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First Test should go ahead despite Phil Hughes injury, says Border

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First Test should go ahead despite Phil Hughes injury, says Border
Former captain says Australia should play Test match against India, but he would understand if some players did not want toFormer Australian captain Allan Border believes the first Test should go ahead, but it will be a very personal decision for players whether they take part.The prospect of a four-Test series against India due to start at the Gabba in seven days has become trivial for Australia’s best cricketers following Phillip Hughes’s emergency brain surgery. Continue reading...

UCLA linemen look forward to the challenge of tough Stanford team

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UCLA linemen look forward to the challenge of tough Stanford team
There is an eagerness that UCLA linemen — both defense and offense — have for Friday's game against Stanford in the Rose Bowl. This is the type of bump-and-grind moment they live for.

Safety Anthony Jefferson rises with UCLA

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Safety Anthony Jefferson rises with UCLA
The rise of safety Anthony Jefferson and the UCLA football program are on parallel tracks.

Thursday’s College Football Games to Watch

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Thursday’s College Football Games to Watch
No. 6 Texas Christian, which is neck and neck with Baylor in the Big 12 and the College Football Playoff race, will face Texas.

Long(shot) list of players fits within Steve Nash disabled exception

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Long(shot) list of players fits within Steve Nash disabled exception
The Lakers were granted a $4.85 million disabled-player exception on Tuesday for injured point guard Steve Nash.


Spurs' Popovich Undergoes Medical Procedure

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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will miss Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure.

Knicks' Anthony sits out with back spasms

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New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony missed Wednesday night's game at Dallas with back spasms.

Mavs' Cuban: Realignment could benefit NBA

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Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says a conference realignment that would result in a total of eight teams, including the Mavs, switching conferences, could help level ... more

Nuggets at Suns Preview

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Nuggets at Suns Preview
The Nuggets take their five-game winning streak on the road to Phoenix tonight.

Kings Statement Regarding DISH Network

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Kings Statement Regarding DISH Network
Sacramento, Calif. - The Sacramento Kings are concerned to hear multiple reports that DISH Network may drop Comcast Spor
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Houston's Fitzpatrick to Start for Injured Mallett

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Ryan Fitzpatrick is getting a second chance to be Houston's quarterback on Sunday at Tennessee with Ryan Mallett out for the season with a chest ... more

Fantasy Football: Week 13 Player Tiers

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Tony Romo is coming off a 275-yard and four-touchdown game and a great matchup in the Cowboys-Eagles rivalry on Thanksgiving Day.

Heady Days of 2012 a Distant Memory for Struggling RG3

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A little over two years ago, Robert Griffin III embarked on his rookie season in the National Football League under a heavy weight of expectation ... more

Fantasy Football Isn’t Just a Man’s Game

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Fantasy Football Isn’t Just a Man’s Game
Women are flocking to fantasy football. And contrary to stereotype, they don’t just pick players based on who is the cutest.

Juicy Thanksgiving Fare for NFL Fans

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Here's how critical Philadelphia's game at Dallas will be on Thanksgiving Day: The winner can start thinking about a home postseason game, maybe even a ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Predators Beat Kings in Shootout

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James Neal scored the only goal in a six-round shootout to give Nashville a 4-3 win at home over Los Angeles.

Neal Lifts Predators Over Kings in Shootout

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James Neal scored the only goal of a six-round shootout to give Nashville a 4-3 win over Los Angeles.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Islanders Edge Flyers in Shootout

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Frans Nielsen and John Tavares scored in a shootout for the host Islanders (15-6) against Philadelphia.

Viktor Tikhonov, Soviet Hockey Coach, Dies at 84

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Viktor Tikhonov, Soviet Hockey Coach, Dies at 84
Tikhonov was the domineering coach of the powerful Soviet national hockey team that won three Olympic gold medals and one devastating silver — when the ... more

Pat Quinn, Coach Who Led Canada to Olympic Gold, Is Dead at 71

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Pat Quinn, Coach Who Led Canada to Olympic Gold, Is Dead at 71
Quinn was a popular hockey coach who followed up a bruising playing career by steering Canada to its first Olympic gold medal in 50 years ... more

AP Source: Tomas in Process of Deal With Arizona

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Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to a person familiar ... more

Panda Heads Put Away With Sandoval's Departure

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Those oversized panda heads are being put away — at least the ones seen in the first row at AT&T Park. Pablo Sandoval's bamboo-eating buddies ... more

Brewers' Braun Optimistic About Injured Right Hand

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As drivers pulled up in their cars to drop off canned goods at Miller Park, Ryan Braun collected the Thanksgiving donations and offered a warm ... more

Sports Briefing | Baseball: White Sox Reach Deal With Adam LaRoche

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LaRoche, a 35-year-old first baseman who played for the Nationals the last four seasons, agreed to a two-year, $25 million contract.

