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 2021-10-21 22:57 

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Braves get Soler back for NLCS after positive COVID-19 test...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Atlanta Braves welcomed back outfielder Jorge Soler for Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Thursday after he was activated following his positive COVID-19 test. The Braves led the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 and had a chance ...

 2021-10-21 22:56 

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No. 7 Penn State, Illinois unsure of QBs ahead of matchup...

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin originally planned to practice with two quarterbacks this week, neither named Sean Clifford. But the third-year starter, who is nursing an unspecified upper body injury, participated with som...

 2021-10-21 22:56 

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With guard McKinley Wright gone, Buffs search for fill-in...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The answer for most of the Colorado Buffaloes' needs for the past four seasons has consistently been the same — McKinley Wright IV. Need a big bucket or defensive stop? Count on Wright. A leader to take control late? ...

 2021-10-21 22:56 

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No. 12 Mississippi hosts LSU after wild seven days...

Lane Kiffin texted with his former assistant Ed Orgeron about a wild weekend because a call would have seemed "a little strange" with their teams about to play. The past week has been more than a little strange for both programs heading into Kiffi...

 2021-10-21 22:55 

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Chargers sign return specialist Andre Roberts...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Wide receiver/return specialist Andre Roberts signed with the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday after being released earlier this week by the Houston Texans. Roberts is in his 11th season and is one of the league's top k...

 2021-10-21 22:55 

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Red Sox rely on Eovaldi in Game 6 with ALCS on the line...

BOSTON (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi wants the ball, the pressure, the chance to extend Boston's season — all of it. "I love it," he said Thursday, a day before he was scheduled to face Houston in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series, whic...

 2021-10-21 22:55 

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Facing elimination, Dodgers turn to Kelly in Game 5 of NLCS...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Kelly will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Atlanta Braves in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Thursday night. Manager Dave Roberts said the right-handed reliever will serve as the opener of the planned bul...

 2021-10-21 22:55 

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No. 24 UTSA seeks to justify ranking at Louisiana Tech...

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Now that UTSA has its first Top 25 ranking in program history at No. 24, , the next question is how the Roadrunners will handle it. "We are going talk about it because we have to know how to handle it and answer the question,&...

 2021-10-21 22:54 

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Stanford has voids to fill, plans to do so with versatility...

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jerod Haase makes it clear his Stanford team won't be a one-man show. Versatility is the theme and everybody involved realizes it will take contributions from the entire roster to fill some big voids. This group has learn...

 2021-10-21 22:54 

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F1 title fight could take big swing in U.S and Mexico...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Grand Prix is not a must-win race for Lewis Hamilton, and the seven-time champion brushed off such a suggestion Thursday even as he trails Max Verstappen in the title fight and his rival should be favored at Mexico City...

 2021-10-21 22:54 

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U.S. Treasury outlines efforts to disclose climate risks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department on Thursday took the first step for financial markets to start pricing in the potential risks and costs from climate change, key to transforming the economics of reducing carbon emissions. The Financial Stab...

 2021-10-21 22:05 

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US to give nuclear waste plant in Idaho another try...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Problems plaguing a nuclear waste treatment plant in eastern Idaho appear to be solved, U.S. officials said Thursday, and converting high-level liquid waste into safer, more easily managed solid material could start early next ye...

 2021-10-21 22:05 

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Lt. Gov. Coleman stepping down from cabinet secretary role...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman said Thursday that she will step down from her second role as a cabinet secretary to focus more attention on the state's economic development efforts. Since taking office alongside Gov. ...

 2021-10-21 22:05 

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Mississippi sets date for state's 1st execution since 2012...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme on Thursday set a Nov. 17 execution date for an inmate who withdrew his appeals and once filed court papers calling himself "worthy of death." Mississippi has not had an execution since 2012, and...

 2021-10-21 22:04 

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Palace: queen spent night in hospital after scrapping trip...

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace said Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital after being advised by her doctor to rest. The palace said the 95-year-old British monarch went to an unspecified hospital for "preliminary investi...

 2021-10-21 22:04 

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Online threats draw longest term yet in Capitol riot probe...

A man who pleaded guilty to posting threats on social media in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol was sentenced Thursday to 14 months in prison, the longest term to date resulting from the federal investigation of the insurrection. Troy Smocks o...

 2021-10-21 21:57 

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COVID-19 vaccine: CDC panel backs expanded booster rollout...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions more Americans are closer to getting a COVID-19 booster as influential government advisers on Thursday endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation's vaccines — and said people could choose a different company...

 2021-10-21 21:54 

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Realignment era: 6 C-USA schools leaving for American...

