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It was a disastrous result for Elliott — from potential race victor to 27th, lowest of the eight remaining playoff drivers. Only one problem: with four Chevrolets set to compete full-time for the Xfinity title next year - with drivers Elliott Sadler, Justin Allgaier, Michael Annett and Tyler Reddick - Earnhardt doesn't have an "all-star car" to make occasional starts with a variety of drivers.
  • 76ers' rookie Fultz (shoulder) out indefinitely

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    Coming up on the 76ers' schedule, the team plays the Houston Rockets (Oct. 30), the Atlanta Hawks (Nov. 1), and the Indiana Pacers (Nov. 3). Fultz consulted with several shoulder specialists. Originally, the 76ers said nothing was wrong with Fultz , and then questioned whether Fultz tweaked his shoulder while messing with his jump shot release.
  • Atlanta Falcons beat New York Jets in the rain, 25-20

    Atlanta Falcons beat New York Jets in the rain, 25-20

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    The loss dropped the Jets' record to 3-5, while Atlanta climbed to 4-3. Robby Anderson had a big day, reeling in six catches for 104 yards and a touchdown. The Jets lost back-to-back games against the Patriots and Dolphins. NY got the ball right back four plays later, when Ryan botched the snap from center Alex Mack and Jordan Jenkins recovered.
  • Most Of The Texans Took A Knee During The National Anthem

    Most Of The Texans Took A Knee During The National Anthem

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    We put our bodies and minds on the line every time we step on that field, and to use an analogy of inmates in prison, that's disrespectful. "I was referring to the relationship between the league office and team owners and how they have been making significant strategic decisions affecting our league without adequate input from ownership over the past few years".
  • Patriots hold on to beat Chargers, 21-13

    Patriots hold on to beat Chargers, 21-13

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    It could be a long time before he overcomes this one, although he seemed to be closer to playing this week than he had been in the previous couple of weeks. Between Week 2 and 6, Hogan hauled in five touchdown receptions. Bademosi drew two offensive pass interference penalties but also was flagged for defensive pass interference himself.
  • Zach Miller Injures Left Leg On Overturned 25-Yard Touchdown

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    At a painful first glance - and a second one, too - it's hard to understand why an apparent Chicago Bears touchdown was reversed during the third quarter Sunday in New Orleans. Sensing the serious nature of the injury, Bears' medical personnel rushed onto the field to assist Miller, who stayed down for several minutes until the cart came out.
  • Real Madrid Lose 2-1 to Girona in Shocking La Liga Upset

    Real Madrid Lose 2-1 to Girona in Shocking La Liga Upset

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    Goalkeeper Bono spilled Cristiano Ronaldo's dipping shot at the end of the move, enabling Isco to bury the close-range rebound for a 12th-minute lead. And Portu sealed the points four minutes later, sensationally back-heeling Pablo Maffeo's low cross to the delight of the home faithful. The reigning champions went ahead in the 12th minute through an Isco goal.
  • Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez signs to manage Nationals

    Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez signs to manage Nationals

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    He worked for the Rays as an instructor for a couple years before coming on as the team's bench coach after the 2007 season, working under Joe Maddon . Martinez has been a candidate for several managerial openings in recent years. But the Nats were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs both times under Baker.
  • LeBron James Explains Why Cavs Are Struggling So Much to Start Season

    LeBron James Explains Why Cavs Are Struggling So Much to Start Season

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    McLeod also notes that Dwyane Wade , who has been dealing with a knee contusion for a few days, will be back in action tonight. The Cavs dropped three of their last four games and two of those losses have been blowouts. "At some point, you'll get exhausted of it, and whatever team you want to be, it will show itself". Kevin Love was optimistic as he reiterated the same theme that both Thompson and James hit on of needing patience in a long season.