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High-octane Indiana travels to No. 18 Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Gary Pinkel says his team is prepared to face Indiana's high-powered offense. ''I think you just have to control them the best you can,'' the Missouri coach said. ''I think you have to make sure you contain the great skill that they have. You're not going to stop them.'' The 18th-ranked Tigers (3-0) host the Hoosiers (1...
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Police visited 49er McDonald's home before arrest

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Police say they responded to an argument at 49ers lineman Ray McDonald's home in San Jose three months before his arrest there on suspicion of domestic violence. According to a police report released Thursday, an engaged couple got into an argument at the home on May 25 during which the woman grabbed the man's gun and held it at her side. Police do...
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Duke not looking past Tulane with Miami ahead

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke insists it won't get caught looking past Tulane. There won't be any peeking ahead to next week's game at Miami because coach David Cutcliffe says his Blue Devils have improved but aren't yet good enough to overlook anyone. Duke (3-0) expects to have its full focus on the Green Wave (1-2) on Saturday in its final nonconference game before taking...
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Hamilton strikes first in Singapore, tops Friday practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday, while teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg and world champion Sebastian Vettel suffered setbacks. Hamilton's best time of 1:47.490 at the Marina Bay circuit was a tenth faster than Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who was also strong in session one when he topped the timesheets...
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F1: Whiting eases rules on radio ban

As expected, Thursday’s meeting of the F1 sporting regulations group has led to an easing of the restrictions given by the FIA to the teams earlier this week. The meeting, which covered other future rules issues as well, gave the 11 team managers a chance to air their views to race director Charlie Whiting. It was agreed that the restrictions on technical conversation-related routine...
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Cornet cruises into Guangzhou Open final

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) Alize Cornet of France will play for her second title of the year in the Guangzhou Open final after beating Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 7-6 (5) on Friday. The second-seeded Cornet, the only seed of eight to get out of the first round, fought her way back from 4-1 down in the second set to beat Bacsinszky in just over two hours. Monica Niculescu of...
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No. 19 Badgers prepare for up-tempo Bowling Green

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin's defense is preparing for the football equivalent of a track meet. Bowling Green rolls into Madison this weekend fresh off a win over Indiana - the 19th-ranked Badgers' Big Ten brethren - in which the Falcons ran a dizzying 113 plays to victory. Coach Gary Andersen wants his team to set the tone early and extinguish any flickering hopes of an...
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No. 13 Georgia looking to bounce back against Troy

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) The last year Troy lost its first three games, Herschel Walker was running toward the Heisman Trophy at Georgia. That 1982 season is how long it has been since the Trojans faced the adversity of the winless team that will visit Georgia on Saturday. Recognizing Troy's troubles, Georgia coach Mark Richt said he knows the Trojans are ''desperate for a victory...
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Platini criticizes FIFA over luxury watch probe

GENEVA (AP) UEFA President Michel Platini is going to keep his luxury watch, even though FIFA wants him to give it back. Platini criticized FIFA for publicly rebuking football officials who accepted gifts at the World Cup, saying Friday he will donate about $27,000 to charity rather than return the watch given to him in Brazil. On Thursday, FIFA told officials they had until next...
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Humongous line forms for Ray Rice jersey exchange at Ravens' stadium

A very long line formed Friday morning at Baltimore Ravens' M&T Stadium for the Ray Rice jersey exchange, the organization's two day event allowing fans who purchased the disgraced former running back's jersey to replace it with another player's digits.  A line began to form in advance of the 8 a.m. start time for the Friday and Saturday exchange that will last...
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Behind the Numbers: 2014 MLB awards

With the Angels baseball's first team to clinch a playoff spot, it's safe to say we're firmly in the home stretch of what has been a great season of baseball. Hopefully you're still competitive in at least one of your leagues, but if not, and it's a keeper league, may your team be full of players like Kris Bryant, Mike Trout and Clayton Kershaw. As we have just...
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Can MSU still earn spot in college football's four-team playoff?

