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October 13, 2015 - 6:29pm
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October 13, 2015 - 6:28pm
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CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women's team will play China in an exhibition at the Superdome in New Orleans on Dec. 16, the final game of the Americans' post-Word Cup victory tour.

The U.S. Soccer Federation said Tuesday the women's team will play three other matches in December that will be announced later.

The Americans have 33 wins, eight losses and 13 ties against China.

October 13, 2015 - 6:12pm
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HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tim Howard is back in goal for the United States for the first time since last year's World Cup.

Howard is in the starting lineup Tuesday night for an exhibition against Costa Rica, the last game for the Americans before the start of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

Howard took a one-year sabbatical from the national team after making 15 saves in the 2-1 round-of-16 loss to Belgium. When Howard returned last month, U.S. coach...

October 13, 2015 - 6:08pm
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Wizards forward Alan Anderson had a second operation on his left ankle and no timeframe for his return has been determined.

The team announced the latest surgery Tuesday.

Anderson initially had surgery in May to remove bone spurs from his left ankle. But he still was in pain from a fragment, so that was removed in the second procedure.

The Wizards said Anderson will start the rehab process immediately....

October 13, 2015 - 6:06pm
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — San Diego State, coming off its fifth regular-season Mountain West championship, is favored to win the league crown again, according to a media poll released Tuesday.

The Aztecs, who lost to eventual champion Duke in last season's NCAA Tournament, received 22 of a possible 25 first-place votes and 272 points to earn the top spot in the Mountain West poll.

Boise State, which tied with San Diego State for the regular-season title last...

October 13, 2015 - 5:58pm
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs placed Jamaal Charles on injured reserve Tuesday after the star running back tore the ACL in his right knee while making a cut against the Chicago Bears.

Charles had an MRI on Monday that confirmed the extent of the injury.

The Chiefs filled his roster spot by promoting running back Spencer Ware from the practice squad. Ware is a former sixth-round pick out of LSU who spent the offseason with Kansas City....

October 13, 2015 - 5:48pm
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SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano has undergone surgery to repair core muscle injuries and is expected to be OK for spring training.

Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto made the announcement Tuesday after Cano's surgery was complete.

The surgery was done in Philadelphia to fix injuries on Cano's left and right sides. The recovery time is expected to be six weeks.

The 32-year-old Cano was diagnosed with a core...

October 13, 2015 - 5:44pm
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has been diagnosed with cancer and will retire.

The university said Tuesday that the longhorn steer, whose given name is Sunrise Studly, was preliminarily diagnosed last week with bovine leukemia virus. The diagnosis was confirmed by several veterinarians.

Bevo XIV began his tenure as the Texas mascot at the age of 2 in 2004. He was a part of back-to-back Rose Bowl...

October 13, 2015 - 5:22pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with Chase Utley's appeal says the hearing for the Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman has been scheduled for Monday.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity on Tuesday because no announcement was authorized.

The timing means Utley will be eligible to play for the rest of the best-of-five NL Division Series against the Mets. New York took a 2-1 lead into Game 4 Tuesday night at Citi Field.


October 13, 2015 - 5:21pm
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin doesn't view his decision to go for the win on Monday night against San Diego as a gamble.

Tomlin says he's going to put his trust in his players with the game on the line and, in running back Le'Veon Bell Tomlin he says he's got one of the best in the game at his disposal.

Bell's 1-yard run as time expired gave the Steelers a 24-20 victory.

Tomlin says the Steelers (3-2)...

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