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Oklahoma St sues NMSU over pistol-packing mascot

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Oklahoma State is suing New Mexico State over the use of a pistol-packing mascot that it says is “confusingly similar” to the Cowboys’ own Pistol Pete.

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Locker limited but practices after testing thumb

In this Oct. 12, 2014 photo, injured Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker, right, stands with quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Nashville, Tenn. Whitehurst has been the Titans' quarterback since starter Locker was injured. Backup quarterbacks collect a paycheck for standing on the sideline holding a clipboard, then, at the drop of a starting quarterback, hit the field ready to go. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Jake Locker practiced on Wednesday but his status for this weekend’s game against Houston remains unclear.

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NBC promoting Weir, Lipinski to top skating team

This March 2, 2014, file photo shows Johnny Weir, left, and Tara Lipinski at the Oscars in Los Angeles. NBC is promoting Weir and Lipinski to its top figure skating broadcasting team. The network said Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014,  that the two former Olympians and play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon will take over the role starting with this week's Skate America.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s top pairs figure skating couple is in place: Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir.

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World Series rating for opener drops to low

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence, left, celebrates with Pablo Sandoval the team's 7-1 victory in Game 1 of baseball's World Series over the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons.

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Vegas police probe complaint against Blake Griffin

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are investigating a man’s allegation that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend.

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