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  • Air Force senior returns to site of high school glory

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    This Saturday's game gives Air Force senior Chad Demers one more chance to create another lasting memory at one of his favorite places to be; Ralph Engelstad Arena. It was there about six years ago that he scored the game-winner in triple overtime to lift Grafton-Park River past Red...

  • Air Force football talks up Army's ground game

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Air Force faces a ground-based attack for the third time in four weeks Saturday, but in finding a running game as good as Army's Troy Calhoun had to look beyond the past month and into college football history. "Best running team we've played so far this season, and I think we've...

  • NCAA denies Georgia's appeal of Gurley suspension

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — The NCAA upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley on Thursday night, ending the school's final hope of having its biggest star in uniform for Saturday's game against Florida. In a statement released Thursday night, the NCAA's student-athlete...

  • Padres decline Josh Johnson's $4 million option

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have declined right-hander Josh Johnson's $4 million option for 2015. Johnson didn't throw a pitch for the Padres in 2014 while making $8 million. He suffered an elbow injury during spring training and underwent reconstructive surgery. Johnson...

  • Cubs decline option on Fujikawa

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have declined their option for next season on reliever Kyuji Fujikawa, making him eligible for free agency. The option was for $5.5 million with a $500,000 buyout. A longtime closer in Japan, the right-hander signed with the Cubs before the 2013 season...

  • Orioles exercise options on Chen and O'Day

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles have exercised a $4.75 million option on left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and a $4.25 million option on right-hander Darren O'Day. Chen, 29, was 16-6 with a 3.54 ERA in 31 starts, setting a career best for wins. He had 54 starts in the past two seasons, two shy of...

  • AP source: Hardy's appeal trial postponed

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy's domestic violence appeal trial set for Nov. 17 has been postponed until after the NFL season, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday night. The person said the new trial date has not been set. The person told The...

  • MacKinnon scores twice, Avs shut out Islanders

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon scored his first two goals of the season and Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for his 14th NHL shutout, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-0 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. MacKinnon, the 19-year-old reigning rookie of the year, has...

  • Von Miller bounces back from ACL surgery

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD — Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has officially returned to his old form. He's been named the NFL's AFC Defensive Player of the Month for the second time in his career. The other time was in November 2012 when Miller was in the midst of a franchise record 18 1-2-sack...

  • Nats keep Span, decline LaRoche, Soriano options

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Center fielder Denard Span is staying with the Washington Nationals, who exercised their $9 million option for 2015 on his contract Thursday, while declining options on first baseman Adam LaRoche and reliever Rafael Soriano. Span, Washington's leadoff hitter, batted...

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