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Seahawks shut down 49ers as playoff races heat up

The fourth Thursday in November typically marks the turn for the home stretch in the NFL regular season. With playoff races in full swing, it was the defending champs announcing themselves a real contender. Four days after knocking off the first-place Arizona Cardinals, the Seattle Seahawks took the ground and air out of the San Francisco 49ers’ offense in a 19-3 win on Thursday...
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Fournette leads LSU over Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Leonard Fournette ran for a career-high 146 yards and a touchdown, barreling over a defender to score, and Jalen Collins had a late interception to seal LSU's 23-17 win over Texas A&M on Thursday night. Texas A&M was driving late when Kyle Allen threw an ill-advised pass, apparently thinking the Tigers had jumped offside. Collins grabbed the...
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Nicholls-Michigan Preview

Michigan is looking to get back on track after coming up short against one of the country's best teams. A visit from winless Nicholls State shouldn't present nearly as tough a challenge. The No. 19 Wolverines try to improve to 4-0 at home for the fifth consecutive season when they host the Colonels on Saturday. Michigan (4-1) outscored its first four opponents by an average of 16...
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No. 18 Florida holds off UAB in Battle 4 Atlantis consolation

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Michael Frazier scored 14 points, Chris Chiozza added 13 points, and No. 18 Florida survived another rough offensive night to beat Alabama-Birmingham 56-47 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thursday night. Kasey Hill's layup with 1:26 left -- just the second 2-point basket after halftime for Florida -- put the Gators up 51-47 and...
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no 18 florida 56 alabama birmingham 47 consolation round battle 4 atlantis

  Michael Frazier scored 14 points, Chris Chiozza added 13 points, and No. 18 Florida survived another rough offensive night to beat Alabama-Birmingham 56-47 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thursday night. Kasey Hill's layup with 1:26 left -- just the second 2-point basket after halftime for Florida -- put the Gators up 51-47 and they held on from there, despite...
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Long Beach State beats Western Michigan 73-55

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Mike Caffey scored 18 points and keyed a second-half run to lead Long Beach State over Western Michigan 73-55 on Thursday night in the Wooden Legacy. The 49ers (3-3) trailed by five with 8 minutes left when they went on a 16-0 run that included five consecutive free throws and Caffey's rally-capping 3-pointer. After a pair of free throws by Western Michigan...
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No. 18 Florida holds off UAB, 56-47

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Michael Frazier scored 14 points, Chris Chiozza added 13 points, and No. 18 Florida survived another rough offensive night to beat Alabama-Birmingham 56-47 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thursday night. Kasey Hill's layup with 1:26 left - just the second 2-point basket after halftime for Florida - put the Gators up 51-47 and they...
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NFL Capsules

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Richard Sherman set up the only touchdown with another key defensive play in this heated rivalry, then made a second interception with the 49ers driving late, and the Seattle Seahawks ended a five-game losing streak on San Francisco's home field with a 19-3 win Thursday night. Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals and the Seahawks' stout defense held Colin...
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Stephen F. Austin beats Prairie View 73-61

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jacob Parker scored 16 on Thursday night, and Stephen F. Austin snapped a three-game losing streak, beating Prairie View 73-61 in the Las Vegas Invitational. Tanner Clayton's 3-pointer capped a 15-0 run midway through the second half that put the Lumberjacks (2-3) up 57-37. Prairie View (0-6) answered with eight straight to cut the deficit to 12, but the Bulldogs...
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Sherman's two INTs help Seahawks shut down 49ers

Richard Sherman set up the only touchdown with another key defensive play in this heated rivalry, then made a second interception with the 49ers driving late, and the Seattle Seahawks ended a five-game losing streak on San Francisco's home field with a 19-3 win Thursday night. Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals and the Seahawks' stout defense held Colin Kaepernick and Michael...
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Predators thankful to play Oilers, hand Edmonton eighth straight loss

  Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell to 0-11-2 against Western...
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Trevone Boykin accounts for 3 TDs as No. 5 TCU crushes Texas

AUSTIN, Texas -- Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 5 TCU earned a dominating 48-10 win over Texas on Thursday night that kept alive its hope of pushing into the College Football Playoff. The win kept the Horned Frogs (10-1, 7-1) in the hunt for their first Big 12 title. The question is whether it was impressive enough to impact the playoff standings...
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Asian Football Confederation to celebrate 60 years

