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Kentucky No. 1, San Diego State No. 16 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...
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Jay Schroeder adds unusual twist to Washington Redskins nickname debate

The Washington Redskins' nickname has been the source of much debate. With the team heading to Minnesota this weekend, Twincities.com reached out to some former Washington quarterbacks for their feelings on the issue. Jay Schroeder took the cause to a different place ... way different.  After being told that Joey Browner, a former NFL defensive back who is three-quarters indigenous...
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Brazilian club Corinthians building own cemetery

SAO PAULO (AP) Fans of one of Brazil's most popular clubs will have a chance to spend eternity near some of their greatest idols. Corinthians says it's building its own cemetery, complete with a mock football field and VIP tribunes where some of the team's greatest players will be offered burial spaces. The ''Corinthians Forever'' cemetery is expected...
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South Africa: suspect arrested in soccer killing

JOHANNESBURG (AP) A South African official says a suspect has appeared in court on a murder charge for the killing of Senzo Meyiwa, the national soccer team captain. Nathi Mncube, spokesman for the National Prosecuting Authority, also said Friday that the suspect faces a charge of armed robbery. Meyiwa, a goalkeeper for South Africa and club team Orlando Pirates, was fatally shot...
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Three things you need to know, Texas Motor Speedway edition

Everything is bigger in Texas, even this week's edition of Three Things You Need To Know. So without further delay, here you go: Three Things You Need To Know Sunday's AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway is the 34th of 36 races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule and the second of three races in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The eight drivers still...
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AP Source: Jazz, Burks agree on 4 yr, $42M deal

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Utah Jazz have agreed with guard Alec Burks on a four-year, $42 million extension that could be worth $45 million after incentives. The deal was reached on Friday and was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. The person requested anonymity because an official announcement had not been made. Burks was the 12th overall...
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Quarterbacks in the spotlight for TCU, WVU matchup

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Most improved is a label that certainly fit quarterbacks Clint Trickett of West Virginia and Trevone Boykin of TCU. A year ago, Trickett looked lost at times trying to run the Mountaineers' offense after transferring from Florida State. Boykin was relegated to wide receiver until relieving injured quarterback Casey Pachall. Both Trickett and Boykin ended...
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Berdych seals ATP finals berth at Paris Masters

PARIS (AP) Tomas Berdych sealed his spot at the ATP finals for the fifth straight year after rallying to beat Kevin Anderson and reach the semifinals of the Paris Masters on Friday. The fifth-seeded Czech came out on top of a tight match, completing a 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4 win to extend his unbeaten record against the South African to 12-0. Berdych, who hit 16 aces to Anderson's...
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Coyotes-Hurricanes Preview

Amid the worst start in franchise history, the Carolina Hurricanes are doing their best to remain positive. The Hurricanes again try for that elusive first victory Saturday night against the Arizona Coyotes, who are in danger of opening with five straight road losses for the first time in 22 years. After being outscored 20-6 during an 0-4-1 trip, Carolina (0-6-2) is obviously frustrated...
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Anatomy of The Biggest Double Play

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South African official says a suspect faces murder charge in killing of soccer team captain

JOHANNESBURG (AP) South African official says a suspect faces murder charge in killing of soccer team captain.
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United States defender Onyewu joins English second-tier club

Second-tier English club Charlton says it has signed American defender Oguchi Onyewu on a short-term contract until January. The 32-year-old Onyewu has played 69 times for the United States and featured in two World Cups, but was not included in the team for the 2014 tournament in Brazil. Onyweu was a free agent after playing for second-tier club Sheffield Wednesday at the end of...
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Gators ranked No. 7 in AP preseason basketball poll

Kentucky is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 for the second straight season. The Wildcats lived up to expectations last season, overcoming a midseason slump to reach the national championship game, where they lost to Connecticut. With most of that team back and another stellar recruiting class in place, Kentucky received 52 first-place votes from the 65-member panel...
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Raptors-Magic Preview

Although they struggled with their shooting, DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry found other ways to contribute in the Toronto Raptors' season-opening win. Now the talented guards have an opportunity to find their touch against the lowly Orlando Magic. As DeRozan and Lowry look to continue the success they had in last season's series, the Magic hope to avoid their first 0-3 start...
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FIA WEC: ESM Shanghai Friday update

ESM Patron's Scott Sharp, Johannes van Overbeek and Ryan Dalziel check into Sportscar365.com during Friday's on-track action at Shanghai International Circuit, as the team prepares for Sunday's FIA WEC race.
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Canucks-Oilers Preview

The Edmonton Oilers will have a hard time ending an eight-year playoff drought if they can't beat teams from their own conference. Looking for their first win in seven games against a West opponent this season, the Oilers try to avoid a third straight defeat to the visiting Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Edmonton (4-5-1) opened a seven-game homestand with a 2-0 loss to...
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Galaxy-Real Salt Lake Preview

The Los Angeles Galaxy didn't earn the Supporters' Shield they coveted, but the beginning of the postseason brings an entirely new set of goals. That includes beating the club that knocked them out of last season's playoffs. The second-seeded Galaxy visited third-seeded Real Salt Lake in the first leg of a two-game, aggregate-scoring playoff series on Saturday night....
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Rating the Nation-Best Pre-BCS Bowls

There was no BCS to make sure Nos. 1 and 2 played each other after the 1982 regular season. That left No. 1 Nebraska facing No. 4 Miami in what was expected to be a coronation for the powerful Cornhuskers. It ended up being one of the great games in college football history, spawning a superpower in south Florida. Ahead of the college football season, The Associated Press asked its...
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Report: Michigan AD Dave Brandon to resign

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon is resigning from his role at the school, ESPN reported Friday. According to multiple reports, a news conference is scheduled to discuss Brandon's future. Brandon has come under much scrutiny for his handling of the athletic department.
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Oguchi Onyewu signs short-term deal at Charlton

LONDON (AP) Second-tier English club Charlton says it has signed American defender Oguchi Onyewu on a short-term contract until January. The 32-year-old Onyewu has played 69 times for the United States and featured in two World Cups, but was not included in the team for the 2014 tournament in Brazil. Onyweu was a free agent after playing for second-tier club Sheffield Wednesday...
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Kentucky earns No. 1 spot 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...
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Spanish league looking for foothold in China

MADRID (AP) In an effort to expand its reach overseas, the president of the Spanish league invited 40 leading Chinese businessmen to watch Real Madrid play Barcelona. The aim, of course, was to impress upon them that soccer in Spain has commercial possibilities in China. ''We have to increase our income,'' Spanish league president Javier Tebas said Friday at a news...
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Big Buzz: LeBron James' video intro was insane; Kara Del Toro is Fox-y

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Broncos and Patriots Gear Up For High-Scoring Sunday Night in Week 9

Throughout the 2014 NFL season, FOX Sports fantasy contributor Adam Meyer will square off against DraftKings pro Peter Jennings in one-week fantasy football contests on DraftKings.com Week 9 H2H series: Peter Jennings = 5 (132.9 points) Adam Meyer = 3 (126.05 points) Get your FREE DraftKings contest entry here! Last week’s recap can be found here… Peter’s Picks: RB – LeSean...
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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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