Toronto FC-Revolution Preview

Although there's little significance to their regular-season finale, the New England Revolution are committed to taking their torrid stretch into the playoffs. Already guaranteed second place in the Eastern Conference, the Revolution will try to earn a ninth victory in 11 games Saturday night when they face a Toronto FC club that's set to miss the postseason once again. New...
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Redskins need rookie Murphy to manage his smarts

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The good news is that Trent Murphy has a Stanford degree. The bad news, in some respects, is that Trent Murphy has a Stanford degree. The rookie linebacker will make his first NFL start Monday night when the Washington Redskins play the Dallas Cowboys, and the challenge will be not to let his smarts hinder his instincts. ''He's a Stanford grad, so he...
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Royals shift Cain to tricky right field for Game 3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park's trickiest positions. Kansas City manager Ned Yost made the move Friday night with the best-of-seven matchup 1-all. Usual right fielder Nori Aoki was not in the starting lineup, while Jarrod Dyson was starting in center...
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Danica upset after boyfriend misses race, questions diversity program

Give Danica Patrick credit for standing by her man. After Patrick's boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. failed to qualify for last weekend's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, Patrick marched down to the NASCAR hauler to complain. Stenhouse failed to make the race because his Roush Fenway Racing Ford wasn't fast enough to make the race on speed -- and being 27th in owner...
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Nick Foles taking fewer sacks, throwing more picks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Eagles quarterback Nick Foles is taking fewer sacks but throwing more interceptions. Any correlation? ''Well, that might be a good thing to check out,'' Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said. ''I think each sack and each turnover are isolated plays. There is really no common theme.'' Getting rid of the ball quickly to avoid...
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Colts' Wayne out vs. Steelers with elbow injury

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne will not play in the team's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday because of an elbow injury. Wayne was initially listed as day-to-day before being ruled out Friday by coach Chuck Pagano. Wayne has caught 38 passes for 434 yards and one touchdown this season. He was not available for comment Friday. Pagano...
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Bears' Briggs doubtful with rib injury

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs will likely miss his third straight game because of a rib injury. The seven-time Pro Bowl player is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game at New England. Fellow starting linebacker Jon Bostic (back) is also doubtful, while cornerback Kyle Fuller (hip, hand) is probable. Right tackle Jordan Mills (foot) is questionable...
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Top offenses clash when Cougars host Wildcats

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) There's fast and then there's Arizona vs. Washington State fast. The teams with the two best offenses in the Pac-12 like to play quickly and they put up big numbers offensively while doing it. The big question when No. 15 Arizona (5-1, 2-1) visits Washington State (2-5, 1-3) on Saturday may be whether the Cougars can even slow the Wildcats down. Washington...
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The strike zone has changed a lot this October

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Adam Sandler and Shaq's penis: Watch an animation of the fantastic encounter

Love or hate the past decade of Adam Sandler's comedic work (and the box office numbers say there's plenty in the former camp), you're going to really enjoy this animated story about the time he just had to see Shaq's junk. "I've got to see Shaq's penis," Sandler recalled. "I just can't pass up that opportunity." The actor-comedian...
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Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) A Google executive has broken the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert after taking a leap from the edge of space. Alan Eustace's supersonic jump early Friday from a high-altitude, helium-filled balloon is part of a project by Paragon Space Development Corp. and its Stratospheric Explorer team. The goal is to...
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Bo Wallace's Hot Hairstylist Becomes Internet Famous

Every time I think the SEC can't get more ridiculous, it does.  Last week Busted Coverage -- a very entertaining site in its own right -- had the story of a hot Nashville-area hairstylist who cut Bo Wallace's hair. A bunch of you Tweeted me the link and of course I clicked on Marissa Martin's pictures and thought, "Okay, that's a hot chick who cuts hair."...
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Milano taken off injured list, joins OHL Plymouth

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Sonny Milano off the injured non-roster list and assigned him to the Ontario Hockey League's Plymouth Whalers. Milano sustained a facial fracture at the NHL Prospects Tournament in September. The 18-year-old spent the past two seasons with the United States National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan...
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Diehard Royals fan ready to sell classic Mustang for World Series tickets

Jerod Main lives in Blue Springs, Mo., and bleeds so much Royal Blue that he's ready to ready to trade his coral blue Ford Mustang for the rare chance to see his team play in the World Series. The Kansas City Royals fan has listed his 1965 Mustang fastback on Craigslist for $24,000 in the hopes of scoring enough cash to buy his family of six tickets to at least one game, either...
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Lava from Hawaii volcano picks up speed

HONOLULU (AP) A growing stream of lava threatening homes on Hawaii's Big Island is expanding and speeding up as it heads toward a small rural town. Officials say the lava advanced nearly 460 yards from Thursday morning to Friday. The narrow, leading edge of the lava flow is now just 250 yards from a side road, which has been closed. No evacuations have been ordered, and the...
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Sensabaugh, Thompson both doubtful vs. Texans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee cornerback Coty Sensabaugh and tight end Taylor Thompson both are doubtful for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans after missing practice Friday. Sensabaugh sprained his right medial collateral ligament on Oct. 5 against Cleveland and has missed two games since. Thompson partially tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee against...
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Senators, Canadiens, Leafs pay tribute to soldiers

OTTAWA (AP) The Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs will hold coordinated tributes Saturday night to honor the Canadian soldiers who lost their lives during shootings this week. The tributes will be before games at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, the Bell Centre in Montreal and Air Canada Centre in Toronto. The Senators said Friday the teams will show appreciation...
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Panthers-Coyotes Preview

The Florida Panthers have struggled to score but hope their best offensive showing yet can serve as a springboard. With their goaltender bouncing back after a rough first few starts, the Arizona Coyotes are looking to rediscover what appeared to be a promising offense. Florida seeks its third win in four games Saturday night when it visits the Coyotes. The Panthers (2-2-2) have won...
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All hail King James: LeBron rules NBA

CLEVELAND (AP) His shirt soaked with champagne after winning his fourth title in 2007, Tim Duncan had one more move before celebrating further with his Spurs teammates. He pivoted in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena, pulled 22-year-old LeBron James close and delivered a message. ''The league is going to be yours soon,'' Duncan told James. Seven years later, there...
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Vikings C Sullivan probable for Bucs game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan is listed as probable for the game at Tampa Bay on Sunday after suffering a concussion last week. Sullivan was a full participant in practice on Friday. He left the loss at Buffalo last week with a concussion, which he says is at least the fifth of his career. He says he took a knee to the helmet, but thought he felt good enough...
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Looking for job security? Don't apply to be a Sprint Cup crew chief

You don't decide to become a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series crew chief because job security is your top priority. Yes, a top-flight crew chief gig at a frontline team can pay to the tune of a seven-figure salary, but the position is about as stable as being president of a military junta in a third-world banana republic smack in the middle of an armed insurrection. Which is to say nowhere...
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Weekend Blitz: NFL Week 8 picks + best links of the week

Welcome to another edition of "Weekend Blitz," a column that will appear on each Friday during the football season. Consider this one of your must-read features as you wrap up the week and head into a Saturday and Sunday filled with pigskin. We'll be giving out NFL picks, possibly some college football picks and looking back at the week that was in the...
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Reynolds returns for Navy vs San Jose State

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Healthy again after a much-needed bye week, Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds returns to action Saturday for a matchup against San Jose State. Reynolds hasn't been operating at full efficiency since hurting his knee on Sept. 6 against Temple. He sat out the following game against Texas State, returned Sept. 20 against Rutgers but struggled during a three-game...
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USA's Wambach, Germany's Angerer on Ballon d'Or shortlist

ZURICH -- Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer and U.S. all-time leading scorer Abby Wambach are on the shortlist for FIFA's Ballon d'Or award for the best female player in the world. Angerer won the award last year, and Wambach was the recipient the year before. The list of 10 also includes Japan's World Cup winner, Nahomi Kawasumi, 2006 award winner Marta of Brazil, and...
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Conor McGregor is going to drag Jose Aldo back to Ireland and take the belt off him

On the heels of the announcement of UFC Fight Night in Boston on January 18, Conor McGregor appeared in Brazil on Friday to take part in the Q&A prior to the weigh-ins for UFC 179. If anyone doubted the kind of emotion McGregor is capable of stirring, an angry and raucous crowd in Brazil greeted the brash Irishman with a chorus of boos and the Q&A session quickly devolved...
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