MANILA, Philippines (AP) While 2014 won't be considered a vintage year for Asian football, continental organizers still have plenty to celebrate this weekend when they reflect on how far the game has come since 1954. As always, however, politics and controversy will not be too far away. In Manila six decades ago, 12 nations came together to form the Asian Football Confederation...
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Boykin and No. 6 TCU romp over Texas, 48-10

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 6 TCU earned a dominating 48-10 win over Texas on Thursday night that kept alive its hope of pushing into the College Football Playoff. The win kept the Horned Frogs (10-1, 7-1) in the hunt for their first Big 12 title. The question is whether it was impressive enough to impact the playoff standings...
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Forsberg nets winning goal in OT to lift Predators over Oilers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell...
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Marquette beats Georgia Tech 72-70

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Matt Carlino had a career-high 38 points to lead Marquette past Georgia Tech 72-70 Friday night in the opening round of the Orlando Classic. After Georgia Tech's Tadric Jackson cut the Yellow Jackets' deficit to 69-68, Carlino made two free throws for a three-point lead. On the ensuing Georgia Tech possession, Marcus Georges-Hunt scored on a layup with...
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Fournette, Jennings propel LSU past Texas A&M in College Station

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Leonard Fournette ran for a career-high 146 yards and a touchdown, and Jalen Collins had a late interception to seal LSU's 23-17 win over Texas A&M on Thursday night. Texas A&M was driving late when Kyle Allen threw an ill-advised pass, apparently thinking the Tigers had jumped offside. Collins grabbed the ball, ending the Aggies' last chance. The...
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Forsberg, Rinne lead Preds over Oilers 1-0 in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell...
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No. 19 Oregon State beats Butler 85-53 in Hawaii

LAIE, Hawaii (AP) Ali Gibson scored 20 points and Sydney Wiese 19, with both hitting five 3-pointers, as No. 19 Oregon State rolled over Butler 85-53 on Thursday in the Tom Weston Invitational. Jamie Weisner, who made a trio of 3-pointers, added 13 points for the Beavers (4-0). Oregon State made 15 of 28 3-pointers with 11 coming on 16 attempts in the first half when the Beavers...
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Scott shoots 66 to move into contention at Australian Open

SYDNEY -- Adam Scott shot a 5-under 66 Friday to put himself back in contention at the Australian Open after starting the round in danger of missing the cut. Starting on the 10th tee, Scott made quick amends for a 74 Thursday which left him in 82nd place. He eagled the par-5 14th and had two birdies to make the turn in 32, then birdied the par-4 sixth coming home at The Australian...
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Pele refutes health reports: 'I am doing fine ... I was not put into ICU'

  Brazilian great Pele says he is not seriously ill, easing fears Thursday that his health deteriorated even though a hospital said he was in intensive care and undergoing renal support treatment. The 74-year-old Pele used his official Twitter account to deny widespread reports that said his condition worsened and that he was put in intensive care to treat a urinary tract infection...
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Tennessee-Kansas Preview

Kansas coach Bill Self says that patience is a reason his team has worked through some early shooting woes. Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall is wondering what he can do to get his team off to a better start. The No. 11 Jayhawks and Volunteers meet for the third time in their history Friday with a spot in the Orlando Classic championship on the line. Kansas (3-1) shot 30.3 percent in...
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Oklahoma-Wisconsin Preview

Wisconsin battled its way to the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis, and claiming that crown will likely require a similar effort against Oklahoma. The second-ranked Badgers will try to solve the Sooners' strong defense as they meet Friday in the Bahamas. Wisconsin (6-0) won its first five games by an average of 30.4 points while hitting 52.4 percent from the floor. While...
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Fitzgerald: 'Highly likely' I'll play Sunday, but I know it's not my call

  Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald said it's "highly likely" he will be able to play Sunday against Atlanta, then backtracked and said it's not his call. The eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver has not practiced for two weeks after spraining his left knee in a victory over Detroit. He sat out last week's loss at Seattle, snapping a streak of 110 consecutive games played. It was just the...
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Valentine, No. 20 Spartans too much for Broncs in rout

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo wanted to get Denzel Valentine more involved in the offense and the plan worked. Valentine had a career-high 19 points, Bryn Forbes added 15 points, and No. 20 Michigan State rolled past Rider 77-45 Thursday night in the first round of the Orlando Classic. Valentine hit two long-range jumpers and Forbes added a third that extended...
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