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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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Rafael Nadal to open tennis academy in home town in 2016

MADRID -- Rafael Nadal will open a tennis academy on his home island of Mallorca in 2016. The 14-time Grand Slam winner has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the academy in his home town of Manacor. Nadal says ''this is a special day for me, this project that we have been working on for many years is finally a reality.'' He says the plan is to ''begin with a summer camp in 2016...
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Houston's Mallett's status unclear for Sunday

HOUSTON (AP) Houston quarterback Ryan Mallett is being evaluated for an undisclosed injury and coach Bill O'Brien says they'll know more about his status later this week. O'Brien wouldn't say what his injury was amid reports that he has a torn pectoral muscle. Mallett was solid in his first career start in a win over Cleveland on Nov. 16, but he routinely overthrew receivers in...
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UNC puts together a 2nd straight late-season surge

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina is putting together another late-season turnaround. The Tar Heels looked lost with bad defense and inconsistent offense during a 2-4 start, but they've won four of five since to become bowl eligible heading into Saturday's rivalry game against North Carolina State. ''I think our coaching staff did a tremendous job of keeping these guys together...
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Texas-Arlington-Kentucky Preview

Kentucky has been so dominant defensively that its inconsistencies on the offensive end haven't mattered. The top-ranked Wildcats understand they'll need to play well in both areas to reach their long-term goals. With forward Alex Poythress expected back, Kentucky looks to keep improving as it goes after its 55th win in 56 home games versus a nonconference opponent Tuesday night...
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Vikings RT Phil Loadholt out for the year

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle. Coach Mike Zimmer made the announcement Monday, one day after Loadholt was injured late in a 24-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers. It's the same injury that right guard Brandon Fusco suffered in Week 3 that ended his season. Loadholt has been inconsistent...
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Lakers' Xavier Henry injures Achilles in practice

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles Lakers guard Xavier Henry has injured his left Achilles tendon in practice. The Lakers announced Henry's injury Monday, and the team believes the tendon is torn. Henry is undergoing an MRI exam to confirm the tear. Henry has played in nine games for the Lakers this season, his second with the club. He struggled with an injury to his surgically...
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Nadal to open tennis academy in home town in 2016

MADRID (AP) Rafael Nadal will open a tennis academy on his home island of Mallorca in 2016. The 14-time Grand Slam winner has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the academy in his home town of Manacor. Nadal says ''this is a special day for me, this project that we have been working on for many years is finally a reality.'' He says the plan is to ''begin with a summer camp in 2016...
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Devils-Canucks Preview

The New Jersey Devils finally gave Cory Schneider a break against one of the top-scoring teams in the league, and it didn't end particularly well. Figure for coach Peter DeBoer's No. 1 goaltender to be back in net Tuesday night when New Jersey completes a four-game Canadian road trip against Schneider's former team, the Vancouver Canucks, who have also been among the NHL's best offensive...
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FC Dallas forward Tesho Akindele wins MLS Rookie of the Year

Consider the campaign to Vote for Tesho a resounding success. FC Dallas forward Tesho Akindele claimed MLS Rookie of the Year honors on Monday after finishing tied for first among rookie goalscorers. Akindele, 22, held off Chicago midfielder Harry Shipp and D.C. United defender Steve Birnbaum to win the award. He is the first FC Dallas player to win the honor. It marks a stunning...
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Hall of Famer Jerry Tarkanian to be leave Vegas hospital after treatment for pneumonia

LAS VEGAS -- Family members say Hall of Famer Jerry Tarkanian is due to head home from a Las Vegas hospital after treatment for pneumonia. Amy Tarkanian says her 84-year-old father-in-law is scheduled for release Monday afternoon from Valley Hospital Medical Center. Son Danny Tarkanian says medical tests confirmed his father had pneumonia, but cleared him of other ailments. Tarkanian...
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Correction: Broncos Moves story

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) In a story Nov. 22 about Denver Broncos transactions, The Associated Press reported erroneously that running back Jeremy Stewart was from Cal. He went to Stanford. A corrected version of the story is below: Broncos shuffle backfield on eve of showdown Broncos promote Jeremy Stewart from practice squad, waive Kapri Bills in backfield shuffle By The Associated...
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Roadmap to chaos: How five wins could take the NFC South

Scroll through the NFL standings and you’ll find one division that’s quite obviously not like the others. The NFC South has been abysmal this season by virtually every measure, with no teams above .500, a 4-6 team in first place and just 13 wins among the Saints, Panthers, Falcons and Bucs combined heading into division-leading New Orleans’ matchup with the Baltimore Ravens...
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Falcons coach admits mistakes in final minute

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) In a rare admission for a coach, Atlanta's Mike Smith conceded Monday that he ''didn't do the things that needed to be done to put our guys in the best position to win the game'' in a bitter loss to the Cleveland Browns. Smith faced intense criticism after calling a timeout with 55 seconds left before the Falcons called a low-percentage pass on third-and...
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Kings-Pelicans Preview

With Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins leading the way, the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings have emerged as two of the biggest surprises in the NBA. A couple of the league's top young frontcourt players meet Tuesday night when the Pelicans go for their fourth straight home win and second victory over the Kings in eight days. Davis is coming off his best performance as...
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Huskies headed back to Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Two-time Maui Invitational champion Connecticut and North Carolina headline a 12-team field for the 2016 tournament. The Huskies and Tar Heels will join Georgetown, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Tennessee, Wisconsin and host Chaminade in the annual tournament played at Lahaina Civic Center. UConn won the Maui Invitational in 2005 and 2010, when it went on to win the...
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FOX power rankings: ASU, Arizona neck and neck heading into rivalry week

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Hornets' Taylor apologizes, won't appeal NBA suspension following domestic violence plea

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- An apologetic Jeffery Taylor says he will not appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges. The Hornets forward addressed the media on Monday and said he takes ''full responsibility'' for his actions and deemed NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's punishment ''appropriate.'' Taylor apologized to the Hornets organization,...
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F1: 'I've done all I can,' Button remains in the dark about 2015 ride

After 15 years in Formula One, Jenson Button goes into this winter’s off-season not knowing where he will be in 2014. Or, at least, that’s what we’re led to assume. In a sport as big and as lucrative as Formula One, you can be sure there are always talks going on behind closed doors, where drivers know where they’re heading into the next season despite telling the media and...
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Taylor apologizes, won't appeal NBA suspension

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) An apologetic Jeffery Taylor says he will not appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges. The Hornets forward addressed the media on Monday and said he takes ''full responsibility'' for his actions and deemed NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's punishment ''appropriate.'' Taylor apologized to the Hornets organization...
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Fantasy Football Week 12 Monday Night Chat

Throughout the 2014 NFL season, the FOXSports.com Fantasy team will be hosting multiple chats throughout the week to get you ready for your Fantasy Football matchups. Tuesday discussions will be run by Joel Beall at 3 PM EST, John Halpin will helm Thursday chats at 2 PM EST, the entire writing staff will be on hand Sunday mornings from 10 AM to kickoff for last minute preparations...
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