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UEFA: Serbia gets 3-0 win vs Albania but no points

NYON, Switzerland (AP) UEFA has awarded Serbia a 3-0 win over Albania but deducted the three points following the violence that broke out during their European Championship qualifier in Belgrade last week. The game was abandoned after an Albanian nationalist banner was flown into the stadium by a drone, triggering fighting among players and fans. UEFA announced Friday that the game...
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As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university. The Rebels haven't played this well since 1962, which happens to be the same year troops stood up to mob violence to force the University of Mississippi, under federal court order, to admit James Meredith as its first...
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Higuain, Pogba, Robben not interested in Premier League

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Mario Balotelli has just 68 days to save his Liverpool career. Liverpool are keeping tabs on AC Milan full-back Ignazio Abate as a potential replacement for Glen Johnson. Bayer Leverkusen winger...
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Serbian FA: 5/8UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) Serbian FA:UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points .
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No. 3 Ole Miss looks to take down No. 24 Tigers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Third-ranked Mississippi is about to make its second appearance in LSU's Death Valley in the Hugh Freeze era - and how things have changed since the first visit two seasons ago. Freeze recalls how proud the Rebels were to play the favored Tigers close, only to be undone by Odell Beckham Jr.'s punt return for a touchdown that was eerily reminiscent of...
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Ole Miss hopes it's not Tiger Bait in Baton Rouge

It's midterm election time and football teams are campaigning in their own ways. Florida State - unbeaten thanks to a late whistle against Notre Dame - is still holding its own in its re-election bid for another shot at a national title. While several incumbent power brokers like Oklahoma, Southern California and Clemson have been sinking in the polls, upstarts such as Mississippi...
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Leipold makes history at Division III Whitewater

WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) Lance Leipold has a picturesque view of the football field where he has had so much success. The Wisconsin-Whitewater coach would arrange his corner office to look out at Perkins Stadium all the time, but he doesn't like people sneaking up behind him. There is little chance of that happening in the record book, either. The Warhawks' 52-3 victory last...
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College player with brain tumor ready to play

CINCINNATI (AP) A clock above the court reminds everyone that it's only 5:58 a.m. Fifteen slow-moving women's basketball players at Division III Mount St. Joseph form a circle near one of the baskets and stretch quietly. Coach Dan Benjamin walks briskly around the court, sipping a Mountain Dew for a little caffeine. He has the two-hour practice mapped out, including a special...
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MetLife Stadium security a trendsetter

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) A shoving match breaks out in a section of the MetLife Stadium stands. While security officers hustle to the scene, a beyond state-of-the-art surveillance system is recording every detail. No more conflicting accusations and complaints. The cameras show all. The cameras installed late last year before the stadium hosted the Super Bowl feature a mega-pixel...
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Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21

DENVER (AP) Emmanuel Sanders is speedy, not greedy. The Denver Broncos' fleet wide receiver insisted he wasn't lobbying Peyton Manning to throw him a fourth touchdown pass Thursday night. He was perfectly satisfied with his trio of scoring catches in the Broncos' 35-21 victory over the San Diego Chargers. This is exactly what Sanders was talking about when he called...
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Injured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice. The workhorse of the rotation for years, Cain isn't pitching for the Giants this October. His season ended in August when he had surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow. Playing spectator...
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Royals might need a rare pinch hit in Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Playing under American League rules with few reliable options on the bench this season, no manager had as little use for pinch hitters as Kansas City's Ned Yost. Now with the World Series shifting to San Francisco for Game 3 on Friday night, when the pitcher will bat instead of the designated hitter in the NL park, Yost might need to make some extra moves...
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Aussie Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific amateur

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Antonio Murdaca shot a 4-under 68 to lead the Asia Pacific Amateur Golf Championship after two rounds by a shot from Australian compatriot and overnight leader Todd Sinnott on Friday. Murdaca had five birdies and a bogey at Royal Melbourne Golf Club to take his two-round total to 7-under 137, edging Sinnott, who followed his first-round 67 with a 1-under...
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Japan facing ban from international basketball

