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Former Boise State running back Jack Fields Jr. shot, killed after stabbing deputy

Former Boise State running back Jack Fields Jr. was shot and killed Thursday in Georgia after stabbing a sheriff's deputy.

     

 

 

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Jimmie Johnson shaved his beard and looks 20 years younger

Johnson went all-in for his throwback-themed weekend.

     

 

 

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Ravens could start rookie QB Lamar Jackson with Joe Flacco doubtful

Joe Flacco's hip injury could open the door for first-round pick Lamar Jackson to make his first start at quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens.

     

 

 

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College football: Your coach is on the hot seat. Here’s what it would cost to fire him.

From North Carolina's Larry Fedora to Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury, we break down what it would cost schools to fire FBS coaches on the hot seat.

     

 

 

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Bold predictions for Week 12 in college football

The college football season continues and the staff at USA TODAY Sports has some bold predictions for Week 12, including some possible upsets.

     

 

 

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Rams CB Marcus Peters struggling ahead of showdown vs. former Chiefs teammates

Marcus Peters hasn't lived up to his Pro Bowl past, and he could be a vulnerability against his former team in the Chiefs on Monday night.

     

 

 

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Forget those conspiracy theories SEC fans, Alabama’s football team is just that good

Some SEC fans are ranking up old conspiracies after some helpful calls recently. But human error is a more likely explanation than favoritism.

     

 

 

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Flames, fuel and windshields: 5 NASCAR pit crew members share their craziest stories

“I felt my leg was hot and assumed I was on fire,” one NASCAR gasman said casually.

     

 

 

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‘Be like water’: Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey’s peaceful flow is key to breakout season

Christian McCaffrey has become one of the NFL's best all-purpose threats, and the Panthers RB's mindset stems from an old Bruce Lee adage.

     

 

 

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Cowboys’ Travis Frederick sees hope, progress after ‘scary’ Guillain-Barre Syndrome diagnosis

Travis Frederick was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome in August. The Cowboys center still isn't back on the field, but he's now seeing progress.

     

 

 

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Twitter absolutely let Mike McCarthy have it after yet another bad Green Bay loss

Mike McCarthy's seat just got a lot warmer after the Green Bay Packers blew a double-digit lead in a loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night.

     

 

 

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Draymond Green dismisses Warriors turmoil: We’re still going to win the championship

Draymond Green reiterated that he's unconcerned by recent drama and succinctly summed up how he thinks the season will play out for the Warriors.

     

 

 

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Packers’ season on the ropes after loss to Seahawks

The Packers blew another double-digit lead against the Seahawks, and now Green Bay's playoff aspirations hang in the balance.

     

 

 

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Canucks goalie Richard Bachman make perfect pass to Wild’s Mikko Koivu for easy goal

Vancouver Canucks goalie Richard Bachman's bad clearing attempt goes directly onto stick of Minnesota Wild's Mikko Koivu for easy goal.

     

 

 

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The Latest: West Virginia beats Monmouth 71-53

Esa Ahmad had 16 points and Sagaba Konate added 14 with eight rebounds and four blocks to help West Virginia beat Monmouth 71-53 in the opening round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational

     

 

 

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Carmelo Anthony: Four potential landing spots after parting ways with Rockets

Carmelo Anthony's brief time with the Houston Rockets is over, so speculation naturally turns to where the 10-time All-Star could land next.

     

 

 

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McKnight leads Tennessee St over Carver Bible College 92-57

Kamar McKnight scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures and added three assists and two steals to lead Tennessee State to a 92-57 victory over Carver Bible College

     

 

 

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Lyons is second in 2 nights to tie NCAA record with 15 3s

Jordan Lyons became the second player in two nights to tie an NCAA record with 15 3-pointers and scored a career-high 54 points to help Furman beat Division II North Greenville 107-67

     

 

 

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Pope has double-double to lead Bethune-Cookman to 97-47 win

Cletrell Pope missed just two shots on the night to total 20 points while grabbing 16 rebounds to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 97-47 thumping of Johnson University (Florida) on Thursday night

     

 

 

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Fantasy football rankings for Week 11

Plenty of fantasy goodness is in store on Monday night as the high-scoring Rams and Chiefs meet.

     

 

 

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Buddy Boeheim name misspelled on Syracuse jersey

Buddy Boeheim, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's son, had his last name misspelled on his jersey in the Orange's 2K Classic game against Connecticut.

     

 

 

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No. 4 Baylor women put 7 in double figures in 94-49 win

No. 4 Baylor 94, Southern U. 49.

     

 

 

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Kuchar, Bradley big movers at Australian Open

Americans Matt Kuchar and Keegan Bradley were big movers at the Australian Open on Friday, with Kuchar moving into a tie for the clubhouse lead after a morning round of 5-under 67

     

 

 

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Mookie Betts, Christian Yelich capture MVP awards

Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts and Brewers slugger Christian Yelich were named the AL and NL MVP Award winners, respectively, on Thursday.

     

 

 

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Houston Rockets will part ways with Carmelo Anthony after 10 games

The Houston Rockets are parting ways with forward Carmelo Anthony, the team announced Thursday.

     

 

 

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Buddy Boeheim name misspelled on Syracuse jersey

Buddy Boeheim, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's son, had his last name misspelled on his jersey in the Orange's 2K Classic game against Connecticut.

     

 

 

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Best of NFL Week 11

Take a look at the best images from the 11th week of play during the 2018 NFL season.

     

 

 

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Memphis basketball player Karim Sameh Azab dies after battle with leukemia

Memphis basketball player Karim Sameh Azab died Thursday after a seven-month battle with leukemia, a university spokesman confirmed.

     

 

 

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Defensive adjustments have fueled recent surge by Vikings

Defensive adjustments have fueled recent surge by Vikings, seeking to stay a step ahead

     

 

 

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Would Martin Truex Jr. get revenge on Joey Logano in NASCAR’s title race? ‘An eye for an eye’

The two NASCAR drivers shared how they'd handle the possibility of on-track revenge in the championship race.

     

 

 

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