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USA to face Colombia in London on Nov. 14

USA will play Colombia in a friendly in London next month, U.S. Soccer confirmed on Wednesday. The two countries will meet on Nov. 14 at Craven Cottage after U.S. Soccer struck a deal with the Colombian federation to add a second friendly during this FIFA window. USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann said the match against the World Cup quarterfinalists will present a stern test for his...
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Ravens Ngata displaying versatility with Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) There is seemingly no limit to Haloti Ngata's versatility with the Baltimore Ravens. The defensive lineman stops the run, intercepts passes, has served as a blocking back and last Sunday took over as the long snapper for injured Morgan Cox against Atlanta. Ngata calmly stepped in as the emergency snapper on a fourth-quarter extra point and got the job...
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Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce. Johnson believes his...
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Vegas police probe complaint against Clippers star Blake Griffin

  Police are investigating a man's allegation that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend. Officer Jesse Roybal, a department spokesman, said Wednesday that a battery complaint was filed Sunday stemming from an altercation involving the NBA player. No arrest was made. Roybal says the case remains open. Team spokesman...
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Yordan Minev's late goal gives Ludogorets win over Basel

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Yordan Minev scored a late gaol to give Champions League newcomer Ludogorets a 1-0 win against Basel on Wednesday - their first ever victory in Europe's top-tier competition. Minev struck a right footed shot from outside the box into the bottom left corner two minutes into added time. The victory moved the Bulgarian side to three points with Basel and Liverpool...
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Blackhawks-Predators Preview

Antti Raanta was a superb substitute for an injured Corey Crawford in the Chicago Blackhawks' latest game and is expected to make a second straight start with Crawford likely to miss a short road trip. Following his second career shutout, Raanta will try to lead the Blackhawks to their second win in six days against the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Raanta was told at...
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Rodgers criticizes Balotelli for shirt-swap

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has criticized Mario Balotelli for swapping shirts with an opponent at halftime of a Champions League match against Real Madrid. Balotelli exchanged shirts with Madrid defender Pepe as they approached the tunnel on the way to the dressing rooms, moments after the halftime whistle. Rodgers says ''it's not something...
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Oklahoma St sues NMSU over pistol-packing mascot

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Oklahoma State is suing New Mexico State over the use of a pistol-packing mascot that it says is ''confusingly similar'' to the Cowboys' own Pistol Pete. Oklahoma State, which filed suit Monday in U.S. District Court in Oklahoma, wants NMSU to stop using the mascot, sometimes referred to in Las Cruces as ''Classic Aggie.''...
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Speed king Kevin Harvick flying high into Chase Eliminator Round

Speed fixes a lot of problems. And no one knows that better than Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet and one of the favorites to win it all in this year's edition of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. In his first season with SHR, Harvick has a series-high eight poles in 32 races, compared with six poles in his first 466 career starts in the NASCAR...
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A Greek tragedy for Juventus as they fall to Olympiakos

The Bianconeri flopped once more on the continent, but it was the midfielder's horror show which helped to ensure their defeat against Olympiakos. As if Juventus' difficulties on the road in the Champions League were not enough, the travails of Andrea Pirlo have given Massimiliano Allegri something else to worry about following their 1-0 defeat to Olympiakos. Pajtim Kasami...
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Locker limited but practices after testing thumb

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee's Jake Locker practiced on Wednesday but his status for this weekend's game against Houston remains unclear. Locker left practice without stopping for his weekly meeting with the media. Coach Ken Whisenhunt says the quarterback didn't take questions because the Titans will know more about his status Thursday. Whisenhunt says Locker participated...
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Vegas police probe complaint against Blake Griffin

LAS VEGAS (AP) Police are investigating a man's allegation that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend. Officer Jesse Roybal, a department spokesman, said Wednesday that a battery complaint was filed Sunday stemming from an altercation involving the NBA player. No arrest was made. Roybal says the case remains open. Team...
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World Series rating for opener drops to low

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons. San Francisco's 7-1 win over Kansas City drew a 7.3 rating and 12.2 million viewers Tuesday night on Fox, according to fast national ratings by Nielsen Media Research. That broke the previous low of a 7.6 rating and 12.2 million for...
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Leverkusen revs up in second half to topple Zenit despite going down to 10 men

  Bayer Leverkusen boosted their hopes of advancing from Champions League Group C on Wednesday night with a 2-0 victory over previously unbeaten Zenit St Petersburg. Second-half goals from Giulio Donati and Kyriakos Papadopoulos secured the points for Roger Schmidt's side and helped them move top of the pool, with Monaco and Benfica battling out a goalless draw. Wendell was...
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In his 3rd season, Hilton key to Colts' offense

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton is still going full speed ahead. After proving himself as a rookie in 2012 and posting his first 1,000-yard season in 2013, Hilton has become a key player for Indianapolis. He and Andrew Luck are now able to communicate with a certain look and a simple nod, and the results have been impressive. Hilton caught nine passes for 223 yards...
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Request denied to remove judge on Peterson abuse case

CONROE, Texas (AP) -- A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been denied. Montgomery County state District Judge Kelly Case will remain on the case following a recusal hearing on Wednesday in suburban Houston. Retired Tarrant County District Judge Jeff Walker denied a request by prosecutors...
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Late surge helps Arsenal capture dramatic European win at Anderlecht

Kieran Gibbs and Lukas Podolski saved Arsenal’s European campaign with two late goals to down Anderlecht 2-1. Former Major League Soccer star Andy Najar had put the Belgians ahead, but Arsenal’s two very late strikes stole the Gunners the points -- and spared them blushes after what in truth had been a poor showing from the London giants. Kieran Gibbs got the rally started in...
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Monaco draws 0-0 against Benfica in Group C

MONACO (AP) Monaco failed to break down Benfica's stubborn defense in a 0-0 draw and slipped to second place in Group C of the Champions League on Wednesday. Benfica had defender Lisandro Lopez sent off in the 76th minute for a second yellow card after a reckless tackle on Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho. After striker Dimitar Berbatov limped off with a hamstring in the 32nd...
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Polian, Wolf nominated for Hall of Fame

CANTON, Ohio (AP) Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf were selected Wednesday as contributor finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015. Polian and Wolf were chosen by the Hall of Fame's contributor committee. Inductees will be selected on Jan. 31, the day before the Super Bowl, in Phoenix. Mick Tingelhoff is the senior committee nominee, and...
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Request to remove judge in Peterson child abuse case denied

CONROE, Texas (AP) -- A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been denied. Montgomery County state District Judge Kelly Case will remain on the case following a recusal hearing on Wednesday in suburban Houston. Retired Tarrant County District Judge Jeff Walker denied a request by prosecutors...
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Lame-duck Carl Edwards carries confidence into next round

When the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup commenced last month at Chicagoland Speedway, few prognosticators gave Carl Edwards much chance of making any major noise. After all, Edwards struggled to find speed in his No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing Fords for most of the regular season despite posting wins at Bristol in March and the Sonoma Raceway road course in June. Furthermore, Roush Fenway...
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Indian Wells tourney generates higher econ impact

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) The BNP Paribas Open that combines the ATP and WTA tennis tours in a two-week tournament had an estimated gross economic impact on the Coachella Valley of nearly $374 million. Tournament director Steve Simon said Wednesday that the economic impact of $373,898,629 is more than a 29 percent increase since 2011, when the last economic impact study was done...
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US men to play Colombia in London on Nov. 14

CHICAGO (AP) The U.S. men's soccer team will play third-ranked Colombia in an exhibition game Nov. 14 in London at Craven Cottage, the home stadium of Fulham. The game, announced Wednesday, will be four days before the 17th-ranked U.S. plays Ireland in Dublin. Croatia's federation had announced Oct. 11 that its team would play the U.S. at Craven Cottage on Nov. 12, but the...
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Arsenal beats Anderlecht 2-1 to stay 2nd in group

BRUSSELS (AP) Kieran Gibbs and Lukas Podolski scored in the final minutes to give Arsenal a stunning 2-1 victory over Anderlecht and a Champions League birthday present to manager Arsene Wenger. With defeat seeming assured, Gibbs brought Arsenal back into the game in the 89th minute with a low volley. Podolski followed up from close range in stoppage time after a goalmouth scramble...
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