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Six Conference USA schools to join American Athletic Conference

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NFL - Steelers' Mike Tomlin halts USC, LSU coaching rumors: 'That's a joke to me' Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday shut down speculation that he could be in the running to fill head-coaching vacancies at USC or LSU.

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NFL -- Allen Lazard joins fellow WR Davante Adams on Green Bay Packers' COVID-19 list

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Health News -- Study: COVID-19 cases rose after universities hosted NCAA 'March Madness'

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NFL -- Fantasy football: Jefferson, Diggs top Week 8 wide receiver rankings

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NFL -- Longtime NFL official Carl Madsen dies after working Chiefs-Titans game -- Carl Madsen, who worked as an NFL official for more than two decades, died on his way home from working a Week 7 matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans in Nashville, the NFL announced. He was 71.

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NFL -- Fantasy football: Cousins, Gainwell, Lazard among best Week 8 adds -- Quarterback Kirk Cousins, running back Kenneth Gainwell and wide receiver Allen Lazard are among UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler's favorite fantasy football waiver wire additions for Week 8.

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NBA -- New-look Bulls beat Raptors for best start since Michael Jordan era -- The new-look Chicago Bulls, led by off-season acquisition DeMar DeRozan, slipped by the Toronto Raptors to improve to 4-0, their best start since the Michael Jordan era.

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NFL -- Saints defense harrasses backup Geno Smith in win vs. Seahawks -- The New Orleans Saints defense sacked backup quarterback Geno Smith five times and allowed just 219 total yards to beat the Seattle Seahawks as rain mists swarmed Lumen Field.

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This week in the National Football League

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Team USA wins Ryder Cup golf tournament in Wisconsin

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MLB -- Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves set to start 2021 World Series -- The Houston Astros will host the Atlanta Braves in Game 1 of the 2021 World Series on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park. The Astros, a preseason title favorite, are favored to beat the Braves in the best-of-seven series.

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MLB -- Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. joins Seattle Mariners' ownership group -- Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. has become part of the Seattle Mariners' ownership group.

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NFL -- Los Angeles Rams trade LB Kenny Young to Denver Broncos -- The injury-depleted Denver Broncos acquired linebacker Kenny Young in a trade with the Los Angeles Rams on Monday.

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NFL -- Jets acquire QB Joe Flacco in trade with Eagles after Zach Wilson injury -- With rookie quarterback Zach Wilson out at least two games with a sprained knee, the New York Jets reacquired veteran signal-caller Joe Flacco in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Sports News -- College football: Texas Tech fires head coach Matt Wells after loss to Kansas State -- Texas Tech University has fired head coach Matt Wells after his two-plus seasons at the helm of its football program.

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NFL -- Packers' Davante Adams put on COVID-19 list; Bears' Matt Nagy positive for virus -- The Green Bay Packers could be without Davante Adams for Thursday night's showdown against the Arizona Cardinals after the star wide receiver was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday.

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Odd News -- Michael Jordan's rookie year shoes sell for record $1.47M -- A pair of Nike shoes worn by Michael Jordan during his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls sold for a record-breaking $1.47 million at a Las Vegas auction.

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World News -- Beijing Olympic athletes to vaccinate or quarantine 21 days, new rules show -- Beijing Olympic athletes will have to quarantine for 21 days unless they're vaccinated, according to a new COVID-19 countermeasures playbook.

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NFL -- Fan's surrendered ball from Brady's 600th TD pass worth up to $1M -- The football from Tom Brady's 600th career touchdown pass, given to a fan and returned to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, is worth between $500,000 and $1 million, several auction houses said.

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MLB -- Cardinals hire Oliver Marmol, 35, as new manager -- The St. Louis Cardinals hired 35-year-old Oliver Marmol as their new manager Friday, replacing fired manager Mike Shildt, the team announced.

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Sports News -- European 2-year-olds make case for '22 Classics in weekend horse racing -- Luxembourg emerged as the favorite for the 2020 European and UK Classics with a dominant win at Doncaster while Angel Bleu, Ancient Rome and El Bodegon made their mark in their 2-year-old finales in France.

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NBA -- Carmelo Anthony leads Lakers to first win, despite Ja Morant's 40 points -- Carmelo Anthony scored a team-high 28 points off the bench and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 40-point effort from Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant to earn their first win of the 2021-22 season.

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Braves beat Dodgers in Game 6 of NLCS, advance to World Series

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LeBron, Kobe, Shaq among 76 players on NBA's 75th anniversary team

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With Breeders' Cup two weeks away, 2-year-olds in France, England look to 2022

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MLB playoffs, NBA openers, football, NASCAR fill weekend sports schedule

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Jin Young Ko wins LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup

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