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Falcons-Saints Capsule

ATLANTA (5-9) at NEW ORLEANS (6-8) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Saints by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD -Atlanta 7-7, New Orleans 6-8 SERIES RECORD - Falcons lead 47-43 LAST MEETING - Falcons beat Saints 37-34, OT, Sept. 7, 2014 LAST WEEK - Falcons lost to Steelers 27-20; Saints beat Bears 31-15 AP PRO32 RANKING - Falcons No. 24, Saints No. 20 FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH...
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Nyjer Morgan signs $700,000 deal with South Korean team

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) A South Korean team says it has signed former major league outfielder Nyjer Morgan to a $700,000, one-year deal. The Hanwha Eagles said the team was impressed with Morgan's contact ability and base-running skills. The 34-year-old debuted with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2007 and hit .282 with 120 steals while playing in 598 games for four major league clubs...
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Vonn considering dropping slalom from repertoire

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) Lindsey Vonn's days competing in all five ski disciplines may be behind her, since the four-time overall World Cup champion is seriously considering giving up slalom in her comeback from a career-threatening knee injury. The 30-year-old American racer thinks she is still somewhat off the pace in speed events, despite clinching her first victory in nearly...
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Midlands Recruiting Notebook

    No. 1 Makes Decision It was an SEC program that would gain a signing from the No. 1 rated junior college player on Wednesday. Marquavius Lewis, a 6-foot-4, 270-pound defensive end from Hutchinson CC stuck with his original commitment to South Carolina on the junior college national signing day. Lewis signed with the Gamecocks after seriously considering the Auburn Tigers...
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Serie A leaders Juventus make trip to struggling Cagliari

Serie A leaders Juventus make trip to struggling Cagliari
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Packers-Buccaneers Capsule

GREEN BAY (10-4) at TAMPA BAY (2-12) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Packers by 10 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 7-6-1, Tampa Bay 6-8 SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 31-21-1 LAST MEETING - Packers beat Buccaneers 35-26, Nov. 20, 2011 LAST WEEK - Packers lost to Bills 21-13; Buccaneers lost to Panthers 19-17 AP PRO32 RANKING - Packers No. 4, Buccaneers No. 30 PACKERS OFFENSE -...
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Vikings-Dolphins Capsule

MINNESOTA (6-8) at MIAMI (7-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX OPENING LINE - Dolphins by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Minnesota 9-5, Miami 7-6-1. SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 7-4 LAST MEETING - Dolphins beat Vikings 14-10, Sept. 19, 2010 LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost at Patriots 41-13; Vikings lost at Lions 16-14 AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins No. 18, Vikings No. 23 VIKINGS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH...
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Panthers' Newton works with first team at practice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took all of the first-team reps during the 20-minute portion of practice Thursday that was open to the media. Newton did not appear to have any problems throwing the ball and moved around well. He seemed in good spirits, spending time cutting up with teammates nine days after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash that left him...
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Bills-Raiders Capsule

BUFFALO (8-6) vs. OAKLAND (2-12) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE - Bills by 5 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buffalo 8-6, Oakland 7-7 SERIES RECORD - Tied 19-19 LAST MEETING - Bills beat Raiders 38-35, Sept. 18, 2011 LAST WEEK - Bills beat Packers 21-13; Raiders lost to Chiefs 31-13 AP PRO32 RANKING - Bills No. 13, Raiders No. 28 BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (23), PASS (19...
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Walsh tries to kick through slump for Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) This is not the way Blair Walsh wants to finish the season. The Minnesota Vikings kicker is 1 for 6 with field goal attempts over the past two games. His success rate has fallen to 71 percent, the lowest of any regular kicker in the NFL this year. Walsh went 0 for 3 against Detroit last week, though one field goal try was blocked and another was a long shot...
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Eagles-Redskins Capsule

PHILADELPHIA (9-5) at WASHINGTON (3-11) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET, NFL Network OPENING LINE - Eagles by 8 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Philadelphia 7-6-1, Washington 4-10 SERIES RECORD - Redskins lead 81-73-5 LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Redskins 37-34, Sept. 21, 2014 LAST WEEK - Eagles lost to Cowboys 38-27; Redskins lost to Giants 24-13 AP PRO32 RANKING - Eagles No. 9, Redskins No. 31 EAGLES...
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Patriots-Jets Capsule

NEW ENGLAND (11-3) at NEW YORK JETS (3-11) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Patriots by 11. RECORD VS. SPREAD - New England 9-5, New York 5-9 SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 57-53-1 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Jets 27-25, Oct. 16, 2014 LAST WEEK - Patriots beat Dolphins 41-13; Jets beat Titans 16-11 AP PRO32 RANKING - Patriots No. 1, Jets No. 27 PATRIOTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8...
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Power Rankings: Kentucky, Louisville stay on collision course