Red Sox Finalize Agreement With Sandoval

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The Red Sox have finalized their five-year contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the first of two big signings aimed at boosting Boston's offense after ... more

Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers: Ludogorets can ‘change our season’

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• Manager frustrated by late equaliser but hails ‘real character’• Liverpool still need win against Basel to make last 16• Match report: Ludogorets 2-2 Liverpool ... more

Arsenal injury list grows as duo forced off during win over Dortmund

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• Mikel Arteta and Yaya Sanogo pick up injuries in victory• Arsenal can count 10 first-team players with injuries• Match report: Arsenal 2-0 Borussia Dortmund• ... more

Borussia Dortmund stars shake hands with their fans following disappointing loss at Arsenal in Champions League

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Borussia Dortmund stars shake hands with their fans following disappointing loss at Arsenal in Champions League
Borussia Dortmund may have been comfortably beaten by Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium, but even in defeat they were moral winners.

Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and Co consigned to Liverpool bench as Brendan Rodgers refuses to trust £110m new boys

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Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and Co consigned to Liverpool bench as Brendan Rodgers refuses to trust £110m new boys
DOMINIC KING IN SOFIA: Brendan Rodgers spent more than £110million on nine acquisitions but only Rickie Lambert and loan signing Javier Manquillo made the cut.

Exeter boss Baxter signs new deal

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Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter and his assistants sign contracts to stay at Sandy Park until the summer of 2018.

Daly banned after abusing referee

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Wasps centre Elliot Daly receives a three-week ban for verbally abusing a referee during his side's defeat by Exeter.

Defeat by Australia 'would be tough'

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England captain Chris Robshaw says their match against Australia has taken on "huge" importance after recent defeats.

Moeen electrifies England but batting problems remain

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Moeen Ali’s bold style of cricket lifts England but the team also needs to play smarter cricket, says analyst Simon Hughes.

England should have won - Cook

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England captain Alastair Cook says his team should have beaten Sri Lanka after Moeen Ali's quick century.

Defending Champ McIlroy Shoots Opening 2-Under 69

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Rory McIlroy's defense of his Australian Open title began with a 2-under 69 on a cool, overcast and often drizzly morning at The Australian Golf ... more
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McIlroy Has Georgia on His Mind Down Under

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World number one Rory McIlroy is back to defend his Australian Open title in the city where he kickstarted his career last year but admitted ... more
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Scott, McIlroy Inspire Each Other to Better Golf

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On the eve of the Australian Open — and their first tournament together since September — Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott were doing their best ... more
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Scott Out to Bury Sydney Hurt Against Inspirational McIlroy

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Adam Scott still feels the hurt of losing the Australian Open title to Rory McIlroy on the final green last year but believes the world ... more
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On Golf: Seeking Par Off the Greens

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On Golf: Seeking Par Off the Greens
Many doors once closed to female golfers, including those at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, have opened, but other obstacles remain.
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Moeen electrifies England but batting problems remain

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Moeen Ali’s bold style of cricket lifts England but the team also needs to play smarter cricket, says analyst Simon Hughes.

England should have won - Cook

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England captain Alastair Cook says his team should have beaten Sri Lanka after Moeen Ali's quick century.

Clare set for another six months out

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Derbyshire all-rounder Jonathan Clare could be out for a further six months after undergoing back surgery.

AUDIO: Rankin ready to push for more trophies

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Warwickshire fast bowler Boyd Rankin tells BBC WM that he is eyeing more success with the Bears after signing a new three-year deal.

How cricket helmets changed

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Australian cricketer Philip Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit on the head by a cricket ball. Can helmets ever offer total protection?
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