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Gypsy soccer team wins as opponents don’t show

  DECIN, Czech Republic (AP) — The Roma Decin football club is having its best season ever, winning six of 10 matches and climbing to fourth in the standings. But the team’s mainly Gypsy players have found little to celebrate: They keep winning because their opponents don’t turn up. The succession of forfeits has stirred [...]

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Vanderbilt soars past Old Dominion 42-28

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After all the talk about Vanderbilt’s quarterback carousel, Johnny McCrary made a good case to remain the starter. The redshirt freshman completed 20-of-29 passes for 281 yards, tied a school-record with five touchdowns — all to different receivers — and led the Commodores to a 42-28 win over Old Dominion [...]

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Hatcher sees new level of hate in Cowboys-Redskins

  IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jason Hatcher didn’t know the hate in the Cowboys-Redskins rivalry until he switched to Washington’s side. “They really hate Dallas,” says Hatcher, who spent his first eight seasons with the Cowboys before moving east as a free agent in the offseason. Allow him to explain. “Everywhere you go, grocery store [...]

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Serbia accuses Albania of provocation after brawl

  BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian officials accused Albania on Wednesday of a deliberate political provocation after a drone flew an Albanian nationalist banner over a stadium in Belgrade during a soccer match between the two Balkan rivals, sparking violence between players and fans. The referee halted and then abandoned the scoreless European Championship qualifying [...]

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Clark, Defense Carry NSU to 2-0 in MEAC with 14-7 Win at Savannah State

  SAVANNAH, Ga. – Tyler Clark threw one touchdown pass and ran for another score in the first quarter, and the Norfolk State defense made it stand up for a 14-7 Spartans’ victory over Savannah State on Saturday afternoon at Ted A. Wright Stadium. The win was the second in a row for the Spartans (2-4, 2-0 MEAC) [...]

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Virginia addresses flat play, seeking solution

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia linebacker and co-captain Henry Coley was highly upset, and with good reason It was halftime of the Cavaliers’ 45-13 victory against winless Kent State on Saturday, and the lead was just 14-10. Virginia led only because cornerback Demetrious Nicholson wrestled a pass away from Golden Flashes wide receiver Chris [...]

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Fish Bowl Classic to Celebrate 67th Year this Week

  PORTSMOUTH - For over 66 years, the Fish Bowl Football Classic has been a cultural icon of the mid-Atlantic coastal region. It is a celebration of charity, higher education and sportsmanship. Hosted annually by Arabia Temple No. 12, the Fish Bowl Classic culminates the organization’s charitable efforts and fosters community pride in a time-honored tradition. [...]

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Battered Redskins deal with short work week

  ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Brian Orakpo had an appointment with a hand specialist, just one of many comings-and-goings involving injured Washington Redskins players and various doctors. A diagram of it all would’ve made a flea flicker look simple. “We’re losing guys left and right,” Orakpo said. “Football’s a tough game. Look, if you’ve got [...]

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Licata Leads Buffalo Past NSU, 36-7

  BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo quarterback Joe Licata passed for 229 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score to propel the host Bulls to a 36-7 win over Norfolk State on Saturday at UB Stadium. Anthone Taylor rushed for 116 yards for Buffalo (2-2), which dealt the Spartans (0-4) their sixth straight loss dating [...]

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Licata Leads Buffalo Past NSU, 36-7

  BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo quarterback Joe Licata passed for 229 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score to propel the host Bulls to a 36-7 win over Norfolk State on Saturday at UB Stadium. Anthone Taylor rushed for 116 yards for Buffalo (2-2), which dealt the Spartans (0-4) their sixth straight loss dating [...]

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Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington’s nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league’s others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-”Redskins” movement took its cause to Capitol Hill. In a news conference that featured Native American, [...]

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