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In this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 file photo, Miami quarterback Malik Rosier, right, hands off the football to running back Travis Homer (24) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Virginia in Miami Gardens, Fla. Pittsburgh plays Miami on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
November 23, 2017 - 3:27 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ten games in, and everything is still on the table for Miami. A perfect season. Its first ACC championship. A spot in the College Football Playoff. Calling the second-ranked Hurricanes "The U" no longer feels like nostalgia. Yet for all the progress Miami (10-0, 7-0 ACC) has made...
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November 23, 2017 - 3:24 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions safety Tavon Wilson and center Travis Swanson have left Thursday's game against Minnesota with injuries. Wilson has a shoulder problem and Swanson a knee issue. Wilson left the game after defending against a deep pass in the third quarter, and Swanson was injured on...
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November 23, 2017 - 3:23 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Sherburne made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Arkel Lamar hit all five of his 3s and scored 17, and Maryland, Baltimore County beat Chicago State 84-73 on Thursday. The Retrievers were 14 of 30 from 3-point range and 18 of 30 at the free-throw line. Jairus Lyles added...
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November 23, 2017 - 3:18 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Four-time Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith is active along with kicker Dan Bailey for the Dallas Cowboys in their Thanksgiving game against the Los Angeles Chargers. LA right tackle Joe Barksdale is returning after missing four straight games with a foot injury. Barksdale...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2016, file photo, gymnast Aly Raisman poses for photos at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit in Beverly Hills, Calif. Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman’s gymnastics career has set the stage for what she believes is the next chapter in her life: as a spokesperson for victims of sexual abuse. The 23-year-old detailed her own history of abuse by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor in her recently released autobiography. Raisman says the book is just the beginning in her quest to bring change to her sport.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
November 23, 2017 - 3:17 pm
The people come forward to Aly Raisman almost daily now. Random strangers. Men and women of various ages, races and backgrounds. They see the six-time Olympic medal-winning gymnast out in public and approach with a hug to give and a story to tell. It was jarring at first, if Raisman is being honest...
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In this Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 file photo, Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scrambles against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first half of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee is coming off its worst rushing performance this season and has slipped out of the NFL's top 10. The Titans believe they're not far away from the unit that led the AFC in rushing last season, and a trip to Indianapolis could help them make the needed corrections (AP Photo/James Kenney, File)
November 23, 2017 - 3:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are committed to running the ball as the center of coach Mike Mularkey's "exotic smash mouth" approach to offense. Coming off the worst rushing performance in two seasons makes them only more determined to run even better. The Titans ran for just 52...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, right, of Russia, is congratulated by center Steven Stamkos after scoring against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in Los Angeles.Led by Stamkos and Kucherov, the Lightning are far away the best in the East, while the duo of Jaden Schwartz and Brayden Schenn has the St. Louis Blues atop the West. The Toronto Maple Leafs are talented and the Los Angeles Kings are off to a great start, but there aren’t too many teams at the quarter mark that can feel very confident about making the playoffs. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)
November 23, 2017 - 2:43 pm
Erik Gudbranson looks at the standings almost every day. Sure, it's only November, but it's never too early to start thinking about the playoffs and see which teams are atop the division standings. "Every single point matters," the Vancouver Canucks defenseman said. "You want to stay with that...
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November 23, 2017 - 2:31 pm
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Teana Muldrow had 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists, Naomi Davenport added 16 points and 15 boards, and No. 11 West Virginia beat Butler 75-68 on Thursday in the relocated Paradise Jam. West Virginia scored the opening 10 points of the game and held Butler to just...
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November 23, 2017 - 2:16 pm
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November 23, 2017 - 1:52 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Geist scored 16 points, freshman Jontay Porter had a season-best 15 and Missouri routed Long Beach State 95-58 Thursday in the opening round of the Advocare Invitational. Missouri (4-1) played for the first time since announcing Tuesday that standout freshman...
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