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Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll

The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship. The Wildcats changed the script this season: This year, the fabulous freshmen will be surrounded by other former McDonald's All-Americans who played for the NCAA title just seven months ago - a team so deep...
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The Top Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' preseason 2014-15 college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2013-14 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last year's final ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. Kentucky (52) 29-11 1,604 - 2. Arizona (5) ...
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Report: 49ers' McDonald not likely to be charged with domestic violence

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald is not expected to be charged with domestic violence, the San Jose Mercury News reported Friday. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office is likely to make the decision official soon and explain its reasons, according to the report. McDonald was arrested after officers responded to alleged domestic violence incident...
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One for the taking: Texas win within several Chase drivers' reach

This weekend all the NASCAR action is at Texas Motor Speedway. It's a very fast 1.5-mile track. It's also the second of only three races in this Eliminator Round of the Chase. There are eight Chase drivers left but after next weekend there will be only four who qualify for the championship race at Homestead on Nov. 16. When I look at the eight remaining Chase drivers, all...
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Slow starts with new team nothing new for James

After struggling in his highly anticipated homecoming, LeBron James will face the team that was the best at containing him last season. With a healthier Derrick Rose and the addition of Pau Gasol, the Chicago Bulls will try to show the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers that they'll be one of their main challengers in the Eastern Conference on Friday night. James missed eight of his...
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F1: Alonso knows where he's going in 2015, but isn't talking yet

Two-time World Driving Champion Fernando Alonso said Thursday night that he has a good idea what he will be doing next season, but is not ready to reveal his plans just yet. Sebastian Vettel is likely to be heading from Red Bull to Ferrari next year, with the hot rumor being that Alonso will end up at McLaren-Honda in 2015. Asked Thursday night at a Shell Racing event in Austin,...
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Marathon Majors ceremony postponed by doping rumor

LONDON (AP) The World Marathon Majors series says it has postponed Sunday's awards ceremony because of reports that Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo has tested positive for doping. The series says ''no athlete can win the World Marathon Majors Series title who has been in breach of IAAF anti-doping rules.'' According to a report on the website RunBlogRun, the 33-year...
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FOX SPORTS GO TO LIVE STREAM GAME BETWEEN MOUNT ST. JOSEPH AND HIRAM COLLEGE

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Now's the time for Royals to double-down on success

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Banged up Blue Jackets try to thwart Toronto's momentum

The banged-up Columbus Blue Jackets were having enough trouble keeping the puck out of their own net, and as might be expected, it got no better in their first game without Sergei Bobrovsky. The injury-depleted team's next opportunity to correct things without its sidelined goaltender - among others - comes Friday night at home against a Toronto Maple Leafs club coming off its...
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Oklahoma can't afford to overloook Iowa State

1. Sooner Defense: Need to bring enhanced intensity and become play makers. Early season optimism has turned into mid season mediocrity but good coaching and leadership on the field can cure that ailment. Saturday in Ames is the place to start because this won't be as easy as many think. Expect ISU OC Mark Mangino to challenge the back end of the Sooner 'D....
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LeBron James' video intro was insane; Kara Del Toro is Fox-y

LeBron James finally returned to Cleveland last night and promptly lost to the Knicks. However, the video and scene inside the arena during player introductions was completely off the charts. HAPPY HALLOWEEN You know you've done good when J.J. Watt is impressed. GIVING UP ALREADY You have to see what one Minnesota Timberwolves fan did before last night's home opener against...
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Kemoeatu brothers grow closer through kidney transplant

In anticipation of this week's Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers AFC North battle, Brendon Ayanbadejo recently caught up with Ma'ake and Chris Kemoeatu. Brendon and Ma'ake were teammates on the Ravens. Chris, Ma'ake's brother, was a longtime Steeler. The teams are fierce rivals, but this is a story about how a bond between brothers became tighter through a...
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Yo! Mavs Raps: Watch Dirk, Parsons and Ellis in Run-D.M.C.-inspired 'Can't Be Stopped'

Now in his 17th year in the NBA, Dirk Nowitzki still has a willingness to make goofy music and pop culture-inspired videos with his teammates. You've got to love that spirt. In this edition, Dirk Nowitzki, Chandler Parsons and Monta Ellis wear hats and big chains and adopt the style of hip-hop icons Run-D.M.C in this single "Can't Be Stopped." I'm pretty sure...
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ATP tournament in Duesseldorf cut from schedule

