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Baylor pulls from Memphis in 2nd half, wins 71-47

LAS VEGAS (AP) Taurean Prince scored 20 with five rebounds and Royce O'Neale added 16 to lead Baylor past Memphis 71-47 in the third round of the Las Vegas Invitational Thursday night. Baylor (5-0) held Memphis to 19 percent (4 of 21) from the field in the second half to advance to the championship game against Illinois (5-0) Friday night. In the second half, the Bears outscored...
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UCLA-UAB Preview

UCLA's trip to the Bahamas has been fruitless so far, thanks in large part to poor shooting and an array of turnovers. The No. 22 Bruins look to return to Los Angeles with some confidence by beating UAB in the seventh-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night. UCLA (4-2) entered the tournament unbeaten, averaging 95.3 points while shooting 49.4 percent, including 42.4 percent...
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With Elliott out, Allen ready to carry the load for Blues

The St. Louis Blues are among the best defensive teams in the NHL, but they've lost goaltender Brian Elliott indefinitely. Getting the nod in his place will be rookie Jake Allen, who will try to help the Blues continue their dominance of the lowly Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. St. Louis (14-6-2) gives up 2.00 goals per game, tying Nashville for the league lead. Elliott is...
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North Carolina-Florida Preview

North Carolina hasn't played Florida since the 2000 NCAA tournament, when the Gators beat the Tar Heels for a chance to play in the championship game. Friday night's showdown in the Bahamas doesn't have nearly as much at stake. Looking to knock off its second consecutive ranked opponent, No. 5 North Carolina takes on No. 18 Florida in the Battle 4 Atlantis' fifth...
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Oilers-Blues Preview

The St. Louis Blues are among the best defensive teams in the NHL, but they've lost goaltender Brian Elliott indefinitely. Getting the nod in his place will be rookie Jake Allen, who will try to help the Blues continue their dominance of the lowly Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. St. Louis (14-6-2) gives up 2.00 goals per game, tying Nashville for the league lead. Elliott is a big...
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Huskies beat Spartans 78-56 in Wooden opener

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Donaven Dorsey scored 17 points and Robert Upshaw tied his own school record with seven blocked shots, powering Washington to a 78-56 rout of San Jose State on Thursday night in the opening round of the Wooden Legacy tournament. It was the third time in four games that the 6-foot-11 Upshaw had at least seven blocks. He didn't have any in the Huskies' previous...
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Michigan St.-Marquette Preview

Smothering each opponent since suffering its lone loss, Michigan State will likely have its sights set on slowing down Marquette's long-distance marksman. Denzel Valentine and the 20th-ranked Spartans will look to stifle Matt Carlino after he shot the Golden Eagles into Friday night's semifinal matchup in the Orlando Classic. Michigan State (4-1) has won three games by 27-plus points...
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49ers CEO tweets apology to fans ... are Harbaugh's days numbered?

The longest-running soap opera in the NFL took another turn on Thursday night, and in the process, the fate of one NFL head coach may be less of a cliffhanger than anyone realized. 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh's future beyond this season has been the source of speculation dating back to the offseason. From returning to his alma mater to coach Michigan to taking over the Atlanta...
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Mercer beats Rice 77-71 in OT in Alaska Shootout

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Ike Nwamu scored 21 points and Mercer made its last eight free throws in overtime to hold off Rice 77-71 on Thursday night in the first round of the Great Alaska Shootout. Mercer (3-2) took a 71-66 lead when Nwamu recovered Seth Gearhart's turnover with 26 seconds left in overtime and made the first two of the Bears' final eight free throws. Rice (1-3) trailed...
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Seahawks shut down 49ers as playoff races heat up

The fourth Thursday in November typically marks the turn for the home stretch in the NFL regular season. With playoff races in full swing, it was the defending champs announcing themselves a real contender. Four days after knocking off the first-place Arizona Cardinals, the Seattle Seahawks took the ground and air out of the San Francisco 49ers’ offense in a 19-3 win on Thursday...
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Fournette leads LSU over Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Leonard Fournette ran for a career-high 146 yards and a touchdown, barreling over a defender to score, and Jalen Collins had a late interception to seal LSU's 23-17 win over Texas A&M on Thursday night. Texas A&M was driving late when Kyle Allen threw an ill-advised pass, apparently thinking the Tigers had jumped offside. Collins grabbed the...
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Nicholls-Michigan Preview

