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CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzos arrival in Chicago has generated hype throughout the city. Its also given a last-place team such as the Cubs an encouraging glimpse of the future. Rizzo hit his first homer in a Cubs uniform Saturday, a two-run, go-ahead ...

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For 51 yards in a win over Washington, then

WASHINGTON -- The Ottawa Senators will have their top defenceman back in the lineup for the stretch drive of the regular season. Erik Karlsson will play Thursday night in Washington, just 10 weeks after suffering a torn left Achilles tendon that w ...

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ST. LOUIS -- It seemed like Ricky Nolasco was always in trouble. But in a game that began in 103-degree heat, it was the St. Louis Cardinals who were sweating. Nolasco allowed an unearned run in six innings while scattering nine hits and a walk an ...

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For lost time on Friday. Button had complained

TORONTO – This was what Jonathan Bernier wanted all along. This is what he pined for as the backup in Los Angeles, stuck for years in the shadow of Jonathan Quick. And yet now that hes finally gripped hold of his first No. 1 job in the NHL, ...

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And two touchdowns. He also had five

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Teenage batsman Nitish Kumar scored 57 to lift Canada to a six-run win over Papau New Guinea in the Twenty20 World Cup cricket qualifying tournament Wednesday. The 17-year-old from Toronto hit seven fours and one six ...

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RB Peyton Hillis, who had 1,177 yards rushin

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The New York Islanders nearly paid for relaxing too early against the Florida Panthers. Nursing a three-goal lead in the third period, the Islanders got quite a jolt when the Panthers rallied to tie it with three goals in less tha ...

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Green played last season in the UFL for

Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Michael Morse hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to help the Washington Nationals run their winning streak to eight games with a 4-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Ryan Zimmerman went 2-for-4 with a solo ...

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While Kopitar (3-3-6) now has a five-game

(Sports Network) - Gio Gonzalez tries to win his third game in as many starts this evening when the Oakland Athletics open a four-game series against the Detroit Tigers at the Coliseum. Gonzalez has been tremendous for the As in the early going, w ...

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Like Antti Niemi, now a Vezina Trophy

TORONTO -- The details of James van Riemsdyks vague injury got a little bit clearer, thanks to Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle. Van Riemsdyk is dealing with back spasms that are likely to cause the forward to miss his second straight game Thursday ...

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Has been extended until Nov. 29. Ribery

DENVER -- Now, Peyton Manning gets a chance to rest. Big question: Does he really need a break? Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers kept Manning on the sideline most of the game and handed the Denver Broncos and unexpected and harmful 27-20 l ...

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Its coming back at us over and over again.

LOS ANGELES -- When Daymond Langkow beat Jonathan Quick on a breakaway and celebrated Phoenixs first lead in the Western Conference finals, captain Dustin Brown was almost curious how his Los Angeles Kings would respond to the first serious advers ...

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Before the start of the regular season.

Canada will have to wait at least another four years for its first Olympic medal in mens freestyle wrestling since Daniel Igalis gold at Sydney 2000. On the final day of competition at London 2012, Haislan Veranes Garcia and Khetag Pliev were unab ...

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Young guys we have here, weve got lots

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Kyle Larson picked up his first NASCAR national series win on Sunday by holding off Joey Logano on the final restart of the Truck Series race at Rockingham Speedway. Logano was closing in on Larson when a collision between Timo ...

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His suspension in Denver. I like head coac

You just never know when the Winnipeg Goldeyes offence is going to explode. Saturday night in front of 3,023 spectators in Wichita, Kansas, the Goldeyes put up three runs in the top of the eighth to come from behind and beat the Wichita Wingnuts 6 ...

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Cory Schneider) last game and got it fro

PHILADELPHIA -- The Atlanta Braves have activated outfielder B.J. Upton from the 15-day disabled list and put catcher Gerald Laird on the DL. The NL East leaders made the moves Saturday before playing Philadelphia. Upton strained his right adducto ...

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Missed the last 13 games with a concussion.

EDMONTON -- The Edmonton Eskimos released veteran quarterback Kerry Joseph on Thursday. That paves the way for Joseph to sign with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, then announce his retirement after 11 CFL seasons. Joseph enjoyed his best campaign wi ...

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For 3 and is 2 for 20 (.100) lifetime agains

MELBOURNE, Australia - At an Australian Open marked by upsets and new story lines, Rafael Nadal will play Sundays final against a man often called the "other" Swiss tennis player. Now, after a stunning run in Melbourne, Stanislas Wawrinka has a ne ...

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Defeating Canada in the bronze medal game

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Defenceman Simon Despres was described last season as being a man playing among boys in junior hockey. This season, he hopes to fully complete his jump to manhood. Namely, by passing up minor league hockey and making the huge lea ...

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Players to take themselves out of games,

MADRID, Spain -- Olympiakos and Bayer Leverkusen reached the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday, with either Juventus or Galatasaray set to join them after their match in Istanbul was abandoned because of a snowstorm. Match officials stopp ...

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