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Brewers’ Braun optimistic about injured right hand

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As drivers pulled up in their cars to drop off canned goods at Miller Park, Ryan Braun collected the Thanksgiving donations and offered a warm handshake with his gloved right hand.

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Fuente producing major turnaround at Memphis

FILE -- In this Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, Memphis coach Justin Fuente watches from the sideline in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati in Cincinnati. Fuente said he saw plenty of potential in Memphis when he was hired to take over the program in December 2011. Now, his faith is being rewarded as Memphis could clinch at least a share of the American Athletic Conference title with a victory Saturday against Connecticut. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

Memphis coach Justin Fuente says he believed Memphis had plenty of potential when he took over the program.

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Predators start strong with new coach, players

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, is congratulated after stopping all the shots in a shootout against the Los Angeles Kings at an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won the shootout to win the game 4-3. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pinning down a single reason for the Nashville Predators’ resurgence this season is nearly impossible.

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UCI announces 5th doping case linked to Astana

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Cycling Union has provisionally suspended Kazakh rider Artur Fedosseyev in the fifth doping case linked to the Astana team.

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Former match-fixer advises limiting online bets

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Convicted match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal says limiting online betting only to matches in the world’s top leagues would help cut down on fixing because those games are not as easy to manipulate.

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