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Big stops: Big House, Death Valley, A&M, NW, South Bend

Get your worth watching guide right here, and settle in for at least 13 hours of Top 25 college football games — and a few surprising midseason coaching debuts thrown into the mix.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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Sporting goods store puts Olympic hopefuls to work

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The fencer worked as a barista. One martial artist drove a prison truck, and the other went door-to-door selling pizza coupons. The paracyclist was also a starving musician. And as if five sports didn't keep the modern pentathlete busy enough, she also worked part-time at a clothing store.

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FIFA investigates Germany World Cup vote bribery allegations

BERNE, Switzerland (AP) — The corruption scandal sweeping world soccer engulfed Germany as FIFA said Friday that it would investigate "very serious allegations" that voters were bribed to win the 2006 World Cup bid.

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State scrutiny of daily fantasy sports grows

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As more states scrutinize the daily fantasy sports industry, the office of Nevada's attorney general said it used DraftKings' own words and online images as evidence the sites qualify as gambling.

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LeBron, Cavaliers start season with same expectations

CLEVELAND (AP) — With any new NBA season there are changes to coaching staffs, rosters, lineups and goals. It's a fresh start for everyone, a clean slate from baseline to baseline.

Except for LeBron James.

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Volquez sharp as Royals beat Blue Jays 5-0 in ALCS opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edinson Volquez planned to pitch the Toronto Blue Jays inside in Game 1 of their American League Championship Series, just as he did during their contentious series earlier this season.

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Column: Olympic athletes need to think beyond Rio Games

Around the world, thousands of Olympic athletes are training intensely for the biggest moment of their lives.

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Lamar Odom regains consciousness, family and friends say

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lamar Odom has regained consciousness, and he is communicating — speaking and even giving a thumbs up from his hospital bed — just days after being found in extremely critical condition at a Nevada brothel, loved ones said.

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