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  • James sits out Heat-Spurs preseason game

    LeBron James missed Miami's preseason game against San Antonio on Saturday night, sitting out in favor of rest and maintenance.

  • Duke running back Jela Duncan rushes for a gain as he is dragged down by Virginia cornerback Maurice Canady and safety Anthony Harris during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/The Daily Progress, Ryan M. Kelly)

    Duke scores 35 unanswered points to stun Virginia

    The loss was the fourth in a row for Virginia (2-5, 0-3), which gained just 7 yards in the third quarter after a fast start that made it seem like it would finally snap its losing streak.

  • Egyptian soccer fans protest detentions

    Hundreds of Egyptian soccer fans rallied in the capital Saturday to demand the release of fans detained in a protest this week.

  • Soccer match stopped after fan violence in Brazil

    In the latest case of soccer violence in the host country of the 2014 World Cup, a second-division match in Brazil was stopped when fans threw rocks and explosives on the field.

  • Navy kicker Nick Sloan (6) and his teammate walk off the field after a 45-44 double-overtime loss to Toledo in an NCAA college football game in Toledo, Ohio, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. Sloan missed an extra point in double overtime. (AP Photo/David Richard)

    Navy falls short at Toledo in double overtime

    Quarterback Keenan Reynolds' fumble in the second quarter was returned for a 68-yard touchdown and then Nick Sloan missed an extra point in the second overtime that gave the Rockets the opening they needed.

  • AP Source: Titans to start Locker against 49ers

    Jake Locker will start at quarterback for the Tennessee Titans on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, a person familiar with the situation said.

  • Golf Capsules

    Webb Simpson opened a four-stroke lead Friday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, taking advantage of perfect scoring conditions at TPC Summerlin.

  • Pick 6: A half-dozen NFL homecomings

    Since the advent of free agency in the early 1990s, it's a common story around the NFL: A player gets drafted by a team and puts in his best years there, connecting with the fans and the city and leaving his own indelible mark with the franchise, to say nothing of a Super Bowl ring or two.

  • Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli scores on a wild pitch by Detroit Tigers' Anibal Sanchez, right, in the third inning during Game 5 of the American League baseball championship series Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    ALCS Game 5: Red Sox hang on to reach brink of World Series

    Boston returns to Fenway Park with a 3-2 lead in the AL championship series. The Red Sox can win the American League pennant Saturday, when the Tigers' Max Scherzer faces Boston's Clay Buchholz in Game 6.

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