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Canucks-Blues Preview

Ryan Miller will be returning to St. Louis for the first time since joining the Vancouver Canucks, but backup Eddie Lack's numbers against the Blues are making their coach's decision a difficult one. Coach Willie Desjardins hasn't said who will start when the Western Conference foes meet Thursday night at the Scottrade Center, though he did hint that it would be difficult...
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Vasquez leads Raptors past Maccabi Haifa, 92-85

TORONTO (AP) Greivis Vasquez had 15 points, Lucas Nogueira scored six straight points in the final 2 minutes and the Toronto Raptors held off Israel's Maccabi Haifa 92-85 on Wednesday night for their sixth victory in seven preseason games. Kyle Lowry and Terrence Ross each had 11 points for the Raptors, whose sole exhibition defeat was a 113-106 loss at Sacramento on Oct. 7...
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Hurricanes-Flames Preview

Following some solid play during a six-game trip, the Calgary Flames stumbled with an overtime loss to open a long-awaited homestand. Now the Flames will try to bounce back Thursday night with their sixth consecutive home win against the injury-ravaged Carolina Hurricanes, who are looking to avoid a club-record six straight losses to open the season. Calgary (4-3-1) allowed just...
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Celtics win preseason finale; 100-86 over Nets

BOSTON (AP) Rookie Marcus Smart scored 16 points and Jared Sullinger had 15 with 17 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 100-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night in the final preseason game for both teams. Gerald Wallace had 12 points for Boston, which finished the preseason 5-3 with its second straight win over Brooklyn. Mason Plumlee led the Nets with 15 points...
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Former GMs Bill Polian, Ron Wolf finalists for Hall of Fame

  Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf were selected Wednesday as contributor finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015. Polian and Wolf were chosen by the Hall of Fame's contributor committee. Inductees will be selected on Jan. 31, the day before the Super Bowl, in Phoenix. Mick Tingelhoff is the senior committee nominee, and there will be...
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Late free throw sinks Magic in loss to Rockets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Adrien hit a free throw with 35 seconds to play as Houston rallied to beat Orlando 90-89 on Wednesday night. Troy Daniels and Isaiah Canaan led the Rockets with 14 points each. Houston (5-2) trailed by 13 entering the fourth quarter and didn't get its first lead of the second half until just over two minutes left in the game. The Magic (3-3) tied it...
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Rockets' late free throw downs Magic 90-89

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Jeff Adrien hit a free throw with 35 seconds to play as Houston rallied to beat Orlando 90-89 on Wednesday night. Troy Daniels and Isaiah Canaan led the Rockets with 14 points each. Houston (5-2) trailed by 13 entering the fourth quarter and didn't get its first lead of the second half until just over two minutes left in the game. The Magic (3-3) tied it at...
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Butler, Escobar rally Royals to 2-1 lead in Game 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar had run-scoring hits off Jake Peavy, and the Kansas City Royals took a 2-1 lead over San Francisco after three innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World Series at a game apiece. Gregor Blanco started the game with a home run for the Giants off hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura, but the Royals came back with...
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Chris Kirk looks to pick up where he left off in FedEx playoffs

  Chris Kirk had a five-week break that featured no Ryder Cup and no complaints. Considering the Americans' ugly loss at Gleneagles and the resulting fallout, it was probably a good one to miss. "It didn't look like a whole lot of fun over there, did it?" Kirk said with a smile. Kirk was left off the Ryder Cup team despite two victories, including a win at the...
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35 players selected for US rugby tour

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Thirty-five players have been chosen for the U.S. national rugby team's tour next month that features a Nov. 1 test against New Zealand in Chicago. USA Rugby announced head coach Mike Tolkin's selections Wednesday. Not all of the players will available for every match. USA Rugby and Premiership Rugby recently reached an agreement to allow leading American...
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AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because details of the appeal have not been made public. The arbiter, former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones, informed the parties of her decision...
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Sources: Roger Goodell forced to testify at Ray Rice appeal hearing

