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Lions boost playoff hopes with mauling of Bears

- The Detroit Lions' bid to snap a two-year playoff drought was given a massive boost after a 34-17 win over the Chicago Bears on Thursday halted a two-game skid and moved them into a share of the division lead.

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Scott out to bury Sydney hurt against inspirational McIlroy

SYDNEY - Adam Scott still feels the hurt of losing the Australian Open title to Rory McIlroy on the final green last year but believes the world number one has also inspired him to become a better golfer.

26 Nov 2014

Soccer great Pele in intensive care, condition improving: hospital

SAO PAULO - Retired Brazilian soccer great Pele is in the intensive care unit in a Sao Paulo hospital where he is being treated for a urinary tract infection, but his condition is improving, the hospital said on Thursday.

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Hulkenberg to race F1 and Le Mans next year

LONDON - German driver Nico Hulkenberg will race in next year's Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race with Porsche as well as Formula One with Force India, the German manufacturer said in a statement on Thursday.

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Thai Danthai makes booming start to professional golf

- Thai teenager Danthai Boonma made a blistering start to the professional golf ranks by firing a bogey free six-under-par 66 in the opening round of the Asian Tour's King's Cup on Thursday.

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Williams have Mercedes in their sights

LONDON - Williams are back among Formula One's top trio of teams but deputy principal Claire Williams does not hesitate when asked whether she senses a return to the Williams of old.

26 Nov 2014
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Best of the Asian Games

Highlights from the 17th Asian Games.

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Derek Jeter's last home game

Jeter plays his last game at Yankee Stadium.