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Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury

In this April 1, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash (10) drives around Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. The Lakers announced Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, that Nash has been ruled out for the upcoming season with a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP’s career in doubt. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Miami manhandles Virginia Tech, 30-6

Miami wide receiver Stacy Coley (3) breaks the tackle of Miami defensive back Ray Lewis III (20) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Blacksburg, Va., Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech didn’t face Duke Johnson when it played Miami last season.

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Carden helps No. 18 ECU beat UConn, 31-21

East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden (5) prepares to launch a pass against Connecticut during an NCAA college football game in Greenville, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ted Richardson)

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Coach Ruffin McNeill doesn’t care about impressing the committee that will decide if No. 18 East Carolina deserves a major bowl berth.

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Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws during the first half against the San Diego Chargers in an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week.

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Neal’s hat trick lifts Predators past Chicago 3-2

Nashville Predators left wing James Neal (18) celebrates with Filip Forsberg (9), of Sweden, and Seth Jones (3) after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — James Neal scored a natural hat trick, and the Nashville Predators edged the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night to become the last NHL team still unbeaten in regulation this season.

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