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Ted Ligety will skip events in Lake Louise

DENVER (AP) Olympic champion Ted Ligety will skip the World Cup races in Lake Louise, Alberta, this weekend with his left wrist still on the mend. The 30-year-old Ligety had surgery on his wrist after a training mishap in Vail, Colorado, last weekend. The U.S. Ski Team remains hopeful that Ligety can return to competition in early December when the circuit switches to Beaver Creek...
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Live: Seahawks and 49ers clash as chippy rivalry continues

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Stony Brook shoots its way past LIU Brooklyn 73-54

NEW YORK (AP) Jameel Warney scored 18 points, the last of which came on a dunk and gave him 1,000 for his career, and hot-shooting Stony Brook beat LIU Brooklyn in the NIT Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden on Thursday. Warney made 8 of 9 field-goal attempts for Stony Brook (4-2), which shot a season-high 55 percent on 51 attempts, including 5 of 11 from 3-point range. Roland Nyama...
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Alfredsson expected to announce retirement

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson is expected to announce his retirement in the city where he became an NHL star. The Senators confirmed that Alfredsson will be in Ottawa on Thursday, Dec. 4 and will be part of a pregame ceremony before the team's game against the New York Islanders. ''Dec. 4 will be a truly special and historic day for the Ottawa...
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Clowney could miss another game for Texans: '(I'm in) a lot of pain right now'

HOUSTON -- No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney had a setback with his surgically repaired right knee and said Thursday that his chances of playing for Houston at Tennessee on Sunday are slim. Clowney has played just four games this season after being injured in Week 1. The outside linebacker, who had arthroscopic surgery Sept. 8, was in for about 50 plays last Sunday in his most...
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Wisconsin Badgers rally to top Georgetown 68-65 in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Sam Dekker scored 17 points, Nigel Hayes' acrobatic tip-in with 20 seconds left capped his 15-point day, and No. 2 Wisconsin needed to rally in the second half to beat Georgetown 68-65 on Thursday in the Battle 4 Atlantis semifinals. The Badgers hadn't trailed in the second half this season, but found themselves down 53-44 with 11:36 left. A 22-6 run put...
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SC Upstate defeats Florida International 68-53

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Fred Miller scored 15 points and Ty Greene added 14 with four assists as South Carolina-Upstate defeated Florida International 68-53 in the opener of the Spartanburg Marriott Upstate Classic on Thursday. The first half saw five ties and six lead changes but the Panthers (3-2) went stone cold in the second, scoring one field goal in a stretch of 12:32 and shooting...
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Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott have contrasting Australian Open starts

SYDNEY -- Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television. After Thursday's opening round, they're also at opposite ends of the scoreboard. McIlroy teed off in overcast conditions early Thursday and finished...
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Badgers rally, top Georgetown 68-65 in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Sam Dekker scored 17 points, Nigel Hayes' acrobatic tip-in with 20 seconds left capped his 15-point day, and No. 2 Wisconsin needed to rally in the second half to beat Georgetown 68-65 on Thursday in the Battle 4 Atlantis semifinals. The Badgers hadn't trailed in the second half this season, but found themselves down 53-44 with 11:36 left. A 22-6 run...
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Suns-Nuggets Preview

The Phoenix Suns have returned to their winning ways while continuing their excellent 3-point shooting - something they probably need to maintain against their next opponent. While Gerald Green looks to have another big game in the series, the Suns will try to take both ends of a home-and home set Friday night against the high-scoring Nuggets, who are chasing a fourth straight victory...
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Ten-man Inter Milan fight back to see off Dnipro in Europa League

Inter Milan progressed to the last 32 of the Europa League thanks to a nervy 2-1 win over Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and another heroic performance from Samir Handanovic. The Slovenian goalkeeper saved his sixth straight penalty in all competitions with Inter to stop Dnipro, who opened the scoring through Ruslan Rotan, from taking a 2-0 lead. Zdravko Kuzmanovic and Dani Osvaldo scored...
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Army-Navy, Notre Dame-USC and the top 25 rivalries in college football

When tasked with deciding the best rivalries in college football there will be no avoiding offending someone. So in an effort to avoid any hurt feelings, I need to say something to everyone out there who believes that their beloved rivalry is underrated, getting no respect or ranked way too low. You're right. College football is built on a foundation of tradition, history, community...
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Tottenham battle into round of 32 with hard-fought win against Partizan

Tottenham won and so qualified for the last 32 of the Europa League after defeating Partizan 1-0 on Thursday night. Another Tottenham player scored his first goal for the club. Roberto Soldado missed a lot of chances. So far so normal, but this was a far from mundane night at White Hart Lane as three separate pitch invasions, seemingly part of a marketing stunt, caused the referee...
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No. 22 Syracuse women defeat East Carolina 69-58

