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As Frank Lampard scores again to help Manchester City keep up the pressure on Chelsea, could his former club regret letting him leave? [...]
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Navy extended its winning streak over Army to 13 games, using a strong defensive performance and the versatility of quarterback Keenan Reynolds to carve out a 17-10 victory Saturday. [...]
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DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 13: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the Dallas Mavericks on December 13, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)
DALLAS (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors won their franchise-record 15th straight game, with Stephen Curry scoring 29 points and adding a bizarre footnote Saturday in a 105-98 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. [...]
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Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said that club was "disappointed" that outfielder Bryce Harper did not show up Saturday at the NatsFest fan festival. [...]
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Warriors win team-record 15th in row, beat Mavs [...]
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The anticipated comeback of NaVorro Bowman has come to an unexpected end as the San Francisco 49ers placed the All-Pro inside linebacker on season-ending injured reserve on Saturday. [...]
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Leinster secure a narrow win over Harlequins and the sides are now level on points at the top of a competitive Pool Two. [...]
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San Francisco 49ers' NaVorro Bowman watches his team warm up before an NFL football game against the New York Giants. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers have placed linebacker NaVorro Bowman and defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey on season-ending injured reserve. [...]
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Manager Russell Slade says Cardiff City's poor start proved costly as they suffered a 5-3 defeat at Bournemouth in the Championship [...]
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Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight (9) is pictured during an NCAA college football game between Baylor and Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Baylor won 48-14. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight has been cleared to play after missing more than a month with a neck injury. [...]
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Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper warms up during batting practice before Game 4 of baseball's NL Division Series against the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says the club is ''disappointed'' outfielder Bryce Harper did not show for the NatsFest fan festival. [...]
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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew says his side need to learn the lessons that Arsenal gave them in their 4-1 defeat at the Emirates. [...]
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Federal judge rebuffs NCAA concussion settlement

Michigan Wolverines receiver Arrington grabs a pass away from Florida Gators defender Anderson for a 37-yard gain during Capital One Bowl in Orlando(Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday rebuffed a $75-million NCAA settlement that aimed to end a massive class-action lawsuit over head injuries suffered by student athletes, court records show. U.S. District Judge John Lee wrote in a 21-page opinion that while the proposed agreement was a step in the right direction, the $70 million devoted to fund concussion testing and diagnosis for players might not cover potential costs, among other issues. "Although these concerns may prove surmountable, the Court cannot grant preliminary approval of the settlement as currently proposed," Lee wrote. ...


Another victory for Raptors, first in the East to 20 wins

Kyle Lowry and Patrick Patterson of the Toronto Raptors at TD Garden on November 5, 2014 in Boston, MassachusettsKyle Lowry scored 20 points and handed out 12 assists Wednesday to lead Toronto to a 105-89 NBA victory over Brooklyn that made the Raptors the first Eastern Conference team to 20 wins this season. Patrick Patterson and Lou Williams contributed eight points apiece in the fourth quarter and Lowry scored six as the Raptors out-scored the Nets 29-16 in the final frame to pull away for their fourth straight win. Toronto improved to 20-6 and have enjoyed three winning streaks of at least four games this season. Mason Plumlee had 23 points to lead Brooklyn, Joe Johnson scored 17 and Mirza Teletovic added 14 in the first meeting between the Atlantic Division rivals since the Nets' seven-game win in the first round of last season's playoffs.


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NFL: Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ersBy Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - The San Francisco 49ers released defensive tackle Ray McDonald on Wednesday after police said he was a possible suspect in a sexual assault case. San Jose police said they were investigating the assault of a woman seeking treatment at a hospital on Tuesday when officers determined that McDonald might have been involved in the incident. Police then searched the San Jose home of McDonald, an eight-year National Football League veteran. No arrests have been made and the investigation is continuing, police said. ...


Rory's the story in golf after stellar year

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the second day of the Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney on November 28, 2014Paris (AFP) - Rory McIlroy dominated golf in 2014, winning two majors, recapturing the world number one spot and starring in Europe's latest Ryder Cup triumph.


Deep Mavericks lighten load on Nowitzki

NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Houston RocketsBy Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dirk Nowitzki can still fill up the basket in his 17th season with the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, but it has become time to lighten the load on the 7-foot German sharpshooter. "Our roster is built on a lot of guys that can make plays. A lot of guys that can contribute, not just one guy to lead every night," Dallas coach Rick Carlisle told reporters before Tuesday's road game against the New York Knicks. "Dirk used to be that guy. We've tried to segue him out of that responsibility to carry the team on his back. ...


49ers cut McDonald amid sex assault investigation

Defensive end Ray McDonald of the San Francisco 49ers sits on the bench during a game on September 21, 2014 in Glendale, ArizonaThe San Francisco 49ers dumped veteran defensive tackle Ray McDonald on Wednesday after police said he was the focus of a sexual assault investigation, the latest to hit the NFL. The National Football League team's general manager Trent Baalke said the 49ers notified McDonald and his agent that his contract was terminated. The team had stood by McDonald after he was arrested in August on charges of domestic violence, which were dropped on November 10 due to insufficient evidence. Despite criticism, the 49ers allowed McDonald to continue playing during that investigation.


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