Dalyn Williams and high-scoring Dartmouth host Yale in battle of Ivy League unbeatens

(STATS) - Dalyn Williams isn't likely to be dreaming if he hears his name called at a theater in Chicago in late April. For now, he'd like to hear it connected with more big plays through the PA at Memorial Field on Saturday. Williams looks to build on the best performance of his career as he tries to help Dartmouth to a fourth straight win over visiting Yale in a matchup of unbeatens...
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Tony Stewart sounds off with post-qualifying Twitter rant

By all accounts, it's been a difficult season for Tony Stewart -- who missed the Chase for the Sprint Cup and has nary a top-five finish in 29 starts.But the three-time Sprint Cup Series champion's frustrations seemingly reached a whole new level after Thursday night's three rounds of knockout qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway.Stewart will start Saturday night's Bank of America...
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UConn at UCF game preview

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- UCF and UConn expected to be in much different places heading into Saturday's American Athletic Conference matchup. Following back-to-back victories to open their season, UConn (2-3, 0-1 American) looked ready to flip past a 2014 campaign that yielded just two wins. But after three consecutive losses, many of the same questions again dog the Huskies. UCF (0...
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PHOTO: Rival schools continue their support of South Carolina

Some say adversity reveals true character. If that is indeed the case, the people of South Carolina, Baton Rouge, and Nashville, have shown quite a bit of character this week in doing their part to help those in need. With the LSU, South Carolina game being moved to Baton Rouge Wednesday, the Tigers are doing everything they can think of to help out, including flying the Gamecocks...
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak out for season opener

NEW YORK (AP) Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak will miss the team's first regular season game in Brooklyn on Friday night because of an undisclosed upper body injury. Halak left New York's preseason opener on Sept. 21 after two periods and was sidelined for most of training camp. He took part in practice all week and was on the ice before the morning skate on Friday, but coach Jack...
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Quarterbacks Goff, Wilson duel in Pac-12 showdown

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Jared Goff may be the top quarterback in college football and a candidate for the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, but it's the less-heralded Travis Wilson who's leading the No. 5 team in the country. The two will face off Saturday as Utah hosts No. 23 California. The Utes (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12) and Golden Bears (5-0, 2-0) ask extremely different things of their quarterbacks...
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Watch every bucket as Rudy Gay roasts Spurs with 26-point performance

Because he's the big man in the middle, DeMarcus Cousins gets most of the attention with the Sacramento Kings. Rajon Rondo has had his time in the spotlight this offseason as well, as he's the newest member of the team and could help the Kings take the next step toward playoff contention. But somehow, Rudy Gay continues to fly under the radar in Sacramento.Those in need of a reminder...
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Syracuse Orange at South Florida Bulls game preview

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- South Florida's Willie Taggart rejects the notion that beating Syracuse would give the struggling Bulls the type of victory needed to prove they're headed in the right direction under the third-year coach. Sure, the Orange (3-1) are off to a promising start and are members of a Power Five conference, however Taggart said that's not the only reason winning Saturday...
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Watch PSU alum Keegan-Michael Key surprise football team dressed as Coach Franklin

The Nittany Lions football team sniffed out the imposter pretty quickly but the professional that he is, Keegan-Michael Key stayed in character and delivered a solid performance as head football coach James Franklin.A Penn State alumnus and one-half of the brilliant sketch show "Key & Peele," Key returned to campus for the gag during homecoming week for which he will serve as...
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Baseball qualifying for 2020 Tokyo Games would be tricky

ROME (AP) If baseball rejoins the Olympics for the 2020 Tokyo Games, just qualifying for the tournament could be a challenge. Under Tokyo's recommendations, the men's baseball competition would consist of just six teams - two less than the World Baseball Softball Confederation's proposal. WBSC president Riccardo Fraccari tells The Associated Press that, in addition to host and automatic...
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No. 12 Florida State looks to continue dominance over Miami

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) If anyone knows how much a win in the Miami-Florida State rivalry can revive a program, it is Jimbo Fisher. In Fisher's first year as head coach in 2010, the Seminoles went to Miami as a rebuilding program and had lost eight of 11 to the Hurricanes. Behind a ground game that got 298 yards, Florida State built a three-touchdown lead en route to a 45-17 victory...
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Why did a Dallas Cowboy compare himself to Manu Ginobili?

