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Padres' home field to host college hoops game in December

SAN DIEGO (AP) Play ball! Uh, basketball that is. San Diego State and the University of San Diego are scheduled to play a men's basketball game on the San Diego Padres' home field on Dec. 5, the first time the major league park has hosted hoops. The Padres said Friday that the court will be set up lengthwise between third base and home plate. Capacity for the afternoon game is expected...
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Blatter wins FIFA presidential election despite arrests to officials

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected for a fifth term as FIFA president despite the crisis that has struck the world governing body this week. Blatter saw off the challenge from Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan after a week which saw seven FIFA officials arrested and 18 people connected to football indicted on corruption charges by the United States Justice Department. Blatter won...
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Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president after Prince Ali concedes

ZURICH (AP) Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president after Prince Ali concedes.
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Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Former New Orleans Saints player Darren Sharper pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in connection with allegations he drugged and assaulted women in four states, the latest development in the former Pro-Bowler's fall from grace. Sharper, wearing an orange jumpsuit with his hands and feet shackled together, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute...
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Urban Meyer: Braxton Miller will play at Ohio State in 2015

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller has long been rumored as a transfer candidate. Miller, working his way back from a shoulder injury that forced him to miss all of the 2014 season, is the wild-card in a three-man quarterback competition. Cardale Jones -- who led the Buckeyes to a win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten title game before victories over Alabama and Oregon to win the...
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No winner after first round of FIFA vote, second round upcoming

ZURICH (AP) No winner after first round of FIFA vote, second round upcoming.
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Dominant Ducati: Dovizioso tops both Friday sessions at Mugello

Ducati was always going to be a force to be reckoned with at Mugello - especially as the Factory team completed a private test at the Tuscany circuit recently - and they sent the Italian crowd home happy after topping the combined timesheets after day one of the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM. Dovizioso improved his time from the morning session by over four-tenths of a second to set...
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Boxer Jermain Taylor surrenders to police on battery charge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Boxer Jermain Taylor has surrendered to face the latest charge filed against him in Arkansas. Pulaski County Sheriff's Capt. Carl Minden says Taylor surrendered Friday morning and was booked into the county jail on a second-degree battery charge. Taylor is accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he was...
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LIVE UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves weigh-ins

This weekend in Goiania, Brazil, two of the best strikers in welterweight history face off as former interim champion Carlos Condit takes on Thiago Alves in the main event of the latest UFC Fight Night card airing live on FOX Sports 1. Before the fighters square off in the Octagon, they must first weigh in and hit the scales ahead of the fights on Saturday. The weigh-ins kick off...
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AT&T Byron Nelson Round 2 live blog

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Thiago Alves on facing Robbie Lawler: 'We'll cross that bridge but it's not time just yet'

There's a well known policy amongst the fighters who train at American Top Team in Florida that's called 'no strap, no scrap'. The meaning behind the phrase is that American Top Team fighters won't face each other without a title belt on the line, but that scenario might be creeping up on the veteran squad as another welterweight contender might emerge this weekend while champion...
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Union-D.C. United Preview

D.C. United coach Ben Olsen made a calculated gamble this week when he left some key players home for a long trip. He'll find out if that move pays dividends over the weekend. Olsen's club went winless in a three-game road stretch but is unbeaten at home heading into Saturday night's matchup against a Philadelphia Union team it lost to less than two weeks ago. D.C. (6-3-4) left starters...
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Quigley, other WNBA players to miss games for Euro tourney

Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley will miss a few games of the upcoming WNBA season to play for the Hungarian national team at the Eurobasket tournament next month. Quigley, the WNBA sixth person of the year last season, will leave after the Sky's first two games against Indiana and Tulsa. The 28-year-old guard averaged 11.2 points and 25 minutes of play last season to help Chicago...
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Watch: Dallas Baptist baseball team calls in helicopter to dry rain-soaked field

