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Week 10 NFL pick ’em

Last week: 8-3-1   Official against the spread totals from weeks 4-9: 37-37-3 Home team shown in bold.    Tennessee (-4.5) vs. Cincinnati AJ Green is fed up with the Cincinnati offense, and who could blame him? Tennessee’s defense is improved and should give Mariota plenty of chances to put up points. Pick: Tennessee (-4.5)   Detroit (-11) vs. Cleveland ...

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Japan legend Otani to be posted, likely to play in MLB next season

Highly touted Japanese pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani will be posted by the Nippon Ham Fighters, according to Kyodo News, allowing him to sign with a major league team next season. Fighters manager Hideki Kuriyama says “everyone in our ballclub accepts his thoughts,” Kyodo reported Friday. Otani is the reigning Pacific League MVP and is 3-2 with a 3.20 ERA this year. ...

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Patriots’ Bennett disputes Packers’ reason for being waived

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Martellus Bennett is disputing the reason that the Green Bay Packers cited in releasing the tight end this week. The New England Patriots claimed Bennett on Thursday, a day after he was waived by the Packers. The team cited a ”failure to disclose a physical condition” as the reason for the move. Bennett said in a lengthy ...

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Braves add Walt Weiss, Eric Young Sr. to coaching staff; remove Terry Pendleton, Eddie Perez

The Braves have moved on from the the last major pieces of Bobby Cox’s final coaching staff, parting ways with franchise mainstays Terry Pendleton and Eddie Perez with Friday’s announced changes. Pendleton, who served as manager Brian Snitker’s bench coach, will no longer be in that role, replaced by another former Atlanta All-Star in Walt Weiss. Perez’s position goes to ...

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Florida Panthers at Buffalo Sabres game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida TIME: 7 p.m. WATCH IT LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres found their form in a rare home win against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. They’ll have a good opportunity to pick up another home victory on Friday against the Florida Panthers. Friday’s matchup is between the two bottom teams ...

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Same old, same old: Cowboys’ Morris ready to replace Elliott

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Alfred Morris struck the same defiant tone from the last time the Dallas running back was preparing to replace suspended star Ezekiel Elliott. Roughly the same answer, too, heading into Sunday’s game at Atlanta. “I’ve treated every single day like I have the past six years,” Morris said Friday , a day after a court rejected ...

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Report: Nippon Ham Fighters to post Shohei Otani

Highly touted Japanese pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani will be posted by the Nippon Ham Fighters, according to Kyodo News, allowing him to sign with a major league team next season. Fighters manager Hideki Kuriyama says “everyone in our ballclub accepts his thoughts,” Kyodo reported Friday. Otani is the reigning Pacific League MVP and is 3-2 with a 3.20 ERA this year. ...

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Ducks ride three power-play goals to victory over Canucks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks were missing more than just several injured players at the start of the season. Their power play had been all but absent, too. Not on Thursday night. Ranked next-to-last in the NHL in power-play efficiency, the Ducks scored three goals with the man advantage to snap a four-game losing streak with a 4-1 ...

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