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No. 11 USC enjoys rare rest before Pac-12 title game rematch

LOS ANGELES (AP) While the Pac-12 North was being decided in Seattle, Pac-12 South champion Southern California was enjoying an overdue day off. Tight end Tyler Petite went to the Bay Area to see his girlfriend. Tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe watched rivalry games play out across the country. Quarterback Sam Darnold was flipping back and forth between Notre Dame-Stanford and ...

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2017 College Football Conference Championship Game Schedule

The 2017 College football regular season has come and gone and for a select few, a conference championship game is on the line and potentially a berth in the College Football Playoffs. But first, they have to compete in the Conference Championship game. Here is what’s ahead. December 1 Pac-12 Championship Game: (11) UCLA vs. (21) Stanford – 11:00 am ...

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Savage learning under fire for skidding Texans

BALTIMORE (AP) Tom Savage understands the requirements of his job as an NFL quarterback. Rule No. 1: Protect the football. Playing in his 11th NFL game, Houston’s former backup put up some decent numbers against the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. He completed 22 passes for 252 yards, including a beautiful 39-yarder to DeAndre Hopkins. Article continues below … The ...

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Memphis Grizzlies fire second-year head coach David Fizdale

The Memphis Grizzlies made a major organizational change on Monday afternoon, firing head coach David Fizdale just 101 games into his tenure. J.B. Bickerstaff, who served as Fizdale’s associate head coach, will serve as the team’s interim head coach. “After a thorough evaluation, I decided a change in course was necessary to move forward and provide the team and organization ...

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AP source: Pitcher Doug Fister agrees to deal with Rangers

The Texas Rangers have made the first move toward replenishing their starting rotation, agreeing on a contract with free-agent right-hander Doug Fister. A person familiar with the move told The Associated Press that the completion of the deal was pending a physical. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because that process wasn’t finished. The 33-year-old Fister is one ...

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Flacco protects ball, Ravens use takeaways to beat Texans

BALTIMORE (AP) Joe Flacco doesn’t mind putting up mediocre numbers and looking rather ordinary, as long as he can keep doing it right into the NFL playoffs. The Baltimore Ravens offense turned in another mundane performance Monday night, yet it was good enough to beat the Houston Texans 23-16. Flacco went 20 for 32 for 141 yards and no touchdowns. ...

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Quarterback carousel turns again for struggling Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos emerged from their latest loss in need of yet another change at quarterback and facing two games without cornerback Aqib Talib, who was suspended for his fight with Michael Crabtree. The Broncos also are facing the prospect of the longest starting streak among defensive linemen coming to a halt and losing another one of ...

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