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Report: Ford returning to Le Mans in 2016 with new GT car

As first revealed by Sportscar365 in July, Ford will return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with an all-new GT car in 2016, as part of a factory program that will also include a two-car GT Le Mans class effort in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. While Ford has yet to make a formal announcement, Autoweek has confirmed further details on the program, including the scheduled...
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'Bubba' Wallace joins Roush Fenway for '15 Xfinity Series season

Well, that didn't take too long. Ten days after Joe Gibbs Racing annouced that Darrell Wallace Jr. had been released from his contract with JGR, Roush Fenway Racing announced Thursday that the 21-year-old driver nicknamed "Bubba" will compete for the organization next season in the newly rebranded NASCAR Xfinity Series (former Nationwide Series). Wallace will drive RFR's No. 6 Ford...
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JK She'salady earns harness racing horse of year

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Undefeated filly JK She'salady is harness racing's Horse of the Year, narrowly edging Sweet Lou for the sport's top honor. The results of the balloting by members of the U.S. Harness Writers Association and the American Harness Racing Secretaries were announced Thursday at the Meadowlands Racetrack. JK She'salady won by five votes, 57-52, in the tightest...
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Everton-Southampton Preview

They say home is where the heart is, and Southampton need to re-discover theirs Saturday versus Everton at St Mary's to end a horrific run of play that shows no signs of ebbing. The talk of the Premier League through the middle of last month, the Saints (8-2-6) surprised almost everybody by climbing to second in the table on the strength of a rock-solid defence and were ahead of...
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Memphis coach Fuente gets extension after earning piece of AAC title

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis has reached agreement on a contract extension with football coach Justin Fuente, who just led the Tigers to a share of their first conference title since 1971. The school announced the agreement Thursday in a university release. Details of the deal were not released. "Our football program has enjoyed unprecedented success under Coach Fuente's leadership...
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LISTEN: Buy/sell on Ohio State, Georgetown, Butler, St. John's & more

With holiday season upon us, Reid Forgrave and Tarik Turner reflect on some of the early surprises of the college hoops season before we jump into conference play after the New Year. On a new edition of the FOX Sports college hoops podcast, the guys play buy/sell on Ohio State, Georgetown, St. John's, Butler and others. Plus, Forgrave and Turner give their player of the year picks...
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Andre Johnson expects to return Sunday for Texans

HOUSTON (AP) Houston receiver Andre Johnson expects to play on Sunday against the Ravens after missing last week's game because of a concussion. Johnson says he finished the league's concussion protocol and has been cleared to return. He was injured after being hit in the head by Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith on Dec. 7. Johnson thinks he may have lost consciousness for a few seconds...
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Florida's Bryan Cox Jr. out for bowl game after hip surgery

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. will miss the Birmingham Bowl following hip surgery. Interim coach D.J. Durkin said Thursday that Cox's injury has been ''deteriorating over time'' and needed to be addressed. The third-year sophomore from Fort Lauderdale had surgery Monday. Cox, the son of former NFL standout Bryan Cox, ranks third on the team with four...
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'Cubo' Torres' rights purchased by MLS, loaned to Chivas Guadalajara

Erick "Cubo" Torres' fate -- for the next six months, at least -- has been resolved. Major League Soccer has exercised its option to purchase the Mexico national team striker but will immediately send him back to Chivas Guadalajara on a six-month loan, the Mexican club announced Thursday. Torres, 21, had spent the past year and a half on loan from Guadalajara to recently disbanded...
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Montezemolo, Walsh join F1 board as Ecclestone retains power

Former Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemlo has been appointed to the board of the F1 Group, main shareholder CVC has announced. Meanwhile, Bernie Ecclestone has been reappointed to the board after stepping down earlier this year during his legal dramas. He will continue as CEO having seemingly survived a difficult year with his power intact. Montezemolo was previously on the board in...
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NDSU, Sam Houston forming playoff rivalry in FCS football

FARGO, N.D. (AP) One month into this season, two of the top programs in the Football Championship Subdivision were facing different questions. Some wondered if North Dakota State would lose. Others were asking if Sam Houston State would win. Now the teams are squaring off Friday night at the Fargodome with a trip to the FCS title game on the line. The Bison (13-1) came into the...
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Manchester United-Aston Villa Preview

Manchester United are the form team in the Premier League. After a topsy-turvy opening, Manchester United (9-4-3) have hit their straps under first-year manager Louis van Gaal and head into Saturday's game at Aston Villa on the back of seven consecutive league victories. Five points clear of fifth-placed Southampton and eight behind league-leaders Chelsea, United's focus is finally...
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Arizona-UTEP Preview