Major college football is settling into a strange period with lame duck memberships and frayed allegiances that could last another season or even two as conferences sort out the latest shifts and turns of realignment. The American Athletic Conference on T...

 2021-10-21 21:54 

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No. 23 Pitt has a chance to prove itself against Clemson...

Clemson (4-2, 3-1 ACC) at No. 23 Pittsburgh (5-1, 2-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Pittsburgh by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 2-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Panthers have a chance to show they are legitimate cont...

 2021-10-21 21:54 

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Memo: Initial reports of California oil spill came earlier...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard received multiple reports of a possible fuel spill off the Southern California coast earlier than previously disclosed and asked local authorities to investigate about 15 hours before its own personnel...

 2021-10-21 21:54 

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Plane that crashed in Houston had not flown in 10 months...

HOUSTON (AP) — A private jet that ran off a runway and crashed through an fence before bursting into flames at a Texas airport had not been flown since December and investigators are looking into maintenance performed on the plane, federal authoriti...

 2021-10-21 21:54 

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Lloyd looking to get Arizona back on track in first year...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tommy Lloyd spent 20 seasons working under Mark Few, helping turn Gonzaga into one of the nation's best programs. Lloyd's task in his first season as a head coach will be to return Arizona to a place among the nation'...

 2021-10-21 21:53 

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AAC additions: A glance at the conference's six new teams...

A glance at the American Athletic Conference's six new members: Charlotte 49ers Location, Charlotte, North Carolina. Enrollment: 29,000. Football stadium (capacity): Jerry Richardson Stadium (15,314). Current record: 4-2, under coach Will Healy. Notab...

 2021-10-21 21:53 

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What code? NASCAR drivers lament lack of on-track etiquette...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tensions are high at every level of NASCAR as its grueling, 11-month season enters the homestretch with three weeks remaining to crown three series champions. All eyes had been on feuding drivers Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvic...

 2021-10-21 21:53 

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No. 25 Purdue tries to build momentum against Wisconsin...

Wisconsin (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) at No. 25 Purdue (4-2, 2-1), Saturday at 3 p.m. EDT (Big Ten Network). Line: Wisconsin by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Wisconsin leads 50-29-8. WHAT'S AT STAKE? If the Badgers want to get back in ...

 2021-10-21 21:53 

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Knack for finishing games not showing up early for Titans...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have a great knack for finishing games. Moving the ball after the opening kickoff is their big problem. The Titans have scored only 20 points in the first quarter all season and have been shut out in two ...

 2021-10-21 21:53 

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Bucs say Bears' offense better than anemic stats suggest...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers don't trust the numbers when it comes to the struggling Chicago offense. Coach Bruce Arians likes what he's seen of rookie Justin Fields, noting the young quarterback not only has a strong arm but ...

 2021-10-21 21:15 

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Australian town overwhelmed by response to free land offer...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian Outback town of Quilpie hoped its offer of free residential land to anyone who would make it their home might attract five new families to the remote community of 800. But authorities have been overwhelmed b...

 2021-10-21 21:15 

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Jerry Pinkney, award-winning illustrator, dies at 81...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Pinkney, a prize-winning children's book illustrator known for his richly textured images of Black life, fables and fairy tales in works ranging from "The Lion and the Mouse" to "The Sunday Outing," has died...

 2021-10-21 21:15 

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Consumer watchdog to probe Big Tech payment systems...

NEW YORK (AP) — In its first significant action under a new director, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Apple, Amazon, PayPal and other tech giants to reveal how their proprietary payment networks function. Apple Pay, Google Pay a...

 2021-10-21 20:55 

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No. 13 Irish and struggling USC renew intersectional rivalry...

USC (3-3) at No. 13 Notre Dame (5-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (NBC). Line: Notre Dame by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series: Notre Dame leads 49-37-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Brian Kelly's Fighting Irish hope to get back on track at home af...

 2021-10-21 20:55 

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Kansas tries to right passing game against No. 3 Oklahoma...

No. 3 Oklahoma (7-0, 4-0 Big 12) at Kansas (1-5, 0-3), Saturday at noon EDT (ESPN). Line: Oklahoma by 38 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oklahoma leads 78-27-6 WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma is in the playoff conversation again and on ...

 2021-10-21 20:55 

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Watt, D-Hop face old team when unbeaten Cards host Texans...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — J.J. Watt acknowledges it will be strange on Sunday when he sees the blue and white jerseys of the Houston Texans, the franchise he spent 10 years with before signing with the Cardinals during the offseason. The star defensive...

 2021-10-21 20:54 

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No. 4 Alabama wants to keep streak alive vs rival Tennessee...

