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Talking Horses: best bets for Saturdays racing

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Talking Horses: best bets for Saturdays racing
Jacobean can extend Aidan OBriens brilliant record in the Racing Post Trophy but Elm Park may just be a little too goodAidan OBrien has seven previous victories in the Racing Post Trophy and three in the last five years, but his team underwent an abrupt makeover earlier in the week and on the bare ratings at least, the two Ballydoyle runners that remain have something to find with the rest of the field.That said, OBriens ability to find the right ... more

Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris shows interest in Crystal Palace

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Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris shows interest in Crystal Palace
Harris owns 76ers and the New Jersey Devils Reports of deal being close are premature Harris would become sixth American owner in Premier League Premier League still quintessentially English, says ScudamoreThe owner of the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia 76ers, Josh Harris, has contacted the board at Crystal Palace and expressed an interest in buying the south London club as he seeks to become the sixth American owner of a Premier League side.Harris, the co-founder of Apollo Global Management, has ... more

Not Much to Say as Lakers Move on Without Nash

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Lakers prepare to move on without Nash after failed three-year experiment ends

Vargas to Take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series

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Royals' Jason Vargas to start World Series game in SF after watching as fan 4 years ago

Mailbag: What if baseball were more like college football?

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Mailbag: What if baseball were more like college football?
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.


Lakers look to move forward without Nash

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When the Lakers traded four draft picks to sign Steve Nash, his new teammates couldn't wait to talk about what might happen when Nash began ... more

Not Much to Say as Lakers Move on Without Nash

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When the Lakers traded four draft picks to sign Steve Nash, his new teammates couldn't wait to talk about what might happen when Nash began ... more

OKC's Morrow (MCL sprain) out 4-6 weeks

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Guard Anthony Morrow joins Kevin Durant and Mitch McGary as out for the start of the season.

Rockets Claim Earl Clark Off Waivers and Request Waivers on Josh Powell

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Rockets Claim Earl Clark Off Waivers and Request Waivers on Josh Powell
HOUSTON – Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has claimed forward Earl

Cavs' Varejao beats out Thompson to start

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The Cavaliers have settled on the two players who will join their Big Three in the starting lineup when the regular season begins next week.
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U.S. Judge Blocks New Jersey Sports Betting Law

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A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on Friday blocking a New Jersey law that would have allowed legalized wagering on sporting events, the ... more

Union Questions NFL's Domestic Violence Plan

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The players' union has questioned why the NFL's domestic violence training and education program "treats all players as perpetrators."

Big Audiences for New CBS Thursday Night NFL Games

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CBS's new Thursday night NFL package drew big audiences despite a string of blowouts.

Colts' Wayne Out vs. Steelers With Elbow Injury

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The Indianapolis Colts will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Redskins' RG3 Speaks, Says He Won't Rush Return

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The Washington Redskins have allowed Robert Griffin III to break his silence about his injury.

N.H.L. Roundup: Islanders Beat Bruins, Who Lose Captain, Too

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The former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the Islanders end ... more

Jordin Tootoo’s Latest Stop on a Long, Hard Journey

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Jordin Tootoo’s Latest Stop on a Long, Hard Journey
The 31-year-old forward, a veteran of 11 seasons, grew up in a remote town in Canada, did not play organized hockey until 14, and struggled ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Lawyer Speaks on Behalf of Los Angeles Kings’ Slava Voynov

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A lawyer for Slava Voynov of the Los Angeles Kings said Voynov never hit his girlfriend, and he blamed Voynov’s recent arrest on a misunderstanding ... more

Islanders’ Buyers Look to Ease Transition for Fans

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Islanders’ Buyers Look to Ease Transition for Fans
Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin, the buyers of the Islanders, said they would spend the next two years learning from fans and ensuring a smooth ... more

Attorney Says Kings' Voynov Didn't Hit Girlfriend

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Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple's ... more

Vargas to Take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series

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Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will ... more

Maddon Opts Out of Contract, Leaves Rays

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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause and has left the organization with one year remaining on his contract, the Major ... more

Royals Shift Cain to Tricky Right Field for Game 3

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Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T ... more

Manager Bochy Part of International Flavor at Series

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The World Series has a strong international flavor this year with the most surprising foreign-born participant the man calling the shots from the San Francisco ... more

World Series Fan Creates Buzz With Marlins Jersey

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Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.