TOKYO (AP) Japan is facing a potential ban from basketball's world governing body FIBA over a failure to merge its two top leagues. FIBA has said it will suspend the Japan Basketball Association if its mandate of a merger between the two leagues is not met by the end of October. The ban would prevent all of Japan's national teams from taking part in international competitions...
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Heavy rain washes out play in Blue Bay LPGA

HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) Heavy rain washed out play Friday in the Blue Bay LPGA, forcing tour officials to cut the inaugural tournament from 72 to 54 holes. Jessica Korda topped the leaderboard after the first round at 6-under 66. The 21-year-old American is a two-time winner this season on the LPGA Tour. Michelle Wie and Chinese star Shanshan Feng were a stroke back long with...
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Thursday's Sports Briefs

BASKETBALL LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season because of a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP's career in doubt. The Lakers and Nash announced their joint decision less than a week before the start of what would have been the 40-year-old Nash's 19th NBA season. He played in only 15 games last season with nerve root...
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Cung Le still waiting on an apology from the UFC after drug testing debacle

The UFC announced earlier this week that they were rescinding the 12-month suspension issued to Cung Le after originally stating that he had tested positive for elevated levels of human grown hormone (HGH) following his fight against Michael Bisping in August. Le, who maintained his innocence throughout the entire process, has now broken his silence as well following the UFC'...
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Bears icon Urlacher: Cutler elite 'financially', not on field

Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher thinks Jay Cutler is elite. But in a bad way. Urlacher, who played with Cutler from 2009 through 2012, shot down the idea his former teammate is an elite quarterback, instead pointing to the signal caller's salary. "Financially, he is one of the elite guys in the NFL. ... He just hasn't produced like an elite quarterback...
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MLS referee suspended after workers' compensation fraud arrest

Jose Carlos Rivero will not work his scheduled MLS assignment this weekend after the Professional Referees Organization suspended him on Thursday for his recent arrest on two felony counts related to workers' compensation fraud. Rivero, 33, was arrested by the New York State Police on Oct. 6 and released after being charged with offering a false instrument for filing and insurance...
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Meyers Taylor plans to race bobsleds against men

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) U.S. Olympic women's bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor is going to race against men. And when she does, it'll be a family affair. Taking advantage of a new rule by bobsled's worldwide governing body that essentially declared four-man bobsledding gender neutral, Meyers Taylor has decided to compete in that portion of the U.S. team selection races next...
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Minnesota clicking while Illinois struggles

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Minnesota has won four straight, is undefeated in the Big Ten and has locked up a spot in some kind of bowl game. Coach Jerry Kill says his Gophers (6-1, 3-0) have done all that without really playing their best. ''I'd say for us that we have a whole lot more to improve, to be a really, really good team,'' the fourth-year coach said. '...
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No. 16 Nebraska looks to start faster vs. Rutgers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska goes into its game against Rutgers hoping to carry over the momentum from the second half of last week's game against Northwestern. The No. 16 Cornhuskers (6-1, 2-1 Big Ten) got off to a slow start against the Wildcats just as they did the week before at Michigan State. Unlike against the Spartans, the Huskers came back to win, outgaining the Wildcats...
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Spartans hoping for another win over Michigan

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio refused to admit this week that his team has dominated its rivalry with Michigan lately. In fact, the Spartans' leader wouldn't even acknowledge that Michigan State dominated last year's meeting, when the Wolverines finished with minus-48 yards rushing in a 29-6 loss. Dantonio chose his words carefully, but...
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Michigan the team Sparty loves to play - and beat

A look at what to watch in the Big Ten this weekend: GAME OF THE WEEK: The gap between Michigan and Michigan State is mighty wide right now, but it's worth a look any time these two get together. No. 8 MSU (6-1, 3-0) has won five of the last seven meetings. And believe the Spartans when they say it never gets old beating the Wolverines (3-4, 1-2). Historically, Ohio State has...
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D'Qwell Jackson key to Colts improving defense

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) D'Qwell Jackson has seen the good and bad that comes with a long NFL career. There have been record numbers and devastating injuries. Right now, though, he's just happy to be in Indianapolis. The Colts are happy, too. Jackson might not have been the most coveted free agent on the market when Indy signed the former Cleveland Browns linebacker in the offseason...
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