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State returns to the field Saturday to face Eastern Michigan, and although it lost its showdown at Oregon two weekends ago, coach Mark Dantonio's team remains highly regarded. The euphoria from last season's Rose Bowl run hasn't worn off. Now the question is whether the 11th-ranked Spartans can do enough against their remaining opponents...
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Alabama-Florida: Business not personal for coaches

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama coach Nick Saban won't be concerned with protege Will Muschamp's job security once the game against Florida kicks off. Nor will Muschamp have the third-ranked Crimson Tide's national championship hopes on his mind. The friends will be all business Saturday when the Gators visit Alabama the Crimson Tide's SEC opener. ''I never...
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Week 3 Targets

Week 2 is in the books, and what a glorious week it was. Most of the coverage on the week will probably center on all the injuries, but for the savvy fantasy owner, this is an opportunity. There are running backs to be had on the waiver wire and, more important, pass catchers to invest in and trade. I'll admit, my largest focus in fantasy football this year is daily fantasy football...
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Big Buzz: NFL blowout gets Jim Ross Treatment; Maria Doroshina is Fox-y

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Obama unveils 'It's On Us' campaign aimed to curb campus sexual assaults

WASHINGTON -- The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are unveiling the "It's On Us" campaign Friday at a White House event. A website that went live Friday morning, ItsOnUs.org, features...
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Wembley to host Euro 2020 semifinals and final

GENEVA (AP) Wembley Stadium will host the semifinals and final of the first continent-wide European Championship in 2020, ending a run of bidding failures by England. England, which failed in the quest to host the 2006 and 2018 World Cups, was given the final by UEFA on Friday after Germany withdrew Munich's bid just before the vote. ''I know the party side of London...
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Gators' assistant knows Tide well

Gators' Roper knows Tide well
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Image of Asia: Lighting up the Asian Games

In this photo by Dita Alangkara, fireworks explode during the opening ceremony for the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Forty-five nations and regions are participating in the events that will be an important test for athletes ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics. China has the largest team of almost 900 athletes, 68 percent of whom are competing in the Asian Games for the first time...
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NFL to partner with domestic violence, sexual assault hotlines

NEW YORK -- The NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center. Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involving players, Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the clubs late Thursday announcing the partnerships. The league will provide financial...
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NFL to partner with violence hotline

NEW YORK (AP) The NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center. Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involving players, Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the clubs late Thursday announcing the partnerships. The league will provide financial...
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Platini slams FIFA over luxury watches row

GENEVA (AP) UEFA President Michel Platini has criticized FIFA for publicly rebuking football executives who accepted luxury gifts at the World Cup, saying he will donate around $27,000 to charity rather than return a watch. A FIFA statement on Thursday warned officials they had until next month to return the Brazilian football federation watch or face ethics proceedings for accepting...
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All-American matchup: Vernon Hargreaves vs. Amari Cooper

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- For two guys who have never met, Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and Alabama receiver Amari Cooper sure know a lot about each other. It helps that they follow one another on Twitter. On Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Hargreaves will follow Cooper all over the field. And they'll surely get even more acquainted. It's the key matchup, the game...
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West Brom-Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Less than a month ago, Mauricio Pochettino was being lauded for Tottenham Hotspur's memorable start to the season. He'd prefer to forget their recent struggles, and their upcoming schedule certainly provides that opportunity. Pochettino looks for Spurs to win for the first time in four matches by capitalizing on a meeting with struggling West Bromwich Albion at White Hart...
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Will Indians be without Kipnis as they begin pivotal series?

Although they've put some life into their slim playoff chances with outstanding pitching, the Cleveland Indians could have a tough time getting their offense on track in Minnesota. The resurgent Indians hope to keep shaving games off their postseason deficits as they go after their fourth straight victory Friday night against 15-game winner Phil Hughes and the Twins. Cleveland...
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