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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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With another hole in one, Danielle Kang wins an Audi

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...
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Manchester United on the trail of Trabzonspor striker Waris

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Joe Hart insists Manchester City's players are to blame for their slump - not boss Manuel Pellegrini. Andy Cole says Robin van Persie's last-gasp equaliser in the 1-1 draw against Chelsea...
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CIMB Classic: Hurley leads; Westwood cards ace, in contention

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Billy Hurley III fired a 67 Friday to take a two-shot lead after two rounds of the CIMB Classic at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. Hurley had six birdies in his first nine holes to charge to the lead and finished the second round at 10 under, two strokes ahead of fellow American Kevin Streelman in the jointly sanctioned PGA Tour and Asian Tour event...
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Inbee Park shoots 62, leads by 3 in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Inbee Park shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to open a three-stroke lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship, her first event since regaining the No. 1 spot in the world Monday. The South Korean star played the first eight holes in 6 under -- making an eagle, five birdies and a bogey -- and birdied four of the first six holes on the back nine. She had an 18-under 126 total...
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BMW Masters: Colsaerts keeps crushing par 5s, leads by 1

SHANGHAI -- Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium is among the longest hitters in golf. When he's hitting it straight, it can be a dangerous combination. Colsaerts overpowered the par 5s at rain-softened Lake Malaren for the second straight day on his way to an 8-under 64, giving him a one-shot lead over Alexander Levy of France going into the weekend of the BMW Masters. Colsaerts was...
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Hurley takes a 2-shot lead at CIMB Classic

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Billy Hurley III fired a 67 Friday to take a two-shot lead after two rounds of the CIMB Classic at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. Hurley had six birdies in his first nine holes to charge to the lead and finished the second round at 10 under, two strokes ahead of fellow American Kevin Streelman in the jointly sanctioned PGA Tour and Asian Tour...
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In the Nevada desert, a team elevates a town

ALAMO, Nev. (AP) Life follows a familiar pattern in this impossibly green valley straddling a two-lane highway in the middle of the Nevada desert. Locals get in their pickup trucks on weekday mornings and make the hour and a half drive down U.S. 93 to jobs in Las Vegas. Sundays are reserved for church and family, a foundation laid more than a century ago by Mormon settlers and followed...
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Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossed

WASHINGTON (AP) 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 are expected in federal court in Alexandria on Friday, where a judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether the lawsuit should be thrown out. The five won...
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Looking for playoff contenders outside the obvious

The first games after the release of the College Football Playoff rankings have a chance to reveal some new contenders. Games to watch if you're looking for playoff hopefuls outside the obvious: -Oklahoma State at Kansas State (CFP 9) and Kansas at Baylor (CFP 13). The Wildcats are ninth in the playoff rankings, behind TCU among Big 12 rivals. K-State still has its most of its...
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