The Alabama-Tennessee series has been one-sided since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa, but don't ask him if it still qualifies as a rivalry. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide's 14 wins in a row in what was traditionally a Third Saturday in October s...

 2021-10-21 20:54 

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Rhule and Judge have history as Panthers face Giants...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The game betweeen the Carolina Panthers and New York Giants on Sunday matches two struggling NFL teams. There's so much more to the story, starting with the coaches. Matt Rhule of the Panthers (3-3) and Joe Judge of ...

 2021-10-21 20:54 

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No. 16 Wake Forest to face Army at Michie Stadium...

No. 16 Wake Forest (6-0) at Army (4-2), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network). Line: Wake Forest by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Wake Forest leads 11-5-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Wake Forest is one of 11 FBS unbeatens —...

 2021-10-21 20:54 

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American, Southwest post Q3 profits with help from taxpayers...

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and Southwest Airlines posted third-quarter profits thanks to federal pandemic aid smaller Alaska Airlines turned the trick even without money from taxpayers and they expect planes to be packed over the holidays. Stil...

 2021-10-21 20:54 

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Goff returns to LA with winless Lions to face McVay's Rams...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff was the Rams' first draft pick after their return to Los Angeles a half-decade ago — the new quarterback for the franchise's new era. The tall, blond California native was a face of the Rams during t...

 2021-10-21 20:54 

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Maine environment groups sue to protect last Atlantic salmon...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A group of environmental organizations filed court papers Thursday to try to halt operations at Maine dams to protect salmon. Atlantic salmon are listed as endangered by the federal government. They used to swim upstream and sp...

 2021-10-21 20:54 

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With N'Faly Dante's return, No. 13 Ducks hope to play bigger...

Oregon hopes it can incorporate its newcomers quickly in a tough conference that exceeded expectations. The No. 13 Ducks, who have won back-to-back Pac-12 regular season titles, were hampered last season by injuries, forcing the team to play smaller than ...

 2021-10-21 20:04 

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Woman charged in submarine spy case to remain locked up...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland woman charged along with her husband in a plot to sell submarine secrets to a foreign country must remain behind bars after a judge on Thursday determined she was a flight risk and a danger to national security. Lawyers ...

 2021-10-21 20:03 

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Memorial service in honor of Colin Powell set for Nov. 5...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A memorial service for Colin L. Powell, the retired Army general and former secretary of state who died on Monday, will be held Nov. 5 at Washington National Cathedral, a spokeswoman said Thursday. "There will be very limited s...

 2021-10-21 20:03 

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Nicaragua arrests 2 business leaders in continuing crackdown...

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's national police arrested two leaders of the country's top private business association Thursday, just one day after a regional body called for the immediate release of political prisoners. A police state...

 2021-10-21 19:58 

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Forecasters predict warmer winter for two-thirds of US...

NEW YORK (AP) — Expect a drier, warmer winter down south and a wetter winter up north, U.S. government forecasters said Thursday. The National Weather Service predicted two-thirds of the U.S. will see above average temperatures from December through...

 2021-10-21 19:58 

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Why no tusks? Poaching tips scales of elephant evolution...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A hefty set of tusks is usually an advantage for elephants, allowing them to dig for water, strip bark for food and joust with other elephants. But during episodes of intense ivory poaching, those big incisors become a liability. N...

 2021-10-21 19:57 

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Cal finding encouraging signs heading into Colorado game...

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Even though his team has lost five of its first six games, California coach Justin Wilcox has been encouraged by how the Golden Bears have responded to the adversity. Cal is off to its worst start since Wilcox took over in 20...

 2021-10-21 19:56 

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Favre fan Heinicke savors chance to play at Lambeau Field...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Washington's Taylor Heinicke grew up watching Green Bay Packers games on television and idolizing Brett Favre, their Hall of Fame quarterback. Now the 28-year-old quarterback is about to match up with Favre's successor...

 2021-10-21 19:55 

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No. 8 Cowboys put perfect record on line against Iowa State...

No. 8 Oklahoma State (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) at Iowa State (4-2, 2-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (FOX). Line: Iowa State by 7 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 33-19-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma State is out to its be...

 2021-10-21 19:55 

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Chiefs visit Titans in 1st meeting since 2019 AFC title game...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are in catch-up mode while sitting at the bottom of the AFC West they've won the past five seasons. The Tennessee Titans have an opportunity to prove they're a team to be reckoned with in the AF...

 2021-10-21 19:55 

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Utah looks to continue Pac-12 success against the Beavers...

After a disappointing start and unspeakable tragedy, Utah has found its footing. The Utes (4-2, 3-0 Pac-12) are the only undefeated team in conference play and sit atop the South Division. If they follow this trajectory, they could be in position to vie f...

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