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Shady business: Ronda Rousey gets name dropped in latest Eminem track

There are certain statuses that go hand in hand when it comes to celebrity and pop culture and getting name dropped in a big hip-hop song -- whether good or bad -- might be at the top of the list.  A star really hasn't made it until some rapper finds a way to inject your name into the lyrics of a song. Welcome UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to that exclusive list...
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Weber State edges Nevada 59-56

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Jeremy Senglin hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 19 seconds left and finished with 16 points to lead Weber State past Nevada 59-56 on Monday in the seventh-place game of the Paradise Jam. Senglin made a free throw with 40 seconds left to bring Weber State within 55-54. After a Nevada free throw, Senglin hit a 3-pointer and Nevada turned it over on...
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Arkansas QB Allen's status uncertain after injury

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Surging Arkansas faces the possibility of finishing the regular season without injured starting quarterback Brandon Allen, though coach Bret Bielema is leaving open the possibility of his return this week. Allen missed the second half of Arkansas' 30-0 win over Mississippi after being hit on his right hip, hobbling off the field midway through the second...
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Iron Bowl Kick-Six still fresh for Alabama, Auburn

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Auburn players have delighted in the frequent replays of the final play of last year's Iron Bowl. At Alabama, Chris Davis's last-play return of a missed field goal remains a sore subject. Whether it causes heartache or elation, it's been hard to escape the play that sealed ''Kick-Six'' and Davis's name forever into the Iron Bowl vault. That's especially true...
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Miami-Charlotte Preview

Miami coach Jim Larranaga knew before last week's success that he had a squad capable of accomplishing some lofty goals - even if others weren't so sure. There will be no sneaking up on its next opponent, though. The 17th-ranked Hurricanes look to continue their strong start Tuesday night when they visit Charlotte for a second straight meeting with the 49ers. Miami (5-0) began the...
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Jon Jones on Anderson Silva: 'I don't want to beat or lose to him'

UFC superstars Jon Jones (20-1) and Anderson Silva (33-6) got in the ring together last week to spar in Las Vegas. The sight was truly one to behold for MMA fans, as many have fantasized about a super fight between the light heavyweight champ Jones and the middleweight legend Silva, for years. According to Jones, who defends his UFC 205-pound belt against Daniel Cormier Jan. 3 at...
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Dolphins look to bounce back against Jets

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) The Miami Dolphins haven't been able to win a game decided in the closing minutes, which leaves them little or no margin for error as their season heads down the stretch. At 6-5, the Dolphins might need to sweep their final five games to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2008. A fourth-quarter flameout at Denver left Miami with the 10th-best record in...
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Big 12 drama will again extend through final games

The drama in the Big 12 Conference will again carry all the way to the end of the regular season. For the fourth year in a row since the league went to 10 teams and a round-robin schedule, the champion - and very possibly co-champions again - won't be decided until the first Saturday in December. That is even after Big 12 co-leaders No. 5 Baylor, No. 6 TCU and No. 11 TCU Kansas State...
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Broncos bringing in kicker Feely for tryout

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos are bringing in veteran kicker Jay Feely for a workout Tuesday. Brandon McManus clanked a 33-yard field goal attempt off the right upright in Denver's 39-36 squeaker over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. McManus has made 9 of 13 tries (69.2 percent) and coach John Fox twice went for it on fourth down two weeks ago in St. Louis rather than try...
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Redskins' special teams captain Hayward goes on IR

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins have placed special teams captain Adam Hayward on injured reserve with a knee injury, ruling him out for the season. Hayward fractured the tibia plateau on the lower part of his right knee when he landed awkwardly while downing a punt in Sunday's 17-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Hayward is in his first season with the Redskins after...
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2018 Russia World Cup host city Kaliningrad could be cut due to stadium dispute

MOSCOW -- Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says the city of Kaliningrad could lose the right to host 2018 World Cup matches unless it resolves a dispute over the site of its stadium this week. Kaliningrad, the capital of a Russian exclave on the border with Poland, was announced as one of 11 host cities in 2012 but has suffered repeated delays and is now ''under threat,'' Mutko...
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Pelicans' Gordon sidelined with shoulder injury

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Eric Gordon's left shoulder injury will sideline him indefinitely. Team officials say an MRI has revealed that Gordon tore his labrum when he separated his shoulder in a collision with Jazz guard Trey Burke during Saturday night's victory in Utah. Gordon, who missed 115 games with various injuries during his first three seasons...
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Avalanche-Coyotes Preview

