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East Region Recruiting Notebook

A look at the latest happenings across the East Region during the last week:     Suffield (Conn. ) Academy four-star defensive tackle Christian Wilkins made an official visit to Clemson last weekend and is set to take in Penn State's game against Michigan State this weekend while on an official visit to Happy Valley. Wilkins is trying to finalize visit plans to Notre Dame next...
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Former match-fixer advises limiting online bets

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Convicted match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal says limiting online betting only to matches in the world's top leagues would help cut down on fixing because those games are not as easy to manipulate. Perumal, now living in Hungary, presented the local edition of his book ''Kelong Kings,'' which details his exploits and shows ''to what extent football and football...
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Live on FOX Soccer Plus: Zenit take on Benfica in UCL crunch clash

Live: Zenit take on Benfica in Champions League Group C crunch clash
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Big Buzz: Don't get on Belichick's bad side; Megan Haley is Fox-y

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Pistons look to avoid six-game losing streak

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul will try to use a reliable piece of their partnership to keep the Los Angeles Clippers winning on their lengthy road trip. The Clippers' two stars have often proved troublesome for the Detroit Pistons in recent seasons, and Los Angeles will seek a seventh consecutive win over that scuffling club Wednesday night. With Griffin and Paul working the pick...
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F1: McLaren-Honda hit with gremlins again in Abu Dhabi test

McLaren and Honda endured another tough day in Abu Dhabi as GP2 ace Stoffel Vandoorne completed only two laps, bringing the MP4-29H/1x1 test car's total up to five for the two-day test – without setting a flying lap time. The car appeared to be ready to run at the start of the day before an electrical issue intervened. In the afternoon, Vandoorne did an installation lap but - when...
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FIBA clears Australia of tanking at World Cup

MIES, Switzerland (AP) Basketball's governing body has ruled that Australia did not deliberately lose a World Cup game to delay playing the United States. FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann says its investigation ''cleared Australia of violating the internal regulations.'' Previously, FIBA said it ''widely suspected'' that Australia lost on purpose to Angola, 91-83, in a group...
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Paris Saint-Germain president eyes Champions League group glory

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al Khelaifi wants Laurent Blanc's team to make a positive statement by denying Barcelona top spot in their Champions League group. A Nou Camp clash between the teams on December 10 will settle who finishes at the Group F summit. The Parisians are the team in possession of first place, after gathering 13 points from their opening five games, and...
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Michigan St.-Rider Preview

Tom Izzo has never shied away from putting Michigan State through tough tests in nonconference play, but a road-heavy portion of the initial slate has prompted Izzo to call himself the "dumbest scheduler in America." He didn't have the foresight to know he'd be so short-handed this early, though. The 20th-ranked Spartans hope Branden Dawson will be fully recovered when they face...
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'Best female road racer:' Robin Miller's take on Simona de Silvestro

The RACER Channel's Robin Miller looks back at Indy car's most accomplished female drivers and delves into Simona de Silvestro's desired return to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2015. Read more on Simona's return to America and her hunt for an IndyCar ride.
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Don't mess with Bill Belichick; Megan Haley is Fox-y

Most people don't think Bill Belichick says much to the media. However, when an opponent does some trash talking, the Patriots coach knows just how to respond. WEEI.com has a roundup of all the times Belichick has verbally torched opposing players who opened their mouths. LET'S SUM UP YOUR THURSDAY Here are 15 things you're inevitably going to hear during Thanksgiving...
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Sources: Michigan leaning towards hiring Jim Hackett as full-time AD

Don't be surprised if Michigan interim AD Jim Hackett actually keeps that job for quite some time. Multiple sources tell FOX Sports that they now believe Hackett will retain the job and there won't be any AD search at Michigan. Hackett is a 1977 UM grad and former Wolverine player under Bo Schembechler who later became the CEO of Steelcase Inc. He replaced Dave Brandon a few weeks...
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Boston wants to take Olympics back to school

BOSTON (AP) Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital for Large Animals. Welcome to the University Games. Boston is bidding on the 2024 Summer Olympics, and the crux of its proposal is a walkable, sustainable, technology-based event that would harness the resources of the Boston area's 100 colleges...
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San Francisco's bid for 2024 Olympics taking shape

