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Top seed Carreno Busta knocked out of Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW (AP) – Top-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta was knocked out of the Kremlin Cup in the second round by Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday. The Russian broke 11th-ranked Carreno Busta twice in each set. Medvedev’s win sets up a quarterfinal against Bosnian qualifier Mirza Basic. Earlier, Russia’s Daria Kasatkina became the first player to book a place in the ...

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Big Ten increases conference schedule, Happ makes preseason all-Big Ten team

NEW YORK — The Big Ten is increasing its conference schedule to 20 games in men’s basketball and 18 in women’s basketball, starting in the 2018-19 season. The conference announced the move Thursday before its men’s basketball media day at Madison Square Garden. More Badgers coverage <p class="APParagraph… FOX Sports Digital

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Cubs' Maddon: Davis won't close Thursday after 48-pitch Game 4

If the Chicago Cubs are going to force the National League Championship Series back to Chavez Ravine, they’ll more than likely have to do it without the services of their All-Star stopper. Wade Davis needed 48 pitches to record a six-out save Wednesday in a 3-2 Game 4 victory over the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/teams/26" href="https… MLB | theScore

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Blues visit Avalanche team already looking to shake things up

DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche left Pepsi Center on Friday with a 4-1-0 record and feeling good about their game. They return after two tough road losses and with a lineup change for their Thursday matchup with the Central Division rival St. Louis Blues. Colorado coach Jared Bednar didn’t like that his team scored just two goals total in losses ...

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Why doesn’t Niagara have a baseball program?

Why doesn’t Niagara have a baseball program? By LISA BROWN Staff Writer A mixed baseball program isn’t an available intercollegiate sport here at Niagara College. However, student inquiries and talks among faculty in the Athletics and Recreation Department suggest it’s a possible avenue to take in the future. Before hitting the field, there are many intricate administrative aspects to consi… ...

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Swedes mull compensation after Danes cancel WWCup qualifier

STOCKHOLM (AP) The Swedish Football Federation is considering seeking compensation from its Danish counterpart for canceling a Women’s World Cup qualifier over a pay dispute. Marika Domanski Lyfors of the Swedish federation says calling off Friday’s game in Goteborg ”entails a number of costs for us and of course someone has to pay.” Denmark’s federation informed UEFA and FIFA on ...

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