On Friday, record rainfall and flash floods continued to wreak havoc across southern and northern Texas causing widespread damage, loss of life and dangerous conditions. Meanwhile, in some parts of Texas, residents are attempting to return to business as usual but the avalanche of water is making life difficult. Take the Dallas Baptist University baseball team which is attempting...
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Jon Lester has great attitude about setting embarrassing record

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester set a Major League record in the second inning of Wednesday's game against the Nationals by starting his career 0-for-58 at the plate. (He later made another out to make it 0-for-59.) When you look at Lester's spray chart, 0-for-58 actually seems even uglier, with only a handful of balls even making it to the outfield. However, the left-hander, who spent 2006...
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NHL set up for 'sensational' weekend with Game 7s to decide Cup finalists

The NHL conference finals began with almost everything the league could ask from a marketing standpoint: the three largest American media markets, a dynamic Sunbelt team, speed, star power, scoring and toss-up matchups. The only missing ingredient was the one both series just added: Game 7. While the NBA suffered from a pair of duds in its conference finals, the NHL saw both its...
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Boxer Jermain Taylor surrenders on latest Arkansas charge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Boxer Jermain Taylor has surrendered to face the latest charge filed against him in Arkansas. Pulaski County Sheriff's Capt. Carl Minden says Taylor surrendered Friday morning and was booked into the county jail on a second-degree battery charge. Taylor is accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he...
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Ducks and Blackhawks prepped for series finale in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Someday the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks will relish the stories they'll be able to tell about playing in a postseason series as good as these Western Conference finals. Not just now, though. They've still got to determine whether this tale has a happy ending or a brutal punchline. Two weeks of extraordinarily high-level hockey conclude Saturday...
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Shields looks to go 7-0 for first time in career

James Shields is off to one of the best starts of his 10-year career, but he still might have a hard time cooling off the Pittsburgh Pirates. As the San Diego Padres' right-hander looks to go 7-0 for the first time, he'll try to keep the visiting Pirates from an eighth straight victory Friday night. Jung Ho Kang's first-inning, three-run homer was one of three hit by Pittsburgh ...
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Sprint Cup Series practice results: Friday's speeds from Dover

Check out the full results from Friday's lone NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Dover International Speedway, where drivers were preparing for Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks.
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Historic car racing: Recapping the 2015 Spa Classic

Held under virtually and uncharacteristically dry conditions, the much-loved Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps hosted the fifth annual Spa Classic. One of Peter Auto's blue ribbon events, the 2015 edition once again featured all of the familiar grids like the CER, Sixties' Endurance and Trofeo Nastro Rosso, complemented by the ever impressive Group C machinery and the U2TC for mid-1960s...
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In it for the long haul: Denny Hamlin hopes to stay with Joe Gibbs Racing

Sitting inside the Denny's Denny's at Charlotte Motor Speedway last Sunday afternoon, Denny Hamlin had a million reasons to smile. There was a line of fans ready to meet their favorite driver stretched around the mobile diner, and Hamlin had an extra pep in his step.  One week after winning the Sprint All-Star Race and the $1 million prize that went along with it, Hamlin was in...
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Kennedy loses 4th straight start for Padres, 11-5 to Pirates

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- May hasn't been kind to Ian Kennedy. The San Diego Padres right-hander lost his fourth straight start Thursday night, surrendering three home runs in the first three innings of an 11-5 defeat to the Pittsburgh Pirates. "We've had a good run of starts here and this was a severe bump in the road for our rotation," manager Bud Black said. "Nobody feels worse than Ian...
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Ex-NFL player Sharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault case

NEW ORLEANS -- Former New Orleans Saints football player Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from allegations he drugged and assaulted women in four states. Sharper, wearing an orange jumpsuit while his hands and feet were shackled, pleaded guilty to three counts related to distributing drugs with intent to commit rape. Under the plea agreement outlined...
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Live on FS2: Will Sepp Blatter retain FIFA presidency?

Will Sepp Blatter retain his post as FIFA president? Watch the 65th FIFA Congress live, courtesy of FIFA's Youtube channel.
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