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Romo, Cowboys set to play Eagles for NFC East lead

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Tony Romo still talks about wishing he had been on the field instead of at home following back surgery when the Cowboys lost a playoffs-or-bust finale to Philadelphia last season. Eleven months and yet another back injury later, the Dallas quarterback will be out there Thursday against Mark Sanchez when these NFC East rivals play on Thanksgiving for the first...
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River tries to hang on against bitter rival Boca

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) A few days ago everything looked good for River Plate. It was atop the Argentine standings and headed into a first-leg match against Buenos Aires rival Boca Juniors in the semifinals of the Copa Sudamericana. Then its season started to unravel. River fell 1-0 on Sunday to Racing Club, lifting Racing into first and dropping River to second. A few days...
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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones believes in RG3 -- even though stats tell a different story

Everyone is piling on Robert Griffin III. Analysts, teammates, his own coach even, have taken shots at RG3. But there's one man with a mouth the size of the state he resides in who thinks the beleaguered Redskins quarterback has still "got it." Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said this to NFL Network on Wednesday:  "Well, I'm a fan of RGIII," Jones said. "Right on this field two...
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Minnesota G McNeil charged with two counts of assault

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil has been charged with two felony counts of assault. The 20-year-old McNeil was charged Wednesday and was being held in the Hennepin County jail. A criminal complaint accuses the Baltimore native of assaulting a woman he had been dating the past 10 months. The complaint said McNeil attacked the woman at her apartment on Monday...
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Ole Miss turns handwritten letter threatening Grove over to FBI

Ole Miss has turned a letter threatening to kill shrubs and trees at the Grove over to the FBI, the school announced Wednesday.  The handwritten note was reportedly signed "Hail State Go to Hell TSUN" and was received on Tuesday. It reads: "What's going to happen to ya'll on the field Saturday Aint nothing compared to what's going to happen on your beautiful campus. You won't be...
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Lions C Raiola fined $10,000 by NFL

NEW YORK (AP) Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness for a striking an opponent at New England on Sunday. The play was on a third-and-9 from the Detroit 35 with 57 seconds remaining. He struck the Patriots' Zach Moore. The league cited him for violating a rule that prohibits ''striking, swinging at, or clubbing the head,...
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Panda heads put away with Sandoval's departure

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Those oversized panda heads are being put away - at least the ones seen in the first row at AT&T Park. Pablo Sandoval's bamboo-eating buddies aren't following him to Beantown. Sam Li, a San Francisco Giants fan often inside one of the four humongous panda heads, said Wednesday he and his friends have decided they must find a new way to honor their team. They...
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Penn State linebacker Hull in final home game

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Penn State linebacker Mike Hull has a lot of stored-up memories between his first game in 2011 and his last regular-season game on Saturday. And there were as many off the field as on it. Hull played for five coaches, weathered the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and resulting NCAA sanctions and struggled through a nagging knee injury in 2013. He's...
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Chattanooga takes down Robert Morris 61-46

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Casey Jones scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Chattanooga beat Robert Morris 61-46 on Wednesday in the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Bracket. Jones was 9 of 10 from the free throw line as the Mocs made 24 of 31 compared to Robert Morris' 18 attempts. Justin Tuoyo and Greg Pryor also had 13 points apiece for Chattanooga (2-3). Tuoyo scored four points...
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Auburn-Alabama: Three battles that will decide who wins the Iron Bowl

While every rivalry game features two teams slugging it out for the sake of their school’s reputation and pride, the most memorable of such matchups often reveal an individual who seizes the moment to produce a heroic performance that allows his team to triumph victoriously over their most despised foe. In last year’s Iron Bowl -- one of college football’s most tantalizing...
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Lewis, Marist hold off Fresno State 68-64

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Chavaughn Lewis scored 28 points, Manny Thomas had 13, including five in the final minute, and Marist held off Fresno State 68-64 in the seventh-place game of the Gulf Coast Showcase on Wednesday. The Red Fox (1-4) had a 33-22 lead at the half but the Bulldogs (1-5), who were down 20 less than 3 minutes into the second half, battled back to trail by four with a...
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Bloop Hits: Bird Songs

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17 years of division winners ... in color!

