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  • No. 1 Duke faces No. 3 Gonzaga in Maui title game

    No. 1 Duke faces No. 3 Gonzaga in Maui title game

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - The Maui Invitational has a marquee matchup for its title game. Top-ranked Duke vies for its record sixth Maui title against No. 3 Gonzaga at the Lahaina Civic Center on Wednesday night. The Blue Devils (5-0) are 17-0 all-time in Maui after holding off No. 8 Auburn in the semifinals Tuesday night. The Bulldogs are seeking their second Maui title after racing past Arizona in the second half of the semifinals.

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  • Esports integrity chief concerned about Fortnite gambling
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    Esports integrity chief concerned about Fortnite gambling

    The commissioner of the Esports Integrity Coalition says skill-based betting on battle royale games like Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battleground could be vulnerable to cheating. Esports gambling website Unikrn announced plans last month to bring legal skill-based betting to the U.S., allowing players to wager on themselves. Users would link their game to the Unikrn platform, and Unikrn will generate odds for the player based on his or her profile within the game.

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  • Rivalry week playing major role in conference races

    Rivalry week playing major role in conference races

    Rivalry week should help sort out the College Football Playoff picture while finalizing the conference championship game matchups. No. 3 Notre Dame (No. 3 CFP ) can pretty much wrap up one of the four playoff spots Saturday by winning at Southern California. No. 4 Michigan (No. 4 CFP) seeks to remain in playoff position Saturday when it visits No. 10 Ohio State (No. 10 CFP), with the winner facing No. 20 Northwestern (No. 19 CFP) next week in the Big Ten championship game.

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  • Broncos add CB Langley to active roster

    Broncos add CB Langley to active roster

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos have promoted cornerback Brendan Langley from their practice squad.

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  • Bears QB Trubisky doubtful to face Lions
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    Bears QB Trubisky doubtful to face Lions

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky was listed as doubtful Wednesday for the Thanksgiving Day game in Detroit against the Lions.

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  • Avs F Rantanen fined for embellishment
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    Avs F Rantanen fined for embellishment

    NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has fined Colorado Avalanche forward Mikko Rantanen for embellishment .

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  • UEFA Nations League a hit as positivity replaces skepticism
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    UEFA Nations League a hit as positivity replaces skepticism

    For Aleksander Ceferin, the UEFA Nations League was an overwhelming thumbs up. Across the continent, skepticism seems to have been replaced by positivity as European soccer's latest innovation replaced many unpopular friendly games in a busy calendar. "The Nations League is even more successful than we thought," Ceferin, the president of UEFA, said after group play ended Tuesday.

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  • Ravens G Yanda denies spitting at Bengal
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    Ravens G Yanda denies spitting at Bengal

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens guard Marshal Yanda vehemently denies he spit in the face of a Bengals player at the end of a scrum last Sunday.

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  • Former NASA engineer Mejdal leaves Astros for Orioles
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    Former NASA engineer Mejdal leaves Astros for Orioles

    BALTIMORE (AP) New Baltimore Orioles general manager Mike Elias called upon a familiar face to help rebuild the club, hiring former NASA engineer Sig Mejdal from the Houston Astros to be assistant general manager for analytics.

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