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Power faces final obstacles in IndyCar title race

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) Will Power has been through too much heartbreak for too many IndyCar seasons to think his first series championship would be simple. He certainly didn't seem surprised Friday when a poor qualifying lap on a sizzling California track left him starting IndyCar's season finale from the back of the pack. Power leads teammate Helio Castroneves by 51 points...
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NORTON, Mass. (AP) Ryan Palmer took only 21 putts Friday at TPC Boston and birdied half of his holes. That gave him an 8-under 63 and a two-shot lead over Keegan Bradley after the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship. Palmer didn't miss a putt inside 15 feet and closed out his round with a pitching wedge to 18 feet, making the downhill putt for his ninth birdie. Bradley...
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Lawyer: Oklahoma LB Shannon innocent, should play

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Frank Shannon's lawyer says the Oklahoma linebacker is innocent of sexual assault, and she believes coach Bob Stoops should allow her client to play in Saturday's opener against Louisiana Tech. No charges were filed against Shannon, but the university decided to suspend him for a year after a Title IX investigation. A district court judge court blocked...
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Berdych tops Klizan in 5 sets in US Open 2nd round

NEW YORK (AP) Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych was pushed to five sets before moving on to the third round of the U.S. Open. Berdych beat 65th-ranked Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in 3 hours, 45 minutes Friday. Klizan double-faulted on break point to give Berdych a 3-1 lead in the final set. Berdych then saved a break point in the next game with a big serve. He fought...
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Arsenal-Leicester City Preview

The last time the Foxes were in the Premier League was in the 2003-04 season, when they took a point off the Gunners in a 1-1 draw at home and were beaten 2-1 at Highbury thanks to goals from Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira. Leicester City were relegated that season, while Arsenal went on to win the title. Arsene Wenger's side hasn't won the Premier League since. This generation...
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Friday Atlanta notebook: Vickers says NASCAR set precedent with Stewart

If anyone knows how difficult it is to step out of a competitive racecar like Tony Stewart has done the last three weeks after being involved in a tragic sprint car incident, it's Brian Vickers. Although under entirely different circumstances, Vickers has had to give up his seat behind the wheel multiple times for various health-related issues. So, the Michael Waltrip Racing...
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Live: Can Michigan St. build on Rose Bowl swagger vs. Jacksonville St.?

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Mother of UNC player awaits school's investigation

The mother of the football player involved in an alleged hazing incident at North Carolina says the family is ''worried about justice'' for her son. In a brief phone interview Friday with The Associated Press, Kimber Boyer said the family is waiting for the university to complete its investigation into an incident that reportedly left walk-on receiver Jackson Boyer...
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Sky-Fever Preview

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indiana coach Lin Dunn's impending retirement isn't adding extra motivation for the Fever to win the Eastern Conference finals. Although they'd like to send the Hall of Fame coach off on a high note with a WNBA championship, remembering the feeling of winning the 2012 title is enough incentive. On Saturday, the Fever open the Eastern Conference finals...
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Royals designate Chen day after lefty yields 6 runs in 10th inning

  The Kansas City Royals designated left-hander Bruce Chen for assignment Friday after six seasons with the team. The move came one day after he gave up six runs in the 10th inning of an 11-5 loss to Minnesota. The 37-year-old Chen is 2-4 with a 7.45 ERA in 13 games this season. He was in the Royals rotation when the season began, but went on the 60-day disabled list with a back...
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Ryan Palmer shoots 8-under 63 to take lead at Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. (AP) -- Ryan Palmer took only 21 putts Friday on the TPC Boston and made birdie on half of his holes. That gave him an 8-under 63 and a two-shot lead after the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship. Palmer one-putted 15 times in what he called one of his rounds of the year. Keegan Bradley did his best to make an impression on U.S. captain Tom Watson for the...
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Pernice, Bryant share Champions Tour lead

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Tom Pernice Jr. and Bart Bryant shot 8-under 62 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic. The 54-year-old Pernice birdied his first five holes - Nos. 10-14 - and had 10 birdies and two bogeys at Canyon Meadows. The two-time PGA Tour winner won the Principal Charity Classic in June in Iowa for his third Champions...
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Live Updates: Sporting KC, Houston kick off Labor Day weekend