Michigan is looking to get back on track after coming up short against one of the country's best teams. A visit from winless Nicholls State shouldn't present nearly as tough a challenge. The No. 19 Wolverines try to improve to 4-0 at home for the fifth consecutive season when they host the Colonels on Saturday. Michigan (4-1) outscored its first four opponents by an average of 16...
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No. 18 Florida holds off UAB in Battle 4 Atlantis consolation

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Michael Frazier scored 14 points, Chris Chiozza added 13 points, and No. 18 Florida survived another rough offensive night to beat Alabama-Birmingham 56-47 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thursday night. Kasey Hill's layup with 1:26 left -- just the second 2-point basket after halftime for Florida -- put the Gators up 51-47 and...
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no 18 florida 56 alabama birmingham 47 consolation round battle 4 atlantis

  Michael Frazier scored 14 points, Chris Chiozza added 13 points, and No. 18 Florida survived another rough offensive night to beat Alabama-Birmingham 56-47 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thursday night. Kasey Hill's layup with 1:26 left -- just the second 2-point basket after halftime for Florida -- put the Gators up 51-47 and they held on from there, despite...
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Long Beach State beats Western Michigan 73-55

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Mike Caffey scored 18 points and keyed a second-half run to lead Long Beach State over Western Michigan 73-55 on Thursday night in the Wooden Legacy. The 49ers (3-3) trailed by five with 8 minutes left when they went on a 16-0 run that included five consecutive free throws and Caffey's rally-capping 3-pointer. After a pair of free throws by Western Michigan...
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No. 18 Florida holds off UAB, 56-47

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Michael Frazier scored 14 points, Chris Chiozza added 13 points, and No. 18 Florida survived another rough offensive night to beat Alabama-Birmingham 56-47 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thursday night. Kasey Hill's layup with 1:26 left - just the second 2-point basket after halftime for Florida - put the Gators up 51-47 and they...
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NFL Capsules

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Richard Sherman set up the only touchdown with another key defensive play in this heated rivalry, then made a second interception with the 49ers driving late, and the Seattle Seahawks ended a five-game losing streak on San Francisco's home field with a 19-3 win Thursday night. Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals and the Seahawks' stout defense held Colin...
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Stephen F. Austin beats Prairie View 73-61

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jacob Parker scored 16 on Thursday night, and Stephen F. Austin snapped a three-game losing streak, beating Prairie View 73-61 in the Las Vegas Invitational. Tanner Clayton's 3-pointer capped a 15-0 run midway through the second half that put the Lumberjacks (2-3) up 57-37. Prairie View (0-6) answered with eight straight to cut the deficit to 12, but the Bulldogs...
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Sherman's two INTs help Seahawks shut down 49ers

Richard Sherman set up the only touchdown with another key defensive play in this heated rivalry, then made a second interception with the 49ers driving late, and the Seattle Seahawks ended a five-game losing streak on San Francisco's home field with a 19-3 win Thursday night. Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals and the Seahawks' stout defense held Colin Kaepernick and Michael...
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Predators thankful to play Oilers, hand Edmonton eighth straight loss

  Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell to 0-11-2 against Western...
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Trevone Boykin accounts for 3 TDs as No. 5 TCU crushes Texas

AUSTIN, Texas -- Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 5 TCU earned a dominating 48-10 win over Texas on Thursday night that kept alive its hope of pushing into the College Football Playoff. The win kept the Horned Frogs (10-1, 7-1) in the hunt for their first Big 12 title. The question is whether it was impressive enough to impact the playoff standings...
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Asian Football Confederation to celebrate 60 years

MANILA, Philippines (AP) While 2014 won't be considered a vintage year for Asian football, continental organizers still have plenty to celebrate this weekend when they reflect on how far the game has come since 1954. As always, however, politics and controversy will not be too far away. In Manila six decades ago, 12 nations came together to form the Asian Football Confederation...
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Boykin and No. 6 TCU romp over Texas, 48-10

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 6 TCU earned a dominating 48-10 win over Texas on Thursday night that kept alive its hope of pushing into the College Football Playoff. The win kept the Horned Frogs (10-1, 7-1) in the hunt for their first Big 12 title. The question is whether it was impressive enough to impact the playoff standings...
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Forsberg nets winning goal in OT to lift Predators over Oilers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell...
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Marquette beats Georgia Tech 72-70

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Matt Carlino had a career-high 38 points to lead Marquette past Georgia Tech 72-70 Friday night in the opening round of the Orlando Classic. After Georgia Tech's Tadric Jackson cut the Yellow Jackets' deficit to 69-68, Carlino made two free throws for a three-point lead. On the ensuing Georgia Tech possession, Marcus Georges-Hunt scored on a layup with...
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