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South Alabama Jaguars at Miami Hurricanes game preview

Time: Friday, 7 p.m. Miami extended its best start in five years, broke into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons and won a tournament title during its 11-day trip across three states. Perhaps most importantly, Sheldon McClellan developed some confidence in his shot. As the junior guard looks to stay on a roll, the 17th-ranked Hurricanes will try to remain undefeated as...
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AP source: Tomas in process of deal with Arizona

A person familiar with the negotiations says Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal had not yet been completed. The person said several additional steps were necessary but the agreement was likely to be finalized in the next...
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Oral Roberts holds off Milwaukee 69-66

LAS VEGAS (AP) Korey Billbury's three-point play with 5.6 seconds left gave Oral Roberts a 69-66 victory over Milwaukee on Wednesday in the Middleweight Bracket of the MGM Grand Main Event. Milwaukee's Cody Wichmann converted two free throws with 2 seconds left, but Oral Roberts' Denell Henderson sealed it with two of his own. Obi Emegano scored 20 for Oral Roberts (2-3) and Billbury...
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Patriots sign Matthew Slater to two-year contract extension

  NFL Players Association records show New England special teams captain Matthew Slater has signed a two-year contract extension. Slater called the extension "humbling" on Wednesday but declined to go into details. The Patriots don't announce contract extensions. The total value of the deal is $4 million. Slater said he'd rather talk about his team's game on Sunday against Green...
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Moore makes comeback from life-threatening injury

DENVER (AP) Before every game, Broncos safety Rahim Moore rolls down his socks to oil the 13-inch scar that serpentines down his left calf. It's been a year since the strange sensation that his leg was in an ever-tightening vise sent him to the hospital in the middle of the night asking for pain pills. Only when he awoke from emergency surgery did he understand his quick thinking...
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Raiders' Woodson expects to play in 2015

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) When he signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders in March, safety Charles Woodson wasn't thinking much about playing beyond this season. Now the 38-year-old sees no reason to stop. It'd be difficult to argue otherwise. Woodson was selected as the AFC defensive player of the week on Wednesday, in part for his milestone accomplishment last Thursday...
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South Alabama-Miami Preview

Miami extended its best start in five years, broke into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons and won a tournament title during its 11-day trip across three states. Perhaps most importantly, Sheldon McClellan developed some confidence in his shot. As the junior guard looks to stay on a roll, the 17th-ranked Hurricanes will try to remain undefeated as they begin a five-game...
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Oilers-Predators Preview

More than a quarter of the way into the season, the Nashville Predators might be emerging as true contenders in the Western Conference. The Edmonton Oilers, meanwhile, are still seeking their first win over such a foe. The Central Division leaders will try to complete a three-game sweep of the Pacific stragglers Thursday night in Nashville, where the Oilers' most recent stretch of...
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Jaguars looking for results to show progress

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars constantly talk about getting better. It's coach Gus Bradley's motto, the team's mantra and a catchphrase for meetings, practices and games. But signs of progress, especially consistent improvement, are tough to find. The Jaguars (1-10) have lost 22 of their last 27 games, including 18 by double digits. They have been plagued by repeated...
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N. Florida tops Elon 72-65, wins title in Cancun

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) Dallas Moore scored 21 points, including a back-breaking 3-pointer with 31 seconds left on Wednesday, to lead North Florida to a 72-65 win over Elon in the championship game of the Mayan Division of the Cancun Challenge. Moore's trey finally allowed the Osprey (3-3) to put away against the Phoenix (2-3). It was Moore's only 3-pointer in three attempts despite...
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Moore ready for familiar faces as Saints visit

PITTSBURGH (AP) Lance Moore thought his playing career might be over in the fall of 2005. A training camp in Cleveland came and went without the undersized wide receiver earning a spot on the 53-man roster. The finish line wasn't in sight, but the horizon was approaching. Then the phone rang. The rebuilding New Orleans Saints had an open spot on the practice squad and a need for...
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Georgia RB Todd Gurley has successful knee surgery

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia says tailback Todd Gurley has had successful surgery to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Georgia director of sports medicine Ron Courson says Gurley started rehabilitation on Wednesday following Tuesday's surgery. Gurley, a junior, suffered the season-ending injury in a win over Auburn on Nov. 15. Freshman Nick Chubb has taken over...
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In Vikings vs. Panthers, Munnerlyn will be 'edgy'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Captain Munnerlyn flashed his wide smile when the subject of Carolina predictably came up. The Minnesota cornerback will play against his former team this Sunday, a rite that any NFL player who switches sides through free agency would be eager for. There can be no denying that this will be an emotional game for him. ''I'm sure I'll be a little edgy, a little...
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The Fringe: Rory McIlroy cuddles baby kangaroo, looks to make history Down Under

The Fringe: Rory McIlroy looks to make history at Australian Open, Greg Norman takes shots at Terry Bradshaw
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FA of Ireland CEO keeps job despite song row

DUBLIN (AP) The Football Association of Ireland has cleared John Delaney to stay as chief executive despite being filmed singing an Irish nationalist song in a pub. A video posted on YouTube showed Delaney last week singing ''The Ballad of Joe McDonnell'' about a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who died in a 1981 prison hunger strike. Delaney issued an apology on...
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Buddy Hield scores 24 to lead Oklahoma over No. 22 UCLA

  Bahamas native Buddy Hield scored 24 points, Frank Booker added 11 and Oklahoma beat No. 22 UCLA 75-65 in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Wednesday. Jordan Woodard added 10 points for the Sooners (3-1), who were 0-3 overall against UCLA. Hield was born in Freeport and lived there until moving to Kansas as a high school junior. Bryce Alford scored 19 points for UCLA...
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Rivera: Panthers have new life after last weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he feels like his team has new life following losses by the Falcons and Saints this past weekend. The Panthers (3-7-1) are now in control their own playoff destiny - if they win their final five games they will repeat as NFC South champions. However, that will require a major turnaround from Carolina, which hasn't shown the ability...
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Bills claim receiver/return specialist Thigpen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have claimed Marcus Thigpen after the receiver was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Thigpen who doubles as a return specialist has appeared in 36 NFL career games. The 28-year-old appeared in four games this year with Tampa Bay, and spent the previous two seasons with the Miami Dolphins. Overall, he has nine catches for 112 yards and a touchdown...
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Alabama OC Lane Kiffin nominated for Broyles Award

  The offensive coordinator for top-ranked Alabama and the defensive coordinator for an Arkansas team that has shut out two ranked teams in its last two games are among the nominees for the Broyles Award given each year to the top assistant coach in college football. Alabama's Lane Kiffin and the Razorbacks' Robb Smith, whose defensive unit shut out LSU and Ole Miss in the past...
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Tannehill on the upswing heading into Jets game

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Judging by the stat that matters most to Ryan Tannehill, he's doing only so-so. The Miami Dolphins quarterback is always quick to say wins are his priority, and his team is 6-5 heading into Monday night's game at the New York Jets. Tannehill has a 21-22 record in three NFL seasons, and the Dolphins will need a late-season surge to avoid a sixth consecutive year...
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Hawaii holds off East Carolina 75-73

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Garrett Nevels scored 19 points and Aaron Valdes 15, and both grabbed nine rebounds, as Hawaii held off East Carolina 75-73 on Wednesday to win the fifth-place game at the Gulf Coast Showcase. Negus Webster-Chan added 11 points and Roderick Bobbitt 10 for the Rainbow Warriors (6-2). Hawaii withstood a season-high 10 3-pointers by the Pirates (3-3) with a 41-29...
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Hield scores 24, Oklahoma tops No. 22 UCLA

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Bahamas native Buddy Hield scored 24 points, Frank Booker added 11 and Oklahoma beat No. 22 UCLA 75-65 in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Wednesday. Jordan Woodard added 10 points for the Sooners (3-1), who were 0-3 overall against UCLA. Hield was born in Freeport and lived there until moving to Kansas as a high school junior. Bryce...
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Aggies and LSU meet on Thanksgiving

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) The Texas A&M Aggies will play on Thanksgiving for the first time since 2011 when they host LSU, hoping the game stokes a rivalry between the teams. The Aggies faced their more than century-old rival Texas on the holiday for years in one of the most beloved football traditions in the state. That annual meeting ended in 2011 when Texas A&M left...
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Liverpool let three points slip after allowing late equalizer to Ludogorets

With their UEFA Champions League campaign in peril, Liverpool only just managed to stay alive on Wednesday when they allowed Ludogorets to equalize to make it 2-2 in the 88th minute in Bulgaria. Liverpool badly needed the win, and now still only have four points from five games, but they weren't eliminated thanks to Real Madrid's narrow 1-0 win at FC Basel. As such, in spite of winning...
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Bengals-Buccaneers Capsule

CINCINNATI (7-3-1) at TAMPA BAY (2-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Cincinnati by 4 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cincinnati 6-4-1, Tampa Bay 4-7 SERIES RECORD - Buccaneers lead 7-3 LAST MEETING - Buccaneers beat Bengals, 24-21, Oct. 10, 2010 LAST WEEK - Bengals beat Texans 22-13; Buccaneers lost to Bears 21-13 AP PRO32 RANKING - Bengals tied for No. 10, Buccaneers No. 27 BENGALS OFFENSE...
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