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Oklahoma State To 3rd In BCS Behind, LSU And Bama
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oklahoma State has moved up to third in the BCS standings, replacing rival Oklahoma as the team behind LSU and Alabama best positioned to reach the national title game.
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Orange Beats Blue In Illinois Basketball Scrimmage
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois basketball team held its annual Orange and Blue scrimmage Sunday at Assembly Hall, with the Orange team edging the Blue, 68-60.
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Durant's Team Wins Charity Basketball Game
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 42 points, 26 rebounds and 11 assists for a triple-double in his charity basketball game Sunday night, leading his team to a 176-171 victory in overtime.
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Racing Community Pays Tribute To Wheldon In Indy
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The IndyCar community shed tears and shared laughs Sunday in tribute to two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon.
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Murray Gains 253 Yards, Cowboys Top Rams 34-7
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- DeMarco Murray ran for a franchise-record 253 yards, including a 91-yard touchdown that's the second-longest in club history, to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 34-7 victory over the ailing St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
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Forte Runs For 145 Yards, Bears Beat Bucs 24-18
WEMBLEY, England (AP) -- Matt Forte ran for 145 yards and a touchdown and the Chicago Bears held on to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-18 on Sunday in the fifth annual NFL regular-season game at Wembley Stadium.
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Holland Tops Pujols, Cards; Texas Ties Series At 2
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Derek Holland allowed two hits over 8 1-3 innings, leading the Texas Rangers to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night that evened the World Series at two games apiece.
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Blues Power Past Flyers 4-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Kent Huskins and T.J Oshie scored early goals and Brian Elliott was strong in net to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night.
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Lindstrom's SO Goal Gives Avs Win Over Blackhawks
CHICAGO (AP) -- Joakim Lindstrom scored the only goal in the shootout and the Colorado Avalanche won their sixth straight road game by beating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Saturday night.
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Huskers Knock Off No. 1 Illinois
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Gina Mancuso had 15 kills, 18 digs and a pair of service aces to lead Nebraska to a 24-26, 25-18, 25-19, 25-11 win over previously undefeated Illinois Saturday.
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McNutt's Reception Record Keys Iowa In 45-24
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Marvin McNutt caught three touchdown passes to become Iowa's career leader and Marcus Coker ran for two more scores to lead the Hawkeyes past Indiana 45-24 on Saturday.
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Purdue Upsets No. 23 Illinois 21-14
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Caleb TerBush passed for 178 yards and two touchdowns to help Purdue upset No. 23 Illinois 21-14 on Saturday afternoon.
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1B Umpire Kulpa Misses Call, Cards Take Advantage
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- A missed call by first base umpire Ron Kulpa has helped the St. Louis Cardinals score four runs in the fourth inning during Game 3 of the World Series.
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Pujols Hits 3 HRs, Cards Romp To 2-1 Series Edge
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Albert Pujols simply let his bat make all the noise. And boy, it was pretty loud.
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Ranger's Hamilton Says He Might Have Sports Hernia
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton says he might be playing with a sports hernia. He will worry about it after the World Series.
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Rahal Gesture Aids Auction To Benefit Wheldon Fund
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Graham Rahal has sparked an outpouring of support, and memorabilia, for an auction to benefit the family of late IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon.
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Former Illini Richmond Jailed Again Over Drug Test
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) -- Former University of Illinois basketball player Jereme Richmond is back in jail after authorities said he tested positive for marijuana while free on bond.
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D'Agostini Scores In OT, Blues Beat Hurricanes
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt D'Agostini scored at 3:58 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 comeback victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.
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Epstein Resigns From Red Sox To Join Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Theo Epstein is joining the Chicago Cubs as president of baseball operations.
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Cards, Rangers Hoping To Go Batty In World Series
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Strolling behind the batting cage, Matt Holliday watched his St. Louis teammates hit away Friday and offered a simple tip.
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Scoreboard for 10/21
Final week of the regular season for area high school football teams
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IndyCar Summons Drivers To Discuss Wheldon's Death
AUTO RACING (AP) -- IndyCar Series CEO Randy Bernard has called a driver meeting for Monday to discuss Dan Wheldon's fatal accident.
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AP Sources: SD To Promote Byrnes If Hoyer Leaves
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Three people with knowledge of the situation say the San Diego Padres are ready to promote Josh Byrnes to general manager if Jed Hoyer leaves for the Chicago Cubs.
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Illinois Linebacker Sentenced For DUI
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- University of Illinois linebacker Ashante Williams has been sentenced to a form of probation after pleading guilty to driving drunk.
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Agent: Saints Center Kreutz Walks Away From Team
METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- Center Olin Kreutz has informed the New Orleans Saints that he is leaving the team after losing his passion for football.
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Sleepy Bears Arrive In London For Bucs Game
LONDON (AP) -- A bleary-eyed Jay Cutler rubbed his face as he stepped up on the podium for his first news conference in London, hours after stepping off an overnight flight across six time zones.
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Sharp Lifts Blackhawks Past Avalanche
DENVER (AP) -- Patrick Sharp broke a tie early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks went on to beat Colorado 3-1 on Thursday night, snapping the Avalanche's winning streak at five.
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Cardinals' Run Cancels St. Louis Worker Furloughs
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis employees will not have to take mandatory furloughs this year after all, thanks to the Cardinals' trip to the World Series.
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Rangers Rally In 9th, Beat Cards To Even Series
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Down to their last three outs, and in danger of dropping into a serious World Series deficit, the Texas Rangers rallied against St. Louis' vaunted bullpen for a 2-1 victory Thursday night.
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Craig's Pinch Single Gives Cardinals 3-2 Win
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Allen Craig singled in the go-ahead run off reliever Alexi Ogando in the sixth inning with a sinking line drive that dropped just in front of right fielder Nelson Cruz, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in a chilly World Series opener.
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