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The 0-4 Raiders have fired Dennis Allen, by no surprise. He was set up for failure from the day he took the gig. More | Allen fired | Florio: GM McKenzie's the problem | Source: Safe for now | Gruden a target for coach?
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The Pats are getting a pass based on their name, but they really are the team that got whooped by the Chiefs.
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Saturday was Derby Day in the Premier League and thankfully Rog and Davo survived to tell the tale.
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The NFL says Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for praying after his touchdown.
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Amid rampant speculation on his job security, Alan Pardew is safe for now at Newcastle, reports say.
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Tony Stewart spoke to media for the first time since being exonerated of Kevin Ward Jr.'s death.
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Mike Babcock says he doesn't think this will be his last season in charge of the Red Wings.
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Carmelo Anthony says he guarantees the Knicks will be better this season than last.
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Phil Mickelson placed blame for the USA's Ryder Cup woes squarely on captain Tom Watson.
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UCLA will take three sections in the lower bowl of Pauley Pavilion and turn it into student seating.
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First she got a lifetime ski resort pass. Now, Mikaela Shiffrin has a street named after her in Vail, Colo.
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The playoffs begin with the Royals and A's Tuesday. Should you root for K.C. or Oakland? HBT lays it out.
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NFL: Risers and Fallers(Sep 30) Raymond Summerlin examines players that saw their fantasy stock gain or take a hit during Week 4.
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(Sep 30) The Dose discusses some subtle scheduling notes that might just give you a slight edge in fantasy leagues.
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(Sep 30) Nick Mensio wraps up the Monday night game and checks in on Dennis Allen, E.J. Manuel, Teddy Bridgewater and others in Tuesday's Dose.
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(Sep 30) Ryan Boyer discusses Ryan Braun's thumb surgery and some movement in the managerial ranks in Tuesday's Daily Dose.
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