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Moss talks coming out of retirement with 'The Peter Schrager Podcast'

With teams looking to get into a playoff mindset heading into the second half of the NFL season, "The Peter Schrager Podcast" welcomed a former scoring machine on Thursday. After the Seahawks lost a few games, Percy Harvin was traded to the Jets and there were leaks out of Seattle saying he was a troublemaker and was the reason they were losing games. It had a few people...
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Kings-Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings seem to be catching on offensively after a slow start, while the Los Angeles Kings appear to be trending in the opposite direction. Recent history suggests that a possible matchup against Jimmy Howard could give the Kings issues in Detroit on Friday night. Detroit (5-2-2) trailed 2-1 entering the third period at Washington on Wednesday before Justin Abdelkader...
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T-wolves fans like what they see in Wiggins' winning home debut

  The Minnesota Timberwolves' youth movement is in full effect, with Andrew Wiggins and Co. ushering in a new era in the wake of Kevin Love's departure. When it came to winning time on Thursday night, however, it was all veterans on the floor. And that's what makes coach Flip Saunders believe the rebuilding effort won't be as drastic as some people expect. Thaddeus...
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Injury-plagued Blue Jackets place Letestu, Wisniewski on IR

  The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed center Mark Letestu and defenseman James Wisniewski on injured reserve and recalled centers Sean Collins and Brian Gibbons from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. Letestu, who has three goals and two assists in nine games, has a groin injury and is expected to miss two to four weeks. Wisniewski, with three...
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Varlamov, MacKinnon stand out as Avalanche blank Islanders

  Nathan MacKinnon scored his first two goals of the season and Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for his 14th NHL shutout, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-0 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. MacKinnon, the 19-year-old reigning rookie of the year, has struggled to get on track this season. He scored both of his goals in the second period, one on a power play...
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Brees leads Saints past Panthers, into NFC South lead

  Drew Brees and the Saints proved they know how to win big games on the road. Brees overcame a shaky start and threw for one touchdown and ran for another and New Orleans defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-10 Thursday night to take over first place in the NFC South. The Saints (4-4) piled up 375 yards to snap a seven-game losing streak on the road that dated back to last November...
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UConn women unanimous No. 1 in AP preseason poll

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will begin the season the same way they ended the last one -- atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll. Connecticut received all 35 votes Thursday marking the 10th time that the Huskies are the top team in the preseason. Six of those years UConn went on to win the national championship. ''A lot of rankings are based on what...
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MacKinnon scores twice, Avs beat Islanders 5-0

DENVER (AP) Nathan MacKinnon scored his first two goals of the season and Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for his 14th NHL shutout, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-0 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. MacKinnon, the 19-year-old reigning rookie of the year, has struggled to get on track this season. He scored both of his goals in the second period, one on a...
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Not so fast: FSU pulls off another second-half escape to beat Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night. Florida State overcame a 21-0 deficit for its 24th straight victory, with Cook giving the Seminoles the lead for good with a 38-yard run with 3...
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Illinois to play 5 home games at Springfield in 2015

  Illinois will play five men's basketball games in November 2015 in Springfield while work continues at the State Farm Center on campus, athletic director Mike Thomas said Thursday. The school has long said the construction schedule would keep the team out of its home arena for part of the early 2015-16 season. The Prairie Capital Convention Center in downtown Springfield,...
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Koivu helps Wild beat Sharks via shootout

  Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 Thursday night. Kyle Brodziak scored twice in the third period and Koivu in the second period for Minnesota, which for the second straight game overcame a 3-1 third-period deficit to win. The Wild rallied to win 4-3 Tuesday at Boston, one night after allowing five third...
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No. 2 FSU scores 35 in second half to avoid upset at No. 25 Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night. Florida State overcame a 21-0 deficit for its 24th straight victory, with Cook giving the Seminoles the lead with a 38-yard run with 3:46 remaining....
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Winston, Florida State rally to beat Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night. Florida State overcame a 21-0 deficit for its 24th straight victory, with Cook giving the Seminoles the lead with a 38-yard run with 3:46 remaining...
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Burnley-Arsenal Preview

