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Tigers' Cabrera has ankle surgery, will be reevaluated in January

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Cabrera will be reevaluated in three months. The Tigers say the stress fracture was to the navicular bone...
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Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria's Secret perfume late in the 2013 season - teammate Alcides Escobar sprayed some on him, and Perez had a four-hit game. ''We won. We celebrated. I asked him, where did you buy that?'' Perez recalled this week...
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Tigers' Cabrera undergoes ankle surgery

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Cabrera will be reevaluated in three months. The Tigers say the stress fracture was to the navicular...
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Magic guard Oladipo to have facial fracture surgery, out indefinitely

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Magic guard Victor Oladipo will miss Orlando's season opener and is out indefinitely with his second injury this month. The team announced Friday that Oladipo suffered a facial fracture in practice Thursday and will undergo surgery Saturday. The injury occurred when Oladipo took an inadvertent elbow during a practice drill. Oladipo has not played during the preseason...
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Watch: Even the Royals peanuts vendor has a cannon arm

This video shows some fine American commerce at Kauffman Stadium during Game 1 of the World Series. Watch the man heave the goods to a protein-hungry fan in the upper deck from what appears to be the main level in right field. Like the team built on speed and fielding, no surprise that the Royals peanuts vendor too has a powerful and accurate arm. Nice little crow hop in the aisle...
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No. 23 Marshall looks to go 8-0, plays FAU

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Marshall coach Doc Holliday came right out and said it: Florida Atlantic quarterback Jaquez Johnson is ''a pain in the neck.'' Johnson is responsible for 15 of his team's 19 touchdowns this season, and Marshall has to look no further than last year's meeting with the Owls to see how he can pick apart a defense. Johnson compiled 265...
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BC-BKC--Season Previews,ADVISORY

Editors: To help you with your planning, men's basketball team previews are planned for the following conferences on these dates. Each story will be approximately 600 words in a Things to Know format. Other previews and a preseason package of stories are also planned. Please call 212-621-1630 with any questions. Oct. 27: ACC teams. Oct. 28: Big Ten teams, UConn. Oct. 29: Big...
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Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has ankle surgery

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Cabrera will be reevaluated in three months. The Tigers say the stress fracture was to the navicular bone...
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No. 18 East Carolina takes UConn's best shot, wins 31-21

GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Coach Ruffin McNeill doesn't care about impressing the committee that will decide if No. 18 East Carolina deserves a major bowl berth. ''We just want to win by one,'' McNeill said, ''and get up out of there.'' That's not far from what happened Thursday night against Connecticut. The Pirates needed a strong fourth quarter...
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City midfielder Lampard misses match against West Ham with thigh injury

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard will miss the chance to face another of his old clubs on Saturday. The 36-year-old former England international and Chelsea player, who has made an unexpectedly big impact since joining on loan from sister club New York City FC, is out of the West Ham clash with a thigh injury.  City boss Manuel Pellegrini said: "Frank is not ready for...
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Kiffin's presence adds spark to Vols-Tide rivalry

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Lane Kiffin factor has added intrigue to the increasingly lopsided Alabama-Tennessee rivalry. Kiffin, who coached Tennessee in 2009 before leaving for Southern California, is back in the Southeastern Conference this season as Alabama's offensive coordinator. Kiffin's presence has made Saturday's matchup a much-anticipated moment for Tennessee...
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Murray rallies past Anderson at Valencia Open

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Andy Murray fought back to beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Valencia Open on Friday. The third-seeded Murray will face either top-seeded David Ferrer or Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci. Anderson, the seventh seed, edged Murray in a first set that featured several attractive long rallies on the indoor hard court....
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FIS postpones introduction of air bags in skiing

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) Alpine skiing's governing body is postponing the introduction of an air bag system aimed at improving safety in speed racing. FIS says the back protectors cannot be approved yet as their shape doesn't comply with existing equipment rules. The protector is worn under the suit and activates a built-in air bag as soon as a skier crashes. FIS has been working...
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Auburn looks to rebound 'with a bang' vs Gamecocks

