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Messi gains Champions League record with hat trick

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates with teammates scoring his side's 4th goal during a Champions League Group F soccer match between APOEL and FC Barcelona at GSP stadium, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

Lionel Messi added the Champions League career scoring record to the La Liga mark he set last weekend, getting his 28th Barcelona hat trick in a 4-0 win Tuesday night at APOEL Nicosia.

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BYU shoots past Chaminade 121-85 in Maui

BYU guard Chase Fischer  dribbles while playing against Chaminade in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Chase Fischer scored 30 points and made nine of his tournament record-tying 10 3-pointers in the first half, leading hot-shooting BYU to a 121-85 rout over Chaminade Tuesday in the Maui Invitational.

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Confidence a clear sign of progress at Minnesota

Minnesota running back David Cobb (27) celebrates with fans following an NCAA college football game against Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Minnesota won 28-24. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The signs of progress at Minnesota are plentiful.

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Eagles defense choosing between Dallas’ run, pass

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In his perfect world, Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis would plan a scheme to stop both Dallas’ running game and get pressure on quarterback Tony Romo.

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Wizards forward Nene sits out with foot injury

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wizards forward Nene is sidelined with a right foot injury.

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