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama Island (AP) Alexis Peterson scored 19 points, matching her career high, as No. 22 Syracuse women beat East Carolina 69-58 and advanced to Friday's championship in the Lucaya Division of the Junkanoo Jam. Peterson scored 12 in the first half when the Orange (4-0), after trailing 6-2 early, went on a 14-0 run. Syracuse led 47-27 at the half, thanks to 44-percent...
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Chattanooga rallies to beat Coastal Carolina 78-67

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Ronrico White scored 21 points - 18 of which came in the second half - and Casey Jones added 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead Chattanooga past Coastal Carolina 78-67 in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis' mainland bracket on Thursday. White had scored 31 points in the Mocs' first five games. Greg Pryor added 15 points and Justin Tuoyo scored...
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Ellis helps No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island, 76-60

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Perry Ellis scored 17 points and No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island 76-60 on Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic. Ellis had 11 points in the opening 20 minutes to help Kansas cruise to a 43-25 halftime lead. The Jayhawks went ahead 31-11 with just over 6 minutes before intermission on Ellis' rebound slam. Frank Mason III added 12 points for...
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Ellis helps No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Perry Ellis scored 17 points and No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island 76-60 on Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic. Ellis had 11 points in the opening 20 minutes to help Kansas cruise to a 43-25 halftime lead. The Jayhawks went ahead 31-11 with just over 6 minutes before intermission on Ellis' rebound slam. Frank Mason III added 12 points...
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Landre suspended for 7 matches for violent tackle

PARIS (AP) Lens defender Loick Landre has been suspended for seven matches by the French league for a violent tackle on Lorient midfielder Valentin Lavigne at the weekend. The league's disciplinary commission announced the decision on Thursday following a meeting. Landre was sent off for the tackle, which took place in the 15th minute of the match that Lorient won 1-0 on Saturday...
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Netherlands beats Italy 2-1 to qualify their first Women's World Cup

VERONA, Italy -- The Netherlands beat Italy 2-1 Thursday as a brace from 18-year-old Vivianne Miedema helped the Dutch qualify for the women's World Cup for the first time. Miedema had scored the equalizer in a 1-1 draw in Holland in the first leg of the playoff, and she put the Dutch ahead in the tie in the ninth minute. The Bayern Munich forward doubled her tally shortly before...
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Oklahoma takes down Butler, advances to title game in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger knows the Sooners' offense will start to click better as the season goes along. For now, their defense is more than enough. Holding Butler to 24 percent shooting - the best by an Oklahoma team in nearly 11 years - the Sooners earned a berth in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game by topping the Bulldogs 59-46 on Thursday afternoon...
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Anticipation high for Territorial Cup game

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) The Territorial Cup is the oldest rivalry trophy in college football, first handed out in 1899. The 88th meeting between No. 13 Arizona State and No. 11 Arizona might be the most significant in series history. Both teams come in ranked for the first time since 1986. A shot at the Pac-12 South division title and a 10-win season are on the line and, oh yeah, bragging...
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Fitzgerald optimistic but says not his call

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald said it's ''highly likely'' he will be able to play Sunday against Atlanta, then backtracked and said it's not his call. The eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver has not practiced for two weeks after spraining his left knee in a victory over Detroit. He sat out last week's loss at Dallas, snapping a streak of 110 consecutive games played...
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Jets-Bruins Preview

Scoring has been an issue for Boston without one of its top forwards, but the Bruins' next opponent has typically been quite generous in visits over the past seven seasons. This year, however, the Winnipeg Jets have been one of the league's best road teams and are looking to complete a perfect three-game trip Friday night with their first win in Boston in 13 tries. The Bruins (13...
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Gambling to hit QB has Titans struggling vs. run

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Titans defensive coordinator Ray Horton has been gambling, calling all sorts of blitzes and stunts trying to pressure the quarterback. Well, that approach has its risks, and the Titans are paying the price. The Titans have dropped to the bottom of the NFL in run defense, giving up 145.4 yards per game. Now Tennessee (2-9) is preparing to head to Houston where...
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Blackhawks-Ducks Preview

The annual circus trip has been a success so far for the Chicago Blackhawks, though their next stop on the 10-day trek will offer a more significant challenge. The Blackhawks will try to improve to 4-1 on the six-game swing when they visit the Western Conference-leading Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. With the circus in town every year at this time, the Blackhawks and their fellow...
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