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November 20, 2015 - 2:36pm
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ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Nose tackle Terrance Knighton and linebacker Keenan Robinson are listed as questionable for the Washington Redskins' game at the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Knighton was limited in practice Friday because he is dealing with cluster headaches that held him out of a game two weeks ago. Robinson missed last week's game with a bad shoulder.

Knighton sat out practice Thursday to see a specialist for what coach Jay Gruden called "a...

November 20, 2015 - 2:33pm
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR's oldest team will run a full Sprint Cup season in 2016 with Ryan Blaney as the driver.

Wood Brothers Racing has fielded entries since 1950 but hasn't attempted a full 36-race schedule since the end of last decade. Wood Brothers won the 2011 Daytona 500 with rookie driver Trevor Bayne.

Blaney has 15 starts for Wood Brothers this season and finished as high as fourth in the spring Talladega race. Motorcraft/Quick Lane and...

November 20, 2015 - 2:30pm
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man turned heads as he whizzed by fellow runners at the Harrisburg Marathon, not because of his speed, but because of his unusual racing attire. reports ( ) 22-year-old Leroy Stolzfus, who is Amish, finished the 26.2-mile race on Nov. 8 in just over three hours and five minutes — all while wearing his community's traditional clothing.

Stolzfus says he's used to running in slacks...

November 20, 2015 - 2:28pm
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — New Brewers general manager David Stearns has made a trade for the third straight day, dealing infielder Luis Sardinas to the Seattle Mariners for outfielder Ramon Flores.

Sardinas was acquired by Milwaukee in January as part of the swap that sent pitcher Yovani Gallardo to Texas. Sardinas hit .196 with four RBIs in 36 games with the Brewers this season while playing second base, shortstop and third.

Flores batted .308 with nine...

November 20, 2015 - 2:27pm
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Colts will be without Pro Bowl safety Mike Adams for Sunday's game at Atlanta as he recovers from an injured left ankle.

Coach Chuck Pagano disclosed the news Friday and didn't say who would replace Adams in the lineup.

The Colts are already without quarterback Andrew Luck, who is out 2-6 weeks while he recovers from a lacerated kidney and a partially torn abdominal muscle sustained during a Nov. 8 victory over Denver....

November 20, 2015 - 2:25pm
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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive back Leodis McKelvin is expected to play against New England on Monday night despite missing his second straight day of practice because of an illness.

Coach Rex Ryan provided that assessment on Friday without revealing the nature of the illness. McKelvin last practiced on Tuesday, when the Bills returned following a four-day break following their 22-17 win at the New York Jets on Nov. 12.


November 20, 2015 - 2:17pm
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Matt Kenseth met with Joey Logano at NASCAR's request on Friday and now wants to move past the incident that earned him a two-race suspension.

Kenseth intentionally wrecked Logano as payback three weeks ago and earned the unprecedented suspension from NASCAR. The crash led to Logano's elimination from the playoffs.

Kenseth was allowed back at the track for Sunday's season finale race. He met earlier this week with NASCAR...

November 20, 2015 - 2:16pm
1 week 2 days ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — England won the fourth one-day international against Pakistan by 84 runs on Friday to clinch the four-match series 3-1.

England scored a massive 355-5 on the back of brilliant centuries by Jos Buttler — 116 not out in 52 balls — and Jason Roy — 102 in 117 balls.

Buttler smashed the fastest one-day international century by an England batsman, reaching his 100 in just 46 balls.

Pakistan never...

November 20, 2015 - 2:01pm
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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Willie Mangum IV scored 29 points and Eastern Michigan rolled past Siena Heights 79-34 on Friday.

Mangum, a junior college transfer, shot 12 of 15 from the floor. Brandon Nazione scored 14 points to go along with 11 rebounds for his second double-double this season.

The Eagles (2-1) were 31 of 59 from the floor for 52.5 percent, better than their free-throw percentage of 51.9 (14 of 27).

The Saints (3-3),...

November 20, 2015 - 1:49pm
1 week 2 days ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mark Sanchez will start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles when they host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday in place of injured Sam Bradford.

Bradford was ruled out Friday with a concussion and a left shoulder injury.

Eagles coach Chip Kelly says he has confidence in Sanchez, an eight-year veteran.

Also out for the Eagles are running back Ryan Mathews (concussion) and backup safety/special teams...

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