COTA (RaceCast) ·      12p: NASCAR Nationwide practice | Texas (FOX Sports...
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Elliott Sadler joining Roush Fenway for 2015 Xfinity Series season

Elliott Sadler is leaving Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of 2014 and carrying primary sponsor OneMain Financial with him to Roush Fenway Racing to run the full 2015 season in the newly rebranded NASCAR Xfinity Series, RFR officials announced on Friday morning. Sadler, a veteran of 435 Sprint Cup starts and three-time winner in NASCAR's top series, returned to the Nationwide Series...
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Red Sox dismiss age in signing Koji Uehara for 2 more years

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara for two more years, committing $18 million to the reliever who closed out the 2013 World Series but struggled along with the team this season. One year to the day after Uehara struck out Matt Carpenter to seal Boston's third title in 10 years, the team gave him a deal that will pay him $9 million in each of the next two years...
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Five Native Americans ask judge to dismiss Redskins lawsuit

WASHINGTON -- Five Native Americans are asking a Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed after the group successfully challenged the team's name, arguing it is offensive. Lawyers for both sides were expected in federal court in Alexandria on Friday, where a judge was scheduled to hear arguments on whether the lawsuit should be thrown out. The five won...
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F1 champ Kimi Raikkonen won't rule out racing again in NASCAR

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen said Thursday evening that once his Formula One career ends, he's interested in racing in NASCAR again, possibly at the Sprint Cup level. Raikkonen, the 2007 F1 World Champion, had a brief interlude with NASCAR three years ago, when he finished 27th in a NASCAR Nationwide Series race and 15th in a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, both on the...
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David Silva out for 'around 3 weeks' for Man City

LONDON (AP) Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says attacking midfielder David Silva will be sidelined for ''around three weeks'' with a knee ligament injury, missing the Manchester derby on Sunday. Pellegrini says Silva is ''a very important player but we have a squad and we will have to replace him with another player.'' Silva injured his...
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CFB AM: Random guy creeps out America during Jimbo Fisher TV interview

Thursday night’s Florida State-Louisville game was awesome for many reasons. This, depending on your twisted sense of humor, may or may not be one of them. After FSU’s 42-31 win, head coach Jimbo Fisher was doing an on-field TV interview when a seemingly random guy stepped into direct view of the camera and gave these creepy eyebrows to the rest of America watching at home. Here...
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Manchester United and AC Milan in talks over new year friendly

AC Milan have confirmed they are in talks with Manchester United about playing a prestigious friendly in the new year. Neither club is in the Champions League nor Europa League this season and they are exploring the options of playing each other in a lucrative one-off game, almost certainly in the Middle East. United boss Louis van Gaal's plans for the teams had been a potential...
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F1: FIA confirms change of qualifying format for Austin

The FIA has confirmed that the qualifying format will change in Austin to reflect the fact that there are only 18 cars entered. Four cars will be eliminated in Q1, and a further four in Q2. However Sebastian Vettel has already declared that he won't participate in qualifying as a change to a complete sixth power unit will mandate a pitlane start, so in effect three cars will...
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This is big: NASCAR TV schedule for Texas Motor Speedway

It's going to be a big weekend in Texas as we head to the second race of the Eliminator Round. So you don't miss a second of the action, here's your complete NASCAR schedule for Texas Motor Speedway. Friday, Oct. 31 1 p.m. ET - Sprint Cup Series Practice (FOX Sports 1) 2:30 p.m. ET - NASCAR Live (FOX Sports 1) 3 p.m. ET - Truck Series Qualifying (FOX Sports 1) 4:30 p...
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Thunder star Westbrook reportedly could miss four to six weeks

Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook could miss four to six weeks after suffering a fracture in his right hand Thursday night against the Los Angeles Clippers, according to reports. Under that projected timetable, Westbrook would miss anywhere between 15 to 21 games. The All-Star point guard is scheduled to undergo further tests Friday in Oklahoma City. Westbrook missed 36 games...
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City star Silva to miss Manchester derby; out for up to four weeks

Manchester City midfielder David Silva will miss Sunday's derby against Manchester United and faces up to four weeks out with a knee injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed. Silva was hurt in the early stages of Wednesday night's 2-0 home defeat to Newcastle in the Capital One Cup as he tangled awkwardly with Ryan Taylor. "Manuel Pellegrini confirms that @21LVA...
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Jovetic insists City are favorites ahead of Sunday's Manchester derby