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) The ATP tournament in Duesseldorf has been canceled due to lack of funding. Tournament director Dietloff von Arnim says the event could not find a title sponsor despite talking with many candidates. Von Arnim says it makes ''no sense'' to continue with the tournament. Duesseldorf hosted the ATP World Team Cup from 1978 to 2012, when it was...
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Costa available for Chelsea's west London derby against QPR

Chelsea striker Diego Costa is available for Saturday's match against QPR, but manager Jose Mourinho insists the Spain international will continue to be managed with care by the club.    Costa, who has scored nine goals in seven Premier League appearances, has missed the Blues' matches with Crystal Palace, Maribor, Manchester United and Shrewsbury after playing almost every...
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Illini's O'Toole leads 1 upset, hopes for a 2nd

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Until a couple of weeks ago, even hardcore Illinois fans probably thought Reilly O'Toole was the proprietor of a new Irish pub near campus. O'Toole was a cypher on the Illini roster for 3 1/2 years, coming in late in the occasional game. But then starting quarterback Wes Lunt was lost for six weeks with a broken leg and O'Toole was thrust into action...
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Giants' parade to feature panda float, double-decker buses

SAN FRANCISCO -- Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade featuring double-decker buses carrying the players and floats of the Golden Gate Bridge. One of the floats will be a panda in honor of third-baseman Pablo Sandoval, whom teammates have nicknamed ''Kung Fu Panda.'' Rain will...
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Napoli faces Roma for first time since supporter was shot dead

Security will be tight when Roma meets Napoli on Saturday for the first time since clashes that led to a fan's death from a shooting before the Italian Cup final in May. Roma fans have been barred from traveling to Naples for the game but there are still concerns of reprisal attacks. Napoli fan Ciro Esposito died 50 days after he was allegedly shot by Roma fan Daniele De Santis...
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What to watch; your weekend racing schedule

It’s a Texas-sized racing weekend this weekend with NASCAR in action at Texas Motor Speedway and Formula One at Circuit of the Americas. All times below are ET and subject to change. Remember to put your clocks back an hour Sunday morning! Friday, October 31: ·      11a: Formula One practice | COTA (RaceCast) ·      12p: NASCAR Nationwide practice | Texas (FOX Sports...
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Elliott Sadler joining Roush Fenway for 2015 Xfinity Series season

Elliott Sadler is leaving Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of 2014 and carrying primary sponsor OneMain Financial with him to Roush Fenway Racing to run the full 2015 season in the newly rebranded NASCAR Xfinity Series, RFR officials announced on Friday morning. Sadler, a veteran of 435 Sprint Cup starts and three-time winner in NASCAR's top series, returned to the Nationwide Series...
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Red Sox dismiss age in signing Koji Uehara for 2 more years

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara for two more years, committing $18 million to the reliever who closed out the 2013 World Series but struggled along with the team this season. One year to the day after Uehara struck out Matt Carpenter to seal Boston's third title in 10 years, the team gave him a deal that will pay him $9 million in each of the next two years...
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Five Native Americans ask judge to dismiss Redskins lawsuit

WASHINGTON -- Five Native Americans are asking a Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed after the group successfully challenged the team's name, arguing it is offensive. Lawyers for both sides were expected in federal court in Alexandria on Friday, where a judge was scheduled to hear arguments on whether the lawsuit should be thrown out. The five won...
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F1 champ Kimi Raikkonen won't rule out racing again in NASCAR

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen said Thursday evening that once his Formula One career ends, he's interested in racing in NASCAR again, possibly at the Sprint Cup level. Raikkonen, the 2007 F1 World Champion, had a brief interlude with NASCAR three years ago, when he finished 27th in a NASCAR Nationwide Series race and 15th in a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, both on the...
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David Silva out for 'around 3 weeks' for Man City

LONDON (AP) Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says attacking midfielder David Silva will be sidelined for ''around three weeks'' with a knee ligament injury, missing the Manchester derby on Sunday. Pellegrini says Silva is ''a very important player but we have a squad and we will have to replace him with another player.'' Silva injured his...
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