The Dallas Cowboys have a big game against the New England Patriots this weekend, and in it they'll see the return of defensive end Greg Hardy, who was suspended four games by the NFL for "conduct detrimental to the league" after he was arrested for assaulting his ex-girlfriend in 2014.Hardy's return means someone has to hit the bench. That someone is Jeremy Mincey, who, when asked...
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Tony Parker: 'The Spurs know I want to play until I'm 38'

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker is coming off one of the worst years of his career, but that doesn't mean he sees it ending anytime soon.The 33-year-old recently told Yahoo's Marc J. Spears that he plans to play at least 20 seasons, which is surprising news considering how little he appears to have left:"The Spurs know I want to play until I'm 38," Parker told Yahoo Sports...
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Spurs' teammate thinks LaMarcus Aldridge will be just fine

In his debut with the San Antonio Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge looked uncomfortable. He scored eight points on 10 shots and grabbed three rebounds in 23 minutes. Aldridge tallied zero assists and finished with a game-low plus/minus of -21. It was bad.But one preseason game is never cause for panic; new teammate Danny Green certainly isn't worried. Here's what he told USA Today's Sam...
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Mariners fire Lloyd McClendon after 2 seasons

SEATTLE (AP) The Seattle Mariners have fired manager Lloyd McClendon after two seasons, with new general manager Jerry Dipoto choosing to bring in his own field boss to take over Seattle's operations. Seattle announced the decision on McClendon on Friday, less than a week after the Mariners concluded a disappointing 76-86 season. Seattle started the year with expectations of contenting...
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No. 7 LSU aims to be hospitable to S. Carolina - to a point

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) By now, LSU coach Les Miles knows as well as anyone that football isn't entirely weather proof, even if it can be played in rain or snow. The mid-week relocation of No. 7 LSU's scheduled road game Saturday from South Carolina to Tiger Stadium is only the latest of a handful of weather-affected LSU games since Miles became the Tigers' coach in 2005. ''We certainly...
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Manfred: Pace discipline not appropriate in postseason

TORONTO (AP) Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says it's ''not appropriate'' to enforce pace-of-play rules as strictly during the postseason. Speaking before Toronto hosted Texas in Game 2 of their AL Division Series, Manfred said he was pleased with cooperation from players during the regular season, when the average time of a nine-inning game was cut by six minutes this year to...
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SG Jakolby Long commits to Iowa State

On Friday, Iowa State landed a commitment from Jakolby Long. The 2016 shooting guard announced his decision via Twitter.The 6-foot-5 Long played with Athlete's First on the grassroots circuit this summer. In 21 games in the Nike EYBL, he averaged 16.2 points and 5.0 rebounds per game.Steve Prohm inherited a Final Four caliber team in June when he was hired as Iowa State's new head...
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Young Cubs fan gets Jake Arrieta's face shaved into his head; Arrieta approves

This actually happened before Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta dominated the Pirates on Wednesday night with a complete-game shutout to put Chicago in the NLDS against St. Louis.A big Cubs fan, clearly impressed by the right-handed starter's amazing season and insane run the last couple of months, got the Arrieta's face shaved into his head at The New Style Barbershop in Moline, Ill. ...
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Canucks president Linden: Surprising defenseman Ben Hutton a 'pretty special kid'

One of the biggest surprises out of the preseason for the Canucks was the emergence of 22-year-old defenseman Ben Hutton. The prospect is a former fifth-round draft pick and took a step back in terms of statistics during his junior season playing for the University of Maine in 2014-15. Still, the unheralded defenseman impressed the Canucks so thoroughly through training camp that...
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Seattle Mariners say they have fired manager Lloyd McClendon

SEATTLE (AP) Seattle Mariners say they have fired manager Lloyd McClendon.
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Argentina forward Aguero may miss next World Cup qualifier

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Argentina forward Sergio Aguero could miss the team's World Cup qualifier next week at Paraguay. The Manchester City player left Thursday's match against Ecuador, which Argentina lost 2-0, with an injury to his left leg. Medical reports following the match did not make Aguero's condition entirely clear, although coach Gerardo Martino says the team is...
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Reports a mixed bag on Markstrom injury

The Canucks seem to have lost their backup goalie for the time being, but it appears nobody knows exactly how much time Jacob Markstrom will miss. In a season that was supposed to be Markstrom's initiation into the NHL goaltending world, the 25-year-old is off to a rough start with a lower-body injury right out of the gate. SportsNet's John Shannon issued conflicting reports Thursday...
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WATCH: Brandon Prust not a fan of Henrik Lundqvist's fashion sense

Brandon Prust had a life-changing summer, as he was both traded to the Canucks and proposed to girlfriend Maripier Morin, a Quebec TV personality and fashionista. The two demonstrated their playful dynamic recently when Morin interviewed Prust for a video about men's fashion for her YouTube channel. Prust opened up about his taste in clothes and the growth of his own fashion sense...
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Report: Jazz's Trevor Booker suspended for swing at Lakers' Hibbert

It wasn't exactly a punch. But when Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker took a swing at Roy Hibbert in a preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers, you knew there would be discipline down the line.According to Yahoo! Sports, said discipline will take the form of a one-game suspension for the Jazz's regular season opener. Utah begins the season on October 28 against the Detroit Pistons...
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