Stevan Jovetic insists Manchester City are firm favorites to win this weekend's derby against United despite their recent wobble. City stretched their unwanted winless streak to three matches on Wednesday when they suffered a shock 2-0 home defeat to Newcastle in the Capital One Cup. That loss, coupled with last weekend's reverse at West Ham and the unexpected draw at CSKA...
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Pennsylvania D-II school suspends 5 following alleged aggravated assault

CALIFORNIA, Pa. -- A state university in western Pennsylvania says it's forfeiting an upcoming football game after five players were arrested in connection with a violent assault outside an off-campus restaurant. California University of Pennsylvania immediately suspended the players Thursday and told the state athletic conference the Division II football team won't play...
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Danielle Kang aces another test, wins another car

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Another week. Another ace. Another car. Danielle Kang made her second hole-in-one in eight days Friday, acing the 158-yard 17th hole with a 7-iron in the second round of the LPGA Taiwan Championship. She won an Audi A6 T2.0. "I was actually thinking about a hole-in-one, because I've been touching that car," Kang said. "I really wanted the car...
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No. 4 Auburn-No. 7 Ole Miss: Playoff knockout game

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Auburn and Mississippi spent the week dismissing their standing in the first College Football Playoff rankings as mostly irrelevant. One of them will no longer enjoy the relative comfort of a win-and-in mindset after this weekend. The fourth-ranked Tigers and seventh-ranked Rebels, both among the initial top four teams, meet Saturday night in what could amount...
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No, Gio! Bengals' Bernard likely to miss Week 9

Bengals RB Gio Bernard has not practiced yet this week, as he's suffering from injuries to his hip pointer and clavicle. The Cincnnati Enquirer reports that Bernard is unlikely to play on Sunday, and the team's website seems to agree. If Bernard is indeed out, Jeremy Hill becomes a top-15 back against a Jaguars' defense that ranks 20th in the league against the run (but...
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No. 1 Mississippi St ready to face Arkansas

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) The last time Mississippi State faced Arkansas, the Bulldogs were a mediocre 4-6 football team trying to figure out a way to become bowl eligible. Things have changed quite a bit over the past year. Starting with that overtime victory over the Razorbacks, No. 1 Mississippi State (7-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) has won 10 straight games and is...
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Pa. college forfeits game after 5 players arrested

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) A state university in western Pennsylvania says it's forfeiting an upcoming football game after five players were arrested in connection with a violent assault outside an off-campus restaurant. California University of Pennsylvania immediately suspended the players Thursday and told the state athletic conference the Division II football team won't play...
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Wilshere added to Arsenal's casualty list but Giroud ahead of schedule

Jack Wilshere has been added to Arsenal's lengthy injury list but Arsene Wenger is hoping to welcome back Olivier Giroud "miles ahead of schedule" in the coming weeks. Wilshere is likely to miss Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash with Burnley at the Emirates Stadium due to a knee problem and is also a doubt to face Anderlecht in midweek. But France striker...
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Former Real Madrid and Chelsea midfielder Diarra set for Celtic talks

Former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder Lassana Diarra has flown to Scotland for talks with Celtic over a possible free transfer move to Parkhead. Goal revealed on Thursday that the Scottish Premiership side were lining up a move for the free agent. And Diarra is now expected to hold talks with Celtic officials over the next 24 hours and is set to watch Saturday's home clash with...
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Report: Redskins' Hall re-tears Achilles, will need another surgery

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall has suffered his second torn Achilles tendon in two months and will need another surgery to repair it, ESPN reported Friday. Hall, who is signed through 2017, should be ready for next summer's training camp. He played in three games this season, finishing with 12 tackles, before initially tearing the tendon against the Eagles in Week...
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Nigeria says it has avoided FIFA ban

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) The Nigeria Football Federation says it has avoided a long-term ban by FIFA after in-fighting over the leadership of the football body was ended through intervention by the country's president. The NFF says Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has ensured ''a truce'' and a faction challenging new NFF President Amaju Pinnick's election...
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Gerrard will look for another club if Liverpool do not offer new deal

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he will leave Anfield for another club in the summer if he is not offered a new contract. Gerrard joined the Liverpool academy at the age of nine and has made almost 700 first-team appearances for the Reds but his current deal expires in the summer. The 34-year-old midfielder has played in all of Liverpool's Premier League and Champions League...
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Gerrard: Up to Liverpool to offer new contract

LONDON (AP) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he could be forced to play for a different team next season if the club doesn't offer him a new contract when his current deal expires in May. Speaking to The Daily Mail in England, Gerrard says ''I will play beyond this season'' and that ''we will have to wait and see if that's at Liverpool or somewhere...
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