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The Hit List: The Top 5 moments from UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II

Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes stole the show with one of the best fights of 2014, but there was plenty else to cover from UFC 179 on Saturday night. Phil Davis called out a UFC legend, Fabio Maldonado had quite the unique celebration and a top prospect emerged in the lightweight division. Below, we try to sort out the five best moments from a fun event in Rio de Janeiro. Here's what...
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Tokyo university loses record 86th straight game

TOKYO (AP) A Japanese university baseball team extended its own record of futility on Sunday, losing its 86th straight game while finishing a fourth consecutive year winless. The University of Tokyo was beaten 5-0 by Hosei University at Tokyo's Jingu Stadium to prolong a losing streak that dates back to October of 2010. The result means that players who started playing for the...
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MLS Roundup: Vancouver ousts Portland from playoffs with win over Colorado

Vancouver 1 – Colorado 0 Kendall Waston delivered the second playoff berth in the Whitecaps’ MLS tenure with a towering header at B.C. Place. Vancouver entered the final game on Saturday night needing a win to overhaul Portland and secure fifth place in the Western Conference. To took 70 minutes, but the home side finally got the goal required to seal a playoff spot. Waston made...
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Thorbjorn Olesen wins Perth International

PERTH, Australia (AP) Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark made a series of spectacular saves in defense of a shrinking lead to shoot a 1-under 71 Sunday and win the Perth International golf tournament by three shots. Olesen started the final round with a 3-shot lead which dropped to one after 12 holes in the face of a concerted charge by Frenchman Victor Dubuisson, who matched the day&...
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What a relief: Petit rescues Giants once again out of bullpen

  Time and again in these 2014 playoffs, Giants manager Bruce Bochy has called upon Yusmeiro Petit to save his team’s bacon, usually when facing a deficit or with innings to eat. And every time, Petit has answered without fail. Three weeks ago on a surreal night in DC, Petit blanked the Washington Nationals for six innings, en route to an 18-inning win for San Francisco. Ten days...
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Kelly returns, gets ASU past Washington

SEATTLE -- Taylor Kelly threw two touchdown passes after missing more than a month with a foot injury, the second a 7-yarder to Gary Chambers with 3 minutes left in No. 14 Arizona State's 24-10 victory over Washington on a blustery Saturday night. Playing in strong swirling wind with waves of heavy rain blowing in sideways, the guys from the desert managed the difficult conditions...
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Senators lose in OT to Devils in first game after Ottawa shootings

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- No shootout this time. Jaromir Jagr powered the New Jersey Devils to a big overtime win. Jagr scored a power-play goal 3:39 into the extra period, and the Devils beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on an emotional Saturday night in Canada's capital. It was the Senators' first game since the shooting death of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial...
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Week 9: LSU's upset over Ole Miss proves you never doubt Les Miles

The most notable takeaway from Saturday’s slate of college football games: Les Miles has still got it. The extraordinarily young Tigers have not looked like themselves for much of this season, getting dominated by Auburn and shredded by Mississippi State. They took a 2-2 SEC record into Saturday night’s showdown with No. 3 Ole Miss. So No. 24 LSU’s dramatic 10-7 upset of...
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No. 14 Arizona State knocks off Washington 24-10

SEATTLE (AP) Taylor Kelly threw two touchdown passes after missing more than a month with a foot injury, the second a 7-yarder to Gary Chambers with 3 minutes left in No. 14 Arizona State's 24-10 victory over Washington on a blustery Saturday night. Playing in strong swirling wind with waves of heavy rain blowing in sideways, the guys from the desert managed the difficult conditions...
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Pires suspended by ISL disciplinary committee

NEW DELHI (AP) Former France midfielder Robert Pires and Atletico de Kolkata coach Antonio Lopez Habas have been suspended and fined by the Indian Super League for a scuffle during a match last week. Pires, Goa's marquee player, was suspended for two matches and Spaniard Habas for four. Both were also fined of 500,000 Rupees ($8,160), according to a statement from the ISL late...
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Bergeron records his 500th point as Bruins coast past Maple Leafs

TORONTO (AP) -- The Boston Bruins looked just fine in their first full game without hulking defenseman Zdeno Chara. Patrice Bergeron earned his 500th point on the first of two assists, and Tuukka Rask maintained his mastery over Toronto as the Bruins beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 on Saturday night. ''You miss a big guy like him, you have to really get together and play as a unit...
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Capitals-Canucks Preview

With star Alex Ovechkin mired in a minor scoring drought, new fourth-liner Joel Ward provided a spark to wake the Washington Capitals' slumbering offense. That certainly doesn't bode well for the Vancouver Canucks, who have been having a tough time keeping the puck out of their own net. As the Canucks look to avoid a fourth loss in five games, the Capitals will have to overcome...
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Whitecaps beat Rapids 1-0 to earn playoff spot

