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Rugby union in brief

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Rugby union in brief
Doak stays positive after Ulsters second defeat Russell guides Glasgow to impressive win at Montpellier Blues and Exeter ease to victories in Challenge CupThe Ulster head coach, Neil Doak, was bullish in defeat after opponents Toulon came away 23-13 winners at the Kingspan Stadium. The first two games were pretty difficult, he said in reference to their defeat against the French side, who scored tries through Bryan Habana and Delon Armitage and had 13 points from the boot of Leigh ... more

Carson-Newman's Sparks Wins 324th, Passes Bryant

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Carson-Newman coach Ken Sparks earns 324th win, passes Paul 'Bear' Bryant on NCAA career list

Eric Dickerson, Marcus Allen hope to see Rams, Raiders back in L.A.

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Twenty years after the Rams and Raiders left Southern California, two of the iconic players from those NFL teams sat on a plane this week, flying from Burbank to Phoenix for a few rounds of golf.

Sport news in brief

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Sport news in brief
Halep and Williams set for Singapore showdown Márquez claims pole record in SepangSimona Halep stands between Serena Williams and a third successive WTA Finals crown after both players booked their place in Sundays title decider in contrasting manner. Williams fought back from a set down and a break in the third set against Caroline Wozniacki to win 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 in 2hr 13min, while the Romanian world No4 Halep needed just 67 minutes to despatch Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-2. Williams, ... more

NBA preview: Western Conference predictions

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NBA preview: Western Conference predictions
Broderick Turner picks the West (in predicted order of finish)


Grizzlies waive Kalin Lucas and Patrick Christopher

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Grizzlies waive Kalin Lucas and Patrick Christopher
MEMPHIS, October 25, 2014 - The Memphis Grizzlies waived guards Patrick Christopher and Kalin Lucas, the team announced.

Joe G's Practice Notebook - Oct. 25

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Joe G's Practice Notebook - Oct. 25
Fresh off his excellent editorial on

HEAT Waive Birch, Drew, Johnson and Jones

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HEAT Waive Birch, Drew, Johnson and Jones
MIAMI, October 25 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have waived forward Khem Birch, guard Larry
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Lakers Wrap Up 2014 Preseason

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Lakers Wrap Up 2014 Preseason
A look back at the 2014 preseason.

Kings' Gay, McLemore cleared to play in opener

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Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay and guard Ben McLemore have been cleared to play in the team's season opener this week.
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Saints Cut Crabtree, Add Running Back Baker

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The New Orleans Saints have cut tight end Tom Crabtree and brought up running back Edwin Baker from practice squad to their active roster.

Sunday’s Matchup: Bills (4-3) at Jets (1-6)

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The Bills front four — Mario Williams, Kyle Williams, Marcell Dareus and Jerry Hughes — lead the N.F.L.'s fourth-best run defense.

A Game of Attrition Chews Up N.F.L. Players

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A Game of Attrition Chews Up N.F.L. Players
Players with concussions, blown-out knees, broken bones and other injuries litter the landscape in the N.F.L., with some unable to return for the rest of ... more

Dion Jordan Set to Make 2014 Debut for Dolphins

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Defensive end Dion Jordan is set to make his season debut Sunday for the Miami Dolphins after sitting out the first six games without pay ... more

AP Source: Addae Showed Concussion Symptoms Friday

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A person with knowledge of the situation says San Diego Chargers safety Jahleel Addae didn't show symptoms of a concussion until Friday afternoon, a day ... more

A Year Later, Trying to Comprehend a Young Player’s Suicide

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The family and friends of a 17-year-old hockey player are coming to terms with who he was and what led him to leap from the ... more

Sports Briefing | hockey: Devils Lose to Stars in Shootout

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Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and the Dallas Stars beat the Devils, 3-2, in Newark to extend the Devils’ N.H.L. record ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Bruins Lose Zdeno Chara to Knee Injury

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Chara is out four to six weeks after tearing the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee against the Islanders on Thursday night.

Rangers’ Rick Nash Opens Season With a Deft Scoring Touch

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Rangers’ Rick Nash Opens Season With a Deft Scoring Touch
The bounces didn’t go Nash’s way in last season’s playoffs, but he is off to a blistering start this year.

N.H.L. Roundup: Islanders Beat Bruins, Who Lose Captain, Too

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The former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the Islanders end ... more

A Giants Rookie’s Rise, Just a Bit Cartoonish

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A Giants Rookie’s Rise, Just a Bit Cartoonish
Matt Duffy, 23, is the youngest player on the Giants’ 25-man World Series roster and one of five rookies eligible to play against the Royals.

