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Report: Warriors, Thompson agree to 4-year extension worth about $70M

  A person with knowledge of the deal says the Golden State Warriors and shooting guard Klay Thompson have agreed to a four-year contract extension worth about $70 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not been made. The sides had until the end of Friday to get a deal done or Thompson could have become a...
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Flyers-Panthers Preview

The Florida Panthers are doing a fantastic job of keeping pucks out of their own net as Roberto Luongo continues to shine. It's part of the reason they've been able to enjoy some success recently despite their scoring struggles. Florida looks to extend its point streak to six as it hosts the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Panthers (3-2-3) have allowed just 16...
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Hawks' home opener against Pacers is a sellout

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks hope a sellout in Saturday night's home opener against Indiana will show the team is moving past offseason controversies in ownership and management. Standing-room tickets were sold Friday. CEO Steve Koonin is hoping for an attendance record at Philips Arena. ''I think 20,000 people being in this building tomorrow says we're on the...
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Hawkins' $2.25M option exercised by Rockies

DENVER (AP) Closer LaTroy Hawkins' $2.25 million option for 2015 has been exercised by the Colorado Rockies. The 41-year-old right-hander, who will be entering his 21st major league season, was 4-3 with a 3.31 ERA and 23 saves in 26 chances for the Rockies this season. His saves total was his highest since 2004 with the Chicago Cubs. Colorado had until Friday to make a decision...
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Cal visits Oregon State with both teams struggling

With their fan bases getting antsy and both needing two wins to even think about playing in a bowl game, California and Oregon State meet Saturday night in hopes of righting downward turns. The Golden Bears (4-4, 2-4 Pac-12) limp into Corvallis with three straight losses. The Beavers (4-3, 1-3) are the first of four opponents left on Cal's schedule, followed by USC in Los Angeles...
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Cavani reiterates stance to remain with PSG despite transfer rumors

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani insisted that a move to the Premier League has never crossed his mind. The Uruguayan hitman was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal in the summer, with the latter reportedly still monitoring the 27-year-old's progress. However, the in-form hit-man has reiterated his desire to stay in the French capital...
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Antoine, O'Shea winners at skeleton trials

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) Annie O'Shea won the second race in the U.S. women's skeleton team trials Friday, topping Savannah Graybill in a reversal of the opening-day results. O'Shea finished two runs Friday in 1 minute, 51.64 seconds, edging Graybill by 0.13 seconds. Megan Henry was third in 1:52.85. O'Shea and Graybill are now big favorites to claim the two available...
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Utes, Sun Devils set for desert showdown

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona State bounced back from a disappointing loss with three wins. Utah also followed its lone setback by winning three straight games. That leaves both teams in the thick of the Pac-12 South Division race, still in the College Football Playoff mix and with one big game coming up. Yes, there will be a lot on the line when the 18th-ranked Utes meet the 15th-ranked...
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Texans' Clowney questionable against Eagles

HOUSTON (AP) Top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney is unlikely to play for the Houston Texans when they host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday because of an unspecified illness. Clowney missed practice Friday and when asked afterward about his status for Sunday, coach Bill O'Brien said: ''I don't know. I wouldn't say it looks very good for him playing Sunday.'...
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Daredevil looks for another break in BC Juvenile

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Daredevil caught one break when his main rival was withdrawn from the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile on Saturday at Santa Anita. He could be in line for another, if rain in the forecast for the drought-stricken Los Angeles area arrives Friday night. Daredevil's run of good fortune began Tuesday when American Pharoah, the early favorite for the Juvenile...
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BC puts unbeaten road record on line vs. Hokies

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has said all along that the Hokies are young and a work in progress. He hopes to see lots of that progress Saturday when they host surprising Boston College. ''I said at the very beginning, we're going to go through some growing pains, and we are,'' Beamer said this week. But, he added, ''We're far enough along that...
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Cubs hire Maddon as manager hours after firing Renteria

  Joe Maddon has been hired as manager of the Cubs after the team fired Rick Renteria. Chicago, without a World Series title since 1908, announced the hiring Friday about two hours after announcing the firing. Maddon is to be introduced Monday at a news conference at a restaurant across the street from Wrigley Field.
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Dortmund's Reus plays down transfer rumors ahead of Bayern clash

Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus insists his future is the last of his concerns amid growing reports Bayern Munich are to activate a buy-out clause in his contract and sign him next summer. The Borussia Dortmund forward is contracted to the Westphalian club until 2017 but, as was the case with Mario Gotze who moved to Bayern in 2013, he is free to leave for a predetermined sum...
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Joe Philbin remains absent from Dolphins because of family matter

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Coach Joe Philbin remained absent from the Miami Dolphins because of a family matter as the team prepares for Sunday's game against San Diego. Philbin missed practice for the second day in a row Friday. The Dolphins didn't comment regarding his status for the game. Reserve tight end Dion Sims was ruled out of the game because of a toe injury. Starting...
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Jets-Rangers Preview

The New York Rangers opened with losses in three of their first four, and plenty of their games since have started in similar fashion. While they might not want to make a habit of relying on comeback wins as the season goes on, beginning with Saturday night's visit from the Winnipeg Jets, such victories have accounted for nearly all of their recent success. The Rangers (5-4-0...
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Cubs say they have hired Joe Maddon as manager

CHICAGO (AP) Cubs say they have hired Joe Maddon as manager.
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Hamilton narrowly edges Rosberg in both Friday practices at COTA

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest times in Friday's two practice sessions at the U.S. Grand Prix, but abandoned the second session with about 10 minutes to go to deal with engine problems. Hamilton's fastest lap at the Circuit of the Americas was 1 minute, 39.085 seconds in the afternoon. His Mercedes teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg was...
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Philbin remains absent because of family matter

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Coach Joe Philbin remained absent from the Miami Dolphins because of a family matter as the team prepares for Sunday's game against San Diego. Philbin missed practice for the second day in a row Friday. The Dolphins didn't comment regarding his status for the game. Reserve tight end Dion Sims was ruled out of the game because of a toe injury. Starting tight...
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Giants Hall of Famer McCovey attends victory parade

  Hall of Famer Willie McCovey took a break from his hospital-based rehab to attend the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory parade Friday from behind the scenes, thanking all the fans and well-wishers for the support and love through his recent health ordeal. ''I feel great,'' McCovey said with a smile. The 76-year-old McCovey said he continues to recover...
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Court suspends Zidane's three-month ban over coaching credentials

Real Madrid has won its appeal for Castilla coach Zinedine Zidane's three-month ban to be temporarily suspended. It emerged on Monday that the Spanish Football Federation's (RFEF) Competition Committee had suspended Zidane because the 42-year-old does not hold the necessary qualifications for the role. Real released a statement insisting it would aggressively fight the...
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Mathews limited in practice, won't play Sunday

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers running back Ryan Mathews returned to the practice field for the first time since spraining his right knee on Sept. 14 but will not play in Sunday's game at Miami. Mathews did limited work Friday. The Chargers have their bye next Sunday and Mathews hopes to play in a home game against Oakland on Nov. 16. Also listed as out are cornerback Jason Verrett...
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FC Dallas midfielder Mauro Diaz suspended for first leg against Seattle

FC Dallas will have to face Seattle without the services of influential midfielder Mauro Diaz. Diaz received a one-match suspension from the MLS Disciplinary Committe on Friday afternoon for leaving the bench area during a scuffle in the 84th minute of FCD's 2-1 victory over Vancouver in the Knockout Round match on Wednesday night. He will miss the first leg of the Western Conference...
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Giants face Colts with CB Rodgers-Cromartie iffy

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) When the New York Giants came up with a defensive plan for the Indianapolis Colts and Andrew Luck, there was a question mark in it. It was how much can cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie give the Giants against the NFL's top-ranked offense? A major offseason free agent acquisition, Rodgers-Cromartie has been bothered by back and hamstring injuries...
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Johnson: New Chase format 'seemed bizarre' but 'creating drama'

The newly redesigned Chase for the Sprint Cup format has already created its fair share of drama, while also eliminating a number of potential title contenders. Six-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has already been eliminated. So too was his Hendrick Motorsports teammate and Daytona 500 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch had a great start to the...
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Sources: Angels likely to shake up infield to address pitching needs

Expect a different look in the Angels' infield next season. The team is likely to trade either second baseman Howie Kendrick or third baseman David Freese to address other needs, according to major-league sources. The Angels would like to add another starting pitcher for depth and protection as right-hander Garrett Richards works his way back from major knee surgery. They also...
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