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Eleven teammates testified in doping case against Lance Armstrong

October 10th, 2012 1:27 pm by EDDIE PELLS,AP National Writer

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency says 11 of Lance Armstrong's former teammates testified against him in its investigation of the cyclist, revealing "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen."

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Alex Karras, actor and NFL great, dead at 77

October 10th, 2012 11:59 am by Sam Farmer,Los Angeles Times (MCT)

LOS ANGELES Alex Karras, an All-Pro defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions who later worked as a "Monday Night Football" co-host and parlayed his hulking strength into a Hollywood acting career, died Wednesday. He was 77.

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Anderson pitches A's past Tigers to avoid sweep

October 9th, 2012 11:52 pm by Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Oakland Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit, beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night in the

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Giants beat Reds in 10th, cut NLDS deficit to 2-1

October 9th, 2012 9:57 pm by Associated Press

CINCINNATI Hardly able to get a hit, the San Francisco Giants used a misplayed grounder to prolong their NL playoff series.

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Derek Dooley undergoes hip surgery, will coach from press box

October 9th, 2012 8:26 pm by Evan Woodbery

Tennessee coach Derek Dooley underwent surgery on his fractured right hip Tuesday but plans to guide the Vols from the coaches' booth in the press box Saturday at Mississippi State.

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Texans LB Cushing out for season with torn ACL

October 9th, 2012 8:11 pm by Associated Press

HOUSTON Linebacker Brian Cushing is out for the season with a torn left knee ligament, leaving the unbeaten Houston Texans without their top tackler and one of their emotional leaders.

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Sandusky gets at least 30 years, denies committing 'disgusting acts' against children

October 9th, 2012 7:27 pm by Associated Press

BELLEFONTE, Pa. In what sounded at times like a locker room pep talk, Jerry Sandusky rambled in his red prison suit about being the underdog in the fourth quarter, about forgiveness, about dogs and about the movie "Seabiscuit."

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NFL commissioner upholds bounty suspensions for two, reduces two

October 9th, 2012 6:13 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspensions of Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith on Tuesday for their role in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal and reduced penalties for Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove.

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Lions saddened to learn of Alex Karras' condition

October 9th, 2012 1:48 pm by LARRY LAGE,AP Sports Writer

DETROIT (AP) Alex Karras' condition has deteriorated and the NFL team he played for is extending its sympathies.

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Orioles beat Yankees 3-2 to even ALDS

October 9th, 2012 12:13 am by Associated Press

BALTIMORE Rookie Wei-Yin Chen outpitched 40-year-old Andy Pettitte, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Monday night to even their AL division series at one game apiece.

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