Splash Shots Still Define Giants' Ballpark

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Imagine if big league boppers rarely dented the Green Monster at Fenway Park. Or hardly ever hit drives onto Waveland Avenue at Wrigley Field. Or ... more

Essay: When the Earth Shook and the Series Stood Still

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Essay: When the Earth Shook and the Series Stood Still
Dave Stewart, the Diamondbacks’ general manager, grew up in East Oakland and pitched for the Athletics in the 1989 World Series that was interrupted by ... more

On Baseball: In Royals’ Stellar Bullpen, a Unique College Pedigree

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On Baseball: In Royals’ Stellar Bullpen, a Unique College Pedigree
Brandon Finnegan, the rookie left-hander for the Kansas City Royals, is the first player to appear in the College World Series and the M.L.B. World ... more

Sweet Dreams: Sleep Expert Helps Giants in October

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Some extra postseason pillow time has Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants dreaming about another World Series championship.

Stuart Lancaster maintains hardline stance on Steffon Armitage after decision to stay at Toulon

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Stuart Lancaster maintains hardline stance on Steffon Armitage after decision to stay at Toulon
SAM PETERS: Stuart Lancaster has given the strongest indication yet that Steffon Armitage’s dream of playing for England in next year’s World Cup will not ... more

Harlequins close in on Australia lock James Horwill as former Wallabies captain looks set to join club after Rugby World Cup

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Harlequins close in on Australia lock James Horwill as former Wallabies captain looks set to join club after Rugby World Cup
SAM PETERS EXCLUSIVE: Harlequins believe one of the biggest signings in the club’s history is ‘as good as done’ with former Wallaby captain James Horwill ... more

Diego Costa set to start for Chelsea against Manchester United despite injury problems

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Diego Costa set to start for Chelsea against Manchester United despite injury problems
Diego Costa is expected to start for Chelsea at Manchester United on Sunday despite his hamstring problems and an overnight stay in hospital last week ... more

Kit Symons expected to be confirmed as Fulham manager within the week

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Kit Symons expected to be confirmed as Fulham manager within the week
The caretaker boss has overseen five wins in eight games to lift Fulham out of the relegation zone and chairman Shahid Khan is due to ... more

Sampdoria 0-0 Roma: Sergio Romero pulls off super save to stall Giallorossi's title tilt

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Sampdoria 0-0 Roma: Sergio Romero pulls off super save to stall Giallorossi's title tilt
Roma missed the chance to move to the top of Serie A as they were held to a 0-0 draw at third-placed Sampdoria, who successfully ... more

England's Burrell faces hand X-ray

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Northampton's England centre Luther Burrell is likely to be sent for an X-ray after injuring his right hand on Saturday.

AUDIO: Booth proud despite Toulouse defeat

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Bath coach Toby Booth speaks to BBC Radio Bristol after Saturday's 21-19 defeat by Toulouse in the European Rugby Champions Cup.

Burgess unsure over Bath union debut

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Sam Burgess admits he is unsure when he will be able to make his rugby union debut for Bath after fracturing his cheekbone.

Younus sets Pakistan century record

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Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.

VIDEO: McNamara 'proud' of England win

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England coach Steve McNamara is "proud" of England's "tough" 32-26 win over Samoa in their opening game of the Four Nations.

MacKenzie and Svoboda Share Lead at Sea Island

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Will MacKenzie produced a roller-coaster, birdie-bogey-birdie finish to share the lead with fellow American Andrew Svoboda after the third round of the $5.6 million McGladrey ... more
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MacKenzie, Svoboda Tied for Lead at Sea Island

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Will MacKenzie made a hole-in-one and finished with a birdie for a 5-under 65 and a share of the lead Saturday with Andrew Svoboda in ... more
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Wozniacki Targets New York Marathon After Tennis Loss

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A glutton for punishment or a woman on a mission? Either way, Caroline Wozniacki has no intentions of putting her feet up just yet after ... more
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Dane Olesen Carves Out Three-Shot Lead in Perth

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Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark appeared set to end a two-year trophy drought by carving out a three-stroke lead after the penultimate round of the Perth ... more
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Korda, Pace Share Lead in Blue Bay LPGA

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American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA.
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Younus sets Pakistan century record

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Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.

Warner hits ton but Pakistan on top

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Australia opener David Warner's third consecutive Test hundred cannot prevent Pakistan seizing the upper hand in the first Test.

Hudson-Prentice signs Sussex deal

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Teenage Sussex all-rounder Fynn Hudson-Prentice signs a professional contract with the Hove-based club.

VIDEO: 'Religion made me a better player'

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England's newest cricket star Moeen Ali speaks to the BBC about his sport and his religion.

Ireland tour ends with Otago defeat

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Ireland lose their final tour match in New Zealand as Jesse Ryder's quickfire 136 helps earn Otago a three-wicket win.
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