Live Updates: Sporting KC, Houston kick off Labor Day weekend
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Mariners' Montero done for year after altercation

SEATTLE (AP) Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Seattle Mariners' organization after a heated confrontation in the stands with a team scout during a minor league game in Boise, Idaho. Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday called the actions of Montero and cross-checker Butch Baccala ''unacceptable.'' The argument came during...
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Castroneves takes pole for IndyCar finale; championship leader Power qualifies 21st

Will Power has struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship. Power had the second-worst performance in qualifying, while Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves won the pole. Castroneves turned a lap with an average speed of 218.540 mph. Castroneves trails Power by 51 points...
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David Beckham fell off his motorcycle, but don't worry he's mostly okay

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LIVE BLOG UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II

For nearly 10 years, Renan Barao stood undefeated and largely unblemished in his mixed martial arts career as he ran roughshod over an entire division including his reign as UFC bantamweight champion.  It all came crashing to an end when T.J. Dillashaw came along three months ago and mugged the former champion from one side of the Octagon to the other before finishing the fight...
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Sam Saunders leads Web.com Tour Finals opener

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Sam Saunders shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the Web.com Tour Finals opener. The 27-year-old Saunders, Arnold Palmer's grandson, birdied five of his final seven holes in the second round at Sycamore Hills. Saunders finished 45th on the Web.com Tour's regular-season money list...
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Sources: Kliff Kingsbury signs contract extension with Texas Tech through 2020

After a strong first season capped off by an impressive bowl win over Arizona State, Texas Tech has rewarded head coach Kliff Kingsbury with a robust contract extension. The new deal, which will run through the 2020 season, has a guaranteed total base of $24.2 million. Including this season Tech will pay Kingsbury an average of $3.5 million per year, sources tell FoxSports. Kingsbury...
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Power finishes 21st in IndyCar finale qualifying

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) Will Power has struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship. Power had the second-worst performance in qualifying, while Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves won the pole. Castroneves turned a lap with an average speed of 218.540 mph. Castroneves trails...
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Valencia beat 10-man Malaga in home opener; Getafe edge Almeria

BARCELONA, Spain -- Valencia striker Paco Alcacer celebrated his first call-up for Spain by scoring the opening goal in a 3-0 win over 10-man Malaga in the Spanish league on Friday. The victory, sealed by further goals from Dani Parejo and Pablo Piatti, gave new coach Nuno Espirito Santo a winning debut at Mestalla Stadium after Valencia drew 1-1 at Sevilla in the first round of...
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Saints wait anxiously to learn roster moves

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints rookie linebacker Ronald Powell said he felt as if he was waiting for a call-back after a job interview. With the final preseason game over, young players such as Powell, receiver Nick Toon, and safety Pierre Warren have little to do but wait and see if they'll still have a job with the Saints for Week 1 of the regular season. Also awaiting word are...
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Team Penske president Cindric sizes up Power vs. Castroneves title fight

FONTANA, California – On race weekends Team Penske president Tim Cindric is in charge of Will Power’s race strategy, but throughout the week he is the man who runs Team Penske. That gives Cindric the unique ability to assess the two Team Penske drivers that are battling it out for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship. The final race of the season is Saturday night’s...
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Pirates recall Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled first baseman/outfielder Andrew Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday night before their game against the Cincinnati Reds to add bench depth with first baseman Pedro Alvarez and outfielder Travis Snider both injured. Lambo hit .328 with 11 home runs and 42 RBIs in 61 games at Indianapolis. He had also hit six home runs in his...
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Miss Frost wins Riskaverse at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Miss Frost led from start to finish in a 4 3/4-length victory Friday in the $100,000 Riskaverse at Saratoga Race Course. Ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado, the daughter of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, ran a mile on the inner turf course in 1:34.58 and paid $8.80, $4.60 and $2.90 as the 3-1 second choice in a field of eight 3-year-old fillies...
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