JAMIE CARRAGHER: Dodgy defence? No, Manchester United should worry about their strikers 

JAMIE CARRAGHER: Dodgy defence? No, Manchester United should worry about their strikers 
With or without Diego Costa, one question is being asked ahead of the weekend’s standout clash: can Manchester United’s defence handle Chelsea’s attack?

Jonathan Trott to be named in England Lions squad to tour South Africa 

Jonathan Trott to be named in England Lions squad to tour South Africa 
Warwickshire batsman Jonathan Trott will take his first tentative steps back towards playing Test cricket by being named in an England Lions squad to tour ... more

MARTIN KEOWN: Vincent Kompany is great but takes too many risks like David Luiz

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MARTIN KEOWN: Vincent Kompany is great but takes too many risks like David Luiz
Vincent Kompany is one of the best defenders we have seen in the Premier League but, after watching him against Tottenham, he needs to adjust ... more

Gerard Pique: I joke with Luis Suarez not to bite me when we train... but I know he can help us beat Real Madrid in El Clasico! 

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Gerard Pique: I joke with Luis Suarez not to bite me when we train... but I know he can help us beat Real Madrid in El Clasico! 
He’s back after THAT bite at the World Cup four months ago. As football prepares for Luis Suarez’s return tonight, PETE JENSON talks to Barcelona’s ... more

Crystal Palace set to be taken over by Josh Harris, owner of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils

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Crystal Palace set to be taken over by Josh Harris, owner of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils
Crystal Palace are close to being bought by American investor and owner of the Philadelphia 76ers Josh Harris, according to Bloomberg. The businessman also owns ... more

Warner hits ton but Pakistan on top

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Australia opener David Warner's third consecutive Test hundred cannot prevent Pakistan seizing the upper hand in the first Test.

Wasps v Harlequins

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Team news as Wasps host Harlequins in the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 2 fixture at Adams Park (17:15 GMT).

Gloucester winger May signs new deal

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England international winger Jonny May signs a new long-term contract with Premiership side Gloucester.

Clermont Auvergne v Sale

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Team news as Clermont Auvergne host Sale in the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 1 fixture at Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin (15:15 GMT).

Bath v Toulouse

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Team news as Bath host Toulouse in the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 4 fixture at The Recreation Ground (15:15 BST).

Henley in Sole Charge After Birdie Blitz at Sea Island

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Russell Henley is known for his ability to make birdies in bunches and he piled up eight of them as he surged into a one-shot ... more
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Ted Bishop Resigns as PGA President

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Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter.
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Golf-PGA President Fired for 'Insensitive' Remarks

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PGA of America president Ted Bishop was removed from office on Friday by his board of directors for "insensitive gender-based statements" posted on social media ... more
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Players Weigh In on Bishop-Poulter Spat

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Disparaging comments made by the PGA of America president on social media networks at the expense of Ian Poulter sparked instant debate in the golfing ... more
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Henley's Putting Gets Him Early Lead at Sea Island

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Russell Henley tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the McGladrey Classic.
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Warner hits ton but Pakistan on top

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Australia opener David Warner's third consecutive Test hundred cannot prevent Pakistan seizing the upper hand in the first Test.

Hudson-Prentice signs Sussex deal

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Teenage Sussex all-rounder Fynn Hudson-Prentice signs a professional contract with the Hove-based club.

VIDEO: 'Religion made me a better player'

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England's newest cricket star Moeen Ali speaks to the BBC about his sport and his religion.

Ireland tour ends with Otago defeat

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Ireland lose their final tour match in New Zealand as Jesse Ryder's quickfire 136 helps earn Otago a three-wicket win.

Shantry signs three-year Worcs deal

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Worcestershire left-armer Jack Shantry signs an extended three-year contract with the promoted Division One side.
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