Multiple injuries forced some unlikely players into major roles the last time the Colorado Avalanche took the ice, but they still have managed to put together one of their best stretches of the season. Colorado seeks a fourth victory in five games as it visits the slumping Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. The Avalanche (7-9-5) sit in last place after winning the Central Division...
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UCLA Bruins: Brett Hundley says he's probably entering NFL Draft

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley is playing the best football of his college career, and his professional stock has never been higher. After beating USC last weekend, 38-20, Hundley has the Bruins on track to reach the Pac-12 title game -- they need to beat Stanford first -- with a berth in the College Football Playoff a possibility. So it's probably no surprise that Hundley, a redshirt...
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Pelicans' Eroc Gordon sidelined indefinitely with shoulder injury

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Eric Gordon's left shoulder injury will sideline him indefinitely. Team officials say an MRI has revealed that Gordon tore his labrum when he separated his shoulder in a collision with Jazz guard Trey Burke during Saturday night's victory in Utah. Gordon, who missed 115 games with various injuries during his first three seasons...
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Exit interview: Steve Letarte reminisces about time at HMS

The end of the 2014 NASCAR season also marked the end of Steve Letarte's reign as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief and his 19+ years with Hendrick Motorsports.  In part one of an exclusive exit interview with HendrickMotorsports.com, Letarte looks back on his lengthy career, talks about his relationship with "Mr. H" and reveals what it's like to have worked with NASCAR icons Jeff...
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Test drive: 2015 Chevy Colorado - functionality at its finest

Americans have had a long love affair with pickup trucks, which continue to sell at strong rates. Through the end of October, more than 1.88 million pickups were sold in the United States this year, an increase of 4.9 percent over the first 10 months of 2013. For many folks, trucks are a necessity for work; for others, trucks are a lifestyle choice. Pickups are an especially good...
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Florida not counting on Carter, Finney-Smith

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida coach Billy Donovan expects to have just six scholarship players available in the Bahamas. Although guard Eli Carter and forward Dorian Finney-Smith are making the trip to Paradise Island, Donovan isn't counting on either to play. ''I really don't know with those guys,'' Donovan said Monday. ''My feeling right now going into this we're going to basically...
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South Carolina the new No. 1 in AP women's hoops

A new week led to a new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll as South Carolina was atop the poll for the first time in school history. Coach Dawn Staley is no stranger herself to being ranked No. 1. As a player, she helped Virginia reach No. 1. Staley is only the second person in women's basketball to play and coach a top-ranked team, joining Baylor's Kim Mulkey...
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Kentucky prepares for rival and No. 24 Louisville

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky began this month one game from becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 2010 and now the Wildcats' are trying to avoid a fourth consecutive losing season. That's what a five-game slide can do to a football program. There's not lack of motivation for the Wildcats (5-6), coming off a bye entering Saturday's rivalry game at No. 24 Louisville (8-3...
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Odell Beckham's circus catch made Tom Brady laugh out loud

Count Tom Brady among those thoroughly impressed by what Odell Beckham Jr. did Sunday night. The New York Giants wide receiver made what's widely being called the catch of the year in a loss to the Dallas Cowboys --€” one that left Brady, who's seen his fair share of ridiculous catches this season, awestruck. "Yeah, I saw it, and I couldn't believe it," the New England Patriots...
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UFC champ Johny Hendricks dieting through Thanksgiving: 'I love food'

This week, tens of millions of Americans who are fortunate enough will sit around the dinner table and give thanks for a gigantic Thanksgiving meal, filled with all sorts of fattening, salty, and sugary goodies. Fighters like UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks who have bouts coming up the following week at UFC 181 will not be able to partake as fully as they'd like to, however...
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Redskins' Gruden hedges on RG3 starting next week

WASHINGTON (AP) Robert Griffin III's chances of starting next week are under further review. Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Monday that the ''intent'' is to start Griffin against the Indianapolis Colts, but the coach went on to stress that the staff needs to review the reasons for the offense's lack of production before making a decision. The Redskins...
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Bills vs Jets a hot ticket in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) Die-hard fans of the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets might be hard to find in the hometown of the Detroit Lions. But there's certainly no shortage of fans of free tickets to an Empire State matchup in the Motor City. More than 67,000 tickets were distributed for the Bills' home game Monday night in Detroit. It was rescheduled and moved after heavy snow in western New...
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Huskers' Pelini says he's doing all he can to win

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska coach Bo Pelini had to know he would be peppered with questions about the state of his program following a second straight loss characterized by another embarrassing defensive performance. At one point Monday during his weekly news conference, he interrupted an inquisitor and pleaded, ''Could we talk about Iowa, please?'' Reporters obliged him, but only...
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