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Lakers' Nash will miss season with injury

Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season because of a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVPs career in doubt.

Compton fires 65, ties for lead at McGladrey Classic

Erik Compton, who has received two heart transplants during his lifetime, is happy with where he is in golf, and he’s not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.

Hudson, Guthrie have waited a long time for this

Tim Hudson is set to take the mound tonight for the Giants when they return home to face Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals in Game 3 of the World Series after a two-game split in Kansas City. Each pitcher is making his World Series debut.

Royals are back in the swing of it

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game...

Another injury puts pressure on Patriots defense

The "next man up" approach will be tested again after another injury to a key defender for the New England Patriots. Maybe this time they'll do better.

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UConn hockey is a thorn that's here to stay

Bridgeport - Rand Pecknold, who coaches hockey quite well at...

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Patriots have won three straight despite problems

A three-day break gave the New England Patriots time to savor three straight wins. Now they can focus on fixing the problems the winning streak couldnt hide.

Giants head into bye on two-game skid

East Rutherford, N.J. - Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has a message for anyone ready to give up on the New York Giants as they head into a bye week off disappointing losses to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys. It's...

Giants are playing better, but still face a 1-2 mark in NFC East after loss to Dallas

Quarterback Eli Manning and the New York Giants go into their bye week feeling as though they played a better game. They still have consecutive losses to the two teams ahead of them in the NFC East after a 31-21 defeat at the division-leading Dallas...

Manning breaks Favre's touchdown mark in 42-17 rout of San Francisco

Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with San Francisco in the Denver's 42-17 victory Sunday night.

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From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence homered early and the San Francisco Giants showed off their October poise, shutting down the Kansas City Royals 7-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.

World Series begins tonight in Kansas City

Going into Game 1 on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, both the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants will deal with a familiar issue this deep in the postseason: Does an extended layoff translate into rest or rust?\n

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NBA Draft system to remain in place as proposal voted down

NBA owners have voted down proposed changes to the league's draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

In today’s NBA, 3’s are most definitely wild

The offensive concept of pace-and-space was nearly an unbeatable combination for the Miami Heat, the plan of surrounding LeBron James with multiple shooters good enough to net two straight NBA titles.\nPlenty of teams are having success with the...

Thunder star Durant will miss up to eight weeks with foot injury

Kevin Durant, the NBAs leading scorer of this decade and the reigning MVP, will likely miss the first six to eight weeks of the season after fracturing a bone in his right foot.

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Bruins lose Chara in tough loss to Islanders

Boston - Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday...

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Kevin Klein scored 2:42 into overtime, and the New York Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the New Jersey Devils in overtime on Tuesday night.

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Serena not at her best in lopsided defeat at WTA Finals

Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in what was arguably the worst performance of the 18-time Grand Slam champion's career.

Smith has nine games left to show Jets he's answer at QB

Geno Smith's statistical line last week included a couple of zeroes in categories the New York Jets have been waiting to see all season.

Manning wont laugh at a keep-away encore

Peyton Manning laughed when his receivers played hot potato with his record-setting memento last weekend. He won't be nearly as jolly Thursday night if the San Diego Chargers play keep-away from the Denver Broncos' high-powered offense as they did...

NFL notes

Jeremy Kerley always figured hed stay right where he is. The New York Jets made sure the reliable wide receiver didnt go anywhere, signing Kerley to a four-year contract extension on Tuesday.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

Noon, FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 practice from Martinsville, Va.

1:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Kroger 200 practice from Martinsville, Va.

3 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Kroger 200 final practice from Martinsville, Va.

4:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 qualifying from Martinsville, Va.

Baseball

8 p.m., Ch. 61 - World Series: Kansas City Royals at San Franciso Giants in Game 3.

Football

6:20 p.m., WJJF (94.9-FM) - High school: Fitch at New London.

7 p.m., CPTV Sports - High school: Brookfield at Newtown.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: South Florida at Cincinnati.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Troy at South Alabama.

7:30 p.m., SNY - FXFL: Omaha Mammoths at Brooklyn Bolts.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Brigham Young at Boise State.

10 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Oregon at California.

Golf

9 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: Perth International from Australia. (taped today)

2 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: McGladrey Classic from St. Simons Island, Ga.

5 p.m., Golf Channel - Champions: AT&T Championship from San Antonio. (taped today)

9 p.m., ESPNEWS - Men: Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship from Melbourne, Australia.

11:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA: Blue Bay from Hainan Island, China.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NCAA men: Michigan at Massachusetts-Lowell.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (770-AM) - NHL: Dallas Stars at New Jersey Devils.

Soccer

7 p.m., YES - NCAA men: Wake Forest at Virginia.

7:30 p.m., FS1 - Women: Costa Rica vs. Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifier semifinal from Chester, Pa.

8 p.m., NBCSN - MLS: Houston Dynamo at Chicago Fire.

Tennis

7:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.

11 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland; Valencia Open from Spain.

Midnight, Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.

Volleyball

8:30 p.m., YES - NCAA women: Syracuse at Georgia Tech. (taped today)