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Tom Pernice Jr. takes Champions Tour lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tom Pernice Jr. shot a 5-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer and three others in the Champions Tour’s Charles Schwab Cup Championship.

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Stanford and No. 5 Oregon square off again

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs against California during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Another Stanford-Oregon showdown highlights Week 7 of the Pac-12 season. As is the case this time of year in the conference, it’s far from the only big game of the week.

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Suns rout Lakers 119-99 despite Kobe’s 31 points

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) battles Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Phoenix. The Suns won 119-99. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points in his Phoenix debut, Marcus Morris matched his career high with five 3-pointers and the Suns dominated their season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers 119-99 on Wednesday night despite Kobe Bryant’s 31 points.

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Peterson expected to play against Dallas

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) is helped off the field after being injured against the Philadelphia Eagles during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson has cleared concussion protocols and will likely play against Dallas on Sunday.

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Playoff spreads championship hope and big games

In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, Utah wide receiver Dres Anderson (6) catches a pass in the end zone during the first quarter against Oregon State in an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Ore. The pass was ruled incomplete after Anderson had the ball knocked out of his hands. Dres Anderson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.The Utes announced the injury to their top receiver Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Troy Wayryne, File)

Back when the Bowl Championship Series decided major college football’s champion, its defenders would talk about how it enhanced the regular season and how a larger playoff would take away from it.

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