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Gophers G McNeil charged with assault

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil has been charged with two felony counts of assault. The 20-year-old McNeil was charged Wednesday and was being held in the Hennepin County jail. A criminal complaint accuses the Baltimore native of assaulting a woman he had been dating the past 10 months. The complaint said McNeil attacked the woman at her apartment on Monday...
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Butler knocks off No. 5 North Carolina, 74-66

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Alex Barlow scored 17 points, Kelan Martin came off the bench to score 17 more and Butler hung on to upset No. 5 North Carolina 74-66 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Roosevelt Jones scored 12 for the Bulldogs (4-0), who topped the Tar Heels in an early-season tournament for the second time in as many meetings. Butler beat...
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Reliever Frieri agrees to $800,000 deal with Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Reliever Ernesto Frieri and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to an $800,000, one-year contract. The 29-year-old right-hander was 1-4 with a 7.34 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 41 2-3 innings over 48 games this year for the Los Angeles Angels and Pittsburgh. He has a 10-13 record and 3.46 ERA in six big league seasons that included time with San Diego from 2009...
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Saints-Steelers Preview

A 7-4 record, a top-five offense and a quarterback having the best year of an impressive career have only done enough to get the Pittsburgh Steelers a tie for last place in the ultra-competitive AFC North. For the New Orleans Saints, 4-7 in the historically dreadful NFC South is just bad enough to be good. The Steelers try to keep up in the NFL's tightest division race Sunday as...
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Aaron Rodgers rips 'idiot trolls' who read into his grape soda choice

Aaron Rodgers' postgame routine had people thinking he was a very sly man. The Green Bay Packers quarterback went to the podium Sunday after his team's win over the Minnesota Vikings and brought some grape soda with him. The brand: Grape Crush. Rodgers' postgame beverage choice quickly had folks thinking he was taking a dig at the purple-centric Vikings. However, Rodgers strongly...
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No. 5 Baylor likes to spread it out and run

Shock Linwood found out when everyone else did that Big 12 rushing leader Lache Seastrunk was bypassing his final season with Baylor. At first, Linwood wondered why Seastrunk was leaving early with the Bears fresh off a Fiesta Bowl appearance and their first Big 12 title. Then he started thinking about the opportunity that provided him this season. Linwood is now 23 yards shy of...
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Chiefs' Charles dedicates game to drowning victims

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is dedicating Sunday night's game against Denver to two teenagers who drowned in a Missouri farm pond over the weekend. Charles met one of the boys, Andre Lance, a few years ago at training camp and remembered taking a photo with him. The 17-year-old Lance and his high school classmate, Tyler Brandt, were found in the ice...
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Redskins-Colts Preview

While one of the two coveted quarterbacks of the 2012 draft class thrives and works toward a second straight division title, the other is no longer a starter on a last-place team. The Indianapolis Colts are quite happy about their decision with the top pick in that draft, and Andrew Luck can continue to validate it Sunday when the Colt McCoy-led Washington Redskins visit Lucas Oil...
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UK mulls criminal probe into FIFA bids case

LONDON (AP) A criminal investigation into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption could be opened in Britain. The Serious Fraud Office has said in a letter to a British legislator seen by The Associated Press that it is pursuing ''every reasonable line of inquiry, including working closely with appropriate overseas authorities.'' The Swiss attorney general has already received...
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Madden '15 previews NFL Thanksgiving matchups

Nothing screams Thanksgiving like football and turkey. With a loaded slate for the holiday, XBOX One setup an event with four players who will be squaring off on Thursday in a mini Madden 15 tournament. Wide receivers Golden Tate (Lions), Alshon Jeffery (Bears), Stevie Johnson (49ers) and Doug Baldwin (Seahawks) battled it out and some noteworthy trashtalking went down. Who put the...
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Rebirth of ground game has teams running wild

There goes Melvin Gordon, ripping off another long run. And there's Samaje Perine piling up yards in punishing fashion. Oh, look, here comes Tevin Coleman - and there he goes, sprinting away from a bunch of flailing defenders. College football teams have been running wild this season, averaging more yards per carry and per game than at any time in recent years. Having game-breakers...
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Tremblay, Stanley Cup winner with Canadiens, dies

MONTREAL (AP) Gilles Tremblay, a former Montreal Canadiens forward who played on four Stanley Cup-winning teams in the 1960s, has died. He was 75. The team reported Tremblay's death on Wednesday. He played his entire nine-year career with Montreal, scoring 168 goals and adding 162 assists over 509 regular-season games. An exceptional skater known for his contributions on both ends...
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