Burnley might be sitting at the bottom of the Premier League without a victory, but that alone is unlikely to put Arsenal's minds at ease about their own win total and a considerable gap between themselves and the top of the table. A result when welcoming the Clarets to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday could help alleviate any growing anxiety for the Gunners, who could gain an...
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Thursday's NHL Capsules

PITTSBURGH (AP) Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves in his 30th NHL shutout, and Chris Kunitz had two goals in a three-point game to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Thursday night. Kris Letang scored his first goal of the season, and Evgeni Malkin became the fifth player in team history to register 400 assists as the Penguins used their...
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Queens Park Rangers-Chelsea Preview

Top of the table Chelsea will be confident of getting back to winning ways when they welcome Queens Park Rangers to Stamford Bridge on Monday. Jose Mourinho's Chelsea (7-2-0) dropped points for just the second time this season when they conceded a late equaliser at Manchester United on Sunday. The Blues had looked in complete control of the game after Didier Drogba's opener...
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Swansea City-Everton Preview

Swansea City will look to put their League Cup disappointment behind them when they travel to Goodison Park to play Everton on Saturday. Garry Monk' Swansea (4-2-3) were beaten 2-1 by Liverpool on Tuesday, conceding twice late on after being reduced to ten men. "When you are 1-0 up and so close to the finishing line but then concede twice and get a red card within ten minutes...
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Hossa reaches 1,000 career points as Blackhawks edge Sens in shootout

  Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Chicago Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators, reaching two milestones in the city in which he started his NHL career back in 1997. Patrick Sharp scored the only goal of the shootout. Jonathan Toews scored twice for Chicago (6-3-1), and Kris Versteeg added a goal. Scott Darling turned aside 28 shots for the win....
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Sharp, Hossa lead Blackhawks to win over Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Chicago Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators, reaching two milestones in the city in which he started his NHL career back in 1997. Patrick Sharp scored the only goal of the shootout. Jonathan Toews scored twice for Chicago (6-3-1), and Kris Versteeg added a goal. Scott Darling turned aside 28...
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West Brom-Leicester City Preview

Confidence will be low for both teams when Leicester City host West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. Alan Irvine's West Brom (2-4-3) have impressed at times in the early months of the season, but have had a disappointing week with a draw with Crystal Palace in the league and a 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth in the League Cup on Wednesday evening. The Baggies boss rang the changes for...
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NCAA upholds Todd Gurley's 4-game suspension for autograph violations

ATLANTA -- The NCAA has upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley. In a statement released Thursday night, the NCAA's student-athlete reinstatement committee denied Georgia's appeal of Gurley's four-game suspension. The NCAA announced the penalty this week and said Gurley accepted more than $3,000 for autographed memorabilia and other items over...
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Wild beat Sharks 4-3 in shootout

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 Thursday night. Kyle Brodziak scored twice in the third period and Koivu in the second period for Minnesota, which for the second straight game overcame a 3-1 third-period deficit to win. The Wild rallied to win 4-3 Tuesday at Boston, one night after allowing...
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Red Bulls bounce Sporting KC from playoffs

HARRISON, N.J. -- Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice in the final 13 minutes to rally New York to a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Thursday night, eliminating the defending MLS Cup champion from the playoffs and sending the Red Bulls to the conference semifinals. Bradley Wright-Phillips, who led the league with a record-tying 27 goals, tied it in the 77th minute and headed...
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Panthers hang on to edge Coyotes

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Scottie Upshall scored at 10:56 of the third period and Roberto Luongo made 32 saves in front of another small crowd and the Florida Panthers earned a 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. The announced crowd was 7,691, which was just 380 more than the franchise record low of 7,311 that watched the Panthers' game against Ottawa on Oct. 13th. Brandon...
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Nowitzki, Mavs top Jazz 120-102 in home opener

DALLAS (AP) Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks celebrated the return of two key pieces from the franchise's only championship team in a 120-102 victory over the Utah Jazz in their home opener Thursday night. Tyson Chandler, the center and emotional leader when Dallas beat Miami for the title three years ago, had 13 points and six rebounds in his first home...
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