When a judge hears Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension in early November, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be in attendance. And will have to testify. FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo confirmed earlier reports Wednesday that Barbara S. Jones has informed Goodell the he will have to testify at the appeal hearing, scheduled for Nov. 5 and 6. Jones, a former...
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AP source: Arbiter rules NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal

NEW YORK (AP) AP source: Arbiter rules NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal.
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Rams' Fisher has embraced concept of running back by committee

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher has embraced the concept of a running back by committee. Zac Stacy just missed 1,000 yards rushing as a rookie last year, but wasn't in the mix last week because he was hurt and Benny Cunningham and rookie Tre Mason played well in a victory over Seattle. Stacy was nursing a calf injury, so he was limited to one snap. But Fisher plans...
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Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

BOSTON (AP) Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field. In a survey that included responses from 907 of the NCAA's 1...
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Prodigy from Buenos Aires shantytown to play with Angel Cabrera

  Dylan Reales started learning to play golf by swinging a broken broomstick at fruit and vegetables discarded at a temporary market in front of his house in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. Tomatoes, onions and even crushed cigarette packages were his first make-believe golf balls. ''I began hitting everything I came across on the street,'' he said...
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GSP: White, Fertitta did not try to convince me to return

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is back in the gym following ACL replacement surgery earlier this year and being cleared to return to full training just recently. St-Pierre went back to his old stomping grounds at Tri-Star MMA along with coach Firas Zahabi earlier this week following the good news from his doctors.  This was the second time St-Pierre suffered...
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Vols OT Thomas unlikely to play against No. 4 Tide

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Butch Jones does not expect offensive tackle Coleman Thomas to play Saturday against No. 4 Alabama. On his ''Vol Calls'' radio show Wednesday, Jones said, ''Right now, I would probably not anticipate him playing.'' Thomas, a freshman starting at right tackle, injured an ankle last week in the 34-3 loss at No....
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UFC 'working on' Cerrone vs. Jury, which could happen in January

Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury will almost certainly fight early next year. It's just not a done deal yet. UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reports that Cerrone and Jury will meet sometime in January, though the card is currently unclear. UFC president Dana White told Helwani that the bout isn't 100 percent, but "that fight is what we're working on." Cerrone ...
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Inbee Park to retake No. 1 spot in women's golf

  Inbee Park will take the No. 1 spot in women's golf from Stacy Lewis on Monday. Both players are skipping the Blue Bay LPGA this week in China. Lewis has held the top spot 21 weeks. She moved to No. 1 on June 2 following her victory in the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Before that, Park was No. 1 for 59 weeks.
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Dana White: Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano title fight set for UFC 182

A bout between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano on New Year's Eve weekend has long been rumored. It's now no longer just a rumor. UFC president Dana White told UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday that Rousey and Zingano will indeed meet for the UFC women's bantamweight title at UFC 182 on Jan. 3 in Las Vegas. The bout between the two undefeated stars will be the...
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Homeland Security nabs 126 counterfeit World Series tickets

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal agents have seized phony World Series tickets worth tens of thousands of dollars, along with counterfeit Royals panties and other merchandise. Before the first game of the series between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, agents for Homeland Security nabbed 126 counterfeit game tickets. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
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Islanders recall forward Anders Lee from AHL's Bridgeport

The New York Islanders recalled forward Anders Lee from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Lee had three goals and two assists in five games this season for the Sound Tigers. The former Notre Dame player had nine goals and five assists in 22 games for New York last season.
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Penguins honor Canada with national anthem before facing Flyers

  The Pittsburgh Penguins played ''O Canada'' before their game Wednesday night against Philadelphia to pay tribute to a Canadian soldier killed during an attack in Ottawa. A sell-out crowd belted out the Canadian national anthem as the Canadian flag was flashed on the scoreboard and projected onto the ice. Corporal Nathan Cirillo died Wednesday after being shot...
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Former Wolverine happy to beat Ohio team

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Denard Robinson finished the sentence quicker than he hit holes. When asked whether his 127-yard rushing performance on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns was more special because of the opponent, Robinson chimed in "because it came against a team from Ohio?" "Yeah, that was good to do it against an Ohio team," said Robinson, a former...
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