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Penguins star Crosby nearing return from mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skated with his teammates on Thursday morning and could return to the lineup on Thursday night against Colorado. Crosby has missed each of Pittsburgh's last three games after being diagnosed with the mumps last weekend. Crosby spent several days in isolation and was cleared to practice on Wednesday. Goaltender Marc-Andre...
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Ravens-Texans Capsule

BALTIMORE (9-5) at HOUSTON (7-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Baltimore by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Baltimore 8-6, Houston 8-6 SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 6-1 LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Texans 30-9, Sept. 22, 2013 LAST WEEK - Ravens beat Jaguars 20-12; Texans lost to Colts 17-10 AP PRO32 RANKING - Ravens No. 10, Texans No. 17 RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (5), PASS...
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Fantasy Football Week 16 Chat with Halpin

Throughout the 2014 NFL season, the FOXSports.com Fantasy team will be hosting multiple chats throughout the week to get you ready for your Fantasy Football matchups. Tuesday discussions will be run by Joel Beall at 3 PM EST, John Halpin will helm Thursday chats at 2 PM EST, the entire writing staff will be on hand Sunday mornings from 10 AM to kickoff for last minute preparations...
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TCU's Patterson named Walter Camp's top coach for second time

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- TCU coach Gary Patterson has been named the college football coach of the year by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. The annual award is voted on by the nation's 125 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors. Patterson, who is TCU's winningest coach with 131-45 record in 14 seasons, led the Horned Frogs to an 11-1 record this season...
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Southampton admit Sneijder interest but can't afford playmaker

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has denied the club are closing in on a deal for Galatasaray playmaker Wesley Sneijder. The 30-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in January and reports on Wednesday night suggested Saints were in pole position for his signature.  However, Koeman refuted the speculation on Thursday afternoon, claiming the south coast...
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Chargers-49ers Capsule

SAN DIEGO (8-6) at SAN FRANCISCO (7-7) Saturday, 8:25 p.m. ET, CBS/NFL Network OPENING LINE - 49ers by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - San Diego 6-8, San Francisco 4-8-2 SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 7-6 LAST MEETING - Chargers beat 49ers 34-7, Dec. 16, 2010 LAST WEEK - Chargers lost to Broncos 22-10; 49ers lost to Seahawks 17-7 AP PRO32 RANKING - Chargers No. 14, 49ers No. 16 CHARGERS OFFENSE...
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Chiefs-Steelers Capsule

KANSAS CITY (8-6) at PITTSBURGH (9-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Steelers by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chiefs 10-4, Steelers 7-7 SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 19-10 LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Chiefs 16-13, OT, Nov. 12, 2012. LAST WEEK - Chiefs beat Raiders 31-13; Steelers beat Falcons 27-20 AP PRO32 RANKING - Chiefs No. 15, Steelers No. 12 CHIEFS OFFENSE - OVERALL (22),...
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Aston Villa boss confirms Keane turned up at Cleverley's house

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has confirmed his former assistant Roy Keane did turn up at midfielder Tom Cleverley's house this week. However, the Villa boss insists Cleverley said the incident was blown out of proportion by the media, who reported that the fiery Irishman stood ringing the player's doorbell for 15 minutes seeking an argument. Keane, who stepped down from his role...
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Report: After 9-3 season, Memphis' Justin Fuente to receive new contract

Memphis head coach Justin Fuente's name has cropped up as the college football coaching carousel has started spinning, but it appears his name can be taken off the ride. The Memphis Commercial Appeal reported Thursday that the third-year coach and school have agreed to a new contract, with an official announcement expected on Thursday. Fuente, a former offensive coordinator under...
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TCU's Patterson named Walter Camp coach of the year

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) TCU coach Gary Patterson has been named the college football coach of the year by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. The annual award is voted on by the nation's 125 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors. Patterson, who is TCU's winningest coach with 131-45 record in 14 seasons, led the Horned Frogs to an 11-1 record this...
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Bernie Ecclestone back on F1 board, to stay as CEO

LONDON (AP) Bernie Ecclestone has been re-appointed to the Formula One board and will continue to serve as chief executive. Ecclestone stepped down as a board member of F1's holding company earlier this year while standing trial for bribery in Germany. The case was closed in August when Ecclestone made a $100 million payment. Investment group CVC Capital Partner, F1's controlling...
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Syracuse regroups behind Cooney and Christmas

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse snapped a rare two-game slide in the nonconference portion of the schedule with its 71-69 win over Louisiana Tech last Sunday evening, and it couldn't have come at a better time. The Orange (6-3) visit No. 7 Villanova (10-0) on Saturday. Senior center Rakeem Christmas scored the winning basket in the closing seconds against the Bulldogs and redshirt...
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