Arizona expects a severe test in its first true road game. The third-ranked Wildcats are off to another unbeaten start and put their 38-game regular-season win streak over non-conference foes on the line Friday night when they visit UTEP. Arizona (11-0) is rolling once again after starting with 21 wins a season ago. The Wildcats have won eight times at home along with three wins...
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F1: Staying at Force India is good for me, says Hulkenberg

Nico Hulkenberg is heading into a second season as a race driver with the same team for the first time, and the German says that the stability is a major boost. Hulkenberg has bounced from Williams to Force India to Sauber and back to Force India over the past few seasons, and has now finally found a long-term home. “I'm very happy and pleased to have that consistency now for once...
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Islanders-Red Wings Preview

The New York Islanders have been perfect when taken beyond regulation. Their next opponent has been far from it. The Detroit Red Wings might not mind avoiding another shootout after losing three during their season-high skid, which they'll try to end Friday night against the Islanders at Joe Louis Arena. New York (21-10-0) has been off since Monday, when it improved to 9-0 after...
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Browns wide receiver Hawkins not at practice

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins was not on the practice field during the portion of the workout open to the media. Hawkins leads Cleveland with 58 receptions for 763 yards and two touchdowns. The team did not have an immediate reason for Hawkins' absence. Earlier this week, Hawkins, who is in his first season with the Browns, poignantly spoke about his reasons...
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PRESS RELEASE: FOX airs special 2015 NASCAR preview

While NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams look forward to some downtime during the holidays before kicking back into overdrive in January, FOX takes a sneak peek at what's to come next season in a one-hour special entitled NASCAR 2015: A New Era. The program premieres Sunday, Dec. 21, adjacent to NFL on FOX coverage (check local listings for airtimes).    Hosted by Danielle Trotta...
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Report: Matt Kemp physical reveals arthritis, trade to Padres on hold

The Padres' pending acquisition of Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp has been held up because Kemp's physical revealed that he has severe arthritis in both of his hips, according to a USA Today report. FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal previously reported that Kemp's health was the only thing keeping the trade from being finalized, but the exact nature of the hold-up was not known until now...
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Browns-Panthers Capsule

CLEVELAND (7-7) at CAROLINA (5-8-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Panthers by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cleveland 8-6, Carolina 6-8 SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead series 3-1 LAST MEETING - Browns beat Panthers 24-23, Nov. 28, 2010 LAST WEEK - Browns lost to Bengals 30-0; Panthers beat Buccaneers 19-17 AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 22, Panthers No. 21 BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL...
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Seahawks-Cardinals Capsule

SEATTLE (10-4) at ARIZONA (11-3) Sunday, 8:30 p.m., ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seattle 7-6-1, Arizona 10-4 SERIES RECORD - Cardinals lead 16-15 LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Cardinals 19-3, Nov. 23, 2014 LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat 49ers 17-7, Cardinals beat Rams 12-6 AP PRO32 RANKING - Seahawks No. 2, Cardinals No. 5 SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11...
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Crystal Palace-Manchester City Preview

Manchester City will be looking to make it six wins on the bounce as they welcome Crystal Palace to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Manuel Pellegrini's City (11-3-2) have been in excellent form of late, closing the gap on table-toppers Chelsea to just three points and qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League thanks to an impressive win over Roma. Even the absence of the...
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Balotelli suspended 1 match for social media post

LONDON (AP) Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli has been suspended for one game and fined 25,000 pounds ($39,000) by the governing body of English soccer for making a racially offensive online post. The Football Association said Friday that Balotelli also has been ordered to attend an education program for the ''aggravated breach'' of its rules. Balotelli in early December uploaded...
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AP Little All-America Team, List

The Associated Press Little All-America team (top players from Division II, III and NAIA). FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback - Jason Vander Laan, junior, 6-foot-4, 241 pounds, Ferris State. Running backs - Terrell Watson, senior, 6-2, 240, Azusa Pacific; Anthony Bilal, junior, 5-7, 170, Lake Erie. Linemen - Cole Mahnart, senior, 6-6, 310, Nebraska-Kearney; Matthew Reese, senior, 6-3...
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Harlon Hill finalist Vander Laan leads AP Little All-America

Harlon Hill Trophy finalists Jason Vander Laan of Ferris State and Anthony Bilal of Lake Erie highlight The Associated Press Little All-America team, honoring the top players in Divisions II and III and NAIA. Vander Laan is responsible for 50 touchdowns (30 TD passes and 20 touchdowns rushing) and led Ferris State to the Great Lakes Athletic Conference championship. Bilal is second...
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Brek Shea closing in on move from Stoke City to Orlando City

It looks like Brek Shea's rough stint abroad is officially coming to an end. The 24-year-old U.S. national team winger is in the process of sealing a move to MLS expansion side Orlando City, according to Stoke City manager Mark Hughes. "We envisage Brek completing his move to Orlando," Hughes said Thursday via Stoke's official Twitter account. "It hasn't been confirmed yet, but he...
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