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Vikings bring back tackle Webb with Loadholt out

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb again for depth because of another season-ending injury. Starting right tackle Phil Loadholt was placed on injured reserve Wednesday after he tore a left pectoral muscle Sunday in the loss to Green Bay. Mike Harris will replace Loadholt in the lineup, and Webb will back up Harris and left tackle...
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Thailand beats Malaysia 3-2 to reach Suzuki semis

SINGAPORE (AP) Adisak Kraisorn scored in the 90th minute to cap Thailand's 3-2 comeback win over Malaysia and book a semifinals berth at the Suzuki Cup on Wednesday. Also, defending champion Singapore got its campaign back on track with a 4-2 win over Myanmar, holding off a second-half fightback. Malaysia led Thailand twice, but Charyl Chappuis equalized in the 75th for 2-2, and...
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Irish jockey banned 6 months for cocaine positive

LONDON (AP) An Irish flat-racing jockey has been banned for six months after testing positive for traces of cocaine he says were contained in herbal tea that he bought to soothe a skin condition. The Irish Turf Club handed Danny Grant a two-year ban on Wednesday, with 18 months suspended because of mitigating factors. Grant tested positive for metabolites of cocaine at the Curragh...
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Cavs get another shot at Wizards

LeBron James certainly didn't stink while ending the Cleveland Cavaliers' season-high losing streak, and he may need another dominant effort against the Washington Wizards. James looks to build on one of his best performances of the season and get the Cavaliers back to .500 when they welcome the surging Wizards on Wednesday night. James' return to Cleveland (6-7) has been underwhelming...
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Devon Still has not paid child support for months, child's mother says

Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still has not paid child support for months for his 4-year-old daughter, according to a letter the child's mother sent the NFL that The New York Daily News obtained. Still daughter, Leah, was diagnosed in June with neuroblastoma, a rare pediatric cancer. Civil rights attorney Gloria Allred, who represents Leah's mother, Channing Smythe, sent...
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Lahm among 3 Germany defenders on shortlist

ZURICH (AP) World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm is among three Germany defenders nominated by professional players for selection in the FIFA FIFPro World XI. Five players from Brazil, beaten 7-1 by Germany in the semifinals, are included among 20 candidates for four places in the elite lineup's defense. The World XI will be named at FIFA's Ballon d'Or ceremony on Jan. 12 in Zurich...
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Source: Redskins to start Colt McCoy over RG3

WASHINGTON (AP) A person familiar with the decision says the Washington Redskins plan to start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. The person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because coach Jay Gruden had yet to announce the news to his team. He planned to do so Wednesday morning. The decision was first reported by ESPN...
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CFB AM: Urban Meyer threatens his Buckeyes if they fight Michigan

Last season, Ohio State running back Dontre Wilson and offensive lineman Marcus Hall were both ejected for fighting in the Michigan game and Hall ended up being suspended for the Big Ten title game, which the Buckeyes lost to Michigan State. Urban Meyer is making sure there will be none of that this season. Meyer has warned his players that there will be serious consequences to pay...
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Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery blasts Ballon d'Or "politics"

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery believes either Manuel Neuer or Arjen Robben deserve to win the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or - but fears "politics" could work against them. Bayern goalkeeper Neuer, widely regarded as the best number one in the world, helped Germany win the World Cup, while Holland forward Robben enjoyed an excellent campaign with club and country. Both men are on the...
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A proposed three-way swap for Red Sox, Mariners, Nationals

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Nigeria forward Moses out for at least 6 weeks

STOKE, England (AP) Nigeria forward Victor Moses is unlikely to play again this year after hurting his thigh while playing for Stoke in the English Premier League. Stoke says Moses, who is on loan from Chelsea, is facing ''at least six weeks on the sidelines'' after picking up the injury in the 2-1 loss to Burnley on Saturday. Nigeria missed out on qualifying for the African Cup...
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Jets name Smith starter ahead of Vick for Monday's game vs. Dolphins

NEW YORK -- Geno Smith is getting another shot as the New York Jets' starting quarterback. The team announced Wednesday that Smith, who had been benched in favor of Michael Vick the last three games, will be under center against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night. Coach Rex Ryan met with both quarterbacks in the morning, according to the team, and informed them of the decision. It...
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Bayern president reveals Xherdan Shaqiri likely to leave in January

Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer has conceded the club are likely to let Xherdan Shaqiri move on in January. Shaqiri, 23, has been restricted to just three Bundesliga starts so far this season, while each of his four appearances in the Champions League have come as a substitute. The Switzerland international's continued lack of game time has led to speculation...
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Smith to start at QB for Jets vs. Dolphins on MNF

NEW YORK (AP) Geno Smith is getting another shot as the New York Jets' starting quarterback. The team announced Wednesday that Smith, who had been benched in favor of Michael Vick the last three games, will be under center against the Miami Dolphins on Monday night. Coach Rex Ryan met with both quarterbacks in the morning, according to the team, and informed them of the decision...
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Barca ace Lionel Messi focused on team after Champions League milestone

Lionel Messi insisted it was all about the team after becoming the all-time leading scorer in Champions League history during Barcelona's 4-0 win at APOEL on Tuesday. The Argentina striker scored a hat-trick in Nicosia to make it 74 goals in Europe's top club competition, three more than former Real Madrid striker Raul. Messi was following up becoming the Primera Division's all-time...
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FIBA suspends Japan over failure to merge leagues

TOKYO (AP) The governing body of basketball has suspended the Japan Basketball Association, a decision that will prevent the country's national team from taking part in the Olympics and other international competitions. FIBA says the suspension results from the JBA's failure to merge the 22-team Basketball Japan League and the 13-team National Basketball League, which is in violation...
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Hughes has more scans, still in critical condition

SYDNEY (AP) More than 24 hours after being hit behind the left ear by a short-pitched ball, Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes remained in critical condition on Wednesday after undergoing emergency surgery. Australian team doctor Peter Brukner issued a statement saying Hughes had further scans at St. Vincent's Hospital during the morning and that his condition was unchanged from...
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FPPG: Matchups look good for Tannehill, Robinson, Allen

Through 12 weeks, our Position vs. Fantasy Defensive Points Allowed tool has been a tool to help you find good matchups. Last week, it not only told YOU to stay away from Robert Griffin III - the word seems to have gotten to his coaches, too! As always, please remember that the players listed are mostly meant to be borderline guys, who need reasons for you to play or bench them....
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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers reveals no plan for January transfers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he is not looking to sign any players in the January transfer window despite a poor start to the season. The Reds are currently 12th in the Premier League table, just four points off the relegation places and have lost their last four games in a row. Rodgers spent heavily in the summer, following the departure of Luis Suarez, bringing in...
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Sergio Aguero insists Bayern win can launch Manchester City's season

Sergio Aguero hopes his hat-trick against Bayern Munich can spark Manchester City's season into life. The Argentine's match-winning performance on Tuesday enhanced City's hopes of making the Champions League knockout stage and saw team-mates and pundits scrambling to bracket him with the world's best players. Aguero has 17 goals in 18 appearances this season, but champions City are...
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NFL to look back at players' roots

NEW YORK (AP) From back yards to playgrounds to schools, the NFL is looking back at its players' roots through its Play 60 program. The latest promotion, themed ''Come Out To Play,'' focuses on where the likes of the Manning brothers, Victor Cruz, J.J. Watt and Calvin Johnson embraced football as youngsters. The spot will debut on Thanksgiving Day and run for the rest of the season...
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Tuesday's Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The only team in the top eight to change was UCLA, which slipped into the eighth spot. COLUMBUS, Ohio...
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Manchester United boss reveals talks held with Bayern ace Arjen Robben

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Steve Bruce is planning to raid Tottenham again in January for winger Aaron Lennon. Michael Dawson, Jake Livermore and Tom Huddlestone have already left north London for Hull. Southampton are interested...
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No. 17 Missouri seeking 2nd SEC East title

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Growing up in Kansas City, Shane Ray was a ''Big 12 kid.'' Through his redshirt season in 2011, Missouri was a Big 12 school. Three years later, the Tigers find themselves competing for a berth in their second consecutive Southeastern Conference championship game. ''When we moved to the SEC, I realized the program was going into change,'' Ray said. ''Being young...
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Texas Thanksgiving weekend highlights Big 12 week

Things to watch in Week 14 of the Big 12 Conference season, a holiday week version: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 6 TCU at Texas, on Thanksgiving night. This will be the 1,200th game in Horned Frogs history, but only the second time since 1928 they've played on Thanksgiving Day. The last time was two years ago at Texas, when Big 12 newcomer TCU beat Texas for its 600th victory. The Horned...
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