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Kendall Waston scored in the 70th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps took the final Western Conference playoff spot with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night. The defender flung himself at Pedro Morales' corner kick for a header. The Whitecaps (12-8-14) entered the weekend a point ahead of Portland for the fifth and final...
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Crosby records three points as Pens beat Predators to end skid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- After two straight losses, Sidney Crosby made sure there wasn't a third. Crosby had a goal and two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Nashville Predators their first loss in regulation with a 3-0 shutout on Saturday. The Predators were the last NHL team to lose in regulation this season. Evgeni Malkin and Pascal Dupuis also scored for Pittsburgh...
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Wilson lifts No. 19 Utah past No. 20 USC, 24-21

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Travis Wilson threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Kaelin Clay with 8 seconds left to give No. 19 Utah a 24-21 victory over No. 20 Southern California on Saturday night. Wilson put the Utes (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12) in position for the winning touchdown when he was flushed from the pocket and scrambled 19 yards, diving as he approached the goal line. The play was initially...
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Outkick's Top Ten For Week 9 2014

All year we've heard from Ole Miss that bad Bo Wallace was a thing of the past. Turns out that was wishful thinking. In a wild ending that saw Hugh Freeze out Les Miles Les Miles, Ole Miss collapsed and joined the masses of top teams with one loss. Good luck ranking all these one loss football teams. Here we go:   1. Mississippi State The Bulldogs weren't perfect, but they...
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Pence in the middle as Giants rally to tie Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) His swings, shouts and sliding catch all done, Hunter Pence shuttled from one postgame TV interview to another outside the San Francisco dugout, bumping through a crush of people with every step. At last, he wound up standing smack in the center of a giant World Series logo. A fitting spot, for sure. With eyes wide open and tongue hanging out, the quirky player...
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Fan dies after suffering heart attack in stands at LSU-Ole Miss game

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU officials say a man has died of a heart attack at Tiger Stadium during the school's 10-7 victory over Mississippi on Saturday night. Officials said emergency medical personnel responded, but were unable to resuscitate the man. The man was sitting in the lower bowl of the south end zone when the health emergency happened. Officials have not released the...
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In Game 5, Royals need to see a sharper Shields

James Shields may have been given the nickname "Big Game," but his postseason track record over the last few seasons -- especially this year -- suggests it's a bit inaccurate. Instead, his counterpart for Game 5 of the World Series has been proving himself more deserving of such a moniker. Madison Bumgarner looks to move the San Francisco Giants within a win of a third...
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Fan dies in stands at LSU's Tiger Stadium

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) LSU officials say a man has died of a heart attack at Tiger Stadium during the school's 10-7 victory over Mississippi on Saturday night. Officials said emergency medical personnel responded, but were unable to resuscitate the man. The man was sitting in the lower bowl of the south end zone when the health emergency happened. Officials have not released...
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In toughest test yet, Jose Aldo gets by Chad Mendes to retain UFC featherweight title

There was nothing safe about Jose Aldo on Saturday night. He was as dangerous as ever. In one of the best fights of the year, Aldo bested Chad Mendes by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) to retain his UFC featherweight title in the main event of UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro. Aldo was pushed as hard as he has ever been, rocked on multiple occasions and answered all of his critics...
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Nielsen hat trick carries Islanders past Stars in 12-goal game

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Frans Nielsen has seen a lot with the New York Islanders since the 2006-07 season - and much of it has been frustrating. But in his 455th game, Nielsen notched his first hat trick, and the Islanders outlasted the Dallas Stars in a wild 7-5 win on Saturday night. Nielsen beat goalie Anders Lindback with a wrist shot at 9:39 of the third period to break a 4...
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SEC has lost almost all credibility and integrity in officiating

The SEC.  I think most of you know those letters stand for something special in college football.  The Southeastern Conference.  It has long been one of the best conferences in the country. From the players to the officials to commissioner Mike Slive.  But I’m not sure what those letters stand for anymore.  Something happened in the Alabama-Tennsessee game Saturday night...
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Senators-Blackhawks Preview

Craig Anderson's nine-day layoff has mainly been due to a break in the Ottawa Senators' schedule following the tragedies that occurred in Canada, but his return to the ice will come in some familiar surroundings. The Chicago-area native looks to help Ottawa deal the Blackhawks a third consecutive defeat Sunday night at the United Center. Anderson made 31 saves in a 5-3 victory...
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Ward scores 2, lifts Caps to 3-1 win over Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Joel Ward scored twice - including the game-winner - to lead the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Ward's second of the night 5:31 into the second period broke a 1-1 tie and gave the Capitals a lead they wouldn't relinquish. The goal was set up by rookie Michael Latta, who carried the puck in deep before...
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