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Vermette nets winner for Coyotes vs. Sharks

Arizona Coyotes center Antoine Vermette reacts after scoring a power play goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. In the background are San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture (39) and goalie Antti Niemi.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Antoine Vermette was tired during overtime. When the Arizona Coyotes had to kill a penalty, too, even more drama was added.

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Edgar beats Swanson in UFC at Austin

Frankie Edgar, top, strikes Cub Swanson in a featherweight mixed martial arts bout during the UFC Fight Night at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Frankie Edgar beat Cub Swanson with a rear naked choke in the final seconds of an Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight fight Saturday night.

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Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates

WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the United States sits on the mat after being knocked down by WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their WBO welterweight boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao couldn’t resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see.

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Big plays help Huskies race past Beavers 37-13

SEATTLE (AP) — Jaydon Mickens caught a 54-yard touchdown on Washington’s first drive and added a 36-yard TD run in the fourth quarter, Dwayne Washington ran for a 68-yard touchdown and the Huskies became bowl eligible with a 37-13 win over Oregon State on Saturday night.

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No. 24 USC loses yet again to No. 11 UCLA, 38-20

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian, right, stands near quarterback Cody Kessler during the first half of an NCAA college football game against UCLA, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. UCLA won 38-20. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — With No. 24 Southern California and No. 11 UCLA each sharing a penchant for playing games that have gone down to the wire this season, it was easy to assume the latest installment of the crosstown showdown would come down to another dramatic fourth quarter.

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