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) This tech-booming city, home to Twitter and other innovative startups, is experiencing its greatest growth since the California Gold Rush more than 150 years ago. With the climate ripe for commerce, local organizers think they can make a strong case to bring the 2024 Olympics here. After all, the San Francisco Bay Area also is where Google, Apple and Facebook...
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Los Angeles making quiet bid for 2024 Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) Glamour, celebrities, perfect weather. A revitalized and growing downtown. Iconic venues and political support. With these virtues, Los Angeles looks like an ideal fit to host the 2024 Olympics. And then, there is history. Whether the city's long past with the Olympics will help or hurt is a topic the U.S. Olympic Committee must reconcile as it decides whether to...
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Torpedo Moscow penalized 3 games for racial abuse

MOSCOW (AP) Torpedo Moscow has been ordered to close part of its stadium for three games by the Russian Football Union as punishment for its fans racially abusing opposition players. Torpedo fans directed monkey chants at FC Rostov players during a 2-1 win in the Russian Premier League on Saturday, earning the club its second punishment for racism this season. The ruling may not...
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Redskins player ticked off to first learn of RGIII benching from ESPN -- not Redskins

At around 11:25 p.m. Tuesday night, Washington Redskins snapper Nick Sundberg discovered that the team would bench quarterback Robert Griffin III in favor of Colt McCoy on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. But Sundberg learned about the quarterback change for the 3-8 Redskins via ESPN (either on television or via Adam Schefter), and that really ticked him off. Sundberg probably...
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Chuckas resigns as CEO of Maryland Jockey Club

BALTIMORE (AP) Tom Chuckas has resigned as president and chief executive officer of the Maryland Jockey Club after a 6-year run. Maryland racing stabilized after a period in which it appeared the Preakness might be forced to move from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Chuckas played a key role in eliminating the practice of bringing alcohol to the infield of the Preakness. The Preakness...
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Raiders-Rams Preview

It took the Oakland Raiders more than a year to win a game. It's been even longer since they've won two in a row. The visiting Raiders look to accomplish that feat for the first time in two seasons Sunday against the inconsistent St. Louis Rams. Moments after Oakland (1-10) snapped a 16-game losing streak with last Thursday's 24-20 home victory over Kansas City, interim coach Tony...
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Cesc Fabregas unhappy with Sergio Ramos questioning Spain commitment

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas says he has sorted out his issues with Spain team-mate Sergio Ramos after the Real Madrid star questioned his commitment to the national team. Fabregas has missed Spain's last two matches - a 3-0 defeat of Belarus in a Euro 2016 qualifying and a 1-0 loss to Germany in a friendly - with injury. But the 27-year-old has made 17 appearances for the...
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Philipp Lahm among three Germany defenders on FIFPro shortlist

World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm is among three Germany defenders nominated by professional players for selection in the FIFA FIFPro World XI. Five players from Brazil, beaten 7-1 by Germany in the semifinals, are included among 20 candidates for four places in the elite lineup's defense. The World XI will be named at FIFA's Ballon d'Or ceremony on Jan. 12 in Zurich. Spain...
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F1: Vergne uses Twitter to confirm that he's lost Toro Rosso ride

Jean-Eric Vergne used Twitter to reveal that he won't be driving for Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2015. The Frenchman Tweeted: Red Bull's Helmut Marko told FOXSports.com in Abu Dhabi that an announcement would come next week, so clearly Vergne has decided to or been allowed to pre-empt that. Confirmation of his departure obviously leaves the door open for Carlos Sainz Jr., who drove for...
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Pacers-Spurs Preview

Heading into Wednesday night's matchup of the regular-season conference champions from last season, only one looks remotely the same now. The sub-.500 Indiana Pacers might not have one starter from the team that won the East as they visit the San Antonio Spurs, who are on a roll fueled by tough defense that could make them bigger favorites to repeat as NBA champions if it continues...
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Fantasy Basement: Week 13

The Fantasy Basement is a weekly piece that provides fantasy advice on lineup calls, sleepers, waiver-wire moves and rookie spotlights, along with the occasional ramble or two. Why “Fantasy Basement” you ask? There is a common belief that sports writers dwell in their childhood cellars, that the institution promotes arrested development. Um…why is that such a bad thing? Who...
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Win and in: No. 17 Missouri seeks second SEC East title

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Growing up in Kansas City, Shane Ray was a "Big 12 kid." Through his redshirt season in 2011, Missouri was a Big 12 school. Three years later, the Tigers find themselves competing for a berth in their second consecutive Southeastern Conference championship game. "When we moved to the SEC, I realized the program was going into change," Ray said. "Being young, I realized...
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