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Racing takes its act, and action, overseas

With another successful Breeders’ Cup in the rear-view mirror, racing action immediately shifted well across the waters as Ireland dominated the Melbourne Cup just three days later. Japan embarks upon its Autumn International series on Sunday, racing returned to Meydan in Dubai on Thursday and England’s All-Weather Championships gained steam. U.S. racing action is on the thin side in the ...

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Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard fined for fan incident

The NBA has fined Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard $25,000 for making an obscene gesture toward a fan. The fine was announced Tuesday by the Kiki VanDeWeghe, the league’s executive vice president of basketball operations. The incident occurred with 1:15 remaining in the second quarter of the Hornets’ 112-94 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday at Target Center in ...

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No. 6 Ohio State slammed by unranked Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Nate Stanley threw five touchdown passes, Josh Jackson had three interceptions and Iowa slammed down No. 6 Ohio State in a stunning 55-24 victory on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. A week after the Buckeyes (7-2, 5-1 Big Ten) rallied for an epic 39-38 victory over Penn State, they were thoroughly dominated by the Hawkeyes (6-3, 3-3). ...

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Los Angeles Lakers: Larry Nance Jr. out 4-6 weeks with broken hand

Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance Jr. was undergoing surgery on his fractured left hand Friday and will miss approximately four-to-six weeks, according to multiple reports. Nance suffered the injury in Thursday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Lakers said he fractured the second metacarpal bone in the hand. Nance was averaging 10.6 points and 7.5 rebounds in ...

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