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) The Auburn Tigers want everyone to know they haven't faded from the scene. The last college football fans saw of the fifth-ranked Tigers, they were limping away from No. 1 Mississippi State two weeks ago following a 15-point loss that left hopes for a repeat Southeastern Conference title and playoff berth diminished but still intact. Auburn (5-1, 2-1 SEC) returns...
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Wenger refutes Mertesacker claim Arsenal must train harder

Arsene Wenger has put Arsenal's stuttering form down to a lack of confidence rather than slack training. Wenger's side have won just twice in the Premier League and needed two late goals to escape an embarrassing Champions League defeat away at Anderlecht in midweek. Per Mertesacker captained the side in that game and afterwards suggested Arsenal should "train harder...
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After early trouble, Chiefs rookie K Santos is becoming clutch

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Just about the worst thing that could happen to Chiefs rookie Cairo Santos came to fruition during his NFL debut, when he missed one of his two field-goal attempts while the man he replaced in Kansas City kept banging balls through the uprights. Ryan Succop was perfect on his four attempts that day, helping Tennessee to a 26-10 rout. Afterward, though, the veteran...
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Reports: Syracuse to go before NCAA infractions committee Oct. 30-31

The Syracuse football and men's basketball programs are under NCAA investigation for alleged academic improprieties and extra benefits that date back at least 10 years, ESPN reported. The allegations involving Jim Boeheim's program come from as recently as 2013 and go back about 10 years, the report said. The allegations involving the football team stem from improprieties...
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Peyton Manning peeved; Stella Maxwell is Fox-y

Here's a first. After beating the Chargers, 35-21 last night, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning did not rip the referees. He did not rip any of the San Diego players. He did not rip any of his teammates or coaches. He ripped Denver's scoreboard operator. Manning's frustration with the home crowd being amped up while the Broncos had the ball was evident during the game...
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Now's the time for Royals to deploy the Ultimate Outfield

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Arizona will improve for at least one big reason: Kaleb Tarczewski

TUCSON, Arizona – Question: How could Arizona possibly be a better team this season than the Wildcats were a year ago, when they spent seven weeks at No. 1 in the AP poll, won 33 games, came within a couple bounces in the Elite Eight game against Wisconsin of making Sean Miller’s first Final Four, then sent Aaron Gordon (fourth overall) and Nick Johnson (42nd overall) to the...
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Denver Broncos scoreboard operator job gets Craigslist treatment after Manning remarks

Somewhere in or around Mile High Stadium, the Broncos' scoreboard operator is braced for impact from a talkin' to by Peyton Manning, if it hasn't happened already. At the press conference after the Denver Broncos victory over the San Diego Chargers Thursday night, the franchise quarterback voiced his frustration with the operator's decision to play music during a...
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Negredo fit, makes first squad for Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Alvaro Negredo has made Valencia's squad for the first time since breaking a foot before his move from Manchester City. The Spanish striker can make his debut for Valencia against regional rival Elche at Mestalla Stadium on Saturday. The 29-year-old Negredo helped City win the English Premier league last season, his only season with the club. The former...
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After wild win, Blue Jackets face tough test against Ducks

So far, Frederik Andersen is doing just fine as the Anaheim Ducks' No. 1 goaltender, and Corey Perry's knack for finding the net is another reason why they're the hottest team in the NHL. While Perry tries to continue his scoring barrage following his latest hat trick, Andersen will likely be back in net attempting to lead the Ducks to a seventh straight win Friday night...
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European elite to recommend 2022 World Cup is played in April, May

Europe's top football clubs are expected to recommend that the Qatar 2022 World Cup is played in April and May, sources have confirmed to Sky Sports News. The European Club Association (ECA) will make a formal recommendation to FIFA, world football's governing body, at a taskforce meeting in Zurich on November 3. It is understood that the ECA is due to make a public announcement...
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And then there were 8: NASCAR TV schedule for Martinsville Speedway

Let the Eliminator Round begin! So you don't miss a second of the action from "The Paperclip", here's your NASCAR television schedule for Martinsville Speedway. Friday, October 24 12:00 p.m. ET - Sprint Cup Series Practice (FOX Sports 1) 1:30 p.m. ET - Truck Series Practice (FOX Sports 1) 2:30 p.m. ET - NASCAR Live (FOX Sports 1) 3:00 p.m. ET - Truck Series Final...
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