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College basketball: Indiana State upsets No. 16 Butler; Colorado bests No. 13 Xavier

Brenton Scott made one of two free throws with 0.8 seconds left and finished with 25 points to help Indiana State upset No.

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WBA sends Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Jacobs middleweight title bout to purse bid

The World Boxing Assn. on Wednesday assigned the Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Jacobs middleweight title fight to a purse bid for Dec. 19, although the sides still have until that date to broker a deal.

A purse bid allows any promoter licensed by the WBA to present a silent bid to host the bout, and the sanctioning body would then unveil the winning bid in Panama on Dec. 19.

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Clippers guard Raymond Felton may miss 'a couple of games' for family reasons

Clippers backup point guard Raymond Felton will not play against the Warriors on Wednesday, and could miss additional time because of family reasons. 

“Obviously, he would be great to have, but it’s family thing,” Coach Doc Rivers said before the Clippers’ game against Golden State on Wednesday. “For us, I just believe family first, so I think he’ll be out for a couple of games.”

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College football: Oregon hires Willie Taggart as coach; Christian McCaffrey to enter NFL draft

Willie Taggart has become known for rebuilding programs at Western Kentucky and South Florida.

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Adrian Peterson envisions returning this season, but only if the Vikings are in the playoff hunt

Adrian Peterson was asked Wednesday whether he’d be able to play again this season. Less than three months removed from surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, the star running back replied, “That’s something I envision.”

That’s good news for Vikings fans, whose team is 6-6 and two games out of first place in the NFC North.

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Phil Jackson on calling LeBron James' associates a 'posse': That 'could be something I could regret'

Phil Jackson said Tuesday he doesn’t need to engage in a discussion with LeBron James, who took issue with the New York Knicks president’s describing the Cleveland Cavaliers star’s business associates as a “posse.”

That’s probably for the best, since James already said he has no intention of speaking with Jackson while the Cavaliers